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The Venetian, French Captain, and Priest.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...When Buonaparte invaded the Duchy of Milan, one of his advanced parties, not strictly attentive to the bounds of territories, encroached upon the State of Venice. The owner of a villa in the neighbourhood, perceiving a band of foreign...

On Literary Thievery.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...Instances have been given of Sterne's borrowing, perhaps, stealing, some thoughts and passages from Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy. As I myself never steal, at least, knowingly, it may be expected that I should cry out vehemently against...

Jackson, William (1730–1803)

John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Biographical Entry

...Jackson, William William Jackson was born in Exeter on 29 May 1730 and died there on 5 July 1803. His early aptitude for music led him into studies probably with John Silvester, the organist of Exeter Cathedral. In 1746, he went to London...

The middle way not always best.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...The safety of taking the middle way is evident, when we are assailed by disputants, each violent in his cause—it is the most secure path while we journey through life, where the difficulty lies in steering between extremes that are equally...

On a Reform of Parliament.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...Having for some time heard nothing of the Robin Hood Society, perhaps it ceases to exist; if so, the public has to regret the cheapest school for oratory ever instituted. Many a Templar would have been dashed at his first motion...

Different Uses of Reading and Conversation.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...In barbarous times, when conversation had no other topic than what immediate occasion or necessary employment produced (which was once the case) it is evident, that no knowledge could be obtained but from books.As civilization advanced...

On Mental and Corporeal Pleasure.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...“I pity her to my heart,” says a lady, when she heard that the husband of her friend was no more, “she will be miserable for the remainder of her life.” “She will,” replied one of the company (more remarked for his bluntness than...

Late.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...The manners of the present age may be characterized by one short word, Late. Whatever hour is fixed for an engagement of any sort, it is never kept. If you invite your guests at five, they come at fix—if a public entertainment begins...

Authors improperly paired.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...There is scarcely a great genius in any country that has not a resemblance found for him in another.Thus Moliere is the Terence of France—Spencer is the Ariosto, and Milton the Tasso of England—Prior and La Fontaine are associated...

Almanacks.

William Jackson

William Jackson (1730–1803) of Exeter is probably best-known as a composer and organist, though he was the author of several books. His first book, Thirty Letters on Various Subjects, was published anonymously in 1782 and was reprinted at least three further times in the eighteenth century. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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John Valdimir Price

John Valdimir Price was formerly Senior Lecturer and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aesthetics: Sources in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 1 : The Four Ages: Together with Essays on Various Subjects

Bloomsbury Academic, 1998

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...“The ancient Saxons used to engrave upon certain square sticks about a foot in length, shorter or longer as they pleased, the courses of the moons of the whole year, whereby they could always certainly tell when the new-moons, full-moons...