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UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

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Is INVASION POSSIBLE? By Major-General Frank S. Russell
OUR MILITARY WEAKNESS. By Colonel the Earl of Erroll
The Young TURKS. By Noel Buxton
The LORDS AND THE LICENSING BILL. By the Right Hon. Lord

Ribblesdale
REFORM OF THE HOUSE OF LORDS. By J. A. R. Marriott
THE WASTE OF INFANT LIFE. By Janet E. Lane-Claypon
MILTON. By Herbert Paul
INHERITANCE AND SOCIOLOGY. By W.C.D. Whetham
COURT AND SOCIETY AT BERLIN IN THE FIFTIES : A REMINISCENCE.

By Lady Paget
Tas EDUCATIONAL Problem. By the Right Hon. Lord Stanley of

Alderley
PEACE OR A SWORD? Some REFLECTIONS OF AN EXTREMIST. By the

Comtesse de Franqueville

MODERN Occultism. By Professor Simon Newcomb

THE CENTENARY OF EDGAR ALLAN POE. By Lewis Melville

CXEMPLOYMENT FROM THE UNEMPLOYED' Point of View. By T. Good.

A RAILWAY TO INDIA. By C. E. D. Black

INDIAN REFORMS : A HINDU VIEW. By S. M. Mitra

LORD MORLEY'S INDIAN REFORMS. By Sir Charles A. Elliott

THE TAXATION OF LAND VALUES. By Harold Co.

THE ATTITUDE OF SCIENCE TO THE UNUSUAL: A REPLY TO PROFESSOR

NEWCOMB. By Sir Oliver Lodge

WHAT SHOULD THE GOVERNMENT DOŽ By Harold Spender

The Lost EMPIRE OF ENGLAND (?) By Walter Frewen Lord

THE PREVENTION OF CRIME Act. By Sir Robert Anderson

OUR CONSCRIPTS AT CRÉCY. By G. G. Coulton

The REAL LAFCADIO HEARN. By Mrs. Arthur Kennarà

AN INSURANCE AGAINST UNEMPLOYMENT SCHEME. By Miss Edith

Sellers

BRITISH WORK FOR BRITISH WORKERS. By J. Ellis Barker

DIVORCE YERSUS COMPULSORY CELIBACY. By Basil Tozer

Tex Messina EARTHQUAKE. By Charles Davison

MAGGIE : A SKETCH FROM LIFE. By Mrs. Cecil Popham

FELIX MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY. By Miss A. E. Keeton

A GERMAN VIEW OF THE ANGLO-GERMAN PROBLEM. By C. S. Goldman.

THE FUTURE OF CONSTITUTIONAL TURKEY. By Professor A. Vambéry.

INDIA REVISITED. By Lieut.-Colonel C. F. Massy

SCOTTISH ORDERS AND CATHOLIC REUNION. By the Rev. Archibald

Fleming

THE MAKING OR MARRING OF Things MILITARY. By Lieut.-Colonel

Alsager Pollock

A YEAR WITH THE PUBLIC TRUSTEE. By E. K. Allen

The DEFAMERS OF SHAKESPEARE. I. By Sir Edward Sullivan

THE MISSING ESSENTIALS IN ECONOMIC SCIENCE. By W. H. Mallock .

SOME SUGGESTIONS TOWARDS A SOLUTION OF THE DUCATION PROBLEM.

By Lady Frederick Cavendish

EDWARD Fitz-GERALD: A PERSONAL REMINISCENCE. By Mary Eleanor

Fitz-Gerald-Kerrich

A LESSON FROM AUSTRALIA. By senator E. Pulsford

TRADITION versus ENQUIRY IN IRISH HISTORY. By Mrs. John Richard

Green.

CALIGULA's Galleys In The Lake of Nemi. By St. Clair Baddeley

How We CAME TO BE CENSORED BY THE STATE. By Gertrude Kingston.

OXFORD AND THE WORKING CLASSES. By J. B. Rye

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IRELAND "IN EXTREMIS.' By Ian Malcolm

The Naval Situation. By Sir William H. White

A Rude AWAKENING. By Colonel the Earl of Erroll

GERMAN ARMAMENTS AND THE LIBEral Government. By j. Ellis

Barker.

THE UNIONIST PARTY AND ITs Fiscal SORE. By Lord Hugh Cecil

FORTY-FOUR YEARS AT THE COLONIAL OFFICE. By Sir William Baillie

Hamilton

The Great Inquest. By J. A. R. Marriott

THE DEFAMERS OF SHAKESPEARE. By Sir Edward Sullivan

NATIONAL AFFORESTATION. By the Right Hon. Sir Herbert Maxwell

SOME PERSONAL EXPERIENCES OF THE GREAT EARTHQUAKE.

By the

Hon. Alexander Nelson Hood

THE NEW ERA in Economic History. By Moreton Frewen

SLEDGING AS A METHOD OF EXPLORING THE ARCTIC OCEAN. By

Alfred H. Harrison .

The Taxation of Land Values: A Reply to Mr. Harold Cox. By

John Orr

Quo VADIS ? A Prospect in Indian Politics. By sir Bampfylde

Fuller

Six German OpinionS ON THE NAVAL SITUATION. By Æneas O'Neill.

THE DECLARATION OF LONDON. By Thomas Gibson Bowles

THE ORIGIN OF THE REVOLT IN TURKEY. By Halil Halid Bey

THE LAMBETH IDEAL OF REUNION. By the Rev. Canon Hensley Henson

PRAYER-BOOK REVISION

ORNAMENTS RUBRIC. By D. 0.

Lathbury

William Beckford's AdventuRE IN DIPLOMACY:

CORRESPONDENCE. By Lewis Melville

THE AËRIAL PERIL. By Captain T. G. Tulloch .

DecentralISATION OF Government in India. By Sir Arundel Àrundel.

THE END OF A LEGEND. By W. S. Lilly

THE MISSING ESSENTIALS IN ECONOMIC SCIENCE, II.

Mallock

IRELAND AND THE Budget. ' By T. M. Keitle

STATE FEEDING OF School CHILDREN in London. By Sir Charles A.

Elliott

Poor RELIEF IN THE DAYS TO COME. By Edith Sellers

WHAT EVERY GERMAN Knows. By Austin Harrison

The · UNIFICATION' OF South AFRICA. By Sir Walter Peace

THE BUDGET OF 1909. By Harold Cor.

A Glance at a War Horizon. By Major-General Sir W. G. Knox

FOREWARNED BUT NOT FOREARMED: A WARNING FROM 1870-71. By

Colonel Lonsdale Hale

MR. BIRRELL'S IRISH LAND BILL. By the Right Hon. Sir Horace

Plunkett

A TRIBUTE TO SWINBURNE. By Ernest Rhys

PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF ABDUL HAMID II AND HIS COURT. By

Professor A. Vambéry

THE FUTURE OF THE Public-House. By Edwyn Barclay

THE ROYAL ACADEMY AND THE Salon. By H. Heathcote Statham

A SWEDISH EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION. By Lady Darwin

HENRY VIII AND THE RELIGIOUS HOUSES OF LONDON. By the Rev.

G. Monroe Royce

THE VINDICATORS OF SHAKESPEARE: A REPLY TO SIR EDWARD SULLIVAN.

By George G. Greenwood

Copyright AT HOME AND ABROAD. By W. Morris Collès

THE BALANCE OF NAVAL POWER AND THE TRIPLE ALLIANCE. By

Archibald S. Hurd

The BAGHDAD RAILWAY AND THE QUESTion of British Co-OPERATION.

By Arthur von Gwinner

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In the number of this Review for May 1905 the writer called attention to a speech made a short time previously by the Prime Minister of the day regarding the immunity of this country from invasion, and also ventured to question the reliability of the figures and reports on which the War Minister and Committee of Defence based their conclusions, which were conveyed to the public by Mr. Balfour in the speech referred to.

After the lapse of over three years it would appear not out of place to quote the following passage from an address delivered by Lord Rosebery at a distribution of prizes in Edinburgh on the 4th of December last. When speaking of the possibility of invasion he said :

Now there is one point which, I believe, in the opinion of experts, has un. doubtedly been made in this connection. It is, I believe, generally admitted that the figures on which Mr. Balfour relied in working out his famous speech in 1905, which ended in the conclusion that we were completely safe against say such invasion, I believe it is now admitted that these figures are obsolete aad untrustworthy.

Unhappily the various speeches on this subject at this period, as prompted by the Committee of National Defence, had lamentable VOL. LXV-No. 383

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