Samuel Rogers Poems

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1.
A Wish

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.
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2.
Italy : 14. Venice

There is a glorious City in the Sea.
The Sea is in the broad, the narrow streets,
Ebbing and flowing; and the salt sea-weed
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3.
Human Life

The lark has sung his carol in the sky;
The bees have hummed their noon-tide lullaby;
Still in the vale the village-bells ring round,
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4.
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,
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5.
An Epitaph On A Robin Red-Breast

Tread lightly here, for here, 'tis said,
When piping winds are hushed around,
A small note wakes from the underground,
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6.
Italy : 12. Italy

Am I in Italy? Is this the Mincius?
Are those the distant turrets of Verona?
And shall I sup where Juliet at the Masque
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7.
Italy : 22. Ginevra

If thou shouldst ever come by choice or chance
To Modena, where still religiously
Among her ancient trophies is preserved
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8.
Italy : 30. Rome

I am in Rome! Oft as the morning-ray
Visits these eyes, waking at once I cry,
Whence this excess of joy? What has befallen me?
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9.
Italy : 9. The Alps

Who first beholds those everlasting clouds,
Seed-time and harvest, morning, noon and night,
Still where they were, steadfast, immovable;
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10.
Italy : 3. St. Maurice

Still by the Leman Lake for many a mile,
Among those venerable trees I went,
Where damsels sit and weave their fishing-nets,
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