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THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF THE IRISH QUESTION. By “C.”.. 89
Result of the British elections of 1885, 89; The change does not mean an imme-
diate concession of self-government to Ireland, 90; National independence in the
idea of Irish Home Rule, 91; English opinion not the only factor to be conciliated,
92; English greed of power the great obstacle to Home Rule. 93; The amount of
Home Rule that will satisfy both England and Ireland, 94; The difficulty about
the control of the police, 95 ; The concessions that England may give, 96; Eng.
land's sacrifice a very serious and material one, 97; The connection with the Em-
pire which Ireland would accept, 98 ; The material difficulties in the way may be
speedily disposed of, 99.
THE SUPERNATURAL AND INTELLECTUAL DEVELOPMENT. By F. J. Cum-
Vulgar confusion as to the nature and influence of religion, 100; The line of argu-
ment to be pursued in the present instance, 101; The doctrines of the modern
school and the rejection of the supernatural, 102; Inflicting injury on both philoso-
phy and literature, 103; Poets, to be great, must be Christians, 104; A picture of
medieval scholasticism, 105; But the scholastics were not faultless, 107; What is
requisite to appreciate the great mediaeval giants, 108: The lesson derived from
the proper study of poetry, 109; The poetic deitication of nature. 110; The pictures
which poetry should present to us, 111; A state of existence baffling all human in-
quiry, 113: What keeps man from being a monster, 113; The intluence of the su-
pernatural upon poetry is incalculable, 114.
A NATIONAL CATHOLIC LIBRARY. By “S.,"
The public and private Catholic libraries that already exist, 115; Absence of Cath-
olie books from ihe public secular libraries, 116; Caiholic books in the private
libraries of Protestants, 117; Protestant ignorance of Catholic doctrines and prac-
tices, 118; A grand central Catholic library is needed, 119; A case which especially
calls for endowments, 120; The good arising from the proposed library, 121 ; It
must have smaller local libraries to assist it, 122.
St. CYPRIAN AND THE ROMAN SEE. By Arthur H. Cullen,
The distorted view of St. Cyprian held by Anglicans. 123; How they come into
conflict with St. Augustine, 121; Anglicans cannot understand the grace of numil-
ity, 125; Various interpretations given by the enemies of the Papucy, 126; A thor-
oughly Anglican and illogical idea, 127; Scope of Ballerini's interpretation, 128;
Other views of the celebrated passage, 129; St. Cyprian's speech at ihe Council of
Carthage, 130; Another awkward Anglican position, 131: How the Suint speaks of
the Roman See in other passages, 132; Real meaning of the words under consider-
ation, 133 ; Consistency requires this interpretation. 134 ; The other bishops at the
Council, 135 ; The primary of St. Peter, 136; Consideration of other extracts from
St. Cyprian's writings, 137; Why he would not fall into glaring inconsistency, 138;
The leading idea in his mind, 139.
A BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF FATHER ROBERT MOLYNEUX, S.J. By Rev.
William P. Treacy, S.J.,
Life in Philadelphia during the War of Independence, 140: Religious ministration
for the Catholic soldiers, 111; Character of Father Molyneux, 112; Distinguished
Catholic laymen then in Philadelphia, 143; The education of the youth, 141; Ar-
duous, incessant, and fruitful labors of Father Molyneux, 145; Sketch of his ca-
reer, 146; His missions after leaving Philadelphia, 147; Restoration of the Society
of Jesus, 149; Early Jesuit missionaries in Philadelphia, 150); Father Molyneux's
virtues, '151 ; His many distinguished friends, 152; H is end, 153.
A FEW WORDS MORE ON THE NEW BIBLE. By Rt. Rev. J. A. Corcoran, D.D., 154
Predictions against revision that were of no avail, 154 ; Professor Marsh's reasons
against revision, 155; But revision has come, notwithstanding, 136; Awkward
position of the American revisers, 157; Is this revision a success? 158; Some of the
sectarian dross still remains, 159 ; An example in point, 160 ; Calvin's interpretation
of St. James, 161; Catholics would not alter the text, 162: Protestant dishonesty
in regard to the text, 163; Shirking difficulties, 164; Liberalistic tendency of the
revisers, 165; Illustration by example, 166; St. Jerome and the revisers, 167; The
next revision will be done by Americans, 168.
SCIENTIFIC CHRONICLE. By Rev. J. M. Degni, S.J., .
Scientific education, 169; Astronomy, New star in Andromeda, 171 ; Physics and
chemistry - Electrical furnaces and the aluminium compounds, 172; Décomposi-
tion of didymium, 173; Composite photography, 174; Geology-Flood-rock explo-
sion as an artiticial earthquake, 176.
The Roman QUESTION. By Rt. Rev. James O'Connor, D.D.,.
Material improvements in Rome since 1870, 193 ; A well-behaved people and dull
business, 194; Excessive taxation, prison reports, the poor, 195; Î'he charities of
Rome, 196: Charities founded by the Popes, suppressed by the Piedmontese invaders,
197; The temporal power of the Pope, 198: The electoral body in Italy, 199;
Italy's present condition is very sad indeed, 200; How will the temporal power be
restored ? #1 ; Reasons why the Pope should be free, 202; He should be free in ap-
pearance as well as in fact, 203; Nature of the temporal power, 201; Political life
in Rome after 1870, 200; The outrage to the remains of Pope Pius IX., 206 ; Catho-
lics and the unity of Italy, 207: Outlook from the present state of things, 208; The
Pope's present position nothing new in history, 209.
ART AND ARTISTS–GIORGIO VASARI. By John A. Mooney,
Is it art, or only a pretender.that has settled among us: 210 ; The influence of edu-
cation, 211; What a skilful historian may do for us, 212; Vasari's position among
artists, 213; The young Giorgio finds a patron. 214; Other problems than art that
he had to deal with, 215 : Vasari and the Medici, 216; After severe studies he tries
his powers, 217; He gains a position of independence in the world, 218; Some of
his works and friends, 219; Patronized by Pius V., 220); Gathering material for his
" Lives of the Painters," 221; Vasari shows us the man as well as the artist, 22:2;
His style and other characteristics, 223; His work is a guide to the study of art,
224; Michel Angelo's tribute, 225.
PRIMITIVE MAN AND His SPEECH. By Very Rev. Edward Jacker,
Professor Whitney on philology, 226; How he places the problem before us, 227;
His view of the cause of language-making, 228; The origin of language and the
problem of man's origin. 229; Language and the Darwinian hypothesis, 230 ; Dar-
winism not to Mr. Whitney's taste, 231 : Mere animal faculties and the production
of human speech, 232 ; Evolution and the possibility of distinctly rational speech,
233; In what condition of utterance and
voice were man's immediate progenitors?
231; Views of the Jesuit Father Pesch (footnote), 2357; Can the doctrine of creation
be reconciled with the evolution theory? 236; A possible construction of the evolu-
tionist hypothesis (footnote), 237; What creation strictly means, 2:3*; Man's primi.
tive condition in regard to language, 239; Mr. Whitney's theory intrinsically in-
consistent, 240; How the problem of the origin of language now stands in the
world of science, 241.
THE CHURCH IN CANADA UNDER THE FRENCH REGIME. By D. A. O'Sul-
The term establishment with reference to the Church in Canada, 242; Bearing of
the encyclical “ Immortale Dei" on :bis question, 213; The Catholic Church can:
not be established by law," 241; This term restricted to national churches, 245;
How the case of England is pertinent to the present subject, 246 ; Position of the
Church in England before Henry VIII., 247: How he changed it, 218: A compari-
son with the Church of France, 249; The Gallican declaration, 230: Ranke's view
of the case, 251; Canada's relation to the Gallican Church. 252; The two kinds of
establishments, 253 ; The ecclesiastical jurisdiction over Canada, 251: A quotation
from Parkman, 255; The Abbé Queyles and Mgr. Laval, 256; Bishop St. Vallier,
27; An exhibition of the true Gallican spirit, 258; Opposition to the Gallican or-
dinances, 260; Jurisdictional position of the See of Qirebec, 261; More evidence
against the Gallican character of the Church in Canada, 262; Examination of
particular Gallican claims, 261; Need of a history of the Church in Canada, 265.
CATHOLICITY IN ITALY. By Rev. Bernard O' Reilly, L.D. (Laval), . .. 266
A strange scene in the Roman College, 266; The clever strategy of the Pope's ene-
mies, 267; Work of the anti-Christian propagandism in Rome, 268 ; What the Pa-
pacy and the monastic life have suffered in Italy, 269; Why the Papacy should be
free, 270; Necessary characteristics of the Papacy, 271: Proof that the Pope is not
free in his own city, 272; Leo XIII. on the Temporal Sovereignty, 273; And on the
condition of Rome, 274; The kind of education given in the Italian university
schools, 275; More of the Revolutiou's work, 276; The Pope on divorce laws and
State education, 277; What the natural consequence is, 278; Ruinous state of the
Italian finances, 279: Government opposition to new appointments of bishops,
280); The law of military service for ecclesiastics, 281; The real character of Roine,
282: Anti-Christian laws on matrimony, 283; How things have changed in Italy
since 1818. 281; Cantù on Catholicity in Italy, 28.1.
LECTURES AND CATHOLIC LECTURE BUREAUS.
The important proportions which lecturing has recently assumed, 287; Lesson of
the passage of arms between Socrates and Phadrus, 288; The imparting of oral
teaching, 289 : The different kinds of lecturing, 290 ; Two requisite conditions for
university purposes, 291; The university extension movement in England, 292;
The financial obstruction barring the way, 293; The activity lately exhibited in
Catholic lecturing, 291; Work of the Catholic lecture bureau of St. Louis, 295; Dif-
ficulties in the way of an enterprise like this, 296; An observation upon the sub-
jects treated, 297: The positive side of this work for (atholics, :98,
THE TRADITIONAL MISREPRESENTATION OF IRELAND. By Bryan J. Clinche, 299
Hope fostered in the Irish breast by Mr. Gladstone, 299; But the paths of English
politics are dark, 300; Reason of the excessive trust of the Irish in the pledges of
foreign statesmen, 301; Consistency of the English government's policy of misrep-
resentation of Ireland, 303; Good effect of the increasing knowledge of the Irish
people, 304; It is well if the day of Irish trust in English statesmen has gone, 305.
GOD AND AGNOSTICISM. By Condé B. Pallen, Ph.D.,
The Spencer-Harrison controversy, 306; Mr. Spencer's notion of ideology, 307: Are
many of our conceptions truly unrepresentative? 308 ; Mr. Spencer's view of the
three systems of philosophy accounting for the origin of the universe, 309; The
hypothesis of self-creation, 310; An assumption without warrant, 311; And still
another, 312; A wide hiatus in his argument, 3313; Dean Mansel and the incon-
ceivable, 314; Mr. Spencer conceiving an absolute which is dependent, 316: Trying
to prove the inconceivability of the first cause, 317; Whence Mr. Spencer's whole
ditficulty proceeds, 318; He endeavors to demolish his own argument, 319; What
Mr. Spencer's absolute really is, 320; Mr. Harrison has decidedly the advantage
over him, 321.
THE WAGE QUESTION. By George D. Wolf,
Importance of the question of wages to the working man, 322; The right to live
comes first in the natural order. 323; Prominent position which the wage question
now occupies, 321; Relation of the wage worker to communism and socialism, 325 :
Capital dictates the price of labor. 326; Facts shown by examining the leading
industries of Pennsylvania, 327; Tables of theoretical and actual wages, 328-333;
Remarks on the Report of the Secretary of Internal affairs, 331; There should be
no antagonisın between capital audlabor, 336; Injustice of the public press towards
wage workers, 337; Facts easy for the newspapers to bring out. 338; The " " Company
store" and other abuses, 3:39: No wonder the wage workers sometimes act in deti-
ance of the law, 310 ; Special instances of provocation in point, 341; Violences to
property and persons, 312; (apitalists making money out of the strikes, 313; Wage
workers not lawless as a class, 341.
THE DECREES OF THE THIRD PLENARY COUNCIL. By Rt. Rev. James A.
Corcoran, D.D., . .
This volume compared with the previous similar one, 344 ; Character of the enact-
ments herein contained, 31); Oifice and duties of Consultors, Examiners, and
Rural Deans, 346 ; Irremovable Rectors, 347; The life the clergy ought to lead, 318;
Religious orders, Divine worship, Observance of Sunday, 319; On marriage, 350 ;
Training of the clergy, higher education of the laity, parochial schools, 351 : Ru-
lings on Christian Doctrine and zeal for souls, 352; Societies of various kinds,
church temporalities, the raising of church money by improper means, 353; Free
space in churches, picnics, excursions, and other åbuses, 354; Ecclesiastical trials
and religious burial, 355; Superior character of the provisions of the Third Plenary
THE SIGNIFICANCE OF ANATOMICAL ANOMALIES. By Professor Thomas
Deviations from the human structure often found in the human body, 385; Resem-
blance between man and other mammals, 386: Analogy in animals to crystaliza-
tion in inorganic matter. 386: Review of some of the anomalies occasionally found
in man, 388; How evolutionists make use of appearances, 389 : Statements resting
only on weak theories, 390 ; Testut's explanation of the anomalies of the biceps
muscle, 391 ; Heredity as regards the facts here set forth, 392 ; The recurrence of
variation and of its reproducing peculiarities, 393; Is the occurrence of anomalies
consistent with the stability of species ? 395.
EDUCATION IN LOUISIANA IN FRENCH COLONIAL Days.
A subject neglected by contemporary educators, 396; Early exploration of the
Mississippi, 397; A neglected pioneer of education in Louisiana, 348; How Bien-
ville secured competent teachers. 399 ; Difficulties of the journey from Paris to New
Orleans, 400; What this city was in 17:27, 402; Establishment of ihe Nuns there, 403 ;
Beginning of their work as teachers, 101: Nothing now remains of the dwellings of
these exiles, 105; How they took care of the French orphans, 406; A religious pri-
cession in colonial days, 407; The religious in a new home, 408 : A scene of quaint
and gorgeous beauty, 409: The Ursulines particularly successful in developing the
musical tastes of their pupils, 410; The educational advantages they gave to girls
of every class, 411 ; Brilliant administration of Vaudreuil, 412; Dissensions among
the clergy, 41:1 ; Louisiana under Spanish domination, 114; An Irish patron of the
nuns, 415; The first girls' school erected in Louisiana fully described, 416.
THE SPIRITUAL IDEA IN DANTE's “Divina COMMEDIA.” By Brother Aza-
Dante's work intimately connected with his age. 418; Character of the time in
which he lived, 419; What inspired the chivalry of that day, 120; And then gave
direction to studies, 421; Religion was the time-spirit of that age, 422; The exist-
ence of a spiritual life then recognized, 123 ; How we must enter upon this study,
424; Dante was proud, fiery, and irascible, 126; Circumstances under which his
great poem was written, 127; His love for religion became a passion, 4:24; The coin-
mon ground on which all supreme intelligences meet, 430; Dante's precursors,
431 ; Illustrations of his earnesiness, 432; The central idea of the Dirina Comniedit,
433; The poet penetrates the workings of love in the Godhead, 434; How he was
enabled to see the source of sin and passion, 136; The mystic surroundings in
which he places himself, 138; The great lesson of the Purgatorin, 439; The way of
personal purity and holiness, 412: The spirit which animates the poet, 443 ; "he
lesson taught him by St. Bernard, 415; The spiritual sense is a golden thread run-
ning through the whole poem, 446.
THE BRITISH EMPIRE-WHAT IT IS, AND WHAT ARE ITS RELATIONS TO
IRELAND. By Hon. John W. Johnston,
What the British Empire is, 448 ; Component parts of the Indian Vice-royalty, 449;
Of what the British Isles consist, 450 ; The Isle of Man, 451; The Channel Islands,
452; Other possessions in various parts of the world, 453: England taking lessons
from the l'nited States, 455; Advantageous position of British military posts, 436;
An adequate idea of the extent of the British Empire, 457; But it has no general
Constitution, 458; The Constitution, then, no bar in Ireland's way, 459; Nor even
the Articles of Union, 460; The real reason for opposition, 461.
THE CHURCH AND HER HOLYDAYS. By John Gilmary Shea, LL.D., . . 462
How we in America stand as subjects of the Kingdom of God on earth, 462; Ac-
counting for the holydays, 463 ; An excellent theory that did not work well, 464;
Former holydays in the Spanish portion of the present United States, 465; Exemp-
tion in favor of the Indians, 466; The holydays observed in the French settlements,
467; And in the British Isles and provinces, 468; The first synod of Baltimore, 469;
Cession of Louisana to the United States, 470; The Concordat with Napoleon, 471;
The due observance of holydays always a subject of concern, 472; Ruling of Plen-
ary and Provincial Councils, 174; A uniform discipline now prevails for the first
time, 474; Probable result of the suppression of festivals, 475.
DESCARTES' POSTULATE OF EXISTENCE. By R. Meade Bache,
How we gain access to the truths through fictions, 476; Fundamental criteria for
the validity of reasoning, 477; The skeptie's reply to the principle of contradiction,
478; Must we beg the very question of existence? 479 ; Assailants of Descartes' prin-
ciple, 480 ; The light Balmez throws on the subject, 481; Even he has to beg the
question, 483; No proposition can be framed to prove the fact of existence, 485;
The materialistic view of consciousness, 186; May the ego be eliminated? 487;
Descartes' principle is true, but inexpressible in formal terms, 488; an experience
in point had by the present writer, 489; The ego and existence are thinkable, but
noi demonstrable, 490.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF PRAYER. By Rev. M. O. Riordan,
Prayer as an echo of the voice of humanity, 491; In every form of religion, 492 ;
What prayer really implies, 493; Prayer is both a duty and a necessity, 494; But it
does not constitute religion, 1977; Prayer not incompatible with God's attributes,
496;. Who the opponents of prayer are. 497; Disposing of difficulties on account of
God's attributes, 498; The physical science objection is merely specious, 499 ; De.
nial of prayer's power in the physical world, 500; What happens as the result of
prayer, 301, Prayer is offered for spiritual as well as for temporal blessings, 502; Pro-
fessor Tyndall's ridiculous test, 503 ; Some reflections on it, 504.
The Russo-GREEK CHURCH. By John Charles Earle, B.A. (Oxon.), . . . 505
Dr. Palmer's visit to the Greek Church, 505; He assists at worship at St. Petersburg,
506; Origin of the Greek schism, 507; How far the Church is secularized in Russia,
548; Superstition among the Russians, 509; How Mr. Palmer joined the Greek
Church, 510; What the authorities thought of his application, 5j1; Life in a Rus.
sian monastery, 512; Religion among the Russian people, 513; A priest with bewil.
deringly vague ideas of Church unity, 514; The daily life of a Russian priest, 515;
Infidelity was then making inroads, 516; A Russian missionary to the Aleutian
Islands, 517; Cardinal Newman and the character of Palıner's narrative, 518 ; Mr.
Palmer's serious reflections in Moscow, 519; Charms of the Russian liturgy, 520;
The patriarchal library, 521; Russia's first-class monasteries, 5:22; Lutheran converts
to the Russian Church, 523 ; National characteristics, the icons, etc., 324 ; Excel-
lent character of Mr. Palmer's narrative, 525.
A GRANDDAUGHTER OF JOSEPH DE MAISTRE. By M. H. Allies, .
The subject of this memoir and her biographer, 527; Worthy descendants of the
great writer, 528; The De Maistres are given a French home, 529; Inscrutability of
God's ways, 530; A director indispensable in spiritual mutters, 531; Through the
ordeal of the baths, 532; Gradually bidding farewell to earth, 533 ; How the end
came to Xaverine de Maistre, 53i.
THE RAILROAD AND KINDRED MONOPOLIES. By George D. Wolf,
Democracy and class domination, 535; The real condition of the working classes,
536; The majority of our people are necessarily toilers, 537; The privileges and
powers of corporations, 338: The evil doings of corporations, 539 ; Stock watering,
540; Instances in point, 541; How the public are robbed, 52 ; The press also de-
moralized, 543 ; Bolstering up weak corporations, 544; An enormous tax needlessly
imposed, 545); Fictitious capitalization of anthracite coal monopolies, 546; Reme-
dies proposed to prevent it, 148; Discrimination in favor of individuals and locali-
ties, 518; The Philadelphia Gas Works, 519; The Standard Oil Company, 1570; Facts
in proof, 551; Pennsylvania not favored by her great railroad, 532; Facts that prove
this, 553; How much the State is made to lose, 555.
THE ELECTIONS IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRISH HOME RULE, .
Dishonesty of the arguments against Home Rule, 556; It is a wonder the result
was not worse, 557; Noble bearing of Messrs. Gladstone and Parnell, 558; Outcome
of the electoral contest, 559; Home Rule has not experienced even a shadow of
defeat, 560; On Ireland herself depends the final result, 561.
SCIENTIFIC CHRONICLE. By Rev. J. M. Degni, S.J., ·
Meteorological observations of the signal service, 562; Recent progress of the metal.
lurgy of aluminium, 565; Photographs of the solar spectruin, 567; Pasteur and
NATURE WORSHIP—THE NEW RELIGION. By Very Rev. R. J. Meyer, S.J., 577
Religion not a characteristic of the modern world, 577; Avowed object of the self-
constituted leaders of modern thought, 578; Matthew Arnold betraying their se-
crets, 579: Modern science as an adversary of religion, 580; Relation of literature
to our age, 581; The modern school of culture, 582; Emerson unreasonably ad-
mired, 584 ; Uniform aim of the whole school of culture, 387; The prevalent false
views of art, 586 ; Impropriety in art works, 587: Amenability of polite society to
outside influences. 588; Evil results of Nature Worship in France, 590; Character
of French infidelity, 591 ; How people are taught to scoff at religion, 592: It is
criminal to pursue pleasure for the sake of pleasdire, 593 : How national deteriora-
tion takes place, 594 ; Effect of the want of definite religious principles, 595; The
duty which Catholics owe to society, 396.
THE MONKS AND CIVILIZATION. By Rev. Edward F. X. McSweeny, D.D., 597
The world is moved by the principled, not by principles, 597; Monks as mediators
between rulers and ruled, 698; What they did for free government in England,
599; And the same is true of other States, 600; Always abundant opportunity for
charity, 601; Apropos of an old medieval Bible, 602; Universities founded by the
monks, 603; Tributes of Maitland and Guizot, 601: The one vocation common to
ail the religious orders, 605; As to music, the monks have also made the world
their debtors, 606; Character of their editices, 607; Causes of the monks' decline
and fall, 609; Many abuses had crept into their gorernment, 610; What the worst
of these were, 611; But the Church soon heals her wounds, 612.
EDWARD HYDE AND His DAUGHTER. By R. M. Johnston,
English disregard for good name, 613; Character and behavior of Edward Hyde,
614; His strange conduct towards his daughter, 615; Anne Hyde's person and
character, 616; Her relations with the Duke of York, 617; Her father's dishonorable
and indecent langunge, 618; Fidelity of the Duke of York to his wife, 619; The
Chancellor's assertions as to his daughter must have been hypocritical, 620: Rapid-
ity of his rise after her marriage, 621 ; A letter of King Charles II., 622; Clarendon
in exile, 623; He dies in France neglected by his king, 621.
HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN ART. By Rev. J. F. X. O'Connor, S.J.,
Father Garrucci's great work,625 ; Its contents, 626; How he composed the book,
627; Nature of Christian art, 628; Religion and the beautiful, 629; Illustrations of
the true principles in art, 63); Prophetic meaning expressed in early Christian
pictures, 631; Peculiarities of some of the groups, 633: Three subjects concerning
St. Peter, 631; The maguificent treasure contained in Fr. Garrucci's volumes, 635.
IS THE CHURCH GAINING OR LOSING GROUND IN CATHOLIC COUNTRIES.
By Arthur F. Marshall, B.A. (O.con.), ...
Meaning of the issue here discussed, 6:36; Misapprehensions as to a gorernment's
political attitude towards the Church, 637; Relation of Catholics to political lite, 638;
asto France, its literature must be taken account of, 639 ; Positive nature ofu French-
man's character, 610; Exceptional character of the Roman question in Italy, 611;
The hostile camps in Italy as well as in France, 612; The one immense gain in all
times of persecution, 613; Reasons why non-Catholics suspect the Church to be
weukening, 614; The real strength of the Church, 615 : Increased respect for the
head of the Catholic Church, 616; Advantage of Protestants as to scandals, 647;
Proof that the Church is gaining ground, 618; A consoling conclusion drawn, 630).
RELATIVE CONDITION OF WOMAN UNDER PAGAN AND CHRISTIAN CIVI-
LIZATION. By His Emminence Cardinal Gibbons,
Miserable life of woman in the ancient Pagan world, 651; The Germans an exception,
according to Tacitus. 672; Domestic life in ancient Greece, 653 ; And in republican
and imperial Rome, 651; The model held up to Christian women, 655 ; Character
of the holy women of Christianity, 636; How the Church has exalted woman, 657;
Modern advocates of" woman's rights" degrade women, 6.58; Ennobling charac-
ter of the Christian law of marriage, 659; Protestants on the evils of divorce, 660) ;
Woman has not been ungrateful for the boon conferred by the Gospel, 661; Aların
ing increase of divorces in this country, 6812 ; What the effect of the present evil
tendency must be, 663; Why the mother should be the first instructor of her chil-
dren, 664 ; Advice to motbers, 665.
THE COMING CONFLICT IN THE East. By A. de G.,
The recent events in the Balkan peninsula, 666; Review of the Eastern question
since 1853, 667; The last Russo-Turkish war and its consequences, 668: Recent
changes in the map of Europe, 670; Geographical reasons now actuating the
Powers, 671; The sociological phase of the problem, 672; What business interests
have to do with it, 67%; The foreign policies of Russia and France, 674; The reli-
gious side of the question, 675; An "inspired ", pamphlet bearing on the issue and
on the Papacy, 676; What true statesmanshipsbould do in the case, 678; Not much
hope for the Sick Man" of Europe, 679; The interests of the various powers, 680;
Europe is on the eve of a tremendous conflict, 681.