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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 Complete Works Of Robert Burns

1845
...dear ; While circling lime 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 nesl, And decks the lilv...
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Contributions to the Edinburgh Review by Francis Jeffrey, Volume 2

Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey - 1846
...chant their artless notes in simple guise ; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim," &c. " Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The...request That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, Aud decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, For them and...
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The Christian Pioneer, Volumes 2-5

Baptists - 1744
...the soul, And in his Book of Life the inmates poor enrol. 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 clam'rons nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1847
...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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The Young Maiden

Artemas Bowers Muzzey - Women - 1846 - 264 pages
...employed, what prayers nightly ascend, that she may prove an heir of grace and godliness. " The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven...warm request That He who stills the raven's clam'rous neat, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, For them,...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...well pleas'd, the language of the -• >;i! ; And in his '*.../,• of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The...cottagers retire to rest .. The parent- pair their lecret homa9e pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rous...
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The garland; or, Poetry for childhood and youth

Garland - 1850
...May hear, well pleased, the language of the soul, And in 11 in hook of life the inmates poor enrol. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The...Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's clam'rout nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 544 pages
...praise, In such society, yet still more dear : While circling time moves round in an eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The...pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That lie who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...earol. Then homeward all take off their several way. The youngling-cottagers retire to rest ; Tlie parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up...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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