There is no Death! What seems so is transition; This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
He had employed his mind chiefly on works of fiction, and subjects of fancy; and, by indulging some peculiar habits of thought, was eminently delighted with those flights of imagination which pass the bounds of nature, and to which the mind is reconciled only by a passive acquiescence in popular traditions. He loved fairies, genii, giants, and monsters; he delighted to rove through the meanders of enchantment, to gaze on the magnificence of golden palaces, to repose by the waterfalls of Elysian gardens.william collins
Elysian beauty, melancholy grace, Brought from a pensive though a happy place.william wordsworth
By the streams that ever flow, By the fragrant winds that blow O'er the Elysian flow'rs; By those happy souls who dwell In yellow mead of asphodel.Alexander Pope
There is no Death! What seems so is transition. This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life Elysian, whose portal we call Death.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I am dead: dead, but in the Elysian fields.