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Hume’s terminology.—Defeat at Leeds.
W. Beckett 2076 W. Aldam 2043 T. Hume 2033 viscount Jocelyn 1926
Lessons in punmanship.—Thomas hood, the distinguished Poet and Wit, died May 3, 1845.
Court circular.—Master Jones, better known as the “Boy Jones,” was a sweep who obtained admission on more than one occasion to Buckingham Palace in a very mysterious manner. He gave great trouble to the authorities, and was at length sent into the Royal Navy.
Mrs. Lilly was the nurse of the princess royal.
Mr. Moreton Dyer, a stipendiary Magistrate, removed from the Commons on a charge of bribing electors.
A public conveyance.—The marquis of Waterford was then a man about town, and frequently before the public in connection with some extravagance.
“The black-balled of the united service” refers to proceedings connected with the Earl of cardigan. Exception had been taken to the introduction of black bottles at the mess-table at Brighton, and a duel was subsequently fought by lord cardigan and Mr. Harvey Tuckett.
An ode.—Kilpack’s Divan, now the American Bowling Alley, in King Street, Covent Garden, continues to be the resort of minor celebrities. As the club was a private one, we do not feel justified in more plainly indicating the members referred to as the “jocal nine.”