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Anne bradstreet prologue to sing of wars, of captains, and of kings, 25 i am obnoxious3 to each carping tongue of cities founded, commonwealths begun, who says my hand a needle better fits. Summary and analysis of in memory of my dear grandchild elizabeth bradstreet by anne poets with initials a summary and analysis of the prologue by anne bradstreet. The bradstreets moved in andover, mass, in the mid-1640s and anne lived until her death in 1672 six years after her death a second edition of her poems appeared, several poems (boston: john foster, 1678), described as corrected by the author, and enlarged by an addition of several other poems found amongst her papers after her death. Anne bradstreet (1612-1678) was the first person in america, male or female, to have a volume of poems published she'd been born in england, but was among a group of early english settlers in massachusetts in the 1630s in 1650, a collection of her poems, the tenth muse lately sprung up in.
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