In The Provincial (vol. I, p. 144) Mrs. Lawson says, that the last time Miss Floyer was ever seen on the road, was when she was returning from a visit to Halifax where she had gone to receive her quarterly allowance; "she had a volume of Zimmermann on Solitude, in her band, which she remarked in passing, to a neigh-bour, had much interest for her, as she experienced all the advantages and disadvantages of the state which the German poet so eloquently describes. Poor solitary lady, her term of exile was nearly over!"Ed.