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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Once young and pleasant , as are you , But former toys ( no joys ) adieu . My age I will not once lament , But sing , my time so near is spent . And from the top bough take my flight Into a country beyond sight , Where old ones ...
His father , Dr. Peter Bryant , introduced young Cullen to more liberal Unitarian religious views while reinforcing the Federalist political attitudes which dominated Cummington . A country doctor with a busy if not lucrative practice ...
Within the woods , Whose young and half - transparent leaves scarce cast A shade , gay circles of anemones Danced on their stalks ; the shad - bush , white with flowers , Brightened the glens ; the new - leaved butternut And quivering ...
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ANNE BRADSTREET 16121672
From the Andover Manuscript
EDWARD TAYLOR 1642?1729
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