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EBURY— ECCARIUS.

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) on the Egyptian lan- . antiquities, his remark-

ise on Papyrus E, a

anual of Egyptian Medi- 7ola., 1872), afford ample he most profound scien- y. His latest work of I " The Burgomaster's Tale of the Siege of of which a translation, Bell^ appeared at London,

r (Lobd),Thb Eight Hon. ^BOSVBNOB, third son of cond Earl Grosvenor, and [uis of Westminster, born 801, received his education inster School, and Christ xf ord, where he graduated sin 1821. He was returned ise of Commons for Shaf tes- )22, and represented Ches- 826 till 1847, when he suc-

. George Byng as member

lesex, which he continued nt till he was raised to the Sept. 10, 1857. In the

Commons he supported

for the advancement of igious^ and commercial x>k an active part in the

to obtain the Ten Hours Bin, in the reform of the bical Courts, the Irish and in endeavouring to irity of election; and in

effect the latter object, and carried, after a severe I bill reducing the county me day. He introduced a Lieve nonconformists from ent of rates, one for prohi- le payment of voters' ex- the candidate, and another ing upon the constituencies r connected with the taking >11. Lord Eburyheld the Comptroller of the Royal Id from Nov., 1830, till the at of Earl Grey's ministry, itumn of 1834, and that of r of the Household from 16, to July, 1847. He was member of the Privy Coun- II. His lordship, who is a

magistrate for Middlesex, Hertford- shi^, and Cheshire, and a deputy- lieutenant for the latter county as well as for Middlesex, has, since his elevation to the House of Peers, laboured constantly to obtain from Parliament such a revision of the Book of Common Prayer as he believes will render it more in har- mony with the feelings of the nation at large upon religious questions ; and the repeal of the Parliamentary test imposed upon clergymen by the Act of 1662.

ECCARIUS, JoHANN GBOBO,was bom Aug. 23, 1818, at Friedrichroda, in the duchy of Gotha. His father being a tailor, he was set down to tailoring at the age of ten; five consecutive hours of schooling in the forenoon and seven to ten hours tailoring in the afternoon, made up his juvenile days. In 1835, at the first public examination, he received the first silver medal for being the best Sunday scholar in the town in mathematics and geometry, and sub- sequently he officiated as teacher to the junior classes. In the autumn of 1846 he turned up amongst the latest arrivals from the fatherland in the Londoner Arbeiter Bildungs Yerein. In 1850 he made his d^M in the press by a German article on London tailoring, published in the September number of the Bevtie der Neuen Kheinischen Zeitung . An Eng- lish article on the same subject, pub- lished in Julian Harney's Red Be- publican, opened to him the columns of the Chartist press, to which he remained a gratis contributor till the extinction of Ernest Jones's People's Paper, He took an active part in the foimdation of the Inter- national Working Men's Association in 1864. He was a member of the first executive of the Reform League in 1865, but afterwards resigned. In Feb., 1866, he was appointed paid editor of the Commonwealth, but was soon dismissed from that post, and had to return to shop-board. In 1867 he published, under the title of '" A Working Man's Refutation