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189.: From GEORGE HORNE - Adam Smith, Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence Vol. 6 Correspondence of Adam Smith 
Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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From GEORGE HORNE1
[The Revd. George Horne], A Letter to Adam Smith, LL.D. on the Life, Death, and Philosophy of his Friend David Hume Esq. By One of the People Called Christians (Oxford, 1777).
[This Letter is an attack on Smith for praising Hume. Its tone and nature are sufficiently indicated by a quotation from the first page: ‘You have been lately employed in embalming a philosopher; his body, I believe I must say; for concerning the other part of him, neither you nor he seem to have entertained an idea sleeping or waking. Else, it surely might have claimed a little of your care and attention; and one would think, the belief of the soul’s existence and immortality could do no harm, if it did no good, in a Theory of Moral Sentiments. But every gentleman understands his own business best.’ This kind of thing was the ‘abuse’ of which Smith complained in Letter 208 Addressed to Andreas Holt. dated 26 Oct. 1780.]
[1 ]George Horne (1730–92), Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, then President 1768–90; Royal Chaplain 1771–81; Dean of Canterbury 1781; Bishop of Norwich 1790–2; orthodox Anglican, though he allowed John Wesley to preach in his diocese.