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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 Code poetical reader, by a teacher

Code poetical reader - 1877
...the air From Syria's * thousand minarets.* The boy * has started from the bed 90 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, 95 And looking, while his hands and eyes Are...
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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1877
...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...
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Warwick: A Novel

Mansfield Tracy Walworth - 1877 - 467 pages
...recalling the lines : — " Thua did sue kneel, lisping saored n And looking, while her hands and eyea Are lifted to the glowing skies, Like a stray babe of Paradise, Just lighted on the flowery plain, And seeking for its hume again." The young life, daily developing in new beauties...
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First (Second) poetry book, selected and arranged by C. Geikie, Volume 2

John Cunningham Geikie - 1878
...the air, ' . From Syria's thousand minarets !15 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,18 Lisping the eternal name of God From purity's own cherub mouth, And looking, while his hands...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: With the Life of the Author

Thomas Moore, John Francis Waller - 1879 - 552 pages
...sweetly on the air, From SYRIA'S thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed Of flow'rs, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod...Like a stray babe of Paradise, Just lighted on that flow'ry plain, And seeking for its home again. Oh! twas a sight — that Heav'n — that child —...
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New reader, Issue 6

New reader - 1879
...boy has started from the bed ofilowfrs, where he had laid hia head, And down upon the fragrant »od Kneels, with his forehead to the south, Lisping th'...that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again ! And how felt he, the wretched man Eeclining there — while memory ran O'er many a year of guilt...
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The life of Thomas Moore. Centenary ed

James Burke - 1879
...sweetly on the air From SYUIA'S thousand minarets The boy has started from his bed Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod...cherub mouth. And looking, while his hands and eyes Are lilted to the glowing skies, Like a stray babe of Paradise Just lighted on that flowery plain, And...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1879 - 544 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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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880
...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...eyes Are lifted to the glowing skies, Like a stray oabe of Paradise, Just lighted on that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again ! [child — Oh...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, ed. with a memoir by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Moore - 1880
...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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