Riddles and Definitions

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Riddles and Definitions My Gentle Cock I have a gentle cock Who crows the day; He gets me up early My prayers to say. I have a gentle cock, He's descended from the great; His comb is of red coral, His tail is of black. His legs are azure, So gentle & so small; His spurs are of silver Down to the wall. His eyes are of crystal, Set all in amber; In my lady's chamber. An Apology for Writing so much upon this Book by Margaret Cavendish Condemn me not, I make so much ado About this Book , it is my Child , you know; Just like a Bird , when her Young are in Nest, Goes in, and out, and hops, and takes no Rest; But when their Young are Fledg'd, their Heads out peep, Lord! what a Chirping does the Old one keep: So I, for Fear, my Strengthless Child should fall Against a Door, or Stool, aloud I call, Bid have a Care of such a Dangerous place: Thus Write I much, to hinder all Disgrace.
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Riddles and Definitions The Author to her Book by Anne Bradstreet Thou ill-form'd offspring of my feeble brain, Who after birth did'st by my side remain, Till snatcht from thence by friends, less wise than true, Who thee abroad expos'd to public view, Made thee in rags, halting to th' press to trudge,
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2010 for the course ENGLISH 196-235-20 taught by Professor Dickey during the Winter '10 term at UCLA.

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