vard College, an office which he did not accept.
The General Court refused to confirm the appointment unless he were released by the Church, and this was not done.
This poem is dated December 27, 1724, and begins thus:—
An Infant Muse begs leave beneath your Feet To lay the first.
Essays of her poetic Wit; That under your protection she may raise Her Song to some exalted Pitch of Praise. You who among the Bards are found the Chief.
Another poetical attempt of this date is be with you only a thing by the by. At your leisure and spare Hours you may indulge your Inclinations this way. But let them not break in either upon the daily Hours of secret Reading or Devotion.
So shall you consecrate your Heart and Life, your Muse and your daily Works to the Honour of Christ in the Way of your own Salvation.
In addition to her poetical effusions Mr. Turell enumerates,
In Prose many things, among them Some essay to write her own life, which begins with Thanksgivings