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Dryden, John, 78.

Herodotus, 408.
Dudley, Edmund, 40.

Herrick, Robert, 45.
Dudley, John (Duke of Northumberland), Hobbes, Thomas, 74.

Hooke, Robert, 79.
Dunbar, William, 40.

Hooker, Richard, 42.
Dunstan, St., 5, 49, 292.

Horace, 364.
Howard, Thos. (Earl of Surrey), 42.

Hume, David, 120.
EDWARD III., 130, 513.

Huntingdon, Henry of, 6.
Egbert, 164.

Huskisson, Wm. (Rt. Hon.), 199.
Elizabeth, 167, 379.

Hutton, Charles, 156.
Empson, Sir Richard, 40.

Hyde, Edward (Earl of Clarendon), 75,
Erskine, Tbos. (Lord), 157.

Euripides, 407.

INGLIS, Sir John, 328.
Ingulf, 5.
Ireton, Henry, 75.


FAIRFAX, Thos. (Lord), 78.
Ferrier, Jas. Fredk., 285.
Finch, Daniel (Earl of Nottingham), 80.
Finch, Sir Heneage (Earl of Nottingham),
Fitzroy, Robert (Admiral), 281.
Fitzstephen, William, 6.
Flambard, Ralph, 5.
Fleetwood, Wm. (Bishop), 80.
Fletcher, John, 44.
Forbes, Edward, 329.
Fortescue, Sir

John, 8.
Fox, Charles James, 157.
Fox, Henry (Lord Holland), 119.

JAMES I. of England, 16, 466.
James I. of Scotland, 7.
Jeffreys, Geo. (Judge Jeffreys), 79.
Jenkinson, R. B. (Earl of Liverpool), 199:
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, 119.
Jonson, Ben, 44.
Juvenal, 405.

KEMBLE, John Mitchell, 284.
Kent, Fair Maid of, 50.
Kitto, John, 281.
Knowles, Sheridan, 238.
Knox, John, 42.

GEOFFREY Plantagenet, 50.
George I., 16, 339, 491.
George III., 380.
Gibbon, Edward, 156.
Gildas, 5.
Gloucester, Humphrey of, 7.
Gloucester, Robert of, 6.
Goldsmith, Oliver, 154.
Gordon, Lord George, 51.
Gower, Jobn, 7.
Grenville, George, 120.
Grenville, W. W. (Rt. Hon.), 159.
Grey, Lady Jane, 167.

LAMB, Charles, 201.
Lamb, W. (Viscount Melbourne), 237.
Lanfranc, 5, 335, 442.
Langton, Stephen, 6.
Lardner, Dionysius, 241.
Latimer, Hugh, 40.
Laurence, Sir H. M., 283.
Law, John, 169.
Layamon, 6.
Lewis, Sir G. C. (Bart.), 282.
Lingard, John, 200.
Littleton, Sir Thos., 8.
Livy, 365.
Locke, John, 78.
Lydgate, John, 7.
Lytton (Lord), 368.

HAINAULT, Philippa (Queen of), 49.
Hale, Sir Matthew, 75.
Hallam, Arthur Henry, 325.
Hallam, Henry, 202.
Harley, Robt. (Earl of Oxford), 80.
Harvey, William, 44.
Hastings, Warren, 156.
Hemans, Felicia, 242.
Henry III., 14.
Henry IV., 491.
Henry VI., 336, 513.
Henry VII., 16.
Henry VIII., 336.
Herbert, Edward (Lord Cherburg), 44.
Herbert, Sidney (Rt. Hon.), 286.

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MACAULAY, T. B. (Lord), 242.
Maitland, John (Duke of Lauderdale), 76.
Malmesbury, William of, 6.
Marlborough, Duke of, 17, 251.
Marlowe, Christopher, 43.
Mary, Queen of England, 211.
Mary, Queen of Scots, 211.
Massinger, Philip, 45.



Robertson, Wm., 121.
Russell, Win. (Duke of Bedford), 76.
Russell, Win. (Lord), 79.

Maud, the Empress, 49.
Melville, H. D. (Viscount), 156.
Mill, John, 80.
Mill, Jobn Stuart, 370.
Milton, John, 45.
Molesworth, Sir W. (Bart.), 285.
Monk, Geo. (Duke of Albemarle), 75, 379.
Monmouth, Geoffrey of, 6.
Montfort, Simon de, 335.
Montgomerie, A. W. (Earl of Eglinton),

Montgomery, Robt., 284,
Moore, Thomas, 237.
More, Sir Thomas, 40, 538.
Morton, John, 8.
Murphy, Robert, 282.

Nelson, Horatio, 133, 381.
Nepos, Cornelius, 405.
Newton, Sir Isaac, 116.
Nicholl, Robert, 329.
North, Frederick (Lord), 155.
North, Sir F. (Baron Guildford), 79.
Norway, Maid of, 336.

Saville, Geo. (Marquis of Halifax), 77.
Scott, John (Earl of Eldon), 158.
Scott, Sir W. (Bart.), 200.
Scott, Wm. (Lord Stowell), 158.
Seneca, 409.
Seymour, Edward (Earl of Hertford), 41.
Shakespeare, William, 43.
Sharp, James, 76.
Sidney, Sir Philip, 42.
Smith, Adam, 121.
Smollett, Tobias, 121.
Somerset (Duke of), 7.
Sophia of Hanover, 491.
Sophocles, 408.
Southey, Robert, 201.
Spencer, Edmund, 42.
Spenser, Chas. (Earl of Sunderland), 117.
Spenser, John, 77.
St. John, Henry (Viscount Bolingbroke),

Stanhope, James (Earl), 117.
Steele, Sir Richard, 117.
Stephen, 491.
Stewart, Dugald, 159.
Stewart, Robert (Lord Castlereagh), 198.
Stirling, John, 283.
Strabo, 410.
Stuart, Arabella, 418.
Stuart, John (Earl of Bute), 120.
Suckling, Sir John, 45.
Swift, Dr. Jonathan, 117.
Sydney, Algernon, 76, 212.


ODO, 5.
Osborne, Sir Thomas, 78.
Otway, Tbomas, 80.
Overbury, Sir Thomas, 50, 169, 338.
Ovid, 365.

PALEY, William, 156.
Peel, Sir Robert (Bart.), 239.
Pembrokc, Earl of, 6.
Penn, William, 80.
Pepy's, Samuel, 78.
Perceval, Spencer (Rt. Hon.), 196.
Philip II. of Spain, 50.
Philippa of Hainault (Queen), 49.
Pindar, 410.
Pitt, William, 159.
Plato, 406.
Plautus, 406.
Pope, Alexander, 118.
Pretender, Old (J. F. E. Stuart), 16.
Pretender, Young (C. E. Stuart), 16.
Priestly, Joseph, 155.

Taylor, Jeremy, 45.
Temple, H. J. (Viscount Palmerston), 238.
Temple, Sir William, 77.
Terence, 366.
Thackeray, William Makepeace, 286.
Thompson, James, 119.
Thompson, William, 282.
Turner, Thos. Hudson, 329.
Tyndale, William, 43.

QUEKETT, John Thos., 329.

RALEIGH, Sir Walter, 42, 131.
Rainsay, Allan, 118.
Richard I., 292.
Richard II., 444.
Richard (Dake of York), 336.
Ridley, Nicholas, 41.
Robertson, Fredk. Wm., 330.

Vane, Sir Henry, 76.
Victoria, Queen, 419.
Villiers, George (Duke of Buckingham)

[1592—1628], 74.
Villiers, George (Duke of Buckingham)

(1627–1688], 77.
Virgil, 361.

WALPOLE, Horace (Earl of Orford), 120.
Walpole, Sir Robert (Earl of Orford), 91,

118, 295, 587.
Walsingham, Sir Francis, 42.
Walsingham, Thomas, 8.
Warbeck, Perkin, 249, 295, 560.
Wellesley, Sir A. (Duke of Wellington),

52, 197.
Wentworth, Charles W. (Marquis of Rock-

ing ham 155.
Wentworth, Thomas (Earl of Strafford),

75, 339,560.
William the Conqueror, 377, 559.
William II., 491.
William III., 169, 417.

Williams, John (Ab Ithel), 326.
Willmott, Robert Aris, 285.
Wilson, James, 282.
Wolsey, Sir Thomas, 15, 40, 294.
Wordsworth, William, 199.
Wotton, Sir Henry, 43.
Wren, Sir Christopher, 78.
Wyatt, Sir Thomas, 41.
Wycliffe, John, 6, 336.


YOUNG, Edward, 118.



Brains-quantity or quality,

reason for treating of the subject, 275.
large head no indication of power of,

man's superiority over other living things

consists principally in the quality of,

phrenology a true science, ib.
one quality may counterbalance another,

mental faculties as arranged by phreno-

logists, ib.
quality, not quantity, essential to true

greatness, 277.

Classics, modern,

plea in favour of study of, 552, 553.
College of Surgeons, review of June (1871

—72). Preliminary examination in
Conversation, men of genius deficient in,

Absence of mind, anecdotes of, 508, 509.
Amalgamation of the two branches of the

erroneous views entertained by advo-

cates for, 316.
education of students the chief point to

be considered, 316, 317.
majority of profession not in favour of,

317, 318.
which course of study should be pursued,

injurious to both branches, ib.
Lord Campbell's opinion on the practice

in a solicitor's office, 319.
few men would rise to the greatest

eminence, ib.
difficulty of appointing judges, ib.
a man seldom excels in two branches of

a profession, ib.
Barristers and solicitors, what endowments

are essential to those aspiring to be-

importance of ascertaining, 109.
inequalities of talent, 110.
when sons should embrace parent's pro-

fession, ib.
definition of "endowment," ib.
when to determine mental endowments,

110, 111.
fluency of speech, 111.
orators degenerating, ib.
indomitable perseverance, ib.
taste for profession, ib.
Locke on “Human Understanding,ib.
calmness of demeanour, ib.
energy, ib.
inclination to study, 112.
value of memory, ib.
when learning appreciated, ib.
men timid in society, not so in public, ib.
tabular statement of endowments for

barristers, ib.
what essential for solicitors, ib.
taste for profession, 113.
acuteness, ib.
distinction between memory and recol-

lection, ib.
abilities, natural and acquired, ib.
inclination to analyze a case, ib.
inquisitiveness in youth, ib.
tabular statement of endowments for

solicitors, ib.
many exceptions, 114.

the English language, 69, 232.
composition, 69, 232.
arithmetic, 69, 233.
English history, 70, 233.
Latin, 70, 233.
Euclid, 70, 234.
French, 70, 234.
algebra, 70, 234.
Greek, 70, 234.
chemistry, 71.
German, ib.
mechanics, ib.
natural history, ib.
study of geography, 71, 232.
comparison of the preliminary examina-

tions at the Law Institution and College

of Surgeons, 231.
experience even more valuable than

knowledge, 232.
impossible to understand style of an

examination without long acquaint-

ance with it, ib.
erroneous impression as to coaching,"

questions anticipated, 234.
Common sense,
no endowment so essential to lawyers as,

lawyers possess it in a greater degree

than others, ib.
experience produces, 359.
solicitors have more opportunity than

barristers of gaining experience, ib.

English pot remarkable for brilliant, 459.
acowunted for, ib.
grat men expected to introduce subjects

for, 4010).
taciturnity not always synonymous with

wisdom, ih.
grat men who were silent among

strangers, 460, 461.
Courts of justice, accommodation for law

students in,
knowledge of " practical working" of

crurts of justice necessary for the law

student, 5:30.
Seats for students in, ib.
ditheultr in obtaining admission into,

531), 531.
Conrts of law, railing in,

Coke's style, 507.
his conduct to Raleigh, Essex and Bacon,
revived by Judge Jeffreys, ib.
who first to teach a due respect to cri-

minals, ib.
Debating societies. See Erskine Debating

advantages of, 189, 137, ti7.

English language, lectures on-continued.

German most closely connected with, 38.
invasions of the Jutes, Angles and

Saxons, ib.
Anglo-Saxon, basis of, ib.
Saxon words superseded by foreign

words, 39.
introduction of words from the Arabic,

. Hindoo and other languages into, ib.
Anglo-Saxon, Latin and Greek prefixes

and affixes in, 73.
diminutives, 74.
great value of a knowledge of, ib.
Celtic elements in, 114.
words introduced under Christianized

Saxons into, 115.
foreign words retaining original plural

suttises, ib.
Anglo-Norman, ib.
Erskine Debating Society,

its institution, 477.

annual dinner, June 1874..509.
Examinations, special preparation for,

one way of attaining an object, 320.
“ prepared” students know more than

"unprepared, 320, 321.
value of special tuition for, 321.
ignorance of students sent up from pub-

lic schools, ib.
"honor lists" misleading, 321, 322.
value of early education, 322.
knowledge of minute details useless, ib.
candidates sent up from schools often

more fortunate than well-educated, ib.
value of " test" examinations, ib.

French, remarks on the study of,

* system” necessary, 15t.
how to study, ib.
speaking with Frenchmen, ib.
“repetition" necessary, ib.

Eineation, the advantage of,

imparts & polish to a man, 359.
failure to pass an examination no test of

a man's abilities, 360.
a person's knowledge best tested by

asking questions of no ordinary nature,
value of special tuition, 360, 361.
good education always discernible, 361.
university men unable to pass examina-

tions without special preparation, ib.
value of "home-breeding," ib.
Educational works, review of,
Adams' " Elements of the English Lan-

guage," 35.
Angus' “ Handy-Book of the English

Tongue," 30.
Cornwell's "Geography," ib.
Stewart's “Compendium of Modern

Geography," ib.
Collier's "British History," ib.
“ Student's Home,” 37.
Barnard Smith's and Colenso's * Arith-

metics," ib.
Todhunter's “ Euclid ” and “ Algebra,"

Genius, inequalities of, 532.
course pursued by great writers and

poets, 533.
Byron and Dryden, ib.
Genins, men of, deficient in conversation.

See Conversation, &c., 459.

Imagination, the power of, 323.
Inns of Court, incorporation of and pro-

posed law university,
Lord Selborne's bills, 504.
project premature, ib.
Lord Cairns' suggestion, ib.
"tests" adopted by Inps of Court and

Law Institntion are satisfactory, ib.
failure of some men to rise to eminence

general remarks, ib.
English langnage, lectures on,

a composite language, 37.
its beauties, ib.
an imported language, ib.

does not rest with Inns of Court, 505.
free lectures practically useless, ib.

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