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" O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted! "
A Complete Manual of English Literature - Page 438
by Thomas Budd Shaw - 1867 - 540 pages
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 540 pages
...the imagination of man is more powerful than art itself: — " Over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as...the ear, The place is haunted." The great defect of Anne Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness of description, nor even the somewhat mawkish sentimentality...
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Prose and Verse

Thomas Hood - 1849 - 401 pages
...straining eyeball was prepared to see Some apparition standing. For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, . The place is haunted ! Yet no portentous shape the sight amazed ; Each object plain,...
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The North British review, Volume 13

1850
...hand or foot within the precinct came To rectify or ravage. " Yet over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whispers in the ear, ' The place is haunted!'" We cannot stop to speak at large of the mad metres of...
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Outlines of English Literature: By Thomas B. Shaw

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1852 - 465 pages
...the imagination of man is more powerful than art itself : — " Over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as...plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted." A great defect of Anne Radeliffe's fictions is not their tcdiousness of description, nor even the somewhat...
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An Englishman's Travels in America: His Observations of Life and Manners in ...

J. Benwell - Electronic books - 1853 - 231 pages
...place brings to recollection those striking lines of Hood, " O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." During my stay at Fort Andrews, a large detachment of US troops...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 48

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 1853
...tread of other feet than your own along the blackened floors. O'er all there hung a shadow ami a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted. The number of prisoners at Dartmoor at one time exceeded 10,000....
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Raymond Bury, Volume 82

Eliza H. Keating - 1853
...BY ELIZA H. KEATING. ILLUSTRATED BY MHS. \V, INGBAM. * For over all there cmiic a shade of fear — A sense, of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, This place is haunted."— HOon. LONDON ; ART HUH HALL, VIRTUE, AND CO. JOSIAII ALLEN AND...
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Vara: Or, The Child of Adoption

Jane Elizabeth Roscoe Hornblower - American fiction - 1854 - 316 pages
...she had the night-mare, or else that the furniture had disappeared by magic. " The shadow of a fear A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as...plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted ! " "What house more likely to be so than this superannuated mansion ? She was afraid to hear the sound...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1854 - 388 pages
...veil'd the tapestry at all, Or portrait frowning grimly. O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear. The place is Haunted ! THE BEIDGE OF SIGHS. -'Drown'd! drown'd!" — HAMLRT. ONE more Unfortunate,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 pages
...gaps that through the fences round Invited the encroacher. For over all there hung a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted ! The pear and quince lay squandered on the grass ; The mould was...
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