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RELIGIOUS AND MORAL POEMS BY NEGRO SERVANT PHILLIS WHEATLEY 1773 By PHILLIS WHEATLEY
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To the PUBLIC. AS it has been repeatedly suggested to the Publisher, by Persons, who have seen the Manuscript, that Num- bers would be ready to suspect they were not really the Writings of... More > PHILLIS, he has procured the following Attestation, from the most respectable Characters in Boston, that none might have the least Ground for disputing their Original. WE whose Names are under-written, do assure the World, that the POEMS specified in the following Page,* were (as we verily believe) written by Phillis, a young Negro Girl, who was but a few Years since, brought an uncultivated Barbarian from Africa, and has ever since been, and now is, under the Disadvantage of serving as a Slave in a Family in this Town. She has been examin- ed by some of the best Judges, and is thought qualified to write them. His Excellency THOMAS HUTCHINSON, Governor. The Hon. ANDREW OLIVER, Lieutenant-Governor. Boston Mass. 1773< Less
RELIGIOUS AND MORAL POEMS BY NEGRO SERVANT PHILLIS WHEATLEY 1773 By PHILLIS WHEATLEY
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To the PUBLIC. AS it has been repeatedly suggested to the Publisher, by Persons, who have seen the Manuscript, that Num- bers would be ready to suspect they were not really the Writings of... More > PHILLIS, he has procured the following Attestation, from the most respectable Characters in Boston, that none might have the least Ground for disputing their Original. WE whose Names are under-written, do assure the World, that the POEMS specified in the following Page,* were (as we verily believe) written by Phillis, a young Negro Girl, who was but a few Years since, brought an uncultivated Barbarian from Africa, and has ever since been, and now is, under the Disadvantage of serving as a Slave in a Family in this Town. She has been examin- ed by some of the best Judges, and is thought qualified to write them. His Excellency THOMAS HUTCHINSON, Governor. The Hon. ANDREW OLIVER, Lieutenant-Governor. Boston Mass. 1773< Less
Poems By Monica Johnson & Phillis Wheatley
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Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral By Phillis Wheatley
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Phillis Wheatley was 7 years old when she was abducted and transported to The United States to be sold into slavery. Within two years her new master taught her to read and right and by the time she... More > was 15 she became the poet laureat of America. Her poems inspired Gen. George Washington. The poems contained herwithin she wrote for people who suffered loss and her poems were for inspiration. This is a great book to read for inspiration, history and remembrance of an almost forgotten American hero.< Less
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral By Phillis Wheatley
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Phillis Wheatley was 7 years old when she was abducted and transported to The United States to be sold into slavery. Within two years her new master taught her to read and right and by the time she... More > was 15 she became the poet laureat of America. Her poems inspired Gen. George Washington. The poems contained herwithin she wrote for people who suffered loss and her poems were for inspiration. This is a great book to read for inspiration, history and remembrance of an almost forgotten American hero.< Less
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral: By an African American Slave Woman, Writing in the 18th Century (Hardcover) By Phillis Wheatley
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This moving collection of poems by Phillis Wheatley is intended to inspire Christians and tribute various believers who had recently been deceased. Published in 1773, this collection brings together... More > many of Wheatley's finest writings addressed to figures of the day. She writes evocative verse to academic establishments, military officers and even the King of England, with other verses discussing various subjects in verse form, offering condolences and verse commemorating recent events, or the death of a recent loved one. Recognized as one of the first black poets to be widely appreciated in the Western world, Phillis Wheatley was a devoted Christian whose talent with the English language impressed and awed her peers. Wheatley took plenty of influence from past works of poetry, such as Ovid's Metamorphosis. Several of the poems in this collection mention or allude to such masterpieces, the voracious absorption of which helped Phillis Wheatley to learn and hone her creative abilities.< Less
Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral: By an African American Slave Woman, Writing in the 18th Century By Phillis Wheatley
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This moving collection of poems by Phillis Wheatley is intended to inspire Christians and tribute various believers who had recently been deceased. Published in 1773, this collection brings together... More > many of Wheatley's finest writings addressed to figures of the day. She writes evocative verse to academic establishments, military officers and even the King of England, with other verses discussing various subjects in verse form, offering condolences and verse commemorating recent events, or the death of a recent loved one. Recognized as one of the first black poets to be widely appreciated in the Western world, Phillis Wheatley was a devoted Christian whose talent with the English language impressed and awed her peers. Wheatley took plenty of influence from past works of poetry, such as Ovid's Metamorphosis. Several of the poems in this collection mention or allude to such masterpieces, the voracious absorption of which helped Phillis Wheatley to learn and hone her creative abilities.< Less

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