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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 100–110.
Published: 01 September 2014
.... The main source for this study is the online database London lives, 1690-1800... Old Bailey Proceedings. Copyright 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 • Cheese, Stolen Paper, and the London Book Trade, 1750–99...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2018) 42 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 January 2018
... alongside their historical counterparts in the sections that follow, this essay works to reca- librate our sense of Behn’s connection with and contribution to what would come to be called the women’s rights movement. Stolen or Strayed?: The Plot of the Runaway Daughter On the night of August 19th...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2006) 30 (2): 98–115.
Published: 01 April 2006
... stolen, is intelligible, Thomas suggests, only if we consider the vastness of Cook’s enterprise from his own point of view. He saw himself as the benevo- lent agent of a generous monarch, stocking the islands of the South Seas with vegetables, fruits, and animals in such potential abundance...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 49–73.
Published: 01 January 2020
... a robbery, returning stolen property to its owner, and mak- ing fine judgments about collective versus individual responsibility for the thief s capture, imprisonment, and sentence should appear surprising. This narrative, guided as it is by a magisterial, all- knowing narrator, does not advise citizens...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (2): 68–73.
Published: 01 April 2021
... nationalist ideas about British poetic lineage. Indeed, she considered that both Coleridge and Chatterton had stolen some of her best lines (Moore, 1:xvi). No single study can include everything, but Poetry and British Nationalisms in the Bardic Eighteenth Century is impressive in both scale and detail...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2016) 40 (2): 150–156.
Published: 01 April 2016
... leaves largely unexamined the extent to which Single- ton and William’s domestic utopia, based on friendship and mutual affection, is funded by what he calls in passing their “stolen riches” (112), some of which were garnered by slave trading and other forms of expropriation. Perhaps...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (3): 51–68.
Published: 01 September 2021
... in England in 1761 banned slave trading by Quakers, but their movement to abolish slavery came later, as a shift from quietism to activism. As part of this shift, abstinence was practiced because products produced by slaves, stolen people, were deemed to be stolen goods. The Quaker-led movement...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2021) 45 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 January 2021
... encounter with a young man who had been stolen away by the gypsies and was ultimately reunited with his father. Set among Holland merchants, the story is an age- old romance plot of lost children and mistaken identity recast with commercial- class heroes rather than monarchs or aristocrats. The trajectory...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (1): 147–155.
Published: 01 January 2002
..., and no justice reach. Gardens were plundered, provisions pilfered, and the Indian corn stolen from the fields where it grew for public use. The governor ordered convict-offenders either to be chained together, or to wear singly a large iron collar with two spikes...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (3): 19–30.
Published: 01 September 2000
... and language. In the third act, Lucy, the turnkey’s daughter, greets Polly, receiver of stolen goods and fellow wife of Macheath, with the language of high society and the intention of poi- ECL24303-019-Richardson.jm25 1/1/01, 8:31 AM 26...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2009) 33 (3): 127–141.
Published: 01 September 2009
... of the Tower of the Winds, which they had dug out at the cost of considerable effort and expense. Stuart was convinced, perhaps correctly, that Le Roy had heard about the 1748 proposal that he and Revett had circulated while they were in Italy, and that he had stolen their idea. His bitterness...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2014) 38 (3): 64–99.
Published: 01 September 2014
... and repurposing. The first took place on 13 October 1777, following Cook’s notorious two-day rampage destroying canoes and burning houses on Mo’orea to force the return of a stolen goat. Several subordinate officers, including King and Williamson, recorded their dismay at Cook’s violent tactics...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 201–213.
Published: 01 April 2001
... time, her sense of danger, in an age in which clothes were a version of money, as likely to be stolen as jewels or a purse. ECL25214-213-Bruc.p65 203 10/19/01, 3:49 PM 204 By the time B- makes his advance, Pamela has a considerable...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2001) 25 (2): 185–200.
Published: 01 April 2001
...- ings. The early 1650s had seen the sale of the entire collection, regalia included. Bizarrely, the regalia recreated in 1660 had come within an ace of being stolen in 1671 by the Irish ex-Cromwellian Colonel Thomas Blood. The hasty flight of James VII & II meant that he...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (2): 41–60.
Published: 01 April 2004
... the invention of this name to a P. Lamy. neophil: Tr ue, Leibniz could very easily have been generous with such a triviality. It is more than parsimoniousness if people worth millions are not willing to have even a farthing stolen from them. And yet Leibniz is to be excused here. You have...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2004) 28 (3): 1–19.
Published: 01 September 2004
.... Quinsey (Lexington: Univ. of Kentucky, 996), 54 – 55. 4. For a recent argument for a feminist Rover, see Elaine Hobby, “No Stolen Object, but Her Own: Aphra Behn’s Rover and Thomas Killigrew’s Thomaso,” Women’s Writing 6 (999): 3 – 27. Hobby claims that “Behn is suggesting to her...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2022) 46 (3): 123–143.
Published: 01 September 2022
... appointment of Sancho as governor—the play then features Don Quixote offering Sancho advice about how to govern. In the governor's seat, Sancho displays an affectionate ridiculousness through such actions as appointing Dapple to high office and resolving a case involving a neighbor's stolen pheasant by eating...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2002) 26 (3): 225–245.
Published: 01 September 2002
... into their culture without understanding them or the Tahitians. During the same meal the chevalier de Suzannet notices that his pis- tol has been stolen (though it is returned by Ereti on 7 April, together with gifts of a pig and some chickens). In reading...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2020) 44 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 January 2020
... him of the stolen cutter, but Samwell argues Cook was cool and deliberate in his preparations to go ashore; King suggests the final cause of Cook s death remains indeterminate, but Samwell specifically pins the blame on Lieutenant John Williamson s failure to bring the launch toward shore to aid...
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Eighteenth-Century Life (2000) 24 (2): 43–64.
Published: 01 April 2000
... that Warton has stolen his thunder, and believes that as a mere essayist he 57 should have contented himself with a critical discussion and left the schol- arship to Spenser’s editor. Significantly, however, Upton says nothing at all about...