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Orations and poetry, on moral and religious subjects.

by Roswell Rice

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Published by Printed by C. Van Benthuysen in Albany .
Written in English


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StatementBy Roswell Rice, esq.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS2698 .R54 1858
The Physical Object
Pagination 502 p.
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6730487M
LC Control Number29015829
OCLC/WorldCa2321074

The Committee hopes that the reception accorded this volume may be so favorable as to make possible the publication of a second series of orations, and perhaps a volume of poems. The frontispiece is from a crayon portrait of Emerson, about , by either Hildreth or Johnston, and first appeared in Volume V of Emerson's Journals.   Poetry on Religion. Religion is the act of attempting to map out a path to achieving consistent spiritual goals. Unfortunately, religion has sometimes fall into the hands of some wacky people. If someone comes to you and professes to be able to solve your problems by some religious or spiritual path, beware! Life will always be difficult.

In , Phillis Wheatley accomplished something that no other woman of her status had done. When her book of poetry, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, appeared, she became the first American slave, the first person of African descent, and only the third colonial American woman to have her work published. Born in Africa about and sold as a slave in Boston in , Phillis. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Poems on various subjects, religious and moral by Phillis Wheatley - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral Phillis WHEATLEY ( - ) Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in Theological Orations By: Gregory of Nazianzus (/) After the death of the Arian Emperor Valens, the synod of Antioch in asked Gregory to help resurrect Constantinople to Nicene orthodoxy.


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Roswell Rice. Phillis Wheatley, at age twenty, was the first African American and, notably, only the second woman in America, to publish a book. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral includes, besides the letter from John Wheatley, an attestation from eighteen prominent Boston citizens, including Governor Thomas Hutchinson and John Hancock, asserting their belief in Wheatley's true authorship of the.

POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, RELIGIOUS AND MORAL Phillis Wheatley () London: Printed for A. Bell and sold by Messrs. Cox and Berry, Boston, First edition PS W5 Phillis Wheatley, aged about seven, was bought by John Wheatley of Boston for his wife, Susannah, as a domestic slave, at the Boston Slave Market in   Frontispiece portrait from ZSR Library’s first edition of Phillis Wheatley’s Poems.

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the first published volume of poetry by an African-American author. This fact in itself would make the book significant, but Phillis Wheatley’s Poems has a complicated and fascinating history of its own.

When Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley was published init marked several significant accomplishments. It was the first book by a slave to be published in the Colonies, and only the third book by a woman in the American colonies to be published.

Full text of "Poems on various subjects, religious and moral" See other formats Ctbrrtrit JJl^t»5tltlcii fen EIJA aJIM ELBERT '88 JhxMtimmnt KATHARINE E. COMAH POEMS ON VARIOUS SUBJECTS, RELIGIOUS AND MORAL. BY PHILLIS WHEATLEY, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England.

Br W. K JACKSON. I really enjoyed the poetry when I started reading the book, but so many couplets and so little diversity in subject matter made the reading grow dreary.

Wheatley’s poetry ranges from beautiful to tiring/5(16). Buy Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (Cosimo Classics Literature) by Wheatley, Phillis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews:   Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral was printed in London in ; it is the first collection of poetry written by an African American to be 3/5(3). Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral.

Phillis Wheatley. Re-printed, from the London edition, by Barber & Southwick, - 89 pages. 3 Reviews.3/5(3). Poems on Various Subjects: Religious and Moral: Phillis Wheatley: These 39 poems form the first book of verse by an African-American author.

CONTENTS: Bibliographic Record Preface: LONDON: A. BELL, NEW YORK: Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral is the collection of poems produced by a nineteen-year-old Colonial American slave, Phillis Wheatley, the first African American woman ever to be.

In Phillis Wheatley Her first book, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral, where many of her poems first saw print, was published there the same year.

Wheatley’s personal qualities, even more than her literary talent, contributed to her great social success in London. She returned to Boston in September because.

Phillis Wheatley, Poems on various subjects, religious and moral Published:London Format: Printed book Language: English Creator: Phillis Wheatley Usage terms Public Domain Held by British Library Shelfmark: a Full catalogue details.

Buy Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Wheatley, Phillis (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s:   Phillis Wheatley was the first African-American to publish a book of poetry in Born in West Africa, she was sold into slavery at age seven, and bought by a wealthy Massachusetts family who taught her to read and write.

Her extraordinary literary gifts led to the publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," and to her eventual emancipation by her owners. Although. Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral by Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr.

John Wheatley, of Boston, in New England (published 1 September ) is a collection of 39 poems written by Phillis Wheatley, the first professional African-American woman poet in America and the first African-American woman whose writings were published.Get this from a library!

An oration on Messiah's kingdom and descant on time and immortality: with a variety of poetry on moral and religious subjects.

[Roswell Rice].‎Author's extraordinary literary gifts led to the publication of her "Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral," and to her eventual emancipation by her owners.

Although some of the poems demonstrate an apparent acceptance of the racist values of the white slave-owning classes (which viewed Af.