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What Lord Macaulay was his own writings and these volumes sufficiently attest. We shall not attempt to retrace the outlines of his genius and his character, for we have already recorded in these pages our own sense of his greatness.* His extraordinary powers of intellect and memory were already known to the world. But the world had yet to learn with how fine a poetic temperament and with what warmth of heart these gifts were combined.

In conclusion, it only remains to us to acknowledge the skill and candour with which Mr. Trevelyan has executed a very delicate and difficult task. So much of the life of his illustrious uncle was spent within the sanctuary of domestic life, that it was impossible to make it entirely known to posterity without lifting those veils of privacy which are commonly drawn closer by the ties of kindred and personal affection. But it was his good fortune to have nothing to conceal, and nothing to relate that was not amiable, honourable, and true. Details, sometimes trivial in themselves, add to the reality of the picture, and we do not doubt that these volumes will be read throughout the world with a curiosity and an interest, only to be surpassed by the success of Lord Macaulay's own writings.

* See Ed. Review,' vol. cxi. p. 273.

Nos. CCXCIII. and CCXCIV., containing the General Index from Vols. CXI. to CXL. inclusive, Jan. 1860 to Oct. 1874, will be published on the 27th inst.

No. CCXCV. will be published in July.



Albemarle, Lord, his Fifty Years of my Life,' review of, 455-its
amusing and interesting contents, 455-the author's ancestors, 456
-the Battle of Fontenoy, 457-Capture of Havannah, in 1762, by
Lord Albemarle, 458-the present Lord Albemarle's reminiscences
of Mr. Charles James Fox, 460-Lady De Clifford, 462-the Prin-
cess Charlotte, 462-her Letter to William Lord Albemarle, 464
-the author's share in the Battle of Waterloo, 467-great loss of
life from transports being unseaworthy, 469-the author's subse-
quent travels, 469-political dinner to celebrate the birthday of Mr.
Fox, 470-violence of party feeling, 470-Mrs. Fitzherbert and King
George IV., 472-account of a miniature of Mrs. Fitzherbert found
on the King after his decease, 473.
Ampères, the Two, review of books treating of, 74-André-Marie
Ampère, the father; his birth, education, and early manhood, 75-
his marriage, 78-death of his wife, 80-visits Paris, 80-unfortu-
nate in his second marriage, 81-Birth of his son, Jean-Jacques, 82
-his school-days, 83-turns author, 85-is introduced to Madame
Récamier, 86-her salon, 88-Châteaubriand and Ballanche, 92-
visits Bonn, 94-his friendship for Alexis de Tocqueville, 94-M.
Mohl, 96-failing health of the elder Ampère, 96-his death, 97
-his character, 97-literary labours of his son, 98-visits Egypt,
98-touching friendship of Madame Récamier, Châteaubriand, Bal-
lanche, and Jean-Jacques Ampère, 99-Madame Cheuvreux, 101.
Army Recruitment, review of works treating of, 36-many elements
comprehended in the Army, 36-the officers habitually conservative,
38-Lord Elcho, 41-Mr. Hardy, 43-state of the army in the year
1835, 43-in 1847, 45-in 1852, 46-increase to the Army and
Militia by the Volunteer Association, 47-War estimates for the
years 1875-76, 48-three points essential to the safety and welfare
of the country:-(1) the means of making ourselves respected on
the Continent, 50-(2) the necessity of maintaining a system of re-
serves, 51-(3) the recruitment of the Army, 51--what has been
done by the Legislature to ensure the realisation of these objects, 52
-boy-recruits, 53-bad characters, 55-deserters, 57 note-expense
of taking recruits too young, 59-discharges, 59-progress of the
young recruit, 63-unsatisfactory results of the voluntary system, 63
-the remedies available to the War Office, 64-distinctions between
the Army proper and the Militia, 65-right principles of recruit-
ment, 67-the soldier's emoluments, 71-the Reserves, 71.

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Casaubon, Isaac, review of Mr. Mark Pattison's Life, of 189-the bio-

graphy more literary than personal, 189-interesting contents of
Casaubon's Diary, 190-his birth, parentage, and early studies, 192
-his marriage, 193-death of his father, 193-his second wife, 194
-his library, 196-becomes security for Sir Henry Wotton, 197—
removes to Montpellier, 199-his daily life there, 200-commences
his Commentary on Athenæus, 201-is summoned to Paris by
Henry IV., 203—takes part in the Conference of Fontainebleau, 204
-is appointed under-librarian to the Royal Library at Paris, 208—
friendship between him and Scaliger, 210-rumours of his waver-
ing' in the matter of religion, 211--he is invited to England by
Archbishop Bancroft, 212-his favourable opinion of James I., 213
-undertakes the Exercitationes in Baronium,' 214-which he
rapidly completes and presents to the King, 215-his failing health
and death, 216-general character of his literary labours, 218-his
mastery of the Greek language, 219-summary review of his dogmatic
position, 220.

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Florence, the Republic of, review of the Marquis Gino Capponi's His-
tory of, 474-the author's popularity, 474-his family both ancient
and noble, 475-origin of his History, 477-his account of Dante
and Petrarch, 479-the government of Florence ultra-democratic,
480-the Florentine burgher, 481-the four stages of Florentine
History(1) the heroic era, 484-(2) the levelling era, 490-(3)
the reactionary or aristocratic era, 497-(4) the Medicean or servile
era, 503-the title of Father of his Country' applied to Cosmo
de' Medici, 504-Savonarola, 505-the Grand Council, 506-the
siege of Florence, 507-Machiavelli, 508-conclusion, 509.


Gardiner, Mr. S. R., 101. See James I.


Iceland, and its explorers, review of works treating of, 222-Sir Henry
Holland and Ebenezer Henderson, 222-Iceland interesting to the
natural philosopher, the philologer, and the student of literature, 223
-the vernacular literature of Iceland earlier, fresher, and more inte-
resting than that of any Western race, 224-the Njala, the real epic
of the Icelandic race, 224-large Scandinavian infusion in the Eng-
lish language, 224-the Vatna Jokull, 225-Captain Burton and
his adventures:—his voyage, 226-coast scenery, 227-Reykjavik,
228-expenses of living reasonable, 229-increase of drunkenness,
230-bad sport compared with that found by visitors fifteen years
before, 232-takes ship to Hamnefjord, 233-the Great Geysir, 235
-Krisuvik and its sulphur deposits, 236-ascent of Hekla, 236
-the Thingvellir and the Thingvalla Lake, 237-unsuccessful
attempt to ascend the Vatna Jokull, 238-Big Peter, 240-Mr. Lock,
the concessionist of the Myvatn sulphur mines, 241-the Vatna
Jokull vainly assailed again, 242-Captain Burton's second visit to
Iceland, 246.


James I., Reign of, review of Mr. S. R. Gardiner's work on, 101-new
light thrown upon various incidents during the reigns of James I.
and his son Charles I., 102-the author's 'England under Charles I.
and the Duke of Buckingham,' 102-his 'Prince Charles and the
Spanish Marriage,' 102-his character of James I., 103-high
opinion formed of him by a writer in the 'Quarterly Review,' 104-
refuted by Mr. Gardiner's history, 105-his impartiality, 109—
Selden, Coke, and Cotton, 110-Sandys, Pym, and Eliot, 111-the
Divine Right of Bishops and the Divine Right of Kings, 113-Lord
Bacon's views on the matter, 115-the Judges' firm resistance to the
Court of High Commission, 116-Selden's History of Tithes,' 117
-Montague's answer thereto, 119--Charles I's. arbitrary proceed-
ings, 120-his Declaration of 1629, 121—the High Church Party
and the Calvinists, 122-the religious question the chief cause of
quarrel between Charles and the Commons, 125- the Petition of
Right, in 1628, and the line of argument assumed thereon by the
author, 126-meanings of the words Customs, Subsidies, Imposts,
Tax, 126-arguments pro and contra on the right of the King to
levy impositions, 130-true intent of the Petition of Right, 137.

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Lindsay, Mr. W. S., review of his 'Merchant Shipping and Ancient
Commerce' and other works, 420-qualifications of the author, 421
-his researches, and strange neglect of good authorities, 421-
the Black Book of the Admiralty,' 421-the navy of Pontifical
Rome in the Middle Ages, 422-The Laws of Oleron,' 423—
the ancient and medieval galley, 426-configurations of ships on
ancient seals, 429-mode of ancient naval warfare, 431-Greek
fire, 432-the battle off Dover in 1217, 434-the battle of Sluys in
1340, 434-meaning of the expression dominion of the sea, 435
-the Navigation Act of 1651, 436-rival claims of the Portuguese
and Spaniards as to the right to the Moluccas or 'Islands of Spicery,'
437-difficulties of early navigation, 438-the invention of the
compass, 440-the origin of technical naval expressions, 442—
superiority of English sailors compared with French and Spanish, 444
-Hawkins and Drake, 446-stringent edicts against wrecking, 450
-the Hanseatic League, 452.


Macaulay, Lord, the Life and Letters of, reviewed, 544-parallel and
contrast in the early lives of Lord Macaulay and Mr. John Stewart
Mill, 544-parentage and early connexions of Lord Macaulay, 546-
his strong attachment for Cambridge, 547-his friend and fellow-
student, Charles Austin, 548-Macaulay's hatred of mathematics, 550
-his low estimate of University honours, 551-his universal read-
ing, 552-is elected Fellow of Trinity, and called to the Bar, 552—
his contributions to Knight's Magazine,' 553-Lord Jeffrey's
admiration of his literary style in his articles for this Journal, 553-
his sisters and brothers, 555-complete and unbroken union between


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