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Notes and Queries, Number 24, April 13, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,771 / 53 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 476
Added to site: 2004.11.16 9518
Genre: Periodical

this impression in the excellent introductory remarks prefixed by Mr. Petheram to the reprint of 1846. If the valuable work was really written by Myles Coverdale (and it is much in his style), it must have been interspersed with remarks by another party, for in the preface, signed, as it is said by Coverdale, allusion is made to things occuring in 1573, four years after his death.


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Who was the compiler of the Speculum Exemplorum, printed for the first time at Deventer, in 1481? A copy of the fourth edition, Argent, 1490, does not afford any information about this matter; and I think that Panzer (v. 195.) will be consulted in vain. Agreeing in opinion with your correspondent "GASTROS" (No. 21. p. 338.) that a querist should invariably give an idea of the extent of his acquaintance with the subject proposed, I think it right to say, that I have examined the list



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