3 edition of Mercurius Oxoniensis found in the catalog.
by printed for Egbert Sanger, at the Port-House at the Middle-Temple-Gate in Fleet-street in London
Written in English
Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 6699, no.05).
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I asked Hugh if he would do a piece on the goings-on at Oxford. He agreed, and sent me, in November of that year, the first of his brilliantly perceptive and irreverent “letters” from “Mercurius Oxoniensis”, written in the same style as the “Brief Life”, but more so, and better. Trevor-Roper was a brilliant correspondent, and the letters he wrote for the Spectator in the late s and early s under the pseudonym Mercurius Oxoniensis .
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This collection of letters published in the press in Britain from to by an Oxford man whose identity was the subject of debate, now believed by many to have been Hugh Trevor-Roper, since deceased.
The letters, all to a friend in London, are witty, insightful and 4/5(1). out of 5 stars The Letters of Mecurius This collection of letters published in the press in Britain from to by an Oxford man whose identity was the subject of debate, now believed by many to have been Hugh Trevor-Roper, since deceased.
The letters, all to a friend in London, are witty, insightful and at times wonderfully satyrical.4/5(1). This book is witty, mannered and wickedly funny, but to get the joke you really have to have experienced the unique way of life at Oxford University. The letters are the work of Hugh Trevor-Roper, and were published anonymously in the Spectator sometime in the seventies.
So if you dislike the Spectator you're probably off to a bad start.4/5(1). Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton, FBA (15 January – 26 January ), was a British historian of early modern Britain and Nazi was Regius Professor of Modern History at the University of Oxford.
Trevor-Roper was a polemicist and essayist on a range of historical topics, but particularly England in the 16th and 17th centuries and Nazi : Hugh Redwald Trevor-Roper, 15 January.
MERCURIUS OXONIENSIS. To filo, Elect. Good brother Londiniensis: I am to have kept you so long without netvs of our academick commonwealth in Oxon, and I freely acknowledge that my long silence deserves your censures; but truly our life, this last term, has been so tranquil, not to say insipid, that I have nothing to tickle your.
In this book, Mathew Mather explores the figure of the alchemical Mercurius and contextualises and clarifies its significance in Jung’s life and works.
Placing the alchemical Mercurius as a central concern reveals a Jungian interpretation in which the grail legend, alchemy and precessional astrology, as three thematic threads, converge.
This serves the reader well for two thirds of the book, though his declared indifference to politics ensures that we learn less about the Spec ’s attitude towards Hitler (ambiguous for too long. Bradford Wilcox reviews "Coming Apart: The State of White America, " by Charles Murray.
He himself wrote a mischievous series of anonymous articles for The Spectator, purporting to emanate from the 17th-century pen of ‘Mercurius Oxoniensis’,which gave a hilarious picture of his contemporary dons at Oxford and their crazy ways.
It will not disappoint those who reread Trevor-Roper's hilarious spoof, the Letters of Mercurius Oxoniensis – anonymous dispatches printed in Another Magazine about the student protesters of the. High-quality products for Waldorf schools; Working together with Waldorf schools since ; Customer Service; [email protected]; by Mercurius Oxoniensis (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.
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'twas an ill-chosen day, for my brethren and I were that afternoon all close pent in our college conclave, earnestly debating the great topick of today, viz: whether, after so many ages, we shall or shall not open our gates to women also, and thus ruine the poor wome.
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Mercurius Oxoniensis Hugh Trevor-Roper Historian, Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and author of the pseudonymous Letters of Mercurius Oxoniensis to his 'brother' Londiniensis which appeared in the Spectator Magazine and later in book form. Mercurius – Because people need art.
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Perhaps the most hilarious of his works is the Letters of Mercurius Oxoniensis - they bring together his secrecy, his love of a spoof, his ability to use historical comment to make tart (a. Throughout his distinguished career, the historian Hugh Trevor-Roper was known in many incarnations and guises: the ‘sleuth of Oxford’; Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford; the Spectator's Mercurius Oxoniensis; Baron Dacre of Glanton; and Master of Peterhouse addition, he was to gain wider notoriety in the early s as the man who helped authenticate the forged Hitler.
This serves the reader well for two thirds of the book, though his declared indifference to politics ensures that we learn less about the Spec’s attitude towards Hitler (ambiguous for too long) or the Suez invasion (admirably savage) than about the mysterious identity of a waspish academic gossip columnist trading as Mercurius Oxoniensis.
3 definition by Mercurius Oxoniensis. Top Definition HKLP. An acronym for "Holds Knife Like Pen," used to describe the table manners of a lower class or uncouth person trying to imitate what he believes erroneously to be the behaviour of the upper classes at table.
As the acronym suggests, the knife is held as though it were a writing instrument. Genre/Form: Humor Humour: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mercurius Oxoniensis.
Letters of Mercurius. London, J. Murray, (OCoLC)Genre/Form: Humor Anecdotes: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mercurius Oxoniensis. Letters of Mercurius. [Cambridge, Mass.] Harvard University Press [©]. In case this sounds like a last resort for the hard-pressed hack, it should be said that in the s the Spectator printed a series of communications about Oxford academic life by Mercurius.