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names for the green woodpecker : eccle (Oxford- a variant of Haver, which is common in the Eastern shire), icwell (Northants), eaqual or ecall (Salop), Counties, cf. Haversack, “a bag for oats." yuckel (Wilts), yockel (Salop), stock eikle (Worces

A. E. tershire), Jack ickle (Northants). F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY.

| Ho, VOCABULUM SILENTII (7th S. iii. 496). —

Ho, ho, ho, were the words with which the devil Halliwell gives hickol as a West of England and vice of the old moralities made their apname of the woodpecker. Another form of the

pearance on the stage, and seem to have been word is hickway, under which the same authority

used to command silence or an interjectional call has the following: “ A hicway, or wood pecker,

to attract attention. Numerous instances are given virco,' Withals, ed. 1608, p. 21. Aickwall, Florio, in Nares's 'Gloss.,'s. v., and in Dodsley's “Old p. 203. Highawe, Cotgrave, in v. Bequebo, Plays.” The word ho is also used as a verb meanEpeiche, Epiche. 'Hygh-whele, picus,' MS. ing"" stop," "halt.” The following quotations are Arundel 249, f. 90." In the 'Linguæ Romana given by Halliwell, who says ho was formerly an Dictionarium Luculentum Novum' (Cambridge, exclamation commanding the cessation of any 1693) I find, “A Hickwal, or Hickway, a bird. action, as at tournaments : "Let us ho " (* TowneVirco, m. picus Martius, picumnus"; and s. v. ley Mysteries,' p. 31); " But alas, alas, we have “ Picus," " A bird which makes holes in trees ; of passed all bounds of modestie and measure : there which there be several sorts : a Wood-pecker, a is no hoe with us” (Dent's Pathway,' p. 43); Speckt, a Hickway or Heighbould, a French-Pye, “ Howbeit they would not crie hoa here, but a Wittwall.”

C. C. B. sent in post some of their covent to Rome" (StaniI am glad to find that an old friend of my by

friend of molhurst’s ‘Description of Ireland,' p. 26). See gener

ally Halliwell and Nares's "Gloss.,' s. v. "Ho" boyhood—the 'Architecture of Birds 'still has readers. Hickwall seems not to be confined to

A. COLLINGWOOD LEE. one locality. Coles’s ‘Dictionary' (1713) has,

Waltham Abbey, Essex. “ Hickwall, a wood-pecker or wryneck"; and Mr. “Ho (quod est cessate) ” is evidently “hold !" Atkinson, in his ‘British Birds' Eggs and Nests,' or “balt!” It appears in John Ball's letter gives hickwall for the lesser spotted woodpecker, (1382): “Know your friend from your foe, Haveth and whitwall for the great spotted woodpecker. ynough and saith hoe" (Stow's 'Chron.,' 294). EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A.

J. H. WYLIE. Hastings.

Rochdale. Halliwell, in his Dictionary of Archaic and Can it interest G. N. or anybody else to know Provincial Words,' refers to p. 203, “Florio," for that ho is very common in Holland as an exclamathe use of this word. Having found hickwall or tion not "silentii,” but “ cessationis "? A driver hickwel in the following dictionaries-Phillips shouts ho to a horse to stop it, &c. (1720), Bailey (1759), Ash (1775), Jobpson (1814),

WILLEM S. LOGEMAN. Knowles (1835), Webster (1863), Wright (1880), Newton School, Rock Ferry. Davies (1881)-I cannot think that the use of it can be exclusively confined to the Forest of Dean. NUMISMATIC (7th S. iv. 69).-In reply to MR.

EVERARD HOME COLEMAN, Butler's inquiry, the legend he quotes (not quite 71, Brocknock Road.

correctly) occurs on a satirical medal, struck in

silver, I should imagine about the year 1530 or If (as I presume) the above is a misprint for

1540, in the Protestant interest. The obverse heckomall, I can inform your correspondent Picus

bears a double head, which at first sight displays that the name is a familiar one in the rural dis

the features of a horned gentleman of somewhat tricts of South Devon.

W. S. B. H.

forbidding aspect, but when inverted presents the HABERDON : ANTISCARP (7th S. iii. 515).-I am

face of a pope with the triple crown. Legend,

ECCLESIA . PERVERSA . TENET . FACIEM , DIABOLI. afraid MR. BEDELL has been coining a word here,

The reverse is on the same lines. In its normal for I never heard of this term in military engineer

position the head is that of a jester, when inverted ing. Doubtless it is meant as an equivalent for “ counterscarp," i. e., the side of the ditch furthest

that of a cardinal; the legend, STULTI . ALIfrom the work. If, however, as may be the case,

QVANDO . SAPIENTES. I have one of these coins,

which seem to be somewhat rare, before me as I MR. BEDELL can give examples of the use of “ anti

write. The diameter is thirty-five millimètres. scarp," I should be very glad to hear of them. It

The Catholics retorted with a similar medal, in is certainly not now in general use.

which the head of Calvin replaces that of the pope

E. T. EVANS. 63, Fellows Road, N.w.

in that just described. The legends are as follows:

JOAN . CALVINUS. HERESIARCH . PESSIMUS and ET. Haberdon is singularly like Aberdon, the old STULTI. ALIQUANDO, SAPITE, PSAL. XCIII. form of Aberdeen, N.B.; but I incline to suggest! Some interesting information on the subject may be found in a work published in Paris in 1837, courts.” MR. STOCKEN'S query is somewhat misentitled 'Monnaies Inconnues des Évêques, des leading, as Douce (not “ Arnold ") in the "adverInnocents, des Fous,' &c. J. Eliot HODGKIN. tisement" to The Customs of London, otherwise Richmond-on-Thames.

called Arnold's Chronicle' (1811, p. xi) refers to

Robert Bale as “ Recorder of London in the Reign This medal, for which MR. BUTLER inquires, is of Edward IV.(not Henry IV.). G. F. R. B. in my possession. The legend surrounds the head of a pope with the triple crown. When turned "No FRINGE(7th S. iii. 265).- For the more upside down, instead of a pope a devil's head ap- complete instruction of the antiquary or New pears. The reverse of the medal bears the legend Zealander of the future, should it not be recorded STULTI. ALIQUANDO . SAPIENTES. The design is a that the prohibition quoted was aimed at the habit monk's head with cowl. When turned upside of inappropriate imitation, not at the “ fringe" down the head becomes a fool with a cap and itself ? otherwise the information would give a bells. There is no date, but it was evidently wrong impression of the taste of the age. The struck in the days of the Borgias, as it resembles arrangement of hair with which the Italian painters in general workmanship other medals of that date of the quattrocento so daintily decked their angels that are in my collection.

has been found not at all unsuited to many fair CORA KENNEDY SADA. young English girls ; and it is not the style, but San Guglielmo, Tortona, Italy.

the vulgarization of it, that is objected to.

The other style, of massing the hair over the top “MAKE NO BONES OF " (7th S. iii. 408, 523). —

| of the forehead, so becoming to many young faces -For once in a way I venture to ask leave of those in whom it looks "untidy” should not 'N. & Q.' to guess. And it is that I may hazard

adopt it), I have heard called a “ tousle." I think a conjecture that correspondents who think that “ frizzle” denotes small tight curls. “bones ” in this phrase has anything to do with

R. H. BUSK. osseous substance may be in error. In Gascoigne's line the phrase “Yet never made nor bones nor

PRICES GIVEN FOR CAXTONS (7th S. iii. 447).bragges thereof " seems plainly in either word to It seems worthy of remark that, according to Mr. refer to something spoken. So, possibly, to “make |

Fitzgerald's 'Book Fancier' and the quotations Do bones” may mean to make no “petition," no therein tro

therein from Mr. G. Sanders's MSS., à second “begging” off, the old sense of bone, boone, or

edition Game of Chesse' was sold in 1698 by boon. It is not in this sense unlike the passage

Dr. Bernard for 18. 6d. (Duke of Devonshire, where it is said :

1721. 58.).

W. H. Placebo came and eke his frendes sone,

I have a copy of Caxton’s ‘Cordyal.' On the And alderfirst he bade hem all a bone,

fly-leaf, in the handwriting of my great-grandThat non of hem non argumentes make Again the purpos that he hath ytake.

father, John Loveday, of Caversham, “ 1728. Pre'Merchant's Tale,' Tyrwh., v. 9491, 899.

tium 6°/84." It has one leaf of the text wanting, Thas to “make no bones ” would simply mean to

supplied in MS., otherwise almost perfect and in make no reason for refusal, no excuse, no begging

fairly good condition. John E. T. LOVEDAY. off; or, if" bone” be taken as “ favour," to make THE SPENSERIAN STANZA (7th S. iii. 409, 525). no favour of it, but do it at once. So in the old -I send the following additions to my former lists fairy tale :

at the above references. With regard to CampO, fish of the sea, come hither to me,

bell's 'Chaucer and Windsor,' although it consists For there's my wife, the plague of my life, of two stanzas only, the second contains such an Has sent me to beg a bone of thee,

admirable criticism in a nutshell on 'The CanterED. MARSHALL.

bury Tales' that the fragment is worth including PITT'S LAST WORDS (67th S. iv. 23).- Lovers of on

on this account alone. It also contains the dehistorical accuracy will, I think, bé inclined to

scription of Chaucer which has since been made prefer the deliberate statement of Lord Stanhope

famous by Lord Tennyson in his ‘Dream of Fair to the dinner-table pleasantry of Mr. Disraeli Women,' “ Our morning-star of song." I do not man at the point of death might ask for a little

know if this happy phrase is originally due to beef-tea or a glass of wine ; but only a man with

Campbell or Tennyson. 'The Dream of Fair a healthy appetite could long for a veal pie.

| Women’ was first published, I see, in 1832 (the J. Dixon.

year of Scott's death); Campbell died in 1844.

When was his 'Chaucer and Windsor' first pubROBERT BALE, RECORDER OF LONDON (7th S. lished ? Byron, undoubtedly indirectly alluding iv. 49).-Bale does not appear to have been a re to Mary Chaworth, has “the morning-star of corder. According to the 'Dict. of Nat. Biog.,' memory” in “The Giaour,' published in 1813. vol ül. p. 42, be" was elected a notary of the City Does any one know of a poem in Spenser's of London, and subsequently a judge in the civil stanza earlier than Edmund Smith's 'Thales'? It

is strange that a hundred years or more from the place. He had by her four sons, William, George, appearance of 'The Faery Queene' should have | Henry, and John, who were all minors in 1736. passed away before any one attempted to write in Her brothers Jobn, who died in 1736, and Samuel, a metre which during the eighteenth century and who died in 1752, were brewers. John Bayly, of the early part of the nineteenth was so great a Marlborough, grocer, who died in 1668, was profavourite with many excellent poets. Was there | bably an ancestor. FREDK. CHAS. Cass, M.A. not a single Spenserian poem during the seven- | Monken Hadley Rectory. teenth century?

John Goldwire was in 1662 ejected from the Edmund Neale Smith, obiit 1710 : 'Thales : a.

vicarage of Arundel, Sussex, for nonconformity, Monody, sacred to the memory of Dr. Pococke. In imitation of Spenser.'-First published in 1751,

and buried at Romsey in 1690. See Calamy,

Nonconformist Memorial,' vol. iii. forty years after Smith's death. See note in Peter

FREDERICK E. SAWYER, F.S.A. Cunningham's edition of Johnson's 'Lives of the

Brighton.
Poets,' sub nomine “Edmund Smith.”
Bedingfield: The Education of Achilles.'

MURIEL (7th S. ii. 508; iii. 57, 238, 357, 464). *Psyche ; or, the Great Metamorphosis' (query -My list was not offered as being exhaustive. author), in Dodsley's Collection of Poems by It is compiled from scarcely any authorities er. Soveral Hands,' ed. 1775, vol. iii.

cept the Fines and Close Rolls, and is of value as William Lisle Bowles : 'Childe Harold's Last showing what names were borne by Jews in EagPilgrimage,' six stanzas.

land before 1290. I have never met with Nicholas Keats : The Cap and Bells.'

as the name of a Jew ; but I will not presume to Southey : 'A Tale of Paraguay.'

say it never was so. To prove a negative is a conCampbell: 'Chaucer and Windsor.'

fessedly difficult matter. HERMENTRUDE. W. C. Bryant : ‘The Ages.' JONATHAN BOUCHIER.

The following couplet may be of interest to your Ropley, Alresford.

correspondent who is seeking the origin of the

above name : *The Concubine' (title afterwards altered to

E jo vus pri, dame Muriel Sir Martyne'), a poem in two cantog, by

Le donez a votre pessel. William Julius Mickle, may be added to MR. It is taken from an old poem by Walter de BOUCHIER's list of poems in the Spenserian stanza.

Biblesworth (early thirteenth century), and may J. T. B.

be found in vol. i. of Wright's 'National AntiThe Pilgrimage of Harmonia,' by the late Miss quities,' p. 156.

P. E. NEWBERRY. Frances Rolleston, 1874, 247 pp., is in the Spen- Upper Norwood. serian stanza.

A. A.

YORKSHIRE PEDIGREES (7th S. iii. 515). - The ANTIGUGLER (7th S. ii. 328, 431; iv. 15). -Il quarterings in these arms (about which a correhappen to possess an antigugler similar to the one spondent has recently been inquiring) are as foldescribed by Mr. Tew. In my father's time, lows: 6. Az, a bend between three birds arg. when port wine was more often drunk than now, it (Wentworth of Elmsall); 6, Gules, a cinquefoil was always used whenever a bottle of port was between eight cross crosslets or, over all a bend decanted. A piece of fine muslin was fixed in the engrailed or (Umfrevill, borne by Tugilby of upper rim, and so, with the strainer as well, the Ripley). The Talbot shield exhibits, 5, Or, three wine came out very clear. It was always known inescutcheons vaire ; 10, Argent, a lion rampant by the name of the “wine-strainer,” the word anti-gules. The remainder, if he requires them, yoor gugler I never heard. My specimen is an old one, correspondent can have if he will be good enough and the hall-mark, from cleaning and long usage, is to place himself in communication direct with me. 80 nearly obliterated that it is impossible to make

HENRY A. H. GOODRIDGE, out its age.

H. E. WILKINSON. 18, Liverpool Street, King's Cross. Anerley, S.E.

No. 2 quartering of the second pedigree of GOLDWYER OR GOLDWIRE FAMILY (7th S. iii. Ayscough of York is: Arg., a saltire gu., on a 249; iv, 13).-I do not know either the period or chief of the second three cinquefoils or, a crescent the particular connexion which MR. BAYLEY has in for difference, for Talboys of Kyme, co. Lincoloview, but venture to send the accompanying inter- shire. The cinquefoils are sometimes written as marriage between the Bayley and Goldwyer “ creslops." The following quarterings should families, in case it should be of interest to him, come into the shield through Talboys: Barroden though haply he may be already acquainted with or Burden, Gu., on a bend arg., three cinquefoils it. George Goldwyre, surgeon, of Marlborough, sa.; Fitzwith, Gu., two bends or; Umfreville, Gu., in Wiltshire, married Elizabeth Bayley, whose family crusilly, a cinquefoil or (also written, Gu., a cinqueappears to have been long connected with that foil within an orb of crosses patonce); Kyme, Gu., a chevron between ten cross crosslets or ; Cokefield, names. Too many of them think that it was a rapid process, Clavernell, and Bullingbroke (query Bolingbroke?), ka lanara Rolinghroba'' | instead of realizing the fact that some few great houses

had family names eight bundred years ago, while many sometimes written Sa., a chevron between three

of those in humble rank did not attain to them until the columps or, instead of three castles. If J. W. C. days of the Tudors. We suppose all our people have will quote the blazons of the arms he cannot now true surnames of some kind or other; but it is identify, I may be able to help him further. I do certain that the number of patronymics is increasing not remember that any quarterings were given

by the settlement of foreigners, and from nicknames

becoming hereditary. On the other hand, a few of our with the first pedigree of Ayscough of York.

old names, both gentle and peasant, that were restricted

J. K. FLOYER. to one race and locality, have, it is to be feared, died out THE BEER-DRAWERS OF THE CORPORATION OF

within very recent times. THE CITY OF LONDON (7th S. ii. 508).-Surely The Old German Puppet Play of Doctor Faust' turned tbis is a confused reference to the ancient cor into English. With an Introduction and Notes by porate and memorial office of ale-conner or ale

T. C. H. Hedderwick, M.A. (Kegan Paul, Trench

& Co.) taster. FREDERICK E. SAWYER, F.S.A.

In his translation of the old puppet play of 'Doctor Brighton,

Faust' and in his introduction and notes Mr. Hedderwick

supplies a work of scholarly value and of signal interest, Miscellaneous.

Concerning this curious outcome of the legend of Faustus

comparatively little is known in England. In Germany, NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.

on the contrary, a complete literature bearing upon the Year-Books of the Reign of King Edward the Third: subject may be found. The story of the manner in

Years XIII. and XIV. Edited and translated by which the puppet play was obtained from the exhibitors Luke Owen Pike. Rollo Series. (Longmans & Co.) by whom the manuscript was carefully guarded is singu. This series of the year-books goes on more slowly thaplarly fascinating. Not too bonest was the process. For we could wish, but each succeeding volume makes it tbis, however, Mr. Hedderwick is in no sense responsible, more evident that no labour is spared by the editor. He records, indeed, his condemnation. What Mr. Hedder. Psults have been found, reasonably and unjustly, with wick has done is this. He has taken the only trust. some of the other issues of this great series of Chronicles worthy version of the puppet play which Germany posand Memorials," but we have met with no one who bas senses, has translated it and enricbed it with an introduc. grudged the time and money spent over these year-books, tion in which the history of the Faust legend in England or has found any faults with the manner in which the and in Germany is traced and much ingenious specula. editorial work has been carried on. There are, we feel tion is advanced as to the indebtedness of the legend to assured, not many of our readers who have ever en. | English sources, and has added an appendix, literary, dearoured to translate a long passage of English-French | bibliographical, &c., in which a mass of information new into the current language of to-day. Those who have to English scholarship is rendered accessible. Without done so must have come to the conclusion that French assigning the puppet play the position claimed for it in After the scole of Stratford atte bowe

Germany, we may say that it bas great value and interest. is a very different and a much harder thing to tackle

and the presence in it of Casper, a servant to Faust, who than the "Frenche of Paris,” And here we would

parodies his master's proceedings and escapes the penalty, remark, by way of digression, that notwithstanding any

supplies a comic interest thoroughly Teutonic in order.

In subject and treatment alike Mr. Hedderwick's work thing that commentators may have said to the contrary, it is about as clear as anything can be that when

| invites a kind of analysis which can only be attempted Chaucer told us that his Prioress spoke London French,

che in a magazine article. As a contribution to a species and was ignorant of the idiom of Paris, he did not

of folk-lore and as a development of one of the most intend to represent her as an ignorant person. French

subtle and potent of legends it is equally valuable. No was, in those days, not only the language of the Court,

one who is interested in these and kindred subjects will but was spoken by most of the upper and the middle

care to be without it. class. It was no more bad French than that of the pro The History of St. Cuthbert; or, an Account of the Life, vincial cities of France; but it was a dialect differing in Decease, and Miracles of st. Cuthbert. By Charles, many respects from that of Paris, which-unfortunately, Archbishop of Glasgow. Third Edition. (Burns & u some scholars think-was destined to set the fashion Oates.) both as to grammar and vocabulary.

The third edition of a book of this kind can need no It would not be easy to exaggerate the value of the praise from us. It is written from the Roman Catholic year-books, but it requires one learned in mediæval law point of view, and will, on that account, be distasteful to understand them, and their full value can never be to some persons who seem to feel it a personal affront if properly estimated until we have the complete series their neighbours give credit to any of those wonderful before us. We trust that when those portions which as stories with wbich all mediæval biograpbies are studded. Jet remain in manuscript are all printed, the work will To enter into 80 very wide and deep a question would be rendered complete by a new edition of the old black earry us far away from the objects for which N. & Q.' letter volumes which contain some of the most important. exists; but we are bound to say that any one who writes Unleas we have been very unfortunate in our reading, it the life of a mediæval saint, and omits of set purpose all in evident that these old printed copies are often 80 the statements which seem incredible to us of the nineblundered as to obscure the sense, and we have no cer-teenth century, is misrepresenting history. The biotainty that they are printed from the best texts.

graphy of any noteworthy man or woman of past ages Xr. Pike has given, in the introduction, & short

is valuable not only as a life, that is, a picture of the treatise on mediæval surnames, which is of more value

joys and sorrows of a fellow mortal during his sojourn than many a speculative dissertation which we have here, but also as giving us & picture of the times in read on the same subject. Even at the present day we which he lived. We can illustrate what we mean by find any persons ignorant as to the real growth of sur speaking of one to whom the honours of sanctity have not been awarded by the Roman Church. We read not which was, in the bygone days of internecine Border war. long ago an account of Joan of Arc in wbich the whole fare, a very officina of reivers and moss-troopers. We have of the mystical side of her nature was treated as non- looked down upon Buccleuch and Thirlestane, and have existent. Now it is open to any one who possesses the felt the weird spell of Ettrick scenery. From Ettrick knowledge needful for the purpose to come to any to Venice and Rome is a far cry; but who that knows conclusion that seems just to him with regard to the Italy would not be attracted to follow in the wake of Maid of Orleans; but to ignore that which seemed to Giordano Bruno, and hear him plead his cause as a philofriends and foes her chief characteristic in the days in sophical doubter, though not a theological heretic, before which she lived is to totally misrepresent the power she the authorities of the Sereno Republic of St. Márk and exercised over ber own generation. Had the archbishop of the Holy Office? The Letters of Madame de Maintreated St. Cuthbert in a similar manner bis book would tenon' take us back to the days of the Quietist and have been of little value. As it is, whether we agree Jansenist controversies, and show us the court of the with his opinions or not, it is a most useful biography. Grand Monarque “ with a dagger at their hearts," and It can never, of course, take the place of the old, simple the outward merriment of the exiled King of England narratives from which it is compiled; but for those who playing games with the Duchess of Burgundy, and do not read Latin with ease, or who have little time to Louis XIV. and Mary of Modena looking on, “almost all spare for historical research, it is & valuable compilation, keeping down their own feelings"-a dramatic picture The archbishop holds the opinion that the body dis- of a remarkable scene. In the article on Dr. Wharton's covered in 1827 was not that of St. Cuthbert, but a | International Law of the United States' the writer skeleton which had been used to supply its place when takes Martin Koszta to have been simply a domiciled the shrine was pillaged at the Reformation, Antiquaries | alien, Wheaton states that he had a U.S. consul's tezkerek, have generally held the opinion that the relics then dis as one who had made the preliminary declaration necessary covered were those that received religious honours in to citizenship in the United States, and who was, therethe Middle Ages. We cannot argue the question. fore, an inchoate citizen, Family history is well repreWhether the saint's or not, the discovery was an im- sented by Prof. Burrows's 'Brocas Book--the story of portant one, for which we can never be too grateful to the family whose name still lingers hard by royal WindDr. Raine and his fellow workers.

sor and no less royal Eton, The English Historical Reviews contains three impor tant papers-'Ætius and Boniface,' by Dr. Freeman;

OUR correspondent Mr. E. A. Ebblewhite, of 74, King • Byzantine Palaces,' by Mr, J. Theodore Bent; and

iné Edward Road, Hackney, wishes subscriptions to a com•Queen Caroline of Naples,' by Mr. Oscar Browning;

plete transcript of the parish registers of Great Hampand many smaller contributions. Dr. Freeman's view

den. These are of much interest, including the burial of the rivalry between the two men, for which Pro

of John Hampden, and various entries concerning Cromcopius is the principal, if not the only authority, is well, Pym, Lentball, &c. characteristically bold and ingenious. He puts aside as | MR. J. S. ATTWOOD, of Exeter, is about to issue by untrustworthy the account of Procopius, and from the subscription a complete index nominum et locorum to works of St. Augustine and the Anzalists and later the late Dr. Oliver's 'Monasticon Diocesis Exoniensis' writers, especially the Germans, he excogitates & view and supplements (1846-54), Subscribers' names may be which is different and will at least attract general atten- sent to Mr. J. S. Attwood, 8, Park Place, Longbrook tion, Mr. Bent analyzes M. Paspate's remarkable work, Street, Exeter.

Bulavrind 'Avárropa.' Mr. Oscar Browning supplies some very striking documents bearing upon the

Notices to Correspondents. subject with which he deals. The entire number has

We must call special attention to the following notices : great value, TAE Quarterly Review for July takes advantage of the address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but

On all communications must be written the name and last two instalmente of Lecky's . History of England 'to

as a guarantee of good faith, take us back to a period when there was a "cleavage between the two sections in the Whig party, which

We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. daily became greater and greater." It has often been To secure insertion of communications correspondents said that history repeats itself. Samuel Taylor Cole must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, ridge comes before us in the same number, writing an or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with tho *Ode to Digestion' which itself contradicts the spirit in signature of the writer and such address as ho wishes to which it is written, and standing out as one who "sought appear. Correspondents who repeat queries are requested to reconcile the mind of Man with outer Nature," but to head the second communication " Duplicate." failed to explain what he meant by this. In the dis- THE Rev. W. Henry Jones, formerly of Skirbeck cussion on Italian art, to which Sir Austen Layard's new Quarter, Boston, will be glad if correspondents will for edition of Kugler's Handbook' gives rise, the reviewer the future send their communications to him at Mumby sides, on the whole, with Signor Morelli, whose alter ego, | Vicarage, Alford, Lincoln. in fact, Sir Austen may be said to have become in his

FRANK RICHARDSON.—" Blue Peter" is a corruption new presentment of Kugler. The subject is one cover.

of “ Blue repeater," See Falconer's Marine Dictionary.' ing a wide field, and raising an infinite number of side

under“ Repeat." issues ; it is also one on which party feeling, or at any

See also ‘N. & Q.;' 7th 8. iv, 116. rate partisanship, runs very high. In 'Great Men and

ERRATUM.-P. 77, col. 1, 1. 40, for “ Wilham” read

Witham,
Evolution 'we read of Mr. W. S. Lilly claiming Michael
Angelo as against the Renaissance, and propbesying its

NOTICE.

Editorial Communications should be addressed to "The downfall. The Renaissance is far too many-sided a

Editor of • Notes and Queries'"- Advertisements and question to enter upon here, but we greatly doubt the accuracy of Mr. Lilly's appreciation of Michael Angelo's

Business Letters to “ The Publisher"-at the Office, 22,

Took's Court, Cursitor Street, Chancery Lane, E.C. attitude towards that movement.

We beg leave to state that we decline to return com. THE Edinburgh Review for July opens in a poetic munications which, for any reason, we do not print; and summer retreat, the Ettrick Forest of Scott and of Hogg, to this rule we can make no exception.

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