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" And through the chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a griesly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand... "
Mornings in Spring: Or, Retrospections, Biographical, Critical, and Historical - Page 84
by Nathan Drake - 1828
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Yorkshire Legends and Traditions: As Told by Her Ancient ..., Volume 1

Thomas Parkinson - Folklore - 1888 - 244 pages
...in the same vault in the Abbey Church at Bolton, and it is of them that • Wordsworth writes. : ' Pass, pass who will yon chantry door, . . And, through...chink in the fractured floor, Look down, and see a grisly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face -to fa.ce, and hand to hand,...
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Yorkshire Legends and Traditions: As Told by Her Ancient Chroniclers, Her ...

Rev. Thomas Parkinson - Folklore - 1888 - 244 pages
...where the bodies are buried upright ; There face to face and hand to hand The Claphams and Mauliverers stand ; And, in his place, among son and sire, Is...de Clapham, that fierce esquire — A valiant man, a man of dread, In the ruthless wars of the White and Red — Who dragged Earl Pembroke from Banbury...
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East Anglian, Or, Notes and Queries on Subjects Connected with the ..., Volume 2

Cambridgeshire (England) - 1888
...solitary one. To say nothing of the " griesly sight " at Bolton Abbey, of which Wordsworth sings, " A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Manleverers stand ;" and passing by as apocryphal the case of Ben Jonsou, in Westminster Abbey, mentioned...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...light Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door; 1 And, through the chink in the fractured floor Ix>ok down, and see a griesly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright I There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand ; And, in his place, among...
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The White Doe of Rylstone: With the Song at the Feast of Brougham Castle, Etc

William Wordsworth - 1891 - 112 pages
...pain, Is spotless, and holy, and gentle, and bright ; And glides o'er the earth like an angel of light. Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door ; And, through the chink in the fractured floor 255 Look down, and see a griesly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There, face...
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Musical Reminiscences: Past and Present

William Spark - Blind musicians - 1892 - 316 pages
...Mauleverers. were interred upright, and of which Wordsworth, in his White Doe of Rylstone, writes : — " Pass, pass who will yon chantry door, And through...chink in the fractured floor Look down, and see a grisly sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! There face by face and hand by hand And...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1893
...pain, Is spotless, and holy, and gentle, and bright ; And glides o'er the earth like an angel of light. Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door ; And through...buried upright ! There, face by face, and hand by hand, 246 The Claphams and Mauleverers stand ; And, in his place, among son and sire, Is John de Clapham,...
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Church Folklore: A Record of Some Post-Reformation Usages in the English ...

James Edward Vaux - Church buildings - 1894 - 344 pages
...In the first canto of " The White Doe of Rylstone," Wordsworth refers to erect burials thus : — " Pass, pass, who will, yon chantry door, And through...chink in the fractured floor, Look down, and see a grisly sight, A vault where the bodies are buried upright ; There face to face, or hand to hand, The...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1896
...spotless, and holy, and gentle, and bright ; 240 And glides o'er the earth like an angel of light. Pass, pass who will, yon chantry door ; * And, through...sight ; A vault where the bodies are buried upright ! f 245 There, face by face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand ; And, in his place,...
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Fenland Notes and Queries: A Quarterly Antiquarian Journal for the ..., Volume 3

Cambridgeshire (England) - 1897
...a chantry in which the Clapham family observed this practice. This is mentioned by Wordsworth : — Pass, pass who will yon chantry door ; And, through...where the bodies are buried upright ; There, face to face, and hand by hand, The Claphams and Mauleverers stand. White Doe of Rylttune, Canto I. Many...
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