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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 212–235.
Published: 01 January 2015
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 105–126.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Melissa Bailes This essay explains Anna Seward's famous, vitriolic attacks on the poetic plagiarisms of Charlotte Smith by examining them within the framework of natural history. In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the vocabularies and methodologies of natural history overlapped with...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 127–132.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Danielle Spratt Bailes Melissa . Questioning Nature: British Women’s Scientific Writing and Literary Originality, 1750–1830 ( Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia , 2017 ). Pp. 256. $45 Copyright © 2021 by Duke University Press 2021 R e v i e w E s s a y Eighteenth- Century...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 97–105.
Published: 01 January 2009
... (male) supporters, who were offering to stand bail (12). In Gowing’s Domestic Dangers: Women, Words, and Sex in Early Modern London (Oxford: Clarendon, 1996), Lady Ashbey’s maid, reproaching her mistress for “dalliance” with a manservant, loftily informs her that such sexual slumming “did not...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 January 2007
... davit of 19 June 1750, sworn by John Ibbutt, who had been sent to serve notice to Cannon’s bails that Cannon had been summoned to court the following week; if he failed to appear, they would be liable for a £400 penalty. Ibbutt went on the same day to “the late Dwelling House of Mrs Cannon...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., helped Charles I acquire an art collection and a royal tapestry works at Mortlake.9 Castlemaine’s own art collection was so valuable, he was able to auction it off on 20 April 1689 for £10,000, so as to bail himself out of the Tower, where he had been imprisoned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 18–62.
Published: 01 January 2014
..., with two more sentimental images: Bowling bailing Rod- erick out of prison and Narcissa finding Roderick’s portrait in the garden. By beginning the set with cruelly humorous grotesques and ending with scenes of friendship and romance, Rowlandson suggests an interpretation of Roderick Random...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... (at least any against whom such an Indictment is found) be liable to be let to Bail or Mainprize. 19 While this precise phrasing might never make it into law, the legalistic terminology and specification of what precise steps would be necessary for the prosecution imply that Fielding believed in the...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... generations (bankruptcies were common), this family was active in London until the nineteenth century.65 The 1698 list, which named those required to give security for their good behaviour and named their bails- men, included two merchants who were certainly Irish (Patrick Walsh and Richard Fitzgerald...