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THE CAMBRIAN JOURNAL ALBAN \& M ARTHAN. (winter solstice.) ESSAY ON THE ADVANTAGES ACCRUING TO ENGLISHMEN FROM A KNOWLEDGE OF THE WELSH LANGUAGE. • By Mancenion. (Continued from p. 233.) Amongst the most remarkable essays of juridical wisdom are the laws of Howel Dha—Howel the Good—the man " Who loved peace and good order, and feared God,"— a code which challenges comparison with the very best of the Anglo-Saxon laws. The anomalous laws, and the fragmentary laws in the Latin language, are well worthy of attention; also the Dynevor laws, incorporated with border rules, down to the Statute de Rothelan, when Cambria became denationalized, will all be found worthy of notice. They will be found pregnant with the highest order of jurisprudence, embodying the principles of the most celebrated laws of Greece and Rome ; what is still of greater advantage, they will be in the ancient British SECOND SERIES, VOL. I. 2 I