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NOTES AND QUERIES. [9"s.ix. APRIL 26, 1902.

...... When the lupo-mannaro grows restless* the

paroxysm seizes. him, and he begins to howl like a wolf; his face becomes distorted ...... and he runs

along on all fours."

It would be interesting to know if this form of madness exists in other lands, a fact I have been unable to discover. Is this extra- ordinary form of madness confined to Italy ?

O. S. T.

LINES ATTRIBUTED TO DR. JOHNSON. I find the following unpublished (?) lines of Dr. S. Johnson (in the calligraphy of a lady) in an old copy of Arthur Murphy's * Life of David Garrick,' as a kind of note or intro- duction to Murphy's remarks on * Irene': Dear is memory whene'er we wish to trace Receive those lines, which time cannot erace [sic] May that friend be happy (long absence may detain) Is every wish, that centres yet in Jane.

The lady's remarks below the lines are : "John- son wrote those lines for you M. W. D., with the very nice pen you made me Adieu." Who are ;* Jane," " Adieu," and " M. W. D. " 1 There being no need for a capital if At is meant, I interpret it M. W. D. The punctua- tion, if there was more than is here given, is now faded out. JAMES HAYES.


[The ascription of the lines to Johnson needs corroboration. Does not "adieu" simply mean farewell ?]


COLLEGES. (9 th S. ix. 241.)

THE arms attributed to Winchester College (St. Mary of Winton, near Winton) in Guillim's 'Display of Heraldry ' (edition 1724), p. 132, are thus described :

" The Field is Sable, three Lilies slipped, their Stalks, Seeds, Blades and Leaves, Argent. These Arms pertain to the Colledge of Winchester," &c.

In Mr. C. W. Holgate's l Winchester Long Rolls, 1653-1721,' pp. xix-xxi, there is a valuable note upon the arms used on these rolls, which have never been other than the well-known roses and chevrons, either with or without the sword and keys. In the course of this note, which is too long to reproduce here in its entirety, Mr. Holgate says :

"Here I may mention that there seems to be little, if any, foundation for bhe statement origin- ally, I believe, made by Guillim, ' that the Arms which pertain to the Colledge of Winchester' are Sable, three Lilies slipped, Argent. This question has been recently treated at some length in a paper by the Rev. E. E. Dorling, printed in the WykehwtMst for Nov., 1898, No. 352 "

It may be observed that Guillim's editor was unfortunate in his dealing with the real Wykehamical arms, the roses and chevrons ; for on p. 21 of the * Display' (1724) he gives a drawing and description of these arms, and states that they formed

" the coat of Robert Pynk, D.D., Warden of New Colledge, who dy'd the 3 d of November 1647. S.P. and was buried in New Colledge Chapel, near the Pulpit."

In support of this statement he refers to a "MS. of Ant. a Wood's Remarks de Com. Oxon., p. 82,'* which he apparently misunderstood ; for the reference is pre- sumably to the "note in Wood, MS., F. 4, p. 82," the effect of which is thus reproduced in 'Wood's Life and Times/ Oxford Hist. Soc., i. 133, note 2 :

"Wood gives in colour the arms: 'argent two chevronells sable between 3 roses gules seeded or barbed vert [New College] : impaling, argent 9 lozenges in pale gules, on a bordure sable nine crosses pat6e fitchee or [Pynke].'"

See also Wood's * Colleges and Halls ' (by Gutch, 1786), p. 209, where, at the foot of a copy of the memorial inscription in New Col- lege Chapel to Warden Pynke, his arms are given thus :

"Arms Arg. five Lozenges in pale Gul. within a Bordure Az. charged with eight Crosses pat4e fitchee Or."

MR. UDAL mentions Mr. R. T. Warner's statement in his excellent handbook, p. 212, that Magdalen College, Oxford, was " origin- ally called Winchester College, Oxford." I should be grateful for some instances of this manner of denoting Magdalen College. " Win- chester College, Oxford, "in passages in which I have met with this title, has meant New College (St. Mary of Winton in Oxford).

H. C.

Mr. Perceval Landon, in Archceologia Oxoniensis, part iv., 1894, p. 203, remarks that the arms of Magdalen College Fusilly, ermine and sable, on a chief of the last three lilies argent

"record the connexion [the College having been founded in 1458 by William Patten of Waynflete, sometime Provost of Eton] in a singularly graceful way, the paternal arms of the founder being charged with a chief to commemorate the College of which he had been the first head master Guillim, quot- ing Buddenus, remarks, 'A parentibus accepit hujus

vitse usurain, a collegio decus et dignitatem

Gessit idcirco in eodem clypeo utriusque insignia, Rombos cum liliis.' This is the received interpreta- tion, but it is often forgotten that the chief corre- sponds more closely with the old arms of Winchester College Sable, three lilies argent where he had been educated. Winchester now uses the same coat with New College Argent, two chevronels sable between three roses gules, seeded or, barbed vert,"