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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 80–110.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Brett C. McInelly This paper explores some of the ways hymns informed the Methodist revival. I argue that the hymns can be better understood as the site of a complex negotiation between John and Charles Wesley and their followers, as the brothers attempted to steer the movement away from charges...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 108–111.
Published: 01 January 2016
... almost obsessed in representing, especially in their public and, it was often charged, theatrical demonstrations of belief, namely conversion, effusive preaching, and passionate hymn-singing. According to Anderson, Methodist theology and spirituality worked “to place the contingent, open-ended idea...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 29–42.
Published: 01 January 2001
..., ministers, and intellectuals who had connections in and between London and the West Country. Rowe’s ap- pearance in Divine Hymns and Poems on Several Occasions (1704) shows the influence of these “supra-local” cultural networks. This collection of reli- gious verse...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 158–178.
Published: 01 January 2017
... Miscellanies Index and the Canon 1 6 7 The appearance of Cowley’s scientifically exacting “Hymn to Light” (1668) in miscellanies tells us something about the goals of miscellany cul- ture; sometimes, there were practical reasons for selecting poems. This lengthy apostrophe to optics does...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (2): 23–64.
Published: 01 April 2010
... that this edition of The Seasons, including the “Hymn,” A Poem Sacred to the Memory of  Sir Isaac Newton, and “An Essay on Descriptive Poetry” (the latter of which was not published), “is proposed to be printed in one Volume in Quarto, on a Superfine Royal Paper, and with Copper-Plates adapted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 100–110.
Published: 01 September 2014
... Lacking- ton implies as much in an advertisement he placed in the World newspaper on Wednesday 24 February 1790: “Lost out of a room over J. Lackington’s coach house,” his advertisement stated, “five hundred Watt’s Psalms and five hundred Watt’s Hymns . . . ​unbound,” and he concluded...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 36–65.
Published: 01 April 2016
... of James I there will be small show of skill in music in England except what belonged to the cathedral churches.”39 The music in the majority of English 46   Eighteenth-Century Life churches, however, he found “very plain, as were the hymns in the course of the service.”40 North’s seemingly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 1–22.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., was the hymn to Venus that opens the first book of De Rerum Natura and Dryden s Lucretius: The beginning of the First Book. 13 Here, the charms of Dryden s varied and representative meter accord with the Charms and winning eloquence he attributes to Venus (1:56 57), while easing off from the rapidity...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 120–125.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Mulholland discusses “The Hymn to Durg Jones’s poem about Shiva’s courtship of Parvati layered on top of Gray’s original: “The bard’s suicidal loyalty to Wales becomes Parvati’s selfless dedication to her husband” (131). The rest of the chapter explores forgotten poets—Eyles Irwin, John Ley- den...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (1): 109–114.
Published: 01 January 2022
... of archival sleuthing and historical contextualization. Poetics of the Pillory is an engaging and informative book. Read it. 1. William Fuller, The Whole Life of Mr. William Fuller (London, 1703), 107–09. 2 Heraclitus Ridens 2 (7 August 1703). 3. [Daniel Defoe], A Hymn...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
... deep into the night.8 Despite her ill health, she wrote hymns, kept busy fundraising for Sunday schools, and even supported gypsy rights (Menagh, “Life,” I believe that Marianne’s pursuits should not be seen as antithetical to those of the Bluestockings, as Menagh argues (“Life,” but rather...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 96–102.
Published: 01 April 2007
... these women on a higher plane than their male companions in order to spotlight their beauty and its eff ect on their smitten, supine suitors. After all, a major topos in Boucher’s oeuvre is beautiful women, whom he hymns like no other artist of the eigh- teenth century. Chapter six, which reads...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 93–100.
Published: 01 April 2021
... to turn his notorious punish- ment into a public- relations triumph, publishing a popular poem, A Hymn to the Pillory, in which he presented himself as a persecuted martyr. Pope added the satiric stroke of removing his ears. (The traditional punishment for sedi- tion, loss of ears, was not inflicted...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 January 2004
... for the moral and intellectual faculties of animals than many contemporaries. Although the animal has no words by which to communicate, in her poem “To a Dog” (ca. 1772; 1825) canine love, fidelity, and honesty set an example for human beings; and in Hymns in Prose for Children (1781), Barbauld insists...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 110–119.
Published: 01 April 2008
... recognition. Chatterton is positioned “Meek at the Throne of Mercy” (l. 13) where he raises a divine hymn “Amid the 116 Eighteenth-Century Life blaze of Seraphim” (l. 14), while Wordsworth ends up “in the choir / Of ever-enduring men” (ll. 49 – 50).17 Lines 33 – 55 of the “Monody” relate a story...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 84–107.
Published: 01 January 2016
...-Century Life Our Arts are Sisters; though not Twins in Birth: For Hymns were sung in Edens happy Earth, By the first Pair; whileEve was yet a Saint; Before she fell with Pride, and learn’d to paint.11 By contrasting the innocent and “happy” poetic “hymns” sung by Adam and Eve...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 32–55.
Published: 01 January 2017
...,” appear briefly in excerpts as part of a larger argument in a prose essay.23 “The Passion” appears in two collections, Poems on Moral and Divine Subjects by Several Celebrated English Poets (1751) and The Seraph. A Collection of Divine Hymns and Poems (two prints of 1754), whilst “On the Morning...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
... an academy at Newington Green. His most distinguished students were the hymn-writer and poet Isaac Watts (1674–1748); the poet John Hughes; and the historian of Puritanism, Daniel Neale.20 Rowe was one of the first to teach modern philosophers like Locke...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 134–147.
Published: 01 September 2016
...- ished under Anne, from the court odes composed in her honor, to the acces- sible hymns of Watts; from the older court masque, to the new Italian opera; from Restoration comedy, to humane comedy; and from heroicomical poetry, to the occasional and social verse of the miscellanies. An emphasis...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 1–35.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Robinson Crusoe, “Defoe seems to have been little read or remembered in the years after his death.” 1 1 One can find scattered references to Crusoe and The True- ­Born Englishman, and rare allusions to him as the author of the Hymn to the Pillory (1703), The Shortest-­Way with the Dissenters...