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date: 24 November 2020

SHERWOOD (Butt), Mary Martha (1775–1851) An English author 

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The Oxford Companion to Children's Literature
Author(s):

Daniel Hahn

of numerous stories for children and the most fiercely didactic of all writers of the *moral tale. She imbued it with a religious fervour and an emphasis on human sinfulness which had not been seen in juvenile books since the writings of the 17th-cent. ... ...

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