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The following Lectures are printed almost exactly as they were delivered. They were written with the expectation that they would be read in a room to a very limited audience; which may explain why the style in some instances is more colloquial than became the circumstances under which they were delivered actually.
Rugby, May 5th, 1842.
APPENDIX TO INAUGURAL LECTURE.
Introductory remarks.-Contrast between ancient and modern
history.--Extreme voluminousness of modern history.-