Mr^riainp^onjd'e^iyered his eighth >lecT tuw !on'/«lmvri7igvin the" vestry room qf All Saints ; lustr" evpningj .the , attendance being.quitQ as lairge. as on frtrmer occasions. The subject of'lastnigljt-s? lecture wa'fi that .pi. .propqrtiohs of villas and cot- , tanf i*B,' and the 'lecturer ma very coiiipre- ; lijepsive '.and lupid. manner. described tlie various details of the I architecture met with m New Zealand;' jjceiiery. The .Bia- ; •grani" iliiistratio'ns., were also> interesting' and assiMtcd the listeners m forniing correct ideas of the proportions referred to m the lbcturej and how by a few simple rules an eye-sore 1 ihay'.bo converted into a pleasing feature .of landscape. Mr Hamptons next lectiire will be. on pros pectivev. '