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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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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 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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Ladies' Gems; Or, Poems on the Love of Flowers, Kindness to Animals, and the ...

Animals in literature - 1855 - 108 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 a lordling's pomp 1 — a cumbrous...
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THE Poetical and Prose Works OF ROBERT BURNS: THE LIFE, NOTES AND ...

A. CUNNINGHAM - 1855
...rever'd Princes and lords are but the breath of kings, [Goo ! " " An honest man's the noblest work of And certes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordlmg's pomp ? — a cumbrous load, [kind Disguising oft the wretch of human Studied in arts of hell,...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...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 Poetical Works of Robert Burns: Including Several Pieces Not Inserted in ...

Robert Burns - 1856 - 524 pages
...their little ones provide, But chiefly in their hearts with grace divine preside six. Fi>m scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs That makes her..." An honest man's the noblest work of God ; " And rrrtin in fair virtue's hcav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind; What is a lordling's...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...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 ccrtes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What is a lordling's...
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A compendium of English literature: chronologically arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 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;" I David. ! Saint John. • An Island in the Archipelago, where John U luppoMd to have written...
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The life and works of Robert Burns, ed. by R. Chambers. Libr. ed, Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1856
...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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Robert Burns and Sir Walter Scott: Two Lives

James White - Authors, Scottish - 1858 - 278 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...breath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of GrOD ;" And certes, in fair virtue's heav'nly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind ; What...
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