The Society was just preparing to recover from the loss it suffered by the death of Dr. Furnivall when the war broke out.
Miss Furnivall was an old lady not far from eighty, I should think, but I do not know.
Furnivall, p. 36—'This resalgar is that whiche by some is called Ratesbane, a kynde of poysone named Arsenicke.'
Mr. Furnivall's note says—'Sysour, an inquest-man at assizes.
Mrs. Furnivall had promised her long since, she tells me, that it should be.
It is copied from Dr. Furnivall's Preface, with the mere addition of the dates.
Dr. Furnivall would forestall this question by saying that "the 'Hamlet' allusions in and before 1602 are to an old play."
From geten to gayler; Dr. Furnivall has not got this quite right.
Furnivall, p. 13, where instructions are given for extracting the quintessence out of the four elements.
Dr. Furnivall has now added Harleian 7334 to complete the series.