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Anti-Jacobin

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The Anti-Jacobin, or, Weekly Examiner was an English newspaper founded by George Canning in 1797 and devoted to opposing the radicalism of the French Revolution. The Revolution polarized British political opinion in the 1790s, with conservatives outraged at killing of the king, the expulsion of the nobles, and the Reign of Terror. Britain went to war against Revolutionary France. Conservatives castigated every radical opinion in Britain as "Jacobin", warning that radicalism threatened an upheaval of British society. The Anti-Jacobin sentiment was expressed in print. William Gifford was its editor. Its first issue was published on 20 November 1797 and during the parliamentary session of 1797–98 it was issued every Monday.

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Google previewThe Antijacobin Review (1799)

And Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly Political and Literary Censor

Anti-Jacobin is a rigid adherence to truth. So that this affirmation of the Critical Reviewers may be added to the list of falsehoods which that publication has been the means of drawing forth and of ex» posing. Nna Art. Art. II. A Letter to the ...

Google previewThe Christian Observer (1802)

The Anti-jacobin is a work which we consider as entitled to much praise, for having manfully sustained the cause of loyalty, and for having also strenuously pleaded on the side of the Church of England. It has, likewise, on many occasions, ...

Google previewCobbett's Weekly Political Register (1809)

by William Cobbett

an Anti-Jacobin means exactly the contrary. Still however, it will b'a useful to expose the traffick of Anti-Jacobinism. Hitherto we have considered it as something of a sectarian, or political, nature ; but, we . are now to abstract our minds from ...

Google previewThe Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature (2006)

by David Scott Kastan

Anti-Jacobin novels appeared in the later 1790s and early 1800s, and they were far more numerous than Jacobin ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Age of Political Revolutions and New Ideologies, 1760-1815 (2007)

by Gregory Fremont-Barnes

CARL CAVANAGH HODGE Anti-JacobinAnti-Jacobin” is a term attached to a general political stance and also a title given to two specific publications. The French Revolution created an intense and prolonged ideological debate, initiated by ...

Google previewDictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature: A-C (1926)

by Samuel Halkett, John Laing, James Kennedy, Dennis E. Rhodes

ANTI-JACOBIN (the); a Hudibrastic poem in twenty-one cantos. [By Alexander Watson, Port - Glasgow.] 8vo. Pp. 160. [Camb. Univ. Lib.] Edinburgh, 1794 ANTI- LUCRETIUS, of God and Nature ; a poem (by the Cardinal Melchior de Polignac] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of British History (2004)

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