Live from Tennessee: I must say, about as far as one can imagine from:

Platon: I remember the strange feeling which came over me at being with him. For I could hardly believe that I was present at the death of a friend. And therefore I did not pity him, Ekheckates! His mien and his language were so noble and fearless in the hour of death that to me he appeared blessed. I thought that in going to the other world he could not be without a divine call, and that he would be happy, if any man ever was, when he arrived there, and therefore I did not pity him as might seem natural at such a time.
But neither could I feel the pleasure which I usually felt in philosophical discourse (for philosophy was the theme of which we spoke). I was pleased, and I was also pained, because I knew that he was soon to die, and this strange mixture of feeling was shared by us all; we were laughing and weeping by turns, especially the excitable Apollodorus…

Steve M.: Fred Thompson on His Deathbed: “ Fred Thompson, a former U.S. senator from Tennessee…

…GOP presidential candidate, Watergate attorney and actor who starred on the television drama ‘Law and Order,’ died on Sunday in Nashville. He was 73… after a recurrence of lymphoma…. He kept himself active on social media nearly to the end: