Be Pate Sir 306" (mome Jones, (m.(& £.D., D.Eitt. AN APPRECIATION By PROFESSOR J. LLOYD-JONES, M.A., Dublin. WHEN the Cymmrodorion Medal was awarded to Sir Owen Morgan Edwards, Sir John Morris-Jones, and other eminent Welshmen, the Editor of the Cymmrodor prefaced his biographical notes upon the former with the words in recognition of distinguished services to Wales as a devoted patriot, an inspired writer, and an en- lightened teacher and upon the latter, in recognition of distinguished services to Wales, in particular by the production of his Welsh Grammar, his contributions to Celtic Scholarship, and his unswerving devotion to the Eisteddfod, the Language, and the People of his Native Land (Transactions of the Hon. Soc. of Cymmrodorion, 1919-20). No country in the world has been served more faith- fully and loyally than was Wales by the two distinguished scholars who were simultaneously honoured by the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, and among the illustrious Welshmen whose services have been thus recognized by the Society, none merited the distinction more than these two whom one's mind links instinctively together in appraising the progress of Welsh Literature during the last fifty years. To the one the honour was posthumous­-death had claimed him in May, 1920,- and now we mourn the loss of the other. Friends from their Oxford years, they vied with each other in their