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LONDON, SATURDAY, JULY 5, 1884.
"oon of the kyngis bage" (badge) and "ramys
horne." CONTENTS.- No 236.
“ Insomuch thatt all gentilnes cummys of God of NOTES :-Third Part of "Boke of St. Albans," l-Biblio- hevyn, at hevyn I will begin.......where Lucifer with
graphy of Chaucer, 3–Letter of Sir J. Bowring, 4-Isolated myliony's of aungelis owt of hevyn fell unto hell and Burials in Gibraltar-Gow, the Pirate, 5-Lord Cockburn odyr places, and ben holdyn ther in bonage, and all were and Moustaches -Earliest Verse in Italian-Oxen 25 Monoy erected in hevyn of gentill nature...... Adam the be- Document of Sir Isaac Newton, 6-Coincidence, 7.
gynnyng of mankynd was as a stocke unsprayed and QUERIES:-Shakspearian Queries-Portrait of St. Jerome, 7 unfloreshed, and in the braunches is knowledge wiche is
-Grey of Wilton, 8-Register of Leckhampstead-Rasta rotun and wich is grene."
Bonage may only be a misprint for "bondage," graph Letters and History-Authorship of Hymns-English which, Skeat says, is the M... form. Names for Flowers and Shells--Collections about Glants, &c.
Erected, raised, brought up. -Raban, 10.
Unsprayed, without sprigs or shoots. Spray REPLIES:-Rococo, 10—Signatures to Covenant, 11-Cole (see Skeat) is the same as prov. E. sprag, a sprig. ridge's "Remorse - Posies for Rings - "Ignorance the mother of devotion"-Knowing Mine, 12-Bent: Hitac: Possibly asparagus comes from the same root. Calpe - Proofs of Literary Fame-Khedive-Termination The author divides the world into three parts : "00,"
" 13–Prester John's Arms-Somo Obsolete WordsRegnal Years—"Knight of Toggenburg" - Lamb and Mint that
is to say, the contre of gentilmen. Affrica, that is
“ Europe, that is to say, the contre of Churlys. Asia, Sauce, 14-Device on Picture-English Judicial Costume| Thorpe, Surrey-Brewer's “Phrase and Fable" - Date of to say, the contre of tempurnes." Phrase - Hebrew Language, 15 – Tomb of Thackeray's
Tempurnes (MS.W. the countree of temperParents - Balloon, 16 - Eclipses of the Sun - - Inverted Chevron, 17-Oak Tree and Contents—"Old English Drama" aunce) means, I think, a mixture of churls and -Peter Jackson : Philip Jackson-Resurgam, 18.
Temper, due mixture of contrary
qualities " (Walker's Dict.). Trench discusses NOTES ON BOOKS:-Wyman's "Bibliography of the Bacon
Shakespeare Controversy" – "John Widir, Patriot and the word, Study of Words, p. 129.
“ Hite and ful of courage” (hite=hot). Notices to Correspondents, &c.
brenning as fire” occurs just below. Chaucer uses “hote and brenningly "; of hite=hot I have not been able to find another example.
Trone (Ch.) and tronly, for throne and Notes.
Smaraydmat looks insoluble at first sight, but NOTES ON THE THIRD PART OF THE
it is only guapaydos, an emerald, Englished. ** BOKE OF ST. ALBANS."
The four virtues of chivalry are worthy of being This work was printed at St. Albans by the set down at length :Schoolmaster Printer in 1486. I have lately been “Fower vertuys of chivalrie bene theis.
" The first is juste in his bestys, clenness of his per. reading it, and have made notes of some curious and rare words contained in it. So far as I know, presoner, to be reverend and faythful to his God.
sone, peti to have to the pore, to be gracious to his these have not been commented on before, so they “ The secunde is that he be wyse in his battayl, may be of use to the reader of." N. & Q.". The prudent in his fightyng, knowyng and having minde in book is not paged, but there will be no difficulty his wittes. in verifying the references (the extracts are taken before that his quarell be true,
thank god ever of his
“The thirde is, that he be not slowe in his werrys, loke in order).
victori, and for to have measure in his sustenance MS.W.=the edition printed at Westminster by (moderation in his manner of life). Wynkyn de Worde, 1496 ; reprinted in London “The iiij is to be stronge and stedfast in his gon'. by White & Cockrane, 1810.
naunce—to hope to have the victory, and rode not from Ch.=used by Chaucer.
the fielde and not to shame his cote armure, and that he The first sentence of the third part explains the be not bostful of his manhode, loke that [ho be) curtes,
lowly, and gentill, and without rebawdry in his lan. nature of the work, viz., a treatise upon heraldry : guage. “Here in thys booke followyng is determyned the “The iiij soverayn gentilneses ben theis
few othes in sweryng linage of coot armuris : and how gentilmen shall be
boxom to goddis byddyng knowryn from ungentilmen."
knowyng his own birth in beryng Linage (Ch. lynage), lineage.
and to drede his soverayn to offende." Coot armuris (Ch. cote armure), & coat worn Boxom (Ch. buxome),* obedient. See Skeat. over the armour, on which the armorial bearings of the wearer were painted. Is is the plural [* A curious and, we fancy, unrecorded use of the form. Other similar plurals found in this book word butomnesse is found in Occleve, De Regimine Prin
cipum : are : bestys, werrys (wars), talys, maydonys,
“God toke upone hym humble buxomnesse sparris (spars=bars), treys (trees), armys. Is, Whan he hym wrappede in our mortalle rynde.” too, is sometimes the sign of the genitive case, as