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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 life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1856
...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 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...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1856
...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,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...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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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1848 - 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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Essays critical and imaginative

John Wilson - 1857
...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 works of professor Wilson, ed. by prof. Ferrier, Volume 7

John Wilson - 1857
...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 Works of Professor Wilson of the University of Edinburgh: Essays ...

John Wilson - 1857
...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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...And in his Book of Life the inmates poor enroll. 15. Then homeward all take off their several way; The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...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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Working and waiting; or, Patience in well-doing, by the author of Children ...

Frances Elizabeth G. Carey- Brock - 1858
...LONDON. MDCCCr.VIII. WORKING AND WAITING, &c. &c. CHAPTER I. " 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 Heavefffrie/'warm request That He who stills the raven's• clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair...
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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - Authors, Scottish - 1858 - 278 pages
...May hear, well pleas'd, 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 youngling cottagers retire to rest : Their Parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That HE, who...
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