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AFRICAN slave-trade, 136.

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Agglestone, legendary origin of, 161.
Albert's (Prince) speeches, 91; qualities of his an-
cestry, 93; his singleness of object, ib.; speech
at Merchant Taylors', 94; speech on the extine-
tion of the Slave-trade, ib; at the Literary Fund
dinner, 95; views for improving the condition
of the labouring classes, ib.; doctrine of Pro-
gress, ib.; attention to the welfare of servants,
96; his exposition of the English character, 97;
speech defining the relation of the Fine Arts to
a nation, 98; at Birmingham, 99; address at
Aberdeen, 100; laudation of Humboldt, ib.;
speciality, 101; versed in the principles
of military science, ib.; camp of instruction at
Cobham suggested by him, ib.; Presidency of
the Commission on the Fine Arts, 102; his Es-
Say on Music and his Hymns, ib.; aptitude for
English modes of public business, 102, 103
ib; his detractors, 103, 104.
equanimity of temper, 103; his correspondence,
Althing, the Icelandic, 69.
Amboy na, massacre of, 262.
America, slavery not the cause of the civil war in,
124, 125; Republicans, Democrats, and Aboli
tionists, 125; Republican Platform' of 1860, ib.;
slavery, ib.; fugitive slave law, ib.; points de-
cided in the Dred Scott case, 125, 126; antago-
nistic interests of the two geographical divisions
of the country, 126; relation of the slave question
to political influence, 127; the Missouri compro-
mise, ib.; struggle as to the admission of Texas,
ib.; the principle of squatter sovereignty,' ib.
struggle in Kansas, ib.; the cause of war politi-
cal, rath
than social or commercial, 128; pro-



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tective tariffs, ib.; Coleridge's statement of that
question, 129; exasperation caused by the Abo-
litionists, ib.; aggregate value of the slaves, 129,
Conduct of the North to the negro, 130;
the Federal Republic not homogeneous, ib.;
Washington's fears for the permanence of the
Union, ib.; Was Secession an act of rebellion?
question, ib.; the original Congress, ib.; Con- |
vention of 1787, 132; Act passed by the Vir-I
ginia Convention in 1788, 182; opinions of Jus-
tice Story and Mr. Motley examined, 132, 133; |

burton's mission, ib.; Oregon territory question,
135, 136; the Monroe doctrine, 136; San Juan
seized, ib.; right of search, ib.; the 'Trent'
question, 136, 140; sycophantic tone of the
North towards France, 141; attitude of Canada,
ib.; Personal Safety laws, 143; consequences
of subjugating the South, ib. ; the United States'
intended recognition of Hungary, 134; barba-
rism of destroying Charleston harbour, ib.; sup-
pression of liberty in America, 279.

Antwerp, saying of Napoleon respecting its impor-
tance to England, 281; Earl Russell's opinion
respecting, ib.

Archipelago (Eastern) described, 252.
Armstrong guns, 298.
Arru islands described, 266.


Badbury, scene of the battle of Badanbyrig, 161.
Barcelona, its flourishing condition in 1491, 79.
Bankes family, the, 148; Lady Bankes's heroic de-
fence of Corfe Castle, ib.

Barnes's Poems in the Dorset Dialect,' 147.

Bell's (Dr.) system of education, 39.
Belligerency, character of, explained, 134; block-
ade a belligerent right, ib. See 'America.'
Bencoolen, settlement of, 258.
Bernadotte's candidature for the French Crown,
108; refuses to lead his army across the French
frontier, 109.
Blackmoor, forest of, 152.

Borneo, passion of the Dayaks for the possession
of human heads, 254; explored by Mr. St. John,
258; its productions, 259; capable of support-
ing a hundred millions of people, ib.; the forced
trade, ib.; coal-fields, 261.

Brooke (Sir James), Rajah of Sarawak, 251; his
principle of government, 260; genius and hu-
manity of his enterprise, 268.

Brougham's (Lord) account of the Princess Char-
lotte's flight from Warwick House, 32, 33.
'Burnt Njal' (Icelandic Saga), analysis of, 62;
Njal's conversion to Christianity, 69.
Butter, bad packing of, 150.


135; present attitude of, 141.

opinions of Madison and Hamilton, 133; British Canada, rebellion in, conduct of America in the,
Proclamation of Neutrality, ib.; character of
belligerency explained, 134; illustrated by the Castlereagh (Lord), delusions respecting his cha-
revolt of Greece from Turkey, ib.; blockade a
belligerent right, ib.; must be actual, not con-
structive, ib.; opinion of Lord Stowell, ib.; of.
fensive conduct of America towards this country,

racter and motives, 104; his selection of Sir Ar-
thur Wellesley, 106; his ascendency in negotia-
tion, ib. conduct of the Walcheren expedition,
ib.; quarrel with Mr. Canning, 107; his gift of
managing men, ib.; characterised by Thiers as

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