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unparliamentary jeers and gestures same question is not "the question which have been employed, and the of the day”? The Gladstonians extraordinary patience by which and Parnellites have at least they have been endured by those been consistently energetic in their who now constitute the majority endeavours to make it so; and in of the House of Commons.

the “ Eighty Club" schism to It is almost cruel to dwell which we have just alluded, they longer upon Sir George Trevelyan, have insisted that “it is the duty who must still be writhing under of the Liberal party to maintain the complete and merciless ex- and enforce the policy of Home posure of his inconsistency which Rule.”' With what decent prehas been inflicted upon him by Lord tence can Sir George justify his Randolph Churchill, and which statement that " the battle is places him in a pitiable light in- over"? The Gladstonians have deed before the public eye. It is not accepted the verdict of the impossible, however, to omit to call country, but, on the contrary, are attention to the commencement of doing their utmost to obtain its this Manchester speech, in which reversal; and it is their action the repentant sinner again halts and which has "kept open”

and wavers between his country and widened “old wounds." The his party, even after he has yielded “organised opposition ” was beto the mandate of the latter and gun on their side; and the Liberal deserted the cause of the former. Vnionists, in following the exHe shows, indeed, a sad want of ample, are only fighting for their power to appreciate the importance own existence. It would have of the issues involved in the con- been well for Sir George Trevelyan test, when he speaks of himself as if he could have remained silent one who, “having felt bound to during that exclusion from Paroppose the majority of his own liament which we all hope will be party on the question of two but temporary, for his reputation famous Bills,”_"now that the battle for statesmanship has suffered irreis over, and the contest is trans- trievable damage from his recent ferred into other fields, refuses to utterances. Nor can his present keep open old wounds, and to take mental condition be entirely compart in an organised opposition to fortable, for he tells us that he a party with which he agrees on “ heartily endorses Lord Hartingnineteen questions out of twenty, ton's conditions" with respect to because a twelvemonth ago he dis- Irish legislation, to all appearance agreed with them in their treat- entirely forgetting that compliance ment of what was then the question or agreement with these same conof the day.” Was ever such non- ditions was denounced by Mr Gladsense written by a sensible man ? stone at Carlisle as an invitation If the question of Home Rule was to him to “ walk into the gutter," not a great and overshadowing and urged as a reason why the question, far away above and be- Unionist

member for Carlisle yond ordinary political matters, should be rejected. Sir George Trevelyan ought not It is idle, however, further to to have, and never would have, follow the vacillation and inconseparated himself from his party. sistency of Sir George Trevelyan, But having conscientiously done who, no later than the 13th of so, how can he pretend that the March last, emphatically told the people of Liskeard that " it is fact that in Radical and Nonconthe decided duty of the Liberal formist Cornwall, the majority of Unionists to strengthen the hands 2000 for the Gladstonian in the of the Government in dealing with St Austell division in 1885 should disorder in Ireland.” We can only have fallen to 200 in 1887,-for regret that the giver of such sound although the Unionist candidate advice should have afforded another had the advantage of being a Corinstance of the power of party pre- nish man, not only were the Liberal judice to weaken patriotic inspira- Unionists completely unorganised, tions and deprive the country of but the Radical candidate had a good and valuable services. But Wesleyan connection which told there is little hope of good service largely in his favour. But the to his country from a man who, at light is beginning to shine in Cornsuch a crisis as the present, tells wall as well as in other parts of us that “the reunion of the Liberal the country; and as the conduct party at this moment is the one and policy of Mr Gladstone and object of his life;" and we can only his Parnellite allies become more hope that the lapse of time may and more conspicuously identified yet show him that there are higher before the eyes of the constituenand nobler objects which should cies, we confidently believe that guide the career of a statesman the followers of the ex-Premier and a patriot. Fortunately for the will gradually fall away, that the country, the issue before us is be- cause of the Union will be felt to coming better and better under- be the cause of patriotism, and stood, in spite of Gladstonian that a great and lasting triumph misrepresentation and Parnellite will crown the efforts of the Coneffrontery. It is a noteworthy stitutional party.

INDEX TO VOL. CXLI.

AFGHANISTAN, IN THE HEART OF, 81- National Independence,' reviewed,

the object of the Afghan Frontier 148.
Commission, 82—the natural features •Burma,' Phayre's · History of,' quoted,
of the country, 83—the Helmund, 84 230, 239 et seq.
-the basin of the Farah Rud, 85--the BURMA REFORMED, 711—recent guerilla
Chahar Aimak tribe, 87—the Panjdeh warfare in Upper Burma, 712 et seq.-
incident, 88 — Russian intrigue and Burmese military tactics, 713-recent
the frontier question, 90.

mtlitary operations, 714—total strength
Alison's, Sir Archibald, History of of the forces in Burma, 715-jungle
Europe,' 745.

warfare, 716 et seq.-the pacification
American Literature, Humorous Master-

of Burma, 717.
pieces from,' reviewed, 296.

Burton, John Hill, as a historian, 749.
• Amphion, the New,' reviewed, 147. •Caldecott, Randolph, his early art
• André Cornélis,' par Paul Bourget, re- career,' by Henry Blackburn, reviewed,
viewed, 703

560.
Arab horses, the general quality of, 267. Carlyle's, Thomas, historical works, 747.
Armaments, Russian, 393.

CATHAY AND THE GOLDEN CHERSONESE,
AUSTRALIA, LABOUR AND CAPITAL IN, 229—the relations of the Burmese and
677.

Chinese, ib.-division of the Shans into
Balfour, Mr A. J., the new Irish Secre- small states, 230—China and its
tary, 601.

peoples, 231-Kublai Khan, the
Bell, the Song of the, translated by Sir famous Chinese Emperor, 233—Bur-
Theodore Martin, 579.

mese collisions on the frontier, 236—
• Biography, the Dictionary of National,' the fall of the Pugan monarchy, 238

by Leslie Stephen, reviewed, 310. misunderstandings between Burma and
BISON-STALKING, 795-natural history of China, 239—the development of British
the bison, ib.-a shooting expedition trade with South-Western China, 243.
in Southern India, 796—interview with Childers, Mr, on Conservative boycot.
a Mysore prince, 799—tracking big

ting, 729.
game, 801—bagging a bison, 804. Churchill's, Lord Randolph, resignation,
• Books and Bookmen,' by Andrew Lang, 316—his exposure of Sir George Tre-
reviewed, 298.

velyan, 869.
Brabourne's, Lord, Irish Articles, note Cobden, Richard, bombastic predictions
on, 468.

of, 495 et seq.
Bread stuffs, duties on, prior to 1849, COLLINS, THE Rev. W. LUCAS, 734.
492.

Colquhoun, Mr, on British trade with
Bridal customs of the Transylvanian

China, 243:
Saxons, 195.

Competition in flax-spinning, 507
Bright's, Mr, opposition to Home Rule, CORALIE, TO, 381.
600.

Corn Laws and commercial prosperity, the
British Legation in Japan, attack on the, alleged connection between the repeal
45.

of the, 496.
British trade, development of, with Cornwallis, Lord, and the Government of
South-Western China, 243.

Ireland, 165.
Brontë, Charlotte, as a writer of fiction, Court and Private Life in the time of
757.

Queen Charlotte,' reviewed, 441
Browning's, Mrs E. Barrett, poetry, 745. DARKNESS, THE LAND OF, 1.
Browning's, Robert, poetry, 743.

Darwin's, Charles, works, 752 et seq.
Buckle, H. T., as a historian, 750.

Death Customs of the Transylvanian
• Bulgarians, the Struggle of the, for Saxons, 210.

6

683

Debates in the House of Commons, un. FREE TRADE AND DEPRESSED TRADE,
due lengthening of, 720.

491–Our fiscal policy, ib.—duties on
• Democracy, and other Addresses,' by bread stuffs prior to 1849, 492—prices

James Russell Lowell, reviewed, 291. of farm produce in 1850 and 1885, ib
DIANE DE BRETEUILLE: I.-III., 173– -import of manufactured goods, 493–
IV.-V.,
352— VI.-VII.,

conclusion, imports of farm produce, 494—good
534.

harvests and trade epression, 495,-
Dickens, Charles, as a writer of fiction, the alleged connection between the
752.

repeal of the Corn Laws and commercial
DOCTOR, THE: AN OLD VIRGINIA Fox- prosperity, 496--increased output of
HUNTER, 213.

pig-iron, 497—the German tariff

, 498
• Douglas Book, the,' by William Fraser, -result of our open ports, 500_United
C. B., LL.D., reviewed, 338.

States tariffs, 502—the Royal Com-
DOUGLASES, THE, 335—the tradition of mission and Free Trade, 502 et seq.

their origin, ib. - the annals of the the dicta of the Cobden school, 504
Douglases, 336–Mr Fraser's series of -free labour and free trade, 505–
family histories, 337-his Douglas competition in fax-spinning, 507–
Book,' ib.—the Douglas pedigree, 338– danger of depending for food-supplies
et seq.—the Earls of Douglas, 341 - on foreign countries, 510.
the Dukes of Touraine, 344_the.prob- FRENCH CONTEMPORARY NOVELISTS,
lem of Rothsay's murder and the
Douglases, 345—the first Marquis of French invasion of Ireland, 163, 167 et
Douglas, 347,-the first Duke of Doug- seg.
| las, 348—Peggy Douglas of Mains, Froude's, J. A., historical works, 749.

349—the “ Douglas Cause,” ib. et seq. Gaskell, Mrs, as a writer of fiction, 758.
EDUCATION, SECONDARY, IN SCOTLAND, German tariff, the, 498.
824.

Gipsies' religion, 637 et seq.
• Eighty-five years of Irish History, 1880- Gipsy love of music, 643.

1885,' by W. J. O'Neill Daunt, re- Gladstone's, Mr, attacks on the Liberal
viewed, 441.

Unionists, 320—his views on the Plan
Eliot, George, as a writer of fiction, 756. of Campaign, 459—his responsibility
Emigration of farmers to Australia, 679 for the “regular Opposition," 720—his

Irish opponents in 1881, 722_his
• England and Russia face to face in present sympathy with the obstruc-

Asia : Travels with the Afghan Boun- tionists, 723—his efforts to protect
dary Commission,' reviewed, 81.

life and property in Ireland, 724–
• England's case against Home Rule,' by his appeal to the masses, 725—his
A. V. Dicey, reviewed, 151.

arraignment of Parliament before the
• Evil Eye, the,' 372.

mobocracy, 726—his attempt to over.
Examinations, University Entrance, 829. awe the Liberal Unionists, 727-his
Fanaticism of Gladstone-worship, the,

attack on Lord Hartington at the

“ Eighty Club," 733—his appeal to
Fiscal policy, our, 491.

the Nonconformists, 860_his Parlia-
FLORENCE, THE RESTORERS OF, 762— mentary tactics, 863.

great demand for architects and Gladstonian-Parnellite Confederacy, the,
builders in Italy, 763—the material im- 730.
provements in Florence, 764—the work Godfathers and godmothers in Transyl.
of the restorers, 766—the house of vania, 208.
Dante, 767—the removal of the Ghetto, GOLDEN CHERSONESE, CATHAY AND
768—the committee of taste, 769.

THE, 229.
Folk-lore of the Transylvanian Saxons, Goschen, Mr, joins the Cabinet as
206.

Liberal Unionist, 317.
Food-supplies from foreign countries, Grattan Parliament, the, 157.
510.

Green, J. R., as a historian, 749.
Forces in Burma, strength of the, 715. Grote, George, as a historian, 750.
FORTNIGHTLY REVIEWER, THE, AND Hamilton, 'Port, unwise surrender of,
RUSSIA, 573

578.
Fox-hunter, an Old Virginia, 213.

Harcourt, Sir William, and the Parnel.
Fraser, Mr William, has series of family lites, 462.
histories, 337

Hartington, Lord, and his followers, the
• Fraser, James, Second Bishop of Man- duty of, 318—on the Fenian leaders,

chester,' by Thomas Hughes, reviewed, 731.
552.

Harvests, good, and trade depression,
Freeman, Mr, as a historian, 749.

495.

et seq.

465.

on

HAYWARD, MR, AND HIS LETTERS, 37- the question of Catholic Emancipation,

his literary career, 38 et seq.-his poli- 158—the negotiations for Union, 159
tical position, 39-his devotion to Mr et seq.—the parliamentary franchise
Gladstone, 41.

and the Catholic claims, 160—the in-
HER MAJESTY'S OPPOSITION IN 1887, 719 vasion of Ireland by the French, 163

-Mr Gladstone's responsibility for the -the United Irishmen of 1798, 165
“regular Opposition,” 720 - undue

-Lord Cornwallis and the Govern-
lengthening of debates, ib.-develop- ment of Ireland, ib.-another French
ment of obstructive tactics, 721- Mr invasion, 167–Pitt on the safety of
Gladstone and his Irish opponents in the Empire, 170—the motives of Pitt
1881, 722_his present sympathy with and Cornwallis, 172-results of the
obstruction, 723—bis former efforts to Union, ib.
protect life and property, 724—his ap- IRENE, 512.
peal to the masses, 725—his arraign- Irish Land League, the agitation of, 319.
ment of Parliament before the moboc- “ Irish Loyal and Patriotic Union”
racy, 726—the attempt to overawe the Lord Brabourne's articles on Irish his-
Liberal Unionists, 727_Lord Spencer

tory, 468.
and the National League, 728—theatti- IRONCLADS DOOMED ?

ARE, 519-our
tude of Sir George Trevelyan, 729—Mr national wants, 520-defects of our
Childers on Conservative boycotting, naval policy, 522—the Navy estimates,
ib.-the frantic efforts of the Glad- 523—modern torpedo development, ib.
stonian-Parnellite confederates, 730– -navies of England and other coun-
Lord Hartington on the Fenian leaders, tries, 527—need of torpedo vessels and
731—the majority for the second read- torpedo boats, 530--the waste of money
ing of the Crimes Bill, 732—Mr Glad. in building expensive ironclads, 531–
stone's attack on' Lord Hartington at the days of ironclads numbered, 532.
the “ Eighty Club,” 733.

JACK AND MINORY: a Tale of Christ-
• High Life; or, Towers of Silence,' re- mas-tide, 58.
viewed, 567.

Jamieson, Mr Auldjo, on Income Tax
Horse-breeding in India, 269—the feed- returns, 509.
ing of horses, 278.

Japan, attack on the British legation in,
HORSE-SUPPLY IN INDIA, THE, 265—the 45.

land of mounted warriors, ib. — the JAPAN, THE PICTORIAL ART OF, 281–
horses of the army, 266-the general Mr Anderson's treatise on the subject,
quality of Arab horses, 267—the Tur- ib.-its Chinese origin, 282—the pro-
coman horse, 268-horse-breeding in duction of Hokusai and his school, 283
India, 269—the importation of horses - Josetsu's reputed pupils, 284—the
from Australia into India, 270—the “ popular school ” 286-Okio and the
native cavalry, 272—the Waler troop Shijō school, 287 et seq-the Ganku
horse, 273—the remount department school, 288—leading characteristics of
of India, 274—the work of the grass- Japanese art, ib. et seq.
cutters, 277—the feeding of horses, Japanese schools of Painting, 286, 288 et
278.

seg.
House of Commons, the deterioration of Journal of the Reign of Queen Victoria,

from 1852 to 1860,' by the late Charles
• Hurrish : a Study,' by the Hon. Emily C. F. Greville, reviewed, 432.
Lawless, reviewed, 569.

Journalism, development of, 761.
IMPERIAL INSTITUTE, THE, 451.

Joyce, I.-IV., 603-V.-VIII., 770.
• India, History of, under Queen Victoria,' JUBILEE LYRIC, A, LOVE THAT LASTS
by L. J. Trotter, reviewed, 313.

FOR EVER, 325.
Indian Army, the horses of the, 266. KAISER, WILHELM, RECOLLECTIONS OF,
• Industrial Ireland,' by Robert Dennis, 672.
reviewed, 570.

Khorasan, fertile valleys of, 574.
Institute, the Imperial, 451.

Kinglake's, Mr, epic of a great campaign,
Invasion of Ireland, French, 163, 167 749.
et seq.

Knox and the wrecking of ecclesiastical
Irawadi, Chinese immigration to the edifices in Scotland at the Reformation,
valley of the, 245.

T10, III et seq.
IRELAND, THE CAUSES OF THE UNION Kublai Khan, 233 et seq.

WITH, 154—the Union controversy, · La Bête,' par Victor Cherbuliez, re-
155—the state of Ireland during the viewed, 689.
last quarter of the eighteenth century, LABOUR AND CAPITAL IN AUSTRALIA, 677
ib.—the Irish demand for Free Trade, -action of trades-unions in New South
156—the Grattan Parliament, 157– Wales, 678—the Colonial Government

the, 593.

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