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Notes and Queries, Number 40, August 3, 1850 is a fascinating collection of inquiries and responses from readers on a wide range of topics. The book provides a glimpse into the curious minds of 19th-century individuals, as they seek answers to questions about history, literature, language, and more.

The format of the book is engaging, with each inquiry followed by responses and further discussion from other readers. This creates a sense of community and collaboration among the contributors, as they work together to solve puzzles and share knowledge.

The topics covered in this issue are diverse, including inquiries about the origins of certain words, historical events, and literary references. The book is both educational and entertaining, offering insights into the interests and concerns of the time.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 40, August 3, 1850 is a valuable resource for anyone interested in the intellectual pursuits of the 19th century. It provides a window into the past and showcases the inquisitive nature of humans throughout history.

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

NO. 40.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 3, 1850. [Price Threepence Stamped Edition 4d.



NOTES: Page Translations of Juvenal Wordsworth Dedication to Milton by Antonio Malatesti, by S.W. Singer Pulteney's Ballad of "The Honest Jury," by C.H. Cooper Notes on Milton Folk Lore: High Spirits considered a Sign of impending Calamity or Death Norfolk Popular Rhymes Throwing Salt over the Shoulder Charming for Warts Notes on College Salting; Turkish Spy; Dr. Dee: from "Letters from the Bodleian, &c.," 2 vols. 1813 Minor Notes: Alarm Taking a Wife on Trial Russian Language Pistol and Bardolph Epigram from Buchanan

QUERIES: Calvin and Servetus Etymological Queries Minor Queries: Countess of Desmond Noli me tangere Lines in Milton's "Penseroso" "Mooney's Goose" Translation of the Philobiblon Achilles and the Tortoise Dominicals Yorkshire Dales

REPLIES: Tobacco in the East "Job's Luck," by Coleridge, by J. Bruce Eccius Dedolatus Replies to Minor Queries: Hiring of Servants George Herbert Lord Delamere Execution of Charles I... Continue reading book >>

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