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Notes and Queries, Number 239, May 27, 1854 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.

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NOTES AND QUERIES:

A MEDIUM OF INTER COMMUNICATION FOR LITERARY MEN, ARTISTS, ANTIQUARIES, GENEALOGISTS, ETC.

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

No. 239.] SATURDAY, MAY 27. 1854. [Price Fourpence. Stamped Edition 5d.

CONTENTS.

NOTES: Page Reprints of Early Bibles, by the Rev. R. Hooper, M.A. 487 Marriage Licence of John Gower, the Poet, by W. H. Gunner 487 Aska or Asca 488 Legends of the County Clare, by Francis Robert Davies 490 Archaic Words 491

MINOR NOTES: Inscriptions on Buildings Epitaphs Numbers Celtic Language Illustration of Longfellow: "God's Acre" 492

QUERIES: John Locke 493

MINOR QUERIES: "The Village Lawyer" Richard Plantagenet, Earl of Cambridge Highland Regiment Ominous Storms Edward Fitzgerald Boyle Family Inn Signs Demoniacal Descent of the Plantagenets Anglo Saxon Graves Robert Brown the Separatist Commissions issued by Charles I. at Oxford 493

MINOR QUERIES WITH ANSWERS: Hogmanay Longfellow's "Hyperion" Sir Hugh Myddelton Sangarede Salubrity of Hallsal, near Ormskirk, Lancashire Athens James Miller 495

REPLIES: Brydone, by Lord Monson 496 Coleridge's Unpublished MSS., by C. Mansfield Ingleby 496 Mr. Justice Talfourd and Dr. Beattie 497 Russian "Te Deum," by T. J. Buckton, &c. 498 Artesian Wells, by Henry Stephens, &c. 499 Dog whippers 499 Cephas, a Binder, and not a Rock, by T. J. Buckton, &c. 500 Whittington's Stone 501

PHOTOGRAPHIC CORRESPONDENCE: Photographic Experience Conversion of Calotype Negatives into Positives Albumenized Paper 501

REPLIES TO MINOR QUERIES: Table turning Female Dress Office of Sexton held by one Family Lyra's Commentary Blackguard "Atonement" Bible of 1527 Shrove Tuesday Milton's Correspondence "Verbatim et literatim" Epigrams 502

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, &c. 504 Books and Odd Volumes Wanted 505 Notices to Correspondents 505

On June 1, in One Large Volume, super royal 8vo., price 2l. 12s. 6d. cloth lettered.

CYCLOP├ćDIA BIBLIOGRAPHICA: A Library Manual of Theological and General Literature, and Guide to Books for Authors, Preachers, Students and Literary Men, Analytical, Bibliographical, and Biographical. By JAMES DARLING.

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London: JAMES DARLING, 81. Great Queen Street, Lincoln's Inn Fields.

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MESSRS. HOPPER & CO., Record Agents, &c., beg to acquaint the Literary World, that they undertake Searches among, and Transcripts from, the Public Records, or other Ancient MSS., Translations from the Norman French, Latin, and other Documents, &c.

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