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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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THE BRITISH POETS,

1861
...ties between that board and Man Had long ago been broken. 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 ! PART III. 'Tis hard for human actions to account, Whether from reason...
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Ruined Cities Within Numidian and Carthaginian Territories

Nathan Davis - Africa Antiquities - 1862 - 391 pages
...prevented the light of the moon from entering the chamber. " O'er all there hnng 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 the cloud floated by, and the stream of light which immediately...
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Millicent Kendrick; or, The search after happiness

Emma Jane Worboise - 1862 - 442 pages
...with dark misgivings, feared to guess How many feet ascended. 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. Mr second day's journey was more uneventful than the first,...
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Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1862
...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 ! t Yet no portentous shape the sight amazed ; Each object plain,...
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Outlines of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1863 - 465 pages
...man is more powerful than art itself : — " Over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of myslery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted." A great defect of Anne Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousneas of description, nor even the somewhat...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 114

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1863
...its crimson unimpaired by time In such a wondrous manner ! And 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's novel of ' Tylney Hall ' is worth reading, and will...
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The Quarterly Review (London)

John Murray - History - 1863 - 300 pages
...its crimson unimpaired by timo In such a wondrous manner ! And 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's novel of ' Tylney Hall ' is worth reading, and will be...
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Lost sir Massingberd [by J. Payn].

James Payn - 1864
...even Gilmore, who accompanied us, was affected by them. " 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, This place is worse than haunted." The library was the first room we entered, which, even...
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The Sword and the trowel; ed. by C.H. Spurgeon

London metrop. tabernacle - 1871
...of life, all presented a scene of dreary desolation — " 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." Inhabitants here — in this dreary haunt of excommunicated spirits...
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The Watch Tower: Vol. 1 No. 1, Volume 1, Issue 1

380 pages
...gloomy as that ghostly hall, With its deserted portal. " 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 ! " "But perhaps, of all rhymed poems, Hood's " Bridge of Sighs" is...
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