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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift/Volume 7/Verses by Stella

VERSES BY STELLA.


IF it be true, celestial powers,
That you have form'd me fair,
And yet, in all my vainest hours,
My mind has been my care:
Then, in return, I beg this grace,
As you were ever kind,
What envious Time takes from my face,
Bestow upon my mind!