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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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Collection of publications of L.C. Lane . c. 2

Levi Cooper Lane - 1861 - 538 pages
...distance, and coldly admire Byron. Can we ever repeat Leigh Hunt's famous lines too often ? " 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, Answered,...
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - 1861 - 540 pages
...CUNNINGHAM. THE NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ASTOR, LENOX TiLDl.N FOUNDATIONS I ABOU BEN ADHEM. ABOU BEN AUHEM (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a...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, Answered...
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Poetry for school and home, from the best authors, ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 224 pages
...their feet Shall be a soldier's sepulchre ! CAMPBELL 17. ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL, ABOU BEN ABHEM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep...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, Answered...
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Poems of Manhood ...

1861 - 144 pages
...And the richest gem is thine." fYon the German, by W, Caldwell. ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. ABOU BEN ADHEM, (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhcm bold, And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ? " The vision raised his...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863 - 178 pages
...Sans teeth, sans eyes, sans taste, sans everything. 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 1 " — The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered,...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1863 - 386 pages
...And, partner once of Tiney's box, Must soon partake his grave. XIV ABOU BEN AD HEM 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 raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accprd,...
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Chambers's narrative series of standard reading books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1863 - 314 pages
...the dead. It is a trait of human nature, for which I love it. ABOU BEN ADEEM: AND THE ANGEL. i. Abon Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...Adhem bold, And to the Presence in the room he said : ' What writest thou f—The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered,...
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Lays and Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century

1863 - 150 pages
...They walk in cap and plume ! f,b0n ben Abou ben Adhem, may his tribe increase ! Awoke one night f- om a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight...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, Answered...
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De Vane: A Story of Plebeians and Patricians, Volumes 1-2

Henry Washington Hilliard - 1865 - 556 pages
...made the request, with eager interest. He observed it, and looking at her, uttered the lines : " 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, Answered...
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Philip in Palestine

M. A. Edwards - 1865 - 312 pages
...you and Caroline to learn :— "Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a sweet dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his...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, Answered,...
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