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PLEASURES

OF

M E M O R Y,

WITH OTHER

PO E MS.

BY SAMUEL ROGERS, Esq.

A NEW EDITION.

London:

PRINTED BY THOMAS BENSLEY,

BOLT-COURT, FLEET-STREET,

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

IN THE STRAND,

1801.

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Oh 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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