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Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 A series of pen and pencil sketches of the lives of more than 200 of the most prominent personages in History   By: (1870-1942)

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GREAT MEN AND FAMOUS WOMEN

A Series of Pen and Pencil Sketches of

THE LIVES OF MORE THAN 200 OF THE MOST PROMINENT PERSONAGES IN HISTORY

VOL. III.

Copyright, 1894, BY SELMAR HESS

edited by Charles F. Horne

[Illustration: Publisher's arm.]

New York: Selmar Hess Publisher

Copyright, 1894, by SELMAR HESS.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME III.

SUBJECT AUTHOR PAGE

ALFRED THE GREAT, Sir J. Bernard Burke, LL.D. , 101 ST. AMBROSE, Rev. A. Lambing, LL.D. , 68 ARCHIMEDES, John Timbs, F.S.A. , 59 ARISTOTLE, Fénelon , 54 ST. AUGUSTINE OF CANTERBURY, Rt. Rev. Henry Codman Potter , 88 ST. AUGUSTINE OF HIPPO, James, Cardinal Gibbons , 73 FRANCIS BACON, Hon. Ignatius Donnelly , 154 WILLIAM BRADFORD, Elbridge S. Brooks , 172 AUGUSTUS CÆSAR, 66 JOHN CALVIN, 140 CHARLES I. OF ENGLAND, F. Hindes Groome , 177 Letter written on the eve of his execution by Charles I. to his son , 180 CHARLES V. OF GERMANY, 133 MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, Rev. W. J. Brodribb , 63 NICHOLAS COPERNICUS, John Stoughton, D.D. , 122 OLIVER CROMWELL, Lord Macaulay , 181 DAVID, KING OF ISRAEL, Margaret E. Sangster , 10 DEMOSTHENES, E. Benjamin Andrews , 47 DIOGENES, Fénelon , 54 ELIZABETH, QUEEN OF ENGLAND, Samuel L. Knapp , 149 FREDERICK, THE GREAT ELECTOR, 189 GALILEO GALILEI, 161 JOHN HUSS, Rev. Dr. Tweedy , 106 ISABELLA OF CASTILE, Sarah H. Killikelly , 114 JUSTINIAN THE GREAT, 85 JOHN KNOX, P. Hume Brown , 144 LOUIS XI. OF FRANCE, E. Spencer Biesly, M.A. , 111 LOUIS XIV., Oliver Optic , 192 MARTIN LUTHER, 127 Letter of affection from Luther to his little son Hans , 132 LYCURGUS, Rev. Joseph T. Duryea , 22 MAHOMET, 95 MOSES, Henry George , 1 ST. PATRICK, Rev. G. F. Maclear, B.D. , 80 WILLIAM PENN, 200 PERICLES, 34 CARDINAL RICHELIEU, 166 SOCRATES, Fénelon , 38 SOLOMON, Rev. Charles F. Deems , 16 THEMISTOCLES, 29

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

VOLUME III.

PHOTOGRAVURES

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JUSTINIAN AND HIS COUNCIL, Benjamin Constant Frontispiece MOSES IN THE BULRUSHES, Paul Delaroche 2 THE VICTORS OF SALAMIS, Fernand Cormon 32 DEMOSTHENES PRACTISING ORATORY, Jules Jean Lecomte du Nouy 48 AUGUSTUS CÆSAR AND CLEOPATRA, August von Heckel 66 LOUIS XI. AND OLIVIER LE DAIN, Hermann Kaulbach 112 MARTIN LUTHER BEFORE THE COUNCIL OF WORMS, E... Continue reading book >>




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