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and far-fetched words probably
corrupt, ib.; obvious corruptions in
the text, ib.; three quartos of
Hamlet,' 465; his signature in

the Players' Petition,' 482
Sbakspeare (William), his version of

the death of Henry VI., cxv. 299 ;
Cibber's edition of, 313; his tame
account of the battle of Bosworth-
field, 317

his power of developing
character, cxviii. 104
E-M. Taine's theory of his 'in-

stinct,' cxxi. 308, 309; owed little
to education, 309; his sympathetic
genius, ib.; his alleged self-por-
trayal, 310

Warburton's extravagant
treatment of, cxxii. 31, 33

was he a Roman Catholic?
cxxiii. 146; the question one of
pure evidence, 147; status of the
Church in his time, 148; his
familiarity with the Bible, 149;
supposititious will ascribed to his
father, 151 note; his father re-
turned as a recusant, ib.; that re-
cusancy due to debt not religion,
ib. ; charges against Sir Thomas
Lucy, 154; sponsorship of Shak-
speare to Jonson's child, 166; fic-
titious anecdote thereon, ib. 157 ;
origin of his sons' names, 158, 150;
epitaph on Mrs. Hall, 160; state-
ment of Mr. Davies, 161; Mr.
Ward's MSS., 162; his acting be-
fore the Court, 168; his . Richard
II.,' 169-170 ; supposed ascetic
ideal in Romeo and Juliet,' 171 ;
absurd theory of his • King John,'
ib. 172; his introduction of Sir
John Oldcastle, 174; his Henry
VIII., 176; hypothesis of Flet-
cher's collaboration therein, 177 ;
his Catholicism refuted by his
writings, 181; his strong spirit of
patriotism, 183; even tenour of
his religious views, 184

recent glossaries of, cxxx. 85;

Mr. Dyce's the best text of, 86 ;
the Cambridge edition criticised,
ib.; his use of the word dont in
Hamlet,' 88; defects of glossa-
rists, 89; his wealth of phraseo-
logy, ib. ; words and passages ex-
plained, 92, 117; his profound
kuowledge of human nature, cxxx.

Shakspeare (William), absurdities

of Aryan mythologists, illustrated
by their application to Othello,'
cxxxii. 347

-passages borrowed by Shelley,
cxxxiii. 445, 44

his Platonic inspirations,
cxxxiv. 303

first collected edition of,
photo-lithographed under the care
of Mr. Staunton, cxxxvi. 335 ; de-
fects of old editions of, ib.; early
schools of critics, 336; dangers of
conjectural emendation, 337; wide
scope left for illustration, ib.; bis
universality of genius, 338; ob-
scure allusions explained, 339 ;
words relating to field-sports, ib.
346; terms of coursing, ib.; his
description of hounds, 349; refer-
ences to falconry, 351; to natural
history, 360; the peacock in ‘Ham-
let,' 361 ; his love of wild flowers,
362; allusions to provincial fauna,
363; to social usages, 366

corruptions in the first edi-
tion, cxxxvii. 68

his imperfect appreciation of
natural scenery, cxxxviii. 487
Sharp (James, Archbishop of St.

Andrews, 1618-1679), his cruelty
and craft, cxiv. 413

his murder, cxviii. O

Principal Tulloch's defence
of, cxxxiv. 120, 121 ; his views
opposed by Mr. Burton, ib.; his

mischievous influence, ib.
Shaw (R. B.), his High Tartary,

Yarkund, and Kashghur,' cxxxix.
280; his journey described, 313

Shee (Sir Martin Arthur, d. 1850),

his evidence on modern frescoes,
cxxiii. 4

President of the Royal Aca-
demy, cxxxi. 413; an indifferent

portrait-painter, ib.
Sheehy (Nicholas, Father), his trial

and execution, cxxxix. 482
Sheep-farms, substitution of, for ara-

ble in England, cxix. 246
Sheep-farming in Australia, cxviii.

321-324. See Squatter's, Austra-

Shelley (Percy Bysshe, 1792-1822),

his type of intellectual greatness,
cxxx. 165

Poetical works of, edited by
Mr. Rossetti, cxxxiii. 426; diffi-
culties of the text, ib. ; neglect of
minute verbal accuracy, 427 ; his
mind reflected in his composition,
428; his power of passionate ab-
sorption, 429; waking dreams in
youth, ib.; seasons of poetic vision,
430; his critical faculty, 431; ra-
pid composition of the 'Revolt of
Islam,' ib.; want of finish ex-
plained, 432; verbal obscurities,
ib. ; repetition of favourite epi-
thets, ib.; coinage of the word
marmoreal, 433; images repeated,
436 ; unusual terms, 437; fond-
ness for serpent metaphors, 438;
constant references to weaving, ib.;
habit of unconscious plagiarism,
440; use of Elizabethan words,
441 ; his account of his poetical
studies, 444; his strong individu-
ality, ib. ; plagiarisms from Shak-
speare, 445; defects of punctuation,
448. See Rossetti, W. M.

his translation of Plato's
Symposium,' cxxxiv. 305, 308
• Sheppard 2. Bennett, case of, be-

fore the Privy Council, cxxxvi.

Shere Ali (Ameer of Afghanistan),

his birth, cxxv. 17 ; personal quali-
ties, 18; named by Dost Mahomed

as his successor, 19; disaffection of
his brothers, ib.; defeat of Azim
Khan, 20; contest with Ufzul
Khan, ib. 21 ; his coup d'état, ib.;
enters Cabul in triumpb, ib.; eso
communicated at Bokhara, 22; de-
feats Ameen Khan at Kujbbaz in
1865, 23; entry into Candahar,
24; subsequent reverses, ib. 25;
opposed to Azim Khan and Ma-
homed Rufeek, 26; his seclusion
at Candahar, 27; recovers from his
lethargy after the fall of Cabul, ib.;
defeated before Ghuznee, 29 ; his
flight, ib. ; retreat to Candahar,
30; his claims supported by Sir

John Lawrence, 33
Shere Ali (Ameer of Afghanistan),

bis contests with Azim, cxxxvij.
253; he recovers his capital, 267;
supported by the British, ib. 271.

See Afghanistan
Sheridan (Richard Brinsley, 1751-

1816), on Catholic Emancipation,
cxii. 56

his boast of dilatoriness,
cxxvi. 493

anecdotes of, at Holland
House, cxxxiii. 292
Sheridan (American Federal Gene-

ral), made commander of Grant's
cavalry, cxxi. 271

his distinguished conduct at
Chattanooga, cxxix. 265; promoted

by Grant, ib.
Sherman (American Federal Gene-

ral), excellence of his military cor-
respondence, cxxi. 253; his criti-
cism of McClellan's strategy, 254;
his first failure at Vicksburg, ib.;
superseded, 257; commands Grant's
former army, 257 ; his junction
with Grant at the Clouds,' ib.;
relieves Burnside at Knoxville,
258; his military genius, ib. ; his
expedition to the Alabama fron-
tier, 263; promoted to command
of South-western States, 265; his
point of invasion, 266; capture of

Atlanta, 284-286; operations
against Hood, ib.; capture of

Savannah, 287, 288
Sherman (American Federal Gene-

ral), Grant's acknowledgment of

his services, cxxix. 255
Shipwrecks, statistics of, cxv. 154;

annual average of lost lives, 156;
localities of greatest danger, 157 ;
casualties of colliers, 158; fre-
quency of collisions, 159 ; rewards
for saving life, 160; instances of
self-devotion, ib.; insufficient sup-
ply of lifeboats, 165; annual loss
of property from, 167; principal

causes of, ib.; preventives, 168
Shore (Rev. James), prosecution of,

in the Privy Council, cxxi. 173
Shoreditch, etymology of, cxxxi.

Shureef Khan (Prince of Affghanis-

tan), cxxv. 17, 18; defeated by
Shere Ali, 23; subsequent treacli-

ery, 26

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'Shunt' gun, the, cxix. 516
Sibbald (Sir Robert, 1613-1712), the

patriarch of Scottish county his-
torians, cxii. 489; his character,

490; extent of his writings, 494
Siberia, geographical exploration in,

cxii. 314
Sibylline Verses,' the, probably

known to the author of the Apo-

calypse, cxl. 499
Sicily, the Mussulmans in, cxvi. 348;

the limit of Mahometan invasion,
349; prostration of, under the
Byzantine dominion, 363; Mussul-
man invasion of, 364; character of
their rule, 376

Murray's handbook of,
cxxxviii. 500, 503 ; topographical

interest of, 504
Siddons (Sarah, 1755-1831), Miss

Wynn's impressions of her acting,
exix. 314; anecdote of her mar-

Siddons (Sarah), her personal ap-

pearance described by Lord Minto,

cxxxix. 195
Sidney (Sir Philip, 1554-1586), ap-

pointed governor of Flushing,
cxii. 196

M. Taine's estimate of his
poetry, cxxi. 302
Sidney (Rev. Edwin), his. Lectures

on Idiotcy,' cxxii. 37
Siemens (Mr.), his regenerative gas

furnace, cxxix, 384
Siena (Tuscany), pulpit by Niccolá

Pisano at, cxxi. 523; guild of
sculptors at, 530; its place in Tus-
can sculpture, 534

peculiarities of the Sienese
school of paiuters, cxxii. 86
Sigel (Federal General), German

umbrage at his supersession, cxxi.
271; his expedition up the Shenan-

doah, 282; superseded again, ib.
Sigismund, Duke of Austria, mort-

gages Alsace to Charles the Bold,
cxix. 559 and 568; he demands its

restitution, 571
Sight, the sense of, cxxiv. 133

use of the word in Troilus
and Cressida,' cxxx. 103
Sikhs, dangers of mutiny among,
cxxiv. 339

threatened collision of, with
the Mahrattas, cxxxiv. 381; their
military qualities, ib. ; their dis-
cipline improved by Runjeet Singh,

380; European officers, ib.
Sikhs, affairs of, under Gholab

Singh, cxxxviii. 132; origin of

the second Sikh war, 133
Silesia, conquest of, by Frederick the

Great, cxxiv. 557
Silistria, siege of, abandoned by the

Russians, cxvii. 340
Silk, cultivation of, in the Morea,

cxxii. 550
Silk fabrics, effects of the silkworm

disease on, in 1867, cxxix. 390;
specimens of at the Paris Exhibi-

riage, 315

anecdote of, in the sleep-
scene of' Macbeth,' cxxvi. 489

tion, 391

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Silk-moths, acclimatisation of, in

France, cxi. 163
Silk-trade with China, cxxxiii. 184
Silurian System. See Geology
Silver, production of, from British
lead-mines, cxx. 481 and note

its true character in the
coinage of counters for change,
cxxiv. 385; profit on silver bars,
ib. ; changes in value of silver

coins, 386, 387
Simancas, custody of State Papers at,

cxvii. 378; nature of the collec-
tion, 381 ; documents relating to
Katharine's marriage with Henry

VIII., 399
Simancas Papers, Mr. Froude's use

of, cxix. 260; their revelations
concerning Queen Elizabeth, 261

interesting as illustrating
historical characters, cxxiv. 477 ;

M. Mignet's quotations from, 479
Simone (di Martino, Tuscan painter,

b. 1283), represents the Sieneso

school, cxxii. 92
Simplou, the, Napoleon's road over,

cxxii. 124; plan of a railway over,

Simpson (Sir James), his introduc-

tion of chloroform as an anæs-

thetic, cxxxvi. 490
Simpson (Mr.), his articles in the

Rambler,' on Sbakspeare, cxxiii.

Simson (Professor, of Glasgow), his

alleged heresies, cxiv. 420, 421
Sin, metaphorical term for, in Sans-

krit, cxxxix. 436
Sinclair (John, Master of), his “Me-

moirs of the Insurrection of 1715,'
cxii. 332; his manuscript locked
up by Sir Walter Scott, 335; the
Master's malignity to his contem-
poraries, ib.; his sketch of Lord

Breadalbane, 352
Sindbia (Madhajee, d. 1794), his

military career as Mahratta prince,
cxxxiv. 362, 363; his treachery to
M. Perron, 373

Pitt's scheme of, cxvi. 136;
fallacies of, exposed, 137
Sinope, destruction of the Turkish

fleet at, cxvii. 330
Sismondi (Charles Simonde de,

1773–1842), his defence of the
Additional Act, cxiv. 496

his social and political quali-
ties, cxix. 435; his intimacy with
Bonstetten at Geneva, 436

on the temptations of legiz-
lative assemblies to ennui, cxxxvi.

Sixtus IV. (d. 1484), his improve-
ments at Rome, cxviii. 374

his relations with literature,
cxxxvi. 142; his territorial am-

bition, 143
Sixtus V. (Felice Peretti, Pope, d.

1590); Lives of, cxxxii. 291 ; his
importance in history, ib.; his low
parentage, 293; teaching of the
boy-friar, 294; ecclesiastical pro-
motions, ib. ; created cardinal, 295;
murder of his nephew, 296 ; his
election as Pope, ib.; energetic
government of the Papal States,
298; his financial economy, ib.;
suppression of brigandage, 301;
his Bull of 1585, ib. ; severity of
his rule, 304 ; bis cruelty to Pas-
quin, 305 ; his foreign policy, ib. ;
reports of Spanish and Venetian
envoys, 306; his hopes of conrert-
ing Elizabeth, 307; his Bull
against Henry III., 308; disputes
with Olivares, 300; his policy to-
wards the League, 311; his notious
of exterminating heresy, 313; and
of regaining the Holy Sepulchre,
314; discontented with Philip
after the Armada, 315; his ill-
humour, 316; political inconsis-
tencies, 319; temporising policy
with Spain, ib.; approves of Henry
III.'s assassination, 321 ; troubles
during his last year, ib.; relations
with Henry IV., ib.; last interview
with Sessa and Olivarès, 325; his
death, 326; bis statue at Rome,

ib.; his character and policy, 328
Skill, derivation and original mean-

ing of the word, cxl. 248
Skinner (Lieut.-Col. James), mili-

tary memoir of, by Mr. Fraser,
cxxxiv. 361; his services under
the Mahrattas, 366, 381; in the

British army, ib.
Sky, the, considered as the original

object of worship, cxxxix. 432
Sladen (Major), his expedition in

Western China, cxxxvii. 302, 318
Slavery, philological theory in de-
fence of, cxv. 75

first mensures of abolition,
cxvi. 134

considered as an attribute of
pure democracy, cxviii. 143 note
Slavery (African), indigenous to the

soil, cxxiv. 166; the slave-trade a
barrier to civilisation, 183; its
suppression proposed by Sir S.
Baker, 184

(American), affected to be
ignored in the constitution, cxiii.
562; failure of the Missouri com-
promise, 563; squatter Bove-
reignty, ib.; the Fugitive Slave
Law, 565; nigger-hunting in Vir-
ginia, 568; right of recapture,
569; colour an obstacle to eman-
cipation, 570; Southern slave
theories, 572; population of slave
states, 577; n neutral slave-policy
necessary to Union, 583

project of the Colonisation
Society to deport the elaves, cxix.

205 and 210; origin of the Aboli-
tionists, 210; importations of Af-
rican slaves, 219; emancipation
long prepared for, 238; the insti-
tution doomed, 241. See Negroes,

Slavery (American), original propor-

tion of slave votes, cxxiii. 540 ;

circumstances of its extinction, 543
Slave-trade, English efforts at sup-

pression, thwarted by M. de

Villèle, cxxviii. 142
Slaves, their condition in the West

Indies, cxv. 51; evils of sudden
emancipation, 52; in America, 62;
suggestions for ameliorating their

condition, 65
Sleep, Dr. Hall's theory of the causes

of, cxii. 510; Dr. Darwin on the
phenomenon, il

mysterious nature of, cxxxvii.
330; the phenomenon disregarded,
because familiar, 331; an integral
part of existence, 332; conjunction
of, with dreams, 334 (see Dreams);
hypothesis of Unconscious Cere-
bration,' 336; the problem inca-
pable of proof, 337; difficulties of
observation, ib.; its reparative
functions, 338; power of nerve
.force, ib. ; evils of protracted sleep,
340; a continuous succession of
states, 341; views of Sir H. Hol-
land, ib. ; complex functions of,
342; epithets applied to, 343;
diversity of forms of, ib. 344;
effect of, on the senses, ib.; sensi-
bility and the will, 345; 'inter-
lacing' of sleep and waking, ib.;
chronometry impressed on sleep,
346; somnambulism and talking
in sleep, 317; opiates, ib.; anæsthe-
tics, 318; trance, catalepsy, &c. ib. ;
mesmeric sleep, 349; delusions of
spiritualism, 350; power of mea
mory applied to, 353; connexion
of, with insanity, 360; physical
causes of, 361 ; unknown functions
of the cerebellum, 362

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