Hast thou not seen Death go past with my little child?
Where shall I find Death, who took away my little child?
It was the last spiritual struggle between life and death
, in which death
gained the victory.
Thou my Shade Inseparable must with mee along: For Death
from Sin no power can separate.
, Life and Materialism were fine words, but would Mr.
He wanted to dart forward, forgetting Christine; but the black domino, who also seemed a prey to some strange excitement, caught him by the arm and dragged him from the crush-room, far from the mad crowd through which Red Death
He appeared, it is true, to feel the whole awfulness of the Judge's death
, yet had received the fact into his mind without any mixture of surprise, but as an event preordained, happening inevitably, and so fitting itself into past occurrences that it could almost have been prophesied.
Besides, he is not so overwise as to imagine that he knows whether death
is a good or an evil; and he is certain that desertion of his duty is an evil.
Why should we not spend the last three hours remaining to us of life, like those ancient Romans, who when condemned by Nero, their emperor and heir, sat down at a table covered with flowers, and gently glided into death
, amid the perfume of heliotropes and roses?
reader, may it be long before you kneel at the bedside of her you love best in the world, and know that of all your love is left but a hundred heart-beats, while opposite sits Death
, watch in hand, and fingers upon her wrist.
As they had been taken in the fact, the law of the country allowed that they might have been executed the same hour, but the viceroy having ordered that their death
should be deferred till his return, delivered them to the relations of the dead, to be disposed of as they should think proper.
His thoughts were of the most various, but the end of all his thoughts was the same-- death