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the Philippines only when a very high standard of intelligence, courage, and self-restraint has been reached by the masses of the people.

Oath of the Athenian Ephebi.-In concluding this work the author knows of no better vow to suggest to Philippine citizens as a patriot's resolve than the oath taken thousands of years ago in Athens by the ephebi. "Ephebus" was a term applied to young men who during the years from eighteen to twenty were drilled in the duties of defending the Athenian state. Their oath was as follows:

THE OATH OF THE EPHEBI

"I WILL NEVER DISGRACE THESE SACRED ARMS, NOR DESERT MY COMPANIONS IN THE RANKS. I WILL FIGHT FOR TEMPLES AND PUBLIC PROPERTY, BOTH ALONE AND WITH MANY. I WILL TRANSMIT MY FATHERLAND, NOT ONLY NOT LESS, BUT GREATER AND BETTER THAN IT WAS TRANSMITTED TO ME. I WILL OBEY THE MAGISTRATES WHO MAY AT ANY TIME BE IN POWER. I WILL OBSERVE BOTH THE EXISTING LAWS AND THOSE WHICH THE PEOPLE MAY HEREAFTER UNANIMOUSLY MAKE, AND IF ANY PERSON SEEK TO ANNUL THE LAWS, OR TO SET THEM At nought, I WILL DO MY BEST TO PREVENT HIM, AND WILL DEFEND THEM BOTH ALONE AND WITH MANY. I WILL HONOR THE RELIGION OF MY FATHERS."

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Education, 170.

Elections, 67, 80, 94, 98, 100.
Elector's Oath, 95.
Eminent domain, 144.

Encomienda, 47.

English, 83.

Equalizing Board,

156.

Executive Bureau, 83.
Executive departments, 78.
Executive Secretary, 80.
Export Taxes, 144.
Extradition, 144.
Family, 1.

Finance and Justice, de-
partment of, 80.
Fiscals, 112, 138.

Forbes, the Hon. Cam-
eron, 57.
Freedom, 33.

Government, 1, 4, 9, 29,
31, 34, 37, 146, 148.
Governor-General, 58.
Habeas corpus, 143.
Homesteads, 165.

Ide, the Hon. Henry C., 57.
Import taxes, 156.
Independence, 17.
Indirect taxes, 157.
Inspectors of elections, 101.
Interior, department of, 80.
Internal revenue, 158.
Insular auditor, 83.

Insular treasurer, 83.
Iwahig, 93.

Japan, 7.

Jury trial, 183.

Justice, 31.

Justices of the peace, 146-9.

Law, 64, 134.

Lawsuits, 151.

Land assessment, 155.

Land tax, 155.

Legarda, the Hon. Benito, 57.

Legislation, 62.

Legislature, 30, 59, 65.
Liberty, 6, 33.
Lincoln, 19.

Luzuriaga, the Hon. José, 57.
Mabini, 13, 33.

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Oath of office, 121.
Oath of the Ephebi, 184.
Office holders, 26.
Official Gazette, 63.

Osmeña, the Hon. Sergio, 74.
Pardons, 141.

Parents, rights of, 7, 10.
Parties, political, 43, 44.
Party loyalty, 71.
Patriotism, 12.
Peace, 31.

Penal colonies, 142.
Penn, Wm., 94, 105.
Philippine Act, 59.

Philippine Commission, 50,
58, 62.

Philippines, A Short His-

tory of, 46.

Plurality, 100.

Political rights, 20, 32.

Police, 137.

Polling places, 100.

Postal Savings Bank, 162.

Presidents, municipal,

122, 129.

President, U. S., 41.

Press, the 178.

Primaries, 44.

Property, 37.
Provinces, 106.
Province, Moro, 116.

99,

Provincial officers, 107, 113
Provincial boards, 108, 113.

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Spain, 47, 51.

Speaker, 74.

Spooner amendment, 56.
State, 3, 42.

Statesmanship, 72.

Suffrage, 20.

Supreme Court, U. S., 41.
Supreme Court, Philippine,
150.

Taft, 50, 54, 73.

Tavera, the Hon. T. H.
Pardo de, 57.

Taxation, 36, 132, 152, 161.
Third members, 97, 98, 111.
Townships, 114.

Treasurers, 111, 125.
Trial, criminal, 138.
United States, 38.
Vacancies, 100.

Vice-presidents, 99, 124.
Voting, 101.

Washington, 127.

Warrants, 138.

Weather bureau,

Worcester,

88.

Women, 19, 21.

the Hon. Dean

C., 57.

the

Wright, the Hon. Luke, 57.

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