Edward Taylor,Leicestershire, England, 1642 – Westfield, Massachusetts, June 29, 1729) was a colonial American poet, pastor and physician.
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... Huswifery," possibly his best known poem, Taylor speaks of the Christian faith in terms of a spinning wheel and its various components, asking, in the first verse, Make me, O Lord, thy spinning wheel ...
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