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LIFE OF ARCHBISHOP WHATELY.
POPULAR EDITION, WITH ADDITIONS AND OMISSIONS,
RICHARD WHATELY, D.D.,
Late Archbishop of Dublin.
Br E. JANE WHATELY,
AUTHOR OF ENGLISH SYNONYMS.'
'THOSE who knew the late Archbishop of Dublin only by his published works, will gain a very much higher impression of him in every way than they were likely in that manner to have formed, by this admirable selection from his correspondence and this simple narrative of his laborious life.'
'No memoir of Archbishop WHATELY has yet been published so complete in every respect as that which is now produced by his daughter. She has proved her heritage of talent by the ability displayed in its compilation,
and she deserves especial commendation for the impartiality with which she writes.' MORNING POST.
'MISS WHATELY'S memoir of her father, the late Archbishop of Dublin, modestly introduced, is really all that one could wish. Mr. WHATELY speaks for himself through a well-arranged sequence of letters, with connecting facts simply narrated; and the vigorous honesty with which his healthy and kindly mind worked becomes unmistakeable even by the worst bigots whom his liberality of thought offended.' EXAMINER.
London: LONGMANS and Co. Paternoster Row.
RICHARD WHATELY, D.D.
ARCHBISHOP OF DUBLIN.
REPRINTED FROM THE NINTH (OCTAVO) EDITION.
LONGMANS, GREEN, READER, AND DYER.
In the present edition, a few insertions, and alterations of expression, in some places, have been introduced. In this and in the preceding edition, several passages have been transferred from the places they formerly occupied, to others which appeared more suitable. And a brief, but, I trust, clear exposure has been added (in Introd. § 4, and B. IV. Ch. I. § 1, 2) of the untenable character of some objections which have been of late years revived, in a somewhat new form, against the utility of Science generally,-against the syllogistic theory,--and against the explanations given in this treatise, of reasoning from Induction.
These answers (and also additional remarks on some of the same points, in § 4 of the Introduction to the “ Elements of Rhetoric") have been before the Public now some years; and as no attempt at a reply has been made, even in subsequent editions of the very works containing the objections, a strong presumption is thus afforded of the soundness of my views.
The reader is to observe that the angular [brackets) denote that the word so enclosed is equivalent in meaning to that which precedes it.