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" The busy day, the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by; His frame was firm, his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then, with no throbs of fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And... "
Addresses and Messages to the General Court, Proclamations, Official ... - Page 71
by Massachusetts. Governor - 1861
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...bright, « Though now his eightieth year was nigh, « Then t.-r;. . * c c c 9 Then with no throb of fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, c And freed his foul the neareft way.' About the middle of June 1783,^5 conftitution fuftained a feverer...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

John Hawkins - Authors, English - 1787 - 605 pages
...were bright, * Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then 9 ' Then with no throb of fiery pain, c No cold gradations of decay, ' Death broke at once the vital chain, c And freed his foul the neareft way.' About the middle of June 1783, his conftitution fuftained a...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1789 - 212 pages
...firm — his powers were tright» Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. *Then with no fiery, throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forc'd his foul the neareft way. EPITAPHIUM 1 N THOMAM HANMER, BARONETTUM. Honorabilis admodum THOMAS...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 72

English poets - 1790
...his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. E 4 Then Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain. And freed his foul the neareft way. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, An Itinerant Mufician *. T) HILLIPS ! whofe touch...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His ..., Volume 2

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1791 - 516 pages
...firm, his powers were bright, " Though now his eightieth year was nigh. " Then, with no throbs of fiery pain, " No cold gradations of decay, " Death broke at once the vital chain, " And freed his foul the neareft way." In one of his regifters of this year, there occurs the following curious paflage:...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...firm — his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his foul the neareft way. « EPITAPH on CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*. PHILLIPS! whofe touch...
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Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments ...

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1794 - 240 pages
...firm — his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery, throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, . And forc'd his foul the near«ftway. AN ANECDOTE. A DEAN of Canterbury, remarkable for hold**• ing a...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for ...

History - 1800
...was firm, his powers were bright, Tho' now hi» eightieth year was nigh. Then with no throbbing fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forc'd his foul the neareft way. FAREWELL to BAT H. / Bj Lady MW MONTAGU. ' "** * •* i • TO all...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 26

Edmund Burke - History - 1800
...was firm, his powers were bright. Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no throbbing fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forc'd his foul the neareft way. FAREWELL to BATH. By Ladj MW MONTAGU. TO all you ladies now at Rath,...
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Life. Poems. Irene, a tragedy

Samuel Johnson - 1801
...— his powers were bright^ Though now his eightieth year was nigh. • Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his foul the neareft way. L EPIEPITAPH on CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*. .rHILIPS ! whofe touch...
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