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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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The Lives of the Players, Volume 2

John Galt - Actors - 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, • Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight ; the tombs...
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The Lives of the Players, Volume 2

John Galt - Actors, English - 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, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight ; the tombs And...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...the eyes are from the cars. — Thales. f -~ 414 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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An historical, topographical and descriptive view of the county ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie - 1834
...of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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." The length...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross - Durham (England : County) - 1834
...of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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." The length...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1835
...intermixture of moral notions ( 2 ), which (1) [" 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 unmoveable, Looking tranquillity!.— It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1835
...any intermixture of moral notions (2), which (1) [" 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 unmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight....
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1835 - 144 pages
...manner in which he has heretofore been directed. 752. 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 ! It strikes...
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The bridal of Triermain, Harold the dauntless, Field of Waterloo, and other ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815 - 1836 - 310 pages
...All it hush'd, 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, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an...
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Tremaine ; Or, The Man of Refinement, Volume 2

Robert Plumer Ward - 1836
...then he burst out with his usual warmth : — " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, \Vhose 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*." " I allow all...
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