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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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Arliss's Literary collections

John Arliss - 1825 - 358 pages
...her thistle. And like a true Briton he merry and free. LINLITHGOW PALACE, SCOTLAND. " How reverend 19 the face of this tall pile ; Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roofs, By m own weight m nle steittast and immoveahle ; Looking tranquillity.''...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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 ancient pillars rear their marhle heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and ponderous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveable,...
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The Wonders of Elora: Or, The Narrative of a Journey to the Temples and ...

John Benjamin Seely - Ellora (India) - 1825 - 597 pages
...fine lines, and the subjoined dimensions, the reader will have some idea of this beautiful chapel. " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their rocky heads To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immovable...
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Tremaine: Or, The Man of Refinement

Robert Plumer Ward - 1825
...describe this." And then he burst out with his usual warmth : " ' How reverend is the face of thi* tall pile, ' Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, ' To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, • By its own weight made stedfast and immoveaUe, ' Looking tranquillity...
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The Lives of the English Poets, Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1826 - 420 pages
...We'll listen— Leonora. Hark ! Alaieria. No, all is IiushM 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 pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and iaioioreabJe,, .. .• nquillity '...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...the following passage from Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity. It...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

James Boswell - 1826
...the following passage from Almeria's speech is the one on which the remarks above were chiefly made. How reverend is the face of this tall pile; Whose...pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arch'd and pond'rous roof, By its. own weight made steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity....
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 82

1822
...this vaulted aisle. We'll listen No; all is hush'd and still as death 1 '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 pondrous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and i minor cab It1, Looking tranquillity!...
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The unknown; or, The northern gallery, Volume 2

Francis Lathom - 1826
...forbid /it!" she silently prayed. ... .i .. CHAP. VI " How rev'rend is the face of this tall pil«, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and pond'rou»roof, By its own weight made stedfast and iminoveable! " CONGREVE. "Ay, my mother. With all...
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The Monuments and Genii of St.Paul's and Westminster Abbey: Comprising Naval ...

George Lewis Smyth - 1826 - 959 pages
...aisle: We'll listen— LEONORA. Hark! AI.MI.M \. No, all is hushed and still as death. — Tis dreadful! How reverend :is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars raise their marble heads, To bear aloft the arched and ponderous roof By its own weight made stedfast...
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