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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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Osgood's Progressive Fifth Reader: Embracing a System of Instruction in the ...

Lucius Osgood - Readers (Elementary) - 1858 - 480 pages
...preside 16. 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur spring*. 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 ;" 1 T> vi-l. - Snlnt Jobo. • >n jKlin-i lii the Archipelago, where John t supposed to have...
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THE POETICAL WORKS ROBERT BURNS

1859
...in their hearts with grace divine preside XIX. Fi)m scenes like these old ScotiaV grandeur spring! That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad ; Princes...breath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of God ; n And certes in fair virtue's heav'nly road, What is a lordling's pomp ? — a cumbrous load,...
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The poetical works and letters of Robert Burns

Robert Burns - English letters - 1859 - 642 pages
...preside. From scenes like these old Scotia's grandcur 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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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...think, can be better than this — " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makee her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad Princes and lords...breath of kings, An honest man's the noblest work of God." (Cheers.) I think that a man who gave vent to such expressions is well entitled to our admiration....
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Robert Burns: A Memoir

James White - 1859 - 100 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...lov'd at home, rever'd abroad: Princes and lords are hut the hreath of kings, " An honest man's the noblest work of GOD ;" And certes, in fair virtue's...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1859
...Forest." 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 :" Aud certes,1 in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the palace far behind : What...
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Chronicle of the hundredth birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 605 pages
...nobler faitli ; and ever alive to the importance of this eternal subject, he sang " From scenes like these old Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her lov'd at home, rever'd abroad." It is much to be regretted that his light shone in such fitful glimpses through the clouds of adversity....
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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF ROBERT BURNS

JAMES CURRIE - 1859
...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 :"2 And certes, in fair virtue's heavenly road, The cottage leaves the...
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God's chosen fast: or, What shall we do for our poorer brethren in the wynds ...

James Peddie (of Edinburgh.) - 1860
...like these anld Scotia's grandeur springs, That makes her loved at home, revered abroad ; Princes ;ind lords are but the breath of kings—- An honest man's the noblest work of God." This, as well as Montgomery's description of home, would appear to hundreds of our children,...
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