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" He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, For them and for their little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. "
A London Encyclopaedia, Or Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature ... - Page 135
edited by - 1829
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The British classical authors: with biographical notices. On the basis of a ...

Ludwig Herrig - English literature - 1906 - 844 pages
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way; 166 The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks tne lily fair in flow'ry pride, leo Would, in the way His wisdom sees the...
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Legends and Poems

John Keegan - Folklore - 1907 - 596 pages
...least in the same pious spirit of the immortal Burns : — " That he who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best For her, and for her only one provide ; But chiefly in his heart with grace divine preside." James sat...
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Wet days at Edgewood with old farmers, old gardeners, and old pastorals

Donald Grant Mitchell - 1907 - 424 pages
...poor exciseman who is dead, but the rare poet, who has intoned a prayer for ten thousand lips, — "That He, who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, 337 Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best, For them and for their little ones provide, But chiefly...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908 - 564 pages
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest; 155 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request That He Who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best,...
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English Poems

Edward Chauncey Baldwin - English poetry - 1908 - 426 pages
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way;, The youngling cottagers retire to rest: 1 55 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best,...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - American literature - 1909 - 518 pages
...omnipotent avenger of falsehood," and takes them not without a feeling of awe. Beyond his daily prayer — That He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And...pride, Would in the way His wisdom sees the best, For him and for his little ones provide; Beyond this, his morning and evening imploration, repeated perhaps...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles W. Kent - American literature - 1909 - 506 pages
...omnipotent avenger of falsehood," and takes them not without a feeling of awe. Beyond his daily prayer— That He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And...pride, Would in the way His wisdom sees the best, For him and for his little ones provide; Beyond this, his morning and evening imploration, repeated perhaps...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1334 pages
...poor enroll. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, For them and for their little ones provide;...
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The Poems and Songs of Robert Burns ...

Robert Burns - 1909 - 692 pages
...Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best,...
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Journeys Through Bookland

Charles H.Sylevester - 1909 - 592 pages
...Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He, who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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