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the Borough Franchise Clause,
258; Criticizes the Lords' Amend-
ments, 262; at Birmingham on
the Political State Church in
Ireland, 286-7 ; Addresses the
Welsh Reformers on Irish Church
Disestablishment, 309-13; on the
Consequences of a Liberal Defeat
at the General Election, 313-14;
Visits Mr. Peabody, 314-15; Ad-
dress on Irish Affairs at the Lime-
rick Atheneum, 315-20; Letter
of, to the Birmingham Liberal
Association, on the Conduct of
the House of Peers over the
Irish Church Question, 332-3;
Addresses his Constituents on
the Irish Land Question, 334-5,
on Education, 336, and on the
English Land Laws, 337; on
Working Men Candidates, 338;
Prevented by Illness from Sup-
porting Mr. Gladstone's Irish
Land Bill, 338-9, 375; his “ Pur-
chase Clauses,” 340; his Election
Address of 1868, 343-4; Con-
trasts the Political Condition
with that of 1828 ; Recapitulates
the Liberal Measures Passed,
347-9; on the Honourable Use
of Electoral Rights, 349; on
the Ratepaying and Minority"
Clauses, 349-52; Addresses the
Gun Trade Government
Manufactories, 353-4, and
Excessive Public Expenditure,
354-5; on Mr. Disraeli*s Address,
356-7; the Approaching
Struggle, 356-8; Reluctantly Ac-
cepts Office under Mr. Gladstone,
362; Assigns his Reasons, 364 ;
Re-elected without Opposition,
368 ; Addresses his Constituents
on the Questions of the Day,
363-7 ; Speech at Trinity House,
on the Maritime and Commercial
Interests of the Country, 373-4 ;
on Mitigating the Sentences of
the Fenian Prisoners, 374-5;
Resigns his Office and Retires
through Illness, 375-6; the Press
on his Retirement, 376; Pursues
the “Gentle Craft” in Scotland,

377 ; Letter from on the Home
Rule Question, 377-8; Tempo-
rarily Declines Receiving an
Address from the London Work-
ing Men, 378-9; Visits the House
of Commons and Reform Club,
379; Declines to Identify him-
self with English Republicans,
380; Presentation to, from the
Potteries, 381; Graceful Acknow-
ledgment thereof, 382, and
Retrospect of Thirty Years of
Political Change, 382-4; Letter
to his Constituents on County
Representation and the Land
Question, 385 ; again Accepts
Office, 385; Addresses his Con-
stituents in Bingley Hall, after
his Unopposed Return, 386 ;
Enthusiastic Reception, 586-8;
Reviews the Past Five Years'
Administration, 388; on the
Education Act, 389-90, and
Questions demanding Legislation,
390-1 ; on the Mystery of the
Conservative Policy, 391 ; Quotes
from Mr. Cobden's Journal the
Opinion of Napoleon III. on
English Reforms, 392 ; his De-
finition of “Free Land," 393-4;
Issues his 1874 Election Address,
396; Duly Elected, 397; Ener-
getic Speech at the Town Hall
in Defence of Measures Promoted
by the late Government, 397-8;
at Manchester on Non-Inter-
vention in the Russo-Turkish
War, 403-5, 417-18; at Birming-
ham on the Eastern Policy of
the Government, 407-10; at
Bradford on the Advantages of
British Neutrality, 412-16; on
the “ Balance of Power" Theory,
and " British Interests," 414,
417-18; Vigorous Attack on the
Government for their Conduct
with Regard to Russia, 422; and
on the Premier as the Sole Dis-
turber of the Peace, 422-4; at
Rochdale on his Brother's Re-
turn for Manchester, 427 ; Con-
trasts the Work of the Liberals
with that of the Tories, 428-30;

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on the Irish Question, 430-1; on
Education and Foreign Competi-
tion, 431-3 ; Receives the Free-
dom of the City of Edinburgh,
433; Adverts to the Corn Law
Repeal Struggle, the Russian
War, and the Questions of the
Day, 434-6; Elected an Hono-
rary Member of the Edinburgh
Chamber of Commerce, 437;
Advocates Repeal of the Taxes
on Tea and Sugar, 437 ; Receives
Influential Addresses at the Corn
Exchange, 437-8; Speech on the
Land Question, National Ex-
penditure, and Education, 438-41;
Resolution of Confidence in him-
self and his colleagues Carried
by their Constituents, 441-2,

on the Public Worship
Bill, 442-5; Sympathetic Tribute
to Mr. Gladstone on his Tem-
porary Retirement, 447; on the
Superior Organization of the
“Liberal Four Hundred" of Bir-
mingham, 448, and the Causes
of Failure elsewhere, 448-9; on
Lord Derby and the Conservative
Working Men, 451; Disputes
his Statements on the Land Ques-
tion, 451-2; on Extension of the
County Franchise, 452-3, 539;
Condemns Class Representation,
454; on Freedom and Justice as
the Basis of British Laws, 456-7;
on the Change of Policy of
Government the Eastern
Question, 456-8; on Mr. Glad-
stone's Visit to Birmingham,
499 ; on the Electoral Rights of
Agricultural Labourers, 462 ; on
Free Trade as a Preventive of
War, 462-4; at Manchester on
the Prospect of Foreign_Com-
petition, 464-5, 490; on Indian
Administration, 465-7; on the
Impartial Beneficence of Science,
467 ; Congratulates Rochdale on
its Parliamentary Represent-
atives, 470; on the Influence of
Sunday Schools, 471-2 ; on Mono-
poly in America, 472-3, 492-3;
on Perpetual Pensions, 474 ; on

Conservative Reduction of Stand-
ing Armies, 475 ; on the Work of
the Beaconsfield Administration,
475-6, 479, 488-90, 537-8, 546-7;
Nugatory Results of British
Intervention, 476-7; the
Khedive of Egypt's Bondholders,
477-8; on the Afghan War, 478-9,
540 ; on the Impossibility of a
Return to Protection, 480-2 ; on
the Commercial Depression of
1879, 481-2 ; on Canadian Policy,
482-3; Enthusiastic Reception
at Manchester, 485-6; Reply to
Lord Salisbury on Free Trade
Legislation, 486-7, and Recipro-
city, 487-8, 580-2, 583-5; on
Annexation, 489; on School-
teaching, 490-1 ; on the Home
Policy of the United States,
491-2 ; on the Adoption of Free

Trade by all English-speaking
Nations, 493-4; Sudden Death
of his Wife, 494 ; Impressive
Funeral,495-6; Sympathy Shown
him, 494, 496; Presidential In-
vitation to Visit the United
States, 497-8; his Reply, 498-9;
at the Opening of the Birming-
ham Liberal Club, 535; on Liberal
Reforms and Tory Opposition,
536-8; on the Zulu and Afghan
Wars, 540, 542; on Partial
Paralysis of the House of Com-
mons, 543; his Election Ad-
dresses of 1880, 545, 550-1 ; on
the Dissolution, 546; Reply to

Deputation of Licensed
Victuallers, 548-9; Returned,
552; Address on Accepting Office,
554; his Proposals for the Paci-
fication of Ireland, 556-61 ; on
Nonconformity and its Work
in England, 562-3; on Minority
Representation, 511-2; Elected
Lord Rector of Glasgow Univer-
sity, 571 ; on the Causes of Dis-
affection in Ireland, 572-3, and
the Remedy, 573-5; Reply to
Lord Carnarvon's Strictures,
576-7; on Arbitration, 577-8
Reply to French Memorial on
the Transvaal War, 579; on the





Conservative Cry of Reciprocity,
580-5, and the Causes of Com-
mercial Depression, 583-5; on
the Necessity for the Irish Co-
ercion Act, 592-4; at the Man-
sion House on the Irish Land
Bill, 603; his Personal Cha-
acteristics, 606;

his Oratory
Compared with Mr. Gladstone's,

his Literary Knowledge,
608; Instances of his Humour,
609; his Moral Characteristics,
610-11; as an Agitator, 611-12;
as a Political Seer, 612 ; Objects
of his career, 613 ; his Influence

upon his Times, 614-15.
Bright, John, Parliamentary

Speeches of,- On Import Duties,
i. 91-4; on the Chelsea Out-
Pensioners' Bill, 95-7 ; on Im-
proved Commercial Relations
with the Brazils, 98-9 ; on Fac-
tory Legislation, 101-6 ; on In-
quiry into the Condition of
Agricultural Labourers, 109-12 ;
on the Game Laws, 112-13; on
the Maynooth Grant, 117-20; on
Mr. Cobden's Motion for Inquiry
into Effects of Protection on
Agriculture, 182-4 ; on Mr. Vil-
liers's Corn Law Resolutions,
184-5; on Mr. Cobden's Second
Motion, 198; again Supports Mr.
Villiers, Condemns Sir J. Gra-
ham's Inconsistency, and Sketches
the History of the Anti-Corn-
Law League, 201-3; Eulogium
upon Sir Robert Peel, 219-20;
Deprecates the Undignified Con-
duct of the Landowners, 220-1 ;
on the Irish Coercion Bill, 248-
53; Blames Inertness of Irish
Members, 249-50, and Idleness
of the People, 250, and Unsatis-
factory Tenure of Land, 250-2,
257 ; on Sir G. Grey's Crown
and Government Security Bill,
253; on Employment of the Poor
in Ireland, 254-8; on Extension
of the Franchise in Ireland, 264-5;
Condemns Lord John Russell for
Inconsistency, 265; on the Esta-
blished Church in Ireland, 266 ;

on the Ten Hours' Bill, 279-80,
281-4; on Lord John Russell's
Education Scheme, 286-9; on
Cultivation of Cotton in India,
289-91 ; Predicts Abolition of
Slavery, 290 ; on the Budget of
1848, 293-4 ; on Reduction of the
Land Forces, 294-5 ; on Lessen-
ing the Public Expenditure, 295
on the Derby Government and
Protection, 299-300, 302-4 ; on
the Free Trade Question, 300-1;
on Sugar Duty, 301 ; on Abolition
of Capital Punishment, 304-7;
ii. 139-40, 140-45, 330; Moves
for Repeal of the Game Laws, i. 1898
308-9 ; on Mr. Disraeli's Propo-
sition for Relieving Burdens on
Land, 310-12; on Return to
Protection, 312 ; on Agricultural
Distress, 313-15; on Repeal of
the Navigation Laws, 316; on
Mr. Hume's Reform Scheme,
316-18; on Extension of the
County Franchise, 318-19; on
Lord John Russell's Reform Bill,
319 ; on the Ballot, 320, 378; on
Church Rates, 320-1, 379, 523;
ii. 60-64, 65-7; on Freedom of
the Press, i. 322; on Mr. Milner
Gibson's Resolutions regarding
Taxes upon Knowledge, 323-4 ;
on Repeal of the Advertisement
Duty, 325-6; on the Parliamen-
tary Oaths Bill of 1849, 326-7;
on the Case of Mr. Salomons,
328-9 ; on Lord Russell's Jewish
Disabilities Abolition Bill, 329-
32 ; on the Ecclesiastical Titles
Bill, 333-4, 335-9; on the Supre-
macy of the Crown, 336; on the
Attitude of the Ministry towards
the Crimean War, 362-3; Argues
in Detail against the Necessity of
the War, 365-74 ; Replies to the
“ Balance of Power " Argument,
370-2, ii. 414; Expresses Want of
Confidence in the Government,
375-6; on the Oxford University
Reform Bill, 376-7 ; on Repeal of
the Stamp Duty, 377-8; on
State Grants to Irish Dissenting
Bodies, 380-1 ; on the Foreign En-


“ Ten

listment Bill, 388-94; Powerful
Appeals to Lord Palmerston to
Restore Peace, 401-4,522 ; on the
Ultimate Objects of the War, its
Cost, and Results, 407-15; At-
tacks the Conduct of the Govern-
ment, 413-15, 416-18; on Sir
Charles Wood's Indian Govern-
ment Scheme, 455-6, 457 ; on the
India Bill of the Derby Minis-
try, 459-62 ; on Lord Canning's
Confiscation Proclamation, 463-4,
and the Ministerial Crisis, 464-5;
on the Indian Budget of 1859,
466-71 ; Vindicates the Memory
of Sir A. Burnes, 472 ; on Mr.
Disraeli's Reform Bill, 500-504 ;
on the Dissolution, 505 ; Sup-
ports Lord Hartington's Amend-
ment to the Address, 516-18 ;
Reply to Mr. Disraeli on Finance
and Reduction of Armaments,
520-2 ; on Taxation as the Result
of the Foreign Policy, 524-5;
on the China Question, 525; on
the National Defences, 525, ii.
22-9; on Mr. Gladstone's Budget
and the French Treaty, ii, 5-9;
on Non-Intervention in the Savoy
Annexation, 11-14; Condemns
the Chinese Policy of the Russell
Government, 15-17, 18-19; on Sir
C. Trevelyan's Recall from Ma-
dras, 21-2 ; on Lord Palmerston's
National Defence Expenditure,
22, 24-9; on British Support of
Turkey, 30-1 ; Defends Mr.
Stansfeld in the Matter of Maz-
zini, 31, 33-5; on Infringement
of the Privileges of the House of
Commons by the Lords, 38, 40,
41-7, 48-9; on the Repeal of the
Paper Duty, 42-3, 45, 47, 134';
on the Reform Bill of 1860, 50-
52, 53-5 ; Defends Mr. Glad-
stone's Budget of 1861, 72-4;
Condemns the Navy Estimates,

on the Trent Incident,
87-8; on International Maritime
Law, 88-9; Denounces Mr. Roe-
buck's Motion for Recognition
of the Southern Confederacy,
104-9; on British Neutrality,

110; Opposes the Permissive
Bill, 146-9; on British Relations
with Canada, 153-60; against
Defending Canada by Fortifica-
tions, 160-2 ; on the North Ame-
rican Provinces Confederation
Bill, 162-4, 367; Defends his
View of the Case of Governor
Eyre, 166-7 ; on the Death of Mr.
Cobden, 173-4; on Compensation
for Loss by the Cattle Plague,
196 ; on Mr. Gladstone's Reform
Bill of 1866, 198-9; Returns the
Attack of Messrs. Horsman and
Lowe, 202-3; Scene in the House,
204-5; General Criticism on the
Bill, 209-10 ; Reply to Şir Bul-
wer Lytton, 210-11; Eloquent
Appeal in Favour of the Mea-
sure, 212-13; the
Minutes' Bill” of Mr. Disraeli,
250-1 ; Warns the Government
against Attempting to Deceive
the Working Classes, 252-3 ; his
Trenchant Attack on the Govern-
ment Reform Bill, 254-5; on
Voting by Proxy, 259-60, on
Lord Cairns's Amendment for the
Representation of Minorities,
262-4 ; on the Suspension of
the Habeas Corpus Act in Ire-
land, 268-72 ; and the Want of
Statesmanship in Dealing with
Irish Questions, 269-70; on Lord
Mayo's Proposals, 289-92 ; Ad-
vocates Disestablishment, and
Unfolds his Disendowment
Scheme, 293-4 ; Supports Mr.
Gladstone's Resolutions, 296-302 ;
on the Unconstitutional Action
of the Government under Defeat,
303-4 ; on Mr. Disraeli's use of
Her Majesty's Name, 306 ; on
Mr. Gladstone's Disestablish-
ment Measure, 323-7; Confutes
Mr. Disraeli's Argument, 324-5 ;
Crushing Reply to Lord Claud
Hamilton's Charges, 329;
Nova Scotia and the Confedera-
tion Scheme, 367-70; Regards
the Objections to Marriage with
a Deceased Wife's Sister as Mere
Sentiment, and the Law against




as Unjust, 370-3 ; Deprecates the Budget, Mr. Gladstone's, of 1860,
Animosity with Russia, and Ad ii. 3-9, 36-7; of 1861, 71.
vocates Non-Intervention, 419 Buisson, M., Describes in the Temps
20; Attacks Dr. Kenealy's Action his Interview with Mr. Bright, ii.
as to the Tichborne Trial, 503 ; 580-1.
on Mr. Osborne Morgan's Burials Bulgarian Atrocities, The, ii. 402-3.
Bill, 507-8; 523-4; on the Prince Burnaby, Major, Contests Bir-
of Wales's Visit to India, 509-10; mingham in the Conservative
Supports ,Mr. Meldon's Motion

Interest, ii. 545.
for Household Suffrage in Ireland, Burnes, Sir A., Mutilation of De-
511, 525, 531-2 ; on Mr. Dixon's spatches of, i. 471-2.
Elementary Education Measure, Burritt, Elihu, on the Free Trade
512-13; Opposes Mr. Pell's New Victory, i. 226.
Clause to the Government Bill,
513-14; and the Extension of the

Suffrage to Women, 514-15; on
the Abolition of Sunday Liquor

Cabinet Councils, Mr. Bright upon,
Traffic in Ireland, 516; on Ex ii. 137-8.
tension of the County Franchise, Caird, Mr., his Scotch County
517-18; on Official Reports of Franchise Bill, i. 477.
Parliamentary Debates, 518-19; Cairns, Lord, Opposes Mr. Glad-
on the Necessity for Irrigation in stone's Reform Bill, ii. 206-7;
India, 522-3 ; on the Government Mr. Bright's Reply, 211; Amend-
of King Edward's School, Bir ment on the 1867 Reform Bill,
mingham, 525-6; on Reform in 262, 264.
India, 527-8 ; on the Better Callan, Mr., Talks out the Irish
Administration of the Irish Land Sunday Liquor Traffic Stoppage
Act, 529 ; on the Commission for Measure, ii, 516 ; Motion of con-
Inquiry into Agricultural De cerning Irish Labourers' Dwel-
pression, 530-1 ; on Sir Wilfrid lings, 194.
Lawson's Local Option Motion, Canada, Question of the Defences
632-3; on Mr.Bradlaugh's Right to of, ii. 151-64.
Take the Oath, 565-6, 567-8, 569; Canning, Lord, Confiscation Policy
Contrasts the Anti-Corn-Law of, in India, i. 462-3.
and Land League Agitations, Capital Punishment, Mr. Bright

: on the Condition of Irish upon, i. 19-24, 304-7; ii. 139-45,
Labourers, and the Neglect of 330, 520-2.
Manufactures, 594-6 ; on the Cardwell, Mr., his Irish Reform Bill,
Irish Land Bill, 597-601.

ii. 49.
Bright, Leonard,' the Statesman's Carlyle, Mr. Thomas, on the Corn
Son, Burial-place of, i. 245.

Laws, i. 166-7; his Defence of
Brougham, Lord, his Misunder Governor Eyre, ii. 169-70; on

standing with the Corn Law the Eastern Question, 411.
Repealers, i. 164.

Carnarvon, Lord, Letter of to Mr.
Bruce, Mr., Chinese Minister, Con Bright on his Attitude to the

demned by Mr. Bright, ii. 16. Irish Question and the House of
Buckingham, Mr.J.S., his Lectures Lords, ii. 576 ; Mr. Bright's Re-
on the East, i. 11, 14.

ply, 577-8.
Budget, Sir R. Peel's, for 1845,1.195; Cavendish, Lord F., Moves for a

Lord John Russell's and Mr. Mil Select Committee on Mr. Brad-

ner Gibson's Amendmentson, 196. laugh's Claim to Affirm, i. 564.
Budget, Lord John Russell's, for Cavour, Count, Mr. Bright's Inter-

1848, Mr. Bright upon, i. 293-4. view with, i. 425.

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