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Page 8 - BAY PSALM BOOK. A literal reprint of the Bay Psalm Book being the earliest New England version of the Psalms and the First Book Printed in America.
Page 11 - The Tenth Muse lately sprung up in America; or, Several Poems, compiled with great variety of wit and learning, full of delight; wherein especially is contained a complete discourse and description of the four elements, constitutions, ages of man, seasons of the year; together with an exact epitome of the...
Page 78 - A poetical epistle to His excellency George Washington, Esq. commander in chief of the armies of the United States of America, from an inhabitant of the state of Maryland.
Page 22 - MARIA DAVIDSON'. COLLECTED AND ARRANGED BY HER MOTHER, WITH A BIOGRAPHY BY MISS SEDGW1CK. A HEW EDITION, REVISED.
Page 7 - ... by several disappointed poets, who, notwithstanding the decision of the committee, persisted in believing and declaring their own productions to be the best. This state of feeling was doubtless, in part, the cause which led to the publication, at about this time, of a very witty pamphlet entitled " Barnum's Parnassus ; being Confidential Disclosures of the Prize Committee on the Jenny Lind Song.
Page 39 - Fantasy. Being a Collection of the most esteemed modern Literary Productions, exposing the Art of making a Noise in the World, without Beating a Drum or Crying Oysters ; and showing how, like Whittington of old, who rose from nothing to be Lord Mayor of London, a mere Barber may become an Emperor, if he has but Spirit enough to Assume and Talents enough to Support the Title.
Page 3 - ... comprised within the limits of a paper of intelligence. It deserves to be engraven in letters of gold on a monument of marble, or rather to appear and shine forth from the works of some genius, of an uncommon sublimity, and equal to his own.
Page 38 - The lyric works of Horace, translated into English verse ; to which are added a number of original poems. By a native of America.
Page 29 - Years 1768 and 1794, By Philip Freneau of New Jersey. A new edition, revised and corrected by the author, including a considerable number of pieces never before published. Monmouth, NJ Printed at the Press of the Author at Mount Pleasant, near Middletown-Point : M.DCC.XCV, and of American Independence, XIX.