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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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Annual Meeting, Volume 2

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 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 earth, and...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 2

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...heights towards the lower countries of Europe. These are, to use the words of a late illustrious poet, ' The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And tbroned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt...
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The Introductory Discourse and Lectures ...

American Institute of Instruction - Education - 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 scalps, And throned eternity in icy halts Of cold sublimity"— are the displays of that power, whose agents have broken down the solid...
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Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron: With ..., Volume 1

William Brockedon, William Finden - 1833
...enrich them, in his " Manfred," and in the third canto of " Childe Harold. " " Above us 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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Finden's Illustrations of the Life and Works of Lord Byron: With ..., Volume 1

William Brockedon - Europe - 1833
...enrich them, in his " Manfred," and in the third canto of " Childe Harold. " " Above us 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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Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns

Hartley Coleridge - Biography - 1833 - 732 pages
...slow. Snowdon ! mark, 'tis magie's hour ; Now the mutter'd spell has power ; * Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls, Have pinnacled...throned eternity in icy halls, Of cold sublimity.'' CHILD HAROLD. CANT. L f Gray seems to have becn much pleased with these lines. Speaking of the advantages...
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My Daughter's Book: Containing a Selection of Approved Readings in ...

Anthologies - 1834 - 482 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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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...left in regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, "The palaces of nature, whose -rest walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps,...forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of SDOW," — even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were regarded by...
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The American First Class Book: Or, Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 4

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 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...clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in icy hal]s Of cold sublimity, where forms akd falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that...
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