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Sir Robert and Horace Walpole.lO 71
Debating societies in the United States. 9 13

De Broke, Lord Willoughby 5 148

Debt, Colossal weight of public 7 £9

Debts, National

(See Finance and Sociology.)
De Bow

Speech at Knoxville, Tennessee,

discussed by John Bell 1 392

Decatur, Stephen

Right or Wrong, Our Country —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 311

Deceased Wife's Sister bill 3 98

Decemviri of Rome

Waller on 10 67

Declaration of Independence
(See United States.)
Attitude of its signers toward

England 1 79

Beveridge on its application 10 295

Characterized as the foundation of

the Federal Constitution 1 81

Defined by John Quincy Adams as
an absolute denial of state sov-
ereignty 1 79

Depew on 5 156

Garfield on its origin 6 203

Jefferson's clause against slavery

omitted from 3 216

Opposed by John Dickinson 5 224



366



GENERAL INDEX



Declaration of independence — Con-
tinued VOL. PACE
Uhlnian on the sovercienty of in-
dividual manhood 10 312

Webster on the debate at its adop-

10 207



tion



Woolworth on its relations to indi-
vidual liberty 10 318

Delaware

I lavton, John M., born in Sussex

County 4 66

Delaware Breakwater, The, in the de-
bate with llayne 10 138

Demades

Referred to by Demosthenes 5 123



Democracy
iSei- SocioLocy and Politics, etc.)
Aristocratic form in Athens and

Sparta 1

Barnave on representative 1

Bcaconsfield, Lord, against 1

Brown, B. Gratz, on 2

Democracies, Lloyd-George on the

struggles of 7

Democracy as the hope of hu-
manity, Borden on 2

Democracy, the Pons Asinorum of 8
Democratic theory, Balfour on.... 1

Henry, Patrick, on its genius 7

Robespierre's definition of demo-
cratic government 9

Democracy at Athens discussed by

Pericles 8

Democracy and higher intellect, by John

Tynrfall 10

Democratic party in America

Seward's characterization of its poli-
cies 9



Demonetization of Silver

Richard Parks Bland on 2

VV. J. Bryan on 2

Demosthenes

Biography 5

Speeches:

The Oration on the Crown.. 5

The Second Olynthiac 5

The Oration on the Peace.... 5

The Second Philippic 5

Defends his private life against ^s-

chines 5

Denounces .(^ischines as the hireling

of Philip 5

Denounced by vEschines 1

Denounced by Dinarchus — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10

Describes himself as a water-
drinker 5

Describes his resistance to Philip. 5
Dewey, Orville, on his genius.... 5
Serves as a conservator of walls. 5
Text of the decree of Ktesiphon

proposing to crown him 5

Text of the indictment against
Ktesiphon read at his request.. 5
Demosthenes and the nobility of the

classics, Lytton on 7

Denraan, Thomas, Baron

Biography 5

" Poor Dukes " and " Piratical

Tatterdemalions " 5

Denmark

Pays damages to the United States 2



230

2-29
301
275

376

l.')6

203

214

28

69

307

23

172

132
294

62

65
131
136
140

66

75
104

298

144

78
198

88

81

76

481

146

146

21



Depew, Chauncey M. vol. page

Biography 5 149

Speeches:

The Columbian Oration 5 149

Liberty Enlightening the

World 5 162

The Military Spirit in Amer-
ica 5 1C5

England and America Since

the Spanish War 5 170

Converses with a Russian grand

duke 5 167

Derby, The Earl of

Biography 5 176

The Emancipation of British Ne-
groes — (Speech) 5 176

Supports the Reform Bill of 1832. 1 306
Dering, Sir Edward

Biography 5 181

Speeches:

For the Encouragement of

Learning 5 181

Religious Controversy in Par-
liament 5 184

His speeches burned by the

House of Commons 5 181

Descartes

On the souls of brutes and men... 8 225
Deseze, Raymond

Biofi;raphy 5 1S7

Defending Louis XVI.— (Speech). 5 187

Desmoulins, Camille

Biography 5 191

Live Free or Die — (Speech)... 5 191
His street speeches lost 5 191

Despotism and Extensive Territory

Hamilton, Alexander — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 299

De Stael, Madame, quoted by Clay... 4 52

De Tocqueville on democracy and higher

intellect 10 25



Devil, The

(See also under Religion.)
Dorset on his miraculous powers..



His activity

Latimer on his works as a Propa

gandist ^

Made a patriot by Milton

Real hero of "Paradise Lost"..

Ruskin on the lowest devil

Devil, The, as a tempter

Saint Augustine on _.

Sinners discouraged by the Devil
D'Ewes, Sir Simon

Biography 5

The Antiquity of Cambridge —

(Speech) 5

Collects the journals of Parliament 5
Dewey, Admiral George, Talmage on. 9
Dewey, Orville

Biography 5

Speeches:

The Genius of Demosthenes. 5

The Rust of Riches 5

Celebrated Passages:

Exclusiveness 10

Dexter, Samuel

Biography 5

The " Higher Law " of Self-De-

fense — (Speech) 5

Argues the Embargo case 10



5


275


2


319


7


289


9


354


9


354


9


122


1


192


2


320



194

194
194
364

198

198
199

299

201

201
169



GENERAL INDEX



Z^7



Diaz, Porfirio vol. page

Biography 5 208

Mexican Progress — (Speech) ... 5 208

Serves against Maximilian 5 208

Dickens, Charles, on Boston culture.. 4 160
Dickerson, Mahlon

Biography 5 212

The Alien and Sedition Acts of the

Adams Administration — (Speech) 5 212
Dickinson, Daniel S.

Biography 5 220

Rebuking Senator Clemens of Ala-
bama — (Speech) 5 220

Southern patriotism eulogized by. 5 221
Dickinson, John

Biography 5 224

The Declaration on Taking Up

Arms — (Speech) 5 224

Delegate from Pennsylvania votes
against and refuses to sign the

Federal Constitution 1 77

Opposes the Declaration of Inde-
pendence 5 224

Dictionaries

(See Philology.)
Their effect on the ear for lan-
guage 10 90

Didon, Pgre

Biography 5 231

Christ and Higher Criticism —

(Speech) 5 231

Digby, Lord George

Biography 5 238

Speecyxes:

" Grievances and Oppressions "

Under Charles 1 5 236

The Army in Domestic Politics 5 240
Eloquence of, eulogized by Claren-
don 5 236

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth

Biography 5 246

Representative Extracts:

America 5 243

Omphalism 5 255

Quoted by Joseph Cook 4 153

Secures abolition of drawing and

quartering in England 5 246

Speech of Lord Beaconsfield at
Manchester in 1872 answering

him 1 314

Dillon, John

Biography 5 258

" Tory Squires " and " Servant

Girls' Dollars" 5 258

Dinarchus

Demosthenes Denounced — (Cele-
brated Passages 10 298

Diplomacy

Buchanan on American 2 313

Cavour on the morals of 3 177

Disciples of Christ

Organized by Alexander Campbell. 3 88

Diseases in hell 9 272

Disraeli, Benjamin

(See Beaconsfield.)
Disraeli on Liberalism — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 299

Dix, John A.

Biography 5 261

Christianity and Politics — (Speech) 5 261
Shoot Him on the Spot — (Cele-
brated Pasiages) 10 Z\l



Dod, Albert B. vol. page
Biography 5 2G3

The Value of Truth — (Sermon.. . 5 263;

Doddridge

His opinion of Richard Baxter.... 1 250
Dogs

Power of, to understand human

language) S 228

Donne, John

Biography 5 260

Man Immortal, Body and Soul —

(Sermon) 5 266

Don Quixote and Senator Butler 9 324

Doolittle, James R.

Biography 5 2C9

Speeches:

The Attitude of the West in

the Civil War 5 2C9

In Favor of Reunion 5 272

Dorset, tlie Earl of

Biography 5 274

In Favor of Slitting Prynne's Nose

— (Speech) 5 275

As a typical aristocrat 5 274

Dougherty, Daniel

Biography 5 280

" Hancock the Superb " — (Speech) 5 280

Douglas, Frederick

Biography 5 282

A Plea for Free Speech in Boston

— (Speech) 5 282

Commented on by Stephen A.

Douglas 5 294

Douglas, Stephen A.

Biography 5 28C

Speeches:

Reply to Lincoln 5 288

" Expansion " and Co-opera-
tion with England 5 294

Kansas and " Squatter Sover-
eignty " 5 297

The John Brown Raid 5 299

The Issues of 1861 5 302

Blaine on his leadership 2 97

Compared to a skunk by Sumner. 9 330

Denounced by Sumner 9 S23

Denounces Charles Sumner 9 326

Eulogized by S. S. Cox 4 216

Interrogated by Lincoln at Free-
port 7 34S

Opposed by John M. Clayton 4 66

Trumbull on his death 9 436

Dow, Lorenzo

Biography 5 305

Speeches:

Improvement in America 5 306

Hope and Despair 5 307

As a natural orator '. 5 305

Dowlah, Asoph

Nabob of Oude, robs his mother.. 9 192
Drake, Charles D.

Biography 5 309

Against " Copperheads " — (Speecii) 5 309

Dreadnoughts against airships S 123

Dreadnoughts and Dukes, Balfour on. 1 215
Dred Scott Case

Opinion of Justice Catron 1 403

Review by Lincoln 7 339

Dressing for display, Wesley on 10 234

Dreyfus, Captain Alfred

Billot and Picquart in the Dreyfus

case 10 290

DcfinJfJ by La'jori 7 235



36S



GENERAL INDEX



Dreyfus, Captain Alfred — Continued

VOL. PAGE

Trial of Walsin Esterhazy 10 285

Writes to his wife from Devil's

Island 7 237

Zola's appeal for Dreyfus 10 286

(See also Labori and Zola.)
Drummopd, Henry

Biography 5 313

Speeches:

The Greatest Thing in the

World 5 314

Preparation for Learning. ... 5 332

A Talk on Books 5 337

Drunkards in hell 9 271

Dublin, Gresham Hotel, banquet in.... 5 258

Duels

Brooks, Preston S., challenged by

Burlingame 2 254

Corpses of duelists gibbetted 1 202

Edict of Charles IX. of France

against them 1 201

Jackson-Benton duel 2 16

Lucas' duel with Benton 2 15

Randolph's duel with Clay 9 30

Duffey, Sir Charles

Explains why Canada secured

Home Rule 6 257

Dukes, British, and Land Values
(See England, Sociologv and Pol-
itics, Aristocracy, etc.)
Dukes and Tatterdemalions, Denman

on 5 14 6

Dukes as " concrete instances " for

Lloyd-George 1 216

Dukes, discussed as " poor but hon-
est " 5 146

Dukes in Walworth Road 7 371

Haddon Hall Speech of the Duke

of Rutland 5 146

Duluth

J. Proctor Knott on 7 204

Dummy Lords or Dummy Commons,

Morley on g 200

Dunce's Bridge, The, of Democracy... S 203
Dutch Republic, The

Discussed by Oliver Ellsworth... 5 374

Hamilton on 6 329

King on 7 194

Duty and Moral Health

Hall, Robert — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 302

Duty in contempt of death, by Sir

Henry Vane 10 39

Dwight, Timothy

Biography 5 341

The Pursuit of Excellence — (Ser-
mon) 5 341

Dynamite dropped from the air 8 128



Early Christian Orators

(See also Greek and Roman Ora-
tors.)

Athanasius 1 181

Augustine 1 186

Basil the Great 1 242

Chrysostom, Saint John 3 30;')

Cyprian 4 363

Cyril 4 374

Gregory of Nazianzus 6 300

Tertullian 9 37c



Earth, explosion of the, by its own

energies 9

East India Bill

Fox on 6

East India Company

Fox on its tyranny 6

East Marylebone, represented by Lord

Robert Cecil 3

Edinburgh

Rumbold hanged at the Edinburgh

Market Cross 9

Edinburgh Review

Kdited by Sydney Smith 9

Edmunds, George F.

Biography 5

The Constitution and the Electoral
Commission — (Speech) 5



VOt,. PAGE



Education

Balfour



on education continued



through life

Books and civilization in America,

Choate on

Campbell, Alexander, on responsi-
bility for talent

Carlyle on drill

Cheltenham College, Lord James

educated at

Clay on Spanish-American prog-
ress

Compulsory education advocated by

Danton 4

Drummond on preparation for

learning 5

Drummond on the unstable char-
acter of knowledge 5

Edward VII. on English education 5
Effect of dictionaries on spelling. 10
Emerson on the American scholar. 5
Gambetta on universal education.. 6
Genius and its impracticabilities as

a teacher 5

Genius as the capacity for work,

by William Wirt 10

Gladstone on the use of books.. 6

Guizot on expanding intellect 6

Imitation necessary for efficiency. 9
Isocrates on Athenian education... 7
Kingsley, Charles, on " Human

Soot" 7

Latimer's plea for the schoolmaster 7
Libraries as educators, Macaulay

on S

Macaulay on popular education in

1847 8

Macaulay on smattering 8

Montalembert's work for the free-
dom of education S

Parker, Theodore, on Webster's

scholarship S

Peel, Sir Robert, on higlier educa-
tion

Pendleton on education and gov-
ernment

Penn and Jefferson on

Phillips, Wendell, on free schools

as a failure

Post-graduate education

Practice as a fundamental requisite

of development 5

Prentiss on New England schools. 8
Professor Ferrer shot in Spain... 7
Progress as a mode of mind 10



8

8
8

8

1



402
161
162
180

119

247
344
344

217

288

91
119

149

37

400

332

332

351

90

381

192

400

264
264
315
65
143

196

289

16

21
16

177

336

290

296
22

319

21s

324
377
294

27



GENERAL INDEX



369



Education — Continued vol. page
Proper perspective of truth illus-
trated 5 335

Ragged schools of England, Kings-
ley on 7 196

Science and literature as modes
of progress, by Lord John Rus-
sell 9 126

Society as Pestalozzian school.... 5 402
Stephen Girard's theory of educa-
tion in facts 9 47

Tyndall on education in America. 10 25
Washington on diffusion of knowl-
edge 10 104

Washington's education discussed. 10 90
Webster on federal aid to educa-
tion 10 133

Webster on the diffusion of knowl-
edge 10 193

Education, Classical

Importance of, to public men 8 290

Edward VII. R. et I.

Biography 5 349

The Undivided Authority of the

Commons 5 349

Patriotism and Public Schools 5 351

Advantages of Local Colleges 5 352

Industry and Education 5 352

Government and Poverty 5 353

Enterprise and Competition 5 353

The Hazards of the Sea 5 354

Edwards, Jonathan

Biography 5 355

Sermons:

Eternity of Hell Torments... 5 366
Wrath Upon the Wicked to

the Uttermost 5 358

Sinners in the Hands of an

Angry God 5 361

As the antithesis of Mivart 5 355

Egypt

Arabi Pasha and Gladstone 3 SI 7

Massacres of Alexandria 3 319

Eldorado

Prentiss on the search for it 8 373

Elections

Davis, David, on freedom of 5 24

Electoral Commission

Carpenter speaks before the 3 138

George F. Edmunds on 5 344

Hayes on 6 402

Thurman on the 9 403

Electoral vote in the United States

Precedents in counting 1 277

Electors, Presidential, in the United
States
Their duties under the constitution 1 274

Electricity

(See also under Science, Astron-
omy, Aeronautics, Radium, etc.)
Discoveries in, by Lord Kelvin... 7 189

Electrical theory of matter 7 384

Electricity, Rutherford on new theories

of meaning of 9 135

Electricity and light. Hertz and Max-
well on the identity of 8 82

Electricity and ultra violet light 7 382

Electro-negative and positive atoms.... 4 262
Electrons and Atomic Explosions, Ru-
therford on 9 135

34



Eliot, Sir John vol. page

Biography 5 363

On the Petition of Right —

(Speech) 5 364

Sent to the tower 5 363

Ellsworth, Oliver

Biography 5 371

Union and Coercion — (Speech).. 5 371
Importance of his address on co-
ercion 5 371

Eloquence, a gift to be rated high 3 38

Eloquence and loquacity

Pliny the Younger — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 299

Eloquence, Spirit of. Defined by Augus-
tine Birrell 1 xiii

Emancipation Proclamation, The

Bancroft on 10 294

Defeats the Republican party in

New Jersey : 6 177

Embargo, The

Hayne on New England opposition

to 7 410

New England opposition to the pol-
icy of 10 166

Opposed by Calhoun 3 57

Supported by McKim of Baltimore

to "encourage manufacture".. 3 57
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Biography 5 377

Speeches:

The Greatness of a Plain

American 5 377

The American Scholar 5 381

Man, the Reformer , 5 384

Uses of Great Men 5 388

Melody of his oratory 5 377

Emmet, Robert

Biography 5 405

His Protest against Sentence as a

Traitor — (Speech) 5 406

Motto from, in the hall of Marl-
borough College 7 91

Plunkett's speech prosecuting him. 8 350
Emmet, Thomas Addis

Emigrates to New York 5 405

Endicott, Governor of Massachusetts
To Governor Berkeley of Virginia

on fugitive slaves 10 223

England

(See also under Scotland, Wales,
Great Britain, Anglo-Saxons,
etc.)

Act of Union with Scotland 1 375

Addison on wit 6 416

Addison's style characterized by

Lord John Russell 9 133

JEhed, biography and sermons... 1 99
Aeronautical Society, discussion on
bombarding England from the

air 9 294

Aeroplanes, foreign, in England. 9 294
Age of chivalry and modern

methods 8 418

Agitators, Irish and Canadian,

Gladstone on 7 250

Agriculture and manufactures.... 4 104

Alexandria bombarded 3 320

Alfred the Great 3 93

Anglo-Saxons and Bede 1 344

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, Allen on. 1 xviii
Anselm, Saint, biography and ser-
mon 1 154



3)^0



GENERAL INDEX



England — Continued VOL.

Anti-Corn Law League 4

Arab! Pasha and English policies. 3

Arber's reprints 1

Arbitrary power, Chatham against. 1
Arbitrary power, denounced by

Burke 2

Aristocracy, Sir Henry Maine on. 4
Aristocratic privilege denounced

by Bright 2

Armament and Armageddon 9

Army Bill, Wyndham on 10

Arnold, Doctor Thomas, of Rugby,

biography and discourse 1

Arnold's London Chronicle 1

Artizan's Dwelling Act 4

Asquith administration, epoch-
marking 1

Asquith, Herbert Henry, biography

and speeches 1

Becomes Prime Minister 1

Opposed by Balfour on the

Budget of 1909 1

Assaults, common law of 1

Atlantic, first wireless message

across 8

Attachments 4

Attainders 5

Autonomy and home rule 6

Avebury, Lord, biography and ad-
dress on literature 7

Average of war expenses 6

Bacon, Francis, biography and

speech 1

Bacon's work in founding modern

science 1

Balance of power and taxes 2

Balfour, Arthur James, biography

and speeches 1

Becomes Prime Minister 1

Ballad poetry, Birrell on 1

Baronial castles and mansions,

Bright's view of 2

Baxter, Richard, biography and
Discourse on Principles of Im-
provement 1

Beaconsfield, Lord, biography and

speeches 1

Beaconsfield on influence of the

royal family 1

Bede, The Venerable, biography

and sermons 1

Bedford jail and Bunyan 2

Belhaven, Lord, biography and pro-
test against Union of Scotland

with England 1

Bergami and Queen Caroline.... 2
Bible, English, Bede's translation

of 1

Bill of Rights and Magna Charta. 3
Bill of Rights, Petition of Rights

and Magna Charta 1

Birrell, Augustine, on eloquence. 1
" Bloodsuckers and harpies in

Egypt," Churchill on 3

Bolingbroke, Lord, biography and

discourses 2

Bondholders and British policy.

Lord Randolph Churchill on... 3
Booth, General William, biography
and sermon on the Salvation

Army 2

Branding by the Star Chamber.. 5



PACE
103
316
xiii
xix

344

349

239

106
281

158
xiii
349

168

168
170

208
205

81
330
216
253

396
130

196

196
347

206
207
xiii

241



250

298

318

344
315

375
267

344

249

170
xiii

318

138

322



152
218



England — Continued vol. page

Breach of promise, Lord Coleridge

on 4 127

Bright, John, biography and

speeches 2 218

Bristol, King Edward VII. on tlie

sailors of 6 354

British eloquence, Birrell on 1 xiv

British Emjjire compared to the

United States -1 155

British treaty, Ames on 1 145

Brougham, Lord, biography and

speeches 2 238

Bryce, James, on the Constitution. 1 211

Budget of 1909, Asquith on 1 170

Budget of 1909, Balfour on 1 214

(See Budget, etc.)

Bunyan, John, biography and ser-
mon 2 315

Bunyan's style 2 315

Bunyan, the prose Dante of Eng-
land 2 316

Burke, Edmund, biography and

speeches 2 334

Burke, Fox and Sheridan com-
pared by Birrell \ 1 xv

Burke on conciliation, quoted by

Allen 1 xix

Butler, Joseph, biography and

speeches 3 21

Csdmon and Milton, Allen on.... 1 xviii

Cambridge, D'Ewes on the an-
tiquity of 5 194

Campbell-Bannerman, Henry, biog-
raphy and speech on English

Constitutional Law 3 93

Proposes to limit the House

of Lords 1 173

Canada and the autonomy of

British colonies. Mackintosh on. 8 48

Canada and the United States 2 220

Canning, George, biography and

speeches 3 102

Carlyle, Thomas, biography and

speeches 3 112

Cecil, Lord Robert, biography and
speech against " The Limehouse
Policy" 3 180

Chalmers, Thomas, biography and

sermons 3 188

Chamberlain, Austen 1 171

Chamberlain, Joseph, biography and
speeches on home rule, taxation,
etc 3 191

Change in English relations to

Europe in the nineteenth century 1 342

Charles I., grievances and oppres-
sions under 5 236

Chatham, William Piu, Earl of,

biography and speeches 3 233

Chatham on Taxing Power, quoted

by Asquith 1 172

Cheapside and panic from airships.

Stone on 9 296

Chesterfield, The Earl of, biog-
raphy and speech on Drunken-
ness in England 3 263

Chesterfield and the Whigs 1 168

Cliillingworth, William, biography

and Discourse on False Pretenses 3 274
Christianity and slavery. Canning

on 3 lOZ



GENERAL INDEX



371



Engtand — Continued vol. page

Church of England (see Religion),

eulogized by Burke 2 405

Church, Opportunity of, by Arch-
bishop Lang 7 240

Churchill, Lord Randolph, biog-
raphy and speeches 3 311

Churchill, Winston Leonard Spen-
cer, biography and speech on
Free Trade and Taxation of

Land 3 324

Becomes President of the

Board of Trade 3 324

"Civics " in education, King Ed-
ward VII. on 5 351

Clarendon, The Earl of (See

Hyde) 7 110

" Clarissa Harlowe " called the

greatest of prose romances 9 347

Clifton College, King Edward VII.

on 5 351

Cobbett, William, biography and

speech 4 97

Cobden's death commented on by

Palmerston S 268

Cobden, Richard, biography and
speeches on Free Trade and

Home Rule in Small States. 4 102

Cobham and Raleigh 4 123

Coercion of Ireland protested

against by Palmerston S 271

Coke, Sir Edward, biography and
speech against Sir Walter Ra-
leigh 4 119

Coleridge and Rabelais 9 237

Coleridge, Chief Justice, biography
and speech on Breach of Prom-
ise 4 127

Colleges, King Edward VII. on the

advantages of local 5 352

Colonial control, Burke on 2 406

Colonial trade 4 352

Commerce and coercion, Gladstone

on 7 248

Commons, the undivided authority

of. King Edward VII 5 849

Competition, King Edward VII. on 5 353
Conquering Saxons and Wyckliffe's

advice 2 11

Conservatism as defined by Balfour. 1 214
Conservative policies explained by

Bright 2 239

Constitution and King 1 317

Constitution and lords 1 170

Constitution in schools. King Ed-
Ward VII. on 5 351

Corn Laws, Bright on their repeal. 2 240
Corn Laws, Sir Robert Peel on the

repeal of S 285

Cottages and national greatness... 2 242
Cranmer, Thomas, biography,

speech at the stake and sermons. 4 220
Crimean War and John Bright... 2 218
Crisis, first of twentieth century. 3 94
Cromwell, Oliver, biography and

speech 4 £51

Cromwell, Richard, denounced by

Sir Henry Vane 10 38

Cromwell's incomprehensibility as

a speaker 4 252

Crookes, Sir William, biography

and address on English Science. 4 260
Crowns, coronets and mitres.

Bright on 2 2 4 u



England — Continued vol. page
Culpeper, Sir John, biography and
speech against English Monopo-
lies 4 264

Curzon, Lord, biography and
speech on Aristocracy in Eng-
land 4 347

Davidson, Most Reverend Randall
Thomas, Archbishop of Canter-
bury, biography and address... 5 15

Death duties, Balfour on 1 216

Declaration of Whitehall cited by

Chateaubriand 3 230

Democracy in England, Beacons-
field against 1 301

Demoralizing effect of the Crimean

War 1 338

Denman, Thomas, Baron, biography
and speech on Epithets in Eng-
lish Politics 5 146

Derby, The Earl of, biography and
speech on the Emancipation of

British Negroes 5 176

Dering, Sir Edward, biography and

speeches 5 181

D'Ewes, Sir Simon, biography and
speech on the Antiquity of

Cambridge 5 194

D'Ewes, Sir Simon, collects the

journals of Parliament 5 195

Dickens on American life 9 90

Digby, Lord George, on moving

the remonstrance to the King. 5 236
Dilke, Sir Charles, biography;

"Greater Britain" 5 246

Dillon, John, denouncing English

"Tory Squires" 5 258

Dissenters, Protestant and Catholic 2 413-4
" Dominion founded on violence

and terror," Erskine on 6 24

Donne, John, biography and Dis-
course on Immortality 5 266

Dorset, The Earl of, biography and
speech in favor of slitting

Prynne's nose 5 274

Drawing and quartering abolished. 5 246
Drummond, Henry, biography and

address on Charity 5 313

Dryasdust, Birrell on 1 xiii

Dueling in England 1 198

Dukes and Dreadnoughts 1 215

Dukes as " Concrete Instances "

for Lloyd-George 1 216

Dunce's bridge of democracy, Mor-

ley on S 203

East India Company characterized

by Burke 2 347

Ecclesiastical history, Bede's 1 344

Education continued through life,

Balfour on 1 217



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