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Notes and Queries, Number 201, September 3, 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. 201.] SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page "That Swinney" 213

Monumental Inscription in Peterborough Cathedral, by Thos. Wake 215

FOLK LORE: Superstition of the Cornish Miners Northamptonshire Folk Lore 215

Shakspeare Correspondence 216

MINOR NOTES: Lemon juice administered in Gout and Rheumatism Weather Proverbs Dog Latin Thomas Wright of Durham A Funeral Custom 217


Littlecott Sir John Popham, by Edward Foss 218

Early Edition of the New Testament, by A. Boardman 219

MINOR QUERIES: Ravilliac Emblem on a Chimney piece "To know ourselves diseased," &c. "Pætus and Arria" Heraldic Query Lord Chancellor Steele "A Tub to the Whale" Legitimation (Scotland) "Vaut mieux," &c. Shakspeare First Folio The Staffordshire Knot Sir Thomas Elyot "Celsior exsurgens pluviis," &c. The Bargain Cup School Libraries. Queen Elizabeth and her "true" Looking glass Bishop Thomas Wilson Bishop Wilson's Works Hobbes, Portrait of 219

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Brasenose, Oxford G. Downing Unkid Pilgrim's Progress John Frewen Histories of Literature "Mrs. Shaw's Tombstone" 221


Cranmer and Calvin, by the Rev. H. Walter 222

Barnacles, by Sir J. E. Tennent and T. J. Buckton 223

Dial Inscriptions, by Cuthbert Bede, B.A. 224

The "Saltpeter Maker" 225

Tsar, by T. J. Buckton, &c. 226

"Land of Green Ginger," by John Richardson and T. J. Buckton 227

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Stereoscopic Angles Protonitrate of Iron Photographs in natural Colours Photographs by artificial Lights 227

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Vandyke in America Title wanted: Choirochorographia Second Growth of Grass Snail eating Sotades The Letter "h" in "humble" Lord North Singing Psalms and Politics Dimidiation by Impalement "Inter cuncta micans," &c. Marriage Service Widowed Wife Pure Mrs. Tighe Satirical Medal "They shot him dead at the Nine Stone Rig" Hendericus du Booys: Helena Leonore de Sievéri House marks, &c. "Qui facit per alium, facit per se" Engin à verge Campvere, Privileges of Humbug: Ambages "Going to Old Weston" Reynolds's Nephew The Laird of Brodie Mulciber Voiding Knife Sir John Vanbrugh Portrait of Charles I. Burial in an erect Posture Strut Stowers and Yeathers or Yadders Arms of the See of York Leman Family Position of Font 228


Notes on Books, &c. 234

Books and Odd Volumes wanted 234

Notices to Correspondents 234

Advertisements 235



Junius thus wrote to H. S. Woodfall in a private note, to which Dr. Good has affixed the date July 21st, 1769 (vol. i. p. 174.)

"That Swinney is a wretched but dangerous fool... Continue reading book >>

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