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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 Sacred Anthology (Oriental): A Book of Ethnical Scriptures

Moncure Daniel Conway - Oriental literature - 1877 - 530 pages
...denies his own person. CCCLXVIII. The Highest Love. 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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My godmother's stories from many lands

Eleanora Louisa Hervey - 1877
...legend which I now give you — ' The Recording Angel.' "' A BOU 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...
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The Truth Seeker Collection of Forms, Hymns, and Recitations: Original and ...

Free thought - 1877 - 585 pages
...people's advent's coming! —Gerald Mossey. 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 the lily's bloom. An angel writing in a book of gold : Exceeding...
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English Grammar Exercises

Richard Morris, Herbert Courthope Bowen - English language - 1878 - 107 pages
...Speech of each of the phrases printed in italics. 1. Abou Ben Adhem — may his tribe increase ! — Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the twilight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel. 2. It came again with a great...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets: Selected and Arranged by ...

Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore - Children's poetry, English - 1879 - 344 pages
...partake his grave. W. Cowper 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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Poetry for Children

Samuel Eliot - American poetry - 1879 - 112 pages
...not in name. CHARLES LAMB. ABOU BEN AD HE M AND THE ANGEL. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold,...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - English language - 1879 - 288 pages
...'Seep. 83. 'See p. 223, Rem. 5. J A him Ben Adhem— may his tribe increase ! — Awoke one night1 from a deep dream of peace And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich2 and like2 a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem...
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A Short Sketch of the Life and Services of Jonathan Walker: The Man with a ...

W. M. Harford - Abolitionists - 1879 - 29 pages
...Adhem," which I cannot forbear quoting in this connection: Abou Ben Acjhem (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 bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold;— Kxceeding...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 5-6

Robert Chambers - Authors, American - 1880
...cars this natural song— Indoors and out, summer and winter, Mirtb. Abou Ben Adlwm and the Angel. Abou Ben Adhem — may his tribe increase I — Awoke...deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in hia room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...desolating hand for our removing." LEIGH HUNT. 1784—1859. ABOU 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 Ely in bloom, An Angel writing in a book of gold : — Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And...
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