• Creator
  • Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
  • Created Date
  • 1843-03-29
  • Description
  • A 197-line poem in verse by Edward Hitchcock on the subject of the study and humility of science. The poem also deals with the concept of the relationship between religion and science. Hitchcock wrote two other versions of this poem, titled "Call not them poets, who, like me, compose in verse, so very near allied to prose" and "The humility of true science. The item is undated. The date provided is estimated from the date Hitchcock presented a... more
    A 197-line poem in verse by Edward Hitchcock on the subject of the study and humility of science. The poem also deals with the concept of the relationship between religion and science. Hitchcock wrote two other versions of this poem, titled "Call not them poets, who, like me, compose in verse, so very near allied to prose" and "The humility of true science. The item is undated. The date provided is estimated from the date Hitchcock presented a longer version of this poem at Amherst College. less
  • Format
  • Poems
    Manuscripts
  • Rights
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