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1) §8. Work of Pamphleteers. XIV. The Puritan Attack upon the Stage. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...turn to the literary side of the puritan campaign and to speak of the bombardment which the pamphleteers kept up, while the city fathers made their repeated assaults...

2) §3. Accession of George III; Loyal Tory Pamphleteers. XVII. Political Literature. Vol. 10. The Age of Johnson. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...of king William s time was to be revived. The first literary sign of the change was a rally of pamphleteers for the defence and propagation of the royal views. In...

3) pamphleteer. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A writer of pamphlets or other short works taking a partisan stand on an issue. Inflected forms: pam·phlet·eered, pam·phlet·eer·ing, pam·phlet·eers To write and publish...

4) §4. Attitude of the Civic Authorities in London. XIV. The Puritan Attack upon the Stage. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...The puritan forces advanced against the London stage in three lines: preachers, pamphleteers and civic authorities. In the nature of the case, it is impossible to...

5) §11. Cavalier and Roundhead satires. XVI. The Advent of Modern Thought in Popular Literature. Vol. 7. Cavalier and Puritan. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...the people the medieval tendency to travesty sacred formulas, and this love of parody led pamphleteers to vent their irony in mock catechisms as well as in mock testaments....

6) §5. Literature and Clubland. II. Steele and Addison. Vol. 9. From Steele and Addison to Pope and Swift. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...neither writers nor readers had practised the studied simplicity of true conversation. Even pamphleteers like Nashe, Dekker or Rowlands, whose one aim was to follow...

7) §22. Tobacco-pamphlets. XVI. London and the Development of Popular Literature. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...interests. No sooner had the fashion of tobacco-smoking become prominent, than it divided pamphleteers into two camps. Its supporters either founded their adhesion...

8) §12. Waning interest in the struggle. XIV. The Puritan Attack upon the Stage. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...failure, too, of the city s determined attack of 1583–4 probably took the heart out of the pamphleteers. Moreover, in 1588, a fresh topic of public interest arose...

9) §5. Latin and French Elements in Middle Scots. IV. The Scottish Language. Vol. 2. The End of the Middle Ages. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...This knapping of sudroun was one of the charges preferred against them by catholic pamphleteers—among others by John Hamilton, author of Ane Catholik and Facile Traictize...

10) §25. Grobianism. XVI. London and the Development of Popular Literature. Vol. 4. Prose and Poetry: Sir Thomas North to Michael Drayton. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...to condemn them as gulls, roaring boys, coxcombs, wood-cocks, cockneys and popinjays. Social pamphleteers had satirised them again and again; and Dekker, while engaged...

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