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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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A Sketch of Anglo-Indian Literature: (The Le Bas Prize Essay for 1907)

Edward Farley Oaten - Anglo-Indian literature - 1908 - 215 pages
...tetrastich: 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. differ from these as regards verbal detail. I give them as they appear...
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The Friend of Wilberforce; Sir William Jones; Reginald Heber; Sir Arthur ...

Henry Morris - Biography - 1908
...1783—1794. " On parent's 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 Epigram, translated by Sir W. Jones. SIR WILLIAM JONES was the...
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How to be Happy Though Civil: Book on Manners

Edward John Hardy - Conduct of life - 1910 - 319 pages
...dying : "On parent knees, 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 may'st smile, when all around thee weep." This IOAN DEPT. L,D 21A-50>n-4 '60 (A9562slO)476B .General Library rmyp* Cal Berkeley ...
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M. Tulli Ciceronis Cato maior de senectute

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1911 - 200 pages
...nisi mortis imago ? Hom. II. XIV. 231, Death's brother, Sleep ; Sir Wm. Jones, from the Persian : — So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep ; Scott's Lady 'of the Lake, Cant. I.: — Sleep the sleep that knows not...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - Quotations - 1914 - 1454 pages
...LOGAN. On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st while all around thee smiled ; 80 live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep. From the Persi' What constitutes a state ? Men who their duties know, But...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 2

Robert Kemp Philp
...wink. ON parent's 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 mayst smile while all around thee weep. From the Persian, THE hours of sleep are thus expressed in a rhyme, the...
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Officers and Members: Report of Proceedings of the Annual Meeting, Volume 1

Vermont Bar Association - Bar associations - 1882
...Jones : "On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou satst, while all around thee smiled ; So live that, sinking in thy last long sleep Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep." To give a sketch of Mr. Reed's life is not to bundle together mere dates,...
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Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 283 pages
...quatrain: On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smil'd: So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm...thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep. The compactness and universal theme — this is any child, not limited to the offspring of kings or heroes...
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Oriental Prospects: Western Literature and the Lure of the East

C. C. Barfoot, Theo d'. Haen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 283 pages
...quatrain: On parent knees, a naked, new-born child, Weeping thou sat'st, while all around thee smil'd: So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm...thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep. The compactness and universal theme — this is any child, not limited to the offspring of kings or heroes...
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Eternal Hope: The Life of Timothy Alden, Jr

Jonathan E. Helmreich - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 242 pages
...issue of his Allegheny Magazine and included in memorials that he scribed for others: "Come Children, So live, that, sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, when all around thee weep."- It is a fitting tribute to the pious and long-suffering Elizabeth, and indeed an appropriate one for...
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