"You are too good," said the master of Trinity, "to die of drinking punch in the torrid zone"; and Watson, instead of becoming, as he had flattered himself, a great orientalist, remained at home to be elected professor of chemistry, a science of which he did not at the time possess the simplest rudiments.
GOTTLIEB WILHELM LEITNER (1840-1899), Anglo-Hungarian orientalist, was born at Budapest in 1840.
PAUL ANTON DE LAGARDE (1827-1891), German biblical scholar and orientalist, was born at Berlin on the and of November 1827.
ARCHIBALD HENRY SAYCE (1846-), British Orientalist, was born at Shirehampton on the 25th of September 1846, son of the Rev. H.