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Wallenstein, Albrecht E. von.

(1583-1634.) Duke of Fried-
land, and Austrian general of
the Imperial army in the Thirty
Years' War. Fine military
genius, vii, 152; leads crusade
against his

Protestant
countrymen, 152;

raises army
for imperialist Catholic service,
152; resigns, 160-165; in com-
mand again, 169, 170, 172; &,

272.
Walpole, Horace, Earl of Orford.-

(1717-97.) English parliamen.
tarian and writer, vi, 414; xiii,

321.
Walpole, Sir Robert. (1676-

1745.) English statesman, vii,
219, 220, 255, 269, 311, 327,
330; vili, 296, 371, 384; ix,

183.

Walsingham, Sir Francis.-(1536-

90.) Queen Elizabeth's ambas-

sador at Paris, Veii, 80, 81, 105.
Walton, Izaak.–(1593-1688.) Ẻng

lish angler, xiii, 299.
“Wampanoag" (later called the

"Florida"), U. S. warship, xiv,

227.
“Wanderjahre," Goethe's, xiii, 425.
War, Civil, American, losses in life

and money, xii, 305, 306.
War, its demoralization, xi, 145.
War, Peninsular (1815), ix, 247,

250.
War, Revolutionary (American),

xi, 188.
Warburton, Wm. (1698-1779.)

English divine, viii, 371; xiii,

302.
Ward, Artemas. (1727- 1800.)

American general and politician,

xi; 117, 118.
Ward, John E., of Georgia.

(1814. .) U. S. minister to
China, xiv, 257, 277, 281, 282,
283.

-

87;

52;

“The Flying Dutchman,"
38, 39; appointed royal con-
ductor, 40; experiences with
"Lohengrin," 42, 43;

an exile
in Switzerland, 45; Liszt pro-
duces Wagner's operas at
Weimar, 46; the "Nibelung
Tetralogy," 48; “Götterdäm-
merung," “Siegfried,” “Rhein-
gold,” and “Die Walküre,” 48;
disappointments in London, and
at Paris, 50, 51; "Tristan and
Isolde,"

"Die Meister-
singer," 53; finds a friend and
patron in Ludwig II of Bavaria,
55; success at Munich and for.
mation of Wagner societies, 55,
56; "Parsifal,” 57; death at
Venice, 57; the Bayreuth festi-
vals, 57; Schubert and Chopin,
59, 60, 61; Rubenstein,
Tchaikovsky, Dvotak, and Grieg,
6; Verdi and the “Italian Wag.
ners, 67; other composers who
have followed in Wagner's foot-
steps, 68; the "music of the
future" has become the music of

the present, 68.
Waldersee, Graf Alfred von.
(1832-1904.)

German field-
marshal, xv, 222, 223.
Wales, Prince of (afterwards

George IV).-(1760-1820.) ix,

229, 250, 253.
Walker, Leroy Pope, of Ala.

(1817-84.) Confederate Secre-

tary of War, xii, 277.
Wallace, Alfred Russel. (1823-

1913.) English naturalist and
writer, xiii, 446; on the “Tend-
ency of Varieties to depart in.
definitely from the Original

Type,” xiv, 162, 167, 177.
Wallace, Lew. (1827-1905.)

American novelist, vii, 348.
Wallachia, Rumania, viii, 339; ix,

320; X, 155, 158, 193.

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Ward, Mr. Member for St.

Albans, English politician, X,

46, 49.
Ward, Wm. Adolphus. English

author, his Life of Chaucer, vi,

88.
Ware v. Hylton, Case of, xi, 340.
Warham, William. --

- (1450-1532.)
Archbishop of Canterbury

(1504), vi, 260.
War of 1812-15 (England, Canada,

and the United States), xi, 309;

xii, 129.
War office, English, x, 178.
War of Independence (American),

ix, 25.
War of Spanish Succession, ix,

361.
War of the Rebellion (American),

xi, 188.
Warsaw, Grand Duchy of, ix, 160;

X, 156.
Warsaw, Thaddeus of," Miss

Porter's novel, xiii, 101.
Wars of Prestige. See Napoleon,

Louis.
Wartburg, Germany, xiii, 406.
War with Japan, Chinese, xiv, 289.
War with the World, Chinese, xiv,

294.
War vessel, British, Burning of, in

Narragansett Bay, xi, 272.
Washington, Bushrod. (1762-

1829.) Associate-Justice of the
U. S. Supreme Court (1798-

1829), rii, 353.
Washington, D. C., a second Rome,

vi, 130; city threatened in Civil

War, xii, 346.
Washington, Fort, xi, 124.
Washington, George. (1732-99.)

First President of the United
States, vii, 57; viii, 102, 103,
171; ix, 131, 331; xi, 100,
103-169; theme: “American
Revolution,” birth and parent-
age, 106; personal appearance,

manners, and early traits, 107;
surveyor and country gentleman,
108; interests Lord Fairfax,
108, 109; major of militia, 109;
aide to Braddock in French-
Indian War, 110; commander
of Virginia forces, 110; mili.
tary exploits, 111; receives
thanks House of Burgesses, 111;
heir to estate of Mount Vernon,
and marriage, 111; commander-
in-chief of American armies,
113; character and experience,
114; at Cambridge, Mass., after
battle of Bunker Hill, 115; im.
proves morale

of troops, 116,
117; forces Howe to evacuate
Boston, 119; receives thanks of
Congress, 119; at New York,
121;

fortifies Manhattan and
Long Islands, 122; menaced by
the British, he retreats up the
Harlem river, thence into New
Jersey, 123, 124; Lee disobeys
Washington's orders and is cap.
tured, 125; Washington crosses
the Delaware, 126; perplexities
and discouragements, 126; Con.
gress grants him unlimited
authority, 128; attacks British
at Trenton and at Princeton, in.
trenches him at Morristown,
130; defeated at Brandywine
and Germantown, 134; dis-
couragements at Valley Forge,
136-139; drawn battle at Mon.
mouth, 140; is joined by Steu.
ben and Lafayette, aided by &
French fleet, 137-140; compels
the surrender of Cornwallis at
Yorktown, 150; takes farewell
of army, 153, 154; chosen Pres.
ident of the U. S., 154; his first
Cabinet, 155; his administra-
tion, 159-164; chosen as Presi-
dent for second term, 164; re.
tirement, 166; sickness and
death, 167; exalted traits of

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on limitations of Federal power,
xii, 73, 82, 87; oration at Ports.
mouth, N. H., 94; as an orator
contrasted with Henry Clay, 119,
120, 135; theme: "The Ameri.
can Union," 145; Webster's in-
fluence and eloquence, 145; his
speeches and forensic arguments,
145; birth, class he came from,
and era, 147; admitted to the
bar (1805), 149; enters Con-
gress (1813) and removes to
Boston, 149; services to his
country, 150; Dartmouth Col-
lege case, Ogden and Saunders
case, 151; Rhode Island and
Knapp murder cases, 151, 152;
speeches, lectures, and orations,
153; Bunker Hill and Plymouth
addresses, 154; his reply to Col.
Hayne of S. C., 155; Senate de-
bate “Nullification,” 155;
speech on National Bank, 158,
159; on tariffs and protective
industries, 161; as defender of
the Constitution, 166,

character and service, 186.
Washington, Lawrence (President's

half-brother), xi, 106, 109, 111.
Washington, Martha. (1732-

1802.) Wife of First U. S.

President, xi, 111; xii, 322.
Washington, Weems' "Life of,"

xii, 246.
Washington and Lee University,

Lexington, Va., General R. E.

Lee president of, xii, 353.
Washington's administrations, John

Marshall supports, xi, 333.
Washington's military genius, viii,

389.
Waterloo, Battle-field of, vi, 188;

Sir W. Scott's visit to, xiii, 109.
Waterloo, Napoleon's defeat at, viii,

381; ix, 60, 105, 165; X, 178.
Watkins, Capt., of Richmond, xii,

88.
Watson.—Erects electric telegraph

line (1847) over London house-

tops, xiv, 435.
Watts, Isaac.—(1674-1748.) Eng.

lish theologian and hymn writer,

vii, 140.
Wauters, Mr., of Belgium, his map

of the Congo Basin, xiv, 331.
"Waverley Novels,” Sir W. Scott's,

xiii, 102, 104, 107, 110, 111,

113, 115, 128.
“Waverley,” Scott's novel of, xii,

104, 105, 107, 109, 110.
Weapons, engines, etc., used in

war by the nations of antiquity,

iii, 237.
Weber, Karl Maria von. — (1786-

1826.) German composer, Wag-
ner fascinated by his music, xiv,

27-29; “Euryanthe," 29, 30.
Webster, Daniel. (1782-1852.)

American statesman and orator,
V, 103; vi, 392; X, 77, 324,
325; xi, 52, 185, 199, 206, 210,
214, 232, 295, 315, 320, 349;

167;
teaches principles of political
union to rising generation, 168;
aspires to the presidency, 170;
seeks to conciliate the South,
does not like slavery, nor does
he sympathize with abolitionism,
172; his Mar. 7th (1850)
speech advocating conciliation
and adherence to the Constitu.
tion, 174; serious political
errors of his later life, 181;
beneficence and wisdom of the
measures he advocated, 182; the
Ashburton treaty, 183; death
and fame, 184, 185; xiii, 198,

249.
Webster, John. - (1602-24.) Eng.

lish dramatist, xiii, 290, 296.
Wedderburn, Alex, Earl of Ross.

lyn.-(1733-1805.) English so.
licitor-general (1771.77), xi, 81.

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Wedmore, Treaty of, viii, 38, 45.
Weed, Thurlow. (1797-1882.)

American politician and journal.

ist, xi, 209.
Wei-hai-wei, China, British occupa-

tion of (1900), xiv, 295.
Weimar, Duke of Saxe-.. His

friendship for Goethe, xiii, 401,

404.406, 418.
Weimar, Germany, the home of

Goethe, Schiller, and Wieland,

vii, 274, 275; xiii, 203, 404,
1

413, 430.
Weismann, August.-(1834-1914.)

German zoölogist, xiv, 194.
Weissenburg, Battle of (August,

1870), x, 299.
Welle Makua, African river, xiv,

334.
Welles, Gideon.-(1802-78.) Lin-

coln's Secretary of the Navy,
1

xii, 276.
Wellesley, Sir Arthur. - (1 76 9.

1852.) British general and
statesman, ix, 250; ministry of,
as Duke of Wellington, 263;
hatred of Catholics, 264; carries
Catholic emancipation, 265, 266;
letters of George IV to, 270.

See Wellington, Duke of.
Wellington, Arthur, Duke of.

(1769-1852.) British general
and statesman, vii, 291; viii,
168, 346; ix, 175, 247, 250,
263, 264, 265, 266, 268, 270,
278, 313, 365; X, 38, 39, 40,

56, 61, 69, 92, 96, 159, 164, 302.
Wells, Dr. W. C.-"Account of a

White Female part of whose skin
resembles that of a Negro,” xiv,

173.
Welsh, Jane, marries Carlyle, xiii,

199.
Wensiang, Prince.-Chinese states-

man, xiv, 285.
Wentworth, Thomas. See Straf-

ford, Earl of.

Weremouth, Northumbria, Abbey

church of, viii, 33.
Werther, Sorrows of," The, xiii,
32,
403.
See “Sorrows

of
Werther."
Wesley, John.-(1703-91.) English

preacher and founder of Method-
ism, V, 231; vi, 242, 317; vii,

140.
Wessex, Kingdom of, viii, 28, 29,

30, 33, 35, 40, 57, 58.
West, The Far (of U. S.), xii, 91.
West Africa, Obongo dwarfs of,

xiv, 337.
“Westchester Farmer, A,” essays

by Alex. Hamilton under this

signature, xi, 174.
Western Alliance (in Crimean

War), x, 193.
Western Empire, Revival of, V, 57,

366. See Charlemagne.
"Western, Great,” steamer, xiv,

214.
Western Powers, ix, 351; &, 121.
Western Wilderness, Marquette ex.

plores the, vi, 309.
West India Emancipation, x, 323.
West India Islands, vi, 132; si,

162, 163.
Westminster, Courts of, at London,

surprises Peter the Great, viil,

346; ix, 238.
Westminster, Dean of (Stanley),

xiii, 456.
Westminster, Marquis. - English

freetrader, X, 82.
Westminster, Palace of, London,

vi, 202, 203, 211.
Westminster Abbey, London, ,

387; vi, 67; ix, 256; xi, 144;
xili, 167, 282, 458; Darwin in-

terred in, xiv, 167.
Westminster Hall (Houses of Par

liament), x, 87; xiii, 373.
“Westminster Review,” English,

vii, 356, 357.

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Westphalia, Peace of (1648), viti,

171, 287.
West Point, on the Hudson, xi,

142-144; cadets of, xii, 194;

General Pope at, 288, 298.
West Saxon power, Collapse of,

viii, 36.
West Virginia, McClellan in, xii,

283.
Wetherell, Sir Charles. English

politician, X, 34, 36.
Wharncliffe, Lord. (1776-1845.)

English statesman, X, 37, 66.
Whately, Richard. (1787-1863.)

Archbishop of Dublin, vi, 414;

ix, 272.
Wheaton, Henry.-(1785-1848.)

American jurist and legal como
mentator, his "Elements of In.

ternational Law,” xii, 354.
Whewell, William. (1794-1866.)

English philosopher and scien.

tist, vi, 418; xiv, 89.
Whig English statesmen and lead.

ers of reform, x, 30, 31.
Whigs, American, of 1840, xii, 128,

130, 131, 132.
Whigs, English, in Power (1839),

xiii, 263 (1846) 267.
Whigs, Macaulay a leader among

the, xiii, 256; accepts seat in

Whig cabinet, 263.
Whigs and Democrats, Northern,

xii, 224.
Whigs and Tories, Struggles of

(English), vii, 197; X, 30, 50,

51, 57, 58, 70; xiii, 225.
White, Gilbert.-(1720-93.) Eng.

lish naturalist, his "Natural His-

tory of Selborne,” xiv, 159.
Whitefield, George. — (1714-70.)

English divine and orator, kind.
ling religious enthusiasm in Eng.

land, ii, 143; vi, 165; xi, 233.
Whitehouse, Commander, his sur-

veys and map of Victoria Ny.
anza, xiv, 330.

White House, Official residence of

President, Washington City, si,

297; xii, 81.
White Plains, N. Y., xi, 140, 141,

177.
Whittier, John G. - (1 80 7.9 2.)

American poet, xiii, 165, 453.
Widal's agglutination test, xiv, 454.
Widmann, G. R.-Editor of an edi.

tion of the “Faust” legend in

1599, xiii, 429.
Wieland, Christoph M. (1733-

1813.) German poet, vii, 274,

279; xiii, 300.
Wilberforce, William. (1 7 5 9 -

1833.) English philanthropist

and statesman, x, 67, 72; xi, 98.
Wilderness, Battle of the, (1864),

xii, 304, 346.
Wilderness wanderings, Israelitish,

ii, 128; tent (Tabernacle) of

the, 204.
Wild Huntsman, The,” Scott's

translation of Bürger's German

ballad, xiii, 78.
“Wilhelm Meister,” Carlyle's trang.

lation of, xiii, 198.
Wilhelm Meister," Goethe's, vi,

200; xiii, 425-427.
Wilkes, John.(1727-97.)

Eng.
lish politician, vii, 354.
Wilkie, Sir David.-(1775-1841.)

Scottish painter, vii, 387.
Wilkinson, James. - (1757-1825.)

American general and politician,
implicated in Burr's conspiracy,
xi, 303; relations with Andrew

Jackson, xii, 31.
Wilkinson, Sir J. G.-(1797-1875.)

English Egyptologist, i, 33, 38.
Willard, Emma.—(1 7 8 7.18 7 0.)

American educator, vii, 301;

xvi, 161.
Willard, Frances E.-(1839-1898.)

American temperance advocate,
xvi, 163; active in anti-saloon
movement, 164.

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