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Obv. Head of Venus to the right, with diadem; parish of Ballintober, co. Roscommon (Four Mast., behind it, the letters s. c. (“senatus consulto"). A.D. 1573, p. 1180). There are hundreds of other

Rev. “C. NAE , BALB. (“Caius Nævius Bal- | instances. bus”). Victory in chariot (triga) to right; above ABHBA will, therefore, see at once the answer to the chariot, numerals occur on different speci- his question. The high road from Dublin to mens from viii. to ccviti. (These are only what I Wicklow was called the Botar, or Bothar : in and

others higher or lower may exist). about Dublin, the th was pronounced as tt. Bally. This coin is struck, between B.C. 82 and B.C. 80, botter, therefore, or Ballybothar, was the town by a magistrate of the name of Caius Nævius or village of the Bottar, or high road; and this was Balbus. He is totally unknown ;. but from numis- Englished naturally Botterstown, or Butterstown. matic evidence, must have been in power with The diminutive, Botharín (commonly protwo other magistrates, Quintus Antonius Balbus nounced Bohareen, or Boreen), is familiar to (see Cohen, Médailles Consulaires, pl. iii., An- every one who has resided in the country parts of tonia I.), and Tiberius Claudius (Cohen, pl. xii., | Ireland. It is a word of daily use, even in the Claudia III.): the first of whom was prætor to mouths of those who can only speak the English Marius, circ. B.C. 82; and the latter is known to language. It signifies a little road, a lane, or haye had a place in the senate in B.C. 63 (Sallust, bridle road, across the fields. JAMES H. TODD. Cat. 50; Appian, Bell. Civ., ii. 5). The coin in Trinity College, Dublin. question is engraved in Cohen, pl. xxix. The “rude and deep notch round the edge,”

Saxon SUNDIAL AT BishopsTON, NEAR Newwas probably made to test the purity of the silver.

HAVEN, Sussex (3rd S. iv. 230.)—This is engraved Coin so notched called serrati (Tac.

in the Gentleman's Magazine for Nov. 1840, drawn Germ., 5).

and communicated by Mr. Mark Antony Lower, The Empress Cornelia Gnæa is usually called F.S.A., of Lewes ; and in the second volume of Cornelia Supera. She is supposed to be the wife | the Sussex Archeological Collections, 1849, will of Æmilian (A.D. 253–254).

F. W. M.

be found a paper “On Bishopston church, with some general remarks on the Churches of East Sussex," by Mr. W. Figg, F.S.A., of the same

town. See also the late Rev. Arthur Hussey's BOOTERSTOWN, NEAR DUBLIN (2nd S. ix. 462.)

Churches of Kent, Sussex, and Surrey, 8vo, 1852,

J. G. N. In turning over the above-named volume of p. 198. “ N. & Q.," I met with the inquiry of your cor- AËROSTATION (3rd S. iv. 146, 194.) I would respondent ABHBA as to the original meaning and remind your correspondent of Darwin's remarketymology of the name of this village. He is quite able lines (Economy of Vegetation, canto i. 1. 289), right in rejecting the absurd statement, that it written probably before 1750, as exemplifying the was originally called Freebooterstown from its prophetic faculty of genius in anticipating scienbeing the resort of freebooters. This is simply a tific discovery :falsehood. There is no evidence that it ever had the name of Freebooterstown. Nor was it ever,

“ Soon shall thine arm, unconquered Steam! afar

Drag the slow barge, or drive the rapid car ; I believe, called Booterstown until after the form- Or on wide-waving wings expanded bear ation of the Dublin and Kingstown railway. Be- The flying chariot through the fields of air. fore that time, it was always called Butterstown;

Their crews triumphant, leaning from above, and in old documents, as your correspondent

Shall wave their fluttering kerchiefs, as they move;

Or warrior bands alarm the gaping crowd, correctly tells you, it is called Ballybotter, Bally

And armies shrink beneath the shadowy cloud.” boother, Butterstown, or Botharstown, and Boterstone.

Contemporary critics depreciated his poetry, as The word bothar, or bothair, is a road, a street,

eccentric and extravagant; but, as he aptly states in the Irish language: in some parts of Ireland

in his “ Apology":the th is pronounced as if tt; in other parts it is “Extravagant theories in those parts of philosophy slurred over, as if it was h.

where our knowledge is yet imperfect encourage the Thus, there is a street in Dublin called Stony- of ingenious deductions, to confirm or refute them: and,

execution of laborious experiments, or the investigation .batter, the stony road; there is a Buttersfield since natural objects are allied to each other by many Avenue, near Rathfarnham; Bothar mór, or the affinities, every kind of theoretic distribution of them great road, is the name of the road from Tip- adds to our knowledge by developing some of their perary to Cashel; Bothar na mac riogh (road of analogies.” the king's sons) is the road from Corofin, by Darwin's exquisite Rosicrucian fancy has apthe Castle of Inchiquin to Killnaboy, co. Clare parently suggested several of the subsequent dis(Four Mast. A.D. 1573); Bothar-liac-Baislice coveries in natural philosophy. See his Poems, (Grey-road of Baisleach, now Baslick), is the passim.

J. L. name of a high road leading to Baslick, in the Dublin.

for us.

COURT COSTUMES OF Louis XIII. oF FRANCE ticulars that I expect soon to see the other extreme of (3rd S. iv. 186.)-A. D. will find numerous en

thread-paper heads, and no hoops; and from appearing

like so many blown lladders, we shall look like so many gravings of the costumes he wishes to see in that bodkins stalking about." valuable work by J. Malliot, Recherches sur les I will only remark that crinoline does not seem Costumes 8c. des anciens Peuples, in 3 vols. 4to. much of an advance upon Mrs. Delany's prognosThe French costumes, from the fifth century to tication.

TERES ATQUE ROTUNDUS. the seventeenth inclusive, will be found in the third volume.

F. C. H. “MILLER OF THE DEE" (3rd S. iv. 49, 78.)

If any of your correspondents are at a loss to PRAYERS FOR THE DEAD (3rd S. iv. 188.) – It | know the origin of the song of the “ Miller of the is certain that the Catholic Church has always Dee,” they will find it one of the songs sung by prayed, and still prays, for the souls of the faithful Justice Woodcock in Bickerstaff's opera of Love departed. What Daillé probably referred to as in a Village, produced at Covent Garden in 1762 ; abolished, were probably certain prayers for the and which when sung by Quick was always much Saints, which, though unobjectionable when applauded.

0. T. rightly understood, were liable to be mistaken. If we occasionally find mention of masses and

QUOTATION (3rd S. iv. 208.) - "Les Anglais prayers offered for the saints already in bliss, they

s'amusent tristement selon l'usage de leur pays," must be understood as offered for this end, that is to be found in Sully's Memoirs, wherein he by honouring the saints, we may cause them, gives an account of some festivities which oc

curred while he was in London.

W. T. through the mercy of God, to become intercessors

Such prayers have never been general, STONEHENGE (3rd S. iv. 248.) — Lieut.-Col. and are never now used. The saints, properly Francis Wilford contributed many articles to the speaking, are those souls already in heaven; but | Asiatic Researches at the end of the last century ; those in purgatory may also be considered saints, but in some of these he admits that he had been as they are sure of heaven when their period of misled by the Pundits he employed, who professed suffering is finished. This may also serve to ex- to find in Indian history and literature explanaplain the expression of praying for the saints in tions of archæological problems of Europe which some instances.

F. C. H. he was anxious to solve. Even Sir William Jones RIDDLE (3rd S. iv. 188.)

was deceived in this way. Wilford discovered

the imposture in 1804, so that his prior writings My first invisible as air,” &c.

must be read with caution. Sufficient is now The word Gas-light appears to me to answer known of Indian literature to make it highly impretty satisfactorily the proposed riddle. Is it probable that the origin of Stonehenge is even the right solution ?

F. C. H.

alluded to therein. See his Essays on the Sacred DICKENS AND THACKERAY (3rd S. iv. 207.)

Isles of the West, (As. Res. ix. 32 ; x. 27 ; xi. 11, The challenge of M. is accepted. And first as

1805-1810), but do not implicitly trust them.

T. J. BUCKTON. to Dickens : “ Home is made happier by the works of Dickens;

REGIOMONTANUS (3rd S. iv. 110, 178.) — AcOf one and all - the sire, the little chickens,' cording to Baldi, the

authority for Müller is JuncAlso • their dam'— the joyous pulse he quickens." tinus (Giuntino). The archives of Ratisbon will Next, exercising the rhymer's license, and not perhaps give nothing: for it is not clear that he being nice to a letter, you have the following lines Pope enticed him to Rome to reform the calendar;

was actually consecrated. It is certain that the on the limner of " The Four Georges”:“Ah! blest relief from pages soft and sacchary;

and designated him—this is the word of Riccioli and Give me the writings of that foe to quackery,

Gassendi - Bishop of Ratisbon. Baldi has fatto; The bold, the keen-eyed, entertaining Thackeray."

Paul Jovius has creatus. Melchior Adam does Thus does the English language and your be died not long after his arrival at Rome, and

not make any allusion to the circumstance. As correspondent) bend to the wishes of M. C.

we know nothing of the length of his last illness, LADY'S DRESS (3rd S. iv. 238.) – Your corre- it is not quite certain that he was consecrated; spondent will find the “hoop” in vogue earlier and he certainly never was at Ratisbon as bishop. than he observes, viz. in a letter from Mrs. Delany I cannot find that his editors give him the style of in Jan. 1744 (her Autobiography in 3 vols. 1861, bishop.

A. DE MORGAN. vol. i. p. 449), she says:

CHANCELLOR OF THE ExchEQUER (3rd S. iv. “There is such a variety in the manner of dress that 1 216, 257.)

– I can only answer Mr. WORKARD'S do not know what to tell you is the fashion. The only inquiry by stating that the Chancellor of the and most people wear vast winkers to their heads. They Exchequer is not in any way mentioned in the are now come to such an extravagance in these two par- statute 5 Vict. c. 5. His status in the court, as

chancellor, therefore, remains as it formerly ex- circumstances of the case, is interesting and isted, though some of his duties are taken away. valuable : He still attends the court on certain occasions, “ Private. such as on entering into office, and on the prick

April 20th, 1827. ing of sheriffs: and, if I remember rightly, in the My dear John, former case a motion of course is still made before “ Many thanks for your most friendly letter. Things him.


have taken a turn, to me very distressing. The result in

short is, that I am a peer; and for the present, without JOSEPH HARPUR, LL.D. (3rd S. iv. 190), a

office. The Rolls (in England] I declined, not being

able to reconcile myself to act against the feeling of a member of Trinity College, Oxford, was a native great number of the profession against the appointment of Dorsetshire, though his parents resided near of an Irishman, or rather Irish barrister. Tell my friends London, and was born about the year 1773. His not to question me, or to be surprised. Remember me degrees are correctly stated from the list of Ox- affectionately to [Peter] Burrowes.

• Yr, my dear John, always, ford graduates ; and having been induced, by

“ W. C. PLUNKET." domestic circumstances it is supposed, to resume his residence in the University about the year The friend to whom the foregoing letter was 1806, he held for many years the office of Deputy written, was the late John Lloyd, Esq., of Dublin, Professor of Civil Law. He died at the age of one of the judges of the Insolvent Court. forty-eight, October 2, 1821, owing to the result

ABHBA. of an attack of paralysis ; and was interred in the churchyard of St. Michael's parish, Oxford, in

MIRABEAU A Spy (3rd S. iv. 226.) – It is perwhich he had lived. The full title of his work is, fectly well known that, in 1786, Mirabeau was An Essay on the Principles of Philosophic Criti sent by the French minister, Calonne, on a secret cism applied to Poetry, London, 4to, 1810; and it mission to Berlin. While there he compiled the was favourably thought and spoken of at the time materials for a work that he published on his reof its publication : but from the abstruse nature return, De la Monarchie Prussienne. There also of the subject

, and perhaps in some degree from appeared about the same time, anonymously, an the little pains taken to force it into notice-being Histoire Secrète de la Cour de Berlin. This, which the production of a retired scholar, personally is no doubt the work alluded to by Lord Malmesknown only to those with whom he was intimate- bury, has been very generally attributed to Mirait has gradually supk into oblivion. J. W. beau; and it is entered as such in the Catalogue

of the London Library. The only thing that apPOTHEEN (3rd S. iv. 188.) – Your correspon-pears to be new in

he passage extracted by dent J. L. has clearly identified the goatish wine BOOKWORM is, that the letters are there said to of Julian with the potheen of our days.

have been addressed to Talleyrand. Adolphus, The latter was a Celtic invention, and the em. in his Biographical Memoirs (vol. ii. p. 97), deperor had been too long conversant with Gaul scribes the work as consisting of letters written not to know and appreciate its inspiring effects. by Mirabeau to Calonne. And this is much more

There has however, in all ages, been another probable. Calonne was at that time minister. side even to this question; and Dioscorides, with Talleyrand was, as yet, only agent of the clergy. that disregard for poetry which happily distin

MELETES. guishes his profession, takes care to point out this other side, viz. the condition of the morrow when BOOKWORM has done good service by calling the inspiration of the night has fled :

attention to the curious note respecting Mirabeau “ Και το [πόμα] καλούμενον δε κούρμι, σκευαζόμενον in Lord Malmesbury's Diary and Correspondence, δε εκ της κριθής, ή και αντί οίνου πόματι πολλάκις | but I confess I much doubt the accuracy of the χρώνται, κεφαλαλγές έστι και κακόχυμον, και του νεύρου | employed by the Minister Calonne, and it is very

One thing is quite certain, Mirabeau was βλαπτικόν.” – ii. 110.

H. C. C.

unlikely he should have been in correspondence

with Talleyrand so early as 1786 or 1787, or that BIBLE TRANSLATORS (3rd S. iv. 228.)—X. Y. Z. Talleyrand should have said, “C'était avec moi will find several particulars which may guide his qu'il correspondait." If Lord Malmesbury's acinquiries respecting the translators of the Scrip- curacy is to be depended upon, Talleyrand's tures, in the preface to A Glossary to the Obsolete French would seem to be as faulty as his memory. and Unusual Words and Phrases of the Holy Perhaps it is an error of the writer who tran.

Scriptures in the Authorised English Version, pub- scribed the note for Lord Malmesbury when editlished by Wertheim and Macintosh in 1850. J. D. ing his father's

E. C. B. LORD PLUNKET (3rd S. iii. 167, 259.)— I have SERJEANTS-AT-Law (3rd S. iv. 180, 252.) - In (with many other autographs) the original of the the succession of serjeants, from 1786 to 1820, E. following unpublished letter, which, from the has omitted Sir Archibald Macdonald, when he was made Chief Baron in 1793 ; and Lord Alvan- black pomade (said to be used for the beard), ley, when he became Chief Justice of the Common strongly scented with attar of rose, which in my Pleas in 1801. What were their mottoes? lists goes by the name of khokhol. As I know


Can E., or any other of your learned correspon- nothing at all about Eastern languages, I will ask dents, inform me whether any serjeants were if this word is allied to kohhl, which Mr. BUCKTON calleờ between Sir Giles Rooke, in 1781, and gives as the proper way of spelling what I bave George Bond, in 1786 ? And, if any, what were as kohol?

JOAN DAVIDSON. their names, dates, and mottoes?

In the previous years of the reign of George III., WASHINGTON FAMILY (3rd S. iv. 231.)-A pediI do not find the mottoes of the following ser- gree of Washington of Garesdon, in Wiltshire, jeants, and should be glad to be enabled to supply descended from Laurence Washington (ob. 1619), the deficiency :

Registrar of the Court of Chancery, brother to 1771. Sir William de Grey, afterwards Lord Robert Wasbington, of Sulgrave, co. Northampton, Walsingham.

Esq., and great-grandfather of Elizabeth, heiress 1772. William Kempe, Thomas Walker, and of the Garesdon family, the wife of Robert Lord Harley Vaughan.

Ferrers of Chartley (whereby the baptismal names 1780. Sir Alexander Wedderburn, Lord Lough- of Laurence and Washington have been derived borough.

to several of the Earls Ferrers), will be found in the 1781. Cranley Thomas Kirby, and Sir_ Giles Stemmata Shirleiana (p. 132), derived" from BaRooke.

EDWARD Foss. ker's Northamptonshire, monumental inscriptions,

and deeds penes W. Com. Ferrers.” QUOTATION (3rd S. iv. 247.) The hymn

J. G. N. * Nearer, my God, to Thee!" referred to by MB. Peacock is the first verse of a hymn by Sarah

CPL. will find some interesting comments on Flower Adams, a musical composer, and authoress Baker's Washington pedigree in The Washingtons, of several poetical pieces and criticisms. She died a tale by the Rev. J. N. Simpkinson. Some ancesin 1848. It may be found in most collections of tors of George Washington lie buried in Brington hymns variously curtailed ; five verses are given church, and the learned and courteous rector in Roundell Palmer's Book of Praise, and six in would perhaps be able to afford CPL. some inChristian Lyrics, 1862.

SOLSBERG. formation respecting the Northamptonshire branch
of the family.

This hymnal prayer, "Nearer, my God, to
Thee!” was the united production of the sisters SIGABEN AND THE MANICHÆANS (3rd S. iv,
Flower, the accomplished and interesting daugh- 169.) – As I have not observed that any answer
ters of the late eccentric but excellent Benjamin has been given to the Query “Who was Siga-
Flower, who many years ago originated, and for ben ?" I throw out the suggestion that the

permany years ably conducted, The Cambridge Intel

son meant is Euthymius Zigubenus, a monk of ligencer. Of the devout hymn in question, one the twelfth century, who compiled a Greek Comsister (Mrs. Brydges Adams, I believe now sur

mentary upon the Four Gospels, and upon the viving,) was authoress, while her sister set it to

Book of Psalms; he also wrote a controversial music. Happening on Sunday to hear it admira- work, entitled Panopliu Orthodoxæ Fidei adversus bly sung by a chapel choir, I may freely add that Omnes Hæreses, in which, probably, the passage the tune is as devotional as the prayer is pure sought for by your querist F. H. will be found. and poetical.


I have not the book within reach. Most likely
[We have to“ thank several other correspondents for it is contained in the Bibliothecu Patrum.
replies to this query.-- Ed.]

VITRUVIUS IN ENGLISH (3rd S. iv. 148.).
Although not myself aware of the existence of
this work, I may suggest to W. P., in case he is

Miscellaneous. not already aware of the fact, that the library at

NOTES ON BOOKS. St. Mary's College, at Oscott, contains nearly, if

Giraldi Cambrensis Opera, scilicet : 1. De Invectionibus, not quite, all the editions ever published of this Lib. iv. II. De Menevensi Ecclesia Dialogus, III. author.

T. C. BOSCOBEL. Vita S. David. Edited by J. S. Brewer, M.A., &c.

Published under the Direction of the Master of the Rolls. THE BHAGAVADGITA, ETC. (3rd S. iv. 166, 238.) (Longman.) I thank MR. BUCKTON for bis obliging answer to It was intended that the present volume should have my queries; it will be very useful to me. I have included the Speculum Ecclesiæ--the most interesting, been informed by a friend that the Bhagavadgita of Giraldus. But Mr. Brewer, having fortunately dis

and in many respects the most important, of all the works is the History of Vishnu in verse.

covered the first four Books of Giraldus's treatise De In. Among my Turkish curiosities is a bottle of vectionibus, transcripts of which had been forwarded to

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the late Record Commission, but most unaccountably THE CASKET PORTRAIT.- Whatever faith we may separated from the fifth and sixth Books (already printed put in the old saying, “ There is nothing new under the by Mr. Brewer), he has preferred first completing this sun,” it is clear photographers contrive to get something celebrated invective against Hubert Walter, the then new out of it. The Casket Portrait is the last of these Archbishop of Canterbury, his officials, witnesses, and novelties, and a most effective one it is. It is viewed by dependents—unquestionably the bitterest of the author's transmitted light, and consists of a solid cube of crystal in works. Mr. Brewer's account of this remarkable attack the interior of which is seen the portrait as a perfectly by a distinguished ecclesiastic upon his Primate, will be solid bust or miniature piece of statuary imbedded in the read with considerable interest. This treatise is followed centre of the crystalline cube, and possessing the most perfect by Giraldus's Dialogus de Jure et Statu Menevensis Eccle- and exquisite relief. The inventors claim for the effect siæ-a document of considerable value for a history of thus produced, and very justly, a degree of reality and the main events in the life of Giraldus; and especially of beauty altogether unattainable by the ordinary photohis long and arduous struggle in defence of his own elec- graphs; while the Casket Portrait appears only the more tion, and the independence of St. David's,—which has been perfect the more minutely it is examined. We will not already printed by Wharton, Leland, &c., but never so endeavour to explain how this effect is produced by the completely as in the present edition of it. The Life of St. combination of two photographic images on the two flintDavid, likewise published by Wharton, concludes the glass prisms of which the crystalline cube is composed, volume; which is as creditable to Mr. Brewer's editor- but confine ourselves to stating that the manner in which ship-and that is saying much-as any of the preceding the Casket Portrait stands out in relief is at once strikvolumes for which the public are indebted to his learning ing and effective. It has another claim to favour, for, we and judgment.

presume, nothing can affect its durability. Jacob Grimm. – Europe has sustained a great loss by the death of Jacob Grimm, one of the most profound, if not the most profound, scholar of this age, and who has

BOOKS AND ODD VOLUMES exercised an intluence over the minds of philologists and

WANTED TO PURCHASE. antiquaries, which will long bear fruit. Jacob Grimm was

Particulars of Price, &c., of the following Books to be sent direct to born at Hanau in Hesse-Cassel, on January 4, 1785, and the gentlemen by whom they are required, and whose names and au

dresses are given for that purpose: at 10 o'clock in the evening of September 20, he died

ILLUSTRATIONS op MONUMENTAL BRAsses. Royal 4to. from a stroke of apoplexy, in his seventy-ninth year,


Camden Society.) No. II., or a complete copy of the book. having passed the day at his desk, and in the unimpaired

Wanted by Mr. Andrew Jervise, Brechin, Scotland. enjoyment of his intellectual and physical powers. We have not space to enumerate the many important works


NOVELS. Effingham Wilson, London, we owe to his many-sided knowledge, clear-sighted in. WHO WROTE THE WAVERLEY Noryls? by Mr. Fitz-Patrick. Effing. tellect, and indefatigable industry. The delightful Kinder

ham Wilson. London, 1856. und Haus Mährchen (in which he was associated with his Wanted by Mr. Saint John Crookcs, 1, Nile Street, Sunderland. brother in letters as in blood, Wilhelm Grimm, and of

MONTFAUCON, L'ANTIQUITE EXPLIQUEE. which a well-worn copy of the second edition (1819), in FAVYN, THEATRE D'HONNEUR. Paris, 1620. three quaint little almaine quartos, is still one of our


FLAXMAN's Acts of MERCY. Original edition. pet books) was one of the tirst. His Deutsche Grammatik Hastxp's KENT, 4 Vols.

The appeared in 1819, and a third edition of it in 1840.

Suaw's STAYPODSHIRE. 9 Vols. Deutsches Rechts Altherthümer appeared in 1828, and was

Wanted by Mr. R. Simpson, 10, King William Street,

Charing Cross, W.C. followed in 1835 by his Deutsche Mythologie. The second edition of this encyclopædia of Folk Lore (so different THE HOLIE HISTORIE OF Orr LOND AND SAVIOUR Jesus Christs': NAfrom the first that he who is wise will keep both upon


ASCENSION, IN METER, &C., by the Rev. Robert Holland, M.A. his shelves) was published in 1844. In 1852 he com

Wanted by Rev. T. A. Holland. Poynings Rectory, Hurstmenced his Deutsche Worterbuch, and his friends observe

Pierpoint, Sussex. it as a beautiful coincidence that the last word in the last

Engravings of Louis XVI. of France, and Gen. Bernadotte, published part is fromm — that peculiar term for a com

Wanted by Mr.T. Smith, Post Oflice, Newcastle-on-Tyne. bination of religion and secular piety. Fortunately, as it is understood, the materials for the completion of this great work are in such a state as to give good hopes of

Notices to Correspondents. its being brought to a satisfactory close. There is a please

D. DALE. Forby, in the Appendix to his Vocabulary, suggests that ing portrait of this great scholar and good man engraved the correct orthography should be (nol humble-pic) but umble-pie, withby Voight of Berlin, from a drawing by Schmidt.

out the aspirate. The old books of cookery give receipts for making

umble pics. South KENSINGTON ART TRAINING Schools. —

- The S. Y. R. William Stewart Rose died on April 30, 1813. A biographinew buildings for these Schools, which will come into use cal notice of him in prefirent to his translation of The Orlando Furioso in

Bohn's Illustrated Library. on the 5th of October, are the first permanent buildings

M. H. R. The Spanish proverb,Hell is paved with good intentions," which have been provided for the National Art Training is explained in our 1st S. vi. 520. Schools. The buildings heretofore occupied by the Art ANTIQUUS. We doubt whether Mr. Ainsworth has any authority for his Classes have all been of a temporary kind. In the first statement that Charles 11. danced in the cathedral of St. Pauts during

the Plague." instance, in 1837, when the School of Design was insti

ERRATA. 3rd S. iv. p. 225, col. i. line 25, for "Creed "read "Creech." tuted, the classes were held in rooms, on the second floor

In article George Bellas (and p. 256, col. ii.) dele St. Neots; and in the in Somerset House, once occupied by the Royal Academy; preceding article, for “ Charniquy” read "Charnizay.' and now by the Office for ine Registration of Births, "NOTES AND QCertes” is published at noon on Friday, and is also Marriages, and Deaths. Next, the classes in 1852 in issued in MONTHLY PARTs. The Subscription for STAMPED Cornes for

Sis Months foruarded direct from the l'ublishers (including the HalfMarlborough House, where the Queen, at the interven

yearly Index) is 118. 1d., which may be paid by Post Office Order in tion of H.R.H. the Prince Consort, graciously permitted favour of Massas. BelL PALDY, 186, ELERT STREET, E.C, to whom

all FOR THE EDITOR be , a training school for teachers for the Schools of Art throughout the country to be first established. Then in Full benefit of reduced iluty obtained by purchasing Horniman's Pure wooden buildings at South Kensington, to which place Tea; very choice at 3s. 1d. and 18, "mlah Standard " at ts. td. for the Training Schools were removed in 1856.

merly is."sd.), is the strongest and most delicious imported. Agents in every town supply it in Packets,

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