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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 rescue of child-soul

Wilbur Fisk Crafts - 1880 - 158 pages
...the vesper call to prayer is heard, and the child at once rises from the bed of flowers where he has 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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Advanced Readings and Recitations

Austin Barclay Fletcher - 1881 - 450 pages
...sweetly o•n 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...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, with notes &c

Thomas Moore - 1881
...sweetly on the air, From Syria's thousand minarets ! The boy has started from the bed3 Of flowers, where he had laid his head, And down upon the fragrant sod...lifted to the glowing skies, Like a stray babe of Paradiae, Just lighted on that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again ! Oh, 'twas a sight—...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1881 - 670 pages
...pnrae of Damsels " 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,...that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again I Oh 'twas a sight — that Heav'n — that childA scene, which might have well beguil'd Ev'n haughty...
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Gleanings from popular authors, grave and gay, Volume 2

Gleanings - 1882
...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...lifted to the glowing skies, Like a stray babe of i>aradise, Just lighted on that flowery plain, And seeking for its home again ! Oh 'twas a sight —...
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The senior poetical reader, for school and home use, with notes and biogr ...

P R Jackson - 1882
...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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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - 1882
...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 hauds and eyes Are lifted...
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The explanatory poetical reader, ed. by W. Moffatt

William Moffatt (publisher) - 1883
...or open markets. And down upon the fragant sod Kneels, with his forehead to the south, Lisping the eternal name of God From purity's own cherub mouth...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...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore, ed. with a memoir by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Moore - 1883
...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 sotifli, , Lisping the eternal name of God From Purity's own cherub mouth, And looking, while his hands...
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A Manual of English Literature: Historical and Critical : with an Appendix ...

Thomas Arnold - 1885 - 634 pages
...thousand minarets 1 ' Lift of Scott : Diary. The boy has started from the bed Of flowers, where he hail 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 Arc lifted...
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