Let Her Speak for Herself: Nineteenth-Century Women Writing on the Women of Genesis

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§77 Eliza Smith
(fl. 1850–1852)

Eliza Smith, writing as "A Clergyman's Daughter," wrote The Battles of the Bible (1852) and Chapters on the Shorter Catechism (1850). In the preface to The Battles of the Bible, she wrote that it was her desire "to lead the young, and those who assist them in studying the Holy Book, to study it with a purpose,—with regard to every passage of Sacred Writ to ask themselves, What may I learn from this?" Four characters, Grandfather, George, Johnnie, and Marianne (the narrator), discussed battles of the Bible. They began their discussion after Grandfather learned that George did not appreciate the chapters in the Bible he read every day at home. George claimed that he knew all about the battles of the Bible, but did not realize there were battles before the time of David and the kings. Grandfather then began to tell them about all the battles of the Bible. Marianne was reluctant to hear about the battles and asked, "Does it do us any good to hear about battles? for I do not like to hear of people killing one another." Grandfather then told her to listen and see what she could learn. The lessons to be learned were very specifically

20 Henry Maundrell toured Palestine in 1697 and wrote of his travels in his very popular
book, A Journey from Aleppo to Jerusalem, at Easter, A.D. 1697. This book was reprinted many
times in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The 1810 edition of the book was reprinted
in 1963 by David Howell.

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