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The poems of Phillis Wheatley

Author: Phillis Wheatley; Julian D Mason, Jr.
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phillis Wheatley; Julian D Mason, Jr.
OCLC Number: 1160595051
Description: ℓviii, 113 p. : facsims ; 23 cm.
Contents: List of illustrations --
Introduction --
The reputation of Phillis Wheatley, poet --
A note on the text --
Acknowledgments --
Part one: Poems on various subjects, religious and moral --
To Maecenas --
On virtue --
To the University of Cambridge, in New England --
To the King's Most Excellent Majesty,1768 --
On being brought from Africa to America --
On the death of the Rev. Dr. Sewell, 1769 --
On the death of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield, 1770 --
On the death of a young lady of five years of age --
On the death of young gentleman --
To a lady on the death of her husband --
Goliath of Gath --
Thoughts on the works of Providence --
To a lady on the death of three relations --
To a clergyman on the death of his lady --
An Hymn to the morning --
An Hymn to the evening --
Isaiah lxiii. 1-8 --
On recollection --
On imagination --
A funeral poem on the death of C.E. an infant of twelve months --
To Captain H_____d, of the 65th Regiment --
To the RIght Honourable William, Earl of Dartmouth, his majesty's principal secretary of state for North America, etc --
Ode to Neptune --
To a lady on her coming to North America with her son, for the recovery of her health --
To a lady on her remarkable preservation in an hurricane in North Carolina --
To a lady and her children, on the death of her son and their brother --
To a gentleman and lady on the death of the lady's brother and sister, and a child of the name Avis, aged one year --
On the death of Dr. Samuel Marshall,1771 --
To a gentleman on his voyage to Great Britain for the recovery of his health --
To the Rev. Dr. Thomas Amory on reading his sermons on daily devotion, in which that duty is recommended and assisted --
On the death of J.C. an infant --
An Hymn to humanity --
To the Honourable T.H. Esq.; on the death of his daughter --
Niobe in distress for her children slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI. and from a view of the painting of Mr. Richard Wilson --
To S.M. a young African painter, on seeing his works --
To his honour the Lieutenant Governor, on the death of his lady. March 24, 1773 --
A farewel to America --
A rebus, by I.B. --
An answer to the rebus, by the author of these poems --
Part two: Miscellaneous poems --
To the University of Cambridge, wrote in 1767 --
On the death of the Rev'd Dr. Sewall, 1967 --
An elegiac poem on the death of George Whitefield --
An Ode of verses on the death of George Whitefield --
To Mrs. Leonard, on the death of her husband --
Recollection --
To the Rev. Mr. Pitkin, on the death of his lady --
To the Hon'ble Thomas Hubbard, Esq.; on the death of Mrs. Thankfull Leonard --
An elegy, to Miss Mary Moorhead, on the death of her father, the Rev. Mr. John Moorhead --
[To a Gentleman of the Navy] --
The answer --
Philis's reply --
To his excellency General Washington --
An elegy to Dr. Samuel Cooper --
Liberty and peace, a poem --
To Mr. and Mrs. ______, On the death of their infant son --
On the capture of General Lee --
Appendix: Letters and proposal for a second book.
Responsibility: edited with an introd. by Julian D. Mason, Jr.

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