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then prick a few holes in the upper disc with a Foregate, Castle Foregate, Frankwell, The Quarry fork ; then bake the pasty crisply in the oven, and a shady walk by the Severn), Whitehall, Kingsserve it hot or cold. It is an excellent and land, are interesting names. refreshing dish at luncheon, and may be recom

H. C. DELEVINGNE. mended to vegetarians of good memory as afford- Grammar School, Woodbridge. ing a delightful reminiscence of roast lamb. H. A. B. speaks of these as Lancashire dishes,

DRAPERIES SOLD AT NORWICH, TEMP. Eliza. but the land I attempted to describe is not Lan- BETH, (5th S. x. 226, 335.)-May I be percashire ; it is the Border, the March, of Lancashire mitted to say that bayes, or, as it was frequently and Yorkshire, belonging geographically to York- called, bay, was not quite our modern baize

, but shire and to Craven,

but holding itself as a land was thicker and warmer ? Colchester was famous that is apart.

“When wa gan ower yon hills 'at for its manufacture. Bombacyes is no doubt the yo've coom fra,” said John o' Wellhead to me, same as bombast, which was a species of light loose wa ca'n it'gawin inte Craaven.'A. J. M. wadding used as a lining, to give articles of attire

a fashionable and extravagant degree of proThis old Lancashire dish is made precisely like tuberance, and from this the word now used, but an ordinary pasty, except that it is filled with differently applied, has been derived. Shakemint instead of meat or preserves. The mint speare has, As bombast, and as lining to the should be chopped up fine and mixed with a little time.”

NATIVE. sugar.


GRIST-MILLS (5th S. xi. 8.)— Grain-rubbers, conDevon PROVINCIALISMS (5th S. xi. 6.)—The sisting of two stones rubbed against each other, provincialisms recorded by Mr. W. K. W. CHAFY- are supposed to have been the most primitive Chary must be familiar to every resident in Corn- implement used in Ireland for the manufacture of wall and Devonshire, with perhaps the exception cereal food. Querns, small stone hand-mills, were of “ Pleas t' have,” which is chiefly heard in the an improvement on the rubbers, and were used north-east of the latter county. The orthography from a very early date up to the thirteenth century, he uses in some of the words represents no pronun- when they were prohibited by Act of Parliament

, ciation I have ever heard. My experience would passed in the interest of the owners of water-mills

. have led me to write vitty, not viddy; thicky or in remote districts, however, their use has been thecky,* not theggy; wisht, not whisht; and slock, carried on till recent times. Water - mills, it not slog.

WM. PENGELLY. appears from historical notices, were in use in Torquay.

Ireland before the introduction of Christianity,

Cormac mac Art, King of Ireland in the third The following provincialisms, noted down a few century, sent across the sea for a millwright, who years ago in the neighbourhood of Lydford, may be constructed a mill on the stream of Nith, at Tara

. deemed worthy a corner in “N. & Q.": Butt= Tigernach, a writer of the early annals of Ireland, a cart ; thekky there==that there ; Bain't you under the year a.d. 651, has the following passage : swish ?=How smart you are ! Can any of your west “ The two sons of Blamác, son of Hugh Slaine, viz

. of England readers tell me in what the “white Donchad and Conall, were mortally wounded by ale” differs from the ordinary ale? The beverage the Lagenians in Maelodran's Mill."

While in question is greatly patronized by the farm speaking of corn-mills, I may mention that there labourers in and around Tavistock, doubtless on

was formerly in this town a corn-mill owned account of its cheapness.


by the lord of the manor, and that in old leases NAMES OF PLACES IN SHREWSBURY (5th S. x.

granted here there was an injunction on tenants 514.)—During a residence at Shrewsbury I learnt I can find no reference to A.D. 214 as given in the

to bring their corn to the manor mill to be ground. the following as regards these names from re- Tablet of Memory.

H. ALLINGHAM. sidents in the town. Mardol, in Welsh, means

Ballyshannon. beautiful valley. Wyle Cop is the caput or head of the Wyle Hill. Shoplatch takes its name from To "Pool” (5th S. x. 368, 503 ; xi. 55.)-ST. the sheep-latch or pen formerly standing there. The Swithin is too ingenious. To pool traffic is when meaning of Dana is said to be unknown ; whilst two or more companies agree to pay their net Bellstone is so called from a stone found there, and profits to a common fund (or pool), and to divide now preserved near its original position in the pre- the total among them according to some system mises of the National Provincial Bank. Dogpole agreed on beforehand. The term is, I think, only is said to be a corruption of duck-pool, but query, used in America.

H. L. O. as the street so named is steeply inclined. Besides these, Murivance (near the town walls), Abbey A SURVIVAL (5th S. xi. 6.)—My friend MR.

PENGELLY must have been more successful in his * The th is pronounced as in than, not as in thin. labours for civilizing his neighbours than in pre

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serving their folk-lore. Police magistrates can tell Lode" appeared in the pages of the journal as that in this metropolis pseudo-gipsies "rule the “ the Holme Lodge.” The lode there represented planets” still. The man with the birds was was filled in with earth, and all traces of it endeavouring to keep on the safe side of the law. destroyed from that spot' to the Great Northern

HYDE CLARKE. Railway, and where the reed-stacks stood Mr.

Wells has built a lodge to his residence-HolmeBENJAMIN DISRAELI, 1788 (5th S. xi. 23.)-

wood. The printer's error was, therefore, proC. S. K. may be glad to be referred to 5th S. vi.


CUTHBERT BEDE. 136, where I have made mention of the death and burial of this Benjamin Disraeli. АвнВА.

DerivaTION OF “HUGUENOT” (5th S. ii. 306, ROOT="CAT” (5th S. x. 514.)—A cat is formed 433; iii

. 130; iv. 5, 171; 1. 113, 215, 276 ; xi. by a species of grass closely allied to couchgrass, the derivation and history of this word, that our

51.)—So many notices have already appeared on It grows with most inconvenient luxuriance and

editor rapidity in the stone watercourses near Bath, where taken up by the subject. One of the best autho

may deem his space to have been sufficiently four flags of colite are used as always,“ handy," rities, however, appears to have been overlooked. whereas pipes must be bought. A “cat” will grow The clearest and most acceptable explanation to the size of a child's head, and is of a colour resembling twine, with an infinity of fibres. What seems to be that given by Henri Estien, in his is the generic name?


Avertissement.” I extract it from a copy of the

fac-simile reprint made in 1860 by Mr. R. S. ST. BERNARD'S Dying Song (5th S. xi. 49.)— Turner :The words sought for are well known in every

“Sur quoy i'allegueray pour vn exemple fort familier, Roman Catholic family. They constitute one of ce mot Hvgvenot, qui trotte tant auiourdhuy par la the hymns chanted at Vespers on the Second Sun-bouche de plusieurs : & à grand' peine de cinq cens qui

en vsent, les cinq sçauroyent-ils dire dont il est venu. day after the Epiphany. "The words of the first le laisseray ceux qui pensent que ce soit quelque mot Verse are as follows:

Allemand, ou pris de quelque autre pays estrange: & "Jesu dulcis memoria

viendray à ceux qui pensent parler plus pertinemment, Dans vera cordis gaudia;

& en rēdre quelque bonne raison. Les vns croyent qu'il Sed super mel et omnia

vient de Ioannes Hus, les autres tiennēt pour seur qu'il Ejus dulcis præsentia."

a son origine de Ilugues Capet. Les autres disent qu'il

est pris d'on nommé Hugues, en la maison duquel on There is a translation of the hymn in English, commāça à prescher secrettemēt a Tours, mais les autres and its opening lines are these :

maintiennent que c'estoit le prescheur qui auoit ce nom. "Jesus, the only thought of thee

Aucuns disent que Hugues du nom duquel a esté forgé ce With sweetness fills my breast;

mot Huguenot, estoit vn fol courāt les rues en quelque But sweeter far it is to see

ville de Fräce. Il-y-a encores vn' opinió qui est la moins And on thy beauty feast."

diuulguee, & qui toutes fois est la vraye : c'est que ce

mot Huguenot est pris du roy Huguon, qui vaut autant There are few Roman Catholic Prayer Books a dire à Tours qu'a Paris le Moine bourré. Et celuy qui that do not contain the original or the translation, de Huguon deriua Huguenot, fut vn moine, qui en vn and either can be procured upon application to presche qu'il faisoit la, reprochant aux Lutherieng Burns & Oates, the Catholic publishers in Portman ainsi qu'on les appeloit lors) qu'ils ne faisoyent l'exercice Street, Portman Square. WM. B. MacCare.

de leur religion que de nuict, dit qu'il les falloit doresenauant appeler Huguenots, comme parens du roy

Huguon, en ce qu'ils n'alloyent que de nuict non plus Lysiexsis (4th S. v. 435, 516 ; vi. 344, 427, que luy. Que si il est tant malaisé de trouuer la vérité 514; 5th S. xi. -Referring to Orbis Latinus, d'une chose qui est no seulement de notre temps, mais the only Latin Lycia in Europe is Lechfeld, near de fraische memoire, nous deuõs-nous tant formalizer Augsburg, in Bavaria. It was called Lyciorum pour des circūstances de quelques faicts dont la memoire Campus." As Lechfeld has not been suggested in ment vn peu deuant nostre temps, ou bien mesmes en

est ia presque perdue, combiēqu'ils soyent auenus seuleany of the preceding communications, it may be iceluy?” the place of which Mr. Dixon has been in search.


DERIVATION OF “SAUNTERER” (5th S. x. 246, “SMOTHERED IN THE LODE,” &c. (5th $. viii. 436.) – Cannot the “sitt santering alone” given 3:18

, 433 ; ix. 74; X. 273.)—"Lode," under the by Mr. Furnivall be connected with the French Last of these references, is properly explained as santé, sanitaire”?

Ralph N. JAMES. “synonymous with drain.” Many of the fen lodes

Ashford, Kent. were as wide and deep as canals. When, in 1851, I

gave the history, with pen and pencil, in the Jack MITFORD (5th S. ix. 509 ; x. 54.)–K. D. Illustrated London News, of the drainage of will find a very interesting account of him, and of Whittlesea-mere, I had occasion to use this word the charming valley of the Wansbeck, near Mor"lode”; but the printer did not understand it, peth, where he was born, in vol. ii. of a delightful and my sketch of “Reed-stacks by the Holme | book, Howitt's Visits to Remarkable Places, ori

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ginally published in 1841. The chapter containing who only wanted to distinguish himself by a it is entitled “ A Visit to Morpeth and Mitford.” battle with the king in person. No battle took Allibone's Dictionary of Authors has the following place, Bouchain surrendered, but the king has brief and indefinite note about his writings :- been charged with showing the white feather in “Mitford, John, d. 1831, the author of Johnny Vero- declining the battle offered to him by the prince

. come in the Navy, a poem, published a number of books, On leaving the service of France the marshal songs, &c., and was editor of the Scourge and Bon Ton entered the service of the Elector of Brandenburgh. magazines.”—Vol. ii. p. 1330.

He was offered a large income to accept service In addition to Johnny Newcome in the Navy he under the emperor, but he declined. wrote the once popular song The King is a True

One writer asserts that when the nobility and British Suilor. John PICKFORD, M. A.

gentry invited the Prince of Orange to England, Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge.

they made a positive stipulation that he shouli “ SANITARIUM SANATORIUM” (5th S. X.

bring Schomberg with him. 229, 436.)— Mr. Tew_gives the new form of

Charles, second Duke of Schomberg, joined the “sanatarium,” which I certainly never heard. Imperial and Piedmontese forces in Italy in 1691,

Sanatorium” is given in Chambers's Etymo- in command of a body of troops in the pay of logical Dictionary (the only one I have at hand England and Holland, including his own regiment. at the moment), and is undoubtedly often-but I He was with the army under Prince Eugene which think wrongly-used.

Η. Α. Β.

invaded France in that year, and took Embrun

and Gap in Dauphiny. The duke was advancing Sanatorium” is certainly frequently used. I to take Fueiros when he was recalled by the Duke do not know how the officials spell the name of of Savoy, and returned to Piedmont. their institution at Bournemouth, which is usually In the campaign of 1693 the Duke of Savoy, called “The Sanatorium,” but it is so printed in who had been appointed by the emperor generala new list of the governors of the Wanstead Infant issimo of all his forces in Italy, determined to give Orphan Asylum now before me.

battle to Marshal de Cativat, against the advice of THOMAS NORTH. Prince Eugene, the Duke of Schomberg, and others

. “HEMS”. (5th S. x. 447, 477 ; xi. 93.) -If Hems 7th Oct., 1693, and the allies were beaten. The

The battle took place at Marsiglia on the 4th or is no misprint for Hams, neither does it refer to duke, piqued that his advice and that of Princa waste ground. The house in which I reside, with Eugene had not been taken, declined all command the farm attached, is called “ The Hems,” but it that day, and acted as colonel only at the head of is sometimes printed “ Hembs," and appears on his own 'regiment. He was entreated to retrean some old maps as “Ems.” The seat of Lord but said he could not do so without positive order: Norton, a few miles herefrom, is known as “South although he perceived that they must conquer of Hams."

F. WAGSTAFF. Great Barr, Birmingham.

perish. He was shot in the thigh. His valet, seking him fall, fell over him, calling for quarter, but

The duke was taken Derivation of "Ditty(5th S. x. 308, 355, was himself shot dead. 415 ; xi. 76.) - The dimensions of Jack's “ ditty- prisoner and sent to Turin, where he died. box” given by GREYSTEIL exactly fit it for enclos

Meinhardt, the third and last Duke of Schoming printed ballads flat. As he would certainly berg and Duke of Leinster, seems to have comkeep therein such as he possessed, frequent reference manded 8,000 men, English and Dutch, under the to the box would not improbably give it the name, Archduke Charles, who took the title of King of in preference to that of letter-box. A letter-box, Spain, and landed at Lisbon on March 9, 1704. too, would be of a different shape.

On June 4, 1711, the duke, with a numerons WM. CHAPPELL.

body of the nobility, attended Harley, Earl of

Oxford, to the Court of Chancery, where the earl THE DUKE OF SCHOMBERG (5th S. ix. 86 ; x. took the oath of Lord High Treasurer before Sir 233.)-It was the Marshal Duke of Schomberg Simon Harcourt the Lord Keeper. The duke died to whom Louvais applied to see that nothing hap- in 1719.

W. H. LAMMIN. pened to Louis XIV. when present at the siege of

Fulham. Boucbain. The Prince of Orange had advanced from Valenciennes with a smaller army to en

FIRST CARRYING A Child UPSTAIRS (5th S. X. deavour to raise the siege by offering battle to the 205, 255, 276.) --The same superstition is practised king. Louis professed to wish to fight, but was Children has been carried upstairs first by the

in Cheshire. I believe every one of my own induced to call a council of war. Schomberg, being instructed as above to keep the king out of danger, monthly nurses.

ROBERT HOLLAND. assured him that a great king like him was not to

Norton Hill, Runcorn. be diverted from his purpose, which was the taking of Bouchain, by the audacity of a young prince, Folk-Lore, just published, notes the superstition as

Mr. Napier, in his interesting West of Scotland

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common, and adds: “If there were no stairs in the bursts the gall inside the corpse, and then it rises ; house, the person who carried it generally ascended but it must be on the fourth day.” A. J. M. three steps of a ladder or temporary erection, and this, it was supposed, would bring prosperity to the presence of a drowned body beneath the surface

The superstition that a floating loaf will indicate the child ” (p. 31). WILLIAM GEORGE BLACK.

by remaining stationary above it is ancient. The Do VIPERS SWALLOW THEIR YOUNG ? (5th S. x. lighted candle would naturally be used to mark 247, 374.)— The late Lord Gage, who died 1876, the course of the floating loaf at night. aged eighty-five, was all his life a keen sportsman

J. E. NORCROSS. and intelligent student of natural history. About Brooklyn, U.S. 3 year before his death he was talking to me about adders, and said that he once saw one with several

Miscellaneous. young ones. He set his foot on it and killed it,

NOTES ON BOOKS, &c. and was surprised to find that the young ones had suddenly disappeared ; but remembering the old Lectures on the Origin and Groroth of Religion, as Illus

trated by the Religions of India. Delivered in the story (as he said) of snakes swallowing their young,

Chapter House, Westminster Abbey. By F. Max he ripped open the belly of the adder, and there he

Müller, M.A. (Longmans & Co.) found the young ones, which a few minutes before To those who formed part of one or other of the two he had seen on the grass.

W. D. P. closely attentive and deeply interested crowds of hearers

who thronged the Chapter House during the pleasant PRAYER BOOKS WITH THE ROYAL ARMS (5th days of last summer, when the Professor of Comparative S. x. 67, 113, 156, 259.)—I have a Bible with the Philology in the University of Oxford was unfolding

before them his latest views on the scientific aspect of royal arms on the sides of the binding. It is the religion of our Aryan ancestors, this volume, the first octavo ; the Old Testament dated 1631, the New instalment of the Hibbert bequest, cannot but prove most Testament 1630. Printed by Robert Barker and welcome. That in so vast and so difficult an undertaking, “the assignes of John Bill.” With it is bound

the pioneer lecturer should have broken up the whole of The Whole Book of Psalmes : Collected into English the fallow ground which lay before him was not of course Meeter by Thomas Sternbold, John Hopkins, and others, small portion of it, and even so he would most likely

to be expected. He could only take a comparatively conferred with the Hebrew, with Apt Notes to sing bring his work to a close with the feeling that he had them witball....... London, Printed for the Companie of left vast fields untouched. That, however, was clearly Stationers. Cum privilegio regis regali. 1631."

unavoidable. To regret it would simply be to regret that A copy of Speed's Genealogies is also included in the impossible was not attempted. The field offered by the volume. My Bible has also the royal arms Aryan religion, illustrated as it was by references inprinted on the reverse of the Old Testament title. volving considerable discussion of the true nature of I do not believe that these books have belonged to Australian religion of any outward forms of worship, was

African fetishism, and the apparent absence from members of the royal family.

quite enough, we think, alike for lecturer and hearers. HENRY JOHN ATKINSON. In dealing with Vedic and post-Vedic thought and

with Buddhism, Prof. Max Miller had the advantage The Praver Book in Lord Wentworth's possession of a great literature to help him in unravelling primitive may possibly have belonged to one of the chapels Aryan conceptions. In dealing with African and A usmoral. I believe it was (and may still be) usual tralian religious phenomena this help is wanting, and for such books to have the royal arms stamped on

the difficulty of solving the problem is proportionately the binding

T. M. Fallow.

increased. But we are ourselves persuaded of the general

truth of the Professor's conclusion against attributing DROWNED BODIES RECOVERED (5th S. ix. 8, 111, ception. We do not say that he has cleared away all

a primordial character to fetishism as a religious con218, 478, 516 ; x. 38, 276.)--A few weeks ago, difficulties on the subject, but our previous convictions while an English merchantman was unloading off on this point are strengthened by his treatment of it. One of the Black Sea ports-near Batoum, I think we much hope that the newly started South African it was a man was swept overboard by a heavy Folk-lore Society will do good service in collecting fresh ser and drowned. The body disappeared ; but That the Australian aborigines really do not practise

materials for a further investigation of this question. two days afterwards certain Russian guns on shore any outward cult is a point on which we must confess we happened to fire a salute. " That 'll bring him are not thoroughly satistied. Bishop Salvado undoubtedly op?" said a seaman on board. “Not yet," said says that he never could ascertain that the natives among another ; "wait till the fourth day.” On the whom he laboured used any outward observances of fourth day the Russian guns fired again ; and, point would be quite compatible with the actual existenco

worship But extreme shyness and reticence on this during the firing, the drowned man's corpse rose to of such worship, and the absence of any outward cult the surface, not far from the ship: “I was one of appears to us to be far more likely, perhaps we might them that saw him rise, and helped to haul him even say far more possible, in an advanced civilization aboard,” said the sailor who told me all this, like our own than under the very rudimentary conditions * trustworthy man, me judice, although he has of the aborigines of New Nursia. But these and many

other questions we must leave to be sought out for theniDever heard of “N. & Q.” or of landsmen's doubts. selves by the readers of Prof. Max Müller's most inr "You see, sir," he added, “it's the gunfiring teresting and suggestive volume.

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The Bibliography of Ruskin. A Bibliographical List, The Nero Quarterly Magazine has commenced a series

arranged in Chronological Order, of the Published of papers, “ Our Public Schools," with Eton. From the Writings in Prose and Verse of John Ruskin, M.A. manner in which the subject has been handled we look (from 1834 to 1879). Third Edition.

forward to those to come. Those desirous of possessing It is the function of a bibliographer (and too often the Mr. Spottiswoode's address, delivered before the British poor wretch finds the task almost beyond his strength) Association last year at Dublin, should, if for that alone, to recall into active life much that is slowly perishing: secure The Year Book of Facts (Ward, Lock & Co.).Nine times out of ten the author himself is imperfectly of vol. ii. of Brief (Wyman & Sons), we can only say that acquainted with the history of his own offspring. He it possesses the merits of its precursor. throws his bairns on the world and leaves others to look after them. The painful student who is bent upon dis- THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY'S PUBLICATIONS.— Folia covering their varied fortunes soon finds, as we know Record, No. I. (Nichols & Sons.) Fitz BRAND write to from sad experience, that only his own unaided efforts will bring him that full knowledge which he is in pur: in your reviewer's brief notice of this very interesting

us:-"I hope you will allow me to supply an omission suit of. Especially difficult is the labour of finding out volume-I mean his not making any reference to the the multifarious products of Mr. Ruskin's brain. His fact that that valuable record of early English folk-lore, great works are the delight of all who love their country?: The Remaines of Gentilisme and Judaism, by John literature, and are to be found in every library; but his Aubrey, with additions by Dr. White Kennett, which lighter labours, if we may be allowed the invidious dis- hitherto has only been known by the extracts in tinction, where are they not? His contributions have Ellis's Brand and in The Anecdotes and Traditions, appeared in nearly forty separate newspapers and maga: published by the Camden Society, is to be published zines; not infrequently he has printed, after the selfish manner of authors not pressed for money, to gratify his Britten. Carefully edited and illustrated as it no doubt

in its entirety, under the editorship of Mr. James friends alone, and latterly his books have been published will be by that gentleman and his colleagues, it cannot from an obecure village in Kent. What wonder, there- fail to do credit to the society and gratify not only the fore, if in the course of three editions this bibliography members, but also many foreign scholars. I wish the has expanded from forty-eight to fifty-nine pages. We cry for more; if it is to tell the whole story of Mr. Council could see their way to giving us in like manner Ruskin's life it must be still further enlarged. We can

a complete edition of Barnabe Googe's Popish Kingdom, imagine his future biographer turning in vain over the with which English folk-lorists have been made impages of this useful handbook for the habitat of that perfectly acquainted by the fragments quoted in Ellis's

Brand. remarkable paper in which Mr. Ruskin announced his discovery of the wickedness of taking interest for the

The Rev. Dr. W. MAC ILWAINE writes that a secord loan of money, and his determination of resigning the edition of Lyra Hibernica Sacra is contemplated, and whole of his fortune save the poetic sum of “ three that should the names and writings of any additional hundred pounds a year.” All this is buried in the pages writers of sacred poetry, Irish born, occur to any of the of Fors Clavigera, and Mr. Shepherd should add to the readers of “ N. & Q.,” they would confer a favour on the notice of that series the particulars of the biographical editor by forwarding them to W.MAC ILwAINE, D.D., information and the chief_topics contained in its eight Rector of St. George's, Belfast. volumes. The titles of Mr. Ruskin's works are not always certain guides to their contents. Every reader of the Book Hunter-alas ! it has long been out of print, and

Notices to Correspondents. rare indeed is the lover of books who can now possess bimself of Mr. Burton's delightful volume---will remember

We must call special attention to the following notice: the misconception caused by the title Notes on the Con

On all communications should be written the name and struction of Sheepfolds. Will not Mr. Shepherd transplant address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but to the pages of his own work the narrative of the mis- as a guarantee of good faith. guided purchaser from the country who bought it as a M. A. L. Have you consulted the late Lord Lytton's treatise connected with agriculture. Why, too, has he Pilgrims of the Rhine ? The hero was a bishop,

and his omitted in the later impressions the pages of Ruskiniana name is said to have been Hatto.-Nat. Lee's Alexander printed in the first edition ? Much as the labours of Mr. the Great. Shepherd and his friends have secured, this bibliography

FIRMUS ET FIDELIS.—You will probably find something can only be made perfect by receiving that large cir

on the subject in one of the works on natural history by culation of which we believe it to be worthy. In the the Rev. J. G. Wood. hope of aiding in this desirable result, we add that the names of subscribers can only be received at 5, Hereford Rev: F. Garden's Dictionary of English Philosophical

E.—Your requirements would, we think, be met by the Square, S.W., the private address of Mr. Shepherd.

Terms (Rivingtons), reviewed'in “N. & Q.,” 5th S. ix. 219. The Genealogist. Edited by George W. Marshall, LL.D. MEDWEIG will find the word in Stormonth's English Vol. II. 1578. (Golding & Lawrence.)

Dictionary, 1876 (Blackwood). DR. MARSIALL's monthly issue forms a complete yearly F. R.- Under the circumstances it will be well not to volume of 400 pages, and is too well known to our readers print the verses. to require an extended notice. It fills a gap in this class

J. B. Bagot should advertise in our columns. of literature occasioned by the death of the late Mr. John Gough Nichols, whose mantle appears to have fallen upon worthy shoulders. Several of the longer Editorial Communications should be addressed to "The articles in this volume ore of permanent interest, and its Editor of Notes and Queries '"- Advertisements and entire contents are of great value to the class of students Business Letters to “The Publisher"-at the Office, 20, for whom the work is specially intended. We congra- Wellington Street, Strand, London, W.C. tulate Dr. Marshall on the success of his serial, and are We beg leave to state that we decline to return com. glad to know

that its appreciation by the public gua- munications which, for any reason, we do not print ; and rantees its continuance.

to this rule we can make no exception,



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