Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850

Cover image for

Download


Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 16,097 / 55 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.4
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 390
Added to site: 2004.11.13
mnybks.net#: 9095
Genre: Periodical
Excerpt

7. _Old Bailey._ Peter Bales, the celebrated writing master of Queen Elizabeth's reign, was master of a school "at the upper end of the _Old Bailey_" in 1590. It was here he published his first work, entitled, The Writing School Master.

8. _Islington._ During the reign of James I. and Charles I., Islington was a favourite resort, on account of its rich dairies. In that part of the manor of Highbury at the lower end of Islington, there were, in 1611, eight inns principally supported by summer visitors. See _Nelson's History of Islington_, p. 38, 4to., 1811.

"--Hogsdone, _Islington_, and Tothnam Court, For cakes and creame had then no small resort."

Wither's _Britain's Remembrancer_, 12mo. 1628.

9. _Seven Dials._ The Doric column with its "seven dials," which once marked this locality, now "ornaments" the pleasant little town of Walton-on-Thames.

10. _Mews (the King's)._ The fore-court of the royal mews was used in 1829 for the exhibition of a "monstrous whale." The building

(Promote your book here)

Featured Books

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Nano Contestant

Episode 1: Whatever It Takes
Leif Sterling

Fans of the Hunger Games and Sci-Fi Thrillers will... Read more

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Prophecy's Queen

An Epic Fantasy: Prequel to The Triadine Saga
Timothy Bond

"Readers compare him to David Eddings and Brandon... Read more

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Eden Plague

Plague Wars Series Book 0
David VanDyke

Spend time inside a good book today! A Kindle Book... Read more

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

The Piano Girl

Part One of the Counterfeit Princess Series
Sherri Schoenborn Murray

She plays from memory. Her memories.

T... Read more

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Hollywood Assassin

A Hollywood Alphabet Series Thriller
M.Z. Kelly

HOLLYWOOD ASSASSIN: A Hollywood Alphabet Series... Read more

Cover image for Notes and Queries, Number 44, August 31, 1850 by Various Authors - Free eBook

Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter

Nikki Jefford

If there is one thing eighteen-year-old Aurora... Read more

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Help ManyBooks by sharing this page!

See it as donating a moment of your social media time, every little thing help us improve and stay online.

Popular in This Genre

The list of books below is based on the weekly downloads by our users regardless of eReader device or file format.

Chatterbox, 1906
by Various Authors
The Arena
by Various Authors
Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine
by Various Authors
Atlantic Monthly
by Various

See more popular titles from this genre.