THE "VIA SACRA."
(TO THE EDITOR OP THE "SPECTATOR."(
Sra,—Nothing could be more generous or, I may add, more character- istic than are your words of last Saturday in this regard. Beyond all doubt the idea is traced to its originator, that brilliant scholar and soldier, A. Douglas Gillespie. My single regret is that he did not live to read your article and your ascription of the thought to him.—I am,