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*The greater gods of Olympos : I. Poseidon.—Nineteenth Century, March, 1887, pp. 450-80. The Irish Question. Speech [at the Eighty Club dinner]...... On...... April 19, 1887, and list of those present. Tondon.—Eighty Club, 1887. 8vo. pp. 32. B.M. 8139 an. 36 (2). *The greater gods of Olympos : II. Apollo.—Nineteenth Century, May, 1887, pp. 748-70. *The great Olympian sedition.—Contemporary, June, 1887, pp. 757-72. *Lecky's History of England in the Eighteenth Cen.—Nineteenth Century, June, 1887, pp. 919-36. *The greater gods of Olympos : III. Athené.-Nineteenth Century, July, 1887, pp. 79-102. *Mr. Lecky and political morality.—Nineteenth Century, August, 1887, pp. 279-84. *Electoral facts of 1887.-Nineteenth Century, September, 1887, pp. 435-44.
See November, 1878, December, 1889, and September, 1891.
*Ingram's History of the Irish Union.— Nineteenth Century, October, 1887, pp. 445-69.
Reprinted in “Special Aspects of the Irish Question,’ 1892, pp. 135-85. See January, 1888.
*An olive branch from America.-Nineteenth Century, November, 1887.
Mr. Gladstone's letter on Mr. Pearsall Smith's article “An Anglo-American Copyright' is printed on pp. 611-12.
1888. *A reply to Dr. Ingram.—Westminster Review, January, 1888, pp. 76-81. This letter is an answer to Dr. Ingram's article “Mr. Gladstone and the Irish Union. A Reply,” which appeared in the Nineteenth Century for December, 1887. The Westminster Review letter
is reprinted in “Special Aspects of the Irish Question,’ 1892, pp. 187-95.
*The Homeric Heré.—Contemporary, February, 1888, pp. 181-97. Coercion in Ireland. Speech...... in the House of Commons, February 17th, 1888. Revised and authorised edition. London, National Press Agency, 1888.-8vo. pp. 31. B.M. 8146 c. 11 (8). *Further notes and queries on the Irish demand.— Contemporary, March, 1888, pp. 321-39. Reprinted in “Special Aspects of the Irish Question,’ 1892, pp. 197-234. **Robert Elsmere' and the battle of belief.-Nineteenth Century, May, 1888, pp. 766-88. Channel Tunnel. Great speech...... in the House of Commons on June 27th, 1888, as revised by Mr. Gladstone, (Preface by the Hon. F. Lawley.) London, C. F. Roworth, 1888.-8vo. pp. 39. B.M. 8235 f.41 (11). *The Elizabethan settlement of religion.—Nineteentl, Century, July, 1888, pp. 1-13. *Mr. Forster and Ireland.—Nineteenth Century, September, 1888, pp. 451-64.
the October number of this Review, 1887": it should be September.
1890. *A duel. Free Trade—the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone. Protection — the Hon. J. G. Blaine.—North American Review, January, 1890. Mr. Gladstone's article occupies pp. 1-27. The -thirty-fourth edition of this number is in the B.M. 08227 g. 17. *The Melbourne Government: its acts and persons,— Nineteenth Century, January, 1890, pp. 38-55. *Ellen Middleton.—Merry England, January, 1890, pp. 161-74; February, pp. 235-52. A review of a new edition of Lady Georgiana Fullerton's novel, first issued in 1844. *On books and the housing of them.—Nineteenth Century, March, 1890, pp. 38496. -The impregnable rock of Holy Scripture. — Good Words, April, 1890, pp. 233-9. *The Creation story.—Good Words, May, 1890, pp. 3003.11. *The office and work of the Old Testament in outline. –6ood Words, June, 1890, pp. 383-92. *The Psalms.-Good Words, July, 1890, pp. 457-66. *The Mosaic legislation.—Good Words, September, 1890, pp. 597.606. *On the recent corroborations of Scripture from the
regions of history and natural science.—Good Words, October, 1890, pp. 676-85.
*The impregnable rock of Holy Scripture : VII. Conclusion.—Good Words, November, 1890, pp. 746-56. This article reverts to the original title, and bears a number. The other articles are not numbered, and, as shown above, bear distinctive titles. See below. *Mr. Carnegie's “Gospel of Wealth’: a review and a recommendation.— Mineteenth Century, November, 1890, pp. 677-93. The impregnable rock of Holy Scripture. Revised and enlarged from Good Words. London, W. Isbister, 1890.-8vo. pp. viii, 296. B.M.4017 c. 16. Another edition, revised and enlarged, pp. xii, 306, was issued by Isbister & Co. in 1892. Landmarks of Homeric study, together with an essay on the points of contact between the Assyrian tablets
and the Homeric text. London, Macmillan & Co., 1890. –8vo. pp. 160. B.M. 2282 b. 1.
shown,” &c. (a mistake for September); reference is made on the same page to the article in December, 1889; while the foot-note on p. 340 refers to the article that appeared in November, 1878.
*On the ancient beliefs in a future state.-Nineteenth Century, October, 1891, pp. 658-76.
1892. *Noticeable Books: 1. The Platform, its Rise and Progress.-Nineteenth Century, April, 1892, pp. 686-9. A review of Mr. Henry Jephson's work. *Did Dante study in Oxford?—Nineteenth Century, June, 1892, pp. 1032-42. *A vindication of Home Rule. A reply to the Duke of Argyll.—North American Review, October, 1892, pp. 385394. The Duke of Argyll's article had appeared in the August number. *The Romanes Lecture, 1892. An academic sketch ------ Delivered in the Sheldonian Theatre, Oct. 24, 1892. With annotations by the author. Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1892.-8vo. pp. 47. *Archaic Greece and the East. London, Luzac & Co., 1892.-8vo. pp. 1-32. An address to the Oriental Congress as President of the Section for Archaic Greece and the East. Female suffrage. A letter...... to Samuel Smith, M.P. London, J. Murray, 1892—8vo. pp. 8. B.M. Pam, 68. *Special aspects of the Irish Question. . A series of reflections in and since 1886. Collected from various sources and reprinted. London, John Murray, 1892.8vo. pp. viii, 372. B.M. 8146 aaa. 41. The Preface, signed “W. E. G.,” is p. vi. *The speeches and public addresses of the Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, M.P. With notes and introductions. Edited by A. W. Hutton......and H. J. Cohen...... With portraits. In ten volumes...... With a preface by Mr. Gladstone. London, Methuen & Co., 1892.-8vo. B.M. 2238 cc. 13. Vol. x. pp. x, 412, covering 1888-91, is the only volume yet published. Mr. Gladstone's Preface occupies pp. v., vi; the editors' Introductory Note forms p. vii.
HISTORY IN POTTERY AT BRIGHTON.
If articles of china and other ware, in the shape of household ornaments and things for domestic use, jugs, mugs, &c., were not unluckily in many cases so extremely brittle, and very seldom joys for ever, they would often prove a valuable guide to mark the interest, greater or less, taken by a nation in passing events. This must strike any one very much when in the Brighton Museum, where is an extremely interesting arrangement of curious pottery and porcelain, lent by Henry Willett, Esq., who has, as he says in the preface to a short catalogue, made the collection “to illustrate the principle, or rather in development of the notion, that the history of a country may be traced on its homely pottery.” I do not propose to give a full list of this pottery, but only to mention some of the most peculiar or amusing.
Some of the things earliest in date are among the Delft ware; a small-necked round flask inscribed Sack, 1650; a larger-sized one, Claret, 1651 ; another 1634; and the collection is brought up to the last few years with a plate of the Queen's Jubilee (1887), a portrait of General Gordon on a jug, clay figures of the Oscar Wilde School, “greeneryyallery, Grosvenor Gallery” young man with sunflowers in his hand, and other men and women en suite—as Mrs. Poyser would say, “I am not denying that women are foolish, they are made to match the men”; and there are also other figures representing (would you be surprised to hear?) the Tichborne trial of 1874. There is the boy, R. C. Tichborne, before leaving England; a very fat man, the Claimant; the Dowager Lady Tichborne; the Solicitor-General, &c. Some American history is shown in the following. A blue and white plate inscribed,— America Independent July 4th 1776. Below is a sketch of a boat landing people, who have come off a three-master seen in the distance; on a rock in the foreground are the names, Carver, Bradford Winslow, Brewster & Standish. Round the edge is “The landing of the Fathers at Plymouth, Dec. 22, 1620,” below is,Washington Born, 1732. Died, 1799. On a large jug is a design headed “The memory of Washington, and the Proscribed Patriots of America”; below is a weeping willow and Washington's grave. In the centre are two medallions with portraits, “S.A.” and “J.B.”; below again is a bee-hive and cornucopia full of flowers, signifying industry and plenty, with this inscription :Liberty, Virtue, Peace, Justice and Equity to all Mankind. Columbia's sons inspired by Freedom's flame Live in the annals of immortal fame. To turn to the “moral Washington of Africa,” as Byron calls him, we find a figure of Wilberforce, surrounded with plates, jugs, &c., on which are pictures and sayings referring to slavery. A jug bears on one side a sketch of a negro in chains on the seashore, watching a ship receding in the distance; the inscription is, “Am I not a man and a brother ?” On the reverse side is, ‘The Negro's Complaint’:— Fleecy locks and black complexions, Cannot forfeit Nature's claim. Skins may differ, but affection Dwells in white and black the same. Slaves of gold, whose sordid dealings Tarnish all your boasted powers, Prove that you have human feelings, Ere you boldly question ours.
One mug has a picture of a boat from which an Englishman casts a rope to a negro just escaped from a slaver. Three figures have reference to “Uncle Tom's Cabin'; Mrs. Beecher Stowe, with the volume in her hands; St. Clair; and Uncle Tom with Evangeline. Small porcelain medals show, in black, a negro kneeling with hands upraised ; and one jug is inscribed with the words, “Remember them that are in bonds.” Lastly, there is a negro figure, kneeling on one knee, with hands upraised, “Bless God, thank Briton, me no slave.” To many people the most interesting part of the collection is the political. Some of the china bears names or allusions to events which are still famous in history; some of the rest, names which were causes of excitement, and even riots, in their time, but which now bring no special ideas to the mind, only a medley of long-forgotten elections and ephemeral triumphs, who only exist now in the poems or parodies of their day, e.g.:— Fielden, or Finn, in a minute or two Some disorderly thing will do. Praed. Sir Francis Burdett's name often appears. On one jug is inscribed:— Sir Francis Burdett Bart, M.P. Committed to the Tower 6. April, 1810. By the House of Commons, for firmly and disinterestedly asserting the legal rights of the British People. There is also a small china ornament of him in a black hat and blue coat, riding a bay horse; between long ears of corn below the horse is:— S+ F Burdett Britain's Friend. His name further appears with those of Grey, Brougham, Russell, Albury, and Norfolk, on a scroll in the centre of a large bowl; a ribbon above bears the words: “We are for our King and the People. The Bill, the whole Bill, and nothing but the Bill.” Round the sides of the bowl are alternate pictures of the king dissolving Parliament and of a figure holding the light of truth on a pedestal, inscribed with:— Reform Disenfranchise Stone Walls & Parks. Give members to the People King and Constitution. Apropos to Sir F. Burdett and the excitement of that time, I will here note one of the many parodies of Gray's ‘Elegy, entitled, “An Elegy
written in Westminster Hall, ridiculing the proceedings consequent on his imprisonment and the legal decisions against him” I (Morning Post, May 20, 1811):— The judges toll the knell of Burdett's fame, The rabble rout disperse with lack of glee, The counsel homeward plod, just as they came, And leave the Hall to darkness and to me.
For me no more the flaming press shall teem Nor busy printers ply their evening care; No patriots flock to propagate my theme, Nor lick my feet the ill-got wreath to share. Can golden box,” though worth a hundred pound, Back to poor Burdett bring his forfeit fame 3 Can honour's voice now on his side be found, Or flattery shield him from contempt and shame? Epitaph. Here hides his head, now humbled to the Earth, A man to John Horne and his faction known: Fair talents never smiled upon his birth, And disappointment marked him for her own. Large were his wishes, but his lot severe, To Tooke he owed his fortune and reverse; He gained from John, 'twas all his portion, shame; John gained from him—'twas all he wished—his purse. A small platter has a portrait of George Kinlock, Esq., and these words:— On the 22 Dec. 1819, Forced to flee his Country & Proclaimed an outlaw for having advocated the cause of the People and the necessity of Reform. On the 22 Dec. 1832, Proclaimed the chosen Representative of the Town of Dundee in the Reform House of Commons. C. ForTescue Yong E. (To be continued.)
ADDITIONS TO HALLIWELL. Now that the ‘New E. Dict.” has advanced to F. I send my MS. notes to Halliwell, from Fa to Fu. I include some common words, for the sake of the references. Faddy, a Cornish dance, at Helstone. See Gent. Mag., June, 1790, p. 520; Brand, “Pop. Antiquities,’ i. 223. Fannel, a fanon: “xviij peeces of stoles and fannels” (Parish documents at Whitchurch, Reading ; ab. 1574). Fanon. “Cum stola et famone” (“Testamenta Eboracensia,” ii. 202). Fastens, Fastyngonge Thursday. See quot. in Brand, “Pop. Antiq.” “Wee will han a seedcake at Fastens (Braithwaite's ‘Lanc. Lovers,” quoted in Brand, “Pop. Antiq., ed. Ellis, ii. 23). Feazy, troublesome, fractious. Said of a child. Cambs. Fear, to terrify (Gloss. to Parker Society's Publications).
* Proposed to be presented to him.
Feat, s., employment (ibid.). Feate, adj., ingenious (ibid.). Felsen. “The felsen booke of the west common of Stuston’; ab. 1560. “This is the bille of the felsen in Stuston.” Used in Norfolk. The items seem to be rents paid by holders of tenements for right of common. Cf. Dan. saette til fals, to set to sale. Fenugreek, a herb (Parker Soc.). Fernyear, last year. So in Aberdeenshire. Fery, a day of the week; pl. Feries (ibid.). “My feste is turned into simple fery” (said by the Bishop in Lydgate's “Dance of Macabre'). Fet, v. to fetch (Parker Soc.). Fetise, spruce, elegant (ibid.). Fettle. See ‘N. & Q.,’ 4th S. ii. 543. Fingers. “Though the people of the londe loke thorowe the fyngers upon that man which hath geuen his sede vnto Moloch" (Coverdale's Bible Levit. xx. 4). Cf. Hazlitt’s ‘Proverbs, p. 424. Fisking, dancing (Parker Soc.). Flaske, to flap the wings (Golding's ‘ Ovid's Metamorphoses'):— In speaking these or other words as sturdie Boreas gan To: his wings, with wauing of the which he raysed than So great a gale, that, &c. Book vi. leaf 77, recto. Which in the ayre on wings of birds did flaske not long ago. Book viii. leaf 95, verso. Flat, a rough flat basket, holding rather less than a bushel. Cambs. Flatlings. See Lyndsay's ‘Monarche' (E.E.T.S.), i. 82. Fligge. “He and alle his olde felawship put out their fynnes and arn right flygge and mery” (1461, Margery Paston). Flinter-mouse, a bat. “N. & Q.,’ 4” S. iv. 45. Flop-a-dock, a foxglove. See Mrs. Bray, ‘The Tamar and the Tavy, i. 316. Flush, i.e., right. See “Lusty Juventus,’ in Hazlitt's “Old Plays, ii. 78. Fods. In Nares. Read flods, i.e., floods. Foggy, coarse, as rank grass:– Then green and voyd of strength and lush and foggy is the blade. Golding, “Ovid's Met.,’ bk. xv. leaf 182. Foine, a kind of spear. “His head thrust through with a foine” (1584, R. Scot, ‘Discov. of Witchcraft,” bk. xii. c. 16). Forcelets, explained (Parker Soc.). Foreslowing, Forespeaking, Forespoken (ibid.). Forestall, an outlying piece of ground near a farm. Kent. See “Fostal” in Halliwell. E.g., Painter's Forestall, in a map of E. Kent, by C. Packe, ab. 1745. Forne, former, past (Parker Soc.). ferne. Forpossid, tossed about. “With sondry tempestis forgossid to and fro” (Lydgate, “St. Edmund’; MS. Harl. 2278, fol. 42).
ST. MARTIN's-IN-THE-FIELDs, London.—The following interesting cutting is from the Daily News of Dec. 7, 1892, and seems worthy of preservation in the pages of ‘N. & Q.':—
“For some weeks past the church of St. Martin's-in-theFields has been encased with scaffolding. The fabric, it seems, stands in need of external repair, owing to a decay of some of the stones and their jointing. According to the architect's report, a sum of 5,000l. should be expended in order to restore the exterior to a sound, and, indeed, a safe condition. The church was built by James Gibbs, architect of the Radcliffe, Oxford, and St. Mary's-le-Strand, in 1721–6, and cost nearly 37,000l. in all. When St. Martin's Lane extended to the mews by Charing Cross, and before the clearing away of Porridge Island, the Bermudas, Seymour, Wine, Church, and Lancaster Courts, with other small thoroughfares around, the church did not form so conspicuous a feature in the view as it does now. Duncannon Street is named after Lord Duncannon. He was fourth Earl of Bessborough in the Irish peerage, who, as Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests in Lord Melbourne's time, laid out St. James's Park. In 1859, the late Frank Buckland, the naturalist, found in the vaults the coffin of John Hunter, who lived next door to Hogarth's house, on whose site now stand the Tenison Schools, Leicester Square. Hunter's remains were reinterred in the nave of Westminster Abbey. In July, 1824, the King and Queen of the Sandwich Isles were buried in the vaults, having passed their very brief sojourn in this country at Osborn's Hotel, John Street,_Adelphi. In the old church was baptized Sir Francis Bacon; in its successor, on Jan. 28, 1813, Mr. A. Westris married Miss Lucia Bartolozzi, granddaughter of the eminent engraver; and on May 15, 1809, Cardinal Manning, when ten months old, was
christened, his father then living in Spring Gardens. The burial roll contains many famous names.” Miss Lucia Elizabeth Bartolozzi, when married in St. Martin's Church, in 1813, to Mr. A. Westris, must have been only sixteen, as she was born in 1797. She, when Madame Vestris, was remarried to Charles Mathews, at Kensington Parish Church, in 1838, and died at Gore Lodge, Fulham, on Aug. 8, 1856. In the ‘Life of Charles J. Mathews' it is curious to note that, though there are several portraits of him, not one of Madame Westris appears. It may be noted that in the old church was buried Sir John Fenwick, beheaded for high treason on Tower Hill, Jan. 27, 1697, in the reign of William III. Macaulay says that “his remains were placed in a rich coffin, and buried that night by torchlight, under the pavement of St. Martin's Church" (“Hist. of England,’ chap. xxii.). His three sons, Charles, William, and Howard Fenwick, who had predeceased him, were also buried near the altar of the same church, with their father. John Pickford, M.A. Newbourne Rectory, Woodbridge.
MISTAKEN DERIvation. — Miss Agnes M. Clerke, in her admirable ‘System of the Stars,” p. 221, having occasion to notice a false derivation of the star-cluster name Pleiades, compares it to “the derivation of elf and goblin from Guelf and
Ghibelline.” In my ignorance I never heard of this piece of folly before. It is worth a place in your pages. ASTARTE.
“THE WHoLE DUTY of MAN.’—Many communications upon this subject have appeared in ‘N. & Q.,’ but I think that the following extract from the Home Office Caveat Book, at the Public Record Office, is new :—
“Qct. 10, 1678. That noe License passe [the Great Seal] for the sole printing of the ‘Whole Duty of Man,” translated into Latin, till notice be given to Mr. Johnson, at Mr. Attorney-Generall's.” R. B. P.
PARISH EKE-NAMEs.-The following paragraph from the Eastern Evening News, Norwich, of November 15, is interesting, in view of the widespread custom of giving playful or satirical descriptions to towns and villages:—
“A Stalham correspondent writes as follows:—In former times many parishes had a distinguishing name; for instance, in this district we had “Proud' Stalham, “Sleepy" Ingham, “Silly' Sutton, ‘Clever’ Catfield, and “Raw " Hempstead. The meanings of these appellations are amusing. The pride of Stalham is supposed to arise from its central position and commerical importance, possibly from the go-ahead charateristics of the inhabitants, and also from the well-known fact that it possesses a bank, a corn hall (not used), and a policestation. Anyhow, inhabitants of the surrounding villages are wont te speak of going 'up' to Stalham. Ingham is said to take the peaceful name of ‘sleepy" from the circumstance that an aged inhabitant, then living in an