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P L E A SU R E S
PO E MS.
BY SAMUEL ROGERS, Esq.
A new and enlarged Edition.
PRINTED FOR T. CADELL, JUN. AND W. DAVIES,
IN THE STRAND.
UH 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 duft,
When thro’ the world it steals its secret course,