"The Vision"

Title"The Vision"
Year for Search1794
AuthorsDwight, Timothy D.D.(1752-1817)
Secondary TitleGreenfield Hill: A Poem in Seven Parts. I. The Prospect. II. The Flourishing Village. III. The Burning of Fairfield. IV. The Destruction of the Pequods. V. The Clergyman’s Advice to the Villagers. VI. The Farmer’s Advice to the Villagers. VII. The Vision, or Prospect of the Future Happiness of America
Pagination148-68. "Notes to Part VII" (179-83).
Date Published1794
PublisherChilds and Swaine
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

The future of the United States and Greenfield Hill, Connecticut in particular. Emphasizes escaping from the institutions and problems of Europe. Stress on freedom under law, morality, and education. Natural beauty. No slavery. No real rich or poor.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1970.

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Author Note

The author (1752-1817) was a Congregational minister in Greenfield Hill from 1783 to 1795 and President of Yale College from 1795-1817.

Full Text

1794 Dwight, Timothy, D. D. (1752-1817). “The Vision.” Part VII of his Greenfield Hill: A Poem in Seven Parts. I. The Prospect. II. The Flourishing Village. III. The Burning of Fairfield. IV. The Destruction of the Pequods. V. The Clergyman’s Advice to the Villagers. VI. The Farmer’s Advice to the Villagers. VII. The Vision, or Prospect of the Future Happiness of America (New York: Childs and Swaine, 1794), 148-68. “Notes to Part VII” (179-83). Rpt. New York: AMS Press, 1970. ICN, L, MoU-St, PSt

The future of the United States and Greenfield Hill, Connecticut in particular. Emphasizes escaping from the institutions and problems of Europe. Stress on freedom under law, morality, and education. Natural beauty. No slavery. No real rich or poor. The author was a Congregational minister in Greenfield Hill from 1783 to 1795 and President of Yale College from 1795-1817.