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city, but being unsuccessful in obtaining the Lyon as early as 1549, in which year and 1551 licence of the Bishop of Bath and Wells, he opened it was added to Bibles of Taverner's translation, the chapel as a building apart from episcopal published by John Day. See J. R. Dore's 'Old control, and eventually seceded from the Church of Bibles,' p. 142. Other versions of it are by England. He afterwards purchased Bethesda William Whiston, 1719, in 'Authentic DocuChapel, Bath, and remained there until his re- ments'; by Clement Cruttwell, 1785, in a Bible moval to Brighton. Here be acquired the Pavilion with notes by Bishop Wilson ; and in America by Chapel, in which he officiated for some years, but Dr. E. C. Bissell, 1880. his health failing him, he was latterly compelled Of the fourth book there is no other version to spend the winter at Nice. Mr. Wallinger, who except a paraphrastic one, 1702, in L'Estrange's held Calvinistic views both before and after bis Josephus' (of whose works it was at that tiine secession from the Established Church, died in supposed to form part). Albert Road, Brighton, on March 28, 1878, and I believe that this list is complete. was buried in the extra-mural cemetery at that
C. F. S. WARREN, M.A. place. He married at Gretna Green on April 3, Longford, Coventry. 1820, Harriet, eldest daughter of John Newenham Devonsher, Esq., of Kilsharrig, co. Cork, and had
Besides the two books of Maccabees usually issue by her four sons and three daughters. His included in the Apocrypha, there are three others eldest son, John Arnold Wallinger, Esq., is the called by that name. An English translation of present representative of the family.
all five was published at Oxford in 1832 by the It may be added that Mr. Wallinger's first late Dr. Henry Cotton, Dean of Lismore. He cousins, the Rev. Wm. Wallinger, M.A. (ob. places the so-called third book first, because it Nov. 3, 1880, æt. eighty-five), Prebendary of relates to a period earlier than the rest, before the Chichester, and Jobn Arnold Wallinger, Esq.,
time of the Maccabees, so that the title is only due appointed a serjeant-at-law on July 14, 1848, who to the fact that the expression Maccabee was died April 4, 1860, aged sixty-two, were the only afterwards adopted by the Jews to designate any sons of Wm. Arnold Wallinger, whose death is one who had to suffer persecution for religion. Of thus recorded in the Gentleman's Magazine, Sep. Smith's Dictionary of the Bible,' that “while it
this book the Bishop of Durham remarks in tember, 1798, vol. Ixviii. pt. ii. p. 815:"Sept. 6. At his house in Milbank-street, West- bistorical, some basis of truth must be supposed to
is impossible to accept the details of the book as minster, William Arnold Wallinger, esq. merchant, and captain of the St. Margaret and St. John's
association," lie beneath them." There have been several EngDANIEL HIPWELL.
lish translations of it, the first of which was put 17, Hilldrop Crescent, N.
forth by Walter Lynne in 1550. The so-called MACCABEES (8th S. iii. 169). — There are many ously ascribed to Josephus ; it goes over nearly the
fourth book of the Maccabees was formerly erronetranslations of the third and fourth books. The same ground as the second book. Neither this classical edition of the Maccabees in English is nor the fifth book (the author of which is quite “ The Five Books of Maccabees in English, with unknown) had appeared in English before De: Notes and Illustrations, by Henry Cotton, Arch. Cotton's version, though French translations of deacon of Cashel, Oxford, 1832.” The fifth book both had been published. The latter brings the only exists in Arabic, and in the Latin version of Jewish history down nearly to the end of the reign the Paris Polyglot, 1645, and it must be noted of Herod the Great. Although the author's name that it is only from this modern Latin that Arch is unknown, there is internal evidence that he deacon Cotton has translated it. There is powrote after the destruction of Jerusalem by Titus. version direct from the original. Also it must be His knowledge of Roman history, if not extensive, noted that the archdeacon has, for chronological is peculiar ; witness his account
of the Hannibalic reasons, altered the numbering of the books, 80 war, in which he tells us that the Romans, after the that his first is that usually called the third, his battle [of Capdæ], deliberated about surrendering second and third the first and second, the other the country until they were dissuaded from it by two being as usual.
Scipio, who offered to make an expedition into However, this work has been long out of print, Africa, where he defeated and killed Asdrubal
, and Anon. will most easily find what he wants Hannibal's brother, and afterwards Hannibal, being (except the fifth book) either in Bagster's edition recalled, was defeated also, fled into Egypt, but of the Apocrypha in Greek and English, or in “ The was followed and captured by Scipio, on which beUncanonical and A pocryphal Scriptures, by the took poison.
W. T. LYNX. Rev. W. R. Churton," which latter work is ad- Blackheath. vertised almost every week in ‘N. & Q.' Bagster's version of the books in question is by the Rev. " What CHEER ?” (84b S. iii. 66, 94, 175) -I H, F. Woolrych.
do not know the meaning of “What cheer 1” in The third book, indeed, was translated by Walter modern slang. In addition to the quotations
given, attention may be called to the entry in 'Abanks, public buildings, &c. It may not be in Key into the Language of America,' by Roger such everyday use on the shores of Narraganset Williams, "of Providence in New Eogland,” as on the banks of the Tyne, but it is well known printed in London, 1643, by Gregory Dexter. and much respected in its New England home. Roger Williams says: "What cheare, Nétop?' is
DOLLAR. the general salutation of all English toward them," that is, the Indians of southern New England, defined in Hotten's Slang Dictionary as
“BOXING HARRY” (gth S. iii. 128).—This is about 1640. He adds that “Nétop" means friend, and Mr. Trumbull, the greatest living plying dinner and tea at one meal ; also dining,
term with bagmen or commercial travellers, imscholar in Algonkin philology, explains that oty; with Duke Humphrey,' i. e., going without." mologically it means “my friend, of comrade.” Mr. Farmer repeats this definition in his 'Slang It is stated that when Williams, driven from
and its Analogues.'
G. L. APPERSON. Massachusetts, landed in June, 1636, at the place
Wimbledon. he called Providence, the Narragansets, more hospitable than the Puritans of Boston, greeted To MR. HOOPER'S query I should like to add him with the welcome, “What cheer, Nétop?” another. Among schoolboys, gamins, and all that The “What cheer?” of Shakespeare and the gentle youthful band whose trespasses are urged either Narragadsets has been the motto of the beautiful by mischief or appetite, there is a significant city of Providence, Rhode Island, from the outset, phrase, “ Boxing the fox." This expression is and is carried in the seal of the city as well as by the slang synonym for stealing fruit from an local institutions. It is the one word by which orchard. Is the term common to the puerility of Rhode Islanders know each other the world over. the British island; and, if so, what is the meaning When the Pilgrim Fathers landed at Plymouth, of the word " boxing"s W. A. HENDERSON. Samoset greeted them with the words, " Welcome,
DECAY OF HISTORY (8th S. iii. 124). — MR. Indians of 1620 and 1636. "What cheer?” may at a correction. The “State Services” did not
HYDE CLARKE, I am sure, will not be offended be slang in old England; here it means Providence, “become optional,"
as he expresses it. They were Rhode Island.
C. W. ERNST. Boston, Mass.
formally abolished by a royal warrant, the same “What cheer ?” may be slightly slangy, but it 17, 1859, and are now, therefore, absolutely
authority which imposed their use, dated January is not so very modern. Some fifty years ago I illegal. The warrant (printed at the end of the spent a few months in Newcastle-on-Tyne. There Prayer Book) gives no option ; the Queen's AccesI found the phrase literally in every month. The sion Service alone is retained. keelman, the pitman, every “canny lad" on the
EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. street salated his passing acquaintance with Hastings. “What cheer ?” and the acknowledgment came back as readily, “What cheer ?" It was the AUSTIN BERNHER (8th S. ii. 148).--Your cor"How do you do?" of politer society. I believe respondent W.S. S. will find, if he refers to Bohn's it is still generally used. In my wanderings edition of Lowndes's Bibliographer's Manual, through the far West I have occasionally met with that a collection of 'Sermons preached by Maister & Typeside man. The old greeting of “What Hugh Latimer' was published by John Day, in cheer ?” would open bis heart and make his face quarto, in 1562, and that it contains a dedication shine in an instant. “What cheer?” has also an to the “ Duches of Suffolke" by Aug. Bernher. American connexion. In 1636 Roger Williams, The index to the edition of Foxe's Acts and a Welsh clergyman, was expelled from Massa- Monumonts' issued by Seeley in 1868 describes chusetts for nonconformity. A few years previous Austin Bernher as Latimer's servant, and gives the Rev. Wm. Blackstone, another fugitive from the following references: vi. 393, 756; vii. 262, conformity, had effected a settlement in what is 398, 767; viii. 185, 404, 456, 457. now Rhode Island. Williams sought the same
EDWARD PEACOCK. refuge, and, with five followers, landed at the
For various bits of information about him see head of Narraganset Bay. The Blackstone settlers the entries under his name in the very full Index had probably taught the natives some English, for of the Parker Society's publications. as Williams and his friends drew near the beach
EDWARD A. MARSHALL, M.A. an Indian saluted them with, “What cheer, Hastinge. friends, wbat cheer?” Williams accepted the kindly word as a good omen, and it took deep root LARGE AND SMALL PAPER COPIES (8th S. iii. in the traditions and realities of the city of Pro- 129).- Dibdin, in his ‘Bibliomania,' gives a somevidence, which he then founded. The phrase still what lengthy list of scarce works printed upon asserts itself in "What cheer?” newspapers, I large paper, and in it he mentions a large-paper copy of “Scott's 'Discoverie of Whitcraft'[sic], lulu] for burial, in H.M.S. Blonde, commanded by 1584.” He states, “ It is rarely one meets with Lord Byron.” EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. books printed in this country, before the year Hastings. 1600, struck off in such a manner” (ed. 1876, P. 492). See also Dr. Burton's 'Book-Hunter' SEAL (8th S. ii. 308). — As this question has for the fundamental difference between large paper remained unanswered, might I venture to suggest and tall, or uncut, copies of books.
that the description of arms would almost apply J. F. MANSERGH.
to the Sees of Norwicb, Chester, or Meath? The Liverpool.
seal, however, is described as a foreign one. Per
bap3 more details could be given to help in the “ CROCKERY”: “Dostman" (gth S. iii. 146).
attempt at discovery.
LEO COLLETON. So far from dustman having been introduced as a 25, Cranbourne Street, W.C. new substantive by Miss Burney in 1782, Mr. Oliphant would have found it if he had looked RIPON SPURS (8.b S. iii. 146).-In 'A List of into Gay’s ‘Trivia,' 1715. In book ii. I. 37, we the Roman Catholics in the County of York in read :
1604,' edited in 1872 by your correspondent Mr. The dustman's cart offends thy cloaths and eyeg.
Edward Peacock, F.S.A., from a manuscript in J. Dixon.
the Rawlinson Collection in the Bodleian Library,
Henry Warwick, spurrier, and his wife, of Ripon, Old Coin or Token (8th S. iii. 209). -I think are returned as recusants, p. 39. ASTARTE. J. L. B. will find the coin he asks about in *N. & Q.' is an old crest button, made by Messrs. " WHETHER OR NO (8th S. iij. 186). — Am I Firmin & Sons, who for some years had a batton right in thinking that this locution involves a and accoutrement shop in Conduit Street. I see precious survival, which no one would be more they are now at 155, Strand, and I have no doubt unwilling to stamp out than MR. F. C. BIRKBECK would give him all information required.
TERRY, if he should come to judge of the matter
W. PONSONBY. as I do? It seems to me that the northe not KING AND QUEEN OF TÆE SANDWICH ISLANDS which he desiderates, and that it represents the (8th S. iii. 105, 177).—I do not think I am in- na or ne used in southern Eoglish, after northsensible to humour, but I cannot see anything country, men had accepted as a synonym the amusing or comical in the death of these personages. writer of the Elizabethan age, whose very name we
innovation noht. There is a more or less unknown Hood so loved a joke that he sometimes overstepped the bounds of good taste in search of one.
moderns are undecided how to spell, who would, That the king and queen should have come to perhaps, bave more sympathy ihan MR. F. C. England, and there died within a few days of ope BIRKBECK TERRY has with the newspapers, novels, another, struck me at the time as affecting, and so and magazines of today, which “revel” in the use it seems to me still. Death is a serious thing ;
of " whether or no"; for he was a fellow-sinner. and circumstances made it in the case of these A little out of fashion that mode of speech may islanders opusually sad. As to their complexion, have been, even in the sixteenth century, as I they certainly did not deserve the name of darky, observe he attached it for the most part to the less usually given to negroes. How any one could polished individuals of the motley crowd of
approve of the epitaph suggested at the close of personages it pleased him to portray; but he their career,” I cannot understand. To me it makes an astonished King of Naples exclaim, in a seems both unfeeling and silly. When Queen
moment of agitation, Emma was here, in 1865, I saw a good deal of her.
Whether thou be'st be or no,
Or some enchanted trifle to abuso me She was of white blood on her father's side ; but
As late I have been I not know, her two companions were full-blood islanders, and
and they were not more swartby than mulattoes.
causes one Cassius to remark, – JAYDEE.
it is doubtful yet
Whether Cæsar will come forth to-day or no. Are the royal romains still in the vaults of St. Martin's Church ; and if so, wby? For, accord
Whether I be right or wrong, then, in the suping to the Annual Begister," 1824, the bodies. position that I entertain, I would plead that any were embalmed, and, after lying in state,
English yet current amongst penmen which was deposited in a vault in St. Martin's Church, until been quoting, ought not to be “called in" by
legalized by the gentleman from whom I bave they could be conveyed home.” Moreover,
the condemnation of critics or be nailed to the “ Government gave orders for every respect being shown to their remains in their conveyance to
counter as spurious.
St. SWITHIN. Owbybee.". Since writing as above, I have read in This expression, if a story I have heard is true, the late Lady Brassey's 'A Voyage in the Sunbeam' is used with a disregard of other things besides that their remains “were brought back here [Hono- grammar. A lady, I have been told, wrote to a
friend that she would pay ber a visit on Monday narrative we gather that the inhabitants of Ufton Court D.V., and on Tuesday whether or no !
were quiet, peaceable folk, who desired nothing except O. F. S. WARREN, M.A.
the permission to worship in quietness after the manner
of their forefathers. Although the old court has been Longford, Coventry.
mutilated and degraded, the oratory in wbich the offices of their religion were performed has not been swept
away. The old house also contains more than one of Miscellaneous.
those strange dene, called priests' hiding-boles, in which NOTES ON BOOKS, &0.
the wandering ministers of the fallen faith were wont to
conceal themselves when bunted by pursuivant and conHistoric Towns.— York. By Rev. James Raine, M.A., stable. We trust they may long survive, as memorials of D.C.L. (Longmans.)
a state of barbarism which has happily passed away. CANON RAINE, we need not tell our readers, is an accom
We gather from the records wbich Miss Sharp has digplished antiquary. Not only has he a profound know covered that the Perkinses might bave lived in peace ledge of the York archives, but bis acquaintance with among their neighbours bad it not been for the overEuropean history is of a wide and genuine character. officious zeal of a certain informer named Roger PlumpThere are very few of us who may be trusted to ton-can he have been a far-away scion of the old Yorkgeneralize on historical subjects beyond the limits of our shire race of that name ?-who, for the hope of reward, own island, but Canon Raine is, by the universal con
no doubt, acted as & spy upon their actions. His sent of the few who are in a position to be able to accusation against Francis Perkins has been handed criticize him, one of that select number. He is, there down to us. It bears date 1586, a disturbed and dangerfore, especially qualified for writing a history of the ous time, when the ruling powers suspected every one City of York which sball be at the same time popular of treasonable practises who did not conform to the and scholar-like, for the interests attaching to York are Church of England. The whole document gives a mort not confined to England only: As one of the early curious picture of the state of terror in which “ popish homes of Christianity in the north, the old Northumbrian recusants" lived. With all his cunning, the spy could capital is an object of great interest. She did not hide not make out very much. Care was taken to hinder as her light under a busbel, but spread the flame south much as possible his seeing the babits of the household, ward over what was then barbarous Germany. Egberht, but the fellow was sharp-witted and had quick
ears. On Wigberht, and Willibrord spread the Gospel in Fries- more than one occasion he deposed to having seen" most land, the last of them founding the great line of Bishop of the familye, one after another, slipping upp in a of Utrecht. Wilfritb was, it is believed, the first Christian secrett manner to a bigbo cbaumber in the toppe of the missionary who set foot among these wild scions of the howse & theere continewe the space of an hower & m great Teutonic stock. His name must over be indissolubly balfe or moore &......harkening as neere as he might to connected with York, although his body rests, as is fitting, the place, hath often beard a little bell rounge, which be in the minster he founded at Ripon.
imagineth to be a sacring bell, whereby he conjectureth Canon Raine does not trace the history of events that they resorte to hear masse.". further than the abdication of James II. We wish be
The author has discovered a highly curious account bad followed the stream of time dowa to the '45, and of a riot which has hitherto been bidden among the Star told us of the poor, unhappy creatures wbo were put Chamber papers of the reign of Henry VIII. We are to death at York for the part they took in the vain grateful to her for printing it. It tends to show that the endeavour to bring about a second restoration of the manners of the gentry in the earlier Tudor time were as house of Stuart. The author draws attention to a mediæval legend that rough and violent as those of the London rough of the
present time. We must not conclude without noticing the body of the Emperor Constantius was discovered the excellent illustrations with which Miss Sharp's interin a sepulchral vault under the church of St. Helenesting volume is enriched. without the walls, and tbat with it was found a lamp which had been burning ever since the emperor's The Essays of Montaigne. Done into English by John burial. We now know that such tales cannot possibly Florio. The Second Book. (David Nutt.) be true, but many of them exist in the older literaturo With the second volume of the new edition of Florio's of Europe. It would be well to bave a collection of Montaigne, published in something approaching to facthem, so that, if possible, we might ascertain what has simile by Mr. Nutt and reintroduced to the public by Mr. been the origin of this picturesque piece of folk-lore. George Saintsbury, the cancel leaves are issued to replace The History of Ufton Court, of the Parish of Ufton, in volume, we called attention. A special feature in Florio's
the erroneous title-page to which, in our review of the first the County of Berks, and of the Perkins Family. By translation is the curious rendering of the Latin exA. Mary Sbarp. (Stock.)
tracts : those from Lucretius Florio sometimes chastely We have seldom met with a volume which more fully leaves alone. These translations are very like in style carries out the promise of its title-page. Miss Sharp bas to the speeches assigned the players in · Hamlet.' The given her readers a history of Ufton Court in the very edition is both attractive and convenient. Something best sense of a word which is very often misused. We may be said in favour of the folios so dear to Charles have no scissors-and-paste work bere, but a chronicle of a Lamb and Cotter Morison, but one at the
present time Doble old dwelling and of the worthy race that inhabited suffering from an accident due to the fall of a folio will it carried on with conscientious care from generation to be content to have them in this smaller if still substantial generation, The Perkinses of Ufton were a Roman Catholic race, folio, and find it satisfactory in all respects. It is, indeed,
state. We have compared the reprint with the original who clung to the old ways of thinking, when all around a scholar's book. was changing. Their fidelity to the elder faith brought much trouble upon them during the times of the cruel Verzeichniss der Bibliotheken mit gegen 50,000 und mehr penal laws. In their case the punishments seem to have Bänden. II. Von P. E. Richter. (Leipzig, Verlag been without the slightest justification. Some of the von G. Hedeler.) Roman Catholic gentry were, there can be no doubt, dis- This is the second and concluding part of a valuable loyal to their Protestant rulers, but from Miss Sharp's | index to the nature and extent of the collections ir the principal public and some of the more remarkable The position of this work as the most convenient and private libraries of the Old and New Worlds, which we trustworthy in its class remains unassailed. The present owe to the zeal and care of the Librarian of the Royal is the twenty-third annual issue, and all conccivable pains Library, Dresden. The part now before us contains the have been taken to secure accuracy. Romance, Slavonic, and Scandinavian countries of Furope, and also includes Africa, Asia, Australia, and the greater part of the American continent, taking in
Notices to Correspondents. beveral notable private collections in the United States.
There are some lacunae which we hope the erudite We must call special attention to the following rotices : Royal Librarian at Dresden may see his way to filling On all communications must be written the name and before the next edition of his work is called for. A few address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but misprints occur-1.9, “ Chalon " for Châlons, “Forli as & guarantee of good faith. for Forli—which can easily be corrected. As be We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. evidently, and we think rightly, takes the minimum
To secure insertion of communications correspondents of 50,000 volumes somewhat broadly, and not as one to must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, he slavishly adhered to, he might, we cannot but feel, or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the have increased the value of his book by giving us the signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to statistics of such special libraries as those of the Society appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested of Comparative Legislation, Paris, the Geographical to head the second communication “Duplicate." Society of Lisbon, the Royal Lombard Institute, Milan,
CLASSICAL. the Chapter Library, Verona, where the celebrated Gaius is preserved, and other such rather out-of-the-way col
Si vis me flere, dolendum est lections, information as to which is not easily to be met
Primum ipsi tibi. with. What bas already been gathered together by
Horace, ' Epistola ad Pisonee,' II. 102, 103. Herr Richter gives us the desire that he may long con
E. T. M. tinue his most useful labours.
It never was within her mind Men of Kent und Kentishmen. By John Hutchinson,
To play so false a part, (Canterbury, Cross & Jackman.)
But evil's wrought from want of thought MR. HUTCHINSON has compiled a bandbook of all those
As well as want of heart. personages who, being natives of that famous county,
Hood, The Lady's Dream.' have at any time distinguished themselves in any way.
NOTICE. His tale, full told, extends to only 227 items. We should have thought he might have secured more. He makes
Editorial Communications should be addressed to“ The no pretence to original research, but takes his informa- Editor of Notes and Queries?” - Advertisements and tion from the usual biographical collections, devoting Business Letters to “ The Publisher"-ut the office, half a page or so to each of his worthies. That Mr. | Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane, E.C. Hutchinson does his best to swell out his catalogue
We beg leave to state that we decline to return com. appears patent from his including Sophia, the infant munications which,
for any reason, we do not print; and
to this rule we can make no exception. daughter of James I., who, though
she only lived three days, distinguished herself by getting born at Green. wich,
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