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powers, 538—primary result of their
traced to that alliance, 540.
body of epic poetry, 283—Chanson
history, 423—the controversy not all
matter of regret, 424.
duration of coal-fields, 105.
333 — particulars of his life, 347–
criticism, 348—list of his works, ib.
character and genius of, 553.
analogy between, 380.
English of some centuries ago, 71.
Bishop Wilson, 181.
Galleys and galley slaves under Louis
- punishments of the cowhide and
slaves described, 57.
tactics reduced his majority of
more personal details than are given
425—the most comprehensive work
Henry VIII., 70.
Gondokoro, a depôt for the slave trade, ib.-commerce with India greater
than with any other nation, 2014
with, 202—Indian contributions to
of payments to England by, 204–
equivalent advantages to, 207–in-
ledge of ancient authors, 325—the on English rule, ib.--70,000 English
the prince of English critics, ib.- upon England's resources, ib. false
scholarship, 328 – Elmsley and Indian possessions, 211-illustrations
Iranians (Eastern), the founders of
Iron trade, growth of the, 12—variety
in the applicability of iron, 73—dit-
ference of wrought iron, steel, and
cast iron, ib.-smelting iron-ore in
512—his career, ib.-novels and con- in Borneo, 75-bronze and iron of
rations of War,' 514. See Warfare. 1 pit-coal for charcoal in smeltirg, 79
plained, 80-story of Henry Cort,
of hot-blast, 81-carboniferous iros-
iron-stone, ib. -- saving effected by
hot-blast, 15.- Bessemer's invention,
into the brittleness of iron, 103-
sufferings as Forçats, 40-memoirs exhaustion of coal, 104. See Steel,
Underhill's letter to the Secretary of
State, 224-inflammatory appeals to
the negroes, 226-history of ihe out-
England, 199 — facts demonstrating gents, 229 — vigorous proceedings
missioners, 233-effects of the anti “breast-laws" (ecclesiastical) of, 180
Metallurgy, practice and science of, 64
- Agricola De Re Metallica,' 66.
Mill (Mr.), transformation of, on his
return for Westminster, 555.
Miners (German) encouraged to settle
in England before Elizabeth, 66-
Wilson,' 171--suggestion of a memo -numerous bodies of foreign miners
invited by Elizabeth, 67.
Reynolds, its mournful expression and most active mammal in Britain,
ib.-its encampment described, 358.
Müller (Max), Professor, 333.
Munro's 'Lucretius, 349.
Napoleon Bonaparte, interpretations of
the names, 402—etymology of Napo-
leon, ib., note.
Neilson, inventor of hot-blast, 82.
Nile, its two sources the Victoria and
Albert Lakes, 166–discovery of its
source not complete, 167—its sources
according to ancient maps, 168.
anecdote of, 127—his cynical wit,
nation of its coat of arms, 175– high class of painters, 143.
Ocypode, swift-footed crab of Ceylon,
Parties (Parliamentary), their fixed
nucleus and floating tail, 262.
ency of, 84-arguments against in-
discriminate granting of, 87.
canons and statute, 183.
pany, fleet of, 205.
chanical accuracy of the woodcuts,
treatise on metallurgy, 66.
anecdote of, 127.
Mrs. Puller's case, 183—-one of the
history of the Reform Act of 1832,
282. See Gladstone.
Reform Act of 1832, 546-balance of
Taylor's Life of, 105 — friendship
Railways, necessity for steel rails, 98-
experiments proving their superiority,
and North-Western Company, ib.
to give the working men the power
-their style, 130 — unsound criti- Spiders, habits of, 380.
- Reynolds's kindness and liberality to Steelyard Merchants, Company of, 70.
Tocqueville (de), accuracy of his
Trade of Britain (foreign) originally
in the hands of German merchants,
Troubadours for the langue d'oc, trou-
vères for the langue d'oil, 323.
Vambéry's explorations of Central Asia,
472—impenetrability of his disguise,
Vibration, its effect on iron, 102.
the results of present knowledge of
ric of, 190-antiquity and early his- Warfare (operations of modern), 503—
England for the Crimean war, 507
cation by the Crimean war, 510—