227.) The query addressed to book-loving readers of "N. During a rather lengthened search after a complete series of Cotton's various works, I have only been able to meet with two 6'h S. 685 ; but a new circumstance has lately arisen which induces me to ask the invaluable assistance of " N. e., the Horatii, from the French of Pierre Corneille." This loose statement has arisen evidently out of the fact that the author's preface to his work is dated from " Beres- ford, October 8, 1670." The preface, indeed, con- tains full internal evidence that prior to 1671 the translation (which was made, circa 1665, at the request of Cotton's sister, Mrs. " Corneille ") will be found a register of two edi- tions of Charles Cotton's translation of Corneille's Horace, the one dated 1671, the other, " with a frontispiece," dated 1677; both in quarto and in modern bindings. Quaritch, 1882) I mentioned to him the doubts that had arisen in my mind respecting the exist- ence of a 1677 edition, and he has made a note of the case on p. 1677"; and in the sale catalogue of the Duke of Roxburghe's library, 1812 : "No. e., 1670) and also the year after, more cor- rectly he published a translation of the tragedy entitled Les Horaces, i.
) ; Moses Mocate [Mocatta], Camomile Street ; Peter Ole verez, Duke's Place ; M. Perrera, ditto Gomez Rodriguez, Bury Street ; Robulus (? David Demetrius (two) appear to be Greeks in London. We must request correspondents desiring information on family matters of only private interest, to affix their names and addresses to their queries, in order that the answers may be addressed to them direct. It is an un- doubted fact that a charter was granted to Norwich some time during the reign of Henry I. THE MANT0A AND MONTFERRAT UNIVERSITY AND MEDAL FUND. Can any one tell me the name of the hostel referred to in the following extract from an article in a daily paper, the date and name of which I am not aware of ? I have an old viola upon which the following words are carved. I may mention that an inspection of the viola has not helped the scholars to whom I have shown it : VIVA FVI IVI SYLVIS DEO VI MORT VA DVE CE J. of breade & wyne and other thynges to be eaten." " The xxvii cha. Some of the English renderings are most amusing, and show that want of exactness with regard to the spelling of foreign words is by no means a modern characteristic of French lexicographers. Henry Constantine Jennings was born in 1731 ; married Juliana Atkinson about 1760 ; and had a son, John Henry, in or about the same year. I have an engraved portrait, oval, " Monteyne del.," " Grainger sc.," with the name " Mr. The face is firm and intelligent, wig with queue, hat cocked, with the points at the sides, and a black cockade over the left brow ; frilled front to shirt, and small necktie. Arnold " was 1 I do not find this described in any of the ordinary lists of engraved portraits. Who departed this Life | at his Palace at Kensington March 8th | 1701, in the 51 Year of his Age. Gratiae, Anglise, Scotiae, Fran- cise, et Hibernise Rex, Fidei Defensor, Ob.
To the kindness of a friend, an inveterate old book- hunter like myself, I owe the pleasure of perusing the well-thumbed pages of a small, handy pocket volume, which he has lately acquired, and which bears the following title-page : "Le dictionaire des huict Languages: c'est acauoir Grec, Latin, Flamen, Francois, Espagnol, Italien, Anglois, & Aleman. of man and of all the partea of him." " The xxi cha. Ballard at the Rising Sun in Little Britain, 1702." Opposite to the title-page is a very rough wood- cut representing the king on horseback in the fore- front of a battle-field, and beneath are the words, " Gulielmus D.
LONDON: PUBLISHED AT THE OFFICE, 20, WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND, W. BY JOHN 0, FRANCIS, Index Supplement to the Notes and Queries, with No. This is the meaning of her remark in the two lines first quoted, and no reference is implied to any comet then supposed to be visible.
Calpurnia, in Julius Caesar, endeavours to alarm Caesar with a recital of a number of strange portents which she says bad been seen : " Fierce fiery warriors fought upon the clouds, f The noise of battle hurtled in the air, Horses did neigh, and dying men did groan," and it is only when Caesar despises these things as not having any prophetical significance that she exclaims that celestial appearances (merely taking comets as an instance) do not attend upon the deaths of "beggars" or ordinary people, but do come into view when anything threatens the life of the " princes " or great ones of the earth.
is of the sayntes and of their names." " The thyrd is of the Pater noster & of Ave Maria." " The vi ch.
Jacques, a 1'Enseigne de la queue de Renard, 1548." And further described, on the third page, as "A vocabulary in eyght la'guages, Grecque, Latyn, Dutsch, Franch, Spanish, Italy, English, and hie Aleman." It is divided into chapters, of which the following headings, taken from the English columns, are fair specimens : "The first chapter ia of god, of the trinite, of porter a'd of richesses." " The ii ch. " So it is, my dear madam ; and so is the " umile casa" at Florence, which even modern Florence holds so dear. It should be observed that the memorable John Kenrick, or Kendrick, who left the poor of Reading and Newbury above 20,000/., was of the same family ; as was also, most probably, John Kendrick, who was sheriff of London in 1645, and lord mayor in 1652." Granger's Biog, Hist, of England, v. " And it 's a pity they did not let him have it," said a lady of Olney to me ; " it 's a wretched little place ! His picture, whence the print was taken, was burnt in the piazza, in Covent Garden, in 1709, baring been sent thither to be cleaned by Anderson, a painter. John Kendrick died unmarried ; his eldest brother was created a baronet on March 29, 1679 (Herald 6* s. On being asked that the names of the council might be stated, the prince said that the council preferred remaining unknown until the university is established. In support of this I have recently come across the word the only place save Pope's line above where I have seen the word in the introduc- tion to Byron's Waltz. Andrew Snape, a well-known divine, for several years head master of Eton Col- lege. Thomas a Kempis has, " Nam homo proponit, sed Deus disponit " (De Imit. ; and those present were informed that it had been decided to appropriate scholarships to 350 youths, taken in certain numbers from various countries. The whole context describes the public in the pit of a theatre, dis- satisfied with the drama and calling for the vulgar amusements of a broad farce, or bear-baiting, or the amusement known then but unknown now to any of the editors of Pope whom I have con- sulted as the " black-joke." This must have meant some sort of bodily amusement as distinct from the refined action of the drama probably a popular dance, just as we see now the ballet at the opera, and clog-dancing or hornpipes at the music-halls, are more enjoyed by some of the audience than the more cultured singing. From what part of the country did the family of Snape come 1 One of them was Serjeant-farrier to Charles II., and another, his son, Dr. Andrew ; but no coat occurs either in Peerage or Armory, except Snappe of Standlake, Oxon.] "L'HOMME PROPOSE, MAIS Dl EU DISPOSE." Can any one tell me the author of this maxim ? I should be pleased if any of your readers who have special knowledge on such matters would help me. Can any of your readers tell me (1) whether this custom still prevails ; (2) whether it extended or extends to other schools in Scotland or elsewhere 1 S. Index Supplement to the Notes and Queries, with No. There are no means of identifying the comet seen six months after the death of Julius Caesar with any other comet seen before or since.