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The Megaphone and Man-
hood Suffrage 3 191

Churchill, Winston Leonard Spen-
cer
Free Trade and the Unearned

Increment 3 324

Crookes, Sir William

The Realization of a Dream. 4 260
Curzon, Lord

All Civilization as the Work
of Aristocracies — " Native
Gentlemen " at Home and
Abroad — The Most Valu-
able British Asset 4 347

Davidson, Most Reverend Randall
Thomas, Archbishop of Can-
terbury
" Hideous Outrages " of Sub-
jugation 5 15

Denman, Thomas, Baron

" Poor Dukes and Piratical

Tatterdemalions" 5 146

Dillon, John

" Tory Squires and Servant

Girls' Dollars " 5 258

Edward VII., R. et L

The Undivided Authority of
the Commons — Patriotism
and Public Schools — Ad-
vantages of Local Col-
leges — Industry and Educa-
tion — Government and Pov-
erty — Enterprise and Com-
petition — The Hazards of

the Sea 5 349

George V., R. et I.

The Priceless Gift of Printing 6 220
Hill, James J.

A Canadian Lesson for the

United States 7 56

Hughes, Charles Evans

The Rights of Manhood 7 82

James, Henry, Baron James, of
Hereford

Old Whig Principles 7 149

Kelvin, William Thomson, Lord

Inspiration and the Highest

Education 7 189

Lang, Most Reverend Cosmo Gor-
don, Archbishop of York

Socialism in England 7 260

Lansdowne, The Marquis of

" Predatory Taxation " and
" Nationalizing " Land —
Coercion and Repression as

Imperial Policies 7 264

Laurier, Sir Wilfrid

" Daughter Nations," Not Sat-
ellites — The British Flag

in Cassar's City 7 292

Lloyd-George, David

The Signs of a Fair Day Com-
ing — Clearing the Jebusites
Out of the Land — Modern
Issues in Ancient Welsh —
A Campaign Guide for Con-
servatives 7 368



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GENERAL INDEX



Twentieth Century Orations and

/Kd6resses — Continued vol. page

Lodge. Sir Oliver Joseph

Electrons and the Infinity of

the Universe 7 382

McKinlcy. William

The World's Work in Civihza'



tion . . .
Marconi, William



S



The Conquest of the Atlantic. 8
Maxim, Hudson

Airships and High Explosives

in War 8

Morley, John, \'iscount Morley of
Blackburn
Dummy Lords or Dummy
Commons — " Millennium,"
" Pandemonium " and

" Pons Asinorum " — Bru-
tality as an Imperial

Method 8

Redmond, John E.

Home Rule as a Dominant Is-
sue 9

Roosevelt, Theodore

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

Rosebery, The Earl of

England Under Socialism —
Expansion and Dum-dum
Bullets — " Penalizing Poor
But Honest Dukes " —
Steaks from the Living Ox
— Great Britain in Panorama
— Preparations for Arma-
geddon 9

Rothschild, Nathan Mayer, Baron

The Efflux of Capital 9

Rutherford, Ernest

Electrons and Atomic Explo-
sions 9

Stone, Capper and Baden-Powell

Bombarding England from the

Air 9

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..
Thomson, Sir Joseph John

Roentgen Rays and Other
Great Discoveries — Forces
Which Move the World —
Energy and the Explosion

of the Earth 9

York, The Archbishop of

(See Lang, Most Reverend

Cosmo Gordon) 7

Twentieth Century, Spencer on recru-
descence of barbarism in the 7

Tyler and Texas annexation 9

Tyler, John

The Flag of Yorktown — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10

Tjmdale, William

Biography 10

The Use and Abuse of Images and

Relics— (Speech) 10

Born in Gloucestershire, England. .10
Tyndall, John

Biography 10



35



81



126



199



40



82



99



108



135



294



9 331



400



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368
424



314

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Tyndall, John — Continued vol. page

Speeches:

The Origin of Life 10 19

Democracy and Higher Intel-
lect 10 23

Born in Ireland 10 19

Tyrannical tendencies of single cham-
ber legislative bodies 1 212

Tyranny and rapacity

Burke on the nature of 2 395

Tyrants, The Thirty, at Athens

Lysias on their crimes 7 428

U

Uhlman, D.

Sovereignty of Individual Manhood

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 312

" Uncle Tom's Cabin "

Giddings on its political effects 6 236

" Unearned increment " in land, As-

quith on 1 178

" Unearned increment " taxed in New

Zealand 7 379

"Union a Rope of Sand" 10 164

Union, Not Nation

Calhoun, John C. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 314

Unionists, English, as represented by

Baron James 7 151

United States, The

Abolition of slavery in the North-
west Territory proposed by Jef-
ferson 10 125

Address to England, 1775 7 312

Alabama claims referred to by Lord

Beaconsfield 1 339

Annexation of Texas discussed by

Sumner 9 319

Annexation of Texas, Seward on.. 9 172
Anti-Masonic party, Wirt's candi-
dacy in 10 259

Assassination of President Lincoln 2 56
Assault on Sumner, Brooks on. — 2 254
Bancroft on the Emancipation Proc-
lamation 10 294

Bank of the United States, The, de-
nounced by Benton 2 16

Barbour on treaties as supreme

laws 1 220

Benton, Thomas H., on Andrew

Jackson 2 16

Black, J. S., on the Tweed ring and

other conspiracies 2 81

Blaine on Clay's leadership 2 98

Boston Massacre, Hancock on 6 357

Boston Massacre, Josiah Quincy on 8 399
Boudinot on the mission of Amer-
ica 2 181

Braddock's defeat, Henry Lee on.. 7 305
Brown, John, speech at his trial in

1859 _ 10 302

Buchanan's administration, its eco-
nomic significance 2 306

Bunker Hill, Warren killed at the

battle of .....10 80

Burke opposes coercing America.. 2 406
Burr, Aaron, defended by Ran-
dolph ..;.. 9 23

Burr, Aaron, prosecuted by William

Wirt 10 262

Butler, Benjamin F., impeaching

Andrew Johnson on Article Ten 3 18
Cameron, Simon, Secretary of War,

reported on by a committee 10 55

Carnot on American progress 3 132

Cass moves to suspend relations

with Austria 3 15 J



GENERAL INDEX



445



United States, The — Continued vol. page

Chandler on the Buchanan admin-
istration 3 199

Chase, S. P., on the colonial view

of slavery 3 212

Chatham against Indian barbarities 3 244

Civil War fought to establish na-
tional sovereignty over the States 1 354

Civil War prophesied by Berrien as

a result of the Mexican conquest 2 44

Clay denounces Jackson 4 14

Clay, Henry, attacked by Randolph 9 31

Clay's place in American history... 4 11

Clayton-Bulwer Treaty in 1853.. 5 294

Cleveland, Grover, on noninter-
vention 4 85

Clinton, De Witt, on Federal power

and local rights 4 87

Colonial period commented on by

Everett 6 74

Colonial period discussed by Charles

Sumner 9 317

Colonial period, Webster on 10 183

Compromise as a method in Ameri-
can politics 3 295

Compromise of 1850, Clay's clos-
ing argument 4 56

Compromise of 1850 denounced by

Thaddeus Stevens 9 288

Compromise of 1850 opposed by

Jefferson Davis 5 45

Compromise of 1850, Theodore

Parker on 8 274

Condition of the country on the

accession of President Arthur... 1 16G

Conditions of 1865 reviewed by

President Lincoln 7 355

Confederation abandoned in 1787.. 6 78

Confiscation of Southern property

advocated by Colfax 4 135

Congressional banquet addressed by

Kossuth 7 223

Congress, The Federal, its power

to regulate commerce 1 225

Conkling on Grant and the third

term 4 138

Conquest of territory leading to

Civil War 9 281

Constitutional convention of 1787,

Everett on 6 78

Constitution, The Federal, Barbour

on the purposes of its adoption.. 1 222

Continental currency, Witherspoon

on its depreciation 10 269

" Copperheads " led by Vallandig-

ham 10 27

Corbin answers Patrick Henry on

the Federal Constitution 4 166

Cost of popular government com-
pared with that of royalty, by
Lord Beaconsfield 1 319

Courage of American soldiers 1 366

Cuba and "Manifest Destiny" 4 750

Currency, condition of, in 1865... 9 216

Cushing on England and America

in China 4 358

Death of Lincoln, Brooks on 2 244

Decisive result of Frank P. Blair's

course in 1861 2 112

Declaration of Independence, De-
pew on 5 156

Declaration on taking up arms in

1775 5 224

Development of, discussed by Cook 4 153

Difficulties with France, settled un-
der Jackson 2 26



United States, The — Continued vol. page
Dilke, Sir Charles, on American

characteristics 5 248

Douglas interrogated by Lincoln at

Freeport 7 345

Dred Scott case reviewed by Lin-
coln 7 339

Election of the President by the
House of Representatives on a
tie vote of the Electoral College. 1 260
Electoral Commission, George F.

Edmunds on 5 344

Electoral Commission, Thurman on 9 403

Embargo and New England 6 410

Embargo Law and New England

opposition 10 166

Embargo, The, opposed by William

Cullen Bryant 2 302

England and America since the

Spanish War 5 343

England and the cruiser .\Iabama. . 2 228
Equality of races, Alexander H.

Stephens on 9 285

Eras in American history. Chase

on 3 224

Expunging resolutions, Benton on. 2 16
Expunging resolutions opposed by

Calhoun 3 72

Farewell address of George Wash-
ington 10 94

Federal experiments in history,

Monroe on 8 172

Federalist policies discussed 10 153

Force Bill of 1833, Calhoun against 3 45
Foreign influence in America,

Washington on 10 106

Foreign policy traditional in Amer-
ica, Harrison on 6 379

Foot resolution, quoted by Web-
ster 10 113

Frauds during the Civil War 10 55

Freedman's Bureau, The, Andrew

Johnson on 7 183

Garfield's desire to restore good

feeling 2 103

Garfield's life and death 2 87

Gladstone on liberty in America... 6 265
Hamilton, Alexander, as Secretary

of the Treasury 8 253

Hamilton on Colonial Confedera-
tion 6 328

Hancock, Winfield Scott, nominated

for President 5 280

Hartford Convention, The, Web-
ster on 10 125

Henry, Patrick, in the Virginia

Convention of 1775 7 15

Hill, James J 7 56

Hughes, Charles Evans 7 82

Huguenot immigration after 1685. 2 88
Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

commented on by Blaine 2 98

Impeachment of President Johnson

proposed by George S. Boutwell 2 204
Inaugural address of President Har-
rison 6 372

Influence of Southern Presidents.. 1 393
Internal improvements, Webster on. 10 131

Ironclad Oath, The 4 203

Irrepressible Conflict speech of Wil-
liam H. Seward 9 164

Jackson's administration and the

democracy of numbers 7 145

Jay on closure of the port of Bos-
ton 7 160



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Jnlted States, The — Continued vol. page

Jay's protest against the English

colonial policy 7 152

Jefferson on sectionalism 10 36

John Brown Raid, Douglas on 5 299

Joint debate at Ereeport; Douglas

replies to Lincoln 5 288

Judiciary, The P'ederal, discussed

by James A. Bayard 1 257

Kansas issue commented on by

Buchanan 2 308

Kansas-Nebraska Bill denounced

by Houston 7 75

King on the weakness of the Con-
federation 7 195

Know-Nothingism denounced by

Henry A. Wise 10 298

Lafayette's services, Webster on.. .10 192

Lccompton Bill, The, Seward on.. 9 174

Lecompton constitution discussed by

John Bell 1 389

Legislative power of the President
under section vii, article I, Fed-
eral Constitution 1 223

Liberal Republican movement, B.

Gratz Brown in 2 274

Limitations of the power of the

Federal Government 1 262

Lincoln-Johnson plan of recon-
struction, Seward on 9 178

Lincoln repudiates John Brown... 7 351

Louisiana returning board discussed

by Senator Carpenter 3 188

Louisiana treaty with France dis-
cussed by Judah Philip Benjamin 1 402

Madison on the failure of the Con-
federation 8 67

Malays of Sumatra punished by

Commodore Downes 2 21

Manila, The battle of, Talmage on 9 367

Mason and Slidell seizure discussed

by Bright 2 227

Mexican territory acquired by

treaty 2 42

Mexican War and Democratic de-
feat 7 385

Mexican War and slavery, Phillips

on g S21

Mexican War discussed by Charles

Sumner 9 319

Mexico and Louis Napoleon's poli-
cies, by Thiers 9 389

Milligan case discussed 6 119

Missouri Compromise of 1820,

Pinkney on g 332

Monroe Doctrine, by James Mon-
roe 10 307

National debt of America, Thiers

on 9 397

Naval power as an incident of

commerce 1 267

Nebraska Bill reviewed by Lincoln 7 342

New England Declaration of Rights

of 1636 quoted g 375

Nonintervention urged by Washing-
ton as a permanent national pol-
icy 10 107

Northwestern Territory transferred

to the Confederation 2 42

Northwest Territory and Ordinance

of 1787 10 120

Northwest Territory ceded to, by

Virginia 3 218

Northwest Territory, Webster on its

cession by Virginia 10 124



United States, The — Continued vol
Nullification and the South Carolina

Test Oath 3

Oregon boundary question, Cobb on 4

Origins of American liberty 3

" Paternal policy of internal im-
provements " favored by Clay... 4
Peace with the Confederacy pro-
posed in 1864 6

Philippine Islands and benevolent

assimilation 10

Population, John Bright on 2

Presidential abuse of patronage as

a cause of civil war 10

Presidential camjiaign of 1872,

Austin Blair on 2

Presidential election of 1836 2

Presidential election of 1880 2

Public credit under the Confede-
ration 10

Public land acts of 1820 and 1821.10

Quincy on the War of 1812 S

Reconciliation after Civil War, by

Weaver 10

Reconstrtiction as viewed by Lib-
eral Republicans in 187 2 2

Reconstruction Bill of 1867 dis-
cussed by Thaddeus Stevens.... 9
Reconstruction measures vetoed by

President Johnson 2

Reconstruction, President Lincoln's

theory of 7

Reconstruction reviewed by Hayes. 6

"Removal of the Deposits" 2

Revolutionary period, Everett on.. 6

Rhett, Benton and Clay 2

Roosevelt, Theodore 9



Rutledge, John, speech on the

Revolution of 1776 9

San Domingo annexation opposed

by Sumner 9

Schurz on abuse of patronage under

Grant 9

Secession of Mississippi announced

by Jefferson Davis 5

Sherman on the financial policy of

the Government in 1865 9

Slavery discussed by Henry Ward

Beecher 1

Slave trade in the First Congress. .10

South Carolina doctrine 10

Southern control characterized by

Henry Clay 4

Sovereignty of the States, Hayne's

doctrine of, defined by Webster. 10
Sovereignty, State and Federal, lim-
itations of, Webster on 10

Spanish-American War, Dewey and

the Navy in 9

" Specie Circular," The, under

Jackson 2

Speculative period after the Civil

War 7

Squatter Sovereignty attacked by

Lincoln 7

" Squatter Sovereignty," Buchanan

on 2

Stamp Act denounced by Jay 7

Stamp Act discussed by Charles

Chauncy 3

Siibtreasury Bill of 1837, Clay on 3
Sumner assault, speech which

caused it 9

Sumnpr, Charles, assaulted by

Brooks 9



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GENERAL INDEX



447



United States, The — Continued vol. page
Supreme Court in the reconstruc-
tion cases 2 128

Taft, William Howard 9 331

Tariffs and sectionalism, Webster

on 10 139

Taxation without representation,

Warren on 10 83

Territorial acquisition and civil

war, by Robert Toombs 9 422

Territorial legislation of Congress,

by Robert Toombs 9 422

Test oaths and reconstruction 2 113

The Electoral Commission of 1876 1 270
The Mexican War, Corwin on.... 4 172
The revival of Southern industries

prophesied in 1865 1 367

The Spanish-American War re-
viewed by Depew 5 165

The Sumner assault denounced by

Burlingame 2 420

Tilden-Hayes election, Thurman on 9 403
Tooke on the murders at Lexington

and Concord 9 415

Trumbull on the political career of

Douglas 9 439

Tyndall on democracy in America. 10 23

Universal suffrage discussed 3 140

Valley Forge centennial 2 283

Veto power as interpreted by Jack-
son 2 24

Virginia resolutions read by HaynelO 159

War of 1812 and»taxation 3 57

War-making power and railroad

subsidies 2 312

War with England discussed as im-
probable by Bright 2 222

Washington, Funeral oration for,
delivered by Henry Lee at the

request of Congress 7 304

Washington's administration vio-
lently opposed 10 151

Webster's influence on national pol-
icies 10 110

Wells and the returns of 1876... 2 81
Western States and American char-
acter 2 90

Western States as represented by

Benton 2 118

Whig ideas of Federal duty definedlO 131
Wilberforce as a maker of Ameri-
can history 10 245

Winthrop, Robert C. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 317

Writs of assistance, Otis against... S 262

United States Supreme Court

Binney on its moral dignity 10 313

Universal suffrage

Hayes, Rutherford B., on its basis 6 399
Universe, Sir Oliver Lodge on the in-
finity of the 7 382

Universities and Colleges

Clifton College addressed by

Thomas Hughes 7 87

Columbia students addressed by

Gouverneur Morris 8 213

D'Ewes, Sir Simon, on the an-
tiquity of Cambridge 5 194

Dod, Albert B., professor of mathe-
matics at Princeton 5 263

Dwight, Timothy, President of Yale

College 5 341

Edinburgh University addressed bv

Carlyle 3 113



Universities and Colleges — Cont'd vol. page

Edwards, Jonathan, President of

Princeton 5 355

GSttingen, its library 3 289

Influence of Oxford and Cambridge

on the world 9 4 4

Lowell succeeds Longfellow at Har-
vard 7 385

Miami University addressed by

Alexander Campbell 3 88

Oxford and the Bodleian library.. 3 2S9

Phi Beta Kappa Society of Har-
vard addressed by Joseph Story. 9 68

Reed, Thomas B., at the semi-
centennial of Girard College.... 9 44

" Seven free arts " in university

education 3 114

University College, Bristol, King

Edward on 5 352

University education in British Col-
onies, Balfour on 1 218

University Extension, lecture by

John Morley 8 199

University of Edinburgh addressed

by Lord Lytton 7 481

University of Edinburgh, Leighton

principal of 7 3'21

University of Glasgow addressed by

Sir Robert Peel 8 290

University of Pennsylvania, Hamp-
ton L. Carson educated at 3 147

University post-graduate work, Bal-
four on 1 217

Witherspoon, John, president of

Princeton College 10 266

(See also under England for Eng-
lish Universities, Oxford, Cam-
bridge, Etc.)
Unjust Prosecutions

By Antiphon — Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 294

Uranium and thorium 4 261

Ure, Alexander

Lord Advocate of Scotland 3 181

On land values 3 181

Use and abuse of images and relics,

by William Tyndale 10 15

Usury denounced by Chrysostom 3 309

Usury in India 2 394

" Utopia," written by Sir Thomas

More S 193



Valens, Emperor

Threatens Basil the Great 1

Vallandigham, Clement L.

Biography 10

Centralization and the Revolution-
ary Power of Federal Patronage
— (Speech) 10

Born at New Lisbon, Ohio 10

Valley Forge centennial 2

Van Buren, Martin

Causes of the panic under his ad-
ministration 2

Expansion before the Mexican and

Civil Wars — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Presidential candidate on the Free
Soil ticket with Charles Francis
Adams in 1848 1

Quoted by Seward on the abolition
of slavery 9



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28

28

283



14



314



29



172



448



GENERAL INDEX



\'ane. Sir Henry VOL. pace

Biography 1" 27

Speeches:

Against Richard Cromwell. . .10 38
A Speech for Duty in Con-
tempt of Death 10 39

Born in Kent, England 10 37

Examined in the case of Strafford 5 243

Trial for high treason 10 39

Varro on exile 2 141

Vattel on territorial acquisition by con-
quest 9 282

N'attel on war 4 91

\'ergniaud, Pierre Victurnien

Biography 10 43

Speeches:

"To the Camp" 10 44

Reply to Robespierre 10 46

Born at Limoges, France 10 43

\'ergTiiaud and Gensonne, Robespierre

on 9 73

Vermont

Channing, William Ellery, died at

Bennington 3 200

Douglas, Stephen A., born in Ver-
mont 5 287

Edmunds, George P., born at Rich-
mond 5 S44

Invaded from Canada 2 221

Stevens, Thaddeus, born in Cale-
donia county 9 287

Verres denounced for the crucifixion of

Gavius 3 348

\'est, George Graham

Celebrated Passages:

Imperialism Old and New.... 10 303

The Ligament of Union 10 314

\'ested rights and the obligations of con-
tracts, Thurman on 9 408

Veto

Hamilton's views of 2 24

Jackson's idea of, stated by Ben-
ton i 24

\'ictoria. Queen, Jubilee of 5 167

Vikings as plunderers 3 93

Vinci, Leonardo da

Legend of his Last Supper 9 236

Vinet, Alexander

The Meaning of Religion — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 314

Virgil

Quoted by Burke 2 382

Quoted by Joseph Warren 10 81

Virginia

Abolition of slavery in the North-
west Territory proposed by Jeffer-
son 10 125

Action on the Fifteenth Amend-
ment 2 124

Bill of Rights of, quoted by Patrick

Henry 7 28

Burke on the spirit of its people.. 2 410

Clay, Henry, born in 4 11

Convention of 1775, Patrick Henry

in 7 15

Corbin replies to Patrick Henry.. 4 166

Crawford, William Harris, born in

Amherst county 4 228

Daniel, John W., born at Lynch-
burg 4 383

General Assembly of, and the death

of Jefferson Davis 4 .".fio

Harper, Robert Goodloe, a native of 6 389



Virginia — Continued Vol. page

Henry, Patrick, born in Hanover

county 7 13

Houston, Samuel, born at Lexing-
ton 7 73

Inaugurates the movement for the

Federal Constitution 1 79

Its vote in the presidential election

of 1800 1 260

Lee, Henry, born in Westmoreland

county 7 304

Madison, James, frames the Vir-
ginia plan 8 60

Madison's resolutions read by

Hayne 10 159

Marshall, Chief-Justice John, born

in Fauquier county 8 85

Mason, George, author of the Bill

of Rights 8 110

Monroe, James, addresses the Vir-
ginia Constitutional Convention
of 1788 8 172

Northwest Territory ceded to the

United States by 3 218

Palmer, Benjamin W., on Lee and

Washington 10 308

Peace conference undertaken by, in

1861 7 52

Pendleton, Edmund, born in Caro-
line county 8 293

Prospects of its invasion discussed

by Judah P. Benjamin 1 406

Randolph, Edmund, against slavery. 10 122

Randolph, Edmund, born at Wil-
liamsburg 9 23

Resolutions of 1798 against Alien

and Sedition Laws 6 405

Lee, Richard Henry, born in West-
moreland county 7 312

Sovereignty over the Northwest

Territory 2 42

Thurman, Allen G., born at

Lynchburg 9 403

Wirt, William, Chancellor of the

Eastern district 10 259

Wise, Henry A., on Know-Nothing-

ism 10 298

Virginia Convention of 1775

Henry Patrick in 7 15

Virginia Resolutions, The, Hayne on. . 6 405
\'irginia Resolutions, The, Webster on. 10 172

Vituperation in debate 2 419

Voices from the Grave

Hugo, Victor — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 314

Voltaire

Carlyle on 3 126

Hugo's oration on 7 98

Volunteers, Federal, during the Civil
War — their patriotism above

partisanship 1 38

Voorhees, Daniel W.

Biography 10 51

Speeches:

Speech in the Tilden Conven-
tion 10 61

An Opposition Argument in

1862 10 54

Born in Butler county, Ohio 10 51

W

Wages

(See Labor and Capital.)

Bright on wages in Ireland 2 240

Wage earners and business interests.. 7 86



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449



Wales VOL. page

(See also under England, Great
Britain, Etc.)

Cardie eloquence of Wales 7 370

Bute castle and Cardiff tailor shop 7 373

Cardiff, rating of land in 7 373

Copper works in South Wales.... 7 377

Land values in South Wales 7 377

Llanystymdwy Church School, at-
tended by Lloyd-George 7 368

Owen, Margaret, of Criccieth. . . . 7 369
South Wales, Marquis of Bute's

castle in 7 373

Wales and the Washington family. 3 94
Wales, Owen Glendower prince of 7 363
Welsh land assessments, Rosebery

on 9 102

Welsh language in speech at Car-
narvon 7 376

Welsh mountains, signs of a fair

day in 7 372

Waller, Edmund

Biography 10 63

" The Tyrant's Plea, Necessity "—

(Speech) 10 03

Writes odes to both Cromwell and

Charles II 10 63

Walpole, Sir Robert and Horace

Biography 10 70

Speeches:

Debate with Pitt in 1741 10 71

Sir Robert Walpole on Pa-
triots 10 IS

Sir Robert attacked by Sir William

Wyndham 10 279

Born in Norfolk, England 10 70

AValpole, Horace

Born in London 10 70

Walworth, Southeast London, in politics

of 1909 7 370

War

A picture of war by Ingersoll. . . . 7 130
Average war expense in England. 6 130
Binney, Horace, on War — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 315

Chalmers on 3 1S9

Cobden on mania for war 4 114

Cost of armament to England.... 2 237

Farrar on its relations to religion.. 6 104

Hugo on war as barbarism 7 100

Morality and military greatness



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