the absence of Dean Bradley, owing to a death in his family, the Sub-Dean, Canon Prothero, was called to the chair.
Mr. Bennoch having form Dean's acceptance of the bust.
Earl Granville then said: Mr. Sub-Dean, Ladies and Gentlemen, . . . I am afraid I cannot fulfil the promiseh the greatest pleasure I make the offer of this memorial to the Sub-Dean; and from the kindness we have received already from the authoritiesit will be received in the same spirit.
I beg to offer you, Mr. Sub-Dean, the bust which has been subscribed for.
The American Minister, Mr. Lowell, then said: Mr. Sub-Dean, my Lord, Ladies and Gentlemen, I think I may take upon myself the responsibility, in the name of the daugh few words of feeling, of gratitude, and of appreciation.
The Sub-Dean, in accepting the bust, remarked that it was impossible not to feel,er, where, taking his stand in front of the covered bust,
The Sub-Dean then said: I feel to-day that a double solemnity attaches to this oc