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Philip Freneau

Philip Morin Freneau (January 2, 1752 – December 18, 1832) was an American poet, nationalist, polemicist, sea captain and newspaper editor sometimes called the "Poet of the American Revolution".

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Philip Freneau - Legacy
... The non-political works of Freneau are a combination of neoclassicism and romanticism ... Freneau's nature poem, "The Wild Honey Suckle" (1786), is considered an early seed to the later Transcendentalist movement taken up by William Cullen ... Although he is not as well known as Ralph Waldo Emerson or James Fenimore Cooper, Freneau introduced many of the themes and images in his literature that later ...

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    At first thy little being came:
    If nothing once, you nothing lose,
    For when you die you are the same;
    The space between, is but an hour,
    The frail duration of a flower.
    —Philip Freneau (1752–1832)

    I on my horse, and Love on me, doth try
    Our horsemanships, while by strange work I prove
    A horseman to my horse, a horse to Love,
    —Sir Philip Sidney (1554–1586)