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" Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit,... "
Iceland: Its Scenes and Sagas - Page 95
by Sabine Baring-Gould, Alfred Newton - 1863 - 447 pages
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Sir Francis Darrell; or, The vortex, Volumes 1-2

Robert Charles Dallas - 1820
...seas," and with the sounds of his lyre set " the big rain dancing to the earth." Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy hallii Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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Lord Byron's Works: vol.1, 4, 5

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English literature - 1821
...springing o'er thy banks, though empires near them f LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show Hew Earth may pierce...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Right Honourable Lord Byron: With ...

John Watkins - Poets, English - 1822 - 428 pages
...brought to the vicinity of the Alps; and here the author is in his element. These mighty hills are — ' The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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An Historical and Critical Memoir of the Life and Writings of the Right ...

John Watkins - 1822 - 427 pages
...brought to the vicinity of the Alps; and here the author is in his element. These mighty hills are — ' The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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The Solitary; Or, The Mysterious Man of the Mountain

Arlincourt (vicomte d', Charles Victor Prévôt) - 1822 - 252 pages
...heart ! . . . . What was it ?..... the Wild Mountain! Elodia was in the midst of high mountains ; — " The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gathers around their summits, as to show How earth may...
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The Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Decorative arts - 1827
...Byron's just description of ' Those palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds Uieir snowy scalps, And throned eternity in icy halls Of...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirits, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to shew, How earth may...
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Sketches of the Earth and Its Inhabitants: With One Hundred Engravings, Volume 2

Joseph Emerson Worcester - Geography - 1823
...the beauty and grandeur of which it is easier to feel than to describe. • Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits as to show How earth may pierce...
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - Recitations - 1823 - 480 pages
...Still springing o'er thy banks, though empires near them fall But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...springingo'er thy banks, though empires near them fall. LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits,...
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