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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 fiery throbbing pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain,... "
The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions - Page 86
by Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 133 pages
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London Magazine: Or, Gentleman's Monthly Intelligencer..., Volume 1

1735
...his powers were bright, Though now hi] eightieth year was nigh, Then with no throbs of fiery pain t No cold gradations of decay : Death broke at once the vital chain, And frec'd his foul the neareft way. STANZAS ON FRIENDSHIP. Occifioncd by the Author's receiving a Poetical...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 14

John Wesley - Biography - 1791
...firm, his pow'rs were bright, Though now his eightieth year drew 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* INCONSTANCY. f_By a young Lady.] T ITTLE, trifling, filly' heart, Why art thou...
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The Weekly entertainer; or agreeable and instructive repository ..., Volumes 1-2

1783
...th' Eternal Mafler fuand The fingle talent well employ'd ! The bnfy day, the peaceful night, UnfeJt, uncounted, glided by ; His frame was firm, his powers...Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no throbbing fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital euaio, And iorc'd...
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The British Magazine and Review: Or, Universaal Miscellany of Arts ..., Volume 3

1783
...th' Eternal Mafterfouud The fingle talent well employ'd ! The bufy day, the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by: His frame was firm, his powers...Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then, with no throbbing fiery pain", No cold gradations of decay, Peach broke at once the vital chain, 'And forc'd...
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The British Magazine and Review, Or, Universal Miscellany, Volume 1

Great Britain - 1783
...The ingle talent well employ'd! The buy day, the peaceful night, ' Ihrel:, uncounte.l, glided by t His frame was firm, his powers were bright, Though now his eightieth year was nigh. Then, with no throbbing fiery pain, No cold gradations of decay, Death oioke at once the vital chain, And tbrc'd...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 53

Early English newspapers - 1783
...firm, his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth yeir was nigh. Then with no throbbing fiery piin, No cold gradations of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And forc'd his foul the nearcft •way. IMITATION of tin Song, O Nancy, fcc.iur.Vitn by tbt Bijhif o/DaoMORE. Si'...
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The New Foundling Hospital for Wit: Being a Collection of Fugitive ..., Volume 6

John Almon - English literature - 1786
...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 fbrc'd his foul the neareft way. ON A PINCUSHION. OF all the trinkets that the toilet grace, The Pincufliion...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided byj His frame was firm— his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery...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...
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The history of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia. The vision of Theodore. The ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by j His frame was firm— his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery...of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his foul the neareft way. MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. 367 EPITAPH on CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT MUSICIAN*....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Tales and visions: The history of ...

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...the peaceful night, Unfelt, uncounted, glided by; His frame was firm— -his powers were bright, Tho' now his eightieth year was nigh. Then with no fiery...of decay, Death broke at once the vital chain, And freed his foul the neareft way. EPI. MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. 367 EPITAPH on CLAUDE PHILLIPS, AN ITINERANT...
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