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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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Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose

Alphonso Gerald Newcomer - English literature - 1910 - 756 pages
...May hear, well-pleas 'd, the language of the soul; And in His Book of Life the inmates poor enrol. 18 Foresman and company parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav 'n the warm request, That He who stills...
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The Vista of English Verse

English poetry - 1911 - 654 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...
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A Treasure Chest of Memories

Joe Mitchell Chapple - American literature - 1911 - 447 pages
...May hear, well-pleased, 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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Carlyle's Essays on Burns: With the Cotter's Saturday Night and Other Poems ...

Thomas Carlyle - 1910 - 186 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 : The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who stills...
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Carlyle's Essay on Burns: With Poems and Songs from Burns

Thomas Carlyle - Poets, Scottish - 1912 - 108 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: 155 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who...
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English history, poetry and prose. Western Europe

Delphian Society - 1913
...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 th; raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way His wisdom...
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Carlyle's Essay on Burns: With Selections from Burn's Poems

Thomas Carlyle - 1896 - 122 pages
...homeward all take off their several way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : 155 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 Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...hear, well-pleas'd, the language of the soul, And in His Book of Life the inmates poor enroll. XVIII the morning star; While throng'd the citizens with terror dumb, Or whispering, with whit parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills...
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CARLYLE'S ESSAY ON BURNS

WILLARD C. GORE - 1915
...apart, 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 : The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who stills...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...May hear, well pleas'd, the language of the soul; And in His Book of Life the inmates poor enroll. fect image bears, 15 Mature in dulness from his tender years; Shadwell alone, of all 155 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who...
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