THE ARCHDEACON OF LONDON
the Epistles of St John, in Bishop Ellicot's series. Since then there has been a succession of works, all bearing, more or less, on religious life. His interest in the cause of education has been evinced by his pen as well as by his voice, and during the eighties he brought his knowledge directly into the public service as a member of the London School Board. For some time he was editor of The Churchman, and he wrote much for The Review of the Churches. He is still a large contributor to contemporary literature.
Thus the Archdeacon of London goes on the even tenor of his way—a leader of religious thought, and certainly one of the most busy, as he is one of the most useful, men of his time. He is a D.D. of Oxford University, and has been Special Preacher both at Oxford and Cambridge. The desire of most Churchmen is that the time may come when Dr Sinclair will be summoned to higher office in the Church, for which his career, his experience, and his high character so amply fit him.
“What did you find was the prevailing tone of thought among London Churchmen in the seventies, Mr Archdeacon?” appeared a suitable question with which to open the interview.
“It was in 1876 that I became Curate of Quebec Chapel, under the Rev. Francis Holland, now Canon of Canterbury,” the Archdeacon observed in reply. “The next year I went as Resident