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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 works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a criticism on ... - Page 333
by Robert Burns - 1816
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 18

James Anderson - Scotland - 1722
...well pieas d, the language of the soul ; And in his Book ot Life, the inmates poor enroll. xVIII. Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent pair tiieir secret homage pay, And proffer up to Heaven the warm request, That He who stills the raven's...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...While circling tune moves round, in an eternal sphere. Then homeward all take off their several way j 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 lily...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1806
...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 lily...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...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 ravens clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 13

English literature - 1809
...their artless notes in simple guise ; '' They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aitti.' &c. - Then homeward all .take off their sev'ral way ; , The youngling...Heaven the warm request That He who stills the raven's clam'roui nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...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 ravens clamorous nest, And decks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees...
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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...well-pleas'd, the language of the soul ; And in his book of life the inmates poor enroll. 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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Beauties of Poetry: Consisting of Elegant Selections from the Works of Pope ...

English poetry - 1814 - 300 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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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...homeward all take off their sev'ral way j The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent-pair their secret homage pay, And proffer up to heaven...nest, , And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, 1 Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best, For them and for their little ones provide ; But chiefly,...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 1

1821
...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...homage pay, And proffer up to heaven the warm request, • Thwt He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in fiow'ry pride, Would,...
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