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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 St. James's Magazine, Volume 20

English literature - 1867
...highest pitch : — " O'er all there hung the shadow of a fear, A sense of mystery the spirit haunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted !" We cannot criticise at length the whole of his serious poems, and will only mention the more important...
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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1867 - 540 pages
...the imagination of man is more powerful that art itself: — " Over all there hung a eloud of fcar, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted." The great defect of Ann Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness...
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A Complete Manual of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - American literature - 1868 - 540 pages
...because the imagination of man is more powerful that 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 Ann Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness...
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Leaves from the Poets' Laurels

American poetry - 1869 - 220 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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Incidents in the Life of Edward Wright

Edward Leach - Conversion - 1870 - 344 pages
...remained, contributed to produce an unaccountable feeling of dread in the minds of the two thieves. '' O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." Neither of them would hesitate to face an opponent, or to commit a desperate crime, in case of detection...
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College debts, by an Oxford M.A.

College debts - 1870
...noble University is haunted ; yes, in the beautiful words of Hood— ' Over all there hangs a spell, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as words could tell, The place is haunted.' My place at least, sir, is haunted not by guardian Lai-es...
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The poetical works of Thomas Hood, ed. by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Hood - 1871
...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...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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The Roxburghe Ballads, Volume 5

William Chappell - Ballads, English - 1885
...mirth, for everybody suspected that assassins were lurking in the lobbies, or arrests were threatened : O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A sense of...the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper to the ear, " The place is haunted ! " That such loyal subjects as the actors could not banish dangerous...
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La debonādo: scenes, sketches, and incidents in France and Germany during ...

John Duncan Craig - Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 - 1871 - 275 pages
...Hood says — " For over all there hung a cloud of gloom, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, Which said as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The place is haunted ! ' " So I thought it would turn out to prove ; but, alas ! I slept again, and awoke with the pleasant...
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Poems, illustr. by B. Foster

Thomas Hood - 1872
...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...as 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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