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"Notes and Queries, Number 08, December 22, 1849" is a fascinating collection of various inquiries and responses from readers on a wide range of subjects. From historical trivia to linguistic queries, this book offers a glimpse into the intellectual curiosity and knowledge of the time period.

The questions posed by readers and the detailed responses provided by the editor shed light on the interests and concerns of the era. The range of topics covered is impressive, showing a deep engagement with literature, history, science, and more.

While the format may seem somewhat dated to modern readers, there is a charm in the earnest pursuit of knowledge displayed in these pages. The book serves as a reminder of the importance of curiosity and the pleasure of learning for its own sake.

Overall, "Notes and Queries, Number 08, December 22, 1849" is a valuable resource for those interested in exploring the intellectual landscape of the mid-19th century. It provides a window into the concerns and interests of the time, making it a worthwhile read for history enthusiasts and scholars alike.

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

NO. 8.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 22. 1849. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition, 4d.


NOTES: Otloh, the Scribe, by S.W. Singe Notes on Cunningham's London, by E. Rimbault Wives of Ecclesiastics Tower Royal Ancient Inscribed Dish, by Albert Way Barnacles, by W. B. MacCabe Dorne the Bookseller Rev. W. Stephen's Sermons Roger de Coverley Minor Notes: Omission of Dei Gratia Grace's Card Florins John Hopkins the Psalmist Notes in answer to Minor Queries: Genealogy of European Sovereigns Countess of Pembroke's Letter, Drayton's Poems, &c. Viz. the corruption of Videlicot Authors of Old Plays Birthplace of Coverdale Caraccioli

QUERIES: Love, the King's Fool Mare de Saham, &c. The Advent Bells The Poets Mr. Poore's Literary Collections, &c., by S. Britton The Middle Temple, by E. Foss Minor Queries: Henry Lord Darnley Coffee the Lacedaemonian Black Broth Letters of Mrs. Chiffinch Sangred Dowts of Scripture Catsup Nation's Ballads To endeavour Oneself Date of Anonymous Ravennas Battle of Towton A Peal of Bells Lines quotes by Goethe MS... Continue reading book >>

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