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English imperialism denounced by

Grattan 6 279

Field, David Dudley, on the cost

of "Blood and Iron" 6 129

Gladstone on territorial war 6 247

Hecker on French imperialism.. 7 424
Imperial policies, Lansdowne on. 7 269
Imperial Press Conference in Eng-
land 9 105

In France denounced by Carnot. 3 129



Imperialism — Continued vol.

Ingersoll on the grave of Napoleon 7
Lowell, James Russell, on Assyria,

Carthage, and Athens 7

Marshall, Thomas F., on wars of

conquest g

Military garrisons in Boston,

Richard Henry Lee on 7

Military power of the Roman Em-
perors 5

Old and New, by George

Graham Vest 10

Patrick Henry on 7

Patrick Henry on the President as

an Imperator 7

Philip's due to Greek corruption. 5
Phillips^ on the ruins of Empires. S
Provincial subjection, Meagher on. S
Quincy against the conquest of

Canada g

Roman imperialism, corruption of. 3
Roman imperialism, opposed by

Cicero 3

Self-government and the govern-
ment of others, Grattan on 6

Sheridan on Warren Hastings 9

Sumner, Charles, on the true

grandeur of nations 9

Territorial acquisition and civil

war, by Robert Toombs 9

Title by conquest characterized.. 4
War on England as an incident of. 4
Warren, Joseph, on government by

the army \q

Wilkes on the policy of Lord

North 10

Impey, Sir Elijah

Accomplice in the robbery of the

Begums of Oude 9

An accomplice of Hastings 2

Improvements, public, and posterity... 7
Inalienable rights, Hughes on 7

Inaugural Addresses

Adams, John 1

Arthur, Chester Alan 1

Buchanan, James 2

Cleveland, Grover 4

Harrison, Benjamin 6

Hayes, Rutherford B 6

Jackson, Andrew 7

Jefferson, Thomas 7

Johnson, Andrew 7

Lincoln, Abraham 7

Taf t, William Howard 9

Washington, George 10

Income taxation, Mirabeau on S

Income Tax of 1842, Sir Robert Peel's. 1

Income and Super Taxes, Lord Roths-

cliild on 9

Increment on land, discussed by Lord

Rosebery 9

Independents

Sidney, Algernon, a leader of 9

Indestructible Union of Indestructible
States
Chase, Salmon P. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

India

British profits from, stated by Cur-
zon 4

Cantoo Baboo's connection with
Hastings 2



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102

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68

303
16

36

77

315

136

404
131

332

297
192

317

422
73
72

81

258

192

362

58

83

40
165
306

82
372
396
141
162
177
335
332

90
155
174

110

102

222



308

352
354



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India — Continued vol.

taste in 2

Council of 1773; how organized. 2
Cruelties under Hastings, horrible

nature of 2

Fox on the tyranny of the East

India Company 6

CunRa Covin Sing, an agent of

Hastings 2

Horrors of domination under Hast-



ings



India and the operation of western

ideas '

Indian Council Bill, Curzon on.. 4
Indian legislative councils, King

Edward on 5

Indian reforms, Lord Morley on. 8

Intimidating India 8

Lansdowne on repressing the " se-
ditious press" of 7

Lord Curzon, Viceroy of 4

Nundcomar characterized by

Burke 2

Nundcomar hanged by Hastings... 2
Parsces and Mohammedans in

politics of ; • 4

Patriotic view of British control in 4

Peasant farmers robbed 2

Rohilla War and crimes of Hast-



ings



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358

398

162

378

343

269
349

350
204
204

269
347

358
360

351
354
393

164
356

192
394



Sale of offices 2

Sheridan on the robbery of the

Begums of Oude 9

Usurers and their extortion 2

Indiana

Action on the Fifteenth Amend-
ment 2 124

Colfax, Schuyler, emigrates to... 4 133

Harrison, Benjamin, settles in In-
dianapolis 6 372

Morton, Oliver P., War Governor

of 8 216

Question of its electoral vote in

1817 1 277

Voorhees, Daniel W., a Senator

from 10 61

Indian Orators

Tecumseh — Address to General

Proctor ^ 115

Logan — On the Murder of His

Family 7 117

Old Tassel — His Plea for His

Home 7 117

Weatherford — Speech to General

Jackson 7 118

Red Jacket — Missionary Effort... 7 119

Indians, North American

Cushing on their extermination.. 4 359
Destruction of, considered by John

Quincy Adams 1 69

Horrors of their warfare described

by Fisher Ames 1 151

Story, Joseph, on their extinction. 10 309
Individual character as the end of ex-
istence ' 9 243

Individual Liberty

Otis on 8 266

Woolworth, James M.-^(Celebrated

Passages) 10 318

Individual Liberty and Civilization

Guizot on 6 310



332
384

224

228
382

122

122



128

126

126
128
130
131
133
135
125

56



VOL. FAGB

Individual Sovereignty and Vested
Right in Slaves
Bancroft, George — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 294

Induction

Webster on the Baconian method oflO 210
Industrial problems, discussed by Presi-
dent Taft 9

Inertia of matter, electrical 7

Infallibility of kings

Sidney on 9

Infanticide

Gibbons on 6

Infinity of the universe, Lodge on.... 7
Ingalls, John J.

Biography 7

The Undiscovered Country —

(Speech) 7

Born at Middleton, Massachusetts. 7 122
IngersoU, Ebon G.

Funeral oration on, by Robert G.

IngersoU 7

IngersoU, Robert G.

Biography 7

Speeches :

Blaine, the Plumed Knight. 7

At His Brother's Grave 7

A Picture of War 7

The Grave of Napoleon 7

The Imagination 7

Life 7

His mastery of prose rhythm 7

Ingham, Samuel D.

Eulogized by Calhoun 5

Innocuous Desuetude

Cleveland, Grover — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 303

Innovation

Huskisson, William — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 303

Innuendo

As a means of slander, commented

on by Barrow 1

Insanity in murder cases

Erskine on 6

Inspiration in the highest education,

Kelvin on 7

Instinct, Spencer's view of primitive. 7
Instinct and intellect in men and ani-
mals 8

Intellectual achievement in America, by
Joseph Story 9

Internal Improvements

Act and resolutions of 1824 on

State and Federal duties 10 139

Buffalo and New Orleans road bill. 4

Cumberland road bill in Congress. 4

Delaware breakwater in the debate
with Hayne 10

McDuffie on internal improvements,
quoted by Webster ...10

" Paternal policy of internal im-
provements " favored by Clay.. 4

Webster on road and canal build-
ing 10

Whig ideas of Federal duty defJnedlO 131
Interparliamentary conference of 1890

Address at, by David Dudley Field 6 129

Intervention

Clay against the policy of Amer-
ican interference abroad 4 38

Cleveland against 4 85



241

32

189
382

227

300



249
43

138

141

43

131



GENERAL INDEX



397



In the soup VOL. page

Origin of the phrase 5 168

Intimidation of judges

Field, Stephen J. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 304

Invention and labor 4 349

Inventions abolishing distance S 42

Ions and atoms 4 263

(See Atoms, Electricity, Sci-
ence.)

Ireland

(See under Parnell, Curran, Em-
met, Dillon, Redmond, Etc.)

Balfour, chief secretary for 1 207

Cahill, Daniel W., born at May-

nooth 3 30

Canning on unlawful societies in

Ireland 3 108

Coercion protested against by Pal-

merston 8 271

Curran and the Irish school of ora-
tory 4 269

Curran on the liberty of the press

in 4 301

Davitt, Michael, imprisoned for

treason-felony 5 47

Destiny of, as a nation prophesied

by Parnell 8 284

Dillon on Irish Nationalism 5 258

Dinas Island dinner g 313

Emmet, Robert, betrothed to Miss

Curran 5 405

Emmet's Republic, Plunkett on.. 8 353

Grattan, Henry, enters the Irish

Parliament 6 278

Home rule and autonomy defined

by Gladstone 6 253

Home rule, Redmond on 9 41

Irish in South Africa 9 42

Irish liberation, Redmond's work

for 9 40

Irish Parliament of 1797, Curran's

farewell to it 4 323

Irish workers in England, Redmond

on 9 41

Justice Johnson defended by Cur-
ran 4 270

Landlordism and social degradation,

Davitt on 5 50

Lardner, Dionysius, born at Dublin 7 277

Laurier on Gladstone's work for

home rule 7 300

Meagher, Thomas Francis, born at

Waterford 8 136

Mullaghmast Speech against union

with England by O'Connell 8 236

Nonresident landlordism 8 282

Orangemen and the Catholic asso-
ciation 3 111

Parnell imprisoned under the Co-
ercion Act 8 280

Pensions denounced by Curran... 4 314

Phillips, Charles, born at Sligo.. 8 313

Plunkett, Baron, in County Fer-
managh 8 350

Poyning's law, Grattan on 6 289

Revolution attempted by Robert

Emmet 5 405

Shan Van Vocht quoted by O'Con-
nell 8 238

Sheil, Richard Lalor, born in Tip-

perary 9 183



Ireland — Continued vol. page

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, born

at Dublin 9 191

Smith, Sydney, on the results of

oppression in 9 250

Taylor, Robert L„ on Irish hero-
ism 10 304

The Fenian conspiracy 1 335

Tyndall, John, born in Ireland.. 10 19
Under the administration of Lord

Abercorn 1 334

Wages in, stated by Bright 2 240

Irish- Americans

Dilke on 5 250

Irish at Waterloo, Sheil on 9 188

Irish Catholics defended by Sheil.... 9 189
Irish Heroism

Taylor. Robert L.— (Celebrated

Passages) 10 304

Irish Orators

Burke, Edmund — (Speeches) ... 2 334
Burke, Father " Tom "— (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 293

Cahill, Daniel W.— (Sermon) .. . 3 30
Curran, John Philpot — (Speeches) 4 268

Davitt, Michael — (Speech) 5 47

Dillon, John — (Speech) 5 258

Emmet, Robert — (Speech) 5 405

Flood, Henry — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) .10 300

Grattan, Henry — (Speeches) ... 6 278
Meagher, Thomas Francis —

(Speech) g 136

O'Connell, Daniel — (Speech) ... 8 235
Parnell, Charles Stewart —

(Speeches) S 280

Phillips, Charles — (Speech) S 313

Plunkett, William Conyngham

Plunkett, Baron — (Speech) ... 8 350
Redmond, John E. — (Speech)... 9 40
Sheil, Richard Lalor — (Speeches) 9 183
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley —

(Speeches) 9 191

Irrepressible Conflict, The

By William H. Seward 9 164

Douglas on 5 301

Speech of William H. Seward a re-
sult of the Mexican War 3 45

Irving, Sir Henry

Tells Chauncey M. Depew a story. 5 173

Isabella of Castile and Columbus 5 154

Isaeus

The Athenian Mode of Examining
Witnesses — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 304

Iscariot, Judas

A theory of his stupidity 9 122

His inability to understand Christ. 9 123
" Iscariot, in Modern England," Rus-

kin on 9 121

Isocrates

Biography 1 137

" Areopagiticus " — "A Few Wise

Laws Wisely Administered"... 7 137

Italian Orators

Bonaventura, St. — (Sermon) .... 2 149
Cavour, Camillo Benso, Count di

— (Speech) 3 173

Crisp:, Francesco — (Speeches) . . 4 233

Damiani, Peter — (Sermons) .... 4 380

Mazzini, Giuseppe — (Speech).... g 129
Savonarola, Girolamo — ( C e 1 e -

brated Passages) 10 311



398



GENERAL INDEX



Italy VOL.
Cavaur accomplishes Italian unifi-
cation 3

Contributes a stone to the Wash-
ington monument 4

Cosenza, Martyrs of S

Crispi, Francesco, becomes Prime

Minister of 4

Crispi not a complete sympathizer

with Garibaldi and Mazzini... 4
Damiani, Peter, born at Ravenna. 4

l-'asci dei Lavoratori in 4

Mazzini's work for Italian unifica-
tion S

Rome urged as the capital of

United Italy by Cavour 3

Socialism and discontent in 4

The Pope's temporal power dis-
cussed 4

J

Jackson, Andrew

Biograpiiy 7

Second Inaugural Address — State
Rights and Federal Sovereignty

— (Speech) 7

Denounced as false to the Consti-
tution 3

Denounced by John C. Calhoun. 3

His brawl with the Bcntons 2

His political career eulogized by

Thomas H. Benton 2

Prediction of disaster from his poli-
cies 2

President and Congress equal .... 2

Secret of his popularity 2

Weatherford's address to him in
1814 7

Jacobins, French

Denounced by James A. Bayard.. 1
Mackintosh on S

James, Henry, Baron James of Here-
ford

Biograjihy 7

Old Whig Principles 7

Jamestown and Jefferson memorial 7

Jamestown Exposition, opening address
by President Roosevelt 9

Japan

Japan's development as an Asiatic

power 3

Robespierre on punishments in.... 9
Jay, John

Biography 7

Protest against Colonial Govern-
ment — (Speech) 7

First Chief-Justice of the United

States Supreme Court 7

Jay, John, burned in effigy 5

Jay Treaty of 1796, Washington's part

in the 5

Jebb, Professor R. C.

On ^'Eschines 1

On the prosecution of Eratostlienes 7

Quoted by John Caird 3

Jebusites, Lloyd-George on 7

Jefferson, Thomas

Biography 7

" Jeffersonian Democracy " De-
fined — (Address) 7



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389
130

233

233

380
237

129

174
236

235



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145

60
72
l.'>

16

20
131

28

118

259
50



149

150

83

85



96
65

152

152

152
173

172

103

428

35

375

162

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Jefferson, Thomas — Continued vol.

Celebrated Passages:

Strong Government 10

Entangling Alliances with

None 10

Few Die, None Resign 10

Freedom to Err 10

Good Government, the Sum oflO

Self-Government 10

Abolition of Slavery in the North-
west Territory, proposed by... 10
Action in the Louisiana purchase. 1

"A fire bell in the night" 10

Death bed of, described by Wirt. .10

Eulogized by Lincoln 7

Eulogized by Salmon P. Chase... 3

Hated in Boston 4

His clause abolishing slavery in

the Northwest Territory 3

His fundamental principle in pol-
itics 7

Inscription on his monument 10

Isocrates influences his theories of

government 7

Joseph .Story on his character.... 9
Last words of, ' Nunc Domine

Dimittas " 10

Letter to Dr. Price in favor of

emancipation of slaves 3

Letter to Hay on the Sedition Act 2
Letter to Holmes on the Missouri

Compromise 10

Made President by the vote of

Matthew Lyon 5

On the Kentucky Resolutions 6

On the President's Responsibility. 2

Salmon P. Chase on 3

Text of his clause on slavery omit-
ted from the Declaration of In-
dependence 3

Jeffreys tries Richard Ba.xter 4

Jekyll, Sir Joseph

Biography 7

Resistance to Unlawful Authority

— (Speech) 7

Chief Commissioner of the Great

Seal 7

Jerome, Saint

On the Crucifixion, quoted by Al-

bertus Magnus 1

Jesus

(See Religion.)
Jesus, the Son of Sirach

Quoted by Bishop Butler 3

Jew, The Wandering 9

Jews, The

Effect of the Zionist movement on

their condition 6

Eulogized by Macaulay S

Jews, The, as a race and as a nation,

Gottheil on 6

" Jingoism," called the " recrudes-
cence of barbarism " by Herbert

Spencer 7

John Brown

Compared to Orsini, by Lincoln... 7
Higher Law Defined in Court —

(Celebrated Passages) 10

William Lloyd Garrison on his ex-
ecution 6

John Brown in 1859, Wendell Phillips
on S



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299
299
300
300
312

125

402
3 5

259
83

223

34 5

219

162
261

137
304

260

220
130

35

212
408
130
212



216
204

163

163

1C3

137



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269

24

269



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353



302



210



318



GENERAL INDEX



399



John Brown Raid vol. page

Dnuglas on 5 299

Lincoln on 7 351

Toombs on 9 434

Johnson, Andrew

Biography 7 177

Speeches:

Inaugural Address 7 178

The St. Louis speech for

which he was impeached... 7 179

At Cleveland in 18G6 7 188

Celebrated Passages:

Swinging Around the Circle. 10 313

Blaine on his impeachment 2 98

Butler, Benjamin F., speaks

against him at the impeachment 3 18
Conversation with, reported by

Judge Matthews 2 207

Defended by Benjamin Robbins

Curtis 4 334

His murder planned 2 53

His reconstruction policy de-
nounced by Thaddeus Stevens.. 9 292
His views as a war Democrat.... 7 177
Provisional governors for ten

States appointed by 2 211

Test oath suspended by 2 206

Treason and traitors denounced by 2 207
Johnson, Reverdy

Figures in Johnson impeachment

proceedings 3 18

Referred to by Lord Beaconsfield 1 339
Johnson, Doctor Samuel

A good hater 3 111

Effect of his dictionary on spelling.lO 90

His faculty of smattering 2 96

His rule of conversation quoted by

Gladstone 6 261

Joynson-Hicks on Dukes 5 147

Judges and the Law

Burke, Edmund — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 304

Judgment Day

Described by Daniel W. Cahill... 3 30

VVhitefield on its terrors 10 243

Judiciary, The

Burke on judges and the law 10 304

Latimer on the duties and respect

of judges 7 282

Mansfield, Chief-Justice, on politics

on the bench 10 309

Mansfield, Chief-Justice, on the in-
dependence of the bench 8 75

Judiciary, The Federal, in the
United States
Character of Chief-Justice Mar-
shall's decisions 1 293

James A. Bayard on 1 256

Supreme Court justices employed

extrajudicially in public business 1 292

Junius on the Duke of Grafton 6 415

Juries

Action of the jury against instruc-
tions in the case of Penn and

Mead 6 342

Massachusetts amendment on ju-
ries proposed for Federal Consti-
tution 6 356

Juries as judges of the law and the

fact 6 341

Justice

Robespierre on immortality as an

appeal to 9 71



K

Kansas vol. page

Buchanan on its admission 2 308

Burlingame on the Sumner speech
of 1856 on the admission of

Kansas 2 42Q'

Douglas to Lincoln at Freeport.. 5 288
Ingalls, John J., a Senator from.. 7 122
Kansas-Nebraska Bill discussed... 1 391
Kansas-Nebraska Bill, John C.

Breckenridge on 2 216

Locomton Bill, The, Seward on... 9 174

Locomton Constitution 1 389

Seward on the issues of 185C 9 173

Sumner on the " Crime against

Kansas" 9 323

Votes against negro suffrage 2 124

Kansas-Nebraska Bill

Denounced by Houston 7 75

Kant, Immanuel, on moral responsi-
bility 10 23

Kelvin, William Thomson, Lord

Biography 7 189

Inspiration and the Highest Edu-
cation 7 189

Kentucky

Clay, Cassius Marcellus, born in

Madison county 3 385

Corwin, Thomas, born in Bourbon

county 4 172

Crittenden, John Jordan, a Senator

from 4 239

Davis, Jefferson, born in Christian

county 5 35

Elects John C. Breckenridge United

States Senator 2 215

Henry Clay removes to 4 11

Knott, J. Proctor, born at Lebanon 7 203
Lincoln, Abraham, born in Hardin

county 7 336

Marshall, Thomas F., a Congress-
man from S 100

Waiterson, Henry, opening the

World's Fair 10 316

Kentucky resolutions

Quoted by Hayne 6 407

Kepler's irritability and superstition... 3 12

Khiva, Russia's designs on 7 425

King, Rufus

Biography 7 1P3

For Federal Government by the

People— (Speech) 7 193

United States Senator from New

York 7 193

Kingdom of God, The, Whitefield on.. 10 239
Kingsley, Charles

Biography 7 196

Human Soot — (Speech) 7 196

His attempt to uplift the English

masses 7 196

Hughes, Thomas, associated with,

in philanthropy 7 87

Kirk's Lambs, Tooke on 9 419

Knapp, John F.

Tried for the murder of Joseph

White 10 219

Knapp murder case

Webster's exordium in 10 219

Knott, J. Proctor

Biography 7 203

The Glories of Duluth — (Speech) 7 204
Knowledge, The power of

Webster on 10 196



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GENERAL INDEJC



VOL.

Knownothingism denounced by Henry

A. Wise 10

Knox, John

liiography 7

Against Tyrants — (Sermon) .... 7

Carlyle on 3

Visits Geneva and becomes ac-
quainted with Calvin 7

Kohn, Abra

Sends message to President Lin-
coln g

Kossuth, Louis

Biography 7

Local Self-Government — (Si)eecli) 7
Power Without Justice — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10

Addresses the Congressional Ban-
quet in Washington 7

Born at Monok, Hungary 7

Quoted by Lewis Cass 3

Kruger, President Paul

Encouraged against England by

Germany 5

Ktesiphon

Oration of .^schines against 1

His connection with the Oration on
the Crown 5

L

Labor

Chapin on the nobility of 3

Labor and Capital

Calhoun on the cohesive power of
capital 10

Co-operation and liberty, Otis on S

Co-operation discussed by Edward
Everett 6

Cowardice of capital, Ruskin on. . 9

Cranmer's exhortation to capital-
ists 4

Emerson on their proper relations 5

Feudalistic idea of trade, Ruskin
on 9

Gibbons on Christianity and labor 6

Gladstone on 6

Harrison, Benjamin, on duties of
corporations 6

Hecker on the corruption of plu-
tocracy 6

Irrepressible conflict speech of Wil-
liam H. Seward 9

Labor, ground to powder by arma-
ment, Rosebery on 9

Labor party in Parliament, the
Duke of Rutland on 5

Laissez Faire, meaning of, defined 9

Latimer on the withholding of
wages 7

Liverpool merchants on the slave
trade 10

Livingston on the relations of
wealth to poverty 7

Pendleton on capital as a result of
labor g

Webster on labor-saving ma-
chinery 10

Wesley on the moral effects of un-
due accumulation 10

Working men's institute at Cam-
berwell, England, addressed by
Ruskin 9



PACE

298

216

216
122

21C

38

223
223

309

223
223
156

175

104

G4



208

297
2C6

87
121

223
386

123
231
250

377

425

164

107

148
40

291

247

364

296

212

231

121



Labori, Maitre Fernand VOL. PACfl

Biography 7 234

The Conspiracy against Dreyfus

— (Speech) 7 235

Defends Emile Zola 7 235

Lacedaemoneans, The

Their cruelty to the Athenians.... 3 28
Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste Henri

Biography • 7 243

Sermons:

" The Sacred Cause of the

Human Race" 7 243

Rationalism and Miracles.... 7 246

Born near Dijon, France 7 243

Panegyric on Daniel O'Connell.. 7 243
Lafayette

Addressed by Webster 10 191

Attacked by Gaudet 6 217

Oration on, by John Quincy

Adams 1 72

Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis

Biography 7 253

The Revolution of 1848 — (Speech) 7 253

Born at Macon, France 7 253

Lamennais as an inspiration for Monta-

lembert g 177

Lamp of experience. The

Patrick Henry on 7 15

Land and Land Values, British

(See Budget, Finance, Henry
George Theory, Etc.)

Land in England, Cobden on the

liberation of 3 329

Land League and Parnell, Dillon

on 5 2C0

Landlordism in Ireland, Dillon on. 5 260

Landlords and Jebusites 7 375

Landowners, said by Lord Rose-
bery to be penalized 9 102

Land prices increased by Man-
chester Ship Canal 3 327

Land question in England, its im-
portance 3 328

Land sales penalized by taxation. 7 267

Land taxes, Lord Rothschild on.. 9 109

Land, the increment of, in P^nglaiul,

discussed by Lord Rosebery... 9 102

Land values and socialism, Arch-
bishop Lang on 7 261

Land values, Asquith on the taxa-
tion of 1 178

Land values in Scotland, Rose-
bery on 9 102

Leasehold system in England,

Watson Rutherford on 7 381

Lloyd-George, arraigned by Lord

Robert Cecil 3 181

Lloyd-George's Newcastle speech

on land values 3 181

Lang, Most Reverend Cosmo Gordon,
Archbishop of York

Biography 7 260

.Socialism in England .7 260

Language

(See also Philology, The
English Language, etc.)

John Randolph on words 9 36

Milton on purity of language S 209

Robertson, Frederick W., on the

poetry of 9 56

Lansdowne, The Marquis of

Biography 7 264



GENERAL INDEX



401



Lansdowne, The Marquis of — Continued

VOL. PAGE

" Predatory Taxation " and " Na-
tionalizing Land" 7 265

Coercion and Repression as Im-
perial Policies 7 269

Lansdowne, the John Hampden of the

Peerage S 201

Lansing, John

Biography 7 271

Answering Alexander Hamilton —

(Speech) 7 271

Chancellor of New York 7 271

Laodicean Church, Booth on the 2 153

Lardner, Dionysius

Biography 7 277

The Plurality of Worlds— (Speech) 7 277

Born at Dublin 7 277

Latimer, Hugh

Biography 7 281

Sermons:

Duties and Respect of Judges. 7 281
The Sermon of the Plow... 7 285
On the Pickings of Office-
holders 7 290

Burned at the stake 7 281

His last words to Ridley 7 281

Laurier, Sir Wilfrid

Biography 7 292

" Daughter Nations, Not Satel-
lites " 7 293

The British Flag in Caesar's city. 7 294
The Character and Work of Glad-
stone 7 296

Canada, England and the United

States 7 300

Becomes Premier of Canada 7 292

Law

Pym on law and liberty 8 389

Law, American Constitutional

Achjean League, Monroe on S 174

Admission of new States, Pinkney

on g 334

Alien and Sedition Acts, Dicker-
son on 5 212

" A Nation — Not a Federation,"

by Patrick Henry 7 20

Assassination of Lincoln and Gar-
field, not treason, but murder. 2 50

Bills of attainder and test oaths.. 2 113

" Blair versus Ridgely and the

validity of test oaths" 2 113

Bollman and Swartwout decision

on conspiracy 9 25

Buchanan on the scope of the Con-
stitution 2 312

Surges on supremacy of the courts 2 330

Charters of corporations, the right

to amend 9 409

Chief- Justice Marshall on treason. 2 51

Congressional privilege in the

Brooks-Sumner case 2 255

Contracts defined in Fletcher ver-
sus Peck 10 215

Corbin against Patrick Henry on

" We the People " 4 166

Corporations under eminent do-
main 2 76

Criticism of Congress by the Presi-
dent as an impeachable offense. 3 19

Gushing on the right of petition.. 4 350



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