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FEITH.

om he has one daughter, riedlander^ notwithstanding iuous duties imposed upon his position, devotes all his loments to literary pursuits^ s published many interest- i valuable works. He is a r of the Committee of the of Hebrew Literature, its auspices he has pub- "The Commentary of Ibn I Jesaiah, edited from MSS. inslated with Notes, Intjro- LS, and Glossaiy/* 3 vols., L, Trubner (1873-77) ; " The f Jesaiah, the Anglican Ver- »mended according to the ntary of Ibn Esra," "The T Text of Ibn Esra's Com- Y on Jesaiah, edited accord- ^SS., and accompanied by a y, with Short Dissertations ejects connected with the ntary" (1874) ; " Essays on 'ritings of Abraham Ibn (1877) ; " The Guide of the

ed of Maionides, trans-

•om the Original Text, and ted" (1881); "The Jewish Bible, containing the Pen- , the Prophets, and the rapha, Hebrew and Eng- 1882). It is, as^far as the L text goes, a revision of the zed version, the translation Itered in three places where lets with the interpretation y Hebrew theologians. Be- lis. Dr. Friedlander is the )f many lectures delivered by the Jews' College. Before to London, Dr. Friedl&nder ed in Berlin, in 1867, " Das id uebersetzt und erklaert " )n's Song, translated and ed), a splendid translation t lovely song. Dr. Fried- } annual reports of the of the Talmud Thora Insti- Berlin are highly interest- irary works, since they are d by many scientific contri- from the author's pen. Dr. Qder is not only a marvel of ^, but he adds to it a special

charm by his wonderful n desty.

FEITH, William Powill,Ej bom in 1819, at Studley, near Bipo lost his father while young. In 18 he entered the Art Academy, oo ducted by Mr. Sass, where he oo tinned for three years, studyii drawing and composition ; in 18 he exhibited, at tlie British Ins tution, a portrait of one of the ch dren of his preceptor. This w followed in 1810 by "Othello a] Desdemona," a picture which w favourably noticed at the time the literary reviews and jouma and " Malvolio before the Count< Olivia," exhibited at the Acadei the same year ; and in 1841 by 1 " Parting Interview between L cester and Amy Bobsart." In 18 he exhibited at the British Instil tion a sketch from Sterne's " Sen mental Journey," and contribut to the Exhibition a scene from t " Vicar of Wakefield," represents Olivia and the Squire trying to i certain which was the taller. Tl picture, a general favourite, w purchased on the first day after t opening of the Exhibition. In 18 he sent two contributions to t British Institution, " Dolly Vj den," from Dickens's "Bamal Eudge," and the Duel Scene frc Shakspeare's " Twelfth Night j " a] to the Exhibition of i£e Eoj Academy, " Falstaff and his Frien with the Merry Wives of Windsoi followed in 18 M by his "Intervi< between Knox and Mary Queen Scots," and another scene from t " Vicar of Wakefield," — " T Squire describing his experienc of town life to Mrs. Primrose ai her daughters." " Sterne in t Shop of the Grisette " is the title a little picture exhibited at t British Institution in 1845, in whii year he contributed the well-knoi picture of the " Village Pastoi which was the means of placing hi on the roll of Associates of t Eoyal Academy. In 1846 he e hibited at the British Instituti<

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