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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,... "
Annals and antiquities of the counties and county families of Wales - Page 661
by Thomas Nicholas - 1872
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1817
...power, and beauty hev describes. The following stanza presents a striking instance. 1 But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...And throned eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche - the thunderbolt of snows ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals,...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

John Murray (Firm) - Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...for ever." — Rogers. It was such a prospect that inspired those remarkable lines of Byron : — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The Avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! • All that expands the spirit,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...extend to all, Still springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. " Biit these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. A race of faces happy as the scene, " But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls And tbrorifed Eternity in icy_ halls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps. The avalanche—the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...thi-m by the Roman poets. The Alps themselves, •• The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Hare 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,"— Even these, the most glorious objects...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...«fcord Byron occur to me as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " ———— Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose...'And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals,...
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Letters during a tour through ... France, Savoy, Switzerland, Germany and ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818
...lines of Lord Byron occur to me as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " • Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose...And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalancbe — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expandi the spirit, yet...
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The works of ... lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...extend to all, Still springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose...walls Have pinnacled in clouds their snowy scalps, And thoned Eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Raffles Thomas - Europe - 1819 - 336 pages
...scenes in •which it leaves me : " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose, vast wall) 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, yet...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1820
...to all, Still springing o'er thy hanks, though Empires near them fall. LXII. But these recede. Ahove me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast...scalps, And throned Eternity in icy halls Of cold suhlimity, where forms and falls The avalanche — the thunderholt of snow ! All that expands the spirit,...
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