Jeffrey Powers-Beck's Elizabeth Major: Printed Writings 1641–1700: Series II, Part PDF

By Jeffrey Powers-Beck

Elizabeth significant used to be encouraged to put in writing Honey at the Rod (1656) because of lameness because of a bout of fever in her mid-twenties. The event left her fiercely dedicated to her Christian faith, but additionally packed with indignation opposed to the sins of nominal Christians. Honey at the Rod used to be written to convenience the troubled and afflict the cozy. The paintings is in components. the 1st is a long prose meditation within the type of a discussion among a 'Soul' and 'Consolation'. the second one is a series of poems on traditional Calvinistic subject matters, scourging universal vices and praising the common-or-garden soul that accepts God's rod of disease. The conversing voice of Honey at the Rod is unmistakeably that of a lady and as such the paintings contributes a woman's voice to the devotional literature ruled via males within the 17th century. This facsimile variation reproduces the replica held within the British Library.

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