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Art

Art as " Eternity revealing itself

in Time " 9 359

Camel of the Desert, The, Robert-
son on 9 58

Cousin on the objects of art 4 187

Flaxman before the English Royal

Academy 6 139

Imitation as a method of creative

intellect 9 53

Invention as a mark of genius.... 9 53

Lessing's " Laocoon " 4 189

Lowell on art in America 7 391

Michael Angelo and Raphael, their

learning 9 54

Poetry the art par excellence 4 192

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, on genius and

imitation 9 50

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, on the me-
thod of great works 9 300

Robertson on the imitative arts.. 9 57
Sculpture and music compared... 4 190

Sculpture discussed 4 188

Success in art as an international

asset g 42

The commercial value of artistic ex-
cellence, Gladstone on 6 258

The Judas of Leonard da Vinci.. 9 236

The Madonna at Blenheim 9 58

Xenophon on Statuary and Paint-
ing 6 144

Arthmios, of Zeleia

Expelled from Athens for bringing

Persian gold 1 107

Arthur, Chester Alan

Biography 1 le."

Inaugural Address 1 166

Artizan's Dwellings Act 4 349

Asia

Cyril born at Jerusalem 4 369

Gregory of Nazianzus born in Cap-

padocia 6 300

Orators of

Basil the Great — (Sermon) 1 242

Cyril — (Sermon) 4 369

Gregory of Nazianzus — (Sermon). 6 300

Asiatic immigration, Taft on 9 337

Aspasia

Mistress of Pericles S 305

Asquith administration epoch-marking.. 1 168

Asquith, Herbert Henry

Biography 1 I68

"Loaded Dice " — The Lords

Against the Constitution 1 170

The Social Fabric as the Condition

of Values 1 178

Assassination, political. Beaconsfield

on its effect in history 1 300

Astronomy

Distance of the planets from the

earth 7 279



Astronomy — Continued vol. page

Influence of Bacon on, discussed

by Lord Russell 9 128

Lardner on the plurality of worlds. 7 277
Russell, Lord John, on astronom-
ical discovery 9 129

Astronomy and new theory of atoms.

Lodge on 7 334

Athanasius

Biography 1 igl

The Divinity of Christ — (Sermon) 1 181

Athenian character

Choate, Rufus, on 5 62

Athenian Mode of Examining Witnesses

IsKus — (Celebrated Passages) 10 304

Athens

(See also Greece.)
Battles for the ground on which it

stands 1 104

Orators of, praised by Demosthenes 5 111
Pericles becomes leader of the

Democratic party g 305

Trial of Socrates 9 261

Atlantic Ocean, first wireless message

across the g gj

Atlantis

Legends of, referred to, by

Hecker 6 421

Atomic Theory

(See Science, Electricity, etc.)

Atomic astronomy 7 354

Atomic explosions, Ernest Rutherford

on 9 135

Atoms and electrons, Crookes on 4 262

Atonement, Mystery of the

Commented on by Abelard 1 27

Atrocious crime of being a young man.

The — (Chatham) 10 76

Attachments, Curran on 4 328

Attack on Sir Robert Walpole, by Sir

William Wyndham 10 79

Attainder, Bills of

Digby on the attainder of Strafford 5 240

Attainder of Strafford and Sidney... 5 216

Attucks, Crispus

Killed in the Boston riot of 1770 1 40
British soldiers accused of killing

him defended by John Adams.. 1 47

Atzerodt, George A.

Assassin of President Lincoln 1 117

Mentioned among conspirators

against President Lincoln 2 53

Auburn speech of William H. Seward. 9 178

Augustine, Saint

Biography 1 186

The Lord's Prayer — (Sermon)... 1 187
On the Heathen — Why Created. 2 176
On the Passion 2 597

Austin, Jane

Called the female Shakespeare by

Goldwin Smith 9 235

Australia and Canada, trade of, com-
pared to that of India 4 352

Austria

Attitude during the Crimean War. 2 66
Relations with the United States

discussed by Lewis Cass 3 151

Authors and their patrons, by Thack-
eray 9 383

Autocracy in Parliament, Campbell-Ban-

nerman on 3 101



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Autonomy, Colonial vol. page

Mackintosh on • 8 48

D'Auvcrgnc, Ilcnri de la Tour, Vis-
count Turcnne 6 l'***

Avonmore, Lord

Corrects Curran's Latin 4 282



B



Bacon, Francis

Biography 1

Against dueling — (Speech) 1

Bushnell on his genius 3

His rule of reading 8

Macaulay on the Novum Organum. 8
The father of modern science.... 9
" Bagbarons and Cragbarons," Ruskin

on 9

Bahar Ally Cawn, minister of Oude. 9

Baker, Sir Norman 8

Balfour and Macaulay compared 1

Balfour, Arthur James

Biography 1

The Lords as Appellants to the

People " 1

The Lords as Upholders of Govern-
ment " Of, By and For the

People " 1

Dreadnoughts and Dukes 1

Education Continued Through Life 1
Balloons and explosives in war. Colonel

Baden-Powell on 9

Balloon school at Aldershot 9

Balzac, Honore de, Hugo's oration on. 7
Bancroft, George

Individual Sovereignty and \'ested
Right in Slaves — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Bandiera, the brothers, Mazzini on.. 8
Bank-Notes of State banks, Sherman on. 9
Bank of England

Creator of the English debt 2

Lord Montagu on shelling it from
the air 9

Bank of the United States

Chcves its president 3

Crawford on 4

Denounced by Benton 2

Established under Madison 4

Its charter arrested in 1832 2

Banks and government deposits 3

Banquo's ghost in Webster's reply to

Hayne 10

Barbarism, Herbert Spencer on the re-
crudescence of 7

Barbour, James

Biograjjhy 1

Treaties as Supreme Laws —

(Speech) 1

Baring, Alexander, on the Bank of

England 2

Barnave, Pierre Joseph Marie

Biography 1

Speeches:

Rrepresentative Democracy
against Majority Absolut-
ism 1

Commercial Politics 1

Baronial castles and taxes 7

Barre, Colonel Isaac

Quoted by Webster 10

Tea Ta.xes and the American Char-
acter — (Celebrated Passages) ... 10



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198

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211

20
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40

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205
206

206

208



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215
217

298

294

94



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218



295

269

229

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59

24

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118

368

220

220

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Barrow, Isaac vol. page
Biography 1 234

On Slander — (Sermon) 1 235

Bartholdi's statue of liberty dedicated. 5 162
Basil the Great

Biography 1 242

On a Recreant Nun — (Sermon).. 1 243
Funeral oration on, preached by

Gregory of Nazianzus 6 300

Bates, Edward

Old-Line Whigs — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Battle of Bunker Hill described by

Webster 10 186

Battles in the air, Ma.xim on S 127

Baxter, Richard

Biography 1 250

Unwillingness to Improve — (Ser-
mon) 1 250

Bayard, James A.

Biography 1 256

Speeches:

The Federal Judiciary 1 257

Commerce and Naval Power.. 1 267
Bayard, Thomas F.

Biography 1 269

A Plea for Conciliation in 1876 —

(Speech) 1 270

Bayonets as agencies of reconciliation
Chatham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 294

Bayonne transactions of 1808 4 35

Beaconsfield, Lord

Biography 1 298

Speeches:

The Assassination of Lincoln. 1 300
Against Democracy for Eng-
land 1 301

The Meaning of Conservatism. 1 314

Gladstone on his death 6 266

" Beaconsfield of the Confederacy "

Benjamin, Judah Philip, so called. 1 400
Beaufort, the Duke of, on Winston

Churchill 5 147

Beauty, physical and intellectual

Flaxnian on 6 139

Beccaria, The Marquis of

His sentiment on the defense of
persons accused quoted by John

Adams 1 47

Beck, James M.

Expansion and the Spanish War —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 294

World Politics — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 319

Becquerel's discoveries 4 263

Becquerel's discovery of radio-activity,

defined 7 382

Bede. The Venerable

Biography 1 344

Sermons:

The Meeting of Mercy and

Justice 1 345

A Sermon for Any Day 1 348

The Torments of Hell 1 349

Bedford, The Duke of

Eulogized by Fox 6 154

Beecher, Henry Ward

Biography 1 351

Orations and Addresses:

Raising the Flag over Fort

Sumter 1 352

Effect of the Death of Lincoln 1 370
Celebrated Passages:

Bible and Sharp's Rifle 10 295



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349



Beecher, Henry Ward — Continued vol. page
Anecdote of Sir Henry Irving.. 5 173
Begums of Oude robbed by Hastings. 9 192
Belfast, Ireland, birthplace of Lord

Kelvin 7 189

Belgian colonization in Africa 5 19

Belliaven, Lord

Biography 1 375

A plea for the national life of

Scotland— (Speech) 1 376

Belknap defended by Matthew Hale

Carpenter 3 135

Bell, John

Biography 1 388

Speeches:

Against Extremists North and

South 1 389

Transcontinental Railways.... 1 395
Benet on courts-martial 1 110

Benevolent Assimilation

McKinley, William — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 295

and Manifest Providence

Hoyt, Wayland — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 295

Bengal, Sir Norman Baker, governor of. 8 205
Benjamin, Judah Philip

Biography 1 408

Speeches:

Farewell to the Union 1 401

Slavery as Established by

Law 1 408

Brownlow on 2 291

Benton, Thomas H.

Biography 2 14

Speeches:

Political Career of Andrew

Jackson 2 16

Against the United States

Bank 2 30

There is the East: there is In-
dia 2 34

Brawl with Jackson 2 15

Duel with Lucas 2 15

On Calhoun's speeches 3 43

Webster's reference to him in the

reply to Hayne 10 116

Bergami, a favorite of Queen Caroline. 2 267
Berlin Congress, The, commented on by

Bismarck 2 64

Bernard of Clairvaux

Biography 2 36

Sermons:

Preaching the Crusade 2 37

Advice to Young Men 2 38

Against Luxury in the Church 2 39

On the Canticles 2 40

Controversy with Abelard 1 23

On irreverence in church 2 196

Berrien, John M.

Biography 2 41

Speeches:

Conquest and Territorial Or-
ganization 2 41

Effect of the Mexican Con-
quest 2 44

Berryer, Pierre Antoine

Biography 2 47

Censorship of the Press — (Speech). 2 48

" Berserker Madness " in Twentieth

Century politics 7 36y



Beveridge, A. J. vol. tagk
Just Government and Consent of
the Governed — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 295

Beza, Calvin dies in the arms of 3 80

Bible and Sharp's Rifle

Beecher, Henry Ward — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 295

Bible, The

Defended by Erskine against Paine. 6 21

First book printed 5 151

First complete translation of the

English Bible made by Wyck-

liffe 10 272

Hampden, John, on its inspiration. 6 350

Herder on its inspiration 7 37

Illustration from the Bible, by

Thaddeus Stevens 9 289

Its influence on English politics. .10 37
Montgomery, James, on the English

Bible g 183

New Testament history as allegory. 4 881

Randolph, John, on 9 32

Revised version of, on love 5 325

Stanley, Dean, on the English

Bible 9 277

(See also Religion.)
Bicameral parliamentary system, Bal-
four on 1 211

Bill Of Rights, The

Henry, Patrick, on 7 24

Billot, General

Speaks in the Dreyfus case 7 239

Bimetallism

Bland on 2 132

Discussed by W. J. Bryan 2 294

(See also Finance and the Cur-
rency, etc.)
Bingham, John A.

Biography 2 50

Against the Assassins of President

Lincoln — (Speech) 2 50

Judge advocate, defines conspiracy
in the trial of President Lin-
coln's assassins 1 115

Binney, Horace

Quoted by David Dudley Field... 6 124
Celebrated Passages:

Supreme Court, The 10 313

War 10 315

Biography and Characterization

Abelard, Pierre 1 23

Adams, Charles Francis 1 29

Adams, Charles Francis, Junior.. 1 33

Adams, John 1 40

Adams, John Quincy 1 57

Adams, Samuel 1 82

^Ired 1 99

^schines 1 103

Aiken, Frederick A 1 108

Albert the Great (Albertus Mag-
nus) 1 136

Allen, Ethan 1 139

Ames, Fisher 1 144

Anselm, Saint 1 154

Arnold, Thomas 1 158

Arthur, Chester Alan 1 165

Afquith, Herbert Henry 1 168

Athanasius 1 181



n



350



GENERAL INDEX



Biography and Characterization

Continued VOL. PAGE

Augustine, Saint 1 186

Avcbury, Lord (See Lubbock, Sir

John) 7 396

Bacon, Francis 1 196

Balfour, Arthur James 1 206

Barbour, James 1 220

Barnave, Antoine Pierre Joseph

Marie 1 229

Barrow, Isaac 1 234

Basil the Great 1 242

Baxter, Richard 1 250

Bayard, James A 1 256

Bayard, Thomas F 1 269

Beaconsfield, Lord 1 298

Bede, The Venerable. .. » 1 344

Beecher, Henry Ward 1 151

Belhaven, Lord 1 375

Bell, John 1 388

Benjamin Judah P 1 400

Benton, Thomas H 2 14

Bernard of Clairvaux 2 36

Berrien, John M 2 41

Berryer, Pierre Antoine 2 47

Bingham, John A 2 50

Bismarck 2 60

Black, Jeremiah Sullivan 2 75

Blaine, James G 2 86

Blair, Austin 2 109

Blair, Francis Preston 2 112

Bland. Richard P 2 132

Bolingbroke. Lord 2 138

Bonaventura, Saint 2 149

Booth, William 2 152

Borden, Robert Laird 2 154

Bossuet, Jacques Benigne 2 159

Boudinot, Elias 2 180

Bourdaloue, Louis 2 189

Boutwell, George S 2 203

Breckenridge, John C 2 215

Bright, John 2 218

Brooks, Phillips 2 244

Brooks, Preston S 2 254

Brougham, Lord 2 258

Brown, B. Gratz 2 274

Brown, Henry Armitt 2 283

Brownlow, William Gannaway 2 288

Bryan, William J 2 293

Bryant, William Cullen 2 302

Buchanan, James 2 306

Bunyan, John 2 315

Burges, Tristam 2 328

Burke, Edmund 2 334

Burlingame, Anson 2 419

Bushnell, Horace 3 11

Butler, Benjamin F 3 16

Butler, Joseph 3 21

Caesar, Caius Julius 3 25

Cahill, Daniel W 3 39

Caird, John 3 34

Calhoun, John C 3 43

Calvin, John 3 80

Cambon, Pierre Joseph 3 83

Campbell, Alexander 3 88

Campbell-Bannerman, Henry 3 93

Canning, George 3 102

Carlyle, Thomas 3 112

Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite. 3 128

Carpenter, Matthew Hale 3 135

Carson, Alexander 3 143

Carson, Hampton L 3 147

Cass, Lewis 3 150



Biography and Characterization —

Continued VOL.

Castelar, Emilio 3

Cato Uticensis 3

Cavour, Camillo Benso, Count di. 3

Cecil, Lord Robert 3

Challemel-Lacour, Paul Amand... 3

Chalmers, Thomas 3

Chamberlain, Joseph 3

Chandler, Zachariah 3

Channing, William Ellery 3

Chapin, Edwin Hubbell.... 3

Chase, Salmon P 3

Chateaubriand 3

Chatham, Lord 3

Chatincey, Dr. Charles 3

Chesterfield, Lord 3

Cheves, Langdon 3

Chillingworth, William 3

Choate, Joseph Hodges 3

Choate, Rufus 3

Chrysostom, Saint John 3

Churchill, Randolph Henry Spen-
cer 3

Churchill, Winston Leonard Spen-
cer 3

Cicero, Marcus Tullius 3

Clark, Champ 3

Clay, Cassius Marcellus 3

Clay, Clement C 3

Clay, Henry 4

Clayton, John M 4

Clemens, Jeremiah 4

Cleon 4

Cleveland, Grover 4

Clinton, De Witt 4

Cobb, Howell 4

Cobbett, William 4

Cobden, Richard 4

Cockran, William Bourke 4

Coke, Sir Edward 4

Coleridge, John Duke 4

Colfax, Schuyler 4

Conkling, Roscoe 4

Constant, Benjamin 4

Cook, Joseph 4

Corbin, Francis 4

Corwin, Thomas 4

Cousin, Victor 4

Cox, Samuel Sullivan 4

Cranmer, Thomas 4

Crawford, William Harris 4

Crispi, Francesco 4

Crittenden, John Jordan 4

Crockett, David 4

Cromwell, Oliver 4

Crookes, Sir William 4

Culpeper, Sir John 4

Curran, John Philpot 4

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins 4

Curtis, George William 4

Curzon, Lord 4

Gushing, Caleb 4

Cyprian 4

Cyril 4

Dallas, George M 4

Damiani, Peter 4

Daniel, John W 4

Danton, George Jacques 5

Davidson, Most Reverend Randall
Thomas, Archbishop of Canter-
bury 5

Davis, David 5



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351



Biography and Characterization —

Continued vol. page

Davis, Henry Winter 5 26

Davis, Jefferson 5 35

Davitt, Michael 5 47

Dawes, Henry Laurens 5 52

Dayton, William L 5 56

Demosthenes 5 62

Denman, Thomas, Baron 5 146

Depew, Chauncey M 5 149

Derby, The Earl of 5 176

Dering, Sir Edward 5 181

Deseze, Raymond 5 187

DesmouHns, Camilla 5 191

D'Ewes, Sir Simon 5 194

Dewey, Orville 5 198

Dexter, Samuel 5 201

Diaz, Porfirio 5 208

Dickerson, Mahlon 5 212

Dickinson, Daniel S 5 220

Dickinson, John 5 224

Didon, Pgre 5 231

Digby, George, Lord 5 236

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth,

Bart 5 246

Dillon, John 5 258

Dix, John A 5 261

Dod, Abert B 5 263

Donne, John 5 266

DooHttle, James R 5 269

Dorset, The Earl of 5 274

Dougherty, Daniel 5 280

Douglas, Frederick 5 282

Douglas, Stephen A 5 286

Dow, Lorenzo 5 305

Drake, Charles D 5 309

Drummond, Henry 5 313

Dwight, Timothy 5 341

Edmunds, George F 5 344

Edward VTI, R. et 1 5 349

Edwards, Jonathan 5 355

Eliot, Sir John 5 363

Ellsworth, Oliver 5 371

Emerson, Ralph Waldo 5 377

Emmet, Robert 5 405

Erskine, Thomas, Lord 6 11

Evarts, William Maxwell 6 56

Everett, Edward 6 63

Falkland, Lucius, Lord 6 94

Farrar, Frederick William 6 100

Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la

Mothe 6 108

Field, David Dudley 6 119

Finch, Sir Heneage 6 131

Fisher, John 6 136

Flaxman, John 6 139

Flechier, Esprit 6 146

Fox, Charles James 6 152

Franklin, Benjamin 6 169

FreUnghuysen, Frederick Theodore 6 175

Gallatin, Albert 6 180

Gambetta, Leon 6 189

Garfield, James Abram 6 198

Garrison, William Lloyd 6 208

Gaudet, Marguerite Elie 6 216

George V., R. et. 1 6 220

Gibbons, James, Cardinal 6 224

Giddings, Joshua Reed 6 234

Gladstone, William Ewart 6 240

Gottheil, Richard 6 269

Grady, Henry W 6 273

Grattan, Henry 6 278

Gregory of Nazianzus 6 300

Grirastone, Sir Harbottle 6 304



Biography and Characterization —

Continued vol. page

Guizot, Frangois, Pierre Guillaume. 6 308

Gunsaulus, Frank W 6 317

Hale, Edward Everett 6 319

Hamilton, Alexander 6 324

Hamilton, Andrew 6 335

Hampden, John 6 349

Hancock, John 6 353

Hare, Julius Charles 6 366

Harrison, Benjamin 6 372

Harrison, Thomas 6 384

Harper, Robert Goodloe 6 389

Hayes, Rutherford B 6 396

Hayne, Robert Y 6 404

Hazlitt, William 6 412

Hecker, Frederick Karl Franz... 6 419
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Fer-
dinand von 6 428

Henry, Patrick 7 13

Herder, Johann Gottfried von.... 7 37

Hildebert, Archbishop of Tours.. 7 42

Hill, Benjamin Harvey 7 47

Hill, James J 7 56

Hoar, George Frisbie 7 60

Holborne, Sir Robert 7 68

Houston, Samuel 7 73

Hughes, Charles Evans 7 82

Hughes, Thomas 7 87

Hugo, Victor 7 93

Huxley, Thomas Henry 7 104

Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon. 7 110

Ingalls, John J 7 122

Ingersoll, Robert G 7 125

Isocrates 7 137

Jackson, Andrew 7 144

James, Henry, Baron James of

Hereford 7 149

Jay, John 7 152

Jefferson, Thomas 7 162

Jekyll, Sir Joseph 7 168

Johnson, Andrew 7 177

Kelvin, William Thomson, Lord.. 7 189

King, Rufus 7 193

Kingsley, Charles 7 196

Knott, J. Proctor 7 203

Knox, John 7 ?16

Kossuth, Louis 7 223

Labori, Maitre Fernand 7 234

Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste Henri. 7 243
Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis. 7 253
Lang, Most Reverend Cosmo Gor-
don, Archbishop of York 7 260

Lansdowne, The Marquis of 7 264

Lansing, John 7 271

Lardner, Dionysius 7 277

Latimer, Hugh 7 281

Laurier, Sir Wilfrid 7 292

Lee, Henry 7 304

Lee, Richard Henry 7 312

Leighton, Robert 7 321

Lenthall, William 7 327

Lewis, David, Bishop of Llandaff. 7 331

Lincoln, Abraham 7 335

Livingston, Robert R 7 361

Lloyd-George, David 7 368

Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph 7 382

Lowell, James Russell 7 385

Lubbock, Sir John (Lord Ave-

bury) 7 396

Luther, Martin 7 405

Lyndhurst, Lord 7 419

Lysias 7 428



352



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Biography and Characterization —

CoiHinued y/OL.

Lytlon, Kdward George Earle Lyt-

ton Bulwer, Haron 7

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Ma-

caulay, Baron 8

Macdonald, Sir John Alexander.. 8

^[cKinley, William 8

Mackintosh. Sir James



8
8



Madison, James ■•••

Manning, Henry Edward, Cardinal.
Mansfield, William Murray, Earl

of 8

Marconi, William 8

Marshall, John S

Marshall, Thomas F 8

Martin, Luther 8

Mason, George 8

Massillon. Jean Baptiste 8

Mather, Cotton 8

Maxim, Hudson 8

Mazzini, Giuseppe 8

Meagher, Thomas Francis 8



Melanchthon, Philip

Miller, Hugh

Milton, John

Mirabeau, Gabriel Honore Ri-

quetti, Comte de

Monroe, James

Montalembert, Charles Forbes,

Comte de

Montgomery, James 8

Moody, Dwight L 8

More, Sir Thomas 8

Morley, John 8

^Morris, Gouverneur 8

Morton, Oliver P 8

Miiller, Max 8

Newman, John Henry, Cardinal... 8

O'Connell, Daniel 8

Otis. Harrison Gray 8

Otis, James 8

Palmerston, Henry John Temple,

Viscount 8

Parker, Theodore 8

Parnell, Charles Stewart 8

Peel, Sir Robert 8

Pendleton, Edmund 8

Penn, William 8

Pericles 8

Phillips, Charles 8

Phillips, Wendell 8

Pinkney, William 8

Pitt. William 8

Plunkett, William Conyngham



Plunkett, P.aron 8

Poe, Edgar Allan 8

Potter, Henry Codman 8

Prentiss, Seargeant Smith 8

Pulteney, William 8

Pym, John 8

Quincy, Josiah 8

Quincy, Josiah, Junior 8

Raleigh, Sir Walter 9

Randolph, Edmund 9

Randolph, John 9

Redmond, John E 9

Reed, Thomas B 9

Reynolds, Sir Joshua 9

Robertson, Frederick W 9

Robespierre 9

Roosevelt, Theodore 9

Ros.bery, Archibald Philip Prim-
rose, Earl 9



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Biography and Characterization —

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Rothschild, Nathan Mayer, Baron. 9 108

Royer-Collard, Pierre Paul 9 112

Rumbold, Richard 9 117

Ruskin, John 9 121

Russell, Lord John 9 126

Rutherford, Ernest 9 135

Rutledge, John 9 138

Saurin, Jaccjues 9 141

Schlegel, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich

von 9 147

Schurz, Carl 9 153

Seneca 9 159

Seward, William H 9 162

Sheil, Richard Lalor 9 183

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley 9 191

Sherman, John 9 212

Sidney, Algernon 9 222

Smith, Gerrit 9 227

Smith, Goldwin 9 232

Smith, Sydney 9 247

Socrates 9 260

Spencer, Percival (See Stone, Cap-
per and Baden-Powell) 9 294

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon 9 268

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn 9 274

.Stephens, Alexander H 9 280

Stevens, Thaddeus 9 287

Stone, Capper and Baden-Powell. 9 294

Story, Joseph 9 300

Strafford, The Earl of 9 308

Sumner, Charles 9 316

Taft, William Howard 9 331

Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon 9 345

Talmage, T. De Witt 3 364

Taylor, Jeremy 9 369

Tertullian 9 376

Thacktray, William Makepeace... 9 381

Thiers, Louis Adolphe 9 388

Thomson, Sir Joseph John 9 400

Thurman, Allen G 9 403

Tooke, John Home 9 414

Toombs, Robert 9 421

Trumbull, Lyman 9 436

Tyndale, William 10 15

Tyndall, John 10 19

Vallandigham, Clement L 10 27

Vane, Sir Henry 10 37

Vergniaud, Pierre Victurnien 10 43

Voorhees, Daniel W 10 51

Waller, Edmund 10 63

Walpole, Sir Robert and Horace.. 10 70

Warren, Joseph 10 80

Washington, George 10 90

Webster, Daniel 10 110

Wesley, John 10 227

Whitefield. George 10 238

Wilberforce, William 10 245

Wilkes, John 10 254

Wirt, William 10 259

Witherspoon, John 10 266

Wickliffe, John 10 272

Wyndham, Sir William 10 279

Zola, Emile 10 285

Birmingham, Chamberlain, Mayor of.. 3 191

Birmingham University, Chamberlain

Chancellor of ^ 192

Birrell, Augustine

Introduction, Modern Oratory 1 xiil

Hiihops in the House of Lords 7 261



General index



353



Bismarck VOL. page

Biography 2 60

A Plea for Imperial Armament

— (Speech) 2 61

Compared to Gladstone by Sir Wil-
frid Laurier 7 297

Embassador to Russia '2 67

His idea of the defensive 2 70

On the r'uror Teutonicus 2 71

Relations with Gortschakoff 1 339

Black, Jeremiah Sullivan

Biography 2 75

Corporations under Eminent Do-
main — (Speech) 2 76

Controversy with Jefferson Davis. 2 75

On Mathew Hale Carpenter 3 135

Blaine, James G.

Biography 2 86

Oration on Garfield — (Speech).. 2 87
Conkling's " Turkey-Gobbler Strut "

—(Celebrated Passages) 10 297

His admiration for Henry Clay.. 2 87

Magnetism of 2 86

Nominated for President by Robert

G. Ingersoll 7 126

On campaign lying 2 101

Power as an orator 2 87

Blair, Austin

Biography 2 109

Military Government — (Speech).. 2 109

Chandler's letter to, in 1861 7 52

Blair, Francis Preston

Biography 2 112

Speeches:

The Character and Work of

Benton 2 114

The Deathbed of Benton 2 119

On the Fifteenth Amend-
ment 2 121

Asserts that reconstruction was

fraudulent 2 124

Eulogized by Champ Clark 3 381

Bland, Richard P.

Biography 2 132

The Parting of the Ways —

(Speech) 2 132

On the causes of panic in 1893... 2 133
Blennerhassett

Randolph on his connection with

the Burr case 9 24

Wirt on Blennerhassett's island

and character 10 262

Bleriot, Louis, first flies across the Eng-
lish channel 9 294

Blifil and Black George — Puritan and

Blackkg, by John Randolph 9 31

Boardman, Henry A.

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