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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Janine Barchas Modern readers of Jane Austen have been reluctant to acknowledge that Sense and Sensibility (1811) rewards, and perhaps even demands, detailed knowledge of one of England's most notorious families in Austen's time, namely the Dashwoods of West Wycombe Park. The best-known member...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 125–129.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... Garden design continues as a motif in the fifth chapter, which ventures into more risqué territory, investigating Austen’s choice of the name Dashwood in Sense and Sensibility. This chapter offers plenty of evidence to suggest that Austen would have been aware of a Dashwood family who had been...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 120–125.
Published: 01 April 2013
... dialogue to crib. As a result, some scenes translate into the graphic novel format better than others. For example, Liew’s caricature of the foppish Robert Ferrars picking out a toothpick case matches Austen’s tone with perfect pitch. But Elinor Dashwood’s doubts about Edward’s feelings lose...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 128–138.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is settled on Henry Dashwood’s son rather than his three daughters. In seeming opposition to the legal and rhetorical conception of the marriage settlement, the governing metaphor of Walker’s book is that of unsettlement, unsettlement that occurs when a map is reworked; unsettlement that occurs when...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 84–101.
Published: 01 January 2018
...) is displaced from the 1750s, where it has always been, to the 1730s on the strength of someone’s having seen a St. Francis paint- ing at Wanstead House in 1739. On style and scale, it belongs in the ’50s. But one could note that the nude Venus Dashwood is worshiping is indeed pres- ent in the sleeping...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 103–130.
Published: 01 January 2015
... 1756, when a fee of “one guinea towards the relief of distressed free­ masons” was paid by the master of lodge no. 54 to “take rank as No. 12.” See Dashwood, Early Records, 84. 29.  Bearblock was later grand secretary of the Antients, from 1779 to 1782. 30.  Lodge no. 1 in Ireland...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 155–182.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Francis Dashwood, 28 November 1753, Centre for Buckinghamshire Studies, Dashwood of West Wycombe MS, D/D/18/3. He shared the representation with the Waller family of Beaconsfield. See John Brooke and Sir Lewis Namier, The House of Commons, 1754–1790, 3 vols. (London: Secker and Warburg, 1964), 3...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
...- shire, at ruined Medmenham Abbey, and as the Order of the Knights of St. Francis, after founder Sir Francis Dashwood, the owner of West Wycombe House. A leading Medmenhamite was the Aylesbury MP and future Lord Mayor of London, John Wilkes. An Essay on Woman, an obscene poem to which Wilkes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
.... Paul’s, Hammersmith. Embalming Practices in Eighteenth-Century England    7 9 The ceremonial at the heart burial included grenadiers, flute players, bas- soon players, and fifers. Whitehead’s urn was borne by six soldiers and placed on a pedestal in the Dashwood mausoleum in West Wycombe...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (3): 23–179.
Published: 01 September 2008
... 1. Sir John Stonhouse, 3rd Baronet (1672? – 1733) of Radley, Berkshire, married Penelope, daughter of Sir Robert Dashwood, 1st Baronet of Northbrook, Oxfordshire, on 29 August 1706. Elizabeth, daughter of George Dashwood and sister of Sir Robert Dashwood, married Sir Thomas Hare, 2nd Baronet...