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403. The Nobility and Responsibility of | 431. The Antediluvians. the Teacher's Vocation.

404. Independence of Thought in America. 405. Great Men, as Types and as Individuals.

406. The Love of Money, the Root of All 436. The Fate of Reformers.


437. Idolatry.

407. By Others' Faults Wise Men correct 438. Evidences of Revealed Religion. 439. The Pleasures of Imagination.

432. The Ingratitude of Republics. 433. Domestic Life of the Ancient Greeks 434. Sir Walter Raleigh and his Age. 435. Political Economy.

their own.

408. The Perfection of Art is to conceal 440. Comparison of Classical with Modern



409. A Bird in the Hand is Worth Two in 441. The Decline of the Roman Empire. the Bush.

442. Literary Empiricism.

410. Economy, the Philosopher's Stone. 411. Many a Slip 'twixt the Cup and the


412. Treason does never prosper. 413. Honesty is the best Policy. 414. Great talkers, little doers. 415. Decision of Character. 416. National Prejudice. 417. Horrors of Civil War. 418. The Passion for Dress. 419. Our Duties as Citizens. 420. Never too old to learn. 421. Contrivance proves Design. 422. The Necessity of Relaxation. 423. Example, Better than Precept. 424. Popular Clamor.

425. The Dress is not the Man.

426. Herculaneum and Pompeii.

427. Contemplation.

428. Nature, the Source of Poetic Inspira


429. The Conflict of Duties.

430. Infirmities of Men of Genius.

443. The Examples of Great Men. 444. Bacon and Aristotle.

445. Speculation in Philosophy.

446. Fanaticism.

447. Progress versus Conservatism, 448. Radicalism.

449. Intellectual Excitements.

450. Mesmerism.

451. Psychology.

452. Spiritualism.

453. The Force of Prejudice.

454. The Moral Sublime.

455. The Moral Beautiful.

456. Permanence of Literary Fame.

457. Roman Eloquence.

458. Grecian Mythology.

459. The Scholar's Hope.

460. American Literature.

461. The Tendency of American Instita


462. The Revolutionary Spirit.

463. Romance of the American Revolution 464. Magazine Literature.

465. The Satisfaction resulting from a Conscientious Discharge of Duty. 466. The Necessity for Conventional Laws and Forms in Society.

467. The Fatal Results arising from an Early Neglect of the Mental Powers.

468. The Folly of expecting too much from our Fellow-creatures.

469. The Duty of Patient Resignation to Misfortunes.

470. The Necessity of Examining into our Secret Motives of Action.

471. The Advantages to be derived from an Acquaintance with Modern Languages, 472. The Difficulty of Conquering Bad Habits.

473. The Happy Results arising from the Cultivation of Taste.

474. The Soothing Power of Music.

475. The Importance of early cultivating the Affections.

476. The Beneficial Effects of Constant Intercourse with our Fellow-creatures.

477. Charity, an Essential Part of True Religion.

478. Religious Enthusiasm, frequently made a Mask for the Basest Purposes.

479. The Danger of forming Hasty Judgments.

480. The Importance of an Early Observance of Religious Duties.

481. The Folly of devoting too much Time to Accomplishments.

482. The Feelings with which we should regard Death.
483. The Danger of indulging in a Habit of Exaggeration.
484. The Possession of a Lively Imagination, a Great Misfortune.
485. The Necessity of repressing Idle Curiosity in Youth.
486. The Wisdom of not giving Free Expression to all our Thoughts.
487. The Folly of blindly following the Judgment and Opinions of Others.
488. The Vanity of Human Grandeur.

489. Religion, as a civilizing Agent.

490. The Danger of becoming too much addicted to the Pleasures of the World. 491. Our Duties to our Inferiors.

492. The Folly of striving to please every one,

493. Innovation, as regarded by the Young and by the Old.

494. The Prospects of a Young Professional Man in the United States.

495. Reading, a Means of Intellectual Improvement.

496. The Use and Abuse of Worldly Advantages.

497. Life is Short and Art is long.

498. No one lives for himself alone.

499. Independence must have Limits.

500. Man and Government, as found in the Savage, the Pastoral, the Agricultural, and the Commercial, State.

501. How far the Right should be controlled by the Expedient.

502. Color, as an Element of Beauty.

503. Poetry, Painting, Architecture, and Sculpture, as Means of Refining Taste.

504. The Good and Bad Effects of Emulation.

505. The Influence of Greek, Latin, French, and English, Literature, on Taste.

506. Ancient and Modern Notions of Liberty.

507. Personal Beauty, Rank, and Wealth, as Passports in Society.

508. The Study of Logic, as a Mental Discipline.

509. The respective Effects of Agriculture and Manufactures on the Morals of the Com


510. An Old and a New Country, as Fields of Enterprise.

511. Patronage, Emulation, and Personal Necessity, as Promotive of Literary Exertion.

512. The Views taken of a Nation by itself and Others.

513. Ancient and Modern Views of Death.

514. The Comparative Influence of Individuals and Learned Societies in forming the Literary Character of a Nation.

515. Proofs afforded by Astronomy of an intelligent Creator.

516. Beware of desperate steps; the darkest day,

Live till to-morrow, will have passed away. 517. There's a Divinity that shapes our ends,

Rough hew them how we may.

518. Health is the vital principle of bliss.

519. Heaven from all creatures hides the book of fate.
520. Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
521. The bolt that strikes the towering cedar dead,
Oft passes harmless o'er the hazel's head.
522. Who by repentance is not satisfied,
Is nor of Heaven, nor earth.

523. Honor and shame from no condition rise:
Act well your part; there all the honor lies
524. Good name, in man or woman,

Is the immediate jewel of their souls.

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533. Was Napoleon greater in the field than in the cabinet?

534. Is conscience in all cases a correct moral guide?

535. Do inventions improve the condition of the laboring classes?

586. Is the expectation of reward a greater incentive to exertion than the ear of punishment?

537. Would it be right for Congress to pass an international copy-right law?

538. Is it expedient for Congress to pass an international copy-right law?

539. Is the penal transportation of convicts as effective in preventing crime as solitary


540. Is the country a better place for a University than a large city?

541. Are increased facilities of intercourse with Europe an advantage to us?

542. Has popular superstition a favorable effect on a nation's literature? 543. Do savage nations possess a right to the soil?

544 Ought capital punishment, as a matter of right, to be abolished?

545. Ought capital punishment, as a matter of expediency, to be abolished? 546. Is the mind of woman inferior to that of man?

547. Is it expedient that a new version of the Bible should be made? 548. Is the pen mightier than the sword?

549. Has increased wealth a favorable effect on the morals of a people ? 550. Is ation's ature affected by its form of government?

551. Ought there to be a property qualification for suffrage?

552. Does the study of the classics afford better discipline to the mind than that of mathematics?

558. Is truth invincible, if left to grapple with falsehood on equal terms?

554. Is a monarchy the strongest and most stable form of government?

555. Is it beneficial to a country to have a union between Church and State?

556. Did the Crusades have a beneficial influence on Europe?

557. Is a man justified in obeying a law of his country which he feels to be morally wrong 558. Is it best for judges to be elected by the people?

559. Do the learned professions offer as promising an opening to a young man as mer cantile life?

560. Had the Olympic and other games a favorable effect on the ancient Greeks? 561. Is the existence of political parties beneficial to a state?

562. Do parents exercise a greater influence than teachers in forming the character of

the young?

563. Is a general war in Europe favorable to the interests of America?

564. Does climate have any effect on the character of a nation ?

685. Is a lawyer justified in defending a bad cause?

566. Does the pulpit afford a better field for eloquence than the bar?


A., acre or acres,

Art., Article.

A. A. S., Academiæ Americana Socius,
Fellow of the American Academy.

Assist. Sec., Assistant Secretary.

A. S. S.U., American Sunday School Union. A. B., Artium Baccalaureus, Bachelor of Atty., Attorney. Attys., Attorneys. Atty. Gen., Attorney-General.


A. B. C. F. M., American Board of Com- A. U. C., anno urbis conditæ, in the year missioners for Foreign Missions.

after the building of the city. Aug., August.

A. C., ante Christum, before Christ.

Acct., account.

Auth. Ver., Authorized Version.

A. D., anno Domini, in the year of our B., Book or Books.


Ad lib., ad libitum, at pleasure.

Adj., adjective.

Adjt., Adjutant.

Agt,, agent.

Ala. or Al., Alabama.

Adjt.-Gen., Adjutant General.

Admr., Administrator.

Admx., Administratrix.
Adv., adverb.

Et., ætatis, of age.

A. & F. B. S., American and Foreign Bible Benj., Benjamin.


Ald., Alderman or Aldermen.

Alex., Alexander.

Alt., altitude.

A. M., Artium Magister, Master of Arts.

A. M., anno mundi, in the year of the world.

A. M., ante meridiem, morning.

B. A., Baccalaureus Artium, Bachelor of


Am., American.

Amer., America.

And, Andrew.

Anon., anonymous.
Ans. or A., answer.
Anth., Anthony.

Apoc., Apocalypse.
Apr., April.

Arch., Archibald.

Archb. or Apb., Archbishop.
Ark., Arkansas.

B. A., British America.

Bar. or bl., barrel.

Bar., Baruch.

Bart., Baronet.
B. C., before Christ.

B. D., Baccalaureus Divinitatis, Bachelor
of Divinity.

B. L., Baccalaureus Legum, Bachelor of

Bls. or bbl., barrels.

B. M., Baccalaureus Medicina, Bachelor of Medicine.

B. M., British Mail.

B. M. or Brit. Mus., British Museum.
Bp., Bishop.

B. R., Banco Regis, King's Bench.
Br., brig.

Brig., Brigade; Brigadier.
Brig.-Gen., Brigadier-General.
Bro., Brother. Bros., Brothers.
Bu., bushel or bushels.

B. V., Beata Virgo, Blessed Virgin.

Cæt. par., cæteris paribus, other things

being equal.

Cal., Calendæ, the Calends.

Cal., California.

Can., Canada.

Cap. or c., caput, chapter,

Cap., Capital. Caps., Capitais.
Capt., Captain.
Capt.-Gen., Captain-General.
Cash., Cashier.

Cath., Catharine; Catholic.
C. B., Companion of the Bath.

C. C. P., Court of Common Pleas.

C. E., Canada East.

CL, confer, compare.

Ch., chaldron or chaldrons.

Ch., Church. Chs., Churches

Com. Arr., Committee of Arrangements

Comdg., Cominanding.

Comp., Company (Military).

Comp., compare.

Com. Ver., Common Version.

Conj., conjunction.

Conn. or Ct., Connecticut.
Const., Constable; Constitution.

Contr., contraction.

Cor., Corinthians.

Cor. Sec., Corresponding Secretary.

D. C., District of Columbia.
D. C. L., Doctor of Civil Law.
D. D., Doctor of Divinity.
Dea, Deacon.

Dec., December.

Chanc., Chancellor.

Chap., c., or ch., chapter,

Chas., Charles.

Chron., Chronicles.

Cl. Dom. Com., Clerk of the House of Do. or ditto, the same.


Cld., cleared.

Co., County; Company.

Coch., cochleare, a spoonful

Col., Collega, Colleague.

Col., Colonel; Colossians.
Cold., colored.

Coll., Collegium, College.
Com., Commodore; Committee; Commis- Eben., Ebenezer.


Eccl., Ecclesiastes.

Deg., degree or degrees.
Del., Delaware.

Del., delineavit, drew.
Dem., Democrat.

Dep., Deputy; Department.

Deut., Deuteronomy.

Cr., Creditor.

C. S., Court of Sessions.

C. 8., Custos Sigilli, Keeper of the Seal.
Ct., Count.

Ct. or c., cent. Cts., cents.

Curt., current (month).

C. W., Canada West.
Cwt., hundred weight.

D., day or days; dime or dimes.

D., denarius, a penny; denarii, pence.
Dan., Daniel.

Dft., Defendant.

D. G., Dei Gratia, by the grace of God

Dist. Atty., District Attorney.
Div., Division.

the Privy Seal.

C. R., Custos Rotulorum, Keeper of the


Doll., dollar. Dolls., dc Jars
Doz., dozen.

D. P., Doctor of Philosophy.
Dr., dear; drachm or drachms.
Dr., Doctor; Debtor.

D. V., Deo volente, God willing.
Dwt., pennyweight.
E., East.

Eccles., Ecclesiasticus.

Ed., Editor; Eds., Editors.

C. P., Common Pleas.

C. P., Court of Probate.

Eliz., Elizabeth.

C. P.S., Custos Privati Sigilli, Keeper of Eng., England.

Engd., engraved.

Edin., Edinburgh.
Edit. or Ed., edition.
Edm., Edmund.
Edw., Edward.
E. E., errors excepted.
E. E., ell or ells English.
E. Fl., ell or ells Flemish.

E. Fr., ell or ells French.

E. G. or ex. g., exempli gratia, for example
E. L., East Indies.

Ep., Epistle.

Eph., Ephraim; Ephesians.

E. S., ell or ells Scotch.

Esq., Esquire. Esqrs., Esquires.
Esth., Esther.

Et al., et alibi, and elsewhere; et alii,
and others.

Etc., et cæter-i-æ-a, and so forth.

Et seq., et sequentia, and what follows.
Ex., Example.

Exc., Exception.

Exec. or Exr., Executor.

Exec. Com., Executive Committee.

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