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Smith, Gerrit, on annexation.... 9 231

Webster on consolidation 10 144

Centralization and the revolutionary
power of federal patronage, by

Clement L. Vallandigham 10 28

Challemel-Lacour, Paul Amand

Biography 3 153

Humboldt and the Teutonic Intel-
lect — (Speech) 3 183

Chalmers, Thomas

Biography 3 188

Sermons:

When Old Things Pass Away. 3 188

War and Truth 3 189

The Use of Living 3 190

Chamberlain, Austen, on English con-
stitutional precedents 1 171

Chamberlain, Joseph

Biography 3 191

Empire and Home Rule 3 192

The Megaphone and Manhood Suf-
frage 3 196

Chamberlain, Joseph, denounces dema-
gogues 3 197

Chandler, Zachariah

Biography 3 198

On Jefferson Davis — (Speech)... 3 198
Against the Peace Conference in

1861 7 551



Channing, William Ellery vol. page

Biography 3 200

The Man Above the State —

(Speech) 3 200

Drummond on his influence 5 338

Chapin, Edwin Hubbell

Biography 3 204

Addresses:

The Sovereignty of Ideas. . . 3 204

Peaceful Industry 3 205

The Source of Modern Prog-
ress 3 206

Scientia Liberatrix 3 207

Rectitude Higher than Moral-
ity 3 208

Characterization

(See Biography.)
Charles I. of England

Grievances and oppressions under. 5 236
Charters, Colonel, celebrated epitaph on 9 47
Chase, Salmon P.

Biography 3 211

Speeches:

Thomas Jefferson and the
Colonial View of Manhood

Rights 3 212

Three Great Eras 3 224

Celebrated Passages:

An Indestructible Union of

Indestructible States 10 303

Chateaubriand

Biography 3 227

Has One Government the Right to
Intervene in the Internal Af-
fairs of Another? — (Speech).. 3 228

Lamartine on 3 227

On representative government,

quoted by Everett 6 75

Chatham, Lord

Biography 3 233

Speeches:

The Attempt to Subjugate

America 3 235

The English Constitution 3 245

Chatham's Last Speech 3 254

Celebrated Passages:

Bayonets as Agencies of Re-
conciliation 10 294

" If I Were an American as

I Am an Englishman" 10 303

Whig Spirit of the Eighteenth

Century 10 217

Debate with Sir Robert and Hor-
ace Walrole 10 71

Faints in the House of Lords.... 3 256
Quoted by Judah P. Benjamin.... 1 405

Replied to by Mansfield 8 79

The eloquence of, characterized by

Edward A. Allen 1 xx

The " atrocious crime of being a

young man " 10 76

Chauncy, Dr. Charles

Biograi.hy 3 257

Good News from a Far Country

— (Sermon) 3 258

Chesterfield, Lord

Biography 3 263

Against Revenues from Drunken-
ness and Vice — (Speech) 3 268

Cheves, Langdon

Biography 3 269

In Favor of a Stronger Navy —

(Speech) ... 3 263



360



GENERAL INDEX



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358
238

277
277



3 287



, , . VOL. PACE

lianquct celebrating the anniver-
sary of the great fire ' 3"!

Charles D. Drake speaks at, in

1804 ^ ^"

Lauricr on Chicago energy after

the fire •• / • I ^''';

Oration of Hampton L. Carson m. 3 147
Chicago platform of 1896

Dcliatc on. closed by \V. J. Bryan. 2 294
Child. Lydia Maria

Writes to John Brown o *>>5"

Whitcficld on Christ's love for... 10 244
ChillingNvorth. William

Biography ^ 274

False Pretenses — (Speech) 3 2*4

Eulogized by Mansfield and Locke. 3 274

China

Cashing on English and American

relations with ^

Chivalry in fiction 9

Choate, Joseph Hodges

Biography

Earrngut— (Speech)

Choate. Rufus

Biography

Speeches:

Books and Civilization in

America 3 288

The Necessity of Compromises

in American Politics 3 295

The Heroism of the Early

Colonists 3 303

Celebrated Passages:

Glittering Generalities 10 300

Step to the Music of the

Union 10 312

On Athenian character 5 62

The greatness of Burke 3 287

Christ

(See Religion. Sermons, Ethics
AND Philosophy, etc.)

As an Oriental 8 204

Athanasius on the divinity of.... 1 181
His cross, the renunciation of ani-
mal selfishness 2 321

In history, Didon on 5 231

In the carpenter shop, Drummond

on 5 324

Christ and Iscariot. Ruskin on 9 123

Christ and the Church

Marvin, Bishop E. M. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 306

Christianity

(See Religion.)
As a civilizing force, Guizot on.. 6 313

Christianity and Evolution 5 313

Christian Oratory

Villcniaine — (Celebrated Passages). 10 297
Christian Science

Gunsaulus on 6 318

Christina of Sweden

Used as an illustration in the case

of Mrs. Surratt 1 132

Christy, David

Cotton Is King — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 298

Chrysostom, Saint John

Biography 3 305

Sermons:

The Blessing of Death 3 306

The Heroes of Faith 3 30 7

Avarice and Usury 3 309



Church, The vol. page

Bishop Marvin on 10 306

Church of England

(.See Religion, etc.)
Archbishop Davidson of Canter-
bury 5 15

Archbishop Lang of York 7 260

Church of England

Beaconsfield on religious liberty

under 1 311

Bishops in the House of Lords... 7 261
Grounds on which the Puritans
separated from it. defined by

John Quincy Adams 169-70

Its wealth, power, and jiolitical in-
fluence 1 326

Churchill, Raiidoli)h Henry Spencer

Biography 3 oil

Speeches:

The Age of Action 3 312

Gladstone's Egyptian Inconsist-
encies 3 316

Churchill, \\'inston Leonard Spencer

Biography 3 324

Free Trade and the Unearned In-
crement 3 325

Cicero, Marcus Tullius

Biography 3 330

Speeches:

The First Oration Against

Catiline 3 333

Catiline's Departure 3 345

The Crucifixion of Gavius.... 3 348

Supernatural Justice 3 352

Cato and the Stoics 3 3.56

For the Poet Archias 3 363

" The Fourth Philippic 3 375

As an Opponent of Imperialism. 3 332
Brewer, Justice David, J., on his

oration against Catiline 1 x

Caesar refers to him 3 28

On the labor of oratory 3 35

Peel. Sir Robert, on his style 8 290

Technique of his oratory 3 331

Cincinnati, Order of

Addressed by Elias Boudinot.... 2 181
Addressed by Morris at Hamilton's

funeral 8 215

Circuit Courts of the United States

Burges on 2 329

Citizenship

Demosthenes on 5 127

Civilization

And the individual man, Guizot on. 6 809

And the invention of printing.... 5 151

Chauncey M. Depew on 5 149

Political principles of, as defined

by Jefferson 9 40

Civil Service Reform

Abuse of patronage and centraliza-
tion, Vallandighara on 10 23

Flanigan, Webster M., on the ob-
jects of politics 10 31?

Harrison, Benjamin, on Presiden-
tial patronage 6 379

Hayes, Rutherford B., on the

necessity for it 6 ^^^

Marcy on Spoils 10 312

Schurz, Carl, in favor of 9 154

Clan Camobell, the ? S?



GENERAL INDEX



361



Clark, Champ vol. page

Biography 3 381

The Courage of Leadership —

(Speech) 3 381

Classical Orators

(See Greek and Roman Orators.)
Clay, Cassius Marcellus

Biograjihy 3 386

Speeches:

A Rhapsody 3 38.5

Aspirations for the Union 3 386

America as a Moral Force.. 3 387
Clay, Clement C.

Biograv'hv 3 390

The Subtreasury Bill of 1837 —

(Speech) 3 390

Responded to in the Senate by

Houston 7 74

Clay, Henry

Biography ^ H

Speeches:

Dictators in American Poli-
tics 4 1*

On the Expunging Resolu-
tions 4 23

On the Seminole War 4 26

The Emancipation of South

America 4 30

" The American System " and

the Home Market 4 39

In favor of a Paternal Policy

of Internal Improvements.. 4 43
For " Free Trade and Sea-
men's Rights " 4 47

The Greek Revolution 4 51

The Noblest Public Virtue... 4 54
Sixty Years of Sectionalism.. 4 56
Celebrated Passages:

Government a Trust 10 300

No Soutli, No North, No East,

No West 10 308

Patriotism 10 309

Rather be Right than Presi-
dent 10 310

As a model for Blaine 2 87

Blaine characterizes his leadership 2 98

Calhoun against 3 74

Cause of his duel with Randolph.. 9 30
Funeral oration on, by John J.

Crittenden 4 239

His debating society experience... 9 16
His fundamental idea of concilia-
tion 4 11

His plea for the South American
Republics commented on by Ed-
ward A. Allen 1 xxi

His reply to Barnwell 2 119

Joint resolution in the dispute over

the vote of Missouri in 1820... 1 277

Life of, by Carl Schurz 9 153

Clay's moral force

Thomas F. Marshall — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 297

Clay, Webster, and Jefferson Davis 4 12

Clarkson, Thomas

Associated with William Wilber-

force 10 245

Clayton, John M.

Biography 4 66

Speeches:

The Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

and "Expansion" 4 66

Justice the Supreme Law of

Nations 4 73



Clayton, Jokn M. — Continued vol. page

Debates with Douglas 5 296

On the Supreme Court's jurisdic-
tion over the States 3 50

Clayton-Bulwer Treaty

Debated in 1853 5 294

, The, and Expansion... 4 66

Clemens, Jeremiah

Biography 4 75

Speech :

Cuba and " Manifest Des-
tiny " 4 75

Celebrated Passages:

Foreign War and Domestic

Despotism 10 300

Criticized by Daniel S. Dickinson. 5 221
Cleon

Biography 4 79

Democracies and Subject Colonies

— (Speech) 4 79

Cleveland, Grover

Biography 4 82

First Inaugural Address 4 82

Celebrated Passages:

Communism of Capital 10 297

Condition, Not Theory 10 297

Innocuous Desuetude 10 303

Clifford, W. K., on electricity and

atoms 4 261

Clifton College, King Edward on 5 351

Clinton, De Witt

Biography 4. 87

Speeches:

Federal Power and Local

Rights 4 87

Against the Military Spirit... 4 90
Cloots, Anacharsis, John Randolph on. 9 37

Coal and iron, conservation of 7 57

Cobb, Howell

Biography 4 94

" Fiftv-Four Forty or Fight " —

(Speech) 4 94

Cobbett, William

Biography 4 97

The Man on the Tower —

(Speech) 4 98

Cobden, Richard

Biography 4 102

Speeches:

Free Trade with All Nations. 4 103
Small States and Great

Achievements 4 113

Celebrated Passages:

Armament Not Necessary 10 294

Palmerston on his death 8 26a

Cobden and Bright as Noninterven-

tionists 10 27

Cobden on liberation of English land. . 3 328
Cockran, William Bourke

Biography 4 116

Answering William J. Bryan —

(Speech) 4 116

Cockrell, Senator F. M., of Missouri _
Reads Lord Mansfield's address in

the case of Wilkes 1 295

Codrus

Vane, Sir Henry, on the death of.lO 42
Coercion and Union

Calhoun, John C. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 297

Coercion in government. Lord Morley

on . . . S -"*

Coercion in Ireland

Smith, Sydney, on 9 258



362



GENERAL INDEX



VOL. PAGE

Coherers of wireless telegraphy 8 S3

Cohesive Power of Capital

Calhoun, John C. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 2<)7

Coke, Sir Edward

Biography 4 1^9

Prosecuting Sir Walter Raleigh —

(Speech) 4 120

On Oppression under the Tudors.. 6 339
Works with Pym and Phillips for

free speech 4 119

Colerid.ce, John Duke

Biography 4 127

The Sacredness of Matrimony —

(Speech) 4 127

Coleridce, Samuel Taylor

Hissing Prejudices — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 303

Coleridge on Rabelais 9 237

Colfax, Schuyler

Biography 4 133

The Confiscation of Rebel Property

— (Speech) 4 133

Colonial Exploitation in Africa and

America 5 15

Colonial government

Jay's protest against 7 152

Coloniil Policies of British Empire,

Lord Lansdowne on 7 264

Colonies, English, In America

Everett on 6 74

Roosevelt on 9 86

Webster on 10 183

Columbus, Christopher

Depew, Chauncey M., on 5 149

His character described by Everett. 6 69

Marco Polo's travels annotated by 5 152

Portraits of 5 152

Statue for, proposed by Benton... 2 35

Commerce

Its effects on national character... 1 232
Pitt on commercial aspects of the

slave trade 8 347

Commerce, English

Characterized by Beaconsfield 1 311

Commerce in the United States

Domestic industry under Jackson 2 22
• Power of Congress to lay embar-
goes on 1 226

Commercial Militancy

McKinley on S 45

Commercialism Militant

Sheridan, R. B. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 297

Communism of Capital

Cleveland, Orover — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 297

Compassion in Heaven

Savonarola, Girolamo — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 311

Competition in business. King Edward

on 5 353

Compromise of 1S50

Denounced by Thaddeus Stevens.. 9 288

Webster's speech in favor of 10 222

Concerning a grain of corn

By John Wyckliffe 10 278

Conde. The Prince of

Eulogized by Cossuet 2 161

Condition, Not Theory

Cleveland, Grover — (Celebrated

Passages) . . . ., 10 297



Confederate States, The vol. pase

(See also under United States.)

Cobb, Howell, President of the

Montgomery convention 4 94

Colfax in favor of confiscation.... 4 133

Constitution of, commented on by

Jefferson Davis 5 43

Daniel on reasons for their exist-
ence 4 391

England's proclamation of neutral-
ity in 1861 2 226

Inaugural Address of Jefferson

Davis in 1861 5 41

Iverson of Georgia on 11 Confed-
erate Republic 5 311

Negotiation for peace with, opposed

by Garfield 6 198

South Carolina convention quoted 5 311

Stephens, Alexander H., on the

Confederate Constitution 9 283

Stephens, Alexander H., Vice-
President of 9 280

Toombs, Robert, Secretary of State

under 9 421

Confession of sins, Abelard's views on 1 25

Congo Free State, Asquith on 5 19

Congo State, outrages in 5 16

Congress, The United States

(See also Law — American Con-
stitutional.)
Brooks, Preston S., on the Sum-
ner assault 2 254

Its power to regulate commerce... 1 225
Powers of Congress under the Con-
federation 2 42

Conkling, Roscoe

Biography 4 137

Sl^eeches:

Nominating General Grant for

s Third Term 4 138

The Stalwart Standpoint.... 4 141

Against Senator Sumner 4 146

Conkling's " Turkey-Gobbler Strut "

Blaine, James G. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 297

Connecticut

Action on the Fifteenth Amend-
ment 2 124

Constitutional Convention of 1788,

Ellsworth in 5 371

Danbury town meeting of 17 74 on

slavery 3 213

Dow, Lorenzo, born at Coventry.. 5 305

Edwards, Jonathan, born at East

Windsor" 5 355

Ellsworth, Oliver, born at Windsor 5 371

Field, David Dudley, born at Had-

dam 6 119

Litchfield, birthplace of Horace

Bushnell 3 11

Trumbull, Lyman, born in Col-
chester 9 436

Conquest

Pym on its relations to law S 387

Conquest and new territory, John M.

Berrien on 2 41

Conquest of territory leading to civil

war 9 281

Conscience, The terrors of 9 371

Conservation of National Resources. 7 57

Conservation of Public Credit 7 57



GENERAL INDEX



363



Conservatism vol. page

Against irreversible action, Balfour

on 1 214

As the spirit of standing still 3 157

Its meaning in English politics de-
fined by Lord Beaconsfield 1 314

Liberalism and Conservatism 1 168

Conservatives, a Campaign Guide for.. 7 377
Constance, The S^'nod of, orders the

bones of Wyckliffe burned 10 272

Constant, Benjamin

Biography 4 148

Free Speech Necessary for Good

Government — (Speech) 4 148

Constitution of the United States

(See also Law — American Con-
stitutional.)

Adams, John Quincy, on 1 74

Amendments to, proposed by

Massachusetts 6 356

Attitude of John Adams, toward,

described by himself 1 42

Draft of the Constitution perfected

by Gouverneur Morris S 212

Gladstone on 10 300

Imperfections of, characterized by

Patrick Henry 7 33

Livingston, Chancellor, on 7 361

Constitutional Convention of 1787

Everett on 6 79

Franklin, Benjamin, on its work.. 6 169

Franklin on prayer in 10 310

Constitutional Crisis in England, great-
est in 200 years 9 43

Constitutional Government

Hilliard, H. W. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 29S

Constitutional Liberty and Arbitrary

Power (Warren) 10 81

Constitutional Liberty and the American

Union 10 298

Constitutional Liberty , a Tradition,

Legard. Hugh S 10 293

Constitutional Liberties of England,

Asquith on 1 170

Constitution, The English

(See Law — English Constitu-
tional.)
Defined by Lord Beaconsfield 1 317

Contempts

(See also under Law.)
Jury in the case of Penn and Mead

fined 6 343

Continental Congress addressed by John

Witherspoon 10 266

Continental currency

Witherspoon on its depreciation. . .10 267
Continuous life and everlasting increase
in power

Zullicofer, Joachim — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 319

Contracts

(See also Law — American Con-
stitutional.)

Thurman on vested rights and the

obligations of contracts 9 403

Webster on their obligation 10 214



Cook, Joseph VOL. page
Biography 4 153

Ultimate America — (Speech) 4 153

Cooper, Thomas

Indicted for discourtesy to John

Adams 5 213

Co-operation, universal and uncoerced

Everett on 6 87

Copperheads

Denounced by Charles D. Drake.. 5 309

Copperheads in American politics 10 2 7

Copperheads, Thaddeus Stevens on 9 293

Corbin, Francis

Biography 4 165

Answering Patrick Henry • —

(Speech) 4 166

" Corner-Stone of the Confederacy "

Stephens on 9 285

Corn Laws of England

(See under Free Trade, Tariffs, etc.)

Peel, Sir Robert, on the Repeal of. S 285

Corporations

(See Political Economy, Law, etc.)

Corporations and special privileges 7 82
Corporation charters as contracts,

when alterable, Kenyon on 10 218

Dartmouth College versus Wood-
ward, Webster in 10 214

Mansfield in Rex fcrsiis the Vice-

Chancellor of Cambridge 10 216

Thurman on the right to amend

their charters 9 4^)9

Corry denounced by Grattan 6 294

Corwin, Thomas

Biography 4 171

Against Dismembering Mexico — •

(Speech) 4 172

Coscolina, referred to by Randolph.... 9 33
Cosenza, martyrs of 8 130

Cotton

Cotton Is King

Christy, David — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 298

Hammond, James H. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 298

Courts, The Federal

Harper on reasons for the Chase

impeachment 6 392

Cousin, Victor

Biography 4 185

Speeches:

Eloquence and the Fine Arts. 4 186
Liberty an Inalienable Right. 4 193
The Foundations of Law.... 4 195

True Politics 4 198

Covenant with Death and Agreement
with Hell
Garrison, William Lloyd — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 298

Cox, Samuel Sullivan

Biography 4 202

Speeches:

Against the Ironclad Oath.. 4 203
The Sermon on the Mount.. 4 213
Stephen A. Douglas and His

Place in History 4 216

Cripr.led by his sense of humor.. 4 202
Craft, William and Ellen, Parker on.. S 274

Crag Barons and Bag Barons 9 40

Cranks

Depew on the beneficial effects of. 5 153



3^H



GENERAL INDEX



VOL.

. 4



Cranmer, Thomas

Biography

Sermons:

His Speech at the Stake 4

Against the Fear of Death.. 4

Forgiveness of Injuries 4

Crapo. William Wallace

Public Office a Public Trust —
(Celebrated Passages) 10

Crassus

Quoted by Cicero on oratory 9

Crawford, William Harris

Biography *

The Issue and Control of Money
under the Constitution —

(Speech) *

Crawley in the case of ship-money. . .10

Credit, Public

Natiniial ruin and the abuse of.. 7
Credit, the only safe rule in the use
of public 7

Crime

(See Law, Sociology, etc.)

Crime rarer in free countries 9

Crimes of wealth and cunning de-
nounced by Roosevelt 9

Crimean War

2

the English debt... 1
under War.)



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225
226



310

66
228

229
63

60
68

66
96

66
338

233

234
236

239



Bismarck on
Its effect on
(See also

Crispi, Francesco

Biography 4

Speeches:

At the Unveiling of Garibaldi's

Statue 4

Socialism and Discontent.... 4

Crittenden, John Jordan

Biography 4

Speeches:

Henry Clay and the Nine-
teenth Century Spirit 4

Against Warring on the Weak. 4

Crockett, David

Biography 4

A Raccoon in a Bag — (Speech) . 4
Cromwell, Oliver

Biography 4

Debating Whether or Not to Be-
come King of England —

(Speech) 4

Cromwell, Oliver and Andrew John-
son compared 3

His relations to Harrington 6

On kingship 4

Satirists suppressed by him S

Cromwell, Richard, denounced by Sir

Henry Vane 10

Crookes, Sir William

Biography 4

The Realization of a Dream 4

"Cross of Gold," speech by W. J.

Bryan 2

" Cross of Gold," replied to by Cockran 4

Crucifixion, The

(See Religion.)
Albcrtus Magnus on its meaning. 1
Didon on 5

Crusades, The

Columbus contemplates a crusade. 5 154
St. Bernard preaches on 2 37



239
244

248
249

251



252

20

62

254

68

38

260
260

294
116



136
233



Cuba VOL. PAGE

Clemens, Jeremiah, on its annexa-
tion 4 75

Giddings on its proposed annexa-
tion 6 2 39

Its conquest denounced by John

J. Crittenden 4 244

Smith, Gerrit, on Cuban annexa-
tion 9 231

Cuban War, Churchill in 3 324

Culpeper, Sir John

Biography 4 264

Against Monopolies — (Speech) .. 4 265

Curie's discovery of radium and radio-
activity 4 263

Curran, John Philpot

Biography 4 268

Speeches:

In the Case of Justice John-
son — Civil Liberty and Ar-
bitrary Arrests 4 270

For Peter Finnerty and Free

Speech 4 308

The Diversions of a Marquis. 4 310

Against Pensions 4 314

England and English Liberties

— In the Case of Rowan.. 4 317
The Liberties of the Indolent. 4 321
His Farewell to the Irish Par-
liament 4 3231

On Government by Attach-
ment 4 328

Byron on his genius 4 270

Hazlitt on his wit 6 416

His address to Lord Avonmore. . . 4 291
His daughter loves Robert Emmet. 4 269

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins

Biography 4 334

Presidential Criticisms of Congress

— Defending Andrew Johnson

— (Speech) 4 334

Curtis, George William

Biography 4 340

Speeches :

His Sovereignty Under His

Hat 4 341

Wendell Phillips as a History-
Maker 4 342

In the Convention of 1884 4 340

Curzon, Lord

Biography 4 347

All Civilization as the Work of

Aristocracies 4 348

Native Gentlemen at Home and

Abroad 4 349

The Most Valuable British Asset. 4 352

Gushing, Caleb

Biography 4 355

Speeches:

The Primordial Rights of the

Universal People 4 356

England and America in China 4 358
The Extermination of the In-
dians 4 359

Cyprian

Biography 4 363

Unshackled Living — (Sermon)... 4 363

Cyril

Biography 4 369

The Infinite Artifices of Nature —

(Sermon) 4 369



GENE-RAL INDEX



365



D
Dallas, George M. vol. page

Biography 4 874

" The Pennsylvania Idea " —

(Speech) 4 374

Damiani, Peter

Biography 4 380

Sermons:

The Secret of True Greatness. 4 380
New Testament History as Al-
legory 4 381

Dane, Nathan

Discussed by Webster and Hayne.lO 119
Member of the Hartford Conven-
tion 10 125

Daniel, John W.

Biography 4 383

Speeches:

Dedication of the Washington

Monument 4 383

Was Jefferson Davis a Traitor? 4 390
Dante

Cited by Thaddeus Stevens 9 288

Compared with Bunyan 2 315

Danton, George Jacques

Biography 4 394

Speeches:

"To Dare, to Dare Again; Al-
ways to Dare" 4 396

" Let France Be Free, Though

My Name Were Accursed" 4 397
Against Imprisonment for

Debt 4 399

Education Free and Compul-
sory 4 400

Freedom of Worship 4 402

"Squeezing the Sponge" 4 402

Quoted by Charles Sumner 9 325

" Dark Lanterns " in Politics

Wise, Henry A.— (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 298

Dartmouth College versus Woodward
— On the Obligation of Contracts

(Webster) 10 214

Darwin, Charles

His advice on books 7 398

Darwinian theory of evolution, stated

by Tyndall 10 19

Davidson, Most Reverend Randall
Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury

Biography 5 16

" Hideous Outrages " of Subjuga-
tion
Davis, David

Biography 5 20

On Appeal from the Caucus —

(Speech) 5 20

Davis, Henry Winter

Biography 5 26

Speeches:

Reasons for Refusing to Part

Company with the South... 5 27
Constitutional Difficulties of

Reconstruction 5 82

Davis, Jefferson

Biography 5 38

Speeches:

Announcing the Secession of

Mississippi 5 36

Inaugural Address of 1861.. 5 41
Against Clay and Compromise. 5 46

Controversy with J. S. Black 2 75

Defended by John W. Daniel 4 390



Davis, Jefferson — Continued vol. pac*:
Denounced by Zachariah Chandler. 3 198
Let Us Alone — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 305

On William H. Seward's " Irre-
pressible Conflict" speech 9 162

Supported for President by Benja-
min F. Butler 3 17

Davitt, Michael

Biography 5 47

Ireland a Nation Self-Chartered

and Self-Ruled— (Speech) ... 5 47
Dawes, Henry Laurens

Biography 5 62

The Tariff Commission of 1880.. 5 52

On Civil War frauds 10 57

Day of judgment,

Raleigh, Sir Walter, on 9 19

Dayton, William L.

Biography 5 56

Speeches:

Arraigning President Polk... 5 56
Issues Against Slavery Forced

by the Mexican War 5 69

Death

(See also Immortality, Ethics
AND Philosophy, and Religion.)

A process of change 3 165

" Death is nothing; and nothing is after

death "— (Seneca) 10 228

Death of Jefferson and Adams

By William Wirt 10 259

Death, Socrates on, as a blessing 9 266

Death Duties

Death duties and supertaxes, Eng-
lish 7 372

Death, the 20 per cent increment

on in England 7 381

Debate with Pitt in 1741



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