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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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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 574 pages
...to the wished-for day, And chase the whistling brine, and swirl into the bay ABOU BEN ADHEM. A BOU Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) •^^ Awoke one...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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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866 - 506 pages
...9 Hoar-frost cold. 10 Not alone. u Go oft awry. " Eye. CXII. ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE AN GEL. " ^BOU 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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - 1866 - 412 pages
...show, till we laugh a-top, sweet flowers' Take also the following, as examples of his style : — 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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The Standard Poetry Book, Selected from the Best Authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 300 pages
...and the whirlwind's roar But bind him to his native mountains more. ABOU BEN ADHEM. Goldsmith. 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 Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1866 - 374 pages
...once of Tiney's box, Must soon partake his grave. W. Cowper XIV IBOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL Abou Bert Adhem (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from...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, AnsweiM,...
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A Child's Book of Religion: For Sunday Schools and Homes

1866 - 344 pages
...may be, Which, beside my very threshold, She had plucked, and brought to me." JR Lowell. XXXV. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night...writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Aclhem bold ; And to the Presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ? " The vision raised its...
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Recueil choisi de traits historiques et de contes moraux

Nicolas Wanostrocht - 1867 - 350 pages
...the tomb, It is there, it is there, my child !" ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL. BY LEIGH HITKT. 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, " Serait-ce où le palmier élève son plumage,...
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Emanuel Swedenborg: His Life and Writings, Volume 2

William White - 1867 - 704 pages
...Love and Wisdom' from 'Apocalypse Explained,' p. 60. And Leigh Hunt in his charming apologue— ' Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) ' Awoke one night...had made Ben Adhem bold; ' And to the presence in his room he said— ' " What writest thou ?" The vision raised his head, ' And with a look, made all...
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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 6

Penny readings - 1867 - 270 pages
...brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase) Awxike one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within...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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Galveston: a Sequel to "Amy Athelstone"

Galveston, Author of Milly Clifford - 1868 - 276 pages
...could not be more efficiently illustrated than by quoting Leigh Hunt's exquisite lines — '' Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase), Awoke one night...Adhem bold ; And to the presence in the room he said — ' What writ'st thou ?' The vision raised its head, And with a look, made of all sweet accord, Answered...
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