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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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The General Biographical Dictionary, Volume 10

Alexander Chalmers - Biography - 1813
...is hush'd, and still as deafh.— 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 pond'rous roof, By its own \yeight made steadfast and immovcable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror on my aching...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...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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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...of an ancient Cathedral. CONGREVE. 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 ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable! Looking tranquillity ; it strikes...
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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...present, however, they have no tenants." 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pondrous roof ! By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable. Looking tranquilly, it strikes an awe And terror to my aching right ! The...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 17

1819
...readers, by a passage from " The Mourning Bride."— • 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 it* own weight made steadfast anil immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 immoveabli Looking tranquillity 1 It strikes an...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 immoveabler Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...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 American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...love and spring and golden joys are gone. jj temple. 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe ^ t* Andterrour on my aching sight:...
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The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - Authors, English - 1823
...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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