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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35 Yet to this Wonder , this is found in mee , I am not onely base but backward Clay , When Christ doth Wooe : and till his Spirit bee His Spokes man to Compell me I deny . I am so base and Froward to him , Hee Appears as Wonders Wonder ...
3 Distill thy Spirit through thy royall Pipe Into my Soule , and so my Spirits feed , Then them , and me still into praises right Into thy Cup where I to swim delight . 30 Though I desire so much , I can't o're doe .
205 210 “ Then ( so tradition sings ) , the train behind , In plumy zones of rainbow'd beauty dress'd , Rode the Great Spirit , in th ' obedient wind , In yellow clouds slow - sailing from the west . With dawning smiles , the God his ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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