28 AUGUST 1880, Page 3

Mr. Gladstone is gone for a sea trip of about

a week round the English coast, in order to re-establish his health firmly before resuming the duties of his office. He embarked at Gravesend on Thursday in one of the Donald Currie line,—the Grantully Castle,' with Dr. A. Clarke, Lord Rosebery, Mr. Her- bert Gladstone, and other gentlemen, as well as Mrs. Gladstone and other ladies. The wise precaution is taken of not giving out where the Grantully Castle' is likely to put in, in order that there may be no publicity at all to disturb the peace of the short holiday. Most Englishmen will be inclined to say, with Horace, " Reddas imolumeni, precor !"