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Poem of the Week: An Answer to a Love Letter, in Verse

Is it to me this sad lamenting strain?
Are Heaven’s choicest gifts bestow’d in vain?
A plenteous fortune and a beauteous bride,
Your love rewarded, and content your pride; 305 more words



During the early years of the 18th Century, a group of Social Scientists masquerading as Biologists, Chemists, and Apothecaries, led by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, had several meetings at secret locations in New England; locations that had been scouted out by Jonathan Edwards. 521 more words