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treme rarity, the following yet extant among the ' I am not aware that gates of this or a similar conarchives of the family of Ogilvy of Inverquharity, and struction can claim any earlier antiquity in Scotland kindly communicated by Sir John Ogilvy, will doubtless than the reign of James the Sixth. On this point, be read with much interest. It is entitled, “License be possibly some of your correspondents can inform me; the King to Al. Ogilvy of Inercarity to fortifie his house but connected with the one above engraved, there is a and put ane iron yet therein," and proceeds thus peculiarity which may be briefly noticed. Towards the JAMES be the grace of God Kinge of Scottis. To all and

close of the sixteenth century, while the extensive lordsindry oure liegies and subdits to qwhais kpawlage theis

ship of Glenesk was held by the old family of Lindsay oure Llez (Letters) sall cum gretinge. Wit yhe vs to haue

of Edzell, Sir David Lindsay and his brother Lord gevin and grauntit full fredome facultez and spsecilele Menmuir, founder of the noble house of Balcarras, dislicence to oure loued familiare Sqwier Alex. of Ogilby of covered in the glen, minerals, including gold, silver, Inuerquharady for to fortifie his house and to strenthit with brass, and tin, which were leased to a skilful German, ane Irne yhet. Quharfor we straitly bid and commaunde and it is stated the gate above depicted was the work of that na man take on hande to make him impediment stop- a native blacksmith, from iron ore raised and smelted in pinge na distroublace in the makinge, raisinge, hynginge, Glenesk ; in fact, the whole of the iron about the castle and vpsettinge of the saide yhet in his said house vndir all of Invermark, of which the gate is almost the only payne and charge at eftir may follow.

vestige, is also recorded to have been obtained and Geuin vndir oure signet at Streviline the xxv° day of

worked from and upon the same soil. Subsequently, September ande of oure regne the sevint yhere [1573.]

these mineral discoveries were attempted to be continued The lands and castle of Inverquharity were held by by the York Buildings Company, but their operations the ancestors of the present baronet from a period an- failing of success the works were abandoned. terior to the year 1405, and were, with the exception of The tower or castle of Invermark,* now roofless and a the old messuage and the surrounding park only recently ruin, appears to owe much of its dilapidated condition alienated. The house and park are still retained by the to neglect, as between the time that the estate was sold family, but the castle is now a ruin. The “Irne yhet" by the last Lindsay of Edzell, to James, fourth Earl of for which the above licence was obtained is still there in Panmure, by whom as a Jacobite it was forfeited within its original position. These iron gates hung on strong the year following the purchase ; and the sale of the hinges, and secured by two or three bolts, varying in lands by the Government to the York Buildings Comdiameter from two to four inches, were not unfrequently pany, the castle is noticed as gradually falling to decay. aided in their repellative quality by a thick bar of oak, one end of which being placed in an aperture in the wall,

* Invermark Castle stands on a rising ground near the passed immediately behind the gate to an opposite niche junction of the rivers Mark and Lee, in the valley immedichiselled in the stone work to receive it. At many other 'ately below the fine shooting lodge lately erected by Lord fortalices in the same district, such gates as here de Panmure, and forms a beautiful object in the landscape. scribed are remaining; and among them that at Inver Here, almost under the shadow of the venerable ruin, mark Castle, in the romantic valley of Glenesk, affords Alexander Ross, author of the well known Scottish poems a satisfactorily picturesque specimen ; that castle, as of Helenore, or the Fortunate Shepherdess; the Rock an' shewn in the accompanying view

the Wee Pickle Tow, etc., taught the youth of the parish upwards of fifty-two years, and bis ashes repose in the old romantically situated kirkyard at the foot of the Loch of Lee, surrounded by rugged mountains from three to four hundred feet in height. The ruins of his humble dwelling are laudably preserved. Some years since a monument of Aberdeen granite was subscribed for by his admirers and erected to his memory, but through the influence of the parish minister of the period, was most absurdly placed in the new kirk, which is about a mile distant from the grave of the bard, it is however hoped that a change for the better will remedy this evil, no person being more alive to the propriety of having both men and things in their right place than Lord Panmure, who is sole proprietor of the large and interesting lordship of Glenesk, much of which has received great improvement within the short space of three years,

The shooting lodge recently erected by Lord Panmure is on the side of the hill, to the left of the Castle of Invermark, more than 200 feet above the level of the Loch of Lee. It

is built of native granite, in the picturesque style of English having been erected in the sixteenth century, and the cottage architecture, with a tower on the east front. “ irne yet” or gate being a type of all others which I The house represented in the view, to the right of the have noticed, is represented at the commencement of castle, is the residence of the parish schoolmaster. this paper.

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In 1729, the Burlawmen, or those appointed to value INVOCATION OF THE VIRGIN ON TOMBS. the lands and houses on the forfeited properties of the

Ancient epitaphs did not usually contain the words, Stuart adherents, in reference to this edifice, made a “Per intercessionem Gloriose Virginis Marie, etc.," but report, that-the present value of the castle of Inner

her- / generally, “ Cujus anime propicietur Deus,” or, “ Miserimark, of stone and slate roof is three hundred and sixty- |

and sixty- cors Deus," or “ Quorum animabus, etc." four pounds; and the reparations necessary thereto, is

On the north side, in the church of Streatham, in one hundred and ninety pounds, twelve shillings, which

Surrey, is this inscription :it must have in all haste to prevent its going to ruin.* The repairs suggested by the report were immediately

Celestial Pryncesse thow blessed Virgin Marie, made, and the factor or manager of the Panmure por

Thy Servant Margret Cantlowe, call to Remembraunce, tion of the York Buildings' Estates made it his occasional

And pray to thy dere Sonne the Well of all Mercy,

To pardon her Trespas and Fautes of Ignoraunce; residence. Two of his female descendants were its last

Whiche to Hen.Cantlowe was Wyffe wythoute Varyaunce, occupants, they having continued to inhabit the castle

And Dowhtyr also to Nicolas Alwyn, till 1803, when the stone work of the offices, and the Mercers of London, God shelde them all from Synne. timber of the interior were taken to build the adjoining The sayd Margrete died V. Day of Marcii, Ao. 1486. manse for the use of the parish minister.

In the north aisle of Carshalton church, in Surrey, is Brechin, August 9.

A. J.

the figure of a woman praying, with this inscription

from her mouth: SPES ET FORTUNA VALETE.

O blessed Lady of Pittie, pray for me, I send you an early version of the Greek Epigram

That my soul savyd may be. Jately a subject of discussion in your columns, which I On the north wall in the chapel of Windsor, is a copied in 1852, from an ancient sepulchral monument in figure in vestments kneeling before the Virgin and Child, the Lateran Gallery at Rome.

above are the words— The portion of the inscription which I copied is as

MAGISTER ROBERTVS HONYWODE LEGVM DOCT. follows:

Behind him stands St. Catherine with her sword and D. M. S. L. ANNIVS OCTAVIANVS VALERIANVS.

wheel; and from his mouth issues this scroll -
Evusi effugi Spes et fortuna valete.
Nil mihi Voviscum est ludificate alios.

Virgo tuum natum pro me precor ora.
JOHN SIMEON.

And below is inscribed

Orate pro anima Magistri Roberti Honywode, Legum COMBUSTIBILITY OF THE DIAMOND.

Doctoris, nuper Archi-Diaconi Tawnton, ac Canonici hujus

Collegii. Qui obiit 22 die Januarii, Anno Dni 1522. In Current Notes, p. 44, Rouelle the French chemist is said, from Prior's Life of Goldsmith, to have been the

At Hungerford, in Berkshire, occurs this inscription : first person who ascertained the composition of the Pry pour Mons. Robert de Hungerford, tant cum il viDiamond by submitting it to combustion ; but that fact vera, Et pour l'alme de ly appressa mort priere : Synk Cents had been long since foreseen. Boetius de Boot in his et sinquante jours de pardon avera grante de quatorse et History of Gems, printed in 1609, spoke of the Diamond veoques tant come il fust en vie : per quei en noum de as an inflammable substance. In the chapter “ De

charite : Pater et Ave. Adamante,” he intimates

Many monumental inscriptions end in this manner. Quod itaque mastix, quæ igneæ naturæ est, Adamanti

For instance at East Shelford :facile pingi possit, signum est id propter materiæ similitu. For whose Soule, of your Charitie say a Pater Noster dinem fieri, ac Adamantis materiam igneam et sulphuream | and Ave. esse, atque ipsius humidum intrinsecum et primogenium, At Cookham, in the same county, against the north cujus beneficio coagulatus est, plane fuisse oleosum, et

side of the chancel, is a monument, with the figures of igneum, aliarum vero gemmarum aqueum. Non mirum itaque si pinguis, oleosa, et ignea masticis

a man and a woman, and this inscription under their substantia illi absque visus termino adpingi, et applicari,

feet :alius vero gemmis non posset.

Of your Charitie pray for the Soules of Robert Pecke,

Esq., sumtyme Master Clerke of the Spycery with King He quaintly adds

Harri the Sixt. and Agnes hys Wyfe. Robert decessyd the Qui hac à ne data ratione contentus non est, meliorem 14th day of January, in the Yere of our Lord God, a Thouadferat.

sand CCCCC and XVII. Whos Soules and all Crysten Dublin.

A. S. Soules Jhesu have Mercy.

Out of the man's mouth issues the words• York Buildings Company Inventory Book, p. 315. Sancta Trinitas, unus Deus, miserere nobis. For reference to this valuable Manuscript, and to another

And out of the woman'sentitled “Memorandum 'Book,' both pertaining to Lord Panmure, we are indebted to his Lordship's kindness.

Virgo Dei digna, peccantibus esto benigna.

In St. Giles' Church is a similar inscription, but not

GEORGE COLMAN THE ELDER. quite so blasphemous, but all are outdone by the follow

The following memorandum, in the autograph of ing in the chapel of Windsor, for here we have the blas

| Isaac Reed, is now before me. phemous dogma of the Immaculate Conception with a

August 24th, 1794. Dr. Douglas, bishop of Salisbury, vengeance. Orate pro animabus Regis Henrici VIIm et Christofori

told me at his palace, Salisbury, that General Pulteney

offered Mr. Colman a seat in Parliament, and to provide Urswyk, quondam ejus Elemosinarii magni et istius Collegii

amply for him, if he would quit his theatrical connections, Decani. Ave Maria, etc. Et Benedicta sit sanctissima tua

particularly, I think he said, his mistress, Miss Ford, who Mater Anna, ex qua sine macula processit tua purissima

had been kept by Mossop; had a child by him, and aftercaro Virginea. Amen. Deus qui per unigenitum tuum, ex utero Virginis incarnatum, ac morte passum, genus hu

wards became his wife. manum redemisti, eripias quesumus animas Henrici VIII | Is this a known fact, or are there further particulars ac Christofori, necnon omnium eorum, quos ipse Christoforus, known?

J.C. dum vixit, offendit, ab eterna morte, atq; ad eternam vitam

The conversation appears to have been caused by the then perducas, per Xm. Dominum nostrum. Amen.

recent decease of George Colman the elder, in a lunatic The above are copied literatim.

asylum, on the 14th of the above month. Miss Ford, who Hawkshead, August 10.

D. B. H.

is frequently noticed in the Garrick Correspondence, was,

notwithstanding her position with Mossop, and subsequently Mr. Kelly will find in the Rev. Charles Boutell's with Colman, a woman of intellect, and the child referred Monumental Brasses of England, an engraving of a to, was Griffinhoof, or George Colman the younger. Colman brass of an Ecclesiastic at Great Bromley Church in the elder was the nephew of the Countess of Bath, herself Essex, having a scroll close to the head, on which is

said to have been, before her marriage, Boling broke's inscribed the invocation.

mistress. On the death of the Earl of Bath in 1764, Colman

became independent, and notwithstanding his noncom. Mater dei memento mei.

pliance with General Pulteney's expressed desire, was further On a memorial brass of Sir Richard Bewfforeste, in benefited under his will, on bis decease in 1767. the Abbey Church of Sts. Peter and Paul, at Dorchester in Oxfordshire, is also a scroll with this inscription.

THE DEBT OF NATURE. O dulcis Mater Virgo Virginu ora p. nobis tuu filiū. In Llangollen Churchyard west gate, is the followNottingham, August 7.

F. R. N. H. / ing epitaph on the tomb of Morris and Catherine Jones.

Our life is but a Winter's day

Some only breakfast and away. JOIN INGLEDEU, not Thomas Ingleden, a native of

Others to dinner stay and are full fed, Yorkshire, and chaplain to William Patten of Wain

The oldest man but sups, and goes to bed. flete, Bishop of Winchester, founded in 1461 two Fel

Large is his debt who lingers out the day : lowships in Magdalen College, Oxford, for natives of

Who goes the soonest has the least to pay. the diocese of York, or Durham; and for their maintenance conveyed to the College for ever, certain lands in Yorkshire. It is possible that these lands may be

PROGRESS OF MORMON FANATICISM. situate in the locality of his birth; and their situation Joseph Smith, twenty-five years since assumed the is doubtless known to the authorities at Oxford. No designation of "the prophet," and organised - the Morrecord is extant to show in what college either he or mon Church,” with six members. Smith is since dead, the bishop received his education. See Wood, Hist. et but “the Church" in Utah territory in the United Antiq. Oxon., tom. II. pp. 187, segg.

States now embodies three presidents, seven apostles, It does not appear that any family of this name is at 2026 “ seventies," 715 high priests, 994 elders, 514 present resident in Yorkshire. Two individuals of the priests, 471 teachers, 227 deacons, besides the usual name reside in the county of Durham, Silvester Ingle- ratio of persons not yet ordained, but in training for dew at Stockton-upon-Tees, and James Ingledew at the ministry. The total number of the Scandinavian Oaktree, Hurworth; and two in Northumberland, Henry mission is said to have been 533, of whom 409 were and John Ingledew at Newcastle.

Danes, 71 Swedes and 54 Norwegians. Mormonism is If Angeltheos* cannot obtain the information he a direct avowal of the principle of polygamy, and during requires, at the Register Office, Wakefield, he may, the six months which ended in April last, 278 persons perhaps, by consulting the Indexes to the Calendars of in the territory of Utah died, while 965 children were Inquisitions, Rolls, etc., published by the Record Com- born ; 479 persons were baptised in the Mormon faith, missioners; any volume of which may be had for a few and 86 were excommunicated from the church. In shillings.

the same period, from November 1854 to April 1855 Hawkshead, Aug. 6.

D. B. H. inclusive, the number of Mormonites who left the port of

Liverpool en route for the Salt Lake, in the United * This derivation is exceedingly doubtful. See Spelman

States, comprised a total of 3626 persons, of whom in v. Ingle, and comp. Horace, Book I. Satire viii. lines 2, 3. .2231 were English, 401 Scottish, and 287 Welsh.

No. LVII.]

“Takes note of what is done
By note, to give and to receive."-SHAKESPEARE.

(SEPTEMBER, 1855.

INGLEDEW FELLOWSHIPS AT OXFORD.

SCHOLA SALERNITANA.
Wood's History of Oxford cited by D. B. H. in
Current Notes, p. 64, seems to be inaccurate. The

Those who may wish to come to a well founded Statutes of Magdalen College, Oxford, given by the conclusion concerning the Royal Personage to whom founder William of Waynflete Bishop of Winchester in this kind of dedication1479, and lately printed by desire of Her Majesty's Anglorum Regi scribit Schola tota Salerni; Commissioners for inquiring into the state of the University of Oxford, from a manuscript in the Bodleian

was addressed, must consult Tiraboschi, and they will

find that he is fully of the opinion expressed by Dr. Library, contain the tenor of an ordinance intituled

Heaton. The well known erudite author of Italian Compositio Magistri Thomæ Ingeldew-whereby it

literature devoted an entire chapter of his great work,* appears that THOMAS INGLEDEW, not John Ingledew, a Clerk of the Diocese of York gave to Magdalen College,

as the Penny Cyclopaedia styles it, on the Schola SalerOxford, a sum of money, not land, to be laid out in;

nitana; and has therein discussed at length the point

out in | in question. Nor did he forget to weigh the opinion the purchase of land for founding two Fellowships, so given by Muratori on this subject, but, he did not that the suggestion kindly made by D. B. H., as to obtaining information of Thomas Ingeldew's family or named very learned historian, that he gave his opinion

hesitate to assert, with all the respect due to this last birth place fails to be applicable.

of his own accord without any support of historical The two Fellows were to celebrate for the souls of| Thomas Ingeldew, and of John Bowyke and Eleanor |

801 | ground, observing that as the work was addressed to Aske; and it was provided that Thomas Ingeldew's

the King of England, this ought to be a real king, and cousin, Richard Marshall of University College, should

news could not be any other than King Edward the Conhold one of the Fellowships.

fessor. Upon this, Tiraboschi, besides not seeing any Besides the persons of the name of Ingledew referred

reasonable basis in this opinion expressed by Muratori, to by D. B. H., there are others of the same name Son

observes that, however great might be the name of that resident in some of the northern parishes of the North in order to receive from it sanitary counsels and instrucRiding of Yorkshire, It is highly probable that Ingledew, Engledue, and

tions. He then declares himself for Robert Duke of Engledow are corruptions of Angeltheow mentioned in

Normandy, his statement entirely coinciding with that the Saxon Chronicle under the years 626 and 755,

of Dr. Heaton; and finally, to corroborate his opinion,

refers to the fact that, in a Manuscript Code, the keeping in view the Saxon character 8, for th.

work is found addressed to King Robert-Salernitanæ Newcastle upon Tyne, Sept. 1. Angel EOW.

Scholæ, versus ad Regem Robertum.f Tiraboschi was

of opinion that the Prince being at Salerno on his ARCTIC ARMORIAL DISTINCTION.

return from Palestine, the desire of the School to To eternise the memory of Captain James Cook, a coat |

acquire a distinction with the accredited future King of arms was granted to his family, by patent dated Sep-the

of England, was possibly the chief motive that induced tember 3, 1785. Azure, two polar stars or ; a sphere

| the Professors of it to render him honour in this work, on the plane of meridian, North pole elevated, circles of

and probably he himself made the request. He at the latitude for every ten degrees, and of longitude for

same time declares that almost all the authors, and the every fifteen ; showing the Pacific Ocean bearing 60°

most credited men amongst the modern, as Giannone, and 2400 west, bounded on one side, by America; and

| in his History of the Kingdom of Naples, and Friend, on the other by Asia and New Holland, in honour of

| Hist. Med., edit. Venet., p. 147, give the same statethe discoveries made by him in that ocean. His track

ment, adding another circumstance, that mentioned by thereon marked by red lines. For his crest, on a wreath

Dr. Heaton, concerning the wounds, which, according of the colours, an arm embowed, vested in the uniform

to these two historians had degenerated into a perilous of a Captain of the Royal Navy. In the hand, a Union

fistula, and for the cure of which the Duke of Normandy Jack, on a staff proper; the arm encircled by a wreath

had applied to the Doctors of the said School: nor is

the circumstance of his wife sucking the poison from of palm and laurel. Some such distinction appears to be deservedly due

the wound pretermitted, a circumstance which Gianto Commander now Captain McClure for his discovery of the North West Passage,

• Edit. Venez. 1795, Vol. III., Lib. IV., Cap. vi. Medicina. Sittingbourne, Sept. 3.

F. M. I + MS. Bibl. Reg. Paris., 6941. Catal., Tom. IV. p. 295. VOL. V.

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none adduces as an historical fact, with the only obser- Coinage, in its fullest extent of development, a Record vation in a parenthesis (alcuni stimano favoloso questo of Past existence: a Diffusion of the Present. racconto del succhiamento del veleno). Tiraboschi Singular, as it may seem to us, the imaginative Greeks refuted this with solid reasons, but those who would never approached the subject. The Romans have merely refer to what Giannone has himself said upon this given us the justice of their Coinage, and the Moderns subject, will find a lengthened discussion in his history. the machinery only of Coinage : the Spirit has been Lib. X., cap. xi., Edit. Haia, 1753, 4to. Tom. II., left with Hades. Whether our Saxon Wizard has pp. 119, et seq.

really raised the Goddess from her sleep of ages, it is ** After all, it must not be forgotten, that Dr. Heaton's for the Priests of her Temple to declare, but at all statement is found identical with that in the Preface to events the Apparition is a very lovely one. the work in question, not only in the Paris edition as To enter more fully into the spirit of Mr. Wyon's quoted by him, but also, since it must be the same, in personification, let us consider in reference to TIME that printed at Rotterdam by Arnold Leers, in 1648, PRESENT, how few of Queen Victoria's subjects have with the following title-Zachariæ Sylvii Præfatio in seen Her Majesty, yet thanks to the Coinage of Money Scholam Salernitanam. In this edition, the title of the and Medals, Her Majesty's Portrait, is as a Household work is thus-Schola Salernitana: sive de Conservanda Deity from London to Lahore! while through the same Valetudine Præcepta Metrica. Autore Joanne de Power, the multitudinous Past, involving Empires, Mediolano hactenus ignoto; cum luculenta et succincta Sovereigns, and Events, remain an existing World to Arnoldi Villanovani in singula Capita Exegesi. The us; and will remain so, equally to interest and instruct chapter De Salvia,' in this edition, is the Sixtieth, not unknown generations whose futurity is beyond the ken the Thirty-eighth, as in that quoted by Dr. Heaton. of our Divination.

The reason's advanced by Tiraboschi in refutation of These varied conceptions we think have been very the circumstance of the sucking of the poison, are two. happily embodied. The noble figure and graceful attiThe first is, that Oderico Vitale, a contemporary writer, tude of NUMISMATA, her benign and intellectual counteHist. Eccl. ad an. 1100; who while he makes great nance, and the magnificent flow of her drapery, uniting eulogiums of Duke Robert's wife, is wholly silent in itself with the massive fall, and superb folds of the respect of this celebrated action of conjugal love; nor curtain, all contribute to indicate the presiding Deity; was Tiraboschi able to find it mentioned by any ancient and then the loveliness of early Girlhood, with the writer. The second reason is, that the School of elasticity of the youthful form of TIME PRESENT ; conSalerno, in the prescription for the cure of the fistula, stitute an imposing contrast, to the Antient of other which it is conjectured was added on this occasion, did days gravely quiescent, seated in the background, and not in any way allude to the sucking, not even in case in the now, light cheerful Damsel, there is the prospecof poison ; which case they did not mention at all. The tive promise, of good enduring stamina. All three prescription, De curatione Fistulæ, Cap. lxxxiii. is as attitudes are indeed characteristically significant and follows

appropriate : the stationary unchanging Genius-NUAuripigmentum, sulphur miscere memento: MISMATA, the immoveable tranquillity of Age, the proHis decet apponi calcem : conjunge saponi :

gressive ardour of Youth, and the Present, with all its Quatuor hæc misce; commixtis quatuor istis rose tinctured animating Future in prospect. The Past, Fistula curatur, quater ex his si repleatur.

with all its mingled sunshine and shadows in review, Bristol, August 28.

F. S. DONATO. now-alike-neither enlivening nor depressing; and

yet-alike--subjects of thought, comparison, and conNUMISMATA.-Some Remarks induced by the reverse

sideration. Combine all, and they are fully expressive of a Medal recently designed and engraved by LEONARD

of the Inscription -CHARLES Wyon, of Her Majesty's Mint.

| NUMISMATA IRRADIATING THE Present: RESTORThe Groupe is composed of three figures. In the

ING THE PAST. centre and looking to her right stands NUMISMATA, a

RICHARD SAINTHILL.

Cork, Sept. 3. dignified commanding Matron, extending her right ! Cutler's POETRY. In the privately printed Catahand in welcome to an animated lovely Damsel, who is logue of the Museun of Thomas Bateman, Esa.. at pressing towards the Goddess, and represents TIME

Lomberdale House, Derbyshire, now distributing to PRESENT, Youth in her Spring. With her left hand,

and; particular friends; at p. 191, is described “a clasp Numismata withdraws a Curtain, and discloses an Old

knife, of the time of Charles the Second," with a brass Man seated contemplatively on a Cube, (on which is | handle, in the shape of a leg with high heeled boot. engraved a Coin of Egina, from whence Coinage is con- linscribed in sidered to have originated.) The Sage is thus the Type

Here is a leg and foot, of Time Past: of that World which has passed away,

With a good blade toot. and to whose anxieties, exultations, fears, and hopes, we are the living acting representatives,

Will's Coffee House, at the north-west corner of In this graceful and effective Groupe, Mr. Wron, Portugal Street, in Serle Street, closed finally at Midhas idealized and personified the powers and purposes of summer last.

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