Anne Bradstreet
Northampton, England
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A Love Letter To Her Husband

Rating: 2.5
Phoebus make haste, the day's too long, begone,
The silent night's the fittest time for moan;
But stay this once, unto my suit give ear,
And tell my griefs in either Hemisphere:
(And if the whirling of thy wheels do n't drown'd
The woful accents of my doleful sound),
If in thy swift career thou canst make stay,
I crave this boon, this errand by the way:
Commend me to the man more lov'd than life,
Show him the sorrows of his widow'd wife,
My dumpish thoughts, my groans, my brackish tears,
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Ratnakar Mandlik 23 September 2019
" Oppressed minds abrupted tales do tell" A love letter with an intense flow of emotions written to husband by his lovelorn better half burning in memories of their love.
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Hukum Soni 08 September 2018
I want learn English language
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Paul Akinrinde 01 September 2014
This very piece provokes one to reasoning. It tells of the agitation by Bradstreet to re-unite with his beloved husband who is on course of assignment; she longs for the frigate of night to help deliver her heart rending messages, and to tell him of the prescient love that no wordly panoply of carrion fancies can surmont.
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