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“ Quarterly. 1st. Ermine, three battle-axes erect, in a fore, have read “ N. & Q.” had he lived a century bordure engrailed or 2nd. Party per pale, argent and later.

Wm. Davis. sable, an eagle displayed with two heads, countercharged and gorged with a ducal coronet, gules. 3rd. Or, 2 demi- BIARITZ. — King John being at Oreval on the lions passant gardant in pale gules. 4th. Sable on a fesse 6th of September, in the first year of his reign, or, 3 escallop-shells gules. A martlett in the centre for

A.D. 1199, assured by charter to Vitalis de Villa a difference.”

an annual rent of fifty livres Angevin, arising from Juxta TURRIM.

two whales" in portu de Beiariđ,” by way of exWILLIAM AURERELL. - In London Scenes and change for a certain rent which he held under a London People, by Aleph, pp. 142–146, mention grant from Richard Cour de Lion, arising out of is made of William Aurerell

, merchant taylor, the drying of fish in the islands of Guernsey and clerk of S. Peter upon Cornhill, and master of the Jersey. See Rot. Chartarum de anno Regni Regis ancient grammar school of St. Peter. The dates Johannis primo. What was the place described in respecting him range from 1592 to 1603, with the the charter as “ portus de Beiariđ”? Could it be exception of the death or burial of Gillian, his the Biaritz now known as the favourite bathing wife, which is recorded as having taken place place of the Empress Eugenie ? P. S. CAREY. Feb. 20, 1525. In this latter date there is obviously a misprint. Perhaps Aleph will kindly give Woman Killed with Kindness, the first edition,

BIBLIOGRAPHICAL QUERIES. – 1. Heywood's your readers when William Aurerell himself died. 1607, third edition, 1617. Query, date of second your readers when William Aurerell himself died. ed. ?-2. An Halfepenny-worth of Wit in a Penny.

S. Y. R.

worth of Paper. Of this the first edition seems to « THE BAKAVALGHITA," ETC. I am at present have appeared in 1607, 4to, under the title of Robin engaged in making as full a Catalogue as I can of the Devil, his two Penni-worth of Wit in Halfaof a collection of ancient Egyptian and Eastern penni-worth of Paper. (See West's Catalogue, curiosities, of which I have only a rough list. I 1773, No. 1821.) The third impression was pubnow and then get very much puzzled over a word lished under the first-quoted title in 1613. Query, or name, and cannot find any of the curiosities to date and title of second ed. ?—3. Memoirs of the which I can with reason assign it. So I must beg Right Villainous John Hall. First edition 1708, some reader of “ N. & Q." to tell me :

4th edit. 1714. Query, dates of second and third 1. What is “ the Bakavalghita in Sanskrit ?" editions ?

W. CAREW HAZLITT. 2. “The Ban (or Bari) of the Hindoos, the

BILLS OF MORTALITY. - Where can I find an ark silver ?” 3. “The Boldifout from Ashantee ?”

account of the number of parishes contained 4. “An abraxas, the two genders ?”.

under this heading ? The maps of London used to There is also among the modern Egyptian old ones I looked at do not extend sufficiently

show the limits, but now discontinued; and some things, “a gold casket with kohol.This kohol I far on all sides to contain them. W.P. consider to be a black sort of unguent, used by the women for darkening their eyes. But I always

COINCIDENCE OF BIRTH AND DEATH.-In earlier thought that the Arabic word kohol meant devil; times, when horoscopes were made a matter of and have often at lectures heard the derivation study, and nativities, as a matter of business, were of alcohol given as the exclamation of the Arabic cast—when astrology was cultivated as a science, chemist who discovered it pure ; on finding it to and patronised alike by the courtier and the be an inflammable water, he of course attributed peasant-things which pass unnoticed in these it to some magic, and cried out “Al kohol!" days of hurry and bustle were jotted down as Mr. T. J. BUCKTON (3rd S. ïïi. 155) derives alco- remarkable facts, and deemed worthy of special hol from other sources. I do not pretend to say notice. Exempli gratiâ : a contemporary MS., he may be wrong, but the derivation I mention is relating the decease of Queen Elizabeth, concertainly telling in a lecture. John DAVIDSON.

tinues as follows:BENEDICT XIV.-I find the following anecdote of this present (March) being our Ladie's eve, between

“ After languishing three weeks, she departed the 24th told of this pope, and should be glad to know if it two and three in the morning; as she was born on our is authentic:- On the death of Clement XII. the Ladie's eve in September. And as one Lee was mayor of cardinals were a long time deliberating on the London when she came to her crowne, so is there one choice of a successor. Lambertini, by way of Lee mayor now that she left it.” quickening them, said, “Why do you waste your The same fatality is said to have occurred in time in discussions ? If you wish for a saint elect the birth and death of our greatest writer, whose Gotti; & politician, choose Aldrovandus; a good tercentary festival rapidly approaches; but I be. companion, take me.” This sally pleased them so lieve in this case the statement rests only upon much that they elected him at once. He cultivated tradition. In the course of discursive reading I letters, encouraged men of learning, and was a bave, I feel certain, met with many other inliberal patron of the Fine Arts; and would, there- stances. Probably some of your readers, with a

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more retentive memory than myself, may be able Hume. — The Rev. Patrick Logan, father of to supply them.

0. O. James, married Isabel Huwe. The Humes being VINCENT Cook(1st S. x. 127; xi. 134.)—The com

a family so well known in Scotland, it is not immunications which have appeared in your columns inform me whose daughter Isabel was.

possible that some of your readers may be able to

St.T. on the subject of Vincent Cook appear to me somewhat ambiguous; therefore I am induced to KASTNER, OR CASTNER ARMS.-Can any one inask — Who was Vincent Cook? When did he form me where I can find the coat of arms of the flourish, or die? Was he an Englishman? family of " Kastner," or Castner”? They ori

S. Y. R. ginally came from Leipsic, Germany, I believe. DRAMAS.-Is anything known of the authorship

S. CASTNER, Jun.

212, Walnut Street, Philadelphia. of the following anonymous dramas (not in the Biographia Dramatica), which I find in the Sale Rev. J. King of Hull (1st S. xi. 292) - We Catalogue of W. B. Rhodes, &c. ?

presume the gentleman here mentioned to have 1. The Fancy, a Comedy as it was acted between two been the Rev. John King, referred to incidentally Jamaica Families during the time they resided in London as being dead in 1830, in the Gent. Mag., c. (2), until they returned to their own Country. 1744.

451. 2. Dramatic Dialogue between the King of France and the Pretender. (1742) 4to.

We shall be glad to be informed of the date of 3. The Road to Ridicule. Oxford. 1799.

his death and his age; and to have particulars of 4. Ton and Antiquity. Oxford. 1798.

the date, size, &c., of the volume of Sermons to [These two are probably by the same author.] which your correspondent H. MARTIN alludes. 5. Palaophron and Neoterpe, a Masque for the Festival

What was his relationship to the Rev. John of 24th October, 1800. Weimar, 1801. ` 4to. 6. Noradin; or, The Lamps of Fate, a Dramatic Poem, Christ Church, Hull, in or about 1822 ; and who

King, who was appointed perpetual curate of 1809. 7. Physic and Delusion, a Farce, 1814.

died April 12, 1859, aged sixty-nine ? 8. The Druid, or a Vision of Fingal, 1815.

C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. 9. Hengist, a Melo-drama, 1816.

Cambridge. 10. Joseph and Benjamin, or Little Demetrius tossed in a Blanket, a (Political ?) Farce, 1717.

KNAPSACKS. -When were these first served out to the British army ?

GRENADE. Also the three following American pieces : 1. A Cure for the Spleen, a dramatic piece, 1775.

KNIGHTS OF MALTA.—Major Porter in his Ap2. The Battle of Brooklyn, a Farce. New York, 1776. pendix to his History of the Knights of Malta, ii.

3. Knight of the Rum Bottle & Co., or, The Speech- 479, gives a translation of " the Deed of King makers, a Farce, N. York, 1818.

R. INGLIS.

Philip and Queen Mary of England, restoring the

Order of St. John in England.” Unfortunately EXPLANATION OF WORDS WANTED.-Required instead of giving the most important portion, viz, the meaning of the following terms, used in the the names of the manors and lordships which were will of Eleanor Bohun, Duchess of Buckingham retransferred to the possession of the Order, (printed in Nichols's Royal Wills, p. 177.) he has contented himself by giving the names of

“A ma file Anne un espiner de linge drap.”—“ Bordures four in Essex, and three, &c. &c. ; consequently les costees de Accuby vermaill et enbroudes et tout entour my query is, Where is the original document prepar anal sans enbrodure."-"ij pare lincheux, de reyn, served ? As I am particularly interested in Kentish l’un paire de iij forall.—“Item, xii esqueles.”—"Item, researches, I would especially ask what property un hanap d'argent enorres coveres ponsonez ove resones

the restored Order obtained in Kent? The de averill.”—" xij quillers d'argent.”—“Item, un livre de vertus et de vices." [What book was this?]

Countess of Pembroke had previously to the Re

formation held Strood, in Kent, in deliance of the Roquefort's Glossaire de la Langue Romane Order, although it should certainly have been does not explain any of the above words. Is

part of their possessions. there any Dictionary of monkish Latin ?

ALFRED JOHN DUNKIN. HERMENTRUDE.

Dartford. GREEK PHRASE. – In Blomfield's Glossary to SIR FERDINAND LEE.--Who was Sir Ferdinand Æschylus, Agumem. 980, he says he has seen the Lee, Knight, of Middleton, in Yorkshire, who phrase ápod pevdovậy mà xpuara, but forgets where married Mary, daughter of Frederick Pilkington, Can any of your readers supply the place ? Sca- Esq., about the middle of the seventeenth cenpula, and Scott and Liddell, furnish examples of tury? Where was he buried ? what arms did he the one in Lucian and Diodorus Siculus; but bear ? and are there any monumental memorials neither of them is the one in question. Scott and of himself or his wife in existence ? The PilkingLiddell seem to refer also to a passage in Plu- ton referred to is believed to have been some retarcb, but it is not specified, and here I have no lation of Dr. Pilkington, Bishop of Durham. index to Plutarch. LYTTELTON.

F. G. L.

LORD High TREASURER OF ENGLAND. - Does | tion, bring out their pots, and place them upon fires in the First Lord of the Treasury hold the office

the street, and there boil their victuals in the sight of

their neighbours, and so establish their votes by accuswhich went by the name of “ Lord High Treasurer

tomed usage. This used to take place at Taunton in of England"If so when was the name changed? Somersetshire ?" Was not the Lord High Treasurer the head of the

Is there not some error in this? I know nothing Exchequer, not the Chancellor, as now? When of the custom prevailing at Taunton, but I think were the departments made distinct ?

in other places the having a fire-place where a J. D. CAMPBELL.

pot might be boiled constituted the qualification, MÆVIUS, ETC.

and not the mere act of openly boiling one in the “ The name of Bavius occurs only once; those of Mæ- street. Can any of your readers say whether vius, Aulus Agerius, and Caius Sigæus frequently, yet these special privileges, belonging to only a few we know not who they were nor what they wrote, except places, and some of them very insignificant in dotes of their lives would be

, and a few specimens of what point of population or commercial importance, Virgil and Quintillian held to be bad writing!” - The

were conferred by Act of Parliament, or by royal Enquirer, No. iv., London, 1791.

charter? In the case of Greenock, in Scotland, A reference to any writer except Virgil, who where the franchise was universal, I believe it

T. B. mentions Mævius, and to any who mention the

was conferred by charter. other writers, will oblige.

J. B. THE PSEUDO-SHAKSPEARE CONFESSION.PATRICIAN FAMILIES OF LOUVAIN. - The fol- “Sir, we have very fine passages in our Church Service, lowing are the names of six out of the seven

and our Litany abounds with beauties; but here, Sir,

here is a man who has distanced us all." patrician families of Louvain :— Utenlimmighe, Calsteren, Gielis, Redingen, Van-den-Steene, These words are stated by Ireland in his ConVerrusalem.

fessions, as far as my recollection can recall the The name of the seventh has escaped me. Can circumstance,” to have been uttered by Dr. Parr, anyone kindly supply it ?

John WOODWARD. after hearing, in company with Dr. Warton, the

forged “ Profession of Faith" of Shakespeare. EDMUND PRESTWICH.-Will your excellent cor

Xàs not the fact been disputed ? if so, when respondents MESSRS. COOPER inform me whether

and where ?

B. this person, the author of Hippolitus, translated out of Seneca, and other Poems, London, 1651, 12mo, SIR WALTER RALEIGH'S SKULL, and also of a play entitled The Hectors Goodman, in his History of his Own Times, vol. i. matriculated at Cambridge, and if so, whether his p. 69, in speaking of Raleigh, says :age and parentage appear? My friend Canon

“No man doth honour the memory of Sir Walter Raines considers that he has discovered him in Raleigh and his excellent parts more than myself; and the pedigree of the Prestwiches of Manchester, in token thereof, I know where his skull is kept to this but before we can add him to the list of Man- day, and I have kissed it.” chester poets, some evidence beyond mere identity Is anything known concerning this skull ? into of name seems to be required. Jas. CROSSLEY. whose possession it originally fell, and where it POTWALLOPING FRANCHISE.-In some towns in of it subsequently? *

was kept in Goodman's time; also what became

A. D. England a franchise at one time prevailed which extended to something like manhood suffrage, but PETER PAUL RUBENS.-Did Peter Paul Rubens I believe it was superseded by the Reform Bill. ever receive the order of the Golden Fleece ? If It was not, as I understand it, alike in all cases, so, where can I find the fact noted ? Cave. but in some the persons possessed of this privilege were denominated Potwallopers. I have always

St. MARY OF THE ANNUNCIATION.-Can any of understood it as conferring upon every male per

your correspondents inform me in which of the son, or head of a family, who boiled a pot, or had tion is situate ?

Westons the church of St. Mary of the Annuncia

Jas. YATES. provision for doing so, the right to vote for a member of parliament. I think it was so in “ St. John's Eve.”— The Spectator of July 25, Preston, which borough at one time returned 1863, in noting a conviction in Ireland on the 20th Hunt, the blacking merchant and radical re- instant, for taking part in "an unlawful assembly former. Mr. Chadwick, in his Life of Defoe, on St. John's Eve," at Ballyvally, co. Down, which defines the conditions of maintaining the franchise " unlawful assembly" was assembling round bonrather differently to what I understand them. In fires on that night, -remarks, that the custom is a a note, p. 276, he says:

relic of Baal worship. Is this the case? In Port “The election of members of Parliament by the pot- Glasgow (and probably in other towns in Scotwalloping franchise is this: – That every inhabitant, land, though I am not aware of any) St. John's whether housekeeper or lodger, who has a fire to dress his own victuals, shall, some short time before the elec

[* See “ N. & Q.” 2nd S. v. 11.-Ed.]

Bishop

- was

SINGULAR INSCRIPTION

Eve is signalised by a like celebration. Tar bar- gentleman who employed a painter to place perriwigs rels are the usual fuel. I am not aware how many upon the heads of several of Vandyke's portraits." years the custom has been followed, but the origin Does any reader of “ N. & Q." know of any is beyond the memory of the “oldest inhabitant.”. English portrait by Vandykę which has been The town does not date beyond the beginning of thus improved or beautified ?

A. D. last century, but it had a nucleus in the old village of Newark, a collection of fisher-huts under

WESTON “IN GORDANO? ” — There are three the shadow of the castle and barony of that name. parishes in Somersetshire which are said to be “in I shall be glad to learn more of this custom, and Gordano.” As I have failed to discover the meanany places in the kingdom where it still lingers.

ing or derivation of this word, I shall be much J. D. CAMPBELL.

obliged to any reader of “ N. & Q.” who will explain it.

H. M. R.
Please preserve the accompanying cutting in
“N. & Q." See further on this subject Ellis's
Brand's Antiquities, 1813, vol. i. pp. 241-250;

Queries with Answers.
Higgins's Celtic Druids, 1827, p. 181; Gentleman's
Magazine, 1795, vol. i. pp. 124, 275, 462:-

INSCRIPTION AT DEWSBURY. - Will the Editor “A curious incident is reported from Ireland. A num

of “N. & Q.” be so kind as to reprint the accomber of Catholics were, on the 20th inst., sentenced to three panying in his columns ? months' imprisonment for taking part in an unlawful assembly on St. John's Eve. The peasantry, it appears,

(To the Editor of Bell's Weekly Messenger.) of Ballyvally, in Down, have been accustomed for ages “Sir,- In a certain churchyard in the West Riding of on that night to assemble round bonfires, and sometimes Yorkshire, there is a tombstone bearing date about a cencarry away live coals to sprinkle on their fields. The tury ago, and after stating to whose memory it was ceremony is believed to be a relic of Baal worship, and is erected, the following lines appear upon it. if any of one of the oldest superstitions in the world. Like all those your readers can interpret the meaning, the descendants which have survived the establishment of Christianity, of the individual to whose memory it was erected will be it is performed ‘for luck,' i. e. to deprecate some unknown very thankful:but malignant power. No genial or congratulatory superstition has lasted so long, but it seems impossible to drive

•Lachenbetoch hacajah hojim bemaveth out of man's heart the secret notion that Providence hates

Chi Chol habbassar chatzir hia.' him. Paganisms are all based at bottom on that idea.”—

If you will be kind enough to give this a place in your Stamford Mercury, July 31.

next, you will much oblige

A READER. GRIME.

“ N.B. The churchyard alluded to is Dewsbury.

“Sept. 12, 1852.” SIGABEN AND THE MANICHÆANS.

GRIME. · Sigaben has preserved the form of admitting Mani- [The lines, which appear to be connected with somechæans to the church, in which they renounce the belief thing that goes before, are Hebrew, though not in the in fictitious matter, as well as the bodies and exudations Hebrew character. The transmutation (or transcription) of those chief angels whom Manes taught to worship."- does nok appear to have been made by a very practised Letter to his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury. By | hand. The sense is — Thomas Sharpe, M.A. London, 1732, p. 54.

“ Therefore in the midst of life we are in death, The letter is upon heresies then supposed to

For all flesh is grass.”] be dangerous. It is ill-written, but abounds with

SPEARMAN.-I chance to have a book, of which Latin and French quotations. The above is very the “ only copy known” has been sold twice confused. Can any reader of “ N. & Q.” tell me who Sigaben was, and where I can see his book ?

within the last twelve years for 121. and 201. My

copy has the book-plate of "Robert Spearman, of F. H.

Oldacres, Esq., Dublin.”. Was there any bookToison D'OR.- Which of the Belgian churches collector of this name ? If so, does a catalogue of

A. DE MORGAN. are adorned with the escutcheons of the Knights his books exist ? of the Golden Fleece ? I unfortunately forgot to [Robert Spearman of Old-Acres, in the parish of Sedgemake a note of them. There is one at Ghent, field, Esq., Durham, is best known as the editor (jointly another at Malines, but I am in doubt about those

with the Rev. Julius Bate) of his friend Hutchinson's

Works, in 12 vols. 8vo, 1748-9. Mr. Spearman's own at Bruges, Antwerp, and Brussels.

publications were confined to An Enquiry after Philosophy Perhaps some of your correspondents can oblige and Theology, Edinb. 8vo, 1755; 2nd edit. Dublin, 1757, me by supplying the names. John WOODWARD. 8vo, and Letters to a Friend concerning the Septuagint New Shoreham.

Translation and the Heathen Mythology, Edinb. 8vo, 1759.

Mr. Spearman entered into all the depths of the Hutchin"IMPROVING” VANDYKE's Portraits.-Grain- sonian Philosophy. His extensive biblical knowledge and ger, in his Biographical History, vol. vi., in speak- thorough acquaintance with the original lauguages of the ing of the fashion of wearing wigs, says:

Scriptures, are acknowledged by many of his contempo

raries, particularly by Parkhurst, the lexicographer. Mr. “ The extravagant fondness of men for this unnatural Spearman died Oct. 20, 1761, aged fifty-eight. Surtees' ornament is scarce credible. I have heard of a country Durham, i. 96; iii. 398.]

don.]

DAVID NASMITH. In a book, without date, had been destroyed many years before: but it is called Our Untitled Nobility, by John Tillotson, obvious that recourse was had to documents on is a memoir of David Nasmith, founder of the many matters, especially those connected with law City Mission. It appears (1) that he was born proceedings. Mr. Gunning's book is accordingly March 21, 1799, 'at Glasgow; (2) that he was not a high authority on facts of recollection; but alive in 1835; (3) that he died at Guildford. It there is a general Cantabrigicity about it which seems rather absurd to ask when he died, but I will cause it, when properly understood, to be am obliged to do so.

S. Y. R. considered as a valuable diary. The sort of inac[Mr. David Nasmith died at Guildford in Surrey on curacy which is incident to reminiscences without November 17, 1839. On the previous day he left Lon- memoranda is well illustrated by the account given don for Guildford to form a Town Mission, and was sud

of Maps. But at the same time there is at least denly seized with illness in the street, and conveyed to the White Hart Inn, where he expired. He was buried equal inaccuracy in an account published in 1824, in Bunbill-fields on Monday, the 25th of the same month. in the Gradus ad Cantabrigiam, by “ A Brace of See Memoirs of David Nasmith : his Labours and Travels Cantabs," a flash account of the technical terms in Great Britain, France, the United States, and Canada. of the University. I quote first from this book, By John Campbell, D.D. Lond. 8vo, 1844.]

and then from Mr. Gunning :OLAUS CELSIUS. - Where can I find an account “ MAPPESIAN LIBRARY founded by the late Mr. John of this writer ? He was the author of a very im- Nicholson, alias Maps,* of Trumpington Street. Mr. portant work on sacred botany, entitled Miero- Maps, if fame lie not, was originally by profession, a stay

maker, which, strange to relate, bad not attractions suffibotanicon, Amsterdam, 8vo, 1748. The work seems cient to bind him to it long. He afterwards took to crying now to be very scarce.

J. DALTON. and hawking of maps about the several Colleges in the [A biographical memoir of Olaus Celsius (born, 1670, University, whence he acquired all his claim to excendied 1756), may be seen in the Biographie Universelle

, vii. tricity!!! 512, edit. 1813. There is also a Vita Olavi Celsii, in vol.

(Gunning, i. 199.) “An equally [with Jemmy Gorii. of the Mémoires de la Société des Sciences d'Upsal, and

don] well-known character in the University, but of a an E-loge d’Olaus Celsius, by Abraham Baeck, or Bäck, a

far different stamp, was a bookseller, who was universally Swedish physician of eminence. But we are not aware

known by the name of Maps, though bis only son, to that either of these latter works is accessible here in Lon- whom he left a handsome property, discovered he was

entitled to the name of Nicholson. When he first began

business, he was a seller of maps and pictures, which he LORD HERBERT OF CHERBURY. Has the work exhibited in the streets on a small movable stall; but of this distinguished nobleman, entitled De Veri- when I came to college he was living in an old-fashioned, tate prout distinguitur a Revelatione verisimili, College, and adjoining to what was then the Provost's

but large and commodious house belonging to King's possibili, et a falso, been translated into any of the Lodge." He had a very large stock of books required at languages of modern Europe ?

GRIME. college lectures, both classical and mathematical; and I [There is a French translation : "De la Verité en tant

do not believe I expended, during my undergraduatequ'elle est distincte de la Revelation, du Vray-semblable, ship, twenty shillings in the purchase of books for the du Possible et du Faux. Troisième edition, 1639,” 4to. lecture room. His terms of subscription were 5s. 3d. per Heber's copy cost him 21. 2s., and sold for 98. ]

quarter [term?], but were afterwards increased to 78. 6d.

When his house was pulled down to make way for the LATIN NURSERY Tales. — Will you permit me screen which connects the chapel of King's with the new to inquire whether there are any Latin versions of building, he built and removed to the house now occupied the old nursery tales of Tom Thumb, Jack the by Macmillan. He was indefatigable in pursuit of busiGiant Killer, Tommy Hick-a-Thrift,&c., as I should books, going from room to room in the different colleges

,

ness, and was to be seen most part of the day loaded with be glad to make use of them to supply the want and announced himself by shouting · Maps !' as he proof children's books as introductory to the reading ceeded. Persons requiring themes, or declamations, or of that language.

T. H. compositions on occasional subjects, were in the habit of [There is a pleasing and graceful Latin translation of applying to him, and if they had no objection to pay a Gay’s Fables by Christopher Anstey, 8vo, 1777 and 1798, | literary merit. It was said that manuscript sermons

high price, were furnished with articles of considerable which may perhaps answer the purpose.]

might be obtained through him; but in every transaction of this kind he strictly concealed the names of the

parties concerned. By the desire of Dr. Farmer, his Replies.

truly characteristic portrait was placed on the staircase

of the Public Library, a distinction he was better entitled MAPS.

to than a smirking professor in scarlet robes, who hangs (2nd S. iii. 107, 198.)

very near him." I have lately read, for the first time, the posthu would believe that because a man was a book

Both accounts miss the whole point. Who mously published Reminiscences of the University seller, and called out “ Maps," the University of Cambridge, 2 vols. 8vo, 1854, by the late Henry would place his picture on the stairs of the Public Gunning, M.A., who was Esquire Bedell from 1789 to 1854. This work was dictated to an

* Mr. Maps' portrait, which now adorns the staircase of amanuensis, and most of the requisite memoranda the Public Library, was presented by the Undergraduates.

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