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George Canning

In Repose Yet in Readiness Sydney Smith

The Opponents of Reform

Taxes the Price of Glory Daniel O'Connell

The Charms of Kildare Lord Henry Brougham

The Industrial Peril of War in America . Viscount Palmerston

Civil War in Ireland Sir Robert Peel . ..

The Importance of Classical Education . Lord John Russell . . .

The “Rotten Boroughs” of England .

Importance of Literary Studies Richard L. Sheil...

Irish Aliens and English Victories

The Horrors of Civil War Thomas Babington Macaulay

Superficial Knowledge Richard Cobden

The Gentry and the Protective System Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield

The Dangers of Democracy William Ewart Gladstone.

Warfare and Colonization .

Home Rule for Ireland . John Bright

The Crushing Weight of Militarism Charles S. Parnell.

Evictions and Emigration Joseph Chamberlain . .

The Anomalies of the Suffrage

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BOOK VI.
THE PULPIT ORATORS OF GREAT BRITAIN
Hugh Latimer.

The Sermon of the Plow
John Knox

God's Power Above that of Things John Wesley

Irreligion Among College People George Whitefield

A Warning Against Worldly Ways

Innocent Diversions John Henry Newman .

The Evils of Money Getting . Henry Edward Manning

Rome the Eternal Arthur Penrhyn Stanley

The Lesson of Palmerston's Life . Charles H. Spurgeon .

The Authorship of the Bible Joseph Parker.

Personality of God .

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BOOK VII.
ORATORS OF THE FRENCH REVOLUTION
Count Honore de Mirabeau

And
yet you

Deliberate.
The Privileged and the People
Pierre Vergniaud

An Appeal to the People

The Despotism of the Jacobins George Jacques Danton

Let France be Free .

To Dare; Always to Dare Jean Paul Marat

A Defense from Impeachment Maximilien Isidore Robespierre

A Final Appeal

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BOOK VIII.
NINETEENTH CENTURY ORATORS OF FRANCE
Victor Cousin.

Supremacy of the Art of Poetry
Alphonse de Lamartine

What is the French Revolution?
Safety only in the Republic

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Louis Adolphe Thiers.

The Wastefulness of the Imperial Finance . Victor Marie Hugo

Napoleon the Little

Voltaire . Leon Gambetta

The Regeneration of France

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RICHARD HENRY LEE AND GOUVERNEUR MORRIS
The former is usually known as Henry Lee, who delivered the famous panegyric on Washington.
Gouverneur Morris was distinguished as an eloquent member of the Convention which framed the Con-
stitution of the United States. His wooden leg did not interfere with his success as a speaker.

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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS AND EDWARD EVERETT Names famous in American Oratory for scholarship and elegant diction as well as models of the most distinguished oratory. Both we re uncompromising in their advocacy of popular rtghts. Their printed orations occupy many volumes and cover all the great questions of nearly a century.

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