Vol. III.—No. 86. NOTES AND QUERIES: A MEDIUM OF INTER-COMMUNICATION FOR LITERARY MEN, ARTISTS, ANTIQUARIES, GENEALOGISTS, ETC.
"When found, make a note of."—CAPTAIN CUTTLE.
VOL. III.—No. 86.
SATURDAY, JUNE 21. 1851.
Price Threepence. Stamped Edition 4d.
Notes on Books, No. I.: Mackintosh on Ogilvie's Essay on the Right of Property in Land, by S. W. Singer 489
Notes on Ireland, No. I.: Freedom from Serpents 490
Canons and Articles of 1571 491
On Two Passages in Dryden, by H. H. Breen 492
Minor Notes:—Lord Edward Fitzgerald's Mother—Chaucer and Gray—Shakspeare Family—Epitaph on Dr. Humphrey Tindall—Specimens of Composition—Burke's "mighty Boar of the Forest" 492
Queries on Tennyson 493
Ancient Modes of hanging Bells, by Rev. A. Gatty 493
Minor Queries:—English Sapphics—Equestrian Statues—Plays in Churches—"The Right Divine of Kings to govern wrong"—Serius, where situated?—Hollander's Austerity, &c.—Brother Jonathan—Authorship of the "Groves of Blarney"—Carnaby—Death of Death's Painter—Book Plates—Querelle d'Allemand—Bassenet of Eaton—Dumore Castle, or the Petrified Fort—Charles Dodd, the Ecclesiastical Historian—Ussher's Works, by Dr. Elrington—Family of Etty the Artist—St. Hibbald 494
MINOR QUERIES ANSWERED:—Unde derivatur "Gooseberry Fool?"—Biography of Bishop Hurd—Friday, why considered unlucky—The Lord Mayor a Privy Councillor—Alterius Orbis Papa—Mrs. Elstob—Cardinal Bellarmin 496
Shakspeare's Use of "Captious" and "Intenible." Shakspeare's "Small Latin" 497
Earth thrown upon the Coffin, by Rev. A. Gatty, &c. 499
On the Word "Prenzie" in "Measure for Measure," by John Taylor 499
Zacharie Boyd 500
Replies to Minor Queries:—Death, how symbolised—A Kemble Pipe—Flemish Work on the Order of St. Franciscus—Meaning of Tick—Spelling of Britannia, &c.—Fossil Elk of Ireland—"In Time the Bull," &c.—Baldrock—Epitaph—Prayer of Mary Queen of Scots—Aristophanes on the Modern Stage—The White Rose—Mark for a Dollar—Gillingham—On the Lay of the Last Minstrel, &c.—Lines on Temple—Sewell, Meaning of—Lambert Simnel—Tennyson's "In Memoriam"—The second King of Nineveh who burned his Palace—Legend in Frettenham Church—Natural Daughter of James II.—Clarkson's Richmond—MSS. of Sir Thomas Phillipps—Meaning of Pilcher—Antiquity of Smoking—Principle of Association—Corpse makes a Right of Way—Chloe—Family of Sir J. Banks—Verse Lyon—Heronsewes—Theory of the Earth's Form—Mythology of the Stars—Topical Memory—Eisell—Four Want Way—Meaning of Carfoix—A regular Mull—William Hone—The Rev. Mr. Gay—Lady Mary Cavendish—Hand giving the Blessing—The Oldenburg Horn—Covey—Davy Jones's Locker—Umbrella—Nao, a Ship—Birth of Spenser, &c. 501
NOTES ON BOOKS, NO. I.
Mackintosh on Ogilvie's Essay on the Right of Property in Land.
At the dispersion of the library of the late Sir James