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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lisa O'Connell Recent scholarly work by Jürgen Habermas, Judith Butler, and others posits a new cultural domain that is simultaneously religious and secular. Drawing on the sermons of John Tillotson and the fiction of Henry Fielding, this paper examines literary sentimentalism in this “post-secular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2005
... of Samuel Johnson, 11 vols. (London, 1787), 1:87. 21. Boswell, Life, 1:428. Robert G. Walker traces this example to John Tillotson’s Rule of Faith: see “Johnson, Tillotson and Comparative Credibility,” Notes & Queries 24 (1977): 254 – 55. 22. On Johnson and the Christian evidences, see...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
... of their own Conscience and Religion; For which they ought to be very thankfull, and to forbear the open making of Proselytes to their own Religion, (though they be never so sure that they are in the right See The Works Of the most Reverend Dr. John Tillotson, Late Lord Archbishop of Canterbury...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to this view, one should endeavor, again and again each day, to live the kind of life one would want to live forever. While acknowledg- ing its antecedents (Tillotson, for example), Sider Jost posits that The Specta- tor is distinctive in that this idea is woven into its very structure: as a “literary...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 1–16.
Published: 01 April 2004
.... The complete letters in Latin were available in the 1616 edition published in Paris and in Richard Rawlinson’s excellent edition published in London in 1718, one year after Pope’s poem; but, as the poet and translator John Hughes wrote in his pref- ace to The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (London, 1713...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
... of exactly the same advice in the 4,000 lines of John Dunton's The Pulpit-Fool , published in 1707, serves to alert us to the possibility that Sterne echoes a long tradition of irenic and moral preaching after the religious wars of the seventeenth century. Dunton offers more than 200 preachers, across...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2023
... cooperate with God in achieving salvation.” 28 Paul K. Alkon demonstrated long ago that John Tillotson, Jeremy Taylor, Richard Hooker, Henry Hammond, and especially Robert South and William Law all assume that “deliberately cultivating virtuous habits is not only a means, but the most important...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 119–132.
Published: 01 January 2011
... involving relationship with others rather than a single activity. Johnson’s Dictionary defines To“ COMMERCE” as “to hold intercourse” (from Milton) and “COMMERCE” as “exchange of one thing for another; trade; traffick” (from Hooker and Tillotson). Again, the recurring preoccupation in this network...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 6–27.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Bénédicte Miyamoto; Faith D. Acker John Martin wrote “Several Receipts for the Use of Mankind” (1690–96) mainly by copying out printed texts at a time when he was successfully converting from plasterer to the more upwardly mobile profession of painter. In his manuscript, a near‐complete fair copy...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 19–31.
Published: 01 April 2001
... and librettist Paolo Antonio Rolli.3 In the fall new season there premiered amid great excitement and controversy Richard Steele’s long-awaited The Conscious Lovers, another great financial success. For the Scriblerian writers who remained—John Gay, Dr. John Arbuthnot...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 68–88.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Davenant, Nicholas Barbon, and Sir Dudley North argued for free trade and the relaxation of government tariffs, particularly as exercised against luxuries imported by the East India Company. Whig economic writers such as John Locke, John Pollexfen, Sir Francis Brewster, and John Cary continued...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
... a general good taste throughout the land”—and for “entertainment,” for “what could be more delightful than to hear the beautiful and sublime sentiments of a Milton, a Shakespear, a Dryden, a Pope, a Tillotson, a Young, an Addi- son, a Shenstone, or a Mason?” His editorial choices—a combination...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 January 2002
...: “The Character of Belinda,” Pope writes, “as it is now manag’d, resembles You in nothing but in Beauty.”1 Pope’s promise to Fermor developed from her indignant response to his 1712 edition; as he admitted to John Caryll, “The celebrated lady herself is offended...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 70–98.
Published: 01 September 2003
...,” as John Dixon Hunt likewise points out, “many in the eighteenth century would have claimed that, like Liberty, with which it was often compared, the landscape garden was an English invention.”3 In retrospect, Cambridge and others were not Eighteenth-Century Life Volume...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 102–125.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Quellenforschung . He sketches a dense network of scriptural allusions in Prufrock (31–32), adding to Christopher Ricks and James McCue's tally in their magisterial Johns Hopkins edition of Eliot's poems. He complements this with convincing close readings of passages in London that uncover a network of similar...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., and rose again in cultural esteem. I. Sloane the Seventeenth-­Century Physician, 1685 – ​1700 Sloane first appears in literature as a physician whose intimacy with such luminaries as Robert Boyle and John Ray enabled him rapidly to become England’s most famous and fashionable physician. Early...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2022
... ] practitioner than to cast aspersions on the experimental philosophy” (154) undergirding her remedy, he does not deny that subsequent experiments by Hartley, Dr. Stephen Hales, and Dr. John Rutty were “in part a response to her practice as a woman” (152), insofar as they sought to subject Stephens's cure...