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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 Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His Tour to the ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 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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The bridal of Triermain, Harold the dauntless, Field of Waterloo, and other ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1836
...false priest, track'd in his fane of old.2 i [" All it hush'd, and still as death—'tin 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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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson - 1837
...aiale : We'll listen— LEONORA. Hark! ALMERIA. No, all Is hush'd and still as death.— 'Tis dreadful* elf out for a man retired from the world. But he seemed...have forgotten that the same verse which contains arch'd and pond'rnus roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immoveablc, Looking tranquillity !...
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Manuella, the executioner's daughter [by E. Smallwood].

Edward Smallwood - 1837
...their way. CHAPTER XV. « Hark I No ; all is hush'd, aod still as death. ' n» dreadful. How rev'rend is the face of this tall pile. Whose ancient pillars rear their marble head;, To bear aloft its arch, and pond'rous roof, By its own weight made steadfast and immovable,...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar, Volume 2

William Wycherley, John Vanbrugh, Leigh Hunt - English drama - 1840 - 668 pages
...vaulted aisle. 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...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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Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ; And ...

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1840 - 502 pages
...vaulted isle : We'll listen— tx>. Hark' Atm. No, all is hush'd and still as death.— Tts 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 immoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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The Dramatic Works of Wycherley, Congreve, Vanbrugh, and Farquhar: With ...

William Wycherley, Leigh Hunt - 1840 - 668 pages
...vaulted aisle. We'll listen. Leon. Hark ! Aim. No, all is hnsh'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 itnmoveable, Looking tranquillity !...
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Crosby place, described in a lect. on its antiquities and reminiscences

Charles Mackenzie - 1842 - 80 pages
...cathedral is thus expressed by Congreve : — " No, all is hushed and still as death. 'TU 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." Mourning Bride, Act I. architecture, with their " dim...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: With and Essay on His Life ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1842
...ALMERĶA. No, all is huah'd and still as death.— 'Tis dreadful* How reverend is the face nf thin f with pome typographical business. lie corrected the "Gra<tus ad Parnasstu nrchNl and nmid'rous roof, By ha own weicht made steadfast ami Immoveable, Lookin? tranquillity ! Il...
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James Stamford Caldwell - Literature and morals - 1843 - 351 pages
...flagging wings, Clip dead men's graves. 4 Hark! 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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