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Addison, C. G., his history of Knights Templars reviewed, 45.
Airy, O., his edition of Burnet's 'History of my own Time' reviewed,
Bateson, E., his history of some Northumberland parishes reviewed,
Bertrand, A., his book on the religion of the Gauls reviewed, 427.
Bryce, G., his history of Hudson's Bay Company reviewed, 161.
Burnet's History of my own Time, review of Mr, Airy's new
edition of, 478 (see Scotland).
Byron, Lord, review of Messrs. Prothero and Coleridge's edition of
the works of, 348-letters and journals, 348-poetic reputation
affected by revelation of private life, 361----Matthew Arnold and
Swinburne on his worth as a poet, 362, 380—Mazzini's and
Macaulay's predictions of future appreciation, 363--his personality
stamped on his verse, 364–comparison with Chateaubriand, 364
-inspiration from Eastern travel, 365—criticises Wordsworth's
mistakes with regard to Greece, 366--Oriental imagery, 366-art
of painting historical landscape, 367-lines on Waterloo in
• Childe Harold,' 367, 369—some blemishes in his longer poems,
368-choice of melancholy characters, 370-life in Venice, 371–
too much local colour in his verse, 372–-heroic couplets, 372-
"Sardanapalus,' 373-blank verse, 373_Cain' and Manfred,'
374-lyrics, 375—'Isles of Greece' and 'Ode to Napoleon,' 376
- Beppo' and ' Don Juan,' 377—poetic rivals, 380—virility of
his best work, 381.
Chamberlain, J., his speech on Colonial and Imperial Federation
Chevalier, Capt. E., his history of the French Navy reviewed, 24.
China and International Questions, review of books concerning, 450
- life of foreign community in Peking before the troubles, 451–
prosperity of foreign trade of China during 1899, 452_Boxers
and brigands, 453—murder of Mr. Brooks, 453-naval demon-
stration recommended, 454-massacres of Christians, 455-im-
punity of Boxers, 455-legation guards reach Peking, 456-Boxers
interrupt railway communications, 456— relief expedition under
Admiral Seymour, 457–murder of Japanese Chancellor, 458—
encounter between allied force and Boxers at Lang-fang, 459-
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capture of Taku forts, 460-murder of German Minister, 461-
legations besieged, 462—British, Japanese, and American rein-
forcements, 463—Russians occupy Newchwang,_464-allie
advance on Peking and rescue legations, 465–Russians i
Manchuria, 465, 471—failure of missionaries and officials
foresee their danger, 466-Chinese people not opposed to com
mercial intercourse with foreigners, 468-outbreak due to foreigo
schemes of territorial annexation, 469--financial reform necessary.
472—difficulty of reconciling interests of Powers, 473_Coun:
Waldersee's appointment as commander of allied forces, 474, 477
-Russian proposal for evacuation of Peking, 475-punishment
of chief culprits as a condition in negotiations for peace, 476–
Chinese Imperial edict degrading implicated officials, 476–
Chinese Emperor's appeal for peace, 477.
Cholmondeley, Mary, four of her novels reviewed, 208
Coleridge, E. II., his edition of Lord Byron's poetry reviewed, 31-
Colonial and Imperial Federation, review of publications concert
ing, 247-change of sentiment at home with regard to Colonies.
247-universal desire for closer union, 248-Mr. Chamberlais
and Imperial union, 249-Imperial Federation League, 249
Imperial Federation (Defence) Committee, 250-contributions of
Cape Colony, Natal, and Australia towards Imperial defence, 254
-Colonial Federation, 251—Australian Commonwealth, 251–
links with the home country, 253–Federal Parliament, 256
legislative functions, 256—respective powers of the Senate ani
House of Representatives, 259-governor-general, 259_executive
council, 260-provision for future changes and reforms, 260–
Referendum, 261–Federal Supreme Court, 261-appeals to Privy
Council, 261-projects for federalising the Empire, 264--represen-
tation of colonies in home Parliament, 266-Imperial Parliament
or Imperial Council, 268-community of feeling more important
than federal system, 269.
Diósy, A., his book on China reviewed, 450.
Drama, Literary Prospects of the, review of books concerning, 307
-pecuniary limitations of modern drama, 308-ephemeral plays,
308-literary side of the drama, 309–M. Rostand's dramatic
works, 310- La Samaritaine,' 311_ Les Romanesques,' 312-
'La Princesse Lointaine,' 314-story of Rudel and the Princess
Mélissinde of Tripoli, 315— Cyrano de Bergerac,' 316-M.
Rostand's literary art not appreciated in English theatres, 318,
320— L'Aiglon,' 319--romantic temperament and classic treat-
ment, 320—is English drama an art or a craft ? 321.
Du Puy, P., his book on Knights Templars reviewed, 45.
Election, The General, review of publications concerning, 526-
Lord Salisbury's address to the electors, 527-question before the
electorate : who is to govern the country # 528-Liberal Govern-
ment impossible without a Liberal Party, 529-electioneering
amenities, 531—the country's 'mandate,' 531, 535-progress
during Lord Salisbury's third administration, 532—changes in
personnel of the House, 532–public confidence testified by the
Government's majority, 533–future of South African politics,
533–shortcomings and achievements of the War Department,
535-true meaning of the country's verdict, 536-Liberalism v.
Imperialism, 536_ Imperialism and Finance,' 538—some remark-
able features of the election, 539.
Ellis, A. J., his translation of Helmholtz’s ‘Sensations of Tone'
French Navy, review of Captain Chevalier's history of, 24-navy
since fall of Napoleon, 26-operations in alliance with the
English, 26—under Restoration government, 28—Medusa'
disaster resulting from inexperience of commander, 28-battle of
Navarino, 29-expedition to Algiers, 29; and against Tripoli,
31-operations against Portugal, 32-blockade of Mexican coast
and capture of San Juan de Ulloa, 33-Admiral Lalande's plot
against English fleet in the Levant, 35-action at Obligado of
French and English navies against Argentine Republic, 36-
Crimean war, 37—way to make war upon England, 38-attacks
upon British commerce, 40--futility of commerce-destroying
tactics, 40-Prince de Joinville's naval strategy, 42—ports of
refuge,' 43-battleship designing, 43—how to make war without
Forrest, Katharine de, her Paris as it is' reviewed, 117.
Fowler, Ellen Thorneycroft, two of her novels reviewed, 208.
Fowler, Sir H. H., his address on municipal finance reviewed, 405.
Gaul, The Roman Conquest of, review of books concerning, 427—
Rome and Gaul during age of the Gracchi, 428—expedition on
behalf of Massilia, 429- Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis,
429-trade route, 430-—-invasion of Cimbri and Teutoni repelled
by Marius, 431–Cæsar's 'Gallic War,' 432—Cæsar as a man and
a general, 435—-swift marches, 435-entrenchments, 436-his
legions, 436-heavy infantry and friendly Gallic cavalry, 437—-
generosity and sternness, 438—Gauls' lack of unity, 439–Druids,
439, 448—Vercingetorix leads Gallic struggle for independence,
440—Portus Itius and Cæsar's expedition to Britain, 441-bridge
across the Rhine, 443—ancient camp discovered, 443-Augustus
and organisation and internal government of Gaul, 445 local
autonomy, not Home Rule, 415, 448_Tres Gallize' or three
provinces, 446-Lugudunum or Lyon the capital, 447–Emperor-
worship, 447—temple of the cult, 448-Druidism proscribed, 448
-conquest completed, 449.
Hall, W. H. (Bullock), his Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone'
Hare, A. J. C., his book on Paris reviewed, 117.
Helmholtz, H. von, review of his life and works, 382-early years,
382—scientific amusements, 383-medical studies, 383–German
science before his time, 384-Physical Society of Berlin, 385–
researches into organic origin of fermentation, 385–Professor of
Physiology at Albert University, Berlin, 386—invents the
'myograph,' 386, 392-essay. On the Conservation of Force,' 386
-dynamic theory of heat and indestructibility of energy, 387-
secret of the maintenance of the
sun's heat, 388—possible duration
of the sun, 389—Professor of Physiology at Königsberg, Bonn,
and Heidelberg, 391--transmission rate of nerve-impulses, 392–
invents ophthalmoscope, 393—treatise on "Tone-Sensations,' 394
-phenomena of agreeableness of tone, 395—'timbre,' 396--aural
anatomy, 396---appointed to Chair of Physics at Berlin, 396–
Director of Physico-Technical Institute at Charlottenburg, 397
-electrical action over distances without any medium, 397–
electrical convection,' 398_Hertzian electrical ether-waves, 398
-vortex-ring' theory of matter, 399--meteorological researches,
399—microscopic minimum, 400—his popular lectures, 400-
his domestic life, 400—-visit to England and Scotland, 401–
Imperial favours in Germany, 401-personal charm, 402–
presidency over Electrical Congress at Chicago, and death, 403–
his place among foremost scientists, 404.
Hinds, A. B., his history of Hexhamshire reviewed, 140.
Hirschfeld, O., his 'Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum' reviewed,
Hirst, F. W., G. Murray, and J. L. Hammond, their essays on
‘Liberalism and the Empire' reviewed, 526.
Hodgson, Rev. John, and others, their History of Northumberland
Holmes, T. R., his book · Cæsar's Conquest of Gaul' reviewed, 427.
Hudson's Bay Company, review of books concerning, 161---Chouart
Ireland, Progress in, review of reports concerning, 71-Queen's
visit to Dublin, 72—changes since the Queen's last visit, 73–
forty years of social and economic progress, 75–Irish Land Code,
76-improved condition of peasantry, 77—railway extension, 78
-costume, 79—preservation of Irish language, 79—-Gaelic League,
80—diminished emigration, 80—Congested Districts Board, 81-
poverty before 1892, 83–Irish Industries Association, 84—
fisheries, 84–Irish Agricultural Organisation Society, 85~co-
operative creameries, 85-poultry societies and small industries,
86--co-operative credit banks, 86-Mr. Plunkett and Board of
Agriculture and Industries, 87—revival of Irish flax, 89—hope
for the future, 89.
Italian Unity, The Completion of, review of books concerning, 322
first Italian Parliament and death of Cavour, 322—-Cavour's
alternative policies for acquiring Rome as the capital, 323-over-
tures to the Papal Court, 324-negotiations with Napoleon III.,
325–Ricasoli and Rattazzi, 326, 337—Garibaldi's expedition and
defeat at Aspromonte, 327- French rebuff to Italy's aspirations,
328-Emperor Napoleon III. interviewed at Fontainebleau, 329
-Naples suggested as the new capital, 330-King Victor
Emmanuel and the convention for French evacuation of Rome,
332--Crispi's defence of the Monarchy against Mazzini and the
Republicans, 335—secret communications between King Victor
Emmanuel and Mazzini on Venetian question, 338—Florence the
new capital of Italy, 340—alliance between Prussia and Italy,
341-war with Austria, 345—Italian failure at Custozza, 349—
naval disaster at Lissa, 350—Austria cedes Venice to Italy, 351
—Garibaldians defeated at Mentana, 353—French troops retire
from Rome to Civita Vecchia, 353-Franco-German War and
Italian occupation of Rome, 356—plébiscite of Roman citizens,
357—Rome as the royal residence and capital, 357.
King, B., his history of Italian unity reviewed, 322.
Knights Templars, review of books concerning, 45——ideal soldiery of
God, 46—the Crusades, 49— New Chivalry,' 51—Bernard the
Cistercian and his advocacy of the Templars, 52— Rule' of the
Order, 52-convent-fortresses in Syria, 54-heroic death of
Jaqueline de Maillé, 55—battle of Tiberias, 55—slaughter of
Templars, 57-rivalries and dissensions, 58-fall of Acre, 59-
the Order scattered throughout Europe, 61-denounced as
apostates from the faith, 63—accused of Gnostic heresies, 63—
King Philip of France orders arrest of Grand Master Jacques de
Molay, 65—torture and death of French Templars, 66-fate of
their murderers, 67, 69, 70—burning of De Molay, 69.
La Marmora, General A., his book on Italian affairs in 1866 reviewed,