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ON RIGHT AND WRONG

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ANCIENT RELIGION AND MODERN THOUGHT.

Second Edition. Demy 8vo, 128.

CHAPTERS IN EUROPEAN HISTORY. With

an Introductory Dialogue on the Philosophy of History.

2 vols. Demy 8vo, 218. A CENTURY OF REVOLUTION. Second Edition,

Revised. Demy Svo, 128.

ON RIGHT AND WRONG

BY

WILLIAM SAMUEL LILLY

Τους άρα πολλά καλά θεωμένους, αυτό δε το καλόν μη ορώντας
μηδ' άλλη επ' αυτο άγoντι δυναμένους έπεσθαι, και πολλά δίκαια,
αυτό δε το δίκαιον μή, και πάντα ούτω, δοξάξειν φήσομεν άπαντα,
γιγνώσκειν δε ών δοξάζουσιν ουδέν. Μή ούν τι πλημμελήσομεν
φιλόδοξους καλούντες αυτούς μάλλον ή φιλοσόφους, και άρα ημίν
σφόδρα χαλεπανουσιν, άν ούτω λέγωμεν ;

PLATO. .

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To The Rev. MANDELL CREIGHTON,

CANON OF WORCESTER,

Dixie Professor of Ecclesiastical History

in the University of Cambridge.

MY DEAR CREIGHTON,

In writing your name here, with your kind permission, I desire not merely to offer you a token-poor and inadequate, as I know full well — of personal regard and esteem. I wish also to avail myself of an opportunity to testify my appreciation of, my gratitude for, your fruitful endeavour to raise the character of historical studies in this country. You have done much to take

away

the reproach, too long and too justly attaching to English scholarship, for the inadequacy of its methods and for the scantiness of its achievements, in this important field of intellectual activity. And it is a deep satisfaction to me that the chief scene of

your labours is in my own University, which is so fortunate as to number you among her adopted

sons.

But, to say the truth, there is yet another feeling, besides friendship and gratitude, which has led me to offer you this book. Some years ago you did

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