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The confiscation of monastic pro- well. Three days afterwards, howperty stands upon a wholly differ- ever, the Governments of France, ent footing.

Germany, Italy, Russia, and Mr Balfour went to the root of America were all discussing a the matter when he spoke of the proposal submitted to them by property of the Church being used the English Government for joint for the corruption of the people. intervention between two Sacrilege is bad enough. But belligerents. Two refused the sacrilege of which the object is offer; two didn't even bribery is a special crime reserved it; and only one agreed to it. for our modern Puritans. The This is described by Lord Rosefact is, that religious equality bery as an “extraordinarily favourmeans in the mouths of many able reception ” of the British propersons simple plunder -- a com- posals. It had been publicly stated munity of ecclesiastical goods. that Government had despatched In the mouths of others it no a circular to the Powers, and had doubt means something less ig- met with a rebuff. Oh dear, no ! noble than that: but in as far as There had been no circular, but it is different, the term is utter- only an all-round communication : ly misleading. Religious equality no rebuíf, but only a distinct refusal

, only means that all religions shall by two Powers, and contemptuous be equal in the eye of the State, silence on the part of two others. just as all individuals are equal in The agitator, says Mr Balfour, the eye of the law. There are to who does not know how to wrap be no immunities, no privileges, no up a bad policy in fine language, disabilities; and there are none is not fit for his work, and should either in the English Church or be dismissed without a character. among English Dissenters.

The Perhaps this is what some of Lord Bishops sit in the House of Lords Rosebery's colleagues are thinking in virtue of their temporal baron- about their chief. ies; and as for property, there is The Irish party will, of course, no more reason why one religious lend their assistance in overthrowbody should not be richer than ing the House of Lords. Mr Dilanother, than why one individual lon, speaking at Glasgow on the should not be richer than another. 15th of last month, made no Equality as a political term does secret of that. Of course the Irish not extend to such differences as will do all they can to make themthese.

selves masters of Great Britain, Passing for a moment to foreign which in the absence of the House affairs, we find Lord Rosebery of Lords they will be. Whatever

more at his old game on their internal dissensions, they the subject of China and Japan " well drilled " enough for and the emergency Council. What that. We earnestly beg the British the Cabinet was summoned for public to note well the real charon that memorable occasion, and acter of the present crisis, and why all Europe was thrown into the danger which lies ahead of confusion by so sudden and un- them, not in the fitful energy of expected a portent, we are left irresponsible cliques or individuals,

,

But the object of it but in the unprecedented attitude -So we are to understand- now assumed by the Ministers of wholly unconnected with the war the Crown, Surely both Scotchbetween China and Japan. Very men and Englishmen can under

once

are

to guess.

- was

are

stand what the absolute suprem- last eight years, heartily and acy of Irish politicians in a powerfully supported by the voice House of Commons uncontrolled of the people. They have their by any second chamber must fortunes in their own hands. If necessarily mean: that it would they do not choose to save themlead to methods of government selves from the hateful tyranny wholly irreconcilable with

irreconcilable with the which awaits them on the delaws of political economy, with struction of the House of Lords, the most elementary rights of pro- nobody else can save them. If perty, and with all those prescrip- they will not strike a blow in tions and traditions which defence of the great social fabric necessary to the maintenance of which is now threatened ; in deour Indian and Colonial empire. fence of the commerce, the credit, Ireland has proved over and over and the capital on which their again her incapacity for self- prosperity is dependent; in degovernment. How, then, can she fence of the political constitution be trusted to govern others, and by which alone these are those others ourselves? We must protected; and for the sake of not forget, either, the power that that ancient religion of whose lurks in the background of Irish implacable enemy the Separatists supremacy, or the uses to which are the secret agents,—they deit would certainly be converted by serve the worst that can befall the Roman Church. All these dan- them when England has lost her gers, no longer fanciful, remote, or place among the nations, and her despicable, but real, imminent, and wealth, her power, and her emformidable, can only be successfully pire, which now support her teemencountered by the combination of ing population, have departed for parties which has prevailed for the

now

ever.

VOL. CLVI.--NO. DCCCCL.

3 N

INDEX TO VOL. CLVI.

AND

Abyssinia, French designs regarding, opinion amongst Hindoos regarding
155.

sacredness of the, 389.
ABYSSINIAN SERVANT, HANNA, MY, 663. Bonapartism, decay of, in France, 307.
A FOREIGNER, 727.

Boulevards of Paris, modern changes in
AFRICAN CRISIS WITH FRANCE

the, 465.
GERMANY, THE NEW, 145.

* Brave Fille,' by M. Calmettes, review
AGRICULTURE TAXED TO DEATH, 118. of, 596.
Alligators, shooting at, in Oudh, 359. British cavalry, present condition of,
AMERICAN TARIFF, THE NEW, 573.

172 et seq.-training of, for war, 176
ANCESTOR-RIDDEN, 205.

et seq. - traditionary recklessness of,
ANCIENT INN, AN, S13.

in the field, 1so.
Angling, a new branch of, 418 et seq. BRITISH FORESTRY, 647.
Anglo-Congolese treaty, differences with BRITISH SERVICE, THE CAVALRY ARM

France and Germany arising out of OF THE, 169.
the, 145 et seq.

BROOKE, FELICITY, 818.
Bacon, ROGER, 610.

Buddhist temples of Java, the, 90 et
Bacon, Roger, birth and early training seq.

of, 611 – enters the Order of St Budget Bill, the, in the House of Lords,
Francis, 613-returns to Oxford, 614 441.
-is taken under the patronage of Cannes, golfing in winter at, 552.
Pope Clement IV., 616—the 'Opus Cardigan, Lord, sporting anecdote of,
Majus' speedily written by, 618 - 550.
imprisonment of, 620 — death of, Carnot, M., assassination of, 305.
621.

CAVALRY ARM OF THE BRITISH SERVICE,
• Badinage,' by M. de la Brête, review

THE, 169.
of, 592.

Cavalry, rôle of, in modern war, 170—
Bar-le-Duc, life of the Pretender at, 227 character of British, 172-regiments

et seq.amusements of the exiled Court of, in British service, 173— training
at, 235 et seq.departure of the Pre- and instruction of British, 176—sug.
tender from, 245.

gested improvements in British, 178.
BAR-LE-Duc, THE PRETENDER AT, 226. CELIBACY AND THE STRUGGLE TO GET
Bass, fishing for, with fly-rod, 422, 425. ON, 777.
Beauty in nature, little feeling of the Chamberlain, Mr, the legislative pro-
Irish for, 321.

gramme of, 891 et seq.
BEN VRACKIE, FAREWELL TO, 571. Champs Elysées, modern changes in the,
Bermudas, fabulous references to the, 464.
in literature, 520.

Charles Edward, Prince, entry into Edin-
Birds, the protection of, 56 et seq:-diffi- burgh of, in 1745, 98—victory of army

culty in identifying eggs of, 57-keep- of, at Preston, 99-march of troops of,
ing of, in cages, 63 et seq.

on London, 102-the battle of Falkirk
Black-buck shooting in India, fascination won by, 101.
of, 388.

Chiffoniers of Paris, the past and present,
BLACK FLY, THE RED BODICE AND THE, 460.
66.

China, stationary condition of civilisa-
Blackwater, the country of the, 320. tion in, 714, 724-want of true valour
Blue cow or neelghai, difference of in soldiers of, 716—undisciplined con-

G

A, 552.

et seq.

AND

dition of troops in, 718-state of forti- EPISTLE FROM HORACE, AN, 793.
fications in, 720-origin of the war ETON MASTER, AN, 693.
between Japan and, 879 et seq.-prob- Evicted Tenants Bill, secession of Union-
able results of war with, 884 et seq.- ist leaders regarding the, 446—debate
effect of war with, on future position in House of Lords on second reading
of Japan, 887 et seq.

of the, 447.
CHINA'S REPUTATION-BUBBLE, 714. Falkirk, the battle of, 104-letter from
Church, General Sir R., suppression of an eye-witness regarding, ib. et seq.

brigandage in Apulia by, 254 et seq. FAREWELL TO BEN VRACKIE, 571.
imprisonment of, by revolutionary FELICITY BROOKE, 818.,

forces, at Naples, 270—release of, 271. FEUILLET, LA FEMME DE M., 370.
CLIMATE, THE GOLFER IN SEARCH OF Feuillet, Madame, birth and early years

of, 371 et seq.-youth of, spent at St
CLUB-HOMES FOR UNMARRIED WORKING LÔ, 373—diamond spray presented to,
MEN, 701.

by Prince Louis Napoleon, 375 –
Codling, fishing for, with throw-out lines, married life of, 377 et seq.-letters of
426.

M. Octave Feuillet to, 385.
Colnbrook, situation and history of, 843 Fez, news of the death of the Sultan

an ancient inn at, 845 — story of of Morocco received at, 478 — new
the murder of Thomas Cole at, 846 sovereign accepted at, ib. —State en-

try of Sultan into, 484.
COMING STRUGGLE, THE, 889.

Finance Bill, provisions of the, regard-
Commercy, fêtes at, in honour of the Pre- ing taxes on land, 126 et seq.

tender, 238—escape of the Pretender FOREIGNER, A, 727.
from, in disguise, 244.

Forest fires of India, the, 405.
CONFESSION OF TIBBIE LAW, THE, 213. FORESTRY, BRITISH, 617.
Congo State, claims of France in the, FRANCE

GERMANY, THE NEW
154.

AFRICAN CRISIS WITH, 145.
Conservative programme, proposals re- FRENCH NOVELISTS, SOME, 583.
garding a, 160 et seq.

FRIGATE, AN OLD “SEVENTY - FOUR,”
CONSERVATIVES,
DESTRUCTIVES AND,

222.
159.

FROUDE, JAMES ANTHONY, REMIN-
County rates, increase of, during last ISCENCES OF: I., 756.
fifty years, 121 et seq.

Gaelic language, the relationships of,
'Dalila,' M. Feuillet's, adaptation of, 39—pronunciation of, 41.
for the stage, 381.

Galla race, characteristics of the, 358—
“DAMNABLE COUNTRY, THAT,” 309. hair-dressing of the, 365.
Death duties, the, origin of, 126—Sir GAME-BOOK, LEAVES FROM_A, 543.

William Harcourt's provisions regard- Gentili, Don Luigi, an Italian spy,
ing, 127.

General Church's treatment of, 259
DEER-FOREST, A LUCKY DAY IN A, 272.
DENNY'S DAUGHTER, 700.

GEOGRAPHERS, POETS AND, 515.
DESTRUCTIVES AND CONSERVATIVES, 159. Geography, former contempt in England
DOUBLE-BEDDED ROOM, THE, 411.

for the study of, 515-modern esti-
Early marriages, prevalence of, amongst mate of, 517 et seq.-influence of the

workmen, 701–proposed counterac- romance of, on Shakespeare and Mil-
tives to, 703 et seq.

ton, 519 et seq.-inspiration received
East India College of Hailey bury, the from, by Coleridge, 524—Tennyson's
students of the, 108 et seq.

indebtedness to, 525.
Education rate, origin of, 119–increase GERMANY, THE NEW AFRICAN CRISIS
in amount of, 120.

WITH FRANCE AND, 145.
Eggs of wild birds, difficulty in identify. Gladstone, Mr, review of the translation
ing, 57– legislation regarding protec- of Horace by, 793 et seq.
tion of, 58 et seq.

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Golf, the playing of, at Cannes, 552—at
Elephant, trials of the Indian sportsman Pau, 553—at Biarritz, 556—at Dinard,
in connection with the, 391 et seq.- 561 at Jersey, 564

at Guernsey,
hunting of the wild, in the Nepaul 568.
Terai, 404—use of the fighting, in GOLFER IN SEARCH OF A CLIMATE, THE,

coercing captured wild elephants, 406. 552.
“El Mahdi,” Moslem expectations re- Grand, Mrs Sarah, on the “Man of the

garding the appearance of, 27—title of, Moment,” 778.
assumed by the Sheikh of Jerboub, 28 Great skua or bonxie, the, in Foula, 58.

HAILEYBURY, MEMORIALS OF OLD, 107.
END OF THE STORY, THIE, 254.

HAKKALAND, A RIDE IN, 600.

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et seq.

123 et seq.

262 et seq.

AY

6

Hale, Edward, Master of Eton, charac- Kinglake, A. W., influence of the liter-

teristics of, 695—influence of, at Eton, ary style of, on contributors to the
696-wide sympathies of, 698—death periodical press, 540.
of, ib.

Korea, policy of China regarding, SSO
HAND, THE SKELETON, 527.

et seq.-probable future of, $85.
HANNA, MY ABYSSINIAN SERVANT, 663. LA FEMME DE M. FEUILLET, 370.
HARRAR, A RECENT VISIT TO, 350. ‘La Seconde Vie de Michel Teissier,'
Harrar, the history of, 361 – situation M. Rod's review of, 587.

of the city of, 363—hairdressing of LEAVES FROM A GAME-Book, 543.
the women of, 365-an outbreak of Leopold, Duke of Lorraine, character
cholera in, 366—designs of Italy upon, of, 228 et seq.-reception of the Pre-
369.

tender at Bar-le-Duc by, 233-recep-
Hawley, General, flight of the Dragoons tion of Mary of Modena by, 239—the

of, at the battle of Falkirk, 104 et seq. Pretender's farewell to, 215.
Heir, birth of an, to the British throne, Local Government (Scotland) Bill,
304.

powers of, as regards taxes on land,
Homes for unmarried working men, de-

sirability of establishing, 709 et seq.- Lodging - houses, establishment of, in
cost of, 712.

Glasgow, 704–in London, 706 et seq.
HORACE, AN EPISTLE FROM, 793.

Longo, Maestro, an Italian revolution-
House of Lords, legal and moral author- ary, General Church's treatment of,

ity of the, 444–barrier presented by
the, against revolutionary legislation, LOOKER-ON, THE, 285.
893-power of veto frequently exer- LOSS OF H.M.S. VICTORIA, THE:
cised by the, in parliamentary history, ANNIVERSARY LAMENT, 435.
894–Lord Rosebery's utterances re- LOST AND IS FOUND, WHO WAS, Chap-
garding the, 896 et seq.-assistance of ters V.-VIII., 1-IX.-XII., 182–XIII. -

Irish party in overthrowing the, 902. XVI., 325—XVII.-XX., 455—XXI.-XXIV.
INDOOR LIFE IN PARIS, S02.

(Conclusion), 621.
INN, AN ANCIENT, 813.

Lourdes,' M. Zola's, review of, 5S4.
Ireland, first impressions of, 310—char- LUCKY DAY IN A DEER-FOREST, A, 272.

acteristics of the inhabitants of, 312 Lupo, Occhio, a noted Apulian brigand,
et seq.-aspects of spring in, 317—the capture of, 257.
climate of, 322— hospitality of the Lythe, fishing for, with rod and tackle,
people of, 323.

424.
JAPAN, THE POSITION OF, 878.

Mackerel, fishing for, with fly-rod, 421.
Japan, condition of the troops in, 721- Maclagan, Dr David, career of, 247 —

absence of true martial spirit in sol. biographical notices of the seven sons
diery of, 722–preparations for war of, 245.
made by, 723_origin of the war be- MACLAGAN, GENERAL ROBERT, R.E. :
between China and, 879 et seq.-prob-

ONE OF

A REMARKABLE FAMILY,
able results of the war between China

247.
and, SS4 et seq.-effect of war with Maclagan, Robert, birth and parentage

China on future position of, 887 et seq. of, 217—career in India of, 249 et seq.
JAVA, SIX WEEKS IN, 78.

-marriage of, 252—labours of, during
Java, the climate of, 78—travelling in, the Indian Mutiny, ib._settlement of,

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79--the cinchona plantations of, 82- in England, 253—his death, ib.
native flora of, 83 et seq. passim—the Maclagan, Sir Douglas, career of, 248.
Buddhist temples of, 90 et seq.—the MAGA's’ LIBRARY, IN :-
volcanoes of, 94 et seq.

July: Life of General Sir Hope
JERBOU B, SENOUSSI, THE SHEIKTI OF, 27. Grant, edited by Henry Knollys,
Jerboub, situation of, 29–propaganda Colonel (H.P.) R.A., 129 — Corre-

emanating from, 30 --- growing reli- spondence of Mr Joseph Jekyll with
gious importance of the Maldi of, his Sister-in-law, Lady Gertrude Sloane
ib. et seq.

political power of the Stanley, 1818-1838, edited by the Hon.
Mahdi of, 35.

Algernon Bourke, 135 Letters of
Jildessa, the Arab governor of, 339— Harriet Countess Granville, 1810-1815,
famine and disease at, 360.

edited by her Son, the Hon. F.
Journalists, reminiscences of some mo. Leveson-Gower, 135The Diplomatic
dern, 533 et seq.

Reminiscences of Lord Augustus Lof.
Kilkee, the natural attractions of, 311 tus, P.C., G.C.B., second series, 1962.

1879, 141.
Killarney, beauty of, in spring - time, December : Songs, Poems, and Vers-
317.

es, by Helen, Lady Duflerin (Countess

et seq.

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