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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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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...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...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight. TRIBUTE OF LOYALTY...
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History of the City and Cathedral of Lichfield

John Jackson - Lichfield (England) - 1805 - 276 pages
...STATUES, MONUMENTS, &c. OF THE CATHEDRAL OF LICHFIELD*. " How reverend is the face of this tall Pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To...aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof! By its own weight rnade stedfast and immoveable. Looking Tranquilhty, — it strikes an awe • And terror to my aching...
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The Lives of the Most Celebrated English Poets, with Criticisms. Extracted ...

Samuel Johnson - 1805 - 312 pages
...all is hush'd, and still as death — 'Tis dreadful ! How rev 'rend is the face of this tail pile. Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable ! Looking tranquillity! It strikes an...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...an ancient CA/IHEDRAL. (CONCRETE.) • -'Tis dreadful ! How rev'rend is .the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof! By its own weight made stedfast, and immoveable. Looking tranquillity, it strikes an...
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Love for Love: A Comedy in Five Acts

William Congreve - 1808 - 90 pages
...image the most poetical of any in the English language: " How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, " Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, " To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, " By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, " Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis dreadful ! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes...
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The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the ...

Mrs. Inchbald - English drama - 1808
...fear, or else some transient wind Whistling through hollows of this vaulted aisle. We'll listen Whoso ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes...
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Hughes, Sheffield, Prior, Congreve, Blackmore, Fenton, Gay

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...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 and ponderous roof, By its uwn weight made stedfast and imniovcable, Looking tram|iiillity ! it strike* an awe And terrour on...
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Prior. Congreve. Blackmore. Fenton. Gay. Granville. Yalden. Tickell. Hammond ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...No, all is hush'd and nil! as death. ' I , . dreadful ! How reverend is the fuce of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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Works, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...No, all is hush'd and still as death. — "Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of thisxfall pile, Whose ancient pillars, rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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