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The Harvard Classics; Lectures on The Harvard Classics, Volume 51  (1914) 
Charles William Eliot and William Allen Neilson
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THE HARVARD CLASSICS




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THE HARVARD CLASSICS
EDITED BY CHARLES W. ELIOT, LL.D.


Lectures on The Harvard Classics

By William Allan Neilson, Ph.D.

GENERAL EDITOR
AND THE FOLLOWING ASSOCIATE EDITORS

George Pierce Baker, A.B.
Ernest Bernbaum, Ph.D.
Charles J. Bullock, Ph.D.
Thomas Nixon Carver, Ph.D., LL.D.
William Morris Davis, M.E., Ph.D., Sc.D.
George H. Chase, Ph.D.
Roland Burrage Dixon, A.M., Ph.D.
William Scott Ferguson, Ph.D.
J. D. M. Ford, Ph.D.
Kuno Francke, Ph.D., LL.D.
Charles Hall Grandgent, A.B.
Chester Noyes Greenough, Ph.D.
Charles Burton Gulick, Ph.D.
Lawrence Joseph Henderson, M.D.
Frank W. C. Hersey, A.M.
Henry Wyman Holmes, A.M.
William Guild Howard, A.M.
Robert Matteson Johnston, M.A. (Cantab.)
Charles Rockwell Lanman, Ph.D., LL.D.
Gustavus Howard Maynadier, Ph.D.

Clifford Herschel Moore, Ph.D.
William Bennett Munro, LL.B., Ph.D.,
LL.D.
A. O. Norton, A.M.
Carleton Noyes, A.M.
Charles Pomeroy Parker, B.A. (Oxon.)
George Howard Parker, S.D.
Bliss Perry, L.H.D., Litt.D., LL.D.
Ralph Barton Perry, Ph.D.
Chandler Rathfon Post, Ph.D.
Murray Anthony Potter, Ph.D.
Roscoe Pound, Ph.D., LL.M.
Fred Norris Robinson, Ph.D.
Alfred Dwight Sheffield, A.M.
Oliver Mitchell Wentworth Sprague,
A.M., Ph.D.
William Roscoe Thayer, A.M.
Frederick Jackson Turner, Ph.D.,
LL.D., Litt.D.
Charles Henry Conrad Wright, M.A.

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CONTENTS
 
PAGE
History 7
I. General Introduction. By Robert Matteson Johnston, M. A. (Cantab.), Assistant Professor of Modern History in Harvard University. 7
II. Ancient History. By William Scott Ferguson, Ph. D., Professor of History in Harvard University. 23
III. The Renaissance. By Murray Anthony Potter, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Romance Languages in Harvard University. 30
IV. The French Revolution. By Robert Matteson Johnston, M. A. (Cantab.) 36
V. The Territorial Development of the United States. By Frederick Jackson Turner, Ph. D., LL. D., Litt. D., Professor of History in Harvard University. 41
Poetry 48
I. General Introduction. By Carleton Noyes, A. M., formerly Instructor in English in Harvard University. 48
II. Homer and the Epic. By Charles Burton Gulick, Ph. D., Professor of Greek in Harvard University, and (1911­­­­–1912) in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. 66
III. Dante. By Charles Hall Grandgent, A. B., Professor of Romance Languages in Harvard University. 71
IV. The Poems of John Milton. By Ernest Bernbaum, Ph.D., Instructor in English in Harvard University. 76
V. The English Anthology. By Carleton Noyes, A. M. 81
Natural Science 87
I. General Introduction. By Lawrence Joseph Henderson, M. D., Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry in Harvard University. 87
II. Astronomy. By Lawrence Joseph Henderson, M. D. 105
III. Physics and Chemistry. By Lawrence Joseph Henderson, M. D. 110
IV. The Biological Sciences. By Lawrence Joseph Henderson, M. D. 115
V. Kelvin on “Light” and “The Tides.” By William Morris Davis, M. E., Ph. D., Sc. D., Sturgis-Hooper Professor of Geology, Emeritus, in Harvard University, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Exchange Professor to the University of Berlin and to the Sorbonne. 120
Philosophy 125
I. General Introduction. By Ralph Barton Perry, Ph. D., Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University. 125
II. Socrates, Plato, and the Roman Stoics. By Charles Pomeroy Parker, B. A. (Oxon.), Professor of Greek and Latin, Harvard University. 143
III. The Rise of Modern Philosophy. By Ralph Barton Perry, Ph. D. 148
IV. Introduction to Kant. By Ralph Barton Perry, Ph. D. 153
V. Emerson. By Chester Noyes Greenough, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of English, Harvard University. 158
Biography 163
I. General Introduction. By William Roscoe Thayer, A. M., Knight of the Order of the Crown of Italy, editor of Harvard Graduates' Magazine. 163
II. Plutarch. By William Scott Ferguson, Ph. D., Professor of Modern History, Harvard University. 181
III. Benvenuto Cellini. By Chandler Rathfon Post, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Greek, Harvard University. 186
IV. Franklin and Woolman. By Chester Noyes Greenough, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of English, Harvard University. 191
V. John Stuart Mill. By O. M. W. Sprague, A.M., Ph.D., Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Banking and Finance, Harvard University. 196
Prose Fiction 201
I. General Introduction. By William Allan Neilson, Ph. D., Author of "The Origins and Sources of The Court of Love," "Essentials of Poetry," editor of "The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists," etc., general editor of "The Tudor Shakespeare," "The Types of English Literature." 201
II. Popular Prose Fiction. By Fred Norris Robinson, Ph. D., Professor of English, Harvard University. 219
III. Malory. By Gustavus Howard Maynadier, Ph. D., Instructor in English, Harvard University. 224
IV. Cervantes. By J. D. M. Ford, Ph. D., Smith Professor of the French and Spanish Languages, Harvard University, corresponding member Royal Spanish Academy (Madrid) and Hispanic Society of America. 230
V. Manzoni. By J. D. M. Ford, Ph. D. 235
Criticism and the Essay 239
I. General Introduction. By Bliss Perry, L. H. D., Litt D., LL. D., Professor of English Literature, Harvard University, formerly editor Atlantic Monthly, Harvard Lecturer at the University of Paris. 239
II What the Middle Ages Read. By William Allan Neilson, Ph. D. 254
III. Theories of Poetry. By Bliss Perry, L. H. D., Litt. D., LL. D. 259
IV. Æsthetic Criticism in Germany. By William Guild Howard, A. M., Assistant Professor of German, Harvard University. 266
V. The Composition of a Criticism. By Ernest Bernbaum, Ph. D., Instructor in English, Harvard University. 271
Education 276
I. General Introduction. By Henry Wyman Holmes, A.M., Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University. 276
II. Francis Bacon. By Ernest Bernbaum, Ph.D., Instructor in English, Harvard University. 292
III. Locke and Milton. By Henry Wyman Holmes, A. M., Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University. 297
IV. Carlyle and Newman. By Frank W. C. Hersey, A. M., Instructor in English, Harvard University. 304
V. Huxley on Science and Culture. By A. O. Norton, A. M., Professor of Education in Wellesley College. 309
Political Science 314
I. General Introduction. By Thomas Nixon Carver, Ph. D., LL. D., David G. Wells Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University. 314
II. Theories of Government in the Renaissance. By O. M. W. Sprague, A. M., Ph. D., Edmund Cogswell Converse Professor of Banking and Finance, Harvard University. 332
III. Adam Smith and the "Wealth of Nations." By Charles J. Bullock, Ph. D., Professor of Economics, Harvard University. 337
IV. The Growth of the American Constitution. By William Bennett Munro, LL. B., Ph. D., LL. D., Professor of Municipal Government, Harvard University. 342
V. Law and Liberty. By Roscoe Pound, Ph.D., LL. M., Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, Harvard University. 347
Drama 352
I. General Introduction. By George Pierce Baker, A. B., Professor of Dramatic Literature, Harvard University. 352
II. Greek Tragedy. By Charles Burton Gulick, Ph. D., Professor of Greek, Harvard University, and (1911-1912) in the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. 369
III. The Elizabethan Drama. By William Allan Neilson, Ph. D. 374
IV. The Faust Legend. By Kuno Francke, Ph. D., LL. D., Professor of the History of German Culture, and Curator Germanic Museum, Harvard University. 379
V. The Modern English Drama. By Ernest Bernbaum, Ph. D., Instructor in English, Harvard University. 384
Voyages and Travel 389
I. General Introduction. By Roland Burrage Dixon, A. M., Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Harvard University. 389
II. Herodotus on Egypt. By George H. Chase, Ph. D., Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology, Harvard University. 407
III. The Elizabethan Adventures. By William Allan Neilson, Ph. D. 412
IV. The Era of Discovery. By William Bennett Munro, LL. B., Ph. D., LL. D., Professor of Municipal Government, Harvard University. 417
V. Darwin's Voyage of the Beagle. By George Howard Parker, S. D., Professor of Zoology, Harvard University. 422
Religion 427
I. General Introduction. By Ralph Barton Perry, Ph. D., Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University. 427
II. Buddhism. By Charles Rockwell Lanman, Ph. D., LL. D., Professor of Sanskrit in Harvard University. 446
III. Confucianism. By Alfred Dwight Sheffield, A. M., Instructor in Wellesley College. 451
IV. Greek Religion. By Clifford Herschel Moore, Ph. D., Professor of Latin in Harvard University, Professor in American School of Classical Studies in Rome, 1905-6. 457
V. Pascal. By Charles Henry Conrad Wright, M. A., Professor of French in Harvard University. 462