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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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People from the Other World

Henry Steel Olcott - Spiritualism - 1875 - 492 pages
...and its ghostly memories, without thinking of Tom Hood's verse: " And over all there hung a shade of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said,...plain as whisper in the ear, ] The place is haunted." PART II. THE KATIE KING AFFAIR. I HAVE stated, in the Preface to this volume, the circumstances under...
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Independent Sixth Reader: Containing a Complete Treatise on ..., Book 6

James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1875 - 472 pages
...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, SECTION XIX. i. 85. SCENE FROM WALLENSTEIN. Characters : OCTAVIO PICCOLOMINI, Lieut. General ; MAX....
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The Independent First[-sixth] Reader ...

James Madison Watson - Readers - 1876
...kept its crimson unimpaired by time, In such a wondrous manner ! 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 ! 11. The death-watch ticked behind the paneled oak, Inexplicable tremors shook the arras, And echoes...
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A History of English Literature

Thomas Budd Shaw - 1876 - 550 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 car, The place is haunted." The great defect of Ann Radcliffe's fictions is not their tediousness...
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Words: Their Use and Abuse

William Mathews - English language - 1878 - 384 pages
...art itself. So with Hood's description of the Haunted House : — " Over all there hung a clond of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted. And said, as plain as whisper to the ear, The place is haunted!" Thoreau, describing an interview he had at Concord with John Brown,...
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Favorite Poems

Thomas Hood - 1877 - 96 pages
...spite of gaps that through the fences round Invited the encroacher. For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is hauuted ! The pear and quince lay squandered on the grass : The mould was purple with unheeded showers...
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The Past and Present of Kane County, Illinois

Kane County (Ill.) - 1878 - 821 pages
...its deserted walls stand, a habitation for the owl and the bat. " And over all there hangs a cloud of fear ; A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The place it haunted! ' ' The region is peculiarly interesting to an admirer of the beauties of nature. The ground...
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Verney court, Volume 1

Maria Nethercott - 1878
...prove stronger than my reason. Then I fell asleep. CHAPTER IV. 1 O'er all there hong 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." I WAS awakened by a rap, too sharp and decided to be dealt by any...
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Little Nineteenth-century Child: And Other Stories

Lisbeth Gooch Séguin - 1878 - 374 pages
...well, we will see, fairy ! " CHAPTER VIII. THE HAUNTED HOUSE. " For over all there hung a cloud of fear, A sense of mystery the spirit daunted, And said, as plain as whisper in the ear, ' The house is haunted ! ' " • TN a minute or two the carriage stops at a rather dilapidated-looking gateway....
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Lawrence Loftewalde, Volume 3

Arthur Hamilton (novelist.) - 1878
...the loathed owner of the whilom handsome and stately edifice called Harnisham Castle. CHAPTER X. " O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear ; A sense of mystery which the spirit daunted, And said as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted !" HOOD. HARNISHAM...
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