Early American Poetry: Selections from Bradstreet, Taylor, Dwight, Freneau, and Bryant
Jane Donahue Eberwein, Anne Bradstreet
University of Wisconsin Press, 1978 - Poetry - 383 pages
Here is the first major-figure anthology of American poetry of the colonial and early national periods, an indispensable volume for both students and scholars of American literature and civilization.
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Hath taken her within his glorious brow And made her Madam of his Love most Deare Hath Circled her within his glorious arms Of Love most rich , her shielding from all harms . 25 She is thy Dove , thy Undefiled , she shines In thy rich ...
The hero spoke ; and urg'd by passion's force , On furious Carmi bent his aged course ; Awful in gleam of arms , the chiefs appear , Here the bold youth , the white - hair'd hero there : But ere his sword great Hezron could extend ...
“ The rising clouds the Savage Chief descried , And , round the forest , bade his heroes arm ; To arms the painted warriors proudly hied , And through surrounding nations rung the alarm . The nations heard ; but smild , to see the storm ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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