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Syme (1834), Talbot (1835), and four anonymous variant of Pferd; and, if so, how would be treat versions (1820, 1823, 1834, and 1836), all.pub- Dutch paard and English prad? Any evidence blished in London. 'If MR. D. Kitto wishes to in support of his views would be acceptable. ascertain whether the edition of 1838 is an entirely

H. RAYMENT. new translation, or a mere reprint of a previous

Sidcup, Kent. one, he should compare two or three test-passages. The greater part of the above-stated translations

TENNYSON'S CROSSING THE BAR' (8th S. ii. are in the Bodleian Library.

446; iii. 137, 178, 315).- I have no reference, but After writing the above, I lighted upon a note I do not think there can be any doubt that my contained in Heinemann's Bibliograpby of

note on the similarity may be traced to 'English Goethe's Faust in England and America (Berlin, Lessons for English People,' by Abbott and Seeley, 1886), which makes it clear that the anonymous p. 163, published 1871, therefore three years beversion of Goethe's 'Faust' printed by Arthur

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my little book.

W. E. MULLINS. Taylor in 1838 does not represent a mere re- I am sorry to have caused MR. BIRKBECK TERRY print of a previous translation, but the first much surprise by my remarks on the similarity of poetical version of the whole of Goethe's 'Faust.' the Charge of the Light Brigade' and Drayton's Heinemann praises it “als eine der schönsten eng- Battle of Agincourt '; but my excuse must be the lischen Bearbeitungen, und, was dichterische same as that given by Dr. Johnson for a misDiktion betrifft, wohl unübertroffen.” He further take he had made, viz., “Ignorance, sir (or adds that this edition was printed in fifty copies, madam), pure_ignorance." I certainly was for private circulation only. H. KREBS.

ignorant of Mr. W. E. Mullins's Simple Poems'— Oxford,

perhaps MR. TERRY may say that not to know GEORGE ISHAM, OF LONDON (8th S. ii. 467 ; iii. Mullips argues myself unknown; but so it was, 16, 153).-In regard to the suggestion of

and also I was unaware that, as a previous corre

your correspondent Q. v. at the last reference, MR. spondent pointed out, the late Mr. Mortimer Longden will find Berksbire wills, &c., at somerCollios had likewise drawn attention to the set House, but Bishops' Transcripts for the diocese similarity of the two poems. Moreover, in 1874 of Sarum are preserved at the Diocesan Registry, I should have been ; and even had I desired to

I am afraid I was not as careful in my reading as The Close, Salisbury, under the care of Messrs. Macdonald and Malden.

read deeply, I should not have had much opporGeo. F. TUDOR SHERWOOD.

tunity of doing so, as I was then in a wild part of Petersham House, Walbam Green, 8.W.

the world, to which only an occasional London

paper travelled, or a dime novel, or the enthralling THE POETS LAUREATE (8th S. ii. 385, 535 ; iii. romances of Sylvanus Cobb. And I can assure 89, 131, 298).--MR. WALLER will find in Laurence MR. TERRY that added to this excuse must be Hatton's 'Literary Landmarks of London' (Osgood, the other, that it was only through my regard for McIlvaine & Co.) a full account of the discovery N. & Q., our store house of literary curiosities of and reinterment of the remains of Colley Cibber all kinds, that I was prompted to call attention to in the vaults of the Danish Church in Wellclose the resemblance of the two poems. Square.

L. H.

JOHN BLOUNDELLE-BURTON. Rome.

Barnes Common. FEAST OF THE WINDY SHEET (845 S. iii. 288, Too much knowledge sometimes makes a subject 337).—I have spoken to my friend Dr. Charnock difficult, as well as too little.

Perhaps Lord in reference to the above, and be tells me it is Tennyson was not nautical. To me, who am not a printer's error. Winding sheet, not ' windy nautical either, there is not the least difficulty in sheet," ought to have appeared in his book. his simile, until it is created by “forcing the

EDWARD C. DAVIES. parable on all-fours." The bar is crossed in darkArundel Club.

ness, the Pilot being upseen. The moment that

it bas been crossed, the light breaks with sudden PALFREY AND Post (8th S. iii. 226). ---MR, brilliance, and the face of the Pilot is clear and ERNST writes “Veredus, being the German Pferd

recognizable. The further considerations of the (which is not derived from paraveredus)." Kluge, pilot then taking leave, &c., do not enter into the however, evidently thinks it is derived, and in question at all the simile is not continuous, but support he gives the O.H.G. forms pferfrit and is limited to the simple fact indicated. How any pfarifrid. One would hardly expect a Low Latin reader could imagine the Pilot to be other than v to be represented by a High German pf, as the Christ is inconceivable to me. HERMENTRUDE. latter is almost invariably an equivalent of P

in other languages. In Grimm's 'Von dem Fischer “GOD SAVE THE QUEEN" (8th S. ii. 107).-The on Syner Fru' MR. ERNST will find the form second line of the National Anthem, which is Peerd. Would be consider this as merely a usually rendered “Long live our noble Queen,”

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I heard given by a professional soloist, a few even hock was handed round; but it was observed that ings since, at a dinner of one of the City of Lon- the guests were singularly abstemious in regard to don Corporation committees, "Long may Victoria it. The explanation was discovered when they reign.” This appears to continue to carry out the had departed. The well-stored and savoury idea of 1837, noted by your correspondent; but as shaving-water had been supplied for hock! The there are not now,

as there were then, two queens- second story used to be told by Dean Milman. a queen dowager as well as a queen regnant—the At the Duke of Wellington's funeral, a lady, special usage seems unnecessary.

POLITICIAN. having a ticket for a reserved seat, presented her

self at the wrong entrance to St. Paul's, and ENGLISH SAPPHICS (gib S. iii. 289). —The Eng; knocked vigorously. The dean presently opened fish sapphics about which MR. MANSERGA inquired the door, pointed out to her the mistake she had were written about 1811 by a youth named Richard made, and indicated the proper entrance. She, Cargill, who was a pupil in the "Institution” for quite unaware whom she was addressing, and miscuring impediments of speech and teaching elocu- taking him for one of the under officials, utterly tion kept in London by my grandfather, John refused again to face the seething crowd, and Thelwall

, the formerly well-known political lec- insisted on being conducted to her seat, or she turer. I did not know that the verses in question would report him.” Of course she had her way, had ever been printed, and I am pretty sure that and presently slipped half-a-crown into her cicethey never appeared in any (printed) book. A rone's palm. Needless to say, the dean was brother of mine has the original copy in a manu- delighted, and did not fail to exhibit his “tip"! script collection of "rhythmical exercises” by my

W. W. B. grandfather's pupils, which contains other exercises of, I venture to think, considerable merit.

LINES BY TENNYSON (8th S. iii. 269, 294).Cargill afterwards took orders in the Established

But earth's dark forehead, &c., Church, and died young. A volume of his ser. These lines occur in ‘The Ancient Sage.' mons, which were considered eloquent, was pub

E. F. BURTON. lished after his death. R. 8. F. was, I have no doubt, Richard Staples

CHARLES STEWARD, OF BRADFORD - ON - AVON Foster, of the family of bankers that has been (2nd S. vi. 327, 359 ; géb S. iii. 154, 195, 255). — known to so many generations of Cambridge men.

I was aware of the Stewart of Athenry pedigree By the way, I have always wondered why this to which Sigma is good enough to refer me, and I curious inversion of the true rhythm bas been compared it with Sir Cloudesley Shovel's will, with supposed in England to represent the sapphic the following results. The will is dated 1701, and metre. It reminds me of the “Arma vi'erumque the two daughters were then under twelve. A cā'no " of my boyhood, which used to make one so half-sister of theirs, who had at least two children sorry for poor old Virgil, who had no English when her husband died in 1650, must have been schoolmaster to teach him how to read Latin verse. about sixty years their senior; Sir Cloudesley EDWARD THELWALL.

Shovel, who was in active service in 1707, must Clifton.

have been about ninety in 1701, and his mother,

who was living in 1701, must have been a really GEORGE ROBINS (8th S. ii. 209, 271).-In con. wonderfully old lady. One wonders how the tinuation of the replies at the second reference, it pedigree got proved. Of course, the 1650 may may be noted that Robins's daughter Fanny be a printer's error ; but Sir Cloudesley Shovel married an officer named Utterton, afterwards would surely have mentioned a grandson, and especolonel. From this union sprang a numerous cially one called after him.

VERNON. family, the eldest son being the late Dr. Utterton, Bishop Suffragan of Guildford.

The bishop's E. HOPPUS (8th S. iii. 288).—Hoppas was also mother was a remarkable woman, and inherited the author of the Practical Measurer,' the sixth much of the vivacity of her father. Two good edition of which was issued in 1761. A former stories in which she bore a part seem worth pre-correspondent of 'N. & Q.' (see 2nd S. i. 413), so serving. When she and her husband were at long ago as May, 1856, required information Gibraltar, during the Peninsular War, the latter relative to the various editions of his works, but was known to be particular about his shaving no reply appears to have been received. water. From his friend the Spanish governor of

EVERARD HOME COLEMAN. Algeciras he received the sympathetic present of 71, Brecknock Road, some dozens of rain-water in bottle, which the butler, thinking it to be wine, duly took charge of. TOLNY OR UDNY, VICAR OF FOLKESTONE, 1631 Some time afterwards the colonel gave a dinner-|(86 S. iii. 285).—Undoubtedly Udny. He signed party; but at the last moment was called off by the Bishop's Transcripts, and his signature is clearly official duty, and a brother officer was asked to “ Ali Vdny."

J. M. COWPER. take his place at the table. In due course the Canterbury.

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MANILA (8th S. ii. 406; iii. 15, 251).—MR. HALL conceded bim, faith in his judgment. Not few, indeed, is right in saying that manila is a genuine Spanish are there who will be thankful to be spared the necessity word, but it is improbable that Legaspi should of keeping" cabined, cribbed, confined," a work which bave called the town which he founded by a dame

is, in fact, and must remain, a classic. At length, then,

as has been said, we are in the way of obtaining the meaning a “ bracelet " or a “bandcuff.” As in perfect work. Vól. i., which now appears in the shape the case of other Spanish and Portuguese forts in of a handsome library book, with gilt tops and a portrait, the Spice Islands, he probably adopted the native etched by C. 0. Murray after John Hayle, carries the name of the village, which is believed to be derived Diary' to the end of March, 1661. A solitary instance

of what Lord Braybrooke thought fit to reject as unfrom a tree wbich is abundant in the locality. interesting is a story told by Tom Killigrew," a merry

ISAAC TAYLOR droll, but a gentleman of great esteem with the king.”

He told us, says Pepys, " many merry stories." Then AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS WANTED (8th S. iii.

follows a story concerning the king and one of his 269).

numerous amours, which is somow hat saucy and a little God is in heaven, and all is well.

scandalous. This, suppressed by the first editor, has, of This appears to be an adaptation, or a quotation from course, been transcribed by Mr. Mynors Bright, and is memory, of Pippa's song in Robert Browning's drama given by Mr. Wheatley, p. 160. • Pippa Passes,' . The year 's at the spring" :

The present edition, wben complete, must supersede God 's in His heaven

all others. Pepys is, of course, a delightful old gossip, All's right with the world.

and bis conversations and recordo afford us a marvellous Trouble deaf Heaven with your bootless prayer,

insight into his personality. They have historical and

antiquarian value aloo, and the possession of them in Evidently meant for

their integrity is a matter of extreme importance. It is And trouble deaf heaven with my bootless cries, not easy to conceive them in guise more attractive to the in Shakspeare's beautiful twenty-ninth sonnet,

bibliophile. In Mr. Wheatley we bave, moreover, an Whep in disgrace with fortune and men's eyes, &c.

editor thoroughly earnest, accurate and painstaking, and JONATHAN BOUCHIER.

also thoroughly master of his subject. Among the books of the new season few are likely to have claims on atten. tion stronger than this, the following volumes of whicb

we await with patience. Miscellaneous.

East Barnet. By Frederick Charles Cass. Part II. NOTES ON BOOKS, &c.

(Nichols & Sons.) The Diary of Samuel Pepys, M.A., F.R.S. Edited, with We noticed the first part of this valuable work on ito

Additions, by Henry B. Wheatley, F.S.A. Vol. I. appearance some time ago. The part before us bears (Bell & Sons.)

out the high character of its predecessor. It is not For the first time the scholar may congratulate himself an unknown thing for authors of topographical books upon the proximate possession of the completo text of to tire as they go on, and thus make the concluding the most vivacious of chroniclers and gossips. When, in pages of their undertakings far inferior in interest to 1825, the first edition of Pepys appeared, under the the earlier parts. We find nothing of this sort in the charge of Lord Braybrooke, ic was ushered in by expla- part before us. The last pages seem to have had quite dations and apologies. Unaware, apparently, that the

as much conscientious care bestowed upon them as the paragraphs of personal gossip constituted a chief charm, first. The description of the parish church of St. Mary Lord Braybrooke found it "absolutely necessary to cur.

the Virgin seems to us excellently done. The old willo, tail the MS, materially, and in many instances to con

some of which are in Latin, which we encounter as we dense the matter." Only in consideration how little was go along, add much interest to the volume. They known from trustworthy sources concerning the Restora- are, perhaps, none of them of primary importance, but tion stage did he venture to print the all-important there is not one of them which does not throw a account Pepys supplies of the doings at the theatres, and ray or two of light on by-past times. Johanna Dodehe expresses his contrition for having occupied the time man, widow, of East Barnet, whose will is dated Sep. of grave men with matters so frivolous. So immediate tember 29, 1541, was not improbably a Protestant, or if and sensible was the gain from the sources thus thrown that be saying too mucb, having regard to the date, at open, that the work obtained a warm welcome. Curio- least one who inclined to the new opinions, for there is sity as to the unprinted portions was always rife. Not po mention of saints or angels, but of “ Allmygotye God for half a century was any attempt made to enlarge the wy maker & Redemer" only. portion accessible to the public. The Rev. Mynors

The extracts from the parish registers are of no small Bright issued, some eighteen years ago, what was interest. They make us long for the whole of these expected to prove a complete edition. He, however, precious documents to be preserved by the printing omitted the account of the daily work at the office, which press. On Christmas Day, 1781, a negro servant called be says would have proved tedious to the reader. This Pamela was baptized by the name of Mary. She had omitted portion conetitutes, says Mr. Wheatley, “ rcughly probably been a West Indian slave. On November 16, speaking, about one-fifth of the whole diary." Mr. 1805, an infant son of ibald and Elizabeth Macklean Bright, none the less, transcribed the whole, and, by was baptized Nelson, because, as the register states, he bequeathing his MS. to Magdalen College, facilitated

"born on Monday the 21“ Oct', on which day a the efforts of the latest and most responsible editor. The complete victory was obtained over the combined fleets first volume now appears, containing every word of the of France and Spain, when Lord Nelson, the Commander Ms, except a few passages of such indescribable groes- in Chief, was unfortunately killed.” We must not fail ness that they cannot possibly be printed. This is not

to remark that the work is furnished with a very good due, Mr. Wheatley assures us, to any squeamishness on

index. his part. He marks the places whereat the omissions The Fortnightly is principally political, or, at least, occur, and asks from the public what will readily be controversial. Among the articles that come within our

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ken are the second part of ' Are Acquired Characters by Englishmen, but which has, as we can state from Inherited ?' by Alfred Russell Wallace; 'Rome Re- personal experience, charis of its own. -Mr. Sydney's visited,' by Frederic Harrison ; Synthetic Chemistry,' • Memories of Old St. Paul's' attract attention to the by Prof. Thorpe ; and. Is the Universe Infinite ?' by Sir Gentleman's, in which Mr. Rayleigh Vicars describes Robert Ball, F.R.S. Sufficiently startling to the followers • The Rise and Fall of Millbank Prison.' The article of of Euclid are some of Sir Robert's assertions and argu- most interest to our readers will be that of Mr.'W.G. ments. Mr. Harrison's paper is brilliant. He holds Black on Legends of the North Frisian Islands.' - Mr. that Rome, though some of the poetry may have A. M. Judd writes, in Belgravia, upon Witches and departed, gains in interest to the antiquary, and states Witchcraft.-The English Illustrated reproduces · Hit, that “the thousand years of Paris and of London are but by Sir F. Leighton, P.R.A., and bas many well-illustrated a span in the countless years of the Eternal City." The papers. 'A Song of the English,' by Mr. Rudyard West Indies in 1892,' by Lord Bransoy, will repay study. -Kipling, is more noteworthy for patriotism of sentiment A considerable epace in the Nineteenth Century is devoted than melody of versification. Mr. Harry Quilter, in his to literary and artistic subjects. First in the number: The Royal Academy Exhibition, seems to grudge the appears Mr. Swinburne's song, "The Union. In his laurels of Mr. Harry Furniss. - The Cornhill bas good

st. William of Norwich' the Rev. Dr. Jessopp deals papers on The Scillies and the Scillonians '; Last with a story the particulars of which have occupied Wills and Testaments,' taken partly from Dr. Sharpe's much attention in N. & Q.,' and gives a striking and admirable Calendar of Wills in the Court of Hustings'; most suggestive picture of the atrocities to which the and Needlecraft.'—The contents of the Idler remain Jews were subject. Mrs.McClure supplies curious infor- light and effervescent. mation as to the 'Agram Mummy,' and Prof. Max Müller

MESSRS. CASSELL'S diminished list of serials include deals trencbantly with · Esoteric Buddhism. In the Old and New

London and Storehouse of General Informafifth part of bis · Aspects of Tennyson, Mr. Theodore tion. Part LXVIII. of the former begins in Fulham and Watts deals convincingly with the late Laureate " as a

ends in Chiswick. Nature poet.' The Hon. John W. Fortescue has a good Gwynne's House in Fulham, Ranelagh House, the "Red

Among its illustrations are Nell On the Influence of Climate upon Race,' in which cow." Hammersmith, the river front from the Eyot he deals with the results of English occupation of at Chiswick to the bridge, and Hammersmith Mall in Australia and New Zealand. A Walk in Alexandria, 1800. A reproduction of a map of 1720 of London, Westby Mr. Dowling, is very readable. Mr. J. A. Fuller minster, and Southwark, is also given. The Storehouse Maitland writes on

1* Falstaff" and the New Italian ends at * Hedge," and has an illustration of guns. Opera.'-'Art Reproduction,' by the late John Addington Symonds, with which the New Review opens, is

T}e New Caxton Head Catalogue of the Tregaskises occupied largely with the designs of the old Italian is a work of art, reproducing many curious title-pages

, masters by Timothy Cole, with Mr. Stillman's notes. illustrations, bindings, &c. Some of the plates have These we take to be the same to which, on their first great interest. appearance in the Century, we have drawn attention. The Bishop of Tasmania says, in ‘Melanesia and the

Notices to Correspondents.
Labour Traffic,' some consoling things. The Hon. Roden
Noel, under the head The Cambridge “ Apostles," ' is

We must call special attention to the following notices : very free in his dealings with Lord Tennyson and Lord On all communications must be written the name and Houghton. Lady Lindsay gives an article on Key address of the sender, not necessarily for publication, but Flowers,' which will be read with pleasure, not only by as a guarantee of good faith. all interested, but by folk-lorists and students of popular We cannot undertake to answer queries privately. superstitions. Mr. H. D. Traill deals with current

To secure insertion of communications correspondents literature.-An excellent number of the Century opens must observe the following rule. Let each note, query, naturally with 'At the Fair, Chicago, of which many

or reply be writton on a separate slip of paper, with the good plates are given.

* Recollections of Lord Tenny signature of the writer and such address as he wishes to son,' by John Addington Symonds, gives a capital picture of the poet in the hours when he, in a sense, unbent. appear. Correspondents who repeat queries

are requested

to bead the second communication “ Duplicate.” A fresh and delightfully illustrated chapter is added to

A SUBSCRIBER (“ Oak and Ash ").• An Embassy to Provence.' It describes the valley of the Sorgue. Personal Impressions of Nicaragua' is

If the oak 's before the ash, excellent. The Queen and the Duchess' has great

Then you 'll only get a splash; interest for English readers. Further · Extracts from

If the ash precedes the oak, the Autobiography of Salvini' are given.-Scribner's,

Then you may expect a soak. bich arrives late, has a pleasing coloured picture of See ' N. & Q.,' 2nd 8. a. 256 et passim. "A Daughter of Japan,' 'An Unpublished Autograph M. (“Stagiarius").-" Qui stagium seu domum incolit Narrative by Washington,' and an admirable variety of sub annuo censu, i.q. hospes” (Ducange). general matter.-Mr. Austin Dobson writes, in Long. man's, on The Journal to Stella,' and Lady Mildred 601 S. xi. 246, 378; 7S. xi. 308; xií. 34, 131; 8cb 8. i.

GEORGE CLULOW ("Gerrymander").-See N. & Q.,' Boynton on Character from Handwriting.'-In Mac

136. meillan's some one treats of “The Romantic Professions, which include, naturally, the military and CORRIGENDUM.-P.289, the heading of the penultimate naval, &c., and also rogues, vagabonds, bohemians, and query should be George Onslow, not • Arthur Onslow.” criminals. Some Thoughts on Pascal' repays attention,

NOTIOR. Mr. Julian Cobbett's. Our First Ambassadors to Russia' Editorial Communications should be addressed to" The gives, among other things, a very spirited account of the Editor of Notes and Queries'"-Advertisements and brave and loyal, if somewhat truculent, Sir Jerome Business Letters to “ The Publisher"-at the Office, Bowes. - Dr. Nansen at Home' is a pleasant description Bream's Buildings, Chancery Lane, E.C. in Temple Bar, in which, English Wbist and English We beg leave to state that we docline to return comWhist Players,' is concluded. Mr. E. Harrison Baker munications which, for any reason, we do not print ; and describes Idle Hours in Périgord,' a district little visited to this rule we can make no exception.

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A most nutritious and invigorating beverage, made HOLLOWAY'S_PILLS.- The Greatest Wonder by the simple addition of boiling water, at a cost

of Modern , within the liver, and purity the system, renovate the debilitated, strengthen the stomach, increase the appetite, invigorate the perves, promote

Sold by the principal Chemists and Grocers throughhealth, and reinstate the weak to an ardour of feeling never before out the United Kingdom, expected. The sale of these Pills throughout the globe astonishes everybody, convincing the most sceptical that there is no medicine equal to Holloway's Pills for removing the complaints which are incl.

Caution! Beware of Imitations, dental to the human race. They are, indeed, a blessing to the afflicted, and a boon to those who suffer from disorder, internal or external.

BOLE ADDRESS :Thousands of persons have testified that by their use alone they have been restored to health after other remedies have proved unsuccessful.

11, LITTLE STANHOPE-STREET, MAYPAIR, W.

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