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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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Progressive Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: Particularly Designed to ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1835 - 144 pages
...speeds, and Albert — Albert — - falls ! the dear old father bleeds f 340. Above me are the Alps, the palaces of Nature, whose vast, walls have pinnacled in clouds their snowyscalps, and throned Eternity in icy halls of cold sublimity,, where forms and falls the avalanche...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 8

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...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 [below How Earth may...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Readers - 1835 - 276 pages
...sight? is all that is left In regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, "The palaces o( nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds...forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of suow,'1 — even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were regarded by...
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Switzerland: Illustrated in a Series of Views Taken Expressly for ..., Volume 1

William Henry Bartlett, William Beattie - Switzerland - 1836
...imponente, niente di piu sentimentale che il passaggio detto del Túce Noire! " " 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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The Worthies of Yorkshire and Lancashire;: Being Lives of the Most ...

Hartley Coleridge - Lancashire (England) - 1836 - 732 pages
...slow. Snowdon ! mark, 'tis magic'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. I. f Gray seems to have been much pleased with these lines. Speaking of the advantages...
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The Schoolmaster: Essays on Practical Education, Selected from the ..., Volume 1

Education - 1836
...rich, luxuriant mould ; the rocky hill, shorn of its verdant glories ; and the towering mountains, " Whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy...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 scattered...
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The schoolmaster: essays on practical education, selected from the works of ...

Schoolmaster - 1836
...mould ; the rocky hill, shorn of its verdant glories ; and the towering mountains, " Whose vast walla Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps. 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 scattered...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Prose: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American literature - 1836 - 320 pages
...in regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, " The piilaces of nature, whose vast waUs Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned eternity in icy halls Of cald sublimity, where forms and fulls , The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow " — even these,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

American periodicals - 1837
...for we were now coming where nature displays some of her wildest scenes : ' Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche, the ihunder-boh of snow! All that expands the spirit yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show...
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Impressions at home and abroad; or, A year of real life

James Roderick O'Flanagan - 1837
...conveys better the idea of splendour; or I should use it. Before, beside, behind me are — " The Alps The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity." As the eye looks first into the depths of the glen some six thousand feet below, and then the sight,...
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