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Anne Bradstreet


  • A Dialogue between Old England and New
       Alas, dear Mother, fairest Queen and best,
  • A Letter to Her Husband
       My head, my heart, mine eyes, my life, nay, more,
  • A Love Letter to Her Husband
       Phoebus make haste, the day's too long, begone,
  • Another
       Phoebus make haste, the day's too long, be gone,
  • Another (II)
       As loving hind that (hartless) wants her deer,
  • Author to her Book, The
       Thou ill-form'd offspring of my feeble brain,
  • Before the Birth of One of Her Children
       All things within this fading world hath end,
  • By Night when Others Soundly Slept
       By night when others soundly slept
  • Contemplations
       Some time now past in the Autumnal Tide,
  • Deliverance from a Fit of Fainting
       Worthy art Thou, O Lord, of praise,
  • Deliverance from Another Sore Fit
       In my distress I sought the Lord
  • Epitaphs
       Here lies
  • Flesh and the Spirit, The
       In secret place where once I stood
  • Here Follow Several Occasional Meditations
       By night when others soundly slept,
  • In Honour of that High and Mighty Princess, Queen Elizabeth
       Although great Queen, thou now in silence lie,
  • In Reference to her Children, 23 June 1659
       I had eight birds hatcht in one nest,
  • In Thankful Remembrance for My Dear Husband's Safe Arrival Sept 3, 1662
       What shall I render to Thy name
  • Meditations Divine and Moral
       A ship that bears much sail, and little ballast, is easily
  • Of the Four Ages of Man
       Lo now! four other acts upon the stage,
  • Prologue, The
       To sing of wars, of captains, and of kings,
  • Spirit
       Be still, thou unregenerate part,
  • To Her Father with Some Verses
       Most truly honoured, and as truly dear,
  • To my Dear and Loving Husband
       If ever two were one, then surely we.
  • Upon a Fit of Sickness,Anno 1632 Aetatis Suae, 19
        Twice ten years old not fully told
  • Upon My Dear and Loving Husband his Going into England Jan. 16, 1661
       O thou Most High who rulest all
  • Upon Some Distemper of Body
       In anguish of my heart replete with woes,
  • Vanity of All Worldly Things, The
       As he said vanity, so vain say I,
  • Verses upon the Burning of our House, July 18th, 1666
       In silent night when rest I took,
  • We May Live Together
       If ever two were one, then surely we.