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A Tour of Two Cities: 18th Century London and Paris Compared By Jim Chevallier & Simon Nicolas Henri Linguet
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This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued... More > and observant journalist Linguet, who had moved there to start a French periodical far from French censorship. His observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc. This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued and observant journalist Linguet, who had moved there to start a French periodical far from French censorship. His observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc.< Less
A Tour of Two Cities: 18th Century London and Paris Compared By Simon Nicolas Henri Linguet
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This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued... More > and observant journalist Linguet, who had moved there to start a French periodical far from French censorship. His observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc. Some samples: "Paris being approximately round, one must not be surprised to find London very long..."; "Vegetables boiled in water, an enormous roast, and which is reused, by the family, as long as it lasts; at most on ceremonial occasions, fish cooked like the vegetables, this is what the English cooking comes down to."< Less
A Tour of Two Cities: 18th Century London and Paris Compared. By Jim Chevallier
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This new translation offers readers of English a unique look at eighteenth century London and England generally, compared to Paris and France in the same period. It was written by the sharp-tongued... More > and observant journalist Linguet, who had moved there to start a French periodical far from French censorship. His observations range from overviews of official institutions like the Law and religion to descriptions of houses, furniture, markets. etc. Some samples: "Paris being approximately round, one must not be surprised to find London very long..."; "Vegetables boiled in water, an enormous roast, and which is reused, by the family, as long as it lasts; at most on ceremonial occasions, fish cooked like the vegetables, this is what the English cooking comes down to."< Less
Legacy's Promise - A Story of 18th Century Romance, Intrigue and Mystery By Lois J. Lambert
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Finding a husband in mid-eighteenth century Maryland was simple, but finding true love tested the resolve and resilience of young women. Women like Mary Ann and Sarah faced vindictive and cruel... More > attacks from unexpected sources that challenged their will to survive and to find happiness. These are their stories…this is their legacy.< Less
English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century By Leslie Stephen
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sir Leslie Stephen KCB (28 November 1832 – 22 February... More > 1904) was an English author, critic, historian, biographer, and mountaineer, and father of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell.Stephen was born at Kensington Gore in London, and son of Sir James Stephen and Lady Jane Catherine (née Venn) Stephen. His father was Colonial Undersecretary of State and a noted abolitionist. He was the fourth of five children, his siblings including James Fitzjames Stephen (1829–1894) and Caroline Emilia Stephen (1834–1909).His family had belonged to the Clapham Sect, the early 19th century group of mainly evangelical Christian social reformers. At his father's house he saw a good deal of the Macaulays, James Spedding, Sir Henry Taylor and Nassau Senior. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leslie_Stephen< Less
Hearts in the Wilderness: Journeys into the moral economy of eighteenth century Britain By Ron Southern
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In this series of interrelated narrative essays, historian Ron Southern explores some of the difficulties of living a righteous life in 18th century England, Scotland, Ireland and the Middle East.... More > Using the letters and journals of John Wesley, Richard Viney and John Cennick, first hand accounts of Presbyterian revival, and Moravian congregation and missionary diaries, he attempts to conjure the sensibilities of the Christly faced with the exigencies of living in a world dominated by Satan. In so doing he paints a vivid picture of the denizens of the 18th century street, of a geography where the chapel extended into the field, where marshes, deserts and woods were real manifestations of good and evil, and where every action and thought gave an insight into the battle between Heaven and Hell.< Less
Hearts in the Wilderness: Journeys into the moral economy of eighteenth century Britain By Ron Southern
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In this series of interrelated narrative essays, historian Ron Southern explores some of the difficulties of living a righteous life in 18th century England, Scotland, Ireland and the Middle East.... More > Using the letters and journals of John Wesley, Richard Viney and John Cennick, first hand accounts of Presbyterian revival, and Moravian congregation and missionary diaries, he attempts to conjure the sensibilities of the Christly faced with the exigencies of living in a world dominated by Satan. In so doing he paints a vivid picture of the denizens of the 18th century street, of a geography where the chapel extended into the field, where marshes, deserts and woods were real manifestations of good and evil, and where every action and thought gave an insight into the battle between Heaven and Hell.< Less
Breathe Life Into Your English Ancestors By Iris W. Brixton
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This book is for all those who have, perhaps, spent many years compiling family trees but now want to make those ancestors come alive by finding out about their everyday lives. Here you will find... More > details of the clothes, housing, food, entertainment, illnesses and wars that were part of the lives of the people who lived in England between 1500 and 1900< Less
Love and Life By Charlotte M Yonge
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Aurelia plays Psyche, Lady Belamour is Venus and Sir Amyas Belamour is Cupid in an 18th century retelling of the classic myth of love and soul. Sir Amyas falls in love with Aurelia before she even... More > knows him, and her generosity leads the recluse out of his darkened rooms into the light of love.< Less
The Ribbons of Life By Margaret Hart
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This book is a work of fiction based on well researched facts. It follows the lives of eight women in one family living between the 18th and the 21st century. It follows their struggles to bring up... More > the next generation and the developing practices of midwifery form a major theme throughout the book.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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