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" How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight... "
Methodist Review - Page 452
1884
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The mourning bride. The way of the world. The judgment of Paris. Semele ...

William Congreve - 1774
...Roof, By its own Weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking Tranciuility. It ftrikes an Awe B a And And Terror on my aching Sight ; the Tombs And monumental Caves of Death look cold, And fhoot a Chilnefs to my trembling Heart. . Give me thy Hand, and let me hear thy Voice ; Nay, quickly...
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British Theatre: The mourning bride, by Mr. Congreve. 1791. Douglas, by John ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquility. It strikes an awe And terror on my aking sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a dullness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice ; 60 Nay, quickly speak...
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Bell's British Theatre, Volume 19

English drama - 1797
...weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquil t ,. It strikes an awe And terror on my aking sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice; 60 Nay, quickly speak...
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The Monthly Review

1798
...as death How reverend is the face of this tall pile, By its own weight made stcdfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice j my own affrights me with its echoes." On an island in...
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Lives

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight rr.ade stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity! It strikes an awe And terror...And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chilness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice j >Ja/, quicily speak to...
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The Life of David Garrick, Esq, Volume 1

Arthur Murphy - Actors - 1801 - 389 pages
...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...And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to 1117 trembling he Of this passage, Dr. Johnson says, " that if he u were to select from...
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The Port Folio, Volume 3

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1810
...weight made steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity, h strikes an awe And terror on my nking sight; the tombs And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chillness to my tremb'ling heart. Give me thy h;ind, and let me hear thy voice; Nay, quickly speak...
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The wanderer: or, A collection of original tales and essays

Charles Fothergill (of Salisbury.) - 1803
...own weight made stedfast and immoveablc. " Looking tranquillity, it strikes an awe " And terror to my aching sight ! The tombs, " And monumental caves of death look cold, " And shoot a chillness to my trembling heart." They assimilated with ray own thoughts at that moment, and I felt...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, JJy its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, looking tranquillity ! It strikes an awe And terror...And monumental caves of death look cold, And shoot a chiiness to my trembling heart. Give me thy hand, and let me hear thy voice ; Nsy, quickly speak to...
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The British drama

British drama - 1804
...dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and ímmoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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