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which, with your permission, I will relate in detail. He asks for information regarding John Bristow's supposed Survey of the Lakes, and gives an extract from Tymms's Family Topographer. Tymms, no doubt, has been misled by the faulty construction of a sentence at p. 476, vol. i. of Hutchinson's Cumberland, where S. Y. R. will find these words : —

"Mr. Clarke gave an account of one John Bristow, a patriarchal character of his village (Stainton), who, at the time of publishing his Survey of the Lain, was 94 years of age," &c.

The pronoun his, in the foregoing sentence, has for its antecedent, Clarke, not Bristow; and Clarke's Survey of the Lakes is not an uncommon book. I have seen a copy in the possession of a descendant through females of the said John Bristow, who lives on his ancestor's property, " a prosperous gentleman," and points with piyde to the paragraph respecting his nonagenarian ancestor; indeed, he adds that an ancient cat, which had scalped many generations of her natural enemies, and an elderly cock that had grown grey in the service of this senile household, are improperly omitted from the grand summary. J.

The Peatts, Baronets Op Colesiull, County or Berks (3"1 S. v. 174.)—From a pedigree I possess of this family, copied about the year 1818-9, out of a MS. Visitation in the British Museum, made in 1665, I find that Richard, second son of Sir Henry Pratt, the first baronet, had an only child Margaret. Your querist must, therefore, be under a mistake in claiming to be descended from him. He may, however, find a clew to the inquiry as to how the "china jug" descended to him, in the fact recorded in the same pedigree : that Elizabeth, the sister of the said Richard, married—1. Edward Baker of Tew, in Somersetshire; 2. Henry Pratt, of Weldon, in Northants; 3. Edmund Beale of London; and 4. Francis Phillips, of the Middle Temple, London, Esq. D. B.

Saints' Names Wanted (3rd S. v. 166.)—I observe, in the "Notices to Correspondents" at this reference, that the editor cannot discover in any list of saints the names of SS. Romolo, Remigio, and Bacco. The first is St. Romulus, a martyr; whose name appears in a Latin book, with figures of saints engraved by Herman Weyen, and printed at Paris. The saint is represented there in a cope, and wearing a mitre; and an arrow, broken in his breast, denotes the mode of his martyrdom. It appears however, from Fleury, that he was only a sub-deacon; that he lived at Diospolis, and was beheaded by Urbinus, the governor of Palestine in 304. {Hist. Eccl. Ln Ix. n. 8.)

The next is St. Remigius, or Remi, the wellknown French bishop who baptized King Clovis,

and died in 533. His feast is October 1. Bacco is St. Bacchus, who is commemorated with St. Sergius on the 7th of October. They were martyred in Syria, under Maximian. F. C. H.

Female Foots (3,d S. iv. 453, 523.)—Allow me to add the following extract to my last communication on this subject: —

"La Czarine, qui parloit trbs-mal allemand et qui n'entendoit pas bien ce que la Ktine lui disoit, fit approcher sa folic, et s'entretint avec elle en Kusse. Cette pauvre creature ctoit une l'rinccsse Galitzin, et avoit 4t6 reMuite a faire ce mrtier-lii pour sauver sa vie. Ayant e'te" melee dans une conspiration contre le Czar, on lui avoit donne" deux fois le knouti. Je ne sais ce qu'elle disoit u la Czarine, mais cette Princesse faisoit de grands eclats de rire." — Mimoiret de la Margrave de SareUh, vol. i. p. 43, Brunswick, ed. 1845.

This Czarine was Catherine I.

Hermenteude.

Oeigin Of Names (3rd S. v. 71.) —The following extract from an old book belonging to the parish of Keel, Staffordshire, on this subject, is worth recording: —

"Sarah Legacy, who was left as such to the town by some lorry person or other on the bth of November last, baptized February 20% 1787."

W. I. S. Hortoji.

Lord Surrey's Enigma (3,d S\ v. 55.)—J. L. has, I think, deceived himself in the author. I imagined so, and carefully looked through two editions of Surrey to no purpose, and bethought me it might be Wyatt's; and there, in Bell's edition (Parker, 1854), I found it, with slight difference from J. L.'s text. I incline to the opinion of those who hold it answered best by a kiss, although, like the conceits of those days, leaving much obscure.

Mr. Bell gives a note, which I subjoin, for the sake of the poem added to it of another and much more elegant poet.

"Of the numerous riddles on the same suggestive subject, this may probably cUiim to be the earliest. It has been frequently imitated, but in no instance so closely as in the following dextrona lines by Qascoigne: — "' A lady once did ask of me This pretty thing in privity: Good Sir, quoth she, fain would I crave One thing which you yourself not have; Nor never bad yet in times past, Nor never shall while life doth last; And if you seek to find it out. You lose your labour out of doubt. Yet, if you love me as you say, Then give it me, for Bure you may.'" The last two lines of Wyatt seem to me conclusive of the meaning, carrying out the adage, never kiss and tell. The writer is bound by it, and he who guesses it Kill be. J. A. G.

Southet's Birth-place (3rd S. v. 89.) — Although Robert Southey was born at No. 11, Wine Street, Bristol, the house was subsequently divided into three separate dwellings; and I find that the actual room in which he first drew breath is situated under the roof of No. 9, now in the occupation of Mr. Trenerry, boot and shoemaker, and not in the house No. 11 as it now stands in the street. George Pryce.

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Hates.
HYMNS OF THE CHURCH.

Many take an interest in the hymns in use in the various offices of the Catholic Church. As far as I know, there has been no list printed of the authors of these hymns. In many cases the authorship is well established; but in others it is. doubtful: some even are attributed to several different authors. Without going into the proofs of authorship, I have thought that "N. & Q." would be a very proper Museum, where a list might be deposited of a number of hymns, with the names of the authors attached. The following list has been carefully compiled from a variety of sources, and will, I trust, be found useful for reference: —

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Beate pastor Petre .
Christe Redemptor omnium
Coelestis urbs Jerusalem
Cceli Deus sanctissime
Conditor alme siderum
Consors Paterni luminis
Decora lux reternitatis
Deus tuorum militum
Dies iree, dies ilia .

Domare cordis impetus
Ecce jam noctis
Egregie doctor Paule
Ex more docti mystico
Fortem virili pectore
Gloria, laus, honor .
Hymnum canamus gloria;
Jam lucis orto sidere

Jam Christus astra nscenderat

Jam measta quiesce querela .
Jesu dulcis memoria
Jesu corona celsior .
Jesu corona virginum

LaudaSion Salvatorem .
Lucis Creator optima

Lustris sex qui jam peregit .

Lux ecce surgit aurea

Magna; Deus potential .

Martina; celebri

Nocte surgentes

Non illam crucians .

Nox atra rerum contegit

Nox et tenebra; et nubila

Nunc Sancte nobis Spiritus .

O lux beata Trinitas

O uimis felix .

Opes, decusque regium .

Orate nunc omnes .

O sola magnarum urbium

Pange lingua... corporis mys

terium

Pange lingua. .. Iauream cer

taminis .

Pater supcrni luminis
Quem terra, pontus, sidera

Rector potens, verax Deua
Rerum Creator optima .
Rex Christe Factor omnium
Rex gloriose martyrum .
Sacris solemniis
Salve Regina .

Salvete flores martyrum . Somno refectis artubus . Splendor Paternse glorias Stabat Mater .

Summa; Parens dementia; Te Deum laudamus

Te lucis ante tcrminum

Elpis.

St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
Elpis.

St. Ambrose.
Thomas Celano
HumbertUrsinir—
Frangipani.
Pope Urban VIII.
St. Gregory.
Elpis.

St. Ambrose.
Sylvius.
Thcodulphns.
St. Btde.

St. AmbroseSt. Ber-
nard.
St. AmbroseSt. Gre-
gory.
Prudentius.
St. Bernard.
St. Ambrose.
St. AmbroseSt.Gre-

gory.
St. Thomas of Aquin.
St. Gregory—St. Ber-
nard.
St. Ambrose Fortu-
natus.
Prudentius.
St. Ambrose.
P. Urban VIII.
St. Gregory.
. P. Urban VIII.
St. Ambrose.
Prudentius.
St. Ambrose.
, St. Gregory—Alcuin.
. Paul the deacon.
, P. Urban VIII.
. Notker.
. Prudentius.

St. Thomas of Aquin.

Fortunatus Mammer

tus.
Bellarmine.
St. Gregory Fortu-
natus.
St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
St. Gregory.
St. Gregory.
St. Thomas of Aquin.
Peter of Compostella
AdhemarHerman-
nus Contractus
King Robert.
Prudentius.
St. Ambrose.
St. Ambrose.
JacoponiPope Inno-
cent III.
St. Ambrose.
SS. Amlrose and Au-

yustin. Jjm>
St. Ambrose—SI. Gre-
gory.

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