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PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, IN THE STRAND; AND

C. DILLY, IN THE POULTRY.

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H could my Mind, unfolded in my page,

Enlighten climes and mould a future age!

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

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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 duft,

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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