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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 - Página 333
1856
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A Sketch of the History of Attleborough: From Its Settlement to the Division

John Daggett - 1894 - 788 páginas
...at the age of fourscore and six years, he is appropriately described in these lines of Dryden : — 'Of no distemper, of no blast he died. But fell like autumn, fruit that mellowed lon<i, Even wondered at, because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up tor fourscore years;...
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Getting on in the World; Or, Hints on Success in Life

William Mathews - 1896 - 365 páginas
...as that described by Dryden two hundred years ago is now becoming more and more phenomenal : — " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long, Even wondered at because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years, Yet...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1896 - 772 páginas
...ease. DRYDEN. Thus then my loved Euryalus appears; He looks the prop of my declining years. DRYDEN. 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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Levering Family: History and Genealogy

John Levering - 1897 - 975 páginas
...at the top, as an oak, he died. His contemporary, Dryden, exemplified the going out in his tribute : "Of no distemper, of no blast he died ; But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long, Even wondered at, because he dropped no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for four score years, Yet...
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Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 14

Worcester Historical Society, Worcester, Mass - 1897
...lacking a few weeks of being 87 years old,—the last but two of his college class of fifty-four members. Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long, E'en wondered at because it falls no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for four-score years, Yet freshly...
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Among My Books

James Russell Lowell - 1898 - 380 páginas
...marks the natural vein of Dryden. One cannot help applying the passage to the late Mr. Quincy : — " Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long, E'en wondered at because he dropt no sooner; Fate seemed to wind him up for fourscore years; , Yet...
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Field Genealogy: Being the Record of All the Field Family in ..., Volume 1

Frederick Clifton Pierce - 1901 - 1196 páginas
...life of usefulness 'he came to his grave in full age, like as a shock of corn cometh in his season.' " "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 four score years, Yet...
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The Cyclopedia of Oratory: A Handbook of Authorities on Oratory as an Art ...

W. V. Byars - 1901 - 557 páginas
...sensible, and well-bred man Will not affront me, and no other can. — Cowper: * Conversation,* AGE Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long. Even wondered at because he dropt no sooner ; Pate seem'd to wind him up for fourscore years ; Yet...
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Lessons in Literature, Abridged, with Illustrative Selections: A Text-book ...

Sister Mary Lambertine - 1903 - 306 páginas
...heads, Our apprehensions shoot beyond all bounds. ******* Aegoen.— King Polybus is dead. Oedipus.— Of no distemper, of no blast he died. But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed long; Even wondered at because he dropt no sooner. Fate seemed to round him up for four-score years, Vet...
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The Irish Ecclesiastical Record

1903
...a peaceful and happy end. In the circumstances we may aptly apply to him the words of the poet :— Of no distemper, of no blast he died, But fell like autumn fruit that mellowed longEven wondered at because he dropt no sooner. Fate seemed to wind him up for four score years, Yet...
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