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Scotland — (Speech)
Mather, Cotton 1663-1728 8

At the Sound of the Trumpet —
(Sermon)

Jekyll, Sir Joseph 1663-1738 7

Resistance to Unlawful Authority
— (Speech)
Massillon, Jean Baptiste

1663-1742 8

The Curse of a Malignant Tongue
— (Sermon)



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222



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315

234
189

146
299

108

375

120
168

114



326



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



VOL. FACE

Hamilton, Andrew 1678-1741 6 335

In the Case of Zenger — For Free
Speech in America — (Speech)
Saurin, Jacques 1677-1730 9 141

The Effect of Passion — (Sermon)
Bolinsbroke, Lord 1678-1751 2 138

Speeches:

Misfortune and Exile
Patriotism
Pulteney, William 1684-1764 8 S80

Against Standing Armies^
(Speech)
Wyndham. Sir William

St'cechcs: 1687-1740 10 279

Attack on Sir Robert Walpole
Royal Prerogative Delegated
from the People
Butler. Joseph 1692-1752 3 21

The Government of the Tongue —
(Sermon)
Chesterfield, Lord 1694-1773 3 263

Against Revenues from Drunken-
ness and Vice — (Speech)
Edwards. Jonathan 1703-1768 5 355

Sermons :

Eternity of Hell Torments
Wrath Upon the Wicked to the

Uttermost
Sinners in the Hands of an
Angry God
Wesley, John 1703-1791 10 227

Sermons:

The Poverty of Reason
Sacra Fames Auri
On Dressing for Display
Chauncey, Charles 1705-1787 3 267

Good News from a Far Country
— (Speech)
Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of

speeches: 1705-1793 18 74

In the Case of John Wilkes
In the Case of the Dean of St.

Asaph
Reply to the Earl of Chatham
Celebrated Passages:

Politics on the Bench 10 309

Franklin, Benjamin 1706-1790 6 169

Speeches:

Disapproving and Accepting the

Constitution.
Dangers of a Salaried Bureau-
cracy
Celebrated Passages:

Prayer and Providence 10 310

We Must Hang Together 10 317

Chatham, Lord 1708-1778 3 233

Speeches:

The Attempt to Subjugate

America
The English Constitution
His Last Speech
Celebrated Passages:

Bayonets as Agencies of Recon-
ciliation 10 294

"If I Were an American ",. .10 303

On Lord North 10 297

The Whig Spirit of the Eigh-
teenth Century 10 317



VOL,

Whitcfield, George 1714-1770 10

The Kingdom of God — (Sermon)

Walpole, Sir Robert and Horace

1676-1745; 1717-1797 10

Speeches :

Debate with Pitt in 1741

Sir Robert Walpole on Patriots

Pendleton, Edmund 1721-1803 8

Liberty and Government in Amer-
ica — (Speech)

Witherspoon. John 1722-1794 10

Public Credit Under the Confed-
eration — (Speech)

Adams, Samuel 1722-1803 1

American Independence— (Speech)

Reynolds, Sir Joshua 1723-1792 9

Genius and Imitation — (Speech)

Meredith, Sir W. c. 1724-1790 10

Government by the Gallows —
(Celebrated Passages)

Otis, James 1725-1783 8

For Individual Sovereig^nty and
against " Writs of Assistance "
— (Speech)

Mason, George 1725-1792

" The Natural Propensity of
Rulers to Oppress " — (Speech)

Barr4. Colonel Isaac 1726-1802 10

Tea Taxes and the American Char-
acter — (Celebrated Passages)

Wilkes. John 1727-1797 10

A Warning and Prophecy —
(Speech)

Burke, Edmund 1729-1797 2

Speeches:

Opening the Charge of Bribery

against Hastings
Against Coercing America
Principles in Politics
Marie Antoinette
Celebrated Passages:

Arbitrar/ Power Anarchical. .. .10
Arbitrary Power and Conquest. 10
Fire Bells as Disturbers of the

Peace 10

Hampden's Twenty Shillings, . .10

Judges and the Law 10

Zollicofer, Joachim 1730-1788 10

Continuous Life and Everlasting
Increase in Power — (Celebrated
Passages)

Flood, Henry 1732-1791 10

On Grattan — (Celebrated Pas-
sages)

Lee, Richard Henry 1732-1794 7

Address to the People of England
— (Speech)

Washington, George 1732-1799 10

Speeches:

First Inaugural Address
Farewell Address

Dickinson, John 1732-1808 5

The Declaration on Taking Up
Arms — (Speech)



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266

82

50

300

262



8 110



313



254



334



294

294

299
302
304

319



300



312



90



224



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



327



VOL.

Adams, John 1736-1826 1

Speeches:

Inaugural Address
The Boston Massacre
Henry, Patrick 1736-1799 7

Speeches :

Give Me Liberty or Give Me

Death
" We the People " or " We the

States? ■'
"A Nation,— Not a Federation "
The Bill of Rights
Liberty or Empire?
Celebrated Passages:

Experience 10

Hope and Truth 10

Weakness not Natural 10

Tooke, John Home 1736-1812 9

The " Murders at Lexington and
Concord " — (Speech)
Hancock, John 1737-1793 6

Speeches:

Moving the Adoption of the

Federal Constitution
The Boston Massacre

Rutledge, John 1739-1800 9

A Speech in Time of Revolution —
(Speech)
Boudinot, Elias 1740-1821 2

The Mission of America —
(Speech)

Warren, Joseph 1741-1775 10

Constitutional Liberty and Arbi-
trary Power — (Speech)

Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826 7

Speech: "Jeffersonian Democracy"

Defined
Celebrated Passages:

Entangling Alliances vifith

None 10

Few Die, None Resign 10

Freedom to Err 10

Good Government 10

Self-Government 10

Strong Government 10

Quincy, Josiah 1744-1775 8

Lenity of the Law to Human in-
firmity — (Speech)
Herder, Johann Gottfried von

1744-1803 7

The Meaning of Inspiration —
(Sermon)
Martin, Luther 1744-1826 g

Is the Government Federal or Na-
tional? — (Speech)

Ellsworth, Oliver 1745-1807 5

Union and Coercion — (Speech)
Rush, Benjamin 1745-1813 10

Extent of Territory — (Celebrated
Passages)
Jay, John 1745-1829 7

Protest against Colonial Govern-
ment — (Speech)

Livingston, Robert R. 1746-1813 7

Wealth and Poverty, Aristocracy
and Republicanism — (Speech)



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303
316

414



353



138



180



80



162



299
299
300
300
312
313

398



37

104

371
311

162

361



VOL.

6



Grattan, Henry 1746-1820

Speeches:

Against English Imperialism
Invective against Corry
Unsurrendering Fidelity to
Country
Deseze, Raymond 1748-1828 5

Defending Louis XVI. — (Speech)
Mirabeau, Gabriel Honors Riquetti,

Comte de 1749-1791 S

Speeches:

On Necker's Project —"And Yet

You Deliberate "
Defying the French Aristocracy
Against the Establishment of

Religion
Announcing the Death of Frank-
lin
" Reason Immutable and Sover-
eign "
Justifying Revolution
His Defense of Himself
Fox, Charles James 1749-1806 6

Speeches:

On the Character of the Duke

of Bedford
On the East India Bill
Against Warren Hastings
Curran, John Philpot 1750-1817 4

Speeches:

In the Case of Justice Johnson

— Civil Liberty and Arbitrary
Arrests

For Peter Finnerty and Free

Speech
The Diversions of a Marquis
Against Pensions
England and English Liberties

— In the Case of Rowen
The Liberties of the Indolent
His Farewell to the Irish Parlia-
ment

On Government by Attachment
Celebrated Passages:

Liberty of the Press 10

1823 Erskine, Thomas, Lord 1750- 6
Speeches:

Against Paine's ' The Age of

Reason '
" Dominion Founded on Vio-
lence and Terror "
Homicidal Insanity
In Defense of Thomas Hardy
Free Speech and Fundamental
Rights
Decatur, Stephen 1751-1808 10

" Right or Wrong, Our Country "
— (Celebrated Passages)
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

1751-1816 9

Speeches:

Closing Speech against Hastings

— The Hoard of the Begums
of Oude

On the French Revolution
Patriotism and Perquisites
The Example of Kings
Celebrated Passages:

Commercialism Militant .......10



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187



163



162



268



306
11



311



191



297



328



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



VOL. PAGE

Madison, James 1751-1836 8 60

State Sovereignty and Federal Su-
premacy — (Speech)
Morris. Gouverneur 1752-1816 8 212

At the Funeral of Alexander
Hamilton —(Speech)
Dwight, Timothy 1752-1817 5 341

The Pursuit of Excellence — (Ser-
mon)

Vergniaud, Pierre Victurnien

1753-1793 10 43

Speeches:

" To the Camp "
Reply to Robespierre

Randolph, Edmund 1753-1813 9 23

Defending Aaron Burr — (Speech)

Carnot, Lazarc Nicolas Marguerite

1753-1823 3 128

Against Imperialism in France —
(Speech)
Cambon, Pierre Joseph

1754-1820 3 83

The Crisis of 1793 — (Speech)

Lansing, John 1754-1829 7 271

Answering Alexander Hamilton —
(Speech)
Hale, Nathan 1755-1776 10 296

But One Life to Lose — (Cele-
brated Passages)
Gaudet, Marguerite Elie

1755-1794 6 216

Reply to Robespierre — (Speech)
Flaxman, John 1755-1826 6 139

Physical and Intellectual Beauty

— (Speech)

King, Rufus 1755-1827 7 193

For Federal Government by the
People — (Speech)
Marshall, John 1755-1835 8 85

Opposing Patrick Henry — •

(Speech)

Lee, Henry 1756-1818 7 304

F'uneral Oration for Washington

— (Speech)

Hamilton, Alexander 1757-1804 6 324

Speech: The Coercion of Delin-
quent States
Celebrated Passages:

Despotism and Extensive Ter-
ritory 10 299

National Debt a National Bless-
ing 10 308

Robespierre, Maximilien Marie Isidore

Speeches: 1758-1794 9 62

Against Capital Punishment
" If God Did Not Exist, It
Would Be Necessary to In-
vent Him "
His Defense of Terrorism
Moral Ideas and Republican

Principles
Demanding the King's Death
At the Festival of the Supreme

Being
His Last Words



VOL. PAiifc

Ames. Fisher 1758-1808 1 144

Speech: On the British Treaty
Celebrated Passages:

Sober Second Thought 10 312

Monroe, James 1758-1831 8 172

Speech: " t'ederal Experiments in

History "
Celebrated Passages:

"Monroe Doctrine" 10 301

Danton, George Jacques

Speeches: 1769-1794 4 394

To Dare, to Dare Again; Al-
ways to Dare
Let France Be Free Though My

Name VVere Accursed
Against Imprisonment for Debt
Education, Free and Compulsory
Freedom of Worship
" Squeezing the Sponge "

Pitt, William 1759-1806 8 338

Speeches:

Against French Republicanism
England's Share in the Slave
Trade
Wilberforce, William 1759-1833 10 245

Horrors of the British Slave
Trade in the Eighteenth Cen-
tury — (Speech)
Desmoulins, Camille 1760-1794 5 191

Live Free or Die — (Speech)
Corbin, Francis 1760-1821 4 165

Answering Patrick Henry

— (Speech)
Barnave 1761-1793 1 220

Speeches:

Representative Democracy

against Majority Absolutism
Commercial Politics
Dexter, Samuel 1761-1816 5 201

" The Higher Law " of Self-De-
fense — (Speech)
Gallatin, Albert 1761-1849 6 180

Constitutional Liberty and Execu-
tive Despotism — (Speech)
Cobbett, William 1762-1835 4 97

The Man on the Tower — (Speech)
Royer-Collard, Pierre Paul

1763-1845 9 112

Speeches:

" Sacrilege " in Law
Against Press Censorship
Pinkney, William 1764-1822 8 332

The First Issues of Civil War —
(Speech)

Hall, Robert 1764-1831 10 302

Duty and Moral Health — (Cele-
brated Passages)
Harper, Robert Goodloe

1765-1825 6 389

Defending Judge Chase — (Speech)
Mackintosh, Sir James 1765—1832 g 47

Speeches:

Canada and the Autonomy of

British Colonies
Peltier and the French Revply-
tjop



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



329



VOL.

Otis, Harrison Gray 1765-1S48 8

Hamilton's Influence on American
Institutions — (Speech)

Plunkett, William Conyngham Plunkett,

Baron 1765-1854 S

Prosecuting Robert Emmet —
(Speech)

Bayard, James A. 1767-1815 1

Speeches:

The Federal Judiciary
Commerce and Naval Power

Constant, Benjamin 1767-1830 4

Free Speech Necessary for Good
Government — (Speech)

Jackson, Andrew 1767-1845 7

Second Inaugural Address — State
Rights and Federal Sovereignty
— (Speech)

Adams, John Quincy 1767-1848 1

Speeches:

Oration at Plymouth

Lafayette

The Jubilee of the Constitution

Chateaubriand 1768-1848 3

Has One Government the Right to
Intervene in the Internal Af-
fairs of Another? — (Speech)

Bonaparte, Napoleon 1769-1821 10

Address to the Army of Italy —
(Celebrated Passages)

Clinton, De Witt 1769-1828 4

Speeches:

Federal Power and Local Rights
Against the Military Spirit

Dickerson, Mahlon 1769-1853 5



Sedition Acts of
Administration'——



The Alien and
the Adams
(Speech)

Canning, George 1770-1827 3

Speeches:

England in Repose
Christianity and Oppression
Hate in Politics

Celebrated Passages:

Napoleon After the Battle of
Leipsic 10

Spanish-American Independence. 10

Huskisson, William 1770-1830 10

Innovation — (Celebrated P a s -
sages)

Surges. Tristam 1770-1853 2

The Supreme Court — (Speech)

Smith, Sydney 1771-1845 9

Speeches:

Mrs. Partington in Politics
The Results of Oppression
Reform and Stomach Troubles
" Wounds, Shrieks, and Tears
in Government "

Schlegel, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von

1772-1829 9

The Philosophy of History —
(Speech)



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144



67



227



293



87



212



102



308
312

303



328



247



VOL.

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor

1772-1834 10

Hissing Prejudices — (Celebrated
Passages)

Crawford, William Harris

1772-1834 4

The Issue and Control of Money
Under the Constitution —
(Speech)



1772-1834



10



147



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228
259

419
402



309
30



115



Wirt, William
Speeches:

Death of Jefferson and Adams
Burr and Blennerhassett
Genius as the Capacity for Work

Lyndhurst, Lord 1772-1863 7

Russia and the Crimean War —
(Speech)

Quincy, Josiah, Junior

1772-1864 g

Speeches:

At the Second Centennial of

Boston
Against the Conquest of Canada
Celebrated Passages:

Peaceably, if Possible; Vio-
lently, if Necessary 10

Randolph, John 1773-1833 9

Speeches:

" Blifil and Black George —
Puritan and Blackleg "

Indian Orators of the Eighteenth and

Nineteenth Centuries 7

Tecumseh -^ Address to General

Proctor
Logan — Speech on the Murder of

His Family
Old Tassel — His Plea for His

Home
Weatherford — 1 Speech to General

Jackson
Red Jacket — Missionary Effort

Barbour, James 1775-1842 1

Treaties as Supreme Laws —
(Speech)

O'Connell, Daniel 1775-1847

Speeches:

Ireland Worth Dying For
Demanding Justice

Carson, Alexander 1776-1844

The Glories of Immortality — (Ser
mon)

Montgomery, James 1776-1854 8 183

Modern English Literature —
(Speech)

Cheves, Langdon 1776-1857 3 269

In Favor of a Stronger Navy —
(Speech)

Dow, Lorenzo 1777-1834 5 305

Speeches:

Improvement in America
Hope and Despair



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143



330



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



VOL.

Oay, Henry 1777-1852 4

Speeches:

Dictators in American Politics
On the Expunging Resolutions
On the Seminole War
The Emancipation of South

America
" The American System " and

the Home Market
In Favor of a Paternal Policy

of Internal Improvements
For " Free Trade and Seamen's

Rights "
The Greek Revolution
The Noblest Public Virtue
Sixty Years of Sectionalism
Celebrated Passages:

" Free Trade and Seamen's

Rights" 10

Government a Trust 10

•' No South, No North, No East,

No West" 10

Patriotism 10

" Rather Be Right than Presi-
dent '* 10

Emmet, Robert 1778-1803 5

His Protest Against Sentence as a
Traitor — (Speech)

Hazlitt, William 1778-1830 6

Wit and Humor — Speech)

Brougham, Lord 1778-1868 2

Speeches:

Against Pitt and War with

America
Closing Argument for Queen
Caroline
Celebrated Passages:

Higher Law in England 10

Law Reform 10

Public Benefactors and Their

Rewards 10

Slanderers as Insects 10

Story, Joseph 1779-1S46 9
Intellectual Achievement in Ameri-
ca — (Speech)
Passing of the Indians — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10

Sergeant, John 1779-1852 10

Militarism and Progress — (Cele-
brated Passages)

Channing, William Ellery

1780-1842 3

The Man Above the State —
(Speech)

Chalmers, Thomas 1780-1847 3

Sermons:

When Old Things Pass Away
War and Truth
The Use of Living

Binney, Horace 1780-1875

Celebrated Passages:

The Supreme Court 10

War 10



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300

308
309

310
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412

258



303
304

310
312

300



309
307



200



188



313
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VOL. PAGX

Berrien, John M. 1781-1856 2 41

Speeches :

Conquest and Territorial Organ-
ization
Effect of the Mexican Con-
quest

Cass, Lewis 1782-1866 3 150

American Progress and Foreign
Oppression — (Speech)

Calhoun, John C. 1782-1880 3 43

Speeches:

Against the Force Bill
Denouncing Andrew Jackson
Replying to Henry Clay
Self-Government and Civiliza-

tion
Individual Liberty
Celebrated Passages:

Coercion and Union 10 297

Cohesive Power of Capital 10 297

Governmental Power and

Popular Incapacity 10 301

Liberty and Society 10 305

Society and Government 10 312

Taxation when Unnecessary a

Robbery 10 313

"Union, not Nation" 10 314

Webster, Daniel 1782-1852 10 110

Speeches:

The Reply to Hayne

Laying the Corner-Stone of

Bunker Hill Monument
At Plymouth in 1820
Adams and Jefferson
Progress of the Mechanic Arts
Dartmouth College versus Wood-
ward — On the Obligation of
Contracts
Exordium in the Knapp Murder

Case
Supporting the Compromise of
1850
Celebrated Passages:

England's Drumbeat 10 29?

Liberty and Union 10 305

Popular Government 10 309

Public Opinion 10 310

Secession in Peace Impossible. .10 311
Sink or Swim, Live or Die 10 312

Benton, Thomas H. 1782-1858 2 14

Speeches:

The Political Career of Andrew

Jackson
Against the United States Bank
" There is East: there is India"

Van Buren, Martin 1782-1862 10 814

Expansion Before the Mexican
and Civil Wars — (Celebrated
Passages)

Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Vis-
count 1784-1865 g 264
Speeches:

On the Death of Cobden
Against War on Ireland
Crockett, David 1786-1836 4 248

A Raccoon in a Bag— (Speech)



CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



331



VOL.

Marcy, William L. 1786-1857 10

Spoils — (Celebrated Passages)

Phillips, Charles c. 1787-1859

The Dinas Island Speech on Wash-
ington — (Speech)

Crittemden, John Jordan

1787-1863 4

Speeches :

Henry Clay and the Nineteenth-
Century Spirit
Against Warring on the Weak

Guizot, Francois Pierre Guillaume

1787-1874 6

Civilization and the Individual
Man — (Speech)

Byron, Lord 1788-1824 10

Capital Punishment for Crimes
Fostered by Misgovernment —
(Celebrated Passages)

Peel, Sir Robert 1788-1850 S

Speeches:

On the Repeal of the Corn Laws
A Plea for Higher Education

MacDuffie, George 1788-1851 10

Representative Government —

(Celebrated Passages)

Campbell, Alexander 1788-1866 3
Mind the Master Force — (Ser-
mon)

Legare, Hugh S. 1789-1843 10

Constitutional Liberty a Tradition
— (Celebrated Passages)

Woodbury, Levi 1789-1851 10

The Tariff of 1842 — (Celebrated
Passages)

Clay, Clement C. 1789-1866 3

The Subtreasury Bill — (Speech)

Tyler, John 1790-1862 10

The Flag of Yorktown — (Cele-
brated Passages)

Berryer, Pierre Antoine

1790-1868 2

Censorship of the Press — (Speech)

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis

1790-1869 7

The Revolution of 1848 —
(Speech)

Villemaine 1790-1870 10

Christian Oratory — (Celebrated
Passages)

Hayne, Robert Y. 1791-1839 6

On Foot's Resolution — (Speech)

Shell, Richard Lalor 1791-1851 9

Speeches :

Ireland's Part in English

Achievement
In Defense of Irish Catholics

Buchanan, James 1791—1868 2

Inaugural Address — (Speech)

Dallas, George M. 1792-1864 4

" The Pennsylvania Idea " —
(Speech)



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239



308
296

285

310

88

298

318

390
314

47
263

297

404
183

306
374



VOL.

4



Cousin, Victor 1792-1867

Speeches:

Eloquence and the Fine Arts
Liberty and Inalienable Right
The Foundations of Law
True Politics

Russell, Lord John 1792-1878 9

Science and Literature as Modes
of Progress — (Speech)

Lardner, Dionysius 1793-1859 7

The Plurality of Worlds —
(Speech)

Houston, Samuel 1793—1863 7

Speeches:

On His Defeat as a Union Can-
didate
His Defense at the Bar of the
House

Stevens, Thaddeus 1793-1868 9

Speeches:

Against Webster and Northern

Compromisers
The Issue against Andrew John-
son

Bates, Edward 1793-1869 10

Old- Line W h i g s —(Celebrated
Passages)

Corwin, Thomas 1794-1865 4

Against Dismembering Mexico —
(Speech)

Everett, Edward 1794-1865 6

Speeches:

The History of Liberty

The Moral Forces which Make

American Progress
Universal and Uncoerced Co-
operation

Bryant, William Cullen

1794-1878 2

The Greatness of Burns —
(Speech)

Dewey, Orville 1794-1832 5

Speeches:

The Genius of Demosthenes
The Rust of Riches
Celebrated Passages:

Exclusiveness 10

Arnold, Thomas 1795-1842 1

The Realities of Life and Death
— (Sermon)

Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon

1795-1854 9

The Queen against Moxon —
Shelley as a Blasphemer — •
(Speech)

Hare, Julius Charles 1795-1855 6

The Children of Light— (Ser-
mon)

Giddjngs, Joshua Reed If 95-18 6 4 6

Slavery and the Annexation of
Cuba — (Speech)

Carlyle, Thomas 1795-1881 3

Speeches:

The Edinburgh Address
The Heroic in History



PAGE

185



126



277



73



287



308

171

63



302



198



299
158



345



366



234



112



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CHRONOLOGICAL INDEX OF ORATORS AND SUBJECTS



VOL. PAGE

Clayton. John M 1796-1856 4 66

Speeches:

The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty and

" Expansion "
Justice the Supreme Law of
Nations

Vinet, Alexander 1797-1847 10 314

The Meaning of Religion — (Cele-
brated Passages)

Bell. John 1797-1869 1 388

Speeches:

Against Extremists North and

South
Transcontinental Railroads

Smith, Gerrit 1707-1874 9 227

Liberty Destroyed by National
Pride — (Speech)

Thiers, Adolphe Louis 1797-1877 9 388

Mexico and Louis Napoleon's Poli-
cies — (Speech)

Weed, Thurlow 1797-1882 10 300

A Good Enough Morgan — (Cele-
brated Passages)

Dix, John A. 1798-1879 5 261

Speech: Christianity and Politics
Celebrated Passages:

" Shoot Him on the Spot" 10 312

Choate, Rufus 1799-1859 3 287

Speeches:

Books and Civilization in Amer-
ica
The Necessity of Compromises

in American Politics
The Heroism of the Early Col-
onists
Celebrated Passages:

" Glittering Generalities " 10

Step to the Music of the Union. 10

Derby, The Earl of 1799-1869 5

The Emancipation of British Ne-
groes — (Speech)

Macaulay, Thomas Babington, Baron
Speeches: 1800-1859 8

The Literature of England
Popular Education
A Tribute to the Jews
Consent or Force in Govern-
ment
Celebrated Passages:

Fitness for Self-Government. . .10 299
Brown, John, " of Ossawatomie "

lSOO-1859 10 302

" Higher Law " Defined in Court
— (Celebrated Passages)

Marshall, Thomas F. 1800-1864 g 100

Speech: National Power and the

American Peace Policy
Celebrated Passages:

Clay's Moral Force 10 297

Louder, Sir, Louder 10 305

Dickinson, Daniel S. 1800-1866 5 220

Rebuking Senator Clemens of Ala-
bama — (Speech)



300
312

176



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Cushing, Caleb 1800-1S79 4

Speeches :

The Primordial Rights of the

LTniversal People
England and America in China
The Extermination of the In-
dians

Bancroft, George 1800-1891 10

Individual Sovereignty and Vested
Right in Slaves — (Celebrated
Passages)

Seward, William TI. 1801-1872 9

Speeches:

The Irrepressible Conflict
Reconciliation in 1865
Higher Law (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Newman, John Henry, Cardinal

1801-1890 8

Property as a Disadvantage
— (Sermon)

Miller, Hugh 1802-1856 8

The Pledge Science Gives to Hope
— (Speech)

Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste Henri

Sermons: 1802-1861 7

" The Sacred Cause of the

Human Race "
Rationalism and Miracles

Cahill, Daniel W. 1802-1864 3

The Last Judgment — (Sermon)

Souie, Pierre 1802-1870 10

American Progress — (Celebrated
Passages)

Bushnell, Horace 1802-1876 3

The Dignity of Human Nature
— (Speech)

Hugo. Victor 1802-1885 7

Speeches:

Oration on Honor^ de Balzac

The Liberty Tree in Paris

The Centennial of Voltaire's

Death
Moral Force in World Politics
Celebrated Passages:

Voices from the Grave 10

Kossuth. Louis 1802-1894 7
Local Self-Government — (Speech)
Power Without Justice — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10

Christy. David 1802- 10

Cotton is King — (Celebrated Pas-
sages)

Lytton. Edward George Earle Lytton
Bulwer, Baron 1803-1873 7

Demosthenes and the Nobility of
the Classics — (Speech)

Emerson. Ralph Waldo 1803-1882 5

Speeches:

The Greatness of a Plain Amer-
ican
The American Scholar
Man the Reformer
Uses of Great Men



PAGB

355



294
162

302
230

144

243

39
512

11

93



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223

509
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