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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... "
Punch - Page 248
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Methodist Review, Volume 30

1848
...took him into a large room, lighted with a dim uncertain twilight. "And over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said,...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." When they had entered, the doctor locked the door, and commanded the patient to divest himself of his...
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Prose and Verse

Thomas Hood - 1849 - 401 pages
...coping-stone had tumbled after ; And thro' the ragged roof the sky shone, barr'd With naked beam and rafter. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted ! The flow'r grew wild and rankly as the weed, Roses with thistles struggled for espial, And vagrant...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 16

1849
...that precinct came To rectify or ravage. For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of m j-stery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted !" HOOD. At the end of this bye lane we arrive at the conjunction of the two roads ; and proceeding...
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Outlines of English literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - English literature - 1849 - 540 pages
...because 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 ear, The place is haunted." The great defect of Anne Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness...
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The North British Review, Volume 13

1850
...No hand or foot within the precinct came To rectify or ravage. " Yet over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whispers in the ear, ' The place is haunted !' " All the elements of the measure of " Chevy Chase"...
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Original Ballads by Living Authors, 1850

Henry Thompson - Ballads - 1850 - 256 pages
...ANNABEL C . " O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, That said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The place is haunted.' " HOOD. THERE are grim old pictures on the walls, And the walls are frowning oak ; There is ghost-like...
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Original Ballads by Living Authors, 1850

Henry Thompson - Ballads - 1850 - 256 pages
...ANNABEL C . " O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, That said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The place is haunted.' " HOOD. THERE are grim old pictures on the walls, And the walls are frowning oak ; There is ghost-like...
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The Ladies' Companion

Women's periodicals, English - 1861
...fitful succession, woke up the rare old carvings and gilded cornices with a goblin merriment, " That said as plain as whisper in the ear The place is haunted." The expression of his face was that of mute questioning wonder. Though no exclamation escaped him,...
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Prose and Verse

Thomas Hood - 1851
...It hardly veiled the tapestry at all, Or portrait frowning grimly. 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 plape is haunted ! LIFE IN THE SICK ROOM.* OF all the know-nothing persons in this world, commend us...
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Dream Land and Ghost Land: Visits and Wanderings There in the Nineteenth Century

Edwin Paxton Hood - Dreams - 1852 - 232 pages
...nook and angle ; And over all there hung a sign of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, A nd said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted."* Now, how far reality may have had anything to do with those fancies may not be said ; but all haunted...
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