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their old home in Asia, returning to Europe about stumbles on amid darkness that increases at A.D. 884. The Székelys* claim to be the de- every step, as new dialects crop up on every scendants of those Huns who remained in Europe side, till at length he stands in despair amid after their great defeat, and aver that when the strange words that find no place in his dicMagyars came back to Hungary they found the tionary, or surrounded by hopeless piles of Székelys there. Krizat quotes several sayings English equivalents that seem to be possessed of the people referring to a Székely Magyar re- with some villainous and ever-increasing centrilationship, such as “A Székely has borne the fugal force. The true-born Magyar would reMagyar”; “If there were no Székelys in the pudiate the term “dialect," it being his boast that world, there would be no Magyars"; "There is rich and poor speak the same tongue; so be it, but the same difference between a Székely and a the shades of the language are shades indeed, Magyar as there is between a man's son and clouds of Cimmerian darkness,* and deeply grateful grandson,&c.

are we to those sympathizing friends who guide On the other hand, men of high authority in our feeble steps from darkness into light, and in such matters, such as Budenz and Hunfalvy, dis- these days, when the lore of the people is no longer claim the Hun origin altogether, maintaining that regarded as merely meaningless tales, unworthy of both people are of Finn-Ugrian descent; others, any consideration, we may hope that any attempt as Prof. Vámbéry, I assert that they are of Turkish- to open new paths, or to show the way to new Tartar descent. Which party is right is still un- treasures that lie waiting for the student, will be settled, and so one must be content to state the found of interest. facts, and proceed to the tales, in which many | Many features in the tales, as Prof. Vámbéry points and details seem to bear out one or other has pointed out, can be found in Chinese view of the origin question.

and other Asiatic stories, and the characterFamiliar already to many as the land of Louis istics of the heroes show most distinctly that Kossuth, I propose to consider some of the vast they have been brought from the old Asiatio folk-lore treasures that lie imbedded amidst the home, modified, of course, by the surrounding Magyar people-treasures which, beyond some Ger- Slavonic and other influences. The same tale, man translations, and one or two stories that have too, will often bear internal evidence of the disappeared in English, seem to be, so far as I know, trict from which it has been collected, being full of entirely ignored by the world at large. Not that snowclad mountains if from the Székely region, the Hungarian savants bave neglected the work, for amid the mountains of Transylvania, or praising since Henszlman read his paper on the “ Popular the beauties of the Hungarian prairies if from the Tales of Hungary" before the Kisfaludy Society | banks of the Danube. Ever and anon we meet in 1847 until the present time, the work has gone allusions to their feuds with their neighbours, on steadily, and there are now several excellent remains of the fierce struggles that made the collections of folk-tales and songs, notably the two country the “cockpit of Eastern Europe"; for from which the majority of the tales referred to instance, very dark wine, such as that grown at hereafter are taken, viz., Erdélyi's Folk Songs and Eger (Erlau), is called “Turks' blood," and Tales, in three volumes, and Kriza's Wild Roses.|memories of a barbarous and savage past survive But the great stumbling-block is the language. 80 | in the rhymes of the little children, such as in entirely different in its construction and mode of the lady-bird verso, where they sing :expression from any of the Western tongues that “ Lady bird, lady-bird, fly away, fly away, it is well-nigh, if not quite impossible for the un For the Turks are coming! aided foreigoer to fully grasp the exact meanings

They will throw you into a well full of salt water; of the long and involved Orientalisms with which

They will then take you out and break you on a the tales abound. The poor benigbted student

wheel." We constantly find, too, the Turks and Tartars

as enemies of the Magyars ; now it is the Turkish which Ellak, Attila's eldest son, and over 30,000 or his Sultan, and now the “dogheaded” Tartar, who people were slain, was fought (near the river Netad),

sends three problems to the Magyar king, threatenand the great warrior's empire crumbled away. * Dwellers in Transylvania who speak a dialect of

ing to fill Hungary with as many soldiers as there Magyar.

are blades of grass in the field, and that he will † Unitarian minister, born 1812, died 1875, poet, author, and collector of folk-tales,

* This paper could never have been written but for 1 In bis Origin of the Magyars.

the generous help of my learned Hungarian friend Mr. § Magyarische Sagen, Märchen, und Erzählungen, von L. L. Kropf, for whose unceasing kindness I desire to Johann, Grafen Mailáth (Stuttgart und Tübingen, 1837); offer my warmest thanks and the fullest acknowledg. Märchen der Magyaren, von Gaal Wien, 1822); and a ment of his invaluable aid. Nor must I omit the late translation of some of Erdélyi’s by Stier, 1850.

Prof. Augustus Greguss, Vice-President of the Kis|| The Hungarian Languaye Guardian (Magyar Nyelv. faludy Society, who was ever ready to help an Englishör)" is a magazine especially devoted to the collection of man, and whose death has taken from amongst us a true tales, proverbs, children's rhymes, &c.

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impale the king and seize his daughter, and lay

the lightness of the wind being still farther lulled by the waste the whole land, if answers be not at once

effect of the cannonade, we fired our carronades three

times, and every long Gun on the larboard side at least sent back. In one tale an arrow comes whizzing

twice. Luckily for us by this operation she had her through the air, shot by the “dogheaded ” Tartar hanging Magazine blown up and was completely beaten, from Tartary; it strikes the wall of the Magyar for in hauling up to settle her business to leeward we king's palace, and shakes the whole town as it saw over the smoke the Top.gallant sails of another Ship falls. On the feathers there are threats of ven

close under our starboard bow, which proved to be the

French seventy-four L'Aigle, as the name on her stern geance if it is not shot back again without delay.

ithout delay; shewed us; and although we hove all aback to avoid it, The terrified king summons all his court, and we could not sufficiently check our ship's way to prevent "every child born with a caul, or under a lucky our running her on board with our starboard bow on her star, or with a tooth, or with a grey lock," to help larboard quarter, our fore yard locking with her main him; but all in vain, no one can do anything. But

yard, which was equared. By the Captain's directions I

went down to explain to the Officers on the main and at length the problems are answered, and every

lower deeks the situation of the Ship with respect to ophe averted, by the hero of the tale-a lad this new opponent, and to order them to direct their who has been alternately coaxed and threatened principal efforts against her. Having so done, as I was all his life, on account of a dream he had when returning along the main deck I met my poor megsmate young, which he would never reveal. In the

Overton the Master carried by two men with his leg

dreadfully sbattered, and before I reached the Quarterend it appears that he had then dreamt of all that

Deck ladder, having stopped to give some directions by was to happen, and so was able to answer the the way, I was met by a Quarter Master who came to questions put by the enemy. Of course he slays inform me that the Captain was very badly wounded, the Tartar, marries the handsome Magyar princess and as he believed dead. amid the rejoicings of king and people, finally

I went immediately on the Quarter Deck and assumed ascends the throne, and “is alive yet, if he has not

the command of the Ship,--this would be about a quarter died since.'*

W. ÅENRY JONES.

past one o'clock,—when I found we were still entangled

with L'Aigle, on whom we kept up a brisk fire, and also Thornton Lodge, Goxhill, Hull.

on our old opponent on the larboard bow the Monarca, (To be continued.)

who by this time was nearly silenced, tho' her colours were still flying; at the same time we were receiving the

fire of two others of the Enemy's ships, one nearly astern MS. ACCOUNT OF THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR the other on the larboard quarter. Our Quarter Deck, BY A PARTICIPANT IN THE FIGHT, Poop, and forecastle were at this time almost cleared (Concluded from p. 262.)

by musquetry from troops on board L'Aigle, her poop and

gangway completely commanding those decks, and the We were now rapidly closing with the Enemy's line, troops on board her appearing very numerous. At this and at ten minutes past noon the battle was begun by moment I ordered all the remaining men down from the the Royal Sovereign opening her fire on the Enemy, poop, and calling the boarders had them mustered under who had for several minutes been firing upon her, and the half deck, and held them in readiness to repel any at twenty minutes past twelve the Royal Sovereign, with attempt that might be made by the enemy to board us, the Signal for close action flying, passed thro’the Enemy's their position rendering it quite impracticable for us to line under the stern of a Spanish three-decker, bearing | board them in the face of such a fire of musquetry 80 an Admiral's flag, and engaged her closely to leeward ; advantageously situated. But whatever advantage they she was followed by the Mars, Bellisle, and Tonnant, and had over us on these upper decks was greatly overbalanced then by Bellerophon, each passing under the stern of by the superiority of our fire on the lower and main their respective opponents, and engaging them at the Decks, the Aigle soon ceasing intirely to fire on us from muzzles of their Guns to leeward. It had been Captain ber lower deck, the ports of which were lowered down Cooke's original intention not to have fired a shot till we whilst the fire from ourg was vigorously maintained, the were in the act of passing through the Enemy's line; but ports having by my orders been bauled up close

inst find that we were losing men as we approached their the side when we first fell on board her to prevent their ships from the effect of their fire, and also suffering in being torn from their hinges when the Ships came in our masts and rigging, he determined on opening our contact. While thus closely engaged and rubbing sides fire a few minutes sooner, from the double motive of

with L'Aigle, she threw many hand grenades on board us, giving our men employment and at the same time of both on our forecastle and gangway, and in at the porte ; rendering the ship a less ostensible mark to be shot at

some of these exploded and dreadfully scorched some of by covering her with smoke. At twenty minutes past our men; one of them I took up myself from our gangtwelve we opened our fire, and at half past twelve we were

way where the fuse was burning, and threw it overboard. engaged on both sides, passing through their line close

One of these grenades bad been thrown in at a lower under the Stern of a Spanish seventy-four, into whom, from

deck port, and in its explosion had blown off the scuttle

of the gunner's store-room, setting fire to the store-room * A favourite termination. In one tale, “ The Secret- and forcing open the door into the Magazine passage ; keeping Little Boy and his Little Sword " (Erdélyi, viii.), most providentially, this door was so placed with respect the tale opens by describing a little boy who is born to that opening from the passage into the Magazine that with a scabbard on his left side ; at the same time the the same blast which blew open the Store-room door, shut tip of a sword appears in the garden, and keeps pace to the door of the Magazine, otherwise we must all in with the growth of the scabbard. This sword bad a both ships inevitably have been blown up together. The peculiar habit of revolving and cutting any one who went | Gunner, who was in the Store.room at the time, went near it save the little boy, and it was by the side of this quietly up to Lieutenant Saunders on the lower deck, sword that he dreamed the dream which was hereafter and acquainting bim the store-room was on fire, requested to save his country,

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instantly granted, he returned with them and put the spirited and gallant conduct of a young midshipman fire out without its having been known to any person on named Pearson, of about fourteen years of age, 'tis so board except to those employed in its extinction.

creditable to our profession and to our country. This At forty minutes past one L'Aigle boisted her Jib and youngster, the son of a Clergyman in the West of Eng. dropped clear of us under a tremendous raking fire from land, who beld, I believe, the living of Queen's Camel, us as she paid off ; our ship at this time was totally unbad joined Bellerophon as his first ship just before we manageable, the main and mizen topmaste hanging over left England in the preceeding May; he was stationed on the side, the jib-boom, spanker-boom, and gaff shot away, the Quarter Deck, and when he saw Captain Cooke fall, and not a brace or bow line serviceable; we observed he ran to his assistance, but 'ere he reached his Captain that L'Aigle was engaged by the Defiance, and soon after he was himself brought down by a splinter in the thigh. two o'clock she struck. On the smoke clearing we As I was coming up to take command of the ship I met observed that several of the enemy's ships had struck on the Quarter-deck ladder little Pearson in the arms of their Colours, and amongst them our first opponent the a Quarter Master, who was carrying him to the Surgeons Monarca, of whom we took possession. We were now in the Cockpit. I here made an exception to my general without any opponent within reach of our guns, and our rule of silence on such occasions, and said, “ Pearson, my fire consequently ceasing, I had a message from the boy, I'm sorry you've been hit, but never mind! You Surgeon stating that the Cock-pit was so crowded with and I'll talk over this day's work fifty years hence, wounded men that it was quite impossible for him to depend upon it.” He smiled and I passed on. Three days attempt some operations which were highly requisite, afterwards ten sail of the Enemy's line came out of and begging I would allow bim to bring some subjects Cadiz in good condition, and made a demonstration of up into the Captain's Cabin for amputation if the fire attacking some of our crippled ships and prizes who had was not likely to be renewed for a quarter of an hour. been driven near Cadiz in the Gale. When the Signal I gave him the requested permission with an under was made to prepare for battle and our drums had beat standing that he must be prepared to go down again ifto

person th

ght any of the Enemy'Van who had not been engaged my eye on the Quarter deck was little Pearson dragging should approach us. It had been my unvarying rule from with difficulty one leg after the other. I said to him, the commencement of the action to avoid speaking to “ Pearson, you had better go below; wounded as you are any of my Meggmates and friends who might be wounded, you 'n be better there"; he answered, “I had rather not wishing to trust my private feelings at a time when stay at my quarters, Sir, if you please!" on which I all my energies were called for in the discharge of my replied, “You had much better go down, some one will public duty, and on this ground I had passed poor Over- be running against you and do you farther mischief''; ton, as I have already related, without exchanging a to this he exclaimed, the tears standing in his eyes, “I word. But now my much esteemed Messmate, Captain hope, Sir, you will not order me below, I should be very Wemyss of the Marines, whom you will remember to sorry to be below at a time like this "; I instantly said, have seen at Portsmouth, came up the Quarter deck Indeed I will not order vou down; and if you live ladder wounded just at the moment I approached it, and you 'll be a second Nelson," Poor fellow, he did live to not being able to avoid speaking to him without apparent be made a Lieutonant some years after, and then died unkindness, I said, “ Wemyss, my good fellow! I'm of fever. sorry you've been wounded, but I trust you will do well”;

. In justice to the memory of my gallant friend and to which he replied with the utmost cheerfulness, “ 'Tis Captain Cooke, I must also add that more zeal, judgeonly a mere scratch, and I shall have to apologize to you

ment, and gallantry could not have been displayed than by and by for having left the deck on so trifling an marked his conduct from the moment we saw the Enemy occasion":-he was then entering the Cabin to have his till the close of his honourable and valuable life. At right arm amputated.

eleven minutes past one o'clock he received a musket At four o'clock, observing that five ships of the Enemy's ball in his breast and fell; to the Seamen who went to Van, under a French Rear-Admiral, had tacked in suc- raise him he merely said, “Let me lie a minute," and cession and were making off to windward, I ordered the immediately breathed his last. On the evening of the Cabin again to be cleared, and at ten minutes past four following day I had the painful duty of reading the we opened our fire upon those five ships, the sternmost funeral service over his body, and that of my valued of which (a Spanish two-decker) was cut off and struck friend Overton, as they were committed to the deep to the Minotaur ; the other four ships escaped; at seven amidst the heartfelt regrets and unbought tears of their minutes after five the firing ceased; counted nineteen surviving shipmates. A similar sense of justice to the of the enemy's line of battle ships who had struck, one officers and crew of the Bellerophon compels me to of which' (the Achille, seventy-four) took fire and blew record, as a proof of their steadiness and discipline, that up : at half-past five took possession of the Spanish in the course of the Action the ship was three times on seventy-four Bahama, ten sail of the Enemy's line, six fire without its ever coming to my knowledge (except in frigates and two brige, making off to leeward towards one instance where I put it out myself) until it came Cadiz; at half-past seven we observed that the Euryalus, out in the course of conversation long after the Action to which ship we knew Vice-Admiral Collingwood had was over. Our loss in the Bellerophon was twenty-six shifted his flag, carried the lights, and that there were no killed, and a hundred and twenty-six wounded, out of lights on board the Victory, from which we were left to five hundred and forty at the commencement of the draw the melancholy inference that our Gallant, our action, and on our arrival in Gibraltar Bay I addressed beloved Chief, the incomparable Nelson, had fallen; but the following official letter to Admiral Collingwood :80 unwilling were we to believe what we could scarcely

Bellerophon, Gibraltar Bay, 30th October, 1805. bring ourselves to doubt, that I actually went on board Sir, In consequence of the death of Captain Cooke, the Euryalus the next morning, and breakfasted with I feel it my duty to represent to you the highly spirited Admiral Collingwood, from whom I received orders, conduct of every officer, man, and boy on board the without being once told, or even once asking the ques- Bellerophon in the action of the 21st Instant. The tion whether Lord Nelson was slain.

gallantry with which the ship was placed in Action by Having now brought the Action to a close, you will say our much regretted Captain, and the animated support it is high time I should bring this long-winded story to a | I received from every individual on board after his fall, cloge also; but I cannot and must not omit to record the left nothing to me but the honor of having succeeded by

Seniority of Commission to the command of such men. P.S.- Private. I beg leave to enclose a list of such of the Petty Officers I have written to our friend Douglas Kinnaird on my as have passed their examination for Lieutenants, humbly own matters, desiring him to send me out all the further but earnestly recommending them to your notice and credits I can command (and I have a year's Income. protection.—[ have the honor to be, Sir, your very and the sale of a Manor besides (he tells me) before me) obedient Servant,

Wu. Pryce COUBY. for till the Greeks get their Loan, it is probable that I Vice-Admiral Collingwood.

shall have to stand partly Paymaster, as far as I am Having thus detailed to you the principal occurrences

“good upon Change," that is to say. I pray you to reon board Belleropbon during the Battle of Trafalgar, I

peat as much to him, and say that I must in the interim have now only to refer you to your brother Charles for

draw on Mess" Ramsden most formidably. To say the an explanation of such technical terms as I have been

truth, I do not grudge it, now the fellows have begun to compelled to introduce into the details of an exclusively

fight again, and still more welcome shall they be, if they nautical proceeding; and hoping that my dear Children

will go on. may feel interested in its perugal many years after the

But they have had or are to have some four thousand period when I shall be “gathered to my fathers”-an

pounds (besides some private Extraordinaries, for widows, interest grounded, as I trust it will be, on the “fair

orphans, refugees, and rascals of all descriptions) of famo" and unsullied reputation of their parent.-I am

mine, at one "swoop," and it is to be expected the next ever, my dear Anthony, your fondly affectionate Father,

will be at least as much more, and how can I refuse if WILLIAM PRYCE CUMBY,

| they will fight? and especially if I should bappen ever

to be in their company'? I therefore request and require

B. DOBELL that you should apprize my trusty and trustworthy Queen’s Crescent, Haverstock Hill.

trustee and banker and Crown and Sheet Anchor, Douglas Kinnaird the Honourable, that he prepare all

monies of mine, including the purchase money of Roch. A LETTER OF LORD BYRON.

dale Manor, and mine income for the ensuing year, A.D. Under this heading (6th S. ix. 186) Mus Rus. 1824, to answer and anticipate any orders or drafts of TICUS publishes a letter in the possession of the

mine for the Good cause in good and lawful money of editor of the Antiquarian Magazine.

Great Britain, &c., &c., &c. May you live a thousand Laying

years! which is 997 longer than the Spanish Cortes aside all spirit of emulation (however wholesome), Constitution. I think I can equal him in interest, and tail on to

Fred. W. Joy, M.A., F.S.A. that letter with one in my own collection, which Cathedral Library, Ely. seems to be (as we say in the north) “ marrows to it”; at all events it bears date only six days

MACAULAY ON THE LAW OF PROPORTION. later, Oct. 13, 1823, and is also addressed to Dr. Macaulay, in his Essays, 8vo., ed. 1850, p. 227, Bowring :

gives the following statement : “ Rushton says Dear Sir,--Since I wrote to you on yo 10th Inst. the that when Elizabeth came to the throne the long-desired Squadron bas arrived in yo waters of Messa-Catholics were two-thirds of the nation, and the longhi, and intercepted two Turkish Corvettes—ditto

Protestants only one-third.” I may assume that transporte-destroying or taking all four, except some of the Crews escaped on shore in Ithaca, and an un- | the substitution of the word Rushton for Rishton armed vessel with passengers chased into a port on the is a mere slip of the pen, though I cannot term it opposite side of Cophalonia. The Greeks had fourteen a printer's error, inasmuch as a number of editions sail, the Turks four, but the odds don't matter, the

of Macaulay's Essays have already been published. Victory will make a very good puff, and be of some ad. vantage besides. I expect momentarily advices from

If we compare this with the words of Rishton (conPrince Mavrocordato, who is on board, and has (I under

tinuation of Sanderus, De Schismate Anglicani, stand) dispatches from the Legislative to me, in conse- 8vo., Ingolstadt, 1588, p. 290, translated by David quence of which, after paying the Squadron (for which Lewis, 8vo., London, 1877, p. 265) we shall arrive I have prepared and am preparing) I shall probably join

at a diametrically opposite conclusion. The very him at Sea or on Shore. I add the above communication to my letter by Col. Napier, who will inform the Com

converse is said by Rishton, who argues that mittee of everything in detail much better than I can do. one-third of the three parts (erroneously translated

The Mathematical, Medical, and Musical preparations “parties” by Mr. Lewis) was Catholic. Macaulay, of the Committee have arrived, and in good condition, by the employment of what I suppose it would be abating some damage from wet, and some ditto from a limpolite to describe as more than a mere figure of portion of the letterpress being spilt in landing (I ought not to have omitted the Press, but forgot it å moment. speech, converts the sum of the numbers added in excuse the game) they are pronounced excellent of their his mind into two-thirds. A careful reference to kind, but till we have an Engineer and a Trumpeter the original of Sanderus and Rishton will probably (we have Chirurgeons already) we 're“ pearls to swine," show how this error has been arrived at by a as the Greeks are ignorant of Mathematics, and have a hasty glance at the index. wherein the second rebad ear for our Music; the Maps, &c., I will put into use for them, and take care that all (with proper

ference might have led a very careless reader, caution) are turned to the intended uses of the Com. who did not take the trouble to look at the mittee, but I refer you to Colonel Napier, who will tell original reference, to arrive at some conclusion you that much of your really valuable supplies should be analogous to that which is issued to students reserved till proper persons arrive to adapt them to of English « light and leading ” as an historical actual service. "Believe me to be, my dear Sir,

Yr's ever,

guide. The original book of Sanderus, however, NOEL) B(YRON). is accessible to many. . C. CARTER BLAKE,

REMARKABLE MONUMENTAL INSCRIPTION.— Cf. school (2), a shoal of fish, probably a corThe following epitaph occurs in the Champion of ruption of the word shoal. Linc. (Halliwell). the East for January 12, 1830, a newspaper which Scull (1), a shoal. Generally of fishes, but Lilly I believe was very short-lived. Whether it really mentions “a scul of phesants,” ed. 1632, sig. x. exists, or ever existed, on a gravestone, or whether xii. (Halliwell). I suppose scull and school, in this it is but a piece of newspaper satire, I must leave sense, are only different spellings of the same word. to some Cumbrian reader to inform us:

F. W. WEAVER. Copy of a Remarkable Inscription on a Monument lately

Milton Vicarage, Evercroech, Bath. erected in Horsley-down Church, Cumberland.

LAMBETH DEGREES. - Lambeth degrees were Here lieth the Bodies

conferred in 1883 by Dr. Benson, Archbishop of of THOMAS BOND and MARY his Wife.

Canterbury, on the following: -
She was temperate, chaste, and charitable;
But, she was proud, peevish, and passionate.

D.D. The Rev. John Troutbeck, M.A. Oxon., She was an affectionate wife and tender mother; Minor Canon of Westminster Abbey, Secretary to But, her husband and child, whom she loved,

the Company of Revisers of the English Version seldom saw her countenance without a disgusting frown;

of the New Testament, at the special request of Whilst she received visitors whom she despised with an endearing smile.

the Bishop of Gloucester and Bristol. Her behaviour was discreet towards strangers ; D.D. Rev. Bransby Lewis Key, coadjutor Bishop But, imprudent in her family.

of Caffraria, missionary of St. Augustine's Mission Abroad, her conduct was influenced by good breeding, in the diocese of St. John, Caffraria. But, at home, by ill temper.

B.D. Rev. Alfred Chiswell, late Archdeacon of She was a professed enemy to flattery, and was seldom known to praise or commend;

| Madagascar, in recognition of his long services as But, the talents in which sho principally excelled,

a missionary of the Society for the Propagation of wore difference of opinion, and discovering flaws and the Gospel there, and of his work in connexion imperfections.

with the translation of the Prayer Book into MalaShe was an admirable economist, and, without prodigality,

gasy. dispensed plenty to every person in her family;.

Mus.Doc. Mr. George C. Martin, Mus. Bac. But, would sacrifice their eyes to a farthing candle. Oxon., sub-organist of St. Paul's Cathedral. She sometimes made her husband happy with her good Mus.Doc. Mr. Longdon Colborne, Mus.Bao. qualities;

Cantab., Organist of Hereford Cathedral. But, much more frequently miserable with her many failings;

M.A. Oxon. inasmuch, that, in thirty years' cohabitation, LITERARY PARALLEL.-Perhaps some of your he often lamented, that, maugre

readers may be interested in the following parallel all her virtues, he had not, in the whole, enjoyed two years of

to Tennyson's line in Locksley Hall:matrimonial comfort.

"And our spirits rushed together at the touching of the Al length, finding she had lost the affections of her lips."

busband,
as well as the regard of her neighbours,

Ευρώπης το φίλημα και ήν άχρι χείλεος έλθη family disputes having been divulged by servants,

ηδύ γε, κάν ψαύση μούνον άχρι στόματος" she died of vexation, July 20, 1768,

ψαύει δ' ουκ άκρούς τοϊς χείλεσιν" αλλ' έρίσασα aged 48 years.

" το στόμα, την ψυχήν εξ ονύχων ανάγει. Her worn-out husband survived her four months and

Anthol. Gr. v. 14. two days, and departed this life Nov. 28, 1768,

A German parallel is quoted in the Athenæum of in the 54th year of his age.

February 9.

DENHAM ROUSE, William Bond, brother to the deceased, orected this stone AS A WEEKLY MONITOR

SYMBOLISM.—A pretty little volume before me to the surviving Wives of this parish,

may be classified under the head of “Symbolica” that they may avoid the infamy

or that of “Emblemata.” of having their memoirs handed down to posterity with a

It is entitled, The Patch-work Character.

Divine Panoply; or, a Suit of Armour for the ANON.

Soldier of Christ. With an Introduction by the

Rev. Hugh Stowell, M.A., &c. London. The SAOAL : SCHOOL.-Prof. Skeat says in his Dic- Religious Tract Society. 1846." 8vo. pp. 278. tionary that shoal and school are doublets, and I take the following description from a notice in that A.-S. scolu=(1) a school, (2) a multitude. I the British Quarterly Review for November, 1846: have just found an interesting and rather late proof "This is in every respect a beautiful book. The paper, of this ; see also scull (3), a variant of shoal. “[In printing, engraving, and binding are all in a high style Cornwall] The Pilchard is taken, who in great skuls of taste and elegance. The engravings are eleven in gwarme about the Coast(chap. x. of “ Å Prospect number, representing the different portions of ancient

armour. Each engraving is followed by historical of the Most Famous Parts of the World. London.

notices relating to the piece of armour represented in it, Printed by M. F. tor wm. Humble, and are to be and by sections under the title of Scripture Illustrasold at his shop in Popes-head Palace. 1646 "). tion' and 'Doctrinal Instruction.'"

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