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If the "shameful offence" alluded to, and to On p. 35 of the. same work we have another which he is now stated to have pleaded guilty, piece of advice, referring, I suppose, to bedtime :was that of conniving at the stealing of some

St. Mathew ; college plate whilst bead master of Eton, as bas

Get candlesticks new; been somewhere suggested, it is somewhat strange

St. Mathi,

Lay candlesticks by. that he should

subsequently bave been appointed head master of Westminster School, where he died This would entail going to bed before seven the following year. The whole story is impro- o'clock, a habit which was formerly pretty general bable on the face of it. He lies buried in id country places.

W O. M. St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, Dec. 23,

Shepperton. 1556. The name in the register reads more like There is an old saying in the county of Norfolk: “Yevedale," with the interchangeable u and v of

You should on Candlemas Day the period.


Throw candle and candlestick away. Hiji.

This appears to be an answer to MR. PRINCE'S P.S.— The signature of your correspondent first query. For the lunar influence on animate Sr. SWITHIN reminds me of a note I intended to and inanimate bodies and vegetable matter, I make in ‘N. & Q.'years ago; but, heedless of Capt. must refer him to ‘N. & Q.,' 1" S. iv. 273, 332, Cattle's advice, did not. Does St. SWITHIN re- 355 ; 3rd S. X. 230 ; xi. 8; xii. 173, 444, 510. member a discussion in ‘N. & Q.' as to the proper

EVERARD HOME COLEMAN. spelling of his name? Apparently at that time 71, Brecknock Road. the City Fathers were themselves divided in opinion, for at one end of St. Swithin's Lane, in

"NIVELING" (gth S. v. 248, 395, 437, 493).the City of London, unless my memory


Please let me correct a mistake at the last it was written up St. Swithin's Lane, and at the reference. $t. SWITHIN suggests that I ought to other St. Swithun's. Probably the London County bave printed the word snivelling with two l's, and

not one. Council has seen to this ere now.

If he will only have the goodness to

look at my 'Glossary,' as printed for the Early [The offence was not theft, but comes under, Sir English Text Society (p. 705, col. 2), he will find Thomas Browne's definition of pins heteroclitical.” It it 80 spelt. I hope this will satisfy him, and that is to be feared that the matter is beyond dispute.]

“ entirely agree."

WALTER W. SKEAT. FOLK-LORE (860 S. v. 449).—There is more, perhaps, in the influence of the moon upon fish than

KENNEDY FAMILY (8th S. v. 369).-Sir Richard appears from the query of Mr. C. LEESON PRINCE. Kennedy, Bart., of Mount Kennedy, co. Wicklow, Sharon Turner, in 'The Sacred History of the second Baron of the Exchequer, who died in World,'has this note (letter iii. vol. i. p. 55, 1840) : London, May 10, 1703, and was buried at St. Mar

garet's, Westminster, had a daughter Elizabeth, “'Fish hung up all night in the light of the moon, who was married to Edward Jones, Bishop of wben esten next day has occasioned violent sickness and excruciating pains. —Montgom., ' Travels of Tyerm. and Cloype 1682–1692, whence he was translated to Bonnett.'"

St. Asaph, and was created Lord High Almoner The book to which there is reference has this to Queen Anne. A younger daughter of Sir for its fall title :

Richard Kennedy was called Bridget, and was

married to the Rev. Matthew Jones, the bishop's " Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennet' Journal of Voyages and Travels in the South Sea Islands, China, younger brother, Archdeacon of Lismore. India, &c., Deputed by the London Missionary Society,

F. BROOKSBANK GARNETT. compiled from Original Document by James Mont

4, Argyll Road, Kensington. gomery, Lond., 1831, 2 vols. portraits, plates." (Lowndes.) There are two replies to the same effect in in common with many others, am as anxious to

ROBERT Joan THORNTON (8th S. v. 467).-I, 'N. & Q., 15: S. iv. 355, with reference to the obtain a complete collation of Thornton's New effect of the moon in causing, putrefaction in Illustration of the Sexual System,' bis Temple tropical climates. There are various other notices of Flora, Philosophy of Botany, and other of the influence of the moon's rays.

botanical works, as P. F. W., if such a thing be ED. MARSHALL.

possible ; but I know of no two copies exactly It is an old usage, not quite forgotten about alike. I have not seen any part of any of the here, to have tea by daylight for the first time in books named in the original wrapper or cover ; but the season on Candlemas Day. The custom seems I think the parts must have been issued most to account for the following maxim, which I have irregularly and unequally—that is to say, each and heard in connexion with it, and which Mr. In- every subscriber did not receive the same text wards gives on p. 15 of Weather Lore': and plates. For instance, there is no plate in the You should on Candlemas Day

second volume of the Kew copy of the Philosophy Throw candles and candlesticks away. of Botany,' but otherwise it seems to be the same

as P. F. W.'s. I have long been on the myth.” Attention may also be directed to Mr. G. A. look - out for anything bearing on the life Aitken's letter to the Athenaeum, No. 3328, and works of this little-known though exceedingly Aug. 8, 1891, p. 192.

W. A. HENDERSON. fertile author ; and, with a view of obtaining Dublin, further information, I have drawn up a very brief sketch of Thornton's life and works, which is

ROBERT BROUGH (8th S. v. 309, 418). — Songs in the bands of the editor of the Gardeners of the Governing Classes,' by Robert Brough, was Chronicle. This contains a complete, though not certainly published. I have seen two editions.

One of them is illustrated. THOS. WHITE. detailed collation of the Kew copy of The Temple

Liverpool of Flora' and 'New Illustration of the Sexual System.' Therefore, I will only add now that several

ITALIAN ANTHOLOGY (8th S. v. 387). -Fromof the large engravings were reproduced on a Hoepli's select bibliographical list of 'I migliori reduced scale.

W. BOTTING HEMSLEY. Libri Italiani' (Milano, 1892), I gather the titles of DELESCOT (31b S. v. 367).—The circular pot is for the student's purpose :

three or four recent anthologies which may serve probably an ancient apothecary's utensil, and the capital letters form a medical label placed on it by moderne. Torino, 1889. 5 lire.

1. Finzi (G.). Antologia di prose e poesie classiche e the potter, as was usual long ago. Numerous

2. Targioni-Tazzetti (A.). Antologia della poesia i errors, of course, occurred in the spelling of such prosa Italiana. 2 vols. 4 ed. Livorno, 1887–88. 8 lire. labels, d's being used instead of o's, &c. If my 3. Puccianti (G.). Antologia della prosa Italiana.. conjecture is well founded, the label refers to a 2 vols. Firenze. 5 lire.

4. Puccianti (G.). Antologia della poesia Italiana. preparation of the Scotia speciosa (Guaiacum

2 vols. (Vol. i. Da Dante a Metastasio ; vol. ii. Poesia afrum), a favourite drug of old physicians, and Moderna.) 5 lire. the letters would thus run, “Dil: e: Scot:" dissolutio (solution) of guaiacum ; or, if the D will stand Lemonnier (Fir., 1872), which lies before me,

An edition of vol. ii., published separately by for 0 (and if the letters are Gothic the mistake is easy), it may be “Oel: e: Scot:," oil of guaiacum. comprises 588 pages, and deals with thirty-siz



Lastly, I may refer to A. Biaggi's 'Prosatori A “PARONTISTÈRE" (866 s. v. 246, 358). — Italiani,' published in London (second ed. in 1892). Here is a much earlier instance of the use of this

H. KREBS. word than those given by your correspondents at

Oxford. the second reference :

A very good collection of translations from the Pan. Whose lodging 's this ? is 't not the astrologer's ? Italian, by G. A. Greene, has been recently pubRon. His lodging ! no : 'tis the learn'd frontisterion

lished by Mathews & Lane, Vigo Street. Of most divine Albumazar.

W. B. S. * Albumazar,' 1615, Act I. sc. iii. vol. xi. p. 310, Dodsley's 'O. E. Playe,' od. Hazlitt.

Crouch End. A note tbus curiously explains the word, “ En.

Capt. CAENEY Bostock, 1620-1675 (8th S. v. trance to a house " ! The editor bas evidently 89). With respect to the query as to whether been napping. F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY.

the Captain of the Guard at the execution of HAIRAY: BARCLAY : DOWNIE (86b S. iv. 267): regiment, I quote the following from a contem,

Charles I. was Cheney Bostock, of Col. Brooke's - I cannot offer any information on the family history of these officers, but if Mr. McCORD wishes porary account of the trial of the regicides, dated

1660:more particulars of the naval war of 1812–15, he will find some in the last appendix to James's Richard Gittens sworn etates • The thing is this my

" October 15th, 1660. The Tryal of William Hulett...... • Naval History,' edition of 1886, or in Collier's Lord, this Gentleman at the bar and myself were both in United Service Magazine for April, 1885. I pre- a Regiment in one Company as Serjeants, about 12 or sume he bas seen James's 'Naval Occurrences.'| 13 years together. About a day or two before the King American authors are Dawson and recently Roose- came to the Scaffold, Colonel Hewson did give notice to velt, besides Fenimore Cooper. A discussion also was

a Lieutenant, that we should come to him, about 38 of carried on in the Army and Navy Journal of New nothing of what they did : he swore us to the book :

us; and he put us all to our oaths that we should say York between September, 1888, and June, 1889. after he had sworn us, he asked us if we would undertake

H. Y. P. to do such an Act, if we would, we should have an hun

dred pounds down, and preferrment in the Army as long SWIFT AND STELLA (8th S. v. 107, 215).-Your as that stood, and the Parliament. Afterwards we querist might be referred to 'Swift, the Mystery refused every person, we thought Captain Hulett did of bis Life and Love,' by James Hay, published refuse : after all refused, it seems, he did undertake to do by Chapman & Hall, in which the author asserts the deed. When the King was on the Scaffold, we were

in Scotland Yard, and they were upon the Guard in the that he bas proved," beyond the shadow of a Banquetting-Chamber : when they were there I laid doubt, tbat the marriage story is a scandalous down my Armes and got into the company : Captain

Webb kept the Guard with his Halbert in his band, by TAE DUKE OF WELLINGTON AND THE ARMY OF the Scaffold, and I did bustle to come near to them: WATERLOO (866 S. v. 345, 389, 433). -I extract then I returned back. Hulett (as far as I can guesse the following from the 'Memoirs ' of Pryse Lockand said " Executioner, is the block fast ?" then be fell bart Gordon, published by Henry Colburn & upon his knees.'

Richard Bentley in 1830. The writer was at Councel. Who did ?'

Brussels on June, 18, 1815, and took pains to “ Gittens. 'Hulett, to ask him forgivenesse,' &C...... arrive at the truth :

“ Benjamin Francis sworn states. "My Lords and Gentlemen of the Jury, as to the Prisoner at the bar Wellington could have maintained for so long a time so

“Perhaps no general in the world except the Duke of (William Hulett) he was very active in that horrid act, there was two of them had both clothes alike, their unequal a conflict, making every allowance for the steadi. frocks were close to their bodies (as I remember) they ness and bravery of the British troops..... From every were rather in Butchers habits of wollen, one had a black account (says this writer, and he cites many], the French hat on his head cockt up, and a black beard, and the appear to have exceeded the British in numerical other had a grey grisled periwig hung down very low, I force from 30,000 to 40,000 men. But when we call to affirm, that he that cut off the King's head was he in the mind that the former consisted of picked men, all of one gray periwig, and I beleeve tbis was about that man's pation, animated by one soul, who had seen a hundred stature (pointing to Mr. Hulett) and his beard was of battles, and were called to fight for lost honour and life; the same colour, if he had any. I was coming from and that Wellington's foreign troops were composed of Westminster, the scaffold was encom passed within, with different nations, almost all raw levies from the militia, & great guard of Souldiers of Redcoats, I think com

and recruits who had never been engaged (a part of the manded by Biscoe,'

German legion, and three English regiments just disem.

barked from America excepted), it must be admitted that It is possible in the above evidence that the the difference between the two armies was indeed trename Biscoe may have been given in mistake for mendous......I have taken all these details from the best Bostock.

C. S. HARRIS. authorities, and hope they will not be considered uninFort Carlisle,

teresting at this distant period."

The “distant period ” above named was only Joshua JONATHAN SMITH (86h S. iv. 308, 497; fifteen years ; and it cannot be doubted that the 5. 72, 238, 435).–I cannot trace in the registers author would have been roughly handled if his of St. Mary's, Fulham, the interments referred to statements had not been accurate in every by your querist Mk. HARRISON. Alderman Smith's coffin used to be in a vault beneath this in saying that only one regiment engaged on our

particular. In writing from memory I was mistaken church, and I am informed that it was the only side at Waterloo had fought in the Peninsula. I coffin in that vault. I presume that if the rela- should have said that the Peninsula regiments had tives had been buried at St. Mary's the same been filled up by raw recruits, and that only three vault would have been used. I am not sure regimente of British infantry, lately disembarked whether it has been put on record that Alderman from America, could claim to be styled veterans. Smith was, conjointly with Lady Hamilton, execu

RICHARD EDGCUMBE. tor of the last will and testament of Viscount

33, Tedworth Square, Chelsea. Nelson. CHAS. Jas. FÈRET.

I am very much obliged for the quotation. “SYNALL" (8th S. v. 347).— I am sorry that I can. The dyke is still there to see ; but I do not rememnot answer your correspondent's query. Synall is ber reading in any account of the campaign what a word that baffiles my search. Assuming, however, the breadth or depth of it was after the heavy rains. that the documents in which MR. PRINGLE finds it Some of our cavalry forded it on the retreat or are manuscript, I would ask him if he is quite cer- retirement through Genappe on the 17th. As to tain of the decipherment. Could a badly written works on the campaigo, I cannot see anywhere the small have been misread as synall? Small has a Mémoires' of Col. Lemonnier-Delafosse quoted technical meaning as applied to diamonds. Jeffries, by Creasy.

R. B. S. in his 'Treatise on Diamonds,' 1751, p. 20, defines "small stones” as “stones under the weight of a

MR. Justin SIMPSON gives a list of French carat”; and “small diamonds" are referred to by Regiments of the Line at Waterloo and in the

CELER ET AUDAX. Malynes, in the · Lex Mercatoria,' 1622, p. 76, as Crimea,' 7th S. xi. 506. having "some proportionable price." Since the above was written. I have discovered used without another negative by the best writers.

Queen's ENGLISH (8th S. v. 445)- Ñor has been the following manuscript entries in a dictionary Virgil frequently uses a single nec, that belonged to a deceased friend :“Boart (bort?), granular or imperfectly crystallized

Nec modus ingerere atque oculos imponere simplex. diamonds, crushed into powder, or used for engraving on

Georgics,' book ii, 1. 73. hard stones : 22s. to 30s. per carat."

There are many such sentences in the works of Bort (boart), small fragments of diamond."

Virgil, who is much given to expressing himself This strengthens my suspicion that_small is the in this way. “Nec mora,” unaccompanied by

F. ADAMS. another negative, occurs often in Ovid's "Metamor80, Saltoun Road, Brixton.

phoses.' Dr. Johnson, in his life of Milton, bas.

proper word.


written this sentence : "Nor would Milton have THE 15TH HUSSARS AND TAILORS (866 S. v. 328, begun it after he bad lost his eyes." There is no 413, 478).—There is a recent memoir of General other negative. Milton himself also uses one nor George Augustus Eliott, Lord Heathfield of Sussex. only in the following passage ; and similar passages It appeared in the Royal Engineers' Journal of may be found in his works :

Feb. 1, 1888, and was written by the late Capt. Nor content with such T. W. Conolly, R.E. In this it is stated that in Audacious neighbourhood, the wisest heart of Solomon in 1759 Major-General Eliott was commissioned by he led, &c. • Paradise Lost,' book i. 11. 399-401.

King George II. to raise the first corps of light Another example may be added :

cavalry, afterwards known as Eliott's Light Horse For who, to dumb Forgetfulness a proy,

(the present 15th King's Hussars), and that this This pleasing anxious being e'er resigned, corps first came into action at Emsdorf, July 16, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day,

1760. Nor cast one longing, lingering look behind ? In the Gentleman's Magazine, vol. xxix., 1759,

Gray's ' Elegy.'

p. 385, is given the line of battle of the allied E. YARDLEY.

army before the battle of Mioden on August 1, Your correspondent appears to assume as a prin

1759. The British cavalry mentioned consisted of ciple too well known to require proof that the word three squadrons of Bland's Dragoons (present 1st nor should not be used without a preceding King's Dragoon Gaards), two squadrons of Innisnegative. Only "slipshod writings," it seems, ever killing Dragoons, three squadrons of Blue Guards, transgress this rule. As such a canon of criticism two squadrons of Howard's Dragoons, two squadis an absolute novelty to me, I should be glad to rops of Mordaunt's Dragoons, and two squadrons know upon what ground it is alleged to be a set of Scotch Greys-a total of fourteen squadrons, tled rule of our grammar. I quote a few instances which, though present during the action, took nó from English writers of authority where the very active part in it, as Lord George Sackville, who thing your correspondent stands aghast at is un commanded the British troops, failed to carry out blushingly done. Milton (' Paradise Lost,'i. 714-5) the orders sent him by Prince Ferdinand of Bruns

wick for advancing his cavalry. Doric pillars overlaid My great-grandfather, Capt. Floyd, of the 1st With golden architrave; nor did there want King's Dragoon Guards, died on duty in Germany Cornice or frieze,

on Sept. 12, 1759; his son John (afterwards Macaulay, at the beginning of his essay on Addison, General Sir John Floyd, who commanded the 19th says, “Some reviewers are of opinion that a lady Light Dragoons in India), when twelve years and who dares to publish a book renounces by that act two months old received a commission, dated May 5, the franchises appertaining to her sex....... From 1760, as cornet in Eliott's Light Horse, and emthat opinion we dissent....... Nor are the immunities barked at Gravesend on June 10, 1760, on board of sex the only immunities which Miss Aikin may the Port Mahon, twenty gun ship, with Lord Pemrightfully plead.” Further on in the same essay broke and Major-General Eliott. They approached he says, “Gay supposed that some plan to serve the Elbe in bad weather ; during one of the squalls him had been in agitation at Court, and had been the vessel ran aground at no great distance from frustrated by Addison's influence. Nor is this im- Heligoland, and they left her and went with the probable. The late Prof. Freeman (“Norman regiment up the Weser, landing near Bremen. Conquest,' second ed., iii. 484) has a similar con Cornet Floyd had a horse shot under him close to struction : “He had died in the noblest of causes, the line of the French infantry at Emsdorf on and by the hand of the mightiest of enemies. Nor July 16, 1760, and carried off as a tropby a French did he fall alone.”

cavalry sabre, which is still preserved ; on the blade These examples present themselves at once. No are the inscriptions, Regiment de Turpin," doubt a little search would discover countless “Vivat Hussar," “Vive le Roy." Can any reader others. But first let us hear by what authority the of ‘N. & Q.' kindly belp me to identity this regiprohibition is supported. I venture to think that ment? In the London Gazette of that time only there is not, and never was, any rule of the kind. Berchini's Hussars are mentioned in the list of SLIPSHOD. French prisoners taken in this actioo.

W. C. L. FLOYD. The use of nor without a preceding negative is allowable for and never or and not ever, especially

TAE BATTLE-AXE GUARDS (8th S. v. 429).— The in verse.

If ‘H. A. and M.,' 368, be slipshod, Battle-Axe Guards, or Beaufetiers (commonly called it is in good company, for Joha Gilpin rode a race, Beef-eaters), will be the Yeomen of the Guard. A and won it too,

list of the captains from 1486 to 1850, with a brief For he got first to town;

historical sketch, is in 'The Book of Digaities,' by Nor stopp'd, till where be had got up,

Joseph Haydn, 1851, p. 212. A more extensive He did again get down.

history will be found in The Book of Court,' by W. C. B. William J. Thoms, 1844, p. 363. The 'Angliæ

Notitia,' by Edward Chamberlayne, published in In some cases Mr, Addy carries historic caution to various years from 1667 to 1755, states the name unreasonable lengths. . The arrant scepticism of a pasand rank of each man in the Guard. The above sage such as the following ought not to pass unrebuked:

"The many legends and old wives' tales wbich are works contain information respecting the dress and related about st. Patrick lead one to think that he is a arms; but if a more correct description is required myth, a creation of popular fancy.” This is really too consult Sir George Nayler's Coronation of bad. We might as well regard Oliver Cromwell as a George IV.,' which gives an excellent coloured plate freak, of the imagination because there are many ola of the lieutenant of the Yeomen of the Guard, enshrined in modern books, where we might have hoped

wives' fables told concerning him, some of which are July 18, 1821.


that the sifting process would have been applied. A question of the same purport appeared in Anne of Geierstein. By Sir Walter Scott. Edited by *N. & Q.,' 6th S. xii, 147, and did not elicit a Andrew Lang. (Nimmo.) reply. As your correspondent's inquiry is dated As bas already been said, Mr. Lang is a little unjust to from the

county of Down, I would refer him to the nizable decline of Scott's capacity. We, on the other library of Trinity College, Dublin, where he may hand, prefer it to The Fair Maid of Perth. It is true consult ‘Army Lists' from 1743, or to the Hon. that the elfin tricks of Anne are a little puzzling, that Society of King's Inns, Dublin, where one pub- the fortunes of Queen Margaret inspire but moderate lished in March, 1744, may be seen.

Those at interest, and that the termination is more than a little

pebulous. The description of Swiss scenes is, however, the Horse Guards, London, commence in 1795.

very clever. The spirit of adventure dominates the EVERARD HOME COLEMAN.

whole. Arthur is one of the most acceptable of Scott's BURNET Family (8th S, v. 409, 498).—If VER- heroes, and the young “sons of Anak," though they recall

the Osbaldistones in Rob Roy,' are fine young fellows. NON will kindly communicate to me any particulars The illustrations to this favourite edition are by R. de he may possess respecting the Burnet family I Los Rios, and are specially dramatic. The pictures of sball be very grateful.

· The Defiance,' The Duel,' and 'The Executionare HARDINGE F. GIFFARD. among the most vigorous that have yet appeared in any Junior Carlton Club, 8.W.

volume of this enchanting series.
Old Celtic Romances. By P. W. Joyce. Second Edition.


It is delightful to think that Dr. Joyce's charming NOTES ON BOOKS, &0.

translations are again available to those wbo have wished

to possess them. This edition, too, contains an addiThe Hall of Waltheof; or, the Early Condition and tional tale, good notes, and a list of proper names, all of Settlemeni of Hallamshire. By Sidney Oldall Addy. them welcome to the student. Dr. Joyce says he has (Sheffield, Townsend; London, Nutt.),

translated from the original MSS. faithfully and freely, This is a beautifully illustrated work. When, however, and there is no doubt he has combined the two qualities we say this, we do not wish to be understood to imply as thoroughly as it is possible. The stories are old that the text bas been written as a mere set-off to the favourites-the fate of the cbildren of Lir, or the four plates. Such is not the case. Had every engraving white swans; the fate of the children of Turenn, or the been omitted, Mr. Addy's work would still have a quest for the eric fine ; the overflowing of Lough Neagh distinct value as a commentary on some of the earlier and the story of Liban the mermaid; Connla of the antiquities of Hallamshire. There are several matters golden hair and the fairy maiden; the voyage of Mailon which we do not agree with the author; but in dun; the fairy palace of the Quicken Trees ; the pursuit those cases in which we hold him to be wrong he is able of the Gilla Dacker and his horse; the pursuit of Der. to make out a very fair case for bimself. Mr. Addy is mat and Grania; the chase of Slieve Callinn ; the chase not one of those rash persons who regard the derivation of Slieve Fuad; Oisin in Tirnanoge, or the last of the of words and place names as a matter of guesswork. He Fena; and the voyage of the sons of O'Corra. There has escaped from the old superstition that if two words are few charms in ancient literature equal to the Celtic seem nearly the same to the eye or the ear they must romances, and few problems in historical science so Gecessarily be nearly related; but though he exoploys interesting as their origin and value. As we understand the modern methods, we cannot but think that some of them, there is a world of real ancient Irish culture his speculations are not a little rasb.

onsbrined in the descriptions of places and events with The cross found at Bradfield is an interesting relic. which they abound-a culture which reveals Celtic We have little doubt that it was a preaching cross-, belief and Celtic institutions

and the only doubtful station where the Christian and half - heathen folk element is as to the origin of the forms in which they assembled to hear the truths of the Gospel ere there was appear, the Homer or Homers who made them into a church in the neighbourhood. We do not think, how literature. But while scholars are discussing and trying ever, that the

author's surmise that there were very few to settle these things, those who love the romances for churches in Hallamshire is in any way strengthened by themselves will thank Dr. Joyce and his publisher for the fact that in the Domesday Survey only one church this gain to their means of enjoying that fascinating is mentioned in that wide district. When a church is past which Ireland, above all countries, has known how spoken of therein it is positive evidence that a church best to reveal to modern days. Will not Dr. Joyce give existed at the time the returns were made; but we

us a second series ? cannot argue that there was not a church in this place or that because there is no mention of it in the survey. PROF. DOWDEN contributes to the Fortnightly an emiWhy the churches are mentioned in some places and not nently sympathetic, discriminating, and appreciative in others is not easy to explain; but as to the fact no estimate of The Poetry of Robert Bridges.'“ This will doubt can be entertained.

do somewhat to spread the fame of a poet who has con

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