A History of American Literature

A History of American Literature

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"[...]organization that is given complete authority, and need not fear either competition or overthrow by public opinion, is certain to decay from within. It was the idea beneath Tennyson's lines The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself in many ways, Lest one good custom should corrupt the world. Yet these opinions, preached and practiced by Williams, resulted in his being expelled from the community. The attempt was made to send him back to England, but he managed to get a permanent foothold in Rhode Island, where he opposed the still more liberal Quakers almost as violently as the churchmen of old and new[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 22.61mm | 666.78g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507508468
  • 9781507508466