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New England discovery : a personal view

Author: Nancy Hale
Publisher: New York : Coward-McCann, ©1963.
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Anthology of writing about New England, by New Englanders.
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New England discovery.
New York : Coward-McCann, ©1963
(OCoLC)575052533
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Hale
OCLC Number: 1394699
Description: xxiv, 549 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A true relation of the most prosperous voyage / James Rosier --
The landing at Plymouth / William Bradford --
Merrymount / John Lothrop Motley --
New England's plantation 1630 / Francis Higginson --
Sermon aboard the Arbella / John Winthrop --
Journal / Richard Mather --
Anne Hutchinson's exile / Thomas Welde --
Everyday life in Massachusetts Bay Colony / George Dow --
Repentant sinners and their ministers / Rev. Thomas Hooker --
Minister Hooker's Christianity / Timothy Dwight --
The Bay psalm book / Richard Mather --
Concerning the singers / John Cotton --
Dinner at the Winthrops / Catherine Maria Sedgwick --
New England's first fruits / Anonymous --
The covenant of Grace / Thomas Shepard --
The simple cobbler of Aggawam in America / Nathaniel Ward --
The clear sun-shine of the gospel breaking forth upon the Indians / Rev. John Eliot --
The Indians in New England / Daniel Gookin --
Grandfather's chair / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The separation of Roger Williams / Nathaniel Morton --
The day of doom / Michael Wigglesworth --
Uncle Tracy's Thanksgiving / Traditional --
Last will and testament / Andrew Hodges --
Fast day and Thanksgiving proclamations / Massachusetts Bay Colony Records --
An essay for the recording of illustrious providences / Increase Mather --
A love letter to her husband / Anne Bradstreet. Upon wedlock, and death of children / Rev. Edward Taylor --
A firsthand account of captivity / Mary Rowlandson --
The death of King Philip / Thomas Church --
Indian warfare in New Hampshire / Jeremy Belknap --
The New England primer / Anonymous --
Elegie on the death of Thomas Shepard / Urian Oakes --
The regicides in New England / Thomas Hutchinson --
Diary / Cotton Mather --
The revolt against Sir Edmund Andros / Nathaniel Byfield --
The courting of Madam Winthrop / Samuel Sewall --
A sermon by Cotton Mather --
The examination of Sarah Good --
A letter on witches' "puppets" --
Testimony against Bridget Bishop --
On the place of execution --
Confession of William Barker --
Magnalia Christi Americana / Cotton Mather --
The redeemed captive returned to Zion / Rev. John Williams --
Journey from Boston to New York / Sarah Kemble Knight --
The big snow of 1717 / Cotton Mather --
Autobiography / Benjamin Franklin --
Lovewell's flight / Anonymous --
The Puritan state and Puritan society / Perry Miller --
A narrative of surprising conversions / Rev. Jonathan Edwards --
A witch story of olden time / Francis Chase --
The ballad of the French fleet / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
On the righteousness of rebellion / Jonathan Mayhew --
Considerations on behalf of the colonists / James Otis --
John Adams' graduation from Harvard / Catherine Drinker Bowen --
The other Adams / Catherine Drinker Bowen. The snare broken / Jonathan Mayhew --
The Boston massacre / The town of Boston Committee --
The future glory of America / Jonathan Trumbull --
The Boston Tea Party / John Andrews --
Recollections / George Hewes --
The rallying song of the tea party / Traditional --
Poem by a slave / Phyllis Wheatley Peters --
Boston beleagured and help sent / Peter Force --
Free America / Dr. Joseph Warren --
Paul Revere's own account of his ride --
Battle of Lexington / George Bancroft --
On Lexington / John Adams --
A pardon to the Lexington rebels / General Gage --
Diary of an American soldier / Simeon Lyman --
Bunker Hill / Amos Farnsworth --
Tory views of the American soldiers / Benjamin Thompson --
The capture of Ticonderoga / Ethan Allen --
The ballad of Nathan Hale / Traditional --
Boston evacuated / Timothy Newell --
John Adams and Abigail Adams / John Adams --
A New England minister on slavery / Samuel Hopkins --
Concerning Benedict Arnold / General Nathanael Greene --
The Yorktown surrender / James Thatcher --
President Stiles of Yale / Abiel Holmes --
Advice to the privileged orders / Joel Barlow --
A New England frolic / John Neal --
An old house in Boston / Edmund Quincy --
Sketches of a New England village / Eliza Buckminster Lee --
A new language proposed / William Smith Shaw --
The capture of the Guerrière / Anonymous --
The Federalists / Henry Adams --
The life of Oliver Hazard Perry / John M. Niles --
Thanatopsis / William Cullen Bryant --
Charge to a grand jury on slavery / Joseph Story --
The moral argument against Calvinism / William Ellery Channing --
Webster at Bunker Hill / Samuel Griswold Goodrich --
The frog catcher / Henry J. Finn --
An evening in New England / Lydia Maria Child --
An address / Edward Everett --
Edward Everett in 1820 / John Quincy Adams --
Recollections of Everett / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
The Boston lecture : its origin and evolution / Samuel Gardner Brake. The association man / William Channing --
Keynote of abolition / William Lloyd Garrison --
A New England boyhood / Edward Everett Hale --
Nature ; The rhodora ; The concord hymn ; Monadnoc / Ralph Waldo Emerson --
From his journal ; Conscience ; Independence ; A week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers / Henry David Thoreau --
Speech on abolition and freedom of the press / Wendell Phillips --
Background for "The wreck of the Hesperus" / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow --
Margaret Fuller's conversations / Thomas Higginson --
The well bred boy / T.H. Carter --
A temperance manifesto / J.W. Goodrich --
Brook Farm / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Sonnets / Bronson Alcott --
The transient and permanent in Christianity / Rev. Theodore Parker --
Sonnet to Emerson / Ellen Hooper --
Questionings / Frederic Hedge --
The Lowell Mills / Lucy Larcom --
Deacon Giles's distillery / George Cheever --
Moby Dick / Herman Melville --
Richard Edney and the governor's family / Sylvester Judd --
Slavery and secession / Daniel Webster --
Thanksgiving / Harriet Beecher Stowe --
An autobiography / Lyman Beecher --
Skipper Ireson's ride / John Greenleaf Whittier --
The riven oak : John Brown / Daniel Ricketson --
Literary friends and acquaintances / William Dean Howells --
The autocrat and the Brahmin / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
Take the loan / Edward Everett Hale --
Lincoln in wartime / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
A Civil War diary / Charles E. Davis. A hospital sketch / Louisa May Alcott --
The genesis of "The battle hymn of the Republic" / Julia Ward Howe --
A farewell to Agassiz / Oliver Wendell Holmes --
The lady who put salt in her coffee / Lucretia P. Hale --
Story of a bad boy / Thomas Bailey Aldrich --
Among the isles of shoals / Celia Thaxter --
Persons and places / George Santayana --
Talks on art / William Morris Hunt --
An international episode / Henry James --
The rise of Silas Lapham / William Dean Howells --
The town poor / Sarah Orne Jewett --
Mrs. Jack Gardner? / F. Marion Crawford --
With the first arbutus / Emily Dickinson --
Wreck of the S.S. Portland --
For those in peril on the sea / Rudyard Kipling --
President Eliot of Harvard / Mark A. DeWolfe Howe --
How to make Jonny-cake / Thomas Robinson Hazard --
On Louis Agassiz / William James --
The late George Apley / John P. Marquand --
Sacco and Vanzetti / Edna St. Vincent Millay --
The need of being versed in country things / Robert Frost --
Edwin Arlington Robinson / Amy Lowell --
Atavism / Elinor Wylie --
The Boston evening transcript / T.S. Eliot --
Cambridge ladies / E.E. Cummings --
Salt Water Farm / E.B. White --
Hurricane / John T. Winterich --
The proper Bostonians / Cleveland Amory --
Town report : 1942 / Malcolm Cowley --
Waking in the blue / Robert Lowell --
New England industry / John F. Kennedy --
Homage to New England / David McCord.
Responsibility: Nancy Hale [editor].

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Anthology of writing about New England, by New Englanders.

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