And since parting there must be, he would enjoy to the full what was left of this happy student life, with its changing hours of study and feasting, of poetry, and fighting, and song that almost mingled with the clash of steel. 'Are you ready? asked the students in chorus. Greif set his yellow cap upon his close-cut golden hair. 'Yes come on! Vivat, floreat, crescat Suabia!

Yet if it is indeed the Fourth Centenary Or Jubilee the Ninth since holy 'ENERY Became the founder of a Royal College Well, Mr. Punch prefers to have no knowledge. He only does not know has never known a More worthy toast than "Floreat Etona!" KNIGHTS-ERRANT of earth's earlier days, Might learn from WILHELM KAISER. They risked their lives in Paynim frays, We moderns have grown wiser.

We saw a large brick jail in castellated style, with battlements, a very barren and dreary-looking edifice; likewise, in the more central part of the town, a Guildhall with a handsome front, ornamented with a statue of Queen Anne above the entrance, and statues of Charles I. and Charles II. on either side of the door, with the motto, "Floreat semper civitas fidelis."

Then, pitching on a note which brought the tune well within the compass of even Fenton's growling bass, he began the school songs, "Adsis musa canentibus Laeta voce canentibus Longos clara per annos Haileyburia floreat." House feeling, local patriotism to the tune of "The Maiden of Bashful Fifteen," was well enough.

He accepted the statement of a rabid Separatist, quoted in a previous letter, that the Irish would prefer to go to hell their own way. That was his feeling exactly. Not that there was any danger. Great was his confidence, implicit, sublime, ineffably Irish. His was the faith that removes mountains. Not like a grain of mustard seed, but like the rock of Cashel. Floreat McCoy! Mr.

The Archbishop proposed the standing 'Floreat domus de Balliolo' to which the Master made due and amusing answer, himself giving the health of the Primate. Lord Coleridge, in a silvery speech, drank to the University, responded to by the Vice-Chancellor. I forget who proposed the visitors the Bishop of London, perhaps Lord Cardwell.

We saw a large brick jail in castellated style, with battlements, a very barren and dreary-looking edifice; likewise, in the more central part of the town, a Guildhall with a handsome front, ornamented with a statue of Queen Anne above the entrance, and statues of Charles I. and Charles II. on either side of the door, with the motto, "Floreat semper civitas fidelis."

This wit-craft was the rebus. Florio's rebus or device, then, was a Flower. We have specimens of his fondness for this nomenclative punning subscribed to his portrait: "Floret adhue, et adhue florebit: floreat ultra Florius hae specie floridus, optat amans."

The viands were quickly despatched and thoroughly relished, aided by music and champagne, and good appetites; and then toast after toast succeeded in rapid succession, all drunk with the greatest enthusiasm, "The Queen," and "Floreat Etona," however, calling forth even a still greater amount of applause.

Behind it, deep in the swelling heart of Mannix, lay a wider thing, a kind of imperialism, a devotion to the school itself. Far across the dim quadrangle rang the words "Haileyburia Floreat." It was Mannix's greatest moment Three days later the school broke up. Excited farewells were said by boys eagerly pressing into the brakes which bore them to the Hertford station.