Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal

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Military utensils and the rather extravagant plan for an impregnable fortress, from The Field of Mars: being an alphabetical digestion of the principal naval and military engagements, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, particularly of Great Britain and her allies, from the ninth century to the present period (London:J. Macgowan, 1781), vol. 2.

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Finally some colour! A scene from Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: Uncle Toby in his sentry box. After sustaining a serious wound in battle, Uncle Toby retires from the armed forces, spending most of his time obsessing about the history and science of military fortifications.
To learn more about one of the most original novels ever published,Tristram Shandy, read Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal online via institutional subscription at Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth_century_fiction/

Finally some colour! A scene from Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman: Uncle Toby in his sentry box. After sustaining a serious wound in battle, Uncle Toby retires from the armed forces, spending most of his time obsessing about the history and science of military fortifications.

To learn more about one of the most original novels ever published,Tristram Shandy, read Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal online via institutional subscription at Project MUSE: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/eighteenth_century_fiction/

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