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HOPKINS— HORNBY.

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of James, second Marquis of Salis- bury.

HOPBIINS, Edwabd John, musi- cian, born in 1818, received his early musical education in the choir of her Majesty's Chapel Boyal, St. James's, from 1826 till 1833, and was a pupil of the late Mr. T., F. Walmidey . He became organist of Mitcham church, Sur- rey, in 183 i, and was appointed organist to the Honourable Societies of the Inner and Middle Temple in 1843. He has composed several chants, services, and anthems, which are performed in cathedral and collegiate choirs, of which the best known are the services in F, A, And the Unison Service in B flat, and the anthems, " Let us now go •even unto Bethlehem," "I will wash my hands in innocency, O Lord," " Why seek ye the living among the dead ? ** and the anthem written for the occasion on which His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales was eledbed a Bencher of the Middle Temple, " The King shall rejoice in Thy streng^, O Lord." Mr. Hopkins is also the editor of the music portion of the volume entitled "The Temple Church Choral Service."

HOPKINS, John Labkin, Mus. Bac., cousin of Mr. Edward John Hopkins, born in 1820, was edu- cated as a chorister in Westminster Abbey, and having been organist of Riochester Cathedral, was ap- pointed to succeed the late Dr. Walmisley as organist of Trinity College, Cambridge. He is the author of a great number of chants, services, &c., of which the best are his services in C and in E flat.

HOPKINS, Mark, MD., D.D., LL.D., born at Stockbridge, Massa- chusetts, Feb. 4, 1802. fie gradu- ated at Williams College in 1824, and in 1828 commenced the prac- tice of medicine in New York. In 1830 he was chosen Professor of Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy in Williams College, of which, in 1836, he became President, and

subsequently also Professor of Christian Theology. He resigned the Presidency in 1872, still retain- ing the chair of Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy. In 1857 he became President of the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Mis- sions. His principal works are " Lowell Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity" (1846); "Miscel- laneous Essays and Reviews " (1847) ; " Lectures on Moral Philo- sophy (1858) ; " The Law of Love, and Love as a Law : or. Christian Ethics " (1869, new edition, 1881) ; "An Outline Study of Man" (1873) ; and " Strength and Beauty " (1874).

HORNBY, Vice-Admibal Sir Geofprbt Thomas Phipps, K.C.B., is the son, by a sister of the late Field Marshal Sir John Burgoyne, of the late Admiral Sir Phipps Hornby, who served with great distinction in the French wars at the beginning of this century, who was a lieutenant on board the Vic- tory when she carried Lord Nel- son's flag, and who got a medal when in command of the Volage in Sir W. Hoste's action off Lissa. The present Admiral, born in 1825, entered the service on board the Princess Charlotte in 1837, and was present as a midshipman at the bombardment of Acre by Sir Robert Stopford and Sir Charles Napier. He afterwards served imder Ad- miral Percy at the Cape of Good Hope, under his father. Sir Phipps Hornby, in the Pacific, and on various other stations. He has been twice round the world. Ad- miral Hornby has worked hard all his life at the theory and practice of his profession. When a young captain he got leave for a year and studied steam in th6 dockyard at Portsmouth. It was he who com- manded the first flying squadron ba captain, with the rank of commo- dore, taking the squadron round the world. He has besides had great experience in manoeuvring fleets. He was Flag Captain to Sir