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" ... 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... "
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 BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOU Ben Adhem (may his trihe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in hloom. An angel, writing in a hook of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem hold And to the presence...
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Practical Hints to Believers in the Gospel of Universal Grace and Salvation

John Greenleaf Adams - Christian life - 1840 - 271 pages
...in the subjoined poetical sketch of an eminent writer. " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw...moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the presence...
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Illustrations of the Law of Kindness

George Washington Montgomery - Kindness - 1841 - 216 pages
...THE BLESSINGS AND DUTY OP PRACTICING THE LAW OF KINDNESS. " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlighl in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold...
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The Dial, Volume 4

Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1844
...modest for the light of day. ABOU BEN ADHEM. BY LEIGH HUNT. Abou Ben Adhem, (may 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 angel writing in a book of gold ; Exceeding peace...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...grace and energy which have given bun such celebrity : 1 ABON BEN ADHEH (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight iu his room, Making it rich and lily-like iu bloom, An ANGEL writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace...
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The Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - Recitations - 1844 - 288 pages
...is an imitation of the Urirntal Hyle of composition. '• Abon Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight of his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel, writing in a book of gold. — Exceeding...
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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
...i;;;:i ; V \ % \- -S* ' c, • . *• f ' * ' / I •( '' ABON BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase,) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lilly in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 208 pages
...the tablet of your hearts. ABOU BEN ADHEM. BY LEIOH BUST. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase ! ) Awoke, one night, from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Miking it rich and like a lily in bloom, An Angel writing in a book of gold ; — And to the presence...
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The Art of Elocution: Or, Logical and Musical Reading and Declamation. With ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1847 - 383 pages
...and the Child ! ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL.— LEIQB Hour. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the presence...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...take me there! LESSON XVI. Abou Ben Adhcm. — LEIGH HUNT. ABOU Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight of his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...
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