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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 Christian pioneer, ed. by J.F. Winks, Volumes 2-5

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1848
...little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preaitte, -j-24 — 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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Poems

John W. Curtis - American poetry - 1846 - 168 pages
...SCOTT. 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. * * * O Scotia ! my dear, my native soil...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...preside. 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 the...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - Labor - 1847
...fanatic : " 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, 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 - Scotland - 1847 - 379 pages
...save. " From scenes like these auld 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.' O Scotia ! my dear, my native soil ! For whom my warmest wish to heaven is sent, Long may thy...
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The gift book of English poetry

English poetry - 1848
...their little ones provide ; But chiefly in their hearts with 9race divine preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her...:' 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, Disguising oft...
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The Works of Robert Burns: Containing His Life

Robert Burns - English poetry - 1849 - 425 pages
...economist : — 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 ceriety in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordling's...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...preside 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 the lordling's pomp 1 a cumbrous...
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The Works of Robert Burns. With an Account of His Life, and Criticism on His ...

Robert Burns - 1850 - 456 pages
...little ones piorido ; But chiefly, in their hearts with grace ditint preside. XIX. From scenes like these old 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 of God:" And certes, in fair virtue's...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...their hearts with grace divine preside. XIX. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, " An C, heavenly road, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad t Princes and lords are but the breath...
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