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  • Transatlantic Romanticism

    An Anthology of British, American,and Canadian Literature

    1767-1867SUB Gottingen220 006 61X QA

    2007 A 428

    Lance NewmanCalifornia State University, San Marcos

    Joel PaceUniversity of Wisconsin, Eau Claire

    Chris Koenig-WoodyardUniversity of Toronto at Mississauga

    New York Boston San Francisco

    London Toronto Sydney Tokyo Singapore Madrid

    Mexico City Munich Paris Cape Town Hong Kong Montreal

  • CONTENTS

    Preface xx

    Introduction 1

    BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-1790) 25 : . ' ,

    Rules by Which a Great Empire May Be Reduced to a Small One 26Information to Those Who Would Remove to America 31Remarks Concerning the Savages of North America 36 ; ':

    SAMSON O C C O M (1723-1792) 40 . ; ; ; : ; : _

    S. Occom's Account of Himself Written Sept. 17, 1768 41 '. '' ',."'

    FRANCES J i R O O K E ^ c . 1724^178?) 46 . , . .

    from The History of Emily Montague 47 . ' ; . . . .'.

    EDMUND BURKE (1729-1797) 56

    from A Philosophical Enquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the_ Sublimeand Beautiful ' 57 ' ;- i . ' , /

    from Speech of Edmund Burke, Esquire, on Moving His Resolutions forConciliation with the Colonies 62 > if

    from Reflections on the Revolution in France 67 - ' fV ''

    OLIVER GOLDSMITH (1730-1774) .;74 .; '',.. ; : ; '

    from The Deserted Village 75

    CONTEMPORARY RESPONSE '

    \\ Oliver'GoldsinitH( 1794-1861 ),iVom The Rising Village '83 '! ' ; '':

    Timothy Dwight (1752-1817), from Greenfield Hill 90

    MICHEL GUILLAUME JEAN DE CREVECOEUR (1735-1813) 95

    from Letters from an American Farmer 96 ! . ,".

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    T H O M A S PAINE (1737-1809) , .1.09.., . - - ,

    from Common Sense 110

    from The Rights of Man 122

    THOMAS JEFFERSON (1743-1826) 125

    from Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson (Declaration

    of Independence) 126

    from Notes on the State of Virginia 131

    -=> TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGES

    Revolutionary Republicanism 142

    BRITISH PARLIAMENT (1767): 144. r.:'.{'. \

    e To.wnshend Acts.

    6J A M E S M A D I s 6 N ; ; ( . 1 7 5 1 - i 3 6 ; ) ; ,447,",.;". V V ' ^ . ' . ' . '. f ; ; - / , . [ . , ' ; "T h e F e d e r a l i s t . N i i m b e r , 1 0 , r j , , ^ - j - . ^ V : ,,, . . . , . - , - .-'-, ; . , - . > , .. ; .:.

    I S A A C H U N T ( 1 7 5 1 - 1 8 0 9 ) ' ' 1 5 2 "' " " "

    T h e P o l i t i c a l F a m i l y f . ^ , , . , , . ' ; - , . . , ,

    J O E L B A R L O W ( 1 7 5 4 - 1 8 1 2 ) , 1 6 0 ; . / "^ ' ' ' " ' [ " \f r o m T h e C o l u m b i a d ' .,. . .L- . . . . .

    M I L C A H M A R T H A M O O R E ( 1 7 4 0 - 1 8 2 9 ) 169

    The Female Patriots. Address'd to the Daughters'oif Liberty in America, 1768'

    W I L L I A M G O D W I N ( 1 7 5 6 - 1 8 3 6 ) J < 171 - ' "- '':-..'; :.:-i~ .;'.:" n.

    from Letters of Advice to a Young American

    A N N A L A E T I T I A B A R B A U L D ( 1 7 4 3 - 1 8 2 5 ) ^ ^ p

    E p i s t l e . t o W i l l i a m W i l b e r f o r c e . 1.7.9,^;. , - ^ - : , IJ -J '...: :.-.-L'';o : , - i

    T h e R i g h t s o f W o m a n 1 8 2 \ r ,o . - , ^ . ' ; ;- i ' .

  • Contents

    On Mr. Paine's Rights of Man 209 ' ' 'O n the Universali ty and O t h e r At t r ibutes of the G o d of Na tu re 210O n the Uniformity and Perfection of N a t u r e 211 ! . J : .O n the Religion of Na tu re 212

    P H I L L I S W H E A T L E Y ( 1 7 5 3 - 1 7 8 4 ) 2 1 3 ; - . .. . ..:,,.;,. , -

    Liberty and Peace 214 -- ' : i 'Thoughts o n the Works of Providence 215 ' " - .J O n the Dea th of the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield. 1770. i ! 2 1 8 " v ' -'O n Being Brought from Africa to Amer ica 219 '' : ''.':>.:On Imagination 220 ' : :..,

    To S.M. A Young African Painter, on Seeing His Works 221To His Excellency General Washington 222 'To a Lady on Her Coming to North America with Her Son, for the Recovery

    of Her Health 223A Farewell to America. To Mrs. S. W. 224 ' ' " ' ' ' !';/i''-'Letter to-Rev. Samson Occdm, New London, Connecticut 226; 'V

    -^TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGES,

    Slavery and Abolition 227.-,.,....

    H A N N A H M O R E ( 1 7 4 5 - 1 8 3 3 ) 229 : ' ' ' ' ' ; 'Slavery, A P o e m ' '' '" - ; ; '

    Q U O B N A O T T O B A H C U G O A N O ( 1 7 5 7 - c . 1801) 237from Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of Slavery and"

    Commerce of the Human Species ~ ,,-, : ; y ..-. :.;-j-: ,.',". ... . .DAVID WALKER ( 1 7 8 5 - 1 8 3 0 ) 241

    from An Appeal to the Colored Citizens of the World . - . . , , ,.W I L L I A M LLOYD G A R R I S O N (1805-1879") 249 , " \ "

    To the Public : - - - :;(^ :V '" .F A N N Y KEMBLE ( 1 8 0 9 - 1 8 9 3 ) 251 . ; ' : ! ; ' . .

    from Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation in 1838-1839 .'.' 'B E N J A M I N D R E W ( 1 8 1 2 - 1 9 0 3 ) 255 ''"'-' ' ' ' ' / ' ' / " " .,

    from A North Side View of Slavery; The Refugee, or, The Narratives of FugitiveSlaves in Canada -- . . .* .

    W I L L I A M B L A K E ( 1 7 5 7.1827)... 2-60 .... ,,

    The Ecchoing Green 262The Little Black Boy r 263 ' :; : . ; : : , . A . - . . - ! 'The Sick Rose 264 . . . '"'"' """i"r '

    : ^ ! \ fT h e L a m b 2 6 4 ; " ' " ^ :' - ' r ' | ' ; '

    TheTyger 264 ' , .. . ,:''."'*''.'.'"1 .'.''.'"The Chimney Sweeper .265 ' ,'"' '!The Chimney Sweeper' 266

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    London 266America: A Prophecy 267 . -.Visions of the Daughters of Albion 274 : - . . .

    ROBERT BURNS (1759-1796) 280

    Poor Mailie's Elegy 281 .To a Mouse 282 , . ,T o a L o u s e 2 8 4 . : ' ' . ,. : . ,

    A f t o n W a t e r - . 2 8 5 . ' . > . . ; , .C o m i n ' T h r o ' t h e Rye [1] 286 . :C o m i n ' T h r o ' t h e Rye [2] 286Scots, wha hae.wi ' Wal lace bled 287 . , .A Red, Red Rose 288 ' .-. . . -Au ld Lang Syne 288 . . . . . . . . ' , . ., . . . - ,

    t '

    CONTEMPORARY RESPONSE . , ;

    Fitz-Greene Halleck (1790-1867), from Burns: To a Rose, Brought from NearAlloway Kirk, in Ayrshire, in the Autumn of 1822 289

    MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT (1759-1797) - 292

    from A Vindication of the Rights of Men 293from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman 299On Poetry and Our Relish for the Beauties of Nature 324

    SUSANNA ROWSO.N (1762-1824) '327

    /rom Charlotte: A Tale of Truth 328

    J O A N N A BAILLIE (1762-1851) 338 : "

    from Plays on the Passions 339 . >London 343 .../ '..A Mother to Her Waking Infant 345 , fA Child to His Sick Grandfather 346 . , , ,'.'Thunder .347 . ,v . .. ., ,. !. ';Sorig/Woo'd and Married and A 349 '..'.".'... ..''/'

    -~^s TRANSATLANTIC EXCHANGES e r - '

    Women's Rights 351 '

    J U D I T H S A R G E N T M U R R A Y ( 1 7 5 1 - 1 8 2 0 ) 3 5 4 " . , ''. '.,On the Equality of the Sexes , -

    C H A R L O T T E D A C R E ( 1 7 7 2 - 1 8 2 5 ) 362 ' ,. '"''. . '] ,The Female Philosopher . . -

    SOJOURNER TRUTH (1797-1883) 363 . ..'.'"Speech at the American Equal Rights Association, May 9-10, 1867

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    SOPHIA RIPLEY (1803-1861) 365Woman

    ELIZABETH CADY STANTON (1815-1902) " '369,Declaration of SentimentsResolutions

    MARY ROBINSON (1758-1800) 372

    from Sappho and Phaon: In a Series of Legitimate Sonnets 373The Negro Girl 377To the Poet Coleridge 381 .The Poor, Singing Dame 383 ; : .

    WILLIAM W O R D S W O R T H (1770-1850) 384

    Goody Blake and Harry Gill 386 :

    The Complaint of a Forsaken Indian Woman 390Lines Written in Early Spring 392The Thorn 392 :

    Lines Written a Few Miles above Tintern Abbey 400from Preface to Lyrical Ballads 404There was a Boy 410Ruth: Or the Influences of Nature 411 ,Nutting 418 .Michael 419 + 'To Toussaint L'Ouvefture' 430 'To Thomas Clarkson 430The world is too much with us 431Composed upon Westminster Bridge, Sept. 3, 1802 431I griev'd for Buonaparte 432'She was a Phantom of Delight 432 I wandered lonely as a cloud 433 ' ' ' ' 'My heart leaps up 433 . . Ode: Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood 434The Solitary Reaper 439 ' ' . . : .Gold and Silver Fishes, in a Vase 440 . - . . .Liberty 441 : ; ; . .

    - - - - ^ T R A N S A T L A N T I C E X C H A N G E S ^

    W o r d s w o r t h in Bri ta in and A m e r i c a 4 4 5 , : / ; / .

    LEIGH HUNT (1784-1859) 447 ' . . . . : . . / . . '

    from The Feast of the Poets . . , ,ROBERT H U T C H I N S O N ROSE (1776-1842) 449

    A Humble Imitation of Some Stanzas, written by W. Wdrdsworth, in Germany, onOne of the Coldest Days of the Century ' '

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    ELIZABETH PALMER PEABODY (1804-189,4) ,45,1,,Letter to Wordsworth

    ROBERT BROWNING (1812-1889) - 4 5 3 , , ., ,The Lost Leader ^ .

    WILLIAM PARSONS ATKINSON (1820-f890)"' "455'Letter to Wordsworth

    HENRY REED (1808-1854) 456 ~from Lectures on the British Poets , ... . , _ ,- .

    SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832) 459 ,/ ,..;;,...,_.yL o c h i n v a r 4 6 0 ' '- -'. . ....' .'

    J o c k of H a z e l d e a n 4 6 1 '.; ' " ' .".::'i !' . .T h e D r e a r y C h a n g e 4 6 2P r o u d M a i s i e 4 6 2 . : ' ! ' ; ,: '. ' ; \ -"'.:"; " . . . '.' ' .Lucy A s h t o n ' s S o n g 4 6 3 - j :;:-,. . , , : , ; ,

    S A M U E L T A Y L O R C O L E R I D G E (17 .72" - l8 i3 : 4 l> 4 6 3 : ' '

    T h e R i m e of t h e A n c i e n t M a r i n e r 4 6 5 r .

    T h i s L i m e - T r e e B o w e r - M y P r i s o n 4 8 2 . , .'Cr..- ; -=

    T h e D u n g e o n 4 8 3 . r: /^..i1;,,:-, ., ,. . .,- ,

    K u b l a K h a n : or, A V i s i o n i n a D r e a m 4 8 4 ; t ; ',., -,

    The Eolian Harp 487 , , . . . '.'":- r ' }The Foster-Mother's Tale 488 . / . -.Dejection: An Ode 490 . ;^,, .from Biographia Literaria or, Biographical Sketches of .My. Literary Life

    and Opinions 494 .