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THE

PLEASURES

OF

MEMORY,

&c.

D.1.1.96

PLEASURES

OF

MEMORY,

WITH OTHER

POEMS.

BY SAMUEL ROGERS, Esa.

A NEW EDITION.

London:

PRINTED BY THOMAS BENSLEY,

BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET,

FOR T. CADELL, JUN. AND W. DAVIES,

IN THE STRAND,

1801.

BODLEIAN *11-1896) LIBRARY

Он could my Mind, unfolded in my page,
Enlighten climes and mould a future age!

There as it glow'd, with noblest frenzy fraught,

Dispense the treasures of exalted thought;

To Virtue wake the pulses of the heart,

And bid the tear of emulation start!

Oh could it still, thro' each succeeding year,

My life, my manners, and my name endear;
And, when the poet sleeps in silent dust,

Still hold communion with the wise and just!-
Yet should this Verse, my leisure's best resource,
When thro' the world it steals its secret course,

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