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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 Edinburgh encyclopaedia, conducted by D. Brewster, Volume 7

Edinburgh encyclopaedia - 1830
...Helen—- • Lean. Hark!— А/ ˇл. No, all ˇa hushed, and still as death.— 'Tia dreadful. " How reverend is the face of this tall pile, Whose...rear their marble heads, To bear aloft its arched and pond'rous roof; By its own weight made btedfast and ˇmmoveable, Looking tranquillity ! It strikes...
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The Lives of the Players, Volume 1

John Galt - Actors - 1831
...description of the interior of a cathedral : — " Now 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, • Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight...
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The Lives of the Players, Volume 2

John Galt - Actors, English - 1831
...description of the interior of a cathedral: — " Now 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, Looking tranquillity. It strikes an awe And terror to my aching sight ;...
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Tacitus. Tr. by A. Murphy, Volume 5

Publius Cornelius Tacitus - 1831
...the venerable oaks as his occasion required. 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 steadfast and immovable, Looking tranquillity ! It...
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British theatre, comprising tragedies, comedies, operas, and farces; with ...

British theatre - 1831
...listen — Leon. Hark! Ahn. ."So, all is hush'd, and still as -Ir:il'i — 1 'tis dreadful! How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile, Whose ancient pillars rear their marble heads, To hear aloft its arch and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made stedfast and immoveahle, Looking tranquillity,...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 1

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...1821, Falsehood is just as distant from truth, as the eyes are from the cars. — Thales. f -~ 414 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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An historical, topographical and descriptive view of the county ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie - 1834
...whole precludes, for some time at least, every idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity."...
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An Historical, Topographical, and Descriptive View of the County ..., Volume 2

Eneas Mackenzie, Marvin Ross - Durham (England : County) - 1834
...whole precludes, for some time at least, every idea of examining the parts of which it is composed. " 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity."...
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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1835 - 144 pages
...manage the emphasis, slur, and expression, in the manner in which he has heretofore been directed. 752. 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 steadfast and immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - 1835
...simply a description of material objects, without any intermixture of moral notions ( 2 ), which (1) [" 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 stedfast and unmoveable, Looking tranquillity!.—...
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