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is his right. His publishers are Mesers, Parker & Co., of in the seventeenth century, in consequence of renewed
Oxford and London. Subscriptions may, however, be outbreaks of the plague and the dangers of the journey
sent to Mr. Foster, at 21, Boundary Road, N.W. along the lonely park wall after nightfall, and the manner

in which it grew to be “the best, the most fashionable,
Kensington, Picturesque and Historical. By W.J. Loftie, the most secure, and most healthy of all the Middlesex
F.S.A. (Field & Tuer.)

villages,” furnish matter of extreme interest. It is but
Ir local histories are henceforth to resemble that now natural that the associations, literary and artistic, of Ken-
before us, they are destined to a place in the affections sington should receive full attention, and the houses of
of the bibliophile higher than has hitherto been assigned Thackeray, Sir F. Leighton, Sir John Millais, Mr. G. F.
them. Topographical works have (somewhat unjustly Watts, and others supply numerous illustrations. Some
perhaps) been depreciated as books appealing to others of the more noteworthy tombs in Kensal Green are also
rather than true book-lovers. Whatever truth the charge reproduced. A chapter is devoted to the church. On the
might once have possessed must soon disappear. În present Church of St. Mary Abbots Mr. Loftie passes some
whatever light the new history of Kensington is regarded, strictures. The illustrations also include a view of the
it merits praise. With its three hundred illustrations of short-lived Hippodrome. The coloured illustrations in-
spots of interest or beauty, many of them in colours, and clude a dance in Kensington Square in 1815, the Row in
all executed in a style of modern art, it puts in a claim 1793, Kensington Palace in the same year, Kensington
to general popularity, and is no less fitted for a place on Gardens and Kensington Palace in 1744,' and a com-
the dwelling-room table than on the library shelves. Its posite representation of travelling in sedan chairg.
importance as a record of whatever is known concerning Whatever the publishers could do for this book,
the "old Court suburb" commends it to the historical wbich by command is dedicated to the Queen, has been
reader, and its literary merits render it a worthy com- done, and the arrangement of the inner portion of the
panion to the homelier · History of London' of the same

cover with a gold scroll on cloth is an attractive novelty
author. Those full and elaborate pedigrees which com due to Mr. Tuer, sure to come into general use for works
mend a work of the class to the genealogist, and the of character and importance.
special information concerning remains of interest which An able number of the Fortnightly opens with a paper
are the delight of the antiquary, are alike supplied, and on War,' by Lord Wolseley, the importance of which it
the whole information is conveyed in a style which is is not easy to overestimate. Mr. Swinburne rhapsodizes
easy, flexible, and void of affectation,

on 'Victor Hugo.' Mr. J. A. Symonds contrasts · Eliza-
Mr. Loftie's avowed aim has been to trace the history bethan and Victorian Poetry.' 'Mr. Oscar Wilde, under
of Kensington from the first appearance of the name till the title ' Pen, Pencil, and Poison, deals with Thomas
to-day. With regard to the name of Kensington, as with Griffiths Wainewright, of whom he disposes as a wholo-
that of the hundred of Ossulton, in which it is situated, sale poisoner. Mr. Edmund Gosso writes on 'Ibsen's
he has had to dismiss with more or less of derision not Social Dramas,' and the Hon. George Curzon describes
only the

theories of "a number of writers who think that A Visit to Bokhara.' As the Review is completed by
because ‘Kensington' begins with a K it must have some- Mr. H. H. Johnston on. The Ethics of Cannibalism,' Mr.
thing to do with a king,” but those of the most import- Mallock on 'The Scientific Basis of Optimism, and Mr.
ant of his predecessors. From Thomas Faulkner, tho Frederic Harrison on The Future of Agnosticiem.' it is
author of the History and Antiquities of Kensington,' readable from cover to cover.- Posthumous Vicissi.
1820, as well as of historical and topographical accounts tudes of James II.,' contributed by Mr. J. G. Alger to
of Chelsea, of Fulham, and of Brentford, Ealing, and the Nineteenth Century, gives a curious account, in part
Chiswick, and Daniel Lysons, the bistorian of The En. taken from `N. & Q.,' of the treatment accorded the
virons of London,'1792-6, to Mr. Walford in his"splendid body of this monarch. Under the title of “The Decay
book Old and New London,'

,'” all writers are heretical of Lying,' Mr. Oscar Wilde sends a clever and para-
as regards the derivation. Ossulton is, Mr. Loftie holds, doxical article. Dr. Jessopp has some valuable sugges-
Oswulf's “ton," though who Oswulf was who gave the tions for turning to account the large stores of informa-
name to the hundred he does not know, whilo Kensing. tion still accessible and unused in the shape of MS.
ton is simply the "ton" of the Kensingas, a tribe who records. Other important articles, mostly political, are
appear also in other parts of England. No contemporary supplied, and bear very distinguished names.—Keep-
reference to Kensington is discovered earlier than the ing up its high character, the Century begins with a
Norman Conquest, though in the account of it in the paper on 'Giotto,' with reproductions of half a dozen
Domesday Book there is a reference back to the time of pictures. Mr. Remington's Horses of the Plains' is
Edward the Confessor. Twenty years later Kensington equally excellent for letterpress and illustrations, both
was held by Albericus de Vere, at first under the great are from the same source. 'Pagan Ireland' has great
Bishop of Coutances (Chenesitum), in which name interest, antiquarian and other. * Round about Galilee,'
Lysons, who is followed by Faulkner and others, found • The West Point of the Confederacy'-a rather sadden-
the origin of Kensington. The passage in the Domes- ing record of boyish heroism-and The Life of Adminis-
day Survey is quoted with a translation, and from this trative Exiles' are excellent in their various ways. Not
text a sermon of interest is delivered on the condition of to preserve and bind the Century is recklessness. The
Kensington in the eleventh century. Of the family of volumes are a delight.-In Macmillan, 'Dr. Johnson's
Vere a pedigree is given, with the descent of the manor Favourites' gives a very pleasing account of Bennet
of Kensington. Other pedigrees of Cope and Rich, of Langton and Topbam Beauclerk. A Practical Philan.
Fox of Holland House, of Hicks and Noel of Camp-thropist and his Work' depicts the life and doings of
den House, are supplied. It is, of course, impossible to Jean Baptist André Godin. 'The Bloody Doctor of
give a full account or analysis of Mr. Loftie's scheme or Mr. Addrow Lang deals with a fly affected by trout, and
treatment. Beginning with the geography of Kensing. not with any more than ordinarily zealous professor of
ton, which is accompanied by maps, Mr. Loftie devotes the healing art. The Practice of Letters' is rather
his second chapter to the Veres and their connexion with severe upon the latest translator of Cellini's autobio-
the manor. Holland House is treated in a third chapter, graphy - Not very important are the Personal Recol.
Old Kensington in a fourth, and Kensington Palace and lections of the Great Duke of Wellington' contributed
Gardens in a fifth. The growth of Kensington, in spite by Lady De Ros to Murray's, but they are agreeable
of the restrictions upon building in the suburbs enforced reading, and show the great captain in a pleasant light.

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The Old Cloak,' by Maxime du Camp, is very touching. the mother country. Melbourne has also a suburb named
Mr. H. H. Statham, editor of the Builder, answers, with Kew. "A vanished wonderland" is the title given to the
some asperity, Mr. Shaw Lefevre's recent paper in the lake district of New Zealand, to which the work then
Nineteenth Century on 'Public Buildings of London.' proceeds. — Part XIII. of the Dictionary of Cookery
The Earl of Clarendon will, of course, be heard on finishes the work, to which it gives title-page and index,

Party Government. We fancy Our Library List' will with a useful appendix.
before long disappear.-In Temple Bar, What Men live PART LXII. of Mr. Hamilton's Parodies gives travesties
by,' from the Russian of Count Tolstoï, by. Lady Lech of Mr. Swinburne and Mr. G. R. Sims.
mere, is an admirably characteristic specimen of the
Russian author's work. Charles Lamb's Letters' should

No. XVIII. of the Bookbinder (Clowes & Sons) is freely
rather be called . Lamb and Coleridge. Puns" and and bandsomely illustrated. Some of the colour-printed
• Thomas Campbell are the subjects of papers.—Mr. book.covers are very remarkable.
Haweis writes in the Gentleman's on the Late John

Woman's World has a well-illustrated paper on' Fans,'
Ella,' and Mr. W.J. Lawrence gives an account of Pan- and a second on The Princesse de Talleyrand.' There
tomime One Hundred and Fifty Years ago. Curious are some good views of Fontarabia, one of the most pic-
Tenures is on a subject of constant interest to readers turesque portions of northern Spain.
of ‘N. & Q.–Berkeley Castle is treated of in the English The Rev. W. S. Lach-Szyrma has reprinted his sermon
Illustrated under . Glimpses of Old English Homes.' In

on The Lesson of the Armada,
addition to good views of the place some of the fine
pictures in the collection are reproduced. Gwalior' is MR. G. BIRKBECK HILL writes from 3, The Crescent,
the subject of an excellent paper, with illustrations, by Oxford:

"I have entered into an engagement with
the Hon. Lewis Wingfield. Mr. Oscar Wilde has a paper the Delegates of the Clarendon Press to collect and
on London Models. An engraving of. The Virgin and edit Dr. Johnson's letters. A very large number of
Child,' from the painting by Lorenzo di Credi in the

them are in print, but scattered through many volumes ;
National Gallery, is the frontispiece.- Studies of Ele-

many others still remain in manuscript. Since I pub-
mentary School Life,' in Longman's, gives some essays lished my edition of Boswell's 'Life of Johnson 'I have,
by boys which are sufficiently comic. Queen Anne through the kindness of correspondents, received copies
Pocket Book' has a mildly antiquarian interest. In 'At of not a few which I had never before seen. Many, I
the Sign of the Ship’Mr. Lang furnishes some variants of have reason to know, still remain hidden away in the
rhymes concerning which he might with advantage have desks of collectors of autographs. May I through your
consulted ‘N. & Q.'—'In a Burmese Prison,' in the columns appeal to the owners of such letters to furnish
Cornhill, gives a grim account of life under unfavourable

me with copies? If they would trust me with the ori-
conditions. * Pickwick' introduces much, matter re- ginals they would greatly add to the favour. The regis-
cently discussed in ‘N. & Q.' The Grocer's War’tello tered letter-post is a very secure mode of transmission.
again a very strange story.— Mistletoe and Holly', is Whatever I receive shall be returned without delay. If
treated of, with other subjects, in All the Year Round.

only & copy is sent I venture to ask that the spelling and
SOMEwbat behind time appears the concluding num. punctuation of the original be exactly followed. In the
ber for 1888 of Le Livre. The most remarkable paper case of those letters which have been published, I would
it contains is La Destruction Volontaire des Livres ou suggest that they should be collated by their owners, and
la Bibliolytie,' and is by M. F. Drujon. It gives an that I should be informed of any inaccuracy. Johnson's
account of the books destroyed by their authors and by bandwriting is not always clear, and not a few errors
other individuals. The list is long, no fewer than 268 works have been committed by the copyists. As I hope to sup-
being included in the list given, of which the first half plement this work by a similar edition of the letters of
only appears. The whole is very curious. An illustration Boswell, I venture to make the same requests in his case
representing a lovely binding of 'La Française du Siècle,' also.”
in the possession of the author, M. Octave Uzanne, ac-
companies the number.

Potices to Correspondents.
MESSRS. CASSELL & Co.'s publications lead off with Old
and New London, Part XVI. This begins about Corn. We must call special attention to the following notices :
hill and the neighbourhood adjacent, and gives repre- On all communications must be written the name and
sentations of Crosby Hall in 1790, Gresham House in address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but
Bishopsgate Street, Cornhill in 1630, an excellent repre- as a guarantee of good faith.
sentation of the old India Office in 1803, Stow's monu- We cannot undertake to answer queries privately.
ment in St. Andrew Undersbaft, old Bethlehem Hospital,

To secure insertion of communications correspondents
and other spots of interest.-Our Own Country, now at
the forty-eighth part, with no sign of stoppage, deals with must observe the following rule. Let each note, query,

or reply be written on a separate slip of paper, with the
Flintshire and Winchester. A capital view of Winchester
serves as frontispiece, and is followed by one of Rhuddlan signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to
Castle. Many striking

views in Winchester are supplied. appear; Correspondents who repeat queries are requested
- The

Illustrated Shakespeare, Part XXXVI., is occupied to head the second communication "Duplicate."
with 'King Richard the Third.' Full-page illustrations

GEO. KER HODSON,—“Jun., Esq.," is the customary
include the mourning of Queen Margaret, Clarence and sequence,
Brakenbury, Queen Elizabeth lamenting, the Prince of CORRIGENDUM.–7th 8. vi. 508, col. 1, 1. 14 from bottom,
Wales and Buckingham proceeding to the Tower, and for “ Luck" read Leech.
the progress of Hastings to his death.- Part X. of the
translation of Naumann's History of Music is occu- Editorial Communications should be addressed to “The
pied with the Old French school and the Nether-Editor of Notes and Queries'"-Advertisements and
lands to the beginning of the Renaissance. It re- Business Letters to “The Publisher"-at the Office, 22,
produces two designs of Van Eyck from Ghent, and Took's Court, Cursitor Street, Chancery Lane, E.C.
has a portrait of Meyerbeer.-Still in Melbourne, Pictur- We beg leave to state that we decline to return com-
esque Australasia, Part III., gives an animated scene on munications which, for any reason, we do not print; and
Brighton beacb, not to be confounded with Brighton in to this rule we can make no exception,

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NOTICE.

LONDON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1889.

probable that the chronicler would take precedence

of the king, or that his name would be allowed a CONTENT8,-No 159.

place in the rich foliation when those of kings, NOTES :- " Tanias el Rey," 21 — Dictionary of National heroes, and architects were not so highly honoured. Biography,' 22-Christendom of Clothes, 23.

Sir John Haw. A man who had deserved such esteem of his king kins - Shoemaker's Announcement-Whistling-Kittering, 24–Trowses – Bent -" The one" and the other"-Veins would most probably still exist in the memory of in the Nose--Bezonian - Anonymous aid-Charles .., 25., present generations. His name and his chronicles Boulevards for London-Snob Story concerning Cromwell could not have so completely disappeared from the -Relics of Charles I.-Chalet, 26. QUERIES:- The Court Secret'—'Tales of the Spanish Main' pages of contemporary writers had he, in that grand

era of heroic navigators, outshone all by his writ-Seringapatam - Frances Cromwell — Antique Screens Herries-Dyer, of Sharpham-Str Robt. Norter-Classifica- ings. tion of Clergy- The Flower Garden,' 27-Edw. BristowCourt Rolls – Triple Cord - Tours Cathedral Newed Vasco da Gama and Nuno Cabral, who had opened

Tanias is a myth. Is it likely that the names of Ethnographicals - "Dolce far niente" - Arms Wanted --Sandal Gates --Curious Work-" To leave the world better the eastern and western gates of the New World to than you found it"-Twizzel, 28--Mother Ludlam's Cauldron -Dr. Thompson-Coaching Prints-Josiah Burchill, 29. commerce, should have been relegated to com

parative obscurity, and that this Tanias, of whom we REPLIES :-Tooth-brushes, 29- Big Books Big Bores-Names in De Banco Roll, 30 – Pounds— "Lord Bateman - Hampton know absolutely nothing, should have been

imPoyle, 31-Radical Reform-Defender of the Faith - Pro mortalized by having his name inscribed amid the gramme, 32-Birmingham Magazine-Waik: Wene: Maik elaborate foliation springing from the sides of a - Crombie - Yorkshire Expressions - Belgian Beer-Confessor of the Household, 33–Historiated-Walpole Collec sacred edifice, the last resting-place of some kings tion-Waterloo Ball - Monkey Island - Once a week, 34- of glorious memory? Graham of Gartmore-Saloop-Harper-Marginalia of Coleridge-Parkin, 35-Flint Flakes-Dictionary Desiderata, 36 Many of the other derivations are equally absurd,

Harvest Horn – Liquid Gas – Thursk.Champflower - and that given by John Latouche (Oswald CrawTweenie-"Grâce me guide"-Musical Taste in Birds, 37Initials after Names - Printer's Chapel-Authors Wanted, 38. furd) in his Travels in Portugal' is not worthy of

much consideration. But Mr. Crawfurd is so NOTES ON BOOKS:-Bullen's • Campion'-' Dictionary of

National Biography, Vol. XVII.- The Library - Dod's happy in most of his other suggestions that I may • Peerage.'

be allowed to repeat what he says on this subject: Notices to Correspondents, &c.

Tanias el Rey is, I have no doubt, only an anagram of Arte e Linyas. The puzzle is a good one, though not

quite fair, for the El rey is very misleading, and the use Potes.

of the Latinized Portuguese of the period has clearly

thrown the antiquaries off the scent." “TANIAS EL REY."

How the author of Travels in Portugal' arrived So many descriptions of the monastery of Batalha at such a conclusion is as great a puzzle to me as have been published at various times that it would the inscription is to him. Under the roof of the be impossible to add to our knowledge of this monastery of Batalha were buried, as I have already wonderful pile, which has found so many admirers said, many of the kings, queens, princes, and among the savants of all countries. Of all the grandees of Portugal, and the building itself was descriptions, however, the most beautiful is that of erected to commemorate the great victory won at Fr. Luiz de Souza in his ‘Historia de S. Domingos,' Aljubarrota, which secured the independence of and the most correct that published in the Ecclesio-Portugal. The original church was finished before logist for August, 1854. That the Portuguese place 1416, but the Capella Imperfeita was commenced too great a value on the building, from an archi- at the close of the fifteenth century, shortly after tectural point of view, it is needless to say. No the accession of King M the Fortunate, fewer than five architects seem to have been en- just when the discoveries of Vasco da Gama and gaged on this sacred edifice, composed of “spires, Nuno Cabral were astonishing the world and pinnacles, pierced battlements, and flying but filling the coffers of the Portuguese monarch. tresses”; but to the last, Matheus Fernandez, who D. Manoel, it is well known, expended large died in 1515, belongs the glory of having built the sums in the erection of splendid edifices, and it can “ Capella Imperfeita," or Unfinished Chapel, whose easily be conceived that a monarch whose ruling western arch surpasses in richness everything else passion was to raise majestic piles should have in the building. On the western side of this arch built a chapel like the Capella Imperfeita, in which are repeated with great frequency the words “Tanias eventually he might be placed to rest. This would el Rey,” among knots, flowers, and foliage, and the only be following out what other kings and many meaning of these words has given rise to great dis- private persons had done before and have done putation at various times. By the majority of the since. That he was not buried there, but at Belem, Portuguese the words are supposed to commemorate means nothing more than that it was decided to the name of King D. Manoel's chronicler, but a bury him at Belem in the magnificent monastery careful search into contemporary history reveals no which he had caused to be erected. Having acsuch name as Tanias. Then, again, it is very im- cepted this theory, which to me seems reasonable,

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I understand the words "Tanias el Rey" to signify notice the sympatheticcure. He was answered by W. “Stop! be still ! here lies the king," and I arrive at Foster, parson of Hedgley, Bucks., in 'Hoplocrismathis conclusion by the following simple reading : spongus, or a Sponge to wipe away the Weapon Ta is an interjection signifying in Portuguese hold, Salve, 4to., 1631, whereupon came forth Dr. forbear, stop, be still, keep off your hands. N is Fludd's Answer unto M. Foster, or The Squeesing employed as denoting the place, and as the abbre- of Parson Foster's Sponge,' London, 4to., pp. 220, viation of “in the." It is used for "here," and 1631. Dr. John Hales, of Eton, also wrote against gives a finish to the anagram. Ias is simply jas Dr. Fludd in a letter to Sir K. Digby, printed with (lies), which is used in Portugal to this day on all his 'Golden Remains.' Others are :-Nicolai tombstones, and is a corruption of jacet. Sculptors Papinii de Pulvere Sympathetico Dissertatio,' Paris, invariably render the j ani, as the u is rendered v. 1650 and 1681 ; 'La Poudre de Sympathie deEl Rey, the king—"Silence ! here lies the king." fendue contre les Objections de M. Cattier,' par What more appropriate words could we imagine N. Papin, Paris, 1651, both 8vo.; 'History of for such a place ?

C. SELLERS. Generation, examining the opinion of Sir K.

Digby, with a Discourse on the Cure of Wounds

by Sympathy,' by N. Highmore, M.D., 16mo., DICTIONARY OF NATIONAL BIOGRAPHY': 1651; Medicina Magnetica : or, the Rare and NOTES AND CORRECTIONS.

Wonderful Art of Curing by Sympathy,' by O. (See 6th S. xi. 105, 443; xii. 321 ; 7th S. i. 25, 82, 342, Irvine (?), 12mo., 1656 ; Aditus Novus ad 376; ii. 102, 324, 355; iii. 101, 382; iv. 123, 325, 422; Occultas Sympathiæ et Antipathiæ Causas inv. 3, 43, 130, 362, 463, 506.)

veniendas,' by Sylvester Rattray, M.D., Glasgow, Vol. XV.

18mo., Tubingæ, 1660 ; "Theatrum SympathetiP. 2 a. Prior's reference to Dibben is in the folio cum, 12mo., Norimb., 1660, 1661, 1662, containedition of his 'Poems,' 1718.

ing Fludd, Digby, Rattray, Papin, Goclenius, P. 32 a. R. Ascham salutes a person named Strauss, Helmont, and several others ; 'Lettre à Dickinson in one of his letters (1602, p. 214). M. B—-, sur l'impossibilité des Opérations SymP. 35 a. For “Rutly" read Rutty.

pathetiques,' 12mo., 1697; 'The Art of Curing P. 36 b. For“Muskam” read Muskham. Sympathetically proved to be true,' by H. M. HerP. 53 a. Dive. 56 a. Dyve.

wig, 12m0., 1699. Digby's 'Sympathy' was quoted P. 62 a. Thomas Randolph also wrote 'An by Malebranche (Search after Truth,' book ii. Elegie upon the Lady Venetia Digby,' 1668, p. 28. part i. chap. vii.) and by J. A. Blondel (' Power of He also dedicated his ‘Jealous Lovers' to Sir Mother's Imag.,' 1729). The weapon-salve was Kenelm Digby in verse. Sir J. Denham mentions made known to modern readers by Sir W. Scott, a Latin MS. by Mancini on the Cardinal Virtues,' who gave a long account of it in the notes to the which had passed through the learned hands of Sir 'Lay of the Last Minstrel,' iii, xxiii. More in K. D. (“Poems,' 1684, p. 145). On Lady Venetia N. & Q.,' 2nd S., 3rd S., 8.v. “Weapon-Salve." see ‘N. & Q.,' 7th S. iii. 162, 209.

Pp. 65 b, 66 a. For “Higham" read Highmore. Pp. 64-5. Sir K. Digby's 'Observations on P. 65 b. For “ Hartmann" read Hartman. Religio Medici,' 12mo. 1644. They were answered P. 70 b. Blundevile refers to Digges's ‘Pantoby Alex. Ross, Medicus Medicatus,' 1645. He metria,' ' Exercises,' 1606, 314 b. also replied to Digby's work on ‘Bodies and the P. 101. Prof. Disney was an examiner for the Soul' in the 'Philosophicall Touchstone,' sm. 4to., Craven scholarship, 1759 (Wrangham's 'Zouch," 1645 ; 'Demonstratio Immortalitatis Animæ,' vol. i. p. xxxi). edited by Thomas White, translated into Latin by P. 123 a. Pope's praise of Sir W. Dixey (1710) J. L., Paris, folio, 1651, 1655; Francof., 8vo., in Curll's ! Miscellany,' 1727, i. 42. 1664 ; 'Peripateticall Institutions in the way of P. 127 b. For “Mapleton” read Mappleton. Sir K. D.;' by Thomas White, 12mo., 1656 ; P. 130 b. For “Kennet" read Kennett. Digby's 'Powder of Sympathy,' 12mo., third edi- P. 135. Much about Dobree in Prof. Pryme's tion, 1660, fourth, 1664; and in French, Paris, Reminiscences'; 'Life of Bishop Wordsworth." 1668, 1681 ; also with the “Treatise of Bodies, P. 140 a. There is a long account of Williama: 1669. Of his Receipts' there seem to be editions Dockwra, his scheme and his difficulties, in De1668, 1675, 1677; of the Closet Opened, 1669, laune's 'Present State of London,' 1681, pp. 350 1671, 1677; of Chymical Secrets,' 1682. George sq. He was a mercbant, native, and citizen of Hartman also issued 'The True Preserver and Re- London, formerly a sub-searcher' in the Custom storer of Health,' 8vo., 1682, 1684, 1695 ; 'Family House there. He had eight young children. The Physitian,' small 4to., 1696. John Hartman pub-chief office of the peony post was at his house, lished 'Royal and Practical Chymistry,' fol. 1670. formerly that of Sir Robert Abdy, Knt. He beOn D.'s works see Birch, 'Hist. Roy. Soc.,' ii. 82 ; gan the penny post in April, 1680 (not 1683 as Watt, ‘Bibl. Brit.' Dr. Robert Fludd seems to here). have been the first English author to bring into Pp. 145-6. Richard Baxter calls John Dod

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“excellent," and says that his book on the Com- P. 402 a. Hugh Downman. See ‘N. & Q.,' 3rd mandments is “of small price and great use (“Ref. S. ix. 107. For“ Cyrus" read Cyres. Past.,'85, 153). His 'Sayings' and 'Sermon on Pp: 441-2. Sir F. Drake is mentioned in BlundeMalt' have been often reprinted as chap-books. vile's 'Exercises and in Owen’s ‘Epigrams.' On the malt sermon see Penny Magazine, 1832, Pp. 446–7. James Drake. See 'N. & Q.,' 1st S. p. 6; E. H. Barker's 'Lit. Anec.,' i. 103; Athe- viii. 272, 346; 3rd S. iv. 435 ; 5th S. ii. 389. His noum, 1869 ; Brewer's 'Dictionary of Phrase and 'Ancient and Modern Stages Surveyed,' against Fable,' 545; ‘New and Old,' 1876, iv. 16; Bicker- Collier, 1699 ; translated Leclerc's History of dyke's 'Curios. Ale and Beer,' 1887. See also Physic,'1699; edited 'Secret Memoirs of Dudley,' N. & Q.;' 6th S. ii. 327; iii. 13.

1706. His Anatomy,' 2 vols., 1750 ; ' AnthroP. 157 a. Much about William Dodd in 'N. & pologia,' an appendix, 1728 ; 'Onania,' 1737. Q.' (see 5th S. i. 488). He published two sermons P. 418. Nathan Drake belonged to the same on fasting, preached at West Ham and St. Olave's, family as Dr. Samuel of Pontefract. He dedicated Hart Street (second edition, 1756).

his Winter Nights,' 1820, to bis mother, living P. 158. A Treatise of Estates,' ascribed to Sir in York, in her eighty-eighth year. No mention J. Doddridge, was printed with some of Sir Wm. is made of bis two earliest works, 'The Speculator,' Noy's works, 1757, 1821.

1790 ; 'Poems,’ 1793. Notices of him in Monthly P. 160. On Doddridge's "gay temper” see Literary Recreations, No. 7, January, 1807 ; Roberts's 'Life of H. More,' ii. 453. His “Ex- 'Living Authors,' 1816; Annual Biog., xxi. 1837, positor' was recommended by Bishops Porteus of p. 448 ; Allibone ; Cleveland, 'Eng. Lit. NineLondon, Barrington of Durham, and Pretyman teenth Cent.'; portrait engraved by Tomkins and Tomline of Lincoln (Overton, "True Churchmen,' Thomson. 1802, p. 383; 'Life of W. Wilberforce'; Tyer- P. 449 a. “Love's Name Lives, or a Publication man's Oxford Methodists').

of Divers Petitions presented by Mistris Love to P. 168 a. Thomas Warton sounds Dodington's the Parliament on behalf of her Husband ;

also "much lov'd dame” in verse (' Poems,' 1748, p. several Letters sent to him by Dr. Drake, &c., 92).

1651." P. 178 a. When R. W. Sibthorpe seceded to the P. 449 b. Samuel Drake was a pupil of John Roman Church and published his Reasons,' Cleveland, whose works he edited with a memoir Dodsworth replied in å letter, "Why have you (D.N. B.,' xi. 50, 52). His two assize sermons at become a Romanist ?" 8vo., 16 leaves, three edi-York, Ocon Alákovos, 1669, and "Totum Hominis,' tions, 1842.

March 15 (? year), were published by Wm. Miller, P. 185 a. An account of Doggett's rowing prize Gilded Acorn, St. Paul's Churchyard. His enin the Free-Thinker, August 1, 1718.

graved portrait, 4to., by Birrel and Wilkinson. P. 191 b. Sir G. Wheler's congratulatory letter See much in Holmes's 'Pontefract, 1887. to Dolben on becoming Archbishop of York P. 450 a. Concio ad Clerum, 1719 (on St. (Wrangham's 'Zouch,' ii. 156; Patrick's 'Auto- Matthew_xxvi. 29), is here attributed to both biography,' 35).

Samuel Drakes. There is a 'Concio' by Dr. S. P. i93' b. For “ Bishopsthorpe” read Bishop- Drake (? which) on Acts xvii. 22, 23. Samuel thorpe.

Drake, jun., was born at Pontefract, 1688, eduP. 201 a. For “Spalatro" read Spalato. cated at Sedbergb, entered as a sizar at St. John's, P. 206 a. For “ Anderby” read Ainderby. Cambridge, May 4, 1704 ( Adm. Reg. St. John's,

P. 212 a, line 8 from foot. Insert inverted Cambridge'; Whitaker's Richmondshire,' 1823, comma after “untenable."

i. 328). P. 228 a. See De Quincey's account of Donne's P. 450 b. William Drake. Annual Register, Biathanatos' in his essay on Suicide' ('Eng. 1801, p. 68. His portrait engraved by Bromley. Opium-Eater '). Archbishop Trench's character of

W. C. B. Donne ought not to be overlooked ('Household Book Eng. Poet.,' 403–4). Parnell versified some CARISTENDOM OF CLOTHES.-In · Henry VIII.,' of Donne's satires. Coleridge's praise of his ser. I. iii., the Lord Chamberlain says of the Englishmons (* Table-Talk,' June 4, 1830) and defence of men lately returned from France :him against Pope and Warburton ('Lectures on Their clothes are after such a Pagan cut too, Sbakspere,' 1883, pp. 358, 410, 427).

That sure th' have worn out Christendom, P. 238 b. Bishop Dopping married a sister of The phrase is puzzling, though, if it stood alono, William Molyneux, Locko's correspondent (Locke's it might be passed over with the explanation, that 'Letters,' 1708, p. 211).

the clothes in their outlandish cut had lost, i.e., P. 249 b. For "Quainton” read Quinton (?) never possessed, a proper Christian look. But I (bis).

find a similar phrase in Lyly’s ‘Euphues' (p. 443, P. 338 a. On Bishop Douglas and his 'Criterion' | Arber). He is counselling the ladies against see Mathias, 'Purs. of Lit., 300, 432.

pride of apparel, and he says,

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