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Blackwood's Magazine, 505; Bri-

tish and other colonial trade com-
Annexation of Texas, 483—520; Mar pared, 506; present condition of

quette and La Salle's enterprizes free blacks in Jamaica and Hayti,
on the Mississippi, 483; French 508; extracts from Mr. Walker's
settlement in Texas, 484; Conflict speech, comparing the condition
of French and Spanish claim, ib.; of free blacks at the North with
Cessions of Louisiana, Spanish Southern slaves and European po-
claim beyond the Sabine and trea pulation, 509; influence of aboli-
ty of 1819, 485; Mexican confed lion doctrines upon slavery, 512;
eration, 487; sovereignty of Texas, Calhoun's letter to Packenham,
488; usurpation of Santa Anna, 513; possible amelioration of the
and constitution of 1824, 489; Tex slaves' condition, 514; position of
as independent of Mexico, 491; the South, 515; influence of annex-
Effects of enlarging the American ation on the institution of slavery,
Union, 492; opinions of Conven 517; true question involved in the
tion as to new States, 493; French annexation of Texas, 519–520.
acquisition of Louisiana, 494; Gou- Anthon's Greek Prosody, largely in-
verneur Morris' speech on the oc debted to Professor Sandford, 247;
casion, 495; purchase of Louisiana Pindaric metres, 249.
and Florida-proceedings of the Alida; or Town and Country, 527.
Hartford Convention, 496; how
American liberty endangered,498;

British policy in Texas, 499; Aber-
deen's letter, 500; British residents Brande's Encyclopedia, 264.
abroad prohibited slave property, Brougham's Sketches of Slalesmen, 95.
501; fugitive slaves, Creole case-
“world's convention,” 502; cause

of British interference with Afri-
can slavery, 504; extracts from Characteristics of the Statesman, 95-

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129; importance of the subject, 98;
statesman related to government,
99; mutually act upon each other,
100; statesman in the earliest stage
of society, 101; progress of civili-
zation and society traced, 102;
higher requisitions upon the states-
man, 104; complexness of modern
systems of law and government,
105; Montesquieu's views, ib; ex-
amination of Dugald Stuart's max-
im that legislation will be simpli-
fied as society advances to perfec-
tion, 106; statesman's intellectual
endowments, 107; mistakes as to
cause and effect in the political
world, 108; great revolutions often
from trivial causes, 109; the states-
man's knowledge, 110; grossness
of modern notions on this point,
111; exclusion of lawyers from
public affairs, ib.; statesman ac-
cording to Greeks, Romans-So-
crates and Bacon's views, 113;
virtue an essential characteristic,
114; the statesman's religion (note)
ib.; corruption of statesmen, 115;
their exposure to trial and tempta-
tion, 116; Demosthenes consider-
ed, ib.; American statesman, 117;
deplorable state of public morals
in our country, 118; prostitution
of public men, ib.; political intol.
erance, 119; Dr. Franklin's versi-
fication of "Abraham and the
Stranger," 120, corruption of the
ballot box, 123; legislative corrup-
tion, 121; instability of the public
mind, 122; degrading acts of poli-
ticians, 124; when political excite-
ment needed, 125; when unnatural
and ruinous, ib.; the vis medicatrix
in government, 126; examples of

eminent statesmen, 127,
Carrol's Collections, 130.
Cicero's Letters, 353—370; Cicero's

character not understood, 353; his
oratory, 355; his insincerity, ib.;
guilt in the murder of Cæsar, 356;
his ingratitude to Cæsar, 359; ex-
tracts from his letters concerning
Cæsar, ib.; motives for Cicero's
conduct, 363; his prostitution of
profession as a lawyer, 364; de-
fends odious criminality, 365; Ci-
cero's baseness in private life,366;
conduct to his wise, 367; Cicero
and Socrates, as men, 368; impor-

tance of virtue in public charac-

ters, 370.
Calvin's Life, 256; blind defence of

the reformers deprecated, 257; D'-
Aubigné, 258; Calvin's ordination,
ib.; his influence on republican-

ism, 259.
Cranch's Poems, 259.
Conquest of Mexico, 163—227; early

Spain, 163; romance of Moorish
wars and intluence upon Spanish
character, 164; Columbus, 165;
eminent captains of that age, 168;
Hernando Cortes compared with
Alexander the Great, 170; his
birth, education and early exploits,
174; sails for Hispaniola, 176;
turns farmer, 178; his avarice, 180;
Cortes' character defended, 181;
his religion, 184; Columbus' dis-
coveries, 185; expedition against
Yucatan, 186; Cortes assumes
command, 187; his armament, 188;
wars with the savages, 189; Cor-
tes hears of Mexico, 190; deter-
mines upon its conquest, 191;
builds Villa Rica, 192; marches
for Mexico, 194; wars with the
Tlascalans, 195; Montezuma's a-
larm, ib.; makes proposals to Cor-
tes, 196; arrives in sight of Mexi-
co, 198; its magnificent appear-
ance, 199; character of Montezu-
ma, 200; surrenders himself to
Cortes, 201; endeavors to remove
Cortes from command of the ar-
my, 202; Mexicans and Spaniards
engage, 205; Montezuma killed by
his subjects, 206; Spaniards seize
the grand teocalli, 207; retreat
from Mexico, 208; Cortes seizes
the consecrated banner of the
Mexicans, 210; builds a fleet, ib.;
joined by disaffected natives, 211;
Guatemozin, 212; blockade of
Mexico, 216; attack by the land
forces, 217; efforts to treat with
Guatemozin, 220; dreadful suffer-
ings of the Mexicans, 221; des-
perate struggle, 222; female bra-
very, 223; Guatemozin taken pri-
soner, 224; imprisoned by Cortes,
tortured, -dies, 225; Cortes' re-
morse, ib.; conquest completed,
226; Cortes returns to Spain-is
distrusted and treated with cold-
ness, ib.; dies on his return to
Mexico, 227.

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fisheries and mines, 26; commerce,

27; manufactures, 28; English proDemosthenes, by H. S. Legaré, 95. hibition upon Irish industry, 29; Democratic Review, 524.

comparative prospects of England

and Ireland, 30; present efforts for G.

legislative reform, 31. German Novelists, 428_445; Ludwig

L. Tieck, 428; extracts from his works, 429; character of Zschokke, Law and Lawyers, 370_426; profes432; his "Vicar in Wiltshire,” 433; sional prejudices, 371; character other works, 435; Spindler and his of Law and Lawyers, as a work, works, 437; his Jew, 438; Trom 373; of "Eminent British Lawlitz as a writer, 439; Hoffman, yers," ib.; .of "The Lawyer," ib.; 440; Hauff, 442; extract from his Law defined, 374; natural and re"Jew Sutz,” ib.; Sternberg, 444; vealed law, 375; influence of ReCountess Hahn-Hahn, 445.

velation upon law, 376; Jewish,

Egyptian and Persian law, 377; H.

law at Sparta and Athens, 378;

Roman law, 379; growth of interHernando Cortes, letters to the king national law, 380; English law, of Spain, 163.

381; common law, ib.; chancery, Heretic of Lajetchnikoff, 343–352; 382, trial by jury, 383; writ of at

Russian writers, 343; Russian ro taint, 384; question of intent in limance, 344; plot of the Heretic, bel, 385; American law, 386; im345; character of Ivan, 350; of portance of lawyers, 387; legal Anastasia, 351.

honors, 388; American and EngHorne's Spirit of the Age, 524.

lish lawyers compared, 389; pre

paratory studies in South Caroli1.

na, 390; English and American

law students, 391; counsellors, atIreland in 1834, 1–31; early Irish, torneys, special pleaders and con1; tyranny of the English admin

veyancers, 392; character of law. istrations, 2; massacre of Droghe yers, 393; the term "lawyer" in da, 3; ingratitude of Charles II., Scripture misapplied, 394; satires 4; Irish devotion to the English upon the profession, 395; elevated crown, 5; religious intoleration, 5; tributes paid to it, 396; law comdoctrines of the Romish church, 6; pared with other professions, 397; extenuation of Irish Catholic re evils of indiscriminate advocacy sistance, 7; national grievances, 8; at the bar, 398; arguments in its Queen Elizabeth's treatment of the favour, 399; practice condemned, Irish, 9; mildness of James, 10; 400; authorities for and against it, tyranny of the Prince of Orange, 401; early struggles of great law11; influence of the American Re yers, 403; incorruptible integrity volution upon the Irish, ib.; of the of the English bench, 405; ChanFrench Revolution, 13; Ireland cellors More, Ellesmere, Bacon, armed in defence of Britain, 14; Williams, 406; Clarendon, Guildesperate condition of England, ford, Nottingham, Jefferies, 407; and consequent leniency to the Somers and Hardwicke, 408; ErIrish, 15; Convention of 1782, 17; skine and Eldon, 409; Coke, 410; Grattan's defence of Ireland, ib.; Hale, Thurlow, Romily, 411; Declaration of Independence, 18; Mansfield and Sir Wm. Jones, 412; English deception, 19; English vi Foster, Holt and Kenyon, 413; olate the treaty of pacification,

20; Buller, Ellenborough, etc., 414; Rebellion of '98,21; Union of Ire corruption of early Judges, ib.; land with England, 22; agricultu judicial independence, 415; legal ral resources of Ireland, 23; effects subtlety, 415; technicalities and of the Union, 24; absenteeism, 25; fictions, 416; fines and recoveries,

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417; law's delay, 418; law libra street, 336; American caricature, ries and profits, 419; literary law ib.; the West, the natural source yers, 420; lawyers habits of study of our national literature, 337; and recreation, 421; their amuse American character, 339—312. ments, 422; connexion between po- Mormon Faith and People, 525. etry and law, ib.; laws in verse, Mysteries of the Heaths, 527. 423; anecdotes of lawyers, 424; character of Curran, ib., his pow

N. er over Lord Avonmore, 4:25; reli.

gious character of lawyers, 426. Niebuhr's History of Rome, 521. Life in the New World, 5:28.

Natural History of the Caucasian and Literary and Scientific Chiffonniers, Negro Races, 525. 526.

New Jerusalem in the U. States, 525.

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Martin Chuzzlevit, 261.

O'Brien's 'Lawyer,' 370.
Malan's Rule of Faith, 268.
Michelet, Hist. de la Rep. Rom. 269.

Michelet, Int, à l'Hist. Univ., 269.
Milton's Genius, 31—75; indebted- Prescott's Mexico, 163.

ness of Paradise Lost to Ramsay's
Poemata Sacra, 31; rough sketch-

R. es of "Paradise Lost," a tragedy, 35; the Adamus Exul of Grotius, Reynolds Trial by Jury, 251—255; 38; imitated by Milton, ib.; resem complimentary notices, 251; its blances between the two poems,

Prefatio— Introductio-De jurato39—59; Milton indebted to St.Avi rum origine-De judicii juratorum tus, according to Guizot, 59; Avi natura et indole, 254. tus' picture of Satan, 64; indebted Rome and the Romans, 269—-306; rise to Adreini, according to Voltaire and fall of the Roman power, 270; and Haley, 67; indebtedness to national character marked in the other Italian poets, 68; Channing's individual Roman, 274; his selfishview of Milton, 70; his estimate of ness, 275; his religion subservient poetry compared with Macaulay's to State policy, 276; formed a con72; Wordsworth's view, 73; char servative element at Rome, 278; acter of Milton's poetry, 74.

the priesthood, 279; conflict beMathews' Works, 307–343; early es tween plebeians and patricians,

says of genius, 308; characteristics 281; causes of the martial spirit of of an American author, 309; Ma the Romans, 282; military prethews' character as a writer, 311; eminence, 281; populus and plebs, his 'Behemoth,' 312; ‘Politicians, 285; noble and generous traits not 314; error in the nomenclature of discovered in the Roman, 286; his characters, ib.; 'Puffer Hopkins,? religion syncretistic, 287; mytho318; contributions to ‘Arcturus,' logical systems of Greece and ib.; extract from the 'Unrest of the Rome, 288; agricultural life of the Age,' 320; defects of publishing by Romans, 292; Roman ari, 293; periodical issues, 3:22; objections Roman law, 294; absence of en10 'Puffer Hopkins,' 323; Mr. Ma

thusiasm and ideal creation at thews fails as a humorist, 325; is Rome, 296; no national literature, a good representative of the Ame 297; language, 298; mission of rican mind, 328; compared with Rome, 300; her power, 301; pride Dickens, 329; fails in producing a and corruption, ib.; breaks down national work, 330; English and all religious systems and prepares American defect in humor, 331; the way for Christianity, 301; inNorman and Saxon influence up fluence of Rome upon modern cion letters, 333; Goldsmith, Lamb vilization, 305; the Roman Cathoand Fielding, 334; Judge Long lic Church, 306.

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