Lectures to American Audiences

Lectures to American Audiences

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Lectures to American Audiences

Lectures to American Audiences

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These two series of Lectures were read in several American cities in the course of the autumn and winter of 1881-1882. The first course was read before the Lowell Institute at Boston and the Peabody Institute at Baltimore, and, in a condensed shape, at New York. The second course was read at Ithaca, New Haven, and Philadelphia, and some parts of the last lecture were read at several other places. Each course was meant to have a distinct character of its own. The first was meant to be of a more popular kind; the second, intended originally for the members of Cornell University, was meant to have more of an academic character. But I was both surprised and pleased to find it appreciated as it was by large and more general audiences, both at Ithaca and elsewhere.

Each course has a distinct subject of its own, and forms a whole by itself. But as the two subjects to a certain extent overlap, some matters will be found dealt with in both. Still, as they come in naturally in both . . .

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