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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 chillness to my trembling heart. "
Love for Love: A Comedy in Five Acts - Page 6
by William Congreve, Mrs. Inchbald - 1808 - 90 pages
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The Mourning Bride. A Tragedy: As it is Acted at the Theatre in Lincoln's ...

William Congreve - 1703 - 66 pages
...all is hufli'd, and ftill as Death 'Tis dreadful f How rev'rend is the Face of this tall Pile, Whofc ancient Pillars rear their Marble Heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous Roof, By its own Weight made ftedfaft and immoveable. Looking Tranquility. It ftrikes an Awe And Terror on my aking Sight j the...
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The Mourning Bride: A Tragedy

William Congreve - English drama (Tragedy) - 1753 - 71 pages
...all is hufh'd, and ftill as death 'TiŤ dreadful ( Tow rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whole ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable. Looking tranquility. It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aking fight ; the...
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The mourning bride. The way of the world. The judgment of Paris. Semele ...

William Congreve - 1774
...his hufh'd, and ftill as Death — Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the Face of this tall Pile, Whofe ancient Pillars rear their Marble Heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous Roof, By its own Weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking Tranciuility. It ftrikes an Awe B a And And Terror on my aching Sight...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 64

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781
...hufh'd, and ftill as death. — 'Tit dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftcdfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It firikes an awe And terror on my aching fight ; the...
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 65

Books - 1781
...all is hufh'd, and dill as death.-r'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It ftrikes an awe • And terror on my aching fight;...
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profaces, briogrpahical and critical

samuel johnson - 1781
...is hufh'd, and Hill as death.—Tiiť dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile ; Whofc ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft...arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranqi illity ! It ftrikes an awe And terror on my aching fight; the...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: Prior. Congreve. Blackmore ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1781 - 503 pages
...is hufh'd, ahd ftill as death.— "Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile j Whofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To 'bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made ftedfaft and immoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It llrikes an...
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Dramatic Miscellanies: Consisting of Critical Observations on ..., Volume 3

Thomas Davies - Theater - 1784
...'Tis dreadful] . How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whofe arrtienf/'pillars rear their marMe heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made fteadfaft and imruove;ible, Looking tranquillity ! — It (hikes an awe And terror to my aching fight....
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British Theatre: The mourning bride, by Mr. Congreve. 1791. Douglas, by John ...

John Bell - English drama - 1791
...We'll listen Leon. Hark! Aim. No, all is hush'd, and still as death — 'tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars...its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquility. It strikes an awe And terror on my aking sight ; the tombs And monumental caves of death...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...all is hufh'd and ftill as death.—'Tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Wliofe ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made fledfaft and immoveable, Locking tranquillity ! It ftrikes an...
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