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poetry about conquering land
Posted by: JPerk (130.182.29.---)
Date: November 11, 2004 09:31PM

Im looking for poetry dealing with conquering land/manifest destiny for a paper. I want to parallel the elitist quest to conquer land with the laymen's quest to conquer women. If anyone has suggestions, I would love the help.

Re: poetry about conquering land
Posted by: lg (
Date: November 11, 2004 11:23PM

J, there are some here:

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Post Edited (11-12-04 00:25)

Re: poetry about conquering land
Posted by: IanB (
Date: November 12, 2004 08:03AM

See in the Classical Poet List on this site:

'To His Mistress Going to Bed'
by John Donne

['O my America, my new found land']

Re: poetry about conquering land
Posted by: Marian-NYC (12.154.236.---)
Date: November 15, 2004 07:44PM

Try this --

Go to

Choose the VERSE tap

Put "conquest" in the search field

I just did that and got 77 hits. Glancing at the first few hits, it seems to me that AT LEAST two of them use "conquest" as a metaphor, comparing conquest of land to conquest of a person.

So there are probably a few among the 77 that you can use.


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