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Afghanistan not all mountains, 51
Africa, Central, colonisation of, by whites impossible, 38-41
Agassiz, early training of, 305
Ainos, 49
Albert, Archbishop, on the human heart, 208
Alcibiades charged with impiety, 262
Alexander's successors, effects of wars by, 90
Algeria, 44, 63, note ; influence of, upon French society, 124
Almaden, mines of, 107
Amazon, Indians of, 52 ; whites of, 53
America, Central and Southern, not fitted for white men, 53
America, Southern, clergy control schools, 214
America, tropical, proportions of races in, Appendix A
America, U.S., white population in, 64 ; emigration to, 96 ; European heroism more than matched in, 218-220; experience of, about divorce, 245 ; displacement of office-bearers in, 279 ; not quite unreasonable, 280
American militia not very successful in War of Independence, and beaten in 1812, 115, 116
Anaxagoras charged with impiety, 262
Angola, 35
Anselm revives philosophy, 90 ; compassionate to animals, 218
Apaches untameable, 34
Araucanians uutameable, 34
Argentine Republic, its circumstances exceptional, 58
Arminius, 89
Arnold, Matthew, failed as a lecturer, 164 ; jests on the Trinity, 201 ; responsible for a story about French schools, 223, 224 ; overpraises small men, 309
Asia, Central, capabilities of, 43, 44
Athens an instance of highly-developed city life, 148 ; under the best conditions, 156 ; in the Peloponnesian war, 181, 182 ; energy of its people, 263
Atrato, mouths of, pestilential, 57
Attila, 90
Australia the best inheritance of the higher races, 16 ; an instructive instance of new tendencies, 17, 18 ; peculiarly fitted for settlement, 42 ; emigration to, 96 ; urban population in, 142, 143 ; well-being of its people, 163 ; splendid chances in, 169 ; high schools in, 310
Australia, South, and progressive land-tax, 19
Austria gained by Solferino, 141
Austrian Parliament and Darwin, 267
Aztecs, 56 ; docile, 59

Bacon, Roger, 13 ; pathetic fate of, 212
Balzac paints the French peasant, 169 ; and filial ingratitude, 297
Bankruptcy, national, examples of, 177, 178 ; consequences of, 178
Barrios, a half-caste, 56
Baylen, capitulation of, its character, 120
Beaconsfield, Lord, on critics, 307
Belgium, education in, 214
Bell, Graham, invents telephone, 102, note 1
Bell, Patrick, invents reaping-machine, 102, note 1
Beluchistan not all desert, 51, and note
Bert, Paul, revives Pascal's charges, 216
Bichat essentially a thinker, 151
Birkenhead, heroism of men of the, 139
Black Belt, States of the, 60, 62
Blucher's soldiers comparatively barbarous, 140
Boers, 36 ; occupy Natal, 36 ; defeat English at Majuba Hill, 114, 121, 122