22 MARCH 1930, Page 19


He is at times, & probably oftener than He appears to be, sensible of his unhappy situation— A very strong & very affecting indication of this appeared this Morning— An emetic had been given to Him in his Draught— After He had been very sick with it, He said He had been taken in with it, but He believed-it was for his good— Then kneeling on his Chair He prayed to God & said, " That He had left undone those " things which He ought to have done, & done those things which " He ought not to have done, & He prayed that God would be • ' pleased either to restore Him to his Senses, or permit that lie " might die directly."

What could be more deeply interesting than his pious direction of a transient gleam of reason, from our Dear Afflicted King- * * * *