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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Anne Bradstreet originally wrote in the same way and offered her verses to her immediate family circle with no thought of the book with which her brotherin - law surprised her in 1650. After seeing The Tenth Muse she revised her early ...
280 285 290 295 The early cock did summon but in vain My wakeful thoughts up to my painful gain : My weary beast rest ... Then thought my state firm founded sure to last , But in a trice ' tis ruined by a blast , Though cemented with ...
420 425 430 In Battle Blood , and fractious Clamour ; I thought it proper to provide , A Lodging for myself and Guide , So to our Inn we march'd away , Which at a little distance lay ; Where all things were in such Confusion , I thought ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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