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In the earlier period men lived earnestly if not largely, they thought highly if not broadly, they felt nobly if not always with magnanimity.
Preface
Trent and Wells
Colonial Prose and Poetry
 
Edited by William P. Trent and Benjamin W. Wells
 
The 57 writers in these three volumes spannning more than a century and a half represent the literary and cultural trends in Colonial North America—from the confrontation with the American Indians to Puritan life to opposition to slavery.
 
CONTENTS
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NEW YORK: THOMAS Y. CROWELL & Co., 1901
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2010
 
Vol. I. The Transplanting of Culture: 1607–1650
  Introduction
  Captain John Smith
  Colonel Norwood
  William Bradford
  Thomas Morton
  Francis Higginson
  John Winthrop
  The Bay Psalm Book
  John Underhill
  John Mason
  John Cotton
  Roger Williams
  Thomas Hooker
  Thomas Shepard
  Nathaniel Ward
  Anne Bradstreet
  
Vol. II. The Beginnings of Americanism: 1650–1710
  Introduction
  Edward Johnson
  John Eliot
  Michael Wigglesworth
  John Josselyn
  Daniel Gookin
  Thomas Wheeler
  Peter Folger
  William Penn
  Daniel Denton
  George Alsop
  Narratives Dealing with Bacon’s Rebellion
  William Hubbard
  Mary Rowlandson
  Urian Oakes
  Increase Mather
  Cotton Mather
  Verses from the Magnalia
  Samuel Sewall
  Sarah Kemble Knight
  Robert Beverly
  
Vol. III. The Growth of the National Spirit: 1710–1775
  Introduction
  John Wise
  Hugh Jones
  William Byrd
  The New England Primer
  Benjamin Colman and the Turells
  John Seccomb
  Patrick Tailfer
  Thomas Prince
  William Douglass
  William Stith
  Jonathan Edwards
  Benjamin Franklin
  Mather Byles
  Joseph Green
  John Osborn
  Thomas Hutchinson
  John Barnard
  Benjamin Church
  Thomas Godfrey and Nathaniel Evans
  Jonathan Boucher
  John Woolman
  Philip Vickers Fithian


 
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