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The World's Famous Orations Volume 7.djvu
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CONTENTS

Vol. VII—Continental Europe (380—1906)
PART I—EARLY CHRISTIANITY
Page
St. ChrysostomThe Blessings of Death
        (About 380)
3
St. AugustineOn the Lord's Prayer 7
AbelardThe Divine Tragedy 17
St. BernardWhy Another Crusade? (About
       1145)
20
PART II—THE REFORMATION
Savonarola—I A Report on His Embassy to
        the King
(1495)
25
    II After His Excommunication (1498) 28
ZwingliOn Mercenary Soldiers (About 1530) 30
LutherBefore the Diet of Worms (1520) 38
MelanchthonOn the Death of Luther (1546) 44
CalvinOn Suffering Persecution 50
PART III—MODERN FRANCE
BossuetOn the Death of the Great Condé
        (1686)
63
BourdaloueOn the Passion of Christ 67
FenelonTrue and False Simplicity 74
Massillon—Of a Malignant Tongue 80
Desmoulins—Better to Die than not Live Free
        (1788)
89
Mirabeau—I Necker's Financial Plan (1789) 93
    II On Being Accused of Treasonable
      Relations to the Court (1790)
97
Barnave—Against Majority Absolutism (1791) 112
Vergniaud—On the Situation in France (1792) 117
Danton—I "Dare, Dare Again, Always Dare"
       (1792)
130
    II On Liberty of Worship (1793) 132
    III On Taxing the Rich (1793) 134
Robespierre—I Against Granting the King a
        Trial (1792)
136
    II His Last Speech (1794) 145
Marat—In His Own Defense (1793) 148
Cambon—On the Situation in France (1793) 152
St. Just—Invective Against Danton (1794) 156
Barere—On the Heroism of the "Vengeur's"
       Sailors (1794)
161
Napoleon}—I To the Army in Italy (1796) 168
    II To the Army of Italy Again (1796) 169
    III Speech to the Directory (1797) 172
   IV During the Egyptian Campaign (1798) 173
   V On the Anniversary of Austerlitz (1806) 175
   VI To His Soldiers at Fontainebleau (1814) 176
   VII After the Return from Elba (1815) 177
Carnot—Against Setting Up an Emperor
       (1802)
179
Lamartine—To a Deputation of Poles (1848) 187
Hugo—In Defense of His Son (1851) 193
Gambetta—Education for the Peasantry in
        France
196
Baron D'Estournelles de Constant—France
        and the United States (1902)
200
Jaures—In the Debate on Socialism with
       Clemenceau (1906)
208
Clemenceau—In the Debate on Socialism with
        Jaurès (1906)
214
PART IV—ITALY
Mazzini—To the Young Men of Italy (1848) 225
Garibaldi—To His Soldiers (1860) 229
Cavour—Rome as the Capital of United Italy
        (1861)
232
PART V—MODERN GERMANY, HUNGARY AND SPAIN
Frederick the Great—I To His Generals
       Before Invading Silesia (1740)
239
    II To His Generals Before the Battle of
Leuthen (1757)
241
Bismarck—The Canossa Speech (1872) 243
Kossuth—On His Welcome to New York
       (1851)
249
Castelar—Plea for a Republic in Spain (1869) 255
Apponyi—On the Death of Louis Kossuth
        (1894)
262
ILLUSTRATIONS

Volume VII
FACING
PAGE
Otto, Prince von Bismarck Frontispiece
Girolamo Savonarola 26
Martin Luther 38
John Calvin 50
Count de Mirabeau 96
George Jacques Danton 130
Maximilien Robespierre 136
Jean Paul Marat 148
Jean Leon Jaurès 208
Giuseppe Mazzini 226
Giuseppe Garibaldi 230