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" 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 and like a lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold: Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to... "
A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets - Page 580
edited by - 1873 - 789 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1832 - 1022 pages
...the wayside, on a mossy stoue. LEIGH HUNT. ABO U BEN ADHEM. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase 1) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw...peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence hi the room he said, "What writest thou?" The vision raised its head. And, with a look made of all...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 348 pages
...wrapp'd in round waves, Quicken'd with touches of transporting fear. ABOU DEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOU Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...Adhem bold : And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision rais'd its head. And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd,...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 412 pages
...touches of transporting fear. ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANOEL. ABOU Ben Adhem (may his tribe inerease !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw,...Adhem bold : And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision rais'd its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Aiwwer'd,...
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The Northern Light, Volume 4

1844 - 104 pages
...lard. Abon Ben Adhcm and th« Angel. Abou Ben Adhcm (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night 1'roin a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight...Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room, he said, '' What writest thou 7" The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 42

1860 - 722 pages
...should never be omitted from any presentation of Leigh Hunt's poetical achievements : " Abou Ben Adem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from, a...writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adem bold, And to the presence irf the room he said : ' What writest thou ?' The vision raised its...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt: Containing Many Pieces Now First Collected

Leigh Hunt - 1844 - 314 pages
...solitude." Must be some lord of mine,—aye, e'en, perhaps, ( a son. J ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOC BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night...Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thoul"—The vision rais'd its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd,...
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Illustrations of the Law of Kindness

George Washington Montgomery - 1844 - 264 pages
...172—Lond.ed., 1832. CHAPTER XII. THE BLESSINGS AND DUTY OF PRACTISING THE LAW OF KINDNESS. " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, 'What writest thou?' The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd,...
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Illustrations of the Law of Kindness

G. W. Montgomery - 1845 - 248 pages
...that " GOD is LOVE." CHAPTER XII. THE BLESSINGS AND DUTY OF PRACTISING THE LAW OF KINDNESS. " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, ' What writest thou ?' The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd,'...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 308 pages
...no useless tear, — For me weep rather thou in calm divine ! ABOU BEN ADHEM. BT LEIGH Ht'KT. Aboo Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night...Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou?" The vision raised its head, And, in a voice made all of sweet accord, Answered,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846 - 436 pages
...Far better than a barren Joy. 228 THE VIOLET-GIRL. ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. — Leigh Hunt. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...Adhem bold ; And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ? " The vision raised his head, And, with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered,...
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