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by James 7 150

Lords, The, as appellants to the people,

Balfour on 1 208

Louis XVI. defended by Deseze 5 187

Louisiana

Its footing as a State as affected by

the purchase from France 1 401

Lincoln on its reconstruction 7 359



Louisiana — Continued vol. page

Palmer, Benjamin M., on Lee and

Washington 10 308

Quincy on its admission to the

Union 10 309

Soule, Pierre, on American prog-
ress 10 312

Louisiana territory, slavery in, when ac-
quired from France 9 422

Louder, Sir, Louder

Marshall, Thomas F. — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 305

Love as a political principle, Mazzini

on .,. 8 133

Love as a source of all enlightenment.

Hare on 6 370

Loving Him for His Enemies

Bragg, Edward S. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 305

Lowell, James Russell

Biography 7 385

Speeches:

The Poetical and the Practical

in America 7 385

Pope and His Times 7 392

Opposes the Mexican War 7 385

Lubbock, Sir John (Lord Avebury)

Biography 7 396

The Hundred Best Books 7 397

His work as a scientist 7 396

Lucian on hell 9 371

Lucretius

Quotation from 1 196

Luther, Martin

Biography 7 405

Addresses:

Address to the Diet at Worms 7 406
"The Pith of Paul's Chief

Doctrine " 7 410

His answer to Charles V 7 405

Visited at Wittenberg by Tyndale.lO 15
Lycon, the orator, a conspirator against

Socrates 9 260

Lycurgus

Peroration of the Speech Against
Leocrates — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 305

Lynchings and Mobs

Harrison, Benjamin, on mob law-
lessness 6 377

Lyndhurst, Lord

Biography 7 419

Russia and the Crimean War —

(Speech) 7 419

Born at Boston, Massachusetts... 7 419
Lyon, Matthew

His vote makes Jefferson Presi-
dent 5 212

Prosecuted under the Alien and Se-
dition Laws 5 212

Lysias

Biography 7 428

Against Eratosthenes for Murder

— (Speech) 7 428

Lytton, Edward George Earl Lytton
Bulwer, Baron

Biography 7 431

Demosthenes and the Nobility of

the Classics — (Speech) 7 431

Colonial secretary under the Derby

administration , 7 431



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GENERAL INDEX



M



VOL. PAGE



Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay,
Baron

Biography 8

Speeches:

The Literature of England... 8

Popular Education 8

A Tribute to the Jews 8

Consent or Force in Govern-
ment 8

As a great master of English style. 8
Emerson on his moral weakness. 8
Fitness for Sclf-Government —

(Celebrated Passages) 10

His essay on Warren Hastings ex-
tracted from 2

Macaulay on Puritans, quoted by Cox. 4
McClellan campaign in 1864, Bright on 2
McCullough, John, the tragedian

Affidavit in the case of Mrs. Sur-

ratt 1

Macdonald, Sir John Alexander

Biography 8

Speeches:

On the Treaty of Washington 8
Prerogative and Public Right. 8
MacDuffie, George

Representative Government —

(Celebrated Passages) 10

On internal improvements 10

McKinley, William

Biography g

American Patriotism g

At the Dedication of the Grant

Monument g

The World's Work in Civilization g
Celebrated Passages:

Benevolent Assimilation 10

Addresses the soldiers and sailors

of Cuyahoga county, Ohio g

Mackintosh, Sir James

Biography g

Speeches:

Canada and the Autonomy of

British Colonies g

Peltier and the French Revo-
lution g

Born near Inverness, Scotland.... g

McLean, Justice, on conspiracy 2

Madison, James

Biography g

State Sovereignty and Federal Su-
premacy — (Speech) g

Appoints James A. Bayard peace

commissioner to England 1

His influence in the Congress of
the Confederation characterized

by John Quincy .\dams

Leads in forming the Constitution
On Gouverneur Morris and the

Federal Constitution g

On the rights of human nature.. 3
Madison Report, The

Hayne on g

Magna Charta

Analyzed by William Penn g

Chatham on 3

Magna Charta and Bill of Rights,

Asquith on 1

Magnetic pole of the world 4

Mabaffy on Isocrates 7



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16
21
24

26
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337
206
234



124

28

29
33

310
141

35
35

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41

295

35

47

48

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47
52

60

61

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78
60

212
217

405



301
251

169
159
137



Maine vol. page

King, Rufus, born at Scarborough 7 193
Prentiss, Scargeant Smith, born at

Portland g 369

Reed, Thomas B., born at Port-
land 9 44

Maine, Sir Henry, on Aristocracy

against Democracy 4 349

Malesherbes requests Deseze to defend
Louis XVI 5



Manchester

Manchester, N. W., district repre-
sented by Winston Churchill... 3
" Manchester School " denounced

by Chamberlain 3

Manchester ship canal, Churchill

on 3

Manhood

Hilliard, H. W. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Manhood Suffrage

Chamberlain, Joseph, on 3

Manhood, The rights of, inalienable... 7

Manifest Destiny

As the accumulation of moral and

intellectual forces 5

Clemens on 4

Corwin on 4

Douglas, Stephen A., as its inter-
preter 5

Manila, The Battle of 9

Manliness, Christian

Hughes on 7

Manning, Henry Edward, Cardinal

Biograjihy

Rome the Eternal — (Address) . .

Created Cardinal in 1875

Mansfield, William Murray, Earl of

Biography

Speeches:

In the Case of John Wilkes..
In the Case of the Dean of St

Asaph ,

Reply to the Earl of Chatham g
Called " the founder of the modern

school of Tories " g

His address in the case of Wilkes
read in the United States Sen-
ate 1

On conspiracy 2

Opinion of, in Rex verstis the Vice
Chancellor of Cambridge, quoted

by Webster 10

Politics on the bench — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Replied to by Chatham in the

Wilkes case 3

Tries Tooke for libel 9

Manufactures

Gladstone on excellence in 6

Manufactures in the United States

Dawes on their increase 5

Manufacturing

Harrison on Southern manufac-
tures 6

Marconi, William

Biography g

Tlic Conquest of the Atlantic g

Marcy, William L.

Spoils — (Celebrated Passages) . . ..10



187

325
196
324

306

196
83



286

75

178

286
367

87



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312



GENERAL INDEX



409



Marie Antoinette vol. page

Compared to the morning star by

Burke 2 335

Eulogy of 2 417

Marriage and Christianity

Gibbons on 6 227

IMarshall, Humphrey, C. S. A.

Defeated by Garfield 2 81

Marshall, John, Chief-Justice

Biography g 85

Opposing Patrick Henry —

(Speech) g 86

Born in Fauquier county, Virginia S 85
His attitude on the electoral con-
test of 1800 1 291

His decisions characterized 1 293

On treason 2 51

Marshall, Thomas F.

Biography g 100

National Power and the Amer-
ican Peace Policy —

(Speech) g 100

Celebrated Passages:

Louder, Sir, Louder 10 305

Clay's Moral Force 10 29 7

Represents Kentucky in Congress, g 100

Martial law as lawlessness 6 118

Martin, Luther

Biography g 104

Is the Government Federal or Na-
tional? — (Speech) g 104

Addresses the Maryland Convention

on the Federal Constitution.... g 104
Marvin, Bishop E. M.

Christ and the Church — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 306

Marxian socialism 7 262

Maryland

Davis, David, born in Cecil

county 5 20

Davis, Henry Winter, born at An-
napolis 5 26

Dickinson, John, born in 5 224

Douglas, Frederick, born in 5 282

Gibbons, James, Cardinal, born at

Baltimore 6 224

Harper, Robert Goodloe, a Sen-
ator from 6 389

Martin, Luther, attorney-general of g 104

Pinkney, William, born at Annapo-
lis g 332

Wirt, William, born at Bladens-

burg 10 259

Mason and Dixon's Line

In Webster's reply to Hayne 10 149

Mason, George

Biography g no

The Natural Propensity of Rulers

to Oppress — (Speech) g 110

Author of the Virginia Bill of

Rights g no

Massachusetts

Amendments proposed by Massa-
chusetts to the Federal Constitu-
tion 6 356

Antislavery Society, annual report

of, quoted by Toombs 9 434

Apoetrorhe to, by Josiah Quincy,

Junior g 404

At Chicago convention of 1896.. 2 295

Bancroft, George, " Individual



Massachusetts — Continued vol. page
Sovereignty and Vested Right
in Slaves" 10 294

Battle of Bunker Hill described

by Webster 10 186

Boston Massacre, Hancock on 6 357

Boutwell's George S., career as a

representative of 2 204

Brooks, Preston S., apologizes to. 2 254

Bryant, William Cullen, against the

Embargo 2 302

Burlingame's defense of 2 420

Charleston address of Everett on

liberty 6 64

Chauncy, Doctor Charles, born at

Boston 3 257

Choate, Joseph Hodges, born at

Salem 3 277

Choate, Rufus, born at Essex 3 287

Curtis, Benjamin Robbins, born at

Watertown 4 334

Cushing, Caleb, born at Salisbury. 4 355

Dawes, Henry Laurens, born at

Cummington 5 52

Dewey, Orville, born at Sheffield.. 5 198

Dexter, Samuel, born at Boston... 5 201

Dwight, Timothy, born at North-
ampton 5 341

Emerson, Ralph Waldo, born at

Boston 5 377

Endicott to Berkeley on fugitive

slaves 10 223

Eulogized by Webster in his reply

to Hayne 10 157

Evarts, William Maxwell, born at

Boston 6 56

Everett, Edward, born at Dorches-
ter 6 63

Everett on the first settlement at

Salem 6 82

Faneuil Hall memorial quoted by

Hayne 7 409

First American State to abolish

slavery 4 393

Funeral services at Concord in

honor of Mr. Lincoln 5 377

Hale, Edward Everett, born at

Boston 6 319

Hancock, John, born at Quincy... 6 353

Higginson, John, on cent per cent

in Massachusetts 10 297

Hoar, George Frisbie, born at Con-
cord 7 60

Ingalls, John J., born at Middleton 7 122

King, Rufus, addresses the Massa-
chusetts Convention of 1788 7 193

Knapp, John F., tried for murder

at Salem 10 219

Lowell, James Russell, born at

Cambridge 7 385

Madison on its confederacy with

Connecticut and New Hampshire g 64

Mather, Cotton, born in Boston., g 120

Objects to the admission of Texas 1 404

Otis, Harrison Gray, born at Bos-
ton g 248

Otis, James, a delegate to the

Stamp Act Congress from g 262

Parker, Theodore, born at Lexing-
ton g 273

Phillips, Wendell, born at Boston S 318

Pilgrims eulogized by Rufus

Choate 3 803



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GENERAL INDEX



Massachusetts — Continued vol.

Ouincy, Josiah, born in Boston... S
Story, Joseph, born at Marblehead 9
Sumner, Charles, born in Boston.. 9

Tariff of 1824 opposed by 10

Tewkesbury Almshouse scandal ... 3
Warren, Joseph, born at Roxbury.lO

Webster dies at Marshfield 10

Webster on prejudice against the

South 10

Whiteficid, George, dies at New-

buryport 10

Massacre, The Boston 1

Massillon, Jean Baptiste

Biography 8

The Curse of a Malignant Tongue

— (Sermon) 8

Compared to Bossuet as an orator. 8
Massy, Reverend Charles, against the

Marquis of Headford 4

M»»thcmatics and modern progress 10

Mather, Cotton

Biography 8

At the Sound of the Trumpet —

(Sermon) 8

His ear for music shown by his

oratory S

Matthews, Doctor

Burke in the Hastings trial 2

Maxim, Hudson

Biography 8

Airships and High Explosives in

War 8

Maxim, Sir Hiram 8

Maxwell, Clerk, on identity of light

and electricity 8

Mazzini, Giuseppe

Biography 8

To the Young Men of Italy —

(Speech) 8

Founder of Young Italy 8

Meade, William

Arrested with William Penn 8

Meagher, Thomas Francis

Biography 8

The Withering Influence of Pro-
vincial Subjection — (Speech)... 8

Born at Waterford, Ireland 8

Meaning of Religion, The

V i n e t , Alexander — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Mechanics

Webster on the development of me-
chanical invention 10

Mediaeval Orators

(See also Reformation.)

Abelard, Pierre — (Sermons) 1

.lElred — (Sermons) 1

Albert the Great — (Sermons)... 1

Anselm, St.— (Sermon) 1

Bede, The Venerable — (Sermons) 1
Bernard of Clairvaux, St. — (Ser-
mons) 2

Bonaventura, St. — (Sermon) 2

Cranmer, Thomas — (Sermons) 4

Damiani, Peter — (Sermons) .... 4
Hildebert, Archbishop of Tours —

(Sermon) 7

Latimer, Hugh — (Sermons) 7

Melanchthon, Philip — (Sermon).. 8
Savonarola, Girolamo — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Tyndale, William — (Speech) 10



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VOL.

Megaphones in politics 3

Melanchthon, Philip

Biography g

The Safety of the Virtuous — (Ser-
mon) 8

Assists Luther in translating the

Bible S

Melitus, the poet, conspires against

Socrates 9

Mencius

Quoted by Emerson 5

Merchant V'enturers of Bristol 5

Mercy to Damned Men in Hell

Wyckliflfe, John 10

Meredith, Sir W.

Government by the Gallows —

(Celebrated Passages) 10

Metaphysics

Mind and the material universe.. 3
Methodist New Connection Church in

England 2

Mexican war pensions

Chandler, Zachariah, on 3

Mexico and Louis Napoleon's policies
by Thiers 9

Mexico

Cession of territory to the United
States 2

Clayton, John M., denounces its
dismemberment 4

Corwin on its dismemberment. ... 4

Diaz becomes President in 1877.. 5

Effect of its conquest by the United
States 2

Nuevo Leon and its progress.... 5

Overthrow of Maximilian projilie-
sied by B. Gratz Brown 2

Said to be indispensable to Amer-
ican progress 4

Territory acquired from, as a cause
of civil war 1

Territory seized by United States

paid for 2

Mexico, Orators of

Diaz, Porfirio -



(Speech)



Michigan

Burges on the State's growth

Cass, Lewis, a Senator from

Chandler, Zachariah, Senator from.



\'otes against negro suffrage 2

Middle Ages

Their sermons and homilies char-
acterized 2

The literature of, characterized by

Montgomery 8

Middleton, Nathaniel, British resident

of Oude under Hastings 9

Midgard serpent. The, Sumner on 9

Miles, General Nelson A.

Banquet to, after the Spanish War 5

Militarism

(See also War and Imperialism.)
Average war expense of England. 6

Clay on 4

Clinton against the military spirit. 4
Conkling on the necessity for

soldiers at the polls 4

Corbin's reply to Patrick Henry. 4
Corwin against dismembering Mex-
ico , . , 4



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140

140

140

260

394
352

276

300
88
152
198
389

42

73
172

208

44

210

277
71
392
314
208

331
150
198
124

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185

192
323

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90

141
166

172



GENERAL INDEX



411



Militarism — Continued vol. page

Corwin on the preacher with a

Colt's pistol 4 174

. Denounced by John C. Calhoun.. 3 78
Depew, Chauncey M., on the mili-
tary spirit in America 5 165

Dreyfus case reviewed by Labori. 7 235
Everett on its results in Europe. 6 85
Field's, David Dudley, lifework

against it 6 119

Government by garrison in Massa-
chusetts 5 228

Hancock on 5 280

Hancock on standing armies 6 362

Henry, Patrick, on 7 1 6

Henry, Patrick, on the President

as a military commander 7 36

Meagher, Thomas Francis, on the

necessity for war S 139

Military despotism denounced hy

B. F. Butler 3 20

Military garrisons in Boston,

Richard Henry Lee on 7 314

Sergeant, John — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 307

Standing armies first established.. 6 68
Troops in English parliamentary

elections prohibited 5 24

Warren, Joseph, on standing

armies 10 87

Wyndham on the Army Bill of

1734 10 281

Military chieftains as rulers.

Benton on 2 27

Militia

Nationalization of, opposed by

Patrick Henry 7 30

Mill, John Stuart

Gil American intelligence 4 161

On land values 1 179

On unearned increment, quoted by

Churchill 3 323

Miller, Hugh

Biography g 144

The Pledge Science Gives to Hope

— (Speech) g J44

Born at Cromarty, Scotland g 144

Russell, Lord John, on the beauty

of his style 9 128

Milligan Case

Field, David Dudley, in 6 119

Milligan saved from death by Su-
preme Court 2 128

Milner, Lord, estimates loss on land of

Great Britain 9 103

Milner quoted on "Dummy Lords"., g 802
Milton, John

Biography g 143

A Speech for the Liberty of Un-
licensed Printing — (Speech)... g 148
Influence of his " Areopagitica " on

Erskine g 143

Influence of his " Paradise Lost "
on Pitt's oratory; connection of
Caedmon's work with the " Para-
dise Lost " 1 xviii

" Grand failure," Goldwin Smith

on his 9 242

On books, quoted by Erskine 6 47

"Paradise Lost," Talfourd on 9 354

Quoted by Morley on language... g 209
Milwaukee

Described by Sir Charles Dilke... 5 251



VOL. PAGE

Mmto, Lord, and Indian reforms g 205

Mirabeau, Gabriel Honore Riquetti,
Comte de

Biography g 153

Speeches:

On Necker's Project — " And

Yet You Deliberate" g 155

Defying the French Aristoc-
racy g 164

Against the Establishment of

Religion g 165

Announcing the Death of

Franklin g 166

" Reason Immutable and

Sovereign" g i67

Justifying Revolution g 169

His Defense of Himself g 170

Sent to the Bastile by his father, S 153
Miracles
(See also Sermons and Religion.)

Celsus on 5 233

Didon on 5 233

Lacordaire on their probability... 7 246
Mississippi

Davis, Jefferson, a Senator from. 5 35
Secession of, announced by Jeffer-
son Davis 5 36

Mississippi River, The

Clay on its importance as a bond

of union 4 62

Mississippi Valley, The

Voorhees on 10 52

Missouri

Benton eulogized by Blair 2 114

Blair, F. P., elected Senator from. 2 113

Blair versus Ridgely 2 113

Bland on the " Parting of the

Ways " 2 132

Brown, B. Gratz, in the politics of. 2 274
Busts of Benton and Blair pre-
sented to the United States 3 381

Cummings fcrsiis The State of Mis-
souri 4 209

Drake, Charles D., and the Drake

Constitution 5 309

Drake Constitution denounced by

Blair 2 126

Henderson, John B., on the John-
son Impeacliment 10 302

Holds balance of power in 1861.. 2 112
Liberal Republican movement

originates in the State 2 113

Marvin. Bishop E. M., Christ and

the Church 10 306

Pinkney, William, on the bill ad-
mitting Missouri into the Union S 332
Public schools of St. Louis pro-
moted by Benton 2 120

Question of its electoral vote in

1820 1 277

Represented in Senate by Benton. 2 15
Rollins, James Sidney, on Southern

patriotism 10 311

St. Louis speech for which Andrew

Johnson was impeached 7 179

Schurz, Carl, a Senator from 9 153

Sisters of Charity indicted in Cape

Girardeau county 4 211

\^est on local interests 10 314

Missouri Compromise of 1820

Pinkney on 8 332



412



GENERAL INDEX



Mivart. Saint George /ol. pace

Author of "Happiness in Hell". 5 355

Mobs. Political, in United States 2 234

Molidre. Sumner on his genius 9 322

Monastlcism

Kirst impulse toward it given by

the corruption of classical society 1 242

Money

(See Finance.)

In Federal elections 10 33

Money-Devil

Ruskin on 5 121

Money-Making. Ruskin on 9 121

Monmouth Rebellion

Rumbold, Richard, in 9 117

Monometallism

Cockran in favor of 4 116

Monoplane

Louis Bleriot's lands in England. 9 294

Monopolies

(See also roLiTiCAL Economy,

Sociology and Politics, Etc.)

Calhoun, John C. on 3 67

Culpeper. Sir John, on 4 265

Massachusetts amendment against. 6 356
Monroe, James

Biography 8 172

" Federal Experiments in History "

— (Speech) 8 172

The Monroe Doctrine — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 307

Associated with Jefferson in the

Louisiana Purchase 1 402

Born in Westmoreland county,

Virginia S 172

Monroe Doctrine

Monroe, James — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 307

Smith, Gerrit, on 9 228

Montagu, Lord, on bombardment of

London by airships 9 295

Montalembert, Charles Forbes, Comte
de

Biography 8 178

Speeches:

For Freedom of Education.. 8 178

Devotion to Freedom 8 179

"Deo et Caesari Fidelis " 8 181

Attempts to reconcile liberty and

authority 8 178

Montana, Meagher Governor of 8 136

Monterey, Mexico

Banquet at, to Porfirio Diaz.... 5 208
Montesquieu on freedom and reason,

quoted by Erskine 6 52

Montesquieu on the Christian religion,

quoted by Cardinal Gibbons 6 227

Montesquieu's theory of republics 7 84

Montgomery, James

Biography 8 183

Modern English Literature — (Ad-
dress) 8 183

Born in Ayrshire, Scotland 8 183

Moody, Dwight L.

Biography g 188

Daniel and the Value of Character

— (Sermon) 8 188

His work as an evangelist 8 188

Moore, Thomas

Epigram on Sheridan 9 192



VOL. PAGE

Moral courage against ridicule. General

William Booth on 2 152

Moral force, The maximum of, in gov-
ernment 10 27

Moral influences

Pike, Albert, — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Morality and moral nature of man

Smith, Goldwin, on 9 241

More, Sir Thomas

Biography 8 193

His Speech when on Trial for Life

— (Speech) 8 193

Opposes Luther and Tyndale 8 193

Morley, John, Viscount Morley of
Blackburn

Biography 8 199

Dummy Lords or Dummy Com-
mons 8 200

" Millenium," " Pandemonium "

and "Pons Asinorum " 8 202

Brutality as an Imperial Method.. 8 204
The Golden Art of Truth-telling. 8 206
Morley's Indian policy criticized by

Lansdowne 7 269

Morley's Indian policy opposed by Cur-

zon 4 349

Morris, Gouverneur

Biography 8 212

At the Funeral of Alexander

Hamilton — (Speech) S 212

His work on the Federal Constitu-
tion 8 212

Morrissey, John

As a distributor of patronage.... 9 156
Morton, Oliver P.

Biography 8 216

Reasons for Negro Suffrage —

(Speech) 8 216

Discusses Fifteenth Amendment

with Blair 2 122

Questions Thomas F. Bayard 1 292

Serves on the electoral commission

of 1877 8 216

Moses

Bunyan on the causes of his great-
ness 2 325

Rabbinical anecdote of 9 374

Moses and Aaron as agitators 9 288

Motley, John Lothrop

Quoted by Bismarck 2 66

Mudsills

Hammond, James H. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 308

Mugwumps

Porter, Horace — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Mugwump revolt of 1884, Schurz in. 9 153
" Mugwump " view of practical politics 8 366
Miiller, Max

Biography 8 223

The Impassable Barrier between

Brutes and Man — (Speech) .. . 8 223

Born at Dessau, Germany 8 223

Municipal corruption in the United

States 2 281

Murders at Lexington and Concord by

John Home Tooke 9 415

Music

Human speech as music 4 192

Music and language 8 360



GENERAL INDEX



413



N

Naples VOL. page

Pays indemnity to the United

States 2 21

Napoleon

Canning on Napoleon after the

battle of Leipsic 10 308

Denounces Deseze 5 187

Ingersoll on his career 7 131

In Russia, Corwin on 4 180

Napoleen, Louis, coup d'etat approved

by Palmerston 8 268

Thiers on his policies 9 389

National antipathies

Washington on 10 105

National Conventions

Blaine put in nomination at Cin-
cinnati by Ingersoll 7 126

Bragg, Edward S., on Cleveland in
the Democratic national conven-
tion of 1884 10 305

Doolittle, James R., in the St. Louis

convention of 1876 5 272

Dougherty nominates Hancock at

Cincinnati 5 280

Republican convention at Chicago

in 1880, Conkling in 4 138

Republican convention in Chicago

in 1884 4 340

Tilden convention of 1876 ad-
dressed by Voorhees 10 51

National Debt a National Blessing

Hamilton, Alexander — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 308

National Debts

Thiers on 9 397

Washington against permanent

debts 10 104

National resources, conservation of... 7 57

Naturalization

Constitution of the United States

on 6 185

Harrison on 6 378

Navy, The

Buchanan on its increase 2 311

Cheves on 3 269

Flagships of, in five wars 9 366

Talmage on 9 364

Warships recommended by Presi-
dent Harrison 6 380

Neale, Reverend J. M., of Sackville
College
Translator of the sermons of Abe-
lard 1 23

Nebraska

Beck at the Omaha Exposition of

1898 10 294

Bryan, William J 2 293

Nebraska Bill, The, reviewed by Lin-
coln 7 342

Negroes In America

(See also Slavery AB0LITI0^f, Etc.)
Colonization proposed by Frank P.

Blair 2 113

Grady on the race problem 6 277

Hayes, Rutherford B., on the race

problem 6 398

Morton on the reasons for negro

suffrage S 216



Negroes in America — Continued vol. page
Negro suffrage opposed by Presi-
dent Johnson 7 181

Political equality of races, Alex-
ander H. Stephens on 9 285

Negro suffrage, Thaddeus Stevens on.. 9 293
Nennius

His history of Britain quoted by

Sir Simon D'Ewes 5 195

Nero

Address of Seneca to 9 160

Orders the death of Seneca 9 159

Nesselrode, Count, on the Crimean War,

quoted by Lyndhurst 7 422

Neutrality and nonintervention

Washington on 10 108

New England

Attacked by Randolph and defended

by Burges 2 328

Attitude on State rights 1 368

Change in attitude of New England

due to Andrew Jackson 7 144

Congressmen of, and the tariff of

1816 3 58

Declaration of rights of 1636

quoted 8 375



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