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John Lyly, George Peele, Robert Greene, Christopher Marlowe, Richard Hooker, and a host of other worthies more or less known to fame. We miss the "Last Leaves," which have always been a feature of the "English Writers," and the bibliography, which was deferred from the eighth volume, is still absent. We trust that Prof. Morley will be able to find room for it in the next volume, which is to treat of 'Shakespeare and his Time.' Stoke d'Abernon: its Church and Manor. (Privately Printed.) We have here, in a thin and handsomely illustrated volume, an account, historical, antiquarian, and artistic, of what, in spite of restorations, must be regarded as one of our most interesting parish churches. It is written in a becoming spirit of reverence, and supplies the kind of information we should be glad to possess with regard to scores of other churches of the class. Both the inside and the outside of the church are depicted, and two monumental brasses of unique interest are reproduced and described, as are other objects of interest. The workmanship is thorough, and we can only commend to local antiquaries an imitation of this important work, zealously and anonymously accomplished.
work even more important for English readers than the one before us. We trust that when it appears it may have copious additional annotations, and that in every case the new matter may be distinguished from the old. The Ancient Laws of Wales. By the late Hubert Lewis. Edited by J. E. Lloyd. (Stock.) WE have been in the habit of calling ourselves AngloSaxons, and assuming that all our institutions were derived from a Teutonic source. The late Mr. Kemble, Sir Francis Palgrave, and other students of the first rank have given currency to this idea. It was no fault of theirs; they were far too well instructed to assume that all our institutions came from Germanic sources; but careless readers with a prejudice in favour of those things which were easily grasped by the understanding have jumped to the conclusion that they rejected everything upon which they have not dwelt at length. This prejudice against everything Celtic has been fostered by the wild surmises of certain Welsh and Irish men, who have written in a way to lead people to suppose that they believed that all our institutions came from Celtic sources. The fact is, as every unprejudiced modern must admit, the Celts and the Teutons were very near kinsmen, and their institutions much alike. The Celts seem to have arrived in this island before their Teutonic cousins, but the relationship was so close that it does not appear likely that we shall ever be able to separate those things which are derived either from one
Hierurgia; or, the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. With Notes and Dissertatione by Daniel Rock, D.D. Third Edition, revised by W. H. Weale. 2 vols. (Hodges.) THE first edition of Dr. Rock's well-known book on the ceremonial of the Eucharistic service was published well-stock or the other. The late Mr. Lewis did a great service nigh sixty years ago. It was soon succeeded by a second. Both have become so scarce that when copies occur for sale they commonly realize much more than the original price.
Mr. Weale has done a service to the public by bringing out this new edition. He has done little more than correct the text and in a few instances enlarge the notes, except in the case of the annotations on the rubrics of the missal. We do not doubt that these are in almost every case improvements, but we wish that Mr. Weale had furnished the reader with some means of distinguishing between the work of the author and his editor. Half
of the work is devoted to the theology of the Latin Church. With this N. & Q.' has no concern; but the rest is of the greatest importance for every antiquary whose tastes lead him in the direction of the medieval Church and her offices.
Dr. Rock was by far the greatest of English ritualists, using the word in its true meaning of one learned in ritual. Until the issue of Hierurgia' there was no book in our language which gave any reasonable information as to the old rites and the objects connected with them. The most cultured people fell into what would now be considered the strangest mistakes. One eminent poet speaks of a cross as a crucifix, and another makes one of his characters talk of seeing an archbishop celebrate mass in a cope. Since those days many books of a not dissimilar kind have appeared, but not one of them has in any way superseded Dr. Rock's monumental work. He had not only a thorough knowledge of the ritual of medieval England, but had also spent many years in the study of that of Italy, France, and the churches of the East. The engravings given of the vestments of the Greek clergy will be found most useful by those who desire to trace the ancient vestments up to their earliest forms.
It is not possible for us to give in the space at our command an idea of the treasure of knowledge of all kinds to be found in these volumes, and we are sorry to find that the index furnishes but a very imperfect key to them. It ought to have been more copious.
We believe that the same publisher is about to issue a new edition of Dr. Rock's Church of our Fathers,' a
to historical science by showing that it is possible-probable, in fact-that many of the institutions which we are in the habit of regarding as more especially Teutonic may with equal probability be derived from Celtic sources. It is impossible to follow him step by step, but we may remark that no student of institutions can for the future afford to overlook his chapters on "The Hundred and the Riding," on "Manor Courts," and on "Trial by Jury." They are all of them important contributions to knowledge. We cannot say so much for all other parts of the volume. The chapter on "Common Fields and Local Nomenclature contains statements which we feel bound to question.
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