Excerpt from Notes and Queries, Vol. 1: A Medium of Inter-Communication for Literary Men, Artists, Antiquaries, Genealogists, Etc.; November, 1849-May, 1850
Notes and queries. [no. 2. Books which our worthy bibliopoles designate All these, and many other expressions of as standard works. These are the books of sympathy and promises of support, poured in competent workmen - books which are the upon us within ll few hours after our birth. Result of honest labour and research, and which NO one Of them Shall be f0'80t 6 Mid if for from the moment of their publication assume 8 time P3893 '0 indicate that We a permanent station in our national literature. Have made a query 88 t0 the adoption of any Even in such books there are many things ia suggestion. Lot 0111' kind contributors be 88 complete, many things erroneous. But it is sored that there is no hint which reaches us, the interest of every man that such books Whether Pmm' Pmmablo 01' not, I should be rendered as complete as possible; we do not seriously and thankfully make a and whatever tends to illustrate or correct Non: of.
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