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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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An historical, topographical and descriptive view of the county ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie - 1834
...idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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." The length of the nave is 240 feet ; and its breadth,...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross - Durham (England : County) - 1834
...idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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." The length of the nave is 240 feet ; and its breadth,...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1835 - 144 pages
...the manner in which he has heretofore been directed. 752. How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, •...arch'd* and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terroi on my aching sight :...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...without any intermixture of moral notions (2), which (1) [" 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 unmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1835
...without any intermixture of moral notions ( 2 ), which (1) [" 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 unmoveable, Looking tranquillity!.— It strikes...
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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1836
...then he burst out with his usual warmth : — " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, \Vhose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity*." " I allow all this," said Tremaine, " and have often felt both the sentiment and the beauty of these...
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The bridal of Triermain, Harold the dauntless, Field of Waterloo, and other ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 - 1836 - 310 pages
...i [" All it hush'd, and still as death—'tin 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 steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The...
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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volumes 1-2

Robert Plumer Ward - English fiction - 1836
...the face of this tall pile, \Vhose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its areh'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity*." " I allow all this," said Tremaine, " and have often felt both the sentiment and the beauty of these...
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The German Tourist

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff, Heinrich Döring - Germany - 1837 - 200 pages
...all is hush'd and Btill as death ! 'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, \Vhose ancient pillars rear their marble heads. To bear aloft its arch'd and pund'rous roof, Looking tranquility ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight : the tombs And...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar: With ...

William Wycherley, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 668 pages
...No, all is hnsh'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 steadfast and itnmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ;...
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