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[To THE EDITOR OF THE " SPECTATOR."] SIR,—Will you allow me to correct a rumour which you mention as probable, and which on your authority may possibly be taken as a fact by others, to the effect that the political article in the current Quarterly is mine. I certainly have no reason to complain that so brilliant and powerful an article should be attributed to me. Still, as a matter of fact, I am not the author.—I am, Sir,