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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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Geographic Travels in Central Australia from 1872 to 1874

Ernest Giles - Australia - 1875 - 223 pages
...partly from the physical peculiarities of the region itself — "On all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper in the ear, Thls region's haunted." At length we departed, leaving to the native owners of the soil...
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Little Classics, Volumes 13-14

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1875
...ragged roof the sky shone, barred With naked beam and rafter. 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 ! The flower grew wild and rankly as the weed, Roses with thistles...
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People from the Other World

Henry Steel Olcott - Spiritualism - 1875 - 492 pages
...ghostly memories, without thinking of Tom Hood's verse: " And over all there hung a shade of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ] The place is haunted." PART II. THE KATIE KING AFFAIR. I HAVE stated, in the Preface...
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1878 - 384 pages
...itself. So with Hood's description of the Haunted House : — " Over all there hung a clond of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted. And said, as...plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted!" Thoreau, describing an interview he had at Concord with John Brown, notices as one of the latter's...
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A History of English Literature

Thomas B.. Shaw - 1876 - 550 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 car, The place is haunted." The great defect of Ann Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness of...
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The Independent First[-sixth] Reader ...

James Madison Watson - Readers - 1876
...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 ! 5. Yet no portentous shape the sight amazed ; Each object plain,...
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Favorite Poems

Thomas Hood - 1877 - 96 pages
...never foot upon that threshold fell, To enter or to issue. 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. Howbeit, the door I pushed, — or so I dreamed, — Which slowly,...
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The Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois: Containing a History of the ...

Kane County (Ill.) - 1878 - 811 pages
...deserted walls stand, a habitation for the owl and the bat. " And over all there hangs a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The place it haunted! ' ' The region is peculiarly interesting to an admirer of the beauties...
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Little Nineteenth-century Child: And Other Stories

Lisbeth Gooch Séguin - 1878 - 374 pages
...we will see, fairy ! " CHAPTER VIII. THE HAUNTED HOUSE. " 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 ! ' " • TN a minute or two the carriage stops at a rather dilapidated-looking...
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Verney court, Volume 1

Maria Nethercott - 1878
...stronger than my reason. Then I fell asleep. CHAPTER IV. 1 O'er all there hong 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." I WAS awakened by a rap, too sharp and decided to be...
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