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to be brought through iron pipes from the ported by his mother-in-law. He eventually coast of Essex to Copenhagen Fields"; but got appointed to a ship, settled in St. Domingo, the project proved a failure.

W.I., and did well. In February, 1798, he

HARRY HEMS. was granted leave to bring in a Bill to disFair Park, Exeter.

solve his marriage, but after hearing his wit

nesses the House of Lords rejected it (“Lords' “Coop," TO TRAP (10th S. iv. 165).–Bailey's Journals," xli. 471, 485–7; Sporting Mag., Dictionary' (1733) does not give coop as a March, 1798). verb, but two of his nouns give the sense of The Miss Scott-Waring who became Mrs. a trap, or a place to be caught, viz.; “A Fish Frye never acted; but her niece Harriet, Coop, a vessel of twigs with which they catch the daughter of Lieut. John T. Scott-Waring, fish in the Humber"; and “Coopertura, a did, she having married, as his second wife, "

, thicket or covert of wood." The derivative of the modern slang “to do named

an actor-manager at Newcastle-on-Tyné

Haddy, the son of a Dissenting a coup,” that is to get the best of a deal, Bai- minister. By his first wife he had two ley marks as a country phrase thus: "70 Coup, daughters, both actresses, one of whom, is to exchange or swap while with his mark Miss Carlotta Addison, still adorns the stage. for an old word we get'" Coupe, a piece cut off

GORDON GOODWIN. or out,” and “Coupegorge, a cut throat," the latter being marked as from Chaucer.

GIBBETS (10th S. iv. 229, 251).-The real As an analogous expression to silver-cooped Caxton Gibbet, mentioned by E. W. B., had I might again quote Bailey: “Silver squinsey disappeared before-perhaps, long before

[Law Terin) is when a Lawyer, bribed by the 1849, in the early part of which year I first adverse party, feigns himself sick, or not passed that way. What “is still to be seen able to speak." G. YARROW BALDOCK.

is a sham one, erected some forty years ago,

or less, not so much to mark the site of the In the West Yorkshire dialect cop, not original as for the convenience of those who coop, means catch, and is used actively, as of attend a well-known meet” of the Cam* coppin' buzzards” (=catching butterflies or bridgoshire hounds.

A. N. moths), or passively, as "Tha 'll cop it when thi mother knaws abaht it." Is not the Two valuable papers on 'Some Norfolk saine meaning, common all over the country? Gibbets,' by Mr. W. G. Clarke, were printed in A policeman is very generally known as a The Norwich Mercury of 27 June and 11 July,

copper" (or catcher), which is contracted 1903. (especially when used for detectives) into

In The Times of 15 November, 1895, apcop.” H. SNOWDEN WARD.

peared a note entitled A Unique Relic: at Hadlow, Kent.

contained the following paragraph :

“On the summit of the Hampshire and Berkshire Cop (not coop) is a word in very general range of hills, at an altitude of about a thousand use amongst the working classes. Cop” feet above sea-level-the greatest elevation of the means to catch on the hop." The common chalk in England-stands a solitary gibbet knowo term “copper," a policeman, comes from it.

far and wide around the country-side as 'Combe HARRY HEMS.

Gallows,' where a man and woman were hanged for

murder on the 7th of March, 1676." CHARLES READE'S GRANDMOTHER (10th S. ii. Then follows an interesting story. 344 ; iv. 190).—The third Mrs. Scott-Waring The last case of gibbeting took place at (formerly Mrs. Esten) died at Kensington, a Leicester in 1834. The irons in which the reputed centenarian, on 29 April, 1865 (Gent. body was suspended are still preserved. In Mag., June, 1865, p. 803), leaving her large the current issue of The Northampton Mercury fortune to the Coventry family. As Miss (15 September) occurs the following paraHarriet_Bennet, she was married by_banns, graph: on 24 February, 1784, at Lower Tooting "T'he last gibbet used in England is stored away Graveney, Surrey, to James Esten, with the in Leicester Gaol. The local and British Museum consent of her mother, Mrs. Anna Maria authorities have both fuiled in their efforts to Bennet, of Bennet Street, Bath. Esten was obtain possession of the relic, and to a corre. a purser to the Quebec, but as she was not the Secretary of State has just replied regretting

spondent who expressed a desire to photograph it, in commission his funds were soon exhausted, that he cannot accede to the application." and his wife went on the stage. A deed of See 6th S. viii. 394. JOHN T. PAGE separation was executed in July, 1789, when

West Haddon, Northamptonshire. Mrs. Esten was acting at the Dublin Theatre, and_Esten sought refuge from his creditors AMERICAN CIVIL WAR VERSES (10th S. iv. in France, where for å while he was sup- 229). In reply to J. E. H. I send the poem

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as taken down by my late father during his obiit March 4. 1864. (See That Heathen stay in South Carolina in 1862, and pub- Chinee, and other Poems,' by F. Bret Harte, lished in_his 'Errand to the South" by p. 94 ; or •The Select Works of Bret Harte, Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, p. 472.)

ROBERT PIERPOINT. London, in that year :

[MR. W. C. L. Floyd also forwards a copy of the

verses. ] “All quiet along the Potonac,” they say,

MOTOR INDEX MARKS (10th S. ii. 468; iii. Except now and then a stray picket Is shot, as he walks on his beat to and fro,

153). — The explanation of the letters on By a rifleman hid in the thicket."

motor-cars given at the latter reference is 'Tis nothing—a private or two now and then wrong. The population of a town or county Will not count in the news of the battle ;

originally fixed the letter which was to Not an officer lost-only one of the men

designate it. London, having the largest Moaning out, all alone, the death rattle.

population, is marked by A.

Then cane

Lancashire with B, and the West Riding All quiet along the Potomac to-night,

with C. When the single letters were exWhere the soldiers lie peacefully dreaming,

hausted two letters were used. Where the As their tents in the rays of the clear autumn moon, first letter is A it shows that the place of Or the light of the watch-fires, are gleaming. A tremulous sigh of the gentle night wind

registration is larger than where the first Through the forest-leaves slowly is creeping: letter is B. The smallest English place with While the stars up above, with their glittering eyes, its own mark is Rutland, which has the letters Keep guard-for the army is sleeping.

FP. All Irish places have I for their first

letter, and Scottish ones have S, except There's only the sound of the lone sentry's tread, Edinburgh and Glasgow, which are repreAs he tramps from the rock to the fountain, sented by the single letters S and G respecAnd thinks of the two on the low trundle-bed,

tively, while Lanark has V. Far away in the cot on the mountain :

The letters do not show where the owner His musket falls slack-his face dark and grim Grows gentle with meniories tender,

of the car lives, but only where he registered As he mutters a prayer for the children asleep- it, and he may do this in any district he For their mother-niay Heaven defend her ! likes. If, therefore, a man lives in Devon

and buys a car in Coventry which he wishes The moon seems to shine as brightly as then,

to drive home, he may register it in Coventry That night when the love yet unspoken

and have the letters DU assigned him, Leaped up to his lips, and when low murmured vows though the letter for Devon is T. The letters Were pledged, to be ever unbroken ;

LC have lately been introduced, and refer to Then drawing his sleeve roughly over his eyes, He dashes off tears that are welliug,

London County. And gathers his gun closely up to its place,

Private motors use white letters on a black As if to keep down the heart-swelling.

ground. Hired motors have a coloured ground,

on which are not only the ordinary registraHe passes the fountain, the blasted pine tree,

tion letters, but also some others which The footsteps are lagging and weary,

especially mark the man who lets out the Yet onward he goes, through the broad belt of light, cars.

A. A. K. Toward the shades of a wood dark and dreary, Hark! was it the night wind that rustled the leaves ? TESTOUT (10th S. iv. 69, 131).-The English Was't the moonlight so wondrously flashing?

names Tait and Tate are probably derived It looked like a rifle-" Ha !-Mary, good-bye !”

from teste or tête. We have also the name And the life-blood is ebbing and plashing.

Head. In this connexion may be recalled

the honoured name of Robert Grosseteste, All quiet along the Potomac to.night,

Bishop of Lincoln 1235-53. How should it No sound save the rush of the river;

be pronounced ?

W. R. H. While soft falls the dew on the face of the deadThe picket off duty for ever!

LAMB'S PANOPTICON (10th S. iv. 127, 215).HAROLD MALET, Colonel. It should be noted that there was a "Panop. There are some verses by Bret Harte some ticon” projected by one of the Pinchbecks in thing like those quoted:

Cockspur Street, which I have mentioned An hour ago, a Star was falling.

in connexion with that thoroughfare, in the A star? There's nothing strange in that.

last of my series of articles on 'Charing Cross No, nothing; but above the thicket,

and its Neighbourhood' in The Gentleman's Somehow it seemed to me that God:

Magazine (probably November). The handSomewhere had just relieved a picket. bill and a long letter from Pinchbeck reThe heading is Relieving Guard. T. S. K. lating to it may be seen in Mr. Mason's very


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valuable 'St. Martin's Scrap-Book' in the Walden,'

. a satire on Gabriel Harvey, who at the St. Martin's Library, but I forget which time conjecturally assigned to the performance was volume. I think the date of this handbill at the height of his well-earned unpopularity in

Cambridge. • Pedantius' is ascribed by Nash, in is about 1780. J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL.

"Strange News,'to M. Wingfield or Winkfield, the

M. being erroneously extended to Matthew. Op PREMONSTRATENSIAN ABBEYS (10th S. iv. 169, the other hand, the Caius MS. of the play assigos 231).–There appears to be only one more it to Mro Forcet, in whom our editor finds Edward house to add to the list of Premonstratensian Forsett, a controversialist, and opponent of Robert abbeys in order to render it complete, and Parsons. Other claims to authorship are advanced, that is Stirwould or Stykeswold, in Lincoln. belongs to Anthony Wingfield or Edward Forsett,

but Mr. Moore Smith holds that the responsibility shire. Originally a Cistercian nunnery, it without deciding which. "In favour of the claims of was suppressed 27 Hen. VIII., but refounded Walter Hawkes worth may be cited the 'Athena by the king for a prioress and nuns of the Cantabrigienses' and Mr. Gordon Goodwin, the Premonstratensian Order. After two years' D.N.B.' A good case is made out by the latest

writer of the memoir of Hawkesworth in the existence it was finally suppressed with the writer, who supplies a curious chapter of literary greater monasteries.

history. A facsimile of the title-page of the printed HERBERT C. ANDREWS. *Pedantius' is given, as is a second of the illus13, Narbonne Avenue, S.W.

tration presenting the portraits of Pedantius and Dromodotus.

In reprinting the 1601 quarto of Jonson's 'Every

Man in his Humor' Messrs. Bang and Greg have Miscellaneous.

rendered a signal service to the stage. The same

play is included in the reprint of the 1616 folio of NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.

Ben Jonson, the second instalment of which is Pedantius: a Latin Comedy formerly acted in eagerly expected. We dare not assume a knowTrinity College, Cambridge. Edited by G. C. difference exists between the quarto and the folio.

ledge on the part of the general reader that a wide Moore Smith. (Louvain, Uystpruyst; London, The Master of Peterhouse holds that the issue of Nutt.)

the former was surreptitious. This may well Ben Jonson's Every Man in his Humor. Reprinted from the Quarto of 1601 by W. Bang and w. W. enough be, though

we should be glad to know


reasons existing for the supposition. In the quarto, Greg. (Same publishers.) Stredien über Shakespeares Wirkung auf, zeitgenös- the characters subsequently known as Kno'well,

now reissued, the scene of the action is Italy, and sische Dramatiker. Von E. Koeppel. (Same Brayne-worm, Kitely, and so forth, are Lorenzo publishers.)

di Puzzi Senior, Prospero, Giulliano, &c. The THESE three works constitute the latest additions dialogue is also different, passages of extreme im. to the Materialien zur Kunde des älteren Eng, portance appearing in one and being excluded from lischen Dramas” of Prof. W. Bang, to the merits the other. A prologue, which first appears in the of which we drew attention 20th S. iii. 138. As we folio, is eminently Jonsonian, and contains unmishave stated, they are issued under the sanction takable references to Shakespeare. The alteraof the University of Louvain, in which great insti- tions are, indeed, too numerous to be indicated. tution Herr Bang is Professor of English Philology. No less important, in a different way, are the Among the many claims of the series must now Shakespearian studies of Herr Koeppel, which be mentioned the rapidity of production, the merit the close consideration of our readers, and quickness with which separate publications suc: show a wide range of study, ceed each other setting an example to our English It is difficult to overestimate the value of the publishing, societies.

First printed in 12mo in work that Prof. Bang is acconiplishing, and we once 1631, Pedantius' is known to be forty years- more commend to our readers a publication the like Mr. 'Moore Smith will have it fifty years-earlier of which from our own press we do not possess. in date. A fairly full account of the play is given in the Biographia Dramatica' of Baker, Reed, Essays in the Art of Writing. By Robert Louis and Jones, 1812. a work of more authority than Stevenson. (Chatto & Windus.) is generally assigned it (see under. 'Latin Plays The new volume added to the authorized edition written by English Authors,' vol. iii. p. 438). The of the works of Stevenson consists of articles

conlatest editor hav, however, added greatly to the tributed between 1881 and 1889 to The Fortnightly information previously

, supplied, and has fur. Review, The Contemporary, I'he Magazine of Ari, nished a long and erudite introduction, which is and other periodicals. So far as these are auto sound in view and ingenious in conjecture. A biographical--and they are so to a great extentreference to the first performance of Pedantius' they are valuable as well as delightful.

When is found in the fourteenth book of Harington's they are expository or instructive, they are translation of the Orlando Furioso,' 1591. The worthy of attention, though not invariably conperformance in question took place in Trinity vincing. The opening, sentence in the volume, College, Cambridge, at what date is not known; the first article in which is 'On some Technical Sir John says coucerning it that he "remembers'

Elements of Style in Literature,' that “the noble Earle of Essex that now is was exaggerated and inaccurate.

It runs: "There present," a form of speech which Mr. Moore Smith is nothing more disenchanting to man than to rightly construes as meaning that it took place at be shown the springs and mechanism of any art." some date no longer receut. *Pedantius' is, as To this we answer that there are thousands of Nashe tells us in his 'Have with you to Saffron things infinitely more disenchanting, and that to



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many men such a process is not disenchanting at The paper consists of further extracts from the all. Such a sentence is, in fact, an instance of the Reliquiæ Trottcosienses: of; the Gabions of the kind of verbiage that is produced when everything late Jonathan Oldbuck, Esqas Scott called his.

man writes finds inimediate acceptance and catalogue of his Abbotsford antiquities and curioprompt remuneration. We could advance other sities. Sone of the books named are neither very instances of writing equally glib. When, however, rare nor in very good condition. Durfey's Wit and Stevenson proceeds to talk about himself he is as Mirth’is thus announced as being in five volumes, pleasing and attractive as ever, and the book, of instead of six, and being made up froni more ediwhich this is virtually the first edition, constitutes tions than one, which grievously reduces its value. a welcome and considerable addition to Stevenson Scott's comments are, however, always delightful. literature. There is, of course, in the opening An Eighteenth-Century Episode in Viennese Court: portion much judicious criticism and sapient Life' deals with the Princess Eleonore Liechten. observation; and when we come to 'Books which stein, a singularly interesting creature, who, good. have Influenced Me' and subsequent essays, in- Catholic as she was, left behind her this significant cluding “My First Book,' we are in a world of utterance : “When one sees the bishops, how enchantment. Few subjects are pleasanter in them- | they think only of money and lands, one must selves or constitute more suggestive reading than acknowledge that religion is only preserved by a the account of the influences to which a writer of miracle." An Indian Retrospect and Some Com-. intelligence and repute has been subject. Concernments.' by Ameer Ali, C.I.E., deserves close study. ing hiniself Stevenson is often charmingly expansive, History in Public Schools,' by C. H. K. Marten, and in some of his present contributions he iş at his History Master at Eton, also repays Lovers of literature generally, and admirers Reminiscences of a Diplomatist begin in The of Stevenson in particular, nļust at once give these Cornhill. They depict life at St. Petersburg near characteristic essays a home in their affections and the middle of last century, and may be read with memories, and the volume containing them a place advantage as well as interest. The Rev. W. H. on their shelves.

Fitchett gives, in The Picturesque Side of Trafal-The Burlington Magazine for Connoisseurs opens scribing with remarkable fidelity and animation

gar,' one of his characteristic naval articles, dewith an essay by Prof. C. J. Holmes on : The Use of the progress of the battle. The same ground is, to Japanese Art to Modern Europe.' Little but good can come, Prof. Holmes thinks, to Europeans, with his Napoleon and Nelson," a well-conceived paper,

a certain extent, covered by Mr. David Hannay in their inborn hold on facts, from the study of the dealing with the expression of the Emperor conart of the East, with "its suggestiveness, its abstrac cerning his great opponent. tion, its feeling for space and pigment and colour, writes of The Peninsula of Gower, and gives a

Mr. A. G. Bradley and, above all, its never-failing sense of nature as striking account of the Culver Hole, one of the a living organism. A contribution meritorious in

most mysterious of places on the English or Welsh itself receives enhanced value from the illustrations. Gabriel Metsu's Letter Reader constitutes a fine the question concerning the instinct for admiring.

coast. From a College Window' (vi.) opens out frontispiece. Part iii. of the 'Life of a Dutch beauty. Mr. Shenstone sends part iii. of his New Artist in the Seventeenth Century' majntains the Chemistry.' – Medieval Cookery,' in The Gentle. high level of interest and value already reached. man's, is an interesting subject capably treated. Plate i. by Van Mieris the elder, showing a hand- Whať is said is partly drawn from The Forme of some and gallant artist painting a lady, is very, Cury,' a fourteenth century book, first printed effective. Some Notes on Medieval "Palermo,' by Pegge. Mr. Mac Michael's Charing Cross, a article iv. on Ecclesiastical Dress in Ast,' and a further instalment of which appears, is, we are glad newly discovered “Altarpiece by Alessio Baldo.

to hear, to be reprinted. In A Chat about Snuffo vinetti,' are all excellent.

a story often ascribed to Foote is mistold. In The In The Fortnightly appears the second and con- Realm of Poetry' the "up-to-date compiler” is cluding portion of Mr. W. L. Courtney's tribute to credited with spoiling the child's song of Hey Christopher Marlowe. The essayist notes many diddle-diddle." The compiler in question is oral interesting points of resemblance between Marlowe repetition. We remember for sixty years the version and Shakespeare, and quotes many gracious things now branded as modern.-The last number is issued said concerning the dead shepherd by his of Longman's. For this we are sorry. Apart from contemporaries and successors. To these might Mr. Lang's lucubrations, amusing or erudite, which conceivably be added the utterances of Thomas we have always been glad to hail, the general Heywood and Thomas Nashe. Mr. Minchin writes contributions have been admirably selected. Its on Sir Thomas Browne and his family, supplying disappearance is a sign of the times. Magazines many interesting passages from the “Urn Burial, themselves took the place of more solid literature, the Religio Medici,' and other works. We wonder and are now, in turn, being supplanted by somewhether it is by accident or design that the name thing more trivial and ephemeral than theniselves. of Coryate appears as Coryot, and that the famous If we may read and interpret what we see, other Boston “

Stump" is called "Tump." We do not non-illustrated magazines will in time follow in the echo Mr. Findon's 'Plea for the Religious Drama,' wake, and the field will be left to the reviews and nor accept some of the opinions expressed. We read the cheap illustrated periodicals which appeal to with pleasure Mr. Macdonald's French Life and the the least exigent palates. Salut d'adieu! Our own French Stage,' and accompany Miss Harriet Munroe memory can count niany magazines, from Fraser to the pagan festival described as the Snake Dance. and Douglas Jerrold's, which have anticipated by a -Mrs. Maxwell Scott, of Abbotsford, writes in The long period the disappearance of Longman's.--In Nineteenth Century, on “Şir Walter Scott on his addition to fiction, which continues its speciality, “Gabions."

“Gabions" are volumes not prized The Idler has a good description of Burford ; A 80 much for the value of their contents as because Scramble on High Mountains,' by E. Elliot Stock ; the individual copy is in some respects unique. and 'The Idler's Club.'

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