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,...
The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Comprehending an Account of His Studies ... - Pagina 256
door James Boswell - 1807
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