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YR AUSTRALYDD: BHIF. 9.] MAWETH, 1868. [CYF. II. <$múhûâmf &r. —» RHYDDLD BARN A LLAFAR. (buddugol yn eisteddfod victobia, 1867.) Y Febniadaeth.—" On this subject two very excellent papers came in. The first by Gwladgarwb, which is very well written —the language chaste and clear, the sentiments commendable, and the errors few. He is sometimes uncertain in his knowledge of llythyrenau tawdd—long absence from "yr hen wlad" would account for this. There are also a few orthographical errors: he spells rhyddid at the heading wrong; and, page 4, where he writes, " Caniatâ i'r llygad adrodd (fynegi) yr hyn a welodd, a'r clust (g) draethu yr hyn a glywodd." This sentence is very faulty, There is also a want of taste in the arrangement of the subject—liberty of speech (rhyddid UafarJ hardly occupying his attention at all. " The second, by Philo, is very differently written—though he, in a great measure, has the faults of Gwladgarwr. Throughout he shows a spirit worthy of the subject, but it is a spirit that does not rise. His voice is not in heaven, but rather of the earth earthy, earnest and practical, but without loftiness and grandeur. His views are commonplace, while they should be exalted. He does not clearly see what liberty in the abstract is, and therefore fails in his descriptions, and his deductions are often erroneous. In it there is much sense, healthy independancy of spirit, which stamps Philo as a vigorous, if not an able writer. Victoria will never bfl long in bondage, while such men as Philo defend rhyddid barn a llafar. Though we award the prize to Gwlad- gabwb, we hope the pen of Philo will not rest nor rust."—Daniél Ddù o Fôn. " Rhydd i bob meddwl eifarn, ac i bob barn ei Uafar."—Diar. Gtm. Y mae rhyw ddynion y gellir eu galw yn dywysogion y tywyllwch yn- mhób oes wedi, ac yn ymdrechu i berswadio'r bobl nad oes gymhwys- derau yn y werin yn gyffredinol i farnu a phleidleisio yn mhrif fud- iadau cymdeithas. Haerant felly nad yw Duw wedi cynysgaeddu y