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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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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...politics." 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. -Sir William Jones, Persian Miscellany (1780) gher I: scratch, scrape away;...
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The Tao of Religion

George Rapanos - 2007 - 335 pages
...on High. 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. JalaludinRumi The passage through the veil has brought with it forgetfulness....
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William Etty: The Life and Art

Leonard Robinson - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 493 pages
...sentiment: 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, when all around thee weep. Isn't it beautiful? This was when he was waiting in vain for a letter from his cousin Mary saying she...
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Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives, Volume 62

1955
...Persian: On parent kneeSj 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. He is chiefly important in literature for the influence that he had on later writers, stretching all...
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The Sabbath School Visiter, Volumes 5-6

Christian life - 1837
...Weeping thou sat'st, whilst all around thee smiled. 60 " Weeping tliou sat'st, whilst all around thee s So live, that sinking in thy last, long sleep, Calm thou may'st smile, while all around th, In conclusion, permit me to quote, for the benefit of all my young friends who...
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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1896
...Sa'di':— On parent knees, a naked new-born child, Weeping thou sat'at, while all around thee smiled. So live, that sinking in thy last long sleep, Calm thou mayst smile, while all around thee weep. By whom is this translation, by the way / I should be glad to know. OSWALD...
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Religious Library, Volume 16

1849
...lines." " 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." At this period he was evidently much engaged in reading, and in one of...
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The North American Review

1885
...Persian : "On parent knees, a naked, new-bom 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." If we, who are dependent upon translations in English, French, and German...
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