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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20 This Liquour brew'd , thy sparkling Art Divine Lord , in thy Chrystall Vessells did up tun , ( Thine Ordinances , which all Earth o're shine Set in thy rich Wine Cellars out to run . Lord , make thy Butlar draw , and fill with speed ...
See , waile , and Will thy Will , I must , or must From Heavens sweet Shine to Hells hot flame be thrust . 10 15 Grace then Conceald in God himselfe , did rowle Even Snow Ball like into a Sunball Shine And nestles all its beams buncht ...
30 Josephs bright shine th'Eleven Tribes must preach . And thine Apostles now Eleven , thine . ... 35 This I bewaile in me under this shine To see so dull a Colour in my Skin . Lord , lay thy brightsome Colours on me thine .
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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