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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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Then and Now

Samuel Reynolds Hole - England - 1901 - 333 pages
...top " and a footman brought me hot water. I have been where 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 This place is haunted ; but it wasn't. There seems to have been a general exodus to those...
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Criticism

Edgar Allan Poe - 1902
...of one of the most pregnant and effective of the stanzas: 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." Had Hood only written The Haunted House it would have sufficed...
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In a Car of Gold

Patrick Leopoldo Gray - Cousins - 1902 - 156 pages
...calls to my mind the thrilling lines from Hood's poem— " '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.' " "I'm not anxious to tarry," said Ruth lightly tapping the ponies...
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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 12

Edgar Allan Poe - 1902
...one of the most pregnant and effective of the stanzas : . O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear 5 A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted ! We quote a few of the most impressive quatrains : i Had Hood only...
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Pilgrimages to Old Homes: Mostly on the Welsh Border

Fletcher Moss - Country homes - 1903 - 405 pages
...live at," says X, and hurriedly prepares to photograph. " 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. No dog was at the threshold, great or small, No pigeon on the roof,...
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Chats on Writers and Books, Volume 2

John N. Crawford - Authors, English - 1903
...Stood, an apparent sentinel, as if To guard t he water-lily. O'er all these 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. Few poets have equaled the weird beauty of this poem. " Up the Rhine...
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Thomas Hood und die soziale Tendenzdichtung seiner Zeit, Volume 19

Emil Oswald - 1904 - 120 pages
...unbewohnten Räumen. Und immer wieder klingt's an unser Ohr: "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!" Welch ein Bilderreichtum, welche Anschaulichkeit und packende Kraft...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

English poetry - 1905
...creature could have feasted there, Even the most ferocious. 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 ! William Thorn. 1798—1848. THE power and influence of Burns were...
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The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors ..., Volume 5

Algernon Graves - Artists - 1906
...village church. 483 Evening light. 745 An old manor 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 place is haunted." 1903. 12 " Southward from Surrey's pleasant hills." 191 Sunset after...
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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

Quotations - 1906 - 763 pages
...your picture,2 SHAKESPEARE, Troilus and Cressidu, iii, 2 1 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, HOOD, The Haunted House, i, st, 8 2 We will draw the curtain and...
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