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The Four Elements by Anne Bradstreet

The Fire, Air, Earth and water did contest Which was the strongest, noblest and the best, Who was of greatest use and might’est force; In placid Terms they thought now to discourse, That in due order each her turn should … Continue reading

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In Reference to her Children, 23 June 1659 by Anne Bradstreet

I had eight birds hatcht in one nest, Four Cocks were there, and Hens the rest. I nurst them up with pain and care, No cost nor labour did I spare Till at the last they felt their wing, Mounted … Continue reading

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