Cyclopedic Review of Current History Volume 10, Nos. 6-11

Cyclopedic Review of Current History Volume 10, Nos. 6-11

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...Church, Oxford, in 1873. From 1876 to 1883 he was principal of Cuddesdon College and vicar and rural dean of Cuddesdon. In 1883 he was presented to a canonry of Westminster, in conjunction with which he held the rectory of St John the Evangelist, Westminster, until 1894. GOUTHE-SOULARD, MGR. FRANCOIS XAVIER, Archbishop of Aix, France; born at Saint-Jean-le-Vetre, Sept. 1, 1820; died about Sept. 9. He was made archbishop in 1886. He became especially prominent in connection with the "Affair of the Pilgrimages" in 1891 (Vol. 1, pp. 486, 506), on account of his protest against Minister Falliere's circular, asking the bishops to suspend the French pilgrimages to Rome, which had been the occasion of a riotous outbreak. LAWES, SIR JOHN BENNET, noted as a successful scientific farmer; born Dec. 28, 1814; died Aug. 31. He was created a baronet in 1882. He disproved the celebrated mineral ash theory of Haron Lieb'g, which assumed that certain saline substances--mineral constituents--were essential to the growth and development of the plant, and that such substances must be furnished to it by the soil. Mr. I.awes demonstrated the absolute necessity of the presence of nitrogen, either naturally or artificially supplied, in order to maintain the fertility of the soil. NIETZSCHE, FEIEDEICH WILIIELM, German author and philosopher; born Oct. 15, 1844, at Eoecken, near Lutzen, Saxony; died Aug. 25, at Weimar, lie studied at the Universities of Honn and I.eipsic, and was appointed professor of philology at Basle, Switzerland, in 1S69. He became intimately acquainted with Wagner, of whom he was a warm admirer until 1876, when he became an equally warm opponent of the great composer and his theories. In 1880 he was obliged to resign his professorship at...show more

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