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Irish correspondents can supply a few ana of his Dr. Calcott, and was composed during the time he was in
Keswick. QUOTATIONS (3rd S. iv. 454.)— The third quo
THE FAULT-BAG (3rd S. iv. 477.)-Your cortation asked for,
respondent R. may be glad to have another refer“ Oh! but for this disheartening voice, ence to an old version of this Fable, viz. Babrius, is from T. Moore's poem “ Alciphron." See part i. fable 66, ed. Sir G. C. Lewis. I give collected Edition of his Works, vol. x. p. 298. the translation from the English version, which I
R. M'C. published in 1860:
“ Prometheus was a god, an elder god : THE GREAT DUKE A CHILD-EATER (3rd S. iv.
Man, the brutes' lord, he fashion'd of the sod, 412, 461.)—Your correspondent W. H. is a little 'Tis said ; and round his neck two wallets hung, in error in thinking that the lines referred to are Full of all ills, that rise mankind among: in a " Comic" annual. They were published in
One holding others' faults in front was thrown; 1828, in a juvenile annual, called the Christmas
The larger, slung behind him, held his own.
Hence others' falls, methinks, men clearly see: Box, edited by T. Crofton Croker, Esq. There is
But when one should look homeward, blind are we.” no name to the piece called “The French Nurse,"
JAMES DAVIES. containing the lines in question, but the writer
Kington, Hereford. says he heard the song sung by an old woman at Rouen to still a crying child. Lockhart con LONGEVITY OF THE RAVEN (3rd S. iv. 471.)tributed to the Christmas Box a “ History of the Apropos of the longevity of the raven, and espelate War," beginning with the French Revolu- cially that portion of Boursault's letter quoted by tion, and ending with the battle of Waterloo. H. S. G., which runs thus : “ Trois hommes l'âge Sir Walter Scott's contribution was the ballad of d'un cerf: trois cerfs l'âge d'un corbeau ; " it may “The Bonnets of Bonnie Dundee.” Dr. Aikin, be interesting to point out that Babrius seems to Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Lady Charlotte have reckoned the stag a very long-lived animal. Bury, and “ Mr." Theodore Hook, are all said In Fab. xlvi. he speaks o in the Preface to have been contributors to it. “ A stag that scarce had yet two crow-lives told,
L. C. R. Had he lack'd friends, he haply had died old." LINES ON PUNNING (3rd S. iv. 461.)_The lines He seems to have had a faith, which modern exon punning, mentioned by W. H., were written by perience invalidates, in the “ corvina senectus" of Theodore E. Hook (not Hood), and appeared in Juvenal, xiv. 251. (Compare Babrius, Fab. 95, 1828 in the Christmas Box, à tiny annual for | v. 21; and Cicero, Tusc. Q. iii. 38.) The note of children. (Barham's Life of T. E. Hook, vol. i. Sir G. C. Lewis at the above passage of Babrius p. 250.)
Moor Court, Kington.
MUFFLED PEALS IN MEMORY OF THE LATE Cumberland towns, and also in Westmoreland,
ALDERMAN CUBItt (3rd S. iv. 431.)-A Man" Penny" is used in the same sense as a nod is
chester paper gives the following account: in the south, to indicate a higher bid, but does
“On Saturday evening, Nov. 7, 1863, a tribute of not necessarily represent the amount of the ad
respect was paid to the memory of the late Lord Mayor vance. Auctions are conducted in a very primi
of London : muffled peals were rung throughout the
cotton manufacturing districts, at the following places : tive manner in the smaller towns of the two Lancaster, Bolton, Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge, lake counties, generally being held in the open Glossop, Mottram-in-Longdendale, 'Hyde, Stockport, air, and attracting a large concourse of the fairer Wigan, Bury, Manchester, Blackburn, Chorley, Hinkley sex, whose right to monopolise the public highway
(Leicestershire), Ribchester, Mellor, Burnley, Middleton, no surveyors venture to question, no policemen
Bacup, Macclesfield, Warrington, Kirkham, Accrington,
Clitheroe, Leigh, Oldham, Stackstands, Todmorden, Hepdare to dispute. One great recommendation of tonstall, Gisburne, Brindle, Walton-le-Dale, Croston, these al fresco auctions is the absence of the Newchurch, Churchtown, Barrowford, Deane, Prestwich,
knock out" fraternity. WILLIAM GASPEY. | Eccles, Littleborough. Also at Leyland, Horwich, Hulme, Keswick.
Dukinfield, Embsay, Greenfield, Padiham, Hoole, Darwen,
Haslingdon, Farnworth, North Meols, &c.” “ FORGIVE, BLEST Shade" (3rd S. iv. 464.)—
H. T. E. Is the authorship of these elegiac stanzas rightly attributed to the Rev. Mr. Gill? In the Family
BURIAL-PLACE OF JOHN HARRISON (3rd S. iv. Friend for June, 1851, a correspondent says:
474.)-Your querist C. J. D. IngLEDEW will find “ They were written by Mrs. Steel, and placed upon
what he requires (and probably more than he the gravestone of a young person in the Rev. Legh requires), respecting the place of burial of “LonRichmond's churchyard, Isle of Wight. The music is by gitude" Harrison in the following extract from
the Memoirs of a Trait in the Character of George rects these statements I do not know, as I have III. by Johan Horrins, Gent. London, 1835 :— not yet had the pleasure of perusing the entire “ The remains of John Harrison were consigned to a
book, but this I can say from painful experience, vault on the south side of Hampstead Church ; but a dif- it does not necessarily imply want of diligence ference of opinion arising between his son and daughter that Mr. Park, in 1818, could not find those tombon the subject of a monument, the place remained un
stones, even after a careful search. noticed for several years. After the death of his sister,
Edwin ROFFE. William Harrison erected a tomb from a regular design, in the prevailing style, with an inscription indicative of
Somers Town. his respect for his father's genius, but the taste of which SOCRATES' Dog (3rd S. iv. 475.)–The refercannot be commended, as it may be said to smell of the ences usually given for the assertion that Socrates oil in a sense different from that applied to the composi
swore “ by the dog " are Laert. De Zenone, vii. tions of Demosthenes. The celebrity of the first man that
32, which, being translated, is, “ and he swore, found the longitude might have been estimated here, for, although it was many years after he had departed this they say, by the caper-bush, as Socrates did by sublunary scene, the news of the monument and of the the dog ”; and Athen. ix. 370 :epitaph soon travelled rapidly through an alphabetical | " "By the Cabbage. This seems to be an Ionian oath, nomenclature, and parties were formed in great Augusta and it is not wonderful if some sware by the cabbage, (as the poets called London) for a walk to Hampstead, when even Zeno, the founder of the Porch (in imitation to view this sepulchre and the record of its occupant of Socrates' oath by the dog) himself swore by the capernot, indeed, so numerous as the pilgrims of Thomas bush, as Empodos says in his Memoirs.” a'Becket, but yet sufficiently so to show the contrast between the ignorant, or the learned inattention (which
The oath “ by the dog" is put into the mouth of must we call it?) and this plain manifestation of the Sosias by Aristophanes in The Wasps, v. 83. public sentiment; for the Sexton told a stranger who Mitchell, in his introduction to The Clouds of was making inquiries, he was sure not fewer than ten
e was sure not fewer than ten Aristophanes, says that the three ordinary oaths thousand people had visited the place within two or
of Socrates were -the dog, the goose, and the three months after the masons had left it.'”
plane-tree. So also Potter's Grecian Antiquities;
and no doubt Aristophanes was ridiculing a real When I last visited Hampstead churchyard, the practice when, in The Clouds (v. 606) he makes monument to John Harrison was still to be found Socrates swear in one breath by " the powers of facing the south side of the church. On Septem- respiration," " Chaos,” and “ the air.” Other ber 11, 1859, I copied, from the monument itself, correspondents will no doubt point out numerous the long biographical inscription to Harrison's other instances. The above are all that occur at memory (as well as that to his son William on the
J. EASTWOOD. south side of the same monument), for the purpose of printing in a little work of British Monu
Surely in Plato, vi dy kúva is a very common mental Inscriptions—that is to say, a few copies for
oath in the mouth of Socrates. See one instance private distribution. Arnold, the chronometer
of its use in The Apology, vii. :maker, whose tomb-inscription I have also printed
“kal vi rdv kúva, à ăv&pes 'Aonvaiol,” &c. in the above-mentioned work, lies buried in
JOHN ALDIS. Chiselhurst churchvard, over which the sweet air I beg to inform G. R. J. that he will find the of Kent wafts from the lovely common, which Socratic oath, v tov kúva, in Plato, Apol. 21 C, spreads itself away from the churchyard side, in a besides other places. A full account of it is manner that glads the heart to see. But to re- given in a note by Fischerus on that place in turn to Hampstead churchyard. Park, in his His Stallbaum's edition.
E. E. M. tory of Hampstead, p. 335, thus notices Mac Ar Samuel JONES (2nd S. xi. 5.)—The writer of dell:
the account of Sir Walter Raleigh's last voyage « « He lies buried,' says Lysons, in the churchyard, to Guiana was probably Samuel Jones of Corpus where is a short inscription to his memory, by which we
Christi College, Cambridge, B.A. 1609-10. His arn that he was a native of Ireland, and that he died in bis 37th year.' This stone is probably destroyed, for I
matriculation cannot be found, and he is omitted have never met with it."
from Masters's List of the Members of that ColThe memorial stone to this celebrated mezzo
lege. It seems that the account of Raleigh's tint engraver I have often looked at since 1859,
voyage to Guiana, which you have given, or besides which I have printed it from my own copy
another account by the same person, is in MS. in the little work already alluded to. Park also
Corp. Chr. Coll. Oxon. ccxcvii. f. 159. says at p. 307 of his Hampstead :
C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. "Le Neve (Monum. Angl.) has preserved the inscrip
RICHARD ADAMS (2nd S. x. 70.)-One of this tion on Tyler's tombstone, which I cannot now find in name, a native of London, was admitted a fellow the churchyard.”
commoner of Catharine Hall, April 28, 1635, and Within these three or four years, I have copied has verses, in the Cambridge collection, on the Tyler's inscription from the original tombstone. birth of the Princess Anne, 1637. He took no Whether Park, at any other page of his work, cor- degree. We consider it probable that he was
author of the poems respecting which inquiry is The GIFFORDS (3rd S. iv. 472.)—My mite may made, and a son of Sir Thomas Adams, the be small, but I offer it to MESSRS. Cooper. I loyal alderman of London, founder of the Arabic have a work entitled, “ Discourses on the Divine Professorship in this University.
Unity. By William Christie, Jun., Merchant, C. H. & THOMPSON COOPER. | Montrose. 8vo. Printed at Montrose by Geo. Cambridge.
Johnston, 1784." ANTHONY PARKER (2nd S. ix. 67), B.A. Oxon, At the end is a Catalogue of Unitarian Books, was elected a fellow of Pembroke Hall, Cam- | to be sold by David Buchanan, Bookseller, in bridge, Dec. 15, 1606, and commenced M.A. in | that town, among which figure — the latter University, 1608. He resigned his “An Elucidation of the Unity of God, deduced from fellowship in 1618, and was buried at St. Dunstan- Scripture and Reason, addressed to all Denominations. in-the-West, London, Feb. 21, 1621-2. It is Price 1s. By I. G., Esquire." probable that he was of the family of Parkers, of Here is an apparent confirmation of the work Brownsholm, though he does not appear in the inquired for being by James Gifford, and positive pedigree.
C. H. & Thompson COOPER. proof that it was published in or before 1784. Cambridge.
Where can anything be learnt of Mr. Christie, THE AMERGAU Mystery (3rd S. iv. 473.) - who founded the Unitarian Society at Montrose, Mr. WARWICK will find a very elaborate account
and wrote other books in support of his views, of the Amergau Mystery in Mucmillan's Maga- particularly An Essay on Ecclesiastical Estabzine for Oct. 1860, attributed to Dr. Stanley : | lishments, showing their hurtful Tendency, 8vo, also one in the Guardian, July 25, 1860, and Montrose, 1791 ?
A. G. another in The Times, Sept. 4, 1860. A. M.
"CODEX VATICANUS” (3rd S. iv. 473.) – As this Old Damask PATTERNS (3rd S. iv. 473.) - Codex does not contain the Epistles to Timothy, Having seen the question put by your corre- | Titus, Philemon, or the Apocalypse, which have spondent about old damask patterns, I write to perished, the word návras, 1 Tim. iv. 8, in the tell you of some in our possession, hoping the | interpolated portion, has been introduced into the fact of its bearing the name of " Danzick” may printed edition without authority, and, I mąy assist in finding out its history.
add, contrary to the established reading, máyte, of Its width is 27 inches; down the sides there other known MSS. (Hug's Introd. V. T. s. 50; is a border intended for oak leaves and acorns. and his Program. De Antiquitate Codicis Vaticani Within the border, and going straight across the Commentatio. Friburgi, 1809.) T. J. BUCKTON. damask, is the picture of a handsome city, full of churches and large buildings, protected by a wall
“The TowN AND COUNTRY MAGAZINE" (3rd on the river side. In the water is a very ancient S. iv. 476.) — Mr. William Law Gane, formerly a looking vessel with three masts, and a boat with a correspondent to Bentley's Miscellany, was the high figure-head, rowed by two men, and in the editor of the above periodical. Not having a copy corner below the ship are two casks. Above the of the work (for the loan of which I should be city floats an angel bearing a caduceus and palm obliged) I can scarcely remember any of the conbranch, and birds are flying about. Below the tributors. Among them were Mr.J. E. Carpenter, ship is a coat of arms; a crown in chief, and two | the song writer, and, under a nom de plume, cross potents in pale. Beneath is the word “Dan
WILLIAM GASrer. zick.” The space behind the shield and border is
Keswick. filled with a scroll and flowers. “In each breadth | SCANDINAVIAN HERALDRY (3rd S. iv. 473.) the pattern is repeated twice over, one being the R. S. T. will probably find the information he reverse of the other," as in that mentioned by requires in Rietstap's Armorial Général (Gouda, your correspondent. The damask has been cut 1861). into table napkins, and has been ours for nearly The following books are more expensive, and fifty years, and it was very old when given to my are rarely to be met with : Lexicon over Adelige mother. The same patterns are repeated all down | Familien i Danmark Norge og Hertogdomene, 2 the length of the damask.
L. C. R. vols. 4to, (Kiöbenhaven, 1787), and for Sweden, THE THUMB BIBLE (2nd S. rü. 122.)-It has Cederevona's Sveriges Rikes Ridderskaps och been shown that this work, in the diminutive re- | Adels- Wapen Bok. Folio. (Stockholm, 1746.) print called The Thumb Bible, is written by one
J. WOODWARD. J. Taylor; but to the question, Who was he? no
New Shoreham. reply has yet been made. It would be well, there. | SIR ANTHONY Browne, K.G. (3rd S. iv. 355.) fore, to register in your columns that, in the new I very much doubt whether all the portraits were edition of Lowndes, it is pointed out as one of irretrievably lost, from the rapid progress of the the pieces contained in “All the Workes of Iohn flames, at Cowdray House, in September, 1793. I Taylor, the Water Poet." Folio. 1630. A. G. believe that a large number of the pictures from that noble mansion are still to be found scattered series called The Bunyan Library. Fifteen hunover Western Sussex, in the possession of cot- dred copies were printed and sold; and I shall be tagers, innkeepers, and others. I myself have | glad to give cost price for any copies, clean and seen several portraits that are said to have been in good condition, cut or uncut, for very few rescued from the fire by the villagers.
copies now remain in my hands. Of these few, D. M. STEVENS. / however, I shall be happy to forward one to PRO
FESSOR DE MORGAN, if he will favour me with a A portrait of Sir Anthony Browne, from a picture formerly at Beechworth Castle, in Surrey,
I may add, that the author of the volume has, and one of Anthony Browne, Viscount Montagu,
since its publication, received a large number of from the original in the possession of the Marquess of Exeter, are engraved in Harding's Historical
valuable MSS. from a grandson of Robert RobinPortraits.
son, a highly respectable gentleman now resident
at the antipodes; but whether he will prepare a There is a portrait of this nobleman by Lucas second and enlarged edition I am unable to say. de Heere, at Burghley. It has been engraved in
WILLIAM HEATON. Harding's Portraits. The present Marchioness 42, Paternoster Row, E.C. of Exeter is, through her mother, descended from
DAGENHAM Register (3rd S. iii. 103)— I feel Sir A. Browne.
Jos. PHILLIPS, JR.
under great obligation to your correspondent Mr. Frith Silver (3rd S. iv. 478.)—In part con- | Sage for his extracts here and elsewhere. He firmation of your answer to this query, I send you would confer a great favour if he would furnish the following extract from Jacob's Law Dic me with any further entries relating to the Harvey tionary (ed. 1729): –
family during the seventeenth century. Where “Frith (Sax.), A wood, from Frid, i. e. Pax, for the was Wangey House, and how is it known that the English Saxons held woods to be sacred, and therefore Harveys resided there?
CPL. made them sanctuaries.”
BURY OR BERRY (3rd S. iv. 304.)_"The Berry" MEDIÆVAL SEAL (3rd S. iv. 453.) – The seal
at Uley, in Gloucestershire, is the site of an obregarding which M. D. asks information is that of
long encampment, certainly Roman, enclosing a the borough of Hedon, in Yorkshire. He will
| space of nearly forty acres, and fortified with find some particulars relative to this seal, and its
double entrenchments round the edge of the hill.
Some coins of Antoninus and Constantine have singular device and legend, in “ N. & Q." 2nd S. viii. 523.
been found on the spot. The term “Berry" or CHARLES MARCH (3rd S. iv. 363.)- This gen- | ancient earthworks of the Romans, Saxons, &c.;
“Bury” seems to be generally applied to the tleman died in the spring of 1835. F. C. B. and this appears to be the opinion entertained by
EPITAPI ON JOHN ADDISON (3rd S. iv. 437.) Atkyns, and, indeed, by most historians of GlouIt will be perceived that the first four lines are cestershire, as the following extracts will abunan adaptation of the first four of the “Epitaph " | dantly show :in Gray's Elegy, and the remaining four, I opine, “There is a large camp in this parish (Little Sodbury) our great lyric poet would not have been am
upon the top of the hill, containing about twelve acres bitious to enshrine in his own matchless poem.
within the fortification." -Atkyn's History of Gloucester
shire, fol. 1768. J. A. G.
" There are in this parish (Oldbury) two military "A Visit to Dublin" (3rd S. iv. 371.) – In camps, a greater and a lesser. Where the church stands answer to the query Who was the author of this
was the Campus Minor of the Romans.”—Ibid. work, I can state with confidence it was William
“Near to this place (Henbury) is Blaise Hill, on which
anciently stood a chapel dedicated to St. Blaise, but long Knox, a native of Scotland, and a poet, respecting since demolished ..... The foundation stones of whom see Lockhart's Memoirs of Sir Walter the chapel were dug up in 1707, when many modern Scott. Knox died in the year mentioned, at the
coins, as also ancient Roman coins, and other Roman anage of thirty-six, a victim of dissipation. C.
tiquities were found ..... The bill is round, and
affirmed by tradition to have been a Roman fortificaROBERT ROBINSON OF CAMBRIDGE (3rd S. iv.
| tion: and bulwarks of great height and thickness are still 341.) — PROFESSOR DE MORGAN evidently is not
to be seen on the west and north sides."- Ibid. aware that a third memoir of Robert Robinson,
J. W. M. written by the Rev. William Robinson of Cambridge - not a relative, but a successor of Robert
Miscellaneous. Robinson — was published by my firm in 1861.
NOTES ON BOOKS, ETC. The same volume contains a list of his works,
Undertones. By Robert Buchanan. (Moxon.) selections from them, and nearly sixty of bis let-|
If Mr. Buchanan be now, as we gather from his Preters arranged chronologically, including the two face, but a mere 'Prentice in the divine art of poesie, these you have reprinted. This volume is one of a Essays give promise, nay more, assurance that when he
strikes his lyre with a master hand, it will give forth | L'ENVOY.-It is with no slight feeling of emotion that sounds to which all lovers of true genius will listen with We announce that this Number of “ N. & Q.” is the last delight. Deep thoughts and rich imaginings clothed in
which will be ushered into the world under the shadow nervous and musical language, will commend these Undertones to all lovers of song.
of St. Dunstan's. It will leave the roof which has so
long sheltered it with we believe the hearty “God speed The Quest of the Sangraal, Chant the First. By R. S. You!” of its present worthy Publishers, Messrs. Bell & Hawker, Vicar of Morwenstow. (Printed for the
Daldy; and with as hearty a recognition on its own part Author.)
of what it owes to their care and management during the The search for the Sangraal has formed the basis of
fourteen years which it has been under their charge.
Notices to Correspondents.
We have to apologise to several QUERISTs and WRITERS OF NOTES for
postponing their communications, which ue have been induced to do by with greater reverence, or a deeper poetic feeling, than
our desire to include in the present Number, the last of the volume, as
many Replies as possible. Mr. Hawker, who seems to have pondered over this high
The improvements suggested by our kinul friends, MR. BOLTON CORNEY theme amid the surge and roar of the wild waves which and the MESSRS. Coorer, shall be carried out as far as possible in our surround his lonely vicarage, until she has been forced to
next volume. give utterance to his thoughts in this sweet Chant—the
Among other Papers of great interest which will appear in "N. & Q."
of Saturday next, or following week, areFirst only — but soon, we hope, to be followed by many
A LAW PASTORAL BY THE LATE J. L. ADOLPHUS. others.
UNPUBLISHED HUMOROUS AND SATIRICAL PAPERS Or Arckatsaor
LAUD), by Jr. Bruce. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. By Daniel
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Rys-House Plot PLAYING Cards. The task of furnishing designs for this edition de luxe DR. ROBERT WAUCHOP. of De Foe's great work could not have been entrusted to
THE GRAND IMPOSTOR.
Rev. P. ROSENHAGEN AND JUNICS'S LETTERS. an abler artist than Mr. Watson, the successful illustrator
FURTHER PARTICULARS RESPECTING COLLINS, THE AUTHOR OF "Toof Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress. A deep devotional cha
WALTER TRAVERS, PROVOST OF DCRLIX. racter pervades both these masterpieces, and this Mr. ST. PATRICK AND THE SHAMILOCK, &c. Watson is, we think, peculiarly well fitted to pourtray: T. W. (Berwick) is thanked for his reply respecting Chrisom, kiche he is always earnest in feeling, and, in the kindred spirit | will see has been anticipated ; and T. w.vill admit, we are sure, the of genius, seeks to render his talents as an illustrator
propriety of our not sctting ourselves up as correctors of our neigh
bours. subservient, rather than unduly prominent, in his zealous
Hoc. On the origin of the saying " After me the Deluge," see * N..." endeavours to interpret the meaning and uphold the Ist S. iii. 299, 397; V. 619; and xi. 16. character of his author. He is an admirable draughtsman R. I. Each gentleman appears to claim the version which he pahalso, and a careful student of costume and other archa
Tishes as his own. Thus Terence's Adelphi is announcel in th title as
"construed literally anıl word for word, by Dr. Giles.” The tru e ological essentials to book-designs. Above all, he is a Sophocles appear also as "Nova versione donatie, operu Thou thorough English artist, and never fails to impart the
som, d. J." gain, in his Dedication, Mr. Johnson says, "Die
phocleis quas tandem absolvi, Tragaedias," which seems to iespły AC stamp of the national physiognomy to all our countrymen same thing. According to the Clergy List of 1853, the Rer.
J a who figure in his pictures. The two best of the previous
mell, M... is nown Incumbent of Out wood, Wakefield, anth Rer. Jahr
Milner is entereil aus " Chaplain Royal Navy." is the Frentissillustrators of Robinson Crusoe -- Stothard and Grand lation of Grace Kennedy's Works is unnoticed in the new edition of bras ville -- could hardly be said to meet this requirement:
net, we are unable to furnish the naine of the translator. the former was, with all his poetic fancy, too vague in J. A. Grimes is thanked for his communication. Robin's Last Shift.
1715-16, 2018 Succeeded by The Shift Shifted. (See" N. & Q" Ist S. vi. marking strong character, and in the representation of 374.5 Both George Flint, the editor, and Isaac Dalton, the publisher, unadorned facts; while the latter, as a foreigner, neces. | ferel severely for their Jacobite principles. Vide Oulmicon's History of sarily failed in his delineation of English manners and
| England, Geo. I. p. 621, and Timperley's Dict. of Printing. p. 614. features. To sum up in a few words -- this edition of
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