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and a master-builder of this city, who had heard the An estate in Ufford, in the county of Northampsaying without knowing its origin, went to much ton, was purchased in 1554 by Francis Quarles, trouble and no small expense in obtaining bullock's Esq. (Bridge's 'Northants,' ii. 600). He and his blood with which to mix the mortar for a job of descendants resided at Ufford down to the beginsome importance he was about to undertake. He ning of the last century. Mr. Justin Simpson has did not get the results he expected, and returned printed full extracts from the registers of Ufford to the use of water.

and neighbouring parishes of the baptisms, marThe church-ghost has not made his appearance riages, and burials of members of the Quarles family in this country. We are yet too new. In the from 1577 to 1703 in the Reliquary, xi. 23. How twenty-fifth century, perhaps, he may be one of our came Pierre Phillipe van Ufford, nephew of domestic institutions, adapted from the elder civiliza- Angelique Quarles, by his surname? tion of Europe, but accustomed to American ways.

Jos. PHILLIPS. JOHN E. NORCROSS. Stamford, Brooklyn, U.S.

ANONYMOUS POEM (7th S. vi. 469).—The 'Lines It is a curious instance of the wide spread of the on a Skeleton,' forty in number, are too many for belief in blood as a cement of ancient buildings insertion. They can be seen in “Fugitive Poetry, that Alá-ud-din Khilji, the King of Delhi, A.D. 1600-1878, compiled and edited by J. C. Hutche1296–1315, when enlarging and strengthening the son," p. 130, “Chandos Classics." walls of old Delhi, is reported to have mingled in

ED. MARSHALL. the mortar the bones and blood" of thousands of goat-bearded Moghuls whom he slaughtered for the and readily accessible, we are not justified in occupying

[The book mentioned by MR. MARSHALL is so cheap purpose. So writes a contemporary historian.

our space with the verses, many copies of which bave Much of this masonry still exists.

been sent. There is among our contributors a remarkH. G. KEENE. able consent of opinion as to the merits of the poem.

One of tbem shall be forwarded to YORICK if he will QUARLES (7th S. vi. 225, 373).—The entry of the send a stamped and addressed envelope ). baptism of Francis Quarles rung :“ May 8, 1592 bapt fuit Franciscus, filius Magistri

CHILDREN (7th S. vi. 467).—The Latin charter Jacobi Quarles.”—Par. Reg., Romford, co. Essex. of Norwich School, granted by King Edward VI.,

"Francis Quarler, gent., of Romford, Essex, bachelor, 1547, uses “pueros" only. The Mayor and Alderabout 26, and Ursely Woodgate, of St. Andrew, Holborn, men made," accepted, and passed

»"« Ordinances, spinster, 17, daughter of John Woodgate, of same, gent., who consents-at St. Andrew, Holborn, 26 May, 1618." Laws, and Statutes" on June 14, 1566. In these, - Col. Chester's - Marriage Licences,' Bishop of London's which are long and in English, the word “boys Office.

does not occur; but "scholar," scholars," and “ 21 June, 2 Charles I.-True Bill that at St. Cle- child,"

1," " children" are always used. One headment's Danes, co. Midd., on the said day, Frances ing is,' “ Certain ordinances necessary to be de Richardson, late of the said parish, spinster, assaulted clared to such as offer their children to be scholars." Francis Quarles, gentleman, when he was in God's and the King's peace, and secretly and without his observa

0. W. TANCOCK. tion picked his pocket of fifty shillings. The note

Norwich. • Franc'us Quarles pross,' at the foot of the bill, indicates that on this occasion Francis Quarles figured at the Old BUONAPARTE'S HABEAS CORPUS (7th S. vi. 467). Bailey as the prosecutor of a female pickpocket. How it - It is stated in Scott's “Life of Napoleon, fared with the Frances Richardson when she had put chap. xcii., that when he was on board the Belleherself on a jury of the country does not appear, ' being the only minute, by the pen of the clerk' of Gaol rophon, after Waterloo, and attempting resistance Deliveries, over ber 'name." _ Middlesex County Re- to his banishment to St. Helena, a suggestion was cords,' ed. by John Cordy Jeaffreson, vol. iii. p. 9. made that he should be brought up on a writ of

"1639, 1 February, 15 Charles I.-At the request of habeas corpus, which, he being an alien and a the Right Hon. the Earl of Dorset, signified by his prisoner, was not acted upon. Probably some letter, Francis Quarles, Gent., was admitted Chronologer, with a fee of 100 pobles per annum, during the pleasure rumour of this was in Lamb's mind. But that of the Court."---Rep. 54, fol. 86, Remembrancia pre- Buonaparte himself could have made any such served among the Archives of the City of London.' application is quite unlikely. On July 31, when He was buried in the church of St. Leonard Foster, the resolution of the Government was told him, in the City of Londoo, but the registers of this Scott says that he inquired" to what tribunal be parish have long since perished.

could apply.” The Bellerophon sailed from Tor“In P. C. C.--Francis Quarles, late of Ridley Hall, co.

bay on August 4. On the 7th he was put on Essex, deca. Adm'on to Ursula, the relict, 4 Feb., board the Northumberland, which then set sail for 1644/5."

St. Helena. There is another possibility, which In the Calendar (Rivers) for the year 1645 the seems more than such to me, that Lamb was altoword “poor" is prefixed to the entry of the name. gother in joke : “the twelve judges " looks very

DANIEL HIPWELL. like it. Lastly, it would appear that the fact 34, Myddelton Square, Clerkenwell.

which H. S. S.C. himself states, that the applica

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tion is not reported, might be considered con- Henry V. that there were enough of the enemy to clusive that it never was made. Surely such a kill, enough to take prisoners, and enough to run remarkable case could never have been omitted. away. Gam died of wounds received in the battle,

C. F. S. WARREN, M.A. but according to some accounts be lingered for Folęshill Hall, Longford, Coventry.

several months (see Williams's 'Eminent Welsh

E. W. Such an application was certainly made by Mr. men'). Capel Lofft. The process was found to be in

Borrow, in his delightful book, "Wild Wales,' applicable to an alien. An attempt was made to sub-chap. lxxix., gives a short account of Dafydd Gam, poena Napoleon as a witness in an action for libel, from which I extract the following particulars. but this also fell through; and Lord Keith pre-Gam was a petty chieftain of Breconshire, who vented the attorney from serving the writ. See owed his surname to a personal deformity. He Hazlitt's 'Life' and Bussy's 'History.'

was, however, a man of immense strength. Early EDWARD H. MARSHALL, M.A. in life he was driven from his own country for Hastings Corporation Reference Library.

killing a man named Big Richard of Slwch in the AMSTERDAM BOURSE OPEN TO CHILDREN (76 High Street of Aber Honddu (Brecon), and took S. vi

. 447).—Baedeker's Guide to Holland' states service under John of Gaunt, for whose son, Henry that the Exchange is converted into a playground Bolingbroke, he conceived a violent friendship. for boys during one week in August and Septem- Henry, upon his accession to the throne, restored ber, the time when the Kermis, or church dedica- Gam to his possessions, and gave him employments tion festival, used to be held. The tradition is of great trust and profit on the Welsh border. He that some boys playing there in 1622 discovered was thus brought into conflict with Owain Glyna plot of the Spaniards against the city, and that dwr, whose insurrection against Henry he 80 this privilege was granted in commemoration of violently resented that he swore " by the nails of the event. "I have not met with any account of God” to assassinate him, and actually went to this in the histories I have consulted. H. B. A.

Machynlleth for the purpose ; but his design being Derby.

discovered, he was seized and thrown into prison,

where he remained until the fall of Glyndwr. A Hollander informs me that fairs are annually His subsequent achievements under Henry V. in held throughout Holland, but of late years they France are well known.

C. Č. B. had been discontinued in Amsterdam; and so as not to deprive the children of that city from en- Sir David Gam is stated by Dr. Clark to be of joying the fun of such times, they were allowed to the family of Games of Newton, of the great house make free of the Bourse, and to disport themselves of Maenarch. See his fine work, 'Genealogies of in the manner described by your correspondent. Morgan and Glamorgan.' ARTHUR MEE. My informant regards the story of the heroic deed

Llanelly. and the accompanying wish as a pure fable.

He was Owen Glendower's brother-in-law. A M. I. J.

note in French's 'Shakspeareana Genealogica' L'Indispensable, Passe-Partout dans les Pays- (p. 121) asserts that some of his descendants are Bas,' by J. F. Flöcker, notes, pp. 186-7, concern. buried in the church of Llanfrydach, county of ing the Exchange at Amsterdam :

Brecon. And in the church of Merthyr-Cynog “L'ancienne Bourse que les Espagnols vonlurent faire there is a monument to Roger Gam, dated 1600." sauter en 1622 ayant échappé à ce danger par l'intermé.

ST. SWITHIN. diaire d'un enfant alimenté dans un des hospices, ce garçon demanda comme récompense la permission de s'amuser HERRICK (7th S. vi. 268, 436, 496).—There were annuellement à la Bourse à faire sonner des fifres, des people in England who appreciated Herrick before tambours et des trompettes pendant toute une semaine the writer in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1796. In avec les enfants d'Amsterdam ce qui fut accordé ;,on that amusing book, “Naps upon Parnassus,' 1658, observe scrupuleusement cet usage jusqu'à nos jours."

he is thus noticed :ST. SWITHIN.

And then Flaccus Horace, BATTLE OF AGINCOURT : Davy Gam (7th S. vi.

He was but a sowr-a88, 444).—David Gam was a gentleman of Breconshire,

And good for nothing but Lyricks : “ whose vision was distorted." He attended the

There 's but one to be found

In all English ground parliament held by Owain Glyndwr at Machynlleth,

Writes as well; who is hight Robert Herick. in 1402, professedly to support his claims, but with

A 3, verso. the secret intention, it is said, of assassinating the

Phillips does not “pass him over” in his "TheaWelsh warrior. The plot was discovered, but trum Poetarum,' but gives an average amount of Glyndwr was persuaded not to put Gam to death, space to him, and says he was and he remained a prisoner for ten years. It is not particularly influenc't by any Nymph or Goddess, related that at Agincourt, where he was knighted except his Maid Pru. That

which is chiefly pleasant in for helping to save the king's life, he reported to these Poems, is now and then a pretty Floury and Pastoral

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gale of Fancy, a vernal prospect of some Hill, Cave, Rock, by Crabb Robinson in the 'Diary' as a place at
or Fountain ; which but for the interruption of other which he was accustomed to read. It was there
trivial passages might have made up none of the worst that “Dante” Cary in 1819 found the copy of
Poetic Landskips."

R. R.

Selden's Table Talk' with the marginal notes in
Boston, Lincolnshire.

the hand of S. T. Coleridge, Cary's transcript of

which is printed in the "Remains.' I have not BEANS IN LEAP YEAR (7th S. vi. 448).

met with any later mention of the Westminster This strange superstition that beans grow diffe- Library. It had nothing to do, I believe, with the rently in the pod in leap year from what they do in Westminster Institution, established about 1840, other years is prevalent in Surrey. My informant, afterwards merged into the existing Free Library an old labourer, and a native of the county, told in Great Smith Street. I have a copy of “A me that "in leap year the eye is to the point, in Catalogue of Books in the Westminster Library, other years to the strig" (i. e., the stalk); and he with the Bye Laws and Regulations of the Library. added that the old men would tell me the same. To which is added a List of Officers and Members. I have opened several pods of this year's growth, Corrected to 1803.” Written on the title is “Le and find the eye is to the point, and probably it Grice, Sept. 22nd, 1804.” This was doubtless will be so next year. The prevalence of the belief Charles Valentine Le Grice, the friend and schoolin different parts of England is curious.

fellow of Coleridge and Lamb. He has bound up G. L. G.

the volume without the “ List of Officers and
LORD LISLE's ASSASSINATION (7th S. vi. 467). Members,” but has included portion of “A Cata-
-Bp. Burnet's account of the assassination is :- logue of the Books contained in the London

" Her [the Lady Lisle's] husband had been a regicide, Library.” Although this fragment only begins
and was one of Cromwell's lords, and was called the with sheet E, p. 33, the list of books seems com-
Lord Lisle. He went at the time of the restoration plete. Is anything known of this earlier London
Irisbmen hoping by such a service to make their fortunes, the most solid character, with a mere sprinkling
went thither, and killed him as he was going to church;
and being well mounted and ill pursued, got into of poetry and novels. J. DYKES CAMPBELL.
France." —Hist. His Own Time,' A.D. 1685, vol. iii.
p. 59, Ox., 1823.


ED. MARSHALL. vi. 252).-Would MR. HAMMOND kindly send me
Lord Lisle was not an English peer. He was a

his address, as I wish to write to him concerning
the above family ?

member of Oliver's “ other house," or House of
Lords. He served as one of Charles I.'s judges,

Ben Eadan, Belfast.
and signed the death-warrant. There is a very POISON (7th S. vi. 327, 477). --At the last
short account of him in Noble's 'Regicides.'. His reference is a paragraph on the celebrated “ Aqua
name often occurs in the manuscript and printed Tophania," in which the Rev. E. MARSHALL
literature of the time. EDWARD PEACOCK.

quotes from C. Mackay's 'Memoirs of Extra-
ROLLING A BALL DOWN THE TABLE AFTER ordinary Popular Delusions,' vol. ii. pp. 202-16.
DINNER (74 S. vi. 489). - Your correspondent's It is evident that the author quoted has hastily
second instance seems a relic of the ancient days paraphrased from the article on the above-men-
when the ball was the stake played for in country tioned poison in the well-known 'Curiosities of
matches, and the act of rolling it down the table Medical Experience,' pp. 152-3, by J. G. Mil-
after dinner was probably the method adopted to lingen, M.D., 1837, and for some unexplained
exhibit the trophy. In my young days it was

cause he has omitted to mention the source of always understood that the winners of the match bis knowledge. The “Abbé Gagliardi” should kept the ball, and every match, of course, was be Abbé Gagliani, “Toffina” should be Tufinia. played with a new one. ROBERT GODFREY.

MR. MARSHALL is there corroborated as to the [Is there any connexion with the proverbial advice in poisoning by this preparation having taken place Yorkshire to keep the ball rolling; that is, do not let the in the seventeenth century, "during the pontificate fun of a meeting flag ?]

of Alexander VII." ST. CLAIR BADDELEY.

5, Albert Hall Mansions, S.W.
WESTMINSTER LIBRARY (7th S. ii. 447; vi. 240,
298).—The book to which MR. JOHN AVERY, Jan., Tony Aston's 'BRIEF SUPPLEMENT' (7th S. vi.
referred me deals only with the Library of West- 489).- In your review of the new edition of 'An
minster Abbey, and consequently does not serve Apology for the Life of Mr. Colley Cibber' a
my purpose. As the Westminster Library was statement is twice made that Aston's 'Brief
situated in Jermyn Street, I am surprised that it Supplement is reprinted for the first time. This
should have escaped the attention of Mr. Wheatley is an error. It was printed in the Cabinet; or,
when writing his book 'Round about Piccadilly Monthly Report of Polite Literature, London,
and Pall Mall.' It is mentioned more than once | 1807-8.


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A NIGHTCAP STRATAGEM (7th S. vi. 48).—The think, in 'N. & Q.' I will not pillory the bookfollowing historic story, which is doubtless that seller who was thus illtreated by his printer. He sought in PROF. BUTLER's inquiry, I take from was made to advertise for sale “Marryat (Capt.), 'A Thousand Notable Things, published by J. Pirate and Three Butlers, beautifully illustrated," Gleave, Manchester (1822); whence derived the &c. The association of the two great predatory author does not impart :

classes, by sea and by land, seemed to me, as the “ Henry, Earl of Holsatia, surnamed Iron because of æsthetics would say, " distinctly humorous." his strength, having got into favour with Edward III.,

JULIAN MARSHALL. King of England, by reason of his valour, was envied by the courtiers, whereupon they one day, in the absence of PENDULUM CLOCKS (7th S. vi. 286, 389).the king, counselled the queen, that forasmuch as the "A clergyman in Glasgow possesses [1849] a clock earl was preferred before all the English nobility, she made for George Mylne (master mason at] Holyrood would make trial whether he was so noble born as he House, Edinburgh, and on the dial-plate, gave out, by causing a lion to be let loose upon him, say

Remember, man, that die thou must, ing, "That the lion would not so much as touch Henry

And after that to judgment just. if he was noble indeed.' They got leave of the queen to make trial upon the earl. He was used to rise before This is the oldest pendulum clock we have seen, except

John Sanderson, Wigton, fecit 1512. day, and to walk in the outward court of the castle to take the fresh air of the morning. The lion was let

one in the possession of Mr. Sharp, watchmaker, Dum. loose in the night, and the earl, having a nightgown cast fries, dated 1507, which is considerably prior to the

date over bis shirt, with his girdle and sword, coming down

of Galileo's first application of the pendulum to me. stairs into the court, met there with the lion bristling his chanism.”—Mackie's 'Prisons, &c., of Mary, Queen


Scots.' hair and roaring. He, nothing astonished, said with a stout voice, Stand, stand, you dog. At these words the Sir R. Phillips says, "The first pendulum clock lion crouched at his feet. To the great amazement of the was made 1641 for St. Paul's, Covent Garden." courtiers, who looked out of their holes to behold the

R. W. HACKWOOD, issue of this business, the earl laid hold of the lion, and shut him up within bis den; he likewise left his night- Swift's 'POLITE CONVERSATION' (7th S. vi. 403). cap upon the lion's back, and so came forth, without so -My copy, which I have always regarded as bemuch as looking bebind him. “Now,' said the earl, call. ing to them that looked out of the 'windows, "let him longing to the first edition, bears date 1738, being amongst you all that standeth most upon his pedigree go printed at London for B. Motte and

C. Bathurst, and fetch my nigbt-cap': but they, being ashamed, with at the Middle Temple Gate, in Fleet Street. drew themselves.”'

Lowndes mentions the same edition.
R. E. N.

F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY. Bishopwearmouth,

'BOMBASTES Furioso' (7th S. vi. 379).-In your CURIOSITIES OF CATALOGUING (7th S. v. 505 ; “Notices to Correspondents" at this reference you vi. 54); -- "Junior’s (D.) Anatomy of Melancholy, say you " believe the author of Bombastes what it is," &c., bardly needs explanation. Furioso' is unknown." Davenport Adams, in his

“Bart (S.), Anacsthesia, Hospitalism, Herma- Dictionary of English Literature,' states him to be phroditism, and a proposal to stamp out small-pox William Barnes Rhodes. I suppose the 'Dictionand other contagious diseases, embellished with ary' is an authority.

Joan TAYLOR, wood engravivgs, thick 8vo., cloth, 2s., pub. 148., 1871 "; and “Bart (J.), Selected Obstetrical and

CHAUCER’s ‘BALADE OF GENTILNESSE' (7th S. Gynecological Works, containing the substance of vi. 326, 454).—That there were two Scogans is a his lectures on Midwifery, thick 8vo., cloth gilt, fact which I never doubted; and on looking further 68. 6d., 1871." Both by Sir James Y. Simpson, that the author of the ballad sent to the young


into the matter, I now think it equally certain Bart.

" Bart (C. A.), A Treatise on Discolourations princes was named Henry, and that Caxton made and Fractures of the Joints, embellished with wood a mistake (thinking, probably, at the time of his engravings, thick 8vo., cloth gilt, 2s., 1862,” i.e., own contemporary) in calling him John. Having

Treatise on Dislocations,' &c., 1822, by Sir Astley thus answered my own query, I cannot but express Cooper, Bart.

J. F. P.

my surprise at A. H. failing to see the connexion 78, Wimpole Street, W.

with the 'Balade of Gertilnesse,' which shows

that he cannot have read my note very carefully, Under the heading “Numismatic” in a cata- for otherwise, or if he had ever read Scogan's logue of second-hand books lately received I find a ballad at all, he must have seen that the connexion list of eighteen works relating to coins, tokens, and is very close, and it is just this connexion which medals wound up by “Money, a Comedy, a poor makes Scogan's ballad so specially interesting to copy, 18., 1841." This is a curiosity of classifica- Chaucer students.

F. N. tion.


P.S.-Since writing the above, I have found It is generally a rather cheap laugh which is y, Lat a John Scogan, who died in 1391, was sucout of printers' errors; but the following, which eded in the lordship of the manor of Hanyles occurred in a recent catalogue, deserves a niche, (? Haviles), in East Rainham, co. Norfolk, by his


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brother Henry, who appears a few years later, viz., in 1734, “at his house in Cork Street, Burling9 Hen. IV., as owner of this and other property in ton Gardens." EDWARD H, MARSHALL, M.A. the same parish. This Henry was doubtless our Hastings. poet, and at his death (11 Hen. IV.) the estate passed to his son Robert.

Miscellaneous. The 'BRUSSELS GAZETTE' (7th S. v. 127, 374 ;

NOTES ON BOOKS, &o. vi. 31, 134).- It would appear that the lines quoted Alumni Oxonienses : the Members of the University of from a letter of Charles Lamb's in 'Eliana,' at the Oxford, 1715 to 1886. Being the Matriculation Refirst reference, bad originally nothing whatever to

gister of the University, Alpbabetically Arranged, do with Napoleon. I find that they were part of

Revised, and Annotated by Joseph Foster. Vols. II.,

III., and IV,, completing the work. (Parker & Co.) a song which is still well known and popular, With expedition which seems“ phenomenal,” and for namely, 'Hearts of Oak.' This was published, which his subscribers owe him their gratitude, Mr. together with the music, in the Universal Magazine Foster has completed his heroic task of printing the for March, 1760, pp. 152-3, and is there entitled Alumni Oxonienses,' a record of the members of the “A New Song, sung by Mr. Champness in birthplace, year of birth, and degrees. The appearance

University of Oxford, 1715–1886, with their parentage, “Harlequin's Invasion.'» As it has been much of the first volume was chronicled in ‘N. & Q. (7th S. altered, the original version may, perhaps, be deemed iv. 378). Its completion shows how worthily Nir. Foster worthy of record in the pages of N. & Q.' It runs

wears the mantle of Col. Chester, and establishes him in as follows :

a foremost place among genealogists. Work such as

Mr. Foster has crowded into the last half a dozen years Come cheer up, my lads, 'tis to glory we steer,

is, indeed, in its line, unprecedented. Far beyond the To add something more to this wonderful year :

genealogist extend the obligations conferred. Thanks to To bonour we call you, not press you like blaves,

the information Mr. Foster is the first to supply, facts For who are so free as we sons of the waves ?

and dates of the utmost importance to biographical and Heart of oak aro our ships, heart of oak are our men, historical research are now accessible. No sign of haste We always are ready, steady boys, steady,

is there in the work he pours forth with industry so We'll fight, and we 'll conquer again and again. unfailing. So far as our researches extend-and his We ne'er see our foes, but wo wish them to stay;

various works have been frequently tested-his compilaThey never see us, but they wish us away ;

tions are as remarkable in accuracy as they are monuIf they run, why we follow, and run them ashore;

mental in research. Of this matriculation register of For, if they won't fight us, we cannot do more,

Oxford University the mere title conveys an idea of the Heart of oak, &c.

extent of labour involved. To give any insight into the

contents which the simple mention of the book does not They swear they 'll invade us, these terrible foes; convey is not, of course, to be hoped. Under names They frighten our women, our children, and beaus; from Matthew Arnold to Samuel Wilberforce the reader But should their flat-bottoms in darkness get o'er, may satisfy himself of the plan and the execution of the Still Britons they 'll find to receive them on shore. work, which occupies between sixteen and seventeen Heart of oak, &c.

bundred pages, closely printed in double columns. The We'll still make 'em run, and we 'll still make 'em sweat, book thus defying analysis, we will give it warmly such In spite of the devil, and Brussels gazette:

help as lays in our power,

Mr. Foster's list of supThen cheer up, my lads, with one heart let us sing,

porters is largely-we may say principally-composed Our soldiers, our sailors, our statesmen and King.

of subscribers or contributors to our own columns. It Heart of oak, &c.

includes thirteen Oxford and five Cambridge colleges,

the principal libraries in Eogland and America, and The song was written under the inspiration of other public institutions. Large as seems the list, how. “the year (1759) of Pitt's greatest triumphs, the ever, the result so far is a deficit of 2,0001., which will year of Minden, and Quiberon, and Quebec.” ,

necessitate an augmented subscription for the four J. F. MANSERGH.

volumes of the earlier series, 1500-1714, the MS. for Liverpool

which is in an advanced state. Mr. Foster naturally

shrinks from committing himself to publication unless “OUR FATHER" (7th S. vi. 388, 474).—The date individuals it is, of course, frequently a question of

his subscription list is greatly increased. With private 1552 was misplaced in my query. It belongs to means, or other similar cause, and it is no mission of the Second Prayer Book of Edward VI. That ours to chide those whose names do not appear. It is, trespass should have so deviated from its original however, fair to point out that in Mr. Foster's list does sense is remarkable. Trépas (a passage, hence a Gray'd'Ion Library alone among the libraries of the

not appear a single club, English or American; that passage from life, - death) has never meant sin, or Inns of Court figures in the list; that while the Royal fault of any kind, in French. The main purpose of Library at the Hague and thirteen American libraries my query was to ascertain the origin of the popular secure the book, royal, parliamentary, and muni. form of the English Lord's Prayer.

cipal patronage is refused to it in England; and that HENRY ATTWELL.

Sydney Public Library is the only institution in any Barnes.

English colony to support the undertaking. It is, in

deed, remarkable that no name of nobleman, with the ARBOTHNOT (7th S. vi. 427).-Chalmers's 'Bio- in the list. of Mr. Foster's labours we can only say that

exception of two bishops, or member of Parliament is graphical Dictionary' states that in 1727 Arbuthnot they are of national importance, and that what reward “ took a bouse in Dover Street," and that he died or recompense a public or private recognition can afford

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