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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (2): 136–157.
Published: 01 April 2020
...Margaret J. M. Ezell This article will explore the function of printed “effigies” in the second half of the seventeenth century. The title is taken from Samuel Clarke’s frequently reprinted and enlarged compendium, The Marrow of Ecclesiastical Historie, conteined in the Lives of the Fathers...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 76–79.
Published: 01 September 2015
... of material particles, whether as films and effigies flying from the superficies of things and striking the eye or skin, or whether as the effluvia emitted from objects and penetrat- ing the ear or nose, give the first blow. This impact is quite as turbulent as any of the blows and lively strokes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... Cromwell died at Whitehall Palace on 3 September 1658. At the direction of the council, “the corpse was embowelled and embalmed on the following day.” 6 4 Following lying in state and a grand state funeral, where effigies were used, Cromwell was buried in Westminster Abbey on 10 November...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and viewer, or to something else entirely, something dangerous like vanity or pride, or something frivolous like idle curiosity. Angelo explains that if the love of portraiture originated in that amor patriae, and social affection, which sculptured the veritable effigies upon the tomb...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 83–101.
Published: 01 January 2011
... ballad “A Ra- ree Show.” He had earned his sobriquet from his involvement in producing effigies for the numerous politically charged pope- burnings during the Popish Plot and Exclusion Crises. 14. BL, Add. MS 41813, fol.19r. 15. BL, Add. MS 41813, fol.25v. 16. See John Tutchin...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 83–100.
Published: 01 September 2022
...) In Fielding's last novel, Amelia herself may be undergoing just such a transcendent experience when she accompanies her spiritual advisor on an excursion to Vauxhall Gardens, a venue closely linked to Handel. His connection with the site was so strong that the owner, thinking “it proper, that his Effigies...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 116–134.
Published: 01 April 2001
... statesmen, warriors and philosophers, who may at future times de- serve monuments to their memories,” including “a delightful garden” where the effigies of great men, and other national monuments, would be placed by a government committee, this done in direct opposition...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
....  The gazetteer was not alone in acknowledging Charles, though he may have been quick off the mark: London Gazette 3967 (15–18 November 1703) carries an advertisement for “The True Effigies of Charles III. King of Spain,” engraved by George White. More pertinently, following a treaty with Portugal, the aim...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Priestley’s supposed callousness towards the poor as the reason he was burnt so often in effigy and targeted in the 1791 riots (see Plumb’s England in the Eighteenth Century [Harmondworth: Penguin, 1981], 134–35). Arthur Sheps’ intensive examination of the background for the riots, however, lends no credence...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 1–18.
Published: 01 September 2000
... of costumes, deco- rations, effigies, and especially the elaborate tableaux on floats during processions and parades. According to Bakhtin, these visual manifesta- tions of carnival are overwhelmingly dualistic and often deeply disturb- ing in nature...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
... wears Roman armor, that his recumbency evokes death and effigy, not passivity, that the wig and cushion suggest ascendancy into the aristocracy of the dead. But Addison was offended, nonetheless, by an aesthetic that tilts to the luxuriant, the rhetoric of its commemoration too obvious in its...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 1–32.
Published: 01 September 2015
... to capture the likeness of the viewer who stands before the print, or, better yet, the likeness of the artist who faces the crowd and sketches Vauxhall Gardens, in other words, himself. According to Grego, Rowlandson sometimes transferred “his own effigy to his imaginary personages” (1:47). He...