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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What though the breath Of Zembla's winter shuts thy lucid streams , And hardens into brass thy generous soil ; Though , with one white , and cheerless robe , thy hills , Invested , rise a long and joyless waste ; Leafless the grove ...
The winding stream , that glides along , The lark , that tunes her early song , The mountain's brow , the sloping vale , The murmuring of the western gale , 15 Have lost their charms ! —the blooms are gone ! Trees put a darker aspect on ...
195 The plantane and banana flourish here , Of hasty growth , and love to fix their root Where some soft stream of ambling water flows , To yield full moisture to their clustered fruit . 200 No other trees so vast a leaf can boast ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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