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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.


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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,