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Poem by Samuel Rogers

To ---

GO -- you may call it madness, folly;
You shall not chase my gloom away.
There's such a charm in melancholy,
I would not, if I could, be gay.

Oh, if you knew the pensive pleasure
That fills my bosom when I sigh,
You would not rob me of a treasure
Monarchs are too poor to buy. 

Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers's other poems:
  1. On a Tear
  2. To the Gnat
  3. An Italian Song
  4. Written in 1834
  5. Written in the Highlands of Scotland

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Thomas Hood To --- ("Welcome, dear Heart, and a most kind good-morrow")
  • Joseph Drake To --- ("When that eye of light shall in darkness fall")

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