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279. P. 195, The Military Exile and the Fair Tête' portraits with contemporary prints, I
Violetta.-Ernest Augustus, Duke of have come to the conclusion that in many
Cumberland, and...... 280. P. 243, The Billing Brewer and the amiable cases, the likeness is more true than I
Letitia Lutestring. Mentioned in imagined, often being copied from an existThe Rambler's Magazine, 1789, p. 46, ing picture. Still, the resemblance to the but no names given.
original is more useful in confirming than in 281. P. 291, The Dragooning Lover and the Female suggesting the identification. There Capitulator.-Capt. Hawker and Mrs.
two plates which I am anxious to name, Barttelot. 282. P. 361, The Reverend Adulterer and the Frail viz., 'The Complying Colonel and the
Wanton Cecilian. - Rev. William Sneyd and Widow' (vol. ix. p. 513) and The Nautical Mrs. Henry Cecil.
Scribe' (vol. xiii. p. 289). The lady is de283. P. 387, The Chemical Lover and the Female scribed being “ descended from
Deserter.- Francis Newman and Mrs. noble family, the widow of Lord A. H.,
Sheridan. 284. P. 435, The Special Pleader and the Winning
and was painted by Sir Joshua ReyClient.—Mr. Schoole and Mrs. Alicia nolds”; while 'The Complying Colonel' is Rybart (née Fowler).
said to be very fond of the game of 285. P. 483, The Consular Artist and Venus de billiards, was a particular friend of Lady
Medici. Sir William and Lady Harrington, Miss Ash, and the elder Miss
Hamilton (?). 286. P. 531, The Amorous Gauger and Penelope Gunning, a great favourite with the ladies,
Pigtail. – Mr. Rogers and Mrs. and had a famous quarrel with a certain Mr.
L-k-p at Bath." As he is spoken of as 287. P. 579, The Benedictine Monk and the Eloping Col. C-, I suspect his name to be Crawford. Nun of Hampstead.- ......and......
Many clues are given in the case of “The Since my list was sent to the Editor of Nautical Scribe,' for it is stated that 'N. & Q.' I have consulted that admirable " when very young he went abroad as second work, compiled by Mr. Frederick George secretary to a certain lord [Lord Sandwich ?) who Stephens, the 'Catalogue to the Prints and was afterwards head of a great board (Admiralty), Drawings in the British Museum, where, in where our hero was introduced under his auspices,
and in which line he advanced to his present vol. iv., I find a key to the Tête-à Tête elevated station......He succeeded the late Mr. CPortraits' during the years 1769 and 1770. in his present department......a member of parliaTo this I am indebted for the discovery of the ment......a friend of the late Beau Nash....Lady identity of Mrs. Goreham (?) and Madame Harrington had her eye on him for Miss Ash...... Meyer (vol. ii. pp. 233, 513), which I inserted Signora Frasi never thought her parties complete on the proof. With regard to the former, it is one of the secretaries of the Admiralty
without him...... he is fond of music......' interesting to observe how Mr. Stephens, with his usual acuteness, followed the only (1781) seems to be indicated.*
Perhaps Mr. Stephens, who has written clue, i e., “Mrs. G...h...m is said to have been the widow of an officer killed at the siege so eloquently of the value of satirical prints of Havannah.” In like manner I turned to in throwing a light upon the history of those The Gentleman's Magazine for 1762; but mine times, may be induced to turn once more to was a desultory search. The title suggested if he has the leisure, he can fill up all the
The Town and Country Magazine. No doubt, by Mr. Stephens for the portrait of "Ame
blank I have left. ricanus" (vol. i. p. 57) is, I believe, a wrong
HORACE BLEACKLEY. one. Although the letterpress is applicable
Fox Oak, Walton-on-Thames. either to the first Lord Amherst or to George, third Earl of Albemarle, a reference to the print by Spooner after Reynolds will show that BURTON'S “ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY.' the picture is intended to represent the latter. With some misgivings, I have adopted Mr. (See geh, s. xi. 181, 222, 263, 322, 441 ; xii. 2, 62, 162,
301, 362, 442; 10th S. i. 42, 163, 203, 282; ii. 124, Stephens's solution of the portrait of the 223, 442; iii. 203; iv. 25.) “Countess of L--a" (vol. i. p. 394), on the
Vol. I. (Shilleto), p. 11, 1. 20; 1, 21 (ed. 6), ground that the editor of the Tête-à-Têtes'
some ridiculous treatise......Some prodigious always uses each initial letter in a dual name. tenent (misprinted "tetent,", ed. 6), or parą. Although the history,” in this case seems to dox of the earths motion." Cf. Burton's point undoubtedly to the celebrated La Rena, comedy
of Philosophaster,' IV, ii
. 48 (p. 71, It should be remembered that in January, ed. W. E. Buckley for the Roxburghe Clube 1767, Lord March, writing to George Selwyn, mentions a certain cara Luisina," who may * “ The Nautical Scribe" I have found to be Sir have been one of his numerous mistresses.
Philip Stephens (1725-1809), who was Secretary to After comparing some of these "Tête-à- the Admiralty 1763-95.
1862), “ Polupragmaticus. Nostin' paradoxum P. 18, p. 13; 5 n. b, “ Jovius Præf. Hist." absurdum aliquod ? | Explosum renovabis, His words are : aut finges aliud de novo, | Moveri terram, “ Hac opinione (see above-"nihil beatius esse stellas et lunam incoli, et hujusmodi. . Simon potest, quam nominis famam immortalibus iouicti Acutus. Ridiculum."
animi monumentis ad non incertam spem sempiternæ P. 12, n. 12; 2, n. P,
“Volucrum voces & laudis extendisse ”] ab ipsa statim adolescentia im
butus, & post aliquot annos magis ac magis non Ringuas intelligere se dicit Abderitans Ep. ignobili ratione contirmatus, in pellente Genio, conHip.” A. R. S. prints Abderitanus. At goh S. scribendæ historiæ negotium suscepi.” xii. 363 Abderitanis was suggested. But ed. 1 P. 19, 6; 6, 6, "Cardan professeth he writ has Abderitani, which is obviously right. The his book De consolatione after his son's death, word does not belong to the preceding sen- to comfort himself." The 'De Cons. was tence, but is part of the reference (ep. 10, written earlier. At the time of his son's professing to be from the senate and people execution C. was engaged on the De Utiliof Abdera to Hippocr.).
tate ex adversis capienda,' and found the P. 13, 2; 2, 27, put out his eys." Cf. iii. occupation to some extent a solace. See lib. iv. 357, 19; 632'2, III. iii. iv. ii. ad fin ; and see cap. "De luctu';
$ 57 of the whole work :the reff. given by Mullach, 'Fr. Philos. Græc.,' “Nunc nihil tam profuit quam hæc scribere, vol. i. (1860), 331, col. 1, n. 39.
emendare, lectitare......Existimo ex superis aliquem P. 13, n. 9; 2, n. y, “Non suun dignus præ- induxisse me ad scribendum hoc ne dolori succumstare matella[m] Mart.” (x. 11, 3). Cf. Philo- berem...... Ubi ergo primus allatus est nuncius tam
sævi interitus, expectaban enim hæc scribens, soph.,' IV. ii. 56, p. 71, "Et licet ei dignus, quandoquidem nihil haberem potius ad levanduni quod aiunt, præstare matellam | Non sis." dolorem.”
P. 13, 27; 3, 3, “Jovius." His exact words See also pp. 17 and 42 of De Libris Proare "in ea luce domicilii totius orbis, Vaticance- priis' (Pt. II. of 'Somn. Synes.,' &c., 1562). que aulæ, ubi per trigintaseptem annos multa P. 19, n. 14 ; 6, n. 0, " Magis impium...
6 opportunaque didicerim.”
furari." The translation is that of Dionysius P. 14, 1, 3, 7, “ to be an unprofitable or "Petavius (“Magis autem impium esse arbitror unworthy a Member.” Ş. retains the (l, which mortuorum lucubrationes, quam vestes furari,” has crept into the text by an error.
Synes., Op. Gr. ac Lat.,' p. 280c, Paris, 1612). P. 14, 18; 3, 22, “ which Gesner did in The ep. is 142 (not 143) in Petavius, followed modesty." Burton gives the ref. “Præfat. by Migne ('Patr. Græc.,' tom. Ixvi.col. 1538B), bibliothec.," but see fol. 180 rect. of the epp. 79 and 80 being both numbered 79. • Biblioth. (Pt. I., 1545) under Conradus P. 20, 1; 6, 28, "habes confitenten reum." Gesnerus Tigurinus, where G., describing his It should have been stated at 9th S. xii. 364 life when a student at Paris, says (less than that the ultimate source is Çic. Pro Ligario,' one-sixth through the article) :
1, 2, in a passage referred to, though not “Uarios authores sine certo fine peruolitabam,.. quoted in full
, by Quintil.,' IV. i. 67. Cf. the multa interim trapsiliens paucos libros, integre Latin comedy of 'Pedantius,' l. 2702 (ed. by perlegeban ......quod plurimis hodie impedimentum Prof. G. C. Moore Smith, vol. viii. of Prof. accidit quo minus proficiant.
“Materialien zur Kunde des älteren
Bangs P. 17, n. 9; 5, n. u. To the list may be Englischen Dramas,” Louvain, 1905). added Bishop John Woolton's 'A Newe
P. 20, 2; 6, 29, "Tis most true, ......as the Anatomy of the whole Man' (Lond., 1576), Wise-man found of old.” This is possibly * The Anathomie of Sinne' (Lond., 1603), suggested by Gesner, Biblioth., Pt. I.
,'' William Cowper's The Anatomie of a Chris- Epistol. Nuncupat.,' sign. *3 verso, l. 37 tian Man' (Lond., 1611), and Sala's Anatomia
(1545), “Verè Satyricus, Tenet insanabile Vitrioli.'
multos scribendi cacoëthes ; &, ut Salomon P. 18, 15; 5, 37, “Scire tuum nihil est, nisi inquit, componendi libros nullus est finis." te scire hoc sciat alter” (Persius, i. 27, where Then 'follows “ Omnes sibi famam,” &c., the line ends with a note of interrogation). quoted by Burton below. These words had become proverbial. John
P. 20, 1. 5 and n. 4; 6, 31, and n. r., "the Owen adopts them in his first volume (lib. number of books is without number.......
.presses ii. 43) :
be oppressed.......D. King profat. lect. Ionas.” Theologus.
See King's Lectures upon Ionas,' the Epistle Scire tuum nihil est, nisi te scire hoc sciat alter.
Dedicatorie, sign. T3 recto (ed. 1611), the Politicus.
nuinber of books written in these daies Si sciat hoc alter, scire tuum nihil est.
without number," (and T3 verso) “whose Burton often cites Persius. He has also vnhonest treatises, fitter for the fire than several unacknowledged quotations from the bookes of Protagoras presses are daily
P. 20, l. 7; 6, 33, "scribimus indocti docti, doctique poemata passim," a line or doctique" is quoted by King in the margin two lower. of T3 verso, while on T recto “Eccles vit." P. 22, n. 1; 7, n. n,
" Cardan præf. ad is given as a marginal note to “much reading consol.” Fol. 2 recto of the 1542, Venice, ed., is but a wearinesse to the flesh, and there is qua propter diuites opes suas, reges potenno ende of making or perusing many bookes." tiam, milites robur ostentant: eruditi nugas. Cf. Burton's marginal reference “Eccl. ult.” suas, etiam audire nolentibus effutiunt." (n. P, P: 6) to "there is no end," &c. The P. 22, 12; 7, 47, our Frank-furt Marts...... precise degree of Burton's indebtedness, con- Twice a year." Cf. Philosophaster,' IV. ii. scious or unconscious, for suggestions to the 31, “bis anno quolibet, | Et ad Francofurtanas various writers whom he "tumbled oper" plerumque nundinas," and IV. ii. 83, Prosta
" is in many instances extremely hard to bunt Francofurti, proximis nundinis.” determine, and probably of more absorbing P. 22, 15 and n. 6; 8, 2 and n. b,
" Gesner.: interest to the minute student of “The Ana See Bibl.' (1545), ep. nunc., sign. *3 verso, tomy' than to the general reader. Shilleto 1.39,“ Sed quomodo fieri possit ut......arguanhas disguised the ref.“ Eccl. ult.” King was tur authorum furta, ac millies repetita, tol: Dean of Ch. Ch. 1605-11, and his third son, lantur: denique in posterum temere scribendi Robert (admitted student 1612), played Desi- libido coerceatur, aliter in infinitum proderius Dux in Burton's Philosophaster' in gressura : doctioribus deliberandum, regibus 1617. See the Actorum Nomina, p. xxxiii | deinde et principibus perficiendum relinquo." of Buckley's ed. with the editor's notes.
P. 22, n. 8; 8, n. C,
is Onerabuntur ingenia, P. 20, 9 and n. 7.; 6, 35 and n. t, “ Be- nemo legendis sufficit." See Gesner, ‘Pandecta, witched with this desire of fame, etiam mediis De Ratione Operis Præf., *2 verso, l. 20 in morbis,......Effa[s]cinati etiam laudis amore, (1548), "Ne quis igitur per querimoniam &c., Justus Baronius." See his 'Vindiciæ multos magnosque indies libros edi, quibus against John Rainolds (ante, p. 26), cap. i. nemo legendis sufficiat, operari ingenia, p. 2, 1. 26, “Sed ita miser prophanæ hæreseos sumptus augeri, hoc etiam Volumen accuset, amore effascinatus es, vt vel in medio sic habeto.' morborum æstu a pestilentibus libris confer- P. 23, 15 and n. 7; 8, 29 and n. g, " Wecker ruminandis non cesses." Justus Baronius
...Præf. ad Syntax. med.," i.e., Medicine (formerly Justus Calvin), who is ignored by Utriusque Syntaxes,' Præf. (dated 1 Jan.,
new and very full index ” of Shilleto's 1576), sign. à 3, l. 26 (ed. 1582), “ Etsi uero edition, gives marginal references to various nihil dici potest, ut quidam ait, quod non sit works of Rainolds for his statement.
dictuin prius......tamen dicendi forma atque P. 20, n. 11; _7 n. a, Omnes sibi faman modus sermones de iisdem rebus eosdem, quærunt,” &c.
The passage in Gesner runs: diuersos uideri facit.” The reference to *0. 8. f. q., & si pon cum gloria, quouis Terence was given at 9th S. xii. 443. tamen modo in orbem spargi contendunt, P. 23, 27 and n. 10; 8, 40 and n. h, “ Didacus ut nouæ alicuius rei habeantur authores" Stella... In Luc. 10. l'on. 2." See the second ( Biblioth.,' 1545, sign. *3 verso, l. 35). vol. of Didacus Stella's 'In Sanctum Jesu
P. 21, 2; 7, 9, “Castrant......sufurciant." Christi Evangelium secundum Lucam ComNot from Jovius, as Burton says, but from mentaria' (Lyons, 1583), p. 24, col. 1, 1. 40, Alciatus's Ep. to Jovius at the beginning of "Absit ut ego velim condemnare quod tot the Paris ed. (1553) of vol. i. of the 'Historiæ tantique sapientes simul & docti affirmarunt: sui Temporis’ : Sed te incursurum prouideo benetainen scimus, Pygmeos gigantum in quosdam criticos maligne curiosos qui te humeris impositos, plusquam ipsos gigantes castrasse historias tuas dicant, ut Vitas per videre.' The notes on chap. x. occupy 113 se graciles, alieno adipe suffarcires, quod & folio columns of smallish print! Stella is mihi accidit."
here commenting on confiteor (Equodoyoûuai) P. 21, 3; 7, 10, “lard their lean books.” in verse 21. Cf. 'K. Hen. I.,' Pt. I., Act II. sc. ii. ad fin. - , ,
P. 24, 16; 9, 11, "presidents for it, which P.21, n. 14; 7 n. 1, "Lib. 5. de sap.' See Isocrates cals perfugium iis qui peccant." See
n pp. 266-7 (about three-fourths through lib.5) Busiris,' cap. 45, 2304, "Oų yap átolúels
γαρ απολύεις of the 1544 (Nürnberg) ed. of the De Sap.,' aŭrov TỐv aitwy, all itopalveis
, ús kaì Tôv &c. : “Stomachum mouent eruditis multi, άλλων τινές ταυτα πεποιήκασι, ραθυμοτάτην qui uix prima elementa rerum percipientes rois åpaprávovou eupiokwv katapuyńv." The ......in quo genere Germani Gallique pec- reference which Shilleto gives (* Ad Demonicant,.....non uitupero gloriæ stimulos, non cum,' $ 34) has nothing to do with the case. deterreo ab ædendo, modo aliquid nouum P. 24, 18; 9, 12, “ Nonnulli alii idem feceinueniant.” Cardan quotes “Scribimus in. runt." See the passage of Isocrates.
P. 24, n. 8; 9, n. c, “Non dubito multos discover any stone or inscription to the widow dectores hic fore stultos.” The first of 36 leonine of the last named.
W. B. H. hexameters headed "S.A.I. ad Emptorem,' p. 8 of 'Sententiæ Proverbiales de Moribus'
Perhaps the following verse, which is to be (Basel, s.a.).
seen in the old parish churchyard of Brighton F. 21, 30; 9, 24, “ Laudare se vani; vitupe- Thomas Law, 'who died 19 April, 1800, is
(St. Nicholas's) on the tombstone of one rare, stulti" (reference given 10th S. ii. 462). Burton appears again to be indebted to King, sufficiently quaint to be worthy of record in
•N. & Q.:op. cit., sign. q 4 recto, l. 30, "I have taken the counsaile of the wise, neyther to prayse
Stop! Reader, and reflect with awe,
For Sin and Death have conquered Law, nor dispraise inine owne dooings : The one,
Who ip full hope resign'd his breath, hee sayth, is vanitie, the other follie," with
That Grace had conquered Sin and Death. marginal note, “Laudare se vani, vituperare
John B. WAINEWRIGHT. stulti. Aristot. apud Valer. Max. lib. 7, cap. 2."
P. 24, 32; 9, 25, “Primus vestrûm non sum, nec imus." This is 1. 4 of 'Solon' in Ausonius's
DR. EDMOND HALLEY. (See gth S. x. 361 ; 'Ludus Septem Sapientum,' as emended by xi. 85, 205, 366, 463, 496 ; xii. 125, 185, 266, J. J. Scaliger. See his Auson., Lect. Lib. ii. 464 ; 10th S. ii. 224.) – cap. 1. The note at gth S. xii. 443 was in
I. LIFE AND WORK. complete.
EDWARD BENSLY. McPike, Eugene_Fairfield. Remarks on Dr. (To be continued.)
Edmond Halley.- Popular Astronomy, xii. 453-5,
A Bibliography of Halley's Comet; 1910
Return.-Ibid., 455. See last paragraph below. EPITAPHIANA.
Halley's Conet.- 1bid., 685. A note per
taining to Dr. Halley's discovery of the identity of TIE four following epitaphs have been the comet of 1682, which bears his name. recently copied from stones in the church- Halley's Conet: its Past History and 1910 yard of Bredon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire : Return: a Short Bibliography with Notes. 6 pp." who was unfortunately killed by a
Smithsonian Miscl. Coll., vol. xlviii. pt. i., No. 1580, fall from his horse, August 11, 1781."
Same; also issued separately. Noticed in
Library Journal, xxx. 439, July, 1905.
Halley's Comet and its Discoverer.-The
Observatory, xxviii. 256-7, June, 1905.
Rigaud, Stephen Peter (1774-1839). Some Account
of Halley's Astronomiæ Cometicæ Synopsis. 1835. The next, O Reader, may be thee;
-Mentioned in ‘D.N.B.,' xlviii. 299. Probably
Greenwich Observatory Instruments in Mary, wife of_W. M. (and relict of the above Halley's Pine.-In Memoirs Royal Astronomical
Society, 1836. C. R.), died 22 Feb., 1793.
On Newton, Whiston, Halley, and FlamStop, gentle Stranger, and with plaintive Eyes
steed.-In Philos. Mag., 1836. View the sad spot where Worth and Virtue lies ; Rudolph, Alexander J. Material for a BiblioSummond by Death to meet her mortal End,
graphy of Dr. Edmond Halley......with some Notes And to the Chanıbers of the Grave descend.
and Addenda by Eugene Fairfield McPike.-Bul. Ob! mayst thou still in yonder bright abode letin of Bibliography, Boston, iv. 53-7, July, 1905. In Bliss eternal meet thy Saviour God.
Same; also issued separately. Columna The wife of J. B., died 2 March, 1790.
III. GENEALOGY. Calm was her Death, well order'd was her Life, Scottish Notes and Queries, Second Series, vi. A quiet Neighbour and a loving Wife;
93, 112, Aberdeen. Of Children tender, to her Husband kind,
The'"Old Northwest” Genealogical Quarterly, All certain Symptoms of a Virtuous Mind. vii. 267-70, Columbus, Ohio, October, 1904. John K., died 26 May, 1823, aged thirty.
IV. MISCELLANEOUS. three.
Brontë, Rev. Patrick. On Halley's Comet, in 1835.
11 My friend most dear! forbear your tear,
[A poem.]-T'he Bradfordian, No. And cease for me to mourn.
(1 August, 1861), 176, Bradford. Reprinted in What love from you to me was due,
Popular Astronomy, xii. 571-2.
Eugenio (pseud.). An Elogy on Sir Isaac
Newton; translated from the Latin of Dr. Halley,
- The General Magazine of Arts and Sciences, i. 4 My Wife while here she be. God be her friend, her pathway tend,
(January, 1755), London. Reprinted in Popular Till she shall follow me.
Astronomy, xii. 504, 571, 631 ; and in Historic Maga
zine and Notes and Queries, xxiii. No. 3 (March, I may add that a careful search failed to 1905), 76-8, Manchester, New Hampshire.
I find no internal evidence in the 'D.N.B.,' and have to wear ordinary Court dress in vol. lxvii., 'Errata,' that that portion thereof black velvet. There are in this statement which modifies vol. xxiv. of the principal almost as many mistakes as words. Black work was prepared before the publication of velvet has lately come into common wear as •N. & Q.' for 9 May, 1903 (9th S. xi. 366), yet a Court dress, but it is not one of the three no correction has been made in the date of most approved forms, according to the decease of Dr. Halley, 25 January, 1742, N.S., official circulars, and was only till recently as shown at the reference just given.
a little-used alternative. The being in or “In the Earl of Macclesfield's library at out of office makes no difference whatever to Shirburne Castle, Oxon., are several MSS. by the dress worn. Privy Councillors all wear Halloy , among them a commonplace book" the saine costume, and the fall of a Cabinet (cf. Aubrey's Brief Lives,' Clark, i. 283, can make no difference. Windsor uniform Oxford, 1898).
has changed, but has always been of a comThe Astronomische Gesellschaft has recently paratively simple nature.
W. U. L. offered a prize of one thousand marks “for the best determination of the position of P. W. TREPOLPEN. (See ante, p. 442.)-Halley's comet in the year of its return” (cf. There is no necessity for any reticence about Vierteljahrsschrift, 39 Jahrgang, Drittes Heft, this pseudonym, as it is acknowledged in the pp. 149, 152, Leipsic, 1904).
‘Bibliotheca Cornubiensis,' vol. ii. p. 786, and EUGENE FAIRFIELD McPIKE, vol. iii., under W. P. Courtney. Member of the Bibliographical Society
RALPH THOMAS. of America. Chicago, U.S.
OXFORD CIRCUS.—I believe that this title
was first used by the omnibus companies in ST. THOMAS'S DAY CUSTOM.—As St. Thomas's the seventies or eighties. The present Oxford Day is recent, the following, copied from The Circus was originally Regent Circus-a name Scottish Standard-Bearer, will not be inap- which in common speech was already used propriate :
for the crossing near the Quadrant. The "At Harvington, in Worcestershire, it is the names of Oxford Circus and Piccadilly custom on St. Thomas's Day :(December 21st) for Circus came in together. persons (chiefly children to go round the village,
EDWARD SMITH. begging for apples, and singing the following rhymes :
“HERERO”: ITS PRONUNCIATION. The Wissal, wassail, through the town;
proper way to pronounce this African name If you've got any apples, through (?) them down ;
is with the stress on its first syllable-Hérero, Up with the stocking and down with the shoe ; If you've got po apples, money will do.
and not Herero. This seems worth noting The jug is white and the ale is brown;
here, as it is just the contrary of what one This is the best house in the town.
would expect from the analogy of the Spanish F. E. R. POLLARD-URQUHART. termination -ero. Pinero, for instance, should Castle Pollard, Westmeath.
he Pinero, though the man in the street may
sometimes turn it into Pinero; and bolero "GOING A-GOODING.”, (See 1st Series, and should be boléro, though the woman in the so down.)-I understand that this custom of street too often calls it bolero. Hence it is widows going round on St. Thomas's Day not surprising that even the accurate 'Cyclofor gifts is still kept up at Dimchurch, pædia of Names,' 1895, marks Heréro, with Hythe, Kent.
R. J. FYNMORE. the accent on the wrong syllable. Sandgate.
JAMES PLATT, Jun. WINDSOR UNIFORM. (See oth S. ix. 292; x. AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.–Major B. R. Ward, 36.)-- Le Temps, which is the most accurate in the September number of the Journal of French newspapers, has followed a com- of the Royal United Service Institution mon English error in its account of the (vol. xlix. pp. 1073-5), draws attention to King's present to Mr. Balfour. It begins " probably the finest military record in rightly by saying that a Windsor uniform existence," namely, 'The Official Records of is a "special costume worn at Windsor when the Union and Confederate Armies.' the Court is there." But it then goes on to Commenced on 19 May, 1864, the one hundescribe as the Windsor uniform the ordinary dred and thirtieth (and last) volume was ministerial or"first-class diplomatic" uniform completed on 22 August, 1901, under the in its “ball” form, and further mistakenly editorship of Major R. N. Scott, 3rd U.S. explains that members of the Cabinet going Artillery, who had been in charge of the out of office can no longer wear this costume, I work since December, 1877. In addition to