on's "Henry Dunbar" and "The Doctor's Wife" are likewise to appear shortly in German.
Very shortly, John Stuart Mill and Alfred Tennyson are to be balloted for as honorary members of the Royal Society of Scotland.
Some curious old deeds and leases have been discovered in the office of a firm of Birmingham solicitors, bearing dates between 1573 and 1662, relating to property adjoining Shakespeare's house, in Henley street, Stratford-upon-Avon, two of which bear the signature of John Shakespeare, the father of the poet, and in several of which William Shakespeare himself is mentioned as the owner of property.
These documents, for the present, are deposited in the museum at Stratford.
A marble bust of the author of "Vanity Fair" will shortly be placed close behind the effigy of Joseph Addison in Westminster Abbey.
Baron Marochetti, an old friend of the Thackeray family, has undertaken the bust.
No less than one hundred and eighty thousand copies of Mr. Dickens' s Chr