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the Province of Canterbury. Be- sides his Hulsean Lectures, already referred to, which have reached a 5th edition (1869), Bishop Ellioott has published "The History and Obligation of the Sabbath," a dis- sertation which obtained the Hul- sean Prize for 1843, Camb., 1844 ; a "Treatise on Analytical Statics," 1851 ; " Critical and Grammatical Commentaries ** on the Epistles to the Galatians (185i), and Ephesians (1855), Philippians, Colossians, Thessalonians, Philemon, and on the " Pastoral Epistles " (1858) ; an essay on the " Apocryphal Gospels " in Cambridge Essays, 1856; "The Destiny of the Creature, and other sermons, preached before the Uni- versity of Cambridge," 1858; an article on " Scripture, and its In- terpretation " in Archbishop Thom- son's " Aids to Faith," 1861 ; "The Broad Way and the Narrow Way," 2 sermons, 1863 ; " Considerations on the Revision of the English Ver- sion of the New Testament," 1870 j " Six Addresses on Modem Scep- ticism," published by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1877 ; " Six Addresses on The Being of God," published by the same society, 1879 ; papers in the publi- cations of the Christian Evidence Society ; and annual addresses to the clergy of his diocese, published under tJie title of " Diocesan Pro- gress" (1879-1883). The bishop was for eleven years the chairman of the Company of the Revisers of the Authorized Version of the New Testament, published in 1881. He is also the editor of " A New Testa- ment Commentary for English readers, by various Writers," in 3 volumes ; and of a " Commentary on the Old Testament," on a simikur plan, of which three volumes have recently appeared (1883).

ELLIOT, The Vert Rev. Gil- bert, D.D., a son of the late Right Hon. Hugh Elliot, and brother of Sir C. Elliot, K.C.B., born in 1800, was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge (B. A., 1822; M.A.,1824).

Having held some inferior prefer ments, including the incumbency o; Trinity Church, Marylebone, he wai nominated in 1850 to the Deanery ol Bristol. Dr. Elliot, who is wel known as a leader of the Low Churcl party, took an active part as pro locutor in the Lower House of Con vocation from 1857 till 1864, whei he resigned. He is the autiior o: one or two volumes of sermons.

ELLIOT, The Right Hon. Sn Henry George, G.C.B., second sur viving son of the second Earl o Minto, by Mary, eldest daughter o Patrick Brydone, Esq., was bora ii 1817. He was educated at Eton and held the post of secretary an< aide-de-camp to Sir John Franklii in Tasmania from 1836 to 1839. H< was appointed a pr^<us writer in thi Foreign Office in 1840 ; an attach to the embassy at St. Petersburg ij 1841 ; Secretary of Legation at th Hague in 1848 ; tr^ferred t Vienna in 1853 ; and nominates Envoy to Denmark, March 31, 1858 In 1859 he was sent on a specia mission to the king of the Tw* Sicilies, and in 1862 to the king o Greece j was appointed Envoy to th king of Italy, Sept. 12, 1863, in sue cession to Sir James Hudson ; an^ Ambassador to the Sublime Ottoma] Porte in 1867. Shortly afterward he was sworn of the Privy Cound] and on Nov. 22, 1869, he was create a Knight Grand Cross of the Orde of the Bath. He was associate^ with the Marquis of Salisbury a joint-plenipotentiary at the Con ference of the representatives o the great Powers held at Constanti nople in 1876-77 for the purpose o considering the critical position o affairs in l£e East. At the close c that Conference the plenipoten tiaries returned to EngUmd, and Si Henry Elliot, who happened to b extremely unpopular among the 8e< tion of the Liberal party who syn pathised with Russia, was not sen back to the Sublime Porte as An bassador, that post being eonferre on Mr. Layard. On Dec. 31, 187^