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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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...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
...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 Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...Persian. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around thcc smiled ; 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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Epigrams: original and selected [by B. Standring.].

Epigrams - Epigrams, English - 1877 - 113 pages
...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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The language and poetry of flowers; with a complete vocabulary; together ...

Language - 1877
...struck the cheerful scene, The lawns, the woods, were not so green. — Whitehead. Sage Domestic virtue. So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thee weep. — Sir W. Jones. Sage, Garden Esteem. Eternal blessings crown my earliest...
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A Dictionary of Poetical Illustrations: Specially Selected with View to the ...

Robert Aitkin Bertram - English language - 1877 - 748 pages
...Sterling. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smiled ; mage of good Que while all around thee weep. Sir W. Janes : from Ihe Persian. So to live that when the sun Of our existence...
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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
...' ' 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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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
...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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The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - English language - 1878 - 564 pages
...thee." " 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." — SIR WM. JONES. Epigrams often assume the form of epitaphs, and are...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1878 - 772 pages
...HOWITT. 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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