"Reverie, Occasioned by Reading the Vision of Mirza"

Title"Reverie, Occasioned by Reading the Vision of Mirza"
Year for Search1785
Authors[Murray], [Judith Sargent](1751-1820)
Tertiary AuthorsConstantia, [pseud.]
Secondary TitleThe Boston Magazine
Volume / Edition2
Pagination203-06; 254-56
Date PublishedJune - July 1785
KeywordsFemale author, US author
Annotation

From birth to death and after humans are accompanied by an unseen guide from heaven who ultimately, after death, help all of them to reach heaven, which is briefly described. It has no night, many flowers always in bloom, exceptional music, and true joy. 

Info Notes

For “The Vision of Mirzah” see Joseph Addison. The Spectator 2.150  (September 1, 1711): [317-18]. Rpt. in The Spectator (Edinburgh, Scot.: Ptd. R. Fleming, 1753), 277-81; and in The Spectator. Ed. Donald F. Bond. 5 vols. (Oxford, Eng.: Clarendon Press, 1965), 2: 121-26

Pseudonym

By Constancia [pseud.]

Author Note

Female author (1751-1820).

Full Text

1785 [Murray, Judith Sargent] (1751-1820). “Reverie, Occasioned by Reading the Vision of Mirza.” By Constancia [pseud.]. The Boston Magazine 2 (June - July 1785): 203-06; 254-56. For “The Vision of Mirzah” see Joseph Addison, The Spectator 2.150  (September 1, 1711): [317-18]. Rpt. in The Spectator (Edinburgh, Scot.: Ptd. R. Fleming, 1753), 277-81; and in The Spectator. Ed. Donald F. Bond. 5 vols. (Oxford, Eng.: Clarendon Press, 1965), 2: 121-26

From birth to death and after humans are accompanied by an unseen guide from heaven who ultimately, after death, help all of them to reach heaven, which is briefly described. It has no night, many flowers always in bloom, exceptional music, and true joy. Female author.