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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 Poetical Works ...: With the Life of the Author

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1805 - 132 pages
...firm — 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...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, An Itinerant Musician. PHILLIPS! whose touch harmonious could remove The...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...firm — 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...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILIPS, • AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN *. A HILIPS! whose touch harmoniouscouldremove...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - English literature - 1806
...firm — 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 soul the nearest waj. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*. PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could remove...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.

Samuel Johnson - 1806
...firm — his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was night. 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. •r . 344 MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. [With] The principal corrections and ..., Volume 4

James Boswell - 1807
...firm, his powers were bright, " Though now his eightieth year was nigh. " Then, with no throbs of firy pain, " No cold gradations of decay, " Death broke...vital chain, " And freed his soul the nearest way.'' In one of Johnson's registers of this year, there occurs the following curious passage : " Jan. 20....
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...Untelt, uncounted, glided by ; His frame was firm, his powers were bright, Then with no throb of fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay ; Death broke at...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. FRIENDSHIP. FRIENDSHIP, peculiar boon of Heaven, The noble minds' delight and pride, To men and Angels...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of ..., Volume 3

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1807
...day, the peaceful night, " Though now his eightieth year was nigh. " Then, with no throbs of fiery pain, " No cold gradations of decay, " Death broke...vital chain, " And freed his soul the nearest way." In one of Johnson's registers of this year, there occurs the following curious passage : " Jan. 20....
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

1809
...his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. ' IX. Then with no throbs of fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. CURIOUS ANECDOTES OF A POPULAR PERFORMER. Prom Jtyley's Itinerant, or, the Memoir» of an Actor. COOK...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...firm, his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. IX. Then with no throbs of fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. CURIOUS ANECDOTES OF A POPULAR PERFORMER. From Hyley's Itinerant ; or, the Memoirs of an Actor. COOK...
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Works, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1809
...firm.. ...his powers were brigBt, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then, with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN.* i PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could remove...
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