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Providence and human environment 6 90
Providence and time, John A. Dix

on 5 220

Providence as a teacher, Hugo on. 7 96

Providence, Cyprian on 4 365

Providence establishes order 2 142

Providence, Harrison the Regicide

on 6 385

Providence in history, Boudinot

on 2 185

Providence in history, Schlegel on 9 150
Providence in national affairs,

Hayes on 6 402

Prynne on the branding of his

cheeks 5 218

Purity of the Children of Light.. 6 369
Quietness of mind, Newman on.. S 231

Rakes and seducers in hell. 9 271

Rationalism and miracles, Lacor-

daire on 7 246

Readiness of ministers to advocate

violence, Corwin on 4 174

Real presence. The, in French law 9 113
Reason cannot produce the love of

God 10 230

Reason to be used in religion 7 41

Rectitude higher than morality.... 3 208
Reformation, Melanchthon's part in

the g 140

Regeneration, Whitefield on 10 241

Relations of God to his creatures,

.St. Bernard on 2 40

Religion and subjugation 3 15

Religion in colonial America, Burke

on 2 409

Religious liberty, Penn on 8 299

Remorse, its deep significance 3 14

Responsibility of man for his belief,

Dod on 5 263

Resurrection and immortality of the

body 7 325

Resurrection of the body discussed

by Alexander Carson 3 144

Resurrection of the body, Donne

on 5 266

Reverence, the soul of religion.... 3 118

Riches and misery, Dewey on 5 199

Ritualism and luxury denounced by

St. Bernard 2 39

Robespierre against capital punish-
ment 9 63

" Rome the Eternal," by Cardinal

Manning 8 64



Religion — Continued vol. page

Ruskin on the Money-Devil 9 121

Sacraments, Tyndale on their wor-
ship 10 18

Sacramental Communion, St. Bona-

ventura on 2 149

Sacrilege in law, Royer-Collard on 9 112

Salvation .Xrmy 2 152

Satan as the hero of " Paradise

Lost " 9 3-,4

Saurin on the passions 9 141

Scandal and detraction, Butler on 3 23
Self-denial the beginning of Chris-
tian virtue 2 149

Self-government and the govern-
ment of others 2 38

Self-sacrifice, Thomas B. Reed on. 9 48

Self-will, right uses of 2 326

Sermon on the Mount, The, S. S.

Cox on 4 213

Sermons (see under Sermons.)

.'^hiel on Irish Catholicism 9 189

Simplicity defined by Fenelon 6 109

Sin and its logic, Edwards on 5 359

Sincerity, Drummond on 5 323

Slander as a social evil 8 115

Spirits, their influence on our minds 2 40

Spurgeon on the torments of hell.. 9 268

Storrs, R. S., apothegms from 10 31. T

Support promised to Christians.... 8 233

.Sv.ing. David, arothrgms from.... 10 313

Talfourd on Shelley's infidelity 9 350

Taylor, Jeremy, on the worth of a

soul 9 369

Ten Commandments compared to

gre?t guns 2 319

Tertullian on the beauty of pa-
tience 9 376

The Devil's attempt to discourage

sinners 2 320

The Devil's pursuit of escaping sin-
ners 2 319

The Divinity of Christ, Didon on. 5 233
The Heavenly Footman — (Ser-
mon)

By John Bunyan 2 316

The Life of Service — (Sermon)

By Bonaventura 2 149

Theology of Milton, Talfourd on.. 9 354
The Passion of Christ — (Sermon)

By Bourdaloue 2 190

The terrors of conscience 9 371

Toleration as a characteristic of

Garfield's religion 2 106

Truth as the basis of moral prin-
ciple 5 264

Tyndall on matter as the garment

of God 10 21

Unselfishness as the consummation

of love 5 320

Urim and Thummim, John Bright

on 2 243

Vinet on the meaning of religion.. 10 314

War and truth, Chalmers on 3 189

War in the Church, Farrar on.... 6 104
Westminster Confession, The, Doc-
tor Gunsauiiis on 6 317

' Whiteficld's eloquence 2 86

Wickedness in the pulpit. Bourda-
loue on 2 192

" Woman you wronged ten years

ago" 2 253

Works and faith, Bunyan on 2 316



GENERAL INDEX



427



Religion — Continued vol. page
Worship, Robespierre on the neces-
sity for 9 67

Worship of a cimeter by the

Scythians 2 242

Zwingli, Ulrich, and the Reforma-
tion 10 319

Renaissance

(See Orators of Middle Ages and Renais-
sance in Chronological Index of Orators and
Subjects.)

Everett on its causes 6 67

Renan, quoted by Lord Curzon 1 168

Reply to Robespierre, by Vergniaud. . . .10 46

Representative Government

MacDuffie, George — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 310

Representative government against abso-
lute Democracy 7 85

Representative government in England,

Asquith on 1 175

" Representative Men " and heroes in

English politics 1 168

Republican Party

Chicago platform of 1860

Quoted by Toombs 9 431

Discussed in 1861 by Judah P. Ben-
jamin 1 404

Hill on its attitude in 1861 7 53

Republican reconstruction policies, pur-
pose of 9 293

Responsibility in free governments.... 7 85
Results of oppressing Ireland, Sydney

Smith on 9 250

Resurrection of the body, Carson on.... 3 144
Revelation

Fenelon on the revelation of God

through nature 6 114

Reversion duty, Lloyd-George on the... 7 381

Revolutions

German revolution of 1848-49,

Schurz in 9 153

Hugo on Voltaire's relations to the

French Revolution 7 98

Jekyll on the English Revolution

against James II 7 170

Mackintosh on the French Revolu-
tion S 54

Mirabeau justifies the French Revo-
lution S 169

Pym on the grievances against

Charles I S 388

Revolution of 1848 in France,

Lamartine on 7 253

Sheridan on the French Revolution 9 208

Webster on the right of 10 160

Revolution against the Stuarts

Dorset and Prynne in 5 274

Revolution, America against England
(See United States.)
Its causes defined by John Quincy

Adams 1 75-8

Revolution, The French

Its objects defined by Robespierre. 9 70
Revolution, The right of

Adams, Samuel, on 1 85

" Revolutions never go backward,"

. Seward 9 177

Revolutionists of Seventy-Six

Raynor, Kenneth — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 311



Reynolds, Sir Joshua vol. page

Biography 9 50

Genius and Imitation — (Speech) . 9 50
Founder of the English Royal Acad-
emy 9 50

Great works, how made 9 300

Present at the Hastings trial 2 338

Quoted by Sir Robert Peel on effi-
ciency and ignorance S 290

Rhode Island

Channing, William Ellery, born at

Newport 3 200

Curtis, George William, born at

Providence 4 341

Rhode Island College 2 329

Rhythm in lar;.guage, Poe on S 360

Richardson's " Pamela " and " Clarissa

Harlowe" 9 347

Riches

Reed, Thomas B., on God's opinion

of 9 47

Riches, The Rust of

Dewey, Orville, on 5 199

Rights, Natural

Adams, Samuel, on 1 84

Rights of Man, The

Erskine's defense of 6 43

Rights of manhood, Hughes on 7 83

Right or Wrong, Our Country

Decatur, Stephen- — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 311

Ripon, Lord, on finance bills 7 266

Ripon and Spencer, cited by Balfour... 1 211
Robertson, Frederick W.

Biography 9 56

The Highest Form of Expression

— (Address) 9 56

Born in London 9 56

Robespierre, Maximilien Marie Isidore

Biography 9 62

Speeches:

Against Capital Punishment.. 9 63
If God Did Not Exist, It
Would Be Necessary to In-
vent Him 9 67

His Defense of Terrorism.... 9 68
Moral Ideas and Republican

Principles 9 71

Demanding the King's Death. 9 75
At the Festival of the Supreme

Being 9 77

His Last Words 9 78

Born at Arras 9 62

His part in the Reign of Terror,

Mackintosh on 8 57

Vergniaud's reply to him in 1793.10 46
Robins, Jonathan

Clay on his surrender 4 48

Impressed by England 5 214

Roche, Jules, on socialism in England. 9 100
Rochester speech of William H. Seward 9 164
Rochester, The Earl of

Worsted at repartee, by Doctor

Barrow • 1 234

Roentgen's discoveries in light and elec-

tric-ty defined by Sir Joseph Thomson 9 400
Rohilla War, The

Fox on 6 164

Rollins, James Sidney

Celebrated Passages:

Freedom of Speech in Parlia-
ment and Congress 10 SCO



428



GENERAL INDEX



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Rollins, James Hidncy — Con tin, ud vol.

Southern I'atriotism 10

The Constitution as It Is, and
the Union as It Was 10

Rome

Aneient Roman policy toward the

conquered 3

Catiline denounced by Cato 3

Cato and Csesar characterized by

Sallust •••• 3

Cicero's position in Roman politics 3
Its empire as a model for England 2
Its empire overthrown by excessive

wealth 1

Milo defended by Cicero 3

Nero orders the death of Seneca. . . 9
Rome, The Eternal, by Cardinal

Manning

Seneca as a pleader in law cases..
Torquatus orders the death of his

son

\'errcs denounced for the cruci-
fixion of Gavius

Roman Catholic Church

Burke on 2

Roman Orators

(See Greek and Roman.)
Roosevelt, Theodore

Biography 9

The Making of America 9

Property Rights and Predatory

Wealth 9

Roscoe

On conspiracy 2

Rose, Dr. William

Translator of Sallust 3

Rosebery, Archibald Philip Primrose,
Earl of

Biography 9

England under Socialism 9

Expansion and Dum-dura Bullets.. 9
" Penalizing Poor but Honest

Dukes" 9

Steaks from the Living Ox 9

Great Britain in Panorama 9

Preparations for Armageddon 9

Rosebery, Lord, marriage of, to daugh-
ter of Lord Rothschild 9

Rothschild, Nathan Mayer, Baron

Biography 9

The Efflux of Capital 9

Rotten boroughs of England, Sydney

Smith on 9

Rowan, Archibald Hamilton, defended

by Curran 4

Royal Academy

Addressed by Sir Joshua Reynolds 9
Elaxman's addresses before the

academy 6

Royal Geographical Society 4

Royal Prerogative delegated from the
people

Wyndham, Sir William 10

Royal veto, .\squith on 1

Royer-Collard, Pierre Paul

Biography 9

Speeches:

"Sacrilege" in Law 9

Against Press Censorship 9

President of the French Chamber
of Deputies under Charles X... 9
Rule for decent living

Wyckliflfe, John 10



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347

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112

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Rum, Romanism and Rebellion vol. page
Burchard, Reverend Samuel Dickin-
son — (Celebrated Passages) 10 311

Rumbold, Richard

Biography 9 117

Against Booted and Spurred Priv-
ilege — (Speech) 9 119

Lord Fountainhall on his capture.. 9 117
Rush, Benjamin

Extent of Territory — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 311

Rushworth collections, Birrcll on 1 xiii

Ruskin, John

Biography 9 121

Iscariot in Modern England —

(Speech)

Delicacy in art

One of the greatest platform ora-
tors

Russell, Lord John

Biography

Science and Literature as Modes of

Progress — (Speech)

Becomes leader of the English

Whigs

Characterized by Lord Beaconsfield

Rebukes an enemy of America. . . .

Russell, ex-Governor of Massachusetts,

at Chicago Convention of 1896..

Russell on Conspiracy 1

Russia

Grand Duke Alexis in the United

States

Relations with Germany in 1888..
Relations with the United States..
Subsidy for Russian army proposed

by Pitt 8 339

Russia and the Crimean War

Lyndhurst, Lord, on 7 419

Russo-Japanese war, financial results of 9 111
Rutherford, Ernest

Biography 9 135

Electrons and Atomic Explosions.. 9 135

Rutherford in university work 7 381

Rutherford, Watson, on Ifce Reversion

duty 7 381

Rutledge, John

Biography 9 138

A Speech in Time of Revolution —

(Speech) 9 138

Opposes Supreme Court jurisdic-
tion over the States 3 50

President of South Carolina in

1776 9 138



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Sacheverell, Henry

Jekyll's speech at his impeachment 7 168
Sackville (see Dorset, The Earl of).. 5 274

" Sacra Fames Auri," Wesley 10 231

Sacraments, The, Tyndall on their wor-
ship 10 18

Sacrilege in law, Royer-Collard on 9 112

Sagasta

Quoted by Castelar 3 161

Sailors, English, as history-makers 5 354

St, Asaph

Mansfield in the case of the Dean

of .••.••• ^ ''^

St. Augustine against Agnosticism,
quoted by Fenelon (see Augustine,
St.) 6 118



GENERAL INDEX



429



VOL. PAGE

St. David's, Lord, and the Argentine

railway 9 110

St. Francis, teacher of St. Bonaventura 2 149
St. Johns, Newfoundland, first Atlantic

wireless station 8 81

St. Louis

Parnell speaks against nonresident

landlords S 282

St. Louis speech of President Johnson

attacked by B. F. Butler 3 18

Salaries and fees of office

Franklin on £ 173

Salisbury ministry supported by Joseph

Chamberlain 3 191

Salisbury, The Marquis of, and Balfour 1 207
Salisbury, The Marquis of, father of

Lord Robert Cecil 3 189

Salisbury, The Marquis of, on the House

of Lords 8 200

Sallust on Cato and C.xsar 3 168

Salvation Army founded by William

Booth 2 152

San Domingo

The annexation of, opposed by

Sumner 9 S16

Santa Anna

Defeated at San Jacinto by Hous-
ton 7 73

Santiago, battle of 8 43

Satan as the hero of " Paradise Lost " 9 354
Saurin, Jacques

Biography 9 141

The Effect of Passion — (Sermon) 9 141

Born at Nimes, France 9 141

Savings banks, growth of deposits in... 8 44
Savonarola, Girolamo

Compassion in Heaven — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 311

Schlegel, Karl Wilhelm Friedrich von

Biography 9 147

The Philosophy of History —

(Speech) 9 147

His part in the intellectual develop-
ment of Germany 9 147

Schurz, Carl

Biography 9 153

Public Office as Private Perquisites

— (Speech) 9 154

Born at Liblar, Prussia 9 153

Schuyler, William

On the orator's training in America 9 13

Science

Aeronautics 9 294

Aeroplane first crosses the English

channel 9 294

Airships and high explosives in war 8 126
Bacon, Kelvin, Newton and Frank-
lin 7 189

Bacon, Lord, the father of modern

science 9 128

Becquerel rays 4 263

Byars, William Vincent, on English

spelling 2 11

Cable, Atlantic, and Kelvin's work. 7 189

Carbon, characteristic of life 6 43 4

Chemistry, Royal College of 4 260

Clifford, W. K., on electricity 4 261

Communication between animals... 8 228

Cosmical attraction and heat 6 431

Crookes, Sir William 4 260

Curies, The, and radium 4 263



Science — Continued vol. page

Demonstration of abstract truth

seldom possible 7 325

Didon on the relations of criticism

to science 5 234

Dog's understanding of human lan-
guage 8 228

Drummond on phenomenal science. 5 32 7
Earth, distance of, to the sun, and

electrons 7 383

Edinburgh Philosophical Institution

addressed by Macaulay 8 14

Electrical theory of matter 7 384

Electricity, modern theories of (See

Electricity) 4 261

Llectrcns and atomic Explosions, by

Ernest Rutherford 9 135

Energy and the explosion of the

earth 9 402

Energy in radium 9 402

Energy of the sun in horse power. 9 401
Etheric waves and wireless teleg-
raphy, Marconi on 8 81

Ether, The, defined as an all-per-
vading substance 9 401

Ether, X-rays as waves in the.... 7 383
Evolution and creative force, Gold-
win Smith on 9 245

Evolution and race improvement,

Thomas B. Reed on 9 45

Evolutionary theory of life stated

by Tynda'll 10 21

Explosives and torpedoes 8 126

Facts beyond science 9 245

Flaxman on Evolution 6 139

Forces which move the world 9 401

Fungus in the bodies of flies 7 105

Genesis of the elements, Crookes'

theory of 4 2G0

Geological history, enormous pe-
riods of 6 433

Goethe's summary of the powers of

mankind 7 106

Grave-digger beetle and dead mole 8 28

Grimaldi's fringes, Kelvin on 7 192

Heat derived from cosmical motion 6 431
Helium, a particles or atoms of.... 9 137

Helmholtz on individual life 6 435

Helmholtz on the mystery of crea-
tion 6 428

Hertz and Maxwell on the identity

of electricity and light 8 82

Hertz resonator 4 26 2

Hertz waves 8 82

Humboldt and the Teutonic intel-
lect 3 183

Huxley, Thomas Henry, on the

physical basis of life 7 105

Hydrocarbons in meteoric stones... 6 434
Instinct and intellect in men and

animals 8 226

Kelvin, Sir William Thomson, Lord 7 189
Language and sjielling, Byars on.. 2 11
Language as the barrier between

brutes and man, Miiller on 8 223

Lardner, Dionysius, on the plurality

of worlds 7 277

Law as a material and spiritual

force 3 S8

Law of likeness in mutation, Saurin

on 9 145

Leaves in sunshine radio-active.... 7 383
Life, Huxley on its ultimate pur-
pose 7 107



430



GENERAL INDEX



Science — Continued vol.

Light as liorsc-power 9

Light in matter 10

Light, vibrations of, per second. ... 7
Limitations of intellectual effort dis-
cussed by Huxley 7

Locke, John, on reason in brutec. 8

Lodge, Sir Oliver Joseph 7

Lubbock, Sir John (Lord Avebury),

as a student of the Hymenoptera 7
Macaulay on the progress of scien-
tific knowledge 8

Marcjni on ether, Hertz waves,

electricity and light 8

Marconi, William 8

Mathematical demonstration imper-
fect under tests of Aristotle 7

Mathematics and modern progress. 10

Matter and life 10

Matter, inertia of, electrical 7

Maxim, Hudson 8

Maxim, Sir Hiram 8

Memory and passions in brutes... 8
Mercury, electrons in atoms of.... 7
Meteoric impact on the sun a cause

of heat 6

Miller, Hugh, on Evolution S

Music and language 8

Natural phenomena as viewed by

Cyril of Jerusalem 4

Natural selection and dress, Wesley

on 10

North Pole, discovery of, claimed. 9
" Novum Organum," The, Macau-
lay on 8

Phonograph in reporting 9

Polar exploration 9

Polonium and radium, scientific im-
portance of 7

Progress, The origin and causes of,

by Goldwin Smith 9

Projectiles piercing armor 8

Protoplasm as the phj'sical basis

of life 7

Protyle as the original element.... 4
Psychological effects of Whitefield's

eloquence . ^ 10

Radium and energy. Sir Joseph

Thomson on 9

Raindrops, radio-active 7

Roentgen and his results, Crookes

on 4

Roentgen rays and other great dis-
coveries, by Sir Joseph Thomson 9
Rutherford, measures speed of elec-
trons 7

Saturn's rings, composition of.... 7
Schlegel on the philosophy of his-
tory 9

Science and literature as modes of

progress 9

Smith, Goldwin, on limitations of. 9
Smith, Sydney, on the descent of

man S

Sodium, atoms and electrons 7

Stone, Capper and Baden-Powell on

airships 9

Spinthariscope and radiometer.... 4
Sun's loss of heat by radiation.... 6

Telephone and phonograph 9

Thallium discovered by Sir William

Crookes 4

The Conquest of the Atlantic, by
William Marconi S



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Science — Continued vol. page

Thermal cai)acity of the sun 6 432

Thomson, Sir Joseph John 9 400

Thorium and uranium 4 261

Tyndall on the origin of life 10 19

Unity of mankind forced by natural

law 9 46

Universe, new tlieory of its forma-
tion 4 260

Uranium as a radio-active sub-
stance 7 382

Webster on induction 10 210

Wireless message, first across the

Atlantic 8 82

Wireless telegraphy explained by

Marconi 8 81

X-rays and the Roentgen tube.... 7 383
Science and literature as modes of

progress, by Lord John Russell 9 128

Science, modern, receives its impulse

from Bacon 1 196-7

Scipio

His poverty 2 144

Carrying War into Africa — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 296

Scotland

Archbishop Lang of York edu-
cated at Glasgow 7 260

Belhaven's protest against union

with England 1 376

Bute, the Marquis of, criticized by

Lloyd-George 7 373

Caird, John, born at Greenock.... 3 34
Drummond, Henry, born at Stir-
ling 5 313

East Amstruther, bjrthplace of

Thomas Chalmers 3 188

Ecclefechan, birthplace of Thomas

Carlyle 3 112

Edinburgh, birthplace of Most
Reverend Randall Thomas David-
son 5 16

Edinburgh Philosophical Institution

addressed by Macaulay 8 14

Glasgow College Green and Rob

Roy 7 191

Kelvin's work inspired at Glasgow 7 189
Knox, John, born at HaddingtDn. 7 210
Macdonald, Sir John Alexander,

born at Glasgow 8 28

Mackintosh, born near Inverness.. 8 47
Miller, Hugh, born at Cromarty... 8 144
Montgomery, James, born in

Ayrshire 8 183

Nichol, John Pringle, at Glasgow. 7 18!)
Peel, Sir Robert, on Scotch achieve-
ment 8 291

Scott, Sir Walter, cited by Aua;;'.s-

tine Birrell 1 xiii

Stracathro, Scotland 3 95

"True Blue Presbyteria.i Whigs". 1 382
Witherspoon, John, a pastor at Pais-
ley 10 266

Scottish Orators

(See under England, and Anglo-
Saxon and British.)

Bellhaven, Lord — (Speech) 1 376

Caird, John — (Speech) 3 34

Carlyle, Thomas — (Speeches) ... 3 112
Chalmers, Thomas — (Sermons)... 3 1S8
Drummond, Henry — (Address)... 5 313
Knox, John — (Sermon) 7 216



GENERAL INDEX



431



Scott, Sir Walter vol. page

His Toryism 9 235

Smith, Goldwin, at the centenary of

his birth 9 233

Scott, Winfield, and his soup 5 168

Scythians, their god a cimeter 2 242

Secession

Advocated by William Lloyd Gar-
rison 6 210

Clay on its results 4 61

Control of the Mississippi River, an

argument against it 5 302

Davis, Henry Winter, on the with-
drawal of the Southern States in
1861 5 29

Discussed by Judah P. Benjamin. 1 403-4

Hartford Convention, The, Web-
ster on 10 125

Hill, Benjamin Harvey, on its

origin and progress 7 47

Hill on its promotion by Northern

Freesoilers 7 50

Houston's struggle against secession

in Texas 7 V3

Indorsed by Gerritt Smith 9 230

Jackson, Andrew, opposes it 7 147

Mississippi's secession announced

by Jefferson Davis 5 36

Quincy, Josiah, on the admission of

Louisiana 10 309

Secession in peace impossible, by

Webster 10 311

Sovereignty of the States, Hayne's

doctrine of, defined by Webster. 10 158

Toombs, Robert, makes his last
speech in the United States Sen-
ate 9 428

Secret Beyond Science, The, by Gold-
win Smith 9 244

Sectionalism in the United States

Dickinson, Daniel S., on 5 220

Hamilton on its beginnings 6 331

Harrison, Benjamin, on its political

effects 6 375

Its evils described by Clay 4 56

Jefferson on the geography of prin-
ciple 10 35

Mason and Dixon's line, Webster

on 10 149

Sectionalism and centralization,

Vallandigham on 10 31

Washington's warning against 10 98

Webster on antagonism between

East and West 10 130

Sedgwick

The movement of his corps at the
battle of Gettysburg described by
Charles Francis Adams, Junior. 1 36
Selden, Somers and Pym, Asquith on. 1 171

Self- Defense

Dexter, Samuel, on 5 201

Self- Government

Capacity of men for self-govern-
ment, Jefferson on 7 165

Jefferson, Thomas — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 312

Webster on the American experi-
ment of 10 198

Self-Government, Local

Clinton for 4 88



Self-Government, Local — Continued vol. page
Cobden on small States and great

achievements 4 113

Kossuth on, at the Congressional

Banquet of 1852 7 223

Self-Government and the government of
others

Grattan on 6 297

Self-Government, individual and popular

Aristotle on 4 161

The right of, Rumbold on 9 119

Selfishness in politics

Ames, Fisher, on 1 147

Selfridge, Thomas O.

Defended by Dexter 5 201

Semmes, Captain Raphael, Bright on.. 2 228

Senate, The, of the United States
Its President the custodian of elec-
toral lists in presidential elec-
tions 1 279

Its treaty-making power 1223-8

Seneca, Lucius Annasus

Biography 9 159

His address to Nero 9 160

" Troades " of, quoted 9 159

On suffering virtue 2 148

Quoted by John Wesley 10 228

Suicide of, by Nero's order 9 159

Sergeant, John

Militarism and Progress — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 307

Sermons and Pulpit Addresses

Abelard: The Resurrection of
Lazarus — The Last Entry into
Jerusalem — The Divine Tragedy 1 23

.^Ired: A Farewell — A Sermon

after Absence — On Manliness.. 1 99

Albert the Great: The Meaning of
the Crucifixion — The Blessed
Dead 1 136

Anselm, Saint: The Sea of Life. 1 154

Arnold, Thomas: The Realities of

Life and Death 1 158

Athanasius: The Divinity of Christ 1 ISl

Augustine, Saint: The Lord's

Prayer 1 186

Barrow, Isaac: Slander 1 234

Basil the Great: On a Recreant

Nun 1 242

Baxter, Richard: Unwillingness to

Improve 1 250

Bede, The Venerable: The Meeting
of Mercy and Justice — A Ser-
mon for Any Day — The Tor-
ments of Hell 1 344

Beecher, Henry Ward. (See His-
torical and Political Ad-
dresses.)

Bernard of Clairvaux, St. : Preach-
ing the Crusade — Advice to
Young Men — Against Luxury
in the Church — On the Can-
ticles 2 362

Bonaventura, Saint: The Life of

Service 2 149

Booth, General William: Moral

Courage Against Ridicule 2 152

Bossuct, Jacques Benigne: Funeral
Oration over the Prince of



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