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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 Maine Normal: Devoted to the Family and the School, Volume 2

Education - 1868
...World an immortal human spirit. On parent knees, a naked, iiew-bovu child, AVeepiug thou sat'*t, while all around thee smiled ; So live, that sinking in thy last, long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep. THE DEPARTMENT OF PRACTICE. MORE ABOUT THE VERB TO BE. The able and interesting...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...to Young. MORRIS— TRUMBULL. 255 On parent knees, a. naked new-born child Weeping them 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. Prom thc Persian. What constitutes a state ? Odc in Imitation ofAlemis....
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 147

1870
...translation of a pense'e of Hafez : On parents' 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. BRADY'S FOUR ACRES OF BOG. BT FELIX M'CABE. I. TEE PHULIPSZS. HAVE you...
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New Outlook, Volume 70

1902
...of this unless you like to. 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. The date was somewhere between 1746 and 1794. WC DOANE. Albany, NY [We...
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Cues from All Quarters, Or, The Literary Musings of a Clerical Recluse

Francis Jacox - 1871 - 340 pages
...translation of a penste of Hafez : On parents' 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. A Good Listener, 236-51 A Gouty Subject, 273-95 About Contradictory People,...
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The mother's book of poetry, selected by Mrs. A. Gatty

Mother - 1872
...state remain, Unto Thine honour let it be, And for a blessing unto me. George Wither. N parent knee, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, whilst...Calm thou mayst smile, whilst all around thee weep. From the Persian of Sadi, by Sir W. Jones. SEVEN TIMES SIX. GIVING IN MARRIAGE. O bear, to nurse, to...
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The book of birthdays

Book - Birthdays - 1872 - 240 pages
...languages, has this striking verse : — 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. Looking on this new-born child, does not the heart say — Joy thou bring'st,...
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A commonplace book of epigrams analytically arranged, Issue 426

Charles Stokes Carey - 1872
...NEW-BORN BABE. From the Persian. Ox 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. From the Greeh. THRACIANS! who howl around an infant's birth, And give...
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...— T ETRA STIC. FBOM THE PEKSIAN. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while #. while all around theo weep. Sir W. Jones.— Born 1746, Died 1794. 1014.— THE BEOWN JUG. Dear Tom,...
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English Grammar: The English Language in Its Elements and Forms, with a ...

William Chauncey Fowler - English language - 1873 - 796 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. Sir W. JONES. 4. Whether you look up to the top,...
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