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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I feared no storms , nor all the wind that blows , I had no ships at sea , nor freights to lose . I feared no drought nor wet , I had no crop , Nor yet on future things did set my hope . This was mine innocence , but ah ! the seeds Lay ...
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 ...
Lodged in sunny cleft , Where the cold breezes come not , blooms alone The little wind - flower , whose just opened eye Is ... And ere it comes , the encountering winds shall oft Muster their wrath again , and rapid clouds Shade heaven ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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