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LONDON, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1909. and the Editor, himself a veteran, can point
to a bodyguard that has served under most CONTENTS.-No. 1.
or all of his predecessors. That he can with NOTES :-The Tenth Series —Marlowe and Shakespeare, 1 absolute assurance indicate any signature as
-Horn and the 'Incendium Divini Amoris,' 2–French
appearing in the earliest and in the latest Hypnerotomachia'--"Rigadoon"-"A jolly good fellow" volumes may not be said. There are those, in Italiau–"Adding insult to injury" -Aylsham Cloth, however, whose work is of frequent occur
Yaws"-Dr. Bright's Epitaph-Horn Da ing-Mrs. Corney-History made in Germany."5|rence in the First and the Ninth Series, and **Coup de Jarnac" --Somerset Dialect-Tacitus ana the will, it is to be hoped and expected, be exGesta Romanorum'—"Lombard "-"Ringing for Gofer"
tended to that this week begun. We need "Magsman"-Shakespeare Allusion-Railway Relic Green, 6.
only mention LORD ALDENHAM, MR. EDWARD QUERIÉS :- Sadler's Wells Play alluded to by Wordsworth Peacock (under various signatures), and Mr.
trix'-Speech by Earl of Sussex-Mayers' Song, 7-Right
EVERARD HOME COLEMAN as among those Hon. Ē. Southwell – Francis Hawes : Sir 1. Leman-, who virtually bridge over the period between “Ample"-Quesnel-" Virtue of necessity"-"Om ga
the inception of N. & Q.' and the point it -"Not all who seem to fail"-Council of Constance, 84 Ejected Priests – “Don't shoot" Bagshaw "From has now reached. So far as those at the
'- "Going the round” – Marriage RegistereInterment in other people's Graves-Bishop John Hall, is the difficulty of stretching our pages so
helm are aware, the only cause for regret faithful, REPLIES :-Lord Stafford's French Wife, 10—“Talar as to include all of temporary or permanent “Tartar," 11 – Abbey of Kilkhampton, 12– Molubdi- value that knocks at the door. Meantime nous blowbelly"-Euchre-Wykehamical Word "Toys"Island of Providence, 13 - Celtic Titles Madame du the imitators and descendants of ‘N. & Q.' Deffand's Letters-George Eliot and Blank Verse, 14– constitute a numerous and stalwart band, * Practice of Piety'--Jacobin : Jacobito-Flaying AliveFable as to Child-murder-Queen Elizabeth and New Hall and there are few counties or districts the - Fulk-lore of Childbirth-Dr. Parkins, 15-'My Old Oak folk-lore or speech of which is not in course Table'- Dr. Dee's Mirror, 16-Crowns in Church Tower "God's silly vassal”– Beadnell, 17-Epigram on Madame of being preserved and calendared. de Pompadour-Banns of Marriage-"Papers"-"Boast
EDITOR. -Birch-sap Wine, 18. NOTES ON BOOKS:-Besant's London in the Time of the Stuarts '--'The Blood Royal of Britain'-'A Patience
MARLOWE AND SHAKESPEARE. Pocket-Book.' Notices to Correspondents.
A CAREFUL perusal of the first sestiad of
'Hero and Leander' reveals numerous turns Notes.
of expression out of the ordinary, many of
which were subsequently used by ShakeTHE TENTH SERIES.
speare, and by him (usually) but once. I do In congratulating his readers upon the not own any edition of Marlowe's poem with dawn of another year and the beginning of numbered lines, but the interested reader a fresh Series the Editor takes the oppor- will, I think, find little difficulty, as I have tunity of pointing to the amount of work arranged the extracts consecutively as they that has been accomplished during the fifty- occur. five years in which ‘N. & Q.' has been before
Rose-cheeked Adonis kept a solemn feast. the public. It is impossible to calculate how
Hero and Leander.' many busy pencils have been occupied in Rose-cheek'd Adonis hied him to the chase.
• Venus and Adonis,' 3. making the notes which, in obedience to the suggestion of Capt. Cuttle, have been
Why art thou not in lore, and loved of all ? crystallized in his pages, or how much Though thou be fair, yet be not thine own thrall. scholarship has been advantaged by the
• H. and L.' habit of annotation which has been begotten. How love makes young men thrall, and old men It is now a commonplace to say that no
dote.—'V. and A., 873. serious study can often be conducted with
And stole away the enchanted yar.tr's mind. out the one hundred and odd volumes of
H. and L.' 'N. & Q.' being constantly laid under con- Each cye that saw him did enchant the mind. tribution. Out of the queries that have
‘Los. Comp.,' 128. appeared and been answered books have
Nor that night-wandering, pale and walory star. been extracted, and there are not wanting
H. and L.' works of reference which would never have Nine changes of the watery star. been attempted had the information pre
• Winter's Tale,' I. ii. 1. served in our pages been inaccessible. That the study of antiquities, like that of the law,
Incens'd with savage heat, gallop amain.
H. and Li' is conducive to long life is testified by the
Sick-thoughted Venus makes amain unto him. signatures still to be found in our pages,
V. and A.,' 5.