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Notes and Queries, Number 197, August 6, 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. 197.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 6. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page High Church and Low Church 117 Concluding Notes on several misunderstood Words, by the Rev. W. R. Arrowsmith 120 Sneezing an Omen and a Deity, by T. J. Buckton 121 Abuses of Hackney Coaches 122 Shakspeare Correspondence, by C. Mansfield Ingleby, Thomas Falconer, &c. 123

MINOR NOTES: Falsified Gravestone in Stratford Churchyard Barnacles in the River Thames Note for London Topographers The Aliases and Initials of Authors Pure Darling's "Cyclopædia Bibliographica" 124

QUERIES: Delft Manufacture, by O. Morgan 125

MINOR QUERIES: The Withered Hand and Motto "Utinam" History of York "Hauling over the coals" Dr. Butler and St. Edmund's Bury Washington Norman of Winster Sir Arthur Aston "Jamieson the Piper" "Keiser Glomer" Tieck's "Comoedia Divina" Fossil Trees between Cairo and Suez: Stream like that in Bay of Argastoli Presbyterian Titles Mayors and Sheriffs The Beauty of Buttermere Sheer Hulk The Lapwing or Peewitt (Vanellus cristatus) "Could we with ink," &c. Launching Query Manliness 125

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Pues or Pews "Jerningham" and "Doveton" 127

REPLIES: Battle of Villers en Couché, by T. C. Smith, &c. 127 Snail eating, by John Timbs, &c. 128 Inscription near Cirencester, by P. H. Fisher, &c. 129 Curious Custom of ringing Bells for the Dead, by the Rev. H. T. Ellacombe and R. W. Elliot 130 Who first thought of Table turning? by John Macray 131 Scotchmen in Poland 131 Anticipatory Use of the Cross, by Eden Warwick 132

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Glass Chambers for Photography Dr. Diamond's Replies Trial of Lenses Is it dangerous to use the Ammonio Nitrate of Silver? 133

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Burke's Marriage The House of Falahill Descendants of Judas Iscariot Milton's Widow Whitaker's Ingenious Earl Are White Cats deaf? Consecrated Roses The Reformed Faith House marks Trash Adamsoniana Portrait of Cromwell Burke's "Mighty Boar of the Forest" "Amentium haud Amantium" Talleyrand's Maxim English Bishops deprived by Queen Elizabeth Gloves at Fairs St. Dominic Names of Plants Specimens of Foreign English, &c. 134

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 138 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 138 Notices to Correspondents 138 Advertisements 139



A Universal History of Party; with the Origin of Party Names [1] would form an acceptable addition to literary history: "N. & Q." has contributed towards such a work some disquisitions on our party names Whig and Tory , and The Good Old Cause . Such names as Puritan , Malignant , Evangelical [2], can be traced up to their first commencement, but some obscurity hangs on the mintage date of the names we are about to consider.

As a matter of fact, the distinction of High Church and Low Church always existed in the Reformed English Church, and the history of these parties would be her history. But the names were not coined till the close of the seventeenth century, and were not stamped in full relief as party names till the first year of Queen Anne's reign.

In October, 1702, Anne's first Parliament and Convocation assembled:

"From the deputies in Convocation at this period, the appellations High Church and Low Church originated, and they were afterwards used to distinguish the clergy... Continue reading book >>

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