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Page 350 - 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, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, "The names of those who love the Lord.
Page 253 - A region of emptiness, howling and drear, Which Man hath abandoned from famine and fear; Which the snake and the lizard inhabit alone, With the twilight bat from the...
Page 362 - Gan thunder, and both ends of heaven ; the clouds, From many a horrid rift, abortive...
Page 292 - That makes the heavens be mute. "It ceased; yet still the sails made on A pleasant noise till noon, A noise like of a hidden brook In the leafy month of June, 370 That to the sleeping woods all night Singeth a quiet tune.
Page 350 - Abou Ben Adhem 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 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...
Page 350 - 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, An angel writing in a book of gold :— Exceeding peace had made Ben Adhem bold, And to the presence in the room he said,
Page 505 - Lo now, his strength is in his loins, and his force is in the navel of his belly. He moveth his tail like a cedar: the sinews of his stones are wrapped together. His bones are as strong pieces of brass; his bones are like bars of iron.
Page 253 - With the silent Bush-boy alone by my side : Away — away — in the Wilderness vast, Where the White Man's foot hath never passed, And the quivered Coranna or Bechuan Hath rarely crossed with his roving clan : A region of emptiness, howling and drear, Which Man hath abandoned from famine and fear...
Page 252 - Finding that we were quickly gaining upon them, the male at once slackened his pace, and diverged somewhat from his course ; but seeing that we were not to be diverted from our purpose, he again increased his speed, and with wings drooping so as almost to touch the ground, he hovered round us, now in wide circles, and then decreasing the circumference till he came almost within pistol-shot, when he...