Anne Bradstreet

(1612 – 16 September 1672 / Northampton, England)

Anne Bradstreet
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Bradstreet was born Anne Dudley in Northampton, England, 1612. She was the daughter of Thomas Dudley, a steward of the Earl of Lincoln, and Dorothy Yorke. Due to her family's position she grew up in cultured circumstances and was a well-educated woman for her time, being tutored in history, several languages and literature. At the age of sixteen she married Simon Bradstreet. Both Anne's father and husband were later to serve as governors of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Anne and Simon, along with Anne's parents, immigrated to America aboard the Arbella as part of the Winthrop Fleet of Puritan emigrants in 1630.

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  • ''But man grows old, lies down, remains where once he's laid.''
    Anne Bradstreet (c. 1612-1672), Anglo-American poet. Contemplations (l. 126). . . Poets of the English Language, Vols. I-V. Vol. I: Langland to Sp...
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  • Danny Devito (5/14/2018 12:40:00 PM)

    What comes up must come down.(twin towers 9/11)

  • Big boy (4/24/2018 1:59:00 PM)

    I sometimes lick my own cum

  • Night stick (4/20/2018 12:33:00 PM)

    Get the night sticks we got a fighter over here.

  • Adolf Hitler support (4/18/2018 12:35:00 PM)

    I beat my son with my lash. He then hit me with the slave beater 9000. I hit him with a cane and he told me to suck his

  • KKK group (4/18/2018 12:33:00 PM)

    I Adolf Hitler and the nazis support the kkk and the white power movement.

  • Stonewall Jackson (4/18/2018 12:00:00 PM)

    I beat my slaves like a stonewall in Jacksonville. The slaves tell me to stop but since I'm a stone wall I can't stop.

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    I HAVE AUTISM THHSJ MY DOWN SYNDROME FRIENDS AN DNI LAOKE TTO SOOUUCK DIIICK AND LIKEE CUMMM

  • ANGRY SLAVE MASTER (part of the kkk) (4/17/2018 12:38:00 PM)

    HELP ME FIND MY RUN AWAY SLAVE. HE IS BLACK AND FAT. WE THE KKK SUPPORT GOD AND WHITE POWER. HELP US BRING BLACK LIVES TO THE END.

  • KU Klux Klan (4/17/2018 12:36:00 PM)

    WE HATE BLACKS, WE WEAR WHITE BLANKETS AND HOODS. WE LOVE WHIPPING BLACKS. LETS TAKE THEM BACK TO AFRICA

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Best Poem of Anne Bradstreet

To My Dear And Loving Husband

If ever two were one, then surely we.
If ever man were lov'd by wife, then thee.
If ever wife was happy in a man,
Compare with me, ye women, if you can.
I prize thy love more than whole Mines of gold
Or all the riches that the East doth hold.
My love is such that Rivers cannot quench,
Nor ought but love from thee give recompetence.
Thy love is such I can no way repay.
The heavens reward thee manifold, I pray.
Then while we live, in love let's so persever
That when we live no more, we may live ever.

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