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says : “The
of London' (Camden Society, 1852), p. xv, greater part of her eighteen years in Japan.
corpse of the holy Maid of Kent She was American by birth, and had an was interred in their cemetery, as were Irish name. She played the game with great several of the Northern rebels.” But when success, and invariably used three syllablesreference is made to the text, we find (p. 37) no doubt the Fillipeen of Bartlett. that the holy maid was buried “at the Gray
Due Au Coo. freeres," no mention being made of the actual Hongkew. spot, while it was (p. 41)
only the “quarters" of the Northern rebels (with the exception of
ST. PAULINUS AND THE SWALE (10th S. iv. Sir Thomas Percy) that were “burryd at the 168).–Northern historians appear to have no Gray Freeres in the clowster on the North doubt that Paulinus laved converts in the syde in the pamet (pavement ?].” No mention Yorkshire Swale. The Venerable Bede, than in either case is made of a cemetery or grave
whom I suppose there can be no better yard ; but the question arises whether the authority, says that certain things happened graveyard of the parish of Christ Church, in the province of the Deiri, where he was Newgate, which was the Gray Friars' church often with the king, and "baptized in the under another name, may not have been river Swale, which runs by the village of identical with the graveyard of the Friary. Cataract," a place identified with Catterick The burial registers of Christ Church begin (bk. ii. ch. xiv.). The learned Edward Chur. in 1540, so interments must have taken place ton accepts this statement in his Early before the foundation of the church in 1546. English Church' (p. 54); and Canon Raine, According to Mrs. Basil Holmes (London who I think never wrote uncritically, refers Burial Grounds,' 1896, p. 316), this graveyard both to Bede and Churton in ‘Fasti Eborawas situated on the site of the western end censes' (p. 43), and states of Paulinus : “In of the church of the Gray Friars. MR. the province of Deira, where a great portion ABRAHAMS may be able to say how far this of his time was passed, he would generally topographical indication agrees with his be baptizing at Catterick or Tanfield (Donaobservations. Another burial-place in the field), in the Swale and Yore.” imrnediate vicinity was that belonging to
In default of contemporary parish registers the church of St. Nicholas Shambles. Stow it is difficult to quote any trustworthy autho("Survey,' Thoms's edition, p. 118) records rity for the number of the converts and for that this church was pulled down, and that the year and the time of year of their ad“in place whereof, and of the churchyard, mission to the Church. St. SWITHIN. many fair houses are now built in a court with a wall, in the midst whereof the church Yorkshire Swale in which Paulinus,
There can be no question that it was the stood.” But this was more to the south, near Newgate Street. On the whole, I am inclined his converts, and he thus immersed them
Apostle of the North of England," baptized to believe that the remains which have been recently discovered belonged to those persons fonts could not be made in the early infancy
because, as Bede says, as yet, oratories or who, like the Northern rebels, were buried of the Church in those parts." It is recorded in the cloisters of the Friary, which were by Bede that “in the province of Deiri also ' situated close to the southern boundary the whole tract of country between the Tyne, of St. Bartholomew's Hospital.
W. F. PRIDEAUX.
the Ribble, and the Humber), "where he was
wont often to be with the King (Edwyn), MR. ALECK ABRAHAMS might possibly re- Paulinus baptized in the river Swale, which ceive help in his investigations by the runs by the village Cataract." That Dowsperusal of an article on Grey Friars which bury was one of the places where multitudes appeared in The Builder of 10 October, 1885. flocked to him to receive baptism is attested Thence I extract the following paragraph : by the inscription, formerly extant, to that
"A faithful copy plan lies before us dated 1540. effect on the Dewsbury Cross. Grey Friars Church Yard is marked thereon as As to the Kentish converts and St. Auguswithout the City Wall and Ditch, being situated tine, Dr. Whitaker, in his History of Whalwestwards of The Walke,' leading through a gate-ley," observes that Augustine seems to have way in the London Wall to St. Bartholomew's.
John T. PAGE.
been to the monks what the Theban Hercules West Haddon, Northamptonshire.
was to the Greeks, an object of fond and
thoughtless devotion, on whom they were PHILIPPINA : PÆILOPENA (10th S. iii. 406, anxious to accumulate the exploits, and to 471).- In 1881, when journeying from San divert the honours, of his brethren. Thus, Francisco to New York via Panama, we had precisely in another instance nearly, akin to on board a young lady who had spent the the present, they have adorned him with
trophies not his own. "In one Christmas for you hang de piccaninny?". Why the Day,” says a fragment quoted by Camden “piccaninny
piccaninny" was usually adopted as a sign (Gibson's ed., vol. i. p. 88), “ Austin baptized by such dealers I cannot say. above ten thousand men, and consecrated the
John PICKFORD, M.A. river Swale." “Yet," says Whitaker, “the Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge. whole story, with concomitant circumstances, is related of Paulinus by Bede, whose autho
PARISH RECORDS NEGLECTED (10th S. iv. rity is incontestable” (vol. i. bk. ii. ch. i. p. 69). 186). --My experience confirms this; but, sad
J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL. as neglect is, destruction is worse. Manor This was the river Swayle in Yorkshire waste-paper merchant to be reduced to pulp.
court rolls are constantly being sent to the See Bede's 'Ecclesiastical History,' bk. ii
. Some solicitors cannot read the old deeds, ch. xiv. In the translation by the Rev: L. and they think it safer to have them de Gidley (Parker & Co.) a foot-note identifies the village as Catterick Bridge, near Rich- stroyed. The Local Record Committee would mond, the site of the Roman station Cata-them the private muniments of the lord of
not face this question because they considered ractonium. Paulinus was then Archbishop the manor, not remembering that copyholders of York.
The Swayle in Kent is not a river, but an might have an interest in the rolls; in fact, estuary dividing the Isle of Sheppey from of Wimbledon that the rolls be moved from
a presentment was once made by the homago the mainland.
Wandsworth Church to Putney because of [MR. J. RADCLIFFE refers to Bohn's edition of holders have an interest in the rolls.
damp. This, I think, shows that the copyBede, p. 98.)
GERALD FOTHERGILL. “PICCANINNY: ITS ORIGIN (10th S. iv. 27, 128).—Spanish pequeño, Portuguese pequeno,
CHESS BETWEEN MAN AND HIS MAKER (10th and Italian piccino, though not necessarily S. iv. 169).-The passage which MR. C. M. of Celtic origin, may be urverwandt, i.e., Hudson has seen is no doubt to be found originally akin, or cognate with Cymric or in Huxley's Lay Sermons,' &c., in that Welsh bychan, bechan, bachi old Irish becc, entitled "A Liberal Education. In it Huxley modern Irish beag, Gaelic beag, Manx beg, utilizes Retzsch’s picture as an illustration of Breton bie'han, i.e., little, small. According his view of human life. The laws of nature to Diez-Scheler's Comparative Dictionary are the rules of the game, and the opponent of the Romance Languages' (1878, fourth no fiend, but one just and patient but reedition), Italian piccino or piccolo (as well as
J. WILLCOCK. the Spanish and Portuguese cognate) are
Lerwick. derived from picco, pointed, and from Latin
DICKENS OR WILKIE COLLINS ? (10th S. iii. punctulum, a little point. As to piccaninny, a negro child, it may be Richard Herne Shepherd's" Bibliography of
207, 278.) – The following is taken from compared with Cymric bachgen, pl. bechgyn Dickens, 1880, p. 33:(from bach + dim. term. cen=cyn, can), a little boy (cf. Silvan Evans's Welsh-English Printed in Household Words, October, 1857 (vol. xvi.
"The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices.' Dictionary,' Carmarthen, 1888). H. KREBS.
pp. 313, 337, 361, 385, 409). To the first of these This word is an English corruption in papers Dickens contributed all up to the top of the spelling. The original phrase was pequeña the white line in the second column of page 340; to
second column of page 316; to the second, all up to niña=little child. Any one familiar with the the third, all except the reflections of Mr. Idle Spanish colloquial habit of dropping the last (363-5); and the whole of the fourth part.,, All the syllable when a word ends with a vowel will rest was by Mr. Wilkie Collins.' -Forster.” know at once how the English made the
ROBERT PIERPOINT. word. The word picayune was derived in
AN EARLY LATIN-ENGLISH-BASQUE DICthe same way, pequeño uno=a little one (coin). TIONARY (10th S. iv. 143). – DR. ABBOTT,.is
incorrect in stating that this stupid dic
tionary, the discovery of which he announced As an illustration of this term being used to me some six months ago, was
" the first in England, allow me to mention a small attempt to construct a Basque dictionary of wood engraving in one of Hood's Comic any kind.” Even if he can prove that it was Annuals, date, perhaps, 1836. In this is written before that of Pouvreau, which also represented a black doll suspended as a sign comes chiefly from Leiçarraga's New Testabefore a marine-store-dealer's shop, and a ment, and ought to be published without negro, armed with a cudgel, saying, "What delay, he has overlooked the valuable glos
sary of Leiçarraga himself, and the dictionary never the dayes of all your lyfo dronke ye of 80 of Rafael Micoleta or Nicoleta, which be good a cuppe.'. Begyn, Monke,' sayd the Kyoge. longed to Sir T. Browne and his son-in-law And the Monke dranke a grete draught, and so set
downe the cuppe. The Monke apone ryght went Owen Brigstocke, and is kept in the British in to the farmerye and there dyed anone, on whoas Museum. Of this there are three editions, soule God have mercy Amen. And fyve Monkes printed at Gerona, Barcelona, and Sevilla synge for his soule specially, and shall whyle the respectively. Its date is Bilbao, 1653. An Abbaye standeth. The Kynge rose up anone full improved reprint is much to be desired. and axed after the Monke, and men tolde him that
evyll at ease and commaunded to remove the table, Moreover, there is mention on p. 161 of the he was dede, for his wombe was broken in sundre. 'Bibliographie
de la Langue Basque,' by J. Whan the Kynge herde this, he commaunded for Vinson, of a Baskish-Castilian-French-Latin to trusse, but it was for naught, for his belly began dictionary by J. D’Etcheberri, nuedical doctor to swelle for the drynke that he had dronke, and of Sara, which Don M. de Larramendi had withen two dayes, hee deyed, on the morowe after seen before 1745, and which M. Vinson
Saynt Lukis day."
St. SWITHIN. thought may have been one that was also seen by Pouvreau about 1660. This manu
The earliest account of King John's death script belongs to the Franciscans of Zarauz by poison is apparently that by Peter de in Guipuscoa, where it was found last May Langtoft (thirteenth century), who writes : by my friend Don Julio de Urquijo é Ibarra,
“En le abbaye de Swinesheved home of St. Jean de Luz, who describes it in an l'enpusonait.” (They poisoned him in the offprint of seven pages published in May, abbey of Swineshead.) According to Caxton's 1905, at San Sebastián, and appears to take
Chronicle' (which “differs but little from it for granted that it was written after the the Chronicle of Brute"), the king was time of Edward Lhwyd. Further criticism poisoned by a monk," whose wombe broke will perhaps decide whether M. Vinson's con- in sunder.” The story is repeated by Grafton, jecture as to the origin of this dictionary, and by Fox in his 'Book of Martyrs’ (where which Don Julio de Urquijo wishes to pub we find an elaborate engraving on this lish, was well founded. In compiling my theme), and by Shakespeare in his King work on Leiçarraga's verb I have noted John,' Act V. sc. vi. :many infallible proofs of his knowledge of Hub The king, I fear, is poisoned by a monk...... the Greek text of the New Testament.
Bas. How did he take it? Who did taste to him? EDWARD S. DODGSON.
Hub. A monk, I tell you ; a resolved villain,
Whose bowels suddenly burst out. KING JOHN POISONED BY A TOAD (10th S. Shakespeare, I think, read the account in iv. 168).--An early authority for this story Grafton.
H. R. D. ANDERS. is the Chronicle of St. Albans, printed by
Before the end of the century in which Caxton in 1502. It is quoted in a paper on King John died it was generally believed *Shadows on the Past History of Sleaford,' that he was poisoned by a monk of Swinesby the Rev. Edward Trollope, M.A., F.S.A., head (Wikes); and there is a legend that, as afterwards Bishop of Nottingham, which he intended to violate a nun, the sister of the was published in Associated Architectural abbot, a monk gave him three poisoned pears Societies? Reports,' &c., vol. vii. p. 92. King while he sat at table talking wildly about the John, being at Swineshead Abbey after his scarcity of food which he intended to bring disaster in the Wash, had threatened to upon the country (Hemingburgh, i: 252; increase the price of bread, which seemed also in Higden and other later writers). See
. already high enough to a patriotic religious, Dict. Nat. Biog. s.v. “John. who resolved to make an end of him :
J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL. “ The Monke that stode before the Kynge was 6, Elgin Court, W. for this worde full sory in his herte, and thought rather hee would hynselfe suffre deth yf he might
ENGLAND, ;" “ENGLISH ": THEIR PRONUNordeyne some manere of remedye. And apone the CIATION (10th S. iii. 322, 393, 463, 492; iv. 73, Monke went unto his Abbot and was shriven of 156).-On the date upon which the last referhim and tolde the Abbot all that the Kynge had once appeared there was issued in Paris the sayd ; and prayed his Abbot for to assoyle him, for he would give the Kynge such a drynke that all current number of La Jeunesse Moderne, Englonde should be glad thereof and joyfull. Then which gave the French view of the subject. yede the Monke into a gardeyne, and founde a grete In its 'Cours d'Anglais'it instructed its young tode therein, and toke her up and put her in a readers
that the pronunciation of "England ouppe and pryoked the tode through with a broche many times tyll that the venym came out of evry
was " “Innglannd” and of
and of "Englishman" syde in the cuppe. And he toke the cuppe and filled
"Innglichmann." It may be added that the
. it with good ale, and brought it before the Kynge pronunciations "Hi auto tou oueurk” and knelynge, sayinge: 'Sir,' sayd hee, Wassayll, for * Hi choud oueurk" were at the same time
guess that "
given for “he ought to work "_and “he Poor Lamb! indeed. Poor Coleridge! robbed of should work." ALFRED F. ROBBINS. his will. Poor Wordsworth ! devoured by his own
ego. Poor Southey! writing his tomes and deeming YORKSHIRE DIALECT (10th S. iv. 102, 170, himself a classic. Poor Carlyle ......" These com 190). — Is it permitted to withdraw what ments, equally just and well spoken, are quoted by
Mr. Lucas (vol. i. p. 311). Besides, Lamb was not in. wrote in haste, and which I was not in time variably gentle, and it must at times have
required to cancel ? I see now that it was a foolish all the affection and indulgence of his friends to
fastening penny" (ante, p. 191) pardon utterances that were emphatically rude, could have anything to do with festa. The and barely escaped the charge of being savage. origin of festa is not clear to me.
Carlyle's utterances concerning. Lamb (quoted
vol. i. p. 240), though discreditable and disT. WILSON.
graceful to Carlyle, and requiring, more in. Harpenden.
dulgence than has to be accorded to Lanıb
himself, had some underlying element of truth, Miscellaneous.
since Lamb was indeed at times “ill-maonered to
a degree." Those whose studies of Lamb have NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.
become remote will learn with regret how strong &
sway his habits of drunkenness came to exerThe Life of Charles Lamb. By E. V. Lucas. 2 vols.cise over him, and may possibly realize for the first (Methuen & Co.)
time how frequent were the attacks of insanity That Mr. Lucas's exemplary edition of Lamb, to to which his sister was subject. These things are the merits of which we have rendered frequent responsible for the feeling of sadness which the homage, was to include or be supplemented by a life perusal of Mr. Lucas's volumes conveys. It must of the great humourist, has long been known. With not, however, be asserted that sadness is the commendable expedition, considering the amount of prevalent impression. There is no more of such labour involved, the task , has been executed, than is almost inevitable when a hunian career is and an ample, and indeed exhaustive, biography is traced-or tracked, rather-to the close. We agree now within reach of the public. For the manner with Mr. Lucas in holding that Lamb's retirement in which Mr. Lucas's work has been accomplished from the Iudia Office might with advantage have we have nothing but praise. His book is one been deferred. A man less fitted than Lamb for a with which no scholar or lover of literature life virtually, solitary in the country cannot be will dispense. It is the amplest, the most satisfac. found. He did not even want, with Charles Morris, tory, and the most indispensable narrative of "the sweet shady side of Pall Mall." He was as Lanıb's life that has appeared ; and to those even fond of Fleet Street as was Dr. Johnson, and it is -few as these must now be—who recall the touching to find, when he started from Enfield or appearance of Talfourd's two volumes, and have Edmonton for a walk, how he invariably turned franied thereon conceptions as to what is an Londonwards. Scenery, of course, impressed him, ideal biography, it brings, an enhancement of but there are few signs of delight in country objects, delight as of knowledge. Sad every life of Lamb scenes, or sounds. It is difficult to feel very keen must necessarily be, and this, as the most exact interest in Lamb's shadowy, love affairs, though and ample, is naturally the saddest. It preserves, Mr. Lucas has hunted out all there is to be learnt. however, the charm of previous works. Like will Lamb's devotion to his sister is doubtless responto like. The eminently lovable nature of Lamb sible in part for his determination not to marry. himself has attracted men of kindred qualities, Had she, instead of outliving him, died while he and there are few writers who have found bio- was still young, his knowledge of his own mental graphers so sympathetic and so appreciative as infirmities and his sense of justice would presumTalfourd, Barry Cornwall, Alfred Ainger, Mr. ably have kept him from matrimony-to which, Percy Fitzgerald, and now finally Mr. Lucas. indeed, he seems to have been nowise prone. What, however constitutes the principal charm Over Lanıb's style Milton seens, next to Shakeof the memoirs of Lamb is that the humourist speare, to have exercised most influence. There is his own biographer. No other writer is 80 are scores of quotations, such as in the description outspokenly autobiographical ; and though Lamb's of James White and the chimney-sweeper, The revelations not always to be accepted universal host would set up a shout that tore the literally, this reservation affects their trust. concave," which is, of course, almost word for word worthiness rather than their charm. There is no froni Paradise Lost,' book i. II. 541-2. In supother English man of letters-except it be Johnson- posing that Lamb had a share greater than is of whom we know so much as of Lamb, and what generally acknowledged in Burnett's “Specimens' we learn, concerning the younger writer has the Mr. Lucas is probably right. Barron Field was not advantage of being obtained chiefly at first hand. the editor of the Hoywood executed for the ShakeToo much has been made of the “gentleness”, of speare Society. He is respousible for the first two Charles Lamb. To reconcile ourselves to the volumes only. Mr. Lucas attempts to answer the constant use of the term we have to recall that it question why Lamb holds his place in literature was similarly applied to Shakespeare by so good a and our hearts. He gives some capital reasons, but judge even as Milton. We are disposed, with there are more to be advanced. Space fails us to Mr. Augustine Birrell, to grow sick" of the go on with our comment, though we have not iteration of such phrases as poor Charles Lamb!” touched on half the matters marked for notice. “gentle Charles Lamb.” Charles Lanıb earned The volunies are worthy in all respects, and may his own living, paid his own way; was the belper, be read with unending delight. An especially not the helped; a man who was beholden to no attractive feature is found in the illustrations. one, who always came with gifts in his hand; a These consist
: largely of portraits, and supply shrewd man, capable of advice, strong in council. for us admirable presentments of the Lamb circle
which included all that was best and most repre- page engravings. Nothing can be more opportune sentative in English letters. Spots consecrated to than the reappearance of this work, which will Lamb are, of course, depicted, but it is in the like- furnish further proof of the spirit and enterprise of nesses of Lamb himself, Coleridge, Wordsworth, the great Glasgow publishing house. Other MSS. Hazlitt, Leigh Hunt, and others of that dis- of Kaenipfer are in existence in England. One of tinguished coterie that the chief attraction is found the results of the promised publication may possibly Mr. Lucas's Life' is excellent in all respects, and, be a reconsideration of the value of these. Scheuchwith his edition of the works, constitutes one of zer, the translator, was the librarian to Sir Hans the most delightful of literary possessions.
Sloane, an M.D. of Cambridge, and an F.R.S. The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Edited, AMONG promised publications of the Clarendon with Introduction and Notes, by Thomas Press are the facsimile reproduction of Shake Hutchinson, M.A. (Frowde.)
speare's works not included in the First Folio, To the handsome and authoritative series of “Ox with an Introduction by Mr. Sidney Lee; Dr. ford Poets" has been added Mr. Hutchinson's fine Skeat’s ‘Primer of Classical and English Philology and complete edition of Shelley, to the merits of Mr. Spingarn's 'Critical Essays of the Seventeenth which we drew attention on its first appearance in Century,' 3 vols.; Dr. Birkbeck Hill's edition of a more costly form less than a year ago (see 10th S. Johnson's 'Lives of the Poets, 3 vols. ; the conii. 539). In the arrangement and nature of the cluding volumes (xiii. xvi.) of Mrs. Paget Toynbee's contents of the two volumes no change is traceable edition of 'Horace Walpole's Letters"; "The Plays except the substitution in the later of a portrait by and Poems of Robert Greene,' edited by Mr. Churton Miss Curran, made in Rome in 1819, for the Collins, 2 vols.; Blake's 'Lyrical Poems, edited more familiar likeness in the Bodleian, and the by Mr. John Sampson; and the second volume of absence therefrom of the facsimiles of Prometheus the Minor Carolinian Poets,' edited by Mr. Unbound.' Mrs. Shelley's prefaces reappear; the Saintsbury. disposition of the contents is in all respects the To the “Oxford Poets" series are to be added same, and the various readings and conjectures of Shakespeare, large type, with illustrations from editors and commentators are once more found. A the Boydell Gallery, and the works of Cowper and better and more trustworthy edition is not to be Browning. anticipated or hoped, and the volume, so far as the poetry of Shelley is concerned, is authoritative and BOOKSELLERS' CATALOGUES.-SEPTIMBER. final. It takes its place with the l'ennyson and the Mr. James Coleman, of Tottenham, has a fresh Mrs. Browning of the game publisher in a series catalogue of early court and rent rolls, deeds, the extension of which we contemplate with un. and charters. Some of the deeds relate to the mixed delight.
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