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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Hath taken her within his glorious brow And made her Madam of his Love most Deare Hath Circled her within his glorious arms Of Love most rich , her shielding from all harms . 25 She is thy Dove , thy Undefiled , she shines In thy rich ...
To trace along the rich , enamelld ground , The sweetly varied hues ; from India's corn , Whose black'ning verdure bodes a bounteous crop , Through lighter grass ...
Not here how rich , of what peculiar blood , Or office high ; but of what genuine worth , What talents bright and useful , what good deeds , What piety to God , what love to man , The question is . To this an answer fair The general ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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