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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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Home Lesson Books

John Heywoods - 1883
...ANGEL.—(Hunt.) A'-ban-Ben-Ad!-hem? (may his tribe increase) 2 Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, 3 And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich* and like a lily in bloomf (5) An angel, writing in a book of gold :— 1. (pro. r'(-boo-bcn-t''-d'm.) The n ame of an...
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New Elocution and Vocal Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1883 - 504 pages
...then be false to any man. — Shakespeare. 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 in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding...
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The History of Renville County, Minnesota, Volume 2

Renville County (Minn.) - 1916
...Interstate Routes — Advantages — By William A. Schummers. Miss Renville County (may her tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in her room, As usual rich and like a lily in bloom, A reporter writing in a book of gold: Great prosperity...
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The Journal of the Alumni Association of the College of ..., Volumes 11-12

Medical colleges - 1908
...and as it is very short I shall repeat it. ABOU BEN ADHEM. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribes 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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A Handbook of Oral Reading

Lee Emerson Bassett - Elocution - 1917 - 353 pages
...Lucius. I will, my lord. Shakespeare : Julius Caesar, II, L 19. 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, And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ? " The vision raised its head, And with...
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Winning Declamations and how to Speak Them ...: Part I--for Intermediate and ...

Edwin Du Bois Shurter - Elocution - 1917 - 303 pages
...should be brought out in full, round tones and strong force. 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 Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...the stone. Thomas Edward Brown [1830-1897] ABOU BEN ADHEM ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase!) kling of the bells. n Hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells! What a world rooin, • Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold:— Exceeding...
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A seventh reader

William Iler Crane, William Henry Wheeler - Readers - 1919
...Write me as one that loves his fellow men." 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 in bloom, 5 An angel writing in a book of gold : Exceeding...
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The Elson Readers, Book 6

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck, Lura E. Runkel - Readers - 1920
...126, 31 rod of oppression, 130, 5 ABOU BEN ADHEM LEIGH HUNT 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, B An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence...
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Story Hour Readings, Book 6

Ernest Clark Hartwell - Readers - 1921
...and Hoy t Co., Atlanta. Ga.) ABOU BEN ADHEM BY LEIGH HUNT A BOU 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, s An Angel writing in a book of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the Presence...
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