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Adams, Dr. T. S., his translation of 'L'Ouvrier Américain' reviewed,
American Civil War, Causes of the, review of books concerning, 1-
England's share of responsibility for the slave trade, 3-anti-
slavery opinion in some American States, 4-influence of inven-
tion of the cotton-gin, 4-slave-breeding States, 4-equal balance
between free States and slave States, 5-Missouri Compromise,'
6-Lloyd Garrison's anti-slavery crusade, 6-annexation of Texas
and war with Mexico, 7—'Wilmot Proviso,' 10_squatter sove-
reignty,' 10-discovery of gold in California, 10_rendition of
fugitive slaves, 11-Henry Clay as mediator between North and
South, 12-Whittier's poems and Uncle Tom's Cabin,' 13-
underground railway,'14-President Pierce and Jefferson Davis,
14-Kansas-Nebraska Bill repealing Missouri Compromise, 15—
Buchanan elected President of United States, 17-Dred Scott
sent back to slavery, 18-Southern States talk of secession, 19---
Lincoln's opinion on slavery, 20--prosperity of Southern States,
20-John Brown, 21-Lincoln elected President, 21-Lowell's
appeal to England, 22-right of secession the alleged reason for
war, 23–slavery question ignored, 24-leaders in the struggle, 25
--Lee, 24, 25— Grant, 25, 26 --Jefferson Davis, 14, 25-Lincoln's
character and death, 26, 27.
Amery, L. S., his history of War in South Africa reviewed, 264.
Andrews, E. B., his history of the United States reviewed, 1.
Armstrong, W., his · Velazquez' reviewed, 132.
Asse, E., bis ‘Lettres portugaises' reviewed, 511.
Atherton, Gertrude, her 'Senator North ' reviewed, 158.
Ball, R. F., and T. Gilbey, their book on the 'Essex Hounds' re-
Balzac, H. de, his . Lettres à l'Etrangère' reviewed, 511.
Beaufort, Duke of, and Mowbray Morris, their book on 'Hunting'
Beaumont, G. de, his book on Ireland reviewed, 434.
Berkeley, Bishop, his exhortation to Roman Catholic clergy reviewed,
Beruete, A. de, his · Velazquez' reviewed, 132.
Binyon, L., his Western Flanders' reviewed, 529.
Blew, W. C. A., his book on the Quorn Hunt reviewed, 87.
Bourinot, Sir J. G., his book on Canada reviewed, 294.
Canada, review of books concerning, 294---rapid progress in recent
years, 294, 397-fresh light upon its history, 295— Wolfe's
capture of Quebec, 295–surrender of Montreal, conditions of
capitulation, 296—Quebec Act' the Magna Charta of French
Canadians, 297-loyalty of French Canadians during American
War of Independence, 298— United Empire Loyalist' immi-
grants, 299—agitation for self-government, 299-American in-
vasion of Canada in 1812, 300-constitutional struggles, 301-
rebellion in 1837, 301—responsible self-government granted in
1841, 302-agitation for confederation, 303—Quebec Convention
and present Canadian Constitution, 304—British North American
Act of 1867, 305—Canadian Pacific Railway, 306- vast develop-
ment in industries, 307—dairy farms, 308—-tariff struggle with
United States, 310—Sir Wilfrid Laurier's fiscal policy, 313–
increase in trade with Great Britain, 314-frontier and fishery
disputes with United States, 316-labour laws, 318—lumber
factories for paper-making, 319-growth of population, 320—Sir
Wilfrid Laurier and the Canadian contingent for South African
war, 321-immigrants from Galicia and Russia, 323—Canada's
claim to be a nation of the British Empire, 323.
Cicero's Correspondence, review of two editions of, 178—his appre-
ciation of Brutus, 182–examination of charges against Brutus,
183-estimate of Cicero's character, 186, 206—-literary style, 187
-political career, 188—relations with Pompey, 188, 196-199—
Cæsar's attitude towards Cicero, 191--recantation or palinodia,
192-governor of Cilicia, 193–Cæsar's conflict with the Senate,
194_Cicero returns to Italy and supports Pompey in unsuccessful
struggle with Cæsar, 196-abortive interview with Cæsar, 198_
temporary exile, 199—political eclipse, 200--discontented with
new régime, 201—disappointed at results of Cæsar's assassination,
203–leading spirit in the Senate in opposition to Antony, 204-
his fate sealed after Antony's victory, 205.
Cromwell, Oliver, review of recent appreciations of, 106—by birth
a gentleman,' 109—member of Parliament for Huntingdon, 110_
member for Cambridge in the Long Parliament, 111-moves
second reading of the Triennial Bill, 112-reforms the army, 112
-his Puritanism, 113-intolerant of “Malignants,' 114choice
between military rule and anarchy, 116 --conduct as regards trial
and execution of the King, 117-treatment of Ireland, 118_his
politics the result of his religion, 121-failure as a constitution-
builder, 121-Protector of the Commonwealth, 122-fundamental
principles of government, 123—dissolves Parliament, 124–rule of
Major-Generals, 124-speech to the new Parliament, 126-monarch
in all but name, 127-—-failure of his three parliaments, 128-his
character and achievements, 129.
Dale, T. F., his history of the Belvoir Hunt reviewed, 87.
Deffand, Madame du, and her friends, review of books concerning.
208—friendship with Horace Walpole, 209, 221-227- Voltaire's
praise, 209-early days, 210—marriage, 211-cured of gambling.
211---society under Regency of Philippe d'Orléans, 212--court at
Sceaux, 213—Mme. de Staël's encomium, 213--intimacy with
President Hénault, 214–salon in convent of Saint-Joseph, 215—
Formont, 216--Chevalier d'Aydie and the beautiful Circassian,
217—Rousseau, 217, 234—Montesquieu, 218—Mdlle. de Lespi-
nasse, 219-d'Alembert, 220-French salons of the eighteenth
century, 222-her affection for Walpole, 224-her estimate of
Walpole's character, 225-her intellectual resemblance to Madarne
de Sévigné, 226—her opinion of Englishmen, 227— Alexander
Crawford, 227-Burke, Wilkes, Gibbon, and George Selwyn, 230
-Duchesse de Choiseul, 231-Abbé Barthélemy, 233-Voltaire,
234-disillusions and aspirations, 235.
Deschanels, P., his Figures et Femmes' reviewed, 208.
Doyle, A. C., his 'Great Boer War' reviewed, 264.
Fiction and Politics, review of some political novels, 158--parlia-
mentary life too unromantic for fiction-writers, 159—Disraeli's
Coningsby,' 161-Thackeray, 163--Anthony Trollope's parlia-
mentary heroes, 163-Mr. Meredith's political themes, 165--Mrs.
Humphry Ward, Mr. Gilbert Parker, and Dr, Conan Doyle, 166
-Mr. Anthony Hope's 'Quisanté,' 167—Mrs. Atherton's "Senator
North' and Mr. Zangwill's Mantle of Elijah,' 168.
Firth, C., his book on Oliver Cromwell reviewed, 106.
Forman, B., his 'Letters of Keats to Fanny Brawne' reviewed, 511.
Fox-Hunting, The Early History of, review of books concerning,
87-vulpicide in seventeenth century, 88---eighteenth century
squires and rise of fox-hunting, 88--Somerville's "Chase,' 89–
Vine hounds, 90—Lord Arundell of Wardour and first real pack
of fox-hounds, 90—Thomas Boothby's pack, 90—Brocklesby
hounds, 91-Sir Roger de Coverley, 91-Squire Draper and his
daughter, 92-origin of modern fox-hound, 92-literature of the
hunt, 93--changes in method of hunting, 94---early meets and
following the scent, 95---long runs of former times, 96-Mr.
Hugo Meynell and the Quorn Hunt, 97--hard riding and improve-
ment in hunters, 98—Badminton and other famous packs, 99—
Berkeley Hunt, 100-scarlet coats, 100-Duke of Grafton and
building of Westminster Bridge, 100—Pytchley Hunt, 101-
Belvoir hounds, 102-sport in Essex, 103-causes of popularity
of fox-hunting, 104.
Fromentin, E., her • Maîtres d'autrefois' reviewed, 28.
Froude, Margaret, her lectures on South Africa reviewed, 264.
Gannon, J. P., his work on social developement of Ireland reviewed,
Gardiner, S. R., bis · Cromwell's Place in History' reviewed, 106.
Godin, J., his report on French Fleet reviewed, 325.
Godwin, Mary W., her letters reviewed, 511.
Goncourt, E. and J. de, their "L'Art du XVIIIe siècle' reviewed, 28.
Gréard, M., his translation of letters of Abélard and Héloise
Harley, Robert, Earl of Oxford, review of two volumes of his
Papers, 457-appointed Lord Treasurer, 457—retains services of
Swift, Prior, and Defoe, 458-Prince Eugene's opinion of him,
459—his colleagues, St. John and Bolingbroke, 460—policy as
Prime Minister, 461-advice of Halifax, 462-Guiscard's attempt
on his life, 463-negotiations for peace with France, 465—Treaty
of Utrecht, 469-South Sea scheme, 471-differences with
Bolingbroke, 472-treaty of commerce between England and
France, 473-Bolingbroke's Schism Bill, 474-dismissal from
Queen Anne's service, 476--impeachment for alleged intrigues
with the Pretender, 478—letters from the Tower, 480—retire-
ment at Brampton and Wimpole, 482-letter from Prior, 484-
letters from Swift, 485-estimate of his character, 487.
Harrison, F., his Oliver Cromwell' reviewed, 106.
Healy, Coadjutor-Bishop, his history of Maynooth College reviewed,
Hope, A., his 'Quisanté' reviewed, 158.
Ireland, The Situation in, review of books concerning, 238—-results
of last parliamentary election, 238-disappearance of Parnellism,
239—Mr. Healy's isolation and Mr. O'Brien's triumph, 241–
National Convention and United Irish League, 243-spread of
agrarian agitation, 244--Ulster farmers' demand for compulsory
land purchase, 246—Mr. Russell's conversion to compulsory
purchase, 247, 255—Mr. Russell's political career, 248_advan-
tages of gradual creation of peasant proprietary, 251-dangers of
simultaneous expropriation of landlords, 252—dual ownership,
253-Land Acts and their results, 254-grave evils likely to
arise from compulsory purchase, 258.
Irish Catholic Clergy, The, review of books concerning, 434—Bishop
Berkeley's appeal to, 434—reply of clergy of Dublin diocese, 435
-founding of Maynooth College, 435—influence of priests as
school managers and at the polling-booth, 437-failure of parish
clergy to encourage industries or to denounce idleness and in-
temperance, 438--Cardinal Manning's opinion on duties of his
clergy, 439-narrowness of training at Irish seminaries, 441–
mostly drawn from class of tenant-farmers and small tradesmen,
442, 452-system of education at Maynooth, 443—Dunboyne
College, 447---literary productions of the clergy, 448-attitude
towards political agitations, 449, 451—dependence upon their
flocks, 450-State endowment impracticable, 453-question of
Catholic university and college for clergy, 454—Catholic clerical
students in English and Continental universities, 455—Bishop
O'Dwyer's opinion on clerical education, 456.
Julleville, L. P. de, his history of French literature reviewed, 208.
Justi, C., his book on Velazquez reviewed, 132.
Keane, A. H., his translation of Justi's 'Velazquez' reviewed, 132.
Landscape, Symbolic, Imaginative, and Actual, review of books
concerning, 28-man's varying views of nature in different ages,
28-sacred symbols drawn from natural phenomena, 32-con-
ventionalism, 33--myth and legend in forest and glade, 34--idyllic
scenery in pastoral poetry, 35-gardens and pleasant places,' 37
-imitative period of art, 38—-realism and idealism, 39-Dutch
landscape-portraiture, 39-fanciful landscapes of imaginative
literature, 42-French renaissance, 45—Watteau, 46-French
post-Revolution classicism, 48-passion for nature, 49_descriptive
passages in English literature, 51.
Lecky, W. E. H., his · England in the 18th century' reviewed, 434.
Levasseur, E., his work on the American Workman reviewed, 489.
Lippmann, F., his book on wood-engraving in Italy reviewed, 529.
Love- Letters, Unimaginary, review of some, 511-Mary Wollstone-
craft to Imlay, 513-Mary Godwin and Shelley, 516--Goethe to
Frau von Stein, 517—Keats to Fanny Brawne, 518—Heloise,
Marianna Alcaforada, 518—Sophia Dorothea of Brunswick, 522
-Rousseau, Victor Hugo, 522–Balzac, Mérimée, 523— Browning
correspondence, 527–- Love Letters of an English woman,' 528.
Maeterlinck, Maurice, Moralist and Artist, review of his works,
350-pioneer of modern mysticism, 350—bi-partite nature of
the soul, 353-emotional morality, 354—his point of view com-
pared with Catholic and German Protestant mysticism, 356-life
between two destinies, 358--happiness, the balance of joy and
grief, 359--communion of soul with soul, 360-Nature and the
earth-life of man, 361-dramas of Love and Death, 362–
'Aglavaine et Sélysette,' 363-dual nature of love, 364-märchen
of the True Bride, 365—supremacy of Passion over Will, 366–
child-woman heroines, 368—his view of death as an inscrutable
stroke of fate, 371-power as an artist, 373.
Mérimée, P., his 'Lettres à une Inconnue' reviewed, 511.
Ministers and Directorships, review of Parliamentary reports con-
cerning, 378—rules affecting Civil Services, 380—Mr. Mundella
and New Zealand Loan Company, 381-Lord Salisbury's rules
regarding Ministers of the Crown holding directorships in public
companies, 381–Mr. Augustine Birrell's argument, 381–Sir
M. Hicks Beach's reply, 382—Mr. Balfour's opinion, 383
temptations of directors less than those of holders of large invest-