Excerpt from Juvenile Poems on Various Subjects With the Prince of Parthia, a TragedyMr Thomas godfrey, the Author of the following Poems, was born in Philadelphia, in the year 1736 His Father, who was of the fame name, was a Glazier by trade, and likewife a Citizen of Philadelphia A perfon, whole great natural capacity for Mathe matics, has occafioned his name to be known in the learned world being as has been heretofore hewn by undeniable evidences the original and real inventor of the very tifeful and famous Sea rant which has been called hadley s.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download Juvenile Poems on Various Subjects: With the Prince of Parthia, a Tragedy – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com
Thomas Godfrey is the author of what is considered the first play to be written in America, a tragedy called The Prince of Parthia, which was offered to a company performing in Philadelphia in 1759 Besides contributing verses to the American Magazine, a Philadelphian periodical, Godfrey published in 1763 The Court of Fancy, a poem modelled in part on the pseudo Chaucer s House of Fame A volume of his poems, with a biographical sketch by his friend Nathaniel Evans, appeared in 1767.
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