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Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853 A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc   By:

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Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853 is a fascinating collection of essays, discussions, and inquiries that provides a deep insight into the interests and concerns of literary men, artists, antiquaries, genealogists, and more during the 19th century. The wide range of topics covered in this edition is impressive, showcasing the diverse and erudite nature of the contributors.

The essays are well-researched and written with a scholarly tone, making them both informative and engaging to read. From discussions on historical events to inquiries about obscure facts, each entry in this publication offers a glimpse into the intellectual pursuits of the time.

One of the strengths of this collection is its ability to spark curiosity and encourage further investigation. The questions raised in the queries section, in particular, invite readers to think critically and seek out answers on their own, fostering a spirit of intellectual curiosity and discovery.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 215, December 10, 1853 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the history and culture of the 19th century. Its thoughtful essays, lively discussions, and thought-provoking inquiries make it a must-read for those with a passion for knowledge and learning.

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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. 215.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Original Royal Letters to the Grand Masters of Malta, by William Winthrop 557 Penny Sights and Exhibitions in the Reign of James I., by A. Grayan 558 The Impossibilities of our Forefathers 559 Parallel Passages, by the Rev. John Booker 560 Astrology in America 561

MINOR NOTES: "Hierosolyma est perdita" Quaint Inscription in a Belfry The Chronicles of the Kings of Israel and Judah The Using a Circumstance as a "Peg," or "Nail," to hang an Argument on, &c. Turkish and Russian Grammars Chronograms in Sicily Stone Pulpits Advertisements and Prospectuses 561


English Refugees at Ypenstein 562

MINOR QUERIES: Petrarch's Laura "Epitaphium Lucretiæ" McDowall Family Arms of Geneva Webb of Monckton Farleigh Translation Wanted Latin Translation from Sheridan, &c... Continue reading book >>

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