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The Illustrated Review* of the first of February contains “ DARK Blue," No. I. has made its appearance, and
an ably written article on the genius and works of looks promising. From its •Oxford Chit Chit’ we give the following extract:
Mr. Ruskin, accompanied by an excellent portrait. " Architecturally Oxford progresses slowly but surely, The following extract will be read with interest by many The gap in the High, caused by demolishing · The Angel,' who have been privileged to hear the course of lectures makes men regret that the scheme of the Dean of Christ
on Art just completed by the eminent Professor :Church for building new schools was rejected by the pig-market. A splendid facade on that site would be John Ruskin, the greatest of art-critics, and one of the the making of the old High. New College is to have a grcatest of English writers, was born in London in 1819. grand front in Holywell -- some day : a good idea. For
At Oxford he gained the Newdigate 'prize for English New College ought to be larger in size, and just now it
verse in 1839, and four years later began his public has the most grim of approaches. The circular window career as a writer on art by the publication of the first at the east end of the Cathedral adds much to the volume of his greatest work, “ Modern Painters," in 1843. picturesque character of that edifice; and if canonica!
This work was begun and pursued in haste as an essay in selfishness would only give way in the matter of that
vindication of Turner against the attacks of the knot of hideous wal which hides all the beauties of Christ malignant critics which embittered the last years of that Church, and if Corpus could be induced to build a new
great and successful artist; and it succeeded in its immefront to the meadow, we should have somewhat to diate object. A check was given to the ignorant revilers compare with the world-famed Backs’ at Cambridge. of the aged master who had been honoured by his own
" Personal news there is none, except in regard of generation, and the eyes of many were opened to discern Prince Hassan, who seems to throw himself into Oxford his unsurpassable greatness. But more than the defence ways with zest. The appointment of Mr. Mozley to
of Turner was accomplished by this first volume. It the Regius chair of Divinity is most deservedly popular.
was immediately felt by the public that a critic had
For Lent will bring down ecclesiastics upon us in abundance.
arisen as great as the painter whom he defended. Chacun à son goût. They like them here. But then we
splendour of diction, clearness of argument, grasp of the have some charming specimens of natural growth. Is
essential principles of art, no such work had ever appear
ed in the literature of taste. The chivalrous honour and it necessary to particularise above all others a. certain junior canon of St. Paul's ? with whom must be magnanimity of the writer were as apparent as his associated the most affable, courteous, and unaffected of
splendid intellectual gifts. It may be questioned whether all prelates, the new Bishop of Oxford.
in the history of literature any writer equally young "Oh, Mr. Gladstone, Mr Gladstone! you have indeed
has, in his first publication, shown so complete a mastery heaped coals of fire on the unworthy pate of your false
of his own principles. The first volume of “Modern Alma Mater."
Painters" was, as we have seen, produced in the zeal of
friendship at the age of twenty-four; the remainder of Tae present number of members on the books of the
the work was proceeded with more at leisure, and occupied University, according to the new edition of the Oxford
seventeen years, the last volume not appearing till 1860. Calendar, recently issued, is 8,236; of whom 4,323 are
Yet the original point of view was never abandoned, nor members of Convocation. The number of Under- the work recast. gradnates at the beginning of this year was 2,239. (inclu- Turner on the lowest grounds: it did not prove him to
The first volume simply defended ding 31 at Keble College, and 97 unattached), being 573
be imaginative, poetical, a master of composition, or any more than in 1864.
thing of the sort ; it proved him, against the denial of THB SCIENCE AND ART EXAMINATIONS in connec- his ignorant assailants, to be true to nature; and it did so tion with the Government Department will be held in by showing what nature was. It was demonstrable by this city in May next, commencing on the first of the evidence that Turner knew and painted more of nature month. Persons not being students in the Oxford than any man who ever lived; and this demonstrated, School of Science and Art may present themselves for
everything else has followed. Admiration cannot but be examination, provided they apply to the Local Secre- yielded to the insight which enabled a youth at once to taries before the 26th of March.
seize upon truths which the investigations pursued
through a life devoted to art have only rendered more TAE LOCAL MIDDLE-CLASS EXAMINATIONS will be held this year at Oxford, and also at the following insight differs from the ordinary instinct of genius. The
assured; especially when it is considered that critical places :- London, Bath, Birmingham, Brighton, Cheltenham (for girls only), Exeter, Finchley, Gloucester, Leeds,
latter is an overwhelming propensity which often tends Lincoln, Liverpool, Manchester, Margate, Northampton,
to narrow the range of the mind. Critical genius, which
is as rare and valuable as any other, has to pursue Nottingham, Southampton, Streatham Hill, Swansea,
a very different course, It has to make its sympathies Taunton, Truro, West Buckland, Windermere, and Windsor. The examination will commence in each
universal, instead of training them in one direction,
Few men have ever been gifted with so universal a place on Monday, the 24th of May, at two o'clock p.m. Candidates wishing to be examined at Oxford may
sympathy as Ruskin, and as few have been gifted with obtain forms from the Rev. S. Edwardes, Merton College,
powers which needed only to be devoted to any one
branch of art in order to be excellent therein. Yet this after the 1st of March.
man, with the heart and voice of a poet, with the eye, THE REV. DR. GODWIN, formerly the highly- the ear, and the hand of a painter and a musician, has respected minister of the New Road Chapel in this devoted himself not to special work in any art, but to city, died on the 20th ult. at Rawdon, near Bradford, the task of understanding and revealing the work of Yorkshire, in his 86th year; and was buried on the 23rd, other men. By so doing he has conferred a greater in the presence of a large concourse of residents in the benefit upon the world than he could have done by addneighbourhood, by whom he was held in deserved | ing his name to the roll of poets in words, colours, or veneration. As will be seen by a notice in another sounds, while he has proved himself the equal of the column, a “memorial sermon ” will (D.V.) be preached
greatest in their number. in the New Road Chapel next Sunday evening, as a tribute to his memory.
* The Illustrated Review. A Critical Journal, published on the 1st and 15th of the month. London: Houlston and Sons.
portion of Holy Writ. For example, the miracles wrought by the agency or in behalf of SS. Peter and Paul are classed in two lists of seven, each bearing what seems much more than an accidental resemblance to the other; seven principal addresses of each of these Apostles are also given; seren appearances of our Lord after His resurrection are mentioned; and there are seven general notices of the increase of the Church, seven remarkable individual conversions, seven deaths, and seven principal persecutions of the Church, recorded in the Acts of the Apostles.
These general classifications (a few of which only we have barely mentioned) are amplified by the author, incidental lessons of much beauty and import being frequently introduced; and we are sure that all students of the Holy Scriptures, -and those too who, never having attempted their intelligent study, have no conception of the ‘hid treasure' to be found therein by the willing seeker,—will find the careful perusal of this little book not only a pleasant mental exercise, but a really valuable " foundation for further and higher knowledge."
THE LENTEN SERMONS.
MR. H. Hughes, who has been for many years laboriously and successfully engaged in the work of education at the Blue Coat Boys' School, in this city, has published a small volume, of unpretendir.g appearance, bearing on the outside the simple title which we adopt as the heading of this notice. On reference to the title-page we find the purpose of the work more fully explained, and learn that the “association of facts and figures" in it is “designed to assist the memory of students in acquiring and retaining them, as a foundation for further and higher knowledge.”. That the system adopted by the author is a most valuable aid to the memory in classifying and retaining the facts recorded in Holy Scripture, the uniform success of his pupils in examinations abundantly testifies; and we warmly recommend the book to the careful attention of all who are engaged in self-culture or the training of others in Biblical subjects.
But the book is no mere collection of dry statistics, nor is it only useful as a cram;" although it may be very profitably employed by persons preparing for examination. While availing himself of the labours of Biblical scholars who have preceded him, the author has displayed a very considerable amount of indopendent research, and his book combines with the results of years of painstaking labour in comparing Scripture with Scripture, the rare merit of originality, not only in arrangement, but in many exceedingly suggestive thoughts, which have a value and an interest far beyond a mere compilation of “aids to memory."
We have been particularly struck with the " associations" of Our Lord's Miracles and Parables, contained in the third part of the work. The author thus classifies the thirty-five recorded miracles : (1) one case of healing a wound inflicted by man; (2) two cases of cleansing lepers, smitten of God; () three of raising the dead ; (4) four connected with food; (6) five connected with the Sea of Galilee ; (6) six instances of demoniacs healed; (7) seven cases of bodily infirmities; and again, seven cases of bodily sicknesses. And by associating the gospel miracles with incidents of similar character, recorded in other parts of the Bible, he obtains five groups of seven ; thus: the six cases of demoniacs healed may be made seven by adding the instance recorded in Acts xvi. 18;-with the five miracles connected with the Sea may be associated the cases of the Israelites and of Jonah ;-the miracles connected with Food may be grouped under seven heads, showing that God can sustain man (1) without food, (2) with miraculous food, (3) with ordinary food miraculously brought, (4) with ordinary food miraculously preserved, (5) with ordinary food miraculously increased, (6) with ordinary food miraculously changed, (7) with ordinary food miraculously found ; - with the three cases of raising the dead by our Saviour, may be associated the miracles of Elijah and Elisha in the Old Testament, and by Peter and Paul in the Acts, thus again making seven ;-and lastly, seven cases of leprosy are recorded, four of which were specially smitten, and two of them healed.
The Parables of our Lord are also divided into seven groups, thus : (1) seven spoken in one day at Capernaum ; (2) seven "connected with questions or remarks put by or to our Lord;' (3) seven spoken on separate occasions ; (4) three on prayer; (5) three on penitence ; (6) two final parables on the judg. ment; (7) one peculiar to St. Mark—"the seed growing secretly." The general facts of gospel history are also similarly associated. Our Saviour is spoken of as present at seven ordinary meals ; seven of His prayers are recorded ; the seven last words on the Cross are well known; there are seven classes of people whose sayings at the Cross are given ; and seven particulars in the narrative of the crucifixion are common to the four Evangelists.
The “associations" in the Acts of the Apostles have, we believe, escaped the notice of Biblical critics ; at all events, we confess to a feeling of surprise as well as of interest in tracing the extraordinary combinations of the number seven which Mr. Hughes brings to notice in treating of this important
The general subject chosen by the Bishop of Oxford for the series of sermons to be delivered during this Lent in St. Mary's and St. Giles's Churches, is “ Man in the Presence of God.” The special subjects allotted to each preacher, and the dates and places of the services, are given below:
Feb. 22.-Subject, “Belief in a Living God essential to the True Life of Man.” – The Lord Bishop of Oxford, at St. Mary's; Canon King, at St. Giles's.
Feb. 24. --Subject, “ God revealed in Christ to the Soul of Man.”—The Loril Bishop of Rochester, at St. Mary's; Rev. P. G. Medd, at St. Giles's.
March 1. -Subject, • Man's Earthly Life and God's Eternity.”—The Warden of All Souls', at St. Mary's; Rev. W. R. Clark, at St. Giles's.
March 3.–Subject, “ Man's Weakness and God's Omnipotence.” – Canon Payne Smith, at St. Mary's; Rev. W. F. Norris, at St. Giles's.
March 8.-Subject,“Man's Defilements and God's Holiness." - Canon Fremantle, at St. Mary's; Rev. W. J. Butler, at St. Giles's.
March 10.-Subject, “ Man's Cowardice rebuked by the Faithfulness of God.”—The Dean of Rochester, at St. Mary's; Rev. C. W. Furse, at St. Giles's.
March 15.–Subject, "Man's Backwardness to Pray-God's Readiness to lear." —Rev. W. D. Maclagan, at St. Mary's; Prebendary Dalton, at St. Giles's.
March 17.-Subject, “Man's Self-deceit and God's Omni. science."-Dr. Pusey, at Si. Mary's; Rev. R. W. Randall, at St. Giles's.
March 22.-"Man's Perverseness and God's Love."-Hon. Canon Lyttleton, at St. Mary's; Dr. Monsell, at St. Giles's.
March 24.-—“Man's Repentance and God's Mercy."- Rev. W. Cadman, at St. Mary's; Rev. W. H. Cleaver, at St. Giles's
March 29.-" Man renewed in Christ, walking with God.' -Canon Ashwell, at St. Mary's; Canon Bright, at St. Giles's.
March 31.-“Man made perfect hereafter in the presence of God.”—Bishop of Bloemfontein, at St. Mary's; Archdeacon Pott, at St. Giles's.
Service to commence each evening at Eight o'clock.
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• Association of some of the Facth and Figures of Holy Scripture. By HENRY HUGDES, C.M., Oxford.
centre of the room, and which was now covered with a
the heat of the tea-pot and from the contamination of
new bread and butter, and the shrimps which they had When the light begins to fade,
bought at Herne Bay on their way up. The floor was And, mingling with the darkness,
concealed by a highly-coloured drugget; the room Throws a soft and pleasant shade.
could not conveniently hold more than six cane chairs,
and the fire-place was garnished with a screen of artiI love it in the Spring time,
ficial flowers. Over the mantelpiece, in lieu of a When the gentle evening breeze
looking-glass, was an engraving of the “Burial of
Harold," and on either side were photographs of the
young bride and bridegroom.
Ellon Everett, as she now gloried in being called,
was a bright-eyed girl of one-and-twenty, with a
cheerful, rosy face, crowned by jet black hair, which Sinks slowly in the heavens,
clustered in glossy ringlets around her brow. Henry, And shows the day is done.
her husband, looked pale and worn, through loog
continued labour in a merchant's office; and it was And I love it in the Autumn,
only when his countenance grew animated under the When the leaves are falling round,
influence of some real delight that any one would have And, in withered heaps together,
counted him young, and taken bin for a man of Lio scattered o'er the ground.
twenty-six years of age. This summer evening his
face shone with pleasure, and as he gazed on the foa. I love it in the Winter,
tures of his beautiful bride, he appeared like one to When, gathering round the hearth,
whom mere exietence was a joy, and labour an amuseWork is for a time forgotten,
ment. And all is joy and mirth.
“ To-morrow, my love," he said, “I go back to Mr. Grindhard's again; but I cannot tell you with what delight I shall take my place at my old desk, now that tho gloom of the counting-house will be lightened by
the sunshine of home." DOMESDAY BOOK.—How many read of "Domesday “And, Henry," said his wife, “won't it be nice for Book' without knowing what it is, or inquiring into me to meet you at the gate, or to come to meet you, what it means! We will inform them that it is a and bring you home to just such a tea-table as we have valuable record of antiquity, in which the estates of had to-night?" this kingdom are registered. It was begun in 1080, "But without the shrimps, my dear,” returned her by order of William the Conqueror, and compiled in husband, with a smile. less than six years, written on 380 double pages of “Oh, but you can bring some down from London, vellum, in one hand, and it is, without doubt, the most or a lobster, or some tea-cakes; and, oh! you can important and interesting document possessed by any bring such lots of nice things," said Ellen, in rapture nation in Europe. It is also remarkable that, on at the contemplation of the pleasure awaiting them in searching this book, we find such a similarity in the
their married life. orthography of the names of towns existing upwards Henry smiled gravely as he replied, “I think, of seven centuries ago and the present period. For Ellen, that Mr. Grindhard will not allow us many instance, the following towns in Sussex: Bristelme- shrimps or lobsters, and only plain bread and butter tune (Brightelmstone); Wordinges (Worthing); and for tea;” but observing a shade of gloom gathering Presletunë (Preston). It was called "Domesday over the face of his wife, he added, in a very cheerful Book,” because it was intended to carry down to the tone, Come, Nelly, the Bow Road is not quite so latest posterity circumstances and events of former good as the Margate cliffs, nor the noise of omnibuses times. That it has thus far given an earnest of its as musical as the roar of the sea; but let us go out deserving the name, all historians agree. Such is the
and see what this splendid evening has to say to celebrated book-one of those records so peculiar to the land of the “venerable Bode” and the immortul They were soon ready, and arm - in - arm they Newton. Domesday Book has been printed by the sauntered on, talking of happy days gone by, and of Government in four folio volumes; and a most valuable the still happier ones which they hoped were in store introduction to it, by Sir Henry Ellis (of the British for them. And as they are silently whispering to each Museum library), has been separately printed in two
other in tones of love, we would hastily inform the octavo volumes.
reader that Ellen, although one of the best of wives
wish had been gratified, and where, as far as thought THE PRICE OF A NEW RIBBON.
she had never distinguished between a
sixpence and a shilling. Henry, on the other hand, IN a beautiful little cottage at Bow, Henry Everett straits of poverty, and who, until his honeymoon, had
was a young man who had been brought up in the and his young wife were one summer's evening never known what it was to spend money in enjoy. seated at tea, having just returned by the boat from ment. From his humble position he had long watched Margate, where they had been spending their honey. Ellen, and had conceived an ardent attachment for her ;
The parlour was neatly furnished, and woro and circumstances favouring his suit, he had become the air of a room that had just left the shop of the upon her parents' death her lover, and at length her upholsterer. The things in it were all new, although of husband. It was his affectionate wish to be able, the plainest possible description; the only expensive in some degree, to make up for the loss she had article being a handsome loo table, which stood in the sustained by her bereavement, and nøyer to allow her
painfully to contrast her husband's with her parents' him to the office in town, that he might examine them. home; but his income was but a small one, and Accordingly, with great glee, Ellen set off on her barely sufficient to support a married life.
errand, and in the course of two or three posts her But all this time the newly-married ones husband received the particulars of the articles she walking up the Bow Road in tranquil happiness. wanted to purchase. The evening after he had received They were both in high spirits, and amused them- all the bills, instead of going out with Ellen, as was selves by thinking whether every smiling young his usual custom, he asked her to sit down with him couple they met were as happy as themselves. As, for a little while in the parlour, where they had first however, they came in the region of shops, Henry taken tea upon their return from Margate. Everett felt that, although his companion still kept paco “My dear girl," said Henry, “I want to tell you with him, yet in spirit she lagged behind. When he something dreadful: in a very little while I shall be turned to speak to Ellen, he found her head turned to in prison." a linendraper's shop some yards behind, and had to " In prison, Henry!” shrieked his wife, turning repeat his remark two or three times before she deadly pale. observed it.
He soothed her agitation, and then quietly went "I was looking at that beautiful ribbon, Henry, in “ My income, as you know, is two pounds a the shop we have just passed; the sun has so faded week; by dint of great pinching I managed to furnish mine—it looks quite 'shabby. Do come back and this house as you see, and to spend the first days of look at it."
our married life at Margate. When we returned Her husband, without further solicitation, retraced I had barely enough to support us until my next his steps, and to give pleasure to Ellen at once payment of salary became due, and the ribbon, the purchased the ribbon. When they recommenced their bonnet, the dress, the shawl have sadly trenched walk, however, Ellen was still stopping every now and upon my resources," he said, with a loving smile. then to look into this shop and that, and presently “But these expenses I could have borne, had I not said, "Henry, dear, don't you think my bonnet too had an unexpected demand of nearly seventy-three shabby to put this beautiful ribbon on? Do go pounds.” back, and look at these dear little ducks of bonnets "Seventy-three pounds!” cried Ellen in dismay. in this window."
“Oh, Henry, you never told me that you were in What could her husband do? He had not much debt! What have you been about?” ready money in his possession, yet he gratified her Her husband did not reply, but presently put all fancy, and home they went with great glee. The next her intended purchases into one bill, and placed it day he set off for the counting-house, and began his before her. She had ordered a new Brussels carpet accustomed toil with redoubled vigour. In the and rug, a handsome fender and set of fire-irons, a set evening, as he was walking home, half-way from the of rosewood chairs and sofa, a cheffonier and loo table cottage he met Ellen, who, with smiles mantling o'er for the parlour, and a splendid array of furniture for her countenance, ran to catch hold of his arin. After the spare bedroom. She looked upon the bill with the first greetings had been exchanged, they walked horror, and, covering her face with her hands, burst on for a little while in silence, and then Ellen said, into a passion of tears. Henry immediately folded her " Henry, dear, I hope you won't think me extravagant; in his arms, and endeavoured (though for some time but I've been trying on my bonnet to-day, and it does in vain) to dry her tears, and at last she could only be fit me so nicely; but it does make my blue silk look quieted by being allowed to repair to each of the 80 poor and worn, and there is such a beautiful dress shops where she had ordered the furniture, and condown the Road here on our way home. Can't I have fess her imprudence and folly. it?"
The actual value of money she now saw, and the Her husband answered in his most pleasant tones, deceitful delusions which gather around debt. Never and assured her she should have it if he could pay for did woman make a more thrifty, prudent wife than it. She danced joyfully along by his side to the shop; Ellen after this. It was long before she ever looked the dress was an expensive one, still Henry Everett upon the new bonnet, dress, and shawl without a had not the heart to disappoint her, and purchased it. shudder ; but on the evening preceding the anniverIt was with a feeling of pride that he walked out with sary of her wedding-day, when she went to meet her her new bonnet and dress, although he felt a sinking husband coming from the City, he was surprised to of heart when he contemplated his own straitened see her clothed in them; but with a sweet smile she income.
said, “I shall wear them once a year, Henry, to reIt was not until some days had elapsed after his mind myself of the price of a new ribbon.'” return to the counting-house, that he began to perceive that the purchase of the new ribbon would have heavy expenses attached to it. No sooner had Ellen obtained GRUMBLERS. — If you find a man disposed to the new bonnet and dress, than she needed a new complain of the coldness of the world, be sure you will shawl to set them off, and no sooner had her wishes find that he has never brought anything into the in this respect been gratified, than other wants began world to warm it, but is a personal lump of ice set in to show themselves. Two of her old schoolfellows had the midst of it. If you find a man who complains written to her to say that they should like to come and that the world is all base and hollow, tap him, and he stay with her for two or three days; and as these will probably sound base and hollow. And so, in the young ladies were very well off, she began to think other way, a kind man will probably find kindness all that her house needed a little improvement, that the about him. The merciful man, as a general thing.. drugget was not so good as a Brussels carpet, that will obtain mercy. He who has always had a kind rosewood chairs were better than cane, and that the excuse for others, who has looked at the brightest side spare bed-room wanted entirely re-fitting up. When, of the case - he who has rendered his pardon and his in the kindest and most artless manner, she men- help whenever he could, who has never brought his tioned her wishes to Henry, he at first did not know fellow-man into any strait by reason of not helping what to say ; but, after some consideration, he allowed him — will find that the mercy he has bestowed flows her to go and order what she liked, on condition that back upon him in a full and spontaneous spring. He before the articles were delivered her husband should will make a merciful world by the mercy he himself approve of the purchase, and have the bills sent to shows.