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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Howard D. Weinbrot The stern royalist Act of 12 Car. 2, c.30 in 1662 reprobated the “abominable” regicide of Charles I on 30 January 1649 (n.s.). The act mandated that on every 30 January every Anglican church or chapel in every parish in British dominions should read a sermon deploring the murder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
...? This essay brings two often disconnected schools of historical inquiry into conversation, through an exploration of the spiritual and material for two devout female Anglicans: Katherine Plymley (1758–1829) and Anna Larpent (1758–1832). It charts the negotiation of material ambivalence and the performance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2023
... conveyed to Austen through eighteenth‐century divines who saw them as compatible with their Anglican theology. Like Aristotle, Austen emphasizes habit as crucial to an ethic that defines virtue not as self‐denial, but as fulfillment within a well‐governed polis , or, in her case, within an idealized estate...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 85–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Edward E. Andrews Quaque Philip . The Life and Letters of Philip Quaque, the First African Anglican Missionary ., ed. Vincent Carretta and Ty M. Reese ( Athens : Univ. of Georgia , 2010 ). Pp. xii + 219. 5 ills. $39.95 Copyright 2013 by Duke University Press 2013...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 134–136.
Published: 01 January 2014
... for the importance of the exemplary role claimed by eighteenth-­century Anglican women writers. It contains a great deal of fascinating material on a wide range of subjects, but the author could have done more to make it accessible and to clarify what she wants the reader to learn from it. Too much has been...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
... into the immanent frame. My argument will unfold in two stages: first, and on the basis of a brief survey of John Tillotson’s highly influential late seventeenth-­century sermons, I claim that representing virtues within a specific, historically engaged, Anglican formation characterizes the sentimental...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... with sacred music, thereby emphasizing the link between church and state, between High Anglicanism and English national identity. This meant canonizing the Elizabethan and Jacobean sacred repertoire, emphasizing such compos- ers as Thomas Tallis, William Byrd, Thomas Morley, Thomas Tomkins, Thomas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
... over perquisites among the dignitaries of the York establishment, the most important dio- cese in the Anglican communion next to Canterbury, to the dimensions of a rural parish; it was published at the end of 1758 and quickly suppressed by those same dignitaries, a certain sign...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 125–131.
Published: 01 January 2009
... chapter, she examines the changing nature of the church within the context of the Enlightenment, and suggests that a gradu- ally shifting notion of an Anglican God may have allowed Murgatroyd to act so compassionately towards his servant despite her behavior. She also suggests that E. P. Thompson’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 110–119.
Published: 01 April 2013
... detractors does not seem to have worried present-­day Swiftians. The critical tradition that Walsh summarizes in his introduction gives us an essen- tially comprehensible Anglican rationalist satire. But is this the best reading of a highly peculiar, allusive, and ironic text? Hugh Ormsby...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... for the intimate relation between daily time and what the eighteenth cen- tury called “futurity.” Covering considerable ground, they gloss the humaniza- tion of heaven, the Anglican emphasis on morality, the formal implications of periodicity, and the analogical links between literary immortality and spiritual...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
... two different people: the well- known Irish Anglican Jacobite (who died in 1722) and a relatively obscure disaffected Scottish Whig and Freemason of the same name in Edinburgh, publishing in the 1730s and 1740s. The Reverend Robert Kirk of Alberfoyle, the Gaelic scholar and folklorist, is accorded...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 83–105.
Published: 01 April 2010
... and Nichol Smith edition (1920; 2nd ed., 1958), but two very big questions remain. First, are the hermeneutical problems of A Tale fun- damentally soluble or insoluble? And second, what is the attitude of the author of A Tale toward religious belief and, in particular, the Anglican Church...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 2004
... context for Defoe’s promotion of international trade, one keyed to socio-ecological conflict between England’s “Old Anglican” agrarian order of living and its commercially developed urban one. Herein, more- over, I suggest tacitly that commentators who have seen Robinson Crusoe as a Christian Everyman...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 15–37.
Published: 01 April 2018
... marriage, Francis Wood was recorded in the London “Return of Papists.” (His newly married daughter, still resident in the same parish, would have escaped identi’cation because the head of her new household, Richard Sleepe, was Anglican, and the listing recorded only the heads of Catholic households...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 January 2011
... by suggesting that he was, as he protested, simply the editor, and that the actual author (and spy) was Anglican cleric Richard Wolley. The paper proceeded to assess the tensions, both ironic and unsettling, between Jones’s prefatory remarks and Wolley’s letters. Bullard discussed the voyeuristic...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 89–95.
Published: 01 September 2017
..., Anglican churchwardens continued to prosecute Quakers at law. Joseph Besse, who published A brief account of many of the prosecutions of the people call’d Quakers in the Exchequer, ecclesiastical, and other courts in 1736, claimed that eleven hundred of his brethren had been prosecuted, three hundred...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
... class marker by the young man edu- cated privately at home by an Anglican priest and not at a public school. As I suspect Fielding assumed, Tom shows the superior home schooling that Locke advocated in Some Thoughts concerning Education (1693). It offers one’s “Son a more genteel Carriage, more...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 61–87.
Published: 01 April 2022
... again to be following in the footsteps of the Dissenters, Steele and Hoadly. Raphael's painting was Roman Catholic, located in Rome, and a Dissenter would have interpreted The Lottery as casting doubt on the Eucharist, in its Roman Catholic or High Church Anglican form, as well as perhaps glancing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (2): 1–25.
Published: 01 April 2024
... as their progressive values are maintained in direct response to their Evangelical faith. In contrast to what scholars describe as the “general placidity” and “rife absenteeism” of the Anglican establishment of the Regency era, Evangelical Christians were characterized by their zealotry, their energetic abolitionist...