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THE CAMBRIAN JOURNAL. ALBAN _JV P HEVIN (SUMMER SOLSTICE.) EDUCATION IN WALES* AND THE PROPOSAL FOR FOUNDING A WELSH UNIVERSITY. By the Rev. G. Edwards, M.A., Rector of Llangadfan, Montgomeryshire. The education of the people is a subject which of late years has attracted general attention throughout the country. It has been discussed frequently in the columns of the public press, as well as in the great council of the nation. And no doubt it will continue to attract public notice as knowledge and science advance, owing to its vast importance as regards both the temporal and eternal welfare of the people at large. For as the wealth and the resources of the community increase with such rapi¬ dity, and as the inhabitants of the country multiply at such an unprecedented rate, so the only safeguard, under Divine providence, against those sudden revolutions which have already brought about the destruction of many powerful kingdoms, must be looked for in the growing intelligence of the masses. For the physical power of the million, if not restrained by the fear of God and the CAMB. JOUR., 1864. " L