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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. "
A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland ... - Page 96
by Alexander Young - 1840 - 104 pages
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The School-boy, Or, A Guide for Youth to Truth and Duty

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Boys - 1839 - 180 pages
...strait and narrow path of life. " Thee on thy mother's knee, a new-born child, In tears we saw, when all around thee smiled. So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Smiles may be thine, when all around thee weep." THE ENB. * 53 K THE BORROWER WILL BE CHARGED AN OVERDUE...
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Discourses on the Life and Character of John Thornton Kirkland, and of ...

Alexander Young - 1840
...read it, that the good physi* Dr. Arbuthnot was an eminent physician and brilliant wit in the lime of Queen Anne, the contemporary and friend of Swift...gloom within me ; why should you wear it on your faces 1 " And then he called for Bryant's Poems, and desired them to read his favorite piece, " The Old Man's...
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Lyric Poetry of Glees, Madrigals, Catches, Rounds, Canons, and Duets: As ...

Songs, English - 1840 - 624 pages
...Sopranos, or 2 Tenors, and Bass.) ON parent knees a naked new-born child Weeping thou sat'st, when all around thee smiled ; So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, when all around thee weep. Words by Sir William Jones. (Chappell.) ON MENANDER. CATCH, for 3 Voices.—...
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Childhood, a selection from the poets, by H.M.R.

Childhood - 1841 - 80 pages
...FROM THE PERSIAN. SIR W. JONES. 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 may'st smile, when all around thee wee]). THE MOTHER'S SACRIFICE. " GOD LOVETH A CHEERFUL GIVER." MRS. LH SIGOURNEV....
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The Pleasant Way

Christian life - 1841 - 172 pages
...the bed of death ; and remember this thought, as expressed by Hafez, the sweet poet of Persia, — " So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep." Then, should you be spared to wear that "crown of glory," — the venerable...
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Memoir of Nathaniel Bowditch

Henry Ingersoll Bowditch - Christian life - 1841 - 158 pages
...was quiet, he quoted his favorite passage from Hafez, one of the sweetest of the poets of Persia : " So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile while all around thee weep." On another similar occasion, when one who was near him had a sad countenance,...
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Robert Merry's Museum, Volumes 1-2

Samuel Griswold Goodrich, Stephen T. Allen - Children's literature - 1842
...thinks, and acts? A Vision, " 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 may'st smile while all around thee weep." THE beautiful sentiment in the above stanza, translated from the Persian...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1843 - 316 pages
...know, and, if he has, to remember. Thee on thy Mother's knees, a new-born child, In tears we saw when all around thee smiled. So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Smiles may be thine, when all around thee.weep. For my version I am in a great measure indebted to...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...Truth.' Tctnuttc — From the Persian. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while uminar@ $ while all around thee weep. FRANCIS FAWKES. FRANCIS FAWKKS (1721-1777) translated Anacreon, Sapplio....
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...Truth.' Tetnutic — From the Fenian. On patent 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. FRANCIS FAWKES. FBANCIS FAWKES (1721-1777) translated Anacreon, Sappho,...
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