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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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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African Folk Lore Funeral Custom 496 Shakspeare Readings, No. VII. 496 MINOR NOTES: Portrait of Luther Randle Wilbraham Unpublished Epigram by Sir W. Scott Crassus' Saying 498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. Paul's Epistles to Seneca Meaning of "folowed" Roman Catholic Registers St. Alban's Day Meigham, the London Printer Adamsoniana Canker or Brier Rose "Short red, god red" Overseers of Wills Lepel's Regiment Vincent Family Passage in the First Part of Faust Lady Anne Gray Continental Brasses Peter Beaver Cremonas Cranmer and Calvin 499 MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: "A Letter to a Convocation Man" Prester John Homer's Iliad in a Nut Monogram of Parker Society The Five Alls Corvizer 502

REPLIES: English Comedians in Germany 503 A Gentleman executed for whipping a Slave to Death, by Henry H. Breen 503 Longevity 504 Derivation of Canada, by Robert Wright 504 Setantiorum Portus 505 PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Stereoscopic Queries Photographic Portraits of Criminals, &c. Photography applied to Catalogues of Books Application of Photography to the Microscope 505 REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Discovery At Nuneham Regis Eulenspiegel, or Howleglas Parochial Libraries Painter Pepys's "Morena" Pylades and Corinna Judge Smith Grindle Simile of the Soul and the Magnetic Needle English Bishops deprived by Queen Elizabeth Borrowed Thoughts Dr. South v. Goldsmith, Talleyrand, &c. Foucault's Experiment Passage in "Locksley Hall" Lake of Geneva "Inter cuncta micans" "Its" Gloves at Fairs Astronomical Query Tortoiseshell Tom Cat Sizain on the Pope, the Devil, and the Pretender Wandering Jew Hallett and Dr. Saxby "My mind to me a kingdom is" Claret Suicide at Marseilles Etymology of Slang Scanderbeg's Sword Arago on the Weather Rathe Carr Pedigree Banbury Cakes Detached Belfry Towers, &c. 507

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 513 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 514 Notices to Correspondents 514 Advertisements 514

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