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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 Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge - Page 343
1834
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror

1821
...the Abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold cariosity 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 fellow-men is ever new,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1820 - 419 pages
...visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active and immediate. He has lived for them more than for...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - American essays - 1822
...visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs oi' friends and companions ; for indeed there is something of companionship between the author and...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1821 - 343 pages
...visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active and immediate. He has lived for them more than for...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.] ...

Washington Irving - 1824
...visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...growing faint and obscure: but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active and immediate. He has lived for them more than for...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq, Volume 1

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1834 - 316 pages
...visiters to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...posterity only through the medium of history, which is continu" ally growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. [pseud.], Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1836
...admiration with which they gaze on the splen did monuments of the great and the heroic. They lin ger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions...growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new, active, and immediate. He has lived for them more than for...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent, Volume 1

Crayon, Geoffrey - 1839
...admiration with which they gaze on the splen did monuments of the great and the heroic. They lin ger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions...growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new, active, and immediate. He has lived for them more than for...
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The sketch book of Geoffrey Crayon, Esq

1843 - 361 pages
...visiters to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...growing faint and obscure: but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new, active , and immediate. He has lived for them more than...
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The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - 1843 - 447 pages
...visitors to the abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze...monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger about there as about the tombs of friends and companions; for indeed there is something of companionship...
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