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" Still, however, his dying splendor gave a sombre magnificence to the massive congregation of vapors, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom the show of pyramids and towers, some touched with gold, some with purple, some with a hue of deep and dark red.... "
Miscellaneous Essays: By Archibald Alison - Page 72
by Sir Archibald Alison - 1845 - 390 pages
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 5

1816 - 700 pages
...sombre magnificence to the massive congregation ef vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gioom the show of pyramids and towers, some touched with...canopy, lay almost portentously still, reflecting back Ihe dazzling and level beams of the descending luminary, and the splendid colouring of the clouds amidst...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 5

1816 - 700 pages
...sombre magnificence to the massive congregation of •vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gioom the show of pyramids and towers, some touched with...canopy, lay almost portentously still, reflecting back ihe dazzling and level beams of the descending luminary, and the splendid colouring of the clouds amidst...
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The Augustan review, Volume 3

1816 - 676 pages
...magnificence to the massive congregation of vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom the'show of pyramids and towers, some touched with gold, some...almost portentously still, reflecting back the dazzling led level beams of the descending luminary, and the splendid colouring of the clouds amidst which he...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - 1816 - 686 pages
...however, his dying splendour gave a sombre magnificence to the massive congregation of vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom the show of pyramids...stretched beneath this varied and gorgeous canopy, bay almost portentously still, reflecting back the dazzling and Itvel beams of the descending luminary,...
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The Complete Works of Sir Walter Scott: With a Biography, and His ..., Volume 2

Walter Scott - 1833 - 880 pages
...nation of vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gluom, the show of pyramids end towers, tome touched with gold, some with purple, some with a hue of deep ahd dark red. The distant sea, stretched beneath this varied and gorWOIIM canopy, lay almost porteBtautf...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1839 - 482 pages
...however, his dying splendor gave a sombre magnificence to the massire congregation of vapors, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom the show of pyramids...lay almost portentously still, reflecting back the dazyet. The Lord help us, it's our only chance. We can but try." " My God, my child !" — " My father,...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1841 - 710 pages
...magnificence to the in.-i>.-i\( congregation of vapours, forming out of thiir nneubManuaJ gloom, tin; show of pyramids and towers, some touched with gold, some with purple, some with a hue of di ep and dark red. 'Hie distant вел, stretched beneath this varied and gorgeous canopy, lay almost...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 1

Walter Scott - 1844 - 720 pages
...the massive congrí gation of vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom, the show of pyramide and towers, some touched with gold, some with purple,...canopy, lay almost portentously still, reflecting jack the dazzling and level beams of the descending uminary, and the splendid colouring of the clouds...
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The Novels of Walter Scott: With All His Introd. and Notes, Volume 1

Sir Walter Scott - 1846 - 850 pages
...however, his dying splendour gave a sombre magnificence to the massive congregation of vapours, forming out of their unsubstantial gloom the show of pyramids...touched with gold, some with purple, some with a hue of depp and dark red. The distant lea, stretched beneath this varied and gorgeous canopy, lay almost portentously...
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The Waverley Novels: With the Author's Last Corrections and Additions, Volume 2

Sir Walter Scott - 1846 - 712 pages
...me show of pyramids and towers, Fome touched wiih geld, some with purple, sonic with a hue of da p' and dark red. The distant sea, stretched beneath this...canopy, lay almost portentously still, reflecting Imck the dazzling and li.vd beams of the descending luminary, and the splendid colouring of the clouds...
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