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These Lectures are printed as they were delivered, except that some passages, consisting chiefly of details which were then omitted for brevity, have been restored to the text, and the footnotes added.
I have to acknowledge my obligations to W. F. Skene, LL.D., D.C.L., Arthur Mitchell, M.D., LL.D., and Sir Henry Dryden, Bart., for their kindness in reading the proof-sheets ; to Miss Stokes for permission to reproduce the plans of the Irish cashels; to Mr. William Stevenson, and my daughter, Miss E. F. Anderson, for their drawings of Celtic ornament; to Mr. Galloway Mackintosh, Elgin, for drawings of the Bronze Bell, and the window-sill of the church at Insh; to Eev. J. B. Mackenzie, Kenmore, for photographs (by himself) of the structures on Eilean na Naoimh, and the Fortingall bell; to Mr. Thomas S. Muir, to whom I have elsewhere expressed my obligations in other respects, for woodcuts of ancient churches; to Rev. H. T. Ellacombe, for illustrations of bells; to Mr. Peace, Kirkwall, for woodcuts of the Old Church of Deerness; to Mrs. Stuart for the figures of Evangelists; to the Society of Antiquaries of London, for the illustration of the Temple from the Book of Kells; and to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, for the use of a large number of their woodcuts.
MATERIALS AND METHODS.
Scope and aims of Archaeology—Necessary limitations of these by con-