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Academy, The New. By Augus- Children, The, of the Pale. By B.

tine Birrell .

56

Paul Neuman

512

Air-Ship, the, The Development Children, The Sayings of

443

of. By John M. Bacon . 292 Christianity, Dr. Fairbairn on the

Almanack, the, The Absurdities

Philosophy of. By James

of. By F. Legge

188

Orr

273

American Literature, The Influ- Christmas Carol, A. By Christian

ence of Puritanism on, By

Burke

757

H. Sheffield Clapham

38 Christmas, Prithee. By Lady Lind-

Animals, The Behavior of, in Un-

say.

740

familiar Circumstances. By Civilization and Glaciers. By F.

John Isabell

629

Legge

508

Art, A Matter of

21 Climbing. By T. E. Brown

320

Art, Decorative, at Turin. By H. Closed Gentian, The. By Christian

Hamilton Fyfe .

221

Binkley

640

Art, Flemish, The Exhibition of, Cock Robin. By John Oxenham . 155

in Bruges. By Mary H. Witt 403 Coward Memory. By Ellen Glas-

Art, The Lost

351

gow

512

Asia, In Central. By Dr. Sven Craft Cramps.

By Tighe Hop

Hedin

10

kins

507

Astrology, The Pretended Science

Crowning Joys. By Rosa Waugh 640

of . By F. Legge .

569

By the Danish and

Attic Homestead, The.

Russian Old-Age

Countess Martinengo Cesa-

Homes, In, By Edith Sellers 473

resco

741

Darwin, Weismann, and Lamarck 517

Austen's, Jane, Novels. By Walter Dead Letter, The. By Edward

Frewen Lord

551

Rowland Sill

576

Ave Venezia atque Vale. By Ed-

Dreams. By Andrew Lang

445

ward Hutton

165

Drought, In Time of. By G. Lum-

Away. By Anna Macmanus 704

ley

333

Drouth. By Katharine Tynan 64

Bailey, Philip James. By Edmund

Edinburgh Review, The. A Cen-

Gosse

769

tury in Retrospect 449, 536

Baino. By Harold Fielding 599

Education Bill, The. By the Right

Bavarian Literary Gathering, A. . 252

Hon. Sir John Gorst

321

Bells in the Night. By Francis

European Peace, The Shifting

Annesley

256

Foundations of. By Diplo-

Benediction, A. By Mary Farrah,

maticus.

1

L.L.A.

704 Evening. By Norah McCormick : 256

Bird Life. By T. Digby Pigott 47

Evolution and Fossil Plants. By

Birds, Across Russian Lapland in

A. C. Seward .

436

Search of. By Harry F.

Witherby

179 Fairbairn, Dr., on the Philosophy

Bodleian Library, The. By Ernest

of Christianity. By James Orr 273

A. Savage

96 Fairy Tales in the Schoolroom.

Boers, The, and The Empire. By

By Catherine I. Dodd

369

General Louis Botha

577 Fiction, Scenery in .

812

Boy, The Little By May Byron . 483 Fiction, Some Phases in. By

Broken Courtship, The. By Her-

Walter Sichel

65

man Montague Donner. 640 Fiction, Twelve Months'

698

Burns as an English Poet. By Finger-Prints as Detectives 815

David Christie Murray. 681 Fisherman's Song, The. By Mark

Guy Pearse.

768

Cathedral, The, of St. Magnus. By Fossil Plants and Evolution. By

J. Storer Clouston.

799

A. C. Seward

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Gate, The, of Heaven, By F. W. Merit, The New Order of. By Her-

Bourdillon

768

bert W. Paul

: 108

German Band, the, The Home of. Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley.

By George B. Gardiner . 617

By Mary Dormer Harris 688

Gipsy Gold. By Glenrowan. 128 Mother-Song, A (Devon). By Ar-

Glaciers and Civilization. By F.

thur L. Salmon.

448

Legge

508 My Spectacles. By G. S. Street . 176

Gladstone, Mr. By Lord Rosebery 513

Good Breeding in the New Testa-

Nature, The Return to. By Mary

ment

185

Duclaux

384

Gossip, Some About Old Prints. Nature, The School of

818

By Lieut.-Col. C. A Court,

Nelson, a Friend of. By Horace

C.M.G.

782

G. Hutchinson . 88, 215, 344,

Green Fakir.

By Mayne

465, 583, 733

Lindsay

748

Night and Morning .

192

Nights at Play. By H. G. D.

Hallucinations, The Nature of. By

Latham

724

F. Legge

249

North Pole, Towards the

308

His Creed Twice Broken. By J.

Not on Sad Stygian Shore. By

Stanley Hughes

668

Samuel Butler .

384

Hittite Inscriptions, the, The De-

cipherment of. By A. H.

Obviam. By T. E. Brown

64

Sayce

339

Old-Age Homes, In Danish and

Honor, The Sword of. By Mary

Russian. By Edith Sellers. 473

Westenholz .

430

“One, The, Who Wasn't Roddy."

"Hotels as Homes?"

By Dorothy à Beckett Terrell 228:

Grove

171

Organist, The, in Heaven. By T.

Immortality. By Emma Marie

E. Brown

256.

Caillard

129 Owls. By R. Bosworth Smith 651

Indwelling. By T. E. Brown 192

Parliamentary Machine, The. By

Islands of Mist. By Lauchlan

C. B. Rylance Kent.

101

MacLean Watt .

320

Italian Poets of To-day

Parliamentary Quotations

284

385

Peace, European, The Shifting

Katherine Cary's Christening Cup

Foundations of. By Diplo-

-A Story of Ireland in 1688.

maticus.

1

By Dorothea Townshend 489 Pictures, The Buying of: Its The-

Khartoum. By John Ward . 410

ory, Practice, and Romance.

Kwannon (The Goddess of Mercy

By Harry Quilter

136

and Motherhood in Japan) . 696 Piloting Princes. By Hugh Clif-

ford

Labyrinth. By Walter Ramal 384

78

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. By

Piper, The, of Posen, and the

Mary Dormer Harris

688

People who wouldn't Dance

Lamarck, Darwin, and Weismann 517

to him. By Owen Seaman , 114

Legion, The, of Strangers. By

Poetry in the Nineteenth Century 705.

Hugh Clifford

560

Poets, Italian, of To-day .

385

Lines Written in London. By Ella

Pope, The, as a Poet

034

Fuller Maitland

768

"Port O'Many Ships." By John

Love as

Masefield

a Wandering Minstrel

576:

Came. By Wilfrid Wilson

Pulpit, a City, A Generation in.

Gibson.

704

By Dr. Joseph Parker. 379

Love-Making, oid and New .

567

Puritanism on American Litera-

ture, The Influence of. By

Maeterlinck, Maurice

193

H. Sheffield Clapham

38

Memories of My Childhood and Relic Market, The. By Harold

School Days. By Edmondo

Macfarlane

de Amicis. 15, 148, 266, 417, Roosevelt, President, A Year of.

529, 674, 792

By Sydney Brooks .

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Russell

704 Sermon to the Colonial Troops. By J. E. C. Welldon

59 Servant, the, The Lot of. By Mrs. Hugh Bell .

205 Shakespeare's "Hamlet.” By Lewis Campbell

352 Shakespeare, of, as a Man of Sci

ence Judge Webb's Reply
to Professor Dowden

121 Sierras, In the. By Richard Askham

821 Skye, A Season in. By Hugh E. M. Stutfield

242 Sleeping City, A. By F. W. Bour. dillon

64 Snowflake, a, The Biography of. By Arthur H. Bell .

758 Specula. By T. E. Brown

448 Spellbound. By Christian Burke. 192 Starlings, Watching the. By Edmund Selous

761 Star-Steering. By T. E. Brown. 192

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When announcement was made the pretation will, at the critical moment, other day that the Triple Alliance had assume a given form. The essence of been renewed for the fourth time, the such documents lies in the motives and question which seemed to agitate the intentions of the contracting parties. public mind most was whether the This is all the truer of the Triple Alli. terms of the Treaty were or were not ance because the text of its treaty has the same as those originally sub- never been officially divulged. The con: scribed. It is now established beyond fidence of the public has been won by reasonable doubt that the Treaty was the conduct of the Allies, by their in no way modified, at least so far as known psychology and by the fact that the 1891 and 1896 texts are concerned.' their cooperation, whatever its docuNevertheless, the public have remained mentary basis, has been attended by 3 perplexed and perturbed. Even with very solid preservation of the peace. the Treaty unaltered, there is a vague Moreover, the Triple Alliance has consuspicion that the circumstances of the noted in the public mind a certain Alliance are no longer what they were. mechanism of European peace which Things are happening which did not has not always been confined to its own happen when Prince Bismarck gov- members. At one time it took the form erned Europe, and although everybody of a veritable European edition. At is protesting that everything is for the another it presented itself as a balance best in the best of all possible worlds, of alliances. Now, to-day there are the thinking politician is far from reas- distinct signs of a change in both the sured.

psychology of the Powers and the genAs a matter of fact, the question of eral mechanism of peace. The Triple the actual text of the Treaty is of very

Alliance has been renewed, but with little essential importance. It is so with very ominous difficulty. The outward all treaties of offensive or defensive semblance of an equilibrium of allialliance, for no one can ever be certain ances has been preserved, but with the that their obligations will be observed elimination of the mechanical principle in the contingencies for which they are of mutual counteraction. How will this supposed to provide, or, that if they are novel experiment work? What are the not repudiated or evaded, their inter- motives and intentions of its authors? 1 It was in 1891 that the military protocols

These are the questions which are more were first left out of the Treaty.

or less consciously occupying the public

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