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It is, therefore, unlikely that he would be tried two other mottoes are given, and the words “transfor printing 'Ecce Homo' the following year, and lated from the French" are omitted. The transstill further remarkable that punishment did not lation has been attributed to George Houston. follow conviction. Forgiveness in those days re

G. F. R. B. sembled the mercy vultures give to lambs-cover

ITALIAN Book WANTED (766 S. iii. 518).—The ing and devouring. Houston, the author of 'Ecce Homo,' was a

work in question is found in the Library of the writer on the Statesman, and to escape persecution

British Museum under “Badini (Carlo Francesco).” emigrated to America, and was the author of

R. S. CHARNOCK. • Israel Vindicated,' a work of great historical "THE OWL CRITIC' (7th S. iii. 189, 315).research, in thirty-two letters, under the assumed Kindly allow me to point out that this poem apname of Nathan Joseph, published by Collins, peared in Harper's New Monthly Magazine, July, New York. The style and mode of thought are 1879, p. 177. Before this publication became evidently from the same author, and ‘Israel Vindi- Anglicized," "The Owl Critic' found its way into cated' contains whole pages of acknowledged ex various English periodicals, and was again reprotracts from Ecce Homo,' published by Eaton. My duced, with the same illustrations as before, in American copy of Israel Vindicated 'bears date Harper's C'aristmas number, 1881, which number New York, 1820.

WILLIAM HARRIS. was "made up" of articles selected from previous Nottingham.

issues.

W. ROBERTS. For particulars about Daniel Isaac Eaton and l 11, Frederick Street, Gray's Inn Road. his trials for libel and blasphemy, see Annual Register, xxxviii. 26; xlv. 454; liv. 272. But no

ORIGINAL OF THE DROESHOUT PORTRAIT OF mention is made of a book entitled 'Ecce Homo.'

SHAKSPEARE (7th S. iii. 425).-F. J. F. will find EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A.

very full details about the Felton (not Fulton) porThe Library, Claremont, Hastings.

trait in the fine thick quarto volume, 'The Portraits

of Shakespeare,' by J. Parker Norris, of PhilaDaniel Isaac Eaton, a noted bookseller, of High delphia, published three or four years ago, with a Holborn and Ave Maria Lane, was tried on Feb. 24, large number of engravings of the pseudo-portraits; 1793, but acquitted, for a libel called 'Hogs-Wash; and also in Boaden's Inquiry'(1824) and Wivell's or, Politics for the People.' On June 5 following more elaborate ‘Inquiry * (1827). The last, howhe was again prosecuted at the Old Bailey for pub- ever, should be consulted in the complete edition lishing Paine's Rights of Man.' He stood two or (pp. 254) and the Supplement (1824), pp. 52. The three times in the pillory for different offences, and Life Portraits' by Friswell (1864) would also ento avoid a heavier punishment emigrated to America, lighten him.

ESTE. whence he returned when he fancied that no prosecution was to be dreaded. Falling again into CORRECTION OF SERVANTS (7th S. iii. 229, 350, . his old practices, he was tried on March 6, 1812, 462).- Englishmen in India, however indefensible for again publishing some of the writings of Thomas the custom, have good authority for chastising Paine. This was his sixth prosecution, and upon their native servants :being brought up for judgment in May he was "A wife, a son, a servant, a pupil, and a younger

whole brother, may be corrected, when they commit to stand in the pillory. He died at Deptford, faults, with a rope, or the small shoot of a cane; but September, 1814, in poverty and contempt.

on the back part only of their bodies, and not on a noble EVERARD HOME COLEMAN.

part by any means."--Institutes of Menu,' viii. 299–300,

in Mill's 'India,' vol. i. p. 311. 71, Brecknock Road.

EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. This book first appeared in 1799, its title being, Hastings. “Ecce Homo! or, a Critical Enquiry into the His

If VENDALE will refer to the Rev. Mynors tory of Jesus Christ : being a Rational Analysis of, the Gospels........translated from the French (Lon Bright's edition of Pepys’s ‘Diary' (Bickers. don, printed for the booksellers, 1799, 12mo.)." The

London, 1875), he will there find the three quotatranslator in the "advertisement" states that he

tions under the dates given by me. The third has been unable to discover the name of "the

example is under date of April 24, 1663. Being

80 accustomed to read this edition, which is by far original author of this anonymous work,” but if “he might venture to hazard à conjecture he would

the best, it never occurred to me to state from

which I made the extracts. ascribe it to M. Boulanger, the learned author of L'Antiquité Dévoilée.'' The second edition ap

F. G. Hilton PRICE. peared in 1813, "printed, published, and sold by A long and somewhat amusing treatise on this D. I. Eaton, Ave-Maria Lane, Ludgate Street, and subject may be found in Wm. Gouge's 'Whole to be had of all booksellers.” The title is the same, Armour of God, London, 1627, under the head of except that instead of a motto from St. Augustine “Duties of Masters";

“The phrase which Solomon useth Prov. xxix. 19 (a some other profession than verse-writing. But servant will not be corrected with words) sheweth Ĩ that there is a correction by words; and, though it beo negatively propounded, yet doth it not imply that cor

spoken to intelligent people who deny that Sir rection by words is not to be used to a servant, but Walter Scott was anything better than a mere rather if thereby he bee not moved, that blowes must be rhymester, while others will tell you that Tennyson added thereto, which is a correction by deeds.”

is hazy, and Robert Browning-well, if they would Again, in paragraph 15 :

tell the truth-above their comprehension. It "Contrary to their just and due power doe they, who would not be a bad plan to make these buzzing in their rage stab their servants, or otherwise make critics write something better to replace everythem away: Yea they also, who so unmercifully and thing they decry, and we should soon have less unmeasurably beat them with a rod, cudgell, or any other thivg, as death follow thereupon; for many there

cry and more wool. ROBERT F. GARDINER. bee, who having once begunne to strike, know not

I do not rank Longfellow as a great poet, but when to cease, but lay on as if they were striking stocks and blocks and not their owne flesh. God fore

be is a very good American poet. His smaller saw that masters were prone to such cruelty, and there. pieces are no better than Thomas Gray, who has fore set a stint number of stripes, which none that beat | inflicted no lengthy piece on mankind, while all another might exceed,” &c.

Longfellow's long poems are tedious in the ex

C. L. PRINCE. | treme. He is, therefore, a rhymester; and that, I WOMEN IN RED CLOAKS AS SOLDIERS (7th S. take it, is the primitive meaning of poetaster. iii. 452).-An account of Lord Cawdor's stratagem Given tointikos, Latin poeticus, we mean a will be found in Household Words of March 12, working poet; not a maker with the divine afflatus 1859. It is there mentioned that the French upon him, but one who spins out his verses as a squadron first of all made a descent on Ilfra- professional pursuit. Then we have the English combe, and then sailed round St. David's Head formative poetiser, where the terminal, from issare, and landed the troops on the shores of Cardigan implies activity ; if we mean undue activity, we Bay, where, through the action of Lord Cawdor, | vary it to poetaster. they were induced to yield themselves prisoners of When Dr. Murray comes to P, the survivors war. The writer gives as his authority Kelly's will know how poetaster first arose. A. H. 'History of the Wars.' I send this as your cor

A clever parody (which I have seen only in a respondent seems to doubt somewhat the veracity in of the story anent Lord Cawdor. As to the women

| phonographic magazine, in a very amusing lecture of Devon and Cornwall imitating his proceedings

on marriage) begins : in any way I have no information. It is well

Tell me not in idle jingle

Marriage is an empty dream; known that Welsh peasant women have a weakness

For the girl is dead that's single, for scarlet cloaks and petticoats, which fact gave

And things are not what they seem. the noble lord his opportunity. E. T. Evans.

Life is real, life is earnest,

Single blessedness a fib; Referring to the Rev. W. S. LACH-SZYRMA'S

“ Man thou art, to man returnest," query under this heading, I may say that only two

Has been spoken of the rib. or three weeks since I made the following extract It occurs to me as just possible that the Daily from a little work entitled 'Reminiscences of News leader-writer, quoting the line to which Methodism in Exeter' (1875), intending to send it MR. HAMILTON refers, has supposed it to be the to you as a query for further information on this peculiar property of the parody, and not a part of interesting topic :

the original 'Psalm of Life.'

G. N. "At this time (1779) the nation was engaged in a war

MR. WALFORD may like to know that the with France and Spain, In August their two fleets had effected a junction and entered the British Channel with verses on the fountain at Sbanklin are printed in sixty-six sail of the line and fourteen frigates, and had the “ Albion” edition of Longfellow, published by paraded for two or three days just outside Plymouth F. Warne & Co. An interesting note is prefixed. Harbour ; which, with England's usual unreadiness at the

EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. commencement of a war, was utterly unprepared for

The Library, Claremont, Hastings. resistance or defence....... There is a tradition that in the absence of any military force a muster of women in red cloaks was made on the hill, which was mistaken by the

Sir Hugh MYDDELTON (7th S. ii. 389, 478).enemy for a brigade of soldiers, and prevented their I am glad to be able to solve MR. MASKELL's doubt. landing."

In a paper on the united parishes of St. Matthew,

P. F. Rowsell. Friday Street, and St. Peter, Cheap, the Rector 187, High Street, Exeter.

remarks (1869):— LONGFELLOW (7th S. iii. 474).—The Daily News | “S. Matthew's parish seems to have been for nearly critic who called the poet Longfellow "à poet

a century the home of the Middleton family, for the

registers abound with notices concerning members of this aster" is to be pitied. He is surely a descendant

house, closing at length with this entry in the burial of that other critic who advised Lord Byron to try register, 1631. Xbr 10, 8' Hugh Middleton, Knight.""

The disappearance of any tablet or monument to April 18, 1599. His father's sister Margaret was his memory is accounted for by the Great Fire married previous to that date; and he himself had thirty-five years later ; but it is remarkable that cultivated literature before he “trailed a pike” in there is no mention of such in that valuable col- | Hepburn's regiment; but neither of his age nor of lection of Le Neve's 'Monumenta Anglicana,' bis writings can I glean any definite knowledge. from which I take the following :

| Surely he was more than fifty-four at his death! " In the Chancel of Edmonton Church in Middlesex.

M. GILCHRIST. Here lieth interred the body of the Rt Wor" Dame

"A SLEEVELESS ERRAND" (1• S. i. 439; v. Elizabeth Middleton late Wife of Se Hugh Middleton Barl who departed this life the 19th of July Ao D'ni 1643 473 ; xii. 58, 481, 520 ; 7th S. iii. 6, 74, 391). aged 63 yeares being the Mother of 15 Children." The expression “sleeveless errand” occurs in 'The The only epitaph of the family of which record has Proverbs of John Heywood,” 1546 :been preserved at St. Matthew's is one to Anne And one morning timely be tooke in hand Middleton, who died Jan. 11, 1596, in her fifty

To make to my house a sleeveless errand, fourth year. The inscription is from a plate on the

Hanking upon me, his minde herein to breake,

Which I would not see till he began to speake, south wall of the chancel (Stow):

Praying me to heare him; and I sayd, I would. "As Man liveth, 80 he dieth ; As Tree falleth, so it

P. 29, reprint, 1874. lieth : Anne Middleton, thy Life, well past, Doth argue What earlier instances are there of the use of restful Bliss at last."

“sleeveless" with “errand”? F. J. HARDY.

F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY. George Hallen, a prosperous pan-maker at Stourbridge, Worcestershire (b. 1725), married, about

| Tea-Caddy (7th S. ii. 308, 435).-Sometimes a 1760, Ann Myddelton, who died 1806, aged

box without any compartments, and not metalseventy-six. Their granddaughter Ann was born

lined, is called variously "tea-box," " tea-caddy," 1795, and remembered her grandmother well. She

never “ tea-chest” to my knowing. I have heard told me that she was the daughter of Hugh Myd- som

some call & tin box or chest used to hold delton, whom she supposed to be the knight. It

Il tea, a “tea-caddy," not having any divisions inis just possible that she may have been a grand

side. On the other hand, a large chest, such as daughter of Hugh Myddelton of Shiffoal, as there

described by Este (7th S. iii. 435) is called a “teawas much intercourse between that place and chest,” the metal-lined boxes within it being called Stourbridge. She was always reputed of good

“caddies.” Some of these large“ tea-chests," one family. I should be very glad to learn where and a very old one I know of, also contain an extra when the marriage took place. While on the sub

compartment, which serves as a small medicine ject I give a marriage from the registers of St. Mary

chest. But "tea-caddy" is sadly misused, as other Woolchurch Haw, London: “1659, July 28. Hugh

names.

HERBERT HARDY, Middleton and Alice Haines, both of the Parish

Thornhill Lees, Dewsbury. of Margaretts, Westminster.”

I noticed in one of your late numbers an inA. W. CORNELIUS HALLEN. quiry as to the origin of the name“ tea-caddy." Hugh Middleton (80 his name is spelled in the I import tea from Shanghai, and the account is accounts I quote from) lived at the Golden Inn made out in “cattys,” a Chinese weight, equivalent, in Cheapside, and carried on the business of a if I remember rightly, to two and a quarter pounds. silversmitb. Eton College bought plate of him in | There is a similarity in the names “caddy” and 1608-9 and 1614-15.

"catty," which suggests the origin of the former JAMES E. Thorold ROGERS.

| and its derivation from the latter. Oxford.

May I be excused, when writing on tea, if I draw

the attention of those of your readers who are Lieut.-GENERAL MIDDLETON (7th S. iii. 496). connoisseurs in tea to the remarkable fact that -His name was John, and he was eldest son of the greater merit of sun-dried tea compared with Robert Middleton, of Cauldhame (formerly designed high-dried tea (that is tea dried by artificial heat) of Middleton and of Kilbill), in Kincardineshire. appears to be unknown to more than a few of the He was raised to the peerage in 1660 as Earl of consumers in England, and to most of the tea Middleton, &c., and as such R. W. C. will doubt-merchants. Sun-dried tea is superior to highless know him well. He died through falling dried as an Havannah cigar is to its English-made down stairs at Tangiers in 1673, and his historians imitation. The high-d:ying process was invented say he was then only fifty-four, born circa 1619. This many years ago, so I was informed by my friends assertion I doubt, and should be grateful for infor- at Shanghai (when the tea had to remain in the mation. His father, when killed " sitting in his hold of a sailing ship for several months) to protect chair" by Montrose's soldiers in 1645, was called it from mildew. If any of your readers are tempted an old man. The marriage contract of his father's to order. sun-dried tea from Shanghai or Foochow eldest brother John, who had no issue, was dated or Ichapg, &c., they will find a small packet of

lime in each case. This is to absorb any moisture siastic statistician says that it has been the most fruitful that may get in during the voyage, which, how discovery man has made except the printing press.

Without affirming or denying this, it may be useful to ever, now lasts for only a few weeks. The

reflect on the change that the banking system has proRussian “overland” tea is sun-dried, hence its duced. To take one point alone : had there been no high character.

banks, would it have been possible to organize capital in ALFRED P. RYDER, Admiral of the Fleet. such a manner that it could have been employed in the

formation of railways? CURIOUS EPITAPH (74 S. iii. 474). --The first of Mr. Rogers has discovered and reprinted a weekly these is of the class whereof "Forgive, blest register of the price of bank stock for the first nine shade,” is a type-those which occur in many years of the existence of the Bank of England. This

table is very interesting. It does not, it is true, form an places and different forms. This is found, for

exact index of political calm and storm, as a similar instance, at Herne and at Dorking. Archbishop

table relating to the price of congols in recent days Trench's Household Poetry' gives it as follows : would do; but for that purpose it is not without interest. Here lies a piece of Christ; a star in dust;

The batred of the country party to the trading classes A vein of gold; a china dish that must

after the fall of the Stuart despotism is well brought BA need in heaven. when God shall feast the inst: l out. The literaturo of Queen Anne's day is full of and adds the name Robert Wilde, but with no

allusions to it. We believe that both Lord Macaulay

and Mr. Rogers have treated these matters too gravely. date. I bave also seen, but cannot now say where, That the hatred existed, we know. We doubt, however, these lines attached :

that it was founded on the reasons commonly assigned. Approved by all and loved so well,

The country squires and the clergy rarely visited London, Though young, like fruit that 's ripe be fell. and were, perhaps, more ignorant of the life of the C. F. S. WARREN, M.A.

trading classes on whom they were dependent than

their representatives at the present day are of the The Cottage, Fulbourn, Cambridge.

politics of Japan. They knew that the London “shopO death, thou suggenar so bold.

keepers" were, many of them, making vast fortunes; Suggenar, as used above, is an authenticated

and as they had no idea of the first principles of econo

mics, they not unnaturally believed that every farthing form of “sojourner"; but is here apparently used

that found its way into the trader's pocket was so much in error for sumner, summunder, an apparitor. deducted from the wealth of his customers. “Specu

A. H. lative political economy," as Mr. Rogers reminds us,

“has been a most dangerous guide." The absence of all iscellaneous.

thought on such matters is perhaps more dangerous

even than rash speculation. Even at the present day NOTES ON BOOKS, &0.

theory and practice are not harmonized successfully on The First Nine Years of the Bank of England. An any one of the great questions which economics claims Inquiry into a Weekly Record of the Price of Bank | as its own domain. Stock from August 17, 1694, to September 17, 1703. By James E. Thorold Rogers. (Oxford, Clarendon

Gleanings in Old Garden Literature, By W. Carew

Hazlitt. (Stock.) Press.)

To that attractive set of works “The Book Lover's MR. ROGERS's well-known History of Agriculture and

Library," which, under Mr. Wheatley's bands, is justify. Prices' was, where it did not consist of matter reduced

ing its title, has been added Mr. Hazlitt's 'Gleanings in to a tabular form, & work that could be enjoyed by

oid Garden Literature.' Not the least valuable part of several widely separated classes of readers. The book

this is the bibliography of garden literature, herbals, now before us, though equally painstaking and thorough,

&c., in which curious information is given. Some of the kod dealing with a time with which we should assume

statistics as to the prices paid for vegetables are a little that Mr. Rogers has far greater sympathy, can only be

startling. It is strange to hear of 3s., equal to 9s, in attractive to the political economist, or to those-and

these days, being paid in 1619 for two cauliflowers. they are, we are sorry to say, as yet but few-who endeavour to study history as though it were an exact The Fortnightly opens with a poem, by Mr, Matthew science. We do not mean by this to slight a book which Arnold, entitled · Kaiser Dead.'' It is a tribute such as sbowe both industry and insight. The subject chosen is many writers have left to the virtues and failings of a important; but as the human mind is at present con- dog. Prof. Seeley takes a sanguine view of the expan. stituted, the enthusiasm needed to master its contents sion of English empire in Victorian as contrasted with will be developed but by few.

Georgian times. Herr Karl Blind gives a striking We wish, as an introduction to a history of the beginings account of General Langievicz and the last Polish of English banking, Mr. Rogers had given us a sketch of Rising.' 'Letters from Central Africa' are by Emin the career of the great Bank of Amsterdam. The Venice Pasha. 'Good and Bad Temper in English Families' and Genoa banks had little direct effect on England. The furnishes some curious statistics on a subject of extreme great Dutch concern was the envy or object of hatred of difficulty.--Mr. Gladstone continues, in the Nineteenth every Englisbman who had heard of it. Differing much Century, his studies of The Greater Gods of Olympos,' in its nature from our Bank of England, the Amsterdam dealing with Athenè, while his son, Mr. Herbert J. Glad. bank was certainly its parent. It is fruitless to speculate stone, records the impressions of A First Visit to India.' what would have happened had any one circumstance' Art Sales and Christie's,' by Mr. George Redford, deals in bistory been other than it was. Caugation is a net- principally with the prices realized by pictures. Miss (?) work, not a chain, and the most stupendous and the Harriette Brooke Davies has some ingenious and practical most minute events of to-day are affected by what suggestions on A Kitchen College,'or a school of cookery. occurred ages ago. One cannot help at times trying to -The records of combat in the South still constitute guess what would have been the state of things now had the most stirring portion of the Century. In the admirthe banking system Dever been developed. An enthu. able picture illustrations of the 'Struggle for Atalanta'

the chief difficulty for the English reader is to tell THE claim of Northern Notes and Queries to be the which are the Unionists and which the Confederates, northernmost of the issue of N. & Q. is now forfeited • Animal Locomotion in the Maybridge Photographs 'is by the appearance of No.1 of Scottish Notes and Queries, a curious and noteworthy paper. Letterpress and illus- which is published in “Aberdeen awa," and edited trations are alike excellent.-Chatter about Shelley,' by Mr. John Bulloch. This latest born of a numerous which appears in Macmillan, is one of Mr. Traill's progeny seems robust and full of vitality. admirable Conversations, and is equally just and

THE Monthly Chronicle of North-Country Lore and amusing. Prof. Clark Murray has an overwhelmingly

Legend, issued at Newcastle-on-Tyne by Mr. Walter erudite treatise on "The Revived Study of Berkeley Mr. A. Tilley writes on "The Humour of Molière.'

Scott, contains much matter of interest to northern

antiquaries. Interesting papers are on Montrose,' • Theocritus in Sicily,' and · Benacus.'-In the Gentleman's, Mr. J. A. AMONG the forthcoming sales at Messrs. Sotheby & Farrer employs the machinery of Voltaire in a paper on Wilkinson's are those of the library of the late Joseph • Candide at the Jubilee.' A finer salt of satire would

Mayne, of Liverpool, on the 19th inst., and a portion of better justify its use, since the paper is argumentative the library of Mr. G. W. Smalley, on the 11th and 12th. rather than brilliant, Mr. Phil Robinson supplies

MR. W. ROBERTS is contributing a series of papers on further notes on the poets, Mr. E. Walford describes • The Abbey of Dunfermline,' and Mr. Fox-Bourne

• The Dawn of English Bookselling' to the Publishers' deals with No. 45' of the North Brilon.-The first part Circular. of an animated description of • Playgoing in China, The Red Dragon baving ceased to exist, the Notes from the pen of the Hon. Lewis Wingfield, appears in and Queries' section, which constituted an interesting Murray's, in which also Cardinal Manning writes on feature, is being continued in the Cardiff Weekly Mail, • Wby are our People unwilling to Emigrate?' Poetry and fiction occupy a large sbare of the magazine.- The Cornhill has an interesting account of 'A Visit to the

Notices to Correspondents. Tomb of Jovo' and a short bistory of 'Flags and Banners,'-In Longman's Mr. W. H, Pollock has a valuable

We must call special attention to the following notices : study of Mephistopheles at the Lyceum.' Mr. Andrew

On all communications must be written the name and Lang is vivacious in his “At the sign of the ship.' In address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but the English Illustrated Mr. Richard Jefferies begins | as a guarantee of good faith, • Walks in the Wheatfields,' written in his characteristic We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. style. With its quaint illustrations of old ships, The To secure insertion of communications correspondents Private Journal of a French Mariner' has both value must observe the following rule. Let each note query. and interest. Old Hook and Crook' has some pleasant or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the gossip by Mr, Basil Field, Cbatter,' the opening signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to illustration, is excellent. The Chronicles of Scottish appear, Correspondents who repeat queries are requested Counties' are finished in All the Year Round, and those to head the second communication “Duplicate." of Welsh counties begin. A paper, in two parts, on JONATHAN BOUCHIER (" Poems on Chess").-At the Goethe and Carlyle repays attention,

close of "Ludus Scaccbiæ, Cheese Play, a Game both MESSRS. CASSELL'S publications lead off with The En- Pleasant, Wittie, and Politicke, &c., Translated out of cyclopædic Dictionary. Part XLII. of which carries the the Italian into the English Tongue," London, 1597. alpbabet from “Incuse" to “Interlink.” The words 4to., is ' A pretty and pleasant Poeme of a whole Game included are almost all of Latin origin ; « Intellect." played at Cheese, written by G. B[lochimol.' This ** Inoculate.” and “ Inspiration" are the subjects of answers your requirements. A bibliography of books on important definitions and illustration.- Egypt, Descrip

tant definitions and illustration.- Eaunt. Descrins chegs is, we fancy, obtainable. tive, Historical, and Picturesque, has a fine full-page! R. U, P. (“ Fays ce que voudras ").-The motto is illustration, On the Coast of the Red Sea,' and some supposed to have originated with Rabelais, who put it good pictures of scenes and characters of street life, over the doors of his pleaeant abbey of Theleme. dancers in street and temple, &c.—' All's Well that Ends John M. DEAN (" All things come to him who knows Well’ is finished in Part XVIII. of Cassell's Ilustrated how to wait'').-This proverb, which is a translation of Shakespeare, and "Twelfth Night' begun. The large

the French “Tout vient à point pour celui qui sait illustrations include three striking pictures of Parolles.

attendre,” is not yet definitely fixed in the English Greater London, by Mr. E. Walford, finishes at Tooting in

language. The above is the better rendering of the Part XXIV., and the title-page to Vol. II, and the index

two you supply. Consult 'N. & Q.,' 4th S. xii. passim ; to this interesting work are supplied. -A third volume 5th S. i. 14. of Our Own Country also finisbes with Part XXX., the progress to Sheffield being depicted. A good view of

Col. HARDY ( Parody by O'Connell').—This will be

found · N. & Q.,' 6th S. viii. 260. The two other colonels Sheffield Church is among the illustrations.-Gleanings from Popular Authors approaches completion, twenty

were Col., afterwards Sir W. Verner, M.P. for Armagh three out of twenty-four parts being supplied. Among

county, and Col. Gore, M.P. for Sligo county, See oth those from whom extracts are given are Lord Lytton,

S. vii, 155. Mr. J. A. Sterry, Mr. Coventry Patmore, and Mr. Short W. G. STONE ("Copying Letters ").- Please send, house.—The History of India, Part XXII., deals with VERMIS.-Verè means “truly.” the visit of the Prince of Wales to India, and has pictures of tiger hunting and other subjects.-In Part XIV. of

NOTICE. The Life and Times of Queen Victoria the period of the

Editorial Communications should be addressed to “The death of the Prince Consort is reached, and that also of

Editor of Notes and Queries '"-Advertisements and the outbreak of Civil War in America.

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

Took's Court, Curgitor Street, Chancery Lane, E.C. PART XLIV. of Mr. Hamilton's Parodies gives imita- [ We beg leave to state that we decline to return com. tions of “The Viear of Bray,' Old King Cole,' and Imunications which, for any reason, we do not print; and many popular old songs.

to this rule we can make no excoption.

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