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hoj" "The March to the Sea/' "The Sheepfold/' "Feedinsr the Pets," "Mount Desert/' and "A Cold Snack/' About 1864 he began a long sojourn in Europe, and on his return in 1868 put forth "Sketches Abroad, with Pen and Pencil/' He resides at Claymont, Delaware.

DABLET, Thb Bight Bbt. John Biohabd, Bishop of EilmorOj Elphin, and Ardagh, was born in Not. 1799, at Fairfield, co. Mona- ghan, Ireland. After a preliminary training at the Boyal School of Dun- rainon, he entered Trinity College, Dublin^ in 1816. He obtained seyeral scientific, classical, theo- logical, and Hebrew prizes during his undergraduate course ; was ap- pointed to a classical scholarship in 1819 ; and graduated B.A. in 1821, and M.A. in 1827. In 1826 he took holy orders, and the same year was appointed head master of the en- dowed grammar-school at Dundalk. He became head master of [the Boyal School of Dungannon in 1881 } rector of Drumgoon (Coolehill), in the diocese of Kilmore, in 1850; and Archdeacon of Ardagh, and rector of Templemichael, oo. Long- ford, in 1866. On Sept. 28, 1874, he was elected Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin, and Ardagh, being the second prelate elected to the epis- copal du^ty since the disestablish- ment of the Irish Church. His consecration took place on Oct. 25. Bishop Darley is a divine of the most distinct " Eyangelical " prin- ciples, and prior to ma elevation to the episcopate was distinguished by his efforts to reunite the Primitive Methodists in Ireland with the Protestant Episcopal Church. He has published a " Treatise on Homer," 1889 ; and " The Grecian Drama : a treatise on the Dramatic Literature of the Greeks," 1840.

DABU (Comtb) Napolbon, a French statesman and ex-peer of France, born at Paris, June 11, 1807, son of the celebrated historian of the First Empire, and godson of

Napoleon I. and the Empress Jose- phine. After a suitable education at the Lyceum of Louis-le-Grand and the Polytechhic School, he entered the artillerv, and served for some time in Algeria ; but in 1847 he finally retired from the army, in which he had attained the rank of captam . In 1832 he entered the Chamber of Peers by hereditary right, and was an ardent supporter of the monarchy of July. He was an active member of the Chamber, took part in most of its discussions, and was an earnest promoter, both in its committees and in the tribune, of measures relating to public works. In a well-written treatise, " Dee Chemins de Fer/' published in 1848, he showed the application and consequences of the law of June 11, 1842; and he likewise drew up many important reports on subiects of political economy. After tne revolution of February, Count Daru gave his adhesion to the new Government, and was twice elected by considerable majorities for the department of La Manche. He took a prominent part in ^e debates of the Constituent Assem- bly, and was elected Vice-President of the Legislative Assembly for 1850 and 1851. After the coup d'itat he retired into private life, but continued to be amonff the most consistent enemies of the Second Empire, and a staunch adherent of the Orleans family. He emerged from his retirement in May, 1869, when he was elected a member of the Coips L^g^islatif by 16,086 votes, against 15,809 recorded in favour of M. de Tocqueville, the official candidate. Becognised as one of the leaders of the new Liberal "Tiers Parti/' he was, in Dec., 1869, elected Vice-President of the Chamber, and in Jan., 1870, ap- pointed Minister for Forei^ Affairs in M. Ollivier's short-lived ad- ministration. Count Daru incurred no inconsiderable amount of un- popularity by his injudicious meddling in the matters discussed