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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... "
The Herald of peace. July 1850-Jan./March 1930. Oct. /Dec. 1938, Jan./April 1939 - Page 60
by International peace society
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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volumes 1-2

1854
...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.' 'And mine is one ?' said Abou. ' Nay, not so,' Replied...
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The Epistle of Paul to the Romans

Abiel Abbot Livermore - 1854 - 256 pages
...head. And, with a look made of all sweet accord, Answered, ' The names of those that love the Jx1rd.' ' And is mine one ? ' said Abou. ' Nay, not so,' Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low, Bat cheerly still ; and said, ' I pray thee then, Write me as one that loves his fellow-men.'...
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The Guardian, Volume 5

1854
...What writest thou ?" The vision raised his head, And in a voice made all of sweet accord, Answered, " The names of those who love the Lord ?" " And is mine one ?" Ben Ahem asked. " Not so," Replied the Angel. Abon spoke more low, But cheeringly still, " I pray...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...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." " And is mine...said Abou. " Nay, not so," Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low, But cheerly still ; and said, " I pray thee, then, Write me as one that loves his fellow-men."...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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." " And is mine...said Abou. " Nay, not so/' Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low, But cheeiiy still ; and said, " I pray thee, then, Write me as one that loves his fellow-men."...
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A Treatise on English Punctuation ...: With an Appendix, Containing Rules on ...

John Wilson - 1855 - 334 pages
...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." " And is mine one? " asked Abou. " Nay, not so,"...
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Gems of thought and flowers of fancy, ed. by R.W. Procter

Gems, Richard Wright PROCTER - 1855
...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, Auswer'd, " The names of those who love the Lord." " And is mine one ?" said Abou. " Nay, not so ;"...
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Reports and Realities from the Sketch-book of a Manager of the Rosine ...

Rosine Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) - 1855 - 380 pages
...writest thou?' the Vision raised his head, And, with a smiling look of sweet accord, Answered — ' The names of those who love the Lord.' 'And is mine one?' said Abon. 'Nay — not so,' Replied the Angel. Abon spoke more low, But cheerly still, and said, ' I pray...
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Stories in Verse

Leigh Hunt - 1855 - 356 pages
...head, And with a look made of all sweet accord, Answer' d, " The names of those who love the Lord.'1 " And is mine one?" said Abou. " Nay, not so," Replied the angel. Abou spoke more low, But cheerly still ; and said, " I pray thee then, " Write me as one that loves his...
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Half-hours with the Best Poets: Selected Chiefly for Their Moral Sentiment

1855 - 216 pages
...writest thouV—The angel raised his head, And, with a look made all of sweet accord, Answered—" The names of those who love the Lord,' 'And is mine one V said Adhem.—' Nay, not so,' Replied the angel. Adhem spoke more low, But cheerly still, and said,...
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