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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 3. From George Vertue, Jacobus Houbraken, and Thomas Birch, Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain (1743–51), engraving, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Folio 49 4647 . Courtesy Lewis Walpole Library. More
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Published: 01 January 2023
Figure 4. From George Vertue, Jacobus Houbraken, and Thomas Birch, Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain (1743–51), engraving, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Folio 49 4647 . Courtesy Lewis Walpole Library. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
..., commercial society heading into what Charles Taylor has recently called the “immanent frame.” Its heroes and heroines are best understood as virtuous Christians beset by new temptations, misunderstandings, seductions, which they generally, in the end, overcome. In this light, sentimentalism might be defined...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 154–170.
Published: 01 April 2017
... period is scant, despite explicit references in, for example, Shelley's Prometheus Unbound (1820) and Charlotte Smith's Beachy Head (1807). In Persuasion , Austen offers examples of successful evolution, and also of the failure of some individuals to survive in their environments. Sir Walter Elliot...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 72–91.
Published: 01 January 2024
... headings. These lines, which functioned as inscriptional marks that required graphic literacy to use, help broaden the conception of manuscript (“written by hand”) to include media other than words formed on a page. John Locke's index‐based system for designing commonplace books, devised in A New Method...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (2): 47–90.
Published: 01 April 2005
..., however, goes beyond scorn at the evident falsity of an ill-fi tting hairpiece; his remarks focus on a troubling proliferation of possible senses of posses- sion. The hair is one’s own (“natural but the wig is made (“false the hair is not one’s own (it grew on the head of another), but the wig...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
.... In 1682, George Bower had produced a medal with a profile head of Shaftesbury to celebrate a London jury’s having acquitted the party leader for treason (Plate 1). In 1683, he produced another medal in which he replicated the very same profile of Shaftesbury at the end...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 120–137.
Published: 01 April 2008
... declaration also invokes and sets aside the hierarchy of head and hand. His hands are not the low partners to his mind: the manual event is the significant event. Furthermore, Crusoe’s labor is very distant from the curse of Eden. It is productive rather than punitive. In this paper, I will suggest...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 1–34.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Figure 3. From George Vertue, Jacobus Houbraken, and Thomas Birch, Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain (1743–51), engraving, Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University, Folio 49 4647 . Courtesy Lewis Walpole Library. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 53–84.
Published: 01 April 2013
..., the text of Peacock’s advertisements, like his competi- tor’s, would undergo significant revision to demonstrate Peacock’s contin- ued commitment to consolidate the success of his publications and improve each future number of the repository. In response to the growing demand Figure 1a. Head...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 32–47.
Published: 01 April 2006
... absentmindedness and “complete disgust for life” for eight or nine years, ever since she gave birth and her milk “went to her head.” She once remarked that “if not for the aff ection and devotion she had for her 34 Eighteenth-Century Life husband, she would have already thrown herself out the window...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 104–109.
Published: 01 April 2013
... (Yale Center for British Art, New Haven; Royal Academy, London) catches the essence of his works: The Sharp Family is a Hogarth conversation piece with more people, more detail, meticulously rendered, heads jammed between heads, a horror vacui that foreigners regard as characteristic of English...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the Opening of the Body” with amusing detail: “When the sternum, or chest was opened, all appeared right there; and her heart was sound and strong. The bow- els, contrary to the idea of the surgeons, corresponded with the head, and were faultless.”29 Perhaps in homage to Richardson, the anonymous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (2): 49–66.
Published: 01 April 2003
... patterns, non-verbal communication was much more dependent on facial expression.18 Features such as the eyes, the attitude of the head, and the set of the mouth defined the appearance of the face; but head and facial hair also 52 Eighteenth-Century Life determined the impression created.19...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 10–29.
Published: 01 September 2022
... for the reduced stock. 9. See the heading “Valuations of Manuscripts,” below. 10. Rentes, like the UK securities above, were undated French Government debt, the 5 percent stock deriving from the public debt consolidated in 1797. They were originally registered securities, but bearer securities could...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 106–113.
Published: 01 April 2010
.... The original Liverpool Society of Artists had its ups and downs (being dissolved in 1770, revived in 1773), but its head- 108 Eighteenth-Century Life quarters were initially located in the same building as the Liverpool Library, the central locus of intellectual and cultural exchange. Wright had...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 84–101.
Published: 01 January 2018
..., the large painting of Paul before Felix (1748, no. 204, figure 1), commissioned by the benchers of Lincoln’s Inn. Einberg acknowledges that Hogarth made it too large to fit in the chapel, where it was supposed to hang, forcing the benchers to hang it in the great hall over the head of the lord chan...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 109–114.
Published: 01 January 2022
... second day in the pillory. The morning before, he had spent two hours on display at Charing Cross, his head and hands securely fastened between locking wooden boards. He had been “sadly abused” by the Friday crowd, he claimed. But the Saturday crowd at Temple Bar would prove far worse. “I was stifled...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 39–61.
Published: 01 January 2007
... and Emperors, clear Heads and hale Hearts? Inform me, what was that which like a chrystal expanded Lake drew all Mankind to bathe entranc’d in Joys, too mighty every one for our poor Utterance? Not the Flavour of forbidden Fruit: Every Dab- bler knows by his Classics, that it was pursu’d and prais’d...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 50–81.
Published: 01 January 2005
... buildings, the beheading and exhibiting of offi cials’ heads on tent poles” (42), but these images themselves are contested in the press. British Perceptions of the Bastille Perceptions of the Bastille were negotiated in Britain long before 14 July 1789, and by that time the edifi ce was seen mostly...