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trated, cxix. 318; laments his

want of humour, 319
Scott (Sir Walter), his prefaces to

his novels, cxx. 54 note; anecdote
of his dog Diamond rejected by Sir
D. Brewster, 210

M. Taine's unjust estimate
of, cxxi. 322, 323

sepulchral vase sent to him
by Byron, cxxiv. 345

his obligations to Mise Edge-
worth's writings, cxxvi. 458

his battle-pieces, cxxix. 501 ;
his conscious pathos, ib.

Landor's estimate of, cxxx.
247, 531 ; his habitual overwork,
546 ; anecdote of, by Lockhart, ib.

his Life of Napoleon'criti-
cised by J. S. Mill, cxxxix. 110;
Dumont's epigram on his History,
ib. ; fertility of his literary genius,
384; deterioration of his latest
works, ib.

his "Tales of a Grandfather,'
cxl. 223 ; his character and ap-

pearance, by Lord Cockburn, 269
Scott (Capt. R.N.), his criticism of

the coil-system of constructing

guns, cxix. 516
Scottish monasteries abroad, cxix.

168; their perfection in the
twelfth century, 174; subsequent
decline, 175; Irish claims to their
foundation, ib.; disputed meaning
of the word 'Scoti,'176; vacancies
filled by Irishmen, 178; seminaries
for instruction of Scottish mission-
ary priests, 192; the Collegio
Scozzese at Rome, ib.; establish-
ments of the Jesuits in Spain, 194;

and in France, 197
Screech-owl, early spelling of, as

scritch-owl, cxl. 157, 159
Scriptures, various theories of inspi-

ration historically discussed, cxix.
147; enlightened spirit of recent

criticism in England, 150
Scullabogue Barn, burning of, by

the Irish rebels, cxxxix. 504

Sculpture, use of, in Christian art,

cxx. 104; its historical precedence
to painting, 105

study of the antique in,
cxxii. 84

different theories of expres-
sion in, cxl. 171 ; canon of sym-
metry, 175; proportions of the

head, 187
Sculpture (Christian), the study long

neglected, cxxi. 520; richness of,
in the middle ages, 521; heath-
enisms of Ghiberti, 538; vicious
compromise with paganism,

old Italian monuments of,
cxxii. 83
Sea, currents and temperature of,

cxxxv. 435, 471. See Oceanic

Sea-coal, early mention of, in London,

cixxx. 173
Sea Island Cotton, varieties of,

cxviii, 338
'Seam,' sporting-term used by Sbak-

speare, cxxxvi. 357
Sebastopol, siege of, Jomini's remarks

on, cxxiii. 115, 116
Seker (Thomas, Archbishop of Cnc-

terbury, 1693 1768), advocates
Colonial bishoprics for the pur-
poses of confirmation, cxviii. 556,
557 ; his argument with Dr. Nag-

hew thereon, ib. note
Secondary punishments, the question

re-opened, cxxi. 110; old system
of transportation now impossible,

117, 119
Secret Societies, sketch of, in Russia,

cxxxii. 364
Sedan, French capitulation at (1870),

cxxxii. 517, 518
Seeley (Professor), his views on Uni-

versity reform, cxxvii. 151, 162
Segovia (Spain), its picturesque situ-

ation, cxxii. 161 ; Gothic architec-

ture at, ib.
Séguin (M.), on the mechanical the-

ory of heat, cxix. 17

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Séguin (M. Edouard), on the Treat-

ment of Idiots,' cxxii. 39; his
institution at Bicêtre, 40; defini-

tion of a typical idiot, 45
"Seibo,' a tree common in the Argen-

tine Republic, cxxxix. 451
Selden (John, 1584-1654), anecdote

of his knowledge of legal prece-
dents, cxx. 23; committed to the
Tower, 35

- on the authorised version of
the Bible, cxxii. 120

enters Oxford' at fourteen,
cxxv. 59; matrimonial precedent
in his Uxor Ebraica,' 89 and note

his comparison of spiritual
authority to prerogative, cxxviii.

his hostility to Scotland,
cxxxvii. 192
Selkirk, early history of, cxii. 509
Sellar (Professor), his remarks on

Lucretius, cxxii. 246, 252
Selwyn (Mr.), his Report on the gold

deposits of Victoria, cxii. 8
Semiramis, conflicting mentions of,

in ancient history, cxi. 60, 61
Semitic races, their early adoption

of monotheism, cxxiv. 11; sim-
plicity of their mind, ib.; their

use of prophecy, ib.
Semmering Railway, the, cxxii. 125
Sempill (Col. W.), founds the Scots

College at Madrid, cxix. 195
Semple (James, d. about 1840), his

literary works, cxxxi. 206
Seneca (Lucius Annæus, 1-65), his

praise of poverty, cxxiv. 343;

cxxxii. 151
Seneca (Lucius Annaeus, 1-65),

compared with'Plutarch, cxxix, 77
Senior (Nassau W.), bis ‘Sugges-

tions on Popular Education,' cxiv.
1; bis objections to local school-
rates, 33

his early love of Poor Law
Reform, cxx. 302 ; his capacity
for the task, 393

his Journals, Conversations,

and Essays relating to Ireland,
cxxviii. 324; his Irish articles in
the Edinburgh Review, ib. ; his per-
sonal knowledge of Ireland, 325;
period comprised in his work, 326;
on the vices of the former landed
system, ib.; advocated emigration,
327 ; his hostility to class clamour,
ib.; his defence of the land-own-
ing class, 329; on the difficulties
of managing landed property, 332;
his proposed tribunal for compen-
sation of evicted tenants, 333 ;
his sketch of Ireland in 1858,
334 ; on the evils of the Estab-
lished Church, 336; on the Irish
priesthood, 339; his scheme of
religious equality, 340; on the
claims of Church property, 343;
opposed to the Lord-Lieutenancy,
344; and to local unpaid magis-
trates, 345; his conversation with
Whately on a Roman Catholic
University at Dublin, 346 ; im-
pressions of Ireland derived from

his writings, 349
Sensation, definitions of the term,

cxxiv. 122; not the object of con-
sciousness, 126; viewed as a form
of consciousness, 127; a mental
act, 131 ; its relation to the ob-
ject, 132, 137; mental process of,

propagation of, through the
nerves, cxxvii. 108
Sensational Philosophy, recent de-

velopment of, cxxvi. 92
Sensational' school of modern

writers, cxxxiv. 93, 95
Separate System Act, the, cxvii.

Sepoys, mutinous risings confined to,

cxxiv. 320, 321. See Indian

Septennial Act (1714), duration of

Parliaments since, cxxii. 291 note;

objection to, 293
Septinzonium of Severus at Rome,

cxviii. 344; its conditinn in the

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ninth century, 361; besieged by

Henry IV., 374
Septuagint, Roman edition of, in
1586, cxii. 260

original copy of, cxxiv. 346
Sepulture, ancient mode of, cxvi.

165; burning coincident with the

age of iron, 166
Serpents, problem of the early wer-

ship of, cxxx. 488; Turanian
theory of Mr. Fergusson, 489;
association with human sacrifice,
ib. ; worship of, in Greece, 492;
and Italy, 492; in Scandinavia,

etc., 493 ; in India, 494
Servants, modern domestic, cxv.

409; complaints of their employ-
ers, 410; chiefly labourers' daugh-
ters, 412; desire of independence
a cause of discontent, 414; female
pupil-teachers, 415; neglect of
training, 417 ; requisites to ensure
a better class, 419; injudicious
treatment of, 421; scale of board-
wages, 423 ; evils of short ser-
vice, 428; decline of providence,
429; enforced society of the kit-
chen, 431; provident societies,

Servetus (Michael, 1509–1563), his

early career, cxxxi. 146 ; his
• Restitutio Christianismi,' ib.;

his arrest and burning, 147
Sesostris, different monarchs of that

name, cxi. 53, 54
Sessa (Duke de), his negotiations

with Sixtus V., cxxxii. 324
Seton (George, Advocate), his 'Law

and Practice of Heraldry in Scot-

land,' cxxi. 336
Settignano (Desiderio da, Tuscan

sculptor), cxxi. 541
Settlement, Law of, origin of, cxxviji.

505 ; its ovil effects on the labour-
ing classes, ib.; final blow to, 506;

defective dwellings due to, 618
Seven,' mystical reverence for the

number, cxiv. 547
Severn, the, Dr. Hassall's analysis of

the water of, cxxiii. 402; district

drained by, 408
Severus (Lucius Septimius, Roman

Emperor, 146-211), his Septin-

zonium at Rome, cxviii. 314
Severus (Sulpicius, 363–410), his

plagiarism from Tacitus, cxxis.

Sevigné (Madame de, 1626-1676),

her pretended letter to Fouquet,

cxxiv. 375
Seville, Moorish ajimes windows at,

cxxii. 172
Sèvres, porcelnin manufactory at,

cxxv. 509
Seward (Miss), on Dr. Johnson's

friendship with Mrs. Thrale, cxiii.

Sewell (Mr.), Minister in New Zea-

land, on Lord Granville's despatch

of 1869, cxxxi. 119
Sex, comparatively small effect of, on

character, cxxx. 573
Sexes, the, relative influence of, ou

the character of children, cxxi.
121, 122

canons of beauty in Art
applied to, cxl. 200
Sexual selection, Mr. Darwin's theory

of, cxxxiv. 229, 234
Seymour (Admiral Sir Michael), his

delay in bringing up gunboats to

the Peiho, cxi. 102
Sforza (Francesco, Duke of Milan),

his alliance with Louis XI. cf

France, cxix. 543
Shaftesbury(Anthony Ashley Cooper,

Earl of, 1021-1683), his city resi.

dence, cxxxi. 181
Shaftesbury (Earl, the present, b.

1801), his denunciation of . Ecce

Homo,' cxxiv. 475
Shakspeare (William, 1564-1616),

alleged forgeries of, cxi. 452 (see
Collier, J. Payne); folly of deci-
ding genuineness on óæsthetic
grounds, 456; need of peculiar
criticism of, founded on the ab-
sence of a real text, 450; bord


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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
Shakspeare (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
---- M. Taine's theory of his “in-

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

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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, 100; 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 Oldenstle, 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, 18+

recent glossaries of, cxxx. 86;

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
knowledge of human nature, cxxx.

Shakspeare (William), absurdities

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

-passages borrowed by Shelley,
cxxxiii. 445, 448

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
schocls of critics, 336; dangers of
conjectural emendation, 337; wide
scope left for illustration, ib.; his
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, 1618–1070), 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 Squatters, Austra-

Shelley (Percy Bysshe, 1792–1822),

his type of intellectual greatness,
cxxx. 165

Poetical works of, edited by
Mr. Rossetti, cxxxiii. 420; difii-
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, 415; defects of punctuation,
448. See Rossetti, W. M.

his translation of Plato's
"Symposium,' cxxxiv. 305, 308
Sheppard 2. Beünett,' case of, be-
fore the Privy Council, cxxxvi.

Shere Ali (Ameer of Afghanistan),

bis birth, cxxv. 17 ; personal quali-
ties, 18; pamed by Dost Vahomed

as his successor, 19; disatlection of
his brothers, ib.; defeat of Azimu
Khan, 20; contest with Ufzul
Khan, ib. 21 ; his coup d'état, ib.;
enters Cabul in triumph, ib.; ex-
communicated at Bokhara, 2.2; de-
feats Ameen Khan at kujhbaz in
1805, 23; entry into Candahar,
24; subsequent reverses, ib. 25;
opposed to Azim Khen and Ma-
homed Rufeek, 26; his seclusion
at Candahar, 27; recovers from his
lethargy after the fall of Cabul, ih.;
defeated before Ghuznee, 29; his
flight, ib. ; retreat to Candabar,
30; his claims supported by Sir

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

his 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, 255; commands Grant's
fornier army, 257 ; his junction
with Grant at “the Clouds,' b.;
relieves Burnside at Knoxvilie,
258; his military genius, ib. ; bis
expedition to the Alabama fron-
tier, 263; promoted to command
of South-western States, 265; bis
point of invasion, 266; capture of


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