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Notes and Queries, Number 05, December 1, 1849   By:

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Notes and Queries, Number 05, December 1, 1849 is a collection of essays, articles, and correspondence on a wide range of topics, including literature, history, science, and popular culture. The pieces are thought-provoking and informative, offering readers a glimpse into the intellectual debates and interests of the mid-19th century.

One of the strengths of this collection is its diversity of subjects, which keeps the reader engaged and curious. From discussions on Shakespeare's sonnets to debates on the latest scientific discoveries, there is something for everyone in this volume. The writing is clear and concise, making even complex topics accessible to a lay audience.

However, the sheer volume of material may be overwhelming for some readers, and the lack of a cohesive theme or narrative thread means that the book can feel disjointed at times. Additionally, the dated language and references may make it difficult for contemporary readers to fully engage with the text.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 05, December 1, 1849 is a fascinating glimpse into the intellectual world of the 19th century, offering a wide range of perspectives and insights on a variety of subjects. It is a valuable resource for scholars and enthusiasts of history, literature, and science, but may not be for everyone due to its dense and unfocused nature.

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"When found, make a note of." Captain Cuttle.

No. 5] Saturday, December 1, 1849. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.


NOTES: Lord Chatham Queen Charlotte, Original Letter respecting Cibber's Apology Ancient Tapestry, by J.R. Planché Travelling in England Prison Discipline and Execution of Justice Medal of the Pretender, by Edw. Hawkins John Aubrey, by J. Britton Inedited Song by Suckling White Gloves at Maiden Assizes, by William J. Thomas Adversaria Don Quixote Dr. Dove Inscription on Church Plate Anecdotes of Books, by Joseph Hunter Queries answered, No. 3. Flemish Account Answer to Minor Queries: Richard Greene, &c.

QUERIES: Sanuto's Doges of Venice MSS. of Sir Roger Twysden Minor Queries: Honnore Pelle Bust of Sir Walter Raleigh, &c.

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, Catalogues, Sales, &c. Books and Odd Volumes wanted Notices to Correspondents Advertisements


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