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In addition to the foregoing, there were Shirley it is by no means clear that every one of the “ first and Pepperell's regiments disbanded in 1757), a families of Virginia"

families of Virginia" can prove its pedigree. few independent companies, and about 9,000

W. H. WHITMORE. provincials.

THOMAS CARTER. Boston, U. S. A. Horse Guards.

WALDO FAMILY (3rd S. iii. 397.) – M. C. J. is AMERICA (3rd S. iii. 517.)-I desire to correct informed that the Brigadier-General Waldo was a very prevalent error in regard to slavery prior of Boston, the son of Jonathan Waldo, and grandto this war. It is a frequent remark that the son, I think, of Cornelius Waldo. He was a large South was forced into the war by the insecure landowner in Maine, where the “ Waldo patent tenure of its property in slaves. It is incontes- is still well remembered. He died May 23, 1756, tible that Congress neither could nor would have leaving two sons, Samuel and Francis, and two attempted to interfere with slavery in the States daughters. Samuel was Judge of Probate in where it existed ; but it is said that the slaves ran Maine, and died April 16, 1770, aged forty-nine away in great numbers, and the North was about

years, leaving issue. Francis was the collector at refusing to deliver them up. I quote the follow- Portland, Maine, and died unmarried. ing from the Official Abstract of the Census for The first of the name in this country was Cor1860 a document probably not familiar to your nelius, of Ipswich, Mass. 1654. I should be very readers :

glad to learn from M. C. J. the connection between “ From the tables annexed it appears, that while there this branch and any English family, and to send escaped from their masters 1,011 slaves in 1850, or 1 in him in return any particulars about the American each 3165, held in bondage (about 36 of 1 per cent.) dur- Waldos: the list would of course be too extensive ing the census year ending June 1, 1860, out of 3,949,557 slaves, there escaped only 803, being 1 to about 5000, or

for publication in “ N. & Q." at the rate of 6 of 1 per cent. Smail and inconsiderable

W. H. WHITMORE. as this number appears, it is not pretended that all mis

Boston, U. S. A. sing in the border states, much less any considerable Sir Basil BROOKE (3rd S. iv. 81.) - Sir Basil number escaping from their owners in the more southern regions, escaped into the free states; and when we

was not the son of his namesake as the Messrs. consider that in the border states not 500 escaped out

COOPER
suppose,

but the eldest son of John Brooke of more than 1,000,000 slaves in 1860, while near 600

of Madeley, in Shropshire, Esq., and Anne, escaped in 1850 out of 900,000, and at the two periods eldest daughter of Francis Shirley of Staunton near 800 are reported to have escaped from the more southern slave-bolding states, the fact becomes evident John Gifford of Chillington.

Harold, Esq., and Dorothy, daughter of Sir

See the Visitation that the escape of this class of persons, while rapidly decreasing in ratio in the border slave states, occurs inde

of Shropshire, Ad. MS. 14,314, fol. 40 b., where, pendent of proximity to a free population, being in the however, Francis Shirley is called Ralph by misnature of things incident to the relation of master and take. Sir Basil married Etheldreda, daughter of slave.”

Sir Edmund Brudenell, Knt., as appears by NiLet this fact, then, be understood by your chols's Leicestershire, ii. pt. 11. For a view of the readers, that however much the Northerners may present remains of Great Madeley Court, see the have disliked slavery, still whatever rights were

first vol. of the Anastatic Society, XII. guaranteed to the owners by the law, were scru

For verses addressed “ To my much honored and pulously conceded. The rebellion was not caused intirely beloved friend Sir Basill Brooke, Knight," by any violation of the law by the North, so far see J. Davies's Scourge of Folly, 1611, p. 132. as the ownership of slaves was concerned.

The other Sir Basil Brooke was one of the underI have before remarked that the records of Vir- takers for the settlement of the Province of Ulster, ginia are very imperfect, and that the Southern who died in 1633. See Archdall's edition of Lodge's pedigrees are necessarily very obscure. I find a Peerage of Ireland, vol. vi. p. 35. This Sir Basil very curious proof of this in the last (July) num- was of Magherabegge and Brooke Manor in the ber of our New England Historical and Ĝenealo- county of Donegal, and built the fine Elizabethan gical Register. Mr. Isaac J. Greenwood, Jun., house or castle still remaining at Donegal. What therein notices some facts in the Washington was the relationship between them? pedigree which are hard to reconcile, and copies a

E. P. SHIRLEY. setter from the Rev. J. M. Simpkinson of Bring.

Lower Eatington Park, Stratford-on-Avon. ton, the author of a work relating to the Wash- I have a copy of the Entertainments for Lent, ingtons. I believe that I state the point fairly in by Caussin, translated by Sir Basil Brooke; but saying that it is now impossible to identify the it is a good deal the worse for wear, and has no emigrants to Virginia with any members of the title-page, the last leaf is also wanting. I cannot English family; certainly that there is no proof therefore say where it was printed, nor determine sufficient to satisfy Heralds' College. As Mr. its date, though it is certainly not older than the Simpkinson can tell the story more plainly than I end of the last century. The plan of the work is can, I leave it to him. I only wish to show that the following. First is given the gospel of each

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day, beginning with Ash Wednesday, and ending BINDING A STONE IN A SLING (3rd S. iv. 9, 96.) with Low Sunday. Next, there are two or three We are necessarily in a difficulty when we come pages of reflections, under the heading of “Morali- to a word in the Hebrew which occurs once only, ties," and these are followed by a page or so of as is the case with DITO (Prov. xxvi. 8). The pious “Aspirations."

F. C. H. most ancient versions, as the Chaldee, Greek, SyORIGIN OF THE WORD “Bigot” (1“ S. v. 277, Aben Ezra, Martin Luther, David Martin (in

riac, and Arabic, understand a sling. The Vulgate, ix98. one of the Queries of R. W. (3rd's. iv. 39), I sub-French), Schultens, Gesenius, Augusti, and De

Gesenius join the following from R. Cotgrave's Dictionary, renders the word ning a purse or bag (as in Gen. published in 1611 :

xlii. 35, Prov. vii. 20), but such version requires Bigot (an old Norman word, signifying as much as *De par Dieu,' or our For God's sake,' made good French,

the word ax, a stone, to be in the plural. The and signifying), an hypocrite, or, one that seemeth much term Mercurii, in the Latin, is very objectionable, more holy than he is; also, a scrupulous or superstitious as this deity was unknown to Solomon. We see fellow.”

then that the version of the Vulgate and of the W. I. S. HORTON.

moderns rests not on the authority of the ancient PROVERB RESPECTING Truth (3rd S. iv. 28.) - versions, but is an inference from etymology; but I am acquainted with two other versions of this etymology is not trustworthy in this case, for a proverb, but cannot say which is the correct heap of stones and a sling for throwing stones reading :

may both require the same root, m??, ragam, in “ Follow not Truth too near the heels, lest she dash out Hebrew, to stone, or your teeth.”—T. Fielding's Select Proverbs of all Nations,

, ragam in Arabic, to 1824.

heap up stones. The sense given by Kimchi is “ He that follows truth too near the heels, will have 1978, purple, which appears to be the view of dirt kicked in his face.” — W. R. Kelly's Proverbs of all R. Levi. I may add the conjecture that noin Nations, 1859.

should be read hoppe, embroidery, party-coloured W. I. S. HORTON.

cloth, * a premasoretic error of the ear of one writDENNIS: ARMA INQUIRENDA (3rd S. iv. 53, 54.)— ing from dictation. There are, however, but two Since sending my Note on Dennis to “N. & Q.." | reliable meanings, the one in our text, and the I find that I have transcribed the name of the

other in our margin; the former having the bigher fourth quarter in the shield of eight quarterings, authorities in its favour. I do not consider the on p. 54, wrongly. I wrote “Neremouth ;" the meaning of the text to be to fasten the stone so name should be Newmarch. I shall be much

that it cannot be thrown, but to secure it in the obliged to any reader of my Note who will also sling for the purpose of being thrown to the inmake this correction.

D. P.

jury of some one, as honour is injurious to the

fool to whom it is given. T. J. BUCKTON. Stuarts Lodge, Malvern Wells.

Lichfield. PEALS OF TWELVE (3rd S. iv. 96.)-OXONIENSIS

KNIGHTHOOD: Miles, EQUES, EQUES AURATUS asks how many cathedrals and churches have peals (3rd S. iv. 7.) – Q. wishes to know whether, as of twelve bells. The following is, I believe, a

these terms seem equally applied to knights civil pretty correct list: St. Bride's, Fleet Street ; St. Michael's, Corn- is any distinction arising out of them: his query

and military, and equally imply knighthood, there hill; St. Giles's, Cripplegate ; .St. Leonard's remains unanswered. Shoreditch; St. Martin's-in-the-Fields; St. Savi- who wrote in the early part of the seventeenth

Jacob van Oudenhoven, our's, Southwark; Christ Church, Spitalfields; St. Clement's Danes; St. Alphage, Greenwich; St. official documents styled Miles, or Eques, that the

century,t says, that a Ridder (knight) was in Latin Mary's, Cambridge; St. Nicholas, Liverpool; St. latter term denoted á land warrior, and the latter Peter's, Mancroft, Norwich ; St. Chad's, Shrews

a sea warrior; but it was certainly a curious term bury; St. Martin's, Birmingham; St. Peter's

, to apply to a seaman, unless there were horse-maLeeds ; Parish Church, Cirencester; Oldham, Lan- rines in those days. He refers to Hadrianus cashire ; the Minster, York; Quex Park, Thanet, Junius's Batavia, cap. xix., which I have not at Kent; Painswick, Gloucester.

hand; he goes on to say, without mentioning As for “ poetical effusions” on bells, I have not attempted to include them in my List of Bell * See Freitag, under Literature. They are more numerous than books and tractates on the subject. A collection would + "Oude Hollandsche Landen, Heeren. Luyden, Rechten form an interesting volume; beginning, it may Zeeland en West-Vrieslandt, Leenhoff in Hollandt, en den

en Rechtsplegingen, Oprechten van't Hoff van Hollandt be, with Aldrich's "Bonny Christ Church bells."

Hogen Raedt, &c. Beschreeven door Jacob van OudenH. T. ELLACOMBE.. hoven. Te Amsterdam, 1743."

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Eques Auratus, that it was customary in early entitled Black Gowns and Red Coats, or Oxford in times to invest knights who had made themselves 1834,* in which the Duke of Wellington plays a conspicuous by their valour with a golden sash or conspicuous part? The satire was published in belt, publicly bestowed, whereupon they assumed six parts, varying from twenty-four to thirty-one the highest degree of knighthood. Will this help pages each, by James Ridgway and Sons, PiccaQ. out of his corner ?

JAMES KNOWLES.
dilly, 1834.

CUTHBERT Bede. JAMES SHERGOLD BOONE (3rd S. iii. 510; iv. 98.)

“Don'T BE CONSISTENT," ETC. (3rd S. iii. 387.)— Your correspondent Caius mentions a jeu d'esprit Your correspondent ST. Swithin asks for the written by Mr. Boo “ while an undergraduate, source of Dr. Holme's line :describing the fire at Christ Church, one verse of

“ Don't be consistent, but be simply true," which I recollect :

It occurs in “Urania," a poem delivered by him * And trembling scouts forgot to cap the Dean."" I have not a copy of the piece in question, but winter of 1846 ; and republished in Tickner and

before a Literary Society in Boston, U.S., in the four couplets from it are thus quoted in the de- Field's edition of his collected poems, not far scriptions to the illustrations in The English Spy, from the year 1849.

W. E. by Bernard Blackmantle (i. e. Charles Molloy Westmacott), 1825.

BRIDPORT, ITS TOPOGRAPHY, ETC. (3rd S. iv.

75.)-May I'ask the new editors of Hutchins not FLOORING OF MERCURY, OR BURNING THE OAKS. A Scene in Tom Quadrangle, Oxford.

to sanction the error of most compilers of Ency. “ If wits aright their tale of terror tell,

clopædias, Geographical Dictionaries, &c., with A little after great Mercurius fell,

reference to this town. Having occasion to seek

some important information respecting Bridport, Gownsmen and townsmen throng'd the water's edge I have consulted various Gazetteers and CycloTo gaze upon the dreadful sacrilege;

pædias under this head ; and find them one and --There with drooping mien, à silent band,

all in error with reference to the name of the Canons and bedmaker together stand:

river upon which Bridport is situated. The de

scription invariably runs:In equal horror all alike were seen,

Bridport, a town on the river Bride,” &c. And shuddering scouts forgot to cap the Dean."

P. 15. There is no such river in Bridport as the The coloured illustration to this, at p. 147, is by

Bride. I have resided in that neighbourhood all Robert Cruikshank, and represents the scene at my life, and can testify to the correctness of the the fire, with the leaden statue of Mercury, " the following note, in Mr. Maskell's Lecture on the gift of Dr. John Radcliffe, which rises from the history of this town: centre of the basin, on the spot where once stood “ Three rivers unite, and fall into the sea at Bridport the sacred cross of St. Frideswide, and the pulpit

Harbour: of the reformer, Wickliffe.” At p. 140 of the same

"1. The Brit, rising at Axnole Hill, and flowing south

by Beaminster to Parnham, Netherbury, and Melplaish, work, mention is made of The Oxford Spy as thence to Bridport. On reaching Bridport, it flows under “ being written by Shergold Boone, Esq., a young West Bridge, dividing the town from Allington. member of the University.” My copy of The Ox- “ 2. The Symene, which rises in Symondsbury (dividford Spy is the fourth edition, 1819. The poem ing that parish from Allington), and joins the Brit to

the south of the town of Bridport. occupies 101 pages, the “Introduction

“3. The Asker, from Askerswell, which flows under Mr. Boone gained the Newdigate in 1817, with the East Bridge, and thence south-west to the Harbour a poem fifty-two lines, on the subject of The Road, under the South Bridge, meeting the Brit near Farnese Hercules. Mr. Boone was also the author

the old brewery. of The Welcome of Isis, a poem of thirty-one

“ These three rivers, thus united, form Bridport Har

bour." pages, “occasioned by an expected visit of the Duke of Wellington to the University of Oxford,"

By this note it appears that the hasty comin 1820, in which year the poem was written, but

pilers of Gazetteers, &c., have mistaken the it was not published until June, 1834, on the oc

Bride" for the “Burt," or “Brit;" which error casion of the Duke's memorable visit to Oxford, is to some extent excusable, for inhabitants of when the

Bridport often make the same mistake, so true it “Ode for the Encænia at Oxford, June 11, 1834, in

is that “we know less of what we daily see than honour of his Grace, Arthur, Duke of Wellington, Chan

of more remote matters." There is no river Bride cellor of the University,”–

nearer to Bridport than Bridehead, in the parish was written by the Professor of Poetry, Keble. of Littlebredy (ten miles distant), which river The titlepage of The Welcome of Isis merely states falls into the sea at Burton — anciently, Brideit to be " by the author of The Oxford Spy."

town. To this note I would append a query: Was Mr. [* The author was George Cox, M.A., Fellow of New Boone the author of a very clever satirical poem College, Oxford. See “ N. & Q.” 1“ S. v. 332, 574.-ED.]

46 pages.

.

Bridport, from the Brit, or Burt, was formerly Browne, Viscount Montagu). The issue of which written Burtporte. Hence the proverb : “ Stab- marriage was an only daughter and heiress, Bar, bed with a Burport dagger," periphrase for bara Browne; who married, first, Sir Edward being hanged, in allusion to the ropes for which Mostyn, fifth baronet, of Talacre, Flintshire, and the manufactors of Bridport were once famous, bad two sons; and secondly, Charles Gore, Esq., and with which Newgate and other places were of Barrow Court, Somerset ; leaving two sons, supplied. See the old morality of Hycke Scorner, Colonel Gore-Langton of Newton, and the Rev. in Dr. Percy's Collection, dated 1520 (circ.) : Charles Gore. Thus the Mostyns of Talacre, “Once a yere the inmates of Newgat have taw Lord Vaux of Harrowden (George Mostyn), and halts of Burtporte.”

E. E. C. the Gore-Langtons of Somersetshire, are each My best thanks are due to W. S. & S. W.H. for representatives in the female line of the ancient

family of Lee.

F. G. L. their kindly notice of my brochure on this subject, published in 1855. The edition is now exhausted,

Lady Elizabeth Lee did not marry into the by the free distribution of copies, not their sale, family of the Broons or Brownes, but her sister for my pamphlet met with the customary fate of Lady Barbara Lee did. Lady Elizabeth married maiden publications, and was a considerable pe- first, Colonel Lee; and of that marriage one cuniary loss to its author, a poor curate! I am daughter, Elizabeth, was the first wife of the prerejoiced to learn that the history of this ancient sent Lord Palmerston's grandfather; and another town is likely to be so ably investigated by the daughter, Caroline, was the first wife of General new editors of Hutchins. I had no access to such William Haviland, of Penn, Bucks. Lady Elizadocuments as I rejoice to find are placed before beth married, secondly, Dr. Edward Young, Recthese editors ; in fact, I well remember with how tor of Welwyn, the author of the Night Thoughts, much want of courtesy an application to search and some beautiful letters are extant written by the records was refused. But I am glad to find him to his favourite step-daughter, Mrs. General that the Records are now in more friendly, al- Haviland. Lady Barbara Lee was married, in though, I dare say, not less careful custody. The May, 1725, to Sir George Browne, of Kiddington, chief purport of this long note is to call the atten- Bart., the “Sir Plume” of Pope's Rape of the

Lock. tion of Messrs. Shipp and Hodson to the following references to Bridport, which I have entered in Milton PORTRAIT (3rd S. iv. 26.) — Will the an interleaved copy of my published lecture. This following references be of any service to Mr. G. book is quite at the service of these gentlemen, if Scharf? I fear not, but it is just possible. they think it worth while to have it on loan,

Writing Wordsworth, in 1815, Lamb tells him through the post. References to Bridport may that his brother John had picked up a portrait of be found in the Gentleman's Magazine, lxxxvii. i. Milton, “ undoubtable” says C. L. “The original 32; lxxxviii. i. 393. Calendar of Sute Papers of the heads in the Tonson editions (p. 243). (Bruce), 1626, 1629, 1631. Dugdale's Monasti- He returns to the subject in another letter con, vi. 759. Roberts's Life of the Duke of Mon- (p. 245). — Lamb's Works, gc., by Talfourd, colmouth, i. 262—274. Quarterly Review, cxciii. 189. lected edition, in one volume, 1852. There are also interesting references to Bridport I add a Query: Is anything known of the in the Lords' Journals, v. 310; xxi. 653, 654, 662; | whereabouts and value of this portrait ? xxviii.; xxxi. 60; xxxvii. ; lii. and lv.; and in the

J. D. CAMPBELL. Journals of the House of Commons, i. ii. and xcvii.

J. MASKELL. “ BOADICEA" (3rd S. iv. 69.)--The lines quoted Tower Hill,

are not in Boadicea, a Tragedy, by Charles HopIssue of LEE, EARL OF LITCHFIELD (3rd S. iv. Theatre in Lincoln's Inn Fields," 1697.

kins, “as acted by Her Majesty's Servants at the 113.)-Your correspondent, MR. GEORGE Lee, is

JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. under a mistake in supposing that the Lady Elizabeth Lee, third daughter of the first Earl of

LUCRETIA MARIA DAVIDSON (3rd S. iv. 53.) – Litchfield, married Sir George Broon, Bart. Ac- A long Memoir of this young lady is appended to cording to a pedigree in my possession, she mar

her Poetical Remains, edited by her mother, and ried first Colonel Francis Lee, by whom she had published in Philadelphia, 1841 ; London, 1843 ; issue one daughter, who married Temple,

and New York, 1851. One can hardly think that Esq.; and secondly, in 1731, the celebrated poet

so circumstantial an account relates to a fictithe Rev. Edward Young, D.C.L., who had been tious and imaginary person.” appointed Rector of Welwyn, Herts, in 1730.

JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. The Lady Barbara Lee, her Ladyship's sister, EXCHEQUER (3rd S. iv. 73.) the fourth and youngest daughter of the first Earl of Litchfield, married, in 1725, Sir George qui signifie envoyer, parceque cette assemblée avoit suc

“Il est sans doute qu'il vient du mot Allemand Skecken Browne, Bart., of Kiddington (of the family of cédé aux envoyés ou Missis Dominicis, étant composée

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des Evêques et des Barons et de plusieurs autres personnes the rest.” The latter part of the fourth line I qui étaient envoyées et ordonnées par le Duc pour rendre would connect with what follows, not with what la justice.”-Henri Basnage, Commentaries on the Custume de Normandie, p. 2, quoting “Pithou, Chopin, Ménage, As I was going up the Boonk (driving a cart), I

precedes. The sense of the passage will then be : Roïe." JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, MA. heard voices above shouting the warning “Coomin

down!” I stopped my cart;

" and the wheel THE “FAERIE QUEENE" UNVEILED (3rd S. iv.

went round, coomin down.”

Schin. 102.)—It is a pity the writer of this article had

THE TERMINATION not recourse to the last and best edition of Spenser

ot” (3rd S. iv. 87) forms (that by Mr. J. P. COLLIER). Had he done this: language. Cf. the surnames Bellot (Bell, i. e.

one of the most frequent diminutives in the French your readers might have been spared the repetition of the paltry and preposterous insinuation Isabel); Didot; Elliott (Eli or Elias); Gillot that the illustrious poet was his own. commentator Jacotot, a double dim. (Jacques); Janot, Janotus,

(Will); Guizot; Harriot, Heriot (Harry); Jacot, and encomiast. certainty, that “ E. K.,” the author of the Glosse Jeanot (Jean); Margot (Marguerite); Marriott and Scholion on the Shepheard's Calender, was

(Marie); Nicot (Nicolas), Parrott, Perrott, PierEdward Kirke

rot (Pierre); Tiennot (Etienne, i. e. Stephen); a contemporary at Pembroke Hall of Spenser and Gabriel Harvey (“N. & Q.," Tillot (Matilda). “Ot”takes also the form of at

, 24 S. ix. 42; Athena Cantabr. ii. 244); and Mr. att, et, ett, it, itt

, as in Parratt, Pellatt, Thomasett,

R. S. CHARNOCK. COLLIER has expressed his opinion, that we have

Parret, Parritt. cleared up the matter.

C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. Cambridge.

Miscellaneous. Sir CHARLES CALTHROPE (3rd S. iv.55.)-Per- BOOKS AND ODD VOLUMES mit me to ask your correspondent MR. TOTTEN

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VALPY's DELPHIN CLASSICs. Vol. LXXVI. was son of Sir William, who was high sheriff of

Jones's HISTORY OF BRECKNOCKSUIRK. Norfolk, 1st Hen. VI. (1422), and was son of Sir

Wanted by Thos, Millard, 70, Newgate Street. Bartholomew, who was son of Sir William ; whose

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Lire or FRANSKAM.
Job J. BARDWELL, WORKARD, M.A.

LIYE OP NEVISON, THE YORKSHIRE ROBBER. (A pamphlet.)
VARLEY'S ZODIACAL PHYSIOONOMY,

Wanted by C. B. C., 6, Elmwood Grove, Leeds.
OLD STAFFORD BALLAD (3rd S. iv. 87.) — The
explanation of these lines may perhaps be found
in an old rustic sport; which consisted in hauling

Notices to Correspondents. a waggon wheel to the top of a hill, and then

We are compelled to post pone until next week our usual Notes on letting it run and jump from the top to the bot

PRAY REMEMBER THE GROTTO. Our correspondent will find in our tom. This within my own memory was an amuse- first Number, 1. 5. the very probable suggestion, that these grottoes arere ment dear to the yokels of Wye, near Ashford, isemeli erected on St. James's Day by por persones

, as an invitation to Kent, and I believe elsewhere. In order to make show their reverence for the saint by almsgiving to their needy brethren. my explanation intelligible, I must crave permis

E. M. C. To what address can we forward a letter for this Corre.

spondent? sion to repeat the lines in question :

J. A. C. VINCENT. It is well known that Dr. John Barkham, or “ As I wer a gooin oop Whorley Boonk,

Barcham, Dean o! Bocking, was the author of Gwillim's Heraldry. See

Nicolson's Historical Libraries, Wood's Athena Oxon. by Blixs, ii. Oop Whorley Boonk, oop Whorley Boonk,

297--299; iii. 36; Voule's Bibliotheca Heraldica; and the Censura LiteCoomin down:

raria. The cart stud still and the wheel went round,

T. PURNELL. We were indebted to a Radnorshire gentleman for the

version of the epigram given at p. 70. l'pon reference to the MS. we to Coomin down,

find that Monmouthshire was misread for Merionethshire. We have A gooin oop Whorley Boonk.”

frequently hinted to our correspondents that all proper names should be

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