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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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Hymns for Mothers and Children, Volume 1

Children's poetry - 1861 - 287 pages
...reproachful not to suffer. MARY LAMB. ABOU-BEN-ADHEM. 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's bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 pages
...partake his grave. W. Coivper XIV ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw...his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, C 2 An angel writing in a book of gold : — Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the Presence...
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The Art of Elocution ...

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...Of PATIENCE nursing HOPE — the Angel and the Child ! ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL.— LEIGII HUNT. 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 peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the presence...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1862 - 558 pages
...American institutions ! 70. ABOTJ BEN ADEEM. — Leigk 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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The Grand Encampment of Knights Templar: And Appendant Orders, of ...

Knights Templar (Masonic order). Grand Encampment (Mass. and R.I.) - 1864 - 68 pages
...extract of an old poem, in Arabic style, by Leigh Hunt: — " Alton 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 hook of gold : — Exceeding...
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Book of juvenile poetry, selected from the best authors [signed E.D.].

Book - 1864
...the bar and its moaning. C. KINGSLEY. ABOU-BEN-ADHEM. f BOU-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's bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...
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The Primary Union Speaker: Containing Original and Selected Pieces for ...

John Dudley Philbrick - Recitations - 1866 - 159 pages
...old, Or let me die ! ABOU-BEN~ADHElt AND THE ANGEL. 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's bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben-Adhem bold ; And to...
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The Radical, Volume 1

Sidney H. Morse, Joseph B. Marvin - Theology - 1866
...he has come in his very work to the rest that remaineth. " 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, like a lily in bloom ; An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace...
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The Art of Elocution as an Essential Part of Rhetoric: With Instructions in ...

George Vandenhoff - Elocution - 1867 - 423 pages
...yet Of PATIEKCE nursing HOPE — the Angel and the Child ! ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL.LEIOH HCKT. 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 peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the presence...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...easy to all persons ? XIX.—ABOU BEN ADHEM. 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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