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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (1): 66–75.
Published: 01 March 1964
... may not apply to them, but also his simi- larity because the amoral meaning applies both to him and to them. The Knight is both unlike and like the Squire, the Prioress, and the Friar-all of whom are said to be curteys. While the degree of his dis- similarity to these characters measures his...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (1): 31–41.
Published: 01 March 1963
... say that the primary audience Jonathan Swift hoped to reach through his pamphlets in defense of the Tory ministry-the group to which he most consis- tently made his appeals-was one composed of the smaller English country squires and the clergymen, freeholders, and tenants who made up...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1973) 34 (2): 180–190.
Published: 01 June 1973
... romance. The knight, in this case Don Quixote, no longer holds the center of attention. He shares the stage with another figure, his squire, Sancho Panza. The story’s fundamental irony results from the fact that we are never quite sure whose values Cervantes means us to share: the knight’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1977) 38 (3): 304–306.
Published: 01 September 1977
...-wi th an account in chapter 2 of the sixteenth-century Thynne editions of Chaucer which Spenser almost certainly used (with The Canterbury Tales arranged in a dif- ferent order, the Squire’s Tale much closer to his father’s, the Knight’s, than in modern editions). The first part...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1945) 6 (4): 423–447.
Published: 01 December 1945
.... In that book she created a scholarly character, Squire Westover, concerning the original of which there could be little doubt. Professor Pattison was very probably aware of some of the impressions he was making upon his literary friends that evening in the spring of 1870, though he could hardly...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (4): 448–454.
Published: 01 December 1947
... this distinctive designation : Wycherley, December 29, 1702; klolifire, July 31, 1706; and Lee, June 20, 1709. 452 Dramatists it1 Theatrical Advertiseinents omitted, as when The Squire of Alsatia appeared on January 5, 1704, as “Written by the late Ingenious Mr. Shadwell.” At one time...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1949) 10 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 March 1949
... memorable, many obscure or unknown; but some of the latter become more than names, and they all help to fill in the varied milieu of the typical squire in town and country. Sir Humphrey had a wide circle of relatives, friends, and acquaintances, among whom could be mentioned two scholarly mem...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1991) 52 (2): 136–152.
Published: 01 June 1991
... to us as a strong apolo- gist of the social world in which he lives) .7 A feeling of social submis- sion is noted by Navarro Gonziilez (“la actitud de prudente submisi6n ante 10s poderosos que aconseja el Escudero” [the attitude of prudent submission toward the powerful that the squire...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1947) 8 (1): 47–52.
Published: 01 March 1947
... of his time,6 paid tribute to Jonson by means of allusions. In The Richmond Heiress, 11, 2, Quickwit, by calling himself Lord de la Foole, suggests Sir Amorous La Foole in Jonson’s The Silent Woman. In Squire Oldsapp, I, 1, appears an allusion to Do1 Com- mon, in Jonson’s The Alchemist...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1964) 25 (4): 499–501.
Published: 01 December 1964
... the best and most understanding of books on the theme of Germany’s supposed “alienation from the West.” . . . Fontane may serve to remind us once more how much the worlds of fin de sitcle France and Austria, of Victorian England and Wilhelmian Germany, of squire and Junker...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1982) 43 (3): 267–290.
Published: 01 September 1982
...). Both Michael Squires (“Pastoral Patterns and Pastoral Variants in Lady Chatterley’s Lover, ” ELH, 39 [ 19721, 129-46)and Kingsley Widmer (“The Pertinence of Modern Pasto- ral: The Three Versions of Lady Chatterley’s Lover,” Studies in the Novel, 5 [ 19731, 298-313) explore the pastoral...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1970) 31 (1): 38–47.
Published: 01 March 1970
... over it. Per- haps it is part of Richardson’s strategy-part of a rationale leading to Mr. B.’s conversion from rake to good man-that the reminder of the Squire’s monitorship, his weapon against Pamela, is immediately fol- lowed by an implicit reminder that the same letters may be Pamela’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (2013) 74 (3): 331–362.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... ” In The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of London , edited by Manley Lawrence , 85 - 101 . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Shadwell Thomas . 1688 . The Squire of Alsatia . London . Smith John Harrington . 1948 . The Gay Couple in Restoration Comedy . Cambridge, MA...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1963) 24 (4): 354–364.
Published: 01 December 1963
... in the story of the Squire of Dames and his encounter with Argante. As the Squire explains to Sir Satyrane, Argante and her brother Ollyphant were begotten when Typhoeus, drunk with madness and blood, committed incest with his mother Earth. Even within their mother’s womb, the two...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1952) 13 (3): 285–291.
Published: 01 September 1952
... and vagabonds, doing many wrongs, cheating many widows, ruining maids and swindling minors, and bringing himself under the notice of every tribunal and court of justice in Spain. When the investiture is over, Don Quijote hires as his squire Sancho, a short, stout, and ignorant peasant who...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1990) 51 (3): 409–426.
Published: 01 September 1990
... witnesses as Hengwrt, Corpus, Lansdowne and Petworth. In other witnesses, where the Squire’s Tale, rather than the Clerk’s Tale, directly precedes the Merchant’s Tale, the Squire-Franklin link (5.673-708) is simply adapted to the Merchant. This happens in some nineteen manuscripts...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1948) 9 (3): 303–314.
Published: 01 September 1948
.... White bows like the son of a citizen; Field like a village apothecary; Chambers like the Squire’s younger Brother; Rice like a crocodile on his hind legs; Huddy never bows at all-at least to me. Smith sputters and stutters. Wadd halters and smatters. Rouse is a coal-heaver. Wdf wants my...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1951) 12 (3): 368–369.
Published: 01 September 1951
... to the quixotic squire. The Travels Through France and Italy does not so much foreshadow Humphry Clinker as it is in keeping with Smollett’s financial difficulties and the ready market for travel fiction. It has been fashion- able to characterize Humphry Clinker as a full indication of Smollett’s...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1967) 28 (3): 368–377.
Published: 01 September 1967
...: University of Massachusetts Press, 1966. xiii + 171 pp. $6.00. FIELDING AND RALPH ALLEN BENEVOLISM AND ITS LIMITS AS AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY IDEAL’ By MARTINC. BATTESTIN Early in Tom Jones (1.iv) Squire Allworthy...
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Modern Language Quarterly (1986) 47 (1): 66–68.
Published: 01 March 1986
... by the prologue and one or two stories. In chapter 6, Sklute even invents an imaginary interior monologue that Chaucer might have had with himself “Let a miller tell a ribatd story, a squire be interested in talking birds. . . . f will play my part by parodying the silly metrical romances . . .” (p...