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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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Poems, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1811
...little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. XIX. * From scenes like these, old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her...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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A Critique on the Poems of Robert Burns

1812 - 70 pages
...cannot be bestowed ; and every reader of piety and virtue will agree with him, that " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad." IT has been already observed*, that the range of an illiterate poet's thoughts cannot be very extensive,...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1814 - 264 pages
...their little ones provide; But, c hirfly, in their hearts with grace divine preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her...man's the noblest work of GOD:' And, certes, in fair Tirtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind : What is a lordling's pomp? a cumbrous...
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Beauties of poetry: consisting of elegant selections from the works of Pope ...

Poetry - 1814 - 300 pages
...preside. XIX. 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,...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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The Works of Robert Burns: With an Account of His Life, and a ..., Volume 3

Robert Burns - Scotland - 1815
...seenes like the*e old Scotters grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad: Prinees and lords are but the breath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of God $' And eertes, ip fair virtue's heav'nly road, The eottage leaves the palaee far behind ; What is a lordling's...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 75

British poets - 1822
...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...kings, ' An honest man's the noblest work of God:' And certesf in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordling's...
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The Works of the British Poets, with Lives of the Authors, Volume 38

English poetry - 1822
...; But chiefly, in their hearts with graee dtrnite proside. XIX. From scenes like these old Scotia't grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd...kings, ' An honest man's the noblest work of God :' And eertes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palaee far behind ; What is a lording's...
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Poems, chiefly in the Scottish dialect

Robert Burns - 1824
...little ones provide ; But chiefly, in their hearts with grace divine preside. XIX. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her...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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Saturday Night: Comprising a Review of New Publications, Biography ..., Volume 1

1824
...preside. From scenes like these old Scoiia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, revery abroad : Princes and lords are but the breath of kings,...The cottage leaves the palace far behind: What is lordling's pomp? a cumbrous load, Disguising oft the wretch of human kind, Studied in arts of hell,...
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Saturday night

Saturday night - 1824
...provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace liii-iin- preside. From scenes like these old Scotia'$ grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd...kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of God :" And ccrtcs, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palate far behind : - What is lordling's...
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