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resumed by order of Gregory 1X. [1227_1241), with the sisted of one nun and a lay sister. The latter addition of the mid-day signal [addito etiam meridiano left the house, and the former died soon after the points to the Joyful Mysteries of our redemption, the prioress. The place having become deserted, we mid-day bell to the Sorrowful ones ; the

morning bell to are told that the escheator of the county made a the Glorious ones.' Others write that the mid-day bell return of the property of the priory:was instituted by Louis XI. of France; but the more common opinion is that Calixtus III. (1455–1458) or

“ The return of the escheator sums up by stating that, dained this pious observance for a victory gained at that as neither priores por nuns were left in the nunnery, time in Hungary in favour of the Faith. So Platina; I the establishment had lapsed to the Crown 'tanquam and also Chacon in his 'Gesta Pontificum”; although it locum profanum et dissolutum,' that is, from circummay be true that a wider extension was given to this stances it had become derelict as a religious house, practice by King Louis XI., who on the 1st May had and came to the Crown, not by Act of Parliament, but ordered (præceperat] that it should be observed through- simply by an escheat for want

of successors in a corporaout France."

tion aggregate. Davington having thus escheated to

the Crown, is not mentioned in the ecclesiastical survey Platina's statement as to Calixtus III. is :- taken in the following year."-Willement's Hist. of

“He gave order, likewise, that God should be sup- Davington,' p. 13. plicated every day, and that a bell should be rung about

The whole of the property belonging to the noon to give people notice when they should join in prayer for the

Christians against the Turks; so that the priory, with the monastic buildings, having now Christians, assisted by the prayers of the whole Church, become the property of the Crown,

was granted to fought against the Turks at Belgrade......and conquered Sir Thomas Cheney, Knt. The Cheneys during them.....a blow that so much scared the Turk that be their possession of the priory pulled down certain retired in haste to Constantinople.”—Trans, edited by portions of the buildings and altered others, Rev. W. Beobam, B.D. It would appear, then, that the custom of pray: Among the portions destroyed were the parochial

making the place suitable for a domestic dwelling. ing thrice a day at the sound of a bell goes back or eastern

part of the church, and the south-western at least to about 1235, if not to 1096. But it is tower of the nuns' church, all the conventual not, I think, clear on this evidence that the form buildings, with the exception of the prioress's parof the prayer was identical with that of the present lour, the entrance hall, battery, refectory, and the Angelus. It has no doubt undergone develop; western alley of the cloister. New kitchens were ments, as well as modifications in both form and built on the site of the north alley of the cloister, intention.

John W. BONE, F.S.A. Birkdale.

and, with slight alterations, the buildings remain

to the present time as the Cheneys left them. ABBEY CHURCHES (86 S. iii. 188, 257, 349, 378). various times. At the latter part of the last cen

They have, however, been used for all purposes at -I believe Davington Church is not the only tary the refectory walls and the upper part of the church in England where the parochial portion remaining tower fell, caused by an explosion at the has been at the eastern end and the conventual at gunpowder mills in the immediate neighbourhood. the western. At p. 30 of Willement's History In 1845, T. Willement, Esq., restored the priory, of Davington, Marrick Church, in the North rebuilding the refectory and upper portion of the Riding of Yorkshire, is compared with Davington: tower, and clearing out the rubbish which had been

"In each case the eastern part was devoted to parochial allowed to accumulate around the walls. He also uses, and the westernmost to the religious community

: arranged for weekly services to be held in the monastic from the general congregation, and the vault churcb, and caused the place, which was in a deing would bear a continuous appearance viewed from plorable condition, once more to smile with progeither division of the church. Such certainly must perity and beauty. CARUS VALE COLLIER. have been the effect at Davington Church."

Davington Priory, In a foot-note Mr. Willement gives other in. stances of churches where there is, or was, a similar eminent example of this connexion ! Originally

Is not St. Mary Overies, Southwark, a prearrangement - viz., Black Friars, at Norwich; Wymondham Abbey, Lyon Regis, and Grey Friars, large Chapel of St. Mary Magdalen, which Chapel

a priory churcb, it received the addition of "a at Reading. These form the English examples. was after appointed to be the Parish Church. ” On the Continent the following examples are Then St. Helen's, Bishopsgate: “Sometime a given : S. Scholastica, at Subiaco; the Church at Peragia ; the Monasterio Maggiore, at Milan; priory, of black puns, and in the same, a parish S. Chiara, at Naples; and the Basilica of S. nuns' Church and the Parish Church being taken

church of St. Helen...... the partition betwixt the Lorenzo, at Rome. I think the fact that the monastic portion was

down, remaineth now to the Parish" (Stow).

A. HALL. allowed to remain at Davington, while the parochial was destroyed, may be accounted for in this way. “ENGENDRURE" (gth S. iii. 384, 437).— I found In 1535 Matilda Dynemark, the last prioress, this word at once, in the first dictionary I opened died, and the remaining inmates of the house con- (viz., the New English Dictionary'). Eight quotations are given for it under the right spelling, cultivated space of country. Thus in St. Luke xiv. 18 engendrure, and five more under the mistaken where our present translation reads, 'I have bought a spelling engendure. It is used by Shoreham, piece of ground,' Wicklift renders it, 'I have bougt Chaucer, Langland, Bokenham, Caxton, the author a town'; and again, St. Luke xv. 15, the sense of our of the 'Romance of Partenay,' &c. Charles Lamb modern version, he sent him into his fields to feed was one of those who did not know how to spell it. swine, is expressed by, 'he sente him in to his toun WALTER W. SKEAT.

that he shulde fede hoggis.' Still more strikingly,

St. Luke viii. 34, εις την πόλιν και εις τους αγρούς, GLADSTONE BIBLIOGRAPHY (8th S. ii. 461, 501; is translated, 'in to the citee and in tounes.' Such iii. 1, 41, 135, 214, 329).— I have in my possession also is the meaning of oņuos, when Homer speaks of Lord Houghton's copy of the Quarterly Review for Bowrai uáda niova õnuov xxovteS ('Iliad,' v. 710), July, 1876, with the

names of the authors of several and when it is used as a term of contradistinction to of the articles added in his handwriting.

TólicToni Te Tavri te onno (“Iliad,' iii. 50), "to the Mr. Gladstone is credited with the review of city and all the country.”” Trevelyan's 'Life of Macaulay,' which extends over From Tyndale's version to the Rhemish at St. the first fifty pages ; Dr. Smith, the editor, writes Luke xiv. 18, and from Cranmer's to the Rhemish on John Wilson Croker'; Mr. Abraham Hay at St. Luke'xiv. 15, it is ferme or farme, which ward on Ticknor's Memoirs '; Lord Bury on also implies appropriation from the fixed rent. 'Modern Philosophers on the Probable Age of the The versions which translate kúun as towne World'; and Lord Houghton himself on the obliterate the distinction between it and dypós.. 'Social Relations England and America' and It is not without interest to compare the similarity The Cost of the Navy.'

of formation in respect of these terms in ancient DE V. PAYEN-PAYNE. Greece and in Anglo-Saxon use. It shows a The following might be added to the list :

like process in civilization from the earlier waste, " Musæ Etonenses. Tomus ii. edidit Ricardus Okos,

common land, to the cultivated enclosure. The S.T.P. Coll. Regal. apud Cantabrigienses Præpositus. completion of this process in England in a proper MDCCCLXIX. Two copies of Latin verses signed Gladstone: manner was ensured on the appointment of the one in hexameters of 44 lines, A.D. 1827, numbered Inclosure Commission in 1845 by 8 & 9 Vict. xxxvii., and another in Latin elegiacs of 48 lines, num. cap. 118. bered xxxix., A.D. 1827. The allusion in the latter seems to be to the great statesman George Canning, Mr. Glad

As Arnold's version of Wickliffe's translation is stone's early friend, whose lamented death occurred in not the same as that of the Wycliffe and Purvey, that year, educated, like him, at Eton and a Student of A.D. 1380–1388, I subjoin this from the Oxf. CL. Christ Church."

Pr. New Testament, 1879: “Y have bouzt a JOHN PICKFORD, M.A. toun ” (St. Luke xiv. 18); "He sente hym in to his Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge.

toun, to fede swyn” (St. Luke xv. 15); “In to the Town (8th S. iii. 264). --My long acquaintance cite, and in to the townes" (St. Luke viii. 34). with Arnold's Thucydides brings to my recol.

ED. MARSHALL. lection a passage in Appendix iii. of vol. i. See ‘Waverley, chap. ix. ad fin.; also the first p. 652, which I think will help to show the proper line of William Miller's little poem, 'Wee Willie use of town as the translation of dypós, not of Winkie.'

JONATHAN BOUCHIER. kuun, and that in this instance the Revisers were quite right, which, considering that Dean Scott SHAKSPEARIAN Relics (8th S. iii. 346).- These was among them to advise them as to their Greek, "relics," recently removed from Stratford to it was probable that they would be. The word in Northampton by a bequest to Mr. T. Hornby, of St. Matthew x. ll is kóun, which means a Kingsthorpe, are referred to by the late Mr. R. B. “ village," not dypós, which represents the A.-S. Wheler, the bistorian of Stratford-on-Avon, in the “tún"; so the passage from Bishop Stubbs will not following extracts from his MS. notes, bequeathed apply in an argument against their translation in by his sister, with many other invaluable records, the sense which is cited by MR. PEACOCK. to the birthplace of Shakespeare, where they are

Arnold writes, in speaking of the Attic dņuos, carefully preserved. Mr. Wheler added many

"The origin of the word oņuos is apparently the MS. notes to his book the 'Historical and Descripsame with that of our English word town, and the tive Account of the Birthplace of Shakespeare earliest significations of the two words seem also to (1824), and many of his remarks on Mrs. Mary have been identical. Aquos is derived by the Greek Hornby are too severe to be published. The foletymologists from ośw, and signifies an enclosure' or lowing extracts are, however, historic and absoclose,' a tract of land marked off from the waste, and lutely trustworthy :enclosed for human cultivation and dwelling. So town is, with great probability, derived by Horne except in reprobation. It is well known there does not

"As to the Relics they scarcely deserve a word, Tooke from tynan, an Anglo-Saxon verb signifying to exist a single article belonging to Shakespeare." enclose ; and toune, or toun, in Wickliffe's Bible is

"I am not aware, nor do I believe, that the Prince used as the translation of 'áypós, an enclosed and Regent (his present Majesty Geo. IV.), the Duke of

Wellington or any of the Orleans party, ever visited the wrong order, shifting the Shipman's more than Birth Place, Fictitious names are abundantly inserted seven thousand lines from its right place. in that and all the other Albums, and Mrs. Hornby who

WALTER W. SKEAT. endeavoured to impose on all was in this respect imposed on by others."

BLACKWATER (8th S. iii. 328). -
ESTE.

Abhainn-mór, great river, is the name of many CHARLES CHEYNE, VISCOUNT NEWHAVEN (766 rivers in Ireland, now generally called Avonmore or S. x. 441,

496 ; xi. 11, 134 ; gth S. ii. 428). ---In owenmore; this was, and is still the Irish name of the a note to Thomas Burton's 'Parliamentary Diary,' Anglo-Irish writers), and also of the Blackwater in

Blackwater in Cork (often called Broadwater by early edited by John Torvill Rutt (vol. iii. pp. 323, 324), Ulster, flowing into Lough Neagh by Charlemont." is the subjoined :

The foregoing extract from Dr. Joyce's exceed" The following letter, addressed by Bishop Compton, ingly interesting work 'Irish Names of Places' the Dutchess of Albemarle, at New Hall, in Essex, i goes to show that the river Blackwater in co. Cork copied from the original in the British Museum :

is not named after the river Blackwater in Essex. Sept, 25.

W. W. DAVIES. Madam,

Glenmore, Lisburn, Ireland, I am an humble petitioner to you, that when the election of Harwich is decided, you would give my Lord Erasmus LLOYD (8th S. iii. 309).—There was an Cheyne leave to take the borough in Cornwall, for his Erasmus Lloyd of considerable property in South option, and that you would give me leave to recommend Wales in the early part of the eighteenth century. another person to your favour,

Were it upon my own account, I should be ashamed to I do not know when he died. His granddaughter ask this : but it is for the Government and Church's married James Lloyd, of Foesy bleiddiad, about sake that I beg it; for the person I would have in, it 1750, and took the Mabws estate into that family, will be of very great and important use to serve both : which still holds it. Erasmus Lloyd was of the and therefore I am sure you will pardon the importunity. tribe of Elystan,

Thos. WILLIAMS.
Madam, your Grace's
most obedient and obliged servant,

Aston Clinton.
H. LONDON.
* Bibl. Sloan.' (Ayscough, 4052).

“CURSE OF SCOTLAND” (8th S. iii. 367, 398, “This interference of a Lord Spiritual, calculated to 416).-The remarks made by your correspondent render the Lower House more a representation of the at the last reference may be supplemented by the Lords than the Commons,' might

serve to expose, if they following passage from Facts and Speculations on William III. The letter was, most probably, written in Playing Cards,' by W. A. Chatto, 1848, p. 267 : 1695, when Viscount Cheyne was chosen one of the mem. This card, however, appears to have been known in bers for Newport, Cornwall, which borough he had the North as the Curse of Scotland' many years before waved in 1690, and sat for Harwich."

the battle of Culloden ; for Dr. Houstoun, speaking I should be glad if any of your readers could of the state of parties in Scotland shortly after the throw some light upon this transaction, for I am Ormistone, who had been very sealous in suppressing

rebellion of 1715, says that the Lord Justice-Clerk unable to trace any possession of interest at New- the rebellion, and oppressing the rebels, became uniport by the Duchess of Albemarle.

versally bated in Scotland, where they called him the Regarding Lord Cheyne, there may be added Curse of Scotland; and when the ladies were at cards the following extract from the Post Boy, July 9-11, Curse of Scotland), they called it the Justice Clerk'

playing the Nine of Diamonds (commonly called the 1698 :

(Dr. Houstoun's Memoirs of his own Lifetime,' p. 92, "Some days since the Lord [Cheney) departed this edit. 1747).” Life ; be is succeeded in Honour and Estate by the

F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY. Honourable William Cheyne, his Eldest Son."

In the Scottish Review, January, 1886, article In the same journal for the ensuing 28th of the The Scottish Peerage,' p. 24, foot-note, I find :month is to be found the record of the second Lord Cheney's election for Bucks.

" It would appear that the name of the Curse of Scot

land' given to the nine of diamonds in a pack of playing ALFRED F. ROBBINS.

cards is not really to be attributed to the Butcher CHAUCER'S “STILBON” (8th S. iii. 126, 249, quarter" on it, as a general order, on the night before the

Duke of Cumberland's having written the words 'no 293, 432).- I am asked from what edition I quote battle of Culloden, but to the arms of this family the Pardoner's Tale,' Group C, 1. 603. The (Dalrymple, Earl of Stair), viz., Or, on a saltire azura edition referred to is entitled Chaucer, the Tale nine lozenges of the field. "It seems to have been aimed of the Man of Lawe, the Pardoner's Tale,' &c., famous for getting up the massacre of Glencoe."

at the first earl, the eminent Whig statesman, chiefly edited by myself, and published by the Clarendon Press in 1877, 1879, 1887, and 1889. Of course,

GEORGE ANGUS. I follow the notation used in the famous “Six

St. Andrews, N.B. text” of the Chaucer Society. In Tyrwhitt, the Some one has referred to the Dalrymple arms line is 1, 12537; in Wright, it is 1.14018; but as explaining this allusion. Besides the doubtfu' both Tyrwhitt and Wright give the Tales in the compliment to the family of Stair, the explanatic

p. 319.

is so far defective that it does not correspond with “In memory of Edward, son of Zechariah and Jane the arms, which are, in their simplest form : Or, Cozens, who departed Nov. 4, 1790, aged 2 years and on a saltire az, nine lozenges of the first. In none

4 months. of the variants of this coat are the tinctures of the

Sweet Boy! late did thy op'ning charms disclose

Most pleasing sweets, on Expectation's wing; lozenges different; but to answer to the nine of

We fondly thought no cloud would interpose, diamonds they should be gules. Besides, the bear. To damp the joys thy innocence did bring." ing here is quite different from that on the card, Four more verses follow, but I will not inflict being on a saltire, and not in three rows, per pale. them on the reader. Two other specimens of his

CHEVRON.

muse appear on pp. 26 and 456: the first a long *EUPAUES ': PARALLEL Passages (8th S. iii. passage of forty-one lines in blank verse, descrip366).- Erasmus, and many others, I believe, had tive of a storm at sea, and the second a shorter written to the same effect long before Lyly, but I one of eighteen lines, on taking leave of bis readers; am only able to find the following just at once :

but neither is of sufficient value or interest to A Male is naturally more excellent and strong than warrant its reproduction here. a female...... Besides the Male was created first."

A copy of his poem The Margate Hoy, which "So was Adam before Christ. Artists use to be most was Stranded on Sunday Morning, the 7th Febexquisite in their later performances.”—' Eras. Colg,' ruary, 1802, 8vo. 20 pp., second edition, Canter1878, vol. i. p. 444,

bury, 1802, is preserved in the British Museum It is put more plainly in the following passage Library. Mr. Cozens was also the compiler of from An Answer to the Arraignment of LewdA Sketch of the Life and Experience of Mr. Idle Women, 1615':

George Bone, of Margate, who Died the 7th of “The Almighty God did so Create his workes, that February, 1802, Aged 42 Years,' 16 pp., being a euery succeeding worke was euer more excellent then continuation of the former work, what was formerly Created:..... Adam being the last

A review of the Tour through the Isle of worke, is therefore the most excellent worke of creation: yet Adam was not so absolutely perfect, but that in the Thanet' appears in Gent. Mag., Marcb, 1794, sight of God he wanted an helper: Wherevpon God vol. lxiv. pt. i. p. 243, while the author's corcreated the woman bis last worke, as to supply and make rections of, and remarks on, the said review find absolute that imperfect building which was vnperfected a place in the succeeding issue, April, 1794, in man, as all Diuines do hold, till the happy creation of the woman. Now of what estimate that Creature is and

DANIEL HIPWELL. ought to be, which is the last worke, vpon whom the Al.

17, Hilldrop Crescent, N. mighty set vp his last rest: whom he made to adde per. fection to the end of all creation, I leaue rather to be

FUNERAL BY WOMEN (8th S. iii. 185, 257) acknowledged by others, then resolued by my selfe." - I have in my possession a curious old sepia P. 5.

print of a funeral procession entering the church at

R. R. Orpington, in Kent. The clergyman in a surplice Boston, Lincolnshire.

walks first ; next follows a man, probably a mute, Z. Cozens (8th S. iii. 8, 94, 196). — The burial band and white streamer, and a broad white scarf

in a very broad-brimmed black hat, with white of Zechariah Cozens, of Margate, aged sixty-five years, is recorded in the 'Register of Burials in the over one shoulder and under the arm, carrying a Parish of Margate,' under date Aug. 8, 1828 three huge bunches of white ribbon. The coffin is

tall staff, the top of which is ornamented with (p. 250, No. 1999). It appears that Cozens, his wife, and two sons,

that of an adult, and is borne by six very tall Edward and Edwin Bedo Cozens, were buried in women, wearing white boods and white dresses Margate Churcbyard, but the inscriptions on the over hooped petticoats, and small white bighpow sunken tombstone have long ceased to be heeled shoes. The pall is bordered with white legible.

with heavy black tassels. The only mourners The marriage at Margate, on Dec. 26, 1814, of are three men in extremely wide-brimmed hats, Mr. R. Brasier, jud., with Elizabeth, eldest

with narrow wbite ribbon round the crowd, and daughter of Mr. Z. Cozens, of that place, is noticed narrow white streamers down to the shoulders in Gent. Mag., Jan.

, 1816, vol. lxxxv. pt. i. p. 80. only. The clergyman's wig is similar to one worn It may be of interest to add that Mr. Cozens's by my great-grandfather, the Rev. Wm. Evans," nephew, George Bedo, is at this time resident in whose portrait is dated 1702. This may be a Oxford Street, Margate.

guide to the date of the funeral, as there is none on From the following inscription and lines copied

the print.

OLIVIA E. PAYNE. (p. 14) in his own book, 'A Tour through the Isle

Rochester. of Thanet, and some other parts of East Kent,' KENNEDY BARONETCY (8th S. iii. 347). This 1793, we gather that Cozens

lived for some years baronetcy became extinct, I believe, on the death at Margate, was married, dabbled in occasional of Sir Richard Kennedy, father of Elizabeth, Lady poetry in addition to his other literary efforts, Dudley, in 1710. He is stated, on the authority of nd buried a child there :

Luttrell's ' Diary,' to have been killed in a duel

with Mr. Dormer. His widow, née Blake, re- BURIAL BY TORCHLIGHT (8th S. iii, 226, 338). — married Lord Fred. H. Howard. I do not know Readers of ‘N. & Q.' may be glad of the following the exact date of the death of Lady Dudley, but extract from the London Chronicle for March 28-30, her will is dated July 9, 1747, and was proved 1758, p. 298:Feb. 9, 1749.

H. S. G. " On Monday night, about nine o'clock, the remains of

the late Archbishop of Canterbury were carried in solemn “STOAT," ITS DERIVATION (8th S. ii. 349, 514; funeral pomp from his dwelling house in Duke Street, iii. 417). ---Clubstart (from A.-S. steort, a tail) is Westminster, and interred in a vault in front of the altar quite another name from stoat. A moment's

in Lambeth Church, agreeable (sic) to his will." reflection will show that stoat and start are different

It may be added that the above archbishop was words, just as coat and cart or moat and mart. Dr. M. Hutton.

E. WALFORD, M.A. That any one should for a moment deem it possible

Ventnor. to derive stoat from A.-S. steort is a clear proof of On looking through my notes on Sheppy, I find the inability of the English mind to conceive that the following account, which has never been printed. etymology obeys fixed laws.

The funeral of Sir Edward Banks took place at Walter W. SKEAT. midnight in the Abbey Church of Minster, Sheppy, HERALDRY (8th S. iii

. 247). — The charge three as also did that of his daughter ; both were by greybounds courant is a well-known Welsh torchlight and of great magnificence. The hearse quarteriog, from whom derived I cannot state, not

was drawn by four powerful black horses, heavily having any authority by me to refer to. It was draped in cloth with

tasselled border. On the head borne by the Berrington family, but the field was

of each was fastened a flaming torch ; great plumes sable. Welsh coats of arms are derived from the nodded on the hearse and coaches wherever one king or prince from whom descent is traced. could be placed, while those following on foot also Sometimes variants are found in colour or arrange- wind blew wildly, and the effect was like a tale of

carried torches. The night was very dark, the ment of the charges.

Ednowain ap Ithel, Lord of Bryn, in Powysland, goblins and night imps as the long train of carriages, bore Argent, three greyhounds courant in pale, borsemen, and footmen wound its way through the sable ; Berrington, of Shropshire and Berkshire, lonely marshes at a foot pace. The villagers were Sable, three greyhounds courant in pale argent. and heavy breathing of the horses which drew the

filled with terror at the strange scrambling noise These arms, within a border indented or, were quartered by the Loyds of Llangurig in right of hearse, as the cortège came up the steep bill leadthe heiress Angharad, daughter of Adda ap ing to the church. An eye-witness said, "It made Meirig ap Adda of Kerry. Green and blue are me greatly afraid of death.” The vault, which is used indefinitely in old MSS. Probably some under the altar, is gained by a flight of steps leading chemical change in the pigment accounts for this.

down from the centre of the communion rail. The EMMA ELIZABETH THOYTS. young and only daughter of Sir Edward died

shortly before him ; her funeral was carried out in Messrs. Woodward and Burnet, in their 'Treatise a similar manner, except that the coffin was covered on Heraldry,' say that “ Azure, three greybounds with white velvet and the plumes and horses were pursuing a stag argent" is the crest of Yardley. pure white. My informant was a grandchild of I know very little of heraldry, but I have been the church clerk at the time, and witnessed both shown an old family crest in which three hounds ceremonies.

OLIVIA E. PAYNE. were running after a stag. E, YARDLEY. Rochester, On the book-plate of Joseph Seymour Biscoe

OCTAGONAL FONTS, WHEN INTRODUCED (8th S. are three greyhounds courant, but no tinctares are i. 227, 351) - Mr. Salter's remark, " The font shown. Crest, a greyhound catching a bare. in the church of St. Thomas, Launceston, Corn

WALTER
HAMILTON.

wall, is Norman ; it is square, standing on an The arms Azure, three greyhounds courant argent octagonal shaft,” may be supplemented. Mrs. were borne by Barneyes. The same arms were Gibbons, in her Itinerary of Launceston' (1865) borne by a Dutch family named Roger. The arms observes :of Yvetot are Azure, a beud coticed or.

“There are several features in the building itself LEO COLLETON. to interest antiquaries — the chief of these being

the fine old font. An illustration of it is given in ACCURATE LANGUAGE (8th S. iii, 104, 196, 309). Van Voorst's collection; but the representation --MR. BOUCHIER's communication is interesting. by no means does justice to its apple proportions. I believe that Dr. Arnold corrected, in almost the The bowl and shaft are formed from a very large same words, a young gentleman who talked to him block of hard free-stone, known by the name of Xexmili

stone. On each side is represented a Catherine wheel about “going into the Church.” A reference would surrounded by a serpent, with the sting protruding from much oblige. EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. the mouth. By persons competent to judge, it has been Hastings.

pronounced of Norman date; and from the Eastern cha

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