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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From Greenfield Hill PART I : THE PROSPECT 5 FROM southern isles , on winds of gentlest wing , Sprinkled with morning dew ... Full - blown and lovely , teems with sweets and songs ; And hills , and plains , and pastures feel the prime .
What though the breath Of Zembla's winter shuts thy lucid streams , And hardens into brass thy generous soil ; Though , with one white , and cheerless robe , thy hills , Invested , rise a long and joyless waste ; Leafless the grove ...
When now the ox , obedient to thy call , Repays the loan that fill'd the winter stall , Pursue his traces o'er the furrow'd plain , And plant in measur'd hills the golden grain . But when the tender germ begins to shoot , And the green ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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