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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 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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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...Awe and Fear. NOW, all is hush'd and still as deathHow, 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, 15y its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes un awe And a terror...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...And then he burst out with his usual warmth : " ' How reverend is the face of thi* tall pile, ' Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, ' To bear...arch'd and pond'rous roof, • By its own weight made stedfast and immoveaUe, ' Looking tranquillity !' " (a) " I allow all this," said Tremaine, " and have...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825 - 380 pages
...then he burst out with his usual warmth : " • 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, 4 By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, ' Looking tranquillity!' " (a) " I allow all this,"...
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The Wonders of Elora: Or, The Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and ...

John Benjamin Seely - Ellora (India) - 1825 - 597 pages
...beautiful chapel. " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their rocky heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable ! Looking tranquillity, it strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight." Length...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 3

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 immoveablc. Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...he merry and free. LINLITHGOW PALACE, SCOTLAND. " How reverend 19 the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roofs, By m own weight m nle steittast and immoveahle ; Looking tranquillity.'' llNLITHGOW,...
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Noctes Atticę, or Reveries in a garret; containing observations on men and ...

Paul Ponder (pseud.) - 1825
...noble cathedral is delineated in a masterly manner. 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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Noctes Atticae: Or, Reveries in a Garret; Containing Short, and Chiefly ...

Paul Ponder ([pseud.]) - 1825 - 228 pages
...noble cathedral is delineated in a masterly manner. 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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