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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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Noctes Atticś, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825
...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 Bight, &c. Conyreve's Mourning...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...all is hush'd and still as death. — "Pis dreadful ! 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 madfe stedfast and immoveablc, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight...
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...Briton he merry and free. LINLITHGOW PALACE, SCOTLAND. " How reverend 19 the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roofs, By m own weight m nle steittast and immoveahle ; Looking tranquillity.'' llNLITHGOW, is a large...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...this." And then he burst out with his usual warmth : " ' How reverend is the face of thi* 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 immoveaUe, ' Looking tranquillity !' " (a)...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...this." And then he burst oul with his usual warmth : " ' 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 stedfast and immoveable, ' Looking tranquillity V " (a)...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...this." And then he burst out with his usual warmth : " • 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, 4 By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, ' Looking tranquillity!' " (a) "...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. 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 European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822
...listen No; all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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 pondrous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and i minor cab It1, Looking tranquillity! It strikes...
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British theatre, comprising tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces; with ...

British theatre - 1828
...pile, \Vbose ancient pillars rear their marble beads, Го bear aloft its arch and pond'rous roof, Вт its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking...the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, Лл<1 ęboot a cbillness to my trembling heart Gire rae thy h.ind-, and let me hear thy voice NIT,...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...thought and feeling peculiarly adapted to such an occasion. 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! CONGUEVE. Contemplating this interesting object, whose...
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