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the Olden Time,' by W. Chappell, pp. 539, 604). THE SARUM MISSAL (7th S. v. 480).—The Sarum What makes any of these a “Norfolk_song"? Missal was not first printed, as here stated, in There are several places of the name in England, 1492, at Rouen. It is now more than fourteen but I find no Bradley in Norfolk. There is one in years since Mr. Blades gave a full description in Suffolk. The ballad is too long for transcription in the Athenæum (March 21, 1874) of an here,
JULIAN MARSHALL. edition printed at Paris in 1487. It is also
recorded by Mr. Maskell in his 'Monumenta TITLE OF Novel WANTED (7th S. v. 488).-Is Ritualia,' vol. i. p. Ixix (second edition, 1882). Nor not the title of the book which Tarton asks for is it quite correct to say that only one copy is • Woman's Friendship: a Story of Domestic Life,'
: known to exist of the edition of 1492, for, in addi. by Grace Aguilar, author of 'Home Influence' tion to the perfect copy in the British Museum (London, Groombridge & Sons, 1850)? The plot (which formerly belonged to Mr. Maskell), there is of this novel is such as Tatton describes. The an imperfect copy (also on vellum) in the Bodleian brother and sister, Frank Howard and Florence Library.
F. NORGATE. Leslie, after falling in love with each other, are prevented from marrying by the tyranny of Lord Was SAAKSPEARE AN ESQUIRE ? (7th S. v. 369, Glenvylle, who eventually is discovered to be the 478.— I saw with interest an inquiry some weeks father of both.
O. W. PENNY.
ago as to whether Shakespeare was an esquire on Wellington College.
account of his being the eldest son of a grantee of Joseph Andrews, in Fielding's novel, is believed arms. I am with regard to pedigree situated much from circumstances to be the brother of his sweet- in the same way as the “immortal bard,” since I heart Fanny. This error is at last cleared up, and am also the eldest son of a grantee of arms. And, they are happily married.
to carry the parallel further, just as Shakespeare's J. CARRICK MOORE.
mother was an heiress of Arden, so my great-grand
mother was an heiress of the Grosvenors of DrayJOHN HAMILTON (7th S. v. 467).-If this author ton, a younger branch of the Duke of Westminster's died, as is said, in 1814, none of his descendants family. Consequently I have the permission of the nor any one else can now own the copyright of any Heralds' College to quarter many very ancient and of his works, the latest of which must have expired interesting coats with my bran new paternal bearmore than thirty years ago. According to the ings. present law the shortest possible term of duration
I may add that there is a fabulous version of of copyright in England is forty-two years; but it the pedigree of my family, which has found its way may be very much longer, namely, from date of into a county history and various genealogical publication until seven years after the author's works, which cannot be proved in the College. death, e.g., a man may publish a book in his Hence the necessity for the new grant above mentwentieth year and die at the age of one hundred, tioned.
W. G. TAUNTON. in which case bis copyright will last for 80+5 =eighty-seven years. Hamilton died, according HIDE (7th S. v. 306). - In the following passage to O. M. M. B., in 1814 ; consequently, even on there is an allusion to a way of using the hide which the assumption that he published nothing till the I do not remember to have seen noticed elsewhere: very last year of his life, his copyright expired
“But the gentlemen, and thei of higher degree, forty-two years after his death, i. e., in 1856 ; handle the hide after another maner. Thei cut it out copyright of anything published earlier would, of into very fine thonges, to as muche lengthe as thei can, course, have expired at a proportionately earlier and measure as muche grounde about the date,
Sepulchre as the thonge wille stretche vnto. For so
muche ground thincke thei shall the deade baue in a It does not seem possible that 0. M. M. B. nother worlde."--Hakluyt, ' Navigations, Voyages,' &c., should have attempted to make any reference to vol. vi. p. 145, ed. E. and G. Goldsmid, 1888. books on the subject of copyright before writing to
F. C. BIRKBECK TERRY. N. & Q. There is no distinction between poetry MOTION OF THE SUN (7th S. v. 426).—Mr. and prose in the law of copyright ; and, as the Dobson's computation was very moderate. Less longest period allowed is either forty-two years than two hundred years later the author of that from publication or the author's life and seven happily conceived book · Benedicite, Dr. Child years after, whichever of the two may be the longer Chaplin, wrote:period, it is merely a question in arithmetic, and
" That our sun—like all his fellow-starg—is travelling the answer in the given case must be, No copy- through space with a speed which, though not yet right is now in existence in the poems of John determined, is certainly immense, is a point on which Hamilton; therefore there can be no address of astronomers are agreed. Recent estimates assign to it the present owner of such copyright: that of the rate of four miles per second. Whither are we hurry. last registered owner should be obtainable at Sta- these problems must be left to future observers ; yet
ing-round what are we moving? The full solution of tioners' Hall.
NOMAD. even now observations tend to indicate that we aro
hastening on through space in the direction of the con. Mannering,' denies that Dandie had any actual stellation Hercules. Who has not gazed on clear nights prototype. He says that a dozen at least of at the twinkling Pleiades, and tried, perhaps, to count
stout Liddesdale yeomen” whom he had met their sparkles as they glittered like diamonds on a field of black. Their name recalls a heathen fable,
but they might have sat for the portrait. have for us an interest far more fascinating, if it be true,
JONATHAN BOUCHIER. as astronomers conjecture, that among them is fixed the
Such experiences as those of a Novelist are pivot which is central to the centre and round which our sun with its entire planetary system careers in an orbit not unusual among writers of fiction. I know of whose length it is even more difficult for us to conceive one who was asked by a lady if she were inthan the distance of the stars themselves.”—“Benedicite,' tended by a certain character which in the author's third edition, 1869, pp. 65, 66.
estimation scarcely resembled her in the least. The
Sr. Swituin. blunders of reviewers are even more amusing. Has REBECCA (7th S. v. 328, 457).-If the writer in no one ever made a collection of them? A reviewer the Century, for September, 1882, knows positively once charged the author of an historical tale with that the original of Rebecca was the Jewish lady six blunders or anachronisms, as displaying lamentof Philadelphia whom he mentions, there is no able ignorance, five of which were the pure product more to be said ; otherwise, I should be much of his own lively imagination. One was particularly more inclined to agree with your correspondent a outrageous, blaming the writer for having repreNovelist that Rebecca had not any actual proto- sented Henry VI, as reading Wycliffe's Bible, type. The following passage in Lockbart's Life which in all probability he never saw. The of Scott' (ed. 1869, vol. vi. pp. 177, 178) throws fact was that Wycliffe's Bible was not mensome light on the question, although it does not tioned, and the book which the king was settle it :
alleged to be reading was his own Latin Psalter, “The introduction of the charming Jewess and her now among the Cottonian MSS. It might father originated, I find, in a conversation that Scott bave been thought tolerably safe to represent a held with his friend Skene during the severest season of his bodily sufferings in the early part of this year (1819). sessed; but writers are never safe from reviewers,
man as reading a book which he undoubtedly pos• Mr. Skene,' says that gentleman's wife, sitting by his bedside, and trying to amuse him as we ́l as he could in especially when governed by an animus, political the intervals of pain, happened to get on the subject of or theological.
HERMENTRUDE. the Jews, as he had observed them when he spent some time in Germany in his youth. Their situation had Hussar PELISSE (7th S. v. 287, 354, 398).-Of naturally made a strong impression ; for in those days course any jacket or cloak trimmed with fur may they retained their own dress and manners entire, and
be termed a were treated with considerable austerity by their Chris
pelisse," but this word has usually tian neighbours, being still locked up at night in their been reserved for a larger garment than the distinown quarter by great gates; and Mr. Skene, partly in guishing one of Hussar regiments, which is usually seriousness, but partly from the mere wish to turn bis termed "jacket." I had hoped that the inquiry mind at the moment upon something that might occupy made at the first reference concerning the origin of and divert it, suggested that a group of Jews would be the “empty sleeve" would have elicited the full an interesting feature if he could contrive to bring them into his next novel... Upon the appearance of Ivanhoe story, concerning which I remember a positive, but he reminded Mr. Skene of this
conversation, and said, hazy tradition. As this is not the case, I will state *You will find this book owes not a little to your German the small remainder in my memory, which may reminiscences.'"
serve as a spark to light up the full flame in that See some remarks on Rebecca's cha cter by Scott of some one lse. himself in the introduction to 'Ivanhoe.' There is All over the south of Europe, where the sudden a very interesting story connected with Rebecca change of temperature at sundown renders a handy which I know well, but as I cannot find it in wrap desirable, it is customary for the workers in Lockhart's 'Life,' I suppose I must have read it the fields to take with them when they go out in somewhere else. When Scott was dictating ‘Ivan- the mild morning a jacket, hung for convenience hoe'-one of the few of his works that he dictated over one shoulder, ready for use at sundown. This -to his friend William Laidlaw, he said, " I shall is not peculiar to Hungary ; I have seen it cermake something of my Jewess, Willie." Laidlaw tainly in general use there, but also to an equal replied, “You will indeed," and he went on to extent in Bohemia, in the south of France, in speak of the “sweet and noble tales" which Scott South Tirol, in Spain, and in Italy. was giving to the world, &c. Scott was quite The story which seems so familiar to me, but the affected. Perhaps some one of your readers may details of which my memory fails to grasp, conremember who tells this story; It may be Lock- necting the adoption of this custom with the bart, but I cannot find the reference.
Hussar uniform, is that on occasion of some great With regard to another of Scott's most famous battle in the south-east of Europe (? Bohemia, personages, Dandie Dinmont, the character became Bavaria, Austria, Hungary), a rough-and-ready popularly associated with a certain James David- peasant regiment that was lying at ease (the en cas son of Hindlee ; but Scott, in the notes to 'Guy jacket on one shoulder, after the common manner
of the southern peasant), being by a surprise of
5. Edmund, born at King's Langley-otherwise the enemy suddenly called into the field, mounted known as Chilterne or Children's Langley, from their horses so readily, without stopping to equip the nursery palace there—June 5, 1341. themselves properly, and distinguished themselves 6. William, born at Windsor, June, 1348 ; so splendidly in action, that it was resolved to buried in Westminster Abbey, Sept. 5, 1348 commemorate their gallantry by making their ad- (Roll of the Great Wardrobe, 21-23 Edw. III., ventitious costume the future uniform of their | 38/2). regiment. A traditional reputation thus established 7. Thomas, born at Woodstock, Jan. 7, 1354 naturally led to imitation by other countries, in- (Mrs. E. Green), 1355 (Stow, Dugdale, Barnes, cluding our own. What was this battle ?
R. H. BUSK. The dates to which no authority is added are I am much obliged to N. R., to L. L. K., and undisputed. Shakspere's order, as will be seen,
HERMENTRUDE. COL. HAROLD Maler for their information about Hussar dress. But the origin in our English army There are conflicting statements about Edward's of the second jacket is not made clear. That it is sons. In 2 Henry VI. Act II. sc. ii. lines 10-17, still worn I infer from a coloured picture that was Richard, Duke of York, founding his claim to the published with the Illustrated News, May 21, throne, gives the list in the following order (to which 1887, of the Queen's Jubilee Drawing-room. One I append the dates :-(1) Edward, the Black Prince, prominent figure is an Hussar with the empty of Wales (1330-76); (2) William of Hatfield sleeve jacket.
A. B. (1336-44); (3) Lionel of Antwerp, Duke of Cla
rence (1338–68); (4) John of Gaunt, Duke of PORTRAITS (7th S. v. 449).—In reply to Mr. Lancaster (1340-99; (5) Edmund of Langley, Pink's query, I can answer, so far as regards Duke of York (1341–1402); (6) Thomas of WoodSir Baptist Hicks, that there is no engraving of stock, Duke of Gloucester (1355-97); William his portrait now in the Sessions House. When, of Windsor was the seventh and last” (died some years ago, I had a copy in oils taken, I was young). given permission to do so on the distinct engage- In Hume's corrected English History another ment on my part that I would not have the picture son is referred to, also a William, who died in recopied or engraved.
1335, and who must, therefore, have been the second
son, and died before the next William-" of HatTHE SONS OF EDWARD III. (7th S. v. 468). — field”_
-was born. There were thus three WilThey were seven in number, born in the following liams, only one of whom reached his eighth year, 'order :
viz., William of Hatfield. It is strange, but in 1. Edward the Black Prince, at Woodstock, my knowledge of families I have never known a 1330. According to all the chroniclers and gene-child survive who was called after another prealogists, his birth took place on June 15; but viously dead. Edward III. and Queen Philippa the Issue Roll (Pasc. 4 Edw. III.) records pay- are also stated to have bad five daughters. ments of the expenses of the queen's churching on
W. CLARKE ROBINSON. the 24th and 28th of April. This provision was Durham, doubtless made beforehand, since a Roll of the
[Many other communications, for some of which space Great Wardrobe (4-5 Edw. III., 34/13) records may ultimately be found, are acknowledged. ] the purchase of seven cloths of red velvet for the queen's uprising robe at Woodstock in
Roman WALL IN THE CITY (7th S. v. 466). — July, 1330; yet it is difficult to believe that pur- The paragraph relating to this relic of antiquity chases for this ceremony would have been made may be an "extract” from the Echo, but if so it and paid for before the prince was born by at was taken without acknowledgmeut from the Times least six weeks._“One great cradle, gilt, painted of April 27. I speak with certainty, as I am its with the four Evangelists," price 121. 138. 4d.,
E. WALFORD, M.A. and one smaller cradle, gilt and painted, price 268., I do not know why a ? should be put after the were bought in June and July “for the Lord “Bulland Mouth Hotel” in the quotation from the Edward, eldest son of the King, Earl of Chester Echo with reference to the above. This was the (Roll of Great Wardrobe, 4 Edw. III., 34/8). original name of what has been carried on for some
2. William, born at Hatfield, 1334–1336, the years as the “Queen's Hotel,” but has so many exact date much disputed ; died infant, before reminiscences connected with it in the old coaching July 8tb, 1337; buried at York.
days that I should have thought every one would 3. Lionel, born at Antwerp, Nov. 29, 1338. have known its history independently of its having 4. John of Gaunt, born at Ghent, between Feb. the old carving in its front of the “Bull and 21 and June 27, 1340. Stow and Tyler say Moutb.” By the way, what has become of this February ; Beltz, Mar. 25-31 ; Mrs. Everett historical “bit”?
Edw. J. Dunn. Green, June.
Lonsdale Road, Barnes,
STANDING UP AT THE LORD'S PRAYER (76b S. v. brick or stone. The house with the plaster façade 429). — Up to the end of my undergraduate days and two large brick piers next the pavement is now (but that, alas ! means forty years ago) one of our numbered 59 and 60, the former single central en. dons at C.C.C., Cambridge, always stood at the trance having been made into two doorways. The Lord's Prayer when it came in the lesson. I am 62 ft. frontage is about right, while the other frontafraid that none of us, save one on one occasion, age (Nos. 57 and 58) is about 58 ft. 6 in. The followed his example.
H. J. MOULE. elevation is lined over with fine horizontal lines. Dorchester.
This might represent brickwork, or it might have It is a popular idea that the custom of standing been done merely to relieve the pilasters. Whether during the reading of the Lord's Prayer when it is these pilasters, together with the door and window said as part of the lesson of the day was originated dressings, are of stone, or are likewise of stucco, by George III., who, the first time that he attended requires a careful examination. I always underchurch after his recovery from one of his serious stood that No. 59 was Lindsey House. illnesses, immediately arose, and stood until it was
Who “murdered Jansen's centre to Northumberfinished. Surely the custom can boast of a greaterland House”; and which centre; that of the façade antiquity! John CHURCHILL Sikes.
next Charing Cross, or of the house itself behind ? 50, Agate Road, The Grove, Hammersmith, W. It is not usually known that the former was re
built 1748–52, from the design of Daniel Garrett, This is a common practice in Lancashire. I
architect, and was completely destroyed by fire speak of it as usual in and about Ormskirk and March 18, 1780.” Spencer House was designed Leigh; also at the Magnificat.
by John Vardy about 1763. The front in St. E. LEATON BLENKINSOPP.
James's Place is by Athenian” Stuart, and of I have known the custom of standing up at the about the same date. reading of the Lord's Prayer in the second lesson The so-called Jones's “glorious watergate" was for more than fifty years, and nover saw it omitted, assuredly the design and workmanship of Nicholas save in one country church, years ago, where I read Stone, the sculptor. Why is any credit given to the lesson, and was surprised to find that the con- Inigo Jones for Great Queen Street? The only gregation kept their seats ; but that was in the old building in it of any note is by his pupil, Joha
R. P. H. Webb. I had always understood that Jones's This custom is not so uncommon as H. G. J. restorations to that building have not generally
“beautiful St. Paul's " was detestable work. His DE S. seems to think. It is, or up to very lately met with approval, except as to the portico, which has been, observed in two churches within the parish of Paddington.
G. F. R. B.
was of grand proportions. Your contributor is,
perhaps, not aware that the stonework of the BanMR. JUSTICE ROKEBY (7th S. v. 448).-C. E. P. queting House was entirely renewed in 1829-30, is informed that the diary of Mr. Justice Rokeby, under the direction of that eminent architect Sir 1688-97, has been privately printed in the present John Soane, R.A., with great attention to the year, from a MS. in the possession of Sir Henry original work, so much so as evidently to deceive your Peek, Bart. A copy was presented to the Library contributor, who is too severe on the museum of of the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn.
that architect, for it has merits of design far above LIBRARIAN.
the average, and whose other designs are equal, if Lincoln's Inn.
not superior, to any put forward by that other great Has C. E. P. seen The Diary of Mr. Justice
master in architecture, Inigo Jones.
WYATT PAPWORTH. Rokeby, printed from a MS. in the possession of Sir Henry Peek, Bart.”? It has lately been pri
Wills OF SUICIDES : SUICIDED (7th S. v. 86, vately printed by Sir Henry Peek, with a preface, 197, 416).—Suicided is an Americanism which I dated “ November 16, 1887," and signed “William have frequently seen in United States and CanaBoyd."
G. F. R. B. dian newspapers ; tempested I have not yet seen,
but on opening a recent Canadian paper I came LINDSEY HOUSE (7th S. v. 343). —When will on one equally novel. I read that “the editor of writers distinguish the difference between an the Moncton Transcript has been jailed for his architect and a builder ? Inigo Jones may have contempt of court.” ROBERT F. GARDINER, “ designed ” this house, but he certainly did not “build " it. Remembering that there was an en
AUTHORS OF QUOTATIONS Wanted (7th S. v. graving of it in Campbell's 'Vitruvius Britannicus,' 489). published 1717, I found on reference that two
Howe'er disguised in his own majesty, plans and an elevation are given (vases are shown
Is littleness, &c. on the balustrade at top), and that it is stated that the lines are Wordsworth’s, and are found in one of his it was built 1640, and "extending 62 feet.” The Poems written in Youth, beginning, “Nay, Traveller! short description does not state if the front be of rest," &c.
early editions of Perrault are hard to get. His tales are,
of course, included in the famous 'Cabinet des Fées,' and NOTES ON BOOKS, &o.
illustrated editions have fetched fancy prices. What Dictionary of National Biography. Edited by Leslie will, however, establish this edition in public
favour is Stephen. Vol. XV. Diamond - Drake. (Smith, Elder the prefatory matter of Mr. Lang, supplying not only all & Co.)
known biographical particulars concerning the author WITH exemplary punctuality the fifteenth volume of this and much bibliographical information as to his works, great work has now appeared, and something not far short but essays upon the stories and analogues drawn from of a third of the labour may be regarded as accomplished. various literatures. . The whole is, indeed, an original A pew and useful feature, to be continued in subsequent and attractive contribution to comparative folk-lore, and volumes, is now first seen. This consists of an index to puts forward in very attractive guise some of Mr. Lang's the volume, At first sight it might be thought that an well-known views on these subjects. alphabetical index to a book the arrangement of which The Book of Noodles : Stories of Simpletons. By W. A. is alphabetical is to some extent a superfluity. Let one Clouston. (Stock.) 80 thinking turn to the name Douglas in the present MR. CLOUSTON'S • Book of Noodles' is likely to be ono volume, and the error will be recanted. More than a
of the most popular, as it is certainly one of the most quarter of its pages are occupied with this name, and the thorough of the series—"The Book Lover's Library difficulty of tracing a member of that illustrious family to which it belongs. It is a study of the legends of without the index would necessarily be considerable. For various countries concerning simpletons of the order of & large proportion of these lives Dr. Æneas Mackay, the oxolaotikos of Greece and the men of Gotham of whose labours must have been heavy, is responsible. The England. In comparative folk-lore Mr. Clouston has volume opens with an account of Dr. Diamond, well few superiors, and the analogues to the stories he gives known to readers of the early volumes of N. & Q. Very are collected from very varied literature, European and early in it appears a memoir of Charles Dickens, which Asiatic. Apart
from its scholarly value, which is great, has been written with excellent judgment and tact by the book is delightful reading. It wiles the reader on, the editor. Dodd, the forger, is also from the editorial and there are few who, having begun, will leave off until pen, as is Bubb Dodington, afterwards Lord Melcombe the last page is turned. Mr. Clouston's is, fortunately for In lucidity and conciseness these blographies are models. or those contributed by Mr. S. L. Lee, whose work is announcement of a new and characteristic work from
our readers, “ a household name” in N. & Q.,' and the eminently careful, accurate, and scholarly, the most
im. his pen is sufficient recommendation. portant are Kenelm Digby; Diodati, the friend of Milton; Roger Dodsworth; and Isaac D’Israeli. The great The Encyclopadic Dictionary. Vol. VII. Part I. (CasDisraeli is the subject of a long and, in the main, sell & Co.) favourable life by Mr. T. E. Kebbel. Very early The seventh volume of this valuable dictionary opens in the volume appears a very brightly-written lite with “ Tas," and the first part ends with “ Urbicolous.”' of T. J. Dibdin from the pen of the Rev. Conscious of its value, from constant application to it, J. Woodfall Ebsworth. Sir George Downing is the we watch with pleasure the issue approach completion. most important biography by Mr. C. H. Firth; and No better proof of the value of the dictionary needs be George, second Earl of Bristol, that of Mr. G. F. R. sought than in the information given as regards hisBarker. The first Earl of Bristol is in the bands tory, chemistry, and commerce, all of which is equally of Dr. Gardiner. The able account of Francis complete. Under such compounds as “ Town Clerk," Douce is by Mr. A. H. Bullen, and the graceful “ Town Council,” &c., is found the kind of information pen of Mr. Austin Dobson supplies the life of sought in vain in ordinary works of reference. The Richard Doyle, somewhile illustrator of Punch. Among value of illustrations such as are affixed to " Turbine " the many admirable contributions of Prof. Laughton and “Umbellifer" is not easily overrated. the life of Sir Francis Drake is the most spirited and important. Mr. H. R. Tedder's contributions include Our True FOREIGN POLICY,' with which the Fort. both the Dodsleys, booksellers. Dr. Jessopp signs excel nightly opens, is said to consist in strengthening our lent and comprehensive articles upon Donne, the poet, navy and entering the alliance of the central powers. and Sir Everard Digby. To a large number of contribu- A vindication of The Boulangist Movement' is by M. tions the initials of Mr. Thomson Cooper are fixed. Dr. Henri Rochefort. Mr. Swinburne writes on "The MisGarnett writes on Prof. John Donaldson, and Prof. cellaneous Works of Ben Jonson.' Somewhat timidly Nichol, as is natural, is responsible for the memoir of his we venture to dissent from the estimate of Jonson's friend Sydney Dobell. Mr. Norman Maccoll supplies lyrical powers formed by so competent a judge. Mr. excellent accounts of the Wentworth Dilkes. Mr. Charles Andrew Lang writes on Lucian, Mr. Herbert Spencer Kent writes on Hepworth Dixon and Count D'Orsay, on The Ethics of Kant, Miss F. Mabel Robinson on and, with the aid of Mr. Alban Doran, upon Dr. Doran, Pawnbroking in England and Abroad,' and Mr. Edward editor of N. & Q.' The name of Thomas Dilke, the Carpenter has a wonderfully clever diatribe against dramatist, 1698, does not appear. It has some claim to Custom.'— The Nineteenth Century opens with Mr. be put in a supplement, should such see the light. Mean Gladstone's The Elizabethan Settlement of Religion.' time the progress of the dictionary is eminently satis- Sir William Hunter follows with a very judicious paper factory, and the general tone of the articles shows no on Our Missionaries.' Mr. Frederic Harrison's * A falling off, but rather, it may be said, an improvement,
Few Words about Picture Exhibitions' contains a strong
condemnation of them and a fierce arraigoment of much Perrault's Popular Tales. Edited from the Original modern French art. Prof. Tyndall tells A Story of Our Edition by Andrew Lang. (Clarendon Press.)
Lighthouses. Lord Eustace Cecil, dealing with The This work is in some respects a curiosity. It is a Curse of our War Office,' declares it to be over-centralizareprint, to some extent in facsimile, of the Histoire ou tion. The Bishop of Colombo writes on 'Buddhism.' Contes du Temps Passé' of Perrault, 1697, and the Among the contributors are the French ambassador and • Contes en Vers' of the same author, with prefatory Lord Armstrong.–Capt. Hozier, in · England's Real matter, &c., in English. With the rise in favour of folk. Peril,' contributed to Macmillan, is in favour of a bridge lore has come an awakened interest in fairy tales, and to the Continent, if such can be obtained. Mr. J, H.