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THE POWER OF LOVE.

TO ROBERT BERKELEY, ESQ. JUNIOR, OF SPETCHLEY PARK, WORCESTERSHIRE.

1 ALTHOUGH the Muse in ev'ry age
2 With Cupid's wreath has deck'd her page,
3 And, tutor'd by the wily boy,
4 Has tun'd her lyre to themes of joy.
5 Yet History, sweet recording maid,
6 By Truth allur'd, forsakes the shade;
7 And as adown the stream of time
8 She steers her course with port sublime,
9 She pausing points to many a grave,
10 Where, Love, thy willows weep and wave,
11 Through sad Voclusa pensive strays,
12 And Nature's tender tribute pays.

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Title (in Source Edition): THE POWER OF LOVE. TO ROBERT BERKELEY, ESQ. JUNIOR, OF SPETCHLEY PARK, WORCESTERSHIRE.
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Poems: by the late George-Monck Berkeley, Esq. ... With a preface by the editor, consisting of some anecdotes of Mr. Monck Berkeley and several of his friends. London: printed by J. Nichols; and sold by Messrs. Leigh and Sotheby; Mr. Edwards; Mr. Cooke, Oxford; Mr. Todd, York; Messrs. Simmons and Co.; Messrs. Flackton, Marrable, and Claris; and Mr. Bristow, Canterbury, 1797, p. 54. viii,DCXXXII,212p.,plate: port.; 4⁰. (ESTC T142950; OTA K111746.000)

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