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n THE SUICIDE OF VICTOR TOWNLEY.I

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THE LATE CARDXNAL WISEMAN.

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THE LATE CARDXNAL WISEMAN. The remains ot this dUtim*, ■ u hpen lving iu state at the late rS,,ed ecclesiastic has York-place, Baker-street, Lon^^Vi^Eminence, ceremonial was only to be obtained bv tTok it would seem, however, had been eivi, ^hlch St indiscreet liberality, a, .with an SSd to obtain wi. » Saturday so dense as to necessitate the services of several of the D division 01 to regularity and prevent undue confusion. pT^j^nding the pressure, a number of the Roman o aristocracy, and many Protestants who had sueeeeded in gecurin^ tickets, arrived in their carriages, ^battled with the crowd for their respective turn of On entering the hall the public were directed to the grand staircase leading to the drawing room, w 1c had been darkened and hung with black, and was lighted by a considerable number of candles. At tne vestibule, was a large carved representation of the Saviour on the cross, and in the centre of the apart- ment, resting on a bier, was the coffin containing the remains of the deceased prelate, attired in the full dress of bis order as an Archbishop of the Romish Church, even to the gold-embroidered shoes, chain, and the insiguia of his ecclesiastical office, with the bands crossed on the breast, holding a ciucifix; while on his fingers, outside his gloves, the backs of which were embroidered in gold, with the glory and "I.H.S. were the archiepiscopal jewelledjrings, symbolical of his being wedded to the Church. The deceased Cardinal had on his head the small scarlet cap which both the Pope and Cardinals usually wear, except on State occasions. At the head of the coffin which was lined with white and yellow satin, was an exceedingly large and richly embossed mitre in figured white satin. while at the foot were an elaborately ornamented cross and crosier. On one side of the apartment, in its darkest recess, there had been erected an altar, at which there were constantly kneeling and praying a number of nuns, who appeared occasionally to relieve each other, and who in their turn visited and touched the cheek and kissed the hand or crucifix in the hand of the deceased Cardinal. The Roman Catholics could be easily dis- tinguished on account of their observance of a peculiar ceremony. On passing round the bier containing the corpse of the Cardinal nearly all of them either touched with their hand, their cross, or their rosary, the face of the Cardinal, and also attempted to kiss the hand. With regard to the appearance of the Cardinal in death, those who had known him in life could scarcely believe they were looking upon the remains of a man of so much bulk, and, generally speaking, of so robust an appearance as he had up to his last illness exhibited. Even the body itself seemed to be much reduced, whilst the full features of the face had apparently dwindled away, exhibiting a large amount of prostration and of and long and extreme suffering. On the right side of the head and temple was a large plaster, some two or three inches in diameter, and a smaller one passing right along the right eyelid. The circumstances which had led to the necessity of these disfigurements during his illness had evidently the effect of rendering the countenance less pleasing than it poRsibly otherwise would have been. The coffin was covered with crimson velvet, on its lid a massive and elaborately-engraved brass plate. The coat of arms, with the Cardinal's hat and pendants, surmounted ar dbore the following inscription :— Emus. et Rmuø. Dominus Tit. St. Nicholaus Prudentiaiue, S.R.C., Presb. Card. Wiseman, Primus Archlepiscopus Westooonasteriensis. Natus die 2 Augusti, 1802, Consecratus die 8 Junii, 1840, Obiit die 15 Februarii, 1865. Orate pro eo. Which, being translated into English, reads thus :— The Most Eminent and Most Rev. Lord Nicholas, Titular St. Prudentianro, S. R. E, Priest, Cardinal Wiseman, First Archbishop of Westminster, born 2nd August, 1802, con- secrated 8th June, 1840, died 16th February, 1865. Pray for him. Every English Roman Catholic bishop was invited to the funeral, at Kensal Green, together with a dele- gate from every Chapter in the kingdom, and the heads of all religious orders and congregations in the Church.

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