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" On parent knees, a naked new-born child Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled ; So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep. "
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by Sir William Jones - 1807
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Sabrinae corolla in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis contextuerunt tres ...

Shrewsbury (England). Royal School - English poetry - 1801 - 328 pages
...— He capers nimbly in a lady's chamber, To the lascivious pleasing of a lute. SHAKSPEARE. Infancy. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smiled : So live, that sinking to thy life's last sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thee...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...exquisitely beautiful tetrastich : ' On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'at, whilst all around thee smil'd : So live, that, sinking in...Calm thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep.' P. 266. Every one must be delighted with the animated and interesting picture which his lordship gives...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806
...pleasure, the following beautiful tetrastick, which is a literal translation from the Persian : Oil parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou...all around thee weep. The hymns, which are original compositions, are descriptive of the Hindu deities, to whom they were addressed, and a short introductory...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones, Volume 2

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - Lawyers Great Britain Biography - 1806 - 531 pages
...which is a literal trau Nation from the Persian: On pnrent knees, a naked, new-born child, W -oping thou sat'st, while all around thee smil'd : So live,...all around thee weep. The hymns, which are original compositions, are descriptive of the Hindu deities, to whom they were addressed, and a short introductory...
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 5

Charles Brockden Brown - American literature - 1806
...sheds a healing balm. And wafts them to the skies. For the Literary Magazine. TO A NEW-BORN CHILD. ON parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smiPd: So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep. Calm thou may 'st smile, while all around thce...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones, Volume 1

John Shore Baron Teignmouth - India - 1806 - 531 pages
...with pleasure, the following beautiful tetrastick, which is a literal translation from the Persian : On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smiFd : So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, when all around thee...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 1

1806
...parent's knees, a naked neV born child Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thce smll'd ; So lire, that sinking in thy last long sleep Calm thou may^st smile, when all around thce weep." TO CORRESPONDENTS. WE have to apologize to H. for postponing lu. s piece on " Secret* retrod!...
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Memoirs of the Life, Writings, and Correspondence, of Sir William Jones

John Shore Baron Teignmouth, Sir William Jones - 1807 - 636 pages
...Persian: On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smit'd : So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may*st siutfe, when all around thee weep. The hymns, which are original compositions, are descriptive of the...
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The British Plutarch [by T. Mortimer].

Thomas Mortimer - 1810
...pleasure the following beautiful tetrastick, which is a. iilernl translation from the Persian :— On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou...while all around thee smil'd; So live, that sinking in f hy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep. The uniformity which marked...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of the Rev. William Richards, LL.D.: Who ...

John Evans - 1819 - 396 pages
...admired 'countryman Sir William Jones has conveyed in the following lines— On parent knees behold a new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around...sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile while all around thee weep! Mark the perfect man and behold the upright! for the end of that man —...
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