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Thomas B. Reed . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - . . . . 2 I5

Gifts to Liberal Institutions . . . . . . . . . . . . 2I 6

William J. Bryan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218

The Cross of Gold . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - . . 2 I 9

Theodore Roosevelt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 i

The Strenuous Life . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - 222

National and Industrial Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . 224

BOOK V.

THE ORATORS OF CANADA

Joseph Howe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 228

Canada and the United States . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229

Sir John A. MacDonald . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23O

The Treaty of Washington . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231

George Brown . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - 233

The Greatness and Destiny of Canada . . . . . . . . . 234

Nicholas F. Davin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236

The British Colonial Empire . . . . . . . . . . . . . 237

Sir Charles Tupper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238

The Protection of the Fisheries . . . . . . . . . . . . 23)

Goldwin Smith . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - . . . . 24 I

God in the Universe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242

Sir Wilfrid Laurier . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244

Gladstone's Elements of Greatness . . . . . . . . . . . 245

Riel and the Government . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246

Sir John Thompson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249

The Execution of Riel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25O

BOOK WI.

FAMOUS PULPIT ORATORS

Lyman Beecher . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - 254

The Sacredness of the Sabbath . . . . . . . . . . . . 255

William Ellery Channing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 256

The Rights of the Individual . . . . . . . . . . . . . 257

The Power that Moves the Age . . . . . . . . . . . . 258

Theodore Parker . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 259

The Greatness and the Weakness of Daniel Webster . . . 26o

Henry Ward Beecher . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - 263

Lincoln Dead and a Nation in Grief . . . . . . . . . 264

A Corrupt Public Sentiment . . . . . . . . . . . . . 265

Edwin H. Chapin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267

Christianity the Great Element of Reform . . . . . . . 267

The Triumphs of Labor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 268

The Handwriting on the Wall . . . . . . . . . . . . 269

Phillips Brooks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27o

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BOOK III.

ENGLISH ORATORS OF THE MIDDLE PERIOD

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