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Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc   By:

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Transcriber's note: on page 399, "Yule College" in the original is corrected to "Yale College".




"When found, make a note of." CAPTAIN CUTTLE.

No. 208.] SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.



A Prophet 381

FOLK LORE: Folk Lore in Cambridgeshire New Brunswick Folk Lore North Lincolnshire Folk Lore Portuguese Folk Lore 382

Pope and Cowper, By J. Yeowell 383 Shakspeare Correspondence, by Patrick Muirson, &c. 383

MINOR NOTES: Judicial Families Derivation of "Topsy Turvy" Dictionaries and Encyclopædias "Mary, weep no more for me" Epitaph at Wood Ditton Pictorial Pun 384


Sir Thomas Button's Voyage, 1612, by John Petheram 385

MINOR QUERIES: The Words "Cash" and "Mob" "History of Jesus Christ" Quantity of the Latin Termination anus Webb and Walker Families Cawdrey's "Treasure of Similes" Point of Etiquette Napoleon's Spelling Trench on Proverbs Rings formerly worn by Ecclesiastics Butler's "Lives of the Saints" Marriage of Cousins Castle Thorpe, Bucks Where was Edward II. killed? Encore Amcotts' Pedigree Blue Bell: Blue Anchor "We've parted for the longest time" Matthew Lewis Paradise Lost Colonel Hyde Seymour Vault at Richmond, Yorkshire Poems published at Manchester Handel's Dettingen Te Deum Edmund Spenser and Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. 386

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: The Ligurian Sage Gresebrok in Yorkshire Stillingfleet's Library The whole System of Law Saint Malachy on the Popes Work on the Human Figure 389


"Namby Pamby," and other Words of the same Form 390 Earl of Oxford 392 Picts' Houses 392 Pronunciation of "Humble" 393 School Libraries 395

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Albumenized Paper Cement for Glass Baths New Process for Positive Proofs 395

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: The Groaning Elmplank in Dublin Passage in Whiston "When Orpheus went down" Foreign Medical Education "Short red, good red" Collar of SS. Who first thought of Table turning Passage of Thucydides on the Greek Factions Origin of "Clipper" as applied to Vessels Passage in Tennyson Huet's Navigations of Solomon Sincere The Saltpetre Man Major André Longevity Passage in Virgil Love Charm from a Foal's Forehead Wardhouse, where was? Divining Rod Waugh, Bishop of Carlisle Pagoda 397


Books and Odd Volumes wanted 401 Notices to Correspondents 401 Advertisements 402



What a curious book would be "Our Prophets and Enthusiasts!" The literary and biographical records of the vaticinators, and the heated spirits who, after working upon the fears of the timid, and exciting the imaginations of the weak, have flitted into oblivion! As a specimen of the odd characters such a work would embrace, allow me to introduce to your readers Thomas Newans, a Shropshire farmer, who unhappily took it into his head that his visit to the lower sphere was on a special mission.

Mr. Newans is the author of a book entitled A Key to the Prophecies of the Old and New Testament ; showing (among other impending events) "The approaching Invasion of England;" "The Extirpation of Popery and Mahometisme;" "The Restoration of the Jews," and "The Millennium... Continue reading book >>

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