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Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 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. 192.] SATURDAY, JULY 2. 1853.. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Oblation of a white Bull 1 Newstead Abbey, by W. S. Hasleden 2 On a celebrated Passage in "Romeo and Juliet," Act III. Sc. 2., by S. W. Singer 3 On the Passage from "King Lear" 4 Manners of the Irish, by H. T. Ellacombe, &c. 4

MINOR NOTES: Burial in an Erect Posture The Archbishop of Armagh's Cure for the Gout, 1571 The last known Survivor of General Wolfe's Army in Canada National Methods of applauding Curious Posthumous Occurrence 5

QUERIES: Did Captain Cook first discover the Sandwich Islands? by J. S. Warden 6 Superstition of the Cornish Miners 7

MINOR QUERIES: Clerical Duel Pistol Council of Laodicea, Canon 35. Pennycomequick, adjoining Plymouth Park the Antiquary Honorary D.C.L.'s Battle of Villers en Couché Dr. Misaubin Kemble, Willet, and Forbes Piccalyly Post Office about 1770 "Carefully examined and well authenticated" Sir Heister Ryley Effigies with folded Hands 7

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Passage in Bishop Horsley "Marry come up!" Dover Court Porter Dr. Whitaker's ingenious Earl Dissimulate 9

REPLIES: Bishop Ken, by the Rev. J. H. Markland 10 Bohn's Edition of Hoveden, by James Graves 11 Coleridge's Christabel, by J. S. Warden 11 Its 12 Family of Milton's Widow, by T. Hughes 12 Books of Emblems Jacob Behmen, by C. Mansfield Ingleby 13 Raffaelle's Sposalizio 14 Windfall 14 Mr. Justice Newton, by the Rev. H. T. Ellacombe and F. Kyffin Lenthall 15

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Mr. Lyte's Treatment of Positives Stereoscopic Angles Query respecting Mr. Pollock's Process Gallo nitrate of Silver 15

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Verney Note decyphered Emblems by John Bunyan Mr. Cobb's Diary "Sat cito si sat bene" Mythe versus Myth The Gilbert Family Alexander Clark Christ's Cross The Rebellious Prayer "To the Lords of Convention" Wooden Tombs and Effigies Lord Clarendon and the Tubwoman House marks "Amentium haud amantium" The Megatherium in the British Museum Pictorial Proverbs "Hurrah," and other War cries 17

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 20 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 21 Notices to Correspondents 21 Advertisements 21



By lease dated 28th April, 1533, the Abbat of St. Edmund's Bury demised to John Wright, glazier, and John Anable, pewterer, of Bury, the manor of Haberdon appurtenant to the office of Sacrist in that monastery, with four acres in the Vynefeld, for twenty years, at the rent of 5l. 4s. to the Sacrist; the tenants also to find a white bull every year of their term, as often as it should happen that any gentlewoman, or any other woman, should, out of devotion, visit the shrine of the glorious king and martyr of St... Continue reading book >>

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