Copyright
David J. (David Josiah) Brewer.

Crowned masterpieces of eloquence, representing the advance of civilization, as collected in The world's best orations, from the earliest period to the present time (Volume 10) online

. (page 45 of 56)
Online LibraryDavid J. (David Josiah) BrewerCrowned masterpieces of eloquence, representing the advance of civilization, as collected in The world's best orations, from the earliest period to the present time (Volume 10) → online text (page 45 of 56)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


Passages) 10 300

Good lore for simple folk

By John Wyckliffe 10 274

Gortschakoff, Prince

His attempt to break the treaty of

Paris 1 SS9

Gothic origin of English Law 9 417

Gottheil, Richard

Biography 6 269

The Jews as a Race and as a Na-
tion — (Speech) 6 269

Professor of Semitic languages in

Columbia University 6 269

Gough, John B.

Water — (Celebrated Passages) ....10 315
Government a Trust

Clay, Henry — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 300

Government by intimidation, Morley on 8 204
Government by the Gallows

Meredith, Sir W. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 300

Government of, for, and by the people
Parker, Theodore — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 301

Governmental Power and Popular Inca-
pacity
Calhoun, John C. — (Celebrated

Passages) IQ 301

Governments for the people, not the peo-
ple for governments

Sidney on 9 222

Gracchi, The, Cicero on 3 334

Grady, Henry W.

Biography 6 273

The New South and the Race Prob-
lem — (Speech) 6 273

Eulogized by Graves 10 301

Grant, Ulysses S.

Chester A. Arthur's part in the
movement to nominate him for a

third term 1 165

Freedom and Education — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 301

Funeral oration by Dean Farrar.. 6 100

McKinley on his work S 40

Nominated for a third term by

Conkling 4 138

Objected to in 1872 as a representa-
tive of militarism 2 111

Schurz on abuse of patronage under

his administration 9 154

Testimony on the Johnson plan of

reconstruction 2 206



384



GENEIL\L INDEX



Grattan, Ilcnry VOL. page

Biosraiihy 6 278

Speeches:

Against English Imperialism.. 6 278

Invective against Corry 6 294

Unsurrendering Fidelity to

Country 6 297

Craves, John Temple

On Ilcnry W. Grady — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 301

Gray, Sir G.

Answered by Lord Bcaconsfield. . . 1 308
Great men of Massachusetts, Hoar

on the 7 60

Great Britain in Panorama 9 105

" Greater Britain," by Sir Charles Dilke 5 246
Greatest thing in the world, The

By Henry Drummond 5 314

Greece (See Athens.)

Amphissian war, Demosthenes on.. 5 95
Athens as a moral and intellectual

force 5 62

Athens, Sparta, and Thebes in the

Amphictyonic Council 8 174

Athens under the Thirty Tyrants.. 7 428
Codrus, Sir Henry Vane on the

death of 10 42

Epichares, One of the Thirty Ty-
rants Attacked by Andocides —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 293

Eratosthenes prosecuted by Lysias 7 428
Failure of its worship of the beau-
tiful to perpetuate Greek civiliza-
tion 1 242

Isocratcs as a master of oratorical

style 7 137

Lacedaemonians, the destrtiction of,

prevented by Athens 5 85

Lysias escapes the Thirty Tyrants. 7 428
IMacedonian Empire, Demosthenes

on 5 133

Mityleneans denounced by Cleon. .4 79
Peloponnesian War, Pericles on... 8 306
Philip of Macedon and the Phocian

War 5 68

Philip's admission to Amphictyonic

Council opposed by Athens 5 138

Phocian War, The, and Athenian

policies 5 68

Plato's "Apology of Socrates" 9 260

Robespierre on punishments in.... 9 6S

Socrates born at Athens 9 260

Solon's constitution eulogized by

Isocrates 7 137

Greece, Modern

Clay on the Greek Revolution 4 51

England's attitude in its first war

with Turkey 6 81

Greek and Roman Orators

.(5£schines — (Oration) 1 104

Andocides — (Celebrated Passages). 10 293

Antiphon — (Celebrated Passages). 10 294

Athanasius — (Sermon) 1 181

Augustine — (Sermon) 1 186

Basil the Great — (Sermon) 1 243

Csesar, Caius Julius — (Speech)... 3 25
Canuleius — (Celebrated Passages) .10 296
Cato the Elder — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 318

Cato Uticensis — (Speech) 3 168

Chrysostom, Saint John — (Ser-
mons) 3 305



Greek and Roman Orators — Continued

VOL, PAGE

Cicero, Marcus Tullius —

(Speeches) 3 330

Cleon — (Speech) 4 79

Demosthenes — (Speeches) 5 62

Dinarchus — (Celebrated Passages)10 298
Gregory of Nazianzus — (Sermon) 6 300
Hyperides — (Celebrated Passages)10 304

Isacus — (Celebrated Passages) 10 804

Isocrates — (.Speech) 7 137

Livy — (Celebrated Pas.sages) 10 302

Lycurgus — (Celebrated Passages) .10 306

Lysias — (Speech) 7 428

Pericles — (Speech) 8 305

Pliny the Younger — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 309

Quintilian — (Celebrated Passages)10 310
Scipio — (Celebrated Passages) ... .10 296

Socrates — (Speech) 9 260

Greek tragedians

Lubbock on 7 402

Greeley, Horace

Celebrated Passages:

After-Dinner Speech on Frank-
lin 10 301

The Bloody Chasm 10 313

Addressed by Benjamin Harvey

Hill 7 49

Greenbacks 9 214

Greenleaf

On courts-martial 1 110

On knowledge and intent in crim-
inal cases 1 117

Gregory of Nazianzus

Biography 6 300

Eulogy on Basil of Caesarea — (Ser-
mon) 6 300

Lectures on rhetoric at Athens.... 6 300

Quoted by Donne 5 267

Grimstone, Sir Harbottle

Biography 6 304

Projecting Canker Worms and Cat-

terpillars 6 305

Imprisoned by Cromwell 6 304

Grundy, Felix

Quoted by John C. Calhoun 3 71

Guelph, Upper Canada, birthplace of

James J. Hill 7 66

Guiana

Raleigh's expedition to 9 21

Guiteau, assassin of President Garfield 1 165
Guiteau compared with John Wilkes

Booth 2 60

Guizot, Francois Pierre Guillaume

Biography 6 308

Civilization and the Individual Man

— (Speech) 6 309

Address to the Sorbonne on the

causes of human progress 6 308

Guizot on Washington, quoted by

Daniel 4 383

•' Gulliver's Travels "

Macaulay on Swift's meaning in... 8 17
Gunsaulus, Frank W.

Biography 6 317

Healthy Heresies — (Speech) 6 317

On the Westminster Confession... 6 317

H

Habeas Corpus

(See also Writs, Law, etc.)

Suspension Act of 1863 6 124

Habeas Corpus and war power

Field, David Dudley, on 6 119



GfiNElRAL IN1DE5C



385



VOL. PAGE

Haddon Hall, speech of the Duke of

Rutland 5 146

Hadfield, James

Defended by Erskine 6 32

Hague Conference, The, and Aerial

Bombardment 9 296

Hale, Edward Everett

Biography 6 319

Boston's Place in History —

(Speech) 6 319

Hale, Edward Everett, on morals and

history 6 321

Hale, Matthew, Chief-Justice

On the common law of England... 1 48
Hale, Nathan

But One Life to Lose — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 296

Hall, Robert

Duty and Moral Health — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 302

Hamilton, Alexander

Biography 6 324

The Coercion of Delinquent States

— (Speech) 6 325

Celebrated Passages:

Despotism and Extensive Terri-
tory 10 299

National Debt a National

Blessing 10 308

His influence in the Congress of

the Confederation 1 73

His patriotism 6 324

His theories of the currency op-
posed by Benton 2 23

Oration at his funeral by Gouver-

neur Morris 8 212

Otis, Harrison Gray, on his career

and influence 8 248

Responded to by John Lansing 7 271

Hamilton, Andrew

Biography 6 335

In the Case of Zenger — For Free

Speech in America (Speech)... 6 336
Called " the day star of the Ameri-
can revolution" a 6 335

Hammond, James H.

Celebrated Passages:

Cotton Is King 10 298

Mudsills 10 308

Hampden, John

Biography 6 349

A Patriot's Duty Defined— (Speech) 6 349
As a representative of the rights on
which the American Union is

founded 1 75

Crawley impeached by Waller.... 10 63
Defended by Sir Robert Holborne. 7 68
Hamilton on his action in the case

of ship-money 6 347

Refuses to pay ship-money 6 349

Hampden's Twenty Shillings

Burke, Edmund — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 302

HaHCOck, John

Biography 6 353

Speeches:

Aloving the Adoption of the

Federal Constitution 6 353

The Boston Massacre 6 357

Quoted by Chase 3 217

Hancock, Winfield Scott

Nominated for President by Dough-
erty 5 280

10-25



Hannibal VOL. page

Address to His Army from Livy —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 302

Happiness of the people, the object of

government 8 297

Hard}', Thomas

Defended by Erskine 6 40

Hare, Julius Charles

Biography 6 366

The Children of Light— (Sermon). 6 366
Remarkable for the melody of his

English 6 366

Harrison, Benjamin

Biography 6 372

Inaugural Address — (Speech) .... 6 372
The Only People Who Can Harm

Us — (Celebrated Passages) 10 314

Harrison, Thomas

Biography 6 384

His Speech on the Scaffold —

(Speech) 6 385

Executed for Regicide at Charing

Cross 6 385

Finch's speech against 6 131

He is twice arrested by Cromwell. 6 385
Richard Baxter on his character. . . 6 384
Harper, Robert Goodloe

Biography 6 389

Defending Judge Chase — (Speech) . 6 389
Elected United States Senator from

Maryland 6 3S9

Harper's Ferry, John Brown at..5 301; 8 320
Harrington's " Oceana " quoted by Ers-
kine 6 51

Harris, Isham G.

Quoted by Garfield 6 201

Harsh as Truth

Garrison, William Lloyd — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 302

Hartford Convention

Otis, Harrison Gray, a member of. 8 248
Webster on 10 125

Harvard LTniversity

Grants a degree to George S. Bout-
well 2 203

Hastings, Warren

Burke impeaches him 2 343

Debi Sing is employed by him.... 2 382

Denounced by Sheridan 1 xx

Erskine on his trial 6 24

His bribe of £40,000 2 390

His personal appearance 2 339

His trial described by Macaulay... 2 337
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, on the

robbery of the Begums of Oude. 9 192
Speech of Charles James Fox on

the Rohilla War 6 164

Hayes, Rutherford B.

Biography 6 396

Inaugural Address — (Speech) ... 6 397
Service to Party and Country —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 312

Born at Delaware, Ohio 6 396

Hayes and Wheeler in 1876

Doolittle on 5 273

Hayne, Robert Y.

Biography 6 404

On Foot's Resolution — (Speech). 6 404
United States Senator from South

Carolina 6 404

Webster's reply to, on the Foot

Resolution 10 312



386



GENERAL INDEX



Hazlitt. William vol. pace

Hiography 6 412

Wit and Humor — (Speech) 6 412

As an illustration of the suscepti-
bility of genius 6 412

Heat, Kelvin's study of 7 190

Heaven

cSec also under Religion.)

How attained 2 317

The happiness of 3 i43

Hecker, Frederick Karl Franz

Biography 6 419

Liberty in the New Atlantis —

(Speech) 6 420

Takes part in the revolution of

1848-49 6 419

Hedges, Sir Charles 9 382

Hell

(See also under Religion.)
" Better to reign in hell than serve

in heaven " 9 358

Bonrdaloue on reprobates in 2 200

Close to this world 2 319

Dante's idea of 9 288

Desire of Petrus Ilosuanus to in-
vestigate it 9 372

Diseases of the damned 9 272

Edwards, Jonathan, on the eternity

of its torments 5 356

Its torments described by Bede. . . . 1 349
Miltonic descriptions of, quoted by

Talfourd 9 355

Eakes and seducers in 9 271

Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, on ever-
lasting oxydization 9 268

The body as a temple for devils... 9 272

Wideness of its mouth 2 319

Wyckliffe on mercy to damned men

in 10 276

Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand
von

Biography 6 428

The Mystery of Creation —

(Speech) 6 428

One of the great orators of science. 6 428
Heloise

Pupil and mistress of Abelard; Ab-
bess of the Convent of the Para-
clete, where Abelard died; buried

at the side of Abelard 1 23

Henderson, John B.

Celebrated Passages:

The Right to Make Foolish

Speeches 10 302

War and Military Chieftains. 10 315
Why Not Let Well Enough

Alone? 10 317

Hening's Statutes at Large of Virginia

on slavery 9 289

Henry, Patrick

Biography 7 13

Speeches:

Give Me Liberty or Give Me

Death 7 15

" We the People " or " We the

States? " 7 is

" A Nation, — Not a Federa-
tion " 7 20

The Bill of Rights 7 24

Liberty or Empire? 7 28

Celebrated Passages:

Weakness Not Natural 10 310

E.xpericnce 10 2j9



Henry, Patrick — Cont-nucd vol. PAGi:

His speech in the Parson's cause

lost 7 13

Justice David J, Brewer on his ora-
tory 1 ix

Replied to by John Marshall S 86

Herder, Johann Gottfried von

Biography 7 37

The Meaning of Inspiration — (Ser-
mon) 7 37

His influence on the taste of Ger-
many 7 37

Hereditary legislators, Lloyd-George

against 7 370

Herold, David E.

Conspirator against President Lin-
coln 1 117

Ilerschel, Lord

Banquet to, in New York 5 170

Hertz, Heinrich, on the identity of light

and electricity 8 82

Hesiod

Quoted by ^schines 1 104

Ileyne

Praises Friedrich von Schlegel 9 147

Higginson, John

Cent Per Cent in New England —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 297

Higher criticism

Lacordaire on its relations to mira-
cles 7 246

Higher Law, The

Garrison on the Constitution as an

Agreement with Hell 6 209

Seward, William H. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 302

Higher Law defined in court

Brown, John — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 802

Higher Law in England

Brougham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 303

Hildebert, Archbishop of Tours

Biography 7 42

Rebecca at the Well — (Sermon). 7 43

As a writer of Latin hymns 7 42

Hill, Benjamin Harvey

Biography 7 47

" A Little Personal History " —

(Speech) 7 47

Funeral oration on, by Senator In-

galls 7 122

Horace Greeley addressed by him. 7 49
Opposes the secession of Georgia.. 7 47
Hill, James J.

Biography 7 56

A Canadian Lesson for the United

States 7 57

Hilliard, H. W.

Celebrated Passages:

Constitutional Government — .10 298

Manhood 10 306

Hissing Prejudices

Coleridge, Samuel Taylor — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 303

Historical and Political Orations
and Addresses

Adams, Charles Francis: The

States and the Union 1 29

Adams, Charles Francis, Junior:

The Battle of Gettysburg 1 33

Adams, John: Inaugural Address

— The Boston Massacre 1 40



GENERAL INDEX



387



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. page

Adams, John Ouincy: Oration at
Plymouth — Lafayette — The
Jubilee of the Constituticn 1 57

Adams, Samuel: American Inde-
pendence 1 82

.lEschines: Against Crowning De-
mosthenes 1 103

Aiken, Frederick A. : Defense of

Mrs. Mary E. Surratt 1 108

Allen, Ethan: A Call to Arms 1 139

Ames, Fisher: On the British

Treaty 1 144

Arthur, Chester Alan: Inaugural

Address , 1 165

Asquith, Herbert Henry: '" Loaded
Dice;" The Lords Against the
Constitution — The Social Fabric
as the Condition of Values.... 1 168

Bacon, Francis: Speech Against

Dueling 1 196

Balfour, Arthur James; The Lords
as Appellants to the People —
The Lords as Upholders of Gov-
ernment " Of, By and For the
People " — Dreadnoughts and
Dukes — • Education Continued
Through Life 1 206

Barbour, James: Treaties as Su-
preme Laws 1 220

Barnave, Antoine Pierre Joseph
Marie — Representative Democ-
racy Against IMajority Absolut-
ism — Commercial Politics 1 229

Bayard, James A. : The Federal Ju-
diciary — Commerce and Naval
Power 1 256

Bayard, Thomas F. : A Plea for

Conciliation in 1876 1 269

Beaconsfield, Lord: The Assassina-
tion of Lincoln — Against
Democracy for England — The
Meaning of Conservatism 1 298

Beecher, Henry Ward: Raising the
Flag over Fort Sumter — Effect
of the Death of Lincoln 1 351

Belhaven, Lord: A Plea for the

National Life of Scotland 1 375

Bell, John: Against Extremists
North and South — Transconti-
nental Railroads 1 388

Benjamin, Judah P.: Farewell to
the Union — Slavery as Estab-
lished by Law 1 400

Benton, Thomas H.: The Political
Career of Andrew Jackson —
Against the United States Bank —
There is East; there is India.. 2 14

Berrien, John M. : Conquest and
Territorial Organization — Effect
of the Mexican Conquest 2 41

Berryer, Pierre Antoine: Censor-
ship of the Press 2 47

Bingham, John A. : Against the As-
sassins of President Lincoln... 2 50

Bismarck: A Plea for Imperial

Armament 2 60

Black, Jeremiah S. : Corporations

under Eminent Domain 2 75

Blaine, James G. : Oration on Gar-
field 2 S "1

Blair, Austin: Military Government 2 Vm,



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Contimied VOL. PAGE

Blair, Francis Preston: The Char-
acter and Work of Benton —
The Death-bed of Benton — On
the Fifteenth Amendment 2 112

Bland, Richard P.: The Parting of

the Ways 2 132

Borden, Robert Laird : Hope for
Liberty and Democracy — Young
Canada and the Years to Come —
The Canadian Navy — The Cost
of Prosperity 2 154

Bossuet, Jacques Benigne: Funeral
Oration over the Prince of
Conde 2 159

Boudinot, Elias: The Mission of

America 2 180

Boutwell, George S. : President
Johnson's High Crimes and Mis-
demeanors 2 20s

Breckenridge, John C. : The Dred

Scott Decision 2 215

Bright, John: Will the United
States Subjugate Canada — Mo-
rality and Military Greatness.. 2 218

Brooks, Phillips: Lincoln as a Typ-
ical American 2 244

Brooks, Preston S. : The Assault

on Sumner 2 254

Brougham, Lord: Against Pitt and
War with America • — Closing
Argument for Queen Caroline.. 2 258

Brown, B. Gratz: A Prophecy.... 2 274

Brown, Henry Armitt: One Cen-
tury's Achievement — The Dan-
gers of the Present — The Plea
of the Future 2 283

Brownlow, William Gannaway: The
Value of the American Union —
Grape Shot and Hemp 2 288

Bryan, William J.: The "Cross of

Gold" 2 293

Buchanan, James: Inaugural Ad-
dress 2 306

Surges, Tristam: The Supreme

Court 2 328

Burke, Edmund: Opening the
Charge of Bribery against Hast-
ings — Against Coercing Amer-
ica — Principle in Politics —
Marie Antoinette 2 S3'4

Burlingame, Anson: Massachusetts

and the Sumner Assault 2 419

Butler, Benjamin F. : Impeaching

President Johnson 3 18

Caesar, Caius Julius: On the Con-
spiracy of Catiline 3 25

Calhoun, John C. : Against the
Force Bill — Denouncing Andrew
Jackson — Replying to Henry
Clay — Self-Government and Civ-
ilization — Individual Liberty... 3 43

Cambon, Pierre Joseph: The Crisis

of 1793 3 83

Campbell-Bannerman, Henry: The

Supremacy of the People 3 93

Canning, George: England in Re-
pose — Christianity and Oppres-
sion — Hate in Politics 3 102

Carnot, Lazare Nicolas Marguerite:

Against Imperialism in France. 3 128



388



GENERAL INDEX



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued VOL. PAGE

Carpenter, Matthew Hale: Reply-
ing to the Grand Duke Alexis —
The Louisiana Returning Board
— In Favor of Universal Suf-
frage 3 135

Carson, Hampton L. : American

Liberty 3 147

Cass, Lewis: American Progress

and Foreign Oppression 3 150

Castelar, Emilio: A Plea for Re-
publican Institutions 3 159

Cato Uticensis: Against the Ac-
complices of Catiline 3 168

Cavour, Camillo Benso Count di:

Rome and Italy 3 173

Cecil, Lord Robert: The Limehouse

Policy 3 180

Chamberlain, Joseph: Empire and
Home Rule — The Megaphone
and Manhood Suffrage 3 191

Chandler, Zachariah: On Jefferson

Davis 3 198

Chase, Salmon P. : Thomas Jeffer-
son and the Colonial View of
Manhood Rights — Three Great
Eras 3 211

Chateaubriand: Has One Govern-
ment the Right to Intervene in
the Internal Affairs of Another? 3 227

Chatham, Lord: The Attempt to
Subjugate America — The Eng-
lish Constitution — His Last
Speech 3 233

Chauncy, Charles: Good News

from a Far Country 3 257

Chesterfield, Lord: Against Rev-
enues from Drunkenness and
Vice 3 263

Cheves, Langdon: In Favor of a

Stronger Xavy 3 269

Choate, Joseph Hodges: Farragut. 3 277

Choate, Rufus: Books and Civiliza-
tion in America — The Necessity
of Compromises in American
Politics — Heroism of the Early
Colonists 3 287

Churchill, Randolph Henry Spen-
cer: The Age of Action — Glad-
stone's Egyptian Inconsisten-
cies 3 311

Churchill, Winston Leonard Spen-
cer: Free Trade and the "Un-
earned Increment " 3 324

Cicero, Marcus Tullius: The First
Oration Against Catiline — Cati-
line's Departure — The Cruci-
fixion of Gavius — Supernatural
Justice — Cato and the Stoics —
For the Poet Archias — The
Fourth Philippic 3 330

Clark, Champ: The Courage of

Leadership 3 381

Clay, Cassius M.: A. Rhapsody —
Aspirations for the Union —
America as a Moral Force.... 3 385

Clay, Clement C. : The Subtreasury

Bill 3 390

Clay, Henry: Dictators in Amer-
ican Politics — On the Expung-
ing Resolutions — On the Semi-



Hlstorlcal and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. PACB
nole War — The Emancipation
of South America — The Amer-
ican System and the Home
Market — • In Favor of a Paternal
Policy of Internal Improvements

— For Free Trade and Seamen's
Rights — The Greek Revolution

— The Noblest Public Virtue —

Sixty Years of Sectionalism.. -4 11
Clayton, John M. : The Clayton-
Bulwer Treaty and Expansion

— Justice the Supreme Law of
Nations 4 qq

Clemens, Jeremiah: Cuba and

Manifest Destiny 4 75

Cleon: Democracies and Subject

Colonies 4 79

Cleveland, Grover: First Inaugural

Address 4 82

Clinton, De Witt: Federal Power
and Local Rights — Against the
Military Spirit 4 87

Cobb, Howell: "Fifty-Four Forty

or Fight " 4 94

Cobbett, William: The Man on the

Tower 4 97

Cobden, Richard: Free Trade with
all Nations — Small States and
Great Achievements 4 102

Cockran, William Bourke: Answer-
ing William J. Bryan 4 116

Coke, Sir Edward: Prosecuting Sir

Walter Raleigh 4 119

Colfax, Schuyler: The Confiscation

of Rebel Property 4 133

Conkling, Roscoe: Nominating
General Grant for a Third Term

— The Stalwart Standpoint —
Against Senator Sumner 4 137

Constant, Benjamin: Free Speech

Necessary for Good Government. 4 148

Cook, Joseph: Ultimate America. 4 153

Corbin, Francis: Answering Patrick

Henry 4 165

Corwin, Thomas: Against Dismem-
bering Mexico 4 171

Cox, Samuel Sullivan: Against the
Iron-Clad Oath — The Sermon
on the Mount — Stephen A.
Douglas and His Place in His-
tory 4 202

Cranmer, Thomas: His Speech at

the Stake 4 220

Crawford, William Harris: The Is-
sue and Control of Money
under the Constitution 4 228

Crispi, Francesco: At the Unveil-
ing of Garibaldi's Statue —
Socialism and Discontent 4 233

Crittenden, John Jordan: Henry
Clay and the Nineteenth-Century
Spirit — Against Warring on the
Weak 4 239

Crockett, David: A Raccoon in a

Bat * 248

Cromwell, Oliver: Debating
Whether or Not to Become
King of England 4 251

Culpeper, Sir John: Against Mo-
nopolies 4 264



GENERAL INDEX



389



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. page
Curran, John Philpot: In the Case
of Justice Johnson — Civil
Liberty and Arbitrary Arrests

— For Peter Finnerty and Free
Speech — Against Pensions —
England and English Liberties
^ In the Case of Rowan — The
Liberties of the Indolent — His
Farewell to the Irish Parliament

— On Government by Attach-
ment 4 268

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins: Presi-
dential Criticisms of Congress. 4 334

Curtis, George William: His Sover-
eignty Under His Hat — Wen-
dell Phillips as a History-Maker. 4 340

Curzon, Lord: All Civilization the
Work of Aristocracies — " Na-
tive Gentlemen " at Home and
Abroad — The Most Valuable
British Asset 4 347

Cushing, Caleb: The Primordial
Rights of the Universal People

— England and America in
China — The Extermination of

the Indians 4 355

Dallas, George M.: "The Penn-
sylvania Idea " 4 374

Daniel, John W. : At the Dedica-
tion of the Washington Monu-
ment — Was Jefferson Davis a
Traitor? 4 383

Danton, George Jacques: " To
Dare, to Dare Again; Always to
Dare " — " Let France Be Free,
Though My Name Were Ac-
cursed " — Against Imprison-
ment for Debt — Education,
Free and Compulsory — Free-
dom of Worship — Squeezing
the Sponge 4 394

Davidson, Most I^verend Randall
Thomas, Archbishop of Canter-
bury: " Hideous Outrages of
Subjugation" 5 16

Davis, David: On Appeal from the

Caucus 5 20

Davis, Henry Winter: Reasons for
Refusing to Part Company with
the South — Constitutional Diffi-
culties of Reconstruction 5 26

Davis, Jefferson: Announcing the
Secession of Mississippi — In-
augural Address of 1861 —
Against Clay and Compromise.. 5 35

Davitt, Michael: Ireland a Nation,

Self-Chartered and Self-Ruled.. 5 47

Dawes, Henry Laurens: The Tar-
iff Commission of 1880 5 62

Dayton, William L. : Arraigning
President Polk — Issues Against
Slavery Forced by the Mexican
War 5 66

Demosthenes: The Oration on the
Crown — The Second Olynthiac
— The Oration on the Peace —
The Second Philippic 5 62

Denman, Thomas, Baron: " Poor
Dukes," and " Piratical Tatter-
demalions " 5 146



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. page
Depew, Chauncey M. : The Colum-
bian Oration — Liberty Enlight-
ening the World — The Military
Spirit in America — England
and America Since the Spanish



Online LibraryDavid J. (David Josiah) BrewerCrowned masterpieces of eloquence, representing the advance of civilization, as collected in The world's best orations, from the earliest period to the present time (Volume 10) → online text (page 45 of 56)