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Wheatley, Phillis.



TO Męcenas ... 9

On Virtue ...13

To the University of Cambridge, in NewEngland ...15

To the King's Most Excellent Majesty ...17

On being brought from Africa ...18

On the Rev. Dr. Sewell ...19

On the Rev. Mr. George Whitefield ...22

On the Death of a young Lady of five years of Age ...25

On the Death of a young Gentleman ...27

To a Lady on the Death of her Husband ...29

Goliath of Gath ...31

Thoughts on the Works of Providence ...43

To a Lady on the Death of three Relations ...51

To a Clergyman on the Death of his Lady ...53

An Hymn to the Morning ...56

An Hymn to the Evening ...58


On Isaiah 1xiii. I-- ...60

On Recollection ...62

On Imagination ...65

A Funeral Poem on the Death of an Infant aged twelve Months ...69

To Captain H. D. of the 65th Regiment ...72

To the Rt. Hon. William, Earl of Dartmouth ...73

Ode of Neptune ...76

To a Lady on her coming to North America with her Son, for the Recovery of her Health ...78

To a Lady on her remarkable Preservation in a Hurricane in North Carolina ...80

To a Lady and her Children on the Death of her Son, and their Brother ...82

To a Gentleman and Lady on the Death of the Lady's Brother and Sister, and a Child of the Name of Avis , aged one Year ...84

On the Death of Dr. Samuel Marshall ...86

To a Gentleman on his Voyage to Great-Britain, for the Recovery of his Health ...88

To the Rev. Dr. Thomas Amory on reading his Sermons on Daily Devotion, in which that Duty is recommended and assisted ...90


On the Death of J. C. an infant ...92

An Hymn to Humanity ...95

To the Hon. T. H. Esq; on the Death of his Daughter ...98

Niobe in Distress for her Children slain by Apollo, from Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book VI. and from a View of the Painting of Mr. Richard Wilson ...101

To S. M. a young African Painter, on feeing his Works ...114

To his Honour the Lieutenant-Governor, on the Death of his Lady ...116

A Farewel to America ...119

A Rebus by I. B. ...123

An Answer to ditto, by Phillis Wheatley ...124

    An ANSWER to the Rebus, by the Author of these
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