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of distemper," not "the cause of your distemper." indubitably wrong in supposing that Leonatus, in With this last passage compare another passage in comparing the sighs of his wife and friend to "the "Macbeth,' on which the emendator has fallen mort o' the deer," meant to describe their sighs as with heavy hand, viz., V. viii. 44:

artificial ” and “ forced." To him they seemed Your cause of sorrow

neither artificial nor forced, but much too natural Must not be measured by his worth, for then and real. The only expression in the soliloquy It hath no end.

which seems to imply artificiality is that which deHere “cause of sorrow” is no more than "case of picts the twain as "making practised smiles as in sorrow or simply" sorrow" itself

. The following a looking glass "; but this, in the connexion in two passages will, I trust, put beyond a doubt the which it stands, can mean only that they were as correctness of my interpretation. 'All's Well,' great adepts at smiling on each other as if they II. i. 114;

had practised it at a glass. In comparing their Hearing your high majesty is touch'd

sighs to “the mort o' the deer” he meant that With that malignant causé wherein the honour their sighs were “long-drawn as its notes." I think Of my dear father's gift stands chief in power MR. Hall, on reconsideration, will see that this is I come to tender it, &c.

the meaning. That he did not see so at once is the ‘Coriolanus,' III. i. 235:

cause of the only defect in his otherwise excellent First Sen. Leave us to cure this cause.

and useful note. R. M. SPENCE, M.A. Men.

For 'tis a sore upon us Manse of Arbuthnott, N.B. You cannot tent yourself,

ARTHUR GRAY. In order to fully realize the difference between Jesus College, Cambridge.

the words mort and mot it is desirable to know

something about the hunting music of mediæval 'HENRY VIII.,'III. i. 122(7th S. v.263).-The cor- times. Much valuable information is to be found rection of “Make me a cure like this,” in place of the in a very rare work by Sir H. Dryden, privately

“ peculiarly ungracious and incongruous “make me a printed in 1843, 'The Art of Hunting,' by William curse like this,” should have been further illustrated Twici, Huntsman to King Edward II. by phrases from the same play which are worth col.

ALBERT HARTSHORNE. lation. We have here examples of what would be worth further distinct elucidation—the aptness of of a passage which at first thought may seem para

'PERICLES,' I. i.-I send you an interpretation the poet to harp, so to say, in a particular play | doxical.

But I think myself able to make it upon a certain metaphor: Therefore in him

good :

It lies, to cure me: and the curo is to

My lord, if I
Remove these thoughts from you.

Can get him once within my pistol's length. Hen. VIII.,' II. iv, 100. There is a certain awkwardness in this which has Several other lines in this play are corrupt as to be accounted for. Pistol's range, not length, printed in the most pretentious editions, but since would have been correct. But I hold that the the requisite corrections are, and have been for pistol here spoken of is a dagger. The word is so decades, on record it were idle to cite them. I do construed in the notes to the enumeration of not trace the following as having been indicated:-weapons in the third book of Rabelais, Prologue:Wolsey. Please your highness, note

“ Petits Poingars appelez ainsi de la ville de Pistoie This dangerous conception in this point.

en Italie, d'ou ils vinsent. Dans la suite le même nom Not friended by his wish, to your high person

a aussi été donné à cette petite arquebuse q'on appelle His will is most malignant; and it stretches encore aujourd'hui pistolet de poche; et il n'est pas Beyond you to your friends.

jusqu'aux petits écus d'Espagne et de l'Italie que les Globe, 'Hen. VIII.,' I. ii. 138. Espagnols et les Italiens n'aient aussi appelez Pistolets, Read rather :

Voiez Henri Etienne dans la préface de son traité de Please your bighness note

la conformité du langage François avec le Grec."-Ed. His dangerous conception in this point:

Amsterdam, 1725.
Not ended by his wish to your high person,

In England the words have been interchanged
His will is most malignant and it stretches in the opposite way:-
Beyond you, to your friends,

“He (Somerville] told them that he was going to That is to say, “His will, not limited by his wish London to shoot the Queen with his dagg, an he as affecting your highness, extends beyond you, so hoped to see her head set on a pole, for she was a malignant is it, to your friends."

serpent and a viper.”-Froudo, Hist, of England,' W. WATKISS LLOYD.

vol. ii. p. 396.

I incline to think, because of the archaism, that “THE MORT O'THE DEER," "WINTER'S TALE,' the line in question must have belonged to the old I. ii. 118 (7th S. v. 144).-MR. HALL is undoubtedly play of Pericles,' and was left untouched by right in his interpretation of "the mort o' the Shakspeare when he revised and rewrote. deer," as meaning not the death itself but the

Hugh CARLETON. horn-blast which announced it. He is, I think, as 25, Palace Square, Upper Norwood.

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HONORARY OXFORD DEGREES CONFERRED on account of his seceding from the " anti

ON NEW ENGLAND CLERGY IN THE EIGH- episcopales," "& suis, multimodis contumeliis et

injuriis vexatum."
(Continued from 7th 8. v. 423.)

The degree of D.D. was conferred on March 27, Degree conferred on June 4, 1753:

1759, upon William Smith, M.A., of Aberdeen,

and Provost of the College at Philadelphia, upon Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-Whereas it hath been represented to me that the Reverend Mr. Thomas

a representation on his behalf signed by the ArchBradbury Chandler, Master of Arts of Yale College in bishop of Canterbury and five bishops. As this New England, though bred a Dissenter, is now upon representation was printed at the time, and has sound principles a convert to the Church of England, been reprinted in America, and as it is a somewhat and appointed by the Society for the Propagation of the lengthy document, it need not be here reproduced. Gospel in Foreign Parts missionary at Elizabeth Town in I will only quote that portion of the diploma which Jersey; and whereas he is recommended by the Bishop of London, Doctor Johnson of Connecticut, and several refers to Mr. Smith's exertions in stirring up repersons of the worthy Society aforesaid, as a person for sistance to the French after the defeat of General his character and behaviour in the service of the Church Braddock, which had brought upon him much of England well deserving a mark of esteem from your odium amongst the Quakers, who maintained the University; I therefore, to give greater credit and countenance to his mission, give my consent that the unlawfulness even of this defensive war:degree of Master of Arts be conferred on him by “Necnon in gravissimo rerum discrimine, popularibus diploma, I am,

suis auctor atque hortator acerrimus extiterit, ut contra Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,

Gallorum impetus iniquissimos, arma pro Rege, pro your affectionate friend and servant, libertate, et communi omnium salute capesserent, atque

ARRAN. adeo, cum suo ipsius damno, virum sese bonum patriæque Grosvenor Street, May 22, 1753.

amantem ostenderit," Degrees conferred April 28, 1756:

Degree conferred December 24, 1760 :Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,- Whereas it has Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,-I have been been represented to me that the Reverend Mr. William moved on the behalf of the Rev. Mr. Henry Barclay, Johnson took the degree of Master of Arts after seven Rector of Trinity Church, in the city of New York, who years residence at Yale College, Newhaven, in the pro- was sometime a 'missionary among the Mohock Indians vince of Connecticut, as appears by his diploma, and was bordering on that province, and by his indefatigable inafterwards admitted ad eundem at Harward College at dustry and perfect knowledge of their language had Cambridge, in New England, and that the said William more than common success in making converts to ChrisJohnson has been strongly recommended to the Society tianity; and as in his present situation he is esteemed as for Propagating the Gospel by Dr. Cutler and Dr. John: an accomplished divine, and an ornament and support to son, the two principal missionaries of the said Society; Ithe Church of England; and as his friends are pleased therefore, to give the greater credit and countenance his to think that some mark of the University's favour will mission, make it my request that the degree of Master of add influence and efficacy to his pious labours; I recom. Arts be conferred on him by diploma.

mend it to the Convocation to confer the degree of I am, &c., ut supra, Doctor in Divinity on the said Mr. Henry Barclay by

ARRAN. diploma, and, in consideration of his circumstances, Grosvenor Street, Apr. 13, 1756.

without the usual fees. I am, The diploma mentions that he is the son of Dr.

Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,

Your affectionate friend and servant, Samuel Johnson, Rector of the College lately

WESTMORLAND. founded in New York.

Mereworth Castle, December 14, 1760. Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,- It having been Degrees conferred January 23, 1766 :represented to me that the Reverend Mr. Samuel Fayer. weather took the degree of Master of Arts, being then [of] informed that Mr. (Henry) Caner, Master of Arts Lby

Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,--Having been seven years standing, at Harward College at Cambridge in New England, and was afterward admitted ad eundem at diploma, March 8, 1735, ut supra], Minister of the King's Yale College, Newhaven, in the province of Connecticut, as

Chapel at Boston, Mr. (Samuel] Auchmuty, Master of appears by his diplomas ; and whereas the said Samuel Arts, Rector of Trinity Church in New York, and Mr. Fayerweather (formerly a member of the Dissenting Con- Thomas Bradbury] Chandler, Master of Arts (of Ch., gregation, but some time since a convert to the Church Ch., M.A. by diploma, May 25, 1753, ut supra), misof England, and at present a strenuous supporter of its sionary at Elizabeth Town in New Jersey, have been redoctrine and discipline) has been strongly recommended

commended to the University by the two Archbishops, to the Society for Propagating the Gospel by Dr. Cutler and the Bishops of Durham and Winchester, as very fit and Dr. Johnson, the two principal missionaries of the persons to be honoured with the degrees of Doctor in appointed a missionary of the said Society; I therefore, ferred on them by our University are now dead; I give said Society, in consequence whereof he hath been lately Divinity by diploma; and finding that the three clergy

men in America who had formerly the same degree conas a testimony that may render bis influence more weighty and his mission more successful, desire that the my consent to this their request, and recommend it to degree of Master of Arts may be conferred on him by you to confer on each of them the said degree of Doctor diploma.

I am, &c., ut supra,

in Divinity by diploma, not doubting but that this will ARRAN,

promote the interest of the Church of England in those Grosvenor Street, Apr, 13, 1756.


And as Mr. [William Samuel] Jobnson, Master of The diploma states that Fayerweather bad been, Arts (son of the learned and pious Dr. Johnson, to whom



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our University gave that degree long ago), is I find, like. Prefixed to the work is a list of books printed wise recommended to you for the degree of Doctor of for Henry Curll, which is very curious. Curll adLaw by the above mentioned Bishops, who represent him vertises Miscellanea,' in four volumes, consisting as a religious man and well affected to our Established of Dryden's letters, Pope's letters, Whartoniana, Church, I also give my consent to this request, and am, Mr. Vice-Chancellor and Gentlemen,

and two original novels by Mrs. Plantin. Your affectionate friend and servant, For 128. 6d. you can obtain a collection, in five


volumes, of trials for divorce, impotency, sodomy, Hill Street, January 3, 1766.

rape, and the like. The diploma of Mr. Johnson describes him as in Bound with the foregoing is “Court Secrets ; or Nova Anglia juris consultum."

the Lady's Chronicle Historical and Gallant: from W. D. MACRAY. the year 1671 to 1690. Extracted from the letters (To be continued.)

of Madam De Sevigne, which have been suppressed

at Paris. London Printed in the year 1727. [No CURLLIANA.–At the end of last year I


publisher's name].” At the end of this little work chased from a London bookseller a production of is a lengthy (three pages) list of “Novels Printed Curll's press. It is a small work with the follow- for H. Curll in the Strand." Amongst them are ing title, “Atterburyana, being Miscellanies of the the following: 'The Reward of Chastity illustrated late Bishop of Rochester, &c., with 1. A Collection in the Adventures of Theagenes and Chariclia'; of Original Letters, &c.—II. The Virgin Seducer, “The entertaining Novels of Mrs. Jane Barker in a True History—III. The Bachelor Keeper, or 2 vols.”; “A Patchwork Screen for the Ladies : or Modern Rake, by Philaretus, London printed in Love and Vertue recommended by Mrs. Barker "; the year 1727 [price 28. 6d.).” This is evidently a Mrs. Hearne ; "The Spanish Polecat : or, the Ad

'Honour the Victory, and Love the Price,' by second edition, as another copy (priced at 14s.) appears in the current number of the same bookseller's ventures of Seniora Rusina'; 'Memoirs of the catalogue. The date of this edition is 1721. A Life of Mrs. Manley'; and other curious works. former possessor has written on the fly-leaf of my

Can any correspondent give me any particulars copy, "This is a very entertaining and moral book, of the compiler of these works, which are curious profitable to be read by Old and Young.-I. N." and interesting for the lengthy list of Carll's

E. PARTINGTON. On another fly-leaf is written, by the same hand, publications?

Manchester, “Atterburyana, a Jacobo Rollin.” The work is

A dedicated to Dr. Towne. The opening lines of the RAILWAY TICKETS.-It would be of some interest dedication are as follows :

(before the passing away of the elder generation “Sir, Wishing you a happy New Year in form; I will makes it impossible) to obtain records of the early without any further Ceremony, request one Favour more of you: to let me place this Fifth Ħolume of Miscellanies first details were doubtless an inheritance from the

arrangements for booking railway passengers. The on the same Shelf with the Four preceding ones, it being the Pinbasket of my Collections for the year Seventeen way-bills which found favour in the coaching Hundred and Twenty Six (How can we account for the times. If my memory does not deceive me, I have dato 1721 on the other copy). And now my good friend, a vision of the entry by a clerk of the sum paid by as I do, and shall upon all occasions make you my father- each passenger (perhaps of his name) on the paper Confessor, I am in the first place to account for my Title: slip given to him and on the counterfoil in the Page; which I thus defend : As the most glorious River in Europe derives its Name from two small springs, 1, in book from which it was torn, the tearing being like manner, have ventured to name this Miscellany from regulated by a thin sheet of brass. There lies be. two little, tho' the most polite Performances in it; which fore me a thin piece of pink paper, 41 in. long, and to silence all impertinent Cavils, I received from the 1} in. wide, thus worded :Authors Son, Mr. Osborn Atterbury, Student of Christ Church, Oxon.," &c.


No 52 The dedication is signed “E. Carll," and dated

12 Sep 1832

at 2 o'Clock from Railway Station New Year's Day, 1726/7. No name appears on Paid 5/6,

JH. Agent the title-page, but from the list of works I find it N.B.-When seated, be pleased to hold this ticket in was published by H. Curll. Doubtless E. Curll your hand till called for,

(Turn over) was in durance vile for his transgressions.

On the other side :The contents form a curious mixture. First there

NOTICE.- No gratuity allowed to be taken by any is “Mr. Pope's receipt to make Soup. For the use Guard, Porter, or other Servant of the Company, of Dr. Swift”; then a Latin oration by Dr. Atter- Smoking in the First Class Carriages is strictly probury, followed by a curious collection of letters hibited. signed “Pylades" and "Comma"; letters which The number of the ticket and signature of agent are passed between Capt. H-- and a Lady; and in MS.; the day and month are impressed by a poems by Suckling and others. Then come

" The separate stamp: Virgin Seducer” and “The Batchelor Keeper," by It would, I think, be of service to a future hisPhilaretus.

torian of railway progress if some of our older

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correspondents would furnish particulars as to the L’Abbe.” He was a married man, and left issue phases through which the railway ticket has passed. in 1207. This is an instance of how the title beQuery when the present card tickets were first came perpetuated as a surname. See my tract on introduced ?

J. ELIOT HODGKIN. Ecclesiastical Surnames.' Richmond-on-Thames.

J. T. ABBOTT (retired F.S.A. Scot.).

Chelsworth House, Darlington, STEELE AND TAE CHARTERHOUSE.-At p. 322 of the 'Report on the Earl of Dartmouth's Collection, THREE SOVEREIGNS IN ONE YEAR.- It has just published by the Historical MSS. Commission, been our privilege, with the whole civilized world, mention is made of the candidature of Sir Richard to watch with admiring sympathy the combination Steele for the Mastership of the Charterhouse, of heroism, fortitude, and sublime patience manivacant by the death of Dr. Thomas Burnet, author fested so simply and unostentatiously by the short of the Sacred Theory of the Earth.' As this inci. and suffering reign of the Emperor Frederick II. dent does not seem to be mentioned by most of Perhaps the rare fact of three sovereigns occupying Steele's biographers, it may be worth while to call the same throne in succession in one year may attention to a letter from Steele himself on the deserve a record in 'N. & Q. If we except the subject to Mrs. Clayton, dated October 14, 1715, five days' royalty of the baby king“Jean premier," and printed in Mrs. Thomson's 'Memoirs of Vis- which intervened betwen the reigns of Louis X. countess Sundon,' second edition, vol. i. p. 53. and Philippe V., and the nominal reign of two Steele writes:

months of the young Prince Edward V., which "I will not proceed in the affair of the Charterhouse, intervened between Edward IV. and Richard III., except I have the direct promise of the majority; though we must, I think, go back more than 800 years for a

Ι had I not been influenced, as I am now, with the most like occurrence. In the terrible year 1066, when entire resignation to the rule you have given me, I should two great battles were fought on English soil, have taken a pleasure to perplex those who have a great three kings-all, strangely enough, not only of mind to be artful, and of whom Providence has taken so great care, that it will not let them be anything at all

, if different families but almost of different races, they are not honest, I sincerely assure you, that I do for Harold II. was at least half a Danepot seek this station upon any other lien but to do good occupied the throne in succession. The Confessor to others; and if I do not get it, you will see my op: died on January 5, and was buried the next dayposers repent that they would not let me be humble ; for the Feast of the Epiphany—at his new Abbey of

to what place among mankind I am really in, and how useful I Westminster, only " hallowed on Childermas-day can be to the family to whose service I have devoted my Dec. 28." Immediately after the funeral of King life and fortune."

Edward, Harold was crowned at Westminster ; his C. E. DOBLE.

short reign terminated on October 14, the date of Oxford.

the battle of Hastings, or Senlac. William of ABBOTT FAMILY: ARMORIAL:—The following the same prelate who had crowned bis rival on

Normandy was crowned in the same abbey and by coat (anrecorded in any heraldic work) may be Christmas Day in the same year. useful to your heraldic readers to add to their

C. G. BOGER. armories. It is also interesting as being the only

St. Saviour's, Southwark. example of such a bearing (that I am acquainted with), except the Penner and inkhorn brass. ORDER AGAINST GAMES.— The following is from Gales (!), a chevron between three ink- our forthcoming edition of Vicary's 'Anatomie':horns (?) or, impaled on the brass of Sir Walter 1554. Order against May Games, Stage Playe, &c., in Mauntelí, Knt., in Nether Heyford Church, North- London Streets.* amptonshire, for Elizabeth his wife, one of the (Journal 16, leaf 287, back, between 19 April and 22 May, daughters and heirs of John Abbot, Esq., 1487.

1 Mary, A.D. 1554.) In 15 Henry VI. (1436) there is a grant recorded My lorde Mayre, and his brethern the Aldermen of of the manors of Overcourt and Nethercourt, in this our moste drade and most benygne souerayn Ladie Daventry and Heyford, Northamptonshire, from the Quenes Citie and Chambret of London, on her bignes

behalf, do straightlye charge and commande, that no John Abbot, Esq., to Walt Mauntell

. It has long maner of person or persones do in any wyse from hensbeen a doubt in my mind whether the pears worn furthe make, prepare, or set furthe, or cause to be made by the Suffolk Abbots and Archbishop Abbot are or set furthe, eny maner of mayegames or moryce not corruptions of the ancient inkhorns.

dawnce, or eny enterludes or Stage playes, or sett opp Another interesting and unrecorded (heraldic- eny maner of maye pole, or bucler playeng, in any opyn

streat or place, or sounde eny drume for the gatheringe ally) Abbot coat is from the Abbaye de Gauffern, of eny people within the said Citie or the lib[er]ties in Normandy, where we have a charter with the seal of “Ralph the Abbot”-viz., a knight in

* This Order implies, what we know is the fact, that armour, bearing a shield on his left arm, with two these Games and Plays had gone on in the streets or croziers in pale and a sword in his right hand, open

places. Vicary must have been some such.

| The Chamberlain's office or Treasury says Dr. Sharpe: surrounded by the legend "Sigillum : Radulfi the City of London was called the King's chamber.

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therof! And also, yf any suche maye pole be alredie Louise, Victoria, and Maud. It may be rememlatelie set vpp in any open place within the Citie or bered that Sydney Smith invented a new name, lib[er]ties therof, that then the parisheners of the parishe where eny and eueryo suche maye pole ys set Saba, for his daughter ('Memoirs,' vol. i. p. 22). vpp, shall cause the same, withe convenient speade, to be I once invented a name, Mareli, which was intaken downe agayne/ & no longre suffre them theare to tended as an amalgam of the names Mary Elizastande, not only vppon payne of ymprisonement) but also beth. I did this for the purposes of a little story, vpon suche further payne as the said lorde Mayor & in which the father of the baby girl has asked two Aldremen shall thinke meate and convenient/

God save the quene!

wealthy maiden aunts to be the two godmothers; 1557. "The xxx day of May was a goly (goodly or and he proposes to call the baby Mary Elizabeth, jolly] Maygam in Fanch.chyrche strett, with drumes after the respective Christian names of the two and gunes and pykes ; and ix wordes [The Nine Worthies] aunts. Miss Mary Ricketts consents to this, and dyd ryd; and they had speches, evero man; and the promises to give her godchild a handsome present, morris dangse, and the sauden (Sultan), and a elevant Miss Elizabeth Meagrim will do the same, provided with the castyll; and the sauden and yonge morens [Moors) with targattes and darttes; and the Lord and that the baby is named Elizabeth Mary instead of the Lade of the Maye.'-Machyn's Diary, 1550-63, Mary Elizabeth. Miss Ricketts will not yield; p. 137, ed. 1848.

and at last the father finds a way out of the diffiThere are many Acts of Common Council against culty by inventing the amalgam Mareli, with which interludes, plays, &c. PERCY FURNIVALL. combination the two aunts are satisfied. This little

tale was published in a six-shilling volume, 'The Miss FootE, THE Famous ACTRESS. - The Curate of Cranston, with other Prose and Verse,' following has been a piece of club history for the by Cuthbert Bede (Saunders, Otley & Co., 1862). last forty or fifty years, and distinguished men in the obituary of the Times, April 2, 1870, apnow living could be mentioned who love to tell it peared the following ;still. Miss Foote, the celebrated actress, had “On the 30th ult, at Eastbourne Priory, near Midbecome the wife of Lord Harrington. Queen hurst, Mary Elizabeth (Mareli), third daughter of Adelaide having objected to this lady attending Francis and Martha Tallant, in her ninth year.” her Court, Lord Harrington waited upon the I conclude that the parents had read my story, and Premier, and very clearly conveyed his intention called their child Mareli as a pet name. of opposing the Reform Bill if such invidious exclu

CUTABERT BEDE. sion should be extended to his wife. The threat told, and the Bill received Lord Harrington's sup- the many hackneyed quotations in use in political

THE VERIFICATION OF QUOTATIONS.—Among port. For half a century this story has obtained cur- matters is the well-known saying of Gustavas rency. Just as a counterfeit should be nailed when detected, it may be well to say that, inquiry having the little wisdom with which the world is

Adolphus's great Chancellor Oxenstjerna as to been made in the House of Lords, there is no evi- governed.” Coleridge, in his " Table Talk,' quotes dence that Lord Harrington was present at any it as follows: “Nescis, mi fili, quam parva stage of the Reform Bill, viz., second reading, sapientiâ regitur mundus.” Struck by the bad April 13, 1832; committee, May 7, 21, 22, 23, 24, Latinity of this, I had recourse to Chambers': and 30; report, June 1; third reading, June 4. The Lords' Journals contain lists of the peers present Cyclopædia, and there I found it, "Nescis, mi

Still on each day that the House sits; and, so far as I fili, quantillâ prudentiâ homines regantur.” can discover, Lord Harrington did not come to the turned to a little German book of quotations,

unsatisfied, I consulted a distinguished friend, who House at all. Lady Ashley, who was lady-in-wait- + Geflügelte Worte,' and there it ran, “Quantula ing to Queen Adelaideand wife of the Vice-Chamberlain, denies that the countess in question was ever wards he lighted on a Latin essay of his own, when

sapientiâ regatur orbis.” But a day or two afterpresented at Court. “Lord Harrington invariably

and voted with the Tories," says Lord Sydney, to whom an undergraduate at Balliol College, Oxford, the question was referred. This inquiry is one of

found yet another version, “I puer, nescis quan: many which the editing of O'Conneli's correspond- and this reading was endorsed as correct by his

tulâ sapientiâ res orbis terrarum administrentur," ence—soon, I hope, to appear-rendered necessary. tutor, an accomplished scholar, now a dignitary of

W. J. FitzPATRICK, F.S.A. Garrick Club,

the Church. I applied to one of the masters at

Eton, an undoubted authority, and he gave me LOUVIMA, A NEW CHRISTIAN NAME. - It is stated quite another rendering ; and again another was in the newspapers—but it may not be correct; for, at hand, in which the variation was “gubernetur as Theodore Hook said to the credulous old lady, mundus." Six various readings lay before me, “Those rascally newspapers will say anything". each one backed by an extremely respectable that Sir Francis Knollys, private secretary to authority. I determined to hunt it to its source, H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, has named his first- and this "Geflügelte Worte' informed me was born Louvima, which is an ingenious amalgam of Lundblad's 'Svensk Plutarch.' I searched the the names of the three daughters of the Prince-Bodleian. The book was not there. Then the

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