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England 3 95

Politics

(See Sociology and Politics.)

Politics, International

Berlin congress commtnted on by

Bismarck 2 72

Bismarck's excuse for blood and

iron 2 61

Politics on the bench

Mansfield, Chief-Justice — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 309

Polk, Dallas, Texas, and Oregon, Toombs

on 9 424

Polk, James K.

War policy of, attacked by William

L. Dayton 5 56

Cited by Cobden 4 108

"Pons Asinorum of Democracy" 8 203'

Poor Laws, King Edward on 5 353

Pope, Alexander

On the discoveries of Newton,

quoted by Goldwin Smith 9 245

Pope and His Times, James Russell

Lowell on 7 392

Poiie as an imitator of Horace 9 181

Popes of Rome

Manning on their civilizing influ-
ence g 70

Popham, Chief-Justice, in the case of

Raleigh 4 126

Popular Government

Webster, Daniel — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 309

Population

Geometrical ratio of increase in

America 2 331

Increase of, in England and Prus-
sia 4 156

Population of America in the year

2000 4 157

Population in the United States

Dilke on 5 254

Everett on the effects of natural

increase 6 85

Twentieth-century population pre-
dicted by Hecker 6 422

Porcupine Gazette published by Cobbett 4 97
Porter, Horace

Mugwumps — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 308

"Post mortem nihil est" — (Seneca).. 10 228
Potter, Henry Codman

Biography g 3C2

Washington and American Aristoc-
racy — (Address) g 862

Born at Schenectady, New York. ..8 362
Nobility of Ascent — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 308

Power

Washington on its abuse 10 103

Power, Arbitrary

Ca:sar denounces it 3 28



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Power without Justice vol.

Kossuth, Louis — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Pozzo di Borgo and the Crimean War.. 7
Practical Politics

Potter, Bishop, on g

Prayer

Augustine, Saint, on the Lord's... 1

Cyprian on prayer and work 4

Prayer and Providence

Franklin, Benjamin — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Predatory taxation. Lord Lansdowne on 7

Predatory wealth, Roosevelt on 9

Prentiss, Seargeant Smith

Biography g

On New England's " Forefathers'
Day" 8

Born at Portland, Maine 8

Prerogative

Not superior to law 7 110

Presidential Elections

Carpenter on the election of 1876.

Chicago platform of 1860 quoted by
Toombs

Contest between Adams, Jackson,
Clay, and Crawford

Election of 1828 and the tariff of
abominations

Scott's defeat and its causes

Thurnian on the Tildcn-Hayes elec-
tion 9 403

Presidents of the United States
Adams, John

Inaugural Address — The Bos-
ton Massacre 1 40

Adams, John Ouincy

Oration at Plymouth — La-
fayette — The Jubilee of the

Constitution 1 57

Arthur, Chester Alan

Inaugural Address 1 165

Buchanan, James

Inaugural Address 2 306

Cleveland, Grover

First Inaugural Address 4 82

Garfield, James Abram

Revolution and the Logic of
Coercion — The Conflict of

Ideas in America 6 198

Harrison, Benjamin

Inaugural Address 6 372

Hayes, Rutherford B.

Inaugural Address 6 396

Jackson, Andrew

Second Inaugural Address —
State Rights and Federal

Sovereignty 7 144

Jackson's political career described

by Thomas H. Benton 2 16

Jefferson, Thomas

" Jeffersonian Democracy " de-
fined 7 162

Johnson, Andrew

Inaugural Address — The St.
Louis Speech for which He
Was Impeached — At Cleve-
land in 1866 7 177

Suspends the test oath 2 206

Impeachment proposed by

Boutwell 2 204



GENERAL INDEX



421



Presidents of the United States —

Continued vol. pace

Lincoln, Abraham

The House Divided against It-
self — Interrogating Douglas
— On John Brown — The
Gettysburg Address — Second
Inaugural Address — His

Speech before Death 7 335

McKinley, William

American Patriotism — At the
Dedication of the Grant

Monument S 35

Madison, James

State Sovereignty and Federal

Supremacy S 60

Monroe, James

" Federal Experiments in His-
tory " 8 172

Roosevelt, Theodore

The Making of America —
Property Rights and Preda-
tory Wealth 9 82

Taft, William Howard

Modern Industrial Problems —
National Policies in War
and Peace — The " Depend-
encies " and the Southern
States — Strikes, Boycotts
and Injunctions — Wealth
and Poverty in the Courts. 9 331
Tyler, John

The Flag of Yorktown 10 314

Van Buren, Martin

Expansion Before the Tilexican

and Civil Wars 10 314

Washington, George

First Inaugural Address —

Farewell Address 10 90

Act of 1792 regulating President's

election 1 277-8

Election of the President by the
House of Representatives on a
tie vote of the electoral college. 1 260
Electoral bill of 1877 summarized

by Thomas F. Bayard 1285-8

Legislative powers of the President. 1 223

Press, The

(See Newspaper.)

Censorship of, in France 2 48

Freedom of, in England, King

George V. on 6 221

Liberty of. Lord Lansdowne on.. 7 269
Preston, William

Liberty and Eloquence — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 305

Prigg versus Pennsylvania

On fugitive slaves 5 346

Prince Albert and Queen Victoria 5 354

Principles of modern civilization as de-
fined by Jefferson 9 40

Printers' Pension, Almshouse and Or-
phan Asylum Corporation 6 221

Printing

Effects of its invention 6 67

King George V. on 6 221

The invention of 5 151

Proctor, General

Compared to a fat dog by Teeumseh 7 116



Progress vol. page

Schlegel on its threefold law 9 151

Progress as a mode of mind 10 27

Progress of the mechanic arts by Daniel

Webster 10 210

Progress, The origin and causes of, by

Goldwin Smith 9 239

Progress, modern, political principles of,

as defined by British Whigs 9 40

Prohibition

Chesterfield, Lord, on 3 263

Property as a disadvantage, by Cardinal

Newman S 230

Property rights and predatory wealth,

Roosevelt on 9 94

Protection

(See Tariff, Free Trade, Taxa-
tion, Etc.)

Clay eulogizes its results 4 39

Embargo, the, as a protective meas-
ure 3 57

Webster on its constitutionality. . .10 146
Protection and Free Trade under the
Constitution
Randall, S. J.— (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 310

Protective tariff duties demanded by

Chamberlain 3 196

Providential preparation, Wesley's view

of 7 368

Provincial subjection, Meagher on S 136

Prynne

Despised by Milton 5 274

Quoted by Mahlon Dickerson 5 217

Psychical research 7 382

Public benefactors and their rewards
Brougham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 310

Public Credit

U'ashington on 10 104

Public Credit under the Confederation

By John Witherspoon 10 266

Public Lands, American

Acts of 1820 and 1821 10 135

Buchanan on 2 311

Clay on expenditure of money from

land sales 4 45

Foot Resolution on, quoted by Web-
ster 10 113

Reduction in the price of, asked by

the West 10 135

Webster on their distribution 10 129

Public Office a Public Trust

Crapo, William Wallace — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 310

Public Opinion

Webster, Daniel — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 310

Public schools in England, King Edward

on 5 351

Public speaking, Caird on 3 34

Public Utilities Bill 7 82

Pulteney, William

Biography 8 380

.\gainst Standing Armies — Speech 8 380
Created Earl of Bath 8 380

Punishments

Branding and ear cropping in the

case of Prynne 5 218



422



GENERAL INDEX



Punishments — Continued vol. page

Drawing and quartering abolished
in England through efforts of

Sir Charles Dilke 5 246

Flogging of negroes 5 177

Harrison the Regicide dismembered

alive 6 384

Latimer. Hugh, burned at the stake 7 281
Lewis, David, Bishop of LlandafF,

disemboweled under Charles IT. 7 281
Robespierre on crime and punish-
ment 9 63

Stake and scaffold under the Tudors

in heresy cases 7 281

Punishments, Capital, Julius Caesar on. 3 27

Puritans in America

Cox on 4 205

Cushing on 4 357

Hoar on the Puritans of Massachu-
setts 7 f)4

Prentiss on their character 8 372

Puritans in England

Dcring on 5 IS.')

Their sc;iaration from the Church
of England made permanent un-
der James 1 1 70

Puritans and Cavaliers, Depew on.... 5 155
Puritans, The

Edward Everett on 6 7 2

Puritans of New England

Eulogized by John Quincy Adams. 1 58
Their attempt to establish Commun-
ism in New England, and the
causes of its failure described by

John Quincy Adams

Their conduct toward the Indians.

Their sojourn in Holland

Pym, John

Riograpliy

Speeches:

Grievances against Charles I .
Law as the Safeguard of Lib-
erty

Born in Somersetshire, England... S



Quakers

Cox on Puritan persecution of.... 4 206
Quebec Assembly, Laurier a member

of

Queen Anne's age and English spelling.
" Queen Mab," by Shelley, alleged blas-
phemy in

Queen N'ictoria and Prir.ce Albert....
Quietism

Controversy over, between Fenelon

and Bossuet 6

Quincy, Josiah

Biography 8

Lenity of the Law to Human In-
firmity — (Speech)

Associated with John Adams in de-
fense of the British soldiers con-
cerned in the Boston Massacre..

Born in Boston

Defiance of desirotism quoted by

Webster 10

His prose style



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Quincy, Josiah, Junior vol. page

Biography 8 402

Speeches:

At the Second Centennial of

Boston 8

Against the Conquest of Can-
ada 8

Apostrophe to Massachusetts 8

Peaceably, if Possible; Violently, if
Necessary — (Celebrated P a s -

sages) 10

Represents Massachusetts in Con-
gress 8

Quintilian

Celebrated Passages:

Oratory and Virtue 10 310

Pectus et Vis Mentis 10 309



Radamanthus as a reader of records.



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9 371



Radicalism

Montalembcrt on its relations to

liberty 8 85

Radicalism in Lincoln's character 2 249

" Radicals " in America

First application of the name.... 10 140
Radicals, Liberals and Conservatives in

England 1 169

Radium

(See Science.)

Radioactivity 4 263

Radioactivity, defined by Sir Oliver

Lodge 7 382

Radium, Crookes on the discovery of. 4 260

Radium rays, penetration of 7 383

Ragged schools in England, Kingsley

on 7 196

Railroads

Attitude of the press toward 2 83

Bell, John, on transcontinental.... 1 395
Black on eminent domain over.... 2 76
Black on State ownership of their

franchises 2 79

Buchanan on 2 306

Canadian-Pacific scandal. The 8 28

Erie Company " removed for mis-
behavior " 2 77

Erie, The, as a State road 2 77

Erie and N. E. R. R. versus Casey. 2 78

Freights in 1863, Voorhees on 10 60

Managers, Law-abiding 2 87

Managers of, as superintendents of

public highways 2 82

Pacific roads assisted under " war-
making power "

Pennsylvania constitution on...

Public duties of 2

" Public highways and not private

property " 2

Rates of 1880 discussed

St. Croix and Bayfield Railroad

Bill, J. Proctor Knott on

Southern roads seized in Civil War

restored to stockholders

" Sovereign right over their fran-
chises retained by the State"...
Thurman on tlie Pacific Railroad
Bill



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2


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GENERAL INDEX



423



Railroads — Continued vol. page

Transcontinental, Benton's speech

on 2 34

Railroads and telegraphs, McKinley on

growth of 8 44

Rail and water transportation, James J.

Hill on the future of 7 57

Raleigh, Sir Walter

Biography 9 18

His Speech on the Scaffold 9 19

His description of America quoted

by Prentiss 8 374

His ideas of patriotism 9 18

Prosecuted by Coke 4 120

Randall, S. J.

Protection and Free Trade under
the Constitution — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 310

Randolph, Edmund

Biography 9 23

Defending Aaron Burr — (Speech) 9 23
His proposal for electing the Presi-
dent 1 272

Introduces the Virginia plan in the

Federal Convention of 1787 9 23

Randolph, John

Biography 9 30

Speeches:

" Blifil and Black George —

Puritan and Blackleg" 9 31

Attacked by Tristam Burges as a

monster 2 328

Born in Chesterfield county, Vir-
ginia 9 30

Cause of his duel with Clay 9 30

Rather be right than President

Clay, Henry — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 310

Reality of the novelist's creation, by

Thackeray 9 381

Rebecca at the Well, Hildebert of Tours

on 7 42

Reciprocity in trade, McKinley on 8 45

Reconstruction

Conkling on 4 14 5

Davis, Henry Winter, on constitu-
tional difficulties of 5 32

Field in the cases of Milligan and

McCardle 6 119

First Reconstruction Bill discussed

by Thaddeus Stevens 9 292

Hayes, Rutherford B., on its results 6 397
Ironclad Oath denounced by Cox.. 4 203
Johnson, Andrew, on emancipation

and the Freedmen's Bureau.... 7 183
Lincoln, President, theory of.... 7 356
Morton on the reasons for negro

suffrage 8 216

Provisional governors for ten
States appointed by President

Johnson 2 211

Seward on the Lincoln-Johnson

plan of 9 178

Supplementary reconstruction bill

of 1S6S 6 175

Red Jacket

On missionary effort 7 119

Redmond, John E.

Biography 9 40

Home Rule as a Dominant Issue.. 9 41
As Parnell's successor 9 40



VOL. PAGE

Reed, Thomas B.

Biography 9 44

The Immortality of Good Deeds —

(Speech") 9 44

Born at Portland, Maine 9 44

Reformation, The

(See Luther, Wyckliffe, Cran-

MER, CAI.VIS, MeLANCHTHON,

Etc.; also Religion.)
Luther and Melanchthon translate

the Bible 8 140

Luther's leadership in Germany. 7 405
Melanchthon as professor of Greek

at Wittenberg S 140

Milton on Wyckliffe and the re-
formers 8 149

Zwingli, Ulrich, and the Reforma-
tion 10 319

Reform and stomach troubles, Sydney

Smith on 9 252

Regency Bill, Pitt on 1 xiv

Regeneration, Whitefield on 10 241

Regicide, Finch on 6 131

Regulus, Attilius, a peasant farmer.... 2 143

Religion

(See also Sermons, Ethics, and
Philosophy, Etc.)

Adrian to his soul 10 229

Advantages of misfortune, Boling-

broke on 2 146

Advice to young men, sermon by

St. Bernard 2 38

Afflictions as remedies 2 146

Against luxury in the Church, ser-
mon by St. Bernard 2 39

Allegorical interpretation of Scrip-
tures 4 381

Angels, St. Bernard on their limita-
tions 2 40

Anger of God, The, Edwards on.. 5 362
Apostles of the fee, Ruskin on.... 9 122
Apostolic Fathers, Lubbock on.... 7 400
Archbishop Davidson of Canterbury 5 15

Archbishop Lang of York 7 269

A rule for decent living by John

Wyckliffe 10 272

Aspirations as a proof of need for

religion 3 15

Augustine, Saint, on the virtues of

the heathen 2 176

Barabbas, our preference for 2 194

Basil the Great — (Biography and

Sermons) 1 242

Baxter's Saints' Rest 1 250

Baxter's sermons 1 250

Bede, The Venerable 1 344

Bede's sermons 1 345

Bede's translations of the Bible into

Saxon 1 344

Bede's work in poetry, philosophy

and church history 1 344

Bernard of Clairvaux, St. — (Biog-
raphy and Sermons) 2 36

Bible Society, American, its first

president 2 181

Bible study as it influenced James

A. Garfield 2 90

Bible, the first book printed 5 151



434



GENERAL INDEX



Religion — Conlinucd vol. page

Hinncy, Horace, on the evils of

war 10 315

Bolingbroke on heiiL-ficcnce 2 145

Bonavcntura. Saint. " The Life of

Service" — (Sermon) 2 149

Booth. General William 2 152

Bossuet, funeral oration 2 161

Bossuet on goodness as the end of

life 2 169

Bourdaloue, Louis, " The Passion

of Christ "— (Sermon) 2 190

Brooks, Phillips, on Lincoln's good-
ness 2 246

Bullets and righteousness, Rever-
end Doctor Wayland Hoyt on.. 10 295

r>unyan in Bedford jail 2 315

Bunyan's greatness as a preacher

nnd writer 2 315

Calvin and the burning of Servetus 3 80

Calvin on Christian courage 3 81

Campbell, Alexander, on the mean-
ing of life 3 92

Campbell, Alexander, referred to

by Blaine 2 105

Castelar on death and immortality. 3 165
Cent per cent in New England,

by John Higginson 10 297

Channing, William Ellery, against

worship of government 3 203

Charity as the greatest thing in the

world 5 314

Charters, Colonel, celebrated epi-
taph on 9 47

Cheerfulness of the children of

light 6 370

Chesterfield, Lord, on the morality

of the Gin Act 3 268

Children, Whitefield on Christ's

love for 10 244

Christ and coercion, Lord Morley

on . . . S 204

Christ and Iscariot, Ruskin on 9 123

Christ and Socrates, Sir Henry

Vane on 10 42

Christ and the Church, by Bishop

E. M. Marvin 10 306

Christ as a liberator, Hugo on 7 96

Christ as a carpenter 5 324

Christian countries free from slav-
ery 6 231

Christianity and coercive govern-
ment, Chauncey M. Depew on.. 5 150
Christianity and democratic liberty 3 207

Christianity and genius 6 19

Christianity and homicide. Dexter

on 5 203

Christianity and oppression, Can-
ning on 3 106

Christianity and politics, John A.

Dix on 5 261

Christianity as a civilizing force,

Guizot on 6 311

Christianity as a civilizing influ-
ence. Gibbons on 6 827

Christianity in America, Cook on. 4 161
Christian oratory, by Villemaine. .10 297

Christ in history, Didon on 5 231

Christ's cross known by six points,

Bunyan 2 321

Chrysostom on the Resurrection... 3 306
Church called Laodicean by General

Booth 2 153



Religion — Continued VOL.

Church of England eulogized by
Burke

Church without creed, Dilke on,

Civilization as applied religion,
Hugo on 7

Colonial profits and religion-...

Common platform of all churches.
Cardinal Gibbons on

Concerning a grain of corn, by
John Wyckliffe 10

Continuous life and everlasting in-
crease in power, Zollicofer 10



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Courage as a Christian quality

Courtesy as a result of love

Crusade preached by St. Bernard.
Daniel and the value of character,

by Dwight L. Moody

Death and immortality, Socrates on

Death and the fear of death

Death as a blessing

Demons as breeders of bad

thoughts

Dering on Puritanism in England.
Design in nature illustrated by Fen-

elon

" Disciples," Garfield a member of.

Diseases in hell 9

Dressing for display, Wesley on... 10

Drunkards in hell 9

Duty in contempt of death. Sir

Henry Vane 10

Efficiency produced by Christianity. 6
Emerson on the destiny of organ-
ized nature 5

" Emmanuel," St. Bernard on the

name 2

Engagements and pursuits, Newman

on
Epistle to the Romans, a favorite

with Garfield 2

Erskine on the right of controversy 6
Establishment of religion, Mirabeau

against S

Eternal punishment, Bourdaloue on 2
Everlasting punishment of the body 9
Evil, a transitory phenomenon of

increasing good 9

Evil in history, Schlegel on 9

"Evils" a matter of opinion 2

Faith as Paul's chief doctrine 7

Faith, Cranmer's confession of.... 4

Faith, relations of, to love 5

Fall of man, Bushnell on 3

Falsehood, Sir Walter Raleigh on. 9

Forgiveness, David Lewis on 7

Forgiveness, John Randolph on.. 9
Franklin, Benjamin, on prayer and

Providence 10

Frankness a result of Christianity. 6
Freedom of worship advocated by

Danton 4

Freewill and necessity, Schlegel on 9
Funeral oration over Prince of

Conde, by Bossuet 2

Garfield's views of religion and

science 2

Generosity as an ingredient of love. 5
Gladstone on the desire for fame.. 6
God as the author of human ideas

of justice, Robespierre on 9



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GENERAL INDEX



425



Religion — Continued vol. page

God's human nature, Drummond on 5 338
God's opinion of riches, Thomas B.

Reed on 9 47

God's sovereignty, Dwight on 5 341

Good lore for simple folk, by John

Wyckliffe 10 274

Goodness powerful over men 2 252

Good temper a result of love 5 321

Gospels and epistles, Birrell on.... 1 xiv

Hampden, John, on the Bible 6 350

Hatred, Saurin on its effects 9 142

Heaven the prize of struggle 2 317

Hell, Dante's idea of 9 288

(See also under Hell.)
Hell described by Jonathan Ed-
wards 5 356

Hell fire not metaphorical 9 263

Herod and Christ 2 193

Hero worship, Carlyle on 3 126

Higher criticism and miracles, La-

cordaire on 7 246

Higher criticism, Didon on 5 231

Higher criticism. Herder on 7 37

Holiness as healthiness 3 121

Hughes, Thomas, on manliness.... 7 87

Hugo on immortality 7 96

Humility as a result of love 5 319

Images and relics, Tyndale on their

use and abuse 10 15

Immortality discussed by Alexander

Carson 3 143

Immortality, Ingalls on 7 123

Immortality, Leibnitz and Descartes

on g 225

Immortality, Lessing's insistence on 6 43.5
Immortality of the soul, Chrysostom

on 3 208

Immortality of the soul defended

by Robespierre 9 71

Immortality supported by Arch-
bishop Leighton 7 321

Individual character as the end of

existence 9 145

Individual influence. Brooks on... 2 251
Individual virtue and general deg-
radation 9 46

Inspiration, Herder on the meaning

of 7 37

Intellect not the end of man 9 243

Irreverence, St. Bernard on 2 196

Isaiah interpreted by Bossuet.... 2 162
Judgment day described by Daniel

W. Cahill 3 30

Judgment day, Whitefield on its

terrors 10 243

Justification, Bunyan on 2 321

Kindness as love in action 5 318

Knox, John, on tyrants 7 216

Kossuth on power without justice. 10 309

Labor and Christianity 6 231

Lardner on the earth as designed

by God 7 279

Latimer against preachers in poli-
tics 7 290

Law of likeness in change, Saurin

on 9 145

Life worth living 3 190

Lord's Prayer, The, Cyprian on.. 4 363

Love analyzed 5 317

Love as a political principle, Maz-

zini on 8 133

Love as a source of enlightenment. 6 370



Religion — Continued VOL. page

Love as the fulfilling of the law.. 5 315
Loving kindness of God, Bunyan

on 2 320

Lubbock on works of devotion.... 7 401

Luther on Faith 7 410

Luther's address to the Diet at

Worms 7 406

Luxury and voluptuousness, Chil-

lingworth on 3 275

Luxury of the rich characterized

by Bolingbroke 2 145

Man as the most perfect product of

God 6 142

Massillon on a malignant tongue.. S 114
Materialism in religion, Hughes on 7 91
Mediaeval interpretation of Scrip-
ture illustrated by Hildebert. . . . 7 42
Melanchthon on the safety of the

virtuous S 140

Mercy to damned men in hell, bv

John Wyckliffe 10 272

Middle Ages, Religion in (see

Medi.'eval Orators) 10 272

Miller, Hugh, on the good faith of

God S 147

Miracles and higher criticism, La-

cordaire on 7 2 46

Misfortune and its uses, Boling-
broke on 2 139

Missionary effort, as viewed by Red

Jacket 7 119

Mortification and pleasure 2 322

Modesty as a result of enlighten-
ment 6 369

Money as an incentive to self-wor-
ship g 233

Money, Wesley on the love of. . . .10 231
Moodv on the trustworthiness of

God g 192

Moral force, The maximum of, in

government 10 27

Moral force valid above law 7 142

Morality of political methods in

India, Burke on 2 387

Nature as a manifestation of God,

Cyril on 4 370

Nineteenth-century religion. Weak-
ness of S l.'^S

" On the Canticles," sermon by St.

Bernard 2 40

Others degraded by our influence. 2 252
Pain and death as means of higher

life, HelmhoUz on 6 434

Parable of the pitcher at the cistern,

Fisher on S 137

Parable of the vineyard, Bonaven-

tura on 2 151

Parker on Webster's religion S 275

Passion of Christ, Bourdaloue on. 2 190
Passive obedience to authority.... 7 168
Patience as an ingredient of love. 5 317
Patience, self-denial and sociability. 2 323

Patience, The beauty of 9 376

Peace of God, Whitefield on 10 239

Peel, Sir Robert, on the ends of

life g 292

Perseciition of priests denounced by

Robesrierre 9 67

Persecutions under the Tudors and

Stuarts 7 2S1

Perseverance under temptation.... 2 323
Persistence in well doing 2 318



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GENERAL INDEX



Religion — Continued vol. page

I'ie'.y and sour faces 3 122

I'olitics and Christianity, B. Gratz

Brown -2 282

Politics, Freedom from, as a privi-
lege 8 232

Poverty as a virtue 2 143

Prayer of Cranmer at the stake.. 4 222
Prayer of Sir Walter Raleigh on

the scaffold 9 19

Pride as the devil's bait, Rumbold

on 9 119

Progress intellectual, not moral,

Smith on 9 240

Property as a disadvantage, Cardi-
nal Newman on S 2.30

Prosperity as an irritant of moral

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