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Notes and Queries, Number 42, August 17, 1850 is a remarkable collection of writings that offer valuable insights into various topics of interest. The diversity of subjects covered in this edition is truly impressive, ranging from historical anecdotes to literary discussions and scientific inquiries.

The contributors to this publication clearly possess a wealth of knowledge and expertise, making each article an informative read. The depth of research and attention to detail in each piece is commendable, showcasing the dedication and passion of the authors.

One of the standout features of this book is the interactive nature of the content, with readers given the opportunity to engage with the material through the inclusion of questions and answers. This format encourages active participation and critical thinking, making the reading experience both educational and enjoyable.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 42, August 17, 1850 is a thought-provoking and enlightening collection that is sure to appeal to a wide range of readers. Whether you are interested in history, literature, science, or any other subject, this book offers something for everyone. Highly recommended for those seeking to expand their knowledge and engage with stimulating ideas.

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

No. 42.] SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 1850 [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.



NOTES: Alfred's Orosius, by Dr. Bell. 177 Remarkable Proposition concerning Ireland, by H. Kersley. 179 News: a few "old" Materials for its Elucidation, by S.W. Singer. 180 Folk Lore: Charming for Warts. 181 Minor Notes: Capture of Henry VI. The New Temple. 181

QUERIES: Essays of certain Paradoxes: Poem on Nothing, by S.W. Singer. 182 Minor Queries: Papers of Perjury Church Rates St. Thomas of Lancaster's Accomplices Prelates of France Lord Chancellor's Oath MediƦval Nomenclature Sir Christopher Sibthorp Alarm. 182

REPLIES: Shakspeare's Use of "Delighted," by Samuel Hickson. 183 English Comedians in Germany. 184 Achilles and the Tortoise. 185 Replies to Minor Queries: "Barum" and "Sarum" Countess of Desmond Michael Servetus, alias Reves Caxton's Printing office Somagia Various Modes of Interment among the Ancients Guy's Porridge pot "Welcome the coming, speed the parting Guest" "A Chrysostom to smoothe his Band in" William of Wykeham Dutch Language "A Frog he would," &c... Continue reading book >>

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