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The Works of Anne Bradstreet in Prose and Verse

The Works of Anne Bradstreet in Prose and Verse
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  • Languages:English (Unknown), English (Original Language), English (Published)
  • Media:Paperback
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  • Pages:134
  • Shipping Weight (lbs):0.6
  • Dimensions (in):0.3 x 7.3 x 9.5
  • Publication Date:May 21, 2012
  • ISBN:1154892441
  • EAN:9781154892444
  • ASIN:1154892441
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1867 Excerpt: ...world to Venus foar'd above: Which made the Assyrians many a day, A Dove within their Ensigns to display: Forty two years she reign'd, and then she di'd But by what means we are not certifi'd. ' 'beyond. J Great King Slaurobates, for to invade. marvelous. / lndus. Ninias or Zami es. T TIS Mother dead, Ninias obtains his right, A.-A Prince wedded to ease and to delight, Or else was his obedience very great. To sit thus long (obscure) rob'd' os his Seat. Some write his Mother put his habit on, Which made the people think they serv'd her Son: But much it is, in more then forty years This fraud in war nor peace at all appears: More like it is his lust"' with pleasures sed, He sought no rule till she was gone and dead. What then he did of worth can no man tell, But is suppos' d to be that Amraphel Who warr'd with Sodoms and Gomorrahs King, 'Gainst whom his trained bands Abram did bring, But this is farre unlike, he being Son Unto a Father, that all Countryes won 'wrong'd. '" being. 1 Instead of this and the nine lines following, the first edition has, Some may object, his Parents ruling all, How he thus fuddenly should be thus small? This answer may fuffice, whom it wil please, He thus voluptuous, and given to ease; Each wronged Prince, or childe that did remain, Would now advantage take, their own to gain; So Province, aster Province, rent away, Until that Potent Empire did decay. Again, the Country was left bare (there is no doubt) Of men, and wealth, his mother carried out; Which to her neighbors, when it was made known, Did then incite, them to regain their own. So suddenly should loose so great a state, With petty Kings to joyne Consederate. Nor can those Reasons which wise Raileih finds, 75 Well satisfie the most considerate minds: We may with le...

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