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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 Works of Samuel Johnson, L. L. D.: In Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1811
...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 pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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Biographia Dramatica: Or, A Companion to the Playhouse: Containing ..., Volume 3

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...No, all is hush'd, and still as death.— T is 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 aw< And terror on my aching sight; the tombs And monumental...
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Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors. Oratorios. Appendix to ...

David Erskine Baker - English drama - 1812
...No, all is bush'd, and siill as death.— Т is dreadful! Hovr reverend is the face of this taH 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 on rny aching sight; the tombs And monumental...
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The Martyrs: Or, The Triumph of the Christian Religion, Volume 2

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - Christian martyrs - 1812
...Now allis hushed, and still as death : — His 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 on my aching sight. * Ermensul was an...
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Biographia Dramatica: Names of dramas: M-Z. Latin plays by English authors ...

David Erskine Baker - Actors - 1812
...No, all is hush'd, and still as death.— 'T is 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 on my aching sight; the tombs And monumental...
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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...No, all is hush'd, and still as deafh.— 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 roof, By its own \yeight made steadfast and immovcable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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The General Biographical Dictionary:: Containing an Historical and Critical ...

Biography - 1813
...all is bush-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 pond-rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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The London Theatre: A Collection of the Most Celebrated Dramatic ..., Volume 8

Thomas Dibdin - English drama - 1815
...this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch and pondVous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable,...Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my acliing sight: the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...Description of an ancient Cathedral. CONGREVE. Tis dreadful : How rev'rend 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 steadfast and immoveable! Looking tranquillity ; it strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight !...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1819
...readers, by a passage from " The Mourning Bride."— • 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 it* own weight made steadfast anil immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror...
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