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Notes and Queries, Number 186, May 21, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.   By:

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Notes and Queries, Number 186, is a fascinating collection of essays, questions, and responses from a wide range of experts in various fields such as literature, art, antiquities, genealogy, and more. The contributors showcase their depth of knowledge and passion for their respective subjects, making it a truly enriching read for anyone interested in these topics.

The diversity of topics covered in this issue is impressive, ranging from discussions on historical events and figures to inquiries about obscure works of art and literature. The exchanges between the contributors are thought-provoking and insightful, shedding light on lesser-known facts and hidden gems from the past.

One of the highlights of this publication is the collaborative nature of the project, where readers are encouraged to participate by submitting their own questions and contributions. This interactive aspect adds a dynamic element to the reading experience, making it feel like a shared journey of discovery among like-minded individuals.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 186, is a valuable resource for those seeking to delve deeper into the realms of literature, art, history, and culture. Its blend of scholarly research and engaging discourse makes it a must-read for anyone with a curious mind and a love for learning.

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Transcriber's note: A few typographical errors have been corrected: they are listed at the end of the text.



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

No. 186.] Saturday, May 21, 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Lord Bacon's "Advancement of Learning" 493 Erection of Forts at Michnee and Pylos, by C. Forbes 495 Hoveden's Annals: Bohn's "Antiquarian Library," by James Graves 495 FOLK LORE: Raven Superstition African Folk Lore Funeral Custom 496 Shakspeare Readings, No. VII. 496 MINOR NOTES: Portrait of Luther Randle Wilbraham Unpublished Epigram by Sir W. Scott Crassus' Saying 498

QUERIES: Bees and the Sphynx atropos, by Sydney Smirke 499 "The Craftsman's Apology," by James Crossley 499 Palissy and Cardinal Wiseman 499 MINOR QUERIES: Polidus St... Continue reading book >>

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