Vol. V.—No. 118. NOTES AND QUERIES: A MEDIUM OF INTER-COMMUNICATION FOR LITERARY MEN, ARTISTS, ANTIQUARIES, GENEALOGISTS, ETC.
"When found, make a note of."—CAPTAIN CUTTLE.
VOL. V.—No. 118.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 31. 1852.
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Transcriber's Note: Some Hebrew words may not be shown in an adequate way in this version.
Portraits of Wolfe, by Edw. Auchmuty Glover 98
Notes on Homer, No. I., by Kenneth R. H. Mackenzie 99
French Revolutions foretold 100
Idées Napoléoniennes, by Henry H. Breen 100
Dr. Johnson's Contributions to Baretti's Introduction, by James Crossley 101
Minor Notes:—Bishop Bedell—Foreign Guide-books—Wearing Gloves in Presence of Royalty—Errors of Poets 101
The Poet Collins 102
Portraits of Henry Purcell, by Dr. E. F. Rimbault 103
Query on the Controversy about Fluxions, by Professor De Morgan 103
Minor Queries:—Madrigal, Meaning of—"Experto crede Roberto"—Chronological Institute—Buzz—The Old Scots March—Hans Holbein—Ivory Medallion of Lord Byron—Trumpington Church—"Carmen Perpetuum," &c.—"The Retired Christian"—The Garrote—Monastic Establishments in Scotland—Bonds of Clearwell and Redbrook—Eliza Fenning—"Character of a True Churchman"—"A Roaring Meg"—Cardinal Pole—Theoloneum—Sterne in Paris—King Robert Bruce's Watch 104
MINOR QUERIES ANSWERED:—Hornchurch; Wrestling for the Boar's Head—Spectacles—Stoke—Author of Psalm Tune "Doncaster"—Dr. Henry Sacheverell 106
Meaning and Origin of Era 106
Singing of Swans 107
Queen Brunehilda, by Samuel Hickson 108
Coverdale's Bible, by the Rev. Henry Walter 109
Serjeants' Rings and Mottoes 110
Extermination of Early Christians in Orkney 111
The Crime of Poisoning punished by Boiling, by John Gough Nichols, &c. 112
Replies to Minor Queries:—List of English Sovereigns—Moravian Hymns—Age of Trees; "Essex Broad Oak"—Arrangement of Books—The Ring-finger—Count Königsmark—Petition respecting the Duke of Wellington—Reichenbach's Ghosts—The Broad Arrow—Quarter Waggoner, &c. 113
Notes on Books, &c. 117
Books and Odd Volumes wanted 117
Notices to Correspondents 118