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ABERDEEN, Lord, reply to Lord Palmerston on the Eastern Question, 194; on his resignation in 1853, 196, 198.

Addison's criticism of 'Paradise Lost,' 100, 101; the Commonplaces' in Pope's essay, 176; literary criticism, 216; calm and polished humour, ib.; controversial writings, 217. Africa, spread of Islam in, 122, 123.

South, its productiveness, 70. rriculture in Russia, 249; hindrance to labour, 250.

Alexander II. of Russia, emancipation of the Serfs, 249, 250.

American children, effect of their living in public, 131.

ladies after a night journey, 130.
mania for titles, 130.
morality, 132.

Arctic expedition, the, 77; climatic influences, 78; its object, 79; partial success of other nations, ib.; public opinion and conditions of Arctic exploration, ib.; special committee for deciding route, 80; German expeditions, 82; the North-west Passage, 83; expense, 84; limit of other discoveries, 85; theory about the Polar Sea,'ib.; paleocrystic ice, ib.; difference of mean temperature of the Equator and the Poles, 86; the Gulf Stream, 87; observatories, ib.; effect of gravitation and cold on the pendulum, 88; the chronometers, ib.; tablet to Captain Hall's memory, 90; errors in the American charts, ib.; discovery of coal, 92; oscillation of the land, ib.; submersion and emergence of the earth, ib. ; ocean currents, 93; trade-winds, 94; outbreak of scurvy, 95-97.

Arnold, Matthew, Celtic influence on Icelandic writers, 29.

BALANCE OF POWER, the, 275; Mr. Lowe's opinion, ib.; its usefulness, 276; nationalities formed, 277; failure of Charles V., 278; corruptio optimi of Philip, 279; policy of England, ib.; position of France, 280-282; resistance of Holland, 282; erroneous opinions of, 283; Seizure of Silesia by Frederick the Great, ib.; partition of Poland, 284; coalition of Europe, against France, 285; instances of the use and abuse of, ib. ; quotations from recent authors, 286, 287.

Battle-cries of the Ancient Irish, 34. Beaumont, Commander, on the sledge expeditions, 97.

Biographies, political, 189; sanctity of private correspondence, 190; letters between Lords Palmerston and Normanby, 191-193; between Lords Aberdeen and Palmerston, 193–198. Boer, the, or Dutch farmer at the Cape, 57, 58; their immigration, 60.

Boleyn, Anne, 7; illness, 19; marriage, 20. Boris Godunow, 248; restrictions on the Russian peasantry, ib.

Bosnians, the sufferings from the Corvée, 150. Bowles criticised for his work on Pope, 169; on Pope's versification, 184.

Brewer, J. S., Letters and Papers of the Reign of Henry VIII.,' 1; explanation of the origin of the divorce, 24; indulgence for Wolsey, 26.

Brief, the Spanish, 20; doubt whether false or genuine, 21; flaw in date, ib.; measures for resisting it, ib.

Brigham Young, his wives, 135; interview with Baron Hübner, 136. Brillat-Savarin, on the rinsing glass,' 200 ; smell and taste, 209.

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Brougham, Lord, described by Harriet Martineau, 267, 269.

Buckmaster, Mr., lectures at the International Exhibition in 1873-74, 204.

Bulgarians, the Christian, 151; sufferings from the Circassian colonies, ib.; Protestant missionaries, ib.

Burns's denunciation of ecclesiastical hypocrisy, 220.

Byron compared with Pope in his commonsense, 187.

CAMPEGGIO'S mission to Henry VIII., 17-19: advice to Catherine, 20; his testimony to Anne Boleyn's innocence, 23; returns to Rome, 24. Cape of Good Hope, the, its importance to Great Britain, 56; history and inhabitants, ib. Carlyle, Mr., described by Harriet Martineau, 269.

Carnarvon, Lord, on a revision of native management in South Africa, 75.

Catharine of Aragon, loss of her youth, 4; desertion by Henry VIII., 8; progress of the divorce, ib.; deserted by her advisers, 13: urged by the Pope to close her life in a convent, 20; her confession to Campeggio, ib. Cerebrum of man compared to that of a fish, 48; removal of, in pigeons, 49. Champagne, its deterioration to suit the English palate, 207.

Charles V., his promises to Wolsey, 2; refuses to keep his engagements, 4; takes Pope Clement prisoner, 8; allows him to escape, 11; splendid offers to him, 18; objects to Wolsey, 23; idea of the balance of power, 278.

Cheyenne, the vigilance committee, 137. Chicago, 130; the Michigan avenue, 131; Hote! life and want of domesticity, effect on the children, ib.

Chinese, decadence of, 144; autocratic character of the government, ib.

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