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Notes and Queries, Number 189, June 11, 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. 189.] Saturday, June 11, 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Tom Moore's First! 565 Notes on several Misunderstood Words, by the Rev. W. R. Arrowsmith 566 Verney Papers: the Capuchin Friars, &c., by Thompson Cooper 568 Early Satirical Poem 568 The Letters of Atticus, by William Cramp 569

MINOR NOTES: Irish Bishops as English Suffragans Pope and Buchanan Scarce MSS. in the British Museum The Royal Garden at Holyrood Palace The Old Ship "Royal Escape" 569

QUERIES: "The Light of Brittaine" 570

MINOR QUERIES: Thirteen an unlucky Number Quotations "Other some" and "Unneath" Newx, &c. "A Joabi Alloquio" Illuminations Heraldic Queries John's Spoils from Peterborough and Crowland "Elementa sex." &c. Jack and Gill: Sir Hubbard de Hoy Humphrey Hawarden "Populus vult decipi" Sheriffs of Huntingdonshire and Cambridgeshire Harris 571

REPLIES: Bishop Butler, by J. H. Markland, &c. 572 Mitigation of Capital Punishment to Forgers 573 Mythe versus Myth, by Charles Thiriold 575 "Inquiry into the State of the Union, by the Wednesday Club in Friday Street," by James Crossley 576 Unpublished Epigram by Sir Walter Scott, by William Williams, &c. 576 Church Catechism 577 Jacob Bobart, &c., by Dr. E. F. Rimbault 578 "Its," by W. B. Rye 578 Bohn's Edition of Hoveden, by Henry T. Riley 579 Books of Emblems, by J. B. Yates, &c. 579

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Mr. Pollock's Directions for obtaining Positive Photographs upon albumenised Paper Test for Lenses Washing Collodion Pictures 581

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Cremonas James Chaloner Irish Convocation St. Paul's Epistle to Seneca Captain Ayloff Plan of London Syriac Scriptures Meaning of "Worth" Khond Fable Collar of S3. Chaucer's Knowledge of Italian Pic Nic Canker or Brier Rose Door head Inscriptions "Time and I" Lowbell Overseers of Wills Detached Belfry Towers Vincent Family, &c. 582

MISCELLANEOUS: Books and Odd Volumes wanted 586 Notices to Correspondents 586 Advertisements 587



It is now generally understood that the first poetic effusion of Thomas Moore was entrusted to a publication entitled Anthologia Hibernica , which held its monthly existence from Jan. 1793 to December 1794, and is now a repertorium of the spirited efforts made in Ireland in that day to establish periodical literature. The set is complete in four volumes: and being anxious to see if I could trace the "fine Roman" hand of him whom his noble poetic satirist, and after fast friend, Byron, styled the "young Catullus of his day," I went to the volumes, and give you the result.

No trace of Moore appears in the volume containing the first six months of the publication; but in the "List of Subscribers" in the second, we see " Master Thomas Moore;" and as we find this designation changed in the fourth volume to " Mr... Continue reading book >>

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