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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,... "
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction - Page 88
1835
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th], Volume 7

1817
...beauty hev describes. The following stanza presents a striking instance. 1 But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast...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 ...

John Murray (Firm) - Switzerland - 1811 - 517 pages
...ever." — Rogers. It was such a prospect that inspired those remarkable lines of Byron : — " Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast...and falls The Avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! • All that expands the spirit, yet appals. Gather around these summits, as to show _ How earth...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

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 Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Europe - 1818 - 312 pages
...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 vast...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
...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 vast...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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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...eternity in icy halls Of cold sublimity, where forms and falle sense which He entertained of the beauty even of the minutest of the works of nature. If the...
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Letters During a Tour Through Some Parts of France, Savoy, Switzerland ...

Thomas Raffles - Electronic book - 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...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits as to shew How earth may pierce...
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The works of ... lord Byron, Volumes 7-8

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1819
...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 of snow! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show IIowEarlh may pierce...
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Sir Francis Darrell; or, The vortex, Volumes 1-2

Robert Charles Dallas - 1820
...into phosphoric seas," and with the sounds of his lyre set " the big rain dancing to the earth." Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Childe Harold's pilgrimage

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1821
...Still springing o'er thy banks, though Empires near them fall. D2 LXII. * But these recede. Above me are the Alps, The palaces of Nature, whose vast...and falls The avalanche — the thunderbolt of snow ! All that expands the spirit, yet appals, Gather around these summits, as to show How Earth may pierce...
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