25 MAY 1867, Page 1

The weather this week has been simply unendurable. It has

snowed moat days,—notably on the Derby Day,—and when it has not snowed it has sleeted, and rained, and drizzled, till life even without the east wind would be a burden. As it was, people felt inclined to make Professor Kingsley take Nelson's place in Tra- falgar Square, as a fitting penalty for singing sweet words about the "hard grey weather." Breeds Englishmen, forsooth ! It breeds nothing but pocket-handkerchiefs.