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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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad i Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of God i" And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What...
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The Bible and the Working Classes

Alexander Wallace - Bible - 1853 - 304 pages
...full of hope and imperishable blessings for our country and the world at large. " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad." LECTURE XIII. THE BIBLE AND SOCIAL ECONOMICS. Two districts and two families contrasted. "The Cottar's...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 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, " 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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Scotia's bards

Poetry - 1854 - 563 pages
...their little ones provide: Hut chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside. 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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Scotia's bards

English poetry - 1854 - 563 pages
...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...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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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...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 ? a cumbrous...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandenr 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...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...with the poet, that such brethren are among the best of their country's sons, that " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad;" and you desire to join in the Invocation that bursts from nis pious and patriotic heart: " O Scotia...
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The Genius, and Character of Burns

John Wilson - 1854 - 222 pages
...with the poet, that such brethren are among the best of their country's sons, that " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad ;" and you desire to join in the Invocation that bursts from nis pious and patriotic heart : " O Scotia...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1854 - 524 pages
...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 lov'd at home, rever'd abroad; I Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, What is a lonlling's pomp? — a cumbrous load, Disguising...
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