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" The appearance, instantaneously disclosed, Was of a mighty city — boldly say A wilderness of building, sinking far And self-withdrawn into a boundless depth, Far sinking into splendour — without end ! Fabric it seemed of diamond and of gold, With... "
Poems: Now First Collected - Page 218
by Chandos Leigh - 1839 - 402 pages
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Confessions of an English Opium-eater: And Suspiria de Profundis

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1850 - 324 pages
...building, sinking iar And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendor — without end 1 Fabric it seemed of diamond, and of gold, With alabaster...here, serene pavilions bright. In avenues disposed ; their towers begirt With battlements that on their restless fronts Bore stars — illumination of...
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De Quincey's Writings

Thomas De Quincey - 1850 - 316 pages
...building, sinking far And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendor — without end I Fabric it seemed of diamond, and of gold, With alabaster...here, serene pavilions bright, In avenues disposed ; their towers begirt With battlements that on their restless fronts Bore stars — illumination of...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 764 pages
...And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendour—without end! Fabric it scem'd of diamond and of gold, With alabaster domes, and...spires. And blazing terrace upon terrace, high Uplifted j here, serene pavilions bright, In avenues disposed; there towers begirt With battlements that on...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 14

Periodicals - 1851 - 608 pages
...diamond and g<ild, With alabaster domes, and silver spirec, And blazing terrace upon terrace, nigh Uplifted ; here, serene pavilions bright, In avenues disposed ; there, towers begirt With battlement« that on their restless fronts Bore stare — illumination of all grins ! ******* Oh. 'twas...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1852 - 364 pages
...And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendor, without end. Fabric it seem'd of diamond and of gold, With alabaster domes and silver...serene pavilions bright In avenues disposed ; there, towns begirt With battlements, that on their restless fronts Bore stars — illumination of all gems...
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The Modern British Essayists: Talfourd, T.N. Critical and miscellaneous ...

English essays - 1852 - 354 pages
...disclosed, Was of a mighty city— boldly say A wilderness of building, sinking far And self-withdrawn Into a wondrous depth Far sinking into splendour —...end ! Fabric it seemed of diamond and of gold. With alabuster domes and silver spires ; And blazing terrace upon terrace high Uplifted: here serene pavilions...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852 - 792 pages
...disclosed, Was of a -nighty city — boldly say A wilderr.ess of building, sinking far And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendour — without end ! Fabric it scem'd of diamond and of gold, With alabaster domes, and silver spires. And blazing terrace upon terrace,...
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The Alps, Switzerland and the North of Italy: With Numerous Engravings

Charles Williams - Alps - 1854 - 668 pages
...self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendour without end ! Fabric it seemed of diamond and gold, With alabaster domes, and silver spires. And...towers begirt With battlements, that on their restless /ronts Bore stars, — illumination of all gems ! O! 'twas an unimaginable sight! Clouds, mists, streams,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Writings of T. Noon Talfourd

Thomas Noon Talfourd - English essays - 1854 - 350 pages
...disclosed, Was of a mighty city — boldly say A wilderness of building, sinking far And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth Far sinking into splendour —...diamond and of gold, With alabaster domes and silver spin's ; And blazing terrace upon terrace high Uplifted: here serene pavilions bright In avenues disposed...
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The Alps, Switzerland, and the North of Italy

Charles Williams - Alps, Italian (Italy) - 1854 - 662 pages
...disclosed Was of a mighty city — boldly say A wilderness of building, sinking far, And self-withdrawn into a wondrous depth, Far sinking into splendour without end ! Fabric it seemed of diamond and gold, With alabaster domes, and silver spires. And blazing terrace upon terrace high Uplifted ; here...
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