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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Childhood was clothed in white and green to show2 His spring was intermixed with some snow : Upon his head nature a garland set Of primrose , daisy and the violet . Such cold mean flowers the spring puts forth betime Before the sun hath ...
5 My Soule had Caught an Ague , and like Hell Her thirst did burn : she to each spring did fly , But this bright blazing Love did spring a Well Of Aqua - Vitae2 in the Deity , Which on the top of Heav'ns high Hill out burst And down ...
O'er thy cheerful lawns , With earliest beauty , spring delighted dawns ; The northward sun begins his vernal smile ; The spring - bird carols o'er the cressy rill : The shower , that patters in the ruffled stream , The ploughboy's ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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