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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Not that fair pride , that soul - supporting flame , That lights the splendors of th ' immortal name ; Not all the bravery nature can impart , Nor the fond wishes of a virgin's heart , Nor parents ' vows , nor nations ' prayers could ...
Among the shades of yonder whispering grove The green palmettoes mingle , tall and fair , That ever murmur , and forever move , Fanning with wavy bough the ambient air . 215 Pomegranates grace the wild , and sweet - sops there Ready to ...
TO A MOSQUITO Fair insect ! that , with threadlike legs spread out , And blood - extracting bill and filmy wing , Dost murmur , as thou slowly sail'st about , In pitiless ears full many a plaintive thing , And tell how little our large ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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