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" I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 138
1821
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of the cold curiosity or vague admiration, with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these, as about the tombs of friends and companions ; for there is something...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Elocution - 1863 - 600 pages
...cold curiosity or vague admiration, wifti which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions ; for there is something of companionship between the author and the reader. Well may posterity be grateful...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, gent. Artist's ed

Washington Irving - 1865
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellowmen is ever new, active,...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1868 - 507 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...something of companionship between the author and I the reader. Other men are known to posterity! only through the medium of history, which is continually...
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The Selected Writings of John Ramsay

John Ramsay - 1871 - 353 pages
...fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity and vague admiration with which they gaze on the monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new,...
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Cassell's illustrated readings, Volume 1; Volume 66

Cassell, ltd - 1875
...the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and tho heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions ; for indeed there...
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A hundred wonders of the world in nature and art, ed. by J. Small

John Small - Curiosities and wonders - 1876 - 607 pages
...Abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...these as about the tombs of friends and companions.' Again, on leaving the building, ' I endeavoured to form some arrangements in my mind of the objects...
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Sadlier's Excelsior Fifth Reader: Containing a Comprehensive Treatise on ...

Mother Angela Gillespie - Elocution - 1877 - 336 pages
...the Abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. 6. From Poet's Corner I continued my stroll toward that part of the Abbey which contains the sepulchres...
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Excelsior Fifth Reader: Containing a Comprenhensive Treatise on Elocution ...

1877 - 336 pages
...the Abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. 6. From Poet's Corner I continued my stroll toward that part of the Abbey which contains the sepulchres...
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Six Selections from Irving's Sketch-book: With Notes, Questions, Etc., for ...

Washington Irving, Homer Baxter Sprague - Readers - 1878 - 119 pages
...and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on a5 the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic....posterity only through the medium of history, which is contin- i00 ually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men...
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