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Eo ego ingenio natus sum, amicitiam
Atque inimicitiam in fronte promptam gero.— Ennius.



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129; importance of the subject, 98;

statesman related to government,

99; mutually act upon each other,

100; statesman in the earliest stage

of society, 101; progress of civili-

zation and society traced, 102;

higher requisitions upon the states-

man, 104; complexness of modern

systems of law and government,

105; Montesquieu's views, ib; ex-

amination of Dugald Stuart's max-

im that legislation will be simpli-

fied as society advances to periec-

tion, 106; statesman's intellectual

endowments, 107; mistakes as to

cause and effect in the political

world, 108; great revolutions often

from trivial causes, 109; the states-

man's knowledge, 110; grossness

of modern notions on this point,

111; exclusion of lawyers from

public affairs, ib.; statesman ac-

cording to Greeks, Romans—So-

crates and Bacon's views, 113;

virtue an essential characteristic,

114; the statesman's religion (note)

ib.; corruption of statesmen, 115;
their exposure to trial and tempta-
tion, 116; Demosthenes consider-
ed, ib.; American statesman, 117;
deplorable state of public morals
in our country, 118; prostitution
of public men, ib.; political intol-
erance^ Il& Dr. Franklin's versi-

Vfrfcation br "Abraham and the
Stronger," 120; corruption of the
tbaltotbox, 123; legislative corrup-

.'tion, 121; instability of the public

. mind, 122; degrading acts of poli-
. iieisns, 1;24; when political excite-

. hknt'needed, 125; when unnatural

and ruinous, ib.; the vis medicatriz

in government, 126; examples of

eminent statesmen, 127.

Carroll's Collections, 130.

Cicero's Letters, 353—370; Cicero's

character not understood, 353; his

oratory, 355; his insincerity, ib.;

guilt in the murder of Caesar, 356;

his ingratitude to Caesar, 359; ex-

tracts from his letters concerning

Caesar, ib.; motives for Cicero's

conduct, 363; his prostitution of

profession as a lawyer, 364; de-

fends odious criminality, 365; Ci-

cero's baseness in private lif'e,366;

conduct to his wife, 367; Cicero

and Socrates, as men, 368; impor-

tance of virtue in public charac-

ters, 370.

Calvin's Life, 256; blind defence of

the reformers deprecated, 257; D'-

AubignfS, 258; Calvin's ordination,

ib.; his influence on republican-

ism, 259.

Cranch's Poems, 259.

Conquest of Mexico, 163—227; early

Spain, 163; romance of Moorish

wars and influence upon Spanish

character, 164; Columbus, 165;

eminent captains of that age, 168;

Hernando Cortes compared with

Alexander the Great, 170; his

birth, education and early exploits,

174; sails for Hispaniola, 176;

turns fanner, 178; his avarice,180;

Cortes' character defended, 181;

his religion, 184; Columbus' dis-

coveries, 185; expedition against

Yucatan, 186; Cortes assumes

command, 187; his armament, 188;

wars with the savages, 189; Cor-

tes hears of Mexico, 190; deter-

mines upon its conquest, 191;

builds Villa Rica, 192; marches
for Mexico, 194; wars with the
Tlascalans, 195; Montezuma's a-
larm, ib.; makes proposals to Cor-
tes, 196; arrives in sight of Mexi-
co, 198; its magnificent appear-
ance, 199; character of Montezu-
ma, 200; surrenders himself to
Cortes, 201; endeavors to remove
Cortes from command of the ar-
my, 202; Mexicans and Spaniards
engage, 205; Montezuma killed by
his subjects, 206; Spaniards seize
the grand teocalli, 207; retreat

from Mexico, 208; Cortes seizes

the consecrated banner of the

Mexicans, 210; builds a fleet, ib.;

joined by disaffected natives, 211;

Guatemozin, 212; blockade of

Mexico, 216; attack by the land

forces, 217; efforts to treat with

Guatemozin, 220; dreadful suffer-

ings of the Mexicans, 221; des-

perate struggle, 222; female bra-

very, 223; Guatemozin taken pri-

soner, 224; imprisoned by Cortes,

tortured,—dies, 225; Cortes' re-

morse, ib.; conquest completed,

226; Cortes returns to Spain—is

distrusted and treated with cold-

ness, ib.; dies on his return to

Mexico, 227.


Danosthenes, by H. S. Legare", 95.

Democratic Reuiew, -",-1.


German Novelists, 428—445; Ludwig

Tieck, 428; extracts from his

works, 429; character of Zschokke,

432; his "Vicar in Wiltshire,"433;

other works, 435-, Spindler and his

works, 437; his Jew, 438; Trom-

litz as a writer, 439; Hoffman,

-MO, Hauff, 442; extract from his

"Jew Sutz," ib.; Sternberg, 444;

Coontess Hahn-Hahn, 445.


Hernando Cortes, letters to the king
of Spain, 163.

Heretic of LajetchnVcoff, 343—352;
Russian writers, 343; Russian ro-
mance, 344; plot of the Heretic,
345; character of Ivan, 350, of
Anastasia, 351.

Hone's Spirit of the Age, 524.


Ireland in 1834, 1—31; early Irish,
1; tyranny of the English admin-

istrations, 2; massacre of Droghe-

da, 3; ingratitude of Charles II.,

4; Irish devotion to the English

crown, 5; religious intoleration, 5;

doctrines of the Romish church, 6;

extenuation of Irish Catholic re-

sistance, 7; national grievances, 8;

Queen Elizabeth's treatment of the

Irish, 9; mildness of James, 10,

tyranny of the Prince of Orange,

11; influence of the American Re-

volution upon the Irish, ib.; of the

French Revolution, 13; Ireland

armed in defence of Britain, 14;

desperate condition of England,

and consequent leniency to the

Irish, 15; Convention of 1782, 17;

Grattan's defence of Ireland, ib.;

Declaration of Independence, 18;

English deception, 19; English vi-

olate the treaty of pacification, 20,

Rebellion of '98,21; Union of Ire-

land with England, 22: agricultu-

ral resources of Ireland, 23; effects

of the Union, 24; absenteeism, 25;

fisheries and mines, 20; commerce,

27; manufactures, 28; English pro-

hibition upon Irish industry, 29:

comparative prospects of England
and Ireland, 30; present efforts for

legislative reform, 31.


Law and Lawyers, 370—426; profes-

sional prejudices, 371; character

of Law and Lawyers, as a work,

373; of "Eminent British Law-

yers," ib.; of "The Lawyer," ib.;

Law denned, 374; natural and re-

vealed law, 375; influence of Re-

velation upon law, 376; Jewish,

Egyptian and Persian law, 377;

law at Sparta and Athens, 378;

Roman law, 379; growth of inter-
national law, 380; English law,
381; common law, ib.; chancery,
382; trial by jury, 383; writ of at-
taint, 384j question of intent in li-
bel, 385; American law, 386; im-
portance of lawyers, 387; legal
honors, 388; American and Eng-

lish lawyers compared, 389; pre-

paratory studies in South-Caroli-

na, 390; English and American

law students, 391; counsellors, at-
torneys, special pleaders and con-
veyancers, 392; character of law-

yers, 393; the term "lawyer" in

Scripture misapplied, 394; satires

upon the profession, 395; elevated

tributes paid to it, 396; law com-

pared with other professions, 397;

evils of indiscriminate advocacy

at the bar, 398; arguments in its

favour, 399; practice condemned,

400; authorities for and against it,

401; early struggles of great law-

yers, 403; incorruptible integrity

of the English bench, 405; Chan-

cellors More. Ellesmere, Bacon,

Williams, 406; Clarendon, Guil-

ford, Nottingham, Jefferies, 407;

Somers and Hardwicke, 408; Er-

skine and Eldon, 409; Coke, 410;

Hale, Thurlow, Romily, 411;

Mansfield and SirWm. Jones,412;

Foster, Holt and Kenyon, 413;

Buller, Ellenborough, etc., 414;

corruption of early Judges, ib.;

judicial independence, 415; legal

subtlety, 415; technicalities and

fictions, 416; fines and recoveries,

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