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INDEX TO VOL. XXVI.

PAGE

PAGE
A French Celebrity on Social Changes 693 Dr Doran's Bentley Ballads

378
A Prayer or Psalm. Lord Bacon
616 Drinks in India.

627
A Year in Bengal

623

Akin for Ever (in Eight Chapters)

15 Elder's (W.) Biography of Kane'

490

Aird's (Thomas) 'Old Bachelor in the Old Election, The

377
Scottish Village'.
227 Ems, The Springs of

484
Algonquin Legend, An
245 English Bible, The

745

Almæ Matres. By an Oxonian-

Essenes, The

122

No. I. University Society

257 Expediency, the Morality of, employed by

II. University Discipline

426 Roman Statesmen

124

III. University Education

565
IV. University Constitutions 668 Faces, A Chapter on

249

America, North .

177 Feeding-time in Norway

236

Ancient Agriculture

225 Fight of Orthez, The

229

An Evening at the Goat in Boots'
274 Fish wives

67
Anæstbetics, Farther Researches on
194 French Romance

151
Anna the Bear Hunter

109 Froude's (A. J.) England from the Fall of
Apprenticeship System, The
466 Wolsey to the death of Elizabeth'

745

Arab Gentleman, An .

237

Arago's (François) Biographies of Distin- Generalship, The Devil's. Fuller

615
guished Scientific Men'
117 Genius for Soup, A

481
Arkwright's claim questioned

God is with the Patient.

236
Artistic Bohemia

809 Good Examples, The benefit of. Dr Donne 101
Atkinson's Siberia

103 Gorrie's (Daniel) 'Orations and Lectures on
Aunt Hetty's Christinas

Sacred Themes

371

Australia, The future of

173 Great Modern Hoax, The

239

Autumn Holidays, The

Hackländer (Von F. W.) Handel und

Baden

Wandel'

49

Bathing Luxuries

Hamilton's (James) Sinai, the Hedjaz, and
Bebind the Scenes in Paris,

Soudan

236
Chaplers I., II., III., IV., V.
Havelock's Religious Training

503

Belgian Characteristics

Heirs of the Farmstead, The

238

Betrothed, The Letters of a

Hero and Leander

352

Brock's (Rev. W.) Biographical Sketch of Hero, The Christian

371
Havelock' .
503 Hoaxing a Professor.

120

Hood's (E. P.) Havelock: the Broad Stone
Calais Packet at Night, The

of Honour'.

511

Cambridge Essays, The, for 1857

Homer, A Glance at the Theology of

58

Campbell's ( Calder) ' Episodes in the

War-Life of a Soldier'

Income

383

Charlemagne, Half an hour with

India : its History, Religion, and Govern-

Chileeli, or the Red Lover.

242

ment

493

China, Notes on the Population of

354

Indian Aborigines, Rites of the .

220

Commercial Training

380

Indian Omens; A Retrospect and an out-

Commercial Summaries

469

look

1

Copenhagen, A Picture of .

231

Illustrative Sketches of the Reign of Henry

Crimean Foe, An Unrecognised

191

VIII. .

749

Dead March in Saul, The

209

De Quincey's (Thomas) “Studies on Secret

Johnson's (F. H.) Sketches in France and

Records

121

the Pyrenees

228

Dinner Philosophy

487

Johnstone's (Augusta) 'Woman's Preachings' 113

Doctor's Meditations, A

483 Joseph Ady

240

Down in Devon.

215 Josephus, The Character of

121

Drawing Room Troubles, by Moody Robin-

son, Esquire,

Kalmuck Sacrifices

No. VIL-Magic Balm

63 Kane, Youth of Dr

490

VIII.-The Inadvertent Man, Part II, 199 Kirghis, Among the

110

VIII-

„ III., 559 | Knowledge, Partial and Perfect

374

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Labour, A Right Estimate of. South 214 Rome, Modern, History of

235
Lapidaries' Skill, Siberian .
109 Romance of the Ice Fields, The

280
Laughter

384 Ruskin's (John) Political Economy of Art' 630
Law of England, The .

225
Legal Swindling

484

Scargill's (W. P.) “Essays and Sketches' 249
Letters to my Nephew. 'In Society'

727
Scene in the Isle of Wight

102

'Life and Conduct 'in a German Novel 49

Schoolcraft's (H. R.) 'Myth of Hiawatha' 242

Life in the Oural

107
Scientific Summaries

173

Love Merchant, The

378

Scotch Thistle, The

331

Lucknow, Defence of .

502

Scottish People, General Character of

227

Ludlow's (John Malcolm) · British India' 220

Sea-Sickness, A New Cure for

480

Secret Societies

124

Manners

884 Selters Water

485

Memorials of the Jolly Dogs 178, 446, 730 Shamrock Lore

331

Mineral Produce, Statistics of

469

Siberia, The Traveller in

103

Mirage, The
364 Smith's (William) Thorndale'

364
Mundy's (G. C.) 'Journal of a Tour in India 762

Snow's (W. Parker) Two Years' Cruise' 252

My Tutor's Story

686

Southgate's (Henry) ‘Many Thoughts on

Many Things'.

383

Nana Sahib, Encounters with

504 Stephenson, George, the Railway Pioneer . 85

National Proverbs, Characteristics of 159 Suggestions upon the Secret of the Mutiny,

New Books, The 103, 220, 304, 479, 616, 745

by Thomas de Quincey

88

Niceties
115 Swimming Baths

483

Notes on the Patagonians

252 Symington (A. J.) on the Beautiful in Na-

ture-Art and Life'

633

Of Seeking the Glory of God

350

Old Letters

Tact and Talent

251

Dr Sharp to the Duke of Bucking-

Temper

113

ham, with Queen Elizabeth's

The Beautiful

633

Speech to her Army at Tilbury

The Pains and Pleasures of John Shipley. 597

Fort

100

Three Famous Mathematicians ,

117

Anne, Countess of Sussex, to her

Thugs, The

222

Mother, Lady Calthrop
210 Titan's Pulpit

101, 214, 350, 615
Mrs Elizabeth Montague to the
To a Yonge Manne Cominge of Age

463

Duchess of Portland

213

Travellers, A Hint to

482

James I. to the Lords of His Privy
Trieste

95
Council upon entering England 351 Two Dreams--I. Stella (Esther Johnson). 725

The Earl of Chathamn to his Nephew,

Thomas Pitt

477 Ulysses, The Poet

169

Catherine Bulkeley, Abbess of God- Unprotected Females in Norway

231

stow, to Lord Cromwell

478

Bishop Atterbury to his Son at Ox-

Variorum

194

ford

613

Lord Bolingbroke to Dr Swift

614

Water Grievance, The

489

Queen Catherine of Aragon to Dr
Weeng, The Spirit of Sleep

248

John Forest .

744

Wellington's Supplementary Despatches 616

Orphans, A Chapter in a Life

377
Welsh Pulpit, The

845
Our Charley

471
What I saw one Morning in India

254

Owen's Good Soldier

629

Which? or, Eddies round the Rectory-

Chapters I., II., III., IV., V. .

129

Parsons for the Times

238

VI., VII., VIII.

809

Poetry of Youth in France, The

513

IX., X., XI., XII., XIII, 402

Precious Stones of Siberia, The

106

XIV., XV., XVI, XVII.,

Prize-Money, The Law of

616
XVIII, XIX.

531
Procter's (R. W.) Barber's Shop'

256

XX., XXI., XXII., XXIII.,

Propaganda, The

235

XXIV..

703

Puddock's Green-A Wiltshire Story
340 White Stone Canoe, The

244
Who and What is Milton

241
Quarrying for Men of Genius
630 Wicked Will Whiston

240

Wilson's (Erasmus). Three Weeks' Scamper
Rees' (L. E. R.) Personal Narrative of the

through the German Spas'

470
Siege of Lucknow'

496 Wilson (George) on the Industrial Museum
Repent-Archbishop Leighton
615 of Scotland

280
Revenue of India
493 Winter Fruits

375
Roman Judicial System, The
123 Winter and Spring, Allegory of .

248

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TITAN

INDIAN OM ENS:

A RETROSPECT AND AN OUTLOOK.

We have a wealthy manufacturer in cottages was much admired by the our parish, who prides himself on be- commissioners?'. ing eminently practical.' He has a Well, sir, and what has that to do little spleen, good man, for he dines with me?' heavily, but this passes off inno- 'Allow me, sir. You are aware cently in such expressions as 'hum; that, thirty years ago, those mills and bug, 'nonsense, romance,' 'bosh,' that estate were in a very different 'absurdity.'

condition ?' We are building schools, and the * Ay, that they were, it's true.' other day wanted £100 to make up * That twenty years back schools the sum. Every one had subscribed were built there; that they have been except this man, whom we'll call B. regularly attended, and that the We had never dared to ask him, for greater part of his workmen and we knew the only coin we should get workwomen were brought up in those would be humbugand 'nonsense.' schools in habits of neatness, honesty, But at last in despair I made up my and sobriety? May I beg you now to mind to go to him. Of course my look at the gorgeous gin-palaces on long exordium was received with a dry your own estate, and compare the one 'humph.'

with the other.' What do the people want with Three days later, the 'eminently education, sir?' he replied. They practical' millowner sent us a cheque have no time to read and work too; for the amount. He saw how the imand what is the use of their minds provement of the people would pay, being cultivated, when they only work and he ceased to call it humbug. with their bodies ?'

When I got the cheque, I said to To expose the obvious fallacy of his A., 'Now, this is just the case of the Inargument would have been only wast- dian Government.' ing time. I immediately started on Let us, then, for the sake of discusanother tack.

sion, throw off all our finer feelings You know,' I said, 'the state of Mr with regard to the Indian Question, G's. mills ?' The worthy manufac- and look at it in Mr B.'s 'eminently turer frowned blue. Mr G. was his practical' manner. successful rival. You are aware,' I On a certain day in October-I forcontinued, 'that he is never in want get which I noticed, and fancy many of hands; that his men are regular people besides must have noticed, and punctual, orderly and honest ? that almost every London paper beYou must know, furthermore, that gan its leading article with three short they pay their rents to the day, and words, which, if not precisely the same that the condition of his estate and in each, conveyed precisely the same

Vol. XXVI.—JANUARY, 1858.

idea: 'Delhi is fallen !' 'Delhi is to look to the civil question, and see taken !' Delhi is ours !' and so on. what treatment the character of the Now this was not by way of news. people demands at our hands. for the fact was known by every soul To begin then with the military in the vast metropolis long before question. these papers were even at press. Nor First, let us sketch very briefly the was it merely an elegant way of be- rise and conduct of the native Indian ginning an important article. Then army. We shall see, in doing so, how there would have been more variety. precisely the old proverb, 'give a dog a No; it was a sigh of relief, which bad name,' has here been reversed. The not one editor could refrain from. It sepoy has always had a good name-a was the heading of the new series of peculiarly good one; and it has stuck to articles, the Finis to an old. The three him, ay, up to the very last moment, short words meant nothing less than when the whole of the Bengal army had this: 'we have written for two months mutinied save one or two regiments, prophecies, fears, apprehensions, con- whose commanding officers still kept victions, accusations, raillery-every- their old confidence in their men. thing, in short, that suited the moment. The sepoy has acquired this good All that is over-all must be expunged; name by a strange anomaly.

The we forget all we have said. The In- faithful sepoy,' 'the devoted sepoy,' dian mutiny is virtually at an end, were the terms in which he was spoand we now desire to wipe out the ken of, when there was a far better past, and look only to the future. We opening for saying the brave sepoy,' have abused and criticised. We must 'the well - disciplined sepoy. But now consult and advise. These three somehow or other this idea of fidelity words mean that we turn the fly-leaf, became connected with the name of and begin a new volume.'

sipahi, and not a score of mutinies The question then is now, 'What have been able to rend the one from shall we do with India?' We are not the other. Morrisons or Parrs. We do not ask During the last hundred years muyou to examine our new panacea. tiny has been attempted, and too often We have none to offer. But you must with success, by some one or more reendeavour to profit by that experience giments at a time, no less than fourwhich has cost such dreadfully high teen different times that is, about school wages.

once in every seven years. There You have built up a vast empire. were only four mutinies in the first You have made India the wonder of fifty years, three in the next twentya wonder-surfeited age. But in all five, and seven in the last twenty-five; this you have sadly neglected, sadly so that the spirit of mutiny has clearly sacrificed, the human material you em- been on the increase. ployed. You have worked away on The existence of a regular army in the narrow-minded, money-loving prin- India dates only from 1757, exactly ciples of Mr B. the manufacturer, one hundred years ago, in which year and refused to see hitherto that the the various irregular native forces best course with God is the best course were distributed into regiments, and for man.

soon after divided among the three I think the subject may be looked presidencies. at from three points. There is little But the principle of defending a fodoubt now that this Indian outbreak reign government by the arms of its is a mutiny, and not a rebellion. own native subjects--this principle We must therefore examine the peo- which has endured nearly two centuple from the military point of view. ries in practice, and even now seems There is little doubt that it is con- likely to outlive the fearful shock it nected more or less with religion; and has sustained; this principle, of which so the religious question will be the the world's ages have seen but one next. There is, lastly, little doubt example, and that example has this that, though this time it is only a mu- year ended in a failure more awful tiny, it may next time -- ay, and if than any failure of a principle before neglected, assuredly will—be a gene- -is of much earlier date. ral revolt; and it behoves us, therefore, In 1668 the Portuguese ceded Bom

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