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INDEX TO VOLS. I. AND II.

APRIL, 1895 — MARCH, 1896.

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Abraham, the story of ........870, 871
Acetylene, account of discovery and char-

acter ............... 223, 224

Further information ..........629
Air, a lesson on .............. 21

The sun and the air ........ 390, 399
The component parts of ...... 584-587

cohol, effects of . . . . . . . . . . . . 525
American history, readings in; five papers

356–360, 455-459, 541-545, 643-646, 738–740
Americanism, the Monroe doctrine of . 743-759

University professors on ........814
American university development; two pa-
pers. . . . . .

.... 561-580, 657-665
Ammonia and nitric acid in the air, impor-

tance of ...::::::....... 585
Antiquity, current idea of ........686

Jewish in origin ............687
Anti-toxin and diphtheria . ...... 24, 509
Aqueous vapor, effect of, in the atmosphere 398

Its nature and amount ......... 584
Ararat, Mount. .............849
Argon, discovery of, by Lord Rayleigh . . 79

Prize of $10,000 awarded for discovery of . 390
The question of ...

.........811
Under the Hodgkins fund ...

.: .::.889
Armenia, the short story of troubles in . . 708

The cruel case of massacred . ... 765-767
Armenia in history ............ 849
Armenian Christianity ..........850
Asia in human progress. ........489
Assyria, a curse to mankind, B. C. 1306-600.688
Astronomy, the dawn of, by Mary Proctor . 122

Popular readings in, second paper . 936-943
General view of observation in .:. .838-840
Celestial photography ......... 841
Use of the spectroscope . .........842
The sun ..............936-943
Distance of .............. 936
Size of ...................938

.....938
Sun spots . . . . . . . · · · · · · · 939
The photosphere . ...

nere... . . . . . . . . . . 940
Thirty-five terrestrial "elements "known

to exist in the sun .......... 941
The chromosphere ...........942
The corona . ............ 943

Source of the sun's heat . ....... 943
Athletic excesses in universities .... 75-78
Atlanta, opening of cotton exposition at 421-424

Report on by S. T. K. Prime . .....634
Australian States, the seven . ......327
Atomic theory, Dalton's discovery of ... 374
Attraction " not a true conception .... 680
Austria, German position of . . . . . . . 695

Antagonism to Prussia . .,
Prussia victorious over, in the Seven

Weeks' War of 1866 ... ....803-805
Babylonia, its bible the earliest known . : 27

Its place in the dawn of history . . .97-110
Interest and importance of . ...... 97
Two parts of, north and south ...... 98
Cities of, Eridu, Erech, and Ur. ... 98
Its scriptures the earliest known . ...

Babylonia, Astronomy .... ..... 99

Remarkable development of religion . . 100
Ea, the Beneficent, and Merodach, the
Merciful . ... Lirisinis sinisti

. . IOI
Eridu, the earliest “Holy City" of history 102
Ur, a Babylonian Chicago . ...... 102
Sargon, earliest historical king, 3800 B C. 103
Temple of Merodach at Babylon. ... 103
Four divisions of the Babylonian bible,
magical texts, hymns to deities, peni-

tential psalms, and litanies . ... 103, 104
The story of Sargon . ....... 104, 105
Babylonia in Egypt at Tel el-Amarna . . 105
Contrast of Babylonian and Assyrian . . 106
Babylonian invention of cuneiforin writing 107
Houses, commerce, art, and manufactures

. 107, 108
Agriculture. ............. 108
Burial of the dead ....

dead :::. ...... 109
Money of the Babylonians . ...... 270
New light on Babylonia in human prog.

ress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 510
Early king of, at Mt. Sinai . ......867
Its Moon-god, Sin, gives name to Sinai . 868
Commerce of .
Conquest in the far west . . . . . . . 869
Canaan a province of .......... 870

Its culture established in Egypt. ... . 873
Bacon-Shakespeare ......... 113, 493
Bacteria, the question of .....
Bell John, of Maryland, his estimate of

Washington. ::::::::::::::852
Bible” and “Paper," the same in origin

Conquest in the Far West'.:::::.868

s estiniate of 155

256, 693

Bible, place of the Hebrew ........686
Bibles and Beliefs of mankind ...... 27
Bibles of mankind, their chronological order 693
Bicycle exercise, Dr. G. M. Hammond on . 150
Bimetallism, what is it ........ 159-160
Bismarck, the Teutonic empire builder 694-700
How he made Prussia victorious over Aus-

tria ............... 803-805
The war with France and King William

made emperor .......... 881-884
Boers, the case of the . ..........812
Bohemian matters . ........... 347
Books, new, their importance ...... 3
Brain, the, a duplex organ . ..... 504-507
Brain, the, in man, Prof. Elmer Gates on . 609
Breathing, the art of ...
Brissot, Jean Pierre, his estimate of Wash-

ington . ................856
Britannica, The Encyclopædia, as a univer-

text-book for systematic study. ... 1-2
British Guiana, its relation to Venezuela . 858
British possessions ............ 156
Broglie, Prince de, his estimate of Washing-

ton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 853
Bryant's Poets and Poetry, Library of . . .612
Cabot John, his discovery of North Amer-

.... 242, 246
Cabral, Pedro Alvarez, discovers South

America . ...............487

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