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" Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chilness to my trembling heart. "
The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal - Page 89
1781
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British Theatre: The mourning bride, by Mr. Congreve. 1791. Douglas, by John ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...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...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquility. It strikes an awe And terror on my aking sight ; the...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...all is hufh'd and ftill as death.—'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Wliofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made fledfaft and immoveable, Locking tranquillity ! It ftrikes an...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1794
...hufh'd and ftill as death, — Tis dreadful I How reverend is the face of this tall pile, • Whofc ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It"ftrikes ah...
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Jones's British Theatre, Volume 2

English drama - 1795
...aifle. We'll liften Leon. Hark ! Aim. No, all is hnfh'' 1, and flill as death-—'tis dread* full Hew reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whofe ancient...its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquility. It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aking fight; the tombs And monumental caves of death...
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Johnson's Lives of the English Poets abridged, with notes and illustrations ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1797 - 239 pages
...ilk ; We'll liften.— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hufh'd, and ftill as death 'Tis dreadful 1 How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whofe...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made fttdfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It flrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; ihe...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 19

John Bell - English drama - 1797
...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...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquil t ,. It strikes an awe And terror on my aking sight ; the...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and ...

Biography - 1798
...this, vaulted ifle : We'll liften LEON. Mars.' ALM. No, all is hufli'd, and ftill as death. — Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile...pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immovcable. Looking tranquillity ! it ftrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; the tombs And...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...all is husVd, and still at death — Tis dreadful 1 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 its own weight rr.ade stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - Biography - 1801
...vaulted ifle ; We 'Jl hften— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERJA. No, all is hufh'd and ftill as death. -^ 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile,...rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made fledfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It ftrilces...
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The Life of David Garrick, Volume 1

Arthur Murphy - 1801 - 507 pages
...defcribes that awful ftructure in the following lines : No, all is hndi'd, and ftill as death !—'tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile,...rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pnnd'rous roof, Looking tranquillity ! It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; the tombs...
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