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Mrs. Craik's "John Halifax, Gentleman,” “A Life for a Life,” etc. Lord Lytton's (Owen Meredith) "LUCILE."

Morris's "Life and Death of Jason” and “Earthly Paradise.”

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Rossetti's "Rose Mary," "Blessed Damozel,” Ballad of the White Ship," "The King's Tragedy,” etc.

Swinburne's "Atalanta in Calydon,” and shorter poems.

Arnold's (Edwin) "The Light of Asia," "The Light of the World," etc. Grote's "History of Greece."

Thirlwall's "History of Greece."

Milman's "Latin Christianity."

Froude's "History of England," "SHORT STUDIES ON GREAT SUBJECTS," "LIFE OF CARLYLE," "Life of Erasmus."

Freeman's "History of the Norman Conquest."

Lecky's "History of European Morals."

Green's "HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE."

Alison's "History of Europe."

Darwin's "Origin of Species" and "Descent of Man."

Spencer's "First Principles," "Data of Ethics," "The Study of Sociology."

Huxley's "Lay Sermons" and "Science, Culture, and Other Essays." Mill's "Political Economy," "Representative Government," "Subjection of Women."

Miller's "My Schools and School-masters," "Old Red Sandstone." Macaulay's "LAYS OF ANCIENT ROME," "History of England," and "ESSAYS."

Bronte's "The Professor," "JANE EYRE," "Shirley," "Villette." Thackeray's "Memoirs of Yellowplush," "Catharine,” “Great Hoggarty Diamond," "Barry Lyndon," "The Lucky Speculator," "Novels by Eminent Hands," "The Book of Snobs," "VANITY FAIR," "PENDENNIS," "HENRY ESMOND," "THE NEWCOMES," "ENGLISH HUMORISTS."

Dickens's" PICKWICK," "OLIVER TWIST," "NICHOLAS NICKLEBY," "Old Curiosity Shop," "Martin Chuzzlewit," "THE CHRISTMAS CAROL," "Dombey and Son," "DAVID COPPERFIELD," "Bleak House," "Tale of Two Cities," etc.

George Eliot's "Scenes of Clerical Life," "ADAM BEDE," "THE MILL ON THE FLOSS," "SILAS MARNER," " ROMOLA," "Middlemarch," "Daniel Deronda."

Mrs. Browning's "Romaunt of Margret," "The Poet's Vow," "Cowper's

Grave," "Crowned and Buried," "My Heart and I," "A Vision of

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Poets," WINE OF CYPRUS." Prometheus Bound." RHYME OF THE DUCHESS May,” “The DEAD PAN," The Sleep," - LADY GERALDINE'S COURTSHIP." SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE," "Casa Guidi Windows," AURORA LEIGH," Napoleon III. in Italy." Italy and the World," etc. Browning's "Paracelsus." RIPPA PASSES. MY LAST DUCHESS." "Laria," "A DEATH IN THE DESERT," The Pied Piper of Hamelin," How they Brought the Good News from Aix to Ghent." *Saul," "Christmas Eve and Easter Day," Evelyn Hope." - Fra Lippo Lippi," "By the Fireside," "STRANGE MEDICAL EXPERIENCES OF Karshish," "The LAST RIDE TOGETHER," ANDREA DEL SARTO," "In a Balcony," "CLEON." "Abt Vogler," - Rabbi Ben Ezra," Balaustion's Adventure," etc. Tennyson's Lilian,” “Recollections of the Arabian Nights." Mariana," "THE POET," MAY QUEEN," Lady Clara Vere de Vere." "The Lotus Eaters," The Palace of Art." "MORTE D'ARTHUR.” "THE GARDEner's Daughter," "DORA," "LOCKSLEY HALL,” “Edward Gray,” “Lady Clare,” “Ulysses.” “The Two Voices," "St. Simeon Stylites," "THE PRINCESS," "IN MEMORIAM,” “Maud,” “ IDYLS OF THE KING," " ENOCH ARDEN," "Merlin and the Gleam," etc.

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Carlyle's "Life of Schiller," "Life of Sterling," "Richter," "Goethe," "BURNS," "Voltaire," "Signs of the Times," "Characteristics," "BOSWELL'S LIFE OF JOHNSON," "SIR WALTER SCOTT," "SARTOR RESARTUS," "French Revolution," "HEROES AND HEROWORSHIP," "PAST AND PRESENT," "Cromwell's Letters and Speeches," "Frederick the Great," "INAUGURAL ADDRESS," "REMINISCENCES."

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Arnold's (Matthew) "SOHRAB AND RUSTUM,” “BALDER Dead,” Resignation," "A QUESTION," "The Future," "The Grande Chartreuse." " Stagirius," Human Life,” “IN UTRUMQUE ParaTUS," "Dover Beach," "Lines Written in Kensington Gardens," "The Scholar Gypsy," "Memorial Verses," "On Translating Homer," "Essays in Criticism," "CULTURE AND ANARCHY," "Essays in Criticism" (second series), "DISCOURSES AMERICA."

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Ruskin's "Modern Painters," "SEVEN LAMPS OF ARCHITECTURE," "The Stones of Venice," "Unto this Last," Munera Pulveris," SESAME AND LILIES," "CROWN OF WILD OLIVES,” “Time and Tide," Lectures on Art," " PRAETERITA."

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INDEX.

ism and Hebraism, 652; other volumes,
652; religious views, 652, 653; visits
America, 653; "Essays in Criticism,"
second series, 654; death, 654; cri-
tique, 654, 655.

Arnold, Thomas, 475, 640.

Addison, Joseph, sketch of, 229-239;
humor and cheerfulness, 229; scope
of his writing, 229; birth and educa-
tion, 230; praised by Boileau and
Dryden, 230; a Whig, 231; travels,
231; "Letter to Lord Halifax," 232;
famous hymn, 232; "The Campaign," | Aryan language and its branches, 20.
233; political offices, 234; engaged Ascham, Roger, 67; sketch of, 85-87.
on Tatler, 234; Spectator, 234-236; Augustine introduces Christianity, 14, 15.
"Cato," 236; relation with Pope and Austen, Jane, 368, 376.
Dennis, 237; marriage, 238; prime
minister, 239; death, 239; Thackeray's
tribute, 239; Pope's satire, 249.

Age of Johnson, decadent, 275; transi-
tional, 275.

Age of Scott, favorable to literature, 371.
Akenside, Mark, 273.

Alcuin, 9; sketch of, 17, 18.

Alfred the Great, 9; sketch of, 28-30.
Alison, Sir Archibald, 475.
Anglo-Saxons, invasion of, 13; character,
13; language, 20, 21; poetry, 22, 27;
literature, 23.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle," 31, 40.
Arabian learning. 36.
Arnold, Edwin, 474.

Arnold, Matthew, sketch of, 639-655; no
biography of, 639; his letters, 639;
birth and parentage, 640; at Oxford,
641; his reading, 642; school inspec-
tor, 642; marriage, 643; poems, 644;
rank as a poet, 645; "Sohrab and
Rustum," 645; "Resignation" and
other poems, 646, 647; Professor of
Poetry at Oxford, 647; "On Transla-
ting Homer," 647, 648; feeling under
adverse criticism, 649; "Essays in
Criticism," 649; patriotism, 650; his
method, 650; "Culture and Anarchy,"
650; culture defined, 651; "Philistine"
and" Barbarian" defined, 651; Hellen-

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Bacon, Francis, sketch of, 119-135; as a
philosopher, 119; attitude toward an-
cients, 119; end of knowledge, 119;
Baconian philosophy, 120; parentage,
120; fortunate period of birth, 121;
precocity, 121; a the university, 121;
criticism of education, 122; on the
Continent, 123; studies law, 123; in
Parliament, 124; as orator, 124; politi-
cal disappointments, 124; relation to
Essex, 124, 125; "Essays," 125; politi-
cal preferment, 128; mode of living,
128; downfall, 129; "Instauratio
Magna," 130; "Novum Organum,"
131-133 intellectual greatness, 134;
estimate of his work, 135,
Baillie, Joanna, 368.
Ballads, old English, 40; 78-80.
Barbauld, Anna Letitia, 368, 376.
"Battle of Brunanburh," 40.
Baxter, Richard, 153, 161.
Beattie, James, 279; his "Minstrel," 286.
Beaumont, Francis, 68, 101; on Shake-
speare, 140.

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"Book of Common Prayer," 74.
Boswell, James, 274; and Johnson, 288;
on Goldsmith, 302.
Boyle, Robert, 195.
Bronté, Charlotte, sketch of, 504-518;
small figure, 504; self-portrayal in her
works, 504; sorrowful life, 505; child-
hood, 505; Yorkshire people, 506; at
school, 506; penchant for writing, 507;
appearance and manner, 507; routine
at home, 508; as governess, 508; in
Brussels, 509; tries to open school, 509;
"Poems," 510; "The Professor," 510;
realism, 511; " Jane Eyre," 511-513; a
word for women, 513; "Shirley," 513;
sensitive to criticism, 514; critique, 516;
marriage, 516; Thackeray's tribute,
517.

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Browne, Sir Thomas, 153.
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett, sketch of,
568-584; rank, 568; indomitable energy,
568; birth and ancestry, 569; childhood
studies, 569; "Essay on Mind," 569;
Greek scholarship, 570; Prometheus
Bound," 571; in London, 571;
"Ro-
maunt of Margret," 571; " Poet's Vow,"
572; "Seraphim, and Other Poems,"
572; invalid condition, 573; two vol-
umes of poems, 574; secret marriage,
576; "Sonnets from the Portuguese,"
576; in Florence, 577; "Casa Guidi
Windows," 577; in Paris, 579; spirit-
ualism, 579; Tennyson's visit, 580;

Aurora Leigh," 580; Poems before
Congress," 581; "Curse for a Nation,"
582; death, 582; character, 583; poe-
try, 583.

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Browning, Robert, sketch of, 585-602;
originality, 585; obscurity, 585; spirit
of the age, 586; birth and parentage,
586; childhood, 587; scholarship, 587;
"Pauline," 588; love of music, 588;
"Paracelsus," 589; an idealist, 589;
dramas, 590; a subjective poet, 591;
How They Brought the Good News,"
591; "Sordello," 592; Bells and
Pomegranates," 592; "My Last,
Duchess," 593; fundamental ideas,
594; marriage, 595; "Christmas Eve
and Easter Day," 595; "Men and
Women," 596; aim of artist, 596; love, |

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Bulwer, Edward, Lord Lytton, 473.
Bunyan, John, sketch of, 181-193; meagre
education, 181; a tinker, 181; vicious
youth, 182; in Civil War, 182; mar-
riage, 183; religious experience, 183;
conversion, 184; as a preacher, 185;
imprisoned, 186; "Pilgrim's Progress,"
187-189; "Holy War," 189, 190; "Life
and Death of Mr. Badman," 190; style,
190; Macaulay on, 191; popularity,
192; death and characterization, 193.
Burke, Edmund, 273; 279–281.
Burnet, Gilbert, 195.

Burns, Robert, democratic spirit, 286;
sketch of, 349-365; rank, 349; tragic
life, 349; birth and parentage, 350;
early reading, 350; first love poem, 350;
at Kirkoswald, 351; "Mary Morison,"
351; his ambition, 352; at Irvine, 352;
effort to reform, 353; at Mossgiel, 354;
first volume, 354; dinners "wi' a Lord,"
355 visits Edinburgh, 355; his man-
ner, 356; independence, 356; drinking
revels, 357; marriage, 358; failure in
farming, 358; sympathy with nature,
359; To Mary in Heaven," 360; at
Dumfries, 360; manner of life, 361;
democratic sympathies, 361; last days,
362; kindly judgment of, 363; estimate
and critique, 364, 365.
Butler, Joseph, 195.
Butler, Samuel, 196, 210.

Byron, Lord, sketch of, 397–409; poetry
autobiographic, 397; place in literature,
397; birth and ancestry, 398; early
attachment, 399; at Cambridge, 399;

Hours of Idleness," 400; "English
Bards and Scotch Reviewers," 400;
travels on Continent, 400; "Childe
Harold's Pilgrimage," 400; "The
Giaour," "Bride of Abydos," etc.,
401, 402; appearance, 402; opinion
of women, 402; marriage, 403; "Fare

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Campbell, Thomas, 368, 376.
Carew, Thomas, poem of, 163.
Carlyle, Thomas, sketch of, 622-638;
three famous Scotchmen, 622; con-
trast with Macaulay, 622; his faith in
heredity, 622; school days, 623; at
university, 624; a teacher, 624; period
of gloom, 625; "The Everlasting Yea,"
625; a German scholar, 626; opinion
of contemporaries, 626; reverence for
Goethe, 627; marriage, 627; articles
for Edinburgh, 628; Sartor Resar-
tus," 629; his style, 630; "French
Revolution," 631; as lecturer, 632;
Heroes and Hero-Worship," 632;
"Past and Present," 632; "Crom-
well's Letters and Speeches," 633:
"Frederick the Great," 634; Inaugural
Address, 635; closing years, 635; char-
acter, 636; transcendentalism, 637; in-
fluence, 638.

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Celts, 11, 12, 13.

Chapman's "Homer," 84.

Chansons de Geste," 37, 38.

Charles I., and his policy, 156; bad ad-
visers, 157; beheaded, 159.
Charles II., 198.
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Poems," 285.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 31; sketch of, 49-63;
preeminence, 49; scanty details, 50;
earliest poem, 50; public offices, 51;
literary bent, 51; disciple of Gower,
52; marriage, 52; various poems, 53:
astrolabe, 54; death, 54; appearance,
54; integrity and attainments, 55; love
of nature, 56; treatment of women, 57;
objectionable passages, 57; prepara-
tion for his work, 58; French influence,
59; Italian influence, 59; English pe-

riod, 59, 60; "Canterbury Tales," 60-
63; descriptive power, 61, 62; critique,
63; diction and versification, 64-66.
Christianity introduced by Augustine, 14,
15.

Clough, Arthur Hugh, 474.
Coffee-houses, number of, 205.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, sketch of,
425-441; influence of, 425; birth and
parentage, 425; precocity, 426; Lamb's
description, 426; literary training, 427;
enlists in dragoons, 428; Pantisocracy,
428; marriage, 429; Watchman, 429;
first volume of poems, 430-432; rela-
tions with Wordsworth, 432; "Ancient
Mariner," 433; "Love," 434, "Chris-
tabel," 435; as a preacher, 436; in
Germany, 436; translates "Wallen-
stein," 436; in Lake District, 437; use
of opiates, 437; at Malta, 437; as lec-
turer, 438; dramas, 438; "Biographia
Literaria," 439; three periods, 439;
personal magnetism, 440; death and
character, 440.

Collier, Jeremy, 195.
Collins, Wilkie, 473.
Collins, William, 273.
Congreve, William, 196; tribute to Dry-
den, 227.

Conquest, Roman, 12.

Cowley, Abraham, 153, 165.
Cowper, William, sketch of, 332-348;
elements of his poetry, 332; sad life,
332; birth and parentage, 333; ill-
treatment at school, 334; poetical
turn, 334; studies law, 335; in love,
335; mental aberration, 336; piety,
337; in the Unwin family, 337; at
Olney, 338; bad health, 339; Report
of an Adjudged Case," 339; lack of
initiative energy, 340; English poets,
340; moral satires, 341; and Lady
Austin, 342; "John Gilpin," 342;
"The Task," 343-345; translates
Homer, 346; shorter poems, 346, 347;
death, 347; his sincerity, 347.
Crabbe, George, 274.
Craik, Dinah Maria (Miss Mulock),
474.
Cromwell, Oliver, anecdotes of, 159.
Cudworth, Ralph, 195.

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