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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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Mammon: Or, The Hardships of an Heiress

Catherine Grace Frances Gore - 1855 - 583 pages
...distasteful to him as was the company of his new associates. 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! not haunted, like the crime-desecrated mansion so graphically described...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1856 - 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, '1 he place is haunted." A great defect of Anne lladcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness rf description,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856
...hand or foot within the precinct came To rectify or ravage. 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 ! ***** Hood. MAY MORNING.1 Now the bright morning-star, day's harbinger,...
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Life and its realities, Volume 1; Volume 245

Lady Henrietta Georgiana Marcia CHATTERTON - 1857
...veiled 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 air, ' The place is haunted !' " And with the trembling curiosity of childhood, she had once...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 388 pages
...ev'ry thrilling nerve and fibre feel So ague-like a shiver. 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 ! If but a rat had linger' d in the house, To lure the thought into...
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The Forsters, Volume 2

Marguerite A. Power - 1857
...something of the even composure of her spirits. CHAPTER XXIII. ' 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." HOoD. .DARKER and heavier the gloom fell over Marchmont. Autumn...
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The Eagle, Volume 18

1895
...growing, till one almost dreads the ever-recurring refrain — "O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as...as whisper to the ear, The place is Haunted." The Elm-tree is a poem on similar lines, but it is not nearly so successful. It has had admirers ; but...
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Lilian's Golden Hours

Eliza Meteyard - 1858
...though suddenly, more desolate and hastening to decay. " 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." But, unalarmed by those silly suspicions, Mr. Wye took very practical...
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ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ANIMAL KINGDOM

S.G. GOODRICH - 1859
...hand or foot within the precinct came To rectify or ravage. "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 house is haunted !' " The centipede along the threshold crept ; The cobweb hung across...
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Sermons, A Plea for Class-Meetings

Rev. William Morley Punshon - 1860
...apparitions met the straining eye-ball upon every landing— " 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 I" and he retired affrighted, with the big, cold drops upon his brow,...
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