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Notes and Queries A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc   By:

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Transcriber's Note: Italicized words, phrases, etc. are surrounded by underline characters . Emphasized words within italics indicated by plus signs. Greek transliterations are surrounded by ~tildes~. Hebrew transliterations appear like ¤this¤. Superscripts indicated with ^s. One typo, anticipitated, fixed. Other Archaic spellings have been retained.



"When found, make a note of." CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

No. 223.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4. 1854. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition, 5d.


NOTES: Page Dryden on Shakspeare, by Bolton Corney 95 Party Similes of the Seventeenth Century: No. 1. "Foxes and Firebrands." No. 2. "The Trojan Horse" 96 Dutch East India Company. Slavery in England, by James Graves 98 Original Royal Letters to the Grand Masters of Malta, by Wm. Winthrop 99 Enareans 101

MINOR NOTES: Russia and Turkey Social Effects of the severe Weather, Jan. 3 and 4, 1854 Star of Bethlehem Origin of the Word "Cant" Epigram on Four Lawyers 103

QUERIES: Contributors to "Knight's Quarterly Magazine" 103 The Stationers' Company and Almanack 104

MINOR QUERIES: John Bunyan Tragedy by Mary Leapor Repairing old Prints Arch priest in the Diocese of Exeter Medal in honour of the Chevalier de St. George Robert Bloet Sir J. Wallace and Mr. Browne Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester Abbott Families Authorship of a Ballad Elias Petley Canaletto's Views round London A Monster found at Maidstone Page 104

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: The Fish "Ruffins" Origin of the Word Etiquette Henri Quatre "He that complies against his will," &c., and "To kick the bucket" St. Nicholas Cole Abbey 106

REPLIES: Trench on Proverbs, by the Rev. M. Margoliouth 107 Inscriptions on Bells 109 Arms of Geneva 110

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Multiplying Negatives Towgood's Paper Adulteration of Nitrate of Silver 110

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Passage of Cicero Major André Catholic Bible Society Cassiterides Wooden Tombs and Effigies Tailless Cats Warville Green Eyes Came "Epitaphium Lucretiæ" Oxford Commemoration Squib "Imp" False Spellings from Sound "Good wine needs no bush" Three Fleurs de Lys Portrait of Plowden St. Stephen's Day and Mr. Riley's "Hoveden" Death Warnings in Ancient Families "The Secunde Personne in the Trinitie" 111

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 114 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 115 Notices to Correspondents 115

PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. THE EXHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHS AND DAGUERREOTYPES is now open at the Gallery of the Society of British Artists, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall, in the Morning from 10 A.M. to half past 4 P.M., and in the Evening from 7 to 10 P.M. Admission 1s. Catalogue 6d.

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