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WILLIS'S

CURRENT NOTES:

A SERIES OF ARTICLES

ON

Antiquities, Biography, Beraldry, History, Languages,

Literature, Natural History, Curious Customs, Kr.

SELECTED FROM

ORIGINAL LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS

ADDRESSED DURING THE YEAR

1854,

TO THE PUBLISHER,

G. WILLIS,

GREAT PIAZZA, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON.

MDCCCLV.

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Abernethy's tongue restraint, 8).
Album verses, 88.
American Copyright Memorial, 57.
André's exhumation, 67.
Angelo's Damned Soul? reply, 34.
Ant, a provider ? reply, 36.
Apollo Statue ? reply, 1.
Arch-Treasurer ? reply, 103.
Argyle Library ? replies, 60, 66.
Arne's compositions, 15.
Arnold of Brescia ? 12.
Ausonius' epigram, 68.
Aut C[æ]sar aut Nullus, 28.
Awakening mallet, 31, 34.
Baltimore family, 3.
Barclay of Urie, 86, 93.
Bardwell inscription, 51.
Barrier Treaty ? reply, 4.
Barristers' costume, 91.
Baxter, Richard, 66.
Beard in the pulpit, 23.
Bear wants a Tail! 16.
Bells, Dorchester, 102.
Bellman's chant, 56.
Bewick's Chillingham Bull, 2, 11.
Biblical variations, 34.
*Bindon Abbey slab, 35.
Border Hospitality, 71.
Bossuet's exhumation, 101.
Bowdich's widow's pension, 67.
Boyce, Scottish historian, 98, 100.
Braitbwaite's Whimsies, 18.
* Branks or Scold's bridle, 37, 40.
Brussels' Gazette, 74.
Burger's Leonora ? 3.
Burial fees remitted, 24.
Burke's copyrights, 90.
Burns' six belles, 10.
Butler's Hudibras, 48, 61, 74, 94.
Byron's Curse of Minerva, 4.
Ca (ra, its origin, 76.
Cards in Fifteenth Century, 42.
Carolan's verses, 41.
Carpet words, 32, 44, 52.
Carrickfergus' ducking-stool, 30.
Cervantes' birth place, 51.
Charles I., Icon Basilicon, 28, 33.
Charter house, 34.
Cherry ripe! 102.
Chess, in tifteenth century, 42.
Chinese, prophecies respecting, 6.
Chinese, religious belief, 13.
Christ's nativity, 27.
Christmas-day, 19, 27.
Christmas Tree, 11, 32.
Christ's Hospital petition, 40.
Christina and singers, 32.

Chronograms, 15.

| Grey, Lady Jane, 6.
Church bell inscriptions, 31.

Guizot, 28.
Churches, positions of? 37.

Gustavus Adolphus's retort, 79.
Cibber's Apology, 90.

Gwynne, Nell, 21.
Claude's Judgment of Paris ? 98. Hamlet's Grave, 19.
Clean shave, 58.

Handel Statue, 60.
Closing of Churchyards, 94.'

| Harleston Ducking-stool, 30.
Coffee-house civilities, 4.

Harvey's Way to Heaven, 50.
| Coleridge, inedited letters, 53, 51. Head's pension, 67.
Colman's perversion, 76.

Henry VII., 42.
*Coronet for scolds, 79.

Heraclea, discovery, 45.
Country Book-club, 80.

Herd's birth-place, 89.
Cromwell's death, 51.

He that fights, etc. 61.
Cross and Crescent, 68.

Hewing blocks with razors, 19; re.
*Cucking-stools, 9, 21, 29, 30, 79. ply, 26.
David II., of Scotland, 55.

History, its uncertainties, 73.
Devil's Sonata, 24.

Hogg's Widow's pension, 67.
Dining with Duke Humphrey? reply,ll. Hot-pot ? with reply, 30.
Divining rod, 48.

Human figures, with wings ? 51.
Dodo, reply, 4.

Humphrey, Duke, 11.
Dog-killing, 88.

Hydrophobia Cures, 2, 27.
Dorchester church, 52.

Hymnus Melitensium Vespertinus, 2.
Dublin Traders' Token, 44.

Incentives to Readers, 16.
| Ducking, see Cucking stool,

Innocent X., 60.
Dumb waiter query, 20.

Inoculation, 44.
Edward I., Coronation oath, 33. Intellectual Coincidence, J01.
Eikon Basilike, 28, 33.

Ipswich ducking-stool, 9.
Electric Telegraph, 3, 32, 45.

Ireland cuneiform slabs, 51.
Eleonora Rediviva, 18.

Irish Fix, 87.
England Europe's glory, 30.

Isabella colour ? reply, 35.
England's Kinges and Governors, 11. Jack the Giant-Killer, 41, 50.
English Mercurie, 89n.

Jermyn of Rushbroke, 22.
Eotens, or Giants, 50.

Jest, whence derived ? replies, 41, 64
Erasmus and Luther, 72.

*Jewish disabilities, 12.
Escroquer ? 10, reply, 52.

Joan, Pope, 100.
Essex, Countess of, 24

Johnson's Dictionary, Suppl. to, 28.
Faussett Antiquities, 47, 60.

Jonson, Ben, 22, 35.
Fiery Flaming Roll, 94.

Juggernauth car, 32.
Firing of the Bird, 87.

Juvenal, translated by Johnson, 90.
Fontenelle's opinion of Mahomet, 4. Kennedy? 3, reply, ll.
Founders' Company, 65.

Kenney's daughters' pension, 67.
Franklin's saying Ca Ira, 76.

Kerry Earldom ? 52.
Frederic the Great, 18.

Kilclief Castle, 54.
Gauden, Icon Basilikê, 33.

Kingston ducking-stool, 9.
Gazettes, their origin, 74.

Kitchener's Soirée hint, 76.
Giàour aggressions, 74.

Knox's descendants, 58.
Glass-window rhymes, 96.

Kotzebue's assassination, 36.
God save the King, 15.

Landon's verses, 63.
Golden Grave, 63.

Lawyers in Westminster, 50.
Golden Sickle? 13.

* Leicester ducking.chair, 29.
Goldsmith's copyrights, 91.

Leicestershire poetical signs, 75.
Graves bedecked with Roses, 59. Library advantages, 72.
Gravesend Ducking-stool, 9.

Licence for Sunday Sports, 85.
Gray's Elegy, omitted verse, 59; Odes, Light and dark sides of God, 94.
etc. 90.

Lilly, prototype of Sydrophel, 48.
Great effects from little causes, 51. Literary remuneration, 90.
Great Men's descendants, 58.

London Cries, 102.

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