3 Cf. Bp.Lightfoot's criticism on Gibbon as an historian, The Apostolic Fathers, Vol.I., p.46 n. Macaulay's History of England will of course instantly present itself to the reader as a sample of the brilliant variety of histories referred to in the text.

4 The date is not certain, it may have been a year or so different.

5 Theod., Hist. Eccl., I., 4.

6 Pearson, An Epos. of the Creed, Art. III., n. 36.

7 I take this passage as cited by Hefele, Hist. Counc., Vol. III., 9,

8 Ignat., Ad. Eph., vii.

9 Ibid. xviij.

10 Melito, Fragm. 14 (ed. Otto); cit. Lightfoot, Apost. Fath., II., 1, p. 48. n.

11 Pearson, An Expos. of the Creed,Art. III., n. 36.