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Notes and Queries, Number 55, November 16, 1850 is a collection of essays, articles, and correspondence that cover a wide range of topics from literature to history to science. The contributors to this volume share their knowledge and insights on various subjects, making it a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about the world around them.

One of the standout features of this book is the diversity of topics covered. From discussions on ancient civilizations to debates on contemporary issues, there is something for everyone in this collection. The writing is engaging and well-researched, providing readers with a wealth of information to ponder and discuss.

I particularly enjoyed the letters section, where readers could ask questions and receive answers from experts in the field. This interactive element adds a unique touch to the book, making it feel like a dialogue between the authors and their readers.

Overall, Notes and Queries, Number 55, November 16, 1850 is a thought-provoking and educational read that will appeal to anyone with a curious mind. I highly recommend it to those seeking a deeper understanding of the world we live in.

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

No. 55.] SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16. 1850. [Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.


NOTES: Authorship of "Henry VIII." by Samuel Hickson 401 On Authors and Books, No. IX., by Bolton Corney 403 Notes on the Second Edition of Mr. Cunningham's Handbook of London, by E.F. Rimbault 404 Folk lore: Laying a Ghost A Test of Witchcraft 404 Minor Notes: Quin's incoherent Story Touchstone's Dial America and Tartary A Deck of Cards Time when Herodotus wrote "Dat veniuam corvis." &c. 405

QUERIES: Dryden's "Absalom and Achitophel" 406 Minor Queries: The Widow of the Wood Edward the Confessor's Crucifix and Gold Chain Cardinal Erskine Thomas Regiolapidensis "Her Brow was fair" Hoods worn by Doctors of Divinity of Aberdeen Irish Brigade Doctrine of immaculate Conception Gospel Oak Tree at Kentish Town Arminian Nunnery in Huntingdonshire Ruding's annotated Langbaine Mrs... Continue reading book >>

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