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to Abraham out of Paradise when he offered lay my hands just now on a more recent example Ismael (not Isaac, as we have it) in sacrifice. than the following verse of a beautiful little Isaac, the Mahometans say, was not then born. ballad :The horns of this ram were hung up on the spout “ Row weel, my boatie, row weel; of the Caaba till they were burned, together with Row weel, my merry men a'; that building, in the days of Abd'allah Ebu For there is dool and there's woe in Glenfiorich's bowers, Zobeir. I can find nothing on the subject of

And there's grief in my father's ha'.” Moses's ox, nor of the Queen of Sheba's (Bal The ballad from which this verse is taken was kis's) ass. Solomon had been informed that first published in The Wanderer (Glasgow, 1818). Balkis's legs and feet were covered with hair I quote from The Harp of Renfrewshire (Paisley, “ like those of an ass,” which he tested by her 1819), a collection of poetry, original and selected. entering his palace where it was floored with William Motherwell was one of the editors of glass, which she mistook for water (surat xxvii. this now scarce work, for which he wrote an essay p. 312, Sale). Neither can I find anything of her on the Bards of Renfrewshire." cuckoo; although the lapwing carried messages

D. MACPHAIL. between her and Solomon (surat xxvii. p. 310,

Johnstone. Sale). In a dispute which was to be settled by a

RICHARD DEAN (3rd S. xi. 482.) – Is your cormiracle, Saleh overcame the Thamudites by set- respondent aware that escutcheons on a herse ting a rock in labour, which was delivered of a she camel answering the required description of arms, and that even the arms mentioned in funeral

are not reliable evidences of a right to bear those his opponents; and which immediately brought forth a young one, ready weaned, as big as her- certificates can be shown, in several instances, to

have been the wrong ones.

I do not mean by self. This camel never raised her head from a

these remarks to impugn the correctness of the well or river till she had drunk up all the water in it; and thus, being well charged with milk, liability generally of such genealogical-heraldic

arms in question, but merely to canvass the reshe went about the town crying it: “If any evidence. I inclose a note of an incorrect funeral wants milk let him come forth” (Koran, surat vii

. certificate for the Editor's satisfaction, but do not p. 124 n., Sale).

T. J. BUCKTON.

wish to bring forward cases which even in their Streatham Place, S.

errors betray rather ignorance than wilful corruption.*

SP. DOLE (3rd S. xii. 7, 55, 79.) — Will MR. JONATHAN BOUCHIER forgive me for questioning

WALTHAM ABBEY (3rd S. xii. 25.) — The arch whether the "dole" of his quotation from Hood mentioned by your correspondent C. is the western is not rather the Anglo-Saxon dál than the arch of the lantern, which remains perfect though Latin dolor of his most apposite quotation from blocked. The church of which the present buildTennyson ?

ing is only a mutilated portion, was probably built Hood is rather fond of using “dole” in this by Harold, and consecrated in 1059 or 1060. The sense of pittance or charity. In his “Ode to Rae confirmation charter bears date 1062. Some conWilson, Esquire,” we have

sider that Harold's church was replaced by another “ Playing the Judas with a temporal dole,"

in 1177, and that therefore the present church is

not the remains of Harold's edifice. But if the and again, in “Miss Kilmansegg,"

architecture looks too much advanced for 1060, it Stolen, borrowed, squandered, doled.

does not look advanced enough for 1177. The

enrichment is confined to surface ornament, and is “Dole” (=dolor) seems of the very rarest occurrence in modern poetry. I have looked through the elaboration of ornament which might be ex

of simple, almost rude, character, and totally lacks half-a-dozen poets without finding a single in- pected in a building of 1177. Waltham Abbey stance of it.

church, though built in 1060, belongs to the NorShakspeare uses the word in both senses :

man branch of the Romanesque family, this when I consider

branch existing simultaneously with the Saxon in What great creation and what dole of honour

England during a considerable portion of the
Flies where you bid it."
All's Well that Ends Well, Act II. Sc. 3, 1. 165.

eleventh century. Your correspondent will find

much information respecting this church and the " In equal scale weighing delight and dole.burial of Harold in a valuable paper by Mr. E. A. Hamlet, Act I. Sc. 2, 1, 13.

Freeman, in the Transactions of the Essex ArcheJOHN ADDIS, Jun. ological Society, vol. ii. part 1.

JOHN PIGGOT, JUN. I think I am correct in saying that the word dole, in its Scottish form dool, dule, meaning grief or

* So at p. 488 (names wanted) it ought to be considered sorrow, is sometimes used at the present time, in

that book plates are no authority. They generally mean poetry written in the Scottish dialect. I cannot nothing at the present day.

This arch, which forms part of the east end of Alyalov (Agam. 670). So Mount Ida is styled by the present church, appears upon researches made, Hesiod the Ægæan mountain" (Theog., 484, from various authors, to be quite primitive, having Gaisford's ed.). Strabo (viii. c. 7. s. 5), who uses escaped the hands which time and fashion bring; the same word, considers it as derived from part of this end belongs to the lord of the manor, Ægæ in Eubea (Homer, Il., xiii. 21).. So does and is kept in repair by the same. Before the sur- Damm (Ler. 1010). Perhaps it is originally the render of the abbey the tower stood near the east plural form of i ri, ai gaiai, lands as distinct from end in conjunction with the choir, or, as Farmer sea and sky; also islands (Homer, Odys., viii. 284; says, some eastern chapel, and other old buildings Dammii Lex., 182).

T. J. BuckTox. coeval with the monastery, which were destroyed Streatham Place, S. in 1562, according to the imprimis given by Dr. Thomas Fuller, when the tower was removed to

BATTLE OF BAUGE (3rd S. xii. 53, 54.)—“1. If the west end. This arch, which is now entirely he (the Bishop of Orleans) was in holy orders at exposed to the weather, was doubtless a medium the time? in which case he could not have used into some of those places above named, as it is a lance." recorded by the same quaint historian, that the

Popes and Cardinals have been known to enchurch typified the Church Militant, and the dorse the steel harness-to mention but one of chancel represents the Church Triumphant, and each—Julius II., and Richelieu at La Rochelle.

P. A. L. all who will pass out of the former into the latter must go under the rood-loft, that is carry the cross COMMANDER OF THE NIGHTINGALE (3rd S. xi. and be acquainted with the affliction. This is 440, 523.) – The Nightingale was a sixth-rate the most authentic account I have in my posses- frigate, carrying twenty-four guns and one hundred sion to give.

W. WINTERS. and ten men. Capt. Thomas Smith, a Jacobite, Churchyard, Waltham Abbey.

was dismissed the service March 17, 1689; he

entered that of France, and was in command of PHILOLOGY (3rd S. x. 494; xi. 99.) – A satis

the Nightingale when she was captured by Capt. factory reply has been given by MR. Bates to the

Haddock of the Ludlow Castle, Dec. 30, 1707 : query as to the authority for pætum as a Latin

Smith was tried for high treason and hanged. word for tobacco; but two other questions have

Capt. Charles Guy, or Gay, was appointed to the not been answered, namely, (1) How bad occurs Nightingale March 23, 1709; he died in 1712, and in English and Persian only, and not in the cognate tongues? and (2) what is the derivation of who died in 1736.

was succeeded in the same year by Ezekiel

Wright,

J. HARRIS GIBSOX. archipelago, and when was it first called the holy

Liverpool. sea ?

The reply to the first is, that the word bad MOTTOES OF COMPANIES (3rd S. xii. 65.) - Mr. in Persian means desire, and is placed at the end J. MANUEL gives as the motto of the Amicable of imperatives to supply the place of our may or Society “Esto perpetua.", If this is the Amicable let, as zindeghiani-i padishah diraz BAD — long life Society "for a perpetual Assurance Office estato the king! In Persian the word bed corresponds

blished in London in the year 1706," it has at in sense with the English bad, but like the Persian last, after 160 years of existence, belied its motto abod, and the English abode, must be treated as an by becoming merged by Act of Parliament in the accidental resemblance, for the affinity cannot be

Norwich Union Assurance Office. traced through the German or Sanscrit. Since

JOB J. B. WORKARD. the time of Leibnitz there has been, however, no reason to doubt the relationship of the German

PUNNING MOTTOES (3rd S. xii. 74.)—The Hopes and Persian languages.

of Balgony have certainly the “At spes solamen,' The reply to the second query is more difficult.

but the Hopes of Hopetoun and those of Rankií. The term archipelago, as a Greek derivative, would

lour have substituted for this “At spos infracta." mean chief sea, but it could only be so considered

Looking to the crest, a shattered globe surin reference to the Black Sea and not to the Me

mounted by a rainbow, this is certainly a better diterranean or Atlantic. The word, however, is idea, and reminds one of Horace, from whom the now used geographically to designate clusters of

may have been taken islands in many parts of the globe, for which the

“Si fractus illabatur orbis." Grecian archipelago is remarkable. Gibbon con One of the most atrocious of these punning siders archipelago to be a corruption of άγιον πέλα mottoes is that of Cave, “Cave, Deus adsit.” gos, holy sea, the name given to it by the modern BUSHEY HEATH has entirely missed the jingle Greeks, from its being frequented by monks and in that of the Cockburns, whose motto is not caloyers (x. c. 53, p. 102 n.). But both may be “ Ascendit cantu” (which would rather apply to considered as corruptions of the name by which it Lark or Larkins), but “Accendit cantu." was known to Æschylus, Ægaan,” rédayos The “ Nihil verius" of the Scotch Veres I

hint

have already mentioned in “ N. & Q.” when off the solution with fair water, using the pencil treating of a different subject.

as an artist does to remove water-colours from GEORGE VERE IRVING. drawings. If this be ineffectual, try very weak The “ Quid rides” reminds me of the story, in hydrochloric acid, manipulated in the same way.

SEPTIMUS PIESSE. my schooldays, of an usher seeing one of the boys with a thick lump in one of his cheeks, who BUMBLEPUPPY (3rd S. xi. 426.) – This is the asked “Quid est hoc ?” To which the lad, usual English name. In France the name is spattering out a large piece of chewing tobacco, tonneau. In Switzerland it is called crapaud, replied “Hoc est quid," for which repartee the from the toad. The toad's mouth is the great master forgave him.

P. A. L. aim of the players; in general it counts a thousand. Bishop Burgess's brother had made his fortune Russian billiards is the best game of this sort, and by the sale of pickles and sauces at his house in more genteel.

S. J. the Strand, which respectable firm still continues. 24TH OF FEBRUARY (3rd S. xii. 48.) — There It is said that he was thinking of setting up his is as light mistake in your calculation: the 24th carriage, and asked his brother, the bishop, for a February in the years 1812 and 1840 is not a motto to his arms, who gave him the following Tuesday, but a Monday. All the other dates apfrom Virgil :

pear to be right.

E. A. C. ** Gravi jamdudum saucia cura.”

W.

Miscellaneous. “CONSPICUOUS FROM ITS ABSENCE” (3rd S. xi.

NOTES ON BOOKS, ETC. 438, &c.) – The recurrence of this phrase in "N. & Q." has several times recalled to me a La Lyre Française. By Gustave Masson. (Macmillan.) story of the Emperor Galerius, which contains This is a new volume of Macmillan's favourite Golden a parallel idea. The story is a favourite one of Treasury Series, and, thanks to the merit and beauty of De Quincey; so I give it in his words:

its contents and the zeal and good taste of its editor, will

certainly not be the least popular among them. We "Sir,' said that emperor to a soldier who had missed the target in succession I know not how many times complete a repertory of the best French lyrics could be

doubt whether, even in France itself, so interesting and (suppose we say fifteen), ' allow me to offer my congratu- round. A rapid but clear and intelligent sketch of French lations on the truly admirable skill you have shown in

chanson literature precedes the collection, which contains keeping clear of the mark. Not to have hit once in so

no fewer than thirty-six Religious Songs and Hymns ; many trials, argues the most splendid talents for miss

twenty-three Patriotic and Warlike Songs; sixty-four ing.'"– Works, vol. xiv. p. 161 note, ed. 1863.

Bacchanalian and Love Songs ; fifty-three Satirical JOHN ADDIS, Jun. Songs, Epigrams, &c.; twenty Historical Songs, Vaude

villes, Parodies, and Complaintes ; and lastly, some thirtyBUTTERFLY (3rd S. xi. 342, &c.)– Two more four Miscellaneous Poems. These are followed by a quotations from Chaucer to append to that of MR. series of valuable Notes; a Chronological Index; an SKEAT (xii. 58):

Index of the first lines, and an Index of Writers. It is

a beautiful little volume for a travelling companion. ** I sette right nought of the vilonye, That 3e of wommen write, a boterflie."

History of Dudley Castle and Priory, including a GeneaCanterbury Tales, 1. 10,178, ed. Wright. logical Account of the Families of Sutton and Ward. * Such talkyng is nought worth a boterflye.".

By Charles Twamley. (Russell Smith.)
Ib. I. 16,276. Mr. Twamley is a native of Dudley, and the history
JOHN ADDIS, Jun.

of its Castle having long been to him a source of great

interest, he has for some years been collecting informaNOSE BLEEDING (3rd S. xii. 42.)—When I was

tion respecting it and the two families of Sutton and

Ward, whose names are so intimately associated with it. a boy at school the remedy for this efflux was to

The present little volume, the result of his labours, will put a bunch of keys down the back while the be received with welcome by his fellow townsmen, and clothes were on. The cold metal-never very referred to with satisfaction by all who desire to know rapid in its descent-produced, as it was consi

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Are they ink stains, wine With “ 'The Adventures of Dr. Brady," by W. H. Russell, stains, or the stains only attributable to age ? whose vigorous pen here deals as readily with fiction as He may try the following recipe, I think, with it has heretofore done with the stern realities of life ; and

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FRY'S PEARL COCOA.

FRY'S ICELAND VOSS COCOA.
J. S. FRY & SONS, Bristol and London.

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DINNEFORD'S FLUID MAGNESIA.

FOR USE WITH

The best remedy FOR ACIDITY OF TUE STOMACH, HEARTBURN, HEADACHE, GOUT, AND INDIGESTION: and the best mild aperient for delicate coristitutions, especially

adapted for LADIES, CHILDREN, and INFANTS. DINNEFORD & Co., 172, New Bond Street, London, and of all Chemists.

STEWED FRUIT.

HOLLOWAYS PAPILLS... NOTHING BETTER

These invaluable Pills exert a greater and more beneficial inReence over nervous disorders than any other medicine. Their mode

ution is thoroughly consonant with reason they completely purity the blood, relieve both head and stomach of all faulty functions, and Engel all oppressive accumulations from the bowels. With the blood Bented, and all poisons purged from the system, regularity must prevail throughout the body. Aches and pains must cease ; healthful Sety must supplant weariness; and the shaky nerves must regain their holesome tone. A course of these Pillo eradicates low spirits, LETRODS Excitability, hysterics, neuralgic twitches, and other derangeTazts dependent on nervous maladies,

which every considerate person uy thus certainly and safely remove.

SAUCE.-LEA AND PERRINS'
WORCESTERSHIRE SAUCE,
This delicious condiment, pronounced by Connoisseurs

THE ONLY GOOD SAUCE,”

is prepared solely by LEA & PERRINS. The public are respectfully cautioned against worthless imitations, and should see that LEA & PERRINS' Names are on Wrapper, Label, Bottle, and Stopper. ASK FOR “LEA AND PERRINS"" SAUCE.

Sold Wholesale and for Export, by the Proprietors, Worcester; MESSRS. CROSSE and BLACKWELL, MESSRS. BARCLAY and BONS, London, &c., &c.; and by Grocers and Oilmen universally.

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