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" Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listen— Leon. Hark! Aim No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd... "
Lives of the English Poets: Smith-Savage - Page 230
by Samuel Johnson - 1905
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Life of William Congreve

Edmund Gosse - Dramatists, English - 1924 - 181 pages
...the face of this tall pile. Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof. By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable. Looking tranquillity I It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold,...
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Memoirs of the Life of David Garrick, Volume 2

Thomas Davies - Theater - 1969 - 883 pages
...all is hush'd. a:ul still as death ! — 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roofj. Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent Persons Who Have Flourished in Great Britain ...

Andrew Kippis - Great Britain
...is hufh,d, and flill z: death. — ,Tin dreadfull How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whofa ancient pillars rear their marble heads. To bear aloft its arch,d and pond,rous roof, By its own weight made lied fall and immoveable,, Looking tranquillity l It ftrikes...
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Studies in Criticism and Aest

Howard Anderson - Aesthetics, British - 1999 - 419 pages
...No, all is hush'd, and still as death. — 'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedf ast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the...
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Mystery of the Black Tower

John Palmer (Jun.) - Fiction - 2005 - 183 pages
...this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft it's arch'd and pondrous roof! By its own weight made stedfast, and immoveable....Looking tranquillity, it strikes an awe And terror to my aking sight! The tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chilness to my trembling...
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