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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Where Carthage , with proud hand , the trident sway'd , Now mud - wall'd cots sit sullen on the plain , And wandering , fierce , and wild , sequester'd Arabs reign . 45 50 In thee , O Albion ! queen of nations , live Whatever splendours ...
From The Miscellaneous Works THE WILD HONEY SUCKLE Fair flower , that dost so comely grow , Hid in this silent , dull retreat , Untouched thy honied blossoms blow , Unseen thy little branches greet : No roving foot shall crush thee here ...
... a truth which needs No school of long experience , that the world Is full of guilt and misery , and hast seen Enough of all its sorrows , crimes , and cares , To tire thee of it , enter this wild wood And view the haunts of Nature .
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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