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THE FRENCI APOLLO, or AntinOUS STATUE.

Joun Dunton, LIFE AND ERRORS. Sir,-I have lately returned from Paris, where the

(Continued from p. 19.) antiquarian circles are much excited by a great acquisi.

Dunton was fond of speculation. His restless mind tion made by the Government of a fine bronze statue,

was always coining new projects. bought in England. It is life size, or larger, and is

One of the most

ingenious productions of his prolific brain was • The called an Apollo. Do you happen to know its history?

| Athenian Gazette,' afterwards called The Athenian - that I could not learn- and where did it come from

Mercury.' Dunton, Richard Sault, Dr. Norris, and

More originally?

Samuel Wesley were its contributors. It was printed Athenæum Club, Dec. 4.

F. S. A,

twice a week on a single leaf, and cost a penny. Its The miscalled statue of Apollo, was discovered in France plan was something similar to the modern • Notes and by some labourers while digging for clay for brick-making,

Queries,' but literary and antiquarian subjects were not on July 24, 1823, at the distance of about 800 metres from

fashionable then, and the topics discussed were religion, the town of Lillebonne, below and a little beyond the old

philosophy, morals, and quaint paradoxes suited to the castle, on the north of the new road to Caudebec, six hundred paces from the Roman Theatre. Being found beyond

age. Its singularity made it popular. Hundreds of the boundary of the land purchased by the Government

letters were sent to Smith's coffee house, where the for excavation ; it was, as private property, almost imme

editors met to concoct their plans. Dean Swift wrote diately purchased by the Messrs. Woodburn. of St. Mar. his first ode in its pages. Sir William Temple honoured tin's-lane; by them offered to the Trustees of the British it with frequent contributions. Tom Brown started in Museum, and rejected. The statue remained unnoticed with opposition the ‘Lacedemonian Mercury.' Dunton immethem, but since the death of Mr Samuel Woodburn it was diately advertised that he would answer all his rival's by the keener and better directed appreciation of its value, questions with amendments, and publish his life. This secured by the present Government of France, with what bold stroke silenced his opponent. The Athenian Mereffect the query of our correspondent affords indubitable

cury eventually swelled to nineteen folio volumes; a proof. The statue of gilded bronze is more than six feet

selection of the best papers afterwards appeared under high, but the right arm and hand, and the right leg, are

the title of the Athenian Oracle. “In 1697 Dunton wanting; the broken fragments were found with the statue, and on an analysis of the metal, the constituents of the

lost his wife, whose death he bitterly lamented, though material were found to be 95 parts of copper, to 5 of tin, as

the same year he consoled himself by another marriage the proportions.

with Sarah Nicholas of St. Albans." “ With this laily," As an Apollo, the statue, though admirable for its merit, remarks his biographer Nichols, “ he does not appear to is wholly devoid of claim; but, supposing it to be of the have added much to his comforts or his fortune." Two period of the Emperor Hadrian, of which there is little days after the marriage they separated. His wife went doubt of controverting, it may possibly be intended for

home to her friends, and the forlorn husband went on an Antinous, a youth of Bithynia, who was so great a fa expedition to Dublin with a large cargo of books. The vourite of the Emperor Hadrian, that after his death he

particulars of his journey are amusingly told in. The was deified, and statues and temples were raised to him as

Dublin Scuffle,' printed in 1699. He apologises for the to a god. The subject has obtained considerable elucidation

rambling humour of his digressions by saying, "When in the third voluine of Mr. C. Roach Smith's Collectanea Antigua, pp. 83, 87, that doubtless F. S. A. will find in

I have my pen in my hand, and subject in my head, I the Athenipum Club Library; if not, the erudite and

look upon myself as mounted on my horse to ride a journey; eminently literary character of its members impose an al

wberein, although I design to reach such a town by night, most indispensable requirement, the work in question should

yet will I not deny myself the satisfaction of going a mile iu future be found there.

EDITOR.

or two out of the way to gratify my senses with some new

and diverting prospect." His books sold well by auction ; Town ARMORIAL INSIGNIA, Current Notes, p. 90.- though he bitterly complains of the conduct of a wily I am apprehensive, that if ever an historical research Scotchman, who “ took the room over his head by offerwere gone into respecting the artiquities of Nottingham ing to pay double rent.” Patrick Campbell, he sarand Colchester, we should never arrive at the reasons castically remarks, “pretends extremely to religion, and why the arms of both towns should be so similar. The has got many a penny by the bargain. He will comarms in question were probably borne in very early monly say grace over a choppin of ale, and at the same times, and both are recorded in the visitations. Those time be contriving how to overreach you.” He hints of Nottingham having the cross vert, and those of Col- that he would sell the same boek under two titles, and chester, the cross argent. In most cases it would be "turn Hodder into Cocker, according as his customer difficult to assign any cause why particular bearings wanted, with as much dexterity as the suttler in King were introduced into arms of remote antiquity; and in James' camp, who drew ale out of one end of the barrel the instance now in question, still more difficult to say / and beer at the other." whether the arms of Nottingham and Colchester could

The remainder of Dunton's career was cloudel by have any common origin.

A. A. A. misfortune. In 1700 he published “ The Case with

regard to his mother-in-law.” Money matters seem to • Hark! the herald angels sing!' Who is the au- have been the cause of their estrangement. He has. thor of this beautiful Christmas hymn ? D. S. summed up her character in one sentence, “She would

slander her own husband to save two-pence.In 1701 | ton's Recantation. The Passive Rebels. The Pulpit appeared another sarcastic effusion, entitled “The Case Trumpeter. High Church Martyrology. The Pulpit is altered, or Dunton's re-marriage. This was followed Bite. "The Pretender. God save the King. Protestant in 1705 by his · Life.' He bitterly exclaims against the Nosegay, George the Second. The Queen by Merit. conduct of his friends who had deserted him in the hour The Royal Pair. The Unborn Princes. All's at Stake. of distress. “Except I would put myself in the Gazette, The titles at full length are most extraordinary. No or stand at the Exchange like an Irishman, with my breeches man understood better how to captivate the vulgar with full of petitions, delivering them like doctor's bills to all a 'taking title page. Besides the works we have enuI see, I shall get nothing; for now my purse is empty, merated, Dunton was also the author of the Neck nobody knows me. There's the Rector of Epworth, that Adventure, 1715. Petticoat Government, 1702. The got his bread by the 'Maggot'I published, has quite forgot Whipping Post, 1706. Plain French, or a Satire upon ine. There is stuttering D'Urfey will scarce own who bid him

the Tackers. The Merciful Assizes. Religio Bibliopolæ,

the write the Triennial Mayor. Not a line have I received from

1691. Athenian Spy. Serious Thoughts on a Future my sister T- ever since my misfortunes, not so much as the poor offer of a week's diet.” Dunned by his creditors,

State. Art of Living Incognito, 1700. Stinking Fish. separated from his wife, and neglected by his summer

Essay on Death Bed Charity, 1728. England's Asarum, friends, his mind seems to have become tinctured with

1693. The Post Angel, 1701. Female War. The Chrisinsanity. However, he still bore up against his troubles,

tian's Gazette. The Preaching Weathercock. Hazard and wrote for the press “ that he might not starve."

of a Deathbed Repentance, 1708. The Night Walker, He thus cheerfully sums up his own character. “Il

Si 1696. It is probable that The Heavenly Pastime, 1685, love travelling, do not love fighting, love Valeria, do not

| Pilgrim's Guide, with Sickman's passing bell, and Sighs love money, love my friend, do not fear nor hate my enemy, and Groans of a Dying Man, Hue and Cry after Conlove writing, do not love starving, love fair dealing, had science, and the Dying Pastor's last legacy, 1684, rather be called fool than knave, let people laugh while I professedly taken from his father's short hand notes win, can be secret if trusted, or woe be to Parson Grub, I were in reality his own composition. The Popish Chamam owed more than I owe, and can pay more than that, pion or the history of the Earl of Tyrconnel, 1689. make my word as good as my bond, will not do a foul thing, Wonders of Free Grace, or the History of remarkable can live in a cell till I pay my debts, and bid the world go Penitents executed at Tyburn, &c. 1690. Visions of whistle."

the Soul before it comes into the Body, 1692. The In 1706 he addressed “A Word of Comfort to his Ladies' Dictionary, 1694, issued from his press, and Creditors, or the Living Elegy," in which he promises has been also attributed to him. In the British Muto satisfy all demands if they will but wait two years. seum are most of his numerous publications; and in Hope still buoyed him up. In 1707 he wrote • Athenian the Bodleian Library are preserved a number of his MS. Sport.' In 1710 appeared “ Athenianism-a strange letters, together with a Summer Ramble through Ten mixture of sense and folly ; it contains some good Kingdoms, by J. Dunton, prepared for the press, but articles in prose and verse, a few of a licentious turn, never printed. This heterogeneous character died “in and some deeply tinged with insanity.” “In the latter obscurity in 1733, at the age of 74." part of Queen Anne's reign, continues his biographer Nichols, Dunton published • A Cat may look at a Queen, or a Satire upon her present Majesty.' He became a faming Dial Mottoes. - Macky, in his Notes on London,* patriot, and published his noted pamphlet, Neck or says, “ I cannot but observe to you, the motto on the Nothing,' which passed through several editions. On the sun-dial of London Bridge that is. « Time and

sun-dial of London Bridge, that is, “ Time and Tide stays accession of George I., Dunton continued his patriotic effu. for no man " I have remarked several other adapt sions, but was disappointed in the patronage he expected mottoes on dials, in which the English excel. On Newwhich produced “ Mordecai's Memorial, or there's nothing

gate, where malefactors are confined, it is, “ VENIO ET done for him.” Soon after, in conjunction with De Foe,

| Fur;" and in the Temple, where the lawyers reside, one he projected a new weekly paper-The Hanover Spy.';

has, “ Begone about your business!” but the best is, I His second wife died at St. Alban's, 1720-1. In

think, close by the great hall there, “ Pereunt et Im1723 he published his “Dying Groans from the Fleet

putantur." Possibly your correspondents may have Prison, or an Appeal to George I.,' with a list of his

noticed others ?

P. C. political pamphlets; amongst which were Queen Robin. The shortest way with the Ring. The Impeachment. The Temple motto, “ Begone!” has an amusing tradition Whig Loyalty. The Golden Age. The Medal. Dun- as to the appropriateness of the adoption. The painter of ton's Ghost. The Hereditary Bastard. Ox and Bull, the dial had been several times deferred for the words King Abigail. Bungey. Frank Scamony. Seeing's which were to be below the indications of the hours, and Believing. High Church Gudgeons. The Devil's Mar having lastly applied to the party in whom the direction was tyrs. Royal Gratitude. King George for ever. Mani

vested, just as he was about to dine in the Hall, he somefesto of King John the Second. The Ideal Kingdom.

what petulantly replied, “ Begone about your business!” The Mob War. King William's Legacy. Burnet and

and abruptly passing to dinner, the painter took it, as his

instructions, and painted it accordingly on the dial. Wharton. Pulpit Lunatics. The Bull Baiting, or Sacheverell dressed up in fireworks. The Conventicle. Dun- ! “Journey through England," edit. 1724, vol. i. p. 275.

life.

NICHOLAS MANN, MASTER OF CHARTER-HOUSE.

BALLAD LORE. CORNWALL.
Nicholas Mann, born about 1685, was bred at
Eton, and from thence went to King's College. Bishop

ARSCOTT OF Tetcott.
Hare was his tutor: he became a learned and acute
scholar, and was, I believe, a Fellow of King's College

Now first printed. many years. He travelled with the Marquis of Bland- ARSCOTT of Tercott, the venerable name of an anford, only son to the Duke of Marlborough, who died cestor of Sir William Molesworth, the present M.P. for of the small-pox about 1724; and Mr. Mann had a Southwark; and one of the last of the western squires pension from that family for some years. On the death | who kept open house and open hand. Many a legend of Dr. King, by Lord Godolphin and that family's in- and record of his times and deeds a century since, still terest he obtained, in or about 1739, the Mastership of Aoat unembodied around the Oaks of old Tetcott, on the the Charter-house. Dr. Middleton would have been Tamar side. There, are still held in remembrance, more acceptable to that society, as he had much more

The dogs that knew the accent of his voice, politeness and sociability; but his losing it, was by his

From the grim foxhound to my lady's choice ; disobliging the clergy. Mr. Mann, though a sensible

Oft o'er those fields, beneath his stately form, man, and a very good scholar, had much moroseness

Rush'd the bold steed with footsteps like the storm; and pride in him, which rendered him not agreeable to Foal of a hundred sires! his glancing eye, those of Charter-house, nor did he mix much in social Shared in his master's pride and flash'd with victory.

Morwenstow, Nov. 22.

R. S. HAWKER. He wrote, about 1742, a treatise in Latin, De Annis Christi, printed in 8vo. This he afterwards published

On the ninth of November, in the year Fifty-Two, in English, “On the Years of Christ's Ministry;" but

Three jolly foxhunters, all sons of true blue, the learned did not agree in his notion in general. He They rode from Pencarrow, not fearing a wet coat, then published Critical Notes on some Texts of Scrip To take their diversion with Arscott of Tetcott. ture, and a second edition, enlarged, about 1746. This

He went to bis kennel, and took them within ; work was in general esteemed.

• On Monday,' said Arscott, our joys shall begin; He died in 1749, and they at Charter-house were | Both horses and hounds, how they pant to be gone, not sorry for his loss. He left his fortune, about How they'll follow o' foot, not forgetting Black John.' 10,0001., to his nephew, Mr. Jackson, a brewer; and

When Monday was come, right early at morn, of the fine library he possessed at his death, he gave to

John Arscott arose, and he took down his horn; Eton College all such books as they had not, with all He gave it a flourish so loud in the hall, such books as had his manuscript notes, which were | Each heard the glad summons, and came at the call. many. He had filled Dr. Waterland's book, “On the

They heard it with pleasure, but Webbt was first dressid, Importance of the Trinity," with manuscript notes,

Resolving to give a cold pig to the rest; tending to confute the Doctor, all the way, and treating

Bold Bob and the Briton, they hasten'd down stairs, him very sharply. Charles Davis and I were employed,

ployed, | 'Twas generally supposed they neglected their pray'rs. at Christmas 1749, in dividing the library. I was em

At breakfast they scrambled for butter and toast, ployed by Eton College, he by Mr. Jackson; and Dr.

But Webb was impatient that time should be lost, John Burton came up from Eton College, to meet the

So old Cheyney was ordered to bring to the door, executor on that account. Dr. Burton brought up the

1 that account. Dr. Burton brought up the Both horses and hounds, and away to the moor. Catalogue of Eton College Library, and it was done

• On Monday,' said Arscott, as he mounted his nag, very amicably.-Notes by a Bookseller, 1764, MS.

• I look to old Blackcap, for he'll hit the drag!

The drag it was hit, they said it was old, JAMES THE SEVENTI'S DESCENDANTS. Your corres- | For a drag in the morning could not be so cold. pondent, Current Notes, p. 92, errs in supposing that They prick'd it along, to Becket and Thorn, any of the descendants of James the Second of England And there the old dogs they set out, I'll be sworn, and Seventh of Scotland, now exist. Of his numerous 'Twas Ringwood and Rally, with capital scent, children but four lived to maturity :

Bold Princess and Madcap, Good God! how they went ! 1. Mary, the wife of William the Third, who died without issue. 2. Anne, who became Queen of England, and whose

Black John, the last of the household jesters. He children all died in their infancy.

lived with the hounds, and ran with the hounds, and rare

was the run when Jack was not in at the death. It was 3. Louisa, who died unmarried, and -

his office to amuse Mr. Arscott's guests by many a prac4. JAMES, commonly called the OLD PRETENDER, who tical joke: among them, the swallowing of living mice and left two sons ; Charles Edward, the Young Pretender, and

sparrow-mumbling had frequent place. There they go,' Henry, Cardinal York, both of whom died without issue. shouted John, when the fox was found and the dogs went On the death of the Cardinal, in 1807, the whole issue off in full cry, There they go, like our Madam at home!' of James the Second became extinct.

† A neighbouring squire, of Bennett's, iu Wbitstone. Bristol.

J. R. W. 1 One of the Tickells.

• How far did they make it?-How far went they on?' JUNIUS.-I verily believe you are close upon the How far did they make it?' said Simon the son ;*

scent of Junius,' and expect the writer will be soon • O'er the moors,' said Joe Goodman, Hark to Bacchus, unkennelled. the word !'

I well remember, the late head-master of one of the Hark to Vulcan,' roar'd Arscott, that's it, by the Lord !'

colleges in Oxford, who hail been private tutor to the • Hark to Princess,' said Arscott, “there's a fresh tally ho!' then Lord Temple, and an intimate friend of his father, The dogs they soon caught it, and how they did go! the first Marquis of Buckingham, was known to declare, 'Twas Princess, and Madcap, and Ringwood, and Rally,

that if ever the author of Junius was discovered, it They charm'd ev'ry hill, and they echoed each valley.

would be from the archives of Stowe. STRADA. From Becket through Thorn, they went on their way, To Swannacott Wood, without break or delay;

MORTIMER, THE PAINTER.-In my copy of Bryan's And when they came there they then sounded again, Dictionary of Painters and Engravers, that belonged • What music it is,' said the glad Whitstone men.

to the late Mr. William Esdaile, the banker and emiIn baste came up Arscott, 60! where are they gone?' nent collector, and full of his manuscript remarks ; under • They're off to the cliffs, then,' said Simon the son. the article • Mortimer,' occurs the following notice, that Through Wike and through Poundstok, St. Genys, they seems worth transcribing went,

Mortimer's convivial talents were hardly to be paralleled. And when Reynard came there, he gave up by consent.

He had such an aversion to large companies that he used So when Reynard was dead we broke up the field,

to say, if he invited the twelve apostles to supper, he With joy in our hearts we had made him to yield,

would certainly take two evenings to receive them, six And when we came home we toasted the health,

being a sufficient number, be the society ever so good. Of a man who ne'er varied for places or wealth.

J. P. A. When supper was ended, we spent all the night

Mortimer's evening revelry was mostly at the ConIn gay flowing bumpers, and social delight;

stitution,' on the east side of Bedford-street, Covent With mirth and good humour did cheerfully sing,

Garden, still a house of resort. His associates were A health to John Arscott, and God save the King !

Frank Hayman, Richard Wilson, and other painters

and players, where their parties were scarcely ever so THE THREE BLACK PUDDINGS.

few as six. No matter the frolic, however preposDodd, the comedian and book-collector, was as dis

terous, Mortimer was sure to be the foremost in carrying tinguished a fop, and as eminently epicurean as any

it on. If some luckless wight among the disciples of brother of the sock. One object of his particular esti

St. Luke, or their families required aid, Mortimer was mation was a black pudding, as then made by old Birch

the first to commence a subscription, or to make sketches of Cornhill, celebrated in ballad lore, as “Birch, the

on paper, and then, with much drollery and fun, as pastrycook !” To his well-known shop, of many sweets,

auctioneer put them up for sale to who would give most, Dodd, when not wanted at the theatre, would often

by advanced biddings, to which all present in the room resort in the evening, and so timed his appearance, that

were competent to join and purchase if they pleased. not unfrequently he entered the shop as the boy pre

The proceeds were devoted to the aid required. Mortisented himself with the puddings. On one occasion,

mer died at a premature age, of fever at his house in the prospective enjoyment induced a more than usual

Norfolk-street, Strand, Feb, 4, 1779, whence he was vivacity of his familiar civility with the girl who served

buried at Great Missenden, Bucks; but his body was behind the counter, when Birch made his appearance

soon after exhumed and deposited near the altar in on the stairs in a loose dressing-gown. “What ho!

High Wycombe Church, in which his great picture of vagrant," said Birch, “what honest act art thou here

St. Paul preaching to the Britons had been placed by for.” “Good ! my master," rejoined Dodd, in his

one of his particular friends, some time before the wonted stage manner, “I wait one of thy excellent

painter's decease. black puddings.” “Nay, dissolute, you whisper my

Dr. Mortimer, the respected head master of the maid; Sarah, girl, heed him not; bis is no kith for

City of London school, is his descendant, and as such thee. However, to bind his favour, see that he pays for

venerates the arts, as he a few months since stated to one, and takes two." “ Excellent, my master," resumed

the writer.

EDITOR. Dodd, in a manner as simple as Master Slender, “my | GLASSMAKING.-Can any of your readers explain the favour is bound ; and prithee, see me do thy bidding action of the gases oxygen and carbonic acid, in the Sarah, girl, heed me not; I pay for one, and put it fusion of glass ?-CHEMICUS. in this pocket; but take two, and put them in the other Carbonic acid gas is driven off by heat, and comes out of pocket.” “ Vagrant and cheat, not so," said Birch, who the pot's mouth, as well as the water taken up by the carin an instant saw that Dodd's mode of calculation was bonate of potash, during the fusion of flint glass. Oxygen sharper than his own; and deaf to remonstrance, was as gas is also in the same manner driven off, but a proportion momentarily vanished with the three black puddings.

of the latter combines with the glass, and if in excess, gives

a tint of purple, or light pink hue, technically called foxy. . Mr. Arscott's pet name for his old whipper-in. Falcon Foundry, Dec. 13.

A GLASSMAKER,

On Eagle's WING,- Current Notes, p. 76, Pope in SHAKESPEARE's Pock, OR Robin GOODFELLOW. one of his usually caustic lines, has —

The following ballad, that Bishop Percy supposed to "On eagle's wing immortal Scandal flies.'

have been originally intended for some masque, was A fable or story I remember to have heard as a boy, doubtless popular in the days of Dick Tarlton, who died but which I never have seen in print, suggests itself to in September, 1588, and was, without doubt, the source me as a probable germ from which the idea of the whence Shakespeare derived many of the points he has wren perched on eagle's wing' may be taken. It is to embodied in the character of Puck, more particularly of the effect, thatonce upon a time,' the birds being in a the traces which are shown, in the third act of his state of anarchy for want of a king, determined to elect “ Midsummer Night's Dream.” An anonymous tract, him who could soar the highest. The eagle, upon this, possibly by Henry Chettle, entitled “Tarlton's Newes mounted aloft, and had attained his utmost elevation, out of Purgatorie," published by an old companion of apparently far above that of any other eompetitor, when his, Robin Goodfellow, entered on the Stationers' books, a wren, who had concealed himself under his wing in June 26, 1590, and printed without date in that year, anticipation of the result, hopped out, and, rising a little as in the same year appeared “The Cobbler of Canterhigher than the eagle, exclaimed, “I'm king of the buric," an answer, or rather as the titlepage asserts, birds." The Latin and French names for this bird, “an invective against Tarlton's 'Newes out of Purgaregulus and roitelet, may possibly owe their source to torie.?" After the “ Cobbler's Epistle to the Gentleman some similar fable, though the tuft of the golden-crested Readers,” follows Robin Goodfellow's epistle, subscribed wren may also have contributed to them. C.S. “ Yours in choller !” This is an invective on the crank The following lines will also probably recur to our

feats of the cobbler in his abuse of Robin's associate, correspondent :

Dick Tarleton; “A cobler become a corrector ! ho,

ho, ho! it was not so when Robin Goodfellow was a Why does the eagle hold his flight,

ruffler, and helpt the country wenches to grinde their To meet the sun's meridian height,

mault." Here, it will be observed, occurs the whimsiWith such exulting glee?

cal laughing jocund ho, ho, ho, that terminates every 'Tis not, as poets have averr'd, Because he is the regal bird ;

last line, in each verse of the ballad. It is because-he's free!

Tue Mad Merry PRANKS OF ROBIN GOODFELLOW.

To the Tune of Dulcina. * RULE BRITANNIA,' Current Notes, p. 90, was written by James Thomson, the author of The Seasons, for

From Oberon in Fairy Land, the masque of Alfred, the joint production of Thomson

The King of ghosts and shadows there, and Mallet. The masque was written at the command

Mad Robin, I, at his command, of Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George

Am sent to view the night sports here;

What revel rout, the Third ; and first performed in 1740, at Cliefden

Is kept about, House, Buckinghamshire, on the anniversary of the

In every corner where I go, Princess Augusta's birthday. Dr. Arne composed the

I will o'er see music.

And merry be; Bristol.

J. K. R. W.

And make good sport, with Ho, ho, ho ! Hogarth designed and engraved the invitation ticket to

More swift than lightning can I fly, this performance; it is known as entitled “Hymen and

And 'bout this ayrie welkin soon : Cupid.' The view in the distance is of Cliefden House.

And in a minute's space descry Hogarth used the same plate in 1754 as a receipt print for

Each thing that's done beneath the moon, his Election Entertainment.

ED.

Thus not a Hag,

Nor Ghost shall wag, PILLAR SAINTS OF THE FIFTI CENTURY.-Can any

Nor cry, ware Goblin ! where I go, of your correspondents kindly direct me as to where

But Robin, I, may be found confirmation of what Cedrenus writes

Their feats will spy, concerning the pillar saints of the fifth century, on the

And fear them home with Ho, ho, ho ! northern shores of the Sea of Marmora, and as to how

If any wanderers I meet, and by whom were these pillars constructed, and how

That from their night sports do trudge home, were they sustained upon them?

With counterfeiting voice I greet, Butler, in his so-called Lives of the Saints, leaves

And cause them on with me to roam ; us to consider their history to be little more than a

Through woods, through lakes, popish legend. I would also ask, What was the end of

Through bogs, through brakes, Peter the Hermit, of Crusade celebrity ? H. M.

O'er bush and briar, with them I go;

I call upon

Them to come on, Dallxus, Current Notes, p, 40.– No translation.

And wend me laughing Ho, ho, ho !

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