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" 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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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 208 pages
...LEtOH HUNT. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke, one night, from a deep dream of peace, A ad saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich...lily in bloom, An Angel writing in a book of gold ; — And to the presence in the room he said: — " What writest thou ?" The Vision raised its head,...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...(may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight of his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom,...to the presence in the room, he said, "What writest thoul" The vision raised its head, And, with a look, made of all sweet accord, Answered, " The names...
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The poetical works of Leigh Hunt, containing many pieces now first collected

Leigh Hunt - 1849
...AND THE ANGEL. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making...to the presence in the room he said, "What writest thou?"—The vision rais'd its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, "The names...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumes 8-9

John Seely Hart - Periodicals - 1851
...positive value. "Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it...Adhem bold; And to the presence in the room, he said, 4 What writest thou?' The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered,...
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Scenes where the tempter has triumphed, by the author of 'The gaol chaplain.'.

Erskine Neale - Crime - 1849 - 316 pages
...a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight of his room, Making it rich, and like a lily's bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold :— Exceeding...presence in the room he said, " What writest thou 1 "—The vision rais'd its lie And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, " The names of...
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The Daguerreotype, Volume 3

American periodicals - 1849
...transcribe it :— Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, " Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase,) And saw within the moonlight, in his room. Making...lily in bloom, An angel, writing in a book of gold : And to the presence, in the room, he said, Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhcm bold ; ' What writest...
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The Christian pilot and gospel moralist, ed. by G. Harris, Volume 1

George Harris - 1849
...Leigh Hunt.) ABOU BBN A mi EM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace> And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich and like a lily in bloom, An A\ n gel writing in a book of gold : Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the Presence in...
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The Univercœlum and Spiritual Philosopher, Volume 3, Issues 1-26

Parapsychology - 1848
...inculcate. [Eo. Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like the lily in bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold ; Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And...
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GLEANINGS FROM THE POETS, FOR HOME AND SCHOOL

1850
...'Leigh Hunt. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making...he said, " What writest thou ? " The vision raised his head, And, with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered, " The names of those who love the Lord."...
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The String of Diamonds: Gathered from Many Mines

Gem fancier - American poetry - 1852 - 240 pages
...LEIOH HUNT. ABOU BEN ADHEM (may his tribe increase !) Awoke one night from a sweet dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, Making...What writest thou ?" The vision raised its head, And, with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered, " The names of those who love the Lord." " And is mine...
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