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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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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way; 155 The youngling cottagers retire to rest; The parent-pair t the food of worms, 0 virgin of the skies, How raven 's clam 'rous nest,* And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride,8 160 Would, in the way His wisdom...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892).

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...151 May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul, And in His book of life the inmates poor enrol. Deutschland, and hitherto in all other lands; still as of old, 'what devilry soever Kings parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He, who stills...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...apart May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul, And in His book of life the inmates poor enrol. continually trying to escape from the necessity of sound work, and either 155 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 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 And He who stills the raven's clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul, And in His book of life the inmates poor enrol. 13 owers, from whose feet earth's chaff must fly ; Never shows the choice momentous till 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 Childhood: Wordsworth's Treatment of Childhood in the ..., Volume 37

Adolph Charles Babenroth - Children in literature - 1922 - 401 pages
...simplicity reads from the "big ha'-bible." They sing hymns compared with which "Italian trills are tame." 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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Literature and Life, Book 1

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - American literature - 1922
...151 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 youngling cottagers retire to rest; 155 The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, 15S. he, who...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - American poetry - 1922 - 1908 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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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...apart May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul, And in His book of life the inmates poor enrol. th planet or with element. Sometime let gorgeous Tragedy In sceptred pall come sweeping b parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul; And in His book of life the inmates poor enroll. al Thought. The Poet is he who thinks in that manner. At bottom, it turns still on parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heav'n the warm request, That He who stills...
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