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tion of the works of art by the men of his bat- his tastes and pursuits. Though surrounded talion. The project proved a success, and the by the luxuries of wealth and position, when example was followed at other military sta- the Crimean War broke out he enlisted in the tions. When subsequently his battalion served British service, and proved himself a gallant in India, he continued to stimulate his men to officer. In sporting circles he became widely persevere in the occupations which accorded known, and was one of the most daring steeplewith their taste.

chase riders in Europe. June 17.-Arnott, Dr. GEORGE A. WALKER, July 13.-KIRWAN, Very Rev. ANTONY LAProfessor of Botany in the University of Glas- TOUCHE, D.D., a clergyman of the Established gow, died in that city, aged 69 years. He was Church of Ireland, Dean of Limerick since 1849, the author of several important botanical works. died in that city. He was son of the celebrated

June 30.-BASTIANINI, GIOVANNI, an Italian Dean Kirwan of St. Patrick's, Dublin, who was sculptor. He began his life as a stone-breaker the friend of Burke, Sheridan, and the other in the quarries, but, evincing a fine artistic great wits and orators of Ireland at the close of taste, was educated by Treglierami, the famous the last century. collector of Tuscan antiquities. He worked in July 16.- PISAREF, DIMITRY, an eminent the studio of Fedi, producing busts and groups Russian philosopher and essayist, died near Rein marble and terra-cotta for the Florentine vel, in Esthonia, aged 28 years. At the early age antiquarian Freppa. In 1865, at the Paris In- of sixteen he became a student in the University dustrial Exposition, a terra cotta bust, marked of St. Petersburg, and, after having greatly disin the catalogue as the portrait of Jerome tinguished himself there, at the age of nineteen Benivieni, attracted the attention of connois- he was intrusted with the direction of the critseurs, who decided unanimously that it was ical department of the journal styled Razsvyet the product of the fifteenth or sixteenth cen- or Dawn. His articles in that paper and in tury. Subsequently it was sold for a large the Russkoe Slovo, or Russian Word, of which sum to the Imperial Museum, and it was not he became in 1861 the chief support, soon atuntil toward the close of 1867 discovered to tracted great attention, especially those on have been the portrait of an old tobacco-roller, “The Scholastic Philosophy of the Nineteenth who had sat, day after day, to Bastianini. Century” and “The Idealism of Plato." For Other works also, among which was a bust of several years he continued to write upon philosSavonarola, and of a Florentine singer, sup- ophy, history, science, and literature, and with vosed to have been antique, were proved to such industry that his collected essays fill more lave been his own. Having sold them him- than ten volumes. His influence soon became elf for comparatively insignificant sums, his very great, especially with the younger generatrons had, unknown to him, profited largely ation of readers. But after a time his writy allowing them to pass as antique specimens. ings became obnoxious to the Government. In I was just as his dreams of fame were about 1862 he was arrested on a charge of political

be realized that he was carried off by the agitation, and, after having been kept two lorentine plague.

years in confinement, was sentenced to be imJune ---CAPENDU, Ernest, a French nov- prisoned in a fortress for two years more. It list and dramatist, died of softening of the was during his imprisonment that his most rain, in Paris, aged 40 years. He was the brilliant essays were written, for his literary n of a wine-merchant, and born in affluence, activity was not thereby affected. But when at early ran through his property, and in his he was released, owing to the amnesty granted ruggles for a livelihood turned his attention on the occasion of the marriage of the Czarehis pen. He was the author of a popular wich, his health was found to be considerably medy, “Les Faux Bonhommes," and also of impaired. In the summer of 1868, he was sent veral novels.

by his physicians to a seaside watering-place July 10.-NAYLOR, Rev. W., an English near Revel, and there was seized with a fit while esleyan clergyman, died at his residence, bathing, and died immediately. olyhead Road, aged 86 years. His itinerant July 18.-CoYNE, JOSEPH STIRLING, an Irish bors continued from 1802 until the Confer- dramatist, antiquarian, and author, died in Lonce of 1862 (throescore years), when he be- don, aged 65 years. He was the son of an ofne a "supernumerary. ." He was pastor officer in the Irish commissariat, and was born ist of the leading circuits of the connection, at Birr, King's County, in 1805; was educated d chairman of influential districts. Through at Dungannon School, and studied law, but, re than half a century he was identified finding it distasteful, relinquished it, and in th every great movement of Methodism. He 1837 went to England and soon established a s one of the ministers that took part in the reputation as a playwright. Continuing to furmation of the Wesleyan Methodist Mission- nish the London theatres with dramas, come

Society, and was spared to preach one of dies, and farces, he found time to write several sermons at its jubilee.

works of fiction, and a book on the “Scenery Tuly 12. — Talon, Vicomte CERTUS, a and Antiquities of Ireland." Mr. Coyne was nch soldier and sportsman, died near associated with Mr. Mark Lemon, Mr. Henry C-la-Chapelle, of cancer of the stomach. He Mayhew, and other littérateurs of the light s a Frenchman by birth, but English in all school, in the establishment of Punch.

July 21.- TAOMAS, GEORGE HOUSMAN, a Governor. Sir Edward held a commission distinguished English artist and designer, died seventy-four years. In 1862 he received the at Boulogne, France. He was born in London, baton of a field-marshal. December 7, 1824, studied engraving in Paris, Aug. 3.-PERTHES, BOCCHER DE CREVECHTE, and in 1845 came to the United States and ac-founder of the science of Paleontology, and an cepted an engagement to illustrate a newspaper. eminent geologist, died at Abbeville, France, After the expiration of about two years he went aged 80 years. He was the first to call the eto Italy, and was in Rome during the siege of tention of the scientific world to those remarkthat city by the French. Many of his sketches able relics of the earliest ages, the flint imple of the siege appeared in The Illustrated Lon- ments used by man before the discovery of don News at the time, and on his return to metals. After enduring the ridicule of the England, in 1849, he painted a picture of “Gari- incredulous as a visionary, he succeeded in baldi at the Siege of Rome," which was exhib- proving that there had been in Europe an age ited at the Royal Academy. His drawings in of stone. His valuable collection of flint ixThe Illustrated News attracted the attention plements now forms an important part of the of Queen Victoria, and he received a commis- Gallo-Roman Museum, at St. Germain. sion from her Majesty to paint "The Queen Aug. 5. - LUSHINGTON, Rt. Hon. STEPHES Giving the Medals to the Crimean Heroes," ex- RUMBOLD, M. P., formerly Secretary of 13 hibited at the Academy. Until very recently, Treasury, and Governor of Madras, died in much of his time had been taken up by designs Kent, aged 93 years. He was the son of the for books; and ill-health, from which he suffered late Rev. J. S. Lushington, was born in 1771 for many years, prevented him from giving his and received his education at Rugby. He was time entirely to painting.

returned to the House of Commons as memlar July 30.—GARNER, THOMAS, a distinguished for Rye, in 1807, and afterward for Canterbury, line engraver, died at Birmingham, at an ad- He was for nearly fourteen years chairman vanced age. His chief engravings in the pure Ways and Means in the House of Commocs. line style were the small series of Hogarth's and from 1814 till 1827 Joint Secretary to the “Rake's Progress," many of Daniel's Indian Treasury. From 1827 till 1832 he was subjects, and some of the Art Journal engrav- of Madras, and while holding that position 3 ings. Mr. Garner was a member of the Royal published the “Life and Services of General Birmingham Society of Artists.

Lord Harris," whose daughter he married. Ee July —-LIMAYRAO, Paulin, an able politi- was sworn a Privy Councillor in 1827, and a cal and belles-lettres writer, died in Paris. He created an honorary D. C. L., by the Unitawas born at Caussade, February 20, 1817, and sity of Oxford. began his literary career in 1840. From 1843 Aug. 10.—COOKE, JONN Docglas, an English to 1845 he was one of the editors of the Revue journalist, died in London. He served an early des Deux Mondes, and contributed to other pe- apprenticeship to the press, having been riodicals. In 1849 he wrote a five-act comedy, nected from his youth with both daily sa! "La Comédie en Espagne,” which, though weekly papers ; was for some years editor never played, owing to political events, obtained the London Morning Chronicle, and since tha: for him, in 1855, the Oross of Commander of time, of the Saturday Review. Though not 3 the Order of Charles III. of Spain. From 1852 great writer, he was a journalist in the past to 1855 he was literary editor of the Presse practical sense of the word, his administratire newspaper, and in May, 1856, he became one ability, taste, and judgment enabling him to of the political editors of the Constitutionnel. meet the requirements of the time, and gratis, He was also a writer for the Patrie, and in while moulding, the public taste. June, 1861, became editor-in-chief of the Pays, Aug. 14.-HIGGINS, MATTHEW JANES, better a position he left in October of the same year known to the reading world as “Jacob (efor the Constitutionnel. He was decorated nium,” died at his residence in Londa with the Legion of Honor in 1856, and in 1861 aged' about 53 years. He was educated -was promoted to be a Grand Officer.

Eton, where he was the contemporary of Wr. Aug. 2.—BLAKENEY, Field-Marshal Sir Ed- Gladstone, and afterward graduated at Ver WARD, G. C. B., Governor of Chelsea Hospital, College, Oxford. For several years he heid and senior officer in the British Army; died at commission in the British Army. He was fir the Hospital, agod 90 years. He entered the a long period an attaché of the London Tinh army at an early age; saw service in the West and a valued contributor to many of the En Indies; took part in the expedition to Holland; lish periodicals. At first he wrote over 5sserved through the Peninsular campaigns with rious nommes de plume, but he finally adorsdistinction, winning much honor at Ciudad ed that of “Jacob Omnium." His style wa Rodrigo, Badajoz, Vittoria, and Pampeluna. terse and vigorons, and as a satirist he was su In 1814 he served in America, and the follow- severe as to inspire fear. He was a man ing year at Waterloo. From 1838 he held for sterling honesty, dauntless courage, and so: many years command of the forces in Ireland. possessing a remarkably genial nature. In 1855 he was appointed Lieutenant-Governor Aug. 25.-VAN LENNEP, JACOB, 2 of Chelsea Hospital, and upon the death of Sir Dutch writer and novelist, died at Amsterdas Colin Halkett," two months after, was made He was born in 1802. He was the author of

rast number of tales, some of which were aged 68 years. He was born in Norfolk. ranslated into English. He also translated When quite young he excelled as a draughtsman, nto Dutch some of Shakespeare's plays, and and contributed some fine drawings to "Britertain selections from modern English poets. ton's Cathedrals.” At the age of thirty he Aug. 26.-Hugo, Madame ADÈLE FOUCHER, commenced exhibiting at the Water Color rife of the poet and novelist, died at Brussels, Society," continuing do so for twenty years. ged about 62 years. In 1822 she was married He particularly excelled in wild, romantic pico Victor Hugo, an attachment having sprung tures, depicting with great taste scenes from p between them in childhood, and through the civil wars. Among scriptural subjects, his fe she was ever his constant and devoted best work is " Christ Preaching on the Steps of riend and companion, rejoicing with him in the Temple.” He received å medal at the he days of his prosperity and afterward shar- French Exhibition of 1855. og with him and brightening his exile. In Aug. —-WAAGEN, Gustav FRIEDRICH, a 863, she prepared a life of her husband under German author and art critic, died at Copenhe title " Victor Hugo raconté par un témoin hagen. He was born in Hamburg, February le sa vie" (2 vols.).

11, 1794. He began life as an artist, but, in Aug. 28.-MOHAMMED, ISHMAEL KİAN AGA, 1813, laid aside his pencil for the musket, and n eccentric Persian gentleman residing in served as a volunteer in the Prussian army. 'aris, died in that city, aged about 78 years. Retiring from the war, he resumed his studies le was the son of a distinguished Oriental dip- in the galleries of Berlin, Dresden, Heidelberg, omatist , who, having been sent by the Shah of and

Munich, establishing himself in the latter 'ersia on a mission to the English authorities city in 1820, where he published his first work, t Bombay, was accidentally killed in a riot a pamphlet on the Egyptian mummies. In hrough the wanton carelessness of some Eng- 1823 he was appointed director of the Royal ish officials. Through the Shah, the son re- Gallery of Paintings in Berlin, and, in 1832, of eived a pension of £5,000, which was regularly the portrait gallery of the new Museum in that ransmitted to him for the last forty years of city. In 1844 he delivered a course of instrucis life. He lived in the Rue Rivoli, opposite tion at the University of Berlin, on the hishe Tuileries, dressed in rich Oriental costume, tory of art. In 1837 he published an elaborate nd was a regular attendant upon the opera work on “ Art History and Criticism in Engnd theatre, but allowed himself no associates land and France.". În 1854, " Treasures of r correspondents,, living in the strictest se- Art in Great Britain," followed by a supplelusion, though occasionally admitting mem- mentary volume in 1858. He was also the jers of the English and Persian Legations as author of other volumes upon art, and a variety isitors. In a quiet way he assisted the public of miscellaneous essays. harities, but his desire seemed to be to shroud Sept. 17.-MAJORIBANKS, EDWARD, Sen., an imself in mystery.

English banker, partner in Coutts's Bank, died Aug. 30.---SMITH, GEORGE, D. D., an English at Greenlands, Bucks County, aged 94 years. He Fesleyan preacher and author, died at Cam- was born in Lees, Berwickshire, and educated orne, Eng., aged 68 years. He was the son at the University of Edinburgh, where he was fa carpenter, and was educated in a Lancas- a favorite pupil of Dugald Stewart. Subseerian school. One of his first productions was quently he obtained a scholarship at Baliol lecture on the “Chronology of the Book of College, Oxford, but did not reside there, havfenesis,” which was soon followed by an essay ing been taken into the banking establishment a the “Origin and Antiquity of Alphabetical of his relative, Thomas Coutts. In 1797 he beharacters." Then came the “Religion of An- came junior partner of the firm, and forty ient Britain historically considered.” After years after was senior partner, holding that vme years he published his “Sacred Annals," position for a period of thirty-one years. He "hteh have been reprinted in this country- was a man of determined energy of character, ad “ Lectures to Local Preachers,” in parts, firm in his integrity, and genial in his nature. hich were imported from England. Dr. Sept. 19.-Serron, John, a celebrated Engmith's most popular

work, however, is his lish actor, died in New York City. He was History of Wesleyan Methodism,” which has born in Liverpool, January 10, 1805, and was irnished much of the most valuable matter in educated for the bar, but preferred the stage. Ir. Stevens's History.

His principal reputation was attained as a low Aug. --Bey, Dr. Clot, an eminent phy- comedy actor, and in the representation of cian of Marseilles, France ; died there, aged certain characters in that line he had no su1 years

. He had acquired a well-merited perior either in England or the United States. sputation by his success in establishing medi- He began his professional career at the age of l instruction and practice in Egypt. During sixteen. In the year 1827 he came to this le last ten years he lived in France in retire- country, and was engaged for two seasons at lent, but had long been associate of the most the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia. Mr. bportant academies of Europe, and Com- Webster, of the 'Adelphi Theatre, London, had lander of the Legion of Honor.

written a comic drama called “The Golden Aug. --CATTERMOLE, George, an eminent Farmer,” and he presented a copy of it to his nglish water-color artist, died in London, friend, Sefton. This drama contains the great

part of Jemmy Twitcher, with its “Oh, Preceptors. He was an accomplished antiMowses," and " Yel, vot hof it!" which Mr. quarian, and an unwearied advocate of human Sefton first acted in Philadelphia, in 1834, progress. without making any particular sensation. But, Sept. —-VIENNET, M., a French acadein a short time after, Manager Dinneford built mician and author, died in Paris, aged 91 the little New Franklin Theatre in New York, years. He entered the marine artillery i and engaged him as his low comedian. Thé 1796, fought, under the first emperor, at Lait first season at the New Franklin proceeded sic, and, upon the second restoration, was made very quietly, until, at three days' notice, " The an officer of the royal staff. Disappointed in Golden Farmer" 'was produced. Mr. Sefton his military ambition, he early turned his & did not then care much for the part of Jemmy tention to literature. In the time of Louis Twitcher. Indeed, it was one of the only two Philippe he was a peer. In 1824 he publishel characters he ever refused to play. But, from his “Philosophical Promenade in Père is its first night in New York, it was a decided Chaise Cemetery.” He subsequently to hit. “The Golden Farmer' was repeated at several fables and tragedies, among otte one hundred and two performances, and was "Clovis” and “Constantin." His academics followed up with “Jemmy Twitcher in discourses were models of purity of diction France.” From the profits of those perform- and some of these, delivered in extreme ok! ances Dinneford was able to build the old age, were among his best. Bowery Theatre. For many years afterward Oct. 28.-SUTHERLAND, HARRIET ELIZABETE Mr. Sefton used to star Jemmy Twitcher GEORGIANA, Dowager Duchess of, former through the country, when the regular season Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoris, die was over, and it never failed to draw crowded at her seat, Sutherland Castle. She wu: houses and enthusiastic applause. When Nib- daughter of the sixth Earl of Carlisle, and es lo's was burned down, Sefton acted as stage born in 1806. In 1823 she was married to the manager at the Astor Place Opera House eldest son of the Marquis of Stafford, than during the performances of an Italian com- Earl of Gower, who, in 1833, became Duke pany, and during the celebrated Macready Sutherland. She was Mistress of the Robes 9 riot. Afterward he was stage manager at Queen Victoria, under the Liberal ministria Richmond; at the Walnut, Philadelphia, under until the death of her husband, in 1861, we Marshall; at Charleston and Columbia, S. O., she retired from the brilliant circle in which and at New Orleans under Placide. His last she had moved a prominent figure. She ws appearance was during the latter part of the noted, in youth, for her extraordinary beans, month of October, 1867, at the Broadway and through life her character presented : Theatre, for the benefit of Barton Hill, when happy blending of delicacy and gentleness he appeared in the character which was his firmness and decision. The late duchess greatly greatest success.

distinguished herself by her active support: Sept. --CORDOVA, FILIPPO, an Italian the public movement of 1853, in deprecati statesman and orator, Procurator-General and of American slavery, and by her liberal eder? Senator, died at Florence, aged about 66 years. agement of the fine arts. In early life he was distinguished as a barrister. Oct. —-CICÉRI, PIERRE LrO CHAREN I He took an active part in the Revolution of celebrated French soene-painter, died in Pa 1848, in the kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and, aged 86 years. He was born at St. Cloal upon its suppression by the late King of Naples, 1782, and displayed so decided a talent fr fled into exile. Fortunately, however, he ob- music that, at the age of fourteen, he w33 tained the patronage of Count Cavour, who excellent violinist, and also something of 5 employed him in the Statistical Department of operatic composer. After studying twer: the Board of Agriculture and Commerce in years at the Conservatoire de Musique, an sk:Piedmont. On the annexation of Sicily to Sar- dent, which unfitted him for a públic singar dinia, Cordova was returned to the Italian Par- obliged him to turn from vocal music to dras liament, and he held office under Ricasoli and ing, and, as a pupil of Bellangé, he soon ERatazzi. He subsequently held the post of tinguished himself in the art of decoration 3 Procurator-General of the Court of Cassation, scene-painting. In 1810 he was intrusted to but retired some years since to a senatorial Jérome Bonaparte, King of Westphalis, Tits chair. He was an eloquent speaker, and not the decorations of the chief theatre of Casse! unlike Burke in style of oratory.

In 1826 he superintended the coronation film Sept. --REYNOLDS, John, an eminent tivities of Charles X. teacher, botanist, and antiquarian, in London, Oct. --FARRANT, Colonel Francis, & died in that city, aged 76 years. He was born English diplomatist, and officer in the Brits in Islington, was carefully educated, and, hav- Army, died at Dover, England, aged 64 year ing established a school in St. John's Street, He was formerly in the diplomatie service is London, labored with untiring devotion there the East. Having joined the Bombay Cara'rs. for upward of fifty years. He took an active he was employed by Lord William Bentincko part in founding the “Mechanics' Institute," Persia, and afterward was secretary to : also the Botanical Society of Regent's Park, English minister plenipotentiary in that can and was an original member of the College of try. He was also secretary of legation se!

chargé d'affaires at the court of Persia. He House and Attorney-General. He was a memresigned his appointment at the court of Te- ber of the Conference which met in Quebec in heran in 1852, and was promoted to a colonel- 1864, and of the London Conference which cy in 1855.

settled the details of the Confederation Act. Oct. —:-HILDEBRANDT, EDOUARD, a geo- When the Union became a fact, he presented graphical painter, died in Berlin. He was born himself for election to the voters of Northumin Dantzic, and had made a considerable local berland, and was returned by a large majority. reputation as a landscape-painter when, through Nov. 10.- HASTINGS, Marquis of, a the influence of Humboldt, he was sent to Bra- young English nobleman, died in London, at zil to paint the scenery of that country. After- the age of 26 years. He inherited at an early ward he came to this country, and established age a large fortune, consisting principally of himself in New York, but his success not meet- landed estates, but his inordinate love for the ing his expectations, he returned to Prussia and sports of the turf and his reckless expenditures won some fame. His pictures were more val- in different directions speedily reduced him to uable as scientific records of scenery than at- bankruptcy, and sent him to an early grave. tractive to the public generally.

Nov. 12.-Havin, LEONOR JOSEPH, a French Oct. ---,-SIAM, PARA-BARD-SAMDETCH-PARA- publicist and editor, died in Paris. He was PHARAMENDR-MANA-MONKUT, first King of, born in 1799, at Saint Lo, and received his died at Bangkok. He was born about 1805, education in his native land, but his father, and succeeded his father, Rheu Din Klang, in having been a member of the National Conven1825, by right of his being eldest son of the tion that decreed the death of Louis XVI., was Queen. He was, however, set aside by one of included in the list of proscribed regicides his elder brothers, and became a Buddhist drawn up on the restoration of the Bourbons monk, devoting a large portion of his time to to the throne of France, and being compelled studying dead and modern languages. He ac- to leave his country in 1816, his son accomquired a familiar knowledge of the sciences, panied him, sharing his exile till 1820. On his spoke English with great fluency, and was a return to France, the future journalist joined member of the Asiatic Society of Great Britain. the young men of the Liberal party, and in Upon the death of his brother, in April, 1856, he 1830 was elected a deputy from the provinces ascended the throne. Discarding the monastic of the west, charged with the duty of instructdress, he took the above title, and immediately ing the Provisional Government as to the instituted several reforms, among which, it may wants and views of the people of the departbe remarked, that he exercised his troops ac- ments. In 1839 he was chosen Secretary of cording to the European system, established a the Chamber of Deputies, to which he had royal printing-press, and granted freedom of been elected from Saint Lô in 1861, but his worship. In April

, 1855, he concluded a liberal views made him obnoxious to the Govtreaty of commerce with Great Britain, and in ernment, and in 1842, through ministerial in1856 similar treaties with France and the fluence, he lost his position. Still retaining his Cnited States. He paid great attention to seat, however, he ranged himself beside Odillon the development of the internal resources of Barrot, with whom he almost constantly acted his kingdom, and caused numerous roads, in the opposition. In the reform agitation he canals, etc., to be constructed in various parts took a principal part in organizing the banquet pf Siam. In 1868 he afforded every possible of Thorigny, which led to such important reacility for enabling scientific men, coming from sults. After the revolution of February he Other countries, to take observations of the was elected by an overwhelming vote to the clipse.

Constituent Assembly, and on all political and Oct. —:—TOMMY, a Japanese youth, an at- social questions voted with the Right till Deaché of the Japanese embassy, which visited cember. When Louis Napoleon had been he United States in 1860, was killed in one of elected President, Havin, allying himself with he late actions near Neegata. His bravery the Democratic party, exerted himself greatly iad won for him several promotions. While to prolong the existence of the Constituent a this country his brilliancy and quickness of Assembly. He was subsequently elected mematellect made him a special favorite with the ber of the Council of State; and, in 1863, as an ublic.

opposition candidate, he was chosen to the Noc. 9.-JOHNSON, Hon. John MERCER, mem- Corps Législatif, both for Paris and Manche, er of the Dominion Parliament for Northum- but decided to sit for the latter. His fame erland, N. B.; died there, aged 50 years. He rests principally upon his management of the as born in Liverpool, England, whence his Siècle, of which journal he was editor for sevther, who was a timber-merchant, emigrated eral years

, conducting it with a judgment and New Brunswick. The son, having been edu- an ability that have given it a foremost rank ited in the Northumberland County Gram- among the political journals of France, and sear School, was admitted to the bar in 1840. cured for it a circulation not exceeded perhaps e soon became a member of the Provincial by that of any newspaper of the same class in egislature, and in 1854 was made Solicitor- France. eneral. Ín 1847 he was made Postmaster Dec. 6.-SCHLEICHER, AUGUST, an eminent eneral, and was afterward Speaker of the German philologist and author, died at Jena.

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