2 Biographical Statement 1863. " Darwin among the Machines/' a letter signed " Cel- larius " written by Butler, appeared in the Press. 1864. Sold out his sheep run and returned to England in company with Charles Paine Pauli, whose acquaint- ance he had made in the colony. He brought back enough to enable him to live quietly, settled for good at 15 Clifford's Inn, London, and began life as a Eainter, studying at Gary's, Heatherley's and the outh Kensington Art Schools and exhibiting pic- tures occasionally at the Royal Academy and other exhibitions: while studying art he made the acquaintance of, among others, Charles Gogin, William Ballard and Thomas William Gale Butler, ,, " Family Prayers " : a small painting by Butler. 1865. " Lucubratio Ebria," an article, containing variations of the view in " Darwin among the Machines," sent by Butler from England, appeared in the Press. „ The Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ as contained in the Four Evangelists critically examined: a pamphlet of VIII+48 pp. written in New Zealand: the conclusion arrived at is that the evidence is insufficient to support the belief that Christ died and rose from the dead : MS. lost, probably used up in writing The Fair Haven. 1869-70. Was in Italy for four months, his health having broken down in consequence of over-work. 1870 or 1871. First meeting with Miss Eliza Mary 'Ann Savage, from whom he drew Alethea in The Way of All Flesh. 1872, Erewhon or Over the Range: a Work of Satire and Imagination : MS. in the British Museum. 1873. Erewhon translated into Dutch. „ The Fair Haven: an ironical work, purporting to be " in defence of the miraculous element in our Lord's ministry upon earth, both as against rationalistic impugners and certain orthodox defenders/' written under the pseudonym of John Pickard Owen, with a memoir of the supposed author by his brother William Bickersteth Owen. This book reproduces the substance of his pamphlet on the resurrection: MS. at Christchurch, New Zealand.