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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King harbored strong pro-American sympathies and that these sympathies were possibly shared by his fellow messmates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lance Bertelsen The first descriptions of Hawaiian surfing were written by David Samwell, surgeon of HMS Discovery , and James King, second lieutenant of HMS Resolution , in the months bracketing Captain James Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779. In his journal entry for 22 January...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Man (1768) and a scandalous episode in Fox’s life, the play was a creative attack on Fox’s political opponents Lord Shelburne and the moneylender John “Jew” King. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Theater Whig satire Charles James Fox Shelburne O’Bryen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and Reprimanding Epistle to the Laureat (1795), makes clear that it is occasioned by Peter’s disapproval of the then-incumbent Henry James Pye. In the meantime Peter also offered various other animadver- sions on his relationship to the king and, by extension, the relationship between poets and majesty...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 16–33.
Published: 01 September 2021
...-called Western modernity. Copyright 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 Pacific Enlightenment voyaging James Cook mariners When the scholar-astronomer Lieutenant James King heard he was to join Captain James Cook's third voyage to the Pacific, he hurried to call on the famous explorer...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... and James Charles, Mahon, Temple, and the King’s Brother, the Duke of Cumberland,” caring for him imme- diately thereafter.31 Conspicuous by his absence is the Duke of Portland. Whether Burke saw Chatham fall is unclear. He had been engaged all day in a debate on Irish trade in the House of Commons...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... done from the Life,” and were the images she would remember ten years later on her tour of Devon. These were, she reported, “extremely well worth seeing.” On this occasion, she was intro- duced to James King, James Burney’s former captain on the Discovery, who “chie³y did the Honours, in shewing...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (2): 75–104.
Published: 01 April 2014
... of Mr. Disney, Mr. Chapman, and the Unwins, among others.21 Cowper’s biographer James King suggests that Cowper often responded to his dependency upon the goodness of other people with a “childish” sense of entitlement: “He thought he had an inalienable right to the largesse of others.” 22...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 29–50.
Published: 01 January 2011
... Charles Clerke’s life at sea. I read contemporary accounts of Clerke’s voyages and wondered if James King’s image of Clerke, in his narrative of Cook’s last voyage, served Mary Shelley as a prototype for Walton, the frame narrator-­navigator of Frankenstein, or for Victor Frankenstein himself, her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... by virtue of a deputation from the Lord Kingston, present Grand Master of Ireland. But it appearing there was no particular Recommendation from his Lordship in this affair, their Request could not be comply’d with, unless they would accept of a new Constitution here.20 James King...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
... as English ambassador, on 8 January 1687. Wright gave a detailed description of “The King’s Arms” in An Account, but the meaning of its visual details still has to be deciphered. The work shows James II as having gotten the upper hand in three related crises...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...- barity towards the Sacred Majesty of the King” and worthy of “Milton, or 36 Eighteenth-Century Life Toland.” Daniel Defoe praised the sermon while opposing James II and the destructive passive obedience, and nonresistance he, and by implica- tion Charles I, sought. Dissenters and other...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 April 2001
... was the century of the pearl.”3 As king of England, James I had “three greate pearls fixed, with a fair great pearl pendant called The Brethren” (Princely Magnificence, p. 8). When the Stuarts succeeded to the English and Irish thrones in 1603, they succeeded to such splendidly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (1): 118–122.
Published: 01 January 2012
...- ment for a general welcome. On the contrary, the mayor and all the aldermen but one stood by James II and were penalized by William for the rest of his reign. The bishop and the dean left, urging the clergy “to remain steadfast in their sworn allegiance to their crowned and legitimate king, James...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... of The Fortunate Foundlings, as is the need to conceal them. The novel begins in the year 1688, with the departure of that “unfortunate king James.” Dorilaus, a gen- tleman, retires from the court to his country seat, so as to “avoid inter- esting himself on either side” in the matter of the royal succession...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
... with this ambiguity—that made panegy- ric so problematic for seventeenth- and eighteenth-century readers. Both James Garrison and John Thomas Rowland identify panegyric as a genre that sought to capture the “transcendent,” hence its overlap with epic cel- ebrations of kings, heroes, or victories in battle...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 31–52.
Published: 01 September 2003
... the Turks, created the fame of John III Sobieski, King of Poland and grandfather to a princess who later mar- ried James Stuart, pretender to the English throne. I want first to examine the story of Maria Clementina Sobieska (1702–35) and the uses to which it was put by propagandists of the Jacobite...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
... officers for Irish regiments overseas from the late seventeenth century onward.26 When the Comines/Eustace joke was reprinted in Teagueland Jests in 1690, it was set “in the late King James’s time” (TJ, 28), and it was the even more pro-Catholic policies of that monarch’s administration...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... King James and King William in Ireland. Drake served in the continental wars, chang- ing sides promiscuously between the French, Dutch, and English armies (his service in the English army was, of course, illegal). In 1707, he was on board a French privateer captured in the Channel, and he...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... may well have influenced James II during Child’s time Tories, Whigs, and Economic Writing, 1680–1714 7 5 as his advisor. Although the king upheld the privileges of the East India Company, he was not uniformly on the side of landowners or the old feu- dal system against...