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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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Stormsworth, with other poems and plays, by the author of 'Thy gods, o Israel'.

Alfred Thomas T. Verney- Cave (5th baron Braye.) - 1877 - 306 pages
...Muses, cease. TRANSLATION. " The morn that ushered thee to life, my child, Saw thee in tears, 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 ARABIC, ( Te nascente, puer, tibi subrisere propinqui,...
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Epigrams: original and selected [by B. Standring.].

Epigrams - Epigrams, English - 1877 - 113 pages
...LUTTKELL. • o On a New-born Babe. 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. On being Locked in in Kensington Gardens. FROM Paradise Adam and Eve were...
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Poems by Alfred, Lord Braye

Alfred Thomas Townshend Verney-Cave Braye (5th baron) - 1881 - 184 pages
...Nymphs unloved. TRANSLATION. "The morn that ushered thee to life, my child, Saw thee in tears, 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 Arabic. E nascente, puer, tibi subrisere propinqui,...
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Harper's Cyclopędia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...Kaon THE PERSIAN. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all arouud thce ther iu thy bonds a cheerful brow : Though fallen thyself, never to rise aga while all around thce weep. AN ODE IN IMITATION OF ALC.EUS. What constitutes a state ? Not high-raised...
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Old favourites from the elder poets, with a few newer friends, a selection ...

Old favourites, Matilda Sharpe - 1881 - 393 pages
...Built on Sir W. Jones s version. 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. THOMAS MOORE. [1779-1852 MIRIAM'S SONG. Bxod, xv, 20....
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When and where: a book of family events, ed. by D. and S. Veitch

Douglas Veitch - 1882
...both for hay and corn. April 1. On parent's knee, a naked new born child Weeping thou sats't 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 Persian. If you desire to please, do not seek to please, but...
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...eiinji TETRASTICH. FROM THE PERSIAN. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while in corrupted things, But virtues that descend have heavenly wings. FROM "LINES O inayst smile while all around thee weep. AN ODE IN IMITATION OF ALC^EUS. What constitutes »state?...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...pearls at random strung.1 Ibid. 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...
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Great Thoughts from Latin Authors

Craufurd Tait Ramage - Quotations, Latin - 1884 - 679 pages
...Persian by Sir William 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 thee weep." EFFECTS OF TIME. In short, do you not see stones even yield to the power...
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Great thoughts from Latin authors, by C.T. Ramage

Craufurd Tait Ramage - 1884
...Persian by Sir William 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 theo weep." EFFECTS OF TIME. In short, do you not see stones even yield to the power...
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