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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
...Howard D. Weinbrot The stern royalist Act of 12 Car. 2, c.30 in 1662 reprobated the “abominable” regicide of Charles I on 30 January 1649 (n.s.). The act mandated that on every 30 January every Anglican church or chapel in every parish in British dominions should read a sermon deploring the murder...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 23–40.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Hilary Havens After her beloved sister Susan died on 6 January 1800, Frances Burney wrote several grieving letters, but her ordinarily voluminous journals and letters were markedly scant during the year 1800. Burney expressed her grief later and elsewhere, particularly in her little-known...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
...Jeffrey Merrick In a letter to Voltaire dated 27 January 1774, Jean Benjamin de La Borde reported that his friend the duc de Sully had surprised his father, the duc de Béthune, in flagrante delicto with a lackey. This article analyzes the narrative and the incident in the context of literary and...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 94–111.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Stewart Cooke “You must get rid … of this Cold, as fast as possible, because we want you at Twickenham !,” cried Richard Owen Cambridge on 22 January 1785 while visiting the ailing Frances Burney at her home in St. Martin’s Street, London. There is little doubt that Cambridge did, indeed, want...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Lance Bertelsen The first descriptions of Hawaiian surfing were written by David Samwell, surgeon of HMS Discovery , and James King, second lieutenant of HMS Resolution , in the months bracketing Captain James Cook’s death at Kealakekua Bay on 14 February 1779. In his journal entry for 22 January...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (2): 111–142.
Published: 01 April 2012
... the end of the century, collecting was considered laudable self-advancement. Things had changed, so that on 15 January 1759, when the British Museum opened for “study and public inspection,” Sloane, formerly a charlatan and a toyman, stood as the noble exemplar of the collector and the father of a new...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 171.
Published: 01 April 2017
... 2017 Erratum for Abigail Williams and Jennifer Batt, “Introduction,” ­Eighteenth-​ Century Life 41, no. 1 (January 2017): 1–6. On page 1 of the article, the first five lines of text should read: Long before the current vogue for big data and distant reading led literary scholars to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 51–64.
Published: 01 January 2011
... January 1755), as potential reading material “for young Women, who wish to be tho:t prudent & good,” and as “a Critique on Clarissa & Grandison” (Richardson to Bradshaigh, 2 Janu- ary 1758).4 Richardson described the value of these epistolary materials for their potential publishers as “letters...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 56–72.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the Tune of (Hester Thrale to Frances Burney, January š , EJL, Contemporary accounts also men- tion “crape, gold lace, and foil, and . . . a profusion of stones,” and mod- ern editors have suggested that the outcome “was possibly quite vulgarly showy.”26 But Thrale and Burney seem to...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 86–100.
Published: 01 September 2019
... (Royal Archives, GEO/ ADD/2/66) is transcribed and annotated here for the first time, by gracious permission of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.1 Except for a separate vol- ume that contains a single entry for 13 January 1816, no other account book in her handwriting is known to be extant.2 The 1789...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 170–186.
Published: 01 April 2018
... the male sex: “In Music, women must always yield the palm, I think. If all the Ladies playing in the world, were tied up in a bag & thrown into the Sea, the world would be never the worse” January Marianne’s own uncle, the classical scholar Dr. Charles Burney would have been in a...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 82–92.
Published: 01 April 2021
... at all: thus, Delany seems to have promoted Ann Yearsley s Poems on Several Occa- sions in January 1785 (107), but there is no note and no reference to Yearsley in the index. Such oversights are compensated by the additional material, a list of Delany s Virtual Library of books mentioned in her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (3): 85–87.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., Methodists, and a Ghost: Philip Quaque in London and Cape Coast, 1756 – ​1816,” Journal of British Studies 48 ( January 2009): 29 – ​50; and Edward E. Andrews, “Christian Missions and Colonial Empires Reconsidered: A Black Evangelist in West Africa, 1766 – ​1816,” The Journal of Church and State 51...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 112–114.
Published: 01 January 2016
... together, Goethe’s works suggest not only a diagnosis of modern malaise, but also hold out the possibility of individual and social adjustment. Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 40, Number 1, January 2016  doi 10.1215/00982601-3337959 Copyright...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 117–120.
Published: 01 January 2018
... informativeÐ so she sets about reconstituting Piranesi’s work. The result is a new and fresh Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 42, Number 1, January 2018 doi 10.1215/00982601-4261315 Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 121–123.
Published: 01 January 2018
... intelligible or relevant to eighteenth-century consumers, and was primarily interested in satisfying Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 42, Number 1, January 2018 doi 10.1215/00982601-4261327 Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 134–137.
Published: 01 January 2018
... by the church itself at the Council of Trent and endorsed by the French Assembly of Cler- ics in 1615. The notion of free will or “spiritual self-ownership” (31) was at the Eighteenth-Century Life Volume 42, Number 1, January 2018 doi 10.1215/00982601...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... distinction in support of a God- given hierarchy. Hence when the Duke of Leeds opened his new house to visitors in April 1796, Larpent relished the glitter, 4 ™ne rooms Paper & rich furniture. The last White & Gold rich & ™ne. In January 1793, she visited acquaintances in St. James s expressly to see ye...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 56–62.
Published: 01 April 2021
... method is the complex interrelations of phrase and vocabulary within different works by Pope at different times and its chart of the compositional recyclings that integrate the highly diverse forms, occasions, and genres of the early poems. So we find that the diction and phraseology of January and May...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., except that he joined the Resolution to avoid fighting Americans and wrote from its deck that he and his mess were “stout Americans.” Meanwhile, King was promoted to lieutenant on 10 January 1771 and appointed to HMS Cambridge, a ship on which he never served—a fact that has confused...