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life with the eye which nature bestows only undoubtedly Spanish in form, and the on a poet." CHARLES MASEFIELD. termination feminine in that language,

though what the connexion can be between WORPLE WAY (10th S. iv. 348).—The difti- this voracious fish and dyeing (tintorerosa culty is surely due to want of care. Amongst dyer) I cannot say. Not impossibly the the books referred to, the A.-S. dictionary Spanish word may be a corruption of some was not one, else it would have been dis- word in the Opata, Hiaqui, or other dialect covered that the A.-S. word was not weorpen, of Sonora.

Thos. WILSON. and that it did not mean "to twist"; and 43, Tavistock Square, W.C. this is the source of all the trouble. It seems to be the constant ill-luck of Old English to

I have no doubt that MR. PLATT is on be misspelt and misinterpreted.

the right track. The great cuttlefish is the The A.-S. verb is weorpan (with a, not e), creature indicated. MR. CRAWFORD also is and it means to throw or cast up. Shake- right in supposing the word to be a misspeare's mouldwarp means "mole" because print, and that there is no such Spanish

, it "warps” or casts up mould.

word. The real word is tintero (from tinta, The Low G. wurp sometimes means soil ink), meaning an ink-bottle or ink-horn. washed up by the sea ; and Du. worpel (G. This is frequently used in the phrase “Quedó würfel) means a die, because it can be thrown. en el tintero (" it remained in the ink. There seems to be no reason why worple may stand”), said of a letter, or of a sentence in & not refer to cast-up soil or to a made


letter, which has been left unwritten. WALTER W. SKEAT.

ALDENHAM. Between Chichester and the village of

T'intero is Spanish for "inkstand”; in Eng. North Mundham there is a bridle path run- land the octopus or cuttlefish is sometimes ning across three meadows known as the called the “ink fish "; in Italian the word Wapple (or Worple) Fields. This term I have for "inkstand "and "cuttlefish” is calamaio. generally understood to refer more particu

CALAMARY. larly to the gates between each meadow. These are double, and so hung that they

“NUTTING” (10th S. iv. 265, 358).—I feel swing towards each other in closing. This sure that both Mr. RATCLIFFE and J. T. F. arrangement makes it impossible for cattle in the poetical works of the late Thomas

will be grateful for a reference to a passage to open the gates by pressing

against them; Hood, in which he supplies convincing but, having no latch or fastening, they may proof that nuts are deaf. In his account of be easily pulled open by an equestrian. Perhaps the Worple Way referred to above an episode in the life of Dame Eleanor formerly had similar gates. S. P. SMITH.

her extreme Spearing, which turns upon

deafness, among many other metaphors he This is the third appearance of this ques- writes : tion in ‘N. & Q.' See 1st S. ix. 125, 232, 478; She was deaf as a nut, for a nut, no doubt, 7th S. vii. 269, 314, 437. Much valuable space Is deaf to the grub that is hollowing out. would be saved by searching the General | Can anything further be said on the subject ? Indexes before submitting a query.


The expression "He cracks no deaf (usually “TINTERERO.” (10th S. iv. 267, 316).—What is pronounced dee-af] nuts

is common in referred to under this name is a huge shark, Cheshire in reference to a man who makes of a particularly formidable species, abound- no bad bargains or bad investments. S. ing in the Gulf of California, to the pearl divers along the shores of which it is said “ CATERPILLERS OF THE COMMONWEALTA" to be as much an object of dread as other (10th S. iv. 248).-MR. BAXTER has no doubt descriptions of sharks are objects of in- consulted the article on this in the New difference.

English Dictionary.' When that article was Lieut. Hardy, in his "Travels in the written (1888), the readers for the Dictionary

' Interior of Mexico,' 1829, spells the word as had found no earlier example than that on here — "tinterero" and relates a terrible Gosson's title-page, and no earlier instance experience on the part of a Mexican acquaint- has since been sent in for the Supplement. ance of his with one of these monsters. But But the article shows that the transferred apGabriel Ferry de Bellemare, in his interesting plication of caterpillar to a rapacious person, and thrilling tale of Le Pêcheur de Perles,' a "piller of the people" or "of the country," gives what I consider the true spelling of the had been in use for nearly forty years, so word, namely, "tintorera. " The word is caterpillar of the commonwealth

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very natural expression ; it was also one open hand and heart, coloured earthenware. which its alliterative form would readily The emblem of the Odd Fellows." In the tend to keep current, whenever it was used. 'Notes on the Willett Collection' by H.

J. A. H. MURRAY. Housman, published by Smith, Brighton, In the Egerton MS. play "The Tragedy of 1893, attention is called at p. 94 to a Richard II. (Act I.), which may be as late as

figure of an open hand in white china with a red 1630, the passage concerning Bushy, Bagot, days, for this is the sign which the Fleet Parsons

heart in the palm, an interesting relic of bygone and Green appears as follows:

used to put in their windows to show that marriages Woodstock. Shall cankors eate the fruite

were performed - we cannot say solemnized That planting and good husbandry hath norisht? within. Greene: Baggott : Cankors !

J. T. York: Arundell : I, cankours, catterpillers.


SUICIDES BURIED THE OPEN FIELDS The term “caterpiller" is mentioned in one of the Civil War tracte printed in the (1074 S. iv. 346).-It is probable that the

writer of the passage which Col. FISHAppendix to Fenton's 'Pembrokeshire' in connexion with the Civil War in Wales, did not mean to indicate that the body

WICK quotes from The Alphabet of Tales' 1643–4. The tract states :

was not buried near cross-roads, but that “The country inhabitants came in and presented these roads ran through the unenclosed lands their service to the colonel, whereupon was placed of the parish. Before the time of the great a garrison in Haverfordwest, and the whole country freed from the caterpillers or cavaliers, saving enclosures of the eighteenth century crossTenby and Carew Castle,"

roads in the open country were very comCaterpillar would appear to have been a I can identify several of these near word not only in general use, but must also which suicides are known to have been

EDWARD PEACOCK. have been pretty widespread, seeing that it buried. is found in so remote a district as Pembroke

Wickentree House, Kirton-in-Lindsey, shire.

G. H. W.

EVANS: SYMONDS : HERING : GARDEN (10th CUSTOM OF THRAVES (10th S. iv. 350).—The S. iv. 328). – I suggest that the Thomas custom appears to have been known not as Garden for whom your correspondent is “Thraves,” but as Peter-corn." The follow- looking is Thomas Gordon, Consul-General ing is from Cowel's Interpreter,' 1710, s.v. for the States of Holland at Leith. He was · Peter-Corn':

the son of Alexander Gordon, collector of 'Rex Athelstanus concessit Deo et beato Petro cess at Aberdeen, and grandson of Sir James Ebor, et colideis, prædictis de qualibet Caruca Gordon, fifth baronet of Lesmoir. Thomas arante in Episcopatu Eboraci unam Travam bladi, took an immense interest in fishery quesAnno Domini 936, quæ usque in presentem dien tions, and wrote General Remarks on the dicitur Peter Corn. Ex Reg. S. Leonardi Ebor. in British Fisheries,' 1784. I gave many parBibl. Cottoniana, fol. 5, a. concessiones travarum ticulars of this book (which is rare) and its vocat. Peter-Corn per totum Archiepiscopatum Ebor: quas imprimis Ethelstanus quondam Rex writer in the Aberdeen Free Press of 7 and Anglice concessit Deo et beato Petro et colideis 13 October, 1904. A fuller account of Thomas apud Eboracum. Reg. S. Leonardi Ebor. Cotton. will appear in the second volume of The Nero. D. 3. f. 59. Contentio inter Magistram et House of Gordon,' which the New Spalding Fratres Hospitalis S. Leonardi Ebor. et conventum Club, Aberdeen, has in the press. de Malton super trabis camearum vocat. PeterCorn in crastino S. Botulji, 1266. -Collect. Rog.

J. M. BULLOCH. Dodsworth, vol. 78, p. 212, MS.”

The matters referred to in the letters would J. HOLDEN MACMICHAEL. assist the identification of their writers. Has Mr. ANDREWS referred to 3rd S. iv. Except for a knowledge of Upcott's probable 290, 383, Nares's 'Glossary,' Halliwell's 'Dic correspondents,

not even the following tionary of Archaic and Provincial Words,' or meagre suggestions would be possible. Wright's · Dictionary of Obsolete and Pro- Edward Evans.- Probably the printseller vincial English' for the information he re- of 1, Great Queen Street, with whom Upcott quires ?

EVERARD HOME COLEMAN. had many transactions, both as a buyer 71, Breckrock Road.

and seller. Vide Evans's catalogue offering

• Frostiana' and 'Historic Memorials of the CLUB CUP (10th S. iv. 327). - In the Club London Theatres,' &c. and Society case in the Willett Collection, Thomas Symonds.-John Britton had some Brighton Museum, No. 587 is described in correspondence with an antiquary of this the catalogue as a model in the form of an name, who wrote to him from Bath and


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Bristol, about the History of Redcliffe and delightfal. For a while, after his departure to Church.'

Oxford, he addressed her as his “best and dearest Thomas Gordon.-There was

Mama." After a time for that name he substituted a Thomas

"Ivy," by which pleasing appellation he continued to Gordon, a major-general in the Greek army, call her until his seclusion for insanity. This charmwho published about 1835 a descriptive ing correspondence, supposed to have perished, has catalogue of his collection of Greek coins. been recovered and published by Mr. Romilly. It

ALECK ABRAHAMS. covers a deeply interesting period, ending with the 39, Hillmarton Road, N.

passage of the Reform Bill, and casts a brilliant

light upon literature and politics. To estimate its Du BARTAS (10th S. iv. 348).-Surely the worth aright calls for a continuous perusal, which reference is to Narlowe, who translated parts of a delight. We find it an impossible task, without

we assure our readers will be less of a labour than of Ovid. The quotation is aimed straight at the quotations which the limits of our space proTamburlaine the Great, who is most happily hibit, to do justice to the book, and can only mention described as being, a lovesick potentate" a few points that specially attract us in perusal. with a “heroic spirit.”.

Early in the volume are some interesting observa. WALTER W. SKEAT.

tions on Catherine Maria Fanshawe, the author of . 'Twas whispered in heaven,” &c., who is described in 1806 as forty-two years old, very plain, and

rather crooked-what Sydney Smith would call a Miscellaneous.

curvilinear old maid." Much that is interesting is

told concerning the Duke of York and the Mrs. NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.

Clarke scandal; and an account different from

that ordinarily supplied is given of the quatrain Letters to Ivy" from the First L'arl of Dudley. By concerning Sir Richard Strachan, the Earl of ChatS. H. Romilly. (Longmans & Co.)

ham, and the Walcheren expedition. Under the AMONG his many claims upon attention John name Don John Hookham severe things are said of William Ward, subsequently first Earl of Dudley, John Hookham Frere when in Spain as Minister is already known as a correspondent. His letters Plenipotentiary to the Central Junta. The only to his tutor, Copleston, afterwards Bishop of Llan. really mad utterance seens to be when Ward daff, were published in 1840, without adding greatly speaks of drawing a tooth as being, in his own to the reputation for judgment of the bishop, by experience, "rather a pleasant thing than other. whom they were given to the world, or to the wise." He once or twice speaks very contemptuously consideration of Ward himself. The present corre- of Oxford, though he subsequently withdraws his spondence – unhappily lop-sided, since the letters utterance and makes amends. Ward is responsible of "Ivy" have, unfortunately, perished-shows at for spreading some scandal, as when he approves of his best a singularly interesting, notoriously eccen- the theory that Horace Walpole was a son of Pope's tric, and very unfortunate being, whose aberrations Lord Hervey. For Bellingham, the murderer of are still the subject of discussion in the society Perceval, he has some pity, as driven to madness by of which, in his own time, he was held to be "a the brutal despotism of Russia. He shows himser bright particular star.”_ To understand the full a bad judge of poetry when he speaks of Walton,' significance of a work which has been suddenly, an anonymous poem, as “evidently Byron's." Other though somewhat tardily, sprung upon the world, critical utterances are sane, and even judicious. it is necessary to know the man, a task which Little is said about · Waverley,' though a good deal might be easily accomplished by means of ordinary about Scott. On the question between Lord and books of reference, but for which both tine and Lady Byron he has some judicious reflections. Mr. space are denied us. It is enough for us to say that Romilly has discharged his task capably, though wo his position as a man of brilliant capacity was doubt, without being entitled so to do, a note, recognized ; that his scholarship was exact and, in p. 293, concerning Lintot, whom we believe to have its line, unrivalled ; that Brougham called him been the publisher, not a well-known dentist." possessor of one of the most acute and vigorous Four interesting and finely executed illustrations intellects with which a man was ever endowed ; add to the attractiveness of a work of great value that Madame de Staël said he was "the only man and interest. in England who really understood the art of conversation"; that Byron expressed for him both Book-Prices Current. Vol. XIX. (Stock.) admiration and regard ; that he was the pet aver: ONE more year will witness a score volumes of this sion of Samuel Rogers; and that he had a brief admirably executed annual-in high praise of which official experience as Foreign Secretary under Can- we have spoken from the outset-resting on the ning, only to die in enforced confinement with an shelves of those who had the prevision or the sense almost unparalleled reputation for eccentricity. to subscribe from the beginning. Mr. Slater's task

After a neglected childhood, he became, together has been well executed from the first, and there is with Lord Lansdowne, Lord Palmerston, and not one of the nineteen volumes in commendation of Lord Ashburton, a resident pupil of Dugald which we have not been able to speak. The present Stewart. the 80 - styled Scotch philosopher, mentions sone remarkable prices, to which the comFrom Mrs. Stewart, née Cranstoun, he received piler draws attention. It is open to the cynics, exactly, the sort of sympathy and encouragement among whom we are in this instance disposed to rank for which his shy, reticent, finely strung nature ourselves, to say that the value of books, as showo pined, and with her, who must have been consider in the sales, is derived from their estimation as ably his senior, he maintained a correspondence rarities and curios, or from their meeting the which, through over thirty years of almost total requirements of various fads, rather than from severance, remained warm, friendly, unembarrassed, their literary significance. Under the sole head of

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Shakespeare Mr. Slater chronicles the sale for sends a few noteworthy Shakespeariana, and Miss 2,0001. of a slightly defective copy of ‘Titus Andro: Jessie Crossland communicates a German version of nicus,' 1594 ; for 1,7501. of a damaged copy of the thief-legend. Reviews and book notices follow. * Richard III.,' 1605; and for 1,0001. of a slightly A tempting list of promised communications appears. damaged copy of 'I Henry IV.,' 1608. A 'King at the end. Special attention must be paid to a Lear' of the same date brings 9001., and 2 Henry IV. periodical which seems likely to widen the scope of 1605, 5001. A dozen other works bring from 1001. English scholarship and form an organ specially to 5001. Among non-Shakespeare volumes, the adapted to the expression of its latest conclusions. Mentz Psalter of Fust & Schoeffer of 1459 fetches 4,0001. This, of course, is one of the earliest and In The Burlington, the frontispiece to which conscarcest books in existence. Robert Burns's Family sists of an excellent reproduction of Sir Joshua Bible, 1766, imperfect, brought 1,5601., the value Reynolds's portrait of Mrs. Nisbett, from the lying in the family entries concerning the poet and Wallace Collection, appears an article by Mr. D. S.. his family; and "The Book called Caton,' printed MacColl, which the author calls Grania in Church by Caxton in 1483, was sold for 1,3501. As a Burns or, the Clever Daughter,' the proper place for relic, the family Bible is, of course, of singular which would appear to be our pages rather than interest, and it is pleasant to think that it has gone those of a periodical devoted to art. It explains. back to Scotland, and is to be placed in Burds cleverly the significance of a miserere carving in Cottage at Alloway. Innumerable other books, Worcester Cathedral. Mr. Roger E. Fry has a good from å defective Pentateuch of Tyndale, 1530, at essay on · Mantegna as a Mystic,' which is well 9401., to Blake's Marriage of Heaven and Hell' at illustrated. Watteau's 'Flute Player' is repro1501., might be cited.

duced in a photograph to accompany a paper by. In a sale in the results of which we were neces. Mr. Claude Phillips. A bronze statue, eight feet sarily interested, peculiar results were witnessed. high, of Trebonianus Gallus, from the Metropolitan Books which were in fashion fetched prices that, Museum of New York, is a very striking figure. It having regard to their original cost, were stu- has been known for a hundred years, but arbitrarily pendous. Others, out of fashion, and of immeasur- entitled Julius Cæsar. It has curious and signiably greater curiosity and interest, did not even ficant history. bring the price which entitled them to mention. To the eminently unsatisfactory prices fetched by In The Fortnightly Mr. William Archer underthe books which are really scholarly and sane, the takes the rehabilitation of George Farquhar, whom, editor, in his notice of the sale, draws attention. in regard of moral sense, he places much above The average sum realized by lot reached 21. 178. 2d. those Restoration dramatists with whom, by the as against 21. 98. 3d. last year. Prices such as we whim or exigencies of a bookseller, he has been have mentioned do much, however, to swell an specially associated. From the extreme immo. average which, in fact, was very low. A copy men. rality of Wycherley and the obscenity of Vantioned of Wither's 'Emblenis,' in unsatisfactory brugh, Farquhar is comparatively free. His condition, was sold for 51. Another, unnoted, literary defence, supposing such to be necesadvertised as a very good copy," brought little sary, is also conducted. The charge of absence more than half that sum. The lesson thus taught of gaioty, brought by the Master of Peterwe may not enforce, but it is eminently unsatisfac- house against the dramatist is disputed by Mr. tory to the scholar and book-lover. Very wisely Archer. Mr. W.HMallock, who is once more on the general and subject indexes have been com- the war path, attacks Sir Oliver Lodge on Religion pressed into one.

and Science. The editor has a short poetical

tribute to Sir Henry Irving, and Mr. T. H. S. The Modern Language Review. Edited by John G. Escott tells some very interesting stories concernRobertson. Vol. 1. No. l. (Canıbridge, Univer- ing the deceased actor and Tennyson. Life and sity Press.)

Literature in France' is excellent in all respects. We have here, appropriately enough, from the Miss Rose M. Bradley gives, in The Nineteenth Cambridge University Press, the first pumber of a century, a very bright sketch of 'Days in a Paris new quarterly periodical--or, as it is called, journal Convent.' Miss Gertrude Kingston deals with -devoted to the study of mediæval and modern things theatrical in 'The Stock-Size of Success. literature and philology. The idea is admirable in What is meant by her title, and to what country every respect; the names of the best living scholars alang “stock-size" belongs, we have no idea. The appear on the advisory board, and the opening Countess of Desart writes strongly on "The Gaelic number shows how broad a field is to be covered. League. Mr. H. W. Hoare supplies an interesting Our sole regret is that it is impossible for us to do article on 'The Roman Catacombs.' In a brightly justice to each separate article. Space, however, written article on Some Seventeenth-Century fails us for such an effort, and we can only show Housewives' Lady Violet Greville upholds the how representative are the contents. Mr. G. reputation of that delightful creature Margaret Gregory Smith contributes as the opening paper Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, a heroine unsome notes on The Comparative Study of Litera- justly and incorrectly described as Mad Meg of ture.' Mr. Paget Toynbee has a profoundly inter- Newcastle. No woman, however, since Queen esting and very curious article on 'English EighElizabeth was the subject of such laudation as was teenth-Century Translators of Dante' Very quaint bestowed upon Her Grace. Mr. Stephen Paget may is the effect when the solemn passages of the great be read on • Latin for Girls. Of 'Out on the Florentine are presented in Popean measure, or “Never Never”, the Bishop of North Queensland when we find extracts from Dante's 'Inferna (sic) gives a singularly aniniated account. -The chief made into a song., Mr. A. C. Bradley contributes interest in the contents of The National is political

Notes on Shelley,' and Mr. W. W. Greg opens out or warlike. An Italian Statesman has much to say a new and stimulating subject in The Authorship on the influence on the European situation of the of the Songs in Lyly's Plays.' Mr. Moore Smith Far Eastern war. Sir Rowland Blennerhassette.

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içives an account, which, whether accurate or not, Messrs. Baer & Co. have also a catalogue is stimulating, of 'The Threatened War of 1875, English Literature, including first editions of and Capt. Mahan deals with The Strength of Byron, Dickens, and Scott, and works illustrated Nelson.' Literature is, however, represented in a by Bewick and Cruikshank. We note also 'The thoughtful article on Ariosto, in which Mr. Court- Book of Genis, 1837, which has on the fly-leaf, in hope gives a fine appreciation of the Italian poet as Queen Victoria's handwriting, “Given to my dear man and writer. Interest in the four Italian poets friend Adelaide by her affectionate friend Victoria, now centres in Dante, but a revival of regard for Buckingham Palace, 14th March, 1838." Ariosto is conceivable. Mr. Marriott Watson has

Mr. Martin Breslauer, of Berlin, issues a notesome thoughtful comments on The Jew and his worthy catalogue of rare books and manuscripta Destiny,' and Mr. Boulton describes an experiment It has over a hundred facsimiles of title-pages and

in stocking the Thames with "Huchen."... Our quaint woodcuts, and is furnished with biblia Supply of Admiralty Coal' deals with a matter of graphical notes from the latest authorities. A Copy highest importance.--In The Cornhill C. J.D., under of the Bull of Sixtus IV. printed by Schöffer at the title On the Oxford Circuit,' deals, in free-and- Mayence in 1480 is priced 980 m. ; Poliphili easy hexameters, with the death of Şir Thomas Noon Hypnerotomachia,' Venice, Aldus Manutius, 1999, Talfourd, who expired at Stafford while charging 1,500 m.; an unknown German version of Lucian's the Grand Jury. Part ii. of Reminiscences of a "Golden Ass,' printed at Strassburg, c. 1470, 800 m.; Diplomatist' is no less stimulating reading than and a fine copy of the first edition of the Nuremthe previous portion. Improving the Breed, by berg Chronicle, 900 m. Herr Breslauer devotes a Sir George Scott, depicts an attempt to introduce special

section of his catalogue to Das Werk

des cattle shows into the Hill States. From a College Hans Weiditz,' who has been within the last few Window,' part vii., remains thoughtful and medi- years identified as the illustrator of Petrarch in tative. 'The Wine-Drinker' proves to be a sur: 1532. prise for the reader. 'The Creation of the British Museum is less interesting than its title promises, logue 108, which contains over thirteen hundred

Mr. Ludwig Rosenthal, of Munich, sends Cata: -Mr. Holden MacMichael's 'Charing Cross and its Immediate Neighbourhood,' in The Gentleman's, items of books relating to Russia and the Eastern rary contents of the magazine are "Three Poets? Terrarum," 1657, coloured plates, is 700 marks will obviously close with the year. Among lite Church. These form a complete history of the

Russians in every phase of life. Civitates Orbis Trees," dealing with Chaucer, Spenser, and.Cowper; Works on costume include Le Prince's Samuel Butler and Hudibras'; and 'Stoke and Ajustements et Usages de Russie,' 200 m., and

· Divers -GrayThe Old Western Seaports is a case of a Orlowski's Costume of the Russian Army, 1809, good subject treated with some freshness.-Amidst much good fiction there appears in The Pall Mall 350 m. Merian's Topographie,' 1642-59, is 1,000 m. a very interesting account of Thomas Hardy and and a portion of Assemannus's Codex Liturgicus, the Land of Wessex, accompanied by a portrait, 1766, 470 m. There are a number of portraits. specially taken, of the novelist; a study of Mr. St. John Brodrick, illustrated from photographs ; an account of Félix Ziem, “the painter of the

Notices to Correspondents. Adriatic”.; The Living Moon,' illustrated from

We must call special attention to the following photographs; 'From the Cape to Cairo by Telegraph'; and a description of 'Kedleston.' The Idler in

notices: Arcady' constitutes the one serious contribution to On all communications must be written the namo a vumber of The Idler chiefly noticeable for the and address of the sender, not necessarily for pubeffervescence of its contents.

lication, but as a guarantee of good faith.

We cannot undertake to answer queries privately.

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view, but think it inadvisable to open a discussion Messrs. Baer's Folk-lore Catalogue contains books on the subject. from the library of the late Prof. Gustav Meyer. The Papers and Transactions of the International Editorial communications should be addressed

Folk-lore Congress, 1891,' are 20 m., and the first to “The Editor of Notes and Queries "»-Adver. fi four Annual Reports of the Folk-lore Society, 10 m.; tisements and Business Letters to The Pub

while the first three volumes of Mélusine are 75 m lisher"-at the Office, Brean’s Buildings, Chancery DA complete set of the Percy Society, reprints, Lane, E.C. *196 parts, is 420 m...Some of the privately printed We beg leave to state that we decline to retum te works of our contributor Mr. W. A. Clouston are communications which, for any reason, we do not cluded.

print; and to this rule we can make no exception.

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