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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 75–76.
Published: 01 March 1956
.... ALLENR. BENHAM University of Washington Samuel Johnson’s Parliamentary Reporting : Debates in the Senate of Lilliput. By BENJAMINBEARD HOOVER. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Publications, English Studies No. 7, 1953. Pp. xi + 227. $2.50, cloth ; $1.75...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1954) 15 (1): 42–56.
Published: 01 March 1954
... the book a unity of tone. Yet this novel was one of Twain’s earliest big successes, and it contains probably the sharpest political satire in nineteenth-century American fiction. The high point of the book is the exposure of Senator Abner Dil- worthy, who had been found buying votes...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1953) 14 (4): 331–334.
Published: 01 December 1953
..., who with the principal senators of Rome had gone to the Campagna to escape the pestilence, tells how a noble barbarian from the banks of the Danube journeyed to Rome in the first year of his consulship to complain of the oppression and cruelty with which Germany was being ruled by Roman...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (3): 377–388.
Published: 01 September 1949
... to Griggs has not been found. a5 See the letter, quoted below, from Lemuel Shaw to Senator Sumner, Bos- ton, March 21, 1861. NA. Further letters of Lemuel Shaw are unavailable. 66 Paltsits, Family Corrcspondence, pp. 16-17. Harrison Hayford and Aierrell Davis 38 1...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 407–421.
Published: 01 December 1951
... To make their safety from such sordid acts, But all our consuls, and no little part Of such as have been praetors, yea, the most Of senators, that else not use their voices, Start up in public Senate, and there strive Who shall...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (4): 473–486.
Published: 01 December 1951
..., but do they preclude the pos- sibility of his seeing the telescope on or before August 25? On that day the Venetian Senate passed a resolution declaring that Galileo had ultimamente inventato un instrumento, cavato dalli secreti della prospettiva, con il quale le cose visibili lontanissime si...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1956) 17 (1): 74–75.
Published: 01 March 1956
... of Milton’s prose vocabulary. The present volume promises well for the rest of the series. ALLENR. BENHAM University of Washington Samuel Johnson’s Parliamentary Reporting : Debates in the Senate of Lilliput. By BENJAMINBEARD HOOVER...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1979) 40 (1): 17–36.
Published: 01 March 1979
... as evidence of its status as a morality. Timon appears as innocent and loving generosity in the first movement of the play, as bitterly disillu- sioned misanthropy in the second. Apemantus is a cynic throughout. The lords are flatterers, Timon’s servants loyal retainers, the senators hypocrites...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1950) 11 (4): 462–471.
Published: 01 December 1950
.... The play opens with a stern speech by Scipio on the occasion when he is giving an account of his office as censor. It is delivered before two angry groups, the senate party and the followers of Tiberius Gracchus, both of whom hate him for the manner in which he had administered his post...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (1): 38–53.
Published: 01 March 1980
... on the proper imagery: “Imagine to yourself this speech delivered with all the calm dignity of Cato of Utica; imagine to yourself the Koman Senate assembled in the capital when it was entered by the profane (;auls. . . . Imagine that you had heard that Cato addressing such a SenateJohn Roane, another...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (2): 168–183.
Published: 01 June 1949
..., he turned to his Uncle Peter for a letter to Peter’s friend and townsman, Senator John A. Dix. On February 3, he wrote that the passage of the new Loan Bill had created a number of offices in the Treasury Department and that he had resolved to go to Washington at once...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1944) 5 (1): 79–88.
Published: 01 March 1944
... in the light of that con- trolling purpose. I1 Ambrose Philips was one of the minor Whig writers of Pope’s time, a member of Addison’s “little senate” at Button’s coffee-house and author of plays and periodical essays as well as poems.6 Later known, because of his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1943) 4 (4): 455–464.
Published: 01 December 1943
... associated with the name of Pompey were chosen for dramatic development. The provision of “one great citty” and “a senate howse” suggests a setting in Rome, with perhaps some emphasis on forensic scenes. One recalls such episodes as Pompey’s defiance of Sulla on the issue of a triumph...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (1): 118.
Published: 01 March 1952
... and in literature. He has occupied important positions as professor of literature at the University of Havana, the Summer School of the University of Mexico, and at the Escuela Normatl de Maestros of Havana. He is president of the Socialist party in Cuba and repre- sents that party in the Senate. ...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 421–422.
Published: 01 December 1945
... that Mackreth’s notoriety did not subside for some time: Ours is a strange promiscuous age, Observe the senate, Rob the waiter Sits there like ;my grave debater, And when the question’s put goes forth For ay or no like Fox...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2001) 62 (2): 165–188.
Published: 01 June 2001
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (2): 144–166.
Published: 01 June 1990
... to in this passage, forms the conceptual framework for Polio-aticus books 5 and 6. The prince has the place of the head in the commonwealth; the “Senate” has the place of the heart; the judges and governors of provinces claim the duties (ofJicia) of eyes, ears, and tongue; officials and soldiers are like...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1980) 41 (4): 389–395.
Published: 01 December 1980
... philosopher (in A Vhion), practical philosopher (as Free State senator), and philosopher-poet (honored by the Nobel Prize)” (p. 49). Why Yeats’s stint as senator should be considered Aristotelian (or his reception of the Nobel Prize, Pythagorean) is anybody’s MARJORIE PERLOFF...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (4): 323–335.
Published: 01 December 1977
... is expected to be. The connection between this self-concep- tion and paternal authority is shown by the way he presents himself to the graybeards of the Venetian senate in I.iii, insisting that the “young affects” in him are “defunct,” that he loves Desdemona only to “be free and bounteous to her mind...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1941) 2 (3): 487–502.
Published: 01 September 1941
..., quoted below, are listed by date. Giovanni Carlo Scaramelli, Venetian secretary in England, to the Doge and Senate, 1603: [On the impending death of the queen] the Privy Council was convened in perpetual session at Richmond; the Peers were sum- moned to court with all speed...