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BOHN'S PHILOSOPHICAL LIBRARY

THE WORKS OF GEORGE BERKELEY

VOL. III

GEORGE BELL & SONS

LONDON: YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN NEW YORK : 66, FIFTH AVENUE, AND BOMBAY : 53, ESPLANADE ROAD CAMBRIDGE: DEIGHTON, BELL & CO.

GEORGE BERKELEY, D.D.

BISHOP OF CLOYNE

EDITED BY

GEORGE SAMPSON

WITH A BIOGRAPHICAL INTRODUCTION BY
THE RT. HON. A. J. BALFOUR, M.P.

VOL. III

LONDON

GEORGE BELL AND SONS

1898

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PREFACE.

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revision, while the readings of the earlier issues are indicated in footnotes. Special interest can be claimed for this volume. It contains the first reprint of the “Querist” in its original parts; a slight but characteristic contribution to the “Dublin Journal," not included in any other edition ; and an appendix of criticisms that may contain references of interest to many readers of Berkeley.

Professor Fraser—whose name nostudentof Berkeley can mention without gratitude-offered to read the proofs of Appendix C, and made several valuable additions. For this and for other kind help, the editor offers his sincere thanks. Acknowledgments are also due to Mr. J. J. Macsweeny, who, with Sir John Gilbert (now gone beyond the reach of thanks), gave every facility for research among the collections of the Royal Irish Academy. To him, readers are indebted in some measure for the reprint of the “Querist” and the curious title-page of the "Maxims.

Here, at the conclusion of an attempt to win for Berkeley readers who may have made no special study

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