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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Doth with his hands hold , and uphold the same . Hence his Eternall Purpose doth proclaim . Whereby transcendently he makes to shine Transplendent Glory in his Grace Divine . Almighty makes a mighty sumptuous feast : Doth make the ...
60 Their Spleen thereat out at their mouths they throw , Which while they do , the Coach away doth high Wheeling the Saints in't to eternall joy . These therefore and their journey now do come For to be treated on , and Coacht along .
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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