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discussed by John Bright 2 237

Pericles on the Athenian dead.... S 306

Texas war of independence 7 73

Use of the American navy in 3 273

Vattel on 4 91

War fever as the recrudescence of

barbarism .__ 7 368

War taxation in peace calle'd mad-
ness by Lord Rosebery 9 107

War and the Constitution

Bryant, Edgar E. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) ..10 315

War as destructive of justice, Sumner

on 9 321

War debts, Ruskin on 9 124

War for conquest

Clemens on 4 77

War of the Revolution

(See also under United States,

Etc.)
Lee, Henry, on Revolutionary

battles 7 305

Review of its progress, by Webster.lO 186
29



War of the Revoiuticn — Co«/i'«!<eii vol. page
Wilkes, John, predicts the loss of

the colonies 10 255

Wars of conqiiest

Thomas F. Marshall against S 102

Wars in the United States reviewed by

Chauncey M. Depev.- 5 168

War of 1S12, The

Calhoun, John C, on its results.... 3 51

Clay on 4 47

Embargo Law of 1807 and New

England opposition 10 167

Hartford Convention and its pur-
poses discussed 10 155

Its effects on tariff taxation 3 58

Quincy, Josiah, on the Army Bill. S 404
Tecumseh's address to Proctor after

Perry's victory 7 115

War, The Civil, in America

Amnesty Proclamation, The 5 33

An opposition argument in 1862, by

Voorhees 10 54

Beaconsfield, Lord, on its effects. 1 312
Beecher, Henry Ward, address on
raising the flag over Fort Sumter

in 1865 1 352

Beecher on the Bible and Sharp's

rifles 10 295

Belligerent rights of the South dis-
cussed by Bright 2 225

" Blood-letting " advocated by

Chandler 7 53

Bright, John, on England's attitude 2 232

Brown, B. Gratz, in 2 274

Brown, B. Gratz, on its political

and social effects 2 275

Brown, John, speech at his trial in

1859 10 302

Brownlow, Parson, and the war in

Tennessee 2 289

Cameron, Simon, Secretary of War,

reported on by a committee 10 55

Close of the war celebrated at Au-
burn, New York 9 178

Cobden on its results 4 115

Confiscation of Rebel property ad-
vocated by Colfax 4 133

Conkling on reconciliation 4 144

" Copperheads " in American poli-
tics 10 27

Cotton is King, James H. Ham-
mond 10 298

Depew, Chauncey M., on 5 168

Dilke on the freedom of the Missis-
sippi 5 256

Doolittle on the attitude of the

West in 5 269

Douglas, Stephen A., in his rela-
tions to its causes 5 286

Douglas, Stephen A., on the issues

of 1861 5 302

Drake, Charles D., at Chicago in

1864 5 309

Farragut in Mobile Bay 3 284

Forced by Mexican conquest 2 44

Frauds during the Civil War 10 55

Garfield opposes negotiations for

peace S 198

Garfield's part in 2 93

Grant's military career 6 103

Hill, Benjamin Harvey, on its be-
ginning 7 47

Horrors of, described by Zachariah

Chandler 3 199



450



GENERAL INDEX



In America —



2
8



8



War, The Civil,

Coiitiiliird VOL.
Irrepressible conflict speech of Wil-
liam II. Seward 9

Its desolation described by Henry

Ward Beeclicr 1

Its horrors predicted by Henry Clay 4
Lincoln, Abraham, second inaug-
ural address 7

McKinley on Grant 8

Mexican War as a cause of, Day-
ton on 3

Morton, Oliver P., war governor of

Indiana S

Navy in 18C1, Condition of the 3

New Orleans captured by Farragut 3
Passions of, expressed by Phillips

Brooks 2

Pinkney, William, on the Missouri

Compromise S

Predicted by Corwin as a result of

tlie Mexican War 4

Presidential abuse of patronage as

a cause of war 10

Property seized in Southern States
restored by President Johnson...

Radicals North and South

Reasons for refusing to part com-
pany with the South, Henry

Winter Davis on 5

Refugees in Canada 2

Reviewed by William McKinley. . . .
Revolutionary results characterized

by Evarts 6

Schurz, Carl, a general in 9

Sherman on expenditures for war

purposes 9

Sherman on the financial policy of

the government in 1865 9

Slavery and the conquest of terri-
tory, Alexander H. Stephens on. 9

Sumner assaulted by Brooks 9

Territorial acquisition and civil war,

by Robert Toombs 9

The Emancipation Proclamation,

Political effects of 6

The Thirty-Eighth or " War Con-
gress " 2

Toombs on the John Brown raid. 9
\'allandigham, Clement L., banished

in 1863 10

Valley States and the mouth of the

Mississippi 5

Weaver, James B., on brethren in

unity 10

Western States and their commer-
cial necessities, Douglas on 5

War, The Crimean

Lyndhurst on 7

Reed, Thomas E., on 9

War, The Franco-Prussian

Hecker on its effects 6

War, The French and Indian

Lee on Washington's part in 7

War, The Mexican

Annexation of Mexican territory

opposed by Dayton 5

Battle of Monterey 4

Clay on 4

Clayton, John M., on 4

Corwin, Thomas, on 4

Davis, Jefferson, takes part in... 5

Discussed by Charles Sumner 9

Issues against slavery forced by... 5
Its connection with Calhoun's career 3



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1C4

354
64

355

40



216

282
2S3

249

332

183

28

210
273

27

221

35

59
153

214

212

281
316

422

107

94
434

28

302

310

303

419
48

420

305



56

177

57

75

172

35

319

59

45



War, The Mexican — Continued vol. page
Lowell, James Russell, and Demo-
cratic defeat 7



8
2
9



8



5
9



Phillips on its results

Results in Whig victory

Seward on its relations to slavery.

War, The Peloponnesian

Pericles on

War, The Seminole

Clay on

War, The Spanish-American

Depevv on General Miles

Dewey and the navy, by Talmage.
Effect on European balance of

power

England and America since the

Spanish War 5

Manila, The battle of, Talmage on 9
W'arning, A, and a prophecy, by John

Wilkes 10

Warren, Joseph

Biography 10

Constitutional Liberty and Arbi-
trary Power — (Speech) 10

Born at Roxbury, Massachusetts. .10
Washington, George

Biography 10

Speeches:

First Inaugural Address 10

Farewell Address 10

Ability as a writer discussed 10

Against alliances with foreign na-
tions 10

Eulogized by Charles Phillips at

Dinas Island Dinner 8

Eulogized by John Adams 1

Eulogized by John W. Daniel.... 4
" First in war and first in peace,"

etc., said of him by Lee 7

Funeral oration for, delivered by

Henry Lee 7

Morris on his opinion of Hamilton 8
Potter, Henry Codman, on his place

in history

The idea of revising the Articles of
Confederation originates at his

residence 1

Violent opposition to his adminis-
tration 10

Waves his hat and shouts 4

Winthrop, Robert C. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

W^ashington Monument, The, dedicated 4
Washington, The Treaty of, Macdonald

on 8

Water

Gough, John B. — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10

Waterways in modern business 7

Watterson, Henry

Opening tlie World's Fair at
Chicago — (Celebrated Passages). 10
W'eatherford

Speech to General Jackson 7

Weaver, James B.

Brethren in Unity — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Webster, Daniel

Biography 10

Speeches:

The Reply to Hayne 10

Laying the Corner-Stone of

Bunker Hill Monument 10

At Plyraoutli in 1820 10

Adams and Jefferson 10



385
321
307
172

306

26

165
364



5 175



170
367

255

80

81

80

90

91
94
90

107

313

45

383

311

304
213



8 362



78

151
70

316
383

29



315

57



316
118

316

110

112

182
200
202



GENETRAL INDEX



451



214

219

222

299
309
310
311
312
288
274
112

ix
167
113

110

89

45



6 410



Webster, Ban'iel — Continued vol. page
Progress of the Mechanic Arts. 10 110
Dartmouth College versus
Woodward — On the Obliga-
tions of Contracts 10

Exordium in the Knapp Mur-
der Case 10

Supporting the Compromise of

1850 10

Celebrated Passages:

England's Drumbeat 10

Popular Government 10

Public Opinion 10

Secession in Peace Impossible. 10

Sink or Swim, Live or Die.. 10

Attacked by Thaddeus Stevens... 9

Attacked by Theodore Parker S

Born at Salisbury, New Hampshire.lO
Brewer, Justice David J., on his

reply to Hayne 1

Depew on his dress 5

Foot Resolution quoted by 10

His view of the Constitution as a

series of compromises 10

Log cabins as producers of great-
ness 2

On Calhoun's eloquence and char-
acter 3

On constitutional opposition to the

Federal Government

On debating societies, quoted by

William Schuyler 9

Parker on his last days S

Relations with Benton, Clay, and

Calhoun 2

Schurz on his reply to Hayne 10

Ticknor on his eloquence 10

Webster Murder Case, The

Doctrine of reasonable doubt in... 1
Weed, Thurlow

Good Enough Morgan — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Weehawken, Sinking of the 9

Weems et al., British soldiers defended

by Josiah Quincy S

Weichmann, Louis J.

Witness against Mrs. Surratt 1

Wellington, The Duke of

Shell on his opinion of Irish

soldiers

Wells, Madison

His demands in 1876 2

We Must Hang Together

Franklin, Benjamin — (Celebrated

Passages) 10

Wentworth, Thomas 9

(See Strafford, The Earl of.)
Wesley, John

Biography 10

Sermons:

The Poverty of Reason 10

Sacra Fames Auri 10

On Dressing for Display 10

Born at Epworth, England 10



16

278

14
110
111

113



300
304

399

121



9 188



81



317
307



227

228
231
234

227



West Indies

Wilberforce on British slavery in. 10 247
Slavery in, discussed by Lord

Derby 5 17C

West, The Trans-Mississippi

Beginning of its development under

Buchanan 2 30C



2


337


6


106


9


274


7


18


2


53


1


116



Western States, The
Dilke on



5 250



VOL. PACK

Western States, The, in the Civil War

Doolittle on 5 269

Growth of the West in 1825 2 331

Westminster

Described by Macaulay

Americans in

Stanley's, Dean, oration in, on the

death of Palmerston

" We the People " in the Federal Con-
stitution, Patrick Henry on

Wharton

On conspiracy

On knowledge and intent in crim-
inal cases

" What Are We Here For? "

Flanagan, Webster M. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 317

" Where liberty dwells, there is my

country," Benjamin Franklin 9 170

Whig ideas of improvements 10 131

Whig and Tory

Belhaven's comment on 1 SSI

Whig Spirit of the Eighteenth Century

Chatham, Lord — (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 317

Whigs

English Whigs of the eighteenth
century as believers in evolution
and nonintervention 10 27

Whigs, American

Defeat Lewis Cass 3 150

Restored to power by the Mexican

war 4 171

Their hatred of Jackson 4 12

Victory after the Mexican War.. 2 307
Whitefield, George

Biography 10 238

The Kingdom of God — (Sermon). 10 239

Born in Gloucester, England. 10 238

Sermon to an audience of sailors. 2 86

Whitlock, Thurloe and Somers 1 xiii

Why Not Let Well Enough Alone?

Henderson, John B. — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 S17

Wilberforce, William

Biography 10 24S

Horrors of the British Slave Trade
in the Eighteenth Century —

(Speech) 10 245

Enters the English Parliament in

1780 10 245

Wilkes, John

Biography 10 254

A Warning and a Prophecy —

(Speech) 10 255

Blaine on his expulsion 2 97

Born at Clerkenwell, London 10 254

Chatham's reply to Mansfield in his

case ^ 24a

Mansfield's, Lord, address in his
case read in the United States

Senate 1 ""^

William, Emperor of Germany

Encourages the Transvaal Republic

against England 5 1"5

Williams, George H.

Pioneers of the Pacific Coast —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 309

Wilmot, David

" Fanaticism " and " Property

Rights "— (Celebrated Passages).10 3J7
Winnington, Thomas

Rebukes the Elder Pitt 10 77



452



GENERAL INDEX



VVintlirop, John vol. page

Statue of, presented to UnitcJ

States 7 GO

W'intlirop, Robert C.

Celebrated Passages:

The Union of 1776 10 317

Washington 10 315

Wireless telegraphy defined by Marconi S 81
Wirt, William

Biography 10 259

i't'eeehes:

Death of Jefferson and Adams.lO 259

Burr and Blcnncrhassett 10 262

Genius as the Capacity for

Work 10 264

Born at Bladenshurjr, Maryland.. 10 259
Teaches Salmon P. Chase law 3 211

Wisconsin

I'oolittle, James R., United States

Senator from 5 269

Question of its electoral vote in

1856 1 276

Wise, Henry A.

" Dark Lanterns " in Politics —

(Celebrated Passages) 10 208

Wit and humor, Hazlitt on 6 412

Witchcraft

Lowell, James Russell, on witch-
craft and spiritualism 7 380

Witchcraft in New England, Hoar on. 7 C5

Wilenagcmote, The Anglo-Saxon 1 xx

Witherspoon, John

Biography 10 266

Public credit under the Confedera-
tion — (Speech) 10 2G6

President of Princeton College.

New Jersey 10 266

Woman

The condition of, elevated by

Christianity 6 227

Cato the Elder on Woman's Rights

— (Celebrated Passages) 10 318

Heroism of Sisters of Charity 6 230

Their elevation considered by Fred-
erick A. Aiken as a result of

Christianity 1 134

Woman, Fallen, redeemed by Christian-
ity 6 230

Woodbury, Levi

The'Tariff of 1S42 — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 318

Woolworth, James M.

Individual Liberty — (Celebrated

Passages) 10 318

Wordsworth on the divinity of human

nature, quoted by Kin.gsley 7 201

Wordsworth, quoted by Talfourd 9 361

*' World Politics "

Beck, James B.— (Celebrated Pas-
sages) 10 319

World's Fair, The

Columbian oration at, delivered by

Chauncey M. Depew 5 149

Liberty Bell oration of Hampton

L. Carson 3 147

Worship, Robespierre on the necessity

for 9 G7



VOL. PAGE
Wounds, Shrieks, and Tears in Govern-
ment
By Sidney Smith 9 258

Writs

Act of 1863 suspending Habeas

Corpus 6 124

Audita querela defendentis 2 23

Error, Writs of, under the Judicial
Act of 1789, in cases involving

the validity of treaties, etc 1 266

Habeas Corpus, Curran on 4 277

Habeas Corpus, suspension of 6 119

Habeas Corpus, suspension of, in

time of peace proposed 2 114

Habeas Corpus when it can be sus-
pended in the United States.... 1 265
Holborne on Set. fa. in tax levies. 7 72
Otis against writs of assistance.,.. S 262
Proclamation of 1863 suspending

Habeas Corpus 6 125

Wyckliffe, John

Biography 10 272

Sermons:

A Rule for Decent Living. . .10 272
Good Lore for Simple Folk.. 10 274
Mercy to Damned Men in

Hell 10 276

Concerning a Grain of Corn. 10 278
Born near Richmond, England... 10 272
Wyndham, Sir William

Biography 10 279

Speeches:

Attack on Sir Robert WalpoIe.lO 279
Royal Prerogative Delegated

from the People 10 281

Born in Somersetshire, England.. 10 279

X — Y — Z.

Xenophon

Quoted by Flaxman on statuary

and painting 6 144

X Rays and the Roentgen tube 7 383

Yale College

Calhoun, John C, educated at.. 3 44
Zenger, John Peter

Defended by Andrew Hamilton.. 6 335
Zeno

Benefited by shipwreck 2 146

Zionism

Gottheil on its aims 6 269

Zola, Emile

Biography 10 285

His Appeal for Dreyfus — (Speech). 10 285

Defended by Labori 7 235

Forces a rehearing for Captain

Dreyfus 10 285

ZolHcofcr, Joachim

Continuous Life and Everlasting
Increase in Power — (Cele-
brated Passages) 10 319

Zutphcn, Death of Sidney at 9 322

Zwingli, Ulrich

Extracts from his Sermons During
the Reformation — (Celebrated
Passages) 10 319



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