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settled in London, and with Opie, afterwards a old Jacobite song, representing the Earl of Mar celebrated portrait-painter, practised the pictorial and the Duke of Argyle, who – art, abandoning physic, and turning his whole “In a game at the cards for a kingdom would play ; thoughts and attention to satirical odes, from and goes on to relate that Argyll found himself, which he acquired the sobriquet of " Peter Pin- by fair means dar." “Rev." is a gratuitous title given him in

“ To win quite unable, the Catalogue of National Portraits at Kensington, So he shifted the knave of clubs under the table.” 1867. This is the simple history of “ Peter Pin- And “ faith (as Ophelia says) I will make an end dar," which I can vouch for from my own know- on't”. ledge of Dr. Wolcot when he resided at Somers

* Great Mar, in a passion, four shillings threw down, Town in the years 1817, 1818. My brother during But it wanted another to make up the crown!” those years was accustomed, after official hours in

BUSHEY HEATH. Downing Street, where he held a good appointment, to spend his evenings with the Doctor, to

“LEO PUGNAT CUM DRACONE” (3rd S. xii. 45.)— cheer bim in his blindness. He heard from him- the lion of the tribe of Juda, the root of David hath

This is in allusion to Apocalypse, v. 5—Behold self his career in life, and therefore must be accu

Juda rate as to its facts. His statement is that which prevailed," &c. The standard of the tribe I have briefly given to set your correspondents

was a lion: the prophetic blessing of Jacob to his

son Juda was right where they differ. Not to take up your

Juda is a lion's whelp: to the space, I shall only add one fact which has been prey, my son thou art gone up.(Genesis xlix. 9.) omitted in your columns, viz., that the M.D. was

Christ was of the tribe of Juda, and is compared not merely a satirical English poet, but a Latin

to a lion, because he fought against the devil, scholar. I have somewhere among my literary death, and sin, and overcame by his sacred passion papers an epigram in the style of Martial,

an im- and death; and as the devil is so often symbolised promptu of " Peter Pindar,

on my brother

by a dragon, the lion fighting with the dragon

presenting him with a hare, lepus, which he repaid,

was an appropriate emblem of Christ overcoming then and there, with lepos, a witty pleasantry.

the devil.

F. C. H. QUEEN'S GARDENS. See Rev. v. 5 and xii. 7-9, with Cornelius à Lapide on these passages.

This commentator

gives nine reasons, more or less cogent, for Christ's CONSECRATION OF CHURCH BY AN ARCH- being called a lion, and also shows why the devil DEACON (3rd S. xii. 24.) – If it be a fact that is called “ draco. He refers to, and appears to Woodham-Walter church was consecrated by an endorse, the opinion that in the second passage archdeacon, the ceremony was a violation of the “ Michael" is Christ. The motto sounds like a ancient canons which forbid any under the rank line from a hymn; the mediæval hymns freof a bishop to consecrate a church. Bingham quently contain the same idea, which is no doubt (book viii. chap. ix. 3) says:

founded on the many Scripture passages where “ The office of consecration by some ancient canons Christ is represented as contending with Satan, is so specially reserved to the office of bishops, that pres either in his own person or in the persons of his byters are not allowed to perform it. The first Council “faithful soldiers and servants." See also Psalm of Bracara, anno 563, makes it deprivation for any presbyter to consecrate an altar or a church, and says

lxxiv. 14, 15 (Vulg. lxxiii. 13, 14), and St. Auguscanons of old forbad it likewise."

tine thereon. I should be very much obliged if H. P. D.

J. G. N. would kindly favour me with impresDRAWINGS (3rd S. xii. 24.)

J. T. F. The best material

sions of seals bearing this device.

The College, Hurstpierpoint. "to lay down drawing-paper for water-colour drawings on another paper" is a solution of dextrin,

REV. JOHN DARWELL (3rd S. xi. 409, 529.)— or, as it is sometimes called, British gum, which

This composer's name is invariably spelt as above, is made by the torrefaction of starch. It is this

whereas it ought to be Darwall. I have received material which is employed to form the adhesive the following particulars concerning him from a layer at the back of postage and receipt stamps.

friend who is connected with the family. The Ordinary paste made with wheat flour has always

Rev. John Darwall was descended from an old an acid reaction, and with but little damp under

Cheshire family ; his father, Randle Darwall, was goes decomposition, producing spots and discolor- rector of Haughton, near Stafford, and died in ation of delicate pigments from which dextrin is from 1769 to 1789, the date of his death. The

Mr. John Darwall was vicar of Walsall free. SEPTIMUS PIESSE, PI.D.

gentleman of the same name, who was resident in The KNAVE OF CLUBS (3rd S. xii. 24.)— With Birmingham in 1790, and whose name appears regard to the knave of clubs as a card of ill-omen, among the subscribers to Dr. Miller's Psalms of like the nine of diamonds, it may be that some that date, was incumbent of Deritend, which is a light can be thrown upon 'it by the verse of an district in that town, and was a son of Mr. John


Darwall, vicar of Walsall. I believe the original and a manor still retains their name, as mentioned MS. of the music of the tune “ Darwall," and in the quotation from Gough's Sepulchral Monuwhich is said to differ from the version in circula- ments given in the editorial note to the first comtion, is in the possession of the Rev. Leicester munication above referred to; and it may further Darwall, incumbent of Criggin, near Shrewsbury. be remarked that Clutterbuck has noticed one The musical talent which was made public by Peter Shonke occurring as a witness to a deed the hymn tune in question seems to have existed dated Clavering in Essex in 21 Edw. III. The in the family for many generations, and is still coffin-lid may be somewhat older than that date; extant in the present representatives of it. Mr. but possibly not.

J. G. N. Randle Darwall, the rector of Haughton, who

“Magius DE TINTINNABULIS” (3rd S. xii. 8.)was a jocose as well as a learned and musical man, I send the following notes on some of the writers is reported to have rather risked passing his exa

mentioned : mination for orders by answering an inquiry of Fortunatianus.—Born in Africa, Bishop of Aquithe examining chaplain as to what else he could leia in the time of Constantine ; wrote plain comdo, by replying that he could fiddle!

mentaries on the Gospels, A.D. 300-336. But W. I. S. HORTON.

perhaps Venantius Fortunatus is meant. TOMB IN BARBADOS (3rd S. xii. 9, 58.)-An in Hieronymus Squarzoficus Alexandrinus.— Wrote flux of water, considering the locale of the tomb a Life of Petrarch, printed with the poet's works (or more correctly vault), would be as extraor- by Henry Petri, before A.D. 1574. dinary a phenomenon as the one it has been put Silesia, A.D. 1545; wrote a Sylvula

Genealogica of

Nicolaus Reusnerus.—Born at Loewenberg in forward to account for.

the Bavarian and Palatine princes, together with MONUMENT OF O PIERS SHONKES, AT BRENT Latin poems, 4to, Laugingæ, 1568; and, in conPELIAM, co. HERTFORD (3rd S. ix. 219, 400.) – cert with Georgius Sabinus, an account of the I appear to have forgotten to make a communi- Cæsars from C. Julius to Maximilian II. of Auscation which I intended upon this subject, in tria, 8vo, Leipsic, 1572; and many other works order to refer to the Gentleman's Magazine for on Law, History, Philosophy, and Poetry. He May, 1852, in which accurate representations were was Professor of Classics for five years at Lauingen, given of the monument in question, and of the then made Doctor of Laws in 1583, and became coffin-lid. They were engraved from drawings Professor of Law, first at Strasburg, then at Jena. by the late Mr. Thomas Fisher, F.S.A., author of Was employed by Rudolph II. as ambassador, and Collections of Bedfordshire, and accompanied by rewarded by being created a Count Palatine.' He some remarks from the present writer. There is died A.D. 1602. also another engraving of the monument in the Petrus Messias Hispalensis, of Seville, published Antiquarian Itinerary for Sept. 1816. The design the Diversæ Lectiones first in Spanish, which were of the coffin-lid is remarkable; but nothing very translated into Italian, French, and German bemysterious or wonderful, at least to the eye of a fore A.D. 1574. There is a book published at modern antiquary. An angel is conveying to Florence, mentioned in the Universus Terrarum heaven the soul of the deceased, which is repre Orbis of Lasor à Varea, with this title sented in the customary shape of a miniature “ Congiura e subito amotinamento occorso nella citta naked man, raising his hands in the attitude of di Firenze, e le morti che ne seguirono (nella Selva rinoprayer, and his lower limbs concealed by the vata) parte v, cap. xiv.” sheet in which he is carried. Surrounding this by Pietro Messia ; but no date is given. representation are the four winged beasts of the Philippus Rubenius, son of John, senator of Revelations employed as symbols of the evan- Antwerp, and brother of the painter Peter Paul gelists. In the centre of the stone is a four- Rubens; wrote Electorum Libros ii., Poemata Leared flower, or cross flory. And at the feet two varia, and Epistolæ ; and translated 'B. Asteri other leaves of architectural foliage rise from the Amasæi Episcopi Homilias Græc. Latine. Died mouth of a dragon. The tomb upon which this A.D. 1611, æt. 37. Coffin-lid is placed is either another monument, or,

Philorénus.— There were several of this name, if erected purposely to sustain it, was the work of but I can find no work entitled “De urbibus,” by the same fanciful person who wrote the inscriptions any of them. on the wall above, attributing the tomb and the Paulus Grillandus, a Florentine lawyer, wrote carving to “O PIERS SHONKES, who died Anno on Crimes and their Punishments, and a book on 1086." This idea was evidently a village legend Heretics, A.D. 1550-1574. adopted by the writer of the four Latin and six Joannes Alexander Brassicanus [Köhlburger]. English lines already printed in “N. & Q.,” which Born at Wittemberg in Prussia, A.D. 1500, printed are not older in style than the sixteenth or per scarce works, to which he added original prefaces; haps seventeenth century. There was a family of e. g. the works of Eucherius, some agricultural Shonk or Shonkes which owned land in the parish, treatises, Salvianus on the Judgments and Provi

dence of God, Petronius Arbiter, besides elegies, ings, the nature and purpose of which are undialogues, and epigrams of his own, written and known, either to history or local tradition; neither published when only nineteen years of age; and would it be possible to reach the island except by a commentary on the Hymn to Apollo, A.D. 1523. a suspension bridge, no vestiges of which exist. He died A.D. 1539.

An ingenious gentleman of Clare, who has a sumFranciscus Rosinus.-One Rosinus is mentioned mer residence in this wild and solitary region, has by Gesner as a writer on Alchymy before A.D. 1574, laid the abutments on the mainland of a flying but no Christian name is given.

bridge, and if he completes the work this mystery Vannocius Beringucius Šenensis published a work may yet be solved. But what of the bird exodus? in Italian on Pyrotechny at Venice, A.D. 1540. Can any correspondent adduce and account for He wrote also on Metals and Engines of War. similar instances ?

J. L. The above account is compiled chiefly from Dublin. Conrad Gesner's Bibliotheca, edited by Semler, A.D. 1574, and from Hoffman's Lexicon.

TENNYSON'S EARLY POEMS (3rd S. ix. 111.)-It E. 1. D. is a point not to be overlooked in Tennysonian

bibliography, that subsequently to the joint pubThe following notes, which go but a little way

lication of Poems by Two Brothers (Alfred and towards answering your correspondent's queries, Charles Tennyson), in 1827, each of the brothers are from Epitome Bibliothecæ Conradi Gesneri con

published a volume of poems separately. Alfred's scripta primum à Conrado Lycosthene Rubeaquensi: first distinctive publication is well known to colnunc denuo recognita per

Josiam Simlerum lectors; but Charles's contemporaneous volume is Tigurinum. Tiguri, 1555:

a lost fact in literary history. A copy of it now “ Hieronymus Squarzasichus, descripsit vitam Francisci lies before me. It is dated" Cambridge, 1830," Petrarchæ, quæ ab Henrico Petri cum Petrarchæ operibus and is entitled Sonnets and Fugitive Pieces, by impressa est." Fol. 77. “ Paulus Grillandus Florentinus jurispertus, scripsit de Charles Tennyson, Trin. Coll

. Amongst the diversis criminibus, ubi etiam de calumniatoribus agit: sonnets is one addressed to "A. H. H.,” immoralias de criminibus et pænis eorum. Ejusdem liber de talised in In Memoriam, and there is a poem hæreticis habetur impressus.” Fol. 143.

addressed “To -,” which the internal evidence “ Vannocius Biringucius Senensis scripsit Italice Pyro- shows to mean one of the writer's brothers, protechniam, lib. 10, opus impressum Venetiis an. D. 1510 bably Alfred. The prevailing tone of the poems

, et ratione fundendi ea et separandi et de campanis et tor

is pensive and melancholy; but it can hardly be mentis bellicis.” Fol. 177.

said that there is discoverable in them the smallest

K. P. D. E. germ of the brilliant fancy and subtle intellectuEXTRAORDINARY ASSEMBLAGES OF BIRDS (3rd S. ality which mark the Tennysonian poetry, xi. 106, 220, 361.) – Some six years ago, on a


Melbourne. morning in May, an unusually heavy thunderstorm occurred at Loophead, the northern cape of STYLE OF“REVEREND"AND“ VERY REVEREND" the estuary of the Shannon, immediately after (3rd S. xii. 26, 78.) – G. will find on inquiry that which the puffins and pretty kittiwake gulls, à great many of the formalities connected with the countless numbers of which build their nests in the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland are cliffs around, especially in an inaccessible island founded upon those of the old national parliament, off the Head, assembled in a tumultuous manner, which, unlike that of Great Britain, consisted of as if engaged in a troubled council, occasionally only one house. The Lord High Commissioner collecting on the island in noisy groups, then represents the Crown in the same way as Lauderagain dispersing during the whole day until sun- dale, Rothes, and others, did in the Parliament. set; when apparently with one consent both gulls The Moderator fills the place occupied by the and puffins flew northwards in a body, forsaking Chancellor as chairman of the house. The terms their nests, at that season full of eggs, and did not return until March in the following year.

“Right Reverend” and “Right Honourable" are

precisely those which would be used by the old What could have prompted this strange and commissioners in addressing the Lords Spiritual sudden exodus at the breeding season? Could and Temporal, and Commons of Scotland in Parthe electric fluid have had the effect of addling liament assembled; being, in fact, equivalent to the eggs, and some mysterious instinct have dis- the well-known “Lords and Gentlemen ” of our covered the irreparable injury? Or did a scarcity own day. Can G. tell me where I can procure a of sprats and other small fry, forming the food of copy of a most amusing brochure by my late sea-birds, render migration unavoidable ? The friend William Edmonstone Aytoun, entitled island, a singularly picturesque object, with sheer Our Zion, or Presbyterian Popery, by Ane of that precipitous sides upwards of three hundred feet Ilk, 1840, which contains a most amusing account high, is only about thirty yards distant from the of the forms of the Assembly. Aytoun gave me a opposite cliff, and on it are ruins of several build- copy of it, and, deeply to my regret, I lent it to a

lady who died shortly afterwards, and I have never words in Latin are to be found only in the Index been able to fall in with another

copy, although

prior of Barnes's Euripides (Cantab. 1694). I have made occasional inquiries during the last “ Deus quos vult perdere, dementat priùs." twenty-five years. I applied to Aytoun himself,

Incerta, v. 436. bat he informed me that he had only his own copy,

T. J. BUCKTON. and was afraid that it was entirely out of print. Streatham Place, S. GEORGE VERE IRVING.

Possibly some of those earlier references in SCOT, A LOCAL PREFIX (3rd S. xi. 155, 283.).

"N. & Q.” may coincide with the subjoined, from Having occasion to look into the Appendix Bohn's Dict. of Classical Quotations, p. 544: (vol. ii.) of Nisbet's Heraldry, for another pur “Όταν δε δαίμων ανδρί πορσύνη κακά, pose, I stumbled upon the following passage, Τον νούν έβλαψε πρώτον. . which strongly corroborates the views I stated in (A fragment of Euripides quoted by Athenagoras.) regard to compound names in the discussion

C. A. W. which appeared under the above title ; and as it May Fair. falls under the head of Res noviter, it may per PARC AUX CERFS (3rd S. xii. 52.)-MR. Bourhaps find a place in “N& Q.," although the original discussion is closed. It occurs in a notice Europe, to the effect that the mistress of Louis V.

CHIER quotes a passage from Alison's History of of Sir John Scott of Scots Tarvet, p. 293: maintained her ascendancy by her skill in seeking

“When a gentleman of his relation, Inglis of Tarvet, out, and her taste in arraying rivals. But Prowas by necessity of his affairs obliged to sell his estate, fessor Yonge, in his History of France under the Sir John bought it. Having finished this trans

Bourbons (vol. iii. p. 247) shows that her object action, he expeded a deed under the Great Seal, erecting and incorporating the lands and estates of Inglis Tarvet

was only to satisfy the king's lust by a constant and Wemyss Tarvet into a new barony, to be in all time

succession of victims, who passed away before hereafter called the barony of Scots Tarvet. The charter they had time or opportunity to become her rivals of creation is of date the 11th of September, 1611." in any way but the most sensual:

The change from English to Scott is very re “She (Madame de Pompadour) lived in dread of some markable. GEORGE VERE IRVING. rival who might supplant her; and to insure herself

against any influence of that kind, she now conceived THE “VICTORIA MAGAZINE" (3rd S. x. 187.) - and carried out a plan of unprecedented wickedness The writer of the drama of the Spanish Marriage They (the girls in the Parc aux Cerfs) were educated was Charles Whitehead, author of Richard Savage with great care, Louis himself frequently watching their

progress in different accomplishments, and with strange and other works of fiction, and once sub-editor of

and unaccountable hypocrisy, superintending their reBentley's Magazine. Mr. Whitehead ended his ligious studies and exercises of devotion until they were days, not happily, in this city. D. BLAIR. old enough to become his victims. Then, after a few Melbourne.

weeks, or perhaps a few days, they were dismissed with

large presents of money, which were augmented if they SOURCE OF QUOTATION WANTED (3rd S. xii. 44.) became mothers. If here and there one seemed more “Quem Deus vult perdere prius dementat.” than usually attractive, and likely to awaken in the king

more than a passing fancy, the marchioness took care The Bishop of Down is in error if he has stated

that she was removed at once.' that the origin of this expression is The Sibylline Leaves. It is referred to as a remarkable saying of

Alison implies, though he does not positively some one unknown by Sophocles (Antig., 633-635). state, that it was Madame du Barri, who formed

the infamous establishment. And the Penny Σοφία γάρ έκ του

Cyclopedia, quoted by Mr. BUCKTON, states : " he Κλεινόν έπος πέφανται, ,

(the king) became attached to a more vulgar Το κακόν δοκει ποτ' εσθλόν

woman, Du Barry, and at last formed a regular Το δ' έμμεν' ότω φρένας

harem,” &c. But Du Barri only succeeded to the Θεός άγει προς άταν. .

office of procuress. It was Pompadour who ini" In wisdom hath an illustrious saying been, by some tiated the vile scheme. Professor Yonge points one, set forth:—That evil sometimes appears good to out that the Parc aux Cerfs was one of the estates one whose mind God hurries on to ruin.'

which she had extorted from the king, and upon Upon which the Scholiast gives the exact which a house had been built for her. words : —

restored it to Louis, and drawing on the Treasury “Όταν δ' ο δαίμων ανδρί πορσύνη κακά,

for the erection of additional buildings, filled them Τον νούν έβλαψε πρώτον ο βουλεύεται.

with female children whose shapes and features **When God prepares evil for man, he first injures the

served to hold out a promise of future loveliness.”

H. P. D. mind of him to whom he wills it." The same distich is given as a fragment of

SCANDINAVIAN LITERATURE (3rd S. xi. 378.) Euripides, omitting, however, the last two words, Allow me to inform R. I. that Part 11. of Klem

BovAetetai, " to whom he wills it.” The exact ming's valuable Chron. Cat. of Swedish Dram. Lit.

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has not yet appeared, and that—1. 0. F. Müller's subterranean works or moles in that soil are reFrode is a pastoral, but in prose; *2. Bjering's membered. For an officer of rank, who resides in pieces are real pastoral dramas; 3. N. Sundt's the vicinity, asserted that he had twice met pieces are novelettes. GEORGE STEPHENS. with accidents which threatened to be dangerous, Cheapinghaven, Denmark.

owing to his horse having plunged his forefoot to CHURCHES WITH THATCHED ROOFS IN NORFOLK

the depth of more than fifteen inches in mole(3rd S. xii. 35.) – In addition to those mentioned,

hills at Bushy Park and the Home Park. There, I beg to inclose a list of others similarly clothed,

too, may be seen the half-excavated canal, which

has remained without water and in an unfinished viz. : - Bridgham, Old Buckenham, Chedgrave,


ΑΝΟΝ, , Crostwick, Hackfírd, Hales, Heckingham, Kempston, Kirby Bedon, Mantby, Rockland St. Mary, Skingham, Sizeland (or Sisland), Thorpe (next

Miscellaneous. Haddiscoe), Thorpe (next Norwich), and Thurlton.


BOOKS AND ODD VOLUMES I send an extract from an old account book of

WANTED TO PURCHASE.. the parish of Markby, where the church has a Particulars of Price, &c., of the following Books, to be sent direct

to the gentlemen by whom they are required, whose names and adthatched roof, as your correspondent J. T. M. dresses are given for that purpose: writes:


TRANSACTIONS OF THE KILKENNY ARCA ROLOGICAL SOCIETY. Vol. I " Itt is agreed by the inhabitants of the towne of

Part I.
Markby, that Mr. Richard White shall have all the Tiles DUBLIN REVIEW (Old and New Series), complete or odd parts.

SIR JOnan BARRINGTON'S PERSONAL SKETCHBs. Vol. III. that is on the church, provid that he of his owne cost

BROW xson's Review. First and Second Series. shall thach the same. And we doe chuse him to be

Wanted by Yr. W. B. Kelly, 8, Grafton Street, Dublin. church warden for this yeare, 1672. Witnes our hands," &c.

NOTES AND QUERIES (First Series). No. 318. From Markby parish account book :

Wanted by Mr. Walford, 27, Bouverie Street, Fleet Street, E.C. “Memorandum, That the Constables of Markby-cum

AMADIS OF GAUL, by Southey. 4 Vols. mæmbris did compound wth George Sweete, High Con CAMPBRLL'S POEMs. (First Edition). Boards, uncut. stable of the weopnetacke of Caulsworth, this 9th day of


TAR MUMMY. Aprill, 1615, being Easter Day, for xiii pound of butter, THE PRINCESSES OF BABYLON. three hennes, and iij capons, assessed upon the towne TINDAL'S YORKSHIRE FARRIERY. Bewick's cuts.

BEWICK'S HISTORY OY BIRDS. 2 Vols. 1797 and 1804. above saide by the saide George Sweete, as appeared by

Wanted by Mr. Thomas Beet, Bookseller, 15, Conduit Street, a warrant sent unto us by the saide High Constable for

Bond Street, London, W. the King's Maties privie diet; for the wch pticulars we paid for every pound of butter thre penc,


Perys ditto. viija, and for every capon xija."

Wanted by Mr. W. A. Part, 4, Wilton Street, Manchester. FELIX LAURENT.



BLACKSTONS BY KERR. Last Vol. 258; x. 127.)- Is there good authority for the


Wanted by Mr. G. Cockhead, 73, Norfolk Terrace, W. belief that the horse belonged to either of the gentlemen referred to; and if so, to which of them? I refer your correspondent H. P. D. to

Notices to Correspondents. Miss Agnes Strickland's Lives of the Queens of England, vol. xii, p. 28. London, Colburn, 1848": In consequence of the great length of the interesting paper on the

Shakespeares of Rowington, we have thought it advisable to postpore

our usual Notes on Books, &c. " He [the Prince of Orange ] rode into the Home Park,

QUXRI:Ts are again requested not to mir up several Queries in the same at Hampton Court, the morning of February 21 (1702), communication, but to confine each Query to one special subject. Those to look at the excavation making, under his directions, oj Correspondents who favour us with Replies are requested to affit

tu then the precise reference ( page and volume) on which the Query for a new canal, which was to run in another lougitudinal printed. All are entrented tv porite plainly-especially proper names, stripe, by the side of that which now deforms the vista, and on one side of the paper only. and injures the air of Hampton Court gardens."

J. Manoel. The moltoes of Companies (antè, p. 65,) were revised by

Elvin's Handbook of Mottoes.
The Prince of Orange was mounted on Sir

ERRATA.- In last number, p. 70, col. ii. line 19 from the bottom, for
Spenser says'

"Spenser sings; line 13 from bottom, for John Fenwick's sorrel poney, when, just as he "pryduad" readprydnad." Page 74, col. ií. line 14, for "white" read came by the head of the two canals, opposite to

A Reading Case for holding the weekly Nos. of "N. & Quis non the Ranger's Park pales, the sorrel pony happened ready, and may be had of all Booksellers and Newsmen, price Is.6d.i

or, free by post, direct from the publisher, for Is. Bd. to tread in a mole-hill, and fell. Such is the tra

*** Cases for binding the volumes of "N. & Q." may be had of the dition of the palace; and it must be owned, that Publisher, and of all Booksellers and Newsmen. after a careful examination of the spot, the author "Notks AND QUERIES” is published at noon on Friday, and is also

issuerl in MONTHLY PARTS. The Subscription for STAMPED Cories for prefers its adoption to the usual assertion of his 8.3 Months forwarded direct from the Publishr (including the Hall. torians that the Prince of Orange's " pony

yearly INDEX) is lls. 4d., which may be paid by Post Office Orciers

payable at the Strand Post Office, in favour of WILLIAM G. Smira, 13. stumbled when he was returning from hunting,


POR THE EDITOR should be addressed. especially when the mischievous effects of the

"NOTES & QUERIES" is registered for transmission abroad.

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