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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 January 2020
..., Charles Leslie, William Pit- tis, John Tutchin, and so forth. The book comprises five chapters, each of which focuses on the cultural response to a political moment or event: Wil- liam III s abrupt death and Anne s accession in 1702; Anne s coronation; her first royal progress; the beginning of the War...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of Spain, was distinctly relaxed over jew- eled trappings. There was no coronation ceremony for the king. He hap- pily sold three old Habsburg crowns in 1561 to raise cash. He was not Eighteenth-Century Life 25 (Spring 2001): 185–200 © 2001 by The College of William...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 66–70.
Published: 01 April 2015
... of royal portraiture, dedicatory poems, and musical celebrations. Winn’s subtitle, celebrating Anne as the artists’ “Patroness,” originates from an anonymous birthday ode printed before her coronation and serves as an epigraph to the volume. In the course of her reign, the dramatist and architect...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2000
... the Restora- tion.17 All describe lavish and often unruly celebrations that included mock coronations, grand entertainments, lengthy orations of misrule, as well as princely processions that moved from the Tower of London through the City to the Inns of Court...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (2): 23–44.
Published: 01 April 2002
... to the arrival of William III and to his joint monarchy with Mary.2 Other political interpretations not only link the work’s first per- formance date to the coronation of William and Mary in April 1689, but also argue that the Sorceress’ machinations allude to new Catholic plots...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 137–140.
Published: 01 January 2014
... and other court entertainments staged by the tsarinas. We learn that the emancipation of female nobility in the eighteenth century coincided with a general westerniza- tion of court life. The male tsars who came before did not experience the glory of eighteenth-­century coronations, reduced...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 124–129.
Published: 01 September 2010
... and fetes. At Louis XVI’s coronation in June 1775, the nineteen- ­year-­old queen appeared at Reims cathedral in a dress so ornate and laden with sapphires and gemstones her dressmaker urged that it be sent to Reims on a stretcher. But, Weber explains, it was the queen’s hairstyle, an elaborate pouf...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
..., and then driven into exile.20 Hume tells quite a different story: On the day of his coronation, his nobility were assembled in a great hall, and were indulging themselves in that riot and disorder, which, from the example of their German ancestors...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 101–122.
Published: 01 September 2022
.... Such official public portraits showed the emperor posed in coronation regalia before a throne, and they often contained a recently invented system of imperial iconography, including laurel leaves, eagles, and bees, alluding to ancient Rome and the Holy Roman Empire, to legitimize Napoleon's right to rule...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (3): 85–91.
Published: 01 September 2007
... that passion in favor of moderation. Shelley’s Prometheus Unbound furnishes one obvious case in point. Moderation is the characteristic mode of discourse that takes over after the volatile Regency; in many respects the Queen Caroline aff air that culmi- nated with the coronation of George IV marks...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 56–62.
Published: 01 April 2021
... in the set. Notes 1. Samuel Johnson, Johnson on Shakespeare, vol. 7 of The Yale Edition of the Works of Samuel Johnson, ed. Arthur Sherbo (New Haven: Yale Univ., 1968), 111. 2. See Text and Context: Pope s Coronation Epistle, in Critical Enquiries: Essays on Literature (London: Athlone, 1993), 67 78...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 1–50.
Published: 01 September 2006
... on to anticipate some of the other diversions he could expect to see in the city:19 I am arrived here in a very lucky conjoncture the Solemnity of the Coronation of the new Doge, who gives the grand Balls with Masquerading for three days. I shall then see a compendium of all...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2013
... and set them in motion. “To His Sacred Majesty, A Panegyrick on His Coronation” (1661) holds less interest for the explicator of occult references than does the following poem to the lord chancellor. In the coronation poem, Charles is compared to Noah (1  –  ­9), to the nature-animating sun...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
.... The prime occasions for the ceremonial form, which Murphy reminds us depends upon a score, singers, and musicians in addition to a text, and can only be disseminated by performance, were royal birthdays and royal returns. The text that Anne had used for her coronation sermon was Isaiah 49:23...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (3): 57–88.
Published: 01 September 2017
... to have her marriage ceremony in mind. We recall Bishop Burnet’s anger that James II is restrained neither “by Laws, Prom- ises, nor Oaths” and thinks that his absolute power demands his subjects’ absolute obedience. Burnet alludes to James II’s coronation oath, in which he tells William Sancroft...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
... is in a mighty Rapture, at the News of the French King’s Coronation, that he can hear nothing but Joy and Transport, here’s Loyalty in Perfection” (7). The received view of the Bickerstaff hoax as a harmless jape is at odds, then, with the political interpretation that contem- poraries made so readily...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
...: She flatter’d the Commons with a trueEnglish Heart, And told them how nicely the Church she’d support But Words are but Wind, and so is a Fart.9 “True English heart” closely paraphrases part of Anne’s coronation address to Parliament.10 The poem goes on to suggest that Anne’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 33–54.
Published: 01 September 2015
... on or for a specific occasion, appearing in the immediate aftermath or on the anniversary of some important event: a birth, a death, a victory in battle, a publication, a coronation.2 Panegyrics were also associated with a specific moment of public delivery; as James D. Garrison observes, most seventeenth...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 57–80.
Published: 01 January 2008
... that the school established its formal presence at the coronation (where King’s or Queen’s Scholars are still the first to acclaim the new monarch). Westminster was an icon of loyalty to old causes and conservative social views. The vehi- cle by which the school spread its reputation was poetry...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 85–106.
Published: 01 January 2003
...-Century Life men, drawn from the gentry and the middling ranks, who served as sheriffs, constables, coroners, and justices of the peace; these same men served on grand juries and on trial juries. The most widespread form of participation had no property...