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 infrequently political or perhaps topical, The women Legacy often conforms to a lot of a similar militantly Protestant ideology of the type Harris spent his existence advocating. the quantity comprises twenty-six devotional poems the majority of which function a male speaker. a few are 'meditations' within which the speaker considers the import of an previous or New testomony narrative. Others are 'dialogues' among audio system who grapple with a unexpected realisation in their personal sinful natures and a biblical determine who introduces them to Christ's redemptive majesty. Interspersed among those types of verse are a number of different poems which at once tackle girls or set up them as protagonists. This version reproduces the only real surviving replica of The women Legacy held within the British Library.

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