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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 Makers of English Poetry

William James Dawson - English poetry - 1906 - 404 pages
...unbearable and doomful voice which utters the hoarse refrain, 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 ! We have need to turn to poems like these to form a true estimate...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1906 - 773 pages
...every 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 ! ğ If but a rat had lingered in the houğe, To lure the thought...
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Haunted Houses: Tales of the Supernatural, with Some Account of Hereditary ...

Charles George Harper - Ghost stories - 1907 - 283 pages
...turn'd, and up its slender thread Kan with a nimble terror. 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 Haunted Howse, TOM HOOD. THE ancient sense of human life beset...
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Shelburne Essays: Fifth series

Paul Elmer More - American literature - 1908 - 261 pages
...dark misgivings, fear'd to guess How many feet ascended. 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 ! But it would be tedious to multiply examples. The point, as I have...
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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 1

Joseph O'Connor - American essays - 1911
...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." "As one climbs up the hill there is a great change, not that the...
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Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage: A Woman's Unique Experience During Thirty ...

Carrie Adell Strahorn - Boise (Idaho) - 1911 - 673 pages
...some giant of the forest come forth to dispute our passage. "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." Near the upper lake mosquitoes sent couriers ahead to inform their...
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The Coast, Volumes 11-12

Honor L. Wilhelm - West (U.S.) - 1906
...and flourish. — HLW The Witness of the Storm By CA Meeker "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 house itself was a very ordinary wooden building of...
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Concerning Himself: The Story of an Ordinary Man

Victor Lorenzo Whitechurch - English fiction - 1911 - 360 pages
...mansion. There was nothing tangible to go upon, only, " A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, That said, as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted 1 " But there is a still stranger mystery attaching itself to certain bits of country — stranger,...
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In Ancient Albemarle

Catherine Albertson - Albemarle Region (N.C.) - 1914 - 170 pages
...Hood has so graphically caught in his "Haunted House" : "But 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.' " It is said that the basement room of the Brick House served as...
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A Quiet Corner in a Library

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1915 - 238 pages
...hint of intangible horror and vague foreboding and alarm: "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." No mere summary and no selected passages would suffice to give any...
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