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Law, American Constitutional —

Continued vOL. pagB

Dartmouth College versus Wood-
ward 10 214

Davis, Jefferson, on slavery under

the Federal Constitution 5 39

Debates of the Constitutional Con-
vention of 1787 on presidential
election 1 281

Declaration of Independence and

Constitution, Woolworth on. . . .10 318

Declaration of Rights of 1636

quoted s 375

Dred Scott case reviewed by Lin-
coln 7 339

Edmunds, George F., on the Con-
stitution and the Electoral Com-
mission 5 344

Election of President discussed in
the Philadelphia Convention of
1787 1 272

Electoral Bill of 1877 summarized

by Thomas F. Bayard 1285-8

Ellsworth on union and coercion. 5 371

Equality before the law, Hughes

on 7 83

Evarts on the weakest spot of the

American System 6 56

Everett on the Constitution 6 79

Franklin on the Constitution 6 169

Gallatin on limits of Federal power 6 185

Garfield on Federal coercion 6 202

Habeas corpus, when the privilege

of the writ can be suspended.. 1 265

Hamilton on State and Federal

equilibrium 6 334

Hamilton on the coercion of delin-
quent States 6 325

Hancock, John, on the Federal Con-
stitution 6 353

Hayne on Foot's Resolution 6 404

Henry, Patrick, on the power of

the President as an imperator. . 7 36

Higher law, by William H. Seward.lO 302

Imposts not for revenue, but for

protection 3 47

Irresponsibility of the Senate,

Henry on 7 82

Jackson, Andrew, on State rights

and Federal sovereignty 7 145

Jonathan Robbins's case commented

on 5 214

Judicial power defined by John C.

Calhoun 3 49

Judiciary, The Federal, James A.

Bayard on 1 257

King, Rufus, for Federal govern-
ment by the people 7 193

Lansing against Alexander Hamil-
ton 7 271

Liberty of the individual as affected

by territorial purchase 1 401

Limitations of the power of the

Federal Government 1 262

Limitations on Congress 6 122

Livingston on representation 7 362

Madison on State and Federal au-
thority 8 61

Madison report quoted 6 406

Marshall, John, replies to Patrick

Henry S 86

Mason, George, on the eighth sec-
tion. Federal Constitution S 110



402



GENERAL INDEX



Law, American Constitutional —

Cotitinued vol.

Milligan case. Field in 6

Milligan, McCardle, and Cummings
cases 2

Monroe on Federal experiments in
history 8

Otis on fundamental rights 8

Pendleton, Edmund, on the Consti-
tution, first and second sections. 8

Pennsylvania college cases cited by
Thurman 9

People, The, as a source of Federal
power 10

Positive lersus " higher " law in
government of the United States 2

Power to govern as derived by
treaty from foreign nations.... 2

Preamble of the Federal Constitu-
tion and the Civil War 1

President not empowered to initiate
war 4

Presidential powers discussed by
Thaddeus Stevens 9

Prigg versus Pennsylvania on fugi-
tive slaves 5

Privileges of the House of Repre-
sentatives, Houston on 7

Punishment of classes by enact-
ment 2

Railroad corporations as parts of
civil government 2

Railroads as public highways 2

Randall on the constitutionality of
protection 10

Republican form of government for
the States, relations of Congress
to 2

Sovereignty, Luther Martin on... 8

Sovereignty of the States, Hayne's
doctrine of, defined by Webster. 10

Sovereignty of the States under the
Constitution, Webster on 10

Sovereignty over purchased terri-
tory not absolute 1

Sovereignty, State and Federal,
Limitations of, Webster on 10

State courts and Federal enact-
ments 1

State sovereignty as affected by the
Civil War 1

Supremacy of fundamental law de-
fined by Marshall g

Supreme Court of the United States
as the final arbiter of all Federal
questions 9

Taf t on Federal law 9

Territorial legislation of Congress,
by Robert Toombs 9

Territorial organization extraconsti-
tutional 2

Territories as " common property "
of the States 2

Test oaths in the case of Cum-
mings versus The State of Mis-
souri 4

The Bill of Rights, Patrick Henry
on 7

The Fifteenth Amendment de-
nounced by F. P. Blair 2

Thurman on the Electoral Commis-
sion 9



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129

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411

173

216

44
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246
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346

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126

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310

206

105

159
162
402
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264
358
85

429
340

422

42

216

209

24

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Law, American Constitutional —

Contnued vol. page

Tomlinson versus Jessup, corpora-
tion charters 9 409

Unity created by the Constitution,

Webster on 10 132

Vested rights and the obligations

of contracts, Thurman on 9 408

Virginia resolutions read by Hayne.lO 159

Washington on Federal powers and

duties 10 101

Webster's reply to Hayne 10 112

" We the people " clause realized

under Jackson 7 145

" We the people," Patrick Henry
on 7



Law, American Statute

Hening Statutes at Large of Vir-
ginia on slavery 9

Law as the safeguard of liberty, Pym
on S

Law, The Civil

Principles of intervention under. 3

Law, The Common

Blasphemy punishable under 6

Breach of promise of marriage,

Chief-Justice Coleridge on 4

Brougham on law reform 10

Chief-Justice Hale and Chancellor
Fortescue on the " benefit of the

doubt " under the 1

Coke and the Whig view of Eng-
lish common law 4

Coke on treason 4

Extraterritoriality under, discussed

by Curran 4

Gothic origin of English law 9

Hawkins on homicide committed by

officers of justice 1

Hawkins on retreat to the wall in

homicide cases 1

Hawkins on the killing of danger-
ous rioters 1

High crimes and misdemeanors de-
fined 2

Homicide under the 1

Juries as judges of the law and

the fact 6

Justifiable self-defense under the. 1

Law and arbitrary power 10

Magna Charta analyzed by Wil-
liam Penn S

Maxim that law ceases when its

reason ceases 1

Soldiers shooting under orders in-
dictable for murder 9

Spirit of, toward persons accused
of crime defined by John Adams. 1

The Cobbett libel case 4

Treason under 2

Troops at elections prohibited by. 5

Law, Common, of England

(See under Law, The Common.)

Law, The Criminal

Accessory guilt in murder, Ran-
dolph on 9

Antiphon on unjust prosecutions. 10

Bribery punished with death S

Burr, defended by Randolph 9

Capital punishment for crimes fos-
tered by misgovernment 10



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389

228

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130

304

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122

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417

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54

53

204
49

341

51
294

301

280

415

47
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51
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24

294

395

23

296



GENERAL INDEX



403



Law, The Criminal — Continued vol. page

Coke, Lord, on insanity 6 35

Crime contemplated, but not com-
pleted ^ 9 28

Delusion and irresponsibility in

homicide 6 39

Hale on insanity, partial and total. 6 3 5
Homicidal insanity, Erskine on.. 6 32
Isjeus on the Athenian mode of ex-
amining witnesses 10 304

Jury fined for disregarding instruc-
tions 6 343

Lysias against Eratosthenes for

murder 7 428

Quincy on lenity of law to human

infirmity S 399

Robespierre against capital punish-
ment 9 63

Sacrilege in law, Royer-Collard on 9 112

Shooting by soldiers as murder.... 9 415

Webster in the Knapp murder case. 10 219

Law, The Criminal, in America

Conspiracy, rule of law in 2 51

Conspiracy to murder 2 50

Conspirators to murder all guilty as

principals 2 53

Dexter on the higher law of self-
defense 5 201

Proof of the act of one conspirator

evidence against the rest 2 58

Retreating to the wall 5 203

Slander as provocation for homi-
cide 5 202

Law, The Criminal, of England

Eulogized by Curran 4 292

Law, English Constitutional

Army not a part of the govern-
ment 9 419

Asquith on Lords and Commons. 1 170
Attainders of Strafford and Sid-
ney 5 216

Balfour on Lords and Commons.. 1 208

Burke on arbitrary power 2 345

Campbell-Bannerman on the su-
premacy of the Commons 3 97

Chatham on 3 233

Chatham on taxes as grants of the

English Commons 1 172

Coke, Sir Edward, on oppression

under the Tudors 6 339

Crawley impeached by Waller 10 63

Entails in England, Balfour on... 1 214

Falkland on ship-money 6 95

Government by attachment, Cur-
ran on 4 328

Hereditary peerage defended by

Lord Beaconsfield 1 322

Holborne, Sir Robert, on ship-
money 7 68

Home rule and autonomy defined

by Gladstone 6 253

Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, on ship-
money 7 68

Influence of the Church as an effect

of the Constitution 1 325

Locke, John, and the principles of

English liberty 3 93

Lords, the House of, as appellants

to the people 1 208

Macdonald on prerogative and pub-
lic right S 33



Law, English Constitutional —

Continued VOL. page

Magna Charta analyzed by William

Penn S 301

Magna Charta and the Bill of

Rights 3 249

Monarchy limited by the estates of

the realm 1 315

More, Sir Thomas, on treason.... S 193

Petition of Right adopted 5 363

Prerogative and privilege discussed

by Strafford 9 310

Prerogative delegated from the

people 10 281

Prerogative under the statute of 3d

of Henry VII 6 338

Principles of, defined by Chatham

in the Wilkes case 3 245

Principles of, stated by William

Penn S 300

Pym on arbitrary power 8 387

Pym's reply to Strafford 8 389

Resistance to unlawful authority in

the case of Sacheverell 7 168

Responsibility of the sovereign.... 1 317
Riot Act passed by the Whigs.... 4 99
Royal prerogative subject to law. 7 111
Rumbold on royalty in the Consti-
tution 9 301

Rutledge, John, of South Carolina,

on the British Constitution 9 139

Taxation and representation,

Richard Henry Lee on 7 318

Troops in parliamentary elections. 5 24
Tyranny as treason under English

law 8 395

Warren on the English Constitu-
tional idea 10 82

Writs of assistance, Otis on 8 263

Law, Federal Statute in the United
States

Alien and Sedition Acts of the

Adams administration 5 212

Law, French

Constitution of the first Republic

quoted by Deseze 5 189

Law, International

Channing on 3 201

Deseze on international absolutism. 5 188
Intervention discussed by Chateau-
briand 3 228

Monroe Doctrine, by James Mon-
roe 10 307

Territory acquired by conquest,

Berrien on 2 41

Vattel and Burlamaqui on declaring

war 4 91

Vattel on territorial acquisition by

conquest 9 282

Vattel on the right of rebellion... 4 35
Washington on nonintervention. . .10 107

Law IVIaxIms

Seme! malus praesumitur semper

malus 2 374

Law, Natural and General

Its foundations discussed by Victor

Cousin 4 195

Its prohibition of slander 1 2?*>

Justice as a primary duty 4 la7



404



GENERAL INDEX



Law Reform vol. page
Itrougham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 304

Law, Roman

Bacon on the " privileges of pas-
sion," under 1 203

Citizenship under the Porcian and

Sempronian laws 3 350

Death penalty discussed by Julius

Caesar 3 27

Its rule toward defendants in crim-
inal cases 1 49

On Lese-Majeste 5 193

Porcian law forbidding stripes for

a Roman 3 27

Treason under 5 193

Law, The " Higher"

Channing on 3 202

Chatham against 3 233

Cushing, Caleb, on primordial

rights 4 356

Davis, Henry Winter, on 5 S2

Lawyers

Depew on their leadership in

American politics 5 172

In the Continental Congress 2 410

Lecky, W. H. H.

On O'Connell as an orator 8 735

Lecompton Bill, The

Seward on 9 17 4

Lee and Washington

Palmer, Benjamin W. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 308

Lee, Henry

Biography 7 304

Funeral Oration for Washington

— (Speech) 7 304

Father of General Robert E. Lee. 7 304

Lee, Richard Henry

Biography 7 312

Address to the People of England

— (Speech) 7 312

Born in Virginia 7 312

Lee, Robert E.

Against sectionalism, quoted by

Dean Farrar 6 105

Leeds, Mechanics' Institute of, ad-
dressed by Lord John Russell 9 120

Legare, Hugh S.

Constitutional Liberty a Tradition

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 298

Leibnitz on immortality 8 225

Leighton, Archbishop

Biography 7 321

Immortality ^ (Sermon) 7 321

Principal of the University of Edin-
burgh 7 321

Lenard and Roentgen in electric dis-
covery 4 263

Lenthall, William

Biography 7 327

Opening the Long Parliament un-
der Charles L— (Speech) 7 327

Is elected Speaker of the Long

Parliament 7 327

Lentulus, a conspirator with Catiline. 3 26
Leocrates

Speech of Lycurgus against Him

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 305

Leonidas at Thermopylae 9 72

Leosthenes and the Patriot Dead

Hyperides — (Celebrated Passages). 10 304



Let Us Alone VOL. PAGB
Davis, Jefferson — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 305

Let us depart in peace, by Robert

Toombs 9 428

" Let us pause, this step once taken

cannot be retraced," Webster 10 207

Lewis, David, Bishop of Llandaif

Biography 7 331

His Speech on the Scaffold —

(Speech) 7 332

Condemned for reading the Mass. 7 333
Disemboweled under Charles II.. 7 281
Pathetic eloquence of his dying

speech 7 331

Lewis, Wyndham 7 375

Lexington

Tooke against soldiers engaged at. 9 419

Libel

Cobbett's defense before the Court

of King's Bench 4 98

Curran on 4 301

Curran in the case of Rowan.... 4 317
Common and statute law on, quoted

by Curtis 4 335

Erskine in the case of Stockdale. 6 24
Hamilton on libeling public officials 6 343'
Mansfield in the case of the Dean

of St. Asaph 8 77

Paine, Thomas, defended by Ers-
kine 6 43

Peltier's libel on Napoleon 8 54

Liberalism

Disraeli — (Celebrated Passages) . .10 299

Liberal Republicans

Led by B. Gratz Brown 2 274

Party realignment forced by them. 2 274

Liberals, The English

Liberalism and the Whig spirit in

England 1 168

Liberal Unionist party. Chamber-
lain in 3 191

Their responsibility for nineteenth-
century militarism 1 S36

Liberator, The

Reports Frederick Douglas's speech

in Boston 5 282

Liberty

Henry, Patrick, on the American

spirit of 7 31

Hugo on Christ as the liberator of

the race 7 97

Jefferson on liberty and equality. 7 163
Liberty and democracy in Canada, Bor-
den on 2 154

Liberty and Eloquence

Preston, William — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 305

Liberty and equality, Plunkett on 8 356

Liberty and government in America

Pendleton, Edmund 8 293

Liberty and Order

Pliny the Younger — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 309

Liberty and Society

Calhoun, John C— (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 805

Liberty and Union

Webster, Daniel — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 506



GENERAL INDEX



405



VOL.

" Liberty and Union, now and forever,

one and inseparable" (Webster) .. .10
Liberty and victory

Phillips, Wendell, on S

Liberty enlightening the world

Depew on 5

Liberty in America

Gladstone on 6

Hecker on 6

Liberty of the individual

Discussed by Calhoun 3

Liberty of the Press

Curran, John Philpot — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Liberty or Death

Henry, Patrick — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Liberty or empire?

Henry, Patrick, on 7

Liberty, The history of, by Edward

Everett 6

Liberty tree in Paris, Hugo on 7

Libraries

Choate on 3

Macaulay on their influence S

Lie, Giving the

Made provocation for duelling by
the example of Francis I. of

France 1

Lieven, Prince, to Count Nesselrode.. 7
Lillburne, John

Accuses soldiers of murder 9

" Limehouse eloquence " attributed to

Lloyd-George 7

" Limehouse policy " denounced by

Lord Robert Cecil 3

Limitation

Humphrey, E. P. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Lincoln, Abraham

Biography 7

Speeches:

The House Divided against It-
self 7

Interrogating Douglas 7

On John Brown 7

The Gettysburg Address.... 7
Second Inaugural Address. . . 7

His Speech before Death 7

As a politician, opposed to Doug-
las 5

Beaconsfield, Lord, on his assas-
sination 1

Beecher. Henry Ward, oration on

his death 1

Beecher's address at Fort Sumter

in 1865, delivered by request of. 1
Bingham, John A., against his as-
sassins 2

Born in Hardin county, Kentucky. 7
Bright on Lincoln's attitude toward

England 2

Brooks, Phillips, on his death 2

Characterized by Ralph Waldo

Emerson 5

Davis, David, on his work 5

Garrison's interview with him.... 6

His assassination described 2

His skill as a practical politician. 7
Laurier, Sir Wilfrid, on his char-
acter 7

McKinlcy on his career S



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322

162

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420

78

305

305

28

64
96

289
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427

420
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182

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335

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351
354
355
356

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300

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352

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244

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Lincoln, Abraham — Continued vol. page
Preparations for his murder de-
scribed by John A. Bingham.. 2 55
Quoted by Schurz on the distribu-
tion of patronage 9 154

Quoted by Toombs on the Dred

Scott Decision 9 432

Trial of his assassins by military

commission 1 108

Lincoln-Johnson plan of reconstruction. 9 178

Liquor traffic

Lord Chesterfield on 3 263

Literature

Addison on wit 6 416

Addison's style characterized by

Lord John Russell 9 133

Age of Pericles and Shakespearean

age S 305

Arber's English Reprints, Birrell

on 1 xiii

Arnold's London Chronicle, Birrell

on 1 xiii

A talk on books by Henry Drum-

mond 5 337

Attic idea of artistic expression. 8 305
Austin, Jane, the female Shakes-
peare 9 235

Authors and their patrons, by

Thackeray 9 383

Authorship and taste for literature,

Morley on S 208

Bacon's rule of reading 8 211

Balfour, Arthur James, Literary

Works 1 207

Balzac, Honore de, Hugo's oration

on 7 94

Banquo's ghost in Webster's reply

to Hayne 10 118

Birrell on English Eloquence.... 1 xiii
Books Read for Examinations, Bal-
four on 1 217

Bryant, William Cullcn, on Burns. 2 302

Bunyan's place in literature 2 315

Burns and the poetry of the daisy. 9 60
Carlyle as a great man gone deliri-
ous 5 338

Carlyle on Goethe 3 117

Carlyle's "Hero Worship" 1 169

Carlyle's style, Birrell on 1 xiii

Chivalry in fiction 9 238

Cicero as a master of style 8 290

Cicero for the poet Archias 3 363

" Clarissa Harlowe " called the

greatest of prose romances 9 34 7

Coleridge on Rabelais 9 237

Cousin on Homer, Dante, and Vir-
gil 4 192

Cousin on the objects of history. 4 187
Dante's " Inferno " cited by Thad-

deus Stevens 9 288

Darwin's advice on books 7 398

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth,
Bart., author of " Greater

Britain" 5 246

Doctor Dryasdust, Birrell on.... 1 xiii

Donne as a poet 5 266

Eliot's, George, characters as nice

people 5 338

Emerson on the uses of great men. 5 388
Emerson's representative men.... 1 169
English literature, Macaulay on.. 8 11



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GENERAL INDEX



Literature — Continued vol.

Epic poetry, Lowell on 7

Fiction abused by Mrs. Manley.. 9
Eielding and Richardson, Im-
morality in °

Fielding, " Tom Jones," Randolph

on °

Filth in fiction 9

Flaxman on Homer 6

Genius and philosophy of Shelley 9

"Gil Bias," Randolph on 9

Gladstone on the use of books.. 6
Goethe on literary environment... 8

Goethe quoted by Carlyle 3

Goethe quoted by Helmholtz 6

Gospels and Epistles, compared by

Birrell 1

Greek literature fresh and original 7

Greek tragedians. The 7

Greeks and Romans as " splendid



savages



" Gulliver's Travels," Macaulay on 8
Harleian miscellany, Birrell on.... 1

Hazlitt, cited by Birrell 1

Ilazlitt, William, on wit and

humor 6

Herder's influence as a reformer of

German taste 7

Homer's learning. Sir Joshua Rey-
nolds on 9

Horace on the uses of poetry, cited

by Lord John Russell 9

" How wonderful is death," by

Shelley, quoted 9

Hughes, Thomas, as a writer of

fiction for boys 7

Hugo, Victor, on liberty 10

Ingersoll on the creative imagina-
tion 7

Intellectual achievement in Amer-
ica, by Joseph Story 9

Kingsley, Charles, in literature and

politics 7

Latin literature characterized 7

'* Les Miserables " of \'ictor Hugo;

its rank among novels 7

List of one hundred best books... 7
Literature and science as modes of

progress 9

Literature defined by Morley 8

Lowell, James Russell, on Pope

and his times 7

Lowell on the poetical and the

practical in America 7

Lubbock, Sir John, on the hun-
dred best books 7

Macaulay as a great master of

English style S

Macaulay's description of the trial

of Hastings 2

Mediaeval literature characterized

by Montgomery S

Miller, Hugh, on poetic sagacity. 8
Milton characterized by Erskine. 6
Milton. John, on books, quoted by

Erskine 6

Milton on books as teachers 3

Milton's " grand failure," Goldwin

Smith on 9

Milton's imfluence on oratory 8

Milton's " Paradise Lost," Tal-
fourd on 9



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300

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433

93

404

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397

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354



Literature — Continued vol. page
Modern English literature, Mont-
gomery on 8 183

More, Sir Thomas, author of

" Utopia " 8 193

Morley on the study of literature. 8 206
Nichols' literary anecdotes, Birrell

on 1 xiii

Novelist, Future labors of the, by

Thackeray 9 385

Novelists, Rewards of, in England 9 384

Novels with a purpose 9 236

Oriental poetry 7 40 2

Parker, Theodore, on Webster.... 8 276
" Peau de Chagrin," The, Huxley

on 7 107

Plato on studies 8 211

Plato's "Apology" of Socrates... 9 260
Poe on the love for the beautiful in

speech 8 359

Poetic principle. The, its modes of

development 8 360

Poets and the word of God 9 59

Pope and his times 7 392

Pope as an imitator of Horace.. 9 131
Pope's " Homer " as it influenced

Houston 7 73

Purity in fiction 9 237

Randolph, John, on the wisest

books 9 32

Reality of the novelist's creation,

by Thackeray 9 381

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, on genius

and imitation 9 50

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

Robertson, Frederick W., on the

highest form of expression 9 56

Rushworth and other collections,

Birrell on 1 xiii

Ruskin as Drummond's teacher... 5 337
Satan as the hero of " Paradise

Lost" 9 354

Schlegel, Frederick von, on the

philosophy of history 9 147

Scott, Sir Walter, Goldwin Smith

on 9 233

Seneca's " Troades " 9 159

Shakespearean age, its extraordi-
nary character 5 274

Shakespeare compared to Young by

Lord John Russell 9 131

.Shakespeare's chief merit 5 394

Shakespeare's imagination charac-
terized by Ingersoll 7 133

Shelley as a blasphemer 9 345

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, as a

dramatist 9 119

Smith, Goldwin, on fiction 9 233

Story on methods of literary

genius 9 301

Style in eloquence, Birrell on.... 1 xiv
Supernatural in primitive litera-
tures. The 7 387

Talfourd, Sir Thomas Noon, de-
fends Shelley 9 345

Thackeray on the purity of Dick-
ens 9 237

Thackeray's after-dinner speeches. 9 381
" Tfce nutt-browne niaide," Birrell

on 1 -xiii

The secret beyond science, by Gold-
win Smith 9 244



GENERAL INDEX



407



Literature — Continued vol. page
Twain, Mark, characterized by

Drummond 5 339

" Vicar of Wakefield," Randolph

on 9 35

Waller, Edmund, writes odes both

to Cromwell and Charles II 10 63

Walpole, Horace, as an orator and

novelist 10 70

Webster on the province of poetry.lO 200

Wordsworth quoted by Talfourd.. 9 361

Wordsworth's "Nutting" 9 60

Literature of France under Louis XIV. 9 321

Literature of Greece and Rome

Sumner on 9 321

Little Sisters of the Poor, The 6 229

Liverpool

Brougham's speech at 2 261

Livingston, Robert R.

Biography 7 361

Wealth and Poverty, Aristocracy

and Republicanism — -(Speech).. 7 361

Associated with Fulton in launch-
ing the first steamboat 7 361

Livy

Canuleius against the Patricians,

paraphrased from 10 296

Hannibal's Address to His Army

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 302

Lloyd, John M.

Witness against Mrs. Surratt 1 119

Lloyd-George, David

Biography 7 368

The Signs of a Fair Day Coming. 7 370
Clearing Jebusites Out of the

Land 7 373

Modern Issues in Ancient Welsh.. 7 376
A Campaign Guide for Conserva-
tives 7 377

Lloyd-George and Dukes, Balfour

on 1 216

Locke, John

On reason in brutes 8 228

Locke, Spencer, Bright and Lloyd-
George 7 369

Lockyer, Sir Norman, cited by Crookes 4 261
Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph

Biography 7 382

Electrons and the Infinity of the

Universe 7 382

Logan

Speech on the murder of his fam-
ily 7 117

l^ondon

London houses without air and

light, Lloyd-George on 7 372

London Times, King George V. on 6 222

Rothschild on the "City" 9 108

Spencer on the bombardment of.. 9 299
Long, of Ohio

Denounced by Garfield 6 198

Long Parliament, The

Opened by Speaker Lenthall 7 327

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