Amey Hayward: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part by Dana Aspinall

By Dana Aspinall

The women Legacy is the single surviving paintings of Amey Howard approximately whom little or no is understood. whereas hardly ever political or perhaps topical, The women Legacy quite often conforms to a lot of a similar militantly Protestant ideology of the kind Harris spent his existence advocating. the quantity includes twenty-six devotional poems the vast majority of which function a male speaker. a few are 'meditations' during which the speaker considers the import of an outdated or New testomony narrative. Others are 'dialogues' among audio system who grapple with a surprising realisation in their personal sinful natures and a biblical determine who introduces them to Christ's redemptive majesty. Interspersed among those forms of verse are a couple of different poems which without delay deal with ladies or install them as protagonists. This variation reproduces the only real surviving reproduction of The adult females Legacy held within the British Library.

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