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By Jean Howard, Alan Sinfield, Lindsay Smith

Eighteenth-century sexuality is the focal point of this issue.Contents contain: luxurious and advantage: the Breast and Political Imaginary; Gibbon and intercourse; exciting jewellery: Royal our bodies and Scandalous Consumtion in overdue Eighteenth-century France and England; An Effeminate or a good country? Masculinity in Eighteenth-century Social observation; Notes at the Camp: army Effeminacy in overdue Eighteenth-century Britain; finding the Macaroni: luxurious, Sexuality and imaginative and prescient in Vauxhall Gardens.

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Fitzgerald lambasted the incompatibility of Bate’s profession and his love of boxing. ’3 A crowd gathered but the battle was postponed. At two o’clock that morning Bate and Croftes met at a coffee house in town and arranged to duel in Richmond Park. As they prepared to leave, Fitzgerald arrived to tell Bate that there was a gentleman outside—a Captain Miles—who wanted to box him then and there. Bate was unwilling to fight but eventually made things up with Croftes and fought Captain Miles in the front dining room of the Spread Eagle Tavern, beating him easily (Plate 1 represents Bate’s victory as the sacrifice of the Macaronis to ‘revive degraded MANHOOD’).

3 A crowd gathered but the battle was postponed. At two o’clock that morning Bate and Croftes met at a coffee house in town and arranged to duel in Richmond Park. As they prepared to leave, Fitzgerald arrived to tell Bate that there was a gentleman outside—a Captain Miles—who wanted to box him then and there. Bate was unwilling to fight but eventually made things up with Croftes and fought Captain Miles in the front dining room of the Spread Eagle Tavern, beating him easily (Plate 1 represents Bate’s victory as the sacrifice of the Macaronis to ‘revive degraded MANHOOD’).

Ferdinand Twigem’, The Macaroni. A Satire (London, 1773) p. 11. Vauxhall Affray, pp. 67 and 75. , p. 24. Klein, ‘Politeness for plebes: consumption and social identity in early eighteenth-century England’, in Bermingham and Brewer (eds) The Consumption of Culture, p. 374 and John Brewer, ‘Commercialisation and politics’, in McKendrick, Brewer and Plumb (eds) The Birth of a Consumer Society, pp. 197–262. John Money, ‘The masonic moment; or, ritual, replica, and credit: John Wilkes, the Macaroni Parson, and the making of the middle-class mind’, Journal of British Studies, 32 (1993):358–95.

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