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Januarius.

i. *Circumcisio, Domini, in cap(pis).
CONTENTS.- No 236.

viii. Id. * Epiphania Domini, minus principale (octave in
NOTES:-Breviary of St. Albans, 1-Shakspeariana, 2-The

albes).

vii. *S. Edwardi re. et co, in alb(is).

Writings of the late Bishop Butcher, 3-Vaughan's Stone, 4

-- Modern French-Curiosities of History Change of Bap- xiiij. Kal. S. Ulstani epi. et confessoris, iij. lect.
tismal Name by Advertisement-Epigram on a Wig- Milton xj. *S. Vincentii martyris, in albis.
- "Vienly," 5—Becktashees-Parallel Passages – "Quousque

viij.

*Conversio Pauli, in cap.

tandem" - Somersetshire Proverb, 6.

Februarius,

QUERIES:-Political Caricature, 6-Peter Coxe-Malle de
Fontange-"Jingo"-Goethe and Johnson on Dante- iiij. No. *Purificatio S. Marie virgi. princ.
Church wardens Accounts, 7–Shrove Tuesday at Leicester iiij

. Idus. *S. Scolastice virginis non mar. in cap(pis).
-“ Herberous "-Officers in Uniform-Macaulay's Repartee xii. Kal. *S. Symeonis epi. in albis.
-"A brass knocker"-"Noblesse oblige"-"To be no vii. *O(bitus) Humfridi ducis Gloucestrie.
better than one should be"-The Pin Well-Bisset Family vi. *S. Mathie apos. in cap.
-Lord Herbert of Lea-Church Medals — The Monks of

Martius.

Mount Athos-Sir J. Stephens-Pank Family, Norfolk, 8-

The Legend of the Red Mouse-"Farsa de el Sordo "-Gus- v. Idus. *S. Oswini mart, in cap.

tavus Selenas-Authors Wanted, 9.

iiij. *S. Gregorii pape, in capis.

REPLIES :-Personal Proverbs, 9-Funeral Armour-"Car- iij. *Anniversarius dies parentum oim (omnium)
lisle's Embassies "— The Burial of a Knight, 11- The

monachorum professionis 8. Albani, princ.
American Robin - The Lark and the Linnet-"As," 12– xii. Kal. *S. Benedicti abbatis, minus principa.
“ Cornelianum Dolium"-Jewish Surnames, 13 - The “ Hue

viii. *Annuncia. S. Marie, minus prin. [vi. (Kal.
and Cry"-St. Julian-The Sunflower, 14-The Sealed Books
-"None but himself"- Autographs - Waterloo Day-" All

Resurrectio Xpi.].
round Robin Hood's barn "-"İf the coach," &c., 15-

Aprilis.
Chaucer-Legend of Holme Church-T. Powell - Floral Chief
Rents, 16-Collegiate and Scholastic Biographies - Plat- ii. No. *S. Ambosii epi. et conf. in cappis.
form"-C. Howard – Bell at Yarnscombe - Population of iii. Idus. *S. Guthlaci conf. non pon. xij

. lect.

Rome-Slang Phrases - The Jews-A. Caracci -Mary, Queen ix. Kal. *S. Georgii martiris, in cappis.

of Scots-Tony Lumpkin, 17-Exchange of Names - Arms of viii. S. Yvonis epi. et confessoris, xii, lect.

Moore-A “Cottacel"--" Between you and I"-Portraits in

vii.

*S. Marci euang. in cap.

Ackermann's “Oxford," 18-The Kussell Family-Jenkins

ij. S. Aerkenwaldi epi. et confess. xii. lect.

Family-Authors Wanted, 19.

Notes on Books, &c.

Maius.

i. * Apostolorum Philippi et Jacobi, in capis.
ij. No. *S. Johannis ante port. Lati. in cap.

Nonas. S. Johannis archiepi. iii. lect. anniver. generale.

Notes.

v. Idus. Obitus Henrici Septimi regis.

xiiij. Kal. S. Dunstani archiepi. et confesso. xii. lect.

BREVIARY OF ST. ALBANS.

viij. S. Aldelmi epi, viij. lectio. Urbani iii.

I owe to Mr. Godwin the pleasure of seeing å

*S. Augustini Anglorum apostoli, in albis.

unique volume belonging to the Marquess of

Juniug.

Bute, the Breviary of St. Albans, printed in that vij. Idus. *Translatio S. Vulstani epi. in albis.

iii.

famous monastery about the year 1524. It has no

S. Barnabe apostoli, in capis.

title-page, but carries its own authenticity in the xviii

. Kal. *9. Basilii epi. et confess. in cap.

S. Botulphi abbatis, iij. lectio.

mention of Abbot Ramrygge and Duke Hum- xi. De S. Albano, iij. lect. S. Leofridi ab. con,

phrey, the dedication of the church, and the fol-

*Passio S. Albani protho. anglorum, princ.

lowing rubric :

ix. *De S. Alban. iij. lect. sub dignitate)

Apud festum divi Jacobi Apostoli novicii duo psalteria

ca(narum).

viii. *Nativitas $. Johis. Bap. minus princi.

pro anima nobilissimi regis offe ejusdem monasterii

fundatoris precipui celebrare teneantur (rubricæ de

*Inventio S. Amphiba, sociorumque n. i. prin.

vi.

officiis mortuoruml.

*S. Jobis. et Pauli martirum, in albis.
Lect. xii. Passus est autem beatus Albanus die decima

De S. Albano, iij. lect. sub dig. xij. lect.

iiij.

Kalendarum Juliarum (A.D. cclxxxvio- (Lect. i.) ccxcii']

*Oct. S. Albani, in capis. S. Leonis pa. et conf.
juxta civitatem Verolamium que nunc a gente anglorum

iij. * Apostolorum Petri et Pauli, in capis.

Verlamece sive Werlingacester appellatur.

Julius.

I have selected from the Kalendar the most i. Octava *9. Johis. Bap. in albis.

interesting feasts, and they have a peculiar value vj

. Non. * V. Marie, prin. Proces. con.

S. Swithuni epi. et confesso.

as they show the distinction of in cappis and Non. *Translatio S. Thome archiepi. in capis.

in albis, the latter not being white, but of the viji. Idus. S. Grimbaldi monachi, jij. lect.

colour of the festival, as I showed in the Inventory vii

.

*Octava Visitacionis S. Marie, in albis.

of Westminster Abbey, printed by the London Idus. T Dies Dominicus infra oct. S. Benedicti celebr.de

*Commemora. Sancti Benedicti abbatis, in capis.

and Middlesex Archeological Society. It entirely

Festo Reliquiarum,

dissipates the erroneous idea of a gloomy choir in xvi. Kal. Sancti Kenelmi regiz et mar. iij. lect.

a Benedictine church, the popular notion being xj. *8, Marie Mag. in capis. Uvand. ab. con. d.

that it was a mere aggregate of black frocks and viij. *Soti. Jacobi apostoli, in capis. S. Cristofori

cowls at all times, instead of being as bright as a

et Cucuphati comme.

vii.

secular church on holy days. * marks red letter

S. Anne, xii. lect. *Anniver. Regis Offe.

S. Pantaleonis mar. iii, lect.

feasts.

ii. *Sancti Germani epi. et con. in capis.

V.

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Augustus.

St. Stephen, St. John Evangelist, and Holy Innoi. *Vincula Petri, in albis. De S. Albano, com. cents were kept in copes. iiij. Non. *Inventio S. Albani, prin. Steph. pa. et con.

MACKENZIE E. C. Walcott. Nonas. *Scti. Oswaldi regis et mar. in albis. viii, Idus. * Transfiguratio Domini, in capis. S. Sixti, com.

SHAKSPEARIANA. vij. *Fe. Nominis Jesu, prin. S. Donati, comm.

*Oct. S. Albani, in albis. S. Cyriaci, comme. “Cymbeline," ACT II. sc. 1, L. 1.-
S. Romani martyris, trium lect.

“ Was there ever man had such luck? when I kissed iiij. *S. Laurencii m. in capis. Anniversa. ij. the jack upon an upcast, to be hit away !” xviij. Kal. * Assumptio S. Marie, maius prin. *Passio $. Oswyni re. prin. Philiberti, comm. followed in every edition I have referred to down

Such is the punctuation of all the four folios, *Oct. S. Marie, in cap. ix, *8. Bartholo. in cap. Audoeni, com. d.

to the commencement of the present century. *Oct. Oswini, in albis.

Monck Mason, in 1807, suggested the removal of *S. Austu. epi. in cap. Heremetis, in comm. the comma from upcast” to "jack,” observing * Decolla. S. Jois. in cap. Sabine virg. comm. that “he means to lament his ill fortune in being S. Aydani epi. et confessoris, trium lect.

hit away by an upcast when he kissed the jack. September.

The emendation, if so it must be called, does not j. *S. Egidii abbat. in cap.

seem to have met with much favour at the time, ij. No. Ordinatio S. Gregorii pa. et conf. iij. lect.

for it is not even noticed in the Variorum of 1821; iij. Transl. S. Cuthberti epi. et conf. xij. lect. vj. Idus. *Natiui. S. Marie, minus prin. S. Adriani mart. but it was reproduced by Knight, with a note of

similar purport, and has been since followed by S. Gorgoni mart. comm.

Dyce, Halliwell - Phillipps, and the Cambridge xviij. Kal. *Exalta. S. Crucis, in capis.

editors (Globe), and possibly in other modern S. Niniani epi. et conf. viii. lect. *S. Mathei apostoli et euang. in capis.

editions which I have not the opportunity of viii.

*Comm. S. Amphibal. sociorumque mart. in examining.
albis.

No one professes to speak from any knowledge * Sanctorum Cosme et Damiani, in albis. of the terms used in the game of bowls. Will any iij. *Sancti Michaelis archangeli, in cappis. *Sancti Jeronymi abbatis confessoris, in capis. telling us what is the meaning of an “upcast"?

one acquainted with them settle the question by October

If we are left to arrive at a meaning from analogy j. Sanctorum Germani Remigii et Ued, episcop. et conf. and context, I should suppose an upcast to be the xii. lect.

final cast, or round, the state of the score being ij. Non. *Sancte Fidis virginis et mar. in albis. vij. Idus. *Sanctorum Dionysii et Eleutheri, in albis.

such that it must necessarily result in one or other iij. * Translatio S. Edwardi regis et conf, in albis. side being “up.” A precisely analogous term in xvij. Kal. * Michaelis in tumba, in albis.

archery, “upshot,” has been received into our XV)

Transl. S. Etheldrede virg. non mart. general vocabulary as equivalent to the final result
*Sancte Luce euangeliste.
S. Frideswide virg. non mart.

of an argument or of a train of events. In this xii. * Sanctarum undecim milium virginum mar. critical position of the game, while Cloten's bowl in capis.

kissed the jack, and nothing else could prevent his * Dedicatio ecclesie Sancti Albani, minus prin- winning, it was hit away. According to this cipale.

interpretation, the pointing of the folios and * Apostolorum Simonis et Jude, in cappis. *Obitus Abbatis Ramrygge (1524).

eighteenth century editions is right. In a piece of *Octa. Dedicationis.

colloquial prose like this, if he had meant "hit Sancti Quintini mar. iii. lect. Vigilia. away by an upcast," why should he not have said

so instead of using an inverted sentence, fit only November. j. *Festivitas omnium sanctorum, principale.

for verse, and substituting the preposition “upon"? iii. No. S. Eustachii, iii. lect. ' "Comme. Animarum, And why should the adversary's bowl be called an prin.

“upcast” rather than a “downcast"? viii. S. Leonardi abbatis et confes, xii. lect.

“Twelfth Night," ACT 1. sc. 3, L. 135.iii. Idus. *S. Martini, in cappis. S. Benne mar. com. Idus. S. Bricii epi. et conf. xli. lec.

“Wherefore have these gifts a curtain before them? xvi. Kal. S. Edmundi archiepi. et confesso. xii. lec.

are they like to take dust like Mistress Mall's picture?" xii. *Scti. Edmundi regis et mar. in cappis.

This would have been too clear to need a note, *S. Clementis pape, in albis

. Felici. virg.com. if Malone had not made it a peg on which to vii. * Sancte Katherine virginis et mar. in capis. ii. *Sancti Andree apostoli, in capis.

hang an utterly irrelevant dissertation on Moll

Cutpurse, in which subsequent commentators have December

followed him, just as if she had been a Shakeiii. Non. S. Birini epi. et confess. Comme.

spearian character. Sir Toby has occasion to refer viii. Idus. *S. Nicholai epi. et conf. in capis. *Conceptio Beate Marie virgi. minus princ.

to the then common practice of hanging a curtain xii. Kal. *Passio S. Thome apostoli, in cap.

before a picture, to which we have an allusion at iii. *8. Thome epi. et inartyr. in capis.

Act i. sc. 5, 1. 250 of the same play. Pictures in

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