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Lambert, (parliamentary) monument to, | Life, 199; recovered after hanging, 228;
261

description of, 819
“ Lambs (Young) to sell," a London cry, Light, philosophy of, 618, 811
198

Lilly, his account of the astrologer Hart,
Lamond of Cowel, tradition of, 233

68
Lancaster, dukes of, 50; and York, Limbs, advice in case of one broken, 670
houses of, ib.

Linnet fancy, 294
Landlady, agreeable, 562

Liston, William, crier of, "young lambs,"
Language, without words, 234; English, 198

distinct derivations of, 237; genders Liston, Mr., 739
in, 556

Literature, a great bargain of, 370 ; a
Lansberg, Matthew, Liege almanac by, literary character, 205; foolish labour
137

in, 428, 797
Lanterns, court order for, in the streets, Living well, 430
207

Lloyd, T. Esq., curious pillar restored
Laplander's mode of salutation, 93 by, 176
Lapstone, beating the, 43

Loadstone, opinions on, 732
Lark, the evening, 311

Loaf-stealing, an old Christmas game, 196
Last tree, 44; last deer of Brann Doran, Loddon church, poor's box in, 375
377

London, described in 1634, 84; modern
“ Late Lancashire Witches, (The)” old improvements in, 107; musicians in-
play, 97

corporated in, 1:4; cries, see Cries;
Lauron, Marcellus, artist, 255

university, founding of, 297; notice of
Lavater, aphorisms by, 137

London watermen, 314; London mer.
Laurence Kirk snuff-boxes, 754

chants a hundred years since, 325;
Law of kindness, 662

London holydays, 347; fruit markets
Lawsuit, effect of, 67

of London and Paris, 483; old London
Law and poetry, 446; remark on law- cries, 630; a London watchman, 676;
books, 781

fires in London, 699; Londiniana, 708;
Lawyers, two, 652

giants in Guildhall, 719. See Bank-
Leaping, curious instance of, 554

side, Battle-bridge, Clerkenwell, Co-
Learning, and large libraries, 109; for. vent Garden, Islington, &c.

merly united with pedantry, 197; a “London Chanticleers," old play, 128
mulatto deploring his education, 313; Long, sir Walter, of Draycot, his style

a little learning not dangerous, 379 of travelling, 197
Leathart, Mr., “Welsh Penillion of," 168 Longevity, clerical, striking case of, 12;
Leaves scorched by summer-showers, 541 longevity of a Highlander, 521
Lee Penny, The, engraving, 486 “Looking Glass for England and Lun-
“Legends, Scottish,'' 388

don," old play, 321
Leceistershire, custom of, 262

Lord chancellor, office of, 365
Leeds, duke of, (earl of Danby), vindica- high admiral, powers and seal of, 257
tion of, 672

Lord Mayor's show, giants in, &c., 719
Lendi, M. B,, new hygrometer by, 13 Lords and ladies, vegetable, 599
Lent, customs in, 313

Lost children, notice about, 9
Jack o', puppet formerly thrown at, Lottery, madness from success in, 256
135

Lovat, lord, engraving of, 119; claimant
Leith Hill, near Dorking, 473

to the title, 317
Lettered stones, curious ancient one, 176 Love; loves of the negroes, 90; music
Letters, address on one, 338

requested for a love dialogue, 257;
Lettsom, Dr., notice of, 557

refinements of Spanish love, 369
Lewis, St., disposal of his body, 288 “Love for Love's sake," old play, 368,
Leybourne, W. de, first Englishman 394
styled admiral, 288

"Love Tricks," old play, 500
Liars, incredible, 734

Love, David, walking stationer, 503
Libels, actions for, formerly rare, 195; Lovers, hostility of time to, 583
dramatic libel, 201

“Love's Dominion," old play, 642
Libraries, cautions about forming, 109; “ Love's Metamorphosis," old play, 547

that of the king of India, 124 Lowth, bishop, his epitaph on his daugh-
Licenses, for enacting plays, 34; for
printing play-bills, 292, 293

Loyola, Ignatius, and his boot, 670
Liege almanac, 137

Luck and labour, 494
Lieutenant and captain, dreadful duel Lucerne, mouument of the Swiss Guards

between, 362

ter, 69

at, 127

Lying; why Thames Ditton called lying customs at, 534, 588, 601; ungallant

Ditton, 330; how to be reformed, 366 toll on brides, 536; marriage under
Lynn, Antiquarian Hall of, 70; Billy the protectorate, 667

Boots of, 151; May-day at, 271 “Married Beau, (The)" old play, 725
Lyttleton, sir George, notice of, 709 Marseilles, custom al, 136; interesting

history of, 270
Mac Colda, Alaister, 359

Martin, St., and the Devil, 499
Macdonald, John, a Highlander,521 Mary, Peter, and, 546
Donalds and Campbelis, 389 “Master of the bears and dogs," 249
Gregor of Glenstrae, 233

Master of the revels, license by, 30, 34
Phadian, captain, 391

Masters, an amiable one, 205
Macham, discoverer of Madeira, 138 Matlock, 482
Macrae, captain, and sir George Rainsy, Matrimony. See Marriages.
fatal duel between, 362

Maturin, conversations of, 341
Madeira, discoverer of, 138

Maundy Thursday, 239. &c.
“Mad Dog,” 747

Maxims of meanness, 281, 282
Madness, raving, from a lottery prize, 256 May-day, customs on, 271, &c., 279, 314,
Madrid, carnival in, 137

629
Magpies, superstition relating to, 191; Mayor's feast, temp. Elizabeth, 723
anecdote of one, 718

Mazarine, cardinal, easy patronage by,
Maid of Honour, curious pa'ent to one, 203
621

Meals ; hot meals, 157; taken with mys-
“Maid Marian,” letter respecting, 419 terious privacy, 212
Malacca, salutation in, 98

Meanness formerly taught for morals,
Mallet, David, notice of, 469

281, &c.
Malmsbury abbey school, tradition about, Mechanical power, 457; ancients' know.
116

ledge of, 811, 825, 826
“Mamamouchi,” old play, 530

Medals; a coininemoration medal of diet
Man, description of, 819

of Augsburgh, 575
“Man in the Moon,” tract called, 540 Medicine, skill of the ancients in, 786,
Mankind, only two classes of, 228

787
Manners in Oliver Cromweli's time, 10; Melancthon and Calvin, 782

before the Reformation, 195; of old Melons, varieties and weights of, 485
times, 706, 829

Meinory with stupidity, instance of, 700
Manufactures, celerity of processes of, Memorandum books, 1
457; of Birmingham, 712

Menage, advice of, touching poetry, 670
Manuscripts, an author reading one to a Mendip mines and Miners, 762

bookseller, engraving, 63; curious ac- Mercer of London, old picture of, 285
count of Stuart manuscripts, 369; cu- Merchandise, unfavourable tendencies of,
rious restoration of one, 6:22

252
Maps, a curious old one, 253

Merchants, (London) a hundred years
March, first of, 283; fair, at Brough, 159

since, 325
of intellect, 60

Merrow, in Surrey, 767
Marden, (Milton and hundred of, 289 Metastasio, memoir of, 211
Mariner, (an ultra) 508

Meum et Tuum, 539
Mark, St., customs on St. Mark's eve, Mice, field, for preventing injuries from,
464, 494, 540

648
Markets, (fruit) of London and Paris, Michaelmas day, customs on, 646
483

Microscopes, whether kuown to the
Marlow, poet, merit of, 663 (note.) ancients, 826
Marot, Clement, French poet, notice of, Milk, in America, 654
797

Milky Way, the, 602
Marriages, a new plan for, 11; account Mill, the haunted, 652

of late duke of York's, 53; breach of Millhouse, Robert, his Poems, 495
promise of marriage, 90; in Highlands, Milton, hundred of, 258, 290
146; at Gretna Green, 216; of the Mines; workers in coal-mines described,
doges of Venice, 226; perplexing ones 327; fatal explosion in, 328; in Great
in relationship, 238; vulgarity of a Britain, 329; descent into, 483; Men-
court lady's consenting to marriage, dip mines and miners, 762
369; Welsh, 371; Cumberland, 397; Ministers, cheap patronage by, 203
curious case of re-marriage, 109; the Minstrels, surious regulations for, 168
Gimmal Ring, 415; a happy marriage, Mint, test of old silver coin at, 226
472; Gretna Green parsons, 477; old Minuets, laborious study of, 446

one, 674

Miron, Francis, boldness and impunity larized, 293; experiment of, on ani-
of, 201

mals, 346; superiority of the ancient,
Misers, notices of, 450, 453, 473, 491, 535, 515, 827; musical anecdotes, 516;
604

memoir of Beethoven, 517; the music
Misery,—a bond of affection, 817; trial which old Time delights in, 582
through, 818

Muskerry, lord, his receipt to cure lying,
Miseries of travelling, 131

366
Miss, designation of, 830

Mustard and cress seeds, devices with,
Mitcheson, Tommy, of Durham, 558 304
Moderns and ancients, discoveries of, My Pocket Book, 610

443, 456, 474, 505, 515, 521, 537, 585, Mysteries, dramatic, performed at Coven-
602, 617. 433, 650, 666, 730, 776, 786, try, engraving of, 6; dramatized, 471

808, 824
Moris, (Lake) in Egypt, 826

Nils and nail-makers, 715
Moles, lacteals in, 510

Nail, to be a friend upon the, 382
Mompesson, Rev. W., and wife, 655, &c. Names, of places, explained, 78; curtail-
Monarchs, most ancient of, 582; ill-fated ment of baptismal names, 193; substi-
ones, 612, 613; a pure and exemplary tution of classical for baptismal ones,

319; the name of "devil," often assumed,
Monasteries, frequent and pious bleedings ib.; scriptural, &c., 798
in, 240

Nish, T., on herrings, in 1599, 255
Money, rareness of due care of, 453 Nationality, 580
Monkey, gallant comparison with, 701 Nature, animated, 522
Monks. See Monasteries.

Navarino, descrip ion of, 686
Monmouth, duke of, 765

Necromancy, 162
Monson, William, alias Billy Boots, 151 Negroes, loves of, 90; salutation of two
Montmorenci, Ann, anecdotes of, 501, 518 negro kings, 99
Month's mind, a mass for the dead, 242 Nelson, lord, punctuality of, 398
Month's, twelve gems of the, 160 Nettleton, custom at, 43
Moon, new, customs on, 197

New-moon, customs on, 197
Moon, philosophy of, 651; tincture of New-year, ode to, set to music, 3; cus-
moon, 741 ; moonlight view of Niagara,

4
686

Newcastle, Blind Willie of, 231
Moore, T., the Poet, remarks on, 341, 342

duchess of, notices of, 99, 139
Moorfields and Laundresses, 85

Newsman, description and engraving ot,
Mops or Statutes for hiring servants, 86, 31
102

Newspapers, varieties and interest of, 31,
Morals, former system of, for tradesmen, 33; reading the newspaper, engraving,
282, &c.

399; newspaper orthography, 525;
More, sir T., notice of, 365, 766

classification of readers of newspapers,
Mortality through duels, stated, 360 699. See Advertisements.
Mosaics of the Ancients. 827

Newstead abbey, female enthusiast at,
Mother-wit better than learniog, 286 359
Mothering Sunday," 313

Newtonian philosophy and the ancients.
Mother and her children, 635

See Ancients.
Mottos and emblems, 45

Niagara, cataracts of, 680
Mount Vernon, why so called, 309 Nicolai, M., bookseller, morbid phantasms
Mountain ash, an antidote to witchcraft,

of, 355
337

Nightingale, poet's mistake about, 294
Mug-houses, described by a foreigner, 189 Niineguen, two ravens at, 44
Mulattos, curious lamentation of one, 313 Nixon's prophecies, notice of, 526
Mulgrave family, founder of, 382 Nobility, French, remarks on, 66
Mullally, Jack, an Irish landlord, 347 Nominative case, 141
Mummies, 786

Norfolk dumplings, digested by a stone-
Music; anecdotes of, 113; comparison of eater, 178

some much-admired, 114; musicians Norfolk, custom in, 581
incorporated, ib.; some effects of mu. Normans, what derived from, 197
sic, 115; in churches, 131; notice of Northumberland, custom in, 329, 425
the harp, 168; mischievous musical Norwich Guild, 723
crash, 174; effects of, on rudeness and Notre Dame, grand Easter ceremony in,
ignorance, 231; changes in church 251
music, 243; requested for a beautiful Nottingham, custom at, 504 (note); Not-
love-dialogue, 27; of birds particu- tingham and the revolution, 671

toms on,

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one, 311

Nottingham, earl of, 288

Parliament, clubs, 140; anecdote of royal
Numbers and figures, 380

aversion to, 350; bribery of, by Charles
Nunneries, girls formerly educated in, V., 422
195

“Parliament of Bees," old play, 304

Parodies, pious, of Horace, 584
Oaks, fine ones in Holland, 644

Parr, Dr., early model of, for style, 599
Oddities of Genius, 212

Parrots, Col. O'Kelly's most remarkable
“Oddities, Whims and," by T. Hood, 744
Offerings to infants, 425

Pursimony. See Misers.
Offices, estimates of value of, 452 Parsons and clerks, anecdotes about, 331.
Offices and trades specified in Dooms- See Clergymen.
day-book, 308

Parsons, Joe, the samphire-gatherer, 226
Oglethorpe, general, notice of, 761 Parties of pleasure, a successful one, 276
O'Kelly, Col., his celebrated race horse Party of pleasure, interesting, 559
and parrot, 311

Passion-week, 239, &c.
Old age, a fair price for burning it out at Pastoral and tragi-comedy, definitions of,
the stake, 343

725
gentleman, (the) character of, 59 Patients, philosophical observation of

women, ridicule of, De Foe's cen- their diseases by, 356
sure of, 10

Patriotism, fervour and judgment of, 201
"Old England for ever,” pamphlet called, Patronage, (cheap) 203
591

Paulian, (Father) his account of a stone-
Opinions, former authority of, 444

eater, 177
Opium-eater, the, notices of, 553 Pavy Labathiel, 677
"Oranges, The Three,” play called, 420 Pawning, valuable resource of, 453
Oran-outang, extraordinary one, 378 Peak's hole, 421
Orde, Mr., an amateur artist, 255 Peal (dumb) of Grandsire Triples, 678
Organs, celebrated ones, 130; address to Pearce, Dr. Zachary, H. Walpole's ridi.

a barrel organ, 403; notices of, 237 cule of, 5; anecdote of, 466
Orleans, duchess of, ingenuous disclaimer Pearl, Cleopatra's, 809
by, 621

Pedantry formerly the associate of leara-
Osnaburgh, bishopric of, 49

ing, 197
Ostend, siege of, 279

“ Peep into futurity," 37
Ostler, derivation of, 439

Pegge, Rev. S., revolution centenary ser.
Ostrich, (the king's) dissection of, 309 mon of, 672, 673, 763
O ho, earl of York, 49

Pemberton, sir J., lord mayor, 424
“Ough,” (the syllable) many ways of Penge Common, “ Crooked Billet" on,
pronouncing, 344

335
Ounce, derivation of, 189

Penn, William, and the Indians, en-
“ Outlandish knight," 65

graving, 623
Oxford, mayor of, 309

Penny, (The Lee) an antique, description
Oyster cellars, entertainment of, 434

of, 486

Pens, how carried anciently, 254; their
Padua, cheerful funeral at, 350

introduction, ib.
Page's lock, near Hoddesdon, curious Penthaney, Anthony, a miser, notice of,
chair at, 632

473
Pageant vehicle and play, representation Pepys, extracts from, 829, &c.
of, 6

Perhaps,” its importance in the sciences,
Painters. scene for, 328

124
Painting on cloth and glass, by the an. Perfection, the steps of, 525
eients, 787, 809, 827

Pesce, Nicolo, the diver, and the royal
Palindrome explanation and instance of, gold cups, 353
499

Peter the Great, summer garden of, 643
Pamphleteers, a singular one, 364 Peter-house college, anecdote touching,
Paper books not fore the tenth cen- 546
tury, 254

Phantasms, singular case of, 355
Papers, (S uart) curious account of, 369 Philadelphia, origin of, 624
Parents' affection, 635,660. Sec Children. Philippos, 767
Parenthesis, explanation of, 286

Philippine Islands, salutations in, 98
Paris garden, Southwark. 245

" Phillis of Segros," old play, 400
Paris and London, fruit markets of, 483 Philosophy; of ancients and moderns.
Parish accompts, 241

See Ancients. Philosophy of a fairy,
Parishes, abuses in, 427

584

one, 540

Phipps, William, founder of the Mul. Pockets, pickpockets, and pocket-band-
grave family, 382

kerchiefs, 530
Phlebotomy. See Bleeding.

Poetry, Bowring's popular Servian poetry,
Phrenology, 165

265; poetry and fact, 323; thou and
Physicians, curious jealousv of some, you in, 530; rule for criticism, 670;

137; a benevolent one, 557; two phy- diction of, 820
sicians, 652

Poets; advice to one from one younger,
Pickpockets, 530

124; estimate of various poets, 341;
Pickworth, Mr. C., letter to, 717

minor poets not useless, 342; distresses
Picture dealer, trade catalogue of, 118 of, 476; an athletic poet, 554; reward
Pie, Christmas, 667

of an ingenious one, 530; encourage-
Pikeman, or turnpike-man, 756

ment to poets, 760
Pilgrimages, intense interest of “Pilgrim's Poland, custom in, 160

Progress," 109; pilgrimages formerly Politeness, 621
in England, 196; a curious one, 238 Polkinghorne, a famous wrestler, 664
Pilpay's abridgment of a library, 124 Polypi, 811
Pine apples, 483

Poor's boxes, potices and engravings of,
Pipe sludge, or prejudice against new 374
water-conveyance, 367

rates, none before the Reforination,
Pipes, Irish tobacco, 799

196
Piscatoria, 733

Pope, Alexander, notice of, 469
Pitt, Mr. W., notices of, and of liis seat Port wine, Ewart's excellent, 172
at Holwood, 728

Portaferry, Easter custom at, 253
Places, names of some explained, 78; Porter recommended, 206
high places and groves, 404

Porters, (ticket) regulations and fares
Plague at Eyam, 655, &c., 729

of, 10
Planets, illustration of, 373; material of Portraits, British, Rodd's sale catalogue

of, 118; picture of taking, 640
Planting in Scotland, 577 ; planting re- Portuguese mysteries, 571
commended, 644, 649

Posts, (road) scriptore texta on, 270
Platina, the historian, anecdote of, 349 Potatoes, proper treatment of in frest, 9
Plato, mode of studying, 501; Plato and Potter, Dr., university flogger, 197

other ancients, 824. See Ancients. Pound, derisation of, 189
Plays; representation of a pageant vehicle Powell, the fire-eater, 157

and play at Coventry, 6; licence for Mr., a notorious duellist, 361
enacting plays, 34; curious play-bills, Preacher (Puritan) 818
69, 129, 292, 318; origin and progress Prescription of money, instead of plıysic,
of theatrical representation, 153; not 557
a third of old dramatic treasure ex. Presenta, new.year's, 4; wedding, 397,
hausted, 179; supposed libels in, 201, 601; to infants, custom of, 425
202; an author's correct estimate of Pretender, curious paternal notices of,
one, 286; one of nine days' represen- 372
tation, 369; a straightforward critic Pride, remarks on, 714; instances of, 790
upon, 402; at Linton and Grassington, Priests in France, former hospitality of,
538; play-wrighting, 620; acting of 195
extraordinary children in plays, 677; Princesses, mode of carrying, 501
performance of plays at Christian Mal- Printing, licenses for, 292, 293
ford, 691; definition of pastoral and Prison walls, 364
tragi.comedy, 725; expedients and Prisons, ancient and modern, 460
difficulties of players, 691; selections Private and public, 366
contributed by Mr. C. Lamb froin the Prize-fighting, with swords formerly, 248
Garrick plays, 417, 440, 448, 467, 430, Processions at funerals, 654; at the re.
500, 514, 530, 547, 578, 595, 610, 642, storation, 667; on centenary of the
603, 676, 690, 704, 724, 770, 784, 800, revolution, 673
817; Garrick's collection of. See Professors in German universities, 62
Garrick plays.

Prognostications, effect of a few success-
Plea of the Fairies," 584

ful ones, 138
Pleasures of Illusion, 793

Promise, breach of, curious case of, 90
“ Potting Parlour, (The)” 671

Pronoun, first personal, not to be worn
Plough Monday, 41

out, 171
Plurality of Worlds, doctrine of, 602 Pronunciation, at the old Grassington
Poaching, vindication of, 472

theatre, 36; extreme irregularity of
Poetesses, (British)" by Mr. Dyce, 98 the English, 344

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