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lines of Tollens aan mijne verzen, which begin and end thus :

Zielloos staat gij, levenloos,
Zonder klem of zwier,
Zangeu, uit mijn hart gewckl,
Op liet koud papier.

'k vraag terug, van elk terug,
Wat mijn kunst ontviel,
't is de nadruk van dea toou,
De afdruk van de ziel.

Wie te traag, te loom vau bleed,
Adem heeft uoch stem,
Roer mijn koude zangeu niet,
Zij zijn dood voor hem.

T had intended briefly to defend Shrewsbury school, which
Dr Huxley, I am informed, has piously assailed to the glory
of one of its alumni, the late Mr Charles Darwin \ This task
I gladly make over to a better furnished witness, Bishop
Butler's grandson and namesake, Avho is engaged upon his life
and correspondence. Arnold's biographer cast a glamour about
Kugby, which must be dispelled ; even yet we need to be re-
minded that Agamemnon was not first of the brave. To judge
Matthew Raine, for instance, by his pupils, he was a prince
of schoolmasters : who will set him before us in his work ?
Some, account of Dr Butler may be seen in my edition of
Baker's history of St John's, published twenty years ago. This
and the old question, Quis uituperauit ? may suffice here in
answer to Dr Huxley. None but a scholar can intelligently

^ Flushed with victory, Dr Huxley, it .seems, like Jcphthah and Marius, must
have victims to grace his triumph; like Achilles (Aeneas) he cannot appease the
M(t)u's of Patroclus (Pallas) without a holocaust : uinxerat ct jwst tcrya manus,
quus mitlcrct uinbris \ inj'erias, caeso tii)arsurus san



Online LibraryJohn E. B. (John Eyton Bickersteth) MayorThe Latin Heptateuch : published piecemeal by the French printer William Morel (1560) and the French Benedictines, E. Martène (1733) and J. B. Pitra (1852-88) → online text (page 7 of 27)