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WILLIS'S

CURRENT NOTES:

A SERIES OF ARTICLES

ON

Antiquities, Biography, Peraldry, History, Languages,

Literature, Natural History, Curious Custamis, Kr.,

SELE OTED FROM

ORIGINAL LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS

ADDRESSED DURING THE YEAR

1855,

TO THE PUBLISHER,

GEORGE WILLIS,

GREAT PIAZZA COVENT GARDEN, LONDON.

MDCOOLVI.

TRARY

INDEX TO THE FIFTH VOLUME.

* Indicates that Woodcuts illustrate those Articles.

Aberdeenshire benefactions, 72 Colburn personalty, 84.

Franklin's nationality of character, 52.
Adair, Sir Rob., writer in Rolliad, 83. Colman the elder, 64.

Franklin's Manuscripts ? reply, 40.
Adamson, John, notice, 78.

| Combustibility of the Diamond? replies, * Frederick the Great, 72, 90-91, 100.
Adamson, Sonnet on loss of Library, 44, 63.

| French Newspapers, 8.
92.

Concordance, the earliest Eoglish, 8. Froissart statue, 37.
• Ambry in Airlie kirk, 3, 10.
Condog, 12.

*Galloway rock inscription ? 90.
Amadis de Gaule, early editions, 95-96. Constable's White Horse, 28.

Garrick, verses to, 1.
American Presidents, 22.

Copernicus opposed to the Bible, 88. Garrick Club inauguration, 55.
Angelo's Reminiscences, 39.
Cowper's death, verses on, 5.

Garter-badge, worn by the Emperor
Anti-Jacobin Poetry quoted, 83. Covent Garden Market, 17.

Nicholas, 40.
Arctic armorial distinction, 65.
Croft's Musica Sacra, 72.

Gay's Shepherd's Week quoted, 6.
Army abuses, (by Erskine)? 3. Cromberger, early printer, 95. Genoa, Duke of; public library, 75.
Associations, Literary and Scientific, Culloden relics, 75.

*Glamis' Castle tradition, 19.
40.

Cur morietur Homo, etc ? 44; replies, Gray, Lord, asserted sacrilege refuted,
*Assuanlee Cup, 51.

see Schola Salernitanu

11.
Atlantidis Reliquiem, 2.

Cutler's poetry ? 56 ; replies, 56, 66, | Grotesque in Churches, 42.
Atossa, characterised by Pope, 14.

75, 92.

Hampton Court Theatricals, 49, 50.
Baal-Zephon, the god of the North, 29. Dante, Paradiso, quoted, 97.

Handel Commemoration, 38.
Bacon, on early Education, 88. | Dagger attached to sword, 38.

Henry Vth, Embarkation, 40.
Bayle's Dictionary defined, 35.
Debt of Nature, 64.

Henry VIIIth, Irish groais, 16.
* Bedford, First Duke, signature, 18. Dialects in the World, 56.

Highland wives, 23.
Belfry rhymes, 7, 19, 36.
Dispraise of Women, 49.

Honour and Fame? 56.
Bell inscriptions, 19, 30, 85.

Doom-Well of St. Madron, 93. *Hornbooks described, 75-78, 86.
* Bell marks, 29.

Dorchester Roman Vase, 21.

Hornbook of Jacobite Toasts, 18.
Best's Poems? 20; reply, 27.
Dorchester Antiquities, 45.

Hoyle Family notes, 31, 40, 41,
Bill nor ban? 56.

Douglas' Praise of Heraldry, 29. Hume, Joseph, early career, 47.
Biographical History suggested, 34. D'Oyley Family? 14.

Immaculate Conception, 64.
Black-book of Scone, 4.
Ducking-stool, Scotland, 98.

Infant Sleeping, verses on, 100.
Blenheim palace stone, 79.
D'Urfey portrait, 81.

Ingledew Family? 51; replies, 64, 65.
Blessington on Society, 86.
Easter Court Frolics, 24.

Inscribed Wall rhymes, 69.
Blood-hound noticed, 38.

Edmondson's Manuscripts ? reply, 47. Inveni portum, etc. ? 36.
Boccaccio and Chaucer, 52.
Edward I., Coinage of, 34.

*Inverquharity castle, 62.
Book Inscriptions, 44.

Edward VI. legend on Shilling, 1. Invocation to the Virgin, 56, 63, 64,
Broomes, New Broomes ! 09.
* Effigy in Airlie kirk, 4.

70, 71,
Bunyan's descendant, 94.

English Epistolary Correspondence, 24. Ipswich Arms grant, 80.
Burial customs, 44, 45.

Epitaphs, 36, 63, 64, 71, 72, 82, 83, Ireland, William Henry, 98.
Burney's Apologetical lines, 38.

97.

Jacobite Toasts hornbook, 18.
Butler's Hudibras misquoted, 3. Exeter Change? reply, 31.

Jacobite Mementoes, 75.
Camden Society ? 2; reply, 14. Falstaff's Praise of Sack, 70.

Johnsonian advice, 85.
Carnival assassinations, 38.

Fastradana ; Monumental Inscription King's Cup-bearer, 11, 12.
Charles I., bronze statue, 17.

explained, 86.

Kirby Family notes, 61.
Charles and Henrietta Maria ? 71. Feast of Tabernacles ? reply, 35. Kneller's Jocosery, 26.
Chaucer's Miller's Tale, 52.

*Finhaven, Monumental sculpture, 86- Knight's Fee, and
Chinese Mythology, 59.

Knight's Service defined, 94.
Christ Cross rhyme, 86.
Finkle Street ? 35.

Knipton, Etymology of? 89.
Churchyards, north side unhallowed, Finsbury-field archers, 7.

Landulph belfry verses, 7.
24, 31. '
Fly-leaf rhymes, 72, 81.

Lansallos bell marks ? 29; replies, 36.
Clever, uses of the word, 23, 38, 47. Forfarshire traditions, 27.

Legal brevity, 40.-
Coinage, 1854, 48.

Fox, C. J., bit of an Ode to, 81. Letter receiving-boxes, 24.

88.

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