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LORD VIVIANS PROFITABLE DREAM. The late Lord Vivian, who died at Ventnor in 1885, -old the late Dr. Sinclair Coghill. who at tended him. a quaint experience of the success of a dream on the eve of- the City and Suburban of 1S74. says Fnglish Horse and Hounds. Lord Vivian dreamed that a horse called The Teacher would win. and he determined to back it. On inquiring of Lord Rosebery he was told that no horse bearing that name was entered, but suddenly being told that an outsider was starting whose name was originally The Teacher, though it had lieen changed to Aldrich. I-ord Vivian backed his fancy at long odds to win. and. the outsider having carried off the race, Lord I .Vivian iron a large amount.