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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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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...present, however, they have no tenants." '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 pondrous roof ! By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable. Looking tranquilly, it strikes an awe...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveabli Looking tranquillity 1 It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...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...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveabler Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs And...
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The Dublin Inquisitor, ..., Volumes 1-2

English literature - 1821
...heads, To bear aloft it's arched and ponderous rouf, By it's own weight made steadfast and imu.oveubk', Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror...my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of deal h look cold, And <hoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give rue thy hand, and let me hear thy...
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The Works of Cornelius Tacitus: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 5

Cornelius Tacitus, Arthur Murphy - Rome - 1822
...marble lieads, •'• To bear aloft its urcliM and ponderous roof, By its uwn weight made steadfast 8nd immoveable, * Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. SECTION X. (a) The. Scythians, according lo Herodotus, book iv. had their divining twii>s. The manner...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...and love and spring and golden joys are gone. jj temple. 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 works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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...immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terrour on my aching sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...headlong. Awe and Fear. NOW, all is hush'd and still as deathHow, 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, 15y its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...of a noble cathedral is delineated in a masterly manner. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight, &c. Cangrevv's Mourning...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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...ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveablc. Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terrour on my aching sight ; the tombs And...
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