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on, 173

joy, 56

Property, fixed and moveable, remarks Realities resembling dreams, 229

Rebellion, (The)” old play, 677
Protestant German Universities, 62 Red-Herring on horseback, an old dish,
Prynne, William, notice of, 363

195; eulogium of red-herrings, 285
Public-houses, 433, 434, &c., 440

Reformation, manners and customs be-
Public and private, 366

fore, 195; progress of, 242
Publishers, how dispensed with, 364 Regent's-street and park, 107, 108
Puddle-dock, duke of, 560

Relationship, involvement of by n'arriage,
Pudsey, bishop, notice of, 208

238
Pulpits furnished with hour-glasses and Religion, 414

clocks, 243, 251; pulpit desk, 512; Request, modest, 734
pulpit in the rock, 662

Restitution, better late than never, 69;
Punch bowl, Devil's, 487

for ease of conscience, 201
Punctilio, Spanish, 541

Retrospect, 92
Punctuality recommended, 398

Return made to a parish circular, 189
Punishments, capital, solemnity and ter- “Return, the Soldier's,” 702
ror of, 228, &c.

Revels, master of, licence by for enacting
Puns, not unnatural in grief as well as

plays, 34

Revenant (Le) 228
Purple of the ancients, 732, (note.) Revenge, wishes of, 98
Purvis, William, or “ B.ind Willie," the Reverie, 232
minstrel, 231

Revival, after hanging at the gallows, 228
Pye, Mr., curious anecdote from, ot“ Rewards of Virtue," old play, 80
Charles I., 350

Rheumatism, asserted effect of, 71
Pye-stealer detected, 210

Rhodian Colossus, 826
Pyramids of Egypt, 826

Rhodope and Cinderella, 774
Pythagoras, power of his music, 516; Rhone, river, Scipio's shield found in, 132

Pythagoras and other alicients, 824. Rhubarb, and the Turk in Cheapside, 97
See Ancients.

Rich man defined, 173
Pytheas and other ancients, 824. See Richardson, the first public fire-eater, 158
Ancients.

Riches, good and bad effect of, 174

Riddle and explauation, 205
Quakers; The Three Quakers, 439; Ridicule, 501

quakers under Williain Penn, 623, Right hand, reason for preferring, 140
&c.; origin of the term quaker, 629 Rigi, in Switzerland, inscription on book
Quarter of an hour before,” 398
Qualities, sensible doctrine of, 505 Ringing, memorial of, at Bromley, 678;
Queen's college, Oxford, custom at, 43, anecdotes of ringers, 679
195

Rings; the Gimmal ring, engraving and
Queenborough, curious account of, 563 notice of, 415
Questions, danger of asking, 171 Rising, (early) 398
Quid pro quo, 430

Rivers, opinions on, 763
Quin, his apology for a dancer's absence, Road-posts inscribed with texts, 270

8; his unfeeling jokes, ib., 9; notices Roasting, musical, 516
of, 470, 709

Robertson, J., a friend of Thomson, 604
Quintain, the, 502, 534

“Robin Gray, (Auld)” curious account
Quipoes explained, 470

of, 100

Robin Hood's bower, 243
Race horses. See Horses.

Rodd, Mr. H., picture-dealer, 118
Radnor, lord, anecdote of, 45

Rollan, Madame, a celebrated dancer, 8
Rain, effect of, 541

Roman antiquities, 40
Rainbow at Niagara, 683, 685

Romans, customs of, 433; fatality of
“Rain Alley,” old play, 663

Roman emperors, 612; doubts on Ro-
Ramsay, sir George, killed in a duel, 362 man history, 621; Roman remains,
Randwick near Stroud, custom at, 277 727, 729, 735
Ratting, 281

Romuald, St., 711
Ravens, at Nimeguen, 44; tradition re- Rooms, former lowness of, 84

specting two at home, ib. ; anecdote of Rope-riding at Venice, 540
one at Hungerford, 413

Rosamond, (Fair) 158
Ravensbourne, sources of the, engraving, Rouen, Easter custom at, 242
735

Round robin, ancient custom of, 349
Raynal, Abbé, anecdote of, 45

Royal Society, 276
Reading aloud, remarks on, 139

Royal families, ill-tated ones, 613

at, 69

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one, 350

guson, 668

· Royal King and Loyal Su'ject, (The)" | Schools, rare before the Reformation,
old play, 663

195; chastisement in, 501; schoolboys'
Rubens, liberality and kindness of, 5 anticipations of home, 549
Runaway mops or statutes, 88

Sciences and arty, skill of the ancients in.
• Ruptures, curious application for, 647 See Ancients.
Rural delights, 354

Scilly Islands, custom in, 41
Rushes, houses and churches strewed Scipio, anecdote and shield of, 132
with, 553, &c.

Scot, John, a fasting fanatic, 67
Russia, Esop in, 643

Scotland, story of the Scorch soldier, 143;
Rutty, Dr., a Quaker, confession of, 669 utility of the Scottish hospital, 143;
Rydal Mount, seat of Wordsworth, 552 customs on the new moon in, 197;

amusements called hy-jinks in, 234;
Sackville, sir E., and lord Bruce, due! an old and corrected map of, 253;
between, 527

Scotch Adam and Eve, 269; some
Saddles, rules touching, 593

gold found in, 329; Scottish legends,
Sailors, 563

388; customs in, 426, 434, 485; Scotch
custom of when in Greenland, lairds and judges, 542; Highland emi.
315; generous feeling of one for a dead gration, 575; forest of Scotland, 576.
enemy, 316; their remonstrance by a Se llighlands.

round robin, 345; anecdote of an Irish Scott, sir Walter, letter of, to sir A. Fer-
St. Bride's church, admirable organ in, 131 ,, Thomas, shepherd, anecdote of, 669
St, David's day, 167

Scripture texts, how hung up formerly
St. Giles Hill, near Winchester, fair at, in houses, 195; inscribed on road.
102

posts, 270
Saint Giles's bowl, 765

Sculpture of the ancients, 827
St. Goodrick misleading a bishop, 208 Scylla and Charybdis, ancient and mo
St. Jerome's description of an organ, 237; dern descriptions of, 321

conjecture about his dragon, 269 Sea bull, 350
Saint John's Well, at Harpham, engrav- weed, address to, 226
ing, 687

Seals; bread seals, 45; seal of lord high
St. Lawrence church, capital organ in, 131 admiral, 287
St. Margaret's at Cliff, 225

Second-sight, 391
St. Mary church, admired organ in, 131 Secrets worth keeping, 371
Saint Romuald, 711

Sects, exclusiveness of, 818
St. Sepulchre's bell, at executions, 82 Seigneurs, the benevolent one, 66
Saints, a poor female one, 376

Seignories in England, dreadful abuses
“Sally Holt,” a story, 749

and oppressions forinerly in, 196
Salt, the terror of spectres, 261, 262; Selden, notice of, 700

custom of putting salt on the dead, 262 Self-devotion, clerical, 682
Salutation, different modes and forms of, Self-esteem, 790

93, 195; curious one by lord Lovat, Selling and buying, 520
120; lively lecture on the English Sensualist and his conscience, 619
mode, 278

Sepulchral remains, 41, 42
Samphire, gathering, 225, 226

Servants, appropriate addresses of differ.
Sandy, James, an extraordinary artist, 754 ert ones, 89; description of statutes or
Sanitary cordon, 661, 662

mops for hiring, 86, 102; servant.
“ Sappho and Phaon," old play, 547 maid's pocket-book, 616; old and faith.
Satellites, 603

ful servants, 823
“Satiromastix,” old play, 352

Servetus and his works, 777
Saville, sir G., letter to, 660

Servian popular poetry, 265
Sawston Cross, 455

“Seven Champions of Christendoni," old
Saxons, customs of, 133

play, 244
Scaffold, the criminal's view from, 230 Session court of, satire on judges of, 542
Scandal, a grand receptacle of, 123; pic- “Shakerley, my aunt,” 746
ture of, 445

Shakspeare, a fault in, 151; contempo-
Scarborough, custom at, 202

rary dramatists of, 179; a giant among
Scarfs and tippets, 532

giants, 179; time's rival, 584
Scheveling scenery, 644

Sham-fights and invasion, 442
Schmidt, celebrated organ-builder, 130 Sharp, Mr.. his dissertation on Coventry
“ School of Adults," 745

pageants, 6
Schoolboys, 75; at Malmsbury, tradition Sheep, aversion of deer to, 377, 378;
about, 116

their injury to young woods, 576;

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superstition touching sheep and mice, Souffers, (curious old) account and en-
648; sheep-shearing in Cumberlaud, graving of, 320
694

Souffing candles, curious process of, 174
Sheepshanks, Whittle, 548

Soames, Dr. master of Peterhouse, 546
Shepherd's well, Hampstead, 191 Society simplified by civilization, 110
Shepherds, how paid formerly, 197 Soho bazaar, 77
Sherbet, receipt for making, 236 Soldier, (Scotch) story of, engraving, 143
Sheriff's trumpets explained, 197 Soldiers; a soldier's age, 590; a soldier's
Sheriffs, female, 700

return, 702
Shield of Scipio found in the Rhone, 132 Somerset, proud duke of, 790
“Ship, (The)” order of, 29

Son, father and, 430
Ships, descent of one over Niagara falls, Sophia Charlotte, sister of George I., 654
680

Southam, cu tom in, 88
Shirley Common, broom-maker's at, 639 Southey, poet, residence of, 555
Shirts, wearing two in travelling, 590 Sa-fields, sketch in, 796
Shoeblacks, notices respecting, 632 Spaniards, spare diet of, 800
Shoemakers, an ambitious one, 585 Spanish mysteries, 471; punctilin, 541
Shoes, old, curious application of, 588 Sparr, Mrs. A., a maiden lady, 170
Shorland, Lord, old legend and monu- Sparrow, address co, 182
ment of, 564, 573

Spectrology, 355
Showers, summer, 541

Speculation, folly of, 590
Shrove Tuesday, 136

Spells of home, 108
Shute, bishop of Durham, pun on, 142 Spinning, tenuity of, 457
Shuttle, hanging the, 525

Spit, movement of to music, 516
Siam, summer-house in, 541

* Spoons Apostle," 823
Sight, (second) 391

Sporting, 142
Signs, explanation of a modern one, 336; Spring, the voice of, 312
one near Skipton, 318; odd signs, 206 ; Spring Gardeus, a former Vauxhall, 360
sign-seeking, 620; curious signs, 638, Stag-hunting, near Bean Doran, 377
666, 792

Stage-coach adventures, 132
Silchester, Hants, Roman station, 692 Standing mannerly before parents, 197
Silent club, (the) 234

Stanley, Rev, T., rector of Eyam, 729
Silver, how silver coin tested, 226; found Stanmore toll-house, engraving of, 86
in Cornwall, 329

Starch-wort, an herb, account of, 599
“Silver Age, (The)” old play, 338 “Stare and Gossip, the,” 445
Simcoe, general, notice of, 625

Starlings, battle of, 331
Singing, test of excellence of, 519 Stars, fixed, the, 602, 812
Singing birds. See Birds.

Statesmen, model of, 629
Single hair," for angling, an enthusiast

small farming proprietors

called, 603
“Şir Giles Goosecap," old play, 579 Statistics, curious, 270
Skating, 75

Statutes for hiring servants, account of,
Skimmington, procession called, 594 86, 102; stupendous oues, S26
Skipton in Craven, theatrical company Stealing to restore, 117

at, 35; custom in, 314. See Craven. Steam-engines, 457
Sleeves, pockets formerly in, 530 Steel manufacturers, 714
Smith, sir Sydney, and old Dan Bryan, Stephens, his mode of writing, 341
316

“ Steps retraced,” 238
Smith, Thomas, a quack, 775

Stilton, (ham and) 90
Smoking, much used in 1634, 85 Stocking, throwing of, 149
Smoking and snuffing, oriental temple Stoke Lyne, lord of inanor of, 278

for, 751, 754; antiquity of smoking, Stones,sepulchral accumulations of stones,
800

42; account of a stone-eater, 177; auto-
Smoky chimnies, how cured, 286

biography of one, 177
Smyth, Capt. W. H., his account of Stones, (precious) ancients' imitation of,
Scylla and Charybdis, 323

787
Snitzler, an honest organ-builder, 427 Stories, (long) 519
Souff and tobacco, proposed history of, Storks, habits and treatment of, 646, 696
194

Storm in 1790, 384
Snuffing and smoking, 751, &c.; Laurence Stourbridge fair, 103
kirk snuff-buxes, 754

Stratford-upon-Avou Church, engraving
Snuff box, (my) engraving and descrip-

of, 223
tion of, 95

Streams, irregularity of some, 115

on, 330

Street circulars, 238

Temple of Health, Dr. Graham's, 695;
Sirutt, Mr., new edition of his “ Sports for smoking, Mr. Gliddon's, 751

and Pastimes," &c., by editor of the Temple, Sir W., disposal of his heart, 644
Table Book, 503

Tenter, (Bear and) boys' play, 596
Stuart papers, interesting account of, 369; "Tethy's' Festival,” old play, 321

the unfortunate line of Stuarts, 613 Test of talent, 286
Students in German universities, 62 Texts of scripture; formerly written in
Suudley statute for hiring servants, 87 apartments, 195; on road.posts, 270
Style, error respecting, 30

Thales and other ancients, 824.
Styles, for writing on table-books, 1 Thames, river, shut out state of, 84;
Suicide never occurring amonggipsies, 105 bronze antique found in, 134
Sumatra, oran-outang of, 378

Thames Ditton, the resort of anglers, 330
Summer drinks, receipts for, 236 Theatres, one projected at Edinburgh,
Summer; summer-house at Siam, 541; 157; advice respecting formation of,

summer showers, an effect of, 441; ib; curious circumstances of a fire at

summer garden of Peter the Great, 643 one, 369. See Plays.
Sunday, diversions on, 245, 247

"The thing to a T,” explanation of, 8
Suppers, a light and early one, 334 Thomas, Elizabeth, poetess, 99
Sup-porter, a sign motto, 206

Thomson, poet, notices of, 468, 603, 708
Surgery, skill of the ancients in, 785, 787 Thorwalsden, monument by, 127
Surnames, various cases of that of the Thoulouse, cruel custom at, 277

" devil,” in families, and arms corre. Thou and you, in poetry, 580
spondeut, 349

Thread and thread-makers, 716
Surveys, of see of Durham, 208; in Throwing the stocking, 149
Doomsday-book, 305

Thucydides, testimonial to, 324
Sweetheart-seeing, 494

Thunder, opinions on, 730
Swimming, Kircher's account of a man “Thyestes," old play, 737

web-handed and web-footed, 353 Ticket porters, regulations and fares of, 10
Swiss guards, monument of, 127 Tickling trout, 331
Switzerland, an artist's letter from, 214 Tides, opinions on, 731
Sword-dancing in Northumberland, 329 Tie and bob wigs, 631
“Sybil's Leaves," 37

Tighe, Mrs., poetess, 100
Sympathy, supposed effect of, 581 Timber in bogs, remarks on, 93
System for shopkeepers, 281, 282 "Time, the defeat of," 682
Table Book, explanation of, 1; design of Tin mines, in Cornwall, 329

the present, 2; editor's disclaimer of Tippets and scarfs, 532
various publications in his name, 382; Titles, new, to old books, 34
editor of about to publish a cheap Titles, 790
edition of "Strutt's Sports and Pas- Tobacco, much used in 1634, 85; and
times," 503; editor's severe domestic snuff, proposed history of, 194; anec.
afflictions, 783

dotes of dealers in, ib.; or a substitute,
Table rock at Niagara, 685

ancient use of, 800. See Aucients.
Tadloc's tread like pavier's rammers, 188 Toll, ungallant, 536
Tailors and cabbage, 236

Tollard, (royal) formerly a royal seat, 18
Tailor, origin of the word, 773

Tollet, Elizabeth, poetess, 99
Talbot inn, Borough, 437

Tomarton, former dungeon in, 196
“Tales, (Early Metrical)" notice of, 57 Tomkins, an unrelenting creditor, 334
Talker, the selfish, 171; talking, at times, Tommy Bell, engraving of, 326
how difficult, 181

Sly, engraving of, 166
Talkington, George, casualties, that be- Tonga Islands, custom in, 413
fell, 478

Tooth,(thegolden) learned disputeon, 227
“Tancred and Gismund," old play, 161 Torches, dauce of, 54
Tanner, appropriate name for his villa, 382 “Tottenham Court,” old play, 291
Tanner, Dame, gleaning cake of, 587 Toupees, bow formerly stiffened, 197
Tartans, now little used in the High. Tours, a curious one, 560
lands, 147

Townsend, (Bow street) evidence by, 489
Taste, its power and value, 43

Trade, good and ill of, 620
Tasting days, 638

Trades, younger brothers formerly not
Taverns and inus, notices of, 435, &c., bred to, 197; and offices specified in
439, &c.

Doomsday-book, 308
Taylor, J., of Birmingham, notice of, 712 Tradesmen, deviation from ancient rule
Tempers of birds, how ascertained, 296 of, 120; competition between, 194;
Temple church, organ in, 130

“The Tradesman,” by Defoe, 282

Tradition, picture of, 597

Vauxhall, a dramatic sketch, 219
Tragi-comedy and pastoral comedy, 725 Vega, Francis de la, adventures of, 50%
"Traitor, (The)" old play, 704

Lopez de, mysteries of, 471
Transmigration, explanatory of antipa. Vehicle, (pageant) and play, noiice and
thies, 510

engraving of, 6
Trashing, 588

Venice, 540; the doge's marriage, 226
Travellers, former hospitality to, in Venison, hunted better than shot, 17;

France, 195; before the Reformation potted, curious notion about, 581

were entertained at religious houses, 196 Vines, notices about, 430, 728. See
Travelling by coach and steam compared, Grapes.
131

Viper's poison, 796
Travelling, precantions for, 590, 581 Vernon, admiral, patron of General
Tread-mills, different standards of labour Washington, 309
in, 378

-, mount, why so called, 309
Treasure digging, patent for, 621

a musician, anecdote of, 9
Treaties; one between W. Penn and the Vienna, customs in, 9

Indians, 623, treaty of Uxbridge, 675 Views of a felon on the scaffold, 230
Trees, tasteful disposal of, 404; skeletons Village new-year described, 46

of, 577; a memorable elm, 625; noble “Virgin Widow," old play, 161
trees near Amsterdam, 645; super- Virginia, deliberate duel in, 361
stition about passing patients through Virtue and Death, dialogue between, 424
a split ash, 647; trees poetically and “Visiting the churches," 239
nationally considered, 649; height of Voice, restoration of, by anchovy, 685
the cabbage tree, 650

Volunteer reminiscences, 442
Trials, of Flora, 273; of a degro for Vortices, doctrine of, 603

breach of promise, 90; for lite, im- W, (the letter) 205
pressions under, 229

Waggery, ancient, 210
Tricks of the Fairies, 584

Wagstaff, Mr. E., 507
"Triumphant Widow,(The)"old play,530 Wake-Robin, a plant, 599
Troller's Gill, (The) 741

Wakefield, custom near, 425
Tromp, Van, gallantry of, 800

Wales, character of the ancient Britone,
Trout, tickling, 331

168; notices of the Welsh Harp, ib.;
"True Trojans, (The)” old play, 578 minstrelsy society in, 169; ancient
Trumpets formerly sounded before lords British pillar, engraving of, 175
and gentlemen, 197

Walker, (Willy) and John Bolton, 619
Tuileries, massacre of Swiss Guards at, 127 Waller, sir E., his tomb at Beaconsfield,
Tumuli, 41, 42

649
Turk in Cheapside, inquiry for, 97; the Wallis, lady, her correct estimate of her
Great Turk, 791

comedy, 286
Turks, consolation under persecution hv, Walpole, Horace, letter of, about extor-

227; a terror to Christendom, 243, 285 tion in Westminster abbey, 5
Turnpikeman, (The) 736

Walpole, sir H , and Hogarth, 559, 560
Tutor for tradesmen, 281, 282

sir R., notice of, 510
Tuum et Meum, 539

Walls of plaster advised for fruit, 485
Twelfth-night custom at Brough, 13 Walsli, Mr. H., his satire on corporations,
“Twins, (The)” old play, 579

262
“Two angry women of Abingdon,” old Wamphray, in Scotland, great hiring fair
play, 178

at, 102
“Two Tragedies in one," old play, 244 Wards, court of, abuses of, 452
Ugliness, naif admission of, 621

Warming-pans for Jamaica, 8
Ugly club, 132, 234

"Wars of Cyrus," old play, 725
Umbrella, clergyman's, 465

Warwickshire, statutes or mopsin, 86, &c.;
Unhanged and hanged, two classes, 228 custom in, 647
Universities, in Germany, 62; flogging in, "Washing of the feet” at Vienna, 239;
197; founding the London, 297

at Greenwich by queen Elizabeth, 240
Unknown, (the great) discovered, 153, &c. Washington, general, notice of, 304
Usurers; life of one, 450; a liberal one, 818 Watchmen, (London) 676
Utopia, (sir T. More's) blunder about, 621 Water, prejudice against pipe-conveyance
Uxbridge, town and treaty of, 675 of, 367; having the effect of fire, 682
Valediction, 200

Water carrier, (old) engraving of, 367
Valentines, 103

Waterloo-bridge, intended opening to, 107
Valle Crucis abbey, pillar near, 175 Watermen, ancient misconduct of, 84;
Viinithee (wife) Jack Mullally's, 347 watermen hundred years ago, 314

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