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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But plants new set to be eradicate , And buds new blown to have so short a date , Is by His hand alone that guides nature and fate . 5 With dreadful awe before Him let's be mute ,. ( 1665 ; 1678 ) ON MY DEAR GRANDCHILD SIMON BRADSTREET ...
... Of mountains , hills , and sweetly winding vales , Of forests , groves , and lawns , and meadows green , And waters , varied by the plastic hand , Through all their fairy splendour , ceaseless charms , Poetic eyes .
Touched by thine , The extortioner's hard hand foregoes the gold Wrung from the o'er - worn poor . The perjurer , Whose tongue was lithe , e'en now , and voluble Against his neighbor's life , and he who laughed And leaped for joy to see ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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