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Notes and Queries, Number 216, December 17, 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. 216.] SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17. 1853. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.


NOTES: Page Teaching a Dog French, by Arthur Paget 581 The Religion of the Russians 582 Leicestershire Epitaphs, by William Kelly 582 Longfellow's "Reaper and the Flowers" 583

MINOR NOTES: "Receipt" or "Recipe" Death of Philip III. of Spain Churchwardens Epigram Oxford Commemoration Squib, 1849 Professor Macgillivray Manifesto of the Emperor Nicholas 583

QUERIES: William Cookworthy, the Inventor of British Porcelain, by J. Prideaux 585 Catholic Floral Directories, &c. 585 George Alsop 585

MINOR QUERIES: B. L. M. Member of Parliament electing himself "Suaviter in modo, fortiter in re" Jacobite Garters Daughters taking their Mothers' Names General Fraser A Punning Divine Contango Pedigree to the Time of Alfred "Service is no inheritance" Antiquity of Fire irons General Wolfe at Nantwich "Corporations have no Souls," &c. Leeming Family MS. Poems and Songs Bishop Watson 585

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Herbert's "Memoirs of the Last Years of Charles I." "Liturgy of the Ancients" "Ancient hallowed Dee" Who was True Blue? Charge of Plagiarism against Paley Weber's "Cecilia" Andrew Johnson MS. by Glover Gurney's Short hand Spurious Don Quixote 587


Pronunciation of Hebrew Names and Words in the Bible, by T. J. Buckton, &c. 590 Lord Halifax and Mrs. Catherine Barton, by Weld Taylor 590 Inscriptions in Books 591 Praying to the West 592 "Green Eyes," by C. Forbes, &c. 592 The Myrtle Bee, by W. R. D. Salmon 593 Tin 593 Milton's Widow 594 Books chained to Desks in Churches Old Parochial Libraries 595 The Court house, by P. H. Fisher 596

PHOTOGRAPHY. On the Simplicity of the Calotype Process, by Dr. Diamond 596

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Belike Stage coaches Birthplace of King Edward V. Ringing Church Bells at Death What is the Origin of "Getting into a Scrape?" High Dutch and Low Dutch Discovery of Planets Gloves at Fairs Awk Tenet Lovett of Astwell Irish Rhymes Passage in Boerhaave Unkid To split Paper La Fleur des Saints Dr. Butler and St. Edmund's Bury, &c. 600

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 606 Books and Odd Volumes wanted 607 Notices to Correspondents 607 Advertisements 608



"N. & Q." the other day (Vol. viii., p. 464.) contained a curious tale of a cat: will you insert as a pendent the following one of a dog? The supposition that D. Julio was some obnoxious Frenchman protected by the Government, seems necessary to account for the "teachyng a dogg frenche" in front of his door constituting such a dire offence... Continue reading book >>

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