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" I have always observed that the visitors to the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They linger... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 138
1821
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Collections of the Maine Historical Society. [1st Ser.̈

Maine Historical Society - Maine - 1891
...abbey are most likely to linger. " A kinder and fonder feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and heroic. They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions." Many a name commemorated...
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Ten Selections from the Sketch-book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1892 - 149 pages
...the Abbey remain longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellowmen is ever new, active,...
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The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gentn. [pseud.]

Washington Irving - 1892 - 406 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing i'aint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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Selections from The Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Short stories - 1894 - 404 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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Westminster

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - Westminster (London, England) - 1894 - 120 pages
...memorials in Poet's Corner. A kinder and fonder feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vngue admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments...these as about the tombs of friends and companions.' — Washington lniing, ' The Shetch-Booh.* 1 Macaulay. 2 We look in vain for any monuments to Sir Philip...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1894
...fonder feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on ihe splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They...these as about the tombs of friends and companions.' — Washington Irving, ' The Sketch-Boon* 1 Macaulay. 2 We look in vain for any monuments to Sir Philip...
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The Sketch-book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent

Washington Irving - Americans - 1848 - 464 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure : but the intercourse between the author and his fellow-men is ever new,...
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All the Year Round, Volume 39; Volume 59

1887
...Poet's Corner, says : " I have always observed that the visitors to the Abbey remain longest about them. They linger about these as about the tombs of friends...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; but the intercourse between the author and his fellow men is ever new,...
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Walks in London, Volume 2

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - London (England) - 1896
...fonder feeling takes the place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on ihe splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. They...these as about the tombs of friends and companions.' — Washington Irving, * The Sketch-Book? Beginning to the right from the entrance, we find the monuments...
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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - 1899 - 199 pages
...the abbey remained longest about them. A kinder and fonder feeling takes place of that cold curiosity or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse between the author and his fellowmen is ever new, active...
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