Samuel Rogers Poems
|82.||To A Fragment Of A Statue Of Hercules ; Commonly Called The Torso||9/3/2010|
|83.||To A Friend On His Marriage||9/3/2010|
|84.||To A Voice That Had Been Lost||9/3/2010|
|85.||To An Old Oak||9/3/2010|
|86.||To The Butterfly||9/3/2010|
|87.||To The Gnat||9/3/2010|
|88.||To Two Sisters - On The Death Of A Younger Sister||9/3/2010|
|89.||To... On The Death Of Her Sister||9/3/2010|
|90.||Written At Dropmore||9/3/2010|
|91.||Written At Midnight||9/3/2010|
|92.||Written In 1834||9/3/2010|
|93.||Written In July||9/3/2010|
|94.||Written In The Highlands Of Scotland||9/3/2010|
|95.||Written In Westminster Abbey||9/3/2010|
|96.||Written To Be Spoken By Mrs. Siddons||9/3/2010|
Mine be a cot beside the hill,
A bee-hive's hum shall sooth my ear;
A willowy brook, that turns a mill,
With many a fall shall linger near.
The swallow, oft, beneath my thatch,
Shall twitter from her clay-built nest;
Oft shall the pilgrim lift the latch,
And share my meal, a welcome guest.
Around my ivy'd porch shall spring
Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew;
And Lucy, at her wheel, shall sing
In russet gown and apron blue.
The village-church, among the trees,
Where first our marriage-vows were giv'n,
With merry peals shall swell the ...
An Epistle To A Friend
When, with a Reaumur's skill, thy curious mind
Has class'd the insect-tribes of human-kind,
Each with its busy hum, or gilded wing,
Its subtle, web-work, or its venom'd sting;
Let me, to claim a few unvalued hours,
Point the green lane that leads thro' fern and flowers;
The shelter'd gate that opens to my field,
And the white front thro' mingling elms reveal'd.
In vain, alas, a village-friend invites