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Notes and Queries, Number 210, November 5, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc.   By:

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

No. 210.] SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


Page NOTES: Lord Halifax and Mrs. Catherine Barton, by Professor De Morgan 429 Dr. Parr on Milton 433 Parts of MSS., by John Macray 434 William Blake 435

FOLK LORE: Legends of the County Clare The Seven Whisperers 436 Italian English, German English, and the Refugee Style, by Philarète Chasles 436 Shakspeare Correspondence, by Thos. Keightley, &c. 437

MINOR NOTES: Decomposed Cloth First and Last Cucumber Time MS. Sermons of the Eighteenth Century Boswell's "Johnson" Stage Coaches Antecedents The Letter X A Crow bar 438

QUERIES: MINOR QUERIES: Bishop Grehan Doxology Arrow mark Gabriel Poyntz Queen Elizabeth's and Queen Anne's Motto, "Semper eadem" Bees Nelly O'Brien and Kitty Fisher "Homo unius libri" "Now the fierce bear," &c. Prejudice against Holy Confirmation Epigram on MacAdam Jane Scrimshaw The Word "Quadrille" The Hungarians in Paules Ferns Wanted Craton the Philosopher The Solar Annual Eclipse in the Year 1263 D'Israeli: how spelt? Richard Oswald Cromwell's Descendants Letter of Archbishop Curwen to Archbishop Parker 440

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Margaret Patten Etymology of "Coin" Inscription at Aylesbury "Guardian Angels, now protect me," &c. K. C. B.'s Danish and Swedish Ballads Etymology of "Conger" "Si vis me flere, dolendum est primum tibi" 442

REPLIES: Medal and Relic of Mary Queen of Scots, by John Evans, &c. 444 Early Use of Tin. Derivation of the Name of Britain 445 Pictorial Editions of the Book of Common Prayer 446 Yew Trees in Churchyards, by Fras. Crossley, &c. 447 Osborn Family 448 Inscriptions on Bells, by W. Sparrow Simpson and J. L. Sisson 448 Ladies' Arms borne in a Lozenge 448 The Myrtle Bee, by C. Brown 450 Captain John Davis, by Bolton Corney 450

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Clouds in Photographs "The Stereoscope considered in relation to the Philosophy of Binocular Vision" Muller's Processes Positives on Glass 451

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Peculiar Ornament in Crosthwaite Church Nursery Rhymes Milton's Widow Watch paper Inscriptions Poetical Tavern Signs Parish Clerks' Company "Elijah's Mantle" Histories of Literature Birthplace of General Monk Books chained to Desks in Churches, &c. 452

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 455 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 456 Notices to Correspondents 456 Advertisements 456



Those who have written on the life of Newton have touched with the utmost reserve upon the connexion which existed between his half niece Catherine Barton, and his friend Charles Montague, who died Earl of Halifax... Continue reading book >>

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