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|fetched, and impossible etymologies. His vagaries
1 are bad enough when restricted to “Anglo-Saxon”
etymologies, but when he embarks on the quest
QUERIES :-Ranting, Roaring Willie'-Horton-Source of a question whether these frantic endeavours to
prove that we English are not ourselves, but some-
a natural love of paradox, or from an indiscrimi-
nate attachment to the principle nullius addictus
Pillory-Irish Privy Council Records-Reprint of the First
not one in a hundred of these “Celtic" claims is
REPLIES :-Religious Orders, 10-Bunbill Fields, 11_"De their manufacture. The fact that the people who
fence, not Defiance," 12- Plea for the Midsummer Fairies'
almost invariably choose Teutonic words to work
be, it is singular that they should so successfully
I am sorry to see that MR. ADDY (7th S. iii. 421) | form arose from the erroneous derivation of Bryt
mouth's inventions. The phonological evidence is
This latter method is in great favour
(see · Cart, Sax.,' ii, 72, 37; 595, 32), that is, the well of