1678 in poetry
Anne Bradstreet, Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning", a reprint of "The Tenth Muse", published in Boston, Massachusetts(original volume published in London in 1650) with significant additions, including "Contemplations", said to be her best poem; original, full title: "The Tenth Muse, lately Sprung up in America, or Several Poems Compiled with Great Variety of Wit and Learning, Full of Delight, Wherein especially is Contained a Complete Discourse and Description of the Four Elements, Constitutions, Ages of Man, Seasons of the Year, together with an exact Epitome of the Four Monarchies, viz., The Assyrian, Persian, Grecian, Roman, Also a Dialogue between Old England and New, concerning the late troubles. With divers other pleasand and serious Poems, By a Gentlewoman in those parts"; includes "In Praise of Mistress Bradstreet", a poem by Nathaniel WardTrent, William P. and Wells, Benjamin W., "Colonial Prose and Poetry: The Transplanting of Culture 1607-1650", New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1903 edition, pp 269-271]
*Samuel Butler, "
Hudibras", Part 3
Dorthe Engelbrechtsdatter, "Själens aandelige Sangoffer ("The Souls Spiritual Offering of Song")"
Andrew Marvell(born 1621)
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