The Course of Time, A Poem, in Ten Books. To Which are Prefixed a Brief Memoir of the Author, an Analysis of the Poem, and an Index to the Principle Passages, Sentiments, or Descriptions. By Rev. William Jenks, D.D.

TitleThe Course of Time, A Poem, in Ten Books. To Which are Prefixed a Brief Memoir of the Author, an Analysis of the Poem, and an Index to the Principle Passages, Sentiments, or Descriptions. By Rev. William Jenks, D.D.
Year for Search1827
AuthorsPollok,, Robert A.M.(1798-1827)
Volume / Edition2 vols.
Date Published1827
PublisherWilliam Blackwood/Thomas Cadell
Place PublishedEdinburgh, Scot./London
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author
Annotation

Book length poem on Biblical themes including the apocalypse and the return of Christ. The poem describes the history of humankind from a Biblical perspective from the Creation through the final division between saved and damned. About mid-way (end of Book V) is a description of the millennium. Church and state separated and the state has righteous leaders. The Jews have returned to a restored Jerusalem. No disease. No war. Abundance. No crime. Animals no longer in conflict with each other or humans.

Additional Publishers

3rd American from 3rd Edinburgh ed. Boston, MA: Crocker and Brewster/New York: Jonathan Leavitt/ Philadelphia, PA: John Grigg/Baltimore, MD/Cushing and Jewett, 1828. At least 25 editions were published.

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Author Note

Scottish author (1798-1827).

Full Text

1827 Pollok, Robert, A.M. (1798-1827). The Course of Time, A Poem, in Ten Books. To Which are Prefixed a Brief Memoir of the Author, an Analysis of the Poem, and an Index to the Principle Passages, Sentiments, or Descriptions. By Rev. William Jenks, D.D. 2 vols. Edinburgh, Scot.: William Blackwood/London: Thomas Cadell. 3rd American from 3rd Edinburgh ed. Boston, MA: Crocker and Brewster/New York: Jonathan Leavitt/ Philadelphia, PA: John Grigg/Baltimore, MD/Cushing and Jewett, 1828. At least 25 editions were published. PSt

Book length poem on Biblical themes including the apocalypse and the return of Christ. The poem describes the history of humankind from a Biblical perspective from the Creation through the final division between saved and damned. About mid-way (end of Book V) is a description of the millennium. Church and state separated and the state has righteous leaders. The Jews have returned to a restored Jerusalem. No disease. No war. Abundance. No crime. Animals no longer in conflict with each other or humans. Scottish author.