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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 book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 496 pages
...Then homeward all take off their several 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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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 252 pages
...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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The Complete Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Poems, Songs, and ...

Robert Burns - 1855 - 562 pages
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : Their 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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The Poetical and Prose Works of Robert Burns: With Life, Notes and ...

Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1855 - 616 pages
...inmates poor 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, [nest, That HE, who stills the raven's clam'rous And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856 - 518 pages
...hameward all take off their several way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven...decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the \vny His wisdom sees the best, For them, and for their little ones, provide ; But, chiefly, in their...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 26; Volume 61

Theology - 1856 - 522 pages
...like that of the Cotter's Saturday Night, — where "the parent pair" "Proffer up to Heaven the wnrm request, That He who stills the raven's clamorous...fair in flowery pride. Would, in the way his wisdom sces the hest, For them and for their little ones provide; But, chiefly, in their hearts with yrace...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany, Volume 61

Liberalism (Religion) - 1856 - 500 pages
...deeply when we read a description like that of the Cotters Saturday Night, — where "the parent pair" " Proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who...stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fuir in flowery pride. Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, For them and for their little ones...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 574 pages
...eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their several way, The youngling cottagers retire to rest, ht depth Of yonder grove, of wildest, largest growth ; That, form their warm request, That He who stills tho raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1856 - 728 pages
...several way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent pair their secret homage pay, And offer up to Heaven the warm request : 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,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 786 pages
...Then homeward all take off their several way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest ; The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven...pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best, 710 BUENS. [GEORGE IH. And certes,1 in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far...
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