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" The rocky summits, split and rent, Formed turret, dome, or battlement, Or seemed fantastically set With cupola or minaret, Wild crests as pagod ever decked, Or mosque of Eastern architect. "
Journal of a Tour in Iceland, in the Summer of 1809 - Page 274
by Sir William Jackson Hooker - 1813 - 369 pages
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The Freemasons' quarterly (magazine and) review [afterw.] The Freemasons ...

Freemasons' magazine - 1847 - 14 pages
...which builders vain. Presumptuous piled on Shiner's plain. The rocVy summits, split and rent, FormM turret, dome, or battlement' Or seemed fantastically...With cupola, or minaret, Wild crests as Pagod ever deck'd. Or mosque of Eastern architect." Lady of the Lake, Canto L Ireland must not be forgotteu. In...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Scotland - 1847 - 379 pages
...which, gleaming under the rays of the morning sun, appeared to the eye of poetical inspiration, " Like turret, dome or battlement, Or seemed fantastically...With cupola or minaret, Wild crests as pagod ever deck'd, Or mosque of Eastern minaret." And not only so, but richly adorned with foresttrees and wild...
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Freemasons' Quarterly Magazine

Freemasonry - 1847
...which builders vain. Presumptuous piled on Shinar's plain. The rocKy summits, split and rent, Form'it turret, dome, or battlement. Or seemed fantastically...With cupola, or minaret, Wild crests as Pagod ever deck'd. Or mosque of Eastern architect." Lady of the Lake, Canto L Ireland must not be forgotten. In...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...bulwarks of the pass, Huge as the tower which builders vain Presumptuous piled on Shinar's plain. The rocky summits, split and rent, Formed turret, dome,...pagod ever decked, Or mosque of eastern architect. Nor were these earth-born castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair ; For, from their shivered...
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Modern Painters: pt. 3. Of the imaginative and theoretic faculties. 4th ed

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1848
...passage from Scott, where both her beholding and transforming powers are seen in their simplicity : " The rocky summits— split and rent, Formed turret, dome,...Or seemed fantastically set With cupola or minaret. Nor were these earth-born castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair, For, from their shivered...
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A year abroad: or sketches of travel in Great Britain, France and Switzerland

Willard C. George - Europe - 1852 - 248 pages
...bulwarks of the pass, Huge as the towers that builders vain, Presumptuous piled on Shinar's plain, The rocky summits split and rent, Formed turret, dome...pagod ever decked, Or mosque of eastern architect. Nor were these earth-borne castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair: For, from their shivering...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF SIR WALTER SCOTT

1852
...bulwarks of the pass, Huge as the tower which builders vam Presumptuous piled on Shinar's plain. Their rocky summits, split and rent, Formed turret, dome,...pagod ever decked, Or mosque of eastern architect. Nor were these earth-born castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair ; For, from their shivered...
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The log of the Water Lily, Thames gig, during two cruises, in the summers of ...

Robert Blachford Mansfield - 1854
...form, like a party of colossal idols picnieing in the valley. The ,rocky summits split and rent. Farmed turret, dome, or battlement, Or seemed fantastically...pagod ever decked, Or mosque of eastern architect. Nor were these earth-born castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair; For, from their shivered...
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Historical Collections of the Great West: Containing Narratives ..., Volumes 1-2

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1855 - 448 pages
...promontories, which, at a distance present the terrible array of dilapidated battlements and desolate towers: Or seemed fantastically set With cupola or minaret, Wild crests as pagod ever decked, Or mosqne of eastern minaret." In some places the waves have lashed down the lower strata, while the upper...
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Modern Painters ...

John Ruskin - 1856
...passage from Scott, where both her beholding and transforming powers are seen in their simplicity : " The rocky summits, split and rent, Formed turret, dome,...Or seemed fantastically set With cupola or minaret. Nor were these earth-born castles bare, Nor lacked they many a banner fair, For, from their shivered...
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