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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O'er thy cheerful lawns , With earliest beauty , spring delighted dawns ; The northward sun begins his vernal smile ; The spring - bird carols o'er the cressy rill : The shower , that patters in the ruffled stream , The ploughboy's ...
Where erst six thousand suns have roll'd the year O'er plains of slaughter , and o'er wilds of fear , Towns , cities , fanes , shall lift their towery pride ; The village bloom , on every streamlets side ; Proud Commerce , mole13 the ...
285 On yonder blue - browed hill , fresh harvests rise , Where the dark tribe from Afric's sun burnt plain , Oft o'er the ocean turn their wishful eyes To isles remote , high looming o'er the main . 290 And view soft seats of ease and ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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