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Fragmentary manuscript abridgement of 1 Samuel 1–15. LL–ii suggests a possible date of 1819 or 1820 and notes that MWS may be following the example of ∗Godwin’s Bible Stories … For the use of children (1802). But the ‘Samuel’ fragment appears ill-suited to young readers in view of the bloody and morally problematic nature of much of the material (LL 4.lii).


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