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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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Quiet Hours: A Collection of Poems. Second Series ...

Mary Wilder Tileston - American poetry - 1880 - 223 pages
...day, Secret of His promised rest. FRANCES RIDLEV HAVERGAL. 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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A Cloud of Witnesses: Containing Selections from the Writings of Poets and ...

John Wesley Hanson - Universalism - 1880 - 324 pages
...Aclhem" breathes the very soul of the Universalist faith. 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 Indiana School Journal, Volume 26

Education - 1881
...beginning to learn to read. 2» 3. AboH Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a sweet dream of peace. And saw within the moon-light 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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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...cordial critics." LEIGH HUNT. 371 ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. Abou Ben Adhein (may his tribe increase!) , Where tlie evening gilds the tide, How close and small the hedges lie ! iu his room, Making it rich, and like a lily iu bloom, An angel, writing in a hook of gold : — Exceeding...
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The Childhood of Religions: Embracing a Simple Account of the Birth and ...

Edward Clodd - Creation - 1881 - 288 pages
...Abou Ben 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 in bloom, 4 An angel writing in a book of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the vision in...
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Gleanings from "The Blue".: Being a Selection of Poetry and Prose from the ...

Endowed public schools (Great Britain) - 1881 - 184 pages
...piece, No. Six Ward having always been without a Grecian. Muggins of Sixes' (may his ward increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the gaslight in the ward His Grecian, who was whacking one that snored. The while with pencil — aluminium...
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Lectures

William Morley Punshon - Protestants - 1882 - 479 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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Lectures

William Morley Punshon - Protestants - 1882 - 479 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,...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 Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1882 - 882 pages
...the wayside, on a mossy stone. LEIGH HUNT. ABOU BEX ADHEM. ABOTJ 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 in iiloom. An angel writing in a book of gold : Exceeding peace had made Ben Adliem bold, And to the presence...
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...touches of transporting fear. ABOU BEN ADHEM 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 bloom, An Angel, writing in a book of gold : — Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the...
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