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LONDON, FEBRUARY 5, 1941.

His Latin poem written to the motto :

quem te Deus esse CONTENTS.-No. 147.

Jussit, et humana qua parte locatus es in re

Disce, NOTES:- Gray's Eton Exercise and Pope, 101 -- London consists of some 75 hexameter lines. How

in 1732, –: Ran! ) Fiz Gilehert,“ 101--Errors in Carlyle's French close the imitation is the following passages Revolution,' 105—The Pancake Bell-The Knowle Hotel, will show:Sidmouth-Note to Wordsworth's ‘Prelude,' Bk. v. 26Joseph Hatton-The Site of the Boston Tea Party, 106—

Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine, The School of Samuel Butler, 107.

Earth for what use ? Pride answers 'Tis for QUERIES: - Vanessa, 107—Thomas Chatterton - Suther. mine :

land of Ackergill - Jack's Coffee House, 103_Wash? For me kind nature wakes her genial pow'r, (* Wassh') Blacksmith's Tool – Cripplegate : Drawings Suckles each herb, and spreads out every flow'r ; Wanted-Charles Hollingbery –“ Auster” land tenureLamb in Russell Street - Colonel Owen Rowe-Major: The juice nectareous and the balmy dew :

Annual for me, the grape, the rose renew General the Hon.

Pronunciation of Name - St. Andrew's, Scotland : Pre. For me, the mine a thousand treasures brings ;
"Reformation Seal -- "The AshesThe Honourable For me, health gushes from a thousand springs ;
Mr. – Cardinal də Rohan Chabot - Wat Tyler, 110-Old Seas roll to waft me, suns to light me rise ;
Song Wanted - Rodger Mompesson — The Packership of My footstool earth, my canopy the skies.”

London, 111.
REPLIES :- Representative County Libraries, Public and Gray's equivalent is pretty close :-
Private, 111--Sc. Thomas's Day Custom, 112-Dr. Wells :

Et quodcunque videt, proprios assumit in usus.
Paper on The Dew and Single Vision '-T'be Green Man,
Ashbourne, 113 -Chatterton's Apprenticeship to Lambert Me propter jam vere expergefacta virescit
Portrait of Lord Monteagle Loretto - Countess

Natura in flores, herbisque illudit, amatque Macnamara — “ Over against. Catherine Street in the Pingere telluris gremium, mihi vinea fetu Strand," 114-St. Leonard's Priory--Armorial Bearings Purpureo turget, dulcique rubescit honore ; upon Tombs-Hamiltons at Holyrood-FrankincenseAmong the Shakespeare Archives, 115–London Coaching Luna mihi pallet, mihi Olympum Phoebus

Me rosa, me propter liquidos exhalat odores ; and Carriers' Inns. in 1732-Lady Anne Graham-New Ntyle-Voucher= Railway Ticket- Grey in sense of

inaurat, Brown-Christmas Pudding and Mince Pie, 116–Stone- Sidera mi lucent, volvunturque aequora ponti. New England-Wideawake Hats-Emerson's English Incidentally these lines, like others later, Traits," 117 Daniel Defoe in the Pillory--Authors of show Gray’s. acquaintance with Lucretius. Quotations Wanted - Tercentenary Handlist of News. Let us proceed with Pope :papers, 118. NOTES ON BOOKS :- The Burford Records: a Study What would this Man ? Now upward would he

in Minor Town Government.' Revised Edition of Liddell and Scott's Greek English And little less than angel, would be more ; Lexicon

Now looking downward just as grieved appears Notices to Correspondeuts.

To want the strength of bulls, the fur of bears.
Gray has :

Plurimus (hic error demensque libido lacessit)
Notes.

In superos coelumque ruit, sedesque relinquit,
Quas Natura dedit proprias, jussitque tueri.

Humani sortem generis pars altera luget,
GRAY'S ETON EXERCISE

Invidet armento et campi se vindicat herbam.

Oh quis me in pecoris felicia transferat arva.” AND POPE.

continues his Man, who after adopting & This note is intended to catch the eye of whole line straight from Lucretius, asks some future editor or biographer of the why he has not a lynx's eye :poet Gray. As far as the writer is aware, “ Cur mihi non lyncisve oculi, vel odora canum the close connexion in thought and language

vis between Gray's Latin Poem, designated

Additur, aut gressus cursu glomerare potestas ! * Play-exercise at Eton,' and the First Funditur in telam et late per stamina vivit !

Aspice ubi tenues dum texit aranea casses, Epistle of Pope's ‘Essay on Man ’ has never Quid mihi non tactus eadem exquisita facultas been noticed, or at least is nowhere set Taurorumve tori solidi, pennaeque volucrum.” forth. But it is of interest because it shows This recalls :that Gray read the Essay, or the first part | Why has not man a microscopic eye ? of it, at Éton, and that he based his “play- and exercise " almost entirely on it. Gray went

the lynx's beam .... to Eton in 1727, and entered Peterhouse in And hound sagacious on the tainted green.... July 1734. The first part of the " Essay The spider's touch, how exquisitely fine ! was published in 1733, anonymously, and in Feels at each thread and lives along the line. 1734 Pope avowed himself its author. (Gray clearly liked his Latin for this last Gray therefore, if he read it at Eton, must line for it occurs again in another Latin poem have come across it soon after publication. I of his 'De Principiis cogitandi.') Then

soar,

F.

comes the answer, which we will give first Ram : Smithfield.

Coaches. in Pope's words :

M. W.F. Leicester, Nottingham. Say what the use were finer optics giv'n,

M.

Wolverhampton. To inspect a mite, not comprehend the heav'n ?

Th. Great Bowden, Uppingham. Or touch, if tremblingly alive all o'er,

F.

Wellingborougb. To smart or agonize at ev'ry pore ?

Carriers. Or quick effluvia darting through the brain,

M. Th. Banbury. Th. S. Coventry. Die of a rose in aromatic pain ?

M.

Melton Mowbray, Nottingham ,Wal. If nature thundered in his op'ning ears

sall, Wolverhampton. And stunned him with the music of the spheres..

Th. Culworth, Deddington, Great Bow. which Gray converts into

den, Lutterworth, Northampton,

Stratford-on-Avon, Uppingham. Pertaesos sortis doceant responsa silere.

s.

Rugby.
Si tanto valeas contendere acumine visus,
Et graciles penetrare atomos ; non aethera possis Red Lyon : Aldersgate.
Suspicere aut late spatium comprendere ponti.

Coaches.
Vis si adsit major naris ? quam, vane, doleres,

M. Th. Harborough. T. Th. Hatfield. Extinctus fragranti aura, dulcique veneno ! T. F.

Bedford. Th. S. Hurst. Si tactus, tremat hoc corpus, solidoque dolore M.

Grantham, Hull. Th. Warwick. Ardeat in membris nervoque laboret in omni :

Carriers. Sive auris, fragor exanimet, cum rumpitur igne.

M.

Boston, Gainsborough, Horncast e, Fulmineo coelum, totusque admurmurat aether

Lincoln, Loughborough, Lowth,

York. Minor and more general similarities to

T.

Harborough. Pope may be detected elsewhere in Gray's

Th. Huntingdon, Potten, Southam.
Latin ; but these are the obvious ones.

Red Lyon : Bishopsgate Street Without.
C. W. BRODRIBB. Carrier.

Waltham Abbey.

Red Lyon : Red Cross Street. LONDON COACHING AND CARRIERS Carrier.

F.

Baldock.
INNS IN 1732.

Rose : Holborn Bridge.
(See ante, pp. 61, 84. )

Carriers.

M. Th. Winchester. Peacock : Clare Market.

Tb. Allsford (? Alresford), Marlborough, Carrier.

Pool, Rumsey. W. Bristol. Th. S... Risborough.

Rose : Smithfield.
W.
Colebrook, Telsworth.

Coaches.
M.

Derby. Th. Kettering.
Pewter Platter : St. John Street

Carriers. Coaches.

W.

Kettering. Th. Simpton.
Th. Sudbury. F. Braintree.
Carriers.

Rose and Crown : St. John Street.
W. S. Capel. T. F. Silso.

Carriers.

Amphil. Th. Bedford. Pewter Pot: Leadenhall Street.

Saracen's Head : Aldgate.
Carriers.

Coaches.
M. W.F.
Witham. T. Th. Bocking.

T. Th. S. Chigwell, Hornchurch.
W.
Barnstead, Stanford. F. Braintree.

M. Th. Romford.
Pyed Bull : Aldgate Without.

T. F. .. Forwich (? Fordwich), Harwich. Coach.

*Saracen's Head : Bread Street.

Coach. Every day. Barking.

Th. Hereford. Queen's Head : Billingsgate.

Saracen's Head : Carter Lane. Carriers.

Couches.
Th. Ashford, Langley. W.F. Maidstone.

T. S. Longfield.
W.

Brickhill. F. Cirencester.
Queen's Head : Southwark.

Carriers. Carriers.

Th.

Layton Buzzard. F. Gloucester.
M. W. S. Arundel. T. Th. Guildford.
M. Th. Godalmin, Petersfield. F. Pul. Saracen's Head : Friday Street.
borough.

Coaches.
M.
Isle of Wight.

M. W. F. Exeter. Th. S. Abingdon.
M.

Taunton. W. Farringdon.
Ram : Fenchurch Street.

Th.

Bath. S. Dorchester. Coaches.

Carriers. Every day. Blackheath, Deptford.

Plymouth. M. Falmouth. Carriers.

Wantage. Th. Beardfield (?), Finchingfield.

8.

Columpton, Dorchester, Totnes.

W.

M. S. ..

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Saracen's Head : Snow Hill.

Three Cups : Aldersgate Street. Carriers.

Coaches, M.

Birmingham, Broone, Harslton, Sax- M. W. F. Barton, Hull, Humber (? Great
mundham, Thwaite.

Grimsby), Lincoln.
Th.
Aylesbury.

M. .: Boston, Louth, Peterborough, Spal-
F.
Basingstoke, Brickhill, Bridgnorth.

den (sic! S.

Bewdley, Coleshill, Droitwich, Kid. Tb. Huntingdon.

derminster, Stourbridge, Warwick. Carriers. Spread Eagle : Gracechurch Street.

M. W. Kimbolton, Ramsey. Coaches.

M.

Baldock, Hull, St. Neots. Every day. Eltham, Ewel, Peckham.

Th. Biggleswade, Peterborough. M. W. F. S. Bromley.

Three Cups : Bread Street. T. Th. S... Canterbury, Chelmsford, Colchester, Maidstone. Th..S.Dover.

Flying Coaches.

M. W.F. Bath, Bristol (summer only).
Carriers.

Coaches.
Th.
Beccles, Clare, Ipswich, Neadham,

M. Th.
Saxmundham.

Bath, Bristol.
F.
Colchester, Hatfield.

Carriers.

W. S. Bristol, Fernham, *Spur : Fish Street Hill.

S.

Bath.
Coaches.
T. Th. S. Dover.

Three Cups : Old Street.

Coaches.
Spur : Southwark.

T. Th. S. Dunstable.
Coach.
Every day. Dartford.

Three Cups : St. John Street.
Carriers.

Coaches. T. F. Sevenoak (sic), Sunderidge (sic).

M.

Daventry.
T.
Town Malling:

Th. Rugby.
W.

Battle, Farningham [sic], Pen- Carriers.
hurst (sic).

M. Th. Daventry.
Th. Appledore, Hastings, Rumsey, Rye, F.

Hunslip.
Tenderten (sic.)

Three Nuns : Whitechapel.
Star: Fish Street Hill.

Coaches. Coaches.

Every day. Woodford. Everyday. Carshalton.

T. Th. S. Onger. W. F. Low Layton. Star: Strand.

Carriers. M. Th. Worcester.

T. F. Chipping Onger, Epping, Harlow. Sugar Loaf: Bishopsgate.

W. S. Romford. T. Bishop's Stortford Coaches.

Two Swans : Bishopsgate Without. Every day. Hackney.

Carriers. Swan and Two Necks : St. John Street.

F. S. Fulborn (sic). T. Ashdon. Coaches.

F.

Basingbourn. W. Cottingham, Every day. Finchley,

Th.

Ely.
T. Th. S. Hatfield.
Carriers.

Vine : Bishopsgate Street.
T. Th. S. Hatfield.

Carrier.

F. Th. S... Northal (?Northaw). T. F. Hitching.

Royston. Swan with Two Necks : Lad Lane.

White Hart: Southwark.

Coach.
Carriers.
M. F... Newcastle (Staffs.).

F.

Chichester.

M. hfield.
T.
Stone.

Carriers.
F.

Chichester.
Clithero, Freston, Knotsford [sic],

Th. F.

Th. Hayltham (sic). Lancaster, Leek, Macclesfield, White Hart and Three Tobacco Pipes : WhiteMansfield, Preston.

chapel Bars. Talbot: Strand.

Carriers. Flying Coaches.

T. Th. S. Hornchurch, Rumford. M. W.F. Bristol (summer only).

W.

Baddo (sic). Coaches.

White Horse : Cripplegate. W. S. Guildford.

Carriers. Carrier.

M.

Anwick (? Alnwick), Darlington, Th. Ashford.

Hexham, Newcastle, Richmond. Talbot: Southwark,

Th.

Bradford. Coaches.

F.

:: Hallifax [sic], Otley, Tadcaster, Every day. Dulwich.

Wakefield. Th. Brighthemstone, Lewis (sic).

*White Horse : Fleet Street. s. Itham (? Ightham).

Coaches. Carriers.

Every day. Brentford, Twickenham, Windsor. W. S. Malling.

M. Th. Andover, Dorchester, V. AldenTh. Cranbrook. Lewis.

ham.

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