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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 Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm re quest * Pope's Windsor ForesI. That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in tho way nis wisdom sees the best, For them and lor their little ones piorido ; But chiefly, in their...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...rest: The parent pair their secret homage pay, XVIII. Then homeward all take off their several way; And proffer up to Heaven the warm request That He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride,...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...of life the inmates poor enrol. XVIII. Then homeward all take off' their several way ; The yougling cottagers retire to rest : The parent pair their secret...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 Modern British Essayists: Jeffrey, Francis. Contributions to the ...

English essays - 1852
...aim," &c. 40 Then homeward all take off their ее v' ral way ; The youngling cottagers relire lo rest: The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Henven the warm request That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere. * * * * Then homeward all take off their several way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest ; The...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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...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 advanced prose and poetical reader, by A.W. Buchan

Alexander Winton Buchan - 1854
...May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul ; And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The...parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their several way, The youngling-cottagers retire to rest ; The parent pair their secret homage...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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Scotia's Bards

English poetry - 1854 - 563 pages
...the soul; And in his book of life the inmates poor enroll. 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 Heav'n the warm request, That He, who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...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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