1 DECEMBER 1866, Page 15


The Church and the Law in one feature agree, They both have a bench to which aspirants push on ; The Episcopal bench may content the D.D., The Q.C. has hopes of the bench with the cushion.

But strange the caprice is which patronage doles, And which gives the wrong side what the right side it grudges ; The Whig unbelievers make Bishops by sho als, While the Tories, who violate law, make the Judges.