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Notes and Queries, Number 233, April 15, 1854

A Medium of Inter-communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, etc

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1854
Language: English
Wordcount: 23,924 / 83 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.8
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 480
Added to site: 2009.12.11
mnybks.net#: 25994
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Periodical
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the year MDC. as are now in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth. 8vo. 4s.

RIVINGTONS, Waterloo Place, Pall Mall.

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{343}

LONDON, SATURDAY, APRIL 15, 1854.

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Notes.

PALINDROME VERSES.

BOEOTICUS inquires (Vol. vi., p 209.) whence comes the line--

"Roma tibi subito motibus ibit amor."

In p. 352. of the same volume W. W. T. (quoting from D'Israeli's Curiosities of Literature a passage which supplies the hexameter completing the distich, and attributes the verses to Sidonius Apollinaris) asks where may be found a legend which represents the two lines to have formed part of a dialogue between the fiend, under the form of a mule, and a monk, who was his rider. B. H. C., at p. 521. of the same volume, sends a passage from the Dictionnaire Littéraire, giving the complete distich:

"Signa te, signa, temere me tangis et angis. Roma tibi subito motibus ibit amor,"

and attributing it to th

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