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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,... "
From Hong-Kong to the Himalayas: Or, Three Thousand Miles Through India - Page 322
by Edward Warren Clark - 1880 - 368 pages
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1817
...describes. The following stanza presents a striking instance. 1 But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...forms and falls The avalanche - the thunderbolt of snows ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How earth...
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The Hand-book for Travellers in Switzerland and the Alps of Savoy and ...

Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...It was such a prospect that inspired those remarkable lines of Byron : — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...snow ! • All that expands the spirit, yet appals. Gather around these summits, as to show _ How earth may soar to heaven, yet leave vain man below."...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. " Biit these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast walls . ., Have...of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce to Heaven, yet leave vain man below."...
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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...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...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...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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Letters during a tour through ... France, Savoy, Switzerland, Germany and ...

Thomas Raffles - 1818
...occur to me as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " • Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalancbe — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expandi the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these...
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Letters, During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...as admirably descriptive of the scenes in which it leaves me : " ———— Above me are the Alps, The palaces of nature, whose vast walls Have pinnacled...halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falls The avalanche—the thunderbolt of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1818
...Have pinnacled in donde their snowy scalps, And throned eternity in icy hall» Of cold snbliraity, where forms and falls The avalanche— the thunderbolt...of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather urouud these buramits, as to show How earth may pierce to heaven, yet leave vain man below/...
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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...of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits as to shew How earth may pierce to heaven, yet leave vain man below." Your's,...
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The works of ... lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. LXII. But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast 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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