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George II., duelling sanctioned by,
459-injustice to his son about the
German affairs, 462.

George III., unfair treatment of him
in Green's History, 319-322.
Girardin, Saint-Marc, 'Life of Jean
Jacques Rousseau,' 408.
Gladstone, Mr., his counsel to the Com-
mons on their power of control over
the public purse, 246.
'Grafton, Duke of, anecdotes of, 466.
Gray's poetry, Wordsworth's opinion

of, 107-the imaginative fiction of
'The Bard,' 109-Ode on Eton
College,' 110-Progress of Poesy,'
111-his two great characteristics,
112-a passage in his 'Progress of
Poesy' contrasted with Wordsworth's
'Power of Sound,' 119-Wordsworth's
criticism on one of his sonnets, 122—
his superficial defects, 126.

Gray, David, the young poet, 510, 511.
See Swinburne.


Greek influence in Sicily after the
Norman conquest, 217.
Green's History of the English People,'
285-merits and defects, 286-288-
importance of war to England, 288,
289-his views unfavourable to Mon-
archy, 290, 291-arbitrary divisions
of English history, 292, 293-spelling
of proper names, 294-the term
'Anglo-Saxon,' 295-his conception
of English history and its constitu-
tional development, b.-the Saxon
invasion, 296-intermixture of Latin
words, 298-Celtic influence, 299,
300-election of kings, 301-'revo-
lutionary change' in Parliament, 303
- popular representation, 306
power of the Lower House, 307-309
character of James I., 310-supre-
inacy of the Tudors, 312-Charles I.'s
sense of decorum, 313-the prosecu-
tion of Mountagu, 315-tax on ship-
money, 318-defence of the execu-
tion of Strafford, ib.-decline of the
Long Parliament, 319- injustice in
the treatment of the character of
George III, b.-hostility to the
Church of England, 322-his violent
opinions in politics and religion,

Grey, Lady Jane, her treatment by
her parents, 7.

Grobhair, Ebn, on the condition of the
Mussulmans in Sicily during the
reign of William the Good, 219–221.

Grosart, Rev. A., Prose Works of
William Wordsworth,' 104.


Hall-marks, or plate-marks, 364 -
the Initials, 365-Leopard's head
crowned, 366-Alphabetical letter,
367 the Lion passant, 370-the
Britannia figure and lion's head
erased, 372. See Plate.
Hastings, Lord, described by Lord
Albemarle, 482.

Hatfield House, 1-an episcopal resi-
dence in 1108, 2-rebuilt and beau-
tified by Bishop Morton, 3-its his-
torical associations, 4-appropriated
by Henry VIII., 7-exchanged by
James I. for Theobalds, the family
seat of Lord Salisbury, 8-commence-
ment of the present house, 8, 9-its
oak panelling, 9-grand proportions,
11-garden, 13-collection of original
papers, 14.
Haussonville, M. d', on the comparison
between Mérimée and Sainte-Beuve,
171-his Life and Works of Saint-
Beuve, 172.

Hawley, Gen., letters to the second
Lord Albemarle, 458, 459.

Herschel, Caroline, Memoir and Cor-
respondence of,' 323-early life in
Hanover, 329-death of her father,
333-learns dressmaking, 334-pre-
pares for her departure to England,
335-life in Bath, 336-removed to
Datchet, 342-sweeping for comets,
343-accident to her leg, ib.-re-
moval to Slough, 345-discovers her
first comet, 346-leaves her brother's
house on his marriage, 348 - her
works and laborious life, 349-leaves
England on the death of her brother,
351-death, 352.
Herschel, Sir William, 326-his talent
for music, 329-escapes to England,
331-organist of the parish church
at Halifax, 332-removes to Bath,
333-sends for his sister, 335-mem-
ber of a Philosophical Society in
Bath, 336-constructs a telescope,
339-discovers the Georgium Sidus,
341-invited to Windsor and made
private Astronomer to the King, 342
-removes to Datchet, ib.-to Slough
345-commences the forty-feet tele-
scope, ib.-irregularity in the pay-
ment of his salary, 346-marriage,
348-his catalogues of nebulm, 350

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Jade, the working of, in Kashgar,

James I., his character, 34-physical
courage, 35-described in Green's
History, 310.

Johnson, Esther, 49. See Stella.


Kalmaks, the, 429-their funeral rites,
430-mode of salutation, ib.
Kashgar, its history, 418- Chinese
rule, 419-territory, 425.
Keppels, the, their ancestors of Guelder-
land, 448-450-Arnold Joost van
Keppel accompanies William III. to
England, 450-created Earl of Albe-
marle, ib. his winning manners,
451-sent to Holland, 453-comes
back to attend the King's death-bed,
ib. - returns to Holland and takes
his seat in the States-General, 454-
conducts the attack on Mortaigne,
ib. his defeat at Denain, 455-
death, 456-his son William Anne
succeeds, ib.- - serves at Dettingen
and Fontenoy, 456, 457-at Cullo-
den, 458-at Laufeld, 459-Knight
of the Garter and ambassador to
Paris, 460; death, 461-George, third
Earl, ib.-his successful expedition
against Havannah, 462-Commodore


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the Suez Canal, 257-comparison of
the estimation in which our ships
are held at foreign ports at the
present time and before the repeal
of the Navigation Laws, 259, 260-
condition of the British merchant
officers thirty years ago and now,
260, 261-of the British seamen, 262
-favourable report of the crews of
steamers, ib.-seamen's wages, 263
-Report of the Royal Commission
on Unseaworthy Ships, 264-the loss
of ships and of lives at former periods
compared with the latest, 265-diffi-
culty of procuring accurate statistics,
265-267-returns of wrecks, 268-272
-compulsory official survey in some
countries, 273-conclusions on the
state of the British Merchant Navy,
ib.-prevention of loss of life and
property at sea, 274-boats, life-belts,
and life-buoys, 278-reasons against
Government control and inspection,

Merv, its important position and ruined
state, 439.

Morgan, Lady, anecdotes of, 486, 487.
Morris' Life and Death of Jason,' 519.
See Swinburne.

Mountagu, Dr., his prosecution by the
House of Commons, 315, 316.
Mudge's chronometers, 163. See Navi-
Mussulmans, toleration of the, in Sicily
after the Norman Conquest, 218.


Napier's logarithms, 138-diagram,


Napoleon I., anecdote of, on his death-
bed, 480.

Navigation and nautical astronomy,

modern methods in, 137-Mercator's
Projection, 138-logarithms intro-
duced by Lord Napier, ib.-the cross-
staff, 139-the reflecting quadrant,
140-dead reckoning and the log-
book, 142-'error' of the compass,
143-Napier's diagram,' 144-Mas-
sey's log, 145-Mercator's charts and
plane charts, 146-rise and fall of
tides, 147-a'day's work' on board
ship, ib.-working a traverse, 148-
latitude and longitude, 149-know-
ledge of astronomy required, ib.-
the zenith, 150-and meridian, 151
declination of the sun, 151, 152—
variation in the motion of the sun,
153-discovery of the latitude, 154-

156-difficulty of finding the longi-
tude, 156-161-lunar observation,
161-method by chronometer, ib.-
Harrison's timepiece, 162-quarrels
among the astronomers and watch-
makers, 163-number of chrono-
meters in use, 164-effect of tem-
perature on chronometers, ib.-dia-
grams of the sun's altitude, 166-
nautical formula for the observation
of latitude and longitude at sea, 167
-standard of nautical education,
168-the Board of Trade examina-
tions, 169.
Non-intervention, its present policy, 93
-effect on Denmark, 94, 95.


Oak, the celebrated, at Hatfield, 4, 5.
Oxus, derivation of the word, 424.


Palmerston's, Lord, letter to Count
Persigny on the tenacity of English
soldiers, 475.

Pamir expedition, the, 434.
Parliament and the public moneys,
224-no important reduction during
the last ten years, 225-constant
increasing expenditure, 226-Lord
Liverpool's ministry, 227-a con-
trolling State-authority not an
administrative authority, 228 —
yearly estimates, 229-efficiency of
the Committee of Public Accounts,
231-necessity of Parliament super-
vision, 231, 238-two illustrations,
231-the Appropriation Acts, 234-
special emergencies, 236-estimate,"
'saving,' and 'deficiency,' 237-
primary authority of the Treasury,
238-vote of ratification, 239-
hazard attending any change in the
receipt and disbursement of money,
240-excess demands by the Board
of Works, 241-intricacy of the
Estimates, 243-votes for the Army
and Navy supply, 244-annual grant
devoted to Science and Art, 245-
Mr. Gladstone's advice, 246-the
abrupt dissolution of 1874, 247-sup-
plementary estimates, ib.
Pascal's eloquence on the force of
imagination, 108-his weakness and
his strength, 194.

Pater, Mr., the representative critic of
the Romantic School, 132.

Pepys's consternation at the rumour of
a Committee of Inquiry, 231.
Plate and Plate Buyers, 353-Bishop
Fox's plate at Corpus Christi Col-
lege, 356-Wykeham's crosier, ib.—
Thomas à Becket's Grace Cup, 358
-the Anathema Cup at Pembroke
College, 359-early English plate,
359-362-beauty and finish of it,
363-hall-marks, 364-371- Queen
Anne plate, 372-quantity melted
during the Great Civil War, 373-
William III.'s Standard, 374-the
Britannia Standard, 374-the five
marks, 375-mints, 376-forgeries,
378-383-punishments for making
false or debased plate, 379-381--
transpositions or additions, 381-383
-caution in buying, 383-Caroline
or Queen Anne plate, 384.
Plimsoll, Mr., 'Our Seamen,' 250-his
enthusiastic benevolence, 274-his
assertions never proved, 276. See
Merchant Shipping.

Poet, the necessary qualifications for a,

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Rosetti's poems criticised by Swiu-
burne, 515.
Rousseau's influence over Frenchmen
and Frenchwomen, 409-effect of the
publication of the 'Héloïse,' 410—
contradictions in his writings, 411.
Russian aggression, its prevention, 441,



Sainte-Beuve's canon of criticism, 43—
'Life and Writings,' 170-influence
as a critic, 171-compared with
Mérimée, b.- birth, 172-parents,
173-anatomical studies at Paris,
174-mental struggle between faith
and reason, 175-adopts literature
as a profession, ib.-his interview
with Victor Hugo, 176-becomes a
member of Le Cénacle,' ib.—his
articles in the Globe,' 177-' Joseph
Délorme,' 178, 179-'Les Rayons
Jaunes, 180-his ugliness, 181-his
verses deficient in refinement, ease,
&c., 182-his friends' enthusiastic
admiration, 182, 187-Les Consola-
tions,' 183-cause of his change of
opinions, 185-his 'Volupté,' 186-
connection with the 'National,' 189
intimacy with Carrel, 190-retort
on Lamennais, 191-work on Port
Royal,' 192-character of Pascal, 194
-Pensées d'Août,' 194 - contri-
butions to the Revue des deux
Mondes,' 195-friendship with Mme.
d'Arbouville, 196-recognises the
genius of George Sand, 197—
the Revolution of February 1848,
198-lectures at Liége, 200-202-
'Causeries du Lundi,' 203 - Pro-
fessor of Latin poetry in the College
of France, 205-named Senator, 207
-article on the Life of Cæsar,' ib.-
death and funeral, 210-his mixed,
indefinite character, ib.
Sericulture in Kashgar, 433.
Sheep, their carrying power, 431.
Shipwrecks, 251. See Merchant Ship-


Sicily, the Norman Kingdom in, 211-
conquest of, compared with that of
England, 212-character of William
the Bad, 213-federative principle
of the foundation at Melti, 215—
political and social position of the
Greek and Mussulman subjects, 216—
religious toleration, 219, 220-archi-
tecture, 222.

Simonneau, M., on the European
Armies, 81.

Smith, Sydney, resemblance with Swift,
71-73-Letters to Archdeacon
Singleton,' 72, 73.

Stanhope, Lord, on Swift's alleged
apostacy from Whig to Tory prin-
ciples, 61.

Stansfield, Mr., on the Committee of
Supply, 224.

Stella, early acquaintance with Swift,
49 becomes his pupil, 50-"The
Journal,' 65. See Swift.
Stoliczka, Dr., geologist of the Mission
to Yarkund, his premature death,


Strafford, defence of his execution by
Mr. Green, 318.
'Swift, Jonathan, Life of,' by John
Forster, 42-peculiarity of his birth
and early education, 44-affection
for his mother, 45-received into
Sir W. Temple's house, 46-ac-
quaintance with 'Stella,' 49-takes
orders, 50-his 'Battle of the Books,'
51-habit of punning, 52-made
Vicar of Laracor, ib.-his peculiar
bequest, 53-Tale of a Tub,' 54-
his prose styles, 56-gives the first
impulse for building Queen Anne's
fifty new churches in the metropolis,
57-intimacy with Addison, ib.-
the Bickerstaff and Partridge jest,
58, 59-his change of party, 60-
determination of the Harley Ministry
to gain him, 63-Journal to Stella,
65-his little language,' 66-oppro-
brious epithets, 67-Dean of St.
Patrick's, 69-disinterested zeal for
the Church, 73-clerical champion
for Ireland and first successful agi-
tator, 75-his wit and humour, 76—
conduct to women, 77-79.
Swinburne, A. C., Essays and Studies,'
507-influence of the coterie, 508-
criticises the young poet, David Gray,
510, 511-remarks on L'Homme
qui rit,' 512, 513-contrast of the
pathos between the scene in The
Antiquary' and that in 'Les Tra-
vailleurs de la Mer,' 514, 515-
Rosetti's poems, 515-518- Morris'
speech of Medea, 519, 520-Michael
Angelo's painting, 522-524-affec-
tation the distinguishing charac-
teristic of a coterie, 524.

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Taine, H., on the Old Régime in
France, 386 provincial liberty in
Brittany and Languedoc, 388-taxa-
tion of the peasantry and exemption

of the nobles, 390-sale of judicial
offices, titles of nobility, &c., ib.-
corvées on the peasantry, 391
Rousseau's anecdote of a French
peasant, 393-French Court life and
etiquette in the Grand Monarque's
time, 396-passion for amateur dra-
matic performances, ib.-a supper
party described, 398-contrast of
town and country, 399, 400- the
droit d'ainesse, 400 oppression of
the peasants, 402, 403-immorality
and libertinism, 406-the two philo-
sophies of Voltaire and Rousseau,
407-the 'Contrat Social,' 411.
'Tale of a Tub,' by Swift, when written,
51-its main drift, 54.

Terentieff, Col., his misrepresentations
about England, 442.

Tibet, Narrative of Bogle's Mission to,
443-origin of the name, 444-ex-
ports, 447.

Todd, A., on 'Parliamentary Govern-
ment in England,' 226, 250.
Tudors, the true cause of their supre-
macy, 312.


Utilitarianism and morality, 488-the
recognition of happiness as the final
fruit of all good action, 489-extra-
regarding impulses, 490, 491-the
psychological doctrine and the ethi-
cal doctrine, 492-conflicting im-
pulses, 493-intuitive and reflective
judgment, 495, 496-the aim of
ethics, 498-instinctive morality, 500
-instances of the vital, spiritual
impulse, 502.

Utrecht, Bishop of, his cruel fate, 449.


Wakhan, the State of, its poor con-
dition, 437-ruby mines, ib.-popu-
lation, 438.

Waterloo, Battle of, described by Lord
Albemarle, 476-479.
Wellington, Duke of, anecdotes of, 475
-in Dublin, 483.

William III.'s fondness for the Earl of
Albemarle, 450-his grants of estates
to him, 452-accident and death,
'Wordsworth, William, Prose Works
of,' 104-his want of instinct and
humour, 105-'Apology for the

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