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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15 20 How pleas'd , fond Recollection , with a smile , Surveys the varied round of wintery toil ! How pleas'd , amid the flowers , that scent the plain , Recalls the vanish'd frost , and sleeted rain ; The chilling damp , the ice ...
630 Such , here , the social intercourse is found ; So slides the year , in smooth enjoyment , round . 635 640 Thrice bless'd the life , in this glad region spent , In peace , in competence , and still content ; Where bright ...
The mystic dust , the flower of silver bloom , And spicy herb , his hand in order strew'd ; Bright rose the curling flame ; and rich perfume On smoky wings upflew , or settled round ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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