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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Oh Abraham's seed , 22 lift up your heads on high , For sure the day of your redemption's nigh ; The scales shall fall from your long blinded eyes , And Him you shall adore who now despise . Then fullness of the nations in shall flow ...
5 2 10 By nature trees do rot when they are grown , And plums and apples thoroughly ripe do fall , And corn and grass are in their season mown , And time brings down what is both strong and tall . But plants new set to be eradicate ...
70 Although we fall and Fall , and Fall and Fall And Satan fall on us as fast . He purgeth us and doth us call Our trust on him to Cast . My Lumpish Soule why art thou hamper'd thus Within a Crumb of Dust ? Arise , Trumpet out Praises .
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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