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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Leigh Hunt. (1784–1859)
 
 
1
    Abou Ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)
Awoke one night from a deep dream of peace.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
2
    Write me as one who loves his fellow-men.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
3
    And lo! Ben Adhem’s name led all the rest.
          Abou Ben Adhem.
4
    Oh for a seat in some poetic nook,
Just hid with trees and sparkling with a brook!
          Politics and Poetics.
5
    With spots of sunny openings, and with nooks
To lie and read in, sloping into brooks.
          The Story of Rimini.
 

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