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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
...Lance Bertelsen Unpublished letters in the Burke archive (Sheffield and Northampton) reveal that when Captain James Cook’s Resolution departed Plymouth in July 1776, Lieutenant James King harbored strong pro-American sympathies and that these sympathies were possibly shared by his fellow messmates...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 103–111.
Published: 01 September 2000
...Peter Howell Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000. Pp. xvii + 737. $115. ISBN 0-19-811292-0. The College of William & Mary 2000 — Book Review — John Barrell’s Imagining the King’s Death...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 102–109.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Christa Knellwolf King Schmidt Benjamin . Inventing Exoticism: Geography, Globalism, and Europe’s Early Modern World ( Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania , 2015 ). Pp. xx + 412 . 179 ills. $85 Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 Review Essay...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 109–113.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Rachael Scarborough King Review Essay Old New Media: Print, Paint, and the Early Eighteenth-Century Media Revolution Rachael Scarborough King University of California at Santa...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (2): 3–13.
Published: 01 April 2008
...Edmund G. C. King R Pope’s 1723 – 25 Shakespear, Classical Editing, and Humanistic Reading Practices Edmund G. C. King University of Auckland In his 1756 Proposals for a new edition of Shakespeare...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 178–196.
Published: 01 September 2021
.... This article took shape at the Habits and Spirits Conference (King's College London, 2016), convened by Zeynep Bulut and Brendan Jamal Thornton, and the Natures and Spaces of Enlightenment Conference convened by Peter Denney and Lisa O'Connell. My thanks to conveners and participants, especially Matthew Head...
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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 (2015) 39 (1): 183–211.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Man (1768) and a scandalous episode in Fox’s life, the play was a creative attack on Fox’s political opponents Lord Shelburne and the moneylender John “Jew” King. Copyright 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Theater Whig satire Charles James Fox Shelburne O’Bryen...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (2): 1–29.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Greg Clingham Sir George Macartney’s British embassy to the court of the Qiánlóng emperor in 1792-94 was a political and commercial failure. This essay seeks to think critically about Macartney’s failure as it pertains to his journal—the posthumously published Journal of an Embassy from the King...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 88–118.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and undignified personal detail. In Instructions to a Celebrated Laureat; alias The Progress of Curiosity; alias A Birthday Ode; alias Mr Whitbread's Brewhouse (1787), Peter diagnoses the opposite problem in Thomas Warton's celebration of King George III, which treats an essential trivial figure as if he were...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (2): 64–91.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., even the poor were depicted as loyal. The comfortable impression was given that the overwhelming majority of the elite—from aristocracy down to respectable traders and gentlemen farmer—was cemented together by gentlemanly solidarity and loyalty to king and constitution. There was no sense...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (1): 29–55.
Published: 01 January 2010
.... No bishop no king. By at least as early as 1680, however, many were troubled by the “madding day” brutal sermons. Dissenters protested their loyalty. Lower-church Anglicans sought peace and comprehension, as in Gilbert Burnet's sermon in 1681 on Zacharia 8.19. Better to strike the thirtieth of January from...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... into the strikingly uniform descriptions found in biographies of Chatham and in parliamentary histories both contemporary and modern. A letter from Walker King to Richard Burke, Jr., written within hours of the event, offers a compelling new perspective on what may have been said on the floor of Lords on 7 April 1778...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 135–146.
Published: 01 April 2001
... of a serpent’s neck (Plate 2).3 Thus, a man who held a government office as engraver to the Mint from 1664 to around 1690 created in two years one medal hon- oring the Whig leader for his resistance to the king and another medal damning him for attempted regicide. By repeating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 29–59.
Published: 01 September 2011
... traces from Hogarth’s early prints about the South Sea Bubble, through Gillray, and Rowlandson, to the Westminster election of 1784. That account begins with the following story of King George III at a Royal Academy exhibition: The King’s recollection of persons’ faces, was no less...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 January 2013
... there is little consensus about what Haywood’s politics were. Toni Bowers sees Love in Excess (1719 – ­20) as a “powerful work of Tory partisan polemic.” 2 Elizabeth Kubek reads The Adventures of Eovaai (1736) as an expression of patriot Whig values.3 For Kathryn R. King, the politics of the Female...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
... sense,” as long as it “entrench[es] upon no virtue”7—extends, in The His- tory of England, to condoning or at least winking at what we may call the “sexual luxuriousness” of kings and courts. In this way, Hume seeks to salvage part of the reputations of Edwy, William Rufus...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 1–36.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and a Mrs. Jennings. Austen may also have gathered the names of  Mr. Wickham and Mary King from Dashwood history for use in Pride and Prejudice. These echoes demand rec- ognizing variant spellings and homophones: Frances for Francis, Marianne for Mary Anne, and Wickham for Wycombe. While previous...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 115–120.
Published: 01 January 2014
... private transactions or opinions, nor to any state affairs of any kind” (1:1 – ​­2), but, as Peter Sabor’s annotation of this passage suggests, Burney’s journal chronicling her five years at the court of King George III did just that, and more. The recently published editions of the first two...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 111–127.
Published: 01 April 2000
..., Thomas Day, and Joseph Priestley Desmond King-Hele. Erasmus Darwin: A Life of Unequalled Achievement. London: Giles de la Mare, 1999. Pp. x + 422. $40.00. ISBN 1-900357- 08-9 Peter Rowland. The Life and Times of Thomas Day, 1748–1789: English Phi- lanthropist and Author: Virtue Almost...