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Joel Barlow

(24 March 1754 – 26 December 1812 / Redding, Connecticut)

Poems of Joel Barlow

21. Vision Of Columbus - Book 7 4/20/2010
22. Vision Of Columbus - Book 8 4/20/2010
23. Vision Of Columbus - Book 9 4/20/2010

The Columbiad: Book VI

The Argument


British cruelty to American prisoners. Prison Ship. Retreat of Washington with the relics of his army, pursued by Howe. Washington recrossing the Delaware in the night, to surprise the British van, is opposed by uncommon obstacles. His success in this audacious enterprise lays the foundation of the American empire. A monument to be ere on the bank of the Delaware. Approach of Burgoyne, sailing up the St. Laurence with an army of Britons and various other nations. Indignant ener

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