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Education, Federal conference of

1907 1 217

Education, King Edward VII. on. 5 SO.l
Educational views of Macaulay.. S 22

Edward 1 5 24

Edward VIL, last speech from the

throne and responses to addresses 5 349

Edward VIL, death of 5 349

Elections, freedom of 5 24

Eliot, Sir John, biography and

speech on English rights 5 363

Eliot, Sir John, co-operates with

Pym and Hampden 5 363



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GENERAL INDEX



England — Continued vol.

Kmnict, Robert, biography and pro-
test against sentence as a traitor. 5

Enclosure acts 7

England and English Liberties,
Curran on 4

England and Scotland, act of
Union of 1

England, France and Russia in
1799 8

English and American constitutions
compared by Balfour 1

English and American feudal
privileges 7

English channel first crossed by
a flying machine 9

English colonial stock in America. 9

English Constitution and John
Locke 3

English language, its historical
unities 2

English laws for control of corpo-
rations, indorsed by President
I^oosevelt 9

English literature, Macaulay on. 8

English monopoly of West African
slave trade, the Archbishop of
Canterbury on 5

English people, Campbell-Banner-
man on the supremacy of 3

English relations to American
finance commented on 2

English spelling since WycklifFe,
by William Vincent Byars 2

English settlement, first in North
America 9

English -.var expenses 6

Entails, Balfour on 1

Enterprise and competition, by
King Edward VII 5

Erskine, Thomas, Lord, biography
and speeches 6

Expansion, policies of, in taxa-
tion 9

Falkland, Lord, biography and
speech on Arbitrary Taxation.. 6

Fielding and Richardson, Immoral-
ity in 9

Fielding's " Tom Jones," Randolph
on 9

"Fifth Monarchy," The 6

Finch, Sir Ileneage, biography and
speech prosecuting regicide 6

Finch, Sir John, on cropping ears. 5

First called " a nation of shop-
keepers " 1

Fisher, John, biography and ser-
mon 6

Flaxman, John, biography and defi-
nitions of English ideas in art.. 6

Flogging in the army 4

Fox, Curke and Sheridan com-
pared by Birrell 1

Fox, Charles James, biography and
speeches 6

Francis, Sir Philip 2

Franklin and Brougham compared. 2

Free trade advocated by Churchill. 3

Free trade opposed by Chamberlain. 3

Game law. Bright and Cobden
against 2

George III. to Princess Caroline. 2



PACE

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378

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339

214

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294

86

93
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301

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130
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136

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100

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England — Continued

George IV., letter to his wife....

George V., address on printing and
the press in England

Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire.

Gibbon and the English language.

Gladstone's Egyptian policies

Gladstone's place among English
statesmen

Gladstone's Succession Duty Act..

Gladstone, William Ewart, biog-
raphy and speeches 6

Godwin, William 4

Gothic origin of English law 9

Grain as untaxed raw material... 3

Grattan, Henry, biography and
speech against Imperial Prin-
ciples 6

Grimstone, Sir Ilarbottle, biography
and speech against Monopolies
in England 6

Grievances against Charles I. de-
fined by Digby 4

Grievances against Charles I.
stated by Grimstone 6

Ground rents, taxation of 3

Haddingtonshire, balfour's birth-
place in 1

Haddon Hall 5

Hales, Alexander, " the irrefragible
doctor " 2

Hall of William Rufus 2

Hampden, John, biography and
speech on English Patriotism.. 6

Harcourt, Sir William, Finance
Act of 1894 1

Hare, Julius Charles, biography
and discourse 6

Harleian miscellany, Birrell on.... 1

Harrison, Thomas, biography and
speech on the scaffold 6

Hastings, Warren (See under
Burke, Sheridan, etc.) 2

Hawkins on riot and homicide by
officers of law 1

Hazlitt, William, biography and
Discourse on English Wit and
Humor 6

Hazlitt, quoted by Birrell 1

Hereditary monarchy and popular
suffrage 3

Hereford, Lord 7

History, logic of, in colonial ex-
ploitation 5

Histrio-Mastrix or Scourge for
Stage Players 5

Holbourne, Sir Robert, biography
and speech in defense of Hamp-
den 7

Home rule 3

House of Commons, Birrell on.... 1
(See Parliament.)

House of Lords and money bills. 1

House of Lords, arraigned by As-

quith 1

(See Parliament.)

Hughes, Thomas, biography and ad-
dress on manliness 6

Hume and Gibbon 2

Huxley, Thomas Henry, biography
and address on the Scientific
View of Life 7

Huxley, Thomas Henry, president
of the Royal Society 7



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240
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326



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264

305
328

206
146

149
337

349

175

366
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372

337

53

412
xiv

313
149

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274

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95
xiv

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170



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GENERAL INDEX



2>7Z



England — Confinued vol. page

Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon,
abandons Parliament and joins

Charles 1 7 110

Hyde, Henry, Earl of Clarendon,
biography and speeches on Eng-
lish liberty 7 110

Images and relics, Tyndale on 10 15

Imperial control discussed by

Churchill 3 317

Imperialism condemned by Bright. 2 241
Imperialism denounced by-Grattan. 6 279
Income Tax Act, Sir Robert Peel's. 1 174
Industry and education by King

Edward VII 5 352

Irish wages 2 240

Its races and classes 1 329

James II., why expelled 7 172

James, Henry, Baron James of
Hereford, biography and address

on Whig Principles 7 149

Jekyll, Sir Joseph, biography and
speech on Resisting Unlawful

Authority 7 168

Jingoism and Chamberlain's break

with Gladstone 3 191

John and his barons, Curzon on. 4 348

Jubilee of Queen Victoria 5 167

Junius on the Duke of Grafton.. 6 415
Kedleston, birthplace of Lord Cur-
zon 4 347

Kelvin, Lord, biography and ad-
dress on Inspiration in Education 7 189

Kent in the Long Parliament 4 264

Khartoum, battle of 3 324

King James, Bible and Bede 1 345

Kinglake on jackals and place-hunt-
ers 2 239

Kingsley, Charles, biography and

speech on Neglected Children.. 7 196
Labor and war taxes, Lord Rose-

bery on 9 106

Labor in city and country 1 329-33

Lancashire, suffering in 2 229

Lancashire, suffering and heroism

in 2 240

Landholders compared to jackals

by Bright 2 239

Land Taxation, Asquith on 1 178

Land Taxation, Balfour on 1 215

Land Values (See Budget, Taxa-
tion, etc.) 3 327

Lang, Most Reverend Cosmo Gor-
don, Archbishop of York, biog-
raphy and address on Socialism

in England 7 260

Lansdowne, the Marquis of, biog-
raphy and address on the Taxa-
tion of Estates 7 264

Lardner, Dionysius, biography and
Discourse on the Plurality of

Worlds 7 277

Latimer, Hugh, biography and ser-
mons 7 281

Latimer, Hugh, sent to the stake. 7 281
Laud and the Puritans, Macaulay

on g 22

Law and arbitrary power 10 294

Law and reason, Chatham on... 3 249

Law and royalty 9 170

Leighton, Archbishop, biography

and Discourse on Immortality.. 7 321



England —■ Con/i«MC(f vol. page

Lenthall, William, elected speaker

of the Long Parliament 7 327

Lewis, David, biography and speech

on the scaffold 7 331

Libel, Hamilton on English law of. 6 336

Liberalism 3 95.6

Liberal Unionist party 3 191

Liberating ideas of Locke 3 94

Liberty and insolence, Burke on. 1 412

Liberty, English spirit of 1 xix

Liberty of England, Asquith on.. 1 170

" Limehouse policy" the 3 180

Liverpool g 241

Lloyd-George, David, biography
and speeches on Taxation of

Estates 7 368

Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph, biog-
raphy and address on Science.. 7 382
London newspapers, King George

V. on 6 222

London stockbrokers. Bright on.. 2 224

Long Parliament, the 4 264

Long Parliament, the, speaker's ad-
dress 7 327

Lords, The, against the Constitu-
tion, Asquith on 1 170

Lubbock, Sir John (Lord Avebury) 7 396
Luxury, Chesterfield on taxation

of 3 264

Lyndhurst, Lord, biography and

speech on the Crimean War... 7 419
Lyndhurst, Lord, four times Chan-
cellor 7 419

Lytton, Lord, biography and ad-
dress on the Classics 7 432

Macaulay and Balfour 1 206

Macaulay, biography and speeches. 8 13
Macaulay on the Hastings trial.. 2 337
Macdonald, Sir John Alexander,

biography and speeches S 28

Macdonald, Sir John, on Canada's

relations to England 8 30

Mackintosh, Sir James, biography

and speeches g 47

Magna Charta g 301

Maine, Sir Henry 4 349

Malaprop, Mrs., on Marriage 3 110

Manchester represented by Bright

(See Manchester, etc.) 3 218

Manchester's timber, cotton and

grain 3 326

Manning, Cardinal, biography and

Discourse on Rome 8 69

Mansfield, Lord, biography and

speeches g 74

Marconi, William, biography and
address on the First Success in

Wireless Telegraphy g 81

Mileham, Norfolk 4 119

Military display and popular happi-
ness 2 241

Mill, John Stuart, on " Unearned

Increment " 1 179

Miller, Hugh, biography and Dis-
course on Geology and Religion. 8 144
Milton, John, biography and Dis-
course on Freedom of the Press

in England 8 148

Milton characterized by Erskine. 6 20
Milton, John, on books, quoted by

Erskine 6 47

Milton on books as teachers 3 290



374



GENER.\L INDEX



Eng\and -Cctinned ^, .vol. page

Milton-s '-grand failure," Goldwm

Smith on I ^*-

Milton's influence on oratory S 148

Milton's " Paradise Lost," Talfourd

9 354

on

Mitres and coronets, Bright on 2 -41

Money bills and the House of

Lords I 1"?

Monopolists and speculators 6 30o

Montgomery, James, biography and

Discourse on English Literature. S 183

Montgomery, James, on the English

language 8 184

Morality and military greatness.. 2 241

More, Sir Thomas, biography and

speech when on trial for his life. S 193

Morley, John, Viscount Morlcy
of Blackburn, biography and
•jnceches on Lords Against Coin-
mons ;• « l^^

Miiller, Max, biography and Dis-
course on the Science of Lan-
guage 8 223

Naval expenditures. Lord Rose-

bery on ;•.• 9 106

Neutrality in the American Civil



War



1 336



Newcastle 2 230

Newman, Cardinal, engages in the

Oxford movement S 230

Nineteenth century issues 3 95

Nonintervention 9 40

Norman French 2 13

North, Lord (See Historical and

Political Orations, etc.) 2 339

Nottingham 2 153

O'Connell, Daniel, in the House of

Commons in 183G ' S 244

Oregon Boundary Question threat-
ens war with the United States. 4 94
Oxford University (See Education,

etc.) 2 152

Oxford University, and the spirit

of change 3 120

" Pacification " described by Lord

Randoph Churchill 3 323

Palmerston, Lord, biography and

speeches S 268

Palmerston, Lord, twice Prime Min-
ister 8 268

Parker, Sir Gilbert, on oratory and

the great orators of England 5 xi

Parliament, Campbell-Bannerman

on autocracy in 3 101

Parnell imprisoned under the Co-
ercion Act S 280

Patriotism and Public Schools, by

King Edward VTI 5 351

Patriotism as a duty, defined by

Jolin Hampden 6 349

Pauperism and public revenues in

England 2 240

Peel, Sir Robert, biography and

speeches S 285

Penn, William, biography and
speech Defending English Lib-
erty S 299

Pensions, Dreadnoughts and debt. 1 216
Peerage, The, defended by Beacons-
field 1 322

Peerage, The, Strafford on its priv-
ilege 9 312



England — Continued vol. page

People, The, Supremacy of, by

Campbell-nannernian .3 97

Petition of right 5 364

Philosophy of Locke 3 98

Pitt, William, biography and

speeches S 338

Pitt, William, Birrell on 1 xiv

Pitt, William, born near Hayes in

Kent 8 339

Pitt on the English slave trade.. S 345
Plebiscite as a betrayal of popular

government 1 1"6

Plunkett, Lord, biography and

speech against Emmet S 350

Plutocracy in England, Ruskin on. 9 125

Poverty and government 5 353

Prayer of Cranmer at the stake.. 4 221
Prayer of Sir Walter Raleigh on

the scaffold 9 19

Prerogative and privilege 9 310

Prerogative delegated 10 281

Prerogative under Henry VII... 6 338
Pride as the Devil's bait, Rumbold

on 9 119

Principle in ]iolitics, Burke on.... 2 412
Printing in England, King George

V, on 6 221

Progress, intellectuaL Smith on.... 9 240

Property, Cardinal Newman on.. S 230

Protestant succepsion, the 7 170

Prynne's cheek branded 5 218

Public schools. King Edward VII.

on 5 351

Pulteney, William, biography and

speech against Standing Armies 8 380

Puritans and the stage 5 274

Puritans, Macaulay on 8 22

Pym, John, biography and speeches

against Royal Usurpations...... S 387

Pym replies to Strafford in 1641. S 389
Queen .Anne's reign and Boling-

broke's politics 2 138

Queen (Caroline defended by

Brougham 2 265

Queen Caroline patronizes Joseph

Butler 3 21

Queen Elizabeth and the Constitu-

tion 1 171

Queen Victoria and Prince Albert 5 354

Queen Victoria's jubilee 5 167

Raleigh, Sir Walter, biography and

speech on the scaffold 9 18

Raleigh, Sir Walter, executed for

X 9 19

treason ■•• ■' '■^

Reflections on Exile, by Boling-

broke 2 139

Reform Bill of 1831, Sydney Smith

on 9 247

Reform Bill of 1832 championed

by Brougham 2 258

Reformation in England 4 221

Regency Bill 1 ^^

Regicides prosecuted •■•■ 6 131

Reserve force of England described

by Canning _••• 3 103

Resistance to unlawful authority,

Hampden on _••• ^ ^^1

Resistance to unlawful authority.



Jekyll on



7 168



Revenues from drunkenness and

vice, Chesterfield against.. 3 263

Revenues from prostitution in In-
dia under Hastings 2 387



GENERAL INDEX



375



England — Continued vol. page

Revolution against James II 7 169

Revolution, The English (See

Hampden, Pym, Cromwell, etc.) 4 264
Revolution, The American, Chat-
ham on 3 235

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, biography

and Discourse on Art 9 50

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, founds the

Royal Academy 9 50

Richardson's " Pamela " and " Cla-
rissa Harlowe " 9 347

Riot Act 4 99

Ripon, Spencer and Gladstone.. 1 211
Robertson, Frederick W., biography

and Discourse on Expression.... 9 56

Rochdale 2 219

Roman and British imperialism

compared 2 241

Rosebery, the Earl of, biography
and speeches on Twentieth Cen-
tury England 9 99

Rothschild, Lord, biography and
speech on the Efflux of Capital

from England 9 108

Rotten-borough system, Sydney

Smith on 9 254

Rowan case 4 317

Royal prerogative, checked by

British eloquence 1 xix

Royal prerogative subject to law.. 7 111

Rugby school under Arnold 1 158

Rumbold, Richard, biography and

speech on the scaffold 9 117

Rumbold, Richard, in the Mon-
mouth Rebellion 9 119

Rushworth collections 1 xiii

Ruskin, John, biography and Dis-
course Against Plutocracy 9 121

Ruskin's place among English plat-
form orators 9 121

Russell, Lord John, biography and

speech on Modes of Progress... 9 126
Russell, Lord John, becomes the

Whig leader 9 126

Rutherford, Ernest, biography and

address on Electricity 9 135

Rutland, the Duke of 5 146

Sacheverell's impeachment, Jekyll's

speech in 7 168

Sacraments, Tyndale on the wor-
ship of 10 18

Sailors of England, King Edward

VII. on 5 354

Selden, Somers and Pym 1 178

Shakespearean age, its extraor-
dinary character 5 274

Shakespeare compared to Young by

Lord John Russell 9 131

Shakespeare's chief merit 5 394

Shakespeare's imagination 7 133

Shelley as a blasphemer 9 345

Sheridan, Burke and Fox compared

by Birrell 1 xv

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, as a

cabinet officer 9 191

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, biog-
raphy and speeches 9 191

Ship-Money discussed by Falkland 6 95
Siddons, Mrs., at the Hastings

trial 2 338

Sidney, .\lgernon, biography and
scaffold speech on Self-Govern-
ment for England 9 222



England — Continued vol. page

Sidney, Algernon, born in Kent... 9 222
Slavery in England under Henry

VIL . 10 250

Slavery in the West Indies dis-
cussed by Lord Derby 5 176

Smith, Goldwin, born in Reading. 9 232
Smith, Goldwin, biography and lit-
erary addresses 9 232

Smith, Sidney, biography and

speeches 9 247

Social Fabric and Values, Asquith

on 1 178

Soldiers, when indictable 9 415

Somers, Selden and Pym 1 171

South Africa 3 193

South .African republics, fall of the 3 324
Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, biog-
raphy and sermon on Eternal

Punishment 9 268

Standing armies denounced by Wil-
liam Pulteney g 380

Standing armies iirst established... 6 68
Stanley, Dean, biography and Dis-
course on the Duty of England. 9 274

Star Chamber and duels 1 197

Star Chamber and mutilation 5 274

Star Chamber, Bacon in 1 196

Star Chamber, branding by the... 5 218
Star Chamber limits the number of

printers 6 221

Stockdale, John 6 24

Stone, Capper and Baden-Powell,
address and discussion on Land-
ing of Foreign Aeroplanes in

England 9 294

Strafford, The Earl of, biography
and defense on impeachment for

treason 9 308

Strafford, The Earl of, born in

London 9 308

Strafford's impeachment before the

House of Lords 9 309

Strongbow, Earl of Pembroke 7 264

Stuarts and Tudors, the 7 281

Suffolk defends the employment of

Indians in America 3 243

Suffrage 3 197

Supply bills 1 172

Supremacy of sea. Bright on 2 235

Supremacy of the People, The, by

CampbellBannerman 3 97

Talfourd, .Sir Thomas Noon, biog-
raphy and defense of the poet

Shelley 9 345

Taxes as voluntary grants 1 172

Taylor, Jeremy, biography and ser-
mon 9 369

Telegraph, The London Daily, King

George V. on 6 221

Tennant, Sir Charles 1 169

Thackeray, William Makepeace,

biography and literary addresses 9 381
Thomson, Sir Joseph John, biog-
raphy and explanations of twen- .

tieth century science 9 400

Times, The London, King George

V. on 6 222

Tooke, John Home, biography and

speech 9 414

Tooke tried before Mansfield 9 415

Tory and Whig defined by Lord

Belhaven 1 381



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GENERAL INDEX



England — Continued vol. page

Treason, Coke on * 122

Trent Affair. The 2 227

Trial by combat ••••• 1 204

Troops in Parliamentary elections. 5 24
Tudors, Coke on oppression under

the 6 339

Tyndale, William, biography and

sermon ^0 15

Tyndall, John, biography and scien-
tific addresses ...10 19

Tyranny as treason nnder English

law 8 395

Values, Asquith's theory of 1 178

Vane. Sir Henry, biography and

speeches 10 37

\"eto, by the Crown 1 171

Waller. Edmund, biography and

speech against Usurpation 10 63

Waller. Edmund, impeaches Justice

Crawley 10 63

Walpole attacked by Wyndham 10 279

Walpole, Sir Robert, Prime Minis-
ter 10 70

Walpole, Sir Robert and Horace,

biography and speeches 10 70

War debt created by Pitt 2 264

War of 1812 and English trade... 2 263

War, the Boer 3 324

War with France. 1793 3 230

Wesley, John, biography and ser-
mons 10 227

\\><:tminster Abbey 6 100

Whig principles in England,

Baron James on 7 149

Whig spirit in the eighteenth cen-
tury 1 168

Whitefield, George, biography and

sermon 10 238

Wilberforce begins agitation against

the slave trade 10 245

Wilberforce, William, biography
and speech on the British Slave

Trade 10 245

Wilkes, John, biography and speech

against Imperialism 10 254

William and Mary 7 172

Winchester school 1 158

Wyckliffe, John, biography and ser-
mons 10 272

Wyndham. Sir William, biography

and speeches 10 279

Yorkshire, Croft House, Morley,

birthplace of Asquith 1 169

England in the Seven Years* War

The great results of victory de-
scribed 1 75

England's Drumbeat

Webster, Daniel — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

English Language, The

(See Philology.)
Affected by Wyckliflfe's translation

of the Bible 10 272

Bunyan's mastery of plain English 2 315
English spelling since Wyckliffe,

Byars on 2 H

Entangling Alliances

Buchanan on 2 313

Jefferson, Thomas — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 299

Epichares. One of the Thirty Tyrants
Attacked by Andocides — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 293



Equality in America vol. :

Pierrepont. Edwards — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Eratosthenes

Prosecuted for murder by Lysias. 8
Erskine. 1 homas, Lord

Biography 6

Speeches:

Against Paine's " The Age of

Reason " 6

" Dominion Founded on Vio-
lence and Terror" 6

Homicidal Insanity 6

In Defense of Thomas Hardy 6
Free Speech and Fundamental

Rights 6

Compared to Curran 6

Milton's influence on his oratory.. 8
Estabrooke. Henry D.

Altruism — (Celebrated Passages). 18

Ether, The

(See Science. Wireless Teleg-
raphy, etc.)

Ether, the all-pervading substanae,
defined 9

father waves. Hertz and Maxwell
on 8

Ether, X-Rays as waves in the.... 7

Ethics and Philosophy

(See Sociology, Religion, etc.)
Archbishop Davidson of Canterbury
on Exploitation of Primitive Peo-
ples 5

Authority, how far to be obeyed,

Hampden on 6

Baconian philosophy and science... 10
Barrenness of the mind without im-
itation 9

Bullets and righteousness. Reverend

Doctor Wayland Hoyt on 10

Cato's opinions defined by Cicero.. 3
Character as the end of existence.. 9
Christ and Socrates, Sir Henry

Vane on 10

Cicero on supernatural justice 3

Citizenship, Demosthenes on 5

Civilization and the individual man,

Guizot on 6

Clay, Henry, on patriotism 4

Corwin on the brief life of false-
hood 4

Cousin on Plato's master motives. . 4
Cousin on the inviolability of the

person 4

Creative energy and evolution 10

Demonstration of positive truth

seldom possible 7

Destiny and individual aspiration,

Gladstone on 6

Didon on higher criticism 5

Duty in contempt of death. Sir

Henry Vane 10

Emerson on fear as a result of ig-
norance 5

Enthusiasm as a world force, Emer-
son on 5

Equality of all men before God,

Chauncey M. Depew on 5

Ethical results of Christianity, Gib-
bons on 6

Evil, a transitory phenomenon of
increasing good, Reed on 9



309



428



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12

24
32
40

43
12

148

293



401

82
383



IS

351

210

53

295
358
243

42
352
130

309
54

178
187

194
20

325

263
231

39
383
385
150
227

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GENERAL INDEX



377







Etiilcs and Philosophy — Continued vol. page

Evil in history, Schlegel on 9 150

Evolution and nonintervention in

politics 10 27

Evolution of character 9 243

Farewell address of George Wash-
ington 10 94

Fortune in human affairs, Demos-
thenes on 5 134

Franklin on ambition and avarice. 6 171
Genius as the capacity for work,

by William Wirt 10 264

Genius as the power of producing

excellence 9 52

Gladstone on the uses of beauty... 6 259

Happiness a quality of soul 5 263

Hilliard on manhood 10 306

Hughes on the highest manhood.. 7 87
Hugo on Christ as the liberator of

the race 7 97

Immortality of the soul and its

efficiency 7 326

Immortality of the soul defended

by Robespierre 9 72

Individual intelligence limited by

the ignorance of the mass 9 46

Ingersoll on life 7 135

Intellect and beauty, Flaxman on.. 6 143
Intellect not the end of existence.. 9 243
Intellectual greatness and goodness

analogous 2 246

Isocrates on political principles.... 7 138
Jefferson's theory of liberty in gov-
ernment 7 163

John A. Dix on Christianity and

politics 5 261

Justification for government, Pat-
rick Henry on 7 28

Kant on moral responsibility 9 23

Law of likeness in mutation, Saurin

on 9 145

Liberty, The limits of 4 199

Lubbock on the Non-Christian

moralists 7 400

Manifest destiny, its meaning 5 286

Mazzini on love as a political prin-
ciple g 133

Men as taller children 5 342

Miller, Hugh, on the duration and

meaning of life S 144

Money-Making, Ruskin on 9 121

Montalembert on religion and lib-
erty g 181

Moral force in world politics, Hugo

on 7 101

Moral force valid above law 7 142

Moral ideas and popular govern-
ment, Robespierre on 9 71

Moral instincts and great actions,

Robespierre on 9 74

Morality and moral nature of man,

Goldwin Smith on 9 241

Morality and popular government,

Washington on 10 104

Natural selection and dress, Wes-
ley on 10 235

Nature not to be altered by laws.. 10 281
Passions as they affect the senses. 9 143
Patriotism of Milton's Satan, Tal-

fourd on 9 354

Philosophy at Athens discussed by

Pericles g 308



Ethics and Philosophy — Continued vol. page

Plato on the ideal state 4 159

Progress as a mode of mind 10 27

Progress, The origin and causes of,

by Goldwin Smith 9 239

Psychological effects of Whitefield's

eloquence 10 238

Pym on law and conquest g 387

Reason and truth 9 245

Reason immutable and sovereign,

Mirabeau on g 167

Reason in the lower animals g 227

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