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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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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...few detached lines is all that is left in regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, " The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow," — even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were regarded by the ancients...
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Moral and Sacred Poetry

Thomas Willcocks - 1829 - 296 pages
...the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast walla, Have piunacled in clouds their snowy And tbroned eternity, in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderholt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show...
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The Southern Review, Volume 5

Southern States - 1830
...for doing that, which cannot be well done, without a considerable degree of minuteness and prolixity. The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow!" Above me are the Alps, Canto Hi. G3. Another instance of the...
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Change of air, or, The philosophy of travelling; autumnal excursions through ...

James Johnson - 1831
...trains of thought in two cotemporary poets of first rate genius. BYRON — . 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 shew How Earth may pierce...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt. (Harrow ed.).

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1831
...springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fail . LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alp.', 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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Poetical Sketches of the South of France

Benjamin Bailey - English poetry - 1831 - 119 pages
...description of this river among the mountains of Switzerland. I could not say — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps." But we often found ourselves in spots upon the banks of this splendid stream, which is thus beautifully...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, The giaour, The siege of Corinth [and other poems].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1832
...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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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Including His Suppressed Poems ..., Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1832
...springing o'er thy hanks, 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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Tales of Glauber-Spa: Leggett, W. The block-house. Sands, R.C. Mr. Green ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1832
...affair had blown over. CHAPTER X. And now I go, but go alone. — SCOTT. Above me are the Alps, ., The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...their snowy scalps, And throned eternity in icy halls, &c. — BYEOX. " ARE you sure all my things are on board, Slowand-Easy ?" asked Mr. Green, as he stood...
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Annual Meeting: Proceedings, Constitution, List of Active Members, and Addresses

American Institute of Instruction - 1832
...rich, luxuriant mould ; the rocky hill, shorn of its verdant glories ; and the towering mountains, " Whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy...And throned eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity" — are the displays of that power, whose agents have broken down the solid barriers of earlIi, and...
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