2 MAY 1891, Page 2

The Bishop of Rochester (Dr. Randall Davidson), however little may

be his strenuousness for Anglican dogma, is certainly bent in good earnest on hearty spiritual work. He has taken up. his residence in Kennington, and is intent on following the admirable example which the successive Bishops of Bedford. have set, in devoting himself to the spiritual destitution of London with all the energy of a strong character. He is, Ave believe, the first of the Bishops who are not suffragans, to give himself in earnest to this kind of uphill London work, and to ignore all the ornamental aspects of a Bishop's position. For this he deserves great honour, and we do not doubt that he will receive it, and; what is still better, that his example will have a great effect in raising the moral dignity of such work,