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and worthy of a memorial. This biography has been executed

with judgment and good taste, and forms an interesting narrative. He belonged by inheritance to the Society of Friends and was influenced for good throughout his life by the traditions of that society ; but in mature life he felt a want of satisfaction with his religious surroundings, and became a member of the Church of England. His political position never varied, though it was united with interest in various causes which are seldom favoured by Conservative politicians. Wide philanthropic sympathies occupied a very large part of his thoughts. Add to this a very considerable taste for letters, and a scholarship which was un- usually deep for a non-professional student, and we have a remarkable personality. That Robert Fowler certainly was ; we are glad to have Mr. Flynn's account.