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The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Fifth Edition
Paul Lauter, General Editor
Timeline - 1794

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1794
Timothy Dwight
 Greenfield Hill
   from Part IV: "The Destruction of the Pequods"
   Part II: "The Flourishing Village"**
Philip Freneau
   The Country Printer**
Judith Sargent Murray
   Occasional Epilogue to The Contrast, a Comedy, Written by Royall Tyler, Esq.**
Thomas Paine
 The Age of Reason
   Chapter I: "The Authors Profession of Faith"**
   from Chapter II: "Of Missions and Revelations"
   from Chapter III: "Concerning the Character of Jesus Christ, and His History"
   from Chapter VI: "Of the True Theology"
Faith, Reason, and the
American Revolution
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Susanna Haswell Rowson
 Charlotte Temple
   Chapter VI: "An Intriguing Teacher"**
   from Chapter I: "A Boarding School"
   from hapter IX: "We Know Not What A Day May Bring Forth"
   from Chapter VII: "Natural Sense of Propriety Inherent in the Female Bosom"
   from Chapter XI: "Conflict of Love & Duty"
   from Chapter XII: [How thou art fall'n!]
   from Chapter XIV: "Maternal Sorrow"
   from Preface

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