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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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tts 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on mv aching sight: the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1840
...their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'tl and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast ed, perhax5B tomb* And monumental caves ol' death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling hean. Give me...
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The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Complete in One Volume. With ...

Walter Scott - 1841 - 823 pages
...still nę death— 'tin dreadful .' How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillan rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By IU own weight made stedfast and Immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my...
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Crosby place, described in a lect. on its antiquities and reminiscences

Charles Mackenzie - 1842 - 80 pages
...the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity." Mourning Bride, Act I. architecture, with their " dim religious light," and their tall straight lines...
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James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...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...arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight; the...
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The amnesty, or, The duke of Alba in Flanders

Charles F. Ellerman - 1843
...of a certain hidalgo ! " CHAPTER III. -" 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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Chronicles of saint Mungo: or, Antiquities and traditions of Glasgow

Kentigern (st.) - 1843 - 434 pages
...EXTANT. " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble head To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity!" MOUBJINO BRIDE. THE CATHEDRAL. WITH the Cathedrals...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With an Essay on His Life and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1843
...No, all Is hush'd and Mill as death.— 'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, design o pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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The Duke of Alba in Flanders: Or, The Amnesty. An Historical Novel of the ...

Charles F. Ellerman - 1844
...certain hidalgo ! " • . CHAPTER III. " 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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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1844 - 716 pages
...[dreadful ! Aim. No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis 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 stodfast and immoveablc, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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