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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 (1): 76–98.
Published: 01 January 2019
...-Methodists rhetoric sermons eighteenth-century religion? Copyright © 2019 by Duke University Press 2019 ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (2): 1–17.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Melvyn New Because Laurence Sterne suggested that sermons should come from the heart and should be practical rather than polemical, his own sermons have often been read as products of a sentimental and secular midcentury ethos, moral essays without theological meaning. However, the appearance...
Published: 01 January 2024
Figure 4. Sermons Collection, Folders 1 – 3. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. More
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2017) 41 (2): 28–42.
Published: 01 April 2017
...Lisa O'Connell Recent scholarly work by Jürgen Habermas, Judith Butler, and others posits a new cultural domain that is simultaneously religious and secular. Drawing on the sermons of John Tillotson and the fiction of Henry Fielding, this paper examines literary sentimentalism in this “post-secular...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 119–139.
Published: 01 September 2020
...Andrew Lincoln This essay considers works published by two women writers as Britain was preparing for hostilities against revolutionary France in 1793: a Fast Day sermon, Sins of Government, Sins of the Nation , published anonymously by Anna Barbauld, Charlotte Smith’s novel The Old Manor House...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2024) 48 (1): 134–158.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Figure 4. Sermons Collection, Folders 1 – 3. Courtesy of the American Antiquarian Society. ...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (1): 17–28.
Published: 01 January 2001
... and appearance alone. They depended upon the solid inner qualities which were always implicit in ‘manliness,’ such as courage, resolution, and tenacity.”6 John Shower’s sermon delivered before an audience of the Society for Refor- mation of Manners in 1697 gives us...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (1): 128–133.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Brian Michael Norton Gerard W. B. ., ed. Divine Rhetoric: Essays on the Sermons of Laurence Sterne . ( Newark : Univ. of Delaware , 2010 ). Pp. 284 . CD enclosed . $62.50 Gerard W. B. , Taylor Derek , and Walker Robert G. ., eds. Swiftly Sterneward: Essays...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 98–103.
Published: 01 January 2020
... Literature and Party Politics at the Accession of Queen Anne begins with a simple, lucid postulate: A substantial body of texts in print and manuscript hitherto neglected, misunderstood, or undiscovered poems, polemics, sermons, histories, newspapers, entertainments, and correspondence prove...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2023) 47 (3): 1–29.
Published: 01 September 2023
... on education and character formation, in scientific and medical essays and lectures, in sermons (like the kind delivered by Rev. Austen in 1814), in popular journalism, and in any number of novels from Henry Fielding, Samuel Richardson, and Frances Burney. (91) The sermon Mangiavellano refers to here...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 65–104.
Published: 01 September 2009
... that we are not certain about the percentage of bodies embalmed, literary exam- ples, the consistent publication of treatises, lectures, and sermons, as well as the frequent circulation and display of preserved remains, provide indis- putable evidence that embalming and its history were certainly...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2005) 29 (1): 82–108.
Published: 01 January 2005
... the Fire. The image dominates sermons, poems, civic treatises, and offi - cial proclamations from the period, which frame their descriptions of the burned city in the language of the prophetic books of the Old Testament: Isaiah, Ezekiel, and Jeremiah.4 Nathaniel Hardy described the “houses of God...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2021
... and supervise the delivery of resources to the needy. Middle- and upper- class women were supposed to complement the activities of the male leaders of their parishes by teach- ing local children, visiting the sick, and providing food and clothing for the poor. This gender distinction is illustrated in sermons...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (1): 14–40.
Published: 01 January 2015
... for the event.42 The yearly observation on 23 October of the 1641 uprising, with a church service, sermon, and dinner, expressed solidarity and a degree of organization among Irish Protestants in London. From 1708, as many as 200 Irish Protestant gentlemen might have joined the observances...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2003) 27 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2003
... (figure 1). As the address of the inaugural sermon to “their Ministers and Youth” informs us, the majority of the students were not intended for the ministry.33 In 1790, Thomas Belsham reported to the gov- ernors that of forty-nine students, “Forty are upon their own...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (3): 165–191.
Published: 01 September 2020
... Meanwhile, religiously in·ected and moralistic advice to all women dinned the message that fashion was a special problem for the weaker sex. A woman s clothes could convict her of immodesty and vanity, dangerously stirring sinful passions in men. Sermons invariably urged reserve, decry- ing the display...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 142–149.
Published: 01 September 2009
... on The Continuation of the Bramine’s Journal, facts, dates, places, biography, let- ters, sermons, definitions, and literary allusions dominate those annotations. In both cases, however, the sense of thoroughness is such that only a side-by- side comparison with the Florida edition reveals that there has been...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2015) 39 (3): 55–58.
Published: 01 September 2015
... uncertain reigns of William III and Anne, to a Hanoverian society marked by tolerance and ecumenism. In his most persuasive chapters, Weinbrot pre­ sents detailed case studies that show this meliorist historical process at work. He shows, for instance, how the rhetoric of 30th of January sermons...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2011) 35 (3): 81–88.
Published: 01 September 2011
... and integrity from her “Higher and Middle Classes” that can easily escape recognition by readers in today’s rela- tively classless societies. But she was certainly not alone. Coleridge’s impor- tant lay sermons expose their assumptions in their full titles: The Statesman’s Manual; or the Bible the Best...