Anne Bradstreet Quotes

Thou hast an house on high erect, Framed by that mighty Architect, With glory richly furnished, Stands permanent though this be fled.
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. Some Verses upon the Burning of Our House, July 10, 1666 (l. 43-46). . . Norton Anthology of Poetry, The. Alexander W. Allison and others, eds. (3d ed., 1983) W. W. Norton & Company.
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Sisters we are, yea, twins we be, Yet deadly feud 'twixt thee and me; For from one father are we not, Thou by old Adam wast begot, But my arise is from above,
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. The Flesh and the Spirit (l. 43-47). . . Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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I am obnoxious to each carping tongue Who says my hand a needle better fits, A poet's pen, all scorn, I should thus wrong; For such despite they cast on female wits: If what I do prove well, it won't advance, They'll say it's stolen, or else it was by chance.
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), U.S. poet. repr. In Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning (1678). "The Prologue," (1650).
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If ever two were one, then surely we. If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee;
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. To My Dear and Loving Husband (l. 1-2). . . Poets of the English Language, Vols. I-V. Vol. I: Langland to Spenser; Vol. II: Marlowe to Marvell; Vol. III: Milton to Goldsmith; Vol. IV: Blake to Poe; Vol. V: Tennyson to Yeats. W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. (1950) The Viking Press.
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Thy love is such I can no way repay, The heavens reward thee manifold I pray. Then while we live, in love lets so persever, That when we live no more, we may live ever.
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. To My Dear and Loving Husband (l. 9-12). . . Poets of the English Language, Vols. I-V. Vol. I: Langland to Spenser; Vol. II: Marlowe to Marvell; Vol. III: Milton to Goldsmith; Vol. IV: Blake to Poe; Vol. V: Tennyson to Yeats. W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. (1950) The Viking Press.
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A Bartas can do what a Bartas will But simple I according to my skill.
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. To sing of wars, of captains, and of kings (l. 11-12). . . Norton Anthology of American Literature, The, Vols. I-II. Nina Baym and others, eds. (2d ed., 1985) W. W. Norton & Company.
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