My Life and Recollections. By the 'Hon. Grantley F. Berkeley.
Second series.—Very inferior to the former two volumes. Their suc- My Life and Recollections. By the 'Hon. Grantley F. Berkeley. Second series.—Very inferior to the former two volumes. Their suc-
cess seems to have tempted Mr. Berkeley to string together a few more recollections of little interest, and spread them out by stories which have been repeated a dozen times, stories like the history of the Chevalier d'Eon, of Lord Byron's quarrel with his wife, and of Queen Caroline, upon none of whom has he anything of real interest to say. The attack on the Jesuits at the end of the book is curious, as coming from so shrewd a man of the world, but the only pages of real value are those which relate to sport or farming. Mr. Berkeley believes, we perceive, that the potato disease is an epidemic fever caused by the use of manure, and that the way to cure it is to grow them for some years without it. The crops will exhaust the soil, but the potatoes and their descendants will be cured.