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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 Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance, Volume 7

Fashion - 1842
...the present king of the Belgians. IDA OF ZERNDORF : A. SKETCH Of THE ALPS. -Ahove me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps. And shrouded eternity in icy halls Of cold suhlimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderholt...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...not much strike by comparison ; but the situation is commandBut 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. riow Earth...
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Domestic Architecture: Containing a History of the Science, and the ...

Richard Brown (architect.) - Architecture, Domestic - 1841 - 342 pages
...ШТТАОЕ, SECTION AN В 3» ETAЗ LS , PLATES XXV.— XXVI. A SWISS COTTAGE. • " 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 works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...fall. LXIL But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Нате ay, And many a rock which steeply lowers, And noble arch in proud decay, Look o'er this vale ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show [below. How Earth...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1842
...It was such a prospect that inspired those remarkable lines of Byron : — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Kternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The Avalanche — the thunderbolt of...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...Empires near them fall. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast waUs Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And throned...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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Observations in Europe: Principally in France and Great Britain, Volume 1

John Price Durbin - Europe - 1844
...which Moses spake when he said, " The Spirit of God moved upon the face of the great deep." " 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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A Transatlantic Tour: Comprising Travels in Great Britain, France, Holland ...

William Coombs Dana - Europe - 1845 - 391 pages
...the " Monarch of mountains," stood forth in perfect distinctness to the eye. "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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Writings of Hugh Swinton Legaré ...: Consisting of a Diary of ..., Volume 2

Hugh Swinton Legaré - Statesmen - 1845
...honour of that distinction to Manfred. Here is a specimen of downright bombast. " Above me are the Alps The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...throned eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forme and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow !" Canto IIl. 63. Another instance of the...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...the pursuit of power. ' " And leave us leisure to be good."— Gray THE ALPS. ABOVE me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And thron'd Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt...
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