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" And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind; What is a lordling's pomp? a cumbrous load, Disguising oft the wretch of human kind, Studied in arts of hell, in wickedness refin'd! "
The Works of Robert Burns: With His Life - Page 258
by Robert Burns, Allan Cunningham - 1834
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The Monthly Review, Or, Literary Journal, Volume 75

Books - 1786
...their hearts with grace diiiint prefide. 'xix. From fcenes like thefe, old SCOTIA'S grandeur fprings. That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and Lords are but the breath of Kings; " An honed man 's the nobleft work of GOD :" And cenes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves...
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Poems: Poems-v. 2. Poems as they appeared inthe early Edinburgh editions.-v ...

Robert Burns - 1786
...their hearts with Grace divine prefide. XIX. From fcenes like thefe, old SCOTIA'S grandeur fprings, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, ' An honeft man's the noble work of GOD :' And certes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The Cottage leaves...
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THE MONTHLY REVIEW OF LITERARY JOURNAL

SEVERAL HANDS - 1786
...their hearts with grace di-vint prefide. X IX. From fcenes like thefe, old SCOTIA'S grandeur fprings, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and Lords are but the breath of Kirf^s ; •* An honeft man 's the nobleft work of GOD :** • • And certes, in foir Viruie's heavenly...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...chiefly, in their hearts with Grace divine prefidc From fcenes like thefe, old SCOTIA's grandeui fprings, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, ' An honeft man's the noble work of GOD :' And certes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The Cottage leaves...
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A Select Collection of Poems, from Admired Authors, and Scarce Miscellanies ...

English poetry - 1790 - 240 pages
...chiefly, in their hearts with Grace divine prefidc From fcenes like thefe, old SCOTIA's grandeui fprings, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad: Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, ' An honeft man's the noble work of GOD :' And certes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The Cottage leaves...
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Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect: By Robert Burns. In Two Volumes. ...

Robert Burns - 1793
...hearts with Grace divine prefide. r XIX. . . From fcenes like thefe old Scet'ta't grandeur fprings,. That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, * ' An honeft man's the nobleft work of God :' And ccrtes, in fair Virtue's heavenly road, The Cottage leaves...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect, Volume 2

Robert Burns - 1800
...their hearts with Grace divine prefide. XIX, From fcenes like thefe, old Scotia's grandeur fprings, That makes her lov'd at- home, rever'd abroad : Princes and Lords are but the breath of Kings, ' An honeft man's the nobleft work of GOD :' And ccrtcs, in fair Virtue's heav'nly road,-. The Cottage leaves...
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Aphorisms of Sir Philip Sidney;: With Remarks,

Sir Philip Sidney - Maxims - 1807
...honest and useful lives, and to worship God in sanctity and, truth, he declares that "From scenes like these, old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad !'• And how nobly does he proceed ! It is the spirit of Tyrtseus, animating to courage and virtue...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Collated with the Best Editions, Volumes 1-2

Robert Burns, Thomas Park - Bookbinding - 1808
...their little ones provide; But, chiefly , in their hearts with grace divine preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her...lov'd at home, rever'd abroad : Princes and lords arc but the breath of kings, ' An honest man's the noblest work of GOD;' And, certes, in fair virtue's...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...in the way his wisdom sees the best, ROBERT BURNS. 3;5 From scenes like these old Scotia's grandenr springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad...noblest work of God;' And, certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordling's pomp ? a cumbrous load,...
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