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A.
Addison, C. G., his history of Knights Templars reviewed, 45.
Airy, 0., his edition of Burnet's 'History of my own Time' reviewed,

478.

B.

Bateson, E., his history of some Northumberland parishes reviewed,

140.
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.

C.
Chamberlain, J., his speech on Colonial and Imperial Federation

reviewed, 247.
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, 4554-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, 451–
legations besieged, 462-British, Japanese, and American rei.
forcements, 463—Russians occupy Newchwang, 161-a:
advance on Peking and rescue legations, 465--Russians
Manchuria, 465, 471—failure of missionaries and officials
foresee their danger, 466-Chinese people not opposed to con
mercial intercourse with foreigners, 468–outbreak due to forei.'
schemes of territorial annexation, 469-financial reform necessa"
472-difficulty of reconciling interests of Powers, 473—Coc
Waldersee's appointment as commander of allied forces, 174, 4**
-Russian proposal for evacuation of Peking, 475-punishme
of chief culprits as a condition in negotiations for peace, 476-
Chinese Imperial edict degrading implicated officials, 176-

Chinese Emperor's appeal for peace, 477.
Cholmondeley, Mary, four of her novels reviewed, 208
Coleridge, E. 11., his edition of Lord Byron's poetry reviewed, 31
Colonial and Imperial Federation, review of publications concer

ing, 247-change of sentiment at home with regard to Coloni
247-universal desire for closer union, 248—Mr. Chamberla
and Imperial union, 249– Imperial Federation League, 249–
Imperial Federation (Defence) Committee, 250-contributions
Cape Colony, Natal, and Australia towards Imperial defence,
---Colonial Federation, 251–Australian Commonwealth, 25-
links with the home country, 253-Federal Parliament, 25+
legislative functions, 256-respective powers of the Senate ar
House of Representatives, 259-governor-general, 259-executor
council, 260-provision for future changes and reforms, 261-
Referendum, 261–Federal Supreme Court, 261-appeals to Prisi
Council, 261-projects for federalising the Empire, 264—represes
tation of colonies in home Parliament, 266-Imperial Parliamen
or Imperial Council, 268-community of feeling more importar
than federal system, 269.

D.
Diósy, A., his book on China reviewed, 450.
Drama, Literary Prospects of the, review of books concerning, 3:07

-- pecuniary limitations of modern drama, 308-ephemeral plays
308—literary side of the drama, 309–M. Rostand's dramati
works, 310—— La Samaritaine, 311--Les Romanesques,' 319-
'La Princesse Lointaine,' 314-story of Rudel and the Princess
Mélissinde of Tripoli, 315—"Cyrano de Bergerac,' 316-)
Rostand's literary art not appreciated in English theatres, 315
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.

E
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.

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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'
reviewed, 382.

F.
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

fighting, 43.
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.

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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,
410-Portus Itius and Caesar'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, 445, 448—Tres Gallice' or three
provinces, 446---Lugudunum or Lyon the capital, 447—Emperor-
worship, 447—temple of the cult, 448–Druidism proscribed, 448
—conquest completed, 449.

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Hall, W. H. (Bullock), his 'Romans on the Riviera and the Rhone'

reviewed, 427.
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,

427.
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

reviewed, 140.
Holmes, T. R., his book · Cæsar's Conquest of Gaul' reviewed, 427.
Hudson's Bay Company, review of books concerning, 161--Chouart

des Groseilliers and Radisson, founders of the company, 161–
exploration of Lakes Superior, Huron, and Michigan, 163-Prince
Rupert patron of the adventurers, 164—Nonsuch' expedition
under Groseilliers, 165-charter from Charles II., 165_French
annexation of Canada, 166–English colony at Hudson's Bay, 167
---arrival of Radisson, 168-quarrel with Governor Bailey, 168–
Radisson's rival settlement, 169-English forts captured, 170-
Radisson and Groseilliers recalled to Paris, 170--- Radisson again
in Hudson's Bay Company's service, 171–French attack on
forts in reign of Louis XIV. and Peace of Utrecht in 1713, 172
-vast territories ceded to the company, 173—Canada becomes
an English possession, 173-half-castes,

174—Scotch and
American rival companies, 174–Lord Selkirk's Scotch colony,
175- Hudson's Bay Company becomes a purely mercantile con-
cern, 179.

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I.
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-c0-
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.

K.
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.

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La Marmora, General A., his book on Italian affairs in 1866 reviewed,

322.

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