Quotation by Anne Bradstreet

When I behold the heavens as in their prime,
And then the earth (though old) still clad in green,
The stones and trees, insensible of time,
Nor age nor wrinkle on their front are seen;
Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612ā€“1672), Anglo-American poet. Contemplations (l. 120ā€“124). . .

Poets of the English Language, Vols. Iā€“V. Vol. I: Langland to Spenser; Vol. II: Marlowe to Marvell; Vol. III: Milton to Goldsmith; Vol. IV: Blake to Poe; Vol. V: Tennyson to Yeats. W. H. Auden and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. (1950) The Viking Press.
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