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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. "
The Sonning parish magazine
1869
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 10

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1816
...We'll listen — LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death. — 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...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...
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Elegant extracts in poetry, Volume 2

Elegant extracts - 1816
...when he made a lord. 89. Description of an ancient Cathedral. CONGREVE. 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 ponderous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable! Looking tranquillity ;...
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The Juvenile Tourist ; Or, Excursions Into the West of England: Into the ...

John Evans - England - 1818 - 520 pages
...sensations of 7* DISSENTERS. solemnity. To use the language of Congreve, in his Mourning Bride : — How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble head, To bear aloft its arch'd and pnnd'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovoahle,...
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Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 5

Thomas Campbell - Authors, English - 1819
...vaulted aisle. We'll listen Leon. Hark ! Aim. No, all is hushed, and still as death — 'tis dreadful! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...arched and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror on my aching sight ; the...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Volume 17

1819
...to illustrate my meaning, and to gratify my readers, by a passage from " The Mourning Bride."— • How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By it* own weight made steadfast anil immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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Walks Through Bath: Describing Every Thing Worthy of Interest, Including ...

Pierce Egan - Bath (England) - 1819 - 329 pages
...spires, evidently intended for figures ; at present, however, they have no tenants." 'Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pondrous roof ! By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable. Looking tranquilly, it strikes...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Ll. D.: Containing Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...We'll listen— LEONORA. • Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveabli Looking tranquillity 1 It...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1820
...: We'll listea — LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...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...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - English literature - 1820
...: Well listen— LEONORA. Hark I ALMERIA. No, all is hush'd and still as death. — "Tis dreadful ! How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveabler Looking tranquillity ! It...
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The Works of the Rev. Thomas Zouch ... With a Memoir of His Life ..., Volume 2

Thomas Zouch, Francis Wrangham - Theology - 1820
...Johnson to be superior to any in Shakspeare ! 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 it's arch'd and ponderous roof, By it's own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity....
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