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Notes and Queries, Number 64, January 18, 1851   By:

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

No. 64.] SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 1851. [Price, with Index to Vol. II., 9d. Stamped Edition, 10d.


NOTES: Page Authorship of Henry VIII., by Samuel Hickson 33 The Cavalier's Farewell, by F.H. 34 Gray's Elegy, by Henry H. Breen 35 The "Nineveh" Monuments and Milton's Nativity Ode illustrated from Lucian 35 Minor Notes: Gaudentia di Lucca George Wither the Poet, a Printer "Preached as a dying man to dying Men" Authors of Anonymous Works Umbrellas 36

QUERIES: Sonnet (query, by Milton) on the Library at Cambridge, by C. Howard Kenyon 37 Burying in Church Walls 37 Minor Queries: Meaning of Venwell or Venville Erasmus and Farel Early Culture of the Imagination Sir Thomas Bullen's Drinking Horn Peter Sterry "Words are Men's Daughters," &c. Robert Henryson Gawyn Douglas Darby and Joan William Chilcot Benj. Wheeler's Theological Lectures Sir Alexander Cumming Cross between a Wolf and Hound Landwade Church, and Moated Grange Dr. Bolton, Archbishop of Cashel Genealogy of the Talbots, &c. &c. 38

REPLIES: Dragons 40 Origin of the Family Name of Bacon, by ProBa ConScientia 41 Replies to Minor Queries: Cockade Form of Prayer for King's Evil "Aver," Hogs not Pigs Pilgarlic Collar of Esses Filthy Gingram The Life and Death of Clancie "Rab. Surdam" "Fronte Capillatâ" Taylor's Holy Living Portrait of Bishop Henchman Lines attributed to Charles Yorke Rodolph Gualter "Annoy" used as a Noun Culprit, Origin of the Word Passage in Bishop Butler Wat the Hare The Letter Yogh Did Elizabeth visit Bacon in Twickenham Park Mock Beggar Cardinal Chalmers Binsey, God help me! Midwives Licensed Dr. Timothy Thristcross History of the Bohemian persecution "Earth has no Rage" Couplet in De Foe Private Memoirs of Queen Elizabeth Abbot's House at Bucksden Bab in the Bowster Sir Cloudesley Shovel Noli me tangere Cad 42

MISCELLANEOUS: Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 46 Notices to Correspondents 46 Advertisements 47



In my last communication on the subject of Henry VIII. , I referred to certain characteristic tricks of Fletcher's style of frequent occurrence in that play, and I now beg leave to furnish you with a few instances. I wish it, however, to be understood, that I advance these merely as illustrative specimens selected at random; as there is scarcely a line of the portions of the play I assume to be Fletcher's but would furnish some evidence to a diligent student of this writer's style: and that, although I think each separate instance as strongly characteristic of Fletcher as it is unlike Shakspeare, it is only in their aggregate number that I insist upon their importance.

The first instance to which I call attention is the use of the substantive "one" in a manner which, though not very uncommon, is used by no writer so frequently as Fletcher. Take the following:

" So great ones." Woman's Prize , II. 2... Continue reading book >>

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