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 the same springs it still shall ceaseless rise . Preserve the fountains sweet , and sweetest streams Shall still flow from them . Change , but change alone , By wise improvement of thy blessings rare ; And copy not from others .
From the smooth rock its little branches rise , The object of thy view , and that alone , Feast on its beauties with thy ravished eyes , But aim to touch it , and — the flower is gone . 275 Nay , if thy shade but intercept the beam That ...
Should one small Point , 99 What mean these dreams , and hideous forms that rise , 221 What shall a Mote up to a Monarch rise ?, 117 What shall I say , my Deare Deare Lord ? most Deare , 119 When beechen buds begin to swell ,.
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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