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[A Collection of devotional verse], [ca. 1655-1668]

[A Collection of devotional verse], [ca. 1655-1668]

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Creator: Newell, Elizabeth
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Date: [ca. 1655-1668]
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Description:
First few pages are missing.
Teaching resource: English Paleography Examples, 16th-18th century
Abstract:
Manuscript on paper, in a single Italic hand, of a collection of 8 religious poems, mostly written in iambic couplets. The collection includes a series of dated """"Poems upon Christmas day,"""" """"A Paraphrase on Simeon?s Song,"""" """"Paraphrase on Seneca?s Thyestes,"""" and two poems titled """"Changes and Troubles."""" The poem titled """"A Dialogue"""" stages a conversation among Christ, Justice, and a Sinner, and the final poem is a lengthy work in four-line stanzas entitled """"A Poetical meditation, wherein the usefullness excellency and several perfections of Holy Scripture are briefly hinted at by J. C."""" Followed, in the same hand, by four pages of psalms.
Physical Description:
1 v. (18 p.)
21 x 16 cm.
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Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: The Osborn Collection
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Object ID: 2033637
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