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I. ON BISHOP BERKELEY

On reflection, I think that though much of Berkeley's heart was in Oxford, his residence was too short to allow of our claiming his name. On the other hand, I allow myself the pleasure of adding Chatham, who was a member of Trinity College, to the great names of Oxford in the last century.




II. ON BISHOP BUTLER

My statement, that no portion of Bishop Butler's works had ever been translated, was insufficiently considered and might have been corrected in part by reference to Brunet. A needful limitation was at once supplied by Dr. Emil Reich, who in a letter dated Oct. 25 gave the following valuable information.

There are two German and one French translation of Bishop Butler's immortal work, viz.:—

Jos. Buttler (sic).—Bestätigung der natürlichen und geoffenbarten Religion; aus dem Englischen, von J. J. Spalding. (Leipsic, 1756, 8vo. New edition, Tübingen, 1779.)

Jos. Buttler (sic).—Uebereinstimmung der natürlichen und geoffenbarten Religion, umgearbeitet... von C. H. Schreyer. (Leipsic,