4 FEBRUARY 1882, Page 16

pro THE EDITOR OF THE "SPECTATOR.") Sta,—May I send you

a little contribution from Browning to. the question, so ably and interestingly argued in your recent numbers, as to whether God's accidental glory exists for him,. or only for the sake of creatures P The passage is from.

Stradivarius :—

"My work is mine, And, heresy or not, if my hand slacked I should rob God . . . ..... Leaving a blank, instead of violins. I say, not God himself can make man's best, Without best men to help Him."

Strode House, Beckenham, Kent, February lst.