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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2014
... (1792) with his account of the famous Portland Vase as reproduced by Josiah Wedgwood. According to Darwin, the vase represents the Eleusinian Mysteries, an ancient fertility ritual where the god Eros presides. Darwin’s interest in this tradition parallels the contemporary antiquarian movement...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2012) 36 (3): 1–30.
Published: 01 September 2012
... on —  It was observed that during the whole of his Grace’s reply Lord Chathamabove words had he frequently fell in a fit changed into the colour lap of & the at theDuke moment of Portland he spoke — This the as youchamber may conceive& did not put recover an end till to an the hour debate. and Hea half...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 116–134.
Published: 01 April 2001
... Street project (Plate 1) releases the imagination of silverfork novelists to construct a fictional map of London as “Reform” London. “Crossing Oxford Street” becomes 1. Plan of the Proposed New Street from Charing Cross to Portland Place...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (1): 96–115.
Published: 01 January 2017
... version in the Portland collection is more daring, adding a final stanza suggesting that “all the world” would be pleased to see the Churchills in the hands of “Jack Ketch,” the infamous executioner, “And be glad to be rid of a Rogue and a Bitch.”14 In this version, two further verses pointedly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 46–69.
Published: 01 January 2002
... canvassers for Fox included Lady Duncannon (Georgiana’s sister Harriet); the Waldegrave sisters (Elizabeth, Anne, and Charlotte Maria); Lady Margaret Howard, Countess of Carlisle; the Duchess of Portland (the Duke of Devonshire’s sister), Lady Beauchamp, Mrs. Har...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (2): 73–93.
Published: 01 April 2018
... and Margaret Cavendish Bentinck, Duchess of Portland.5 My examination of Burney’s relationship with Solander, like Phillips’s and Tobin’s vignettes, suggests that it was often through informal verbal interactions, in polite society, that genteel women acquired scienti–c knowledge. In doing so, I draw...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (1): 133–148.
Published: 01 January 2011
... of Portland, and the change of lifestyle that entailed, ambivalently. Initially, Elizabeth Montagu lamented the “cruel division of the Peas,” but then thoroughly enjoyed the varied entertainment of “Operas & delight” in London and the magnificence of the Portlands’ estate at Bul- strode Manor, whereas...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 97–100.
Published: 01 September 2015
... According to an Eighteenth-Century Barber James Grehan Portland State University Dana Sajdi. The Barber of Damascus: Nouveau Literacy in the Eighteenth-Century Ottoman Levant (Stanford: Stanford Univ., 2013). Pp. xv + 293. $60...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 181–201.
Published: 01 September 2002
..., and that at the Royal Veterinary School at Lyon— and when in exile in England (1766–67) he made numerous visits to Bulstrode, in Derbyshire, an estate belonging to the Duchess of Portland, a collector unparalleled in her day.32 Since the seventeenth century Versailles had...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 126–130.
Published: 01 January 2001
... to the World: Two Thousand Years of Christmas, with illustrations by Hilary Langhorst (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000). Pp. 272. $29.95. ISBN 1-85182-474-X. Dist. in USA by ISBS, 5804 N.E. Hassalo St., Portland, OR 97213. Kaul, Suvir. Poems of Nation...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 102–107.
Published: 01 April 2011
... in Buckinghamshire, home of the Duchess of Portland, to highlight Delany’s zoological interests, which ranged from collecting shells, fossils, and minerals, to drawing insects. Attracting scientific visitors from a range of nationalities and disciplines, Bulstrode brought Delany into contact with the zoologist...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 112–126.
Published: 01 September 2000
.... ISBN 0-271-01785-6; 01786-4 Dickson, David. New Foundations: Ireland 1660–1800, 2nd revised and enlarged edition (Dublin & Portland, Oreg.: Irish Academic, 2000). Pp. 264. £37.50, £16.50 paper. ISBN 0-7165-2632-8; 2637-9 D’Monté, Rebecca, and Nicole...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (3): 140–146.
Published: 01 September 2003
... Descartes to Kant: Passionate Thought (New York: Cambridge Univ., 2003). Pp. 246. $60. ISBN 0-521-80612-7 Macintyre, Gordon. Dugald Stewart, the Pride and Ornament of Scotland (Portland, Ore.: Sussex Academic, 2003). Pp. 347. $29.95 paper. ISBN 1-903900-35-2 Madison, Dolley Payne. The Selected...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (3): 135–141.
Published: 01 September 2006
...: An Unlikely Haven (Portland: Sussex Academic, 2005). Pp. 226. $69.50. ISBN 1-902210-78-6 Ingrassia, Catherine, and Jeff rey S. Ravel, eds. Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture 34 (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Univ., 2005). Pp. 345. $45. ISBN 0-8018-8192-7 Johnson, Samuel. Samuel Johnson’s...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 135–157.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in the print room at Woodhall Park (Russell, “Microcosm,” 926). For the variety of portraits in Castletown's print room, which also featured Garrick, see Johnstone, “Lady Louisa,” and Tillyard, Aristocrats , 193–94. 60. Beth Fowkes Tobin, in her analysis of the Duchess of Portland's collection...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 117–138.
Published: 01 September 2002
... the governorship of the Shore from the duke of Portland (the governor of Jamaica), and, according to Charles Leslie, “received his Indian Majesty with a great deal of courtesy.”21 Once British superintendents were established on the Shore, however, they took over...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (1): 69–91.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of Portland, and wittily suggested that Portland was the true head of state. The sickly asthmatic William is cast as Tiberius retired to Capri, where in bed “With head propped up the bolstered engine lies / If pillow slips aside the monarch dies”; consequently, it is his “Dear catamite, who rules alone...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2013) 37 (2): 26–52.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of a mys- tery. By August 1795, John Heriot, proprietor of both the True Briton and the Sun, was so dissatisfied with the quality of information from France that he complained to the Duke of Portland about his agent, Thomas Sanders Gillett. Gillett declared that “the Jacobin papers in London had...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 147–169.
Published: 01 April 2001
...; but she was much offended by his offhand and somewhat arrogant manner, complaining to the duchess of Portland, Mr Adam came at the head of a regiment of artificers an hour after the time he had promised; the bricklayer talked about the alterations...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2008) 32 (1): 23–56.
Published: 01 January 2008
...) and Milo Keynes, in “The Portland Vase: Sir William Hamilton, Josiah Wedgwood, and the Darwins,” Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London 52 (1998): 237 – 59, agree that publication of AEGR cost Hamilton at least £6000, and given that the British Museum purchased the whole of the collection...