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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
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...earth with their renown." — Washington Irvtng. " 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 made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! " — Congteve....
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1878
...earth with their renown." — Washington Irving. " 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 made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! " — Congreve....
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 27

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1892
...all is Imsh'd antl 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 and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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King Lear

William Shakespeare - 1880 - 503 pages
...read ; he recollected none in Sh. equal to it, — " 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; liy its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror...
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Orthophony, Or, The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

Elocution - 1882 - 300 pages
...All is hushed and still as death. 'T is dreadful ! 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, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The tombs And...
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Orthophony, Or Vocal Culture: A Manual of Elementary Exercises for the ...

Francis Thayer Russell - Elocution - 1882 - 302 pages
...All is hushed and still as death. 'Tin dreadful ! 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, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The tombs And...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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 and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889
...the top of one of the pillars in the temple, it would not have aided the idea, but weakened it." 1 To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and unmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight."...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Together with The Journal of a ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - 1889
...the top of one of the pillars in the temple, it would not have aided the idea, but weakened it." 1 To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and unmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes an awe Anrl terror on my aching sight."...
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Longer English Poems: With Notes Philological and Explanatory and an ...

John Wesley Hales - Authors, English - 1889 - 427 pages
...aloft its arch'd By its own weight ma Looking tranqnillity." ow reveren s te ace o ts ta e, T Whose ancient Pillars rear their marble heads ' ' To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rons roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable. " 158. Milton and Shakspere do not...
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