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Notes and Queries, Number 55, November 16, 1850

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1850
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,446 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 69.9
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 416
Added to site: 2005.03.02
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Genre: Periodical

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orthography savouring more of the end of the fifteenth than of the close of the fourteenth century. I am sorry not to be able to explain the meaning of "la langue Pandras."

D.C.

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NOTES ON THE SECOND EDITION OF MR. CUNNINGHAM'S HANDBOOK OF LONDON.

21. _New Tunbridge Wells, at Islington._--This fashionable morning lounge of the nobility and gentry during the early part of the eighteenth century, is omitted by Mr. Cunningham. There is a capital view of it in Bickham's _Musical Entertainer_, 1737:

"These once beautiful tea-gardens (we remember them as such) were formerly in high repute. In 1733 their Royal Highnesses the Princesses Amelia and Caroline frequented them in the summer time for the purpose of drinking the waters. They have furnished a subject for pamphlets, poems, plays, songs, and medical treatises, by Ned Ward, George Colman the older, Bickham, Dr. Hugh Smith, &c. Nothing now remains of them but the origi

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