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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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Some of Life's Lessons

Mary Jefferis - 1879
...coping-stone had tumbled after ; And through the ragged roof the sky shone, barred 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." Hood. Now that the bustle of removing was over, and the two girls fairly settled into their new home,...
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A Bunch of Shamrocks: Being a Collection of Irish Tales and Sketches

E. Owens Blackburne - 1879 - 308 pages
...solemn, death-like stillness which pervades this old, deserted mansion. " 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 house is haunted.' " Twenty-five years ago this house was tenanted by Miss Steele,...
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A bunch of shamrocks

Elizabeth Owens Blackburne Casey - 1879
...solemn, death-like stillness which pervades this old, deserted mansion. " 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 house is haunted.' " Twenty-five years ago this house was tenanted by Miss Steele,...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...had tumbled after; And through 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 latter verse recurs throughout the poem with singular effect. The length of the piece places it...
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A Tramp's Scraps

H.I.M. Self - Tramps - 1913 - 106 pages
...an' the bloody fool 'e jumps an' e' breaks 'is bloody neck — we 'adn't got no bloody blanket." 11 "And Said as Plain as Whisper In the Ear, the Place Is Haunted." Sampans on the Yellow River. THE GHOST. A lonely little old hut on the bank of a river in Illinois...
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Golightly 'round the Globe

Gulian Lansing Morrill - Voyages around the world - 1913 - 216 pages
...while everywhere there was an undefinable something suggesting Hood's lines: "O'er all there hangs a shadow and a fear, A sense of mystery, the spirit daunted, Which seems to say as plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted." ALL ABOUT AGRA One of our...
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In Ancient Albemarle

Catherine Albertson - Albemarle Region (N.C.) - 1914 - 170 pages
...the poet Hood has so graphically caught in his "Haunted House" : "But 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.' " It is said that the basement room of the Brick House served as a dungeon for prisoners...
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A Quiet Corner in a Library

William Henry Hudson - English literature - 1915 - 238 pages
...thing of terror, thus comes to possess us as we read. We feel the truth of the oft-repeated stanza: "O'er all there hung a shadow and a fear; A sense...plain as whisper in the ear, The place is haunted I" What the writer offers to us, then, is simply 44 an elaborate study of desolation, not done with...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1917
...had tumbled after ; And through 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 latter verse recurs throughout the poem with singular effect The length of the piece places it...
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The Fields of the Fatherless

Jean Roy - Domestics - 1918 - 307 pages
...glorious day we had had since the last Fair. CHAPTER VIII THE STIGMA Yet 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 1 T. HOOD. As I grew up, I seemed to be watched more closely. I'm sure my grandparents thought that...
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