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PAGET— PALEY.

in 1864; Harveian Orator at the Royal College of Physicians in 1866; Hon. M.D. of Dublin in 1867; President of the General Council of Medical Education of the United Kingdom in 1869 ; LL.D. of Durham in 1870 j LL.D. of Edinburgh in 1871; D.C.L. Oxon. in 1872 ; Regius Professor of Physic in the University of Cam- bridge, 1872 ; and a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1873. In Oct., 1882, he was elected to a profes- sional fellowship at Caius College. Dr. Paget is the author of nume- rous addresses, papers, &c., on medical subjects.

PAGET, Sir JAMKS,Bart.,F.R.S., D.C.L. Oxon., an eminent surgeon, son of a merchant, was born at Great Yarmouth, in 1814, became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1836, and an honorary Fellow in 1843 . He is Sergeant-Sur- geon Extraordinary to the Queen, Surgeon to the Prince of Wales, and Consulting-Surgeon to St. Bar- tholomew's Hospital. Sir James Paget, who is a member of the Senate of the University of London, and of the Council of the College of Surgeons, is the author of the " Pathological Catalogue of the Museum of the College of Sur- geons ; " " Report on the Results of the Use of the Microscope," pub- lished in 1842 ; and " Lectures on Surgical Pathology," in 1853, 1863, and 1868 ; and 1^ been an exten- sive contributor to the "Transac- tions" of the Royal and other learned societies. He was created a baronet in Aug. 1871, and in the same month the honorary degree of LL.D. was conferred on him by the University of Edinburgh. He has been President of the College of Surgeons since July, 1875. He waa a member of the Royal Commission appointed in 1881 to inquire into the condition of the London hos- pitals for smallpox and fever cases, and into the means of prevent- ing the spread of infection. Sir James Paget was one of the scien-

tific celebrities who received an honorary degree at the Jubilee (1882) in commemoration of the 300th anniversary of th^ founding of the University of Wurzburg.

PALEY, Fbedebick Apthokp, M.A., eldest son of the late Ber. Edmund Paley, and grandson of the author of "The Evidences of Chris- tianity," born at Easin^wold, near York, in 1816, was educated at Shrewsbury and St. John's CoUege, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1838, and M.A. in 1&42, and continued to reside till 1846, when he left the university, owing to his having embraced the Roman Catho- lic faith. He returned, however, in consequence of the partial removal of religious disabilities, and resided at Cambridge from 1860 to 1874, when he accepted the appointment of Professor of Clas- sical Literature in the Catholic University College at Kensington, and shortly afterwards that of Classical Examiner to the Univer- sity of London. He edited at in- tervals the plays of .Sschylus, with Latin notes and emendations, of which several were reprinted, and were afterwards revised and pub- lished in one volume, with English notes (now in its fourth edition), forthe"BibliothecaClas8ica." He also edited (in part for the same series) Sophocles, Euripides, Ovid's Fasti, Propertius,Theocritus, Hesiod (all of which have been reprinted). Homer's ' " Iliad," the ** Peace," the " Achamians," and the " Frogs " of Aristophanes, Select Private Orations of Demosthenes, Select Epigrams of Martial, the greater part of the Greek tragedies, in the series "Cambridge Texts with Notes," "Commentarius in .fiachvli Scholia Medicea," in which ne showed that the Scholia represented a different and earlier recension of the text, and a critique on Professor McHaffey's views or the origin of epic poetry in his History of Clas- sical Greek Literature, and an English translation of Schdmann's