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passed through the pierced boss in the centre of THE ROXBURGHE LIBRARY.-Mr. W. Carew Hazlitt the wheel, and the wbeel itself was fixed on the proposes to organize a new Printing Scheme (it cannot door, and formed an ornamental border round the properly, be called a Club) in England under the title of

the Roxburghe Library. The object of this institution ring. I have seen circles very similar ornament

is to bring within the reach of everybody who cares for ing rings of door latches; and I know a modern them the best inedited remains of our Elizabethan literaedifice in the Tudor style, where the architect has ture for a moderate yearly subscription. The Roxburghe introduced iron wheels or circles of this kind of Library will act in harmony and connection with the

Early English Text Society's Extra Series, No book various patterns surrounding the rings, by which the latches of heavy doors are raised, in imita- merely its accidental rarity to recommend it to notice.

will be admitted into the Roxburghe Library which has tion of those employed in former times.

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demy quarto, to match the books of the Roxburghe, Memoir of William Edmondstoune Aytoun, D.C.L., Maitland, and Bannatyne Clubs. The whole of this im

Author of " Lays of the Scottish Cavaliers," &c. By pression will be reserved for subscribers, and will in no Theodore Martin. With an Appendix. (Blackwood.)

case be for sale. Mr. Hazlitt says that as experience has William Edmondstoune Aytoun was a scion of the

shown that, of the many literary societies which we have same house with Sir Robert Ayton, a scholar and a poet

had from time to time among us, several have owed their whose name has figured recently in these columns. Pro

decline to internal differences, the Roxburghe Library fessor Aytoun was born in Edinburgh on June 21, 1813;

will be under the general direction of one person, subject and closed his too short, but useful and blameless life, at always to any suggestions which may proceed from the

kindness of friends or correspondents. To these suggesthe comparatively early age of fifty-one, at Blackhills, Elgin, on August 4, 1863. This useful and blameless

tions the editor will at all times pay the best attention, life has found a faithful chronicler in his old friend and

and, where it seems practicable, they shall be carried out. literary associate Mr. Theodore Martin. The book is

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diture. Subscriptions and subscribers' names will be rebiography which endears the subject of it to us. We feel

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"Mr. Thoms, the able Editor of that successful little farrago of learning, oddities, absurdities, and shrewdnesses, Notes and Queries, perhaps the one weekly newspaper which will be consulted three hundred years hence, has been trying very hard to get at the truth of the Hannah Lightfoot story. It is nearly impossible to prove a negative, and quite impossible to prove a negative about the secret history of Courts ; but Mr. Thoms has certainly succeeded in raising a violent presumption that the story is a delusion, probably based on some intrigue carried on by one of the Royal Family."

Spectator, June 23. " A neat little volume, in which the tale of Hannah Lightfoot and George the Third are scattered to the winds.

Mr. Thorns has in fifty pages_readable and well worth reading-corrected the credalities of a century's gossip, and contributed some very important historical facts."- Birmingham Journal.

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