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CHAPTER X.

BUTLER asp DRYDEN.

PAGIC

CHAPTER, XW.
THE GREAT HISTORIANs.

flavid Hume — As Historian — As Moralist and Metaphysician —

Attacks on Revealed Religion — William Robertson — Defects of

the “Classicist.” Historians — Edward Gibbon — The Decline and
Fall — His Prejudices against Christianity — Guizot's Judgment

on Gibbon ................. to e o C G o o o e o e o e o e o e o e o e o e g o e o c e o 'o e e “........................ 2

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