7 DECEMBER 1901, Page 14

[TO THE EDITOR OF THE asarerwroa-1 Sut,—Mr. Magee in his

letter to you' about the Burial Service and Professor Huxley may be quite right. I think he is. But if he is, the Revised Version is quite wrong, for the Revised Version reads what the officiating minister read at the grave of Professor Huxley's child :—" If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for to-morrow we die." Surely it is hard to blame the clergyman for a reading which, whether it is right or wrong, is supported by the authority of the Revisers. I believe the Vulgate to be really a far better authority than. the Revisers, and the Vulgate reads with Mr. Magee and the Old Version.—I am, Sir, &c.,