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115. Pragmatical meddling with other men's matters R. South

116. Oliver Cromwell--his speech to Sir Matthew Hale. E. Burke

117 Toleration of Christianity under Valerian

E. Gibbon

118. Political hatred

7. Addison

119. The Emperor Majorian, his zeal in preserving the

ancient edifices of Rome

E. Gibbon

120. English and French Gardens.

7. Addison

Gaiety and good humour

S. Johnson

122. Felicity and industry

Sir H. Wotton

123 M. Porcius Cato repulsed from the Consulship

124.

Character of Justinian

E. Gibbon

125. Epitaphs

S. Johnson

126. Universal happiness

plan for devising impossible

127.

True standard of the arts

E. Burke

128. Letter

12). Marie Antoinette

E. Burke

13o. Warren Hastings—his appearance on his trial

: Lord Macaulay

13.

Resentment

132. Our natural faculties limited

133.

Of debt

134. Human nature, by whom vilified

7. Addison

135. Of the true greatness of kingdoms

Lord Bacon

136. The force of custom in regard to a future life 7. Addison

137. Astronomy

138 Character of Oliver Cromwell

Lord Clarendon

139.

Benefits of learning

140. How flatterers are to be avoided

N. Machiavelli

141.

Man's ingratitude

W. Paley

142. Indifference to outward circumstances

Lord Bolingbroke

143. Character of Thomas Cromwell

G. Burnet

144. What kind of knowledge a student ought to attain 1. Barrow

145. Ridicule, the talent of ungenerous tempers

7. Addison

146. Letter to the Duke of Grafton

Junius

147 The original political state of the Roman Commons T. Arnold

148. Latter days of Oliver Cromwell

D. Hume

149. Agriculture

150. Argument for love of God

7. Taylor

151. Prospect of death

152. The danger of procrastination

A. Cowley

153. The virtue of a commander

154 Character of John Hampden.

Lord Clarendon

155.

Character of the Barbarians

: E. Gibbon

156. Sylla, apparent inconsistency in his character T. Arnold

157.

Cicero

Conyers Middleton

158. Certain imputations against learning

Lord Bacon

159. Cardinal Wolsey

Lord Herbert

160. The estimate of an enemy as well as a friend de-

serves attention

7. Addison

161. Prospect of the ruins of Rome in the 15th century : E. Gibbon

162. Nelson

R. Southey

163. Sertorius

Long's Plu'arch

164. How to procure contentedness

7. Taylor

165. Punishment by ex post facto legislation

166. Virtue requires trial and exercise

7. Milton

167. Visit to the site of the mansion of Cornelia

168. Impiety of Dionysius

169. The battle of Edge-hill, A. D. 1642

Lord Clarendon

170. Effects of education upon character

D. Hume

171. The English Ambassador at the court of the Em-

peror of Moscovia, A.D. 1583

7. Milton

172. Mere assent to moral propositions

W. Paley

173

Fiesco's exhortations to the conspirators

W. Robertson

174 Letter to Buonamattai

7. Milton

175.

F. Cortes

W. Robertson

176. Talent of ridicule in the possession of an ill-condi-

tioned man

7. Addison

177

Lord Bacon

178. The study of the elegiac poets

Of anger

181.

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201.
202.

179.

The course of nature.

180. Rhetorical blandishments

C. Burke

Belisarius, his repulse of the Goths from Rome E. Gibbon

182. Moral slavery.

Lord Clarendon

183. Excess of care

S. Johnson

184. Contemplation of death

Sir R. Steele

185. Superficial, not sound learning inimical to Religion Lord Bacon

186. The cavaliers, their claims on Royal favour. Lord Macaulay

187. Arguments of the Royalists

: Lord Macaulay

188. Character

189. Intellect of Adam in Paradise

R. South

190. Cicero, his want of fortitude

Lord Boling broke

191.

Death of Lorenzo de Medici

W. Roscoe

192. Extravagance.

Sir R. Steele

193.

Want of earnestness about life

194. Dissemination of falsehood

S. Johnson

195.

Character of William Villiers, Lord Viscount Grand-

ison

Lord Clarendon

196. Cæsar's passage of the Rubicon

: C. Merivale

197. Discipline in a regiment how best promoted

198. Sir W. Temple, his remonstrance with Charles II.. D. Hume

199

Education

W. Paley

200.

The Duke of York and Marshal Turenne

Lord Clarendon

Sad issue of eminent merit

R. South

Learning insures immortality.

Lord Bacon

203.

Muley-/ascen restored to the kingdom of Tunis W. Robertson

204.

William the Third

Lord Macaulay

205. Qualifications of an historian :

R. Ascham

206-7 Of Ambition

7. Addison

208-9. King Charles II., his return

R. South

The pleasure of study and contemplation

Bishop Hall

Expectation

Sir H. Wotton

212.

The active man

Sir H. Wotton

213-14. Conspiracy of the Pazzi

W. Roscoe

215. Death of Lorenzo de' Medici.

W. Roscoe

216. Lady Jane Grey and Edward

H. Coleridge

217 Cortes appointed commander by Velasquez. W. Robertson

218. Introduction to History of England .

Lord Macaulay

219. Profligacy of politicians in the reign of Charles II.: Lord Macaulay

Cicero

C. Merivale

Charles the Fifth, his resignation of his dominions W. Robertson

Bountifulness of nature

1. Barrow

223

The battle of Salices, A.D. 377

E. Gibbon

224. Perception of the sublime

7. Ruskin

225. Vestiges of the past

7. A. Froude

226. Salutary innovation

Lord Brougham

227. London after the battle of the Boyne

Lord Macaulay

228. Death of Catherine, Queen of Henry VIII.

D. Hume

229. Do as you would be done to

7. Selden

230. Sir W. Ralegh and the king of Aromaia

Sir W. Ralegh

231. Of Obscurity

A. Cowley

232.

Character of Marcus Porcius Cato of Utica

Conyers Middleton

233 Civil war in Scotland

Sir W. Scott

234.

The Druidical worship, its partial refinement E. Burke

235.

Humane conduct of Hannibal to his prisoners T. Arnold

Dorislaus killed at the Hague

Lord Clarendon

237

William III., his early life and education

Lord Macaulay

238. Popularity, not to be sought nor despised

Lord Clarendon

239

The arts and sciences.

0. Goldsmith

240. Antiquity of the Jews, a great prerogative

H. Coleridge

241. Queen Elizabeth and the sovereignty of the United

Provinces

D. Hume

242. Norman Conquest, extraordinary facility of. E. Burke

243

Character of Caius Marius

Conyers Middleton

244

Constitutions, when most to be commended: A. Sydney

245

Battle of Marston Moor, fought July, A.D. 1644 H. Coleridge

246. Cromwell and the title of King

Lord Clarendon

247 Reflection on the tombs in Westminster Abbey 7. Addison

248. Fortune, mistaken notions concerning her

Sir T. Browne

249.

Constantine the Great-his vast prodigality.

E. Gibbon

250. Gradual development of the English Constitution Lord Macaulay

251. Enquiry into the nature of the understanding 7. Locke

252. National Assembly of France, their constraint E. Burke

253. Augustus' resignation of his usurped power .

E. Gibbon

254 Introduction to the apology for Smectymnus 7. Milton

255. Henry VIII. and the Emperor Charles V.

W. Robertson

256. Orders of both Houses for subscribing money and

plate for the defence of the king refused, A.D. 1642 Lord Clarendon

257. Queen Elizabeth and Mary Queen of Scots.

G. Buchanan

258. The desire of communicating knowledge

H. Mackenzie

259. The Emperor Julian--his initiation and fanaticism E Gibbon

260. Considerations on death

7. Taylor

261. Character of King Charles I. :

D. Hume

262. Preference of the right hand, natural to man

Sir C. Bell

263. Character of Queen Elizabeth

D. Hume

264. Atheists—their foolish credulity concerning atoms R. Bentley

265. Letter to Romilly on Fontenelle

Mirabeau

266. English taste for the Italian opera

7. Addison

267. Twofold type of character common among men

W. Paley

268. William the Third, coldness of his manners

Lord Macaulay

269. Trial of Algernon Sydney, A.D. 1683.

D. Hume

270. Mischievous effects of unseasonable liberty

271. The reduction of Veii by M. Furius Camillus B. G. Niebuhr

272. Character of the Spanish inquisition.

W, H. Prescott

273 Paramount value of good counsellors to princes B. Jonson

274. Character of King Charles I

H. Hallam

275. Operations before the battle of Flodden-field

Lord Herbert

276. Prospect of death-pleasure of-to the righteous.

277. Preparation for death

278. Eagerness for emigration in America

W. Robertson

279. Character of an hyperbolical fop by Seneca . A. Cowley

280-2. Devastation of the Carnatic by Hyder Ali Khan E. Burke

283. Eloquence, how it differs from the other fine arts

284. Christians ought to live as they would die

285. The Gonfaloniere di Justicia at Florence

H. Hallam

286. Character of Chărles II

: D. Hume

287. Riches are unable to confer real happiness

288. Nature and situation of the castle of Dumbarton G. Buchanan

289. An African's speech

B. Franklin

2go. Warren Hastings, brought to the Bar of the House Lord Macaulay
291. Virgil-his Æneid and its defects

B, G. Niebuhr

292.

Letter

W. Cowper

23. Advice to those living in bondage to the world

294 Sympathetic revenge a duty

E. Burke

295

The true test of a good government

Junius

296. Deliberations of the seven Magians

297.

The wisest men think for themselves

298. Man's happiness regulated by his own behaviour 7. Butler

299.

Benefits of truthfulness

Spectator

300. Advice to Prince Henry Frederick :

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Lord Bacon, his demeanour at his impeachment E. Burke

302.

Effects of usurious transactions in the Carnatic E. Burke

303. Prudence cannot always command success

Spectator

304. The Earls of Lanrick and Lautherdale

Lord Clarendon

305. Justice is slow-injury quick and rapid.

E. Burke

306. Plato, his illustrations of moral instruction

7. Mackintosh

307. Augustus Cæsar-character of his sovereignty C. Merivale

308. A mercenary war difficult to be sustained

E. Burke

309. Knowledge increases

power

Lord Bacon

310. A walk upon the sea-shore

H. W. Longfellow

311.

Cardinal Wolsey, his character

Lord Herbert

312. Retrospect of life, suggestive of humility

F. Jeffrey

313. Frederic, Count of Schomberg.

Lord Macaulay

314. The Carnatic

E. Burke

315

Of Self-praise

D. Hume

316. Every man's business is no man's

T. Arnold

301.

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317. Of Boldness

Lord Bacon

318. Dialogue between Benedict and D. Pedro :

: W. Shakespeare

319.

Character

320.

Letter

321.

Character

322. Character of King Henry VIII

Lord Herbert

323. Familiar instances the best

Lord Bacon

324.

Education

7. Milton

325. Speech of William before the battle of Hastings

D. Hume

326. American hunting

W. Robertson

327.

Letter to H. Cromwell

A. Pope

328.

Mental sufferings

329. Excessive anxiety for life

7. Addison

336. The siege of Gloucester raised, A. D. 1643

Lord Clarendon

331.

Innate goodness of nature

1. Barrow

332.

Of Falsehood

S. Parr

333-4. The being of God proved

1. Barrow

335.

Mentem e caelesti demissam traximus arce

1. Barrow

Our incapacity to discover all things in the world 1. Barrow

337. Elizabeth, Queen of King Edward IV

Lord Bacon

Sickness of Queen Elizabeth

D. Hume

339.

A Jewish tradition concerning Moses

7. Hughes

340.

National troubles and personal happiness

S. Folonson

341.

National character,-its source and development D. Hume

342.

Reason and fancy

S. Johnson

343. The men of the eighteenth Century.

344. Alaric accepts a ransom from the Romans

E. Gibbons

345. Qualities requisite for good government

E. Bisrke

346. The probability of the Resurrection .

7. Pearson

347.

A letter from Sir William Temple

Sir W. Temple

348.

A letter from the Earl of Orford to General Churchill

349.

Transformations of language .

S. Johnson

350.

Relation of the States of the Latin name to Rome : Ti Amold

351.

Professions of latitudinarianism

7. 7. Blunt

352. Pompey the Great-his miserable death

Conyers Middleton

353

Too high opinions of human nature

0. Goldsmith

354. Poverty-how regarded by poets and philosophers S. Johnson

State of England after the battle of Bosworth

356. Majorian-his epistle to the senate

E. Gibbon

Virtue has not its full scope here

: 7. Butler

358-9. An ideal perfectly virtuous kingdom

7. Butler

360. Character of Sir Robert Walpole

Lord Chesterfield

361. Inequalities of fortune

W. Paley

362. Knowledge of first principles, how attained

363. Advantage of the uncertainty of death

W. Paley

364. The happiness of sentient beings

W. Paley

365. The Gentoos—their distribution into castes

E. Burke

366. Wellington's attack at Salamanca, A. D. 1812 W. F. P. Napier

367. Adventure at the battle of Nase by, A.D. 1645

Lord Clarendon

368. The Earl of Essex seizes Cirencester, A.D. 1643 Lord Clarendon

369. Story of King Henry VII and an astrologer S. Knight

370.

British Government in India, A. D. 1783

E. Brırke

371. Painful memory of departed folly

C. Babbage

372.

Close of last speech against Warren Hastings E. Burke

373 Character of King James the First.

374.

Of Dissimulation

Lord Bacon

375. Gulliver and the ships of the Blefuscidians

7. Swift

376. Desire of perfection-not always commendable

Letter

Successive growth and decay of plants

379. Mustapha, heir to Solyman the Magnificent

W. Robertson

380. Character of Henry VIII, king of England Ulpian Fulwell

381. Letter to his Mother on the loss of his Aunt

T. Gray

382. The evidences of Christianity

7. Davison

383. Proper employment of time

I. Barrow

384. Effects of a life of labour on the poor

A. Smith

385. Prevalent fashion of censuring public officers

J. Barrow

386. Lady Jane Grey accepts the crown

D. Hume

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387. A field of battle described

388. Literature in the seventeenth century

389. Immorality of the old Romans

390. King Henry VII. after the battle of Stoke

Lord Bacon

391.

The

Earl of Essex before Reading, A. D. 1643 Lord Clarendon

392. The searcher after truth

S. T. Coleridge

393. William of Normandy-his character

E. Burke

394

Milton--his blindness

H. Hallam

395.

The Buccaneers

W. Russell

396. The Poet, the monarch of all sciences

Sir P. Sidney

397. Character

398. Massacre during the French Revolution

399. Foreign government of Italy

400. Life as a state of probation

W. Paley

401. Siege of Badajoz, A. D. 1812

W. F. Þ. Napier

402.

Motion for the repeal of the American Stamp Act : E. Burke

403. The Villa Pliniana on the Lake of Como

P. B. Shelley

404. Repulse of the Tlascalans by Cortes, A. D. 1519 W.H. Prescott

405. The successive stages of intellectual progress.

406.

Death of Nicholas di Rienzi, A. D. 1354

E. Gibbon

407.

Devoted patriotism.

408. Disadvantages of an exalted reputation

Spectator

409. Political discontents

E. Burke

410.

Moderation in both circumstances

7. Addison

411-12. The highest prosperity a forerunner of decay C. Thirlwall

413. Charles V. in the expedition against Algiers

W. Robertson

414.

Letter

415. Letter to Mr Nicholls .

T. Gray

416.

The origin of mourning apparel

417–18. Character of Julius Cæsar

419. Emulation not to be confined to a narrow sphere

420.

The sedatives of anger

421. Canning on the Spanish cause, A.D. 1809

R. Southey

422.

Sir John Moore

W. F. P. Napier

423.

Lord Raglan-his conduct in the Crimean campaign

424. Enterprising spirit of the Carthaginian government T. Arnold

Distinct species of oratory

Sir W. Jones

426. The Sienese and Charles V. and Cosmo De' Medici w. Robertson

427.

Death

Sir W. Ralegh

428. Edwin and his pagan priesthood, A.D. 597

H. H. Milman

429. Parallel between Lysias and Isæus

Sir W. Jones

430.

Marshal Ney-his betrayal of the Bourbons

Sir W. Scott

431. The Spaniards-justification of

432.

Plato and Seneca on the uses of adversity

T. Hughes

433 Warren Hastings

E. Burke

434 Preservation of the purity of a language-a great

benefit to society

7. Milton

435. A letter on the qualifications of an historian. 1. Milton

Proneness to look into futurity

7. Addison

437.

Excellencies of the Greek and Roman historians H. Felton

438. Defeat and death of Valens, A.D. 378

E. Gibbon

439. Empire of reason so called

E. Burke

440.

Charles I.--his escape from Hampton Court Lord Clarendon

441.

What constitutes intemperateness

7. Ruskin

442. Spirit of the English Constitution

E. Burke

443 The reality of what is truly before us

444. Pervading influence of ambition

7. Hughes

445. The English language--its gradual improvement : $. Johnson

446. The retreat from Moscow

447. Scene in Rasselas

S. Johnson

448. Description of the Campagna of Rome under even-

ing light

7. Ruskin

449. The ocean dried

up

T. Burnet

450. The world a heap of ruins

T. Burnet

451. Story of Malcolm III. king of Scotland

Lord Lyttelton

Of Agriculture.

A. Cowley

453

The praise of a country life

H. Vaughan

454. Qualification of women for rule

H. Coleridge

436.

452.

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