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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 Life that Now is: Sermons

Robert Collyer - Sermons, American - 1871 - 351 pages
...he has come in his very work to the rest that rernaineth. " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the shadow of his room, Making it rich, like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...
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The Metropolitan Fifth Reader: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies ...

Mother Angela Gillespie - Elocution - 1871 - 450 pages
...ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase) 1 Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw with the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily ifi bloom, An angel, writing in a book of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1872 - 789 pages
...and live ! " RICHARD CHENHVIX TRENCH. ABOU BEN ADHEM. Лвои BEX ADHEM (may hi.s tribe increase !) But erred, for 1 was fastly bound. My heart turned sick, my brain grew son?, And throbbed awhil rii-h and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold : Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem...
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The Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

Readers - 1872 - 504 pages
...sublime, godlike action ! ABOU BEN ADEEM.— LEIGH HUNT. ABOU BEN ADEEM (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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Lectures and Sermons

William Morley Punshon - Sermons, English - 1873 - 378 pages
...Arabic parable which Leigh Hunt has crystallized into verse : " Abou Ben Adhem, may his tribe increase ! Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...in his room — Making it rich, and like a lily in full bloom — An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to...
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The African Repository, Volume 49

African Americans - 1873
...impulsive Peter. He was worthy to stand by the side of Abon Ben Adhem, described in eastern fable, who " 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...
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Philips' series of reading books for public elementary schools, ed ..., Book 4

Philip George and son, ltd - 1874
...ex-ceed-ing cheer-i-ly wak-en-ing pres-ence van ish-cd ac-cord 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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The Sacred Anthology: A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Anthologies - 1874 - 480 pages
...like one who looks up and spits at heaven ; his action soils not heaven.' CCCLXVIII. The Highest Love. Abou Ben Adhem — may his tribe increase I— Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace Af»u Ben •ii T i Adhem, of And saw, within the moonlight in the room, Khomss™. d. AC 7&2. Making...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 22; Volume 85

1875
...líen Adhem — may his tribe increase ! — Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace. And saw amid 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 Hen Adhem bold. And to the vision...
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The Sacred Anthology (Oriental): A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Oriental literature - 1873 - 530 pages
...his spittle soils not heaven, but comes back and defiles his own person. CCCLXVIII. The Highest Love. Abou Ben Adhem — may his tribe increase I— Awoke...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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