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Beauty of His Language, .
Art, Architecture, and Philosophy, .
Outline of His Life, .
His Principal Works,
• Books and Their Uses,'
· Home Virtues,'
* Art Rooted in Man's Moral Nature,'
« Truthfulness in Art,'
POPULAR WRITERS OF FICTION.
WILLIAM WILKIE COLLINS.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde,
An Old-fashioned Opinion, .
203 The Love of the Natives,
Friendship with Charles Dickens,
203 • The Two Philosophers,'
He Tries to be a Social Reformer, 203 • Truth of Intercourse,'
Intricacy of His Plots,
· The House Beautiful,'
His Widespread Popularity,
• The Count and Countess Tosco,' 204
• Ozias Midwinter,'
SIR WALTER BESANT.
Novelist and Reformer,
A Teacher in Mauritius,
His Early Love of Nature,
Partnership with James Rice,
Editor and Correspondent,
• All Sorts and Conditions of Men,' 217
Might Be a Scotch Pilot,
His Skill as a Writer,
Descriptions of Scenery,
He is made a Baronet,
• Presented by the Sea,'
• A Ride Over Scottish Moors,'
• A Secret of the Sea,' .
JAMES M. BARRIE.
Popularity of Scotch Dialect Sketches,
His Father as • Dr. McQueen,'
Poet, Vovelist, Preacher, .
Educated at Edinburgh,
Education in Aberdeen and London, .
Success of "Auld Licht Idylls,'
He Becomes an Independent Minister,
His Other Books and Plays,
His Lecture Tour in America,
• Preparing to Receive Company,'
Residence in italy,
His Principal Works,
GEORGE DU MAURIER.
• In the Bell Tower,'
French and English Parentage,
Set by His Father to Study Chemistry, 224
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON.
He Forsakes Science for Art,
His Lovable Character,
His Pictures in Punch, .
Prefers Literature to Engineering or
* Peter Ibbetson’and • Trilby,' 225
Their Wonderful Popularity,
Failing Health, but l'nfailing Courage,
His Death in 1896,
Life in Samoa,
His Posthumous Story. The Martian,' 225
THE GREAT HISTORIANS OF ENGLAND.
Converted to Catholicism and Again
History of England,
Becomes a Protestant,
237 • Fallacious Distrust of Liberty,'
His Love Affair,
• John Hampden,'
He Travels and Conceives the Idea of
His History, ·
237 "Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress,
Style of His Writings,
A Member of Parliament,
Conception and Completion of His
JAMES ANTHONY FROU DE.
A Typical Modern Historian,... 247
Becomes a Deacon, but Ceases to be
Loses His Fellowship and Teacher's
THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY.
Biography by Trevelyan, .
Writes His History,
Criticisms of His Work,
Contributions to Edlinburgh Review, . 241
Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots,' 248
NOTED ENGLISH WOMEN IN LITERATURE.
FELICIA DOROTHEA HEMANS.
ELIZABETH BARRETT BROWNING.
· The Most Feminine Writer of Her
Birth and Early Life,
Her Poems in School-books,
Education of a Boy,
250 Description by Miss Mitford,
Residence in Wales, .
• Too Many Flowers and Too Little
250 Her Principal Works,
Her Visits to Scott and Wordsworth, 250 Tribute to Her Genius by Her Hus-
• The Hour of Prayer,' ...
• The Landing of the Pilgrim Fathers,' 251 • The Cry of the Human,'
• The Treasures of the Deep,'. .
« The Sleep,'.
ENGLISH STATESMEN IN LITERATURE.
The Friend of America,
Friendship with Cobden,
Education and Election to Parliament, 270
Attitude toward Home Rule,
His Independence Prevents Rapid Ad-
• Speech on the Corn-laws,'
270 • Incendiarism in Ireland,'
His Continued Ill-health,
Speech Against the Boston Port Bill,
270 WILLIAM EWART GLADSTONE.
His Last Appearance in the House of
His Place as Statesman and Scholar,
Distinction at Oxford, .
His Eloquence, and His Disinterested
His Share in the Government,
• Repeal Claimed by Americans as
His Principal Books,
Oratory, and Skill as a Financier,
• Anticipations for the Church of Eng.
The Statesman and Novelist,
272 • Some After-thoughts,'
His Early Successes,
An Estimate of Macaulay,
He Enters Parliament,
272 JUSTIN MCCARTHY.
• 'The Time Will Come When You Will
The Irish Cause in the English Parlia-
He Becomes Prime Minister,
A Native of Cork,
His Literary Power,
Reporter in Cork, Liverpool, and Lon-
• Mr. Phoebus's Views of Art and Edu-
Editor of London Morning Star,
Years in America,
Return, and Election to Parliament,
American Interest in Him,
Services to the Irish Cause,
274 His Novels, Essays, and Histories,
Birth and Quaker Training,
• The Withdrawal from Cabul,'