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ANGELIC VISION OF THE DYING. - The Rev. seventeen inches in diameter; and has the apDavid Brown, D.D., in bis recently-published pearance of having been suspended, but the ring Commentary on the Gospels, Glasgow, 1869, in the is broken off. Can any of your readers give any course of his remarks on the parable of the Rich information respecting it, whence it probably Man and Lazarus, and in connection with the fact came, and what head it can be; as the gentlethat the latter “ was carried by the angels into man in whose house it was found has only the Abraham's bosom" (vide Luke xvi. 23), observes: slight recollection of having seen it when quite “ How beautiful is the view here given us of the minis- young about fifty years ago ?

QUÆRO. tration of angels, especially at the death-bed of the saints.

Thetford. Often do they tell us, they see them waiting for them and smiling on them. They are ready to stretch out their maid of honour of the time of George III., the

DANCING IN SLIPPERS.-In a MS. Diary of a arms to them, to signify their readiness at that moment to be taken up by them; and they ask us, sometimes, if following passage occurs : “The evening, conwe do not see them too. Of course we don't, for we live cluded with a ball which the Prince and Princess in a world of sense. has all but closed upon them, and they are getting within began. She danced in slippers very well

, and the the precincts of heaven. Who, then, shall say that they

Prince better than anybody." What is the meansee not what is hidden from us; and since what they | ing of dancing in slippers ?

L. S. affirm they see is only what is here represented as a reality, who, with this parable before him, shall say that

Dean: DECANUS.—By a patent, 3 King James, such sights are but the fruit of a distempered imagina- the king granted the Impropriate Rectory of tion, a picture of the fevered or languid brain ? ”

B— to L. B. and W. B. And the grantees My object in sending you the above extract is,' agree, at their own expenses, to find and provide to solicit any of your numerous and learned cor- a curate or minister at the chapel of S (which respondents who may be possessed of information was chapel-of-ease to B-, the mother church); on the subject, to oblige me with a reference to and two deans (“duos decan.), viz. one at Bany published records of such cases, or, better and the other at sto celebrate divine still, an account, however brief, of any that have service there (", ad divina servic. ibidem celecome within their own personal experience. The brand."), and whatever else “ad divin. cultum whole subject of what may be called the “clair- pertinet ibidem peragend." voyance of the dying " is most curious and in- Will one of your correspondents inform me teresting, and has more than once been touched what was the office of the decanus, as above menupon in “N. & Q.,” but not, I believe, this

par-
tioned ?

P. H. F. ticular aspect of it.

W. MAUDE. Birkenhead.

DE VERES, Earls of OXFORD.—Will some of

your readers inform me which of the De Veres BAYLY OR BAYLEY Family.- Wood, Athen. first adopted the motto Vero nihil verius ? * Also, Oron., ii. 530, says, “ Nicholas Bayly was the where I can find a drawing of the coat of arms of bishop's younger son, a military man, and a

the last earl of that family, John de Vere, who major in Ireland. He died in May or June, 1689.” died in 1526 ?

G. W. J. I shall be very thankful to any one who will give me any further particulars of Nicholas Bayly, or THE EXEMPT JURISDICTION OF NEWRY AND his family.

CPL. MOURNE. — In what publications may be found CRAPAUD Ring. Among some family jewels diction of Newry and Mourne ? The Earl of Kil

particulars of the history of the Exempt Jurisbequeathed about 180 years ago, I find one mentioned under this name, with special instructions

morey is the Lord Abbot; and the district is

situate in the counties of Down and Armagh. for its preservation. Crapaud being French for

ABHBA. a toad, one is reminded of the 6 precious jewel" which that animal was once supposed to wear in

Ex Præd PRÆDATORIS.

A cup with this its head. Perhaps some of your readers may be motto, made of the plate stolen from the house of able to explain more distinctly what these articles Glengarry by the Royal troops after Culloden, were and why so called.

J. was in the possession of Sir J. A. Oughton, K. B. Cast Of A HEAD IN BELL METAL.-In the of last century. Can any one tell me if the cup

Commander-in-chief in Scotland, about the middle lumber closet of an old house in this town, was

is in existence, and where ?

Σ. Θ. lately found, partially imbedded in the wall, the cast of a head in bell-metal : well executed, in

Sir John FORTESCUE's MSS.—Can any of your bold relief, encircled with the garter and motto, readers inform me where are to be found copies of thus written — “Hony soy quy mal y pense”- in

[* These words are said to have been pronounced by Old English characters, with a rose between each

Queen Elizabeth in commendation of the loyalty of the word, the head very much resembling the print family of Vere. Elvin's Handbook of Mottoes, 1860, of Henry VII., by Geo. Vertue. It is round, and p. 211.-ED.]

the following unprinted works of Chancellor Sir heard that the family of Lizars in Scotland allege John Fortescue (temp. Henry VI.) ?

that they are descended from a French family, 1. Defensio juris Domus Lancastriæ.

which came into Scotland with Mary of Guise, or 2. A Defence of the House of Lancaster.

Mary Queen of Scots. This upsets my conjecture 3. Genealogy of the House of Lancaster.

that Lizars was really the Norman Lizures. Can 4. Or the Title of the House of York.

any one inform me if the name appears among the 5. Defence of the House of York. 6. Genealogia Regum Scotia.

French attendants of either of the Marys? Mr. 7. A Dialogue between Understanding and Faith. C. Innes, in his book Concerning some Scotch Sur

8. A Prayer Book “which saureth much of the times names, says that Lizars or Lisours is a name dewe live in."

rived from the name of a Scotch place. What KAPPA.

place? Does Michel mention the name? Σ. Θ. GOLDEN CANDLESTICK OF THE TEMPLE AT

MANORIAL RIGHTS. - I find it stated in a little Jerusalem. What is the origin of the story that French book, upon the history of the origin of this candlestick, taken in the capture of Jerusalem the French law, that the “bannalités des fours, by Titus, was thrown over the Pons Milvius on the retreat of Maxentius after his battle with des moulins, des pressoirs,” are traceable in Colu

mella. Constantine? We may conclude from Procopius (De Bello Vandalico, ii. 9) that it was among the marks that every Roman possessor bad a mill, &c.,

The same writer, continuing the same idea, respoils transferred from Rome to Carthage by for his coloni. Genseric.

S.

Perhaps some of your readers, who are familiar GRINLING GIBBONS. — Although the biogra- with Columella, will say whether the Roman phies of Grinling Gibbons, the sculptor, state author bears out the assertions of the French that he died at his own house in Bow Street, author.

C. Covent Garden, on August 3, 1721, yet they are silent as to whether he left any children.

MAR FAMILY.-I find in Douglas's Baronage There was a Joseph Gibbons, who died in July of Scotland the following passage: 1808, at Mount Row, South Lambeth. I should “ William Leith married a daughter of Donald, twelfth like to know where he was born, and whether he Earl of Marr(omitted in the Peerage, p. 460), and in conwas a descendant of the sculptor ?

sequence had the cross-crosslets (being part of the arms

of that noble family) added to his own armorial bearing." MARTHA JAYCOCK.

[Circa 1350.]-Douglas, vol. i. p. 224. Irving's GREEK TESTAMENT.-To what edition On referring to Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, of the Greek Testament did Irving allude when there is no mention, as before stated in the Bahe says "I have got a noble New Testament, in ronage, of a daughter married to William Leith. Greek, with all the glosses and scholiæ of the Donald, twelfth Earl, is there shown to have had Fathers, with which I delight myself.” (Oliphant's only two children, viz., Thomas, thirteenth Earl, Irving, vol. i. 241.) By-the-bye, I fear the plural who died childless; and Margaret, who succeeded scholie will hardly pass muster as good Greek, to the title. She married William Douglas, and Latin, or English.

C. W. BINGHAM. had issue Jumes, Earl of Douglas and Mar, who THE KAISER-SAAL AT FRANKFORT.-The walls died childless, and Isabel, Countess of Mar on her of the Kaiser-Saal in the Roemer at Frankfort. brother's death, who married twice, without issue. on-the-Maine, are ornamented with the full-length The title, then, instead of devolving on the survivportraits of all the Emperors of Germany. Ac- ing daughter of Donald, twelfth Earl of Mar, and companying each portrait is the Wahl-spruch, or

her descendants, the Leith family, reverted, sinmotto, of the emperor represented. Has any list gularly enough, to Eleyne, sister of Donald, twelfth of these ever been printed? If so, where?

Earl, and great aunt of Isabel, the preceding J. WOODWARD.

countess. It is through this Eleyne that the title New Shoreham.

was claimed by the Erskine family, wbo obtained LIZARS: LIZURES.

it. I believe arcbives of the Mar family exist, Since my queries about these names (2nd S. xii. 434) were printed, I have which may most probably afford information about

the daughter of Donald, twelfth Earl, married to [* There appears to be some uncertainty respecting the William Leith. Could any of your readers be able fate of a portion of the manuscripts of Sir John Fortescue. to give assistance ?

TYRRELL DE LETH. According to Casley's Catalogue of the King's Library, p. 321, the first six articles (with four others) were bound

MELANCHTHox.– The following is from An En. in one volume, and formerly marked Otlio, B. I., and which, according to Casley, was burnt in 1734.

In quiry into the History of Demoniacks, London, Smith's Catalogue, 1696, it is marked “Deest;" but in

1749 : the MS. Report in 1703, this volume is noticed as one of “ Melanchthon relates that he saw at a village near Dresthe manuscripts restored to the library. No. 7, “ A Dia- den, a young woman who could neither read nor write in logue between Understanding and Faith,” is in Bibl. her ordinary state, but who, when possessed of the devil, Cotton. Vitellius, E. X, 176,-En.]

spoke both Latin and Greek correctly, anå in the latter Murex, découvrit la pourpre. Il suivait la nymphe Tyro, Psalmist, edit. 1825, p. 156. They are the conclusion of

tongue (the words of which he gives) predicted the com- RHYMES ON PLACES. - I have been for some ing war, and the league of Smalkald,” p. 26.

years collecting local rhymes with a view to pubNo reference is given. I shall be obliged by lishing them in a collected form. I wish to know one, and especially by the Greek words.

whether the ground is preoccupied, and, if so,

A. A. R. what is the title of the compilation, when pubMONUMENTS AT HAMPTON, VIRGINIA.

W. I. S. HORTON. lished, and by whom ?

Mr. Russell, LL.D. in his interesting Diary, North and

DR. LEONARD SNETLAGE. - I give the title of South, vii. pp. 172-175, mentions a visit which he a work by Dr. Leonard Snetlage? What is paid to the town of Hampton, Virginia :

known of him as an author or otherwise ? “The church is rendered interesting by the fact, that it

“ Nouveau Dictionnaire Français : contenant les exis almost the first church built by the English colonists pressions de nouvelle Création du Peuple Français. Ouvin Virginia. On the tombstones are recorded the names rage additionel au Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française of many subjects of his Majesty George III., and familiar

et à tout autre Vocabulaire. Par Leonard Snetlage, Docnames of many persons born in the early part of the last

teur en Droite en l'Université de Gottingue. A Gotcentury in English villages, who passed to their rest

tingue, chez Jean Chretien Dieterich, Libraire, 1795.” before the great rebellion of the colonies had disturbed A preface of fifteen pages, and definitions of their notions of loyalty and respect to the crown.”

party names, &c., very full. Smail octavo, 250 pp. Have these inscriptions been published; if so, exclusive of preface.

J. A. G. where? The present posture of affairs renders

SAINTS OF BRETAGNE. I have just been readtheir destruction probable. If they are not al; ing in the Christian Remembrancer for October, ready in type, some wandering Englishman would 1863, an interesting article on French Ecclesido well to send them for preservation to “N. & Q." ology.” At p. 439 occur the following names of A LORD OF A MANOR.

Saints peculiar to Bretagne, viz., S. Bihi, S. Bili, Captain Thomas PYMAN, of the merchant ser

S. Ignoroa, S. Gomla, s. Moulff, and S. Pazanne. vice, a resident at Whitby published A Set of work in French or English, which gives an account

Can some of your correspondents refer me to any Tables for showing the exact bearing and distance of Light or any other visible Object at Sea, Whitby, of these saints, whose names are as strange as 4to, 1802. I shall be glad to know when and many of our own Cornish saints. where he died. S. Y. R.

John Dalton.

Norwich. QUOTATION WANTED.—I want to know where LAURENCE Sterne. — As I am about going to the following lines are to be found : they relate to press with a Life of this famous humorist, I am tbe Greek fire:

sure you will allow me to use a corner of your Ignis hic efficitur tantum per paganos,

column to ask — as clergymen do in the case of Ignis hic exurit tantum Christianos;

deserving charities — for literary subscriptions to [. ] namque est per illos profanos,

this subject. I think I have explored nearly Ab hoc perpetuo, Christe, libera nos !”

every likely quarter, but I am convinced there The Confederate States will heartily assent. are many unpublished letters of Sterne's among

A. DE MORGAN.

the papers of families in these kingdoms. There QUOTATION WANTED : Latin TRANSLATION.

is a Mr. Watson, who is mentioned by Nichols as Where are the following lines to be found ?

having such things. There is the gentleman at

Bath," who has Sterne's original Journal to Eliza, “ Not to my wish, but to my want, Do Thou thy gifts apply;

but whose name Mr. Thackeray has forgotten. Unask'd, what good Thou knowest, grant, Any information-but which, to be of practical use, What ill, though ask'd, deny."

must be speedily imparted—will be most welcome. I have long been in the belief that they were a por

A fair life of Sterne, not partial, but clearing tion of Pope's “Universal Prayer," but on con

from much slander and intentional misrepresentasulting several copies of that composition, I do not tion, will I am sure appeal favourably to the find them in it. Let me ask also, whether there sympathies of all who have interest in Shandean is any Latin translation of that Prayer in print?

humour.

P. F. Dubius. DISCOVERY OF THE TYRIAN Purple.

“Ces pauvres chiens! quels services n'ont ils pas ren[* The authorship of these lines was unknown to James dus à l'humanité! Hercules, au moyen de son chien Montgomery, who has printed them in his Christian

dont il était amoureux; son chien, qui cherchait à a hymn entitled “ Trust in Providence,” which thus com

manger, brisc un coquillage, et sa gueule se teint en rouge. mences :

Tyro dit au Hercules : ‘Faites moi cadeau d'une robe de “ Author of good, to Thee I turn;

cette couleur, et je suis à vous.' Aujourd'hui certaines Thy ever wakeful eye

dames disent : Donnez moi un cachemire.' La mode est Alone can all my wants discern,

toujours la même; on a varié seulement sur les expresThy hand alone supply."-Ep.1

sions." — Blaze, Histoire du Chien. Paris, 1843, p. 212.

66

Where did Blaze meet with this legend, which There is also a similar Sermon to these in I do not remember to have read in Ovid? Pro- Jerome's Works, i. 404; and in the Sermons pubbably, he may have found it in Hyginus, or in lished by the famous Dr. Samuel Johnson. Pliny's Natural History. Like the best of the

JUXTA TURRIM. French authors, as Gibbon observes," he quotes [In Straker's Catalogue, 1850, appeared a very curious nobody."

collection, bound in one vol. 4to, viz. :-“5295. Marriage Was this Tyro the celebrated daughter of Sal. Sermons, viz. Gataker's Marriage Duties briefly couched moneus, or was she the other Tyro, the mother of together :-Good Wife God's Gift.-Bradshaw's Marriage the Syrian Venus, according to Cicero, De Naturâ Feast.-Whateley's Bride Bush, or Directions for Mar

ried Persons.-Care Cloth, or a Treatise on the Cumbers Deorum, iii. 23 ?

W. D.

and Troubles of Marriage. Thomas Taylor's Good HusJOHN VENEER of Worcester College, Oxford, band and Good Wife, published by John Sedgwick.-B.A. June 28, 1715, became rector of St. Andrew

Meggott's Rib Restored, or the Honor of Marriage, 1620

1656.” We must not omit Jeremy Taylor's two excelin Chichester, and published An Exposition of the lent Sermons on “The Marriage Ring; or the MysteriThirty-nine Articles, London, 8vo, 1725 ; 2nd ousness and Duties of Marriage,” in his Works, by Bp. edit., with very large additions, London, 2 vols. Heber, v. 248, and republished separately in 1851. "Con8vo, 1730; A New Exposition of the Book of sult also Watt’s Bibliotheca Britan., Index of Subjects, Common Prayer, London, 8vo, 1727. The date

arts. Marriage and Wedding.] of his death will oblige.

S. Y. R.

NORWICH BISHOPS ALSO ABBOTS. -I wish to know whether it is a fact (as I have often heard

asserted), that the Bishops of Norwich are mitred Queries with Answers.

Abbats of St. Benet's at Holme, or Hulme, and WEDDING SERMONS. I have been requested entitled as such to a seat in the House of Peers, by a “ book collector under difficulties," a clergy, independently of their bishoprics? If this is the man in one of our distant colonies, to procure a case, why was the abbacy retained when the set of Wedding Sermons : " as many as possible, abbey and its establishment were swept away? and the more curious and ancient the better." I

F. D. H. have made out the following list to assist me in [It appears, according to Blomefield (Hist. of Norfolk, the research. Can any of your readers add to iii. 547, ed. 1806), that “ William Rugs, Ablot of St. this ?

Benedict at Hulme, was one of those Cambridge divines Massie (Wm.), Sermon at the Marriage of a Daughter such a judgment from the University, about his divorce

that took abundance of pains to procure Henry VIII. of Sir Edmund Trafforde. 1586.

from Queen Katharine, as he desired, which at last he Hackett (B.), Marriage Present, a Sermon. 1607. Whateley (Wm.), preacher of Banbury: The Care

effected; and thereby so pleased the king, tbat he detercloth, a Wedding Sermon. 1624.

mined to honour him with the title of this bishoprick,

and at the same time make him contented with the reHumphries (John), Wedding Sermon. 1742. Wedding Sermons,' by various Authors, collected.

venues of his abbey only. Accordingly, Feb. 4, 1535, 12mo. London, 1732.

the see being void, he obtained an Act of Parliament to Meggott (R.), Sermon on Gen. ii. 18. 1656.

be then passed, whereby, under the specious pretence of Secker (Wm.), A Wedding Ring fit for ye Finger.

advancing the see, he severed the ancient barony and 1707.

revenues from it, and annexed the priory of Hickling, Shepherd (Thos.), A Wedding Serinon on Gen. ii. 18.

and the barony and revenues of the abbey of Hulme 1713.

thereunto, in lieu thereof; in right of which barony the Ford (John), Two Sermons on Gen. ii. 18. 1735.

Bishop of Norwich sits now in the House of Lords as Shuttleworth (John), A Sermon. 1712.

Abbot of Hulme, the barony of the bishoprick being in Lewis (Ellis), A Wedding Sermon. 1716.

the king's hands, and the monastery being never disFisher (Josh.), A Wedding Discourse. 1695.

solved, only transferred by the statute before the general Cockburn (J. D. D.), A Wedding Sermon. 1708.

dissolution ; the Bishop of this see is the only abbot at Rogers (Danl.), Matrimonial Honour. 1642.

this day in England.”] The above are all single Sermons. The fol- TROLLOP's MONUMENT.—The Beauties of Englowing will be found in volumes amongst other land, 1803 (v. 177), describe a monument (or discourses :

mausoleum), at Gateshead, with some curious Dr. Donne's Sermon at a Marriage, vol. iv., Alford verses upon it. Is anything more known of this edit., p. 1.

Trollop, or of the way in which the present posSkelton (P.), Two Sermons on Gen, ii. 18, in vol. iv. of sessors of the burial-place acquired it? Lynam's edit.

J. MC. B. Manton (Thos.), A Wedding Sermon, in a volume en

Hobart Town. titled, “ Several Discourses." 1695.

Gataker (Thos.), Marriage Prayer, in vol. i. of his [Robert Trollop, architect of the town-hall at Newcollected Works. 1637.

castle, 1659, prepared his own tomb, a heavy square pile ; Sandys (Archbp.), in Parker's Society's edition of his the lower part brick, the upper stone, sometime orna“ Sermons,” p. 313.

mented with golden texts beneath the cornice. On the Cosin (Bp.) on John ii. 1, 2: “Works," i. 44.

north side, according to tradition, stood the image of Thompson (Edw.), in a volume of Sermons, published, Robert Trollop, with his arm raised, pointing towards 1838.

the town-hall of Newcastle, and underneath :

“ Here lies Robert Trollop,

KINDLIE TENANT, What was the “ Kindlie
Who made yon stones roll up,
Tenant Right ?”

H. E. N.
When death took his soul up,
His body filled this hole up.

[A man is said to have a kindlie to a farm, or posses

sion, which his ancestors have held, and which he has In the Gateshead registers are the following entries :- himself long tenanted. Hence the designation kindlie “Mr. Robert Trollop, Masson, buried 11 Dec. 1686." tenants. Keith (Hist. p. 521) says: “Some people think " Elinor, wife to Robert Trollop, 17 Dec. 1679.” “Isabel,

that the easy leases granted by the kirk-men to the kindly daughter of Mr. Robert Trollop, buried 23 Aug. 1673.”

tennants (i. e. such as possessed their rooms for an unde“ Henry Trollop, free-mason, 23 Nov. 1677.” According termined space of time, provided they still paid the rents) to Lambert's notes, Trollop's burial-place came by de- is the reason that the kirk-lands throughout the kingscent to the family of Harris of Gateshead, whose heiress dom were generally the best grounds."- Jamieson's Dicmarried the Rev. William Lambe.-Surtees’ Durham, tionary, Supplement, ii. 17, 4to.] ii. 120.]

“ MATHEMATICAL RECREATION." Who was CHARLES I.: MILTON. - There is a very abu-the “H. Van Etten," who wrote Mathematical sive little work, entitled The Life and Reigne of Recreation ? My copy wants the title-page, but King Charls, or the Pseudo-Martyr discovered, I guess the date to be about 1660. The work is printed at London in the year 1651, 12mo. It is dedicated to “The Lord Lambert Verreyken, a singularly curious, but most abusive production. Lord of Hinden, Wolverthem,” &c., by his “NeThe copy before me has been in possession of two phew and Servant, H. Van Etten.” D. BLAIR. red-hot Royalists—whose notes, on the foot and

Melbourne. the margin of many of the pages, are sufficiently [H. Van Etten is a pseudonym; the real author of this pithy. As for instance, one on the title, where work was Jean Leurechon, a Jesuit, who was born about the author is said to have been “ a base villaine." 1591 in the duchy of Bar, and afterwards Rector of the One of the strongest passages is as follows:

college there. Some account of him may be found in the

new edition of the Biographie Universelle, xxiv. 383, " Quære, whether the cutting off of our bloody and

Consult also “ N. & Q.” 1st S. xi. 504, 516; xii. 117.] blood-thirsty Prince, together with the exclusion of his

HALL FAMILY.—Where can I find any account whole posterity, can be a sufficient expiation in the eye of Heaven for the blood of a million of poor innocent

of the family of Hall of Otterburn, co. Northumsouls slaughtered for the satiating of one Prince's lustfull berland, their pedigree, arms, &c. ? John Hall, will and pleasure,” &c.—P. 48.

who was executed for taking part in the rebellion At the foot of the page, which concludes thus

of 1715, was one of this family. W. HALL,

Gibraltar. “ Iratus Deus dedit iis regem,”—

[For the pedigree and notices of the Hall family, conthere is this note in an old hand :

sult Hodgson's History of Northumberlund, vol. i. pt. ii.

pp. 113, 154; and vol. ii. pt. ii. p. 219, et seq.] The author of this was Miltone, who lost Paradise.” Is there any corroborative evidence of this assertion? The reference to this immortal poem

Replies. indicates that the note must have been written after its appearance.

J. M.

THE POSTAL SYSTEM. [This work is ascribed to Milton in the Bodleian

(3rd S. iv. 247.) Catalogue, ii. 749, from a manuscript note on the title of that copy But on a copy in Dr. Bandinel's library

It appears difficult to assign any one date for being lent to Dr. Routh, who had never seen or heard of the invention of postal intercommuication, or for it before, the latter gave his opinion that the expressions its introduction into this country. A gradual were too low and the style too coarse for Milton. On the improvement has taken place from the time of title of Dr. Bandinel's copy is written, in a contemporary Esther, when “letters were sent by post on horsehand, " By a Rebellious Rogue.”]

back," to the refined and almost perfect system SIR ANTHONY BROWNE, K.G.– Were any por- of to-day. At first it was doubtless a private traits of the above “standard bearer” to Henry transaction. Each had his own set of postmen ; VIII. saved from the fire at Cowdray in 1793 ? | but to Cyrus has been ascribed the establishment If so, in whose possession are they now?

of systematic couriers and post houses throughout

J. M.C. B. Persia: and Augustus has the credit of introHobart Town, Tasmania,

ducing post-chaises at Rome, though we find [It appears that all the portraits, from the rapid pro

Cicero (Ad Fam. ix. 15, 1), speaking of a letter gress of the flames, were irretrievably lost when the quam attulerat Phileros tabellarius.” In Ednoble building of Cowdray House was destroyed on Sep- ward IV.'s reign, successive post-horses took tember 24, 1783. See Dallaway's Western Sussex, ii. 246, stages to communicate to the king the latest infor a Catalogue of the curious portraits; consult also telligence of the war with Scotland. In 1635, a pt. ii. pp. 858, 951, 996. Dallaway states that at Lumley running post was established between Edinburgh Castle, Durham, is a half-length portrait of Sir Anthony and London, “ to run night and day, and to go Browne, extremely curious and well-finished.]

thither and come back again in six days.” This

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