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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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English Grammar and Composition: For Higher Grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - English language - 1901 - 330 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, active,...
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English Grammar and Composition: For Higher Grades, Book 2

Gordon Augustus Southworth - English language - 1901 - 330 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, active,...
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Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 491 pages
...or vague admiration with which they gaze on the splendid monuments of the great and the heroic. 20 They linger about these as about the tombs of friends...through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure ; 25 but the intercourse between the author and his fellowmen is ever new,...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 491 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 monuments of the great and the heroic. 20 They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions ; for indeed there is something...
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Irving's Sketch Book

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains Region (N.Y.) - 1901 - 491 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 monuments of the great and the heroic. 20 They linger about these as about the tombs of friends and companions ; for indeed there is something...
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American Essays

Edward Everett Hale - American essays - 1902 - 257 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 fellow-men is ever new,...
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London as Seen and Described by Famous Writers

Esther Singleton - Literary landmarks - 1902 - 350 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 fellow-men is ever new, active,...
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Rip Van Winkle: Legend of Sleepy Hollow; The Devil and Tom Walker.--The ...

Washington Irving - Catskill Mountains (N.Y.) - 1902 - 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...the reader. Other men are known to posterity only 135 through the medium of history, which is continually growing faint and obscure; but the intercourse...
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Westminster Abbey: A Short History and Description of the Church ..., Volume 42

Charles Hiatt - Abbeys - 1902 - 140 pages
...simple memorials in Poets' Corner. 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 the heroic." The distinctive name Poets' Corner is first mentioned by Goldsmith, and is by him applied to the southern...
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The Sketch Book, and Bracebridge Hall

Washington Irving - 1903 - 791 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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