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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.

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1826
...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 is soul the nearest way p. In one of Johnson's registers of this year there occurs the following curious...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...firm—bin power* wcre bright, Though now his eightieth year wan niuh. 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. VANITY OP HUMAN WISHES. WHERE then shall hope and fear their objects...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1827 - 580 pages
...hU eightieth year was nigh. Then, with no throbs of вегу pain, N«) cold gradation» of decav, lation was unshaken ; his learning preserved his principles; he grew firs In one of Johnson's registers of this year, there occurs the following curious passage : " Jan. 20....
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The life of Samuel Johnson. With copious notes by Malone

James Boswell - 1827
...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 chair,, And freed his soul the nearest way." In one of Johnson's registers of this year, there occurs...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1831
...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...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way 3. " "TO MRS. STKAHAN. " 4th February, 1782. " DEAR MADAM, — Mrs. Williams showed me your kind letter....
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including A Journal of a Tour ..., Volume 5

James Boswell - Hebrides (Scotland) - 1831
...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...the vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way 3." "TO MRS. STRAHAN. " 4th February, 1782. " DEAR MADAM, — Mrs. Williams showed me your kind letter....
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 16

1850
...mightier, until this world was too low, too narrow a sphere of action, and " Then with no fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed hi* sool the nearest way." Mr. Calhoun was not a learned man, in the ordinary acceptation of the term,...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 8

James Boswell - 1835
...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...vital chain, And freed his soul the nearest way." LETTKR 4O7. TO MRS. STRAHAN. " Feb. 4. 1782. " DEAR MADAM, — Mrs. Williams showed me your kind letter....
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...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. PROM THE VANITY OP HUMAN WISHES. " ENLARGE my life with multitude of days !" In health, in sickness,...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...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. PROM THE VANITY OF HUMAN WISHES. " ENLARGE my life with multitude of days !" In health, in sickness,...
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