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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 224–248.
Published: 01 June 1990
...Richard Helgerson Copyright © 1990 by Duke University Press 1990 WRITING AGAINST WRITING HUMANISM AND THE FORM OF COKE’S INSTU’VTES By RICHARD HELCERSON Two quotations from a time and place far...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1959) 20 (1): 3–17.
Published: 01 March 1959
... “a little crooked” in her body, Wasp small, Mrs. Littlewit “little,” and Cokes tall and gangling. We have not this kind of information for a single one of the characters of The Silent Woman. Further, the imagery of the human body permeates the language of the play,2 and this refers not merely...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1994) 55 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 1994
...), half the book focuses on fig- ures usually studied in other disciplinary frameworks, such as Sir Edward Coke, Richard Hakluyt, John Foxe, Thomas Hobbes, and the cartographer Christopher Saxton. Making fruitfid use of some surprisingjuxtapositions, Helgerson shows that similar contests between...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (2): 243–245.
Published: 01 June 1943
... interest, addressed as it is to Francis Bacon in his capacity as Lord Chancellor and bearing a sentence of endorsement in his own hand. Sir Edward Coke also turns up here and there, as “Cosin Coke,” by reason of his having married a Paston as first wife, a cousin, namely, of Sir Edmund’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2012) 73 (4): 527–543.
Published: 01 December 2012
... mostly from monasteries became powerful political tools. Battling against the Catholic Stuarts, Edward Coke and other common lawyers borrowed freely from the libraries of Robert Cotton and others, often using transcriptions of ancient texts in support of the Protestant cause. William Lambarde’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (3): 316–325.
Published: 01 September 1985
... the most minor figures. Waspe invokes the memory of how Cokes’s uncle Hodge al- lowed himself to be drawn with a gib-cat through the great pond at Harrow-on-the-Hill. Cokes reminds his sister of the ballads he pasted on their nursery chimney at home, and Joan Trash fondly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1976) 37 (3): 221–233.
Published: 01 September 1976
... turn in the play: “. . . your Innocent young man, you haue tane such care of, all this day, is a Cutpurse; that hath got all your brother Cokes 21 Umphrey Lee has recently argued that Burtholomew Fuir is in three respects a parody of Chettle and Day’s Blind Beggar: Overdo is in part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 March 1946
... of Sir Edward Coke’s Reports. A second difficult task was to fill in where possible the omitted vowels in proper names and to identify the persons named. This work has been conscientiously done so that scholars have available a roster of Virginians contemporary with William Byrd I1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (2): 246–247.
Published: 01 June 1946
... and the Levellers, or of Coke and the Institzttes, though surely their conception of fundamental law as the basis of the state bore some relation to the classical theory William Huller 247 of the mixed state, possibly owed something to classical influences...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2007) 68 (4): 461–491.
Published: 01 December 2007
... that the mass murder they planned would intimidate their enemies, rouse their allies, and eventually incite a revolution.13 Their aim was to effect “the deletion of our whole name and Nation,” as the jurist Edward Coke would put it, or “the utter ruine of this whole kingdome,” as an official...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (4): 433–448.
Published: 01 December 1972
... and the Greatness of Fulke Greville,” CR, X (196.5). 101-109, ancl Norman Farmer, JrFiilke Greville antl Sir John Coke,” HLQ, 33 (l!)70), 217-36. Since this review was written, another study emphasizing poetics has appeared: Kicharcl Waswo, The Fatal Mirror: Themes and Techniques in the Poetry...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1946) 7 (1): 123–125.
Published: 01 March 1946
... of some good detective work. Deciphering the private shorthand of Wil- liam Byrd I1 was made possible by shorthand passages in longhand abstracts of Sir Edward Coke’s Reports. A second difficult task was to fill in where possible the omitted vowels in proper names and to identify the persons...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2023) 84 (3): 273–297.
Published: 01 September 2023
... such as Edward Coke sought to centralize and rationalize England’s heterogeneous legal system, comprising some seventeen separate jurisdictions by Coke’s count. One of its most arbitrary was equity. As a concept descending from antiquity into the early modern period, equity was closely related to pardon. It had...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 228–234.
Published: 01 June 1947
..., elle I’avait suppliC de cider. Mais ces discours scabreux avaient enflammi la coke de Pilke. I1 repoussa franchement la jeune femme, craignant la coke de son ancitre, le dieu de I’hospitaliti.4s En marge de ces vers, Racine kcrit : “Hippolyte, femme d’Acaste, voulut persuader PklCe de...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 197–200.
Published: 01 June 1982
.... $26.50. Mileur, Jean-Pierre. Vzsion and Revision: Coleridge’s Art of Immanence. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 1982. xiv + 184 pp. $19.00. Milhous, Judith, and Robert D. Hume (editors). Vice Chamberlain Coke’s Theatrical Papers, 1706-1713. Edited from...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (3): 253–256.
Published: 01 September 1963
... sense, perhaps, he simply means ahead of Tom and Jim; in a larger sense (so I think we must conclude) he means 3 The story is best outlined in Roy Gittinger, Formation of the State of Oklalzonm, 1803-1906 (Norman, 1939), pp. 68-157. On the boomers, see Carl Coke Rister, Land Hunger...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (3): 386–401.
Published: 01 September 1969
... atmosphere of repression breathed in Coke town. Coke town contained several large streets, Dickens says, “all very like one another.. . inhabited by people equally like one another, who all went in and out at the same hours, with the same sound on the same pavements, to do the same work...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 393–399.
Published: 01 September 1940
... this actual case even remotely in his mind. It may be that the Amidas-Bracidas episode is based on some actual case, but if so that case has not yet been found. It may also be a hypo- thetical law case retold by Spenser, for it suggests similar cases in The Doctor and Student and Coke’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (2): 194–210.
Published: 01 June 1947
... in Coke’s’’ 1 p. 4to. An epigram of four lines on “Coke’s Philogenitiveness,” written as a postscript to a brief letter to Leigh Hunt, dated “Jy 20 1823” and signed “NB.” No watermark. Written in pencil is the remark “unpnblished with verses.” Neither the letter nor...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1958) 19 (1): 21–27.
Published: 01 March 1958
... of the most thoroughgoing of the seventeenth-century discussions of the topics named in the title. Sadler seems to know Old English, he cites the well-known ancient authorities on the history of English law, Coke’s Institutes and John Selden’s works. He shows the same interest in the Jews as does...