The poetical works of John Trumbull, LL. D. : containing M'Fingal, a modern epic poem, revised and corrected, with copious explanatory notes ; The progress of dulness ; and a collection of poems on various subjects

Trumbull, John, 1750-1831, author

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  • Creator written before and during the revolutionary war
  • Format Books
  • Publication Hartford : Printed for Samuel G. Goodrich, by Lincoln & Stone, MDCCCXX.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 volume (1 unnumbered plate, 22, 177, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates, 2 unnumbered leaves, 5 unnumbered pages, 235 pages, 4 unnumbered pages) : illustrations, portrait, plates ; 22 cm
  • OCLC ocm01673292, ocm01673292

Notes

  • Published as 2 volumes in 1; Each volume has added title page, engraved, with vignette.

Contents

  • v. 1. Memoir of the author -- M'Fingal -- v. 2. Progress of dulness -- [Miscellaneous poems]. Genius of America -- Lines of Messrs. Dwight and Barlow -- Ode to sleep -- To a young lade : a fable -- Speech of Proteus : a translation -- Prophecy of Balaam -- Owl and Sparrow : a fable -- Prospect of the future glory of America -- On the vanity of youthful expectations -- Advice to ladies of a certain age -- Characters -- Elegy, on the death of Mr. St. John -- Destruction of Babylon -- Elegy on the times -- Appendix
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