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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 Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...thrill yours if it be in holy keeping ; for he was a good man, and walked all his days fearing God. " 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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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1854 - 524 pages
...hear, 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 secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who stills...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...thrill yours if it be in holy keeping ; for he was a good man, and walked all his days fearing God. " 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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Ladies' Gems; Or, Poems on the Love of Flowers, Kindness to Animals, and the ...

Animals in literature - 1855 - 108 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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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 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 clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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 Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...circling time moves round in an eternal sphere. * * * * Then homeward all take off their 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 clain'rous nest, And decks the...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 554 pages
...dear, While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their several N ANGELS. Still let me pierce into the midnight depth...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...the soul; And in his book of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their scv'ral 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 clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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 clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way His wisdom sees the best,...
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