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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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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...random strung. From the Persian. 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. Ode in Imitation of Alcceus. What constitutes a state ? Men who their duties...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - Readers - 1860 - 432 pages
...showers, In hollow murmurs to lock up thy powers 1 . FLETCHER. BIRTH AND DEATH. UPON 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 mayst smile, while all around thee weep. SIR W. JONES — From the...
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Gleanings from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange of Excerpta ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literature - 1860 - 527 pages
...die. — TICEELL. On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around theo smiled; So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile while all around thee weep.• SIR W. JONES : Pers. Trans, Napoleon.— Tete d'Armee ! Sir Walter Raleigh....
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The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ...

Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 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. (H) The anecdote here alluded to is related by Valerius...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 53

1861
...world, by infanticide, suttee, or miserable age. Not of her were sung those touching lines : " On parent knees, a naked, new-born child. Weeping thou sat'st,...whilst all around thee smiled: So live that, sinking on thy last long sleep, Thou then may'st smile, whilst all around thce vieep." A child is born. " Girl...
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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...thought, and every deed, May hold within itself tho seed Of future good and future meed. RM MILNES. So live that sinking in thy last, long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thee weep. So in the passing of a day doth pass The bud and blossom of the life of...
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The Art of Elocution ...

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...cruel be* cause it is wrong. On parent knees, a naked, new-born child"1, Weeping, thou sat'st,"1 while all around thee smiled ; So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Thou then mayst smile, while all around thee weep. * Sir W. Jones. He who dreads new remedies"1 must...
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The clerical assistant: an elocutionary guide to the reading of the ...

George Vandenhoff - Bible - 1862 - 103 pages
...cruel because it is wrong. On parent knees, a naked, new-born child"1, Weeping, thou sat'st," while all around thee smiled ; So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Thou then mayst smile, while all around thee weep. ~ ~ Sir W. Jones. He who dreads new remedies"1 must...
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The Home and foreign review [formerly The Rambler]., Volume 2

1863
...called me an ugly old fellow." 1 " 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." 13 12 From the Arabic, Booth, p. 139. 13 From the Persian by Sir Wm. Jones....
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The Primitive Methodist Juvenile Magazine, Volumes 12-14

Christian literature for children
...PERSIAN.— BY SIB 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 ma/st smile while all around thee weep." PEIMITIVE METHODIST JUVENILE MAGAZINE, TOUTHS' DEPARTMENT....
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