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Modern Language Quarterly (2000) 61 (2): 287–358.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Richard Maxwell © 2000 University of Washington 2000 MLQ 61.2-02Maxwell.ak 5/26/00 3:50 PM Page 287 Pretenders in Sanctuary Richard Maxwell oyal pretenders appear frequently in fiction. Among those sup Rposedly legitimate claimants...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
..., but he is not so clever as Jonson’s servant-trickster. Sir Barnuby Whigg has for its title character a dissenter who pretends great fear of the very change in government which he desires. Wilding is one who rails at all women; Townly, who loves all women, is his foil; and Gratiana, who vents...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1966) 27 (4): 402–417.
Published: 01 December 1966
..., though it pretends to assume that the writer of The Shortest Way is either a non-juror, a papist, or a Dissenter, follows Defoe’s Brief Explana- tion in arguing that the writer of The Shortest Way merely clarified the position of the High Church: “for let him be serious or otherwise, it’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (2): 189–196.
Published: 01 June 1950
... which obviously gave offense to both parties. The forces of the rebels occupied Edinburgh in late summer, but the Scots continued publication as before under sufferance of the Pretender’s son. The magazine carefully avoided invidious names. It referred, not to “the Pretender’s son...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (4): 601–607.
Published: 01 December 1941
... a fugitive by the Act of Attainder and escaped to France in disguise by way of London. Reaching Rome in 1757, he was ap- pointed under-secretary to the Old Pretender at a salary of 120 crowns, later raised to 200. On this pittance of forty pounds “and an irregularly paid French pension of 600...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1997) 58 (1): 1–26.
Published: 01 March 1997
.... In Sophocles’s Ajax, Ajax pretends to be unaware of the presence of other characters and feigns a soliloquy to give them the impression that he has abandoned the idea of commit- ting suicide9 In the Menaechmi Menaechmus of Epidamnus attempts to frighten off his twin’s wife and her father by allowing them...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
.... In Examiner 26 (“At least, all I can pretend, is to undeceive the Ignorant, and those at Distance” [ 111, 761 ) and 32 (“I SHALL take Occasion to hint at some Particularities . . . for the Sake of those at distance, or who may not be thoroughly informed” [111, 109 in Conduct of the Allies...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 89–91.
Published: 01 March 1944
... and vain-glory have induced thee to display thy imag- ined superiority of parts: thy vanity pretends to pervade all systems of religion, and thy heart’s conceit will approve of none. . . . Thy studies tend only to alienate the minds of men from any settled form of worship, which...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1985) 46 (4): 368–389.
Published: 01 December 1985
... of the plays, the former “in Fanatick habit” (IV.i.l),5 the latter “disorderly dress’d” (1V.i.149), pretending madness. In Congreve’s first play, Bellmour’s disguise allows him not only to seduce Laetitia, but to save Heartwell from Silvia by marrying them falsely; at the same time he has a masked...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1968) 29 (3): 367–373.
Published: 01 September 1968
... and classicizing style’’ (p. 149). (Gray’s reading of “Klassizitat” as “an imitation designed to deceive” is one of many primitive-or deliberate?-mistakes.) Here, and in The Magic Mountuin, Mann pretends to deal “with issues familiar to the reader,” but in fact “deludes” the reader by offering him...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1942) 3 (4): 525–533.
Published: 01 December 1942
... seem’d her Coppor ; It was but seeming so, not so indeed, Her seeming-flower was a very weed. 532 Anthony Copley’s “A Fig for Fortune” For why, the spirit which she did pretend Was not autentique from the holy Ghost, On no authority she...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (3): 321–324.
Published: 01 September 1986
... to pretend not to exist at all, ascribing all authority to Almighty God and evading the question of narrative authority,” but “Fielding insists on the specialized role of‘an author who creates a book” (p. 273). The difference in relationship to God’s plot is finally the essential contrast: Fielding...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1969) 30 (2): 183–197.
Published: 01 June 1969
... “infidelity” with Sir Fopling; and he even turns Mrs. Loveit’s realization that he is merely pretending to feel jealousy to his own ends. Dorimant’s actions here-and elsewhere in the play-take on special significance, too, when they are related to one particular feature of the mannered code...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (1): 3–12.
Published: 01 March 1945
... . . . that the judge may passe. . . .”4s (9) to pretend : To intend is generally expressed in both works by this verb. For example, “they concluded . . . for to execute their pre- tence . . .’y44 and “they do confesse that which the judge doth pretende to know” or “And there he pretended to live...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (4): 578.
Published: 01 December 1940
... by J.-A. Bbdb, whose interpretation of Chapman’s all but finished notes must be considered as faithful to the latter’s intentions. The book does not pretend to bring new factual information on Moliere’s life and works, which it reviews briefly and adequately except for the later...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1940) 1 (3): 367–381.
Published: 01 September 1940
... to consolidate our advances and bring the outlying realms under the rule of reason. With this goal in mind we should do well to re-examine the status of the various John Miltons of the poet’s time and make a census of innocent pretenders to his poetic 1 Notcs and Queries, XI, vii (1913), 22...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (2): 138–155.
Published: 01 June 1982
...- tawpha County may be a precise reproduction of Lafayette County, and its inhabitants, by virtue of their appearance in separate novels, may pretend to an independent existence; but one is never in danger of forgetting that William Faulkner is the sole owner and proprietor of this realm...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1972) 33 (1): 30–36.
Published: 01 March 1972
... the grave is truly fine and private. IV. Yet some affirm, pretending Art, Her Eyes have so her Bosome drown’d, Only to soften near her Heart A place to fix another Wound...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1974) 35 (4): 339–351.
Published: 01 December 1974
... the tidying up of the events.2 She does right to assume that the Brutus segment, anticlimactic, invites apology in view of its apparent superfluousness. But to pretend that the purpose of these verses lies in “the tidying up of the events” requires exception of all but the final stanza. Taken...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1992) 53 (1): 23–40.
Published: 01 March 1992
... (3.4343).The narrator pretends to be indignant with Guido (“ful euel mote he priue!” [3.4355])and affirms “by pe rode” that he himself believes that for every bad woman there are a hundred good ones, cit- ing various holy women (3.4361-9’7).He returns to Guido’s com- plaint that women...