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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 voyage companion: a parting gift to female emigrants. By the author of ...

Servio (pseud.) - 1850
...— Coleridge. TO A NEW-BORN INFANT. The morn that ushered thee to life, my child, Beheld thee weep, whilst all around thee smiled ; So live, that, sinking...Calm thou mayst smile, whilst all around thee weep. MODEST, RETIRING CHARACTERS, AND THOSE THAT LOVE TO BE TALKED OF, COMPARED. Few note the virtue that...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...angels weep ; who, with our spleens, Would all themselves laugh mortal. 90. As on thy mother's knee a new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all around thee smiled ; So live, that, sinking into death's long sleep, Calm thou may st smile, whilst all around thee weep. 91. So work the honey...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...From the Persian. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around the« ow they" thou wedding-guest ! T was not those souls that fled in pain, Which while all around thee weep. Hi -l N. l S IHM, ” •-. FBANCIS FAWKES (1721-1777) translated Anacreon,...
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The English Language in Its Elements and Forms: With a History of Its Origin ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1851 - 659 pages
...to keep it late. — LACON. 3. 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, Thou then may'st smile, while all around thee weep. SIB W. JONES. 4. Whether you look up to the top,...
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Poems

Samuel Rogers - English poetry - 1851 - 305 pages
...know, and, if he has, to remember. Thee on thy Mother's kuees, 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 tbee weep. For my version I am in a great measure indebted to...
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The Solitary; Or, a Lay from the West; with Other Poems, in English and Latin

Mary Benn - English poetry - 1853 - 156 pages
...On parent's knee, a naked new-born child," " Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all about thee smil'd :" " So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep" " Calm thou may'st smile, whilst all around thee weep !" NOTE (b). I give the original, as this unrivalled poet is not where he should be, namely, iu every...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...run dimpling all the way. Pope, 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, Then thou may'st smile, while all around thee weep. Sir W. Jones. Full many a stoic eye and aspect...
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The Christian journal

1853
...daguerreotyped itself on my youthful memory, and there it abides, uueffaced ever since — " On parent's knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all around thee unilcd : So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mnyst smile, while all around thee...
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Riddell's review and epitomist: a literary miscellany

...Persian, by 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 while all around thec weep." Mr. T. COT, Wolverhampton.— We will make aome inquiries on the subject...
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF SAMUEL ROGERS

EPES SARGENT - 1854
...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. (14) The anecdote here alluded to is related by Valerius...
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