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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 European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822
...all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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 pondrous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and i minor cab It1, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. 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 And terror on my aching sight; the...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. 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 And terror on my aching sight; the...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 420 pages
...is IiushM 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 steadfast and iaioioreabJe,, .. .• nquillity ' it strikes an awe Looking tranqui And terror on my...
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St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital ..., Volume 1

Augustus Bozzi Granville - Europe - 1828
...all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight; the tombs And monumental caves...
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Philadelphia Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1828
...and feeling peculiarly adapted to such an occasion. 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! CONGUEVE. Contemplating...
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St. Petersburgh: A Journal of Travels to and from that Capital ..., Volume 1

Augustus Bozzi Granville - Europe - 1828
...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 pond'ruus roof, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the tombs...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...smiles at the madness of the dance about him ! Drydea. How revered 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. Congrew. Immovably firm to their duty, when they could have no prospect of...
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The Irish Shield and Monthly Milesian, Volume 1

George Pepper - Ireland - 1829
...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 steadfast and immovcable ; Looking tranquillity ! It strikes...
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Tacitus. Tr. by A. Murphy, Volume 5

Publius Cornelius Tacitus - 1831
...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 steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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