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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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...strung. A Persian Song of Hafis. On parent knees, a naked new-horn 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. From the Persian. What constitutes a state ? Men who their duties know,...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - Literary curiosa - 1874 - 864 pages
...taught us how to die. — TICKKLL 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 inayst smile while all around theo weep.» SlR W. Jo.NES: Pen. Tram. Napoleon. — Tete d' Arme'e !...
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Our children, how to rear and train them [signed E.C.].

E. C - 1874
...Life, 269 INDEX, 279 INTRODUCTION, " There on the nurse's lap a new-born child We saw thee weep, while all around thee smiled ; So live — that sinking in thy last long sleep, Thou still may'st smile — though all around thee weep." UPON what, think you, my readers, does the...
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Náhbion: Or, the Bible and the Poets

Samuel Wordsworth Bailey - Bible - Poetry, Illustrative - 1874 - 698 pages
...only the Lord establish his word. 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. And when she had weaned him, she took him up with her,...
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...taught us how to die. — TICKELL. 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.* SIB W. JONES : Pers. Trans. Napoleon. — TSte d'Armee! Sir Walter Raleigh....
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...strung.1 A Persian Song of Hafiz. 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. From the Persian. What constitutes a state ? Men who their duties know,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...father on the threshold stands. 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. > SIR W. JONES: from the Persian. Seldom have I ceased to eye Thy infancy,...
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Wine and walnuts

Literary curiosities - 1876
...train. — Ibid. FROM THE PERSIAN. 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 may'st smile, while all around thee weep. What boots it to repeat How time is slipping underneath our feet ? Un-born...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - Authors, English - 1876 - 816 pages
...glow.* Tetrastic—From the Persian. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while 822), Intimai Evidence against Catholicism (1825), and other works both in English and Spanish while all around thee weep. NATHANIEL COTTON. NATHANIEL COTTON (1721-1788) wrote Visions in Verse,...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...From the Persian. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around thcc British earth, that the ground on which he treads is holy, and consecrated by while all around thee weep. NATHANIEL COTTON. NATHANIEL COTTON (1721-1788) wrote Visions in Verse,...
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