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War 5 149

Derby, The Earl of: The Emanci-
pation of British Negroes 5 176

Dering, Sir Edward: For the En-
couragement of Learning — Re-
ligious Controversy in Parlia-
ment 5 181

Deseze, Raymond: Defending

Louis XVI 5 187

Desmoulins, Camille: Live Free or

Die 5 191

D'Ewes, Sir Simon: The Antiquity

of Cambridge 5 194'

Diaz, Porfirio: Mexican Prog-
ress 5 208

Dickerson, Mahlon: The Alien and
Sedition Acts of the Adams Ad-
ministration 5 212

Dickinson, Daniel S. : Rebuking

Senator Clemens, of Alabama... 5 220
Dickinson, John: The Declaration

on Taking Up Arms 5 224

Digby, Lord George: Grievances
and Oppressions Under Charles
I. — The Army in Domestic

Politics 5 236

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth:

America — Omphalism 5 246

Dillon, John: "Tory Squires and

Servant Girls' Dollars" 5 258

DLx, John A.: Christianity and

Politics 5 261

Doolittle, James A.: The Attitude
of the West in the Civil War — •

In Favor of Re-Union 5 269

Dorset, The Earl of: In Favor of

Slitting Prynne's Nose 5 274

Dougherty, Daniel : Hancock the

Superb 5 280

Douglas, Frederick: A Plea for

Free Speech in Boston 5 282

Douglas, Stephen A.: Reply to
Lincoln — " Expansion " and
Co-operation with England —
Kansas and " Squatter Sov-
ereignty " — The John Brown

Raid — The Issues of 1861 5 286

Drake, Charles D. : Against "Cop-
perheads" 5 309

Edmunds, George F. : The Consti-
tution and the Electoral Com-
mission 5 344

Edward VII., R. et I.: The Un-
divided Authority of the Com-
mons — Patriotism and Public
Schools — Advantages of Local
Colleges — Industry and Edu-
cation - — Enterprise and Competi-
tion — The Hazards of the Sea 5 349
Eliot, Sir John: On the Petition

of Right 5 363

Ellsworth, Oliver: Union and Co-
ercion 5 371

Emerson, Ralph Waldo: The Great-
ness of a Plain American 5 377



390



GENERAL INDEX



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. PACE

Emmet, Robert: His Protest

Against Sentence as a Traitor.. 5 405

Erskine, Thomas, Lord: Against
Payne's " The Age of Reason "
— " Dominion Founded on \'io-
Icnce and Terror " — Plomicidal
Insanity — In Defense of
Thomas Hardy — Free Speech
and Fundamental Rights 6 11

Evarts, William Maxwell: The
Weakest Spot of the American
System 6 56

Everett, Edward: The History of
Liberty — The Moral Forces
Which Make American Progress

— On Universal and Un-
coerced Co-operation 6 63

Falkland, Lucius, Lord: Ship-
Money — Impeaching Lord
Keeper Finch 6 94

Farrar, Frederick William: Fu-
neral Oration on General Grant. 6 100

Field, David Dudley: In Re Milli-
gan — Martial Law as Lawless-
ness — In the Case of McCardle

— Necessity as an Excuse for
Tyranny — The Cost of " Blood

and Iron" 6 119

Finch, Sir Hencage: Opening the
Prosecution for Regicide under
Charles II 6 131

Flechier, Esprit: The Death of

Turenne 6 146

Fox, Charles James: On the Char-
acter of the Duke of Bedford —
On the East India Bill —
Against Warren Hastings 6 152

Franklin, Benjamin: Disapproving
and Accepting the Constitution

— Dangers of a Salaried Bu-
reaucracy 6 169

Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theo-
dore: In Favor of Universal
Suffrage 6 175

Gallatin, Albert: Constitutional
Liberty and Executive Des-
potism 6 180

Gambetta, Leon: France After the

German Conquest 6 189

Garfield, James Abram: Revolution
and the Logic of Coercion —
The Conflict of Ideas in
America 6 198

Garrison, William Lloyd: " Begin-
ning a Revolution " — On the
Death of John Brown — The
Union and Slavery — Speech at
Charleston, South Carolina, in
1865 6 208

Gaudet, Marguerite Elie: Reply to

Robespierre 6 216

George V., R. et I.: The Priceless

Gift of Printing 6 220

Gibbons, James, Cardinal: Ad-
dress to the Parliament of Re-
ligions 6 224

Giddings, Joshua Reed: Slavery

and the Annexation of Cuba... 6 234

Gladstone, W^illiam Ewart: The
Fundamental Error of English
Colonial Aggrandizement —



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. pags
Home Rule and " Autonomy "

— On Lord Beaconsfield 6 240

Grady, Henry W. : The New South

and the Race Problem g 273

Grattan, Henry: Against English
Imperialism — Invective Against
Corry — Unsurrendering Fidel-
ity to Country 6 278

Grimstone, Sir Harbottle: " Pro-
jecting Canker Worms and Cat-
terpillars " g 304

Hale, Edward Everett: Boston's

Place in History 6 319

Hamilton, Alexander: The Co-
ercion of Delinquent States... 6 324

Hamilton, Andrew: In the Case of
Zenger — For Free Speech in
America 6 335

Hampden, John: A Patriot's Duty

Defined 6 349

Hancock, John: Moving the Adop-
tion of the Federal Constitution

— The Boston Massacre S 353

Harrison, Benjamin: Inaugural Ad-
dress 6 37 2

Harrison, Thomas: His Speech on

the Scaffold 6 384

Harper, Robert Goodloe: Defend-
ing Judge Chase 6 389

Hayes, Rutherford B. : Inaugural

Address 6 396

Hayne, Robert Young: On Foot's

Resolution 6 404

Hecker, Frederick Karl, Franz:

Liberty in the New Atlantis... 6 412

Henry Patrick: Give Me Liberty
or Give Me Death — " We the
People " or " We the States? "—
" A Nation, Not a Federation "

— The Bill of Rights — Liberty

or Empire? 7 13

Hill, Benjamin Harvey: " A Little

Personal History" 7 47

Hill, James J. : A Canadian Lesson

for the United States 7 56

Hoar, George Frisbie: The Great

Men of Massachusetts 7 60

Holborne, Sir Robert: In Defense

of John Hampden 7 68

Houston, Samuel: On His Defeat
as a Union Candidate — His De-
fense at the Bar of the House. 7 73
Hughes, Charles Evans: The Rights

of Manhood 7 82

Hugo, \'ictor: The Liberty Tree in
Paris — Moral Force in World

Politics 7 93

Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon:
" Discretion " as Despotism — In

John Hampden's Case 7 110

Indian orators

Logan: Speech on the Murder

of His Family 7 117

Old Tassel: His Plea for His

Home 7 117

Red Jacket: Missionary Effort 7 119
Tecumseh: Address to General

Proctor 7 115

Weatherford: Speech to Gen-
eral Jackson 7 118



GENERAL INDEX



391



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. page
Ingalls, John J.: The Undiscovered

Country 7 122

Ingersoll, Robert G. : Blaine, the
Plumed Knight — Oration at His

Brother's Grave 7 125

Isocrates : " Areopagiticus " — "A
Few Wise Laws Wisely Admin-
istered " 7 137

Jackson, Andrew: Second Inaugu-
ral Address — State Rights and

Federal Sovereignty 7 144

James, Henry, Baron James of

Hereford: Old Whig Principles. 7 149
Jay, John: Protest against Colonial

Government 7 152

Jefferson, Thomas: " Jeffersonian

Democracy" Defined 7 162

Jekyll, Sir Joseph: Resistance to

L^nlawful Authority 7 168

Johnson, Andrew: Inaugural Ad-
dress — The St. Louis Speech
for Which He Was Impeached

— At Cleveland in 1866 7 177

Kelvin, William Thomson, Lord:
Inspiration and the Highest Edu-
cation 7 189

King, Rufus: For Federal Govern-
ment by the People 7 193

Knott, J. Proctor: The Glories of

Duluth 7 203

Kossuth, Louis: Local Self-Gov-

erriment 7 223

Labori, Maitre Fernand: The Con-
spiracy against Dreyfus 7 234

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis:

The Revolution of 1848 7 253

Lang, Most Reverend Cosmo Gor-
don, Archbishop of York: So-
cialism in England 7 260

Lansdowne, The Marquis of:
" Predatory Taxation " and
" Nationalizing " Land — Co-
ercion and Repression as Im-
perial Policies 7 264

Lansing, John: Answering Alex-
ander Hamilton 7 271

Laurier, Sir Wilfrid: Daughter
Nations, Not Satellites — The
British Flag in Csesar's City —
The Character and Work of
Gladstone — Canada, England

and the United States 7 2')2

Lee. Henry: Funeral Oration for

Washington 7 3114

Lee, Richard Henry: Addre5s to

the People of England 7 312

Lenthall, William: Opening the
Long Parliament under Charles

1 7 327

Lincoln, Abraham: The House Di-
vided against Itself — Interro-
gating Douglas — On John
Brown — The Gettysburg Ad-
dress — Second Inaugural Ad-
dress — His Speech Before

Death 7 335

Livingston, Robert R. : Wealth and
Poverty, Aristocracy and Repub-
licanism 7 36X



Kistorlcal and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol.
Lloyd-George, David: The Signs
of a Fair Day Coming — Clear-
ing Jebusites Out of the Land —
Modern Issues in Ancient Welsh
— A Campaign Guide for Con-
servatives 7

Luther, Martin: Address to the

Diet at Worms 7

Lyndhurst, Lord: Russia and the

Crimean War 7

Lysias: Against Eratosthenes for

Murder 7

Macaulay, Thomas Babington Ma-
caulay. Baron: Popular Educa-
tion — A Tribute to the Jews —
Consent or Force in Govern-
ment g

Macdonald, Sir John Alexander:
On the Treaty of Washington —
Prerogative and Public Right . S
McKinley, William: American Pa-
triotism — At the Dedication of
the Grant Monument — The
AVorld's Work in Civilization... S
Mackintosh, Sir James: Canada
and the Autonomy of British
Colonies — Peltier and the

French Revolution S

Madison, James: State Sovereignty

and Federal Supremacy S

Mansfield, William Murray, Earl
of: In the Case of John Wilkes
— A Reply to the Earl of Chat-
ham g

Marconi, William: The Conquest

of the Atlantic 3

Marshall, John: Opposing Patrick

Henry g

Marshall, Thomas F. : National
Power and the Amercian Peace

Policy g

Martin, Luther: Is the Govern-
ment Federal or National? S

Mason, George: " The Natural Pro-
pensity of Rulers to Oppress". S
Maxim, Hudson: Airships and

High Exjilosives in War S

Mazzini, Giuseppe: To the Young

Men of Italy g

Meagher, Thomas Francis: The
Withering Influence of Provin-
cial Subjection g

Milton, John: A Speech for the

Liberty of Unlicensed Printing S
Mirabeau, Gabriel Honore Riquetti,
Comte de: On Necker's Project,

— "And Yet You Deliberate "

— Defying the French Aristoc-
racy — Against the Establish-
ment of Religion — Announc-
ing the Death of Franklin —
" Reason Immutable and Sov-
ereign " — Justifying Revolution

— His Defense of Himself S

Monroe, James: " Federal Experi-
ments in History " g

Montalembert, Charles Forbes,
Comte de: For Freedom of Edu-
cation — Devotion to Freedom

— "Deo et Caesari Fidelis".... S



368
405
419
428

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28

35

47
60

74

81
85

100
104
110
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136
148



153
172



392



GENERAL INDEX



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Cotitinucd vol. pace

More, Sir Thomas: His Speech

when on Trial for Life 8 193

Morley, John, Viscount: Dummy
Lords or Dummy Commons —
" Millennium," " P a n d e m o -
nium " and " Pons Asinorum "
— Brutality as an Imperial
Method — The Golden Art of
Truth Telling • S 199

Morris, Gouverneur: Oration at
the Funeral of Alexander Ham-
ilton 8 212

Morton, Oliver P.: Reasons for

Negro Suffrage 8 216

O'Connell, Daniel: Ireland Worth
Dying For — Demanding Jus-
tice 8 235

Otis, Harrison Gray: Hamilton's
Influence on American Institu-
tions 8 2-lS

Otis, James: For Individual Sov-
ereignty and against " Writs of
Assistance" 8 262

Palmerston, Henry John Temple,
\'iscount: On the Death of Cob-
den — Against War on Ireland 8 268

Parker, Theodore: Daniel Webster

After the Compromise of 1850.. 8 273

Parnell, Charles Stewart: His First
Speech in America — Against
Nonresident Landlords 8 280

Peel, Sir Robert: On the Repeal
of the Corn Laws — A Plea for
Higher Education 8 285

Pendleton, Edmund, Liberty and

Government in America 8 293

Penn, William: The Golden Rule

against Tyranny 8 299

Pericles: On the Causes of Athe-
nian Greatness 8 305

Phillips, Charles: The Dinas Island

Speech on Washington 8 313

Phillips, Wendell : John Brown and

the Spirit of Fifty-Nine 8 318

Pinkney, William: On the First Is-
sues of Civil War 8 332

Pitt, William : Against French Re-
publicanism — England's Share
in the Slave Trade 8 338

Plunkett, William Conyngham
Plunkett, Baron: Prosecuting
Robert Emmet 8 350

Potter, Henry Codman: Washing-
ton and American Aristocracy.. 8 362

Prentiss, Seargcant Smith: On New

England's "Forefathers' Day". 8 369

Pulteney, William: Against Stand-
ing Armies 8 380

Pym, John: Grievances against
Charles I. — Law as the Safe-
guard of Liberty 8 387

Quincy, Josiah: Lenity of the Law

to Human Infirmity 8 398

Quincy, Josiah, Jr.

At the Second Centennial of
Boston — Against tke Con-
quest of Canada 8 402

Raleigh, Sir Walter: Speech on

the Scaffold 9 18

Randolph, Edmund: Defending

Aaron Burr 9 23



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol. page

Randolph, John: " Blifll and Black
George — Puritan and Black-
leg " 9 31

Redmond, John E. : Home Rule as

a Dominant Issue 9 40

Robespierre: Against Capital Pun-
ishment — " If God Did Not Ex-
ist It Would Be Necessary to In-
vent Him" — His Defense of
Terrorism — Moral Ideas and
Republican Principles — De-
manding the King's Death — At
the Festival of the Supreme
Being — His Last Words 9 62

Roosevelt, Theodore: The Making
of America — Property Rights
and Predatory Wealth 9 82

Rosebery, Archibald Philip Prim-
rose, Earl: England Under So-
cialism — Expansion and Dum-
dum Bullets — " Penalizing Poor
But Honest Dukes — Steaks
from the Living Ox — Great
Britain in Panorama — Prepara-
tions for Armageddon 9 99

Rothschild, Nathan Mayer, Baron:

The Efflux of Capital 9 108

Royer-Collard, Pierre Paul: Sacri-
lege in Law — Against Press
Censorship 9 112

Rumbold, Richard: Against Booted

and Spurred Privilege 9 117

Rutledge, John: Speech in Time of

Revolution 9 138

Schurz, Carl: Public Offices as Pri»

vate Perquisites 9 153

Seneca: His >\ddress to Nero.... 9 159

Seward, W. H. : The Irrepressible

Conflict — Reconciliation in 1865 9 162

Shell, Richard Lalor: Ireland's
Part in English Achievement —
In Defense of Irish Catholics.. 9 183

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley: Clos-
ing Speech against Hastings —
The Hoard of the Begums of
Oude — On the French Revolu-
tion — Patriotism and Perqui-
sites — The Example of Kings. 9 191

Sherman, John: The General
Financial Policy of the Govern-
ment 9 212

Sidney, Algernon: Speech on the
Scaffold — Governments for the
People and Not the People for
Governments 9 222

Smith, Gerrit: Liberty Destroyed

by National Pride 9 227

Smith, Sydney: Mrs. Partington in
Politics — Results of Oppression
— Reform and Stomach Trouble
— " Wounds, Shrieks and
Tears" in Government 9 247

Socrates: Address to His Judges
After They Had Condemned
Him 9 260

Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn: Palmer-
ston and the Duty of England. 9 274

Stephens, Alexander H. : The
South and the Public Domain —
On the Confederate Constitution 9 280



GENERAL INDEX



393



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued vol.

Stevens, Thaddeus: Against Web-
ster and Northern Compro-
misers • — Tlie Issue against An-
drew Johnson 9

Stone, Capper and Baden-Powell:
Bombarding England from the
Air — Limiting Bombardment by
Law — Dropping Down Explo-
sives — Explosives from Bal-
loons — Bombarding London ... 9

Strafford, The Earl of: His De-
fense when Impeached for Trea-
son 9

Sumner, Charles: The True
Grandeur of Nations — De-
nouncing Douglas and Butler... 9

Taft, William Howard: Modern In-
dustrial Problems — National
Policies in War and Peace —
The " Dependencies " and the
Southern States — Strikes, Boy-
cots and Injunctions — Wealth
and Poverty in the Courts 9

Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon: The
Queen Against Moxon — Shel-
ley as a Blasphemer 9

Talmage, T. De Witt: Admiral
Dewey and the Navy 9

Thiers, Louis Adolphe: Mexico
and Louis Napoleon's Policies 9

Thurman, • Allen G. : The Tilden-
Hayes Election — Vested Rights
and the Obligation of Contracts. 9

Tooke, John Home: On the Mur-
ders at Lexington and Concord 9

Toombs, Robert: Territorial Acqui-
sition and Civil War — Let Us
Depart in Peace 9

Trumbull, Lyman: Announcing the
Death of Douglas 9

Tyndall, John: Democracy and
Higher Intellect 10

Vallandigham, Clement L. : Cen-
tralization and the Revolution-
ary Power of Federal Patronage.lO

Vane, Sir Henry: Against Richard
Cromwell — A Speech for Duty
in Contempt of Death 10

Vergniaud, Pierre Victurnien: To
the Camp — Reply to Robes-
pierre 10

Voorhees, Daniel W. : Speech in
the Tilden Convention — An Op-
position Argument in 1862 10

Waller, Edmund: "The Tyrant's

Plea, Necessity " 10

• Walpole, Sir Robert and Horace:
Debate with Pitt in 1741 — Sir
Robert Walpole on Patriots 10

Warren, Joseph: Constitutional
Liberty and Arbitrary Power... 10

Washington, George: First Inaugu-
ral Address — Farewell Ad-
dress 10

Webster, Daniel: The Reply to
Hayne — Laying the Corner-
stone of Bunker Hill Monu-
ment — At Plymouth in 1820 —
Adams and Jefferson — Prog-
ress of the Mechanic Arts —



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294



308



316



331

345
364

388

403
414

421

436

15

27

37

43

51
63

70
80

90



Historical and Political Orations

and Addresses — Continued VOL. page
Dartmouth College versus Wood-
ward — On the Obligation of
Contracts — Supporting the Com-
promise of 1850 10 110

Wilberforce, William: Horrors of
the British Slave Trade in the
Eighteenth Century 10 2i5

Wilkes, John : A Warning and a

Prophecy 10 254

Wirt, William: Death of Jefferson
and Adams — Burr and Blen-
nerhasset 10 259

Witherspoon, John: Public Credit

Under the Confederation 10 266

Wyndhani, Sir William : Attack on
Sir Robert Walpole — Royal
Prerogative Delegated from the
Peop,le 10 279

Zola, Emile: His Appeal for Drey-
fus 10 285

History

Friedrich von .Schlegel on the Phil-
osophy of 9 147

" Histrio-Mastix " by Prynne 5 274

Hoar, George Frisbie

Biography 7 60

The Great Men of Massachusetts

— (Speech) 7 60

Presents New England Memorial

Statues to the United States... 7 60
Holborne, Sir Robert

Biography 7 68

In Defense of John Hampden —

(Speech) 7 68

Deserts Parliament and joins

Charles I. at Oxford 7 68

Holmes, Oliver Wendell

Boston, the Hub — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 295

Holy Alliance, The

Everett on 6 81

Referred to by John C. Calhoun. 3 56

Holy Alliance and Crimean War 2 66

Holy Alliance, defeated by Canning

and Monroe 3 96

Homer

As a teacher of eloquence 2 160

Cited by Max Miiller in scientific

argument S 226

Fenelon on the "Iliad" 6 115

Flaxman on his sense of beauty. 6 144
Lowell, James Russell, on the epic. 7 386

Macaulay on his genius 8 20

Pope's " Homer " as it influenced

Houston ' 7 73

Sir Joshua Reynolds on his learn-
ing 9 54

Socrates desires to meet him after

death 9 266

Home rule and nonintervention 9 40

" Home Rulers " called " Little Eng-

landers " by Chamberlain 3 191

Homicide

Chief-Justice Holt on 1 54

Erskine on homicidal insanity.... 6 32

Foster on 1 51

Gibbons on infanticide 6 228

Hawkins on 1 53

Retreating to the wall 5 203



394



GENERAL INDEX



Homicide — rod/iMH.d vol. page
Samuel Dexter in the case of Self-
ridge 5 201

Wh.n justifiable 1 48

Hope

Tatrick Henry on the illusions of. 7 16

Horace

Lytton on his style 7 433

On the uses of poetry, cited by

Lord John Russell 9 131

Quoted by John Wesley 10 234

House divided against itself, The 7 337

House of Commons

Halfour on 1 209

(See under England, English
Constitutional Law, British
AND Anglo-Saxon Orators, Etc.)

House of Lords

(See England, Etc.)
House of Lords and special mandate.. 3 99
House of Lords and the Budget of

1909, Asquith on 1 170

House of Lords as a " House of Land-
lords " 4 348

House of Lords defended by Lord

Lansdowne 7 265

House of Representatives, The

Houston's defense at the bar of the

house 7 76

Houses of the Good Shepherd 6 231

Houston, Samuel

Biography 7 73

Speeches:

On His Defeat as a Union

Candidate 7 74

His Defense at the Bar of the

House 7 76

First president of Texas 7 73

Hoyt, Wayland

Benevolent Assimilation and Mani-
fest Providence — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 295

" Hudibras," Butler's, quoted by J.

Proctor Knott 7 213

Hughes, Charles Evans

Biography 7 82

The Rights of Manhood 7 83

Hughes, Thomas

Biography 7 87

The Highest Manhood — (Speech). 7 87
Receives his intellectual bent at

Rugby 7 87

Hugo, Victor

Biography 7 93

Speeches:

On Honore de Balzac 7 94

The Liberty Tree in Paris.. 7 96
The Centennial of Voltaire's

Death 7 98

Moral Force in World Politics 7 101
His rank among the orators of

France 7 93

Voices from the Grave — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 314

Human nature, Carlyle's view of, re-
pudiated by Lord Morley 8 204

Humboldt, William von

Challemel-Lacour on his work.... 3 183
Humphrey, E. P.

Limitation — (Celebrated Passages)10 305



Hungarian Orators vol. page
Kossuth, Louis— (Speech) 7 223

Hungary

Hungarian struggle with Austria. 3 154
Kossuth, Louis, pleads for Amer-
ican support 7 225

Hunter, R. M. T., of Virginia

On presidential elections 1 275

Iluskisson, William

Innovation — (Celebrated Passages)10 303
Huxley, Thomas Henry

Biograihy 7 104

The Threefold Lenity of Life —

(Speech) 7 105

Founder of the Agnostic school of

scientific investigation 7 104

Hyde, Edward, Earl of Clarendon

Biography 7 110

Speeches:

"Discretion" as Despotism.. 7 110
In John Hampden's Case.... 7 112
Abandons Parliament and joins

Charles 1 7 110

Hydrogen, atoms of 7 384

Hyperides

Chosen to plead before the Amphic-

tyons 5 93

Leosthenes and the Patriotic Dead

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 304



lanthe of Shelley, Talfourd on 9 351

Icarian band. The 5 251

Ideality in fiction

Goldwin Smith on 9 234

" If God Did Not Exist, It Would Be
Necessary to Invent Him," by Robes-
pierre 9 67

If I were an American as I am an Eng-
lishman
Chatham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 303

Illinois

Apostrophe to, by Henry Ward

Beecher 1 374

Douglas, Stephen A., a Senator

from 5 287

Estabrook, Henry D., on Altruism.lO 293

Ingersoll, Robert G., Attorney-Gen-
eral of 7 125

Joint debate at Freeport between

Lincoln and Douglas 5 288

Lincoln, Abraham, addresses the

Republican convention of 1858.. 7 237

Lincoln and Douglas at Freeport. 7 • 345

Trumbull, Lyman, elected to

United States Senate from 9 436

Imagination

Ingersoll on its power in literature 7 133
Imagination disordered by passion

Saurin on 9 144

" I mean to stand upon the Constitu-
tion; I need no other platform," by

Webster 10 22e

Imitation as a method of creative in-
tellect 9 53

Immigration to the United States

Depew on 5 159



GENERAL INDEX



395



Immortality vol. page
" Animula, Vagula, Blandula," by-
Adrian 10 229

Castelar on 3 166

Donne on 5 266

Leighton, Archbishop, on its real-
ity 7 321

Seneca on, quoted by Wesley 10 228

Socrates on death 9 266

Talfourd on Shelley's belief in.. 9 353'

Immortality of the Soul

Defended by Robespierre 9 71

Descartes and Leibnitz on S 225

Impeachments

Belknap defended by Matthew Hale

Carpenter 3 135

Butler, Benjamin F., speaks on
" Article Ten " at the impeach-
ment of President Johnson 3 18

Chase defended by Harper 6 389

Chief-Justice Chase presides at the

trial of Andrew Johnson 3 211

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, defends

Andrew Johnson 4 334

Finch impeached in the Ship-Money

case 6 95

Hampden's defense in Parliament. 6 349

Impeachment of Hastings described

by Macaulay 2 337

Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

managed by Thaddeus Stevens. 9 287

President Johnson's impeachm.ent,

proposed by George S. Boutwell. 2 204

Pym's reply to Strafford S 389

Sachaverell's case, Jekyll's speech

in 7 168

St. Louis speech for which An-
drew Johnson was impeached.. 7 179

Strafford's defense before the

House of Lords 9 309

Imperialism

Bismarck and "Blood and Iron". 2 60
Chamberlain, Joseph, Empire and

Home Rule 2 192

Cleon on democracies and subject

colonies 4 79

Clinton against 4 90

Cobden on 4 115

Colonial autonomy, Mackintosh on S 48

Corbin on extensive territory 4 169

Crittenden, John J., against war-
ring on the weak 4 244

Denounced by John M. Clayton.. 4 71

Depew, Chauncey M., on 5 149

Digby, Lord George, on the army

in domestic politics 5 240

" Dominion founded on violence

and teiror," Erskine on 6 24

Douglas, Stephen A., on expansion

and co-operation with England. 5 294

Drake on its relations to slavery. 5 312



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