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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Your humble child entreats you , show your grief , Though arms , nor purse she hath for your relief , Such is her poverty , yet shall be found A suppliant for your help , as she is bound . 55 60 65 Old England I must confess some of ...
35 40 45 There is a path no vulture's eye hath seen , Where lion fierce , nor lion's whelps have been , Which leads unto that living crystal fount , Who drinks thereof , the world doth nought account . The depth and sea have said ...
Sure he is goodness , wisdom , glory , light , That hath this under world so richly dight ; More heaven than earth was here , no winter and no night . 3 15 Then on a stately oak I cast mine eye , Whose ruffling top the clouds seemed to ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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