Jupiter Hammon

(1711-1800)

Comments about Jupiter Hammon

  • James Dudley James Dudley (4/27/2013 9:45:00 PM)

    Jupiter Hammon should have a literary award named in his honor. He is a pioneer in Black literature and poetry

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  • James Dudley James Dudley (4/27/2013 9:41:00 PM)

    Jupiter Hammon should have a poetry award named in his honor. He is a pioneer in Black poetry and literature

  • James Dudley James Dudley (4/27/2013 9:39:00 PM)

    Should have a poetry award named in his honor. He was a pioneer in Black poetry and literature

Best Poem of Jupiter Hammon

A Dialogue, Intitled, The Kind Master And The Dutiful Servant

Master.
Come my servant, follow me,
According to thy place;
And surely God will be with thee,
And send the heav'nly grace.

Servant.
Dear Master, I will follow thee,
According to thy word,
And pray that God may be with me,
And save thee in the Lord.

Master.
My Servant, lovely is the Lord,
And blest those servants be,
That truly love his holy word,
And thus will follow me.

Servant.
Dear Master, that's my whole delight,
Thy pleasure for to do;
As far as grace and truth's in sight,
Thus far I'll surely go.

Master.
My ...

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