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" of April, in the 73d year of his age, surrounded by those who loved and respected him. It was a beautiful and fitting close to a long and useful life. " Of no distemper, of no blast, he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long." The funeral... "
The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review - Seite 333
1856
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The Port Folio

1826
...unperceived by his attendants, will remind the admirer of Dryden of a beautiful passage in that author:— " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long: Ev'n woodered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore years; Yet...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of ..., Band 1

British poets - 1824
...this had been force, And force upon free-will hath here no place. Milton's Paradise Lost, b. 9. AGE. Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellow'd long, Even wonder'd at because, he dropt no sooner ; Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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Biography of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence, Band 1

John Sanderson - 1828
...in the same posture, with the book under his chin, as a man who becomes drowsy and goes to sleep. " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellow'd long ; E'en wonder'il at because he falls no sooner. Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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The United States and Canada in 1832, 1833, and 1834, Bände 1-2

Carl David Arfwedson - 1834 - 433 Seiten
...patriot and the christian— Is NO MORE! He has gone down to the grave, Full of days, riches, and honour. Of no distemper, of no blast, he died, But fell like autumn fruit, that mellow'd long; E'en wonder'd at, because he dropp'd no sooner. Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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Lives of the Signers to the Declaration of Independence

Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1840 - 460 Seiten
...reading, until the lamp of life, in a moment of which his friends were ignorant, was extinguished. "Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long 1 , E'en wondcrM at because he folia no sooner. Fate scem'd to wind him up for fourscore years, Yet...
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A Review of Lord Brougham's Translation of the Oration of Demosthenes on the ...

George Burges - 1840 - 167 Seiten
...θάνατος αυτόματος. It is the best comment that can be written on the meaning of the phrase: " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellow'd long: E'en wonder'd at, because he dropt no sooner. Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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The Tewkesbury yearly register and magazine [ed. by J. Bennett].

James Bennett - 1840
...«=; K A 11! in - O OJ « ^ w Ha 05 4 OC Hj 1-9 >-S s 11 THE LATE WILLIAM WAKEMAN, ESQ. eTU ikctifmlJ. Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellow'd long, Even wonder'd at, because he dropp'd no sooner. Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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Lives of American Merchants: Eminent for Integrity, Enterprise and Public Spirit

John Frost - 1844 - 238 Seiten
...which age had accumulated round him—the gentlest of monitors and the most considerate of sufferers." "Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long; E'en wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore yean, Yet freshly...
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Discourses on Various Occasions

Alexander Young - 1845
...full possession of his faculties, and with a hope full of immortality, in the 83d year of his age. " Of no distemper, of no blast he died ; But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long ; E'en wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years ; Yet...
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A Pilgrim's Reliquary

Thomas Henry White - 1845 - 448 Seiten
...the elements, realize those beautiful lines of Dryden, when alluding to the death of King Polybus : " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell, like Autumn fruit, that mellow'd long, Even wonder'd at, because he dropt no sooner ; Fate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore...
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