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" And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold And to the presence in the room he said: 'What writest thou?' The vision raised its head, And... "
Speeches on Various Occasions Connected with the Public Affairs of New South ... - Page 73
by Sir Henry Parkes - 1876 - 464 pages
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...touches of transporting fear. ABOU DEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOU Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision rais'd its head. And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, " The names of those who love...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1838
...like a lily in hloom. An angel, writing in a hook of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem hold And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision rais'd its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, " The names of those who love...
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Practical Hints to Believers in the Gospel of Universal Grace and Salvation

John Greenleaf Adams - Christian life - 1840 - 271 pages
...from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...The vision raised its head, And with a look, made all of sweet accord, Answered, ' The names of those who love the Lord.' ' And is mine one ? ' said...
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Supplement to the Courant, Volumes 20-23

1855
...writing in a book of gold, batceediog peace made Ben Adhem bold, And to the Presence in the room he SHid, "What writest thou .'" The vision raised its head, And, with a look made ol all tweet accord, Anavrered, "The namet of those who lore the Lord." "Aod is mine one f" said Abon....
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The Northern Light, Volume 4

Albany (N.Y.) - 1844
...lard. Abon Ben Adhcm and th« Angel. Abou Ben Adhcm (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night 1'roin a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight...presence in the room, he said, '' What writest thou 7" The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered " The names of those...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt: Containing Many Pieces Now First Collected

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1844 - 288 pages
...mine,—aye, e'en, perhaps, ( a son. J ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOC BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thoul"—The vision rais'd its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, "The names...
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The Dial, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1844
...his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in the room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An..." The vision raised its head, And with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered, " The names of those who love the Lord." " And is mine one?" said Adhem....
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The True Position of Rev. Theodore Parker: Being a Review of Rev. R.C ...

John Turner Sargent, Theodore Parker - Unitarianism - 1845 - 22 pages
...from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lilly in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...the room he said, ' What writest thou ? ' — The angel raised his head, And, with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered — 'The names of those...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel, writing in a hook of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold...the room he said, "What writest thou !" The vision rais'd its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, "The names of those who love the...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...rather thou in calm divine ! ABOU BEN ADHEM. BT LEIGH Ht'KT. Aboo Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And, in a voice made all of sweet accord, Answered, " The names of those who love the Lord !" 'i And is...
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