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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. "
Memoirs of the Life, Writings and Correspondence of Sir William Jones - Page 266
by John Shore Baron Teignmouth - 1806 - 531 pages
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New Outlook, Volume 70

1902
...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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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 147

1870
...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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Cues from All Quarters, Or, The Literary Musings of a Clerical Recluse

Francis Jacox - 1871 - 340 pages
...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
...Wither. N parent knee, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all around thee smiled ; So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, whilst all around thee weep. From the Persian of Sadi, by Sir W. Jones. SEVEN TIMES SIX. GIVING IN...
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A Commonplace Book of Epigrams, Analytically Arranged

Epigrams - 1872 - 247 pages
...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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The book of birthdays

Book - Birthdays - 1872 - 240 pages
...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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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...PEKSIAN. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled ; . while all around theo weep. Sir W. Jones.— Born 1746, Died 1794. 1014.— THE BEOWN JUG. Dear Tom,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 778 pages
...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

1875
...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
...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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