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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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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 pages
...CHURCH. ON parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou satt'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 WILLIAM JONES. 358 Men have died from time to time, and worms have...
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Pennsylvania School Journal, Volume 45

Education - 1896
...(1746-1794). 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.) I thought you might like to see these versions. To...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...stands. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around the* smiled; So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, while all around thec weep. SIR W. JONES: from the Ptrsian. Seldom have I ceased to eye Thy infancy,...
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The Optimist

Charles Frederic Goss - Optimism - 1897 - 248 pages
...song : " 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 thce weep." XXX. HPHIS afternoon, when you are sitting in the grateful shade of the...
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Story of my life, Volume 6

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1900
...EMKRSON. " On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thec 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 Tertian. THE summer of 1892 was full of quiet...
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John Hall, Pastor and Preacher

Thomas Cuming Hall - 1901 - 341 pages
...WILLIAM JONES When thou wast born, a naked helpless child, Thou only wept while all around thee smiled. So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep. I BOYHOOD DAYS THE PROVINCE OF ULSTER. THE FAMILY HOME. EARLY TRAINING. SCHOOL LIFE. THE OLD MEETING-HOUSE....
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The Story of My Life, Volume 4

Augustus John Cuthbert Hare - 1901
...EMERSON. "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." — Sm W. JoNES, from the Persian. THE summer of 1892 was full of quiet...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

Quotations - 1903 - 1158 pages
...FirdousU 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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A Conspectus of American Biography: Being an Analytical Summary of ..., Volume 1

United States - 1906 - 752 pages
...knew I were to be gone when the sun sets in the West, I would say, ' Thy will, О God, be done.' ' So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep.1 " BRADDOCK, Edward, soldier. II. 59. " Who would have thought it ! " BRADFORD,...
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The Masterpieces and the History of Literature: Analysis ..., Volume 2

Julian Hawthorne - Literature - 1906
...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. PERSIAN LITERATURE. PERIOD II. 900-1200 AD FTER the conquest of Persia...
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