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" From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad: Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, 'An honest man's the noblest work of God;' And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves... "
Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ... - Page 215
by John Aikin - 1838 - 732 pages
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Poems

John W. Curtis - 1846 - 168 pages
...and streams were left ; And thus I love them better still, Even in extremity of ill.— SIR W. SCOTT. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs,...heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind. * * « * O Scotia ! my dear, my native soil ! For whom my warmest wish to Heaven is sent ! Long may...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...For them and for their little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs,...and lords are but the breath of kings, " An honest man 's the noblest work of God " ; And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...separate with affectionate salutations. Well says Burns, whom none will suspect of being a fanatic : " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs,...kings, 'An honest man's the noblest work of God:' And, coirs, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind." XL. THE UNSTABLE...
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The Genius of Scotland: Or Sketches of Scottish Scenery, Literature and Religion

Robert Turnbull - 1847 - 379 pages
...practical, ever possess a vital power, — a power to quicken and save. " From scenes like these auld Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her loved at...breath of kings, 'An honest man's the noblest work of God.' O Scotia ! my dear, my native soil ! For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent, Long may thy...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns: With Explanatory and Glossarial ...

Robert Burns, James Currie - 1847 - 635 pages
...breath of kings, ' An honest man 's the noblest work of God:1* And certes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind : What...pomp'! a cumbrous load, Disguising oft the wretch of human-kind, Studied in arts of hell, in wickedness refin'd ! Î Scotia! my dear, my native soil ! For...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords are but the breath of kings,...noblest work of God :' And certes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cotta9e leaves the palace far behind : What is a lordling's pomp ? a cumbrous load,...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - 1849 - 425 pages
...provide ; nt chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. XIX. From scenes like these old Scotia'e grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered...Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, " An hone«t man's the noblest work of Gon !" And eerier, ÍL tur virtue's heav'nly road, The cJttugt leaves...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...For them and for their little ones provide ; But, chiefly, in their heart with grace divine preside From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs,...The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is the lordling's pomp 1 a cumbrous load, Disguising oft the wretch of human kind, Studied in arts of...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords arc but tho breath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work...God:" And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The collage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordling's pomp ! a cumbrous load, Disguising oft...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 pages
...For them and for their little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs,...and lords are but the breath of kings, " An honest man 's the noblest work of God !" And certes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the...
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