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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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Miscellaneous Essays: By Archibald Alison, Volume 2

Sir Archibald Alison - Europe - 1845 - 390 pages
...The palnces of nature, whose vast walls II iv pinnncled in cluiids their snowy scalps, And ttironed eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolts of anow." Even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man can behold, were...
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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846
...grand, these mighty regions ? What said the wandering Harold when he viewed them ? — " 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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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...scenes of Switzerland. The opening is of suitable grandeur. " 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 Works of Lord Byron, Including the Suppressed Poems: Also a Sketch of ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1846 - 764 pages
...Süll Bringing o'er thy banks, though empires near ibem&lL But these recede. Above me are the Alps, H^ `"W !qc 3 X U| y z W ҥ β 37 3 T Ѫ t Y...E: T Iv 3P " X͸ p* gRo ł ? %, t 6q P 5w{v forma and falls Tho avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appab,...
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Switzerland and the Swiss Churches: Being Notes of a Short Tour, and Notices ...

William Lindsay Alexander - Switzerland - 1846 - 336 pages
...is absorbed in the view of the mountains, — "Alps on Alps in clusters swelling!" and amid those " Palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...throned eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity—" one feels as if shut in from all common-place associations and sources of pleasure, and constrained...
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A hand-book for travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont ...

John Murray (publishers.) - 1846
...to recover the body was considered impossible. EXCUBSIONS ABOUND CHAMOUNT. " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...their snowy scalps, ; And throned Eternity in icy hails Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The Avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow! All that...
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The Poetical Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1847 - 827 pages
...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 I All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show [below. How Earth...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts on Evry ...

1847 - 506 pages
...Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast waJls 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 of snow! — All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How earth may...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...familiar face, And clasp the mountain in his mind's embrace. BYRON'S Island. 35* 2. 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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The Renfrewshire Magazine

1847
...— '• Alps on alps in clusters a welling I " And amid thoso " Palace* of nature, whose vast walla Have pinnacled In clouds their snowy scalps, And throned eternity In Icy halla Of cold sublimity," one feels as if shut in from all commonplace associations and sources of...
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