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Life of Laurence Sterne, London, Chapman & Hall, ticular benefit from this measure, the result must have 1864.
A, BELJAME. disappointed his expectations. The time was gone by Paris.
when the thunders of the Vatican could shake the
thrones of princes. By foreign powers the bull was A PAPAL BULL (5th S. vi. 329.)-No doubt the suffered to sicep in silence; among the English Catholics bull which your correspondent inquires about was Many contended that it had been issued by an incom
it served only to breed doubts, dissensions, and dismay. hat of Pope Pius V. fulminated against Queen petent authority; others that it could not bind the Elizabeth in the year 1569. The original is given natives till it should be carried into actual execution by by Bishop Burnet in his Collection of Records, some foreign power; all agreed that it was in their re. ind numbered thirteen, vol. ii., in the folio edition gard an imprudent and cruel expedient, which rendered of his works published 1715. The whole docu- their enemies a pretence to brand them with the name ment is too long to give in extenso, but if the of traitors.” editor will afford me sufficient space for the concluding paragraph (the only part really bearing the answer sought by your correspondent's second
The remainder of the paragraph seems to supply upon the query), with Jeremy Collier's translation
:into English, I think perhaps he may be doing query
“She (Elizabeth) complained of it by her ambassadors a service to many of his readers to whom such
as an insult to the majesty of sovereigns; and she documents are not accessible. After a fierce tirade requested the Emperor Maximilian to procure its revoca. against the Queen for her many and grave sins tion. To the solicitations of that prince, Pius answered and misdemeanours against the Holy See,” the by asking whether Elizabeth deemed the sentence valid Pope then proceeds to judgment :
or invalid. If valid, why did she not seek a reconcilia
tion with the Holy See? If invalid, why did she wish it “Illius itaque auctoritate suffulti, qui nos in hoc su- to be revoked? As for the threat of personal revenge premo justitiæ throno, licet tanto oneri impares, voluit which she held out, he despised it. He had done his collocare, de apostolicæ potestatis plenitudine, declaramus duty, and was ready to shed his blood in the cause." prædictam Elizabetham hæretieam, et hæreticorum History of England, vol. vi. pp. 111-112, 12.no., 1855. fautricem, eique adherentes in predictis, anathematis sententiam incurrisse, esseque a Christi corporis unitate Much, therefore, as the English Catholics dispræscisos : quinetiam ipsam prætenso regni prædicti liked and disapproved of the ball, it will appear jure, necnon omni et quorumque dominio, dignitate, by this that it was not they, but the Queen, who privilegioque privatam; et item proceres, subditos et applied for its revocation and was refused. populos dicti regni, ac cæteros omnes, qui illi quomodocunque juraverunt, a juramento hujusmodi, ac omni
EDMUND TEw, M.A. prorsus dominii, fidelitates, et obsequii debito, perpetuo absolutos, prout nos illos præsentium auctoritate absol
LADY CLANBRASSIL (5th S. vi. 409.) ----In Lady vimus, et privamus eandem Elizabetham prætenso jure Llanover's Life and Correspondence of Mrs. regni, aliisque omnibus supradictis. Præcipimusque et Delany, vol. ii., Second Series, p. 144, Mrs. interdicimus universis et 'singulis proceribus, subditis, Delany writes on January 14, 1775 :“I had last populis et aliis prædictis ; ne illi, ejusve monitis, man- post a letter from Lady Clanbrassil, dated Dundatis, et legibus audeant obedire, qui sæcus egerint, eos dalk. The Dowager Lady Clan is very fond of simili apathematis sententia innodamus," &c. “In virtue therefore of his authority, who has been
her," &c. A note mentions that the Dowager pleased to advance us to the supreme seat of justice, Lady Clanbrassil was Lady Henrietta Bentinck, though unproportioned to support so great a weight, we third daughter of the first Duke of Portland. out of the plenitude of our apostolical authority, declare
M. C. F. the aforesaid Elizabeth an heretic, and an encourager of heretics. And that those who adhere to her in the prac
According to a pedigree in the Hamilton Manutices above mentioned lie under the censure of an scripts, edited by T. K. Lowry, Esq., James, first anathema, and are cut off from the unity of the body of Earl of Clanbrassil of the second creation, married, Christ. We likewise declare the said Elizabeth deprived in 1728, Lady Harriet Bentinck, and died in 1758. of the pretender of the kingdom above mentioned, and James, their only son, the second
, married, in hat all the nobility and subjects of the said realm, who 1774, Grace Foley, and died in 1798. His widow lave sworn to her in any manner whatsoever, are absolved survived till 1813. Reference is made in support from any such oath, and from all obligation of fidelity of these statements to Mrs. Reilly's Memoirs of and allegiance; and by virtue of these presents we the Hamilton Family, 'n book which I have not
etually absolve them, and deprive the said Elizabeth of the means of seeing. EDMUND M. BOYLE, he pretended right to the crown, and all other preminences and privileges above mentioned. We likewise ommand all the nobility, subjects, and others above
I do not see why SIR JOHN MACLEAN hesitates mentioned, that they don't presume to obey her orders, to believe his Lady Clanbrassil was Lady Henrietta ommands, or laws for the future ; and those who act Bentinck. On his own showing she could not therwise are involved in the same sentence of excom have been more than seventy, and might have aunication."
been less, and there have always been plenty of Lingard's observations on this transaction, as old ladies strong and hale at seventy. Nor does oming from a Roman Catholic, are singularly in it follow that she carved the ivory box in 1770 tructive : "fal,
because she presented it in that year. She died « If," says ke; "the pontif promised himself any par- June 10, 1792 (Ann. Reg. for that year, vol.
. P: 59), and might then really have been George I., upon Bloomsbury steeple." Noble adds called "a somewhat old lady:"111079 VIESI a satirical epigram on the statue, made by a wag 'C. F. S. WARREN, M.A. at the time of its erection. It is probably
, to one u Bexhill. ..., it hitaastian 1191
of the epigram's mentioned that a writer in the POSTALI 2 bocoing BLOOMSBURY Carrch (5! S. vi. 343, 412.)– Penny Cyclopædia refers under the article" HawksSt. George's Church, Bloomsbury, to George 1. quoting Walpole's dictum,
that the steeple is but the weight of evidence seems to be in favour defend the architect, and adds that the statue
** masterstroke of absurdity," he proceeds to of George II. In a New Critical Review of all the gave rise to a paltry epigram, that had perhaps and is attributed by Dobie to Ralph, the historian I quite as much influence
in exciting a prejudice the writer 'says, the new church of St. George Writer repeats the common
mistake that the statue Bloomsbury, is built all of stone,” &c. He criti: is that of George II. Assuming Noble's statecizes it unfavourably,
and adds, “ The execrablement with regard to the donor of the statue to be conceit of setting the king on the top of it excites correct
, it is råther remarkable that Hucks should nothing but laughter in the ignorant, and con- thus have honoured the deceased, instead of the tempt in the judge." As he does not say the late reigning sovereign, unless on the accession of then reigning, i.e. George II. In Noorthouck's George II. he had been deprived of the office of History of London, published in 1773, this church Brewer to the Household.
ollapsegi 101 LED, is described ; and, as part of the description, we are told (p. 742) that " on a round pedestal at the The'invention of chess' in India, regarding which
Chess THE MALAYS
vi. 346.) top of a pyramid is placed a colossal statue of the late king" (George II. Den liep
appears In the History and Survey of London and completely denonstrated by my Tate esteemed Westminster, published by Thornton in 1785, it
brother chess-player, Prof. Duncan is stated that on the top of this church is a statue of his late Majesty, King George II.” (p. 463),
chapters of his History of Chess. India 25 The author of the Jacobite poem, The Devil o'er a centre, the game of chess, has been diffused over Lincoln, evidently believed that the statue repre a great portion of the world. Westward of Hisented the king' then reigning (George II.)," for dostan, it was brought to Persia in the sixth George I. was then dead, and he says century of our era There it became knows “Since you make me such bishops, George, you may in the sacred cities of Mecca and Medina, From
. Now the writer of this poem and Ralph were the lower empire, who received it in the seveal
thence it passed to Syria and the Byzantines of both living when the church was built, and must
century From Constantinople intended to represent.
, I have only to add that I was a curate of the
the Varangians, the disbanded body carried 18
guards of the Byzantine emperors, to Scandinavis, adjoining parish, St. Giles-in-the-Fields, thirty and the peoples of the North. From the land of years ago, and assigned the stor care contion then existing its birth, chess found its way eastward to Butua.
J. D. Belsize Square.
Tibet, Siam, China, and Japan , south-eastwant
to Malacca, Sumatra, Java, and Bornet le Smith, in his Antiquarian Ramble in the Streets proof of the Indian origin of Malayay, chess, of London, edited by Mackay, 1846, a work on mention, is its, nomenclature. 1 botter which reliance may be placed, states positively "The terms gājah, cliatus, taja,, and mantoin sites that the statue is that of George I. He says Prof. Forbes, are Sanskrit. Kyida, hors, and (vol. i. p. 141), "When Bloomsbury Church was
Chariot, are Tamul.
baidah, finished, the figure of King George, I surmounting sian word in the whole list is sah (for Shak), and the
pure Arabic. The only la the steeple excited much criticisin.” He adds an happens to be the word always used by the Arabella epigram to which it gave rise, printed in a six-denote the Cless Kingi and the term check-19 fto penny book for children about 1756. Noble, in the intercourse established of late years betreen his continuation of Granger, states that the statue Japan and the outer world has made us acquainte and afterwards for Wallingford, who was Brewer which differs, materially from other varieties of to the Household, and who appears, he says, to this ancient pastime, The game is there called have been a very honest and a very loyal man : Shogi, and the board consists of eighty one sahares that he might make the latter appear most conspicuous, he plivced the statue of the king,
* History of Chess, p. 271. .
Was by various
tion with all classes, holding much the same position really the work of this Greek physician, who lived
a as' dranghts in Great Britain. The pieces occupy in the first century of the Christian era, and has three lines on either side, in place of the ordinary left also a treatise
on botany, which for a long time two. Those on the first line are Yari, or spear; enjoyed a very high reputation. Keima, or horse, identical with the knight ; Gin,
22,818 20. Henri GAUSSERON. silver Kin, gold; and Oy, king, in all respects
king, in all respects Ayr Academy, ingherb ni 1.1.1
. only two pieces, Hisha, a chariot, which moves
This edition, says Brunet (Manuel, ii. 734), is similarly to a rook, and Kaku, corner or angle,
more rare than recherchée, and, though sold for Which traverses the board diagonally, like our only four francs at Huzard's. In itself it would
twenty-three francs at Jussieu's sale, produced Biskop. The Fu, or pawns, nine in number
, ure stationed on the third line.*
seem worth much, unless the MS, notes should
W, E. BUCKLEY. Other, obtained" chess from the Celestials, who that the Japanese, by some means or 1239 UT sh.
- " LAWLESS Court”' (5th S. vi. 409.)-The have been from time immemorial ardent cultivators answer respecting the old manorial court held at of it
. "I am the more inclined to this opinion Rochford, in Essex, is best given by referring to n account of some points of resemblance which that curious book, Cowel's Law Dictionary; or, exist between the Chinese game and that of Japan. Interpreter of Words and Terms used, either in It is called, for instance, by the Japanese a game the Common or Statute Laws of Great
Britain, and of mimic warfare," and, as Capt. Hiram Cox states in Tenures and Jocular Customs, of which the in his i
interesting paper on chess in Burmah and first edition was printed at Oambridge in 1607. China, in the Asiatic Researches,t the Chinese Under the title "Lawless Court,» Cowel has : 40 designate chess Choke-choo-hong-ki, literally," the "On Kingshill, at Rochford, in Essex, on Wednesday play of the science of war."
morning next after Michaelmas Day, at cock crowing, is tot 107 Hugh A. KENNEDY.
held a court, vulgarly called Lawless Court. They vhi Junior United Service Club.
whisper, and have no candle, nor any pen and ink but a A RIDDI 111071
coalli.e. a piece of charcoal to write with); and he that TØV& PEDACI DIOSCORIDE ANAZARBEI De Medica rent for every hour that he is missing. This cour
owes suit or service, and appears not, forfeits double his MATERLA!":"Colonice, opera et impensa Joannis belongs to the honour of Raleigh, and to the Earl of Soteris, anno M.D.xxix. mense augusto, fol.” (56 Warwick, and is denominated Lawless because held at S. vi. 347), is a very rare book, but I do not think unlawful or lawless hours. The title of it in the Court it to be valued at a high price. It must have four-102 1091 Ouria de Domino Rege
teen preliminary leaves and 753 pages. Very often Hermolai Barbari ... in Dioscoridem C0-19w dolcl Tenta est ibidem D'ITi tim rollariorů libri quinque': Coloniæ, ap
Joan. evaa biis: 1 Per ejusdem consuetudinem, Soterem, 1530,"* fol., of seventy-eight leaves and endiste Luceat nisi rolus,
Ante ortum solis. a frontispiece, is bound with it. The first edition
Senescallus solus of Pedacri Dioscorides was published' (Grece) in 10 91 Nil scribit nisi colis,
1499, Venetiis, apud Aldum Manutium, fot., side ble Toties voluerit along with Nicandri Theriaca et Alexipharmacá.isrixe sur Callus ut cantaverit, Another edition, in Greek also, cur. Fr. Asulani,
Per cujus soli sonitus!,!.
.. appeared in 1518, Venetiis, in aedibus Aldi, small
Curia est summonita :
Clamat clam pro rege 4to. The best modern edition has been given by
In curia sine lege, e. Sprengel, Leipzig, 1829-30, 2 vols., 8vo. 9772 3511 s Et nisi cito venerint There is a French translation by Martin Mathée Co Stow Citius poenituerint, (Matthæus), Lyon, Thibault Payan, 1559, 14to.,Lorisien Et nisi clam accedant, plates: 1 Matthiolus" (P. A.) was the author ofera pH Commentarţi in sexe libros Pedacii Dioscoridis en doudo Qui venerit cum lumine, Tise sous Anazarbei de medica materia. The best editions et sout Et dum sunt sine lumine, of this commentary, once famous, are Venetiis, ex. on zhbs 9 Capti sunt in crimine,?,29 vieglo st!
Iituibir üi mittyi off. valgrisiana, 1665, fol., plates"; Venetiis, 1583, e mi bo Ouria sine curân, fola Basileæ, 1598, fol. It was translated into ai do Jarati de injuriâ, tulial's Toit london
A piece of Latin doggerel, which has been freely turned Krench by J. Desmoulins, Lyon, 1579, fol, and by Ant. du Pinet, Lyon, 1680, fol
. bout din into this, English jingle will u hotelu
This court of our Lord the King nati; fuus It is thought that the books yi., vii. and viï. Held without law, or anything darmull out on}
But custom old, before sunrise minster Papers, vol. viii. p. 68. Vide Japanese Chess, by Mr. W.B. Mason West- 118511 And while the stars are in the skies : 199 yirdit
-200 Noipen and ink the steward uses dgini od teri: Val vii. p. 489. A protsi
1.24. But rather ends of cliarcoal chooses. Zvoni?
Dicta sine lege,
The court is summoned by cock-crow, sa ;;!' So she went out to look for the Dog's Meat Man,'-
But she couldn't find the Dog's Meat Manzl
Some friends gave her for to understan'-
He'd a wife and seven children had this Dog's Meat
So she went home in grief and tears,
All her hopes transformed to fears,
And her hungry cat to mew began,
As much as to say, Where's the Dog's Meat Man?"
She couldn't help thinking of that Dog's Meat Man,
That cheating, good-looking Dog's Meat Man.
So you see in one day's short spanyol
She lost her heart, her five pound note, and the De's
Meat Man." An account of this court is also to be found in
EMILIUS RALPH Noru. Blunt's Jocular Tenures, the best authority on Melton Mowbray such matters, of which a new edition has recently been published by Mr. Hazlitt. V. F. P.
FLEUR-DE-Lis will find "The Dog's Meat Man' in the second vold of The British Minstrel
, pubMr. Cooke will find a very full and particular lished by Sherwood & Co., Paternoster Rok, 1897. account of everything connected with this court,
H. H. and of its being held on October 13-14, 1868, in the Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of
“HERB JOHN." (508 $. vi. 328.) - Does not this London, vol. iv., Second Series, pp. 172-182, by refer to the goat-weed (genus Ægopodium, from the late eminent antiquarian, W. H. Black, Esq., the supposed resemblance of the leaves to the font F.S.A.
SAMUEL SHAW. of the goat), which was known as Herb Gerarde, Andover.
from John Gerarde, the old botanist? If so, the
allusion of Charles II. is clear, viz., that Lord “The Dog's MesT MAN," TUNE "WHITHereford was cloven footed, otherwise the d-1 COCKADE” (5th S. vi. 410.)—
and not to be trusted.
W. PAILLIPS. “In Gray's Inn Lane not long ago An old maid lived a life of woe;
EURIPIDES (5th S. vi. 325.) But Ainsworth She was fifty-three, with a face like tan,
and Lord Broughaw were not so completely wrong When she fell in love with the Dog's Meat Man. after all. There is ancient authority for the long She very much liked this Dog's Meat Man, He was a good-looking Dog's Meat Man;
i in Euripides. Forcellini has; Her roses and lilies were turned to tan
“Pænultima fere corripitur. Producitur a Sides When she fell in love with the Dog's Meat Man.
Carm, xxiii. y. 127 : Cessissent Sophocles et Euripides!
Adde Carm. ix. v. 235.". Every morning he went by,
ED. MARSHALL Whether the weather was wet or dry; And right opposite to her door did stan',
In my Ainsworth, also edited by Thomas And cried Dog's meat,' did the Dog's Meat Man. Then her cat would run out to the Dog's Meat Man,
Morell, new edition, 2773, Euripides bas both the And rub against the legs of the Dog's Meat Man;
i's short. It is easy to see how the second came Then he took up his barrow, and
away he ran,
to be marked long; the accent being on the And cried Dog's meat,' did the Dog's Meat Man. penult, it is pronounced as if long. A Greek One day she kept him at lier door
would pronounce the name Euripides, or mitber A-talking half an hour or more,
Evripides. All Greek names 'ending in idet si For you must know this was her plan
accentuated on the penult. To get a good look at the Dog's Meat Man.
E, LEATON BLENKINSOPE. 'If I'd a five pound note,' said the Dog's Meat Man,
I'd set up a tripe shop,' said the Dog's Meat Man, FEATHERS (5th S. við 347.)-The allusio * And I'd marry you to-morrow'; she admired the feathers at the above reference reminds the unit
plan, And she sent a five pound note to the Dog's Meat Man. signed of an epigram read somel forty-three years The very next morning he was seen.'
or so ago, but where has vanished from the tablets In coat and breeches of velveteen,
of memory. It was something as follows : To Bagnigge Wells she went in a bran
“Wit is a feather," Pópe has said, il 1 7 017 New gown, and she walked with the Dog's Meat Man.
And females never doubt it; bor She bad biscakes (sic) and ale with the Dog's Meat Man, For those who (ve least within their (the) hand And she walked arm in arm with the Dog's Meat Man,
Display the most without it." And all the people that round did stan'
R. & Said, 'My eye, what a dandy is the Dog's Meat Man!"
THE KILLOGISMS" OF THE FRENCH LANGUAGE Next morn she at her door did stan' To keep a look out for the Dog's Meat Man; ";
(5th S. vi. 360.)—Your list of sillogisms of the But he never comed, and she then began in 'n French language is a very good and curious colles 1.To think that she was diddled by the Dog's Meat Man. tion. You will probably have noticed that in 1
large number of the sentences, quoted (nine out of that he says weakens their force, or in the slightest twenty-three), the difficulty lies in the pronunciation degree strengthens the opposite theory. The only of the letter t, which is now sounded like $ ("les authority quoted by him, viz., the Rev. William portions“), now like' t ("*les portions-nous ?"). It Betham, is, as Mr. Wnite ought to be aware, may interest your readers to learn that a very in- notoriously almost, if not quite, as untrustworthy genious plan has been proposed to solve this diffi- as his predecessor, the Rev. Mark Noble, whom he culty, which occurs in so many words. This is to evidently merely followed ; and the other authoput a cedilla under the t when it is to be pro- rities which he cites, but does not quote, merely nounced like s. or F But I cannot say that there followed them, MR, WHITE himself bringing up seems to be any chance of this very simple innova- the rear. tion being adopted.;
A, BELJAME. Two misrepresentations in MR. WHITE's article Parig.
demand my attention. He says that the conMADAME D'ARBLAY'S" Diary” (5th S. vi, 406, the assumption that, because Mary Ireton was
clusions I have formed “appear to be based upon . - On referring to the Peerage I find that the second called Fleetwood, she was the daughter, and not wife of the Hon. Stephen Digby-the Miss Fuzi- the step-daughter, of General Charles Fleetwood.” lier of the Diary--was Charlotte Margaret, daughter Now, I formed my opinions upon no assumption of Sir Rob. Gunning, K.B. His first wife was whatever, and assumed nothing whatever ; but I (Lady) Lucy (Strangways), daughter of the first expressed my belief, as I express it now, that Earl of Ilchester. I would also point out that when, at an interesting crisis in the life of the Miss P companion to Mrs. Delany, was that lady's great niece, Miss Port, afterwards Mrs. the legal establishment of her identity was abso
young lady in question, and on an occasion when Waddington, of Llanover (Memoirs of Dr. lutely necessary, it was solemnly sworn that she Burney, iii. 91). The identification of four persons was the daughter of Charles Fleetwood, as it had mentioned in the Diary under fictitious names or been twice before sworn that the daughters of by blanks is, I think, satisfactorily established, Ireton were Fleetwood's step-daughters, such posiand I hope others will be added
tive legal evidence outweighs overwhelmingly the
mere conjecture of such an irresponsible authority I find, on the fly-leaf of a copy of the Diary as the Rev. Mark Noble. which belonged to a lady who died some years
Again, MR. WHITE “cannot help thinking that Ago, notes in her handwriting to the effect that COL. CHESTER is in error, in 4th S. ii. 600, in “Mr. Turbulent " was M. de la Guiffardière, Ger- raising a doubt that General Fleetwood's third man Reader to the Queen and the princesses ; wife was Dame Mary Hartopp.” This is really “Miss Fuzilier” was Margaret, daughter of Sir too bad. I had flattered myself that, on the conRobert Gunping;
; she became the second wife of trary, on that very page I had put that doubt, “Mr. Fairly,
i.e., Hon. Stephen Digby; and raised by somebody else, forever at rest, by being that "Col. Well Bred” was Col. Greville. I the first to give the marriage allegation, and the wonder if he was uncle to the author of the Gre- date and place of the marriage, to the world. ville Memoirs.
M. C. B.
JOSEPH LEMUEL CHESTER, Many years ago, when I first read this Diary, In my note at p. 429 I find I have committed it was always said that Mr. Fairly was the writer's an error in stating that General Fleetwood's third name for Col. Stephen Digby, and that the Miss wife was the widow of Sir Thomas instead of Sir Fuzilier” whom he married (and who was his Edward Hartopp. I cannot imagine how I could second wife) was Charlotte Margaret Gunning, have made the blunder, as the rough notes from eldest daughter of Sir Robert Gunning, Bart. which I penned the article are very plain. I The name Fuzilier was doubtless given in playful should not have noticed it except for some collaallusion to the lady's real name, Gunning. The teral questions put to me by your valued correreason why Miss Barney concealed her friend Mr. spondent, MR. EDWARD SOLLY. Hairly's real name of Digby appeared to me to be
GEORGE WHITE. that the feeling towards him on her part was some
St. Briavel's, Epsom. what deeper than friendship, and some questions asked her and comments made to her! by Queen HARRY OF MONMOUTU, &c. (5th S. vi. 429.)— Charlotte on this subject (see Diary) confirm this Henry Ko-Redmayne's description (condensed) impression, TORN 1 LINDIS. Head spherical ; broad forehead'; hair brown, thick,
and smooth; nose straight;. face becomingly oblong; IRETON THE REGICIDE (5th S. vi. 287, 334, 377, complexion florid; eyes bright, large, and' subrufus 390, 429.). I am quite content to let the facts a lion in his anger, teeth even and white as snow; cars
[auburn), dove-like when unmoved, but fierce as those of stated in my former article (p. 390) stand against graceful and small; chin divided; neck fair, of a be: the opinions of Me Waite (p. 430), Nothing coming thickness throughout; cheeks part rosy, part of