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GNEIST— GODDAED.

was invited to fill the vacancy^ and commenced a series of performances in Sept., 1848, as Volumnia, in " Coriolanus." The favourable im- pression made by her in this charac- ter was confirmed by her represen- tation of Hermione, Belvidera, and more particularly of Queen Eather- ine. During the season of 1849 she appeared not merely in these characters with increasing effect, but in several others, such as Mar- garet of Anjou ; Portia ; Isabella, in " Measure for Measure ; " Emilia, in " Othello ; " Cleopatra ; and Julia, in the "Hunchback." During the third year of her en- gagement. Miss Qlyn achieved another triumph in Southern's tragedy of *' Isabella," traditionally regarded as a test of the power of a great actress, and produced a re- markable impression as Bianca, in " Fazio," and in 1852 by her repre- sentation of the part of the Duchess of Malfi, in Webster's play of that name. Miss Glyn has given, in the metropolis and the provinces, readings from Shak- spere, which have proved very suc- sessful, and reappeared at the Princess's as Cleopatra, in May, 18G7. She went to the United States on a lecturing tour in 1870. Miss Glyn was married at Glas- gow, in 1853, to Mr. Dallas, but the marriage was, on her petition, dis- solved by the Divorce Court in 1874. Mr. Dallas died on Jan. 17, 1879.

GNEIST, EuDOLPH, Doctor of Laws, regular Professor in the Faculty of Jurisprudence in the University of Berlin, was born in that city, Aug. 13, 1816. After the usual course of study at the gym- nasium and university, he adopted the legal profession, and in 1833 became " Auscultator." In 1841 he was Assessor before the Superior Court, or " Chamber," and in 184(5 Assistant-Judge in the Supreme Tribunal. This post, and with it the judicial career, he abandoned in 1850. Already, in 1839, he was a

privat-docent in law j in 18 fessor; in 1872-4, rector a rector. His parliamentary began in 1848, with a seal he still retains, in the M^ Council. From 1868 to the time, he has been a membe Prussian Lower House ; in perial Parliament he has si the first. In the Prussian of Deputies he sits for a dis the province of Saxony; Reichstag he is elected fr district of Landeshut. In ] Her days he belonged to the s " Fraction Vincke ; " later leader of the Left Centn now he ranks among the IS Liberals. He is the aul numerous works, the mc portant being: "The Consi of Trial by Jury in Ger 1848; "Nobility and Knig in England," 1853; "The ] Constitutional and Adminii Law of the Present Day," 18 in two parts, the first of wh second revised edition, bei title of "History and the condition of Offices and of A strati ve Law in England," t^ of which the section of English System of Land-tax, was published separately; History of Self-Govemm( England," two vols., 1863 ; Government, Communal C< tion, and Administrative Tr in England," third edition and " Administration, J Mode of Law, and Self-C ment, according to EngUs German conditions," 1869.

GODDAED, Ababella, ] daughter of Mr. T. Godd Welbeck Street, born at St. i near St. Malo, in Brittany, i 1836, almost from infancy i an extraordinary taste for which was fostered by her p On her first appearance in at a concert given for some able purpose in her native of St. Servan, when she pi fantasia on themes from JM