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NOTES AND QUERIES. ins. XL JAN. 30, 1915.


occupied by a row of houses with front gardens. These houses were known as the " Terrace," and were occupied by people of some repute in those days. John Dance, the architect, lived at No. 4. John Walker, of dictionary fame, is also said to have lived here; also Hinchcliff, the sculptor. "Old Patch," a noted scoundrel, lived at No. 3.

A most interesting account, by Mr. Am- brose Heal, of the old Georgian farm-house in the Tottenham Court Road appeared in the last publication of the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society.

REGINALD JACOBS.


(Qturtas.

WE must request correspondents desiring in- formation on family matters of only private interest to affix their names and addresses to their queries, in order that answers may be sent to them direct.


EDITION OF ADDISON'S 'MIS- CELLANEOUS WORKS.' Editors of Addison (&{/., Bohn, vi. 585) refer to an edition of his 'Miscellaneous Works' printed for Cogan in 1750, and said to have been published in London. I have not been able to find a copy of this book, and I should be very grateful to any reader of ' N. & Q.' who would tell me where it may be seen.

A. 0. GUTHKELCH.

University of London, King's College.

DUFFERIN : ' LETTERS FROM HIGH LATI- TUDES.' I should be grateful to any reader of ' JST. & Q. ' who could help to elucidate any of the following points (the page - numbers are those of the "World's Classics" edi- tion) :

1. " I told him how in ancient days three warriors came from green lerne, to dwell in the wild glens of Cowal and Lochow how one of them, the swart Breachdan, all for the love of blue-eyed Eila, swam the Gulf," ko. (p. 5). Where may one read of Breachdan, and what had he to do with the Camp- bells?

2. "The vale of Esechasan, to which, on the evening before his execution, the Earl wrote such touching verses" (p. 7). Where may the verses be found ?

3. The "seven men of Moidart" (p. 9).

4. " The sea-captain, who, slipping from between his two opponents, left them to blaze away at each other the long night through " (p. 39).

5. What is a " horn-headecl " tent ? (p. 61).

6. " Three arrows shot bravely forward would have probably resulted in the discovery of a trap- door with an iron ring" (p. 72). What is the allusion ?

7. Who was the skipper who turned back " after sailing for several hours with a fair wind towards the land, and, finding himself no nearer to it than


at first, concluded that some loadstone rock be- neath the sea must have attracted the keel of hi ship and kept her stationary " ? (p. 189).

8. "Rhin, the goddess of the sea" (p. 216). la what mythology ?

I am unable to trace the following quo- tations in the book :

9. This very morn I 've felt the sweet surprise Of unexpected lips on sealed eyes (p. 83).

10. " Dyspepsia and her fatal train " (p. 97).

11. "Nord oder Slid! wenn nur die Seelen gluhen!"(p.229).

12. "'Populous with young men, striving to be alone' as Tom Hood describes it to have been in a certain sentimental passage " (p. 242).

13. But glancing shields

Hide the green fields (p. 245).

14. " Every one with whom you converse, and every place wherein you tarry awhile, giveth some- what to you, and taketh somewhat away, either for evil or for good " (p. 260). Dufferin suggests Fuller as the author.

F. A. CAVENAGH

BONINGTON : PICTURE OF GRAND CANAL, VENICE. In vol. ii. of Redgrave's ' Century of Painters,' and on p. 463, there is mention made of a picture by R. P. Bonington, entitled ' The Grand Canal and Salute Church, Venice,' which was exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1827.

Can any of your readers tell me what became of this painting, and where it is now? C. T. G.

23, Waterford Street, Dublin.

RECIPE FOR A COPYING-PAD. I wonder if any of your readers could kindly aid me to recover a recipe for the above, to be used with hektograph ink. The ingredients were simply gelatine, glycerine, sugar, arid water ; and the result was an extremely serviceable article of the kind. J. WILLCOCK.

Lerwick.

MEDAL OF GEORGE III. I have been shown a token or medal with milled edges, rather smaller than, a shilling, inscribed : obverse, " Georgius III. Dei Gratia," with the King's head ; reverse, " In Memory of the Good Old Days, 1788," with the national arms. Can any one "say if this is likely to have been issued officially ? And what does it com- memorate ? ROLAND AUSTIN.

Gloucester.

THE GREAT HARRY. Is it known how it happened that this ship " sank in the sea and vanished in a moment " ? Dean Stan- ley in ' Memorials of Westminster Abbey,' 8th ed., p. 139, quotes Fuller as his authority for the statement. In Brewer's ' Dictionary * it is said that the ship was burnt in 1553. STAPLETON MARTIN.

The Firs, Norton, Worcester.