Edward Taylor, a puritan minister in Westfield, a small settlement in Western Massachusetts, concludes his private spiritual verse diary, begun in 1682. He forbade his family from publishing the work after his death, and none of it saw publication for two centuries. When it was finally published, according to Robert Hass, many were surprised by its quality, although "the assessments of how good he was were quite mixed".
John Dyer and others, A New Miscellany, including the first version of Dyer's Grongar Hill, which appears in a second version in Richard Savage's Miscellaneous Poems and Translations1726, and in a final version that year in Miscellaneous Poems by Several Hands)
Peter Folger (also spelled "Foulger"), "A Looking-Glass for the Times", a plea for religious freedom written in 1676 in rough ballad stanzas, English Colonial America
Edward Young, The Universal Passion: Satire, published anonymously, Parts 1, 2 (April), 3 (To Mr. Dodington, April), 4 (To Sir Spencer Compton, June) each published this year (Part 5, On Women, February 1727; Part 6, On Women, February 1728; Satire the Last. To Sir Robert Walpole, 1726; published together as Love of Fame: The Universal Passion, in Seven Characteristical Satires. The second edition1728)