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and the individual 9 45

Robespierre against capital punish-
ment 9 63

Rotation as a law of nature 5 396

Rousseau's ethics, Robespierre on . 9 73
Schlegel on the threefold law of

progress 9 151

Socrates on death and immortality 9 266
Soul and body discussed by Edward

Everett 6 88

Sumner on the principles of na-
tional greatness 9 321

Tyndall on matter as the garment

of God 10 21

Tyndall on the origin of life 10 10

Virtue for its own sake, Leighton

on 7 324

War as barbarism, Hugo on 7 100

Evarts, William Maxwell

Biography 6 56

The Weakest Spot of the American

System — (Speech) 6 56

Defends Andrew Johnson 6 56

Everett, Edward

Biography 6 63

Speeches:

The History of Liberty 6 64

The Moral Forces which Make

American Progress 6 84

On Universal and Uncoerced

Co-operation 6 87

His place as a patriot and an

orator 6 63

Everlasting punishment (See Hell)

Spurgeon on its tortures 9 269

Evolution

Drummond reconciles it to Chris-
tianity 5 31 3

Its theory of life stated by Tyn-
dall 10 21

Exchanges, methods of international.... S 43
Exclusiveness

Dewey, Orville — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

Expansion by Conquest

Brown of Mississippi, on 5 312

Burke, Father " Tom," on the An-
nexation of Ireland 10 295

Clayton, John M., on 4 66

Everett replies to Douglas 6 84

Expansion by conquest, Clinton

against 4 90

Gladstone on " The Lust of Terri-
torial Aggrandizement " 6 247

Lincoln on acquisition of territory

and slavery 7 348

San Domingo annexation opposed

by Sumner 9 316

Slavery and conquest of territory.. 9 281



378



GENERAL INDEX



Expansion by Conquest — Coni'd vol. page
Territorial, of the United States,

Marshall on •• • 8 95

Territorial acquisition and civil war,

by Robert Toombs • 9 422

Territorial acquisition and civil war,

Vailandigham on 10 30

Vattel on territorial acquisition by

conquest ••• 9 282

Expansion by conquest and co-operation

with England, Douglas on 5 294

Expansion by conquest and slavery

Call of Florida on 5 312

Expansion by conquest before the Mex-
ican and Civil Wars
Van Buren. Martin — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 314

Experience

Henry. Patrick — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

Explosives, Colonel Capper on the use

of, by airships 9 297

Expositions as timekeepers of progress. 8 41



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72



Expunging Resolutions, The

Clay on

Opposed by John C. Calhoun,.
Extent of territory

Rush, Benjamin — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 311

Extracts from sermons during the Refor-
mation
Zwingli, Ulrich — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) .10 319

Extravagance of taxation and expendi-
ture, Lord Rosebery on 9 104



Factory Acts, English 4 349

Faith defined by Wesley 10 228

Falkland, Lord

Biography 6 94

Ship-Money: Impeaching Lord

Keeper Finch — (Speech) 6 95

Abandons Parliament for the King 6 94
Family, socialism as the negation of

the, Lord Rosebery on 9 101

Fanaticism

Tbaddeus Stevens on 9 288

Fanaticism and Property Rights

Wilmot, David — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 317

Faraday's law of electrolysis 4 262

Farewell Address of George Washing-
ton 10 94

Farragut, Admiral

Eulogized by Choate 3 277

Talmage on his victories 9 367

Farrar, Frederick William

Biography 6 100

Funeral Oration on General Grant

— (Speech) 6 100

Becomes Dean of Canterbury 6 100

Federal conference of education in Eng-
land 1 217

Federal experiments in history, by James

Monroe g 172

Federalist, The

Jay, John, a contributor to it 7 152



Federalists of New England vol.
Burges as their orator and repre-
sentative 2

Discussed in the debate between

Ilayne and Webster 10

Fenelon, Francois de Salignac de la
Mothe

Biography 6

Sermons:

.Simplicity and Greatness 6

Nature as a Revelation 6

Becomes tutor to the Dauphin.... 6

Compared with Bossuet 2

Ilis admiration for Basil the Great 1

Ferrer shot in Barcelona 7

Festival of the Supreme Being, The

Robespierre on 9



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328
153

108

109
114
108
160
243
294

77

150

168

82

299
233'
119

119

127
129



Feudal System, The

Chauiiccy M. Depew on 5

L'eudalism

Mirabeau on g

Feudal Privileges, control of 7

Few Die, None Resign

Jefferson, Thomas — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Fiction

Goldwin Smith on 9

Field, David Dudley

Biography 6

Speeches:

In Re Milligan — Martial Law

as Lawlessness 6

In the case of McCardle —
Necessity as an Excuse for

Tyranny 6

The Cost of " Blood and

Iron " 6

Field, Stephen J.

Intimidation of Judges — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 304

On test oaths 4 208

Fielding and Richardson, Immorality in 9 347
" Fifty-Four Forty or Fight "

Allen, William — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

Cobb on 4 94

Finance and Taxation, American
and English

Asquith on finance and taxation. 1 178

Balfour on taxation 1 215

Bank notes as a political issue

under Jackson 2 18

Bank notes refused by government

land offices 2 26

Bank of England and the British

debt 2 32

Bank of the United States, its
promissory notes receivable for
public dues 2 30

Bills of credit defined by Crawford. 4 231

Bimetallism and the Sherman Bill. 2 134

Calhoun on the cohesive power of

capital 10 297

Circulation of specie under Jackson,

Benton on 2 22

Circulation of the Bank of the

United States 2 30

Collusion between banks and Gov-
ernment on loans 2 32

Demonetization of silver, W. J.

Bryan on 2 298

Depreciation of Continental Cur-
rency 10 267



GENERAL INDEX



379



Finance and Taxation, American

and Englisli — Continued vol. page

Finance and taxation in Great
Britain (See under Budget, Law,
Constitutional^ England, etc.)
Finance of Great Britain, Lord

Rothschild on 9 111

Finance, public, inexorable law of. 7 69
Foreign stockholders and their

control of a bank-note currency. 2 31
" Free Coinage " as explained by-
Bland 2 132

Gold hoarded during the Civil

War 9 214

Hamilton on national debt a na-
tional blessing 10 308

Hayes on irredeemable paper 6 401

Inflation by bank notes 3 392

Inflation by bank notes in 1837.. 2 23
Inequality of fortune and currency

control 2 32

Issue of money, Crawford on 4 229

Loan-ofiice certificates under the

Confederation 10 266

National debt in 1865 9 217

National debts, Thiers on 9 397

National debts, Washington against.lO 104

Panic predicted by Benton 2 23

Paper currency and panics in Eng-
land 2 33

Public credit under the Confedera-
tion 10 266

Public credit, Washington on.... 10 104
Public debt paid off under Jackson. 2 22
Public money removed from the

United States bank 2 25

Sherman notes 2 135

Sherman on bank notes in State

banks 9 217

Sherman on paper money as a loan. 9 215
Sherman on the financial policies

of 1865 9 212

Silver Coinage and panics 2 133

Treasury svirplus under Buchanan. 2 311

The subtreasury bill of 1837 3 390

Use of public funds for private

banking purposes 2 30

War expenditures in England.... 2 237

Finance and the Currency, European

(See under England, etc.)
Income taxes under Necker's

project 8 155

Thiers on the French Budget 9 388

Finch, Sir Heneage

Biography 6 131

Opening the Prosecutions for Regi-
cide under Charles II . —

(Speech) 6 131

Becomes Lord Chancellor and Earl

of Nottingham 6 131

Finch, Sir John

On the cropping of Prynne's ears. 5 216

Finch, Lord Keeper, impeached 6 95

Finnerty, Peter, defended by Curran... 4 308
Fire Bells as Disturbers of the Peace

Burke, Edmund — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

First Inaugural Address

George Washington 10 91

Fisher, John

Biography 6 136

The Jeopardy of Daily Life — (Ser-
mon) 6 136

Beheaded by Henry VIII 6 136



Fitness for Self Government vol. page
Macaulay, T. B. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 299

Flag of Great Britain

Lauries on 7 294

Flag of the United States

Apostrophized by Houston 7 81

John A. Dix on 10 312

Tyler, John, on the flag of York-
town 10 814

Flanagan, Webster j\L

What Are We Here For?— (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 317

Flaxman, John

Biography 6 139

Physical and Intellectual Beauty —

(Speech) 6 139

Characterized by Symonds 6 139

Flechier, Esprit

Biography 6 146

The Death of Turenne — (Oration) 6 146
Becomes Bishop of Nimes 6 146

Flight, aerial (See Aeroplanes, etc.)... 9 294

Flood, Henry

On Grattan — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 300

Florida

Burges on the State's growth 2 331

Flying machines in battle 8 127

Foot's Resolution

Hayne, Robert Y., on 6 404

Quoted by Webster 10 113

Force Bill of 1833, The

Opposed by John C. Calhoun 3 45

Force in government as a curse 5 149

Foreign influence in America

Washington on 10 106

Foreign policy of the United States, Jef-
ferson on 7 166

Foreign war and domestic despotism

Clemens, Jeremiah — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 300

Forensic Orations

(See Trials, etc.)

Forests, waste of 7 57

Forfarshire, Scotland, birthplace of

Campbell-Bannerman 3 95

Foster on "Justifiable Self-Defense".. 1 51

Fountainhall quoted by Fox on Rumbold 9 117

Fourier's theory of heat, Kelvin on.... 7 190

Fourth of July celebrations 2 181

Fox, Charles James

Biography 6 152

Speeches:

On the Character of the Duke

of Bedford 6 154

On the East India Bill 6 161

Against Warren Hastings 6 164

Blaine on his lack of convictions.. 2 97

Burke's eulogy on 6 152

Corrupted by his father 6 152

Fox, Sheridan and Burke compared 1 xiv

France

Academy of Sciences, Brougham's

contributions to 2 260

Acquittal of Berryer in 1S32 2 47

Bartholdi's Statue of Liberty pre-
sented to the United States 5 162

Berryer on press censorship 2 48

Bismarck on French relations with

Germany in 1888 2 62



38o



GENERAL ANDEX



France — Continued vol. page

Hurke on the French Revolution.. 2 335

Carlyle on Trench unbelief 3 125

Challemel-Lacour cooperates with

Gambetta 3 183

Committee of Public Safety of

1793, work of 3 86

Constant, Benjamin, banished by

Xapolcon 4 148

Corporations attempt press censor-
ship 2 48

Cousin as an orator and philoso-
pher 4 185

Damages paid to the United States

under Jackson 2 21

Danton's influence on the Revolu-
tion 4 394

Debt and ta.xation due to war 2 32

Deseze, Raymond, made president

of the Court of Cassation 5 187

Desmoulins, Camille, on the dis-
missal of Necker 5 191

Difficulties with, settled under Jack-
son 2 26

Disasters on the Frontier in 1793. 4 397
Dreyfus case reviewed by Labori.. 7 235

Dreyfus defended by Zola 10 285

Edict of Charles IX. against duel-
ing 1 201

Edict of Nantes revoked 2 88

Gaudet, Marguerite Elie, leads Gi-
rondists attack on Robespierre.. 6 216
Girondists, \'ergniaud, a leader of. 10 43

Great preachers of 2 160

Guizot takes refuge in London.... 6 308
Hildebert becomes Archbishop of

Tours 7 42

Hugo, Victor, attacks Louis Napo-
leon 7 93

Hugo on its leadership of civilized

nations 7 97

Intervention in Spanish affairs dis-
cussed by Chateaubriand 3 228

Labori. Maitre Fernand, at the trial

of Emile Zola 7 235

Lacordaire, P6re, as a Catholic

leader 7 243

Lamartine and the Revolution of

1848 7 253

Literature under Louis XIV 9 321

Lord Beaconsfield on its power to

survive revolutions 1 312

Louis Napoleon's coup d'etat ap-
proved by Palmerston 8 268

Louis XVI. defended by Deseze.. 5 187
Louis the Sixteenth's death de-
manded by Robespierre 9 75

Maratists of 1793 5 86

Marshal Ney defended by Berryer. 2 47

Mirabeau defends himself g 170

Mirabeau's venality characterized by

Brougham g 154

Montalembert's work in education

and politics g 177

Napoleon Bonaparte opposed by

Carnot in 1802 3 129

Necker's project supported by Mira-
beau g 155

Nordlingen, Conde at the battle of . 2 174

Not a colonizing country 5 1.3.3

Peasantry of France characterized

by Gambetta 6 194

Peltier and the French Revolution,

Mackintosh on g 54



France — Continued vol. pagb

P6re Didon born at Touvct 5 231

Qualifications for suffrage discussed 1 231
Reconstruction after the Franco-
Prussian War defined by Gam-
betta 6 197

Revolution of 1848, Lamartine on. 7 253

Robespierre guillotined 9 62

Robespierre on the objects of the

Revolution 9 70

Robespierre replied to by Verg-

niaud 10 46

Rocroy, Conde's victory at 2 165

Royer-Collard, President of the
Chamber of Deputies under

Charles X 9 112

Russia subsidized by Pitt against

the French Republic g 339

Saurin born .-it Nimes 9 141

The Revolution of 1848 1 324

Thiers, Louis Adolphe, born at

Marseilles 9 388

Thionville and Rocroy 2 105

Vergniaud, Pierre Victurnien, born

at Limoges 10 43

Wealth of, and its corrupting effect. 1 233

France, Orators of

Abdlard, Pierre — (Sermon) 1 24

Barnave, Antoine Pierre Joseph

Marie — (Speeches) 1 229

Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint — (Ser-
mons) 2 36

Berryer, Pierre Antoine — (Speech) 2 47
Bonaparte, Napoleon — (Celebrated

Passages) 18 293

Bossuet, Jacques Benigne — (Ser-
mon) 2 159

Bourdaloue, Louis — (Sermon) .. 2 189

Calvin, John — (Sermon) 3 80

Cambon, Pierre Joseph — (Speech) 3 83
Carnot, Lazare JNicolas Marguerite

— (Speech) 3 128

Challemel-Lacour, Paul Amand —

(Speech) 3 183

Chateaubriand, Frangois, Rene, Vis-
count de — (Speech) 3 227

Constant, Benjamin — (Speech) .. 4 148

Cousin, Victor — (Speeches) 4 185

Danton, George Jacques —

(Speeches) 4 394

Deseze, Raymond — (Speech) 5 187

Desmoulins, Camille — (Speech)... 5 191

Didon, P6re— (Sermon) 5 231

Fenelon, Frangois de Salignac de la

Mothe — (Sermon) 6 108

Flechier, Esprit — (Sermon) 6 146

Gambetta, Leon — (Speech) 6 189

Gaudet, Marguerite Elie — (Speech). 6 216
Guizot, Francois Pierre Guillaume

— (Speech) 6 308

Hildebert, Archbishop of Tours —

(Sermon) 7 42

Hugo, Victor — (Speeches) 7 93

Labori, Maitre F'ernand — (Speech) 7 234
Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste Henri —

(Sermons) 7 243

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis —

(Speech) 7 253

Massillon, Jean Baptiste — (Ser-
mon) g 114

Mirabeau, Gabriel Honore Riquetti,

Comte de — (Speeches) g 163



GENERAL INDEX



381



France, Orators of — Continued vol. page
Montalembert, Charles Forbes,

Comte de — (Speeches) S 177

Robespierre — (Speeches) 9 62

Royer-Collard, Pierre P a u 1 —

(Speeches) 9 112

Saurin, Jacques — (Sermon) 9 141

Thiers, Louis Adolphe — (Speech). 9 388
Vergniaud, Pierre Victurnien —

(Speeches) 10 43

Villemaine — (Celebrated Passages)10 297

Zola, Emile — (Speech) 10 285

Francis, Philip, criticizes Burke 2 335

Franco-Prussian War

Hecker on its effects 6 420

Franklin, Benjamin

Biography 6 169

Speeches:

Disapproving and Accepting

the Constitution 6 169

Dangers of a Salaried Bureau-
cracy 6 171

Celebrated Passages:

Prayer and Providence 10 310

We Must Hang Together 10 317

As the orator of common sense... 6 169

Compared to Brougham 2 259

Mirabeau announces his death to

the French Assembly S 166

Quoted by William H. Seward on

liberty 9 170

Fraud in American politics 2 281

Frauds during the American Civil War.lO 55

Freedmen's Bureau, The

Andrew Johnson on 7 183

Bill establishing it, purpose of.... 2 209
Freedom above Union

Sumner, Charles — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 302

Freedom and Education

Grant, Ulysses S. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 301

Freedom of Conscience

Burke, Father "Tom" (Celebrated

Passages) 10 300

Freedom of Education

Montalembert's work as its cham-
pion 8 177

Freedom of Spoech

Cromwell suppresses satirists S 58

Curran in the Finnerty case 4 308

Curtis on the President's right to

criticise Congress 4 334

Dickerson on the Alien and Sedi-
tion Acts 5 212

Douglas, Frederick, on free speech

in Boston 5 282

Erskine on its relations to blas-
phemy 6 22

Mansfield on freedom and licen-
tiousness g 79

Madison on, quoted by Curtis 4 337

Milton's speech for the liberty of

unlicensed printing S 148

Paine, Thomas, defended by Ers-
kine 6 43

Presidential criticism of Congress. 3 18
Zenger, John Peter, defended by

Hamilton 6 336

Jfreedom of speech and liberty of the

press 4 148



VOL. PAGB

Freedom of speech in Parliament and
Congress
Rollins, James Sidney — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 800

Freedom of the Press

Royer-Collard against press censor-
ship 9 114

Freedom of Thought

Asserted as a right by Samuel

Adams 1 95

Freedom of Worship

Advocated by Danton 4 402

Hamilton on the case of Penn and

Mead 6 342

Pennon 8 299

Freedom to Err

Jefferson, Thomas — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 302

Freeport, Illinois, Lincoln-Douglas de-
bate at 7 345

Freese, J. H., translator of Isocrates.. 7 137

Free-Soil Agitation

Dayton on » 5 61

Discussed by John Bell 1 391

Freesoilers, The

Hill on their attitude toward seces-
sion 7 50

Free Trade

British colonial restrictions on

trade, Richard Henry Lee on... 7 317

Cobden's purpose in agitation 4 102

Free Trade and Protection, British
(See Chamberlain, Cob den.
Bright, Churchill, England,
Finance, Tariffs, etc.)
Free trade and the unearned in-
crement in land, Churchill on. 3 325
Land Taxation and Free Trade
(See Henry George Theory)
Free trade and seamen's rights.

Clay on 4 47

Gladstone on its effects 6 249

Peel and the Corn Laws 4 102

Sherman and free-trade principles

in levying tariff taxes 9 221

(See Protection, Finance, Tariff,
etc.)
Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore

Biography 6 175

In favor of Universal Suffrage —

(Speech) 6 175

Fremont, John C.

Opposed for the presidency by
Thomas H. Benton, his father-in-
law 2 14

French Revolution, The

Sheridan on 9 208

Fresnel and Fourier, Kelvin on 7 192

Friendly collusion and fraudulent fa-
miliarity, Sheridan on 9 193

Fries, John

Webster cites his experience 10 178

Frost, Edward Purkis, president of Brit-
ish Aeronautical Society 9 294

Fugitive Slave Law

Discussed by Giddings 6 23S

Lincoln on, at Freeport 7 347

Parker on 8 274

Webster's argument in support of

restitution of fugitive slaves.... 10 222
Fugitive Slave Law of Massachusetts.. 4 392
Fugitive Slave Law opposed by Mat-
thew Hale Carpenter 3 176



382



GENERAL INDEX



Fulvia VOL. PAGE

Pierces Cicero's tongrue 3 332

Furor Tcutonicus, in Twentieth Century

England 7 368

G

Gallatin, Albert

Biography 6 180

Constitutional Liberty and Execu-
tive Despotism — (Speech) 6 181

Secretary of the Treasury under

Jefferson 6 180

Gambetta, Leon

Biography 6 189

France After the German Conquest

— (Speech) 6 189

Escapes from Paris in a balloon... 6 189

On universal education 6 192

Garfield, James Abram

Biograpliy 6 198

Speeches:

Revolution and the Logic of

Coercion 6 198

The Conflict of Ideas in

America 6 203

Ancestry of 2 88

As a canal boy 2 90

Denounces Congressman Long in

the House of Representatives... 6 198

Eulogized by Blaine 2 87

His assassination commented on by

President Arthur 1 166

His controversy with the " Stal-
warts " 2 104

Murder of, characterized 2 87

Garibaldi, Giuseppe

Crispi on 4 234

Biography 6 208

Speeches:

"Beginning a Revolution"... 6 209
On the Death of John Brown. 6 210

The Union and Slavery 6 212

Speech at Charleston, South

Carolina, in 1865 6 213

Garrison, William Lloyd
Celebrated Passages:

Covenant with Death and

Agreement with Hell 10 298

Harsh as Truth 10 302

Organizes Massachusetts Antislav-

ery Society . .^ 6 208

Gaudet, Marguerite Elie

Biography 6 216

Reply to Robespierre — (Speech)... 6 216

Denounced by Robespierre 9 73

Votes for the death of the King... 6 216

Genius

Brougham's work to acquire it 2 259

Emerson on its uses 5 4 00

Genius and imitation

Reynolds, Sir Joshua on 9 50

Genius as the capacity for work

By William Wirt 10 264

Geology

Miller, Hugh, and the "Old Red

Sandstone" 9 128

Geology of North America

Dilke on 5 257



George, Henry, Theory of Land

Values VOL. page

(See Budget of 1909, Finance
AND Taxation, England, Etc.

George Henry, and Adam Smith in

England 1 178

George, Henry, as defined by Lloyd-
George 7 373

George, Henry, opposed by Roosevelt... 9 83

George, Henry, supported by Winston

Churchill 3 328

George, Henry, theory denounced by

Lord Robert Cecil 3 181

George, Henry, theory, Lord Lansdowne

against 7 268

George, Henry, theory of land values,

Asquith on 1 178

George V. on Benjamin Franklin 6 223

George V., R. et I.

Characterization 6 220

The Priceless Gift of Printing... 6 220

Georgia

Cedes territory for Alabama and

Mississippi to the Union 2 43

Cherry Hill, birthplace of Howell

Cobb 4 94

Crawford, William Harris, a Sena-
tor from 4 2^8

Grady, Henry W., encourages its

manufacturing movement 6 273

Hill, Benjamin Harvey, born in

Jasper county 7 47

Ordinance of secession adopted by. 7 48

Stephens, Alexander H., born

near Crawfordville 9 280

Toombs, Robert, born in Wilkes

county 9 421

German -Americans

Dilke on 5 254

German-Americans in the United States,

Depew on 5 161

Germany

Bismarck on German Confederation. 2 66
Bismarck on imperial armament.... 2 61
Canning on Napoleon after the

battle of Leipsic 10 308

Challemel-Lacour on the Teutonic

intellect 3 183

Depew on its relations with the

Transvaal Rspublic 5 175

Friedrich von Schlegel's part in

German intellectual development. 9 147
Furor Teutonicus, Bismarck on.. 2 71
Hecker takes part in the Revolu-
tion of 1848-49 6 419

Heidelberg addresses, delivered by

Helmholtz 6 428

Herder's influence as a reformer of

German taste 7 37

Luther answers Charles V. at

Worms 7 405

Melanchthon, Philip, assists Luther

in translating the Bible S 140

Prussian hegemony 3 137

Schurz, Carl. born at Liblar,

Prussia 9 153

Germany, Orators of

Albertus Magnus — (Sermons).... 1 136

Bismarck — (Speech) 2 60

Hecker, Frederick Karl Franz —

(Speech) 6 419



GENERAL INDEX



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Germany, Orators of — Continued vol. page
Helmhohz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdi-
nand von — (Speech) 6 428

Herder, Johann Gottfried von —

(Sermon) 7 37

Luther, Martin- — (Sermons) 7 405

Melanchthon, Philip — (Sermon).. 8 140

Miiller, Max— (Speech) S 223

Schlegel, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich

von — (Address) 9 147

Schurz, Carl — (Speech) 9 153

Zollicofer — (Celebrated Passages). 10 319

Zwingli — (Celebrated Passages).. 10 319

Gettysburg Address, The, by Lincoln.. 7 354

Quoted by Phillips Brook-i 2 251

Gettysburg, The Battle of

Described by Charles Francis

Adams, Junior 1 33

Gibbon, Edward

His emotions on visiting Rome... 8 291
Gibbon, present at the Hastings triaL . . 2 338
Gibbons, James Cardinal

Biography 6 224

Address to the Parliament of Re-
ligions — (Speech) 6 224

Made a Cardinal in 1886 6 224

Giddings, Joshua Reed

Biography 6 234

Slavery and the Annexation of

Cuba— (Speech) 6 234

As a representative of Western Re-
serve Puritans 6 234

Curtis on 4 341

Gil Bias cited by John Randolph 9 33

" Gildas Albanius "

Quoted by Sir Simon D'Ewes 5 195

Gillatt's reply to Lord Norreys 4 109

Girard, Stephen

His influence on education 9 45

Girondists, V'ergniaud a leader of 10 43

" Give me liberty or give me death," by

Patrick Henry 7 15

Gladstone, William Ewart

Biography 6 240

Speeches:

The Fundamental Error of
English Colonial Aggrandize-
ment 6 241

Home Rule and " Autonomy " 6 253
The Commercial Value of Ar-
tistic Excellence 6 258

Destiny and Individual Aspira-
tion 6 263

The Use of Books 6 264

On Lord Beaconsfield 6 266

Celebrated Passages:

The American Constitution. . .10 300
Converses with Chauncey M. Depew

on American Newspapers 5 171

Disestablishes the Irish Church... 7 298
Enforces the extension of the

suffrage in England 7 298

His faculty of expression as an

orator 6 240

Laurier, Sir Wilfrid, on his char-
acter and work 7 296

Struggle with Disraeli over the re-
form measures of 1S66 1 299

Glasgow address reported to London by

phonograph and telephone 9 99

Glittering Generalities

Choate, Rufus — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 300



Goethe vol. page
Carlyle on 3 117

Goethe on the " Erdgeist," quoted by

Helmholtz 6 430

Goethe on the powers of mankind,

quoted by Huxley 7 106

Goethe quoted by Drummond 5 325

Gold hoarded in the American Civil

War 9 214

Gold Standard, W. J. Bryan on 2 298

Good Enough Morgan

Weed, Thurlow — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 300

Good Government, The Sum of

Jefferson, Thomas — (Celebrated



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