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uan," she was little more iir years of age. At this promise of future celebrity ihild was so great, that her removed with her to Paris, fhe received lessons from nner. Ketuming to London er the revolution of Feb., . and Mrs. Goddard confided ivation of their daughter's talents to Mrs. Anderson, jesty's pianiste. She was ht years of age when she led upon to perform at ham Palace before her Ma- d the late Prince Albert, dy complimented her on her The completion of her education was intrusted to ^, under whose able tuition dly progressed, and in a ne she could play the most passages at sight; in ad- which her musical memory ►rising. She first appeared !, at a matinee at her father's 3, March 30, 1850 ; and in le her debut at the Grand Concerts, when she played lisire" fantasia, and the ella" of Thalberg, with success. From thai time lared frequently in public, kblished her fame %y her moe of various fantasias by r, Prudent, &c. The first jices of Miss Goddard at jrts given at Her Majesty's were confined principally I of the modern romantic She has since become listinguished as a pianiste i classical compositions, ddard afterwards became 1 of Mr. G. A. Macfarren, lom she studied harmony ; England for a tour on the it in 1854, visiting Paris, Berlin, Vienna, Florence, ly all the principal cities of rermany , and Italy ; giving and meeting with great She returned to England 1856, and in 1860 was to Mr. Davison, a musical

critic, though she, in pubHc and private concerts, retains her maiden name. Miss Goddard took her fare- well of the British public at St. James's Hall, Feb. 11, 1873, and soon afterwards went on a profes- sional tour through Australia, the Sandwich Islands, and the United States. She returned to England in April, 1876.

GODWIN, George, F.E.S., F.S.A., the son of an architect, born at Brompton, Middlesex, in Jan., 1815, was, in 1835, rewarded by a medal from the Royal Institute of British Architects for an ** Essay on Concrete," which was afterwards translated into sevei'al languages. In 1838 he published a work on the " Churches of London," and in 1839 became one of the founders and honorary secretary of the London Art Union. Amongst his chief works as an architect are St. Mary's, West Brompton, St. Jude's, and St. Luke's, South Kensington, and the restoration of Eedcliffe Church, Bristol. He is a Fellow of the Eoyal and Antiquarian Societies, a Vice-President of the Society of British Architects, and was one of the jurors at the Great Exhibition of 1851. Mr. Godwin, who is the author of " History in Ruins," 1853 ; " London Shadows," 1854 ; " Town Swamps and Social Bridges ; " " Memorials of Workers ; " and

  • ' Another Blow for Life ; " con-

tributed largely to the Civil Engi- neer and Architects' Journal, the Art Journal, Sec, and has been editor of the Builder since 1844.

GODWIN, Parke, born at Pater- son, New Jersey, Feb. 25, 1816. He graduated* from Princeton College in 1834, studied law and was ad- mitted to practice, but preferred literary pursuits. He married a daughter of William Cullen Bryant, and from 1837 until within a few years was connected with the New York Evening Post. He edited in 1843-4 The Pathfinder, a literary journal, and was for some years a contributor to the Democratic