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" He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery 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. "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 260
1809
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1826
...hear, well pleas'd the language of the soul; And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. XVHI. 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...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...May hear, well-pleas'd, the language of the soul; A nd in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way; The...raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in How 'ry pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best, * Pope's Windsor Forest. For them and for...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 1

New elegant extracts - 1827
...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 clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 18

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...always refuses, taxes the proférer with indiscretion, and declares his assistance needless. Collier. The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...the warm request — That He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...May hear, well pleas'd, the language of the soul ; And in his book of life the inmates 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 up to Heaven the warm request That he who stills the...
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A selection of moral lessons, natural history, Bible lessons, and poetry

Alexander Spencer - 1831
...dear, While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their several way, The youngling cottagers retire to rest ; The...their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven their warm request, That He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And deeks the lily fair in flowery...
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Jones's Cabinet Edition of British Poets, Volume 2

1831
...near, well pleas'd, the language of the soul; And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. XVIII. Then homeward all take off their sev*ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest The parent-pair their teeret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request That He who stills the...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 pages
...the soul; And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their several way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent...Heaven the warm request That He, who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best,...
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The Bristol Job Nott, Or, Labouring Man's Friend, Issue 1

Working class - 1832
...in an eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottages ie tire to rest : The parent pair, their secret homage pay,...proffer up to heaven the warm request. That He, who «tills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decke the lily fyir in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1834
...hear, well pleas' d, Uje language of the soul And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. XVITL 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 II? who stills...
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