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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 poets of Yorkshire, commenced by W.C. Newsam; complete and publ. by J ...

William Cartwright Newsam - 1845
...is hnsh'd, aml 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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Memoirs of a Femme de Chambre, Volume 2

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1846 - 440 pages
...halldoor just as it was getting dusk. CHAPTER lV. "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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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 3

William Shakespeare - 1847
...recollected none in SHAKESPEARE equal to it, — (How reverend is the face of this tall pile. Whose distains his worth, If that the prais'd himself bring the praise forth : But what the !!> its own weight MI lib- steadfast and unmovcablCt Looking tranquillity ! It strike* an awe And terror...
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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Including Their Tour to the Hebrides

James Boswell, John Wilson Croker - Authors, English - 1848 - 874 pages
...Abialotn ami Achitophel." — CKGKEII. • •• 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 untnoveablct Looking tranquillity ! — It strikes an nwe And terror on my aching sight."...
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One hundred double acrostics. Ed. by 'myself', H.W.

H. W - Double-crostics - 1866 - 89 pages
...with thyself, whom all the world can please." 5. " How rev'rend 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, Looking tranquillity ! it strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight ! The...
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The British Poets, Volume 1

1866
...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...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...Casting a dim religious light. Milton, H Pens. 157. 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. Congreve, Mourning Bride. CAUSE AND EFFECT. What dire...
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The Pictorial edition of the works of Shakspere, ed. by C. Knight. [8 vols ...

William Shakespeare - 1867
...in Shakspeare equal to it, — (" ' How reverend is the face of this tall pile. Whose ancient pillan 1867"- steadfast and unmoveable. Looking tranquillity 1 It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The...
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Tragedies. Poems

William Shakespeare - 1867
...— (" ' How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble treads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof; By its own weight made steadfast and unmovwUt, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight. The...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...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 immoveablo, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes...
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