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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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Poetry of the Supernatural

New York Public Library - 1919 - 11 pages
...through thin, Now out, and then in, Though ne'er so foul be the weather. Hood, Thomas. The Haunted House. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear A sense of...plain as whisper in the ear, "The place is Haunted I" Houghton, George. The Handsel Ring. (In Stedman's American Anthology.) nuur ox uie luiiiu. "Let...
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A Woman Named Smith

Marie Conway Oemler - 1919 - 373 pages
...by four slender pillars. And everything was dank and weedy and splotched with mildew and with mold. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear A sense of...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is Haunted! When we opened the great front door, above which was the fan-light of Alicia's hope, just as the round...
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A Woman Named Smith

Mrs. Marie Conway Oemler - 1919 - 373 pages
...by four slender pillars. And everything was dank and weedy and splotched with mildew and with mold. O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, When we opened the great front door, above which was the fan-light of Alicia's hope, just as the round...
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Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Hood - 1920 - 773 pages
...spite of gaps that thro' the fences round Invited the encroacher. 80 For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper intheear, The place is Haunted ! The pear and quince lay squander'd on the grass ; The mould was purple...
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The Turning Point

Louis Tracy - 1923 - 362 pages
...you to read Hood's poem, ' The Haunted House.' You get the precise stage effect in the lines : — O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted. It is singularly consoling to find your worst suspicions confirmed by a humorous poet." " But, please,...
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Light Beyond: The Wonderworld of Parapsychology

Stanton Arthur Coblentz - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1982 - 206 pages
...WF Prince, Noted Witnesses, pp. 148^*9. IO The Ghost in the House For 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! These lines, from Thomas Hood's long poem "The Haunted House," utter a sentiment familiar in all eras...
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Walks in Mysterious North Lakeland

Graham K. Dugdale - Lake District (England) - 1998 - 160 pages
...tale or two. What more could you ask? John Wyatt - Retired Chief Ranger of the Lake District Prologue O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A sense of...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted. Thomas Hood, The Haunted House Once more, readers are invited to journey back into the singularly inscrutable...
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Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film

Roslynn D. Haynes, Roslynn Doris Haynes, Roslynn D.. Haynes - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 347 pages
...attacks from the hostile natives, and partly from the physical peculiarities of the region itself. 'On all there hung a shadow and a fear. A sense of mystery,...daunted. And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, This region's haunted.'"' Giles records that he was only too glad to leave the place to the 'native...
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Cavaliers of the Brush: Quantrill and His Men

Michael E. Banasik - Guerrillas - 2003 - 242 pages
...giant black horse, and his own form magnified into marvelous and fearful proportions. "O'er all these hung a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." And thus they invested the guerrillas on the Blue Hills with supernatural horror and fear, and transformed,...
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Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

Ambrose Bierce - Fiction - 2004 - 222 pages
...your cheek made you cover your eyes to shut out the apparition."' "O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And...plain as whisper in the ear: The place is haunted." In short, then, as in the day of Dennis Kearney and now, the site of the Sandlot and the new City Hall...
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