And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily in bloom, An angel, writing in a book of gold; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold : And to the presence in the room he said, " What writest thou ?" The vision raised its head,...
The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ... - Page 587
by John Aikin - 1852
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