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THE OATH AND THE BOOK.

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THE OATH AND THE BOOK. WHAT HAPPENED TO LORD IDDESLEIGH. A correspondent sends the following anecdote the TMMet:—" When the late Lord Iddesleigh, as Mr Stafford Northcote, left Oxford he was appointed a magistrate for Deyon. He attended at the Castle of Exeter to be sworn in, and was handed a book which had been of what the late Mr Dickens called underdone piecrust' colour. It was tied round with what had been, many years before, red tape. Mr Northcole did not quite like the look of it, so he took out his knife and cut the tape, and on opening the book discovered that for about thirty years the magistrates had bepn sworn on a ready reckoner. I had this from the then magistrates' clerk."