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III. OLE-LORE, HERALDRY, PROVERBS AND PARASES, QUOTATIONS, SHAKSPEARIANA, and Songs AND BALLADS.) 3DF. R.) on Touch surname, 111

SEVENTH SERIES-VOL. VII. classified articles, see ANONYMOUS WORKS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED, EPIGRAMS, EPITAPHS, 133 E.) on 'Anonymous and Pseudonymous Litera. | Allison (J. W.) on costly books, 484

re,' 45

2:11. B.) on Amsterdam Bourse, 15
HERE 1. J.) on Mayor's title, 112

TI. S.) on book illustrating, 47
V -Pope's size," 351
HITUTE on dogmatism and puppyism, 449
I. Vse (8. O.) on Robert Allott, 141
EL 3ent or bennet, 25
JET ’n I. and Charlemagne. See Antiphonaries.
VARL 13.00, muffling bells during, 57
FAL. VI (G. A.) on Defoe's Consolidator,' 409

· Corn-Law Rhymes,' 231
Death warrants, 52
Drinking health in blood, 292

Duffer, its meaning, 458
"Punch 'publications, 290

Euchre, its etymology, 358

Gomez (Pero), 497 -,”

Macaulay (Lord), 414

Orange blossoms at weddings, 369
Translation, errors of, 355

School stocks, 429
V. E. A.) on Chinese folk-lore, 367

Uncle=pawnbroker, 56
deen University, its arms, 63

Allott (Robert), author of England's Parnassus,' 141 emia or academía, 423

Almoran and his ring, 229, 338, 496

Alpha on Prince Adalbert, 172 son = Bulla, 207

Crabbe (G.), his · Tales,' 511 stic, “ Flowers of autumn," 489, 516

Elwes (John), 308, 475
1 (P.) on Stella, 347

Farmer (Capt. George), 158
-bert (Prince) of Prussia, his biography, 55, 172 Ffolkes baronetcy, 257
son (Joseph), hymns attributed to, 382; mistake Hervey (John, second baron), 434
'Spectator,' 428, 498

Lord Mayor's Show, 294
Magazines, their binding, 352

Mitford (William), 207
boil of a knife, 197

Tears represented on tombstones, 478
Twizzel” in place-names, 28

Westminster School ghost, 488
Alphege on medal of Thomas Johnson, 48

Altar inscriptions, 9, 234
15

Altars, armorial bearings on, 143, 231, 316 ; Gattico pa (Marcus Vipsanius) and Holland's Pliny, of Novara on, 381

America, dessert in, 226, 337 anonymous, 25

Amsterdam Bourse open to children, 15 in family, 448, 510

Analcade and cavalcade, 425

Anderson (P. J.) on Aberdeen University arms, 63 Divine ," 271

Scotch University graduates, 493 ollos (John), 117

Andrews (S. J.) on epitaph by Charles J. Fox, 468 in, his wonderful lamp, 1

Angell estates, 148, 258 son of Fleance, 285

Anglesea, springs at, 152 nen“ removing,” 365

Anglo-Norman genealogies, 249

Anglo-Saxon names of the months, 301 ader, favourite Scotch name, 128, 216

Angus (G.) on armorial bearings on altars, 231 (John), Bishop of Ely, his writings, 370

Bells muffled in Advent, 57 ne's Dictionary,' notes on, 54

Border heraldry, 228

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important works, for new editions of which scholarship is may be traced in a score important works to be found in beginning to intercede. The Dictionary of Roman all well-equipped libraries. Mr. Elvin's aim is to present Coins' is, however, up to date, and its appearance, long in alphabetical order, and as succinctly as is reconcilable retarded' by causes beyond human control, will now be with accuracy and intelligibility, a list of terms used in warmly welcomed.

the science, together with appropriate illustrations. The There is no need in these pages to dwell upon the im- work is thus equally useful to the amateur who seeks to portance, from wbatever standpoint it is regarded, of the blazon such coats as he encounters and to the practical study of numismatics. A comprehensive knowledge of artist. Upwards of two thousand illustrations accompany ancient coins, and especially of the moneta Romana, is the the text. Many of these, together with many of the most enviable of possessions for the archæologist and the terms, are not to be found in any other heraldic glossary. historian. Guides to the student and the collector have The arrangement is simplicity itself. In the body of the not been wanting. In the present volume, however, for book, under which the terms employed in heraldry are the first time we have a comprehensive dictionary, explained, references are made to the pages on which written in the vernacular, and wholly occupied with the thing is depicted. Heraldry bas been said to be the Roman numismatics. Three objects have—as is an most easily acquired of all sciences. As such it comnounced in the original prospectus, which is reprinted- mends itself to those with limited leisure, as well as to been kept before the eyes of the successive editors. To those who see in it perhaps the most important side-light furnish (1) an explanation of the types, devices, symbols, cast upon history. Mr. Elvin's book cannot fail to facili&c, which appear on coins with Latin legends, minted | tate the mastery of the subject, and may be commended under the government of ancient Rome, both consular to all students. To the same author we are already in. and imperial; (2) biographical, chronological, and debted for 'Anecdotes of Heraldry,' a 'Handbook of monetal references to the emperors, empresses, and Mottoes borne by the Nobility, Cities, &c.' Cæsars, from Julius (B.C. 44) to Mauricius (A.D. 1602); BOOKS received include The Standard of Value, by (3) mythological, historical, and geographical notices in

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We have received from Messrs. Sampson Low, Marston gratulation. To the labours of his predecessors in general the editor does full justice, though no mention & Co. a little volume with the title The War Scare in is made of the Dutch numismatists of the seventeenth Europe. There is not much in this brochure which justicentury. To all, including the publishers, concerned fies its title. in the production of this masterly work, who are in a position to be gratified by human homage, we offer our

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J. A. J., Benares (" Carfindo ").-One of the car. index-the last two especially—are perhaps even more serviceable.

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SEVENTH SERIES.—VOL. VII.

[For classified articles, see ANONYMOUS WORKS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, BOOKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED, EPIGRAMS, EPITAPHS,

FOLK-LORE, HERALDRY, PROVERBS AND PARASES, QUOTATIONS, SAAKSPEARIANA, and SONGS AND BALLADS.)

A. (E.) on 'Anonymous and Pseudonymous Litera. Allison (J. W.) on costly books, 484
ture,' 45

· Corn-Law Rhymes,' 231
A. (F. R.) on Touch surname, 111

Death warrants, 52
A. (H. B.) on Amsterdam Bourse, 15

Drinking health in blood, 292
A. (H. J.) on Mayor's title, 112

Duffer, its meaning, 458
Punch' publications, 290

Euchre, its etymology, 358
A. (H. S.) on book illustrating, 47

Gomez (Pero), 497
“Claire-voie,” 347

Macaulay (Lord), 414
"Pope's size," 351

Orange blossoms at weddings, 369
Translation, errors of, 355

School stocks, 429
A. (W. E. A.) on Chinese folk-lore, 367

Uncle=pawnbroker, 56
Aberdeen University, its arms, 63

Allott (Robert), author of England's Parnassus,' 141
Academia or academia, 423

Almoran and his ring, 229, 338, 496
Ache on dogmatism and puppyism, 449

Alpha on Prince Adalbert, 172
Acheson=Bulla, 207

Crabbe (G.), his . Tales,' 511
Acrostic, “ Flowers of autumn," 489, 516

Elwes (John), 308, 475
Acton (P.) on Stella, 347

Farmer (Capt. George), 158
Adalbert (Prince) of Prussia, his biography, 55, 172 Ffolkes baronetcy, 257
Addison (Joseph), hymns attributed to, 382; mistake Hervey (John, second baron), 434
in 'Spectator,' 426, 498

Lord Mayor's Show, 294
Addy (S. O.) on Robert Allott, 141

Magazines, their binding, 352
Bent or bennet, 25

Mitford (William), 207
Choil of a knife, 197

Tears represented on tombstones, 478
“ Twizzel” in place-names, 28

Westminster School ghost, 488
Adrian I. and Charlemagne. See Antiphonaries. Alphege on medal of Thomas Johnson, 48
Advent, muffiling bells during, 57

Altar inscriptions, 9, 234
Agincourt, battle of, 15

Altars, armorial bearings on, 143, 231, 316; Gattico
Agrippa (Marcus Vipsanius) and Holland's Pliny, of Novara on, 381
308, 435

America, dessert in, 226, 337
Aid, anonymous, 25

Amsterdam Bourse open to children, 15
Aitk en family, 448, 510

Analcade and cavalcade, 425
Aitken (G. A.) on Defoe's Consolidator,' 409 Anderson (P. J.) on Aberdeen University arms, 63
“ Divine Aspasia," 271

Scotch University graduates, 493
Rollos (John), 117

Andrews (S. J.) on epitaph by Charles J. Fox, 468
Aladdin, his wonderful lamp, 1

Angell estates, 148, 258
Alan, son of Fleance, 285

Anglesea, springs at, 152
Aldermen "removing," 365

Anglo-Norman genealogies, 249
Ale, pale, first exported, 507

Anglo-Saxon names of the months, 301
Alexander, favourite Scotch name, 128, 216

Angus (G.) on armorial bearings on altars, 231
Allen (John), Bishop of Ely, his writings, 370

Bells muffled in Advent, 57
Allibone's' Dictionary,' notes on, 54

Border heraldry, 228

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