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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 Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 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...and 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 Rise and Fall of Louis Philippe, Ex-king of the French: Giving a History ...

Benjamin Perley Poore - France - 1848 - 316 pages
...increase of the glaciers, and on the avalanches, which show that he carefully explored "The Alps Those palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity." On the evening of the 29th of August, 1793, after toiling all day up a zigzag road, carrying their...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...volley speeds, and Albert — Albert — falls! the dear old father bleeds! 346. Above me are the Alps, the palaces of Nature, whose vast walls have pinnacled...and falls the avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow! 347. Now, now, the secret I implore; out with it — speak — discover — utter ! 348. Peace ! I'd...
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Belgium, the Rhine, Italy, Greece, and the Shores and Islands of the ...

Belgium - 1851
...all perishable objects within the cella. CORMAYOR, VALLEY OF AOSTE. ITALY. " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow '." BYKON. ENCLOSED by barriers of ice and snow, which obstruct the approach of the most adventurous...
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Curiosities [afterw.] Romance of modern travel

1849
...Moses spake when he said, " Tlie Spirit of God moved upon the face of tJie great deep." " The Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and fulls The avalanche—the thunderholt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around...
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Essays: Political, Historical, and Miscellaneous

Archibald Alison - Europe - 1850
...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...and 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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Essays, political, historical and miscellaneous, Volume 3

sir Archibald Alison (1st bart.) - 1850
...that is left in regard to them by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, " The palaces of nature, whoso vast walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps,...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow,—" Even these, the most glorious objects which the eye of man...
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In the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Sir James Outram - Alberta - 1905 - 466 pages
...lake, reflecting mirror-like the darkly sombre slopes of pine that lead us onward, upward to those " Palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow 1 All that expands the spirit yet appals Gathers around these summits, as to show How earth may pierce...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Lord Byron

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...fall. LXII But these recede. Above me are the Alps, 590 The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Hare 'd the meaner worm; The only heart, the only eye Had...those scatter'd limbs composed, And mourn'd above his ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show I How Earth may...
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The Complete Poetical Works

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1905 - 1055 pages
...these recede. Above me are the Alps, 590 The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled iii clouds their snowy scalps, And throned Eternity in...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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