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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
edited by - 1892
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF THOMAS HOOD

1861
...; For never foot upon that threshold fell, To enter or to issue. 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 ! Howbeit, the door I pushed — or so I dreamed — Which slowly, slowly gaped, — the hinges creaking...
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The Works of Thomas Hood...: Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - 1861
...straining eyeball was prepared to see Some apparition standing. For over all there hung a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain aa whisper in the car, The place is haunted ! Yet no portentous shape the sight amazed ; Each object...
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Ruined Cities Within Numidian and Carthaginian Territories

Nathan Davis - Africa, North - 1862 - 391 pages
...which just ACCOUNT OF MONASTEER. 321 then prevented the light of the moon from entering the chamber. " O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." But the cloud floated by, and the stream of light which immediately followed enabled me to ascertain...
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Ruined Cities Within Numidian and Carthaginian Territories

Nathan Davis - Africa, North - 1862 - 391 pages
...cloud which just then prevented the light of the moon from entering the chamber. " O'er all there hnng a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted. " But the cloud floated by, and the stream of light which immediately followed enabled me to ascertain...
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Ruined Cities Within Numidian and Carthaginian Territories

Nathan Davis - Africa, North - 1862 - 391 pages
...MONASTEER. 321 then prevented the light of the moon from entering the chamber. " O'er all there hung n shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." But the cloud floated by, and the stream of light which immediately followed enabled me to ascertain...
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Millicent Kendrick; or, The search after happiness

Emma Jane Worboise - 1862 - 442 pages
...mind, with dark misgivings, feared to guess How many feet ascended. For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted ; And...plain as whisper in the ear — The place is haunted. HOOD. Mr second day's journey was more uneventful than the first, for no one disturbed my solitude,...
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Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1862
...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 tho ear, The place is haunted ! THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS " Drowned ! drowned ! " — HAMLET. ONE more unfortunate,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1863
...kept its crujfKm unimpaired by time In such a wondrous manner ! And over all there hung a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And...plain as whisper in the ear, " The place is haunted ! " ' Hood's novel of ' Tylney Hall ' is worth reading, and will be read read when our present popular...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 114

John Murray - 1863 - 300 pages
...kept its crimson unimpaired by timo In such a wondrous manner ! And over all there hung a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And...plain as whisper in the ear, " The place is haunted ! " Hood's novel of ' Tylney Hall ' is worth reading, and will be read when our present popular sensation...
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Lost sir Massingberd [by J. Payn].

James Payn - 1864
...three, and even Gilmore, who accompanied us, was affected by them. " 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, This place is worse than haunted." The library was the first room we entered, which, even in the palmiest...
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