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MACBETH— MAC CABE.

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Liiions by Du Maurier. In 1861 be\ x^Toduced anonymously, in col- >Yation with the Hon. Julian F^^jxe, " Tannhauser, or the Battle of I tilie Bards," his friend writing xin <ier the nom de plume of " Neville Tftxnple," himself under that of " E dward Trevor." Ten years later, in 1871, the Hon. Robert Lytton ^wnrote " Julian Fane, a Memoir," in 'wldch the friendship of the two was lovingly commemorated by the sur- vivor. Meanwhile, in the same year in which "Tannhauser" had ap- peared, Owen Meredith, as the fruit of his residence in Belgrade, pub- lished under the title of "Serbski Pesme," a collection of the National Songs of Servia. A prose romance followed in 1863, under the name of "The Ring of Amasis," purporting to be edited from the papers of a German physician. In 1867 there were published in two volumes, the " Poetical works of Owen Meredith," and in the following year, also in two volumes, there appeared, with a portrait of the author, his "Chro- nicles and Characters." This work was followed, in 1869, by "Orval, or the Fool of Time," a dramatic poem paraphrased from the Polish, being founded in fact upon the " in- fernal comedy" of Count N. A. Z. Krasinski, "Nie-boska Komedyja," the volume comprising among other imitations and paraphrases in verse several from the Greek, Latin, Ita- lian, and Danish literatures. In 1874, Lord Lytton published in two vols., his "Fables in Song," and also in two vols., the " Speeches of Edward Lord Lytton, with some of his Political Writings, hitherto un- published, and a Prefatory Memoir by his Son." The Earl of Lytton married, Oct. 4, 1864, Edith, second daughter of the Hon. Edward Vil- liers, and niece of the late Earl of Clarendon, and has issue two sons and three daughters. His eldest surviving son (bom 10 Aug., 1876) is, at Her Majesty's own instance, the godson of the Queen, and is in consequence named Victor Alex-

ander George Robert. Lady Lytton was included, on Jan. 1, 1878, in the select list of the recipients of the Or- der of the Imperii Crown of India.

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MACBETH, BoBEET William, A.B.A., second son of Mr. Norman Macbeth, the Scotch portrait painter, was born in 1848. He first exhibited, at the Royal Academy in 1873, a picture called " Simshine and Shade," and has been an exhi- bitor ever since. He first attracted general attention in 1876 by his " Lincolnshire Gang," a number of little children working in the fields under a gang-master. Another picture which drew much atten- tion was his " Flood in the Fens," exhibited in 1880 at the Grosvenor Gallery. His " Sheep- Shearing," exhibited in 1883 in that Gfidlery, well maintained his reputation. Mr. Macbeth is an excellent etcher, and is also a member of the Institute of Painters in Water-Colours. He was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy Jan. 30, 1883.

MAC CABE, His Eminbncb Edwabd, Cardinal-Priest of the Holy Roman Church, born in Dub- lin in 1816, was educated in one of the Catholic schools of his native city, and passed out of it into the College of Maynooth. At the close of his collegiate career he was ordained in 1839 to the priesthood by the then Archbishop, Dr. Mur- ray, and appointed by his Grace to a curacy in the parish of Clontarf , CO. Dublin. He remained in that curacy till about the year 1853, when he was transferred by Dr. CuUen, who had in the meantime succeeded Archbishop Murray, to a curacy in the cathedral parish, Marlborough Street. In 1856 he was promoted to the pastorship of the parish of St. Ni<^olas in the city, and occupied that position till 1865, when he was transferred to