Treasure Island

Samuel Rogers

(30 July 1763 – 18 December 1855)

From a Greek Epigram


While on the cliff with calm delight she kneels,
And the blue vales a thousand joys recall,
See, to the last, last verge her infant steals!
O fly - yet stir not, speak not, lest it fall.
Far better taught, she lays her bosom bare,
And the fond boy springs back to nestle there.

Submitted: Friday, September 03, 2010
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