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" He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry 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 London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ... - Page 135
edited by - 1829
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 18

James Anderson - Scotland - 1722
...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 clam rous nest, And decks the lily lair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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The works of Robert Burns; with an account of his life, and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1800
...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 fair in flowery pride, Would in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

1809
...aim. ' &<!. ' Then homeward all take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...Heaven the warm request That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Poems formerly published, with some additions ...

Robert Burns - 1806
...take off their sev'ral way ; The youngling cottagers retire to rest : The * Pope's Windsor Forest. The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...Heaven the warm request That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the best,...
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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
...aitti.' &c. - Then homeward all .take off their sev'ral way ; , The youngling cottagers retire to rest: The parent pair their secret homage pay, And proffer...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

British poets - English poetry - 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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The Works of Robert Burns; with an Account of His Life and a ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814
...pay, And offlr up to Heaven the warm request, That he who stills the raven's elam'rous nes^ And deeks the lily fair in flowery pride, Would, in the way his wisdom sees the hest, For them aud for their little ones provide ; lBut, ehiefly, in their hearts with graee divint...
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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...take off their sev'ral way , The youngling eottagers retire to rest : The parent-pair their seeret homage pay, And proffer up to heaven the warm request That He, who stills the raven's elam'rous nest, And deeks the lily fair-in flow'ry 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 the warm request ^That He who stills the raven's clam'rous nest, , And decks the lily fair in flow'ry pride, 1 Would, in the way his wisdom sees the...
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