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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 popular educator, Volume 5

Popular educator - 1860
...in his room, An angel writing in a book of gold. . A vision, like a lily fair in bloom, The dream of peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room, he said— " What writeat thou ?" The vision raised its head, And with a look all full of sweet accord, Answered—"...
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...AND THE ANGEL. ABOU BEN ABHEM (may his tribe increase) Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace, And saw, within the moonlight in his room, , Making...writest thou ?"—The vision raised its head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered—" The names of those who love the Lord." " And is...
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Collection of publications of L.C. Lane . c. 2

Levi Cooper Lane - 1861
...too often ? " 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...What writest thou?' The Vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, 'The names of those who love the Lord.' 'And is mine...
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Miscellaneous addresses and lectures

1861
...lines too < " 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 : ' \Vhat writest thou?' The Vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered,...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 pages
...ADHEM 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 it rich, and like a lily in bloom, C 2 2O The Children's An angel writing in a book of gold :— Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold,...
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The Art of Elocution ...

George Vandenhoff - 1862
...yet Of PATIENCE nursing HOPE — the Angel and the Child ! ABOU BEN ADHEM AND THE ANGEL.LEIGH HUNT. And saw within the moonlight in his room, Making it rich, and like a lily bloom, An angel writing in a book of gold. Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold ; And to the presence...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1863 - 344 pages
...ADHEM 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 it...writest thou ? ' — The vision raised its head, And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer'd, ' The names of those who love the Lord.' ' And is mine...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...Abou Ben Adhem 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...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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Revelation: From Metaphor to Analogy

Richard Swinburne - 1992
...'Abou Ben Adhem': 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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Politics in the Purple Kingdom: The Derailment of Vatican II

George A. Schlichte - Religion - 1993 - 133 pages
...of the Question 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..."What writest thou?" The vision raised its head. And with a look made of all sweet accord Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord." "And is mine...
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