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One branch of the family settled in Kent, and few in an assembly like the House of Commons; in the year 1389 gave a Lord Mayor to London, but there have been some famous members for who bore as crest, “an eagle displayed arg., Bridport, — Sir Evan Nepean, Lord Hood, the charged on the breast with a cross formée gul." first Lord Wynford, Sir. John Romily, Horace This crest bas been continued to be borne by Twiss, and the present junior member, Mr. K. D. his descendants until the death, not many years Hodgson-are names of M.P.'s of more than an ago, of Charles Venner, a barrister, son of Kings- average respectability.

E. E.C. ford Venner, who alienated the estate of Bosenden.

STRANGE DERIVATIONS (3rd S. iv. 135.)- My This Charles Venner died unmarried, and the observation on the derivation of Pontifex given family is now extinct, except through the female by GIRALDUS was, that it “ admits of question : line, the sister of this Charles Venner having and it does so in a far wider sense than J. Eastmarried and left descendants.

wood seems to be at all aware of. If the only With regard to the “one Venner" alluded to,

question " it admitted of were the simple one your querist F. makes a great mistake with re

alluded to by your correspondent (vide Kennet's spect to the date. It was during the reign of Roman Antiquities, p. 71), it might well have been Charles the Second, not Charles the First, that

lightly passed over ” by him, and not primarily whom Thurloe calls a “desperate and noticed' by me in “ N. & Q.” J. Eastwood enbloody spirit” flourished, and it was on January 6, tirely ignores the posse fucere theory, quia illis jus 1661 (Vide Lingard, vol. ii. p. 210), that the

erat sacra faciendi ; and the more modern one attempted rising took place.

given by Dr. Donaldson, New Cratylus, Section Hume (vol. v. p. 474), says —

295, where he says : “ Venner, sa desperate enthusiast, who had often con

"From the root pos, strengthened by n in the present spired against Cromwell, having by his zealous lectures

of po[s]no, posui, we have the participial noun pons inflamed his own imagination and that of his followers, pos -nts, which had a primitive form pos; and this conissued forth at their head into the streets of London. veyed the idea of laying down heavily, whether this They were, to the number of sixty, completely armed; signified that a mass of stones was thrown into the believed themselves invulnerable and invincible, and

water (wé-dupo), or generally that there was a weight firmly expected the same success which had attended Gideon and other heroes of the Old Testament. Every is the origin of s-ponte, which refers to the momentum of

which caused an inclination of the scale. This no doubt one at first fled before them. One unhappy man, who, moral inclination, and thus we get the explanation of the being questioned, said he was · for God and King Charles,' was instantly

murdered by them. They went triumph Pontifex, who settled the Atonement by the imposition of a antly from street to street, everywhere proclaiming • King fine, i.e. a certain weight of copper, as opposed to the

Carni-fex, who took satisfaction on the body of the delinJesus, who, they said, was the invincible leader. length the magistrates, having assembled some train

quent." bands, made an attack upon them. They defended them- Plutarch, Life of Numa Pompilius, writes as selves with order as well as valour, and after killing many follows:assailants, they made a regular retreat into Cane Wood, near Hampstead. Next morning they were chased by a

But the most common opinion is the most absurd which detachment of the Guards, but they ventured again to

derives this word (Pontifer) from the Latin Pons, which invade the city, which was not prepared to receive them. signifies a Bridge, saying that anciently the most solemn After committing great disorder, and traversing almost

and holy sacritices were offered on bridges; the care of every street of that immense capital, they retired into a

which, both in maintaining and repairing, was the chief house which they were resolved to defend to the last ex

incumbence of the priests.” tremity. Being surrounded, the house untiled, they An opinion which Plutarch calls absurd I am at were fired upon from every side, and they still refused least justified, notwithstanding J. Eastwood and quarter. The people rushed in upon them, and seized the school editions of Roman Antiquities, in the few that were alive. They were tried, condemned, noticing as one that “ admits a question.". As to that, if they were deceived, it was the Lord that had de- Treacle, I am obliged to C. P. E. for directing ceived them.”- Vide State Trials, vi. 105; Heath, 471; me to the passage in Bishop Andrewes. Galen, Parker, De Rebus sui Temporis, 10; Pepys, i. 167–172. &c. I was aware of. I see nothing to impugn my

V. S. J. F. statement as to its derivation from Onplay being

what I first called it, “ a tolerable specimen of a BRIDPORT, Its TOPOGRAPHY, ETC. (3rd S. iv.

ramble in search of a root." 75.)—An amusing account of the, political status

W. BOWEN ROWLANDS. of this borough antè the Reform Bill may be found in Oldfield's Representative History, vol. iii.

I would refer MR. ROWLANDS to a long article p. 386, and Willis's Notitia Parliamentaria, vol. ï. by myself on the word “ Treacle,” which will be

found in “N. & Q." 3r.1 S. i. 145. F. CHANCE. May I also take this opportunity of correcting SURNAMES (3rd S. iv. 122.)— The name“ Blackan error in Mr. Maskell's Lecture on Bridport? | inthemouth" has its equivalent in Spanish, On p. 33 he says,

none of her representatives “Bocca-negra," or Black-mouth.” The Minister have won much distinction in the political world." | for Foreign Affairs at Mexico, under PresiPolitical distinction is a lot that falls but to very dent Santa Anna in 1841, bore this name. May


P. 459.

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not the curious names cited by vy indicate a and Brittany). De gu. un chev. d'arg., acc. de class of persons ? Villains must have assumed trois besans du même. surnames, and do not some of the names men- St. Germain, de Courson (Ile-de-France). tioned sound like those of bondage servants in D'arg, un nuage d'az. ch. d'un caur d'or. ecclesiastical establishments ?

F. St. Germain Langot (Normandy). De gu. à RING MOTTOES (3rd S. ii. 503.)—The wedding

la fleur-de-lis d'arg. ring of the wife of Dr. George Bull, Bishop of St.

St. Germain de Larchat (Normandy and BritDavid's, who was married on Ascension Day, tany). D'arg. à la bande ondée de sa. 1658, bore the motto “Benè parere, parêre, parare

St. Germain de Mérieu (Dauphiné). D'or, à det mihi Deus." See Life of Dr. Bull by Robert la bande d'az. ch. de trois croissants, d'arg. Nelson, second edition, London, 1714, p. 47.

St. Germain de Villette (Dauphiné). D'or, à Your correspondents J. Y. and Mr. Bowen la bande d'az. ch. de trois colombes d'arg. tenant ROWLANDS, will find in the above book another

chacune en son bec une étoile d'or. beautiful example of dying devotion to the Eng. trois mulettes de sa.

St. Germain. D'arg. un chev. d'az. acc. de

JOHN WOODWARD. lish church.


THE CINQUE PORTs (3rd S. iv. The MAYPOLE IN THE STRAND (3rd S. iv. 126.) 129.) - The Lord Warden whose procession is There must surely have been a maypole in the depicted in Wootton's Prospect of Dover Castle, Strand later than 1717. Fifty years after the &c., at Knole, Sevenoaks, is Lionel Cranfield death of Sir Isaac Newton it comes up again, and Sackville, who was made Constable of Dover in connection with the name of another astronomer. Castle, and Lord Warden of the Cinque Ports, Derham, in the Preface to his Astro-Theology (it by Queen Anne, in 1708, and advanced to the is the edition of 1775 that I have before me), reDignity of Duke of Dorset by George I. in 1720. fers to “ the old former complaint of the want of

The portraits of his Grace, Sir Bazil Dixon, a long pole to manage Mr. Huygens's glass with.” Maximilian Buck, Chaplain to the Duke, and (the “grand obstacle to all his views with this many years Rector of Seal, Kent, and others, are telescope, which had been lent to him by the introduced into the picture, which was painted Royal Society, being “the vapours near the by Wootton in 1727, and is in size 10 ft. by 7 ft. horizon,") and


“ Takes this opportunity of publicly owning, with all RECORD COMMISSION PUBLICATIONS (3rd S. ii.

honour and thankfulness, the generous offer made to him 101.) — Copies of the works referred to by Mr. by some

of his friends, eminent in their stations, as well IRVNE are in the Library of Lincoln's Inn, forming him a present of the Maypole in the Strand (which was

as skill and abilities in the laws, who would have made part of the valuable collection presented by Mr. to be taken down), or any other pole he thought conC. P. Cooper to the Hon. Society.

venient for the management of Mr. Huygens's glass. JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. But as his incapacity of accepting the favour of these

noble Mæcenases had been the occasion of that excellent QUOTATION,“ LOVE THOU THY SORROW” (3rd S. glass being put into better hands, so he assured himself iv. 129.) — This is a short poem of two verses by their expectations were abundantly answered by the Mr. H. Sutton, of Nottingham, and was first pub- number and goodness of the observations

that had been, lished in the Truth-Seeker, and then in a small and would be, made therewith.” volume which appeared, I believe, in 1850. It A second time, therefore," the Maypole in the was printed at Nottingham. The following is Strand” had the chance of doing duty as a Peak the complete poem :

of Teneriffe. “ SORROW. “ The flowers live by the tears that fall

Magic Pear of COALSTON (3rd S. iii. 466.)From the sad face of the skies;

Sir R. Brown, the eldest son of the Baronet of And life would have no joys at all,

Colstoun, in his Baronetage for 1843, gives the Were there no watery eyes.

following account of this pear: "Love thou thy sorrow: grief shall bring

“ In 1270, the Baron of Colstoun m. the daughter of Its own excuse in after years;

Hugo de Gifford, Baron of Yester, celebrated for his neThe rainbow - see how fair a thing

cromantic powers (see Scott's “ Marmion”), and as they God hath built up from tears ! ”

were proceeding to church, the wizard lord stopped the Mr. Sutton is also the author of a prose work, procession beneath a pear-tree

, and placking one of the entitled The Evangel of Love. J, A. L.

pears, gave it to his daughter, saying, so long as the

gift was preserved, good fortune would never desert her ST. GERMAIN (3rd S. iv. 70.) — There were

or her descendants. This pear, now nearly six centuries several families of this name in France; perhaps ration due to so singular a Palladium; and apart from

old, is still preserved at Colstoun House, with the veneMELETES will be able to select the one he requires the legend, it is perhaps the most singular vegetable from the following list :

curiosity in the kingdom." St. Germain, barons d'Annebaud (Normandy

R. H. R.


To TERRIFY (3rd S. iv. 126.) - This word is funeral entries are now declared (by the decision common in Norfolk, but not in the sense of to of the House of Lords in the Dunboyne Peerage shake, but to do much more formidable injury. Case) to be evidence, their contents must be In Forby's Vocabulary of East Anglia, the fol- taken as true. I now give a copy verbatim et litelowing meanings are given, “ to teaze, irritate, ratim of the entry at p. 60 of the 3rd vol. of the annoy.” But we constantly hear it used in pas- Funeral Entries in Ulster Office, which I have sionate threats ; as, “I'll terrify your vitals." this day made from the original : The meaning here is, to tear out. The word is “Sr Charles Calthrop Kt one of ye Justices of ye Comon evidently derived from to tear, and is indeed pro- pleas dec: yo 6 of Januarie 1616 and is buried in Christ nounced tearify.

F. C. H. Church Dublin; he was aged about 92 y: his first wife

was Winifride Zoto, his second Dorothie Deane, he left CLOUDBERRY (3rd S. ji. 512; iv. 39.) – In noe issue; He was sonne of Sr Fraunces Calt: Kt sonne Staffordshire, Cloud means a hill; may not that of Sr Wm Calt: Ki High Shireve of y contie of Norfolk account for the word Cloudberry, since the habitat

1: H: 6. sonne of Bartholomew, sonne of Sr Wm, sonne of of that plant is on mountains ?

St Olevir sonne of Sr Wm Calthrop K' ye lived in the tyme W. I. S. HORTON.

of the Conquerour.”

There are two other entries in the same volume Death OF THE CAR NICHOLAS (3rd S. iv. 28, relating to his two wives. This information I 77.)- This query gives me an opportunity to re

extracted several years since for my own private. cord the following incident in the life of the Czar Nicholas, which I heard from the lips of a Polish Bernard Burke.

use, through the kindness and liberality of Sir J.

H. LOFTUS TOTTENHAM. Jew some years ago, but as I have not read any Dublin, account of it, perhaps some of your readers may be able to substantiate or disprove it. I ought

RegioMONTANUS (3rd S. iv. 110.) — Without to say that I have no reason to doubt the veracity assigning any ground for his doubt, Mr. Davis, of my informant, and that he was not animated by in opposition to all recognised authorities, prounkind feeling towards the emperor.

On the fesses not to believe that the family name of contrary, when I happened to let a word slip Regiomontanus was Müller. The Latin pseuagainst the czar, he rebuked me — " Hush! thou donym and its German synonym, Kyñsperger, shalt not speak evil of the ruler of thy people ;

were evidently assumed, in accordance with the besides, he is the King of the North,' whose custom of the time, from the place of his birthfuture is mixed up with the future of my own

Königsberg or Mons Regius. people.”

The life of Regiomontanus was not passed in a He stated that it was customary (when he re- garret, and it surely must be easy to trace the sided in St. Petersburgh) to present his majesty sire-name of the scientific bishop. Is there no on the anniversary of his coronation with a silver list at Rome, or Ratisbon, from which we may arm chair, when he sat in it, and received the learn the patronymics of those who have been address from the deputation. On the last occa

promoted to ecclesiastical dignities? By-the-bye, sion, before the emperor had time to sit down, an

Müller was not the first savant on the episcopal aide-de-camp stepped forward, and with his throne of Ratisbon, for, if I remember rightly, sword struck the seat of the chair a heavy blow, Albertus Magnus had formerly occupied it, though which, touching a secret spring, the arms of the only for a short period. The only lists of bishops chair opened, and two sharp blades protruded of this see with which I am acquainted are-1. which would have cut him in two had he sat down

“ Breve Chronicon Episcoporum Ratisbonensium, as usual.

ex Chronica Conradi de Monte Puellarum ConNow, some wise people have shaken their wise fectum,”. and, 2. “ Chronicon Episc. Ratisbon. heads at {my tale, but I am only the echo. I still Anonymi Authoris." The first of these ends think the author was not a manufacturer of with Conrad III. in 1296, the last with Conrad IV. canards, and shall do so until I can't help it.

in 1368. The Chronicle of Andrew of Ratisbon

GEORGE LLOYD. mentions no bishop later than 1437, Fridericus Thurstonland.

Parsperger” being the last ; but the Cathedral P.S. I ought to state that my Hebrew friend | Archives of Ratisbon would doubtless give the said in continuation — "The conduct of the aide information required by your correspondent. surprised every one more than the conspiracy

CHESSBOROUGH. itself.” That part of the mystery was never un- BAYNBRIGG (3rd S. iii. 489; iv. 15.)—In family ravelled. Some said he knew it by inspiration ; papers, which perhaps may be of use to B. A. H., some by intuition; some that he was one of the I find Nicholas Buckeridge, of Northaw, co. Herts, lot, and split. “Further deponent sayeth not."

married Sarah, daughter and co-heiress of William CALTHROP (3rd S. iv. 140.) – I assure your cor- Bainbrigge of St. Giles's-in-the-Fields, London"; respondent, MR. WORKARD, that I too observed issue, Baynbrigg Buckeridge; who married, first, the difficulty to which he calls attention, but as a daughter of Sir Edward Atkins, Knt.; no issue. Secondly, in 1711, Mary Geering, daughter and remote, and almost of that kind which a certain heiress of William Geering of Broadwater, and writer of Hibernian extraction has called “antiGoring, co. Sussex ; by her he bad two sons, Henry thetical.” But the affinity between the fruit of Bainbrigg Buckeridge of Erleigh Court, near Son- the seaside-grape and that of the common vine, ning; and Nicholas, who died unmarried. The or Vitis vinifera, is of that more ordinary descripproperty in St. Giles's belongs now, Meux's tion which may be termed homogeneous. Thus, Brewery included, to Francis Hotchkin Bucke- according to Dr. Grainger (The Sugar Cane, ridge of Sonning, near Reading.

a poem, London, 1764, book iv. 563–5, and note), Henry Baynbrigg Buckeridge of Lincoln's Inn, the seaside-grape is not bad for food, its “clusand also of Highgate, in the county of Middlesex, ters,” when they ripen, become "impurpled," and is in a direct line descended from Arthur Bucke it makes wine. Now this fruit, be it observed, ridge of Grand Chester, in the county of Cam- the worthy Doctor himself twice calls simply bridge, who was brother to the late Rev. John grapes.”—“It (the tree) bears large clusters of Buckeridge, Bishop of Rochester, and afterwards grapes"; and again, the grapes, steept in water.” of Ely; that the said bishop had arms granted And as, though he published in London, he wrote unto him by William Camden, Esq., Clarenceux in the West Indies, whence he hails as a resident, King of Arms, without any amitation of them to we may fairly infer that he there found "grapes,” his brother; whereby, upon the death of the said simply "grapes," a received and well-known name bishop, he dying unmarried, the said arms ceased; for the fruit in question. What wonder then if and that he is unwilling to use any ensigns of Sir Archibald, writing about the West Indies, honour without an unquestionable authority, hath uses the same word in the same sense ?-of course therefore prayed his lordship's warrant for our always supposing in his readers sufficient gumpgranting and confirming to him and his descen- tion to understand him. If I am writing of a dants, and to the descendants of his father Bayn- small specimen of West Indian currency called a brigg Buckeridge, both deceased : the which arms dog, surely I am not bound to add in a note, were borne by the said Bishop Buckeridge for the “not dog, a quadruped."

SCHIN. term of his life. The arms were granted to Henry Baynbrigg

TITLES BORNE BY CLERGYMEN (3rd S. iv, 148.)Buckeridge, the 1st of April

, the 11th year of Besides the baronets (of whom a long list has George II., 1738.


already been given in “ N. & Q."), there are the Bradney, near Burghfield Bridge, Reading.

Earls of Abergavenny, Buckinghamshire, and

Guilford; Lords Bayning, De Saumarez, Saye GRAPE AND SEASIDE-GRAPË (3rd S. iv. 85.),

and Sele, Alwyne Compton, T. Hay, Arthur and Your correspondent S. has remarked upon Sir A. Alison's well-known and graphic description of Thynne (perhaps others), and more than one

Charles Hervey, Wriothesley Russell, and John the West Indies, because it speaks of the fruit hundred Honourables; to whom may be added of the sea-side grape as grapes.” To strengthen Counts Dawson-Duffield and John de la Feld; his case, your correspondent adds, " there is as

all clergymen of the Church of England. Lord little affinity between the grape and the sea-side Auckland is Bishop of Bath and Wells. The grape as between the strawberry and the straw- Earl of Kilmorey and Viscount Mountmorres are berry tree.'”

clergymen of the church of Ireland. Lord PlunThis may be botanically true; but with regard ket is Bishop of Tuam. Sir W. L. Darell (not to the fruit of the sea-side grape, which is now Darrell) is a baronet, and an English clergyman. the question, I beg leave to demur. Not only

JOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. are strawberries very good eating, especially with cream, but they are generally considered an en- St. PATRICK AND VENOMOUS CREATURES IN tirely barmless and indeed wholesome fruit. But, IRELAND (3rd S. iv. 82, 132.) - Dean Swift, in a on the contrary, the fruit of the strawberry-tree, note to his “Verses on the sudden Drying up of or arbutus — at any rate the mature and fully- St. Patrick's Well, near Trinity College, Dublin," developed fruit as it grows in the South of says:Europe-has a very bad name. It is sometimes

“ There are no snakes, vipers, or toads in Ireland, and given with a bad design, and with a similar de- even frogs were not known there until about the year sign it is sometimes eaten intentionally; but 1700. The magpies came a short time before, and the “ No quiere mi Madre que yo coma madroño,"

Norway rats since."

Job J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. says the Spanish song (Madroño, the fruit of the strawberry-tree); and no one can partake of that KNIGHTHOOD: MILES, EQUES, EQUES AURATUS fruit without consequences which all discreet and (3rd S. iv. 7, 137.) - Selden says, in respect to decent people would deprecate.

these terms : The affinity, then, between the common straw- “With us in England, qui suscipet ordinem militiæ is the berry and the fruit of the strawberry-tree is very dubbed Knight, and bim generally we call a Knight; yet


also the word milites denotes Gentlemen or great Free- they may be kept at Windsor, or in some other holders of the County also, and they are called Knights

royal archive. If so, a catalogue of them, with in our lawes that concerne either choice of Coroners or Knights of the Parliament, although they be no created

the names, dates, and mottoes in full, would be Knights.”Titles of Honour, p. 436.

extremely curious and interesting; and certainly Knights being Equites aurati (and called so from of no little value in many questions of history and their gilt spurs, which they were wont to have put on at pedigree.

A. their creation), are also known and exprest by the name of milites facti.”—P, 437.

“ The Equestrian Order, in old Rome, consisted of such as were Equites; who anciently had their rank only from

Miscellaneous. the Roman census equestris, and the censor's choice or allowance of them.”-16.


WANTED TO PURCHASE. “ Knight (miles) and chivaler, are but the same with eques.”—P. 761.

Particulars of Price, &c., of the following Books to be sent direct to

the gentlemen by whom they are required, and whose names and adJOB J. BARDWELL WORKARD, M.A. dresses are given for that purpose:

HILL's (Rev. Joan) SERMONS. 8vo. London, 1794.
MAGIC MIRRORS (3rd S. iv. 155.)— The use of ANECDOTES or EMINENT Persons. 2 Vols. 8vo. London, 1813.

“divining," or "seeing” glasses, is quite common The Irish Pulpit. 3 Vols. 8vo. Dublin, 1827–39. Vol. III.

Alison's (Sir A.) HISTORY OF EUROPE. 20 Vols. Vol. V. at the present day, and by persons of good educa

Wanted by Rev. B. H. Blacker, Rokeby, Blackrock, Dublin. tion. "In my own possession are four made of

THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE ENGLISH COMMONWEALTH: Angloglass: one is round, the others are egg-shaped. Saxon Period, by Francis Palgrave. 2 Vols. One of the latter was obtained from Hull, mounted Wanted by Mr. James Wm. Cook, 72, Coleman Street, City. on a mahogany stand, the narrow end upwards, New AND COMPLETE Dictionary of the Englisu Language, by John and sold to me as having been consecrated.” The

Ash, LL.D. 1775. 2 Vols. 8vo.

DICTIONARY OF THE ANCIENT LANGUAGE OF SCOTLAND. Edinb. 1804, largest of the egg-shaped ones belonged to the 4to. No. 1., by Robert Allan.

COTGRAVE's French DICTIONARY. Any edition. wizard, Henry Harrison, who lived at Leeds ; Locorum, NOMINUM PROPRIORUM, GENTILITIUM, Vocumque piPPICILIOand is the identical glass which Dove looked in VERNACULA, a Thomas Crawfurdio. Emend. C. Irvinus. Edinb. 1665, before administering strychnine to his wife, and

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Books wanted to borrow.

The writer, to whom official duties deny a regular attendance at the verse characters, the word “Nature.” I have Museum when the Reading Room closes before six p.M., requires the

undermentioned books; and would be greatly obliged to any gentleman repeatedly seen these glasses for sale in glass and

possessing them who would kindly permit him to borrow them. Only china shops. Now before me are two MS. rules

one or two volumes would be required at a time. Great care would be taken of them;

their return bonded, and (if required) a fair sum paid for for the consecration of the glasses before use.

the use of them:They commence with an invocation to the Deity, The publications of the Record Commissioners, and the Calendars issued and another to the angel of the day, to each of

by the Master of the Rolls.

Wanted by Mr. Challsteth, 1, Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn. whom there are separate invocations.

After the incantation, &c., follows the “discharge for the spirit to depart." These rules vary slightly in form, and may be

Notices to Correspondents. seen in Barrett's Magus, book ii., published in NOTES ON Books in our next. 4to, 1801.

SENNOKE's Query does not appear to have been received. If sent, it

shall have immediate insertion. I have little doubt they are taken from the

E. M. C. We have two letters for this Correspondent. Where shall Clavicula Salomonis filii David, a tract of forty- we forward them? seven pages; of which I have an edition, pub- C. W. B. The coin in question is worth about five pounds. lished without year or place (but early in the

John Dalton. There is an article on the Spanish editions of Don

Quixote in the British Museum in 1860, in "N. & Q."! 2nd s. ix. 146. seventeenth century), in Holland.

Bohn's Lowndes, pp. 401, 402, contains a list of the principal English

translations. EDWARD HAILSTONE. Abuba. Only one Part of the Landscape Illustrations of Moore's Irish Horton Hall.

Melodies appears to have been published.

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tically." read antithetically;” p. 143, col. i. line 21 from bottom, for

“æris” read "airis.". motto upon them ; not his family motto, but a “NOTES AND QUERIESis published at noon on Friday, and is also motto which he adopts for the occasion. One of issued in Monthly Parts. The Subscription for STAMPED Copies for

Six Months
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