Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (BFI Film Classics) by Andrew M. Butler

By Andrew M. Butler

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Released some weeks later, she and John Hurford Stone fled in the first part of 1794 to Switzerland. ”41 Mary Wollstonecraft was far more intelligent, a genuine bluestocking eager for controversy. Dr. Price and other Dissenters had set in place her dissatisfaction with the world, especially with the rich and privileged. One of the earliest feminists, she earned her living by writing and translating. Settling in Paris towards the end of 1792, she lived with Gilbert Imlay, an American from Kentucky involved in import-export schemes that evaded the British blockade.

Irish rebels, dubious attorneys and penny-a-line journalists, and members of the London Corresponding Society who classified themselves as political refugees were among other adventurers and conspirators attending these occasions and becoming drunk on toasts to the Revolution. In February 1793 the club was disbanded and closed on the orders of the Convention. In the course of four days that October, about 250 British subjects were rounded up and imprisoned in the Luxembourg, leaving few at liberty.

Dr. Lemprière wrote a dictionary of classical antiquities that is still a standard work. ” For this “We Are All Greeks” 47 advocate of violence, Turks were “weak, contemptible, vice-stained tyrants”6 fit to be exterminated. Almost everyone in England who was following the issue would have agreed with Canning, the Foreign Secretary, when he said that he saw simply the desire of an oppressed Christian people to cast off the Turkish yoke. Lord Byron’s involvement in Greek affairs was fortuitous, the function of a character so spoiled that he believed he could do as he pleased with no need to explain or apologize for anything to anyone.

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