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" Lisping th' eternal name of God From purity's own cherub mouth, And looking, while his hands and eyes Are lifted to the glowing skies, Like a stray babe of Paradise, Just lighted on that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again... "
Lalla Rookh, And, Irish Melodies - Page 156
by Thomas Moore - 1817 - 366 pages
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The Peerless Speaker: Being a Compilation of the Choicest Recitations ...

1905 - 296 pages
...sweetly ou the air From Syria's thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod...purity's own cherub mouth ; And looking, while his bauds and eyes Are lifted to the glowing skies, .Like a stray babe of Paradise Just lighted on that...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1817
...sweetly on the air, From SYRIA'S thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed Of flowers where he had laid his head. And down upon the fragrant sod Kneels, with his forehead to the south, Lisping the eternal name of God From purity's own cherub mouth, And looking, while his hands and eyes Are lifted...
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Studies in Elocution: A Wide and Choice Selection of Poetry and Prose for ...

Alfred S. Lowry - 1908 - 387 pages
...sweetly on the air, from Syria's thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed of flowers, where he had laid his head, and down upon the fragrant sod kneels, with his forehead to the south, lisping the eternal name of God from purity's own cherub mouth, and looking, while his hands and eyes are lifted...
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The Art of Rendering: A Condensed and Comprehensive Treatise on the Culture ...

Frank Honywell Fenno - 1912 - 306 pages
...sweetly on the air From Syria's thousand minarets! The boy has started from the bed Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod...that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again! And how felt he, the wretched man Reclining there while memory ran O'er many a year of guilt and...
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The North American Review, Volume 140

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1885
...sweetly on the air, From Syria's thousand minarets. The boy has started from the bed Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod, Kneels with his forehead to the South, Lisping the eternal name of God, From Purity's own cherub mouth." Now contrast this with the way "the eternal...
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The Literary Reading Book Containing Specimens of Poetry and Prose ..., Part 1

C. Van Tiel, M.G. van Neck - 1912 - 427 pages
...sweetly on the air From Syria's thousand minarets! 72 The boy has started from the bed Of flowers where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod Kneels, with his forehead to the south, Lisping th'eternal name of God From Purity's own cherub mouth. And looking, while his hands and eyes Are lifted...
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The Literary Reading Book Containing Specimens of Poetry and Prose From ...

C. Van Tiel, M.G. van Neck - 1912 - 427 pages
...sweetly on the air From Syria's thousand minarets! The boy has started from the bed Of flowers where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod Kneels, with his forehead to the south, Lisping th'eternal name of God From Purity's own cherub mouth. And looking, while his hands and eyes Are lifted...
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Standard Recitations: For the Use of Catholic Colleges, Schools and Literary ...

1899 - 313 pages
...vesper call to prayer is rising sweetly on the air : the boy has started from the bed of flowers, where he had laid his head, and, down upon the fragrant...sod, kneels with his forehead to the south, lisping the eternal name of "God !" from Purity's own cherub mouth ! The wretched man then said, in mild, heart-humbled...
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