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Irish correspondents can supply a few ana of his Dublin life. One of his pictures is in the College. THO. EASLE.

QUOTATIONS (3rd S. iv. 454.)-The third quotation asked for,

"Oh! but for this disheartening voice, is from T. Moore's poem "Alciphron." See collected Edition of his Works, vol. x. p. 298. R. M'C.

THE GREAT DUKE A CHILD-EATER (3rd S. iv. 412, 461.)-Your correspondent W. H. is a little in error in thinking that the lines referred to are in a "Comic" annual. They were published in 1828, in a juvenile annual, called the Christmas Box, edited by T. Crofton Croker, Esq. There is no name to the piece called "The French Nurse," containing the lines in question, but the writer says he heard the song sung by an old woman at Rouen to still a crying child. Lockhart contributed to the Christmas Box a " History of the late War," beginning with the French Revolution, and ending with the battle of Waterloo. Sir Walter Scott's contribution was the ballad of "The_Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee." Dr. Aikin, Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Lady Charlotte Bury, and "Mr." Theodore Hook, are all said in the Preface to have been contributors to it. L. C. R.

LINES ON PUNNING (3rd S. iv. 461.)-The lines on punning, mentioned by W. H., were written by Theodore E. Hook (not Hood), and appeared in 1828 in the Christmas Box, a tiny annual for children. (Barham's Life of T. E. Hook, vol. i. JOHN DAVIDSON. p. 250.)

CUMBERLAND AUCTIONS (3rd S. iv. 410.) — In Cockermouth, Keswick, Workington, and other Cumberland towns, and also in Westmoreland, "Penny" is used in the same sense as a nod is in the south, to indicate a higher bid, but does not necessarily represent the amount of the advance. Auctions are conducted in a very primitive manner in the smaller towns of the two lake counties, generally being held in the open air, and attracting a large concourse of the fairer sex, whose right to monopolise the public highway no surveyors venture to question, no policemen dare to dispute. One great recommendation of these al fresco auctions is the absence of the "knock out" fraternity. WILLIAM GASPEY.

Keswick.

"FORGIVE, BLEST SHADE" (3rd S. iv. 464.)— Is the authorship of these elegiac stanzas rightly attributed to the Rev. Mr. Gill? In the Family Friend for June, 1851, a correspondent says:

"They were written by Mrs. Steel, and placed upon the gravestone of a young person in the Rev. Legh Richmond's churchyard, Isle of Wight. The music is by

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"On Saturday evening, Nov. 7, 1863, a tribute of respect was paid to the memory of the late Lord Mayor cotton manufacturing districts, at the following places: of London: muffled peals were rung throughout the Lancaster, Bolton, Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge, Glossop, Mottram-in-Longdendale, Hyde, Stockport, Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Blackburn, Chorley, Hinkley (Leicestershire), Ribchester, Mellor, Burnley, Middleton, Bacup, Macclesfield, Warrington, Kirkham, Accrington, Clitheroe, Leigh, Oldham, Stackstands, Todmorden, Heptonstall, Gisburne, Brindle, Walton-le-Dale, Croston, Newchurch, Churchtown, Barrowford, Deane, Prestwich, Eccles, Littleborough. Also at Leyland, Horwich, Hulme, Dukinfield, Embsay, Greenfield, Padiham, Hoole, Darwen, Haslingdon, Farnworth, North Meols, &c."

H. T. E.

BURIAL-PLACE OF JOHN HARRISON (3rd S. iv. 474.)-Your querist C. J. D. INGLEDEW will find what he requires (and probably more than he requires), respecting the place of burial of “ Longitude "Harrison in the following extract from

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the Memoirs of a Trait in the Character of George III. by Johan Horrins, Gent. London, 1835:

"The remains of John Harrison were consigned to a vault on the south side of Hampstead Church; but a difference of opinion arising between his son and daughter on the subject of a monument, the place remained unnoticed for several years. After the death of his sister, William Harrison erected a tomb from a regular design, in the prevailing style, with an inscription indicative of his respect for his father's genius, but the taste of which cannot be commended, as it may be said to smell of the oil in a sense different from that applied to the compositions of Demosthenes. The celebrity of the first man that found the longitude might have been estimated here, for, although it was many years after he had departed this sublunary scene, the news of the monument and of the epitaph soon travelled rapidly through an alphabetical nomenclature, and parties were formed in great Augusta (as the poets called London) for a walk to Hampstead, to view this sepulchre and the record of its occupant not, indeed, so numerous as the pilgrims of Thomas a'Becket, but yet sufficiently so to show the contrast between the ignorant, or the learned inattention (which must we call it?) and this plain manifestation of the public sentiment; for the Sexton told a stranger who was making inquiries, he was sure not fewer than ten thousand people had visited the place within two or three months after the masons had left it."" M. D. When I last visited Hampstead churchyard, the monument to John Harrison was still to be found facing the south side of the church. On September 11, 1859, I copied, from the monument itself, the long biographical inscription to Harrison's memory (as well as that to his son William on the south side of the same monument), for the purpose of printing in a little work of British Monumental Inscriptions-that is to say, a few copies for private distribution. Arnold, the chronometermaker, whose tomb-inscription I have also printed in the above-mentioned work, lies buried in Chiselhurst churchyard, over which the sweet air of Kent wafts from the lovely common, which spreads itself away from the churchyard side, in a manner that glads the heart to see. But to return to Hampstead churchyard. Park, in his History of Hampstead, p. 335, thus notices Mac Ardell:

"He lies buried,' says Lysons, in the churchyard, where is a short inscription to his memory, by which we learn that he was a native of Ireland, and that he died in his 37th year.' This stone is probably destroyed, for I

have never met with it."

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rects these statements I do not know, as I have not yet had the pleasure of perusing the entire book, but this I can say from painful experience, it does not necessarily imply want of diligence that Mr. Park, in 1818, could not find those tombstones, even after a careful search.

EDWIN ROFFE.

Somers Town.

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SOCRATES' DOG (3rd S. iv. 475.)—The references usually given for the assertion that Socrates swore by the dog" are Laert. De Zenone, vii. 32, which, being translated, is," and he swore, they say, by the caper-bush, as Socrates did by the dog"; and Athen. ix. 370:—

"By the Cabbage.' This seems to be an Ionian oath, and it is not wonderful if some sware by the cabbage, when even Zeno, the founder of the Porch (in imitation of Socrates' oath by the dog) himself swore by the caperbush, as Empodos says in his Memoirs."

The oath "by the dog" is put into the mouth of Sosias by Aristophanes in The Wasps, v. 83.

Mitchell, in his introduction to The Clouds of Aristophanes, says that the three ordinary oaths of Socrates were-the dog, the goose, and the plane-tree. So also Potter's Grecian Antiquities; and no doubt Aristophanes was ridiculing a real practice when, in The Clouds (v. 606) he makes Socrates swear in one breath by "the powers of respiration," "Chaos," and "the air." Other correspondents will no doubt point out numerous other instances. The above are all that occur at present to J. EASTWOOD.

Surely in Plato, vỳ Tòv Kúva is a very common oath in the mouth of Socrates. See one instance of its use in The Apology, vii. :—

“ καὶ νὴ τὸν κύνα, ὦ ἄνδρες ̓Αθηναῖοι,” &c. JOHN ALDIS. I beg to inform G. R. J. that he will find the Socratic oath, v Tòv kúva, in Plato, Apol. 21 C, besides other places. A full account of it is given in a note by Fischerus on that place in Stallbaum's edition. E. E. M.

SAMUEL JONES (2nd S. xi. 5.)-The writer of the account of Sir Walter Raleigh's last voyage to Guiana was probably Samuel Jones of Corpus matriculation cannot be found, and he is omitted Christi College, Cambridge, B.A. 1609-10. His from Masters's List of the Members of that College. It seems that the account of Raleigh's voyage to Guiana, which you have given, or another account by the same person, is in MS. Corp. Chr. Coll. Oxon. ccxcvii. f. 159.

C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. RICHARD ADAMS (2nd S. x. 70.)-One of this name, a native of London, was admitted a fellow commoner of Catharine Hall, April 28, 1635, and has verses, in the Cambridge collection, on the birth of the Princess Anne, 1637. He took no degree. We consider it probable that he was

author of the poems respecting which inquiry is made, and a son of Sir Thomas Adams, the loyal alderman of London, founder of the Arabic Professorship in this University. C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER.

Cambridge.

ANTHONY PARKER (2nd S. ix. 67), B.A. Oxon, was elected a fellow of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, Dec. 15, 1606, and commenced M.A. in the latter University, 1608. He resigned his fellowship in 1618, and was buried at St. Dunstanin-the-West, London, Feb. 21, 1621-2. It is probable that he was of the family of Parkers, of Brownsholm, though he does not appear in the pedigree. C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER.

Cambridge.

THE AMERGAU MYSTERY (3rd S. iv. 473.) — MR. WARWICK will find a very elaborate account of the Amergau Mystery in Mucmillan's Magazine for Oct. 1860, attributed to Dr. Stanley; also one in the Guardian, July 25, 1860, and another in The Times, Sept. 4, 1860. A. M.

OLD DAMASK PATTERNS (3rd S. iv. 473.) · Having seen the question put by your correspondent about old damask patterns, I write to tell you of some in our possession, hoping the fact of its bearing the name of "Danzick may assist in finding out its history.

Its width is 27 inches; down the sides there is a border intended for oak leaves and acorns. Within the border, and going straight across the damask, is the picture of a handsome city, full of churches and large buildings, protected by a wall on the river side. In the water is a very ancient looking vessel with three masts, and a boat with a high figure-head, rowed by two men, and in the corner below the ship are two casks. Above the city floats an angel bearing a caduceus and palm branch, and birds are flying about. Below the ship is a coat of arms; a crown in chief, and two cross potents in pale. Beneath is the word "Danzick." The space behind the shield and border is filled with a scroll and flowers. "In each breadth the pattern is repeated twice over, one being the reverse of the other," as in that mentioned by your correspondent. The damask has been cut into table napkins, and has been ours for nearly fifty years, and it was very old when given to my mother. The same patterns are repeated 'all down the length of the damask. L. C. R. THE THUMB BIBLE (2nd S. xii. 122.)-It has been shown that this work, in the diminutive reprint called The Thumb Bible, is written by one J. Taylor; but to the question, Who was he? no reply has yet been made. It would be well, therefore, to register in your columns that, in the new edition of Lowndes, it is pointed out as one of the pieces contained in "All the Workes of Iohn Taylor, the Water Poet." Folio. 1630. A. G.

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"CODEX VATICANUS" (3rd S. iv. 473.) — As this Codex does not contain the Epistles to Timothy, Titus, Philemon, or the Apocalypse, which have perished, the word Távras, 1 Tim. iv. 8, in the interpolated portion, has been introduced into the printed edition without authority, and, I may add, contrary to the established reading, návra, of other known MSS. (Hug's Introd. N. T. s. 50; and his Program. De Antiquitate Codicis Vaticani Commentatio. Friburgi, 1809.) T. J. BUCKTON.

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that noble mansion are still to be found scattered
over Western Sussex, in the possession of cot-
tagers, innkeepers, and others. I myself have
seen several portraits that are said to have been
rescued from the fire by the villagers.
D. M. STEVENS.
A portrait of Sir Anthony Browne, from a pic-
ture formerly at Beechworth Castle, in Surrey,
and one of Anthony Browne, Viscount Montagu,
from the original in the possession of the Marquess
of Exeter, are engraved in Harding's Historical
Portraits.
W. J.T.
There is a portrait of this nobleman by Lucas
de Heere, at Burghley. It has been engraved in
Harding's Portraits. The present Marchioness
of Exeter is, through her mother, descended from
Sir A. Browne.
Jos. PHILLIPs, Jr.

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ROBERT ROBINSON OF CAMBRIDGE (3rd S. iv. 341.) PROFESSOR DE MORGAN evidently is not aware that a third memoir of Robert Robinson, written by the Rev. William Robinson of Cambridge-not a relative, but a successor of Robert Robinson -was published by my firm in 1861. The same volume contains a list of his works, selections from them, and nearly sixty of his letters arranged chronologically, including the two you have reprinted. This volume is one of a

series called The Bunyan Library. Fifteen hundred copies were printed and sold; and I shall be glad to give cost price for any copies, clean and in good condition, cut or uncut, for very few copies now remain in my hands. Of these few, however, I shall be happy to forward one to PROFESSOR DE MORGAN, if he will favour me with a line.

I may add, that the author of the volume has, since its publication, received a large number of valuable MSS. from a grandson of Robert Robinson, a highly respectable gentleman now resident at the antipodes; but whether he will prepare a second and enlarged edition I am unable to say. WILLIAM HEATON.

42, Paternoster Row, E.C.

DAGENHAM REGISTER (3rd S. iii. 103) — I feel under great obligation to your correspondent MR. SAGE for his extracts here and elsewhere. He would confer a great favour if he would furnish me with any further entries relating to the Harvey family during the seventeenth century. Where was Wangey House, and how is it known that the Harveys resided there? CPL.

BURY OR BERRY (3rd S. iv. 304.)-"The Berry" at Uley, in Gloucestershire, is the site of an oblong encampment, certainly Roman, enclosing a space of nearly forty acres, and fortified with double entrenchments round the edge of the hill. Some coins of Antoninus and Constantine have been found on the spot. The term "Berry" or "Bury" seems to be generally applied to the ancient earthworks of the Romans, Saxons, &c.; and this appears to be the opinion entertained by Atkyns, and, indeed, by most historians of Gloucestershire, as the following extracts will abundantly show:

"There is a large camp in this parish (Little Sodbury) upon the top of the hill, containing about twelve acres within the fortification."-Atkyn's History of Gloucestershire, fol. 1768.

"There are in this parish (Oldbury) two military camps, a greater and a lesser. Where the church stands was the Campus Minor of the Romans."-Ibid.

anciently stood a chapel dedicated to St. Blaise, but long "Near to this place (Henbury) is Blaise Hill, on which since demolished

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The foundation stones of
the chapel were dug up in 1707, when many modern
coins, as also ancient Roman coins, and other Roman an-
tiquities were found
The hill is round, and
affirmed by tradition to have been a Roman fortifica-
tion; and bulwarks of great height and thickness are still

to be seen on the west and north sides."- Ibid.
J. W. M.

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Miscellaneous.

NOTES ON BOOKS, ETC.

Undertones. By Robert Buchanan. (Moxon.)

face, but a mere 'Prentice in the divine art of poesie, these If Mr. Buchanan be now, as we gather from his PreEssays give promise, nay more, assurance that when he

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. By Daniel Defoe. With a Portrait and 100 Illustrations by J. D. Watson. Engraved by the Brothers Dalziel. (Routlege.)

The task of furnishing designs for this edition de lure of De Foe's great work could not have been entrusted to an abler artist than Mr. Watson, the successful illustrator of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. A deep devotional character pervades both these masterpieces, and this Mr. Watson is, we think, peculiarly well fitted to pourtray: he is always earnest in feeling, and, in the kindred spirit of genius, seeks to render his talents as an illustrator subservient, rather than unduly prominent, in his zealous endeavours to interpret the meaning and uphold the character of his author. He is an admirable draughtsman also, and a careful student of costume and other archaological essentials to book-designs. Above all, he is a thorough English artist, and never fails to impart the stamp of the national physiognomy to all our countrymen who figure in his pictures. The two best of the previous illustrators of Robinson Crusoe - Stothard and Grandville-could hardly be said to meet this requirement: the former was, with all his poetic fancy, too vague in marking strong character, and in the representation of unadorned facts; while the latter, as a foreigner, necessarily failed in his delineation of English manners and features. To sum up in a few words- this edition of Robinson Crusoe is the model of a great English classic, produced and illustrated in a style worthy of the genius of its author.

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L'ENVOY.-It is with no slight feeling of emotion that We announce that this Number of "N. & Q." is the last which will be ushered into the world under the shadow of St. Dunstan's. It will leave the roof which has so long sheltered it with we believe the hearty "God speed You!" of its present worthy Publishers, Messrs. Bell & Daldy; and with as hearty a recognition on its own part of what it owes to their care and management during the fourteen years which it has been under their charge.

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T. W. (Berwick) is thanked for his reply respecting Chrisom, which he will see has been anticipated; and T. W. will admit, we are sure, the propriety of our not setting ourselves up as correctors of our neigh

bours.

Hoc. On the origin of the saying" After me the Deluge," see "N.& Q." 1st 8. iii. 299, 397; v. 619; and xi. 16.

R. I. Each gentleman appears to claim the version which he publishes as his own. Thus Terence's Adelphi is announcel in the title as "construed literally and word for word, by Dr. Giles." The two plays of Sophocles appear also as "Nova versione donate, opera Thome Johnson, A.M." Again, in his Dedication, Mr. Johnson says, "Duas è Sophocleis quas tandem absolvi, Tragoedias," which seems to imply the same thing.According to the Clergy List of 1863, the Ree. J. S. Gammell, M.. is now Incumbent of Outwood, Wakefield; and the Rev. John Milner is entered as "Chaplain Royal Navy."As the French translation of Grace Kennedy's Works is unnoticed in the new edition of Brunet, we are unable to furnish the name of the translator.

J. A. GRIMES is thanked for his communication. Robin's Last Shift, 374.) Both George Flint, the editor, and Isaac Dalton, the publisher, suf1715-16, was succeeded by The Shift Shifted. (See "N. & Q" 1st S. vi. fered severely for their Jacobite principles. Vide Oldmixon's History of England, Geo. I. p. 621, and Timperley's Dict. of Printing, p. 614.

H. C. The list of the proposed Knights of the Royal Oak is printed in Burke's Patrician, iii. 448, and in other works referred to in "N. & Q." 2nd S. i. 455.

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