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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 92–114.
Published: 01 January 2004
...Kathryn J. Ready The College of William & Mary 2004 “What then, poor Beastie Gender, Politics, and Animal Experimentation in Anna Barbauld’s “The Mouse’s Petition” Kathryn J. Ready...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 1–31.
Published: 01 April 2006
...Philip Woodfine Duke University Press 2006 Debtors, Prisons, and Petitions in Eighteenth-Century England Philip Woodfi ne University of Huddersfi eld Drawing on manuscript sources...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (1): 22–38.
Published: 01 January 2007
... Offi ce for seditious libels, PRO, KB 15/54, page 157. In her petition, Elizabeth Cannon claims that Purser “underwent one part of the Sentence infl icted upon him by the Law, but, as your Petitioners are informed, was pardoned the infamous part of it,” which suggests at least that he might...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 41–65.
Published: 01 January 2015
... of these petitioning “tribes”—the Smock Alley players from his own Theatre Royal in Dublin—the opportunity to play in place of the King’s Company dur- ing the Act. And to the dismay of the metropolitan company, this visit The Irish Joke, Migrant Networks, and the London Irish 4 3 was a great success...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... it was the looming global shortage that was driving up the price. The frustration and disbelief that rising prices were caused by insurrection in Saint-Domingue was expressed in a petition the Gobelins section presented to the assembly: “Qu'ils ne viennent pas nous dire que la dévastation de nos îles est la seule...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 23–49.
Published: 01 January 2005
... their own rhetorical abilities. In early 1780 protests against the king’s high-handedness reached a peak, and not coincidentally, the number of debating societies rose to an unprecedented thirty-five. Public meetings were held, associations formed, petitions presented in favor of economic reforms...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 94–98.
Published: 01 September 2010
... examinations, and letters concerning the administration of parochial relief from six counties (Berkshire, Essex, Lancashire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, and Shropshire), as well as petitions, notes left with infants, and clerks’ reports concerning applications...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 66–102.
Published: 01 January 2015
... persistent lobby, and one ­English official, exasperated by the “importunities of petitioners,” declared that they were “a people not to sit down under one repulse.”12 During Wil- liam’s reign, there was much illicit traffic between the exiled court at Saint- Germain-en-Laye and London, and many...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2010) 34 (3): 81–87.
Published: 01 September 2010
... inquiry. The publication of this four-­volume set marks a rising tide of inter- est in women’s intellectual history, particularly in their thinking about poli- tics. These volumes encompass a surprising array of authors and genres — from petitions and pamphlets, to biography, poetry, and treatises...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 32–46.
Published: 01 April 2001
... along with a copy of Hume’s satire, The Bellmen’s Petition, “a little Endeavour at Drollery against some People who care not much to be jok’d upon”—i.e., the Scottish clergy, who were then at- tempting to secure higher stipends. See M. A. Stewart, “Hume’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 28–49.
Published: 01 January 2024
..., a choir of local singers hired him to create a petition that enabled them to raise money so that they could continue employing their choirmaster. But when Cannon took the opportunity to copy down some tunes from them for the benefit of his son, they accused him of taking their music and wrongfully...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 41–60.
Published: 01 September 2019
... suspected of being stained by the antiphysical sin [sodomy] and of serving these wretches as a passive. 38 Morande was confined twice in the For- l Evêque prison. In 1765, a Burgundian gentleman named La Saule, who housed Morande in the faubourg Saint- Germain and perhaps slept with him as well, petitioned...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2004
... construction on her experience: “Je me suis obstinée à nourrir jusqu’à trois mois et demi; la nature défaillante a refusé le lait dans le moment où je tombais dans une langueur; je suis très bien actuellement et ma petite se trouve beaucoup mieux du sein d’une grosse Flamande; je ne la perds pas 20...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (3): 126–129.
Published: 01 September 2016
... best: detailed and ruminative, it engages its subject in the prosaic space of his own quotidian pursuits and reso- lutions. Its revelations are numerous, touching on Johnson’s vexed relationship with time; the lasting impact made on him by Edward Cave’s 1734 poetry com- petition; his equivocal...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2019) 43 (3): 138–142.
Published: 01 September 2019
... to curtail the distribution of heretical schismatical blasphemous seditious and treasonable Bookes Pam- phlets and Papers critiques continued to appear.2 A broadsheet called The Poor- Whores Petition (25 March 1668), for instance, alludes to Lady Cas- tlemayne s personal power over the King to suggest...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (1): 148–152.
Published: 01 January 2009
... tastes. Their goût moderne (a.k.a. petit goût) produced trivial forms of art that neither contributed to France’s glorious heritage, nor engaged impor- tant questions about the country’s future. On the contrary, modern art spoke to the caprice and personal ambitions of a class of nouveau-riche...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (1): 130–134.
Published: 01 January 2023
... Society for the Discharge and Relief of Persons Imprisoned for Small Debts forgave the debts of those who lacked the large liabilities necessary to qualify as bankrupts and could attest their moral worthiness via petition. The radical James Stephen, meanwhile, decried altogether the custom by which “poor...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (1): 62–87.
Published: 01 January 2000
... often found themselves forced to resort to piracy in order to survive economically (Hoftijzer, pp. 9–11). The intervention of Dirk Rank coincides with another legal manoeu- vre initiated by Langendijk himself. Late in the year 1720, Langendijk filed a petition with the States of Holland and West...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2007) 31 (2): 29–55.
Published: 01 April 2007
...- an — aggressive wool campaigners like Rey blamed the victims: “But then these petit Disturbances are properly among the Women themselves; which proceeds from the foolish Fancy of some, and the Madness and Rage of oth- ers” (41).29 The riots appear as the logical, though violent, extension of the confl ict...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (1): 119–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
... brothel proprietors, all but two of whom were women. These proprietors orchestrated passades (one- time tricks), arranged petits soupers (supper parties), negotiated sales of virgins or the terms for keeping a mistress, and maintained continual communication with the police. Primed perhaps...