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Defended by Webster against

charges of sectionalism 10 130

Elements of New England's pros-
perity, Quincy on S 40 3

Forefathers' Day 8 369

Prentiss apostrophizes New Eng-
land 8 378

Story on New England pioneers. 9 303

Webster at Plymouth in 1820 10 200

Newfoundland

Government aids Marconi 8 82

New Hampshire

Bedford, the birthplace of Zach-

ariah Chandler 3 198

Chase, Salmon P., born at Cornish. 3 211
Dix, John A., born at Boscawen. 5 261
Exeter, the birthplace of Lewis

Cass 3 150

Webster, Daniel, born at Salisbury.lO 112

New Jersey

Caldwell, Essex county, birthplace

of Grover Cleveland 4 82

Dayton, William L., born at Bask-

ingridge 5 56

Dickerson, Mahlon, Governor of.. 5 212
Dod, Albert B., born at Medham. 5 263
Frelinghuysen, Frederick Theodore,

born in Somerset county 6 175

Talmage, T. De Witt, born at

Boundbrook 9 364

Withersi'Oon, John, president of

Princeton College 10 266

Newman, John Henry, Cardinal

Biography S 230

Property as a Disadvantage — (Ser-
mon) S 230

Author of the hymn " Lead,

Kindly Light" S 230

New Orleans Riot of 1866

Andrew Johnson on 7 180

New Orleans riots in the Johnson Im-
peachment 3 19

New South, The, and the race problem

Grady on 6 273



414



GENERAL INDEX



Newspapers vol. pace

Attituilf of the American Press

toward railroads 2 83

Brvaiit, William Cullcn, as a jour-
nalist 2 302

Newspapers of England, King George

V. on 6 222

"New Thought" in England 4 2(50

Newton, Lord, on " nauseating cant ". 5 HO
Newton, Kelvin, Bacon and Franklin. 7 1S9
Newton, Sir Isaac

Pope's lines on him quoted by Gold-
win Smith 9 245

Taught mathematics by Barrow... 1 234

New York

Action on the Fifteenth Amend-
ment 2 124

Eoardman, Henry A., on Constitu-
tional liberty and the American
union 10 298

Chapin, Edwin Hubbell, born in

Washington county 3 204

Cleveland, Governor of.... 4 82

Clinton, De Witt, United States

Senator from 4 87

Conklirvg, Roscoe, born at Albany. 4 138

Constitutional Convention of 1788

Clinton in 4 87

Cox, Samuel Sullivan, a representa-
tive from 4 203

Depew, Chauncey M., born at

Peekskill 5 149

Dickinson, Daniel S., a Senator

from 5 220

Dix, John A., Governor of 5 261

Doolittle, James R., born at Hamp-
ton 5 269

Erie Canal, The 4 87

Evarts, William Maxwell, a Sen-
ator from 6 56

Hamilton in the New York Con-
stitutional Convention of 1788. 6 325

Herschel banquet of 1898 5 170

Ingersoll, Robert G., born at Dres-
den 7 125

Irish vote in the campaign of 1864 2 234

Jay, John, born at New York city. 7 152

King, Rufus, a United States Sen-
ator from 7 193

Lansing, John, in the New York

Convention of 1788 7 271

Livingston, Robert R., becomes

chancellor of the State 7 361

Morris, Gouverneur, born at Mor-

risiana S 212

Potter, Henry Codman, born at

Schenectady 8 362

Seward, William H., born in

Orange county 9 163

Smith, Gerrit, born at Utica 9 227

State revenues from imposts in

1798 5 375

Weed, Thurlow, on Morgan 10 300

Zenger, John Peter, tried for libel 6 336

New York City

Bryant. William Cullen, in 2 302

Cockran's speech at Madison

Square Garden 4 116

Colfax, Schuyler, born in 4 133

Evening Post edited by William

Cullen Bryant 2 30 2



New York City — Continued vol. page
Funeral oration over Hamilton by

Morris at Old Trinity Church. S 212

Grant monument dedicated 8 40

Parnell's speech in 8 280

Washington anniversary celebrated

at St. Paul's Chapel in 1889... 8 36?

New Zealand

Curzon on 4 353

Ernest Rutherford born in 9 135

Henry George, taxes in 7 379

New Zealand and the British Navy 7 293

Nichol, John Pringle 7 189

Nile Campaign, Churchill in 3 324

Nineteenth-Century Addresses
Bryant, William Cullen

The Greatness of Burns 2 302

Caird, John

The Art of Eloquence 3 34

Carlyle, Thomas

The Edinburgh Address — The

Heroic in History 3 112

Castelar, Emilio

In the Campo Santo of Pisa. 3 159
Challemei-Lacour, Paul Amand

Humboldt and the Teutonic In-
tellect 3 183

Channing, William Ellery

The Man Above the State... 3 200
Cousin, Victor

Eloquence and the Fine Arts
— Liberty an Inalienable
Right — The Foundations of

Law — True Politics 4 185

Curtis, George William

Phillips, W^endell, as a His-
tory Maker 4 342

Depew, Chauncey M.

The Columbian Oration —
Poetry and Politics in

Britain 5 149

Dewey, Orville

The Genius of Demosthenes.. 5 198
Didon, Pere

Christ and Higher Criticism. 5 231

Dilke, Sir Charles Wentworth,
Bart.

America — Omphalism 5 246

Drummond, Henry

The Greatest Thing in the
World — Preparation for
Learning — A Talk on

Books 5, 313

Emerson, Ralph Waldo

The Greatness of a Plain
American — The American
Scholar — Man the Re-
former — Uses of Great

Men 5 377

Everett, Edward

The History of Liberty — The
Moral Forces which Make
American Progress — On
Universal and Uncoerced

Co-operation 6 63

Farrar, Frederick William

Funeral Oration on General

Grant 6 100

Field, David Dudley

The Cost of " Blood and

Iron" 6 119



GENERAL



History.



Nineteenth Century Addresses —

Continued y

Flaxman, John

Physical and Intellectual

Beauty g

Garfield, James Abram

The Conflict of Ideas in Amer-
ica g

Gibbons, James, Cardinal

Address to the Parliament of

Religions g

Gladstone, William Ewart

The Commercial Value of
Artistic Excellence — Destiny
and Individual Aspiration

— The Use of Books 6

Gottheil, Richard

The Jews as a Race and as a

Nation g

Guizot, Francois Guillaume

Civilization and the Individ-
ual Man

Hale, Edward Everett

Boston's Place in
Hazlitt, William

Wit and Humor

Hecker, Frederick Karl Franz"

Liberty in the New Atlantis,
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Fer
dinand von

The Mystery of Creation

Hoar, George Frisbie

The Great Men of Massachu-
setts •J

Hughes, Thomas

The Highest Manhood 1

Hugo, \'ictor

Oration on Honore de Balzac
— On the Centennial of

Voltaire's Death 7

Huxley, Thomas Henry

The Threefold Unity of Life 7
Ingalls, John J.

The Undiscovered Country 7
Ingersoll, Robert G.

Oration at His Brother's Grave
— A Picture of War — The
Grave of Napoleon — The
Imagination — Life . . 7

Kingsley, Charles

Human Soot 7

Lacordaire, Jean Baptiste" Henri* "
The Sacred Cause of the Hu-
man Race 7

Lardner, Dionysius

The Plurality of Worlds.... 7
Laurier, Sir Wilfrid

The Character and Work of

Gladstone

Lowell, James Russell

The Poetical and the Practical
m America — Pope and His

Times j

Lubbock, Sir John ' '(Lord ' 'avc-
bury)

The Hundred Best Books... 7
Lytton, Edward George Earle Lyt-
ton Bulwer, Baron
Demosthenes and the Nobility

of the Classics 7

Macaulay, Thomas BabingtoA" Ma-
caulay, Baron



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139
193
224

240

269

6 308

6 319

6 412

6 419

6 428

7 60

7 87

93
104
122

125
196

243

7 277

7 296



385



396



431



INDEX

Nineteenth Century Addresses-

CojitiHucd

Tu T -x ^'OL- PAGE

ihe Literature of England —

Popular Education ... g j o^

Manning, Henry Edward, Cardinal

Rome the Eternal g gg

Mazzini, Giuseppe

M-n '^"^'^'^ Young Men of Italy. S 129
iviuler, Hugh

The Pledge Science Gives to

Hope g .,,

Montgomery, James

Modern English Literature... g 1S3
Morley, John

The Golden Art of Truth-Tell-

l.T,-„ "l^ S 199

Muller, Max

The Impassable Barrier be-
tween Brutes and xMan.... g 293
Poe, Edgar Allan

The Love of the Beautiful in

Speech g „^j.

Potter, Henry Codman

Washington and American

P H T ^"'*°"^'^y S 362

Red Jacket

Missionary Effort .... 7 no

Reed, Thomas B. '119

The Immortality of Good

Deeds 9 . .

Robertson, Frederick W.

The Highest Form of Expres-
sion g g

Ruskin, John

Iscariot in Modern England. 9 I'M
Russell, Lord John

Science and Literature as

Modes of Progress 9 joq

Schlegel, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich
von

The Philosophy of History... 9 147
Smith, Goldwin ^ i*/

The Lamps of Fiction — The
Origin and Causes of Prog-
ress — The Secret Beyond

Science g 23.7

Smith, Sydney

Mrs; Partington in Politics.. 9 947
Stanley, Arthur Penryhn

Palmerston and the Duty of

England 9 274

Story, Joseph

Intellectual Achievement in

^- America 9 g^o

Sumner, Charles

The True Grandeur of Nations 9 316
lalfourd, Sir Thomas Noon

The Queen against Moxon —

Shelley as a Blasphemer... 9 345
Thackeray. William Makej.eace

The Reality of the Novelist's
Creation — A u t h or s and
Their Patrons — The Novel-
ist's Future Labors ... 9 331

Tyndall, John

The Origin of Life — Democ-

racy and Higher Intellect. 10 19
Webster, Daniel

Laying the Corner-Stone of

Bunker Hill Monument... 10 IS'
Progress of the Mechanic

-"^"^ 10 210



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GENERAL INDEX



Nineteenth Century Addresses —

ContniueJ VOL. PACE

Wirt, William

Genius as the Capacity for

Work 10 264

Nineteenth-Century Progress

Webster on 10 185

Nobility of Ascent

Potter, Henry Codman — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 308

Nonconformists, English

Beaconsfield on their influence.... 1 827

Nonintervention

Buchanan on 2 313

Its relations to Evolution 10 27

Washington urges it as a perma-
nent national policy 10 107

Nonintervention and home rule 9 40

Norbury, Lord

Tries Robert Emmet 5 405

North, Lord

Speech on the destruction of tea

in Boston harbor 1 405

Wilkes on his policies 10 268

North Carolina

Hilliard, H. W., Constitutional

Government 10 298

Jackson, Andrew, born in 7 144

Provisional Governor appointed by

President Johnson 2 211

Raynor, Kenneth, on the Revolu-
tionists of Seventy-Six 10 311

Northcote, Sir Stafford

A Commissioner to Washingrton. . 8 130
North Pole, discovery of, claimed by

Peary and Cook 9 99

Northwest Territory, The

Webster on its cession by Virginia.lO 124
Northwest Territory and the Ordinance

of 1787 10 120

No South, No North, No East, No
West
Clay, Henry - — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Nottingham, Earl of 6 131

(See Finch, Sir Heneage.)
Nottingham, England, birthplace of

General William Booth 2 152

Novelists, Future labors of the, by

Thackeray 9 385

Novelists, Rewards of, in England.... 9 384
Novels

Smith, Goldwin, on 9 233

" Novum Organum," The, Macaulay on 8 20

Nullification

Davis, Jefferson, on 5 37

Hayne's doctrine of, defined by

Webster 10 158

Opposed by Benton 2 14

Nullification of Fugitive Slave Law ad-
vocated by Garrison 6 212



Obelisk, The Egyptian, in New York.. 5 164
O'Connell, Daniel

Biography 8 235

Speeches:

Ireland Worth Dying For... 8 236

Demanding Justice 8 244



O'Connell, Daniel — Continued vol. pa9e

Beaconsfield on his oratory 1 823

Lacordaire's panegyric on 7 243

Lecky on his style as an orator... 8 235
O'Connor, T. P., work of, for Ireland. 9 42
O'Flaherty, Cornelius 4 207

Ohio

Ashtabula district described by

Blaine 2 94

Chase, Salmon P., a Senator from. 3 211
Corwin, Thomas, a Senator from. 4 172
Cox, Samuel Sullivan, a representa-
tive from 4 20-Z

Cuyahoga county soldiers and sail-
ors' monument 8 37

Garfield, James Abram, on his love

for the State 6 200

Giddings, Joshua Reed, a Congress-
man from 6 234

Gunsaulus, Frank W., born at Ches-

terville 6 317

Harrison, Benjamin, born at North

Bend 6 372

Hayes, Rutherford B., born at Del-
aware 6 396

McKinley, William, born at Niles. 8 35
Sherman, John, born in Lancaster 9 212
Thurman, Allen G., a Senator from 9 403
Vallandigham, Clement L., born at

New Lisbon 10 28

Voorhees, Daniel W., born in But-
ler county 10 51

O'Laughlin, Michael

Conspiracy against President Lin-
coln 1 117

Old Age Pensions, Lord Rosebery on.. 9 100
" Old Bullion "

Benton, so called 2 15

Oldham, England 1 168

Old-Line Whigs

Bates, Edward — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Old Tassel

Pleads with Colonel Martin for his

home 7 117

Olynthiac address delivered at Athens.. 5 131
Omphalism

Sir Charles Dilke on 5 255

On Grattan

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

On Henry W. Grady

Graves, John Temple — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 301

Open Door in Asia, Taft on 9 336

Opening the W^orld's Fair

Watterson, Henry — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 316

Oracles

Demosthenes on 5 117

Orations and Addresses, Historical
and Political
(See Historical and Political
Orations and Addresses.)

Oration on the Crown

Occasion for its delivery 5 63

Oratory

Brewer, David J., on its power and

province 1 ix

Caird on 3 34



GENERAL INDEX



417



Oratory — Continued vol. page

Canons of its criticism 3 37

Cicero on imitation as a necessity

in oratory 9 55

Cousin on the fine arts 4 186

Dewey on the genius of Demos-
thenes 5 198

" Intellectual Pemmican " in pub-
lic speaking 3 39

Its power over an audience 3 39

Lytton on Demosthenes 7 431

More potent now than ever 3 36

Musical suggestion in, illustrated

by Lorenzo Dow 5 305

Poe on the love for the beautiful

in speech 8 359

Power of tone 3 40

Reported speeches as literature... 3 37
Spoken words more powerful than

written 3 42

The orator's training in America,

by William Schuyler 9 13

Untaught and unteachable power

in 3 41

Villemaine on Christian oratory. ..10 297
Oratory and Virtue

Quintilian — (Celebrated Passages) 10 310

Oratory, origin of, defined by Birrell . . 1 xiv

Oregon

Cobb, Howell, on the Oregon

boundary question 4 94

Doolittle on the Stark senatorial

contest 5 269

Williams, George H., on the pio-
neers of the Pacific Coast 10 309

Origin of life

Tyndall on 10 19

Orsini

Compared to John Brown by Lin-
coln 7 353

Otis, Harrison Gray

Biography 8 248

Hamilton's Influence on American

Institutions — (Speech) 8 248

Born in Boston 8 248

Otis, James

Biography 8 262

For Individual Sovereignty and
against " Writs of Assistance "

— (Speech) 8 262

Causes John Adams to shudder... 8 262
Allen, Edward A., on the oratory

of 1 xxi

Oude, The Begums of, robbed by

Hastings 9 192

Oxford University compared witk

Cambridge by Sir Simon D'Ewes... 5 191
Oxford University, Asquith educated at. 1 169
(See Universities, Education, Eng-
land, Etc.)

P

Pacific cable, construction of 8 46

Pacific Coast, The American

Isolation in 1856 2 313

Williams, George H., on its pio-
neers 10 309

Pacific Railroad Bill

Discussed by John Bell 1 395

" Pagan Suckled in a Creed Outworn "

—(Wordsworth) 9 361

27



Paine, Thomas vol. page

Defended by Erskine for libel.... 6 43
His publisher prosecuted by Erskine 6 12
Palmer, Benjamin W.

Lee and Washington — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 308

Palmerston, Henry John Temple, Vis-
count

Biography S 268

Speeches:

On the Death of Cobden 8 268

Against War on Ireland.... 8 271

His attitude toward reform 1 305

Twice Prime Minister of England 8 268
Palmerston and the duty of England

Stanley, Dean, on 9 274

Panama canal, payments for the 7 58

Pan-American Exposition, McKinley on 8 42
Panics

Australian panic. Bland on 2 136

Banks and the panic of 1893 2 133

Baring on paper currency and

panics 2 33

Parables

Parable of the Prodigal Son, Drum-

mond on 5 321

" The Pitcher at the Cistern " ex-
plained by Fisher 6 137

Parker, Sir Gilbert

The Fine Art of Eloquence,

Ancient and Modern 5 xi

Parker, Theodore

Biography 8 273

On Daniel Webster after the Com-
promise of 1850 — (Speech).... 8 274

Government of, by, and for the

People — (Celebrated Passages). 10 301

Born at Lexington, Massachusetts 8 273

Parliament of England

American appeal from the theory

of its omnipotence 1 76

Blaine on parliamentary leaders... 2 103

Double chamber, James on 7 151

Parliamentary government by sin-
gle chamber, Balfour on 1 211

Parliament, the Lords and the

Budget of 1909 1 170

Peers and the wants of the people 7 372
Peers defended by Lord Curzon... 4 348

Petition of rights, Asquith on 1 169

Plebiscite as prerogative of the

English House of Lords 1 175

Pons Asinorum S 203

Pym, Selden and Somers, Asquith

on 1 171

Parliament of Religions at Chicago

Addressed by Cardinal Gibbons 2 224

Parnell, Charles Stewart

Biography 8 280

Speeches:

His First Speech in America. 8 280
Against Nonresident Land-
lords 8 282

Born in County Wicklow, Ireland 8 280
Visits the United States 8 280

Parties

Necessary for parliamentary gov-
ernment 1 316

Party, government by, deprecated by

John Adams 1 44

Party spirit, Washington on 10 101

Partington, Mrs., in politics

By Sydney Smith 9 247



4i8



GENERAL tNDfeX



Pascal VOL. PACE

On truth, quoted by Royer-CoUard . 9 113
Passing of the Indians

Story, Joseph — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 309

Patience

Tertulian on the beauty of 9 37G

Patriotism, Bolingbroke on 2 147

Clay, Henry — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 309

Patriotism and perquisites

Sheridan on 9 209

Patriotism as a duty

Defined by John Hampden 6 349

Patriotism of Milton's Satan, Talfourd

on 9 3.04

Patriots

Walpole, Sir Robert, on 10 78

Paul, Saint

On charity 5 315

On the Christian life 2 317

Payne, Lewis

Conspirator against President Lin-
coln 1 117

Referred to 2 54

Peaceably, if Possible; Violently, if
Necessary
Quincy, Josiah — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 310

Peace promoted by education, Webster. 10 196
Pectus at Vis Mentis

Quintilian — (Celebrated Passages)10 310
Peel, Sir Robert

Biography S 285

Speeclies:

The Repeal of the Corn Laws S 285
A Plea for Higher Education 8 290

Born in Lancasiiuc, England 8 285

Peerage of England discussed by Straf-
ford 9 314

Pelham, Sir Edward

The case of Sir Walter Raleigh.... 9 152
Peltier and the French revolution

Mackintosh on S 54

Penalizing land ownershin by taxation. 7 267
Penalizing landowners, Rosebery's pro-
test against 9 102

Pendleton, Edmund

Biography S 293

Liberty and Government in Amer-
ica — (Speech) 8 293

Born in Caroline county, Virginia. 8 293
Pendleton, George H.

Speech for conciliation in 1861,

quoted 1 407

Penn, William

Biography 8 299

The Golden Rule Against Tyranny

— (Speech) 8 299

Arrested for speaking in the streets

of London 8 299

Pennsylvania

Article XVIL of its constitution.. 2 84

Carson, Hampton L., born in Phil-
adelphia 3 147

Dallas, George M., born in Phila-
delphia 4 374

Dougherty, Daniel, a favorite Phil-
adelphia lawyer 5 280

Gallatin, Albert, a Member of Con-
gress from 6 180

Hamilton, .Andrew, a leader of the

Philadelphia bar in 1741 6 335



Pennsylvania — Continued vol. page

Randall, S. J., on protection and

free trade 10 310

Relations with railroad companies.. 2 76
Rush, Benjamin, on extent of terri-
tory 10 311

Stevens, Thaddeus, Congressman

from 9 287

Pensions

("handler on Mexican Veteran Bill 3 198
Curran, John Philpot, denounces the

pension system 4 314

Pericles

Biography 8 305

The Causes of Athenian Greatness

— (Speech) 8 306

Leader of the Democratic party at

Athens 8 305

Persecutions, Religious

Albigenses. Royer-Collard on 9 114

Burning of Thomas Cranmer 4 221

Chrysostom martyred by Eudoxia. 3 305

Fifteenth-century intolerance,

Chauncey M. Depew on 5 150

More, Sir Thomas, tried for trea-
son 8 193

Paine, Thomas, charged with blas-
phemy 6 12

Persecution of priests denounced by

Robespierre 9 67

Prynne's cheek branded and his

ears cropped 5 218

Servetus burned at the stake 3 80

Stake and scaffold in heresy cases

under the Tudors and Stuarts... 7 281
Persia

In conspiracy with Russia 7 425

Personal liberty laws

Adams, Charles Francis, on 1 30

Petition

Cushing on the right of 4 244

Petition of Right, The, adopted 5 363

Petition of Right, The, Cox on 4 205

Peto, Sir Morton

Quoted by John Sherman on Brit-
ish taxation 9 220

Petronius

Quoted by Clarendon 7 112

Petrus Ilosuanus, suicide of 9 372

Phsenarete, mother of Socrates 9 260

Philadelphia

Cholera epidemic and heroism of

Girard 9 48

Philip of Macedon

Bribes the Athenian embassadors... 5 71

Driven out of Euboea 5 82

Intrigues to jirevent Greek union.. 5 68
Letter from, to the council and

pco])le of Athens 5 73

Said by ^^i^schines to have bribed

Demosthenes 1 106

The second Philipiiic against 5 140

Wounds and mutilations of, de-
scribed by Demosthenes 5 78

Philippic

The second, of Demosthenes 5 140

Philippine Islands

Beveridge, A. J., on self-govern-
ment in 10 295

McKinley on their assimilation. .. .10 295
Taft on 9 337



GENERAL INDEX



419



Phillips, Charles vol. page

Biography S 313

The Dinas-Island Speech on Wash-
ington — (Speech) S 313

Born at Sligo, Ireland S 313

Phillips, Wendell

Biography S 318

John Brown and the Spirit of Fifty-
Nine — (Speech) 8 318

Higher Law — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 302

As a history-maker, Curtis on 4 342

Born in Boston 8 318

Philology

Effect on English of Wyckliffe's

translation of the Bible 10 272

English of the fourteenth century,

specimen of 10 272

Language as a barrier between

brutes and man, Mviller on.... 8 227

Rhythm in language S 360

Philosophy

(See Ethics and Philosophy, also
Religion.)
Philosophy of history. The

Friedrich von Schlegel on 9 147

Phocion

His reply to Demosthenes 3 115

Phonograph and telephone 9 99

Piccadilly, birthplace of Lord Roths-
child 9 108

Piegan Indians, Knott on their relations

to Duluth 7 214

Pierrepont, Edwards

Equality in America — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 309

Pike, Albert

Moral Influences — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

Pinckney, Charles

His plan for electing the President 1 272
Pinkney, William

Biography 8 332

The First Issues of Civil War —

(Speech) 8 332

Born at Annapolis, Maryland 8 332

Pioneers of the Pacific Coast

Williams, George H. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 309

" Piratical tatterdemalion," The Duke of

Rutland on 5 146

Pitt, William

Biography 8 338

Speeches:

Against French Republicanism 8 339
England's Share in the Slave

Trade 8 345

Harshly Criticized 1 xiv

His eloquence characterized by

Brougham g 338

His policies denounced by

Brougham 2 259

On Napoleon 7 425

Refuses to join in impeaching Hast-
ings 2 339

Planets in solar system and electrons.. 7 384
Plato

" Apology of Socrates, The,"

quoted 9 260

Emerson on his indispensability. . . 5 390
Part taken by him at the trial of

Socrates 9 264



Plato — Continued vol. page
Quoted by Flaxman on the beauti-
ful 6 144

Quoted by Morley on the use of

study 8 211

Plebiscites and the Press, Campbell-Ban-

nerman on 3 100

Pliny the Younger

Celebrated Passages:

Eloquence and Loquacity 10 299

Liberty and Order 10 309

His Eulogy of Trajan characterized 9 159

Mind and its materials 9 54

" Plumed Knight " speech of Robert G.

Ingersoll 7 126

Plunkett, William Conyngham Plunkett,
Baron

Biography 8 350

Prosecuting Robert Emmet —

(Speech) g 350

Born in County Fermanagh, Ire-
land g 350

Plutocracy and mob government 9 93

Plutocracy of England denounced by

Ruskin 9 125

Plymouth oration of Canning 3 103

Pocahontas

Descent from, claimed by Randolph 9 36
Poe, Edgar Allan

Biography 8 358

The Love for the Beautiful in

Speech — (Address) 8 359

His prose compared with that of

Burke and Curran 8 358

His theory of expression 8 358

Poetic Principle, The, Poe on its modes

of development 8 360

Poets and Poetry

(See Literature.)

Bryant, William Cullen, on the

songs of Burns 2 304

Shakespeare criticized by Bushnell 3 12
Poindexter Resolution, The

Clay's Speech on 4 14

Polar discovery in twentieth century... 9 99
Poldhu, Cornwall, first Atlantic wireless

station 8 81

Political corruption

Brown, B. Gratz, on 2 281

Political Economy

(See also Finance, Tariffs, Labor

AND Capital, Etc.)
Addison on the Tory idea of trade 9 133
Distribution, Voorhees on the cost

of 10 60

Importations during war, Sherman

on 9 221

Liverpool merchants and the slave

trade 10 247

Manufacturing as affected by the

War of 1812 3 51

Paper money as a loan 9 215

Ruskin on trade as war 9 123

Sherman on free-trade principles in

levying tariff taxes 9 221

Usury in India 2 394

Values not to be fixed by legisla-
tion 9 216



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Political Economy — Continued vol. page

War debt of 1812 as it aflfected

public policies 3 51

Webster on labor-saving machinerylO 212

Webster on protection 10 146

Wesley on the moral effects of un-
due accumulation 10 231

Political equality of races, Alexander H.

Stephens on 9 285

Political Issues in nineteenth-century



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