This movement, impelled by powerful and diverse motivations, built a nation out of a wilderness and, by its nature, shaped the character and destiny of an uncharted continent.
Soul, take thine ease, let sorrow cease, much good thou hast in store: This was their Song, their Cups among, the Evening before.
|Michael Wigglesworth||Soul, take thine ease, let sorrow cease, much good thou hast in store:|
|Waddell, Sam||Soul, take thine ease, let sorrow cease, much good thou hast in store:|
|HOW DOES THIS KEEP HAPPENING?||Colonial literature[ edit ] Because of the large immigration to Boston in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, and the early establishment of a college and a printing press in Cambridgethe New England colonies have often been regarded as the center of early American literature. However, the first European settlements in North America had been founded elsewhere many years earlier.|
|ENG - The Day of Doom||All dates are AD or CE current era unless otherwise specified.|
Wallowing in all kind of sin, vile wretches lay secure: The best of men had scarcely then their Lamps kept in good ure. They rush from Beds with giddy heads, and to their windows run, Viewing this light, which shines more bright than doth the Noon-day Sun.
No heart so bold, but now grows cold and almost dead with fear: No eye so dry, but now can cry, and pour out many a tear. Mean men lament, great men do rent their Robes, and tear their hair: They do not spare their flesh to tear through horrible despair. Some hide themselves in Caves and Delves, in places under ground: Some to the Rocks O senseless blocks!
In vain do they to Mountains say, fall on us and us hide From Judges ire, more hot than fire, for who may it abide? The excellence of whose presence and awful Majesty, Amazeth Nature, and every Creature, doth more than terrify. The Sea doth roar, forsakes the shore, and shrinks away for fear; The wild beasts flee into the Sea, so soon as he draws near.
Before his Throne a Trump is blown, Proclaiming the day of Doom: Forthwith he cries, Ye dead arise, and unto Judgment come. His winged Hosts flie through all Coasts, together gathering Both good and bad, both quick and dead, and all to Judgment bring.
Out of their holes those creeping Moles, that hid themselves for fear, By force they take, and quickly make before the Judge appear. Thus every one before the Throne of Christ the Judge is brought, Both righteous and impious that good or ill hath wrought.
Poem by Michael Wigglesworth.The Day of Doom is a stanza poem about Judgment Day. It was written by Michael Wigglesworth, a New England puritan minister, and printed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in It was written by Michael Wigglesworth, a New England puritan minister, and printed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in The Day of Doom.
"The Day of Doom: or, A Poetical Description of the Great and Last Judgment" is a religious poem by clergyman Michael Wigglesworth that became a best-selling classic in Puritan New England for a century after it was published in Trevor Noah and The World's Fakest News Team tackle the biggest stories in news, politics and pop culture.
Michael Wigglesworth's The Day of Doom, I would argue, performs the latter work by creating a moralizing Judgment Day designed to persuade church members that regardless of how long delayed the Second Coming might .
"The Day of Doom: or, A Poetical Description of the Great and Last Judgment" is a religious poem by clergyman Michael Wigglesworth that became a best-selling classic in Puritan New England for a century after it was published in by Samuel Green and Marmaduke Johnson.
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