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OF FRENCH SOCIETY. 73 was as exemplary as that extensive bene- volence of which it was the source. In Birch's Life of the Hon. Robert Boyle, there is a most interesting account of Mary, Countess of Warwick, of whom it is saying every thing to say, that she was entirely worthy of being sister to that illustrious Christian philosopher. Of the eminently pious Lady Frances Hobart, the ornament of the court of James the First, Dr. Collings has pre- served an interesting memorial. A long and unwearied attention, for many years, to the bodily sufferings of her lord, could only be surpassed by her anxiety for his spiritual interests. Through the bless- ing of God she became the honoured instrument of a total change in his character, who never named her by any other appellation but that of his 4 dear saint." This term had not then fallen into reproach. Of Susanna, Countess of Suffolk, it is impossible to say too much. For bre- vity's sake, however, we must restrict