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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 9

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death bjroke at once the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way. JOHN ARMSTRONG. J OHN ARMSTRONG, a physician and poet, was born about 17O9 at Castleton in Roxburghshire,...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson: Comprehending an Account of His Studies and ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1822
...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...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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An Introduction to the Universal Explanatory Reader: Designed for Junior ...

William Pinnock - Readers (Primary) - 1822 - 232 pages
...firm — his pow'rs were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. 9. Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forc'd his soul the nearest way. CHAP. XVIII. On Early Rising. 2. rU'-di-ant, a. shining. 3. Lay, s....
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - Classical poetry - 1822
...firm, his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no firry, throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forced his soul the nearest way. DEATH OF STEPHEN GREY, FRS THE ELECTRICIAN'. LONG hast thou borne...
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The Christian Advocate, Volume 10

1832
...was firm his powera were bright, Tho' 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. A MINIATURE SKETCH OF RURAL LIFE IN THE HIGHER CIRCLES. E3SAT III. " I made me gardens and orchards,...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1823
...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, Iv ' . - I EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*. PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could...
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The works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1824
...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, EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*. PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could remove...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Drake's Literary Life of Johnson ; and Boswell, i. ii. iii. iv. — Eii. Then, with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke, at...vital chain, And freed his soul -the nearest way. EPITAPH ON CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN1. PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could remove...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Essay on the life and genius of Dr ...

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...Drake's Literary Life of Johnson ; and Boswell, i. ii. iii. iv.— Ej>. 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 MUSICIAN1. PHILLIPS ! whose touch harmonious could remove...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: With Murphy's Essay, Volume 6

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...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...
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