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Notes and Queries, Number 69, February 22, 1851 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.



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

No. 69.] SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22. 1851. [Price Sixpence. Stamped Edition 7d.



The Rolliad, by Sir Walter C. Trevelyan, &c. 129

Note on Palamon and Arcite 131

Folk Lore: "Snail, Snail, come out of your Hole" The Evil Eye "Millery, Millery, Dousty poll," &c. "Nettle in, Dock out" 132

The Scaligers, by Waldegrave Brewster 133

Inedited Ballad on Truth, by K. R. H. Mackenzie 134

Minor Notes: Ayot St. Lawrence Church Johannes Secundus Parnel Dr. Johnson The King's Messengers, by the Rev. W. Adams Parallel Passages Cause of Rarity of William IV.'s Copper Coinage Burnett Coleridge's Opinion of Defoe Miller's "Philosophy of Modern History" Anticipations of Modern Ideas or Inventions "Sun, stand thou still upon Gibeon!" Langley's Polidore Vergile, &c. 135


Bibliographical Queries 138

Shakspeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" 139

Green's "Groathsworth of Witte," by J. O. Halliwell 140

Minor Queries: Fronte Capillatâ Prayer of Bishop of Nantes Advantage of a Bad Ear Imputed Letters of Sullustius or Sallustius Rev. W. Adams Mr. Beard, Vicar of Greenwich Goddard's History of Lynn Sir Andrew Chadwick Sangaree King John at Lincoln Canes lesi Headings of Chapters in English Bibles Abbot Eustacius and Angodus de Lindsei Oration against Demosthenes Pun Sonnet (query by Milton?) Medal given to Howard Withers' Devil at Sarum Election of a Pope Battle in Wilshire Colonel Fell Tennyson's "In Memoriam" Magnum Sedile Ace of Diamonds: the Earl of Cork Closing of Rooms on account of Death Standfast's Cordial Comforts "Predeceased" and "Designed" Lady Fights at Atherton, &c. 140


The Episcopal Mitre and Papal Tiara, by A. Rich, Jun., &c. 144

Dryden's Essay upon Satire, by J. Crossley 146

Foundation stone of St. Mark's at Venice 147

Histoire des Sévarambes 147

Touching for the Evil, by C. H. Cooper 148

Replies to Minor Queries: Forged Papal Bulls Obeism Pillgarlick Hornbooks Bacon Lachrymatories Scandal against Queen Elizabeth Meaning of Cefn Portrait of Archbishop Williams Sir Alexander Cumming Pater noster Tackling Welsh Words for Water Early Culture of the Imagination Venville Cum Grano Salis Hoops Cranmer's Descendants Shakspeare's Use of the Word "Captious" Boiling to Death Dozen of Bread Friday Weather Saint Paul's Clock Lunardi Outline in Painting Handbell before a Corpse Brandon the Juggler "Words are Men's Daughters" "Fine by degrees, and beautifully less" "The Soul's dark Cottage" "Beauty Retire" Mythology of the Stars Simon Bache Thesaurarius Hospitii Winifreda Queries on Costume Antiquitas Sæcula Juventus Mundi Lady Bingham Proclamation of Langholme Fair, &c. 149


Notes on Books, Sales, Catalogues, &c. 158

Books and Odd Volumes wanted 158

Notices to Correspondents 158

Advertisements 159

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