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Universal Literature

A Biographical and Bibliographical Summary of the World's Most
Eminent Authors, including the Choicest Selections and
Masterpieces from their Writings, Comprising
the Best Features of Many Celebrated

Compilations, Notably

The Guernsey Collection The De Puy Collection

The Ridpath Collection

CAREFULLY EDITED AND ARRANGED BY A CORPS OP THE

MOST CAPABLE SCHOLARS

EDITOR IN CHIEF

John Clark Ridpath, A.M., LL.D.

Author of "Ridpath's History of the United States," Encyclopedia of

Universal History," "Great Races of Mankind," etc., etc,

WITH REVISIONS AND ADDITIONS BY

WILLIAM MONTGOMERY CLEMENS

Author of " The Life of Roosevelt,"' The Life of Mark Twain," " The Life of Kipling." Of the

Editorial Staff of the “ Encyclopedia Americana," etc.

TWENTY-FIVE VOLUMES

NEW YORK
THE FIFTH AVENUE LIBRARY SOCIETY

1908

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a as in fat, man, pang.

ü German u, French u. ā as in fate, mane, dale. oi as in oil, joint, boy. ä as in far, father, guard. ou as in pound, proud. â as in fall, talk.

š as in pressure. à as in fare.

Ž as in seizure. a as in errant, republican. čh as in German ach,

Scotch loch. e as in met, pen, bless. ē as in mete, meet.

ñ French nasalizing n, as

in ton, en. ê as in her, fern.

th as in then. i as in pin, it. i as in pine, fight, file.

u Spanish j. o as in not, on, frog.

G as in Hamburg. o as in note, poke, floor. denotes a primary, a ö as in move, spoon.

secondary accent. (A secô as in nor, song, off. ondary accent is not õ as in valor, actor, idiot. marked if at its regular u as in tub.

interval of two syllables ū as in mute, acute. from the primary, or from ů as in pull.

another secondary.

COPYRIGHT, 1906

BY

THE FIFTH AVENUE LIBRARY SOCIETY

All rights reserved

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DERBY (der' bi or dar' bi), EARL OF..
DERBY, GEORGE HORATIO...
DÉROULEDE (dā rö lād), Paul.
DERZHAVIN (der' zhä vin), GABRIEL.
DESCARTES (dā kärt), René...
DESJARDINES (dă zhär dañ), Paul..
DE STENDHAL (de stoñ däl), see BEYLE, MARIE-Henri..
DE VERE (de vēr'), SIR AUBREY HUNT...
DE VERE, AUBREY THOMAS....
DE VERE, MAXIMILIAN SCHELE..
DE VINNE (de vin' e), THEODORE Low...
DE VRIES (de vrēz'), Hugo, see VRIES, HUGO DE.
DEWEY (dū'i), ORVILLE..
Diaz (di' az; Sp. de'äth), ABBY Morton...
DIAZ DEL CASTILLO (dē' äth del käs tēl' yö), BERNAL
DIBDIN (dib' din), CHARLES.
DIBDIN, THOMAS FROGNALL.
Dick (dik), Thomas.
DICKENS (dik' enz), CHARLES.
DIDEROT (dē dro), DENIS..
DIEDRICH KNICKERBOCKER (dēd' rich nik' er bok er), see

IRVING, WASHINGTON
Dies Irae (di' ēz i'rē)
DILKE (dilk), SIR CHARLES WENTWORTH.
DIMITRY (de mē' tre), CHARLES PATTON...
DIMOND (di' mõnd), WILLIAM....
DINGELSTEDT (ding' el stet), FRANZ VON.
DIOGENES (di oj' e nēz), LAERTIUS..
DISRAELI (diz ra' li or diz rē' li), BENJAMIN.
D'ISRAELI, ISAAC
Dix (diks), John ADAMS..
Dix, MORGAN
Dixon (diks” ôn), THOMAS, JR.
Dixon, WILLIAM HEPWORTH..

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DUCHESS (duch' es), The, see HUNGERFORD, MARGARET

W. ...
DUDEVANT (düd voñ), ARMANDINE LUCILE.
DUFFERIN AND Ava (duf' êr in and a' vä), EARL OF...
DUFFERIN, LADY
Dumas (dü mä), ALEXANDRE, pére.
DUMAS, ALEXANDRE, fils......
DU MAURIER (dü mō ryā), GEORGE Louis PalMELLA.
DUNBAR (dun' bär), PAUL LAURENCE..
DUNBAR, WILLIAM
DUNCAN (dung hạn), NoRMAN.
DUNLAP (dun' lap), William.
Dunne (dun), FINLEY PETER..
DURAND (dü roñ), ALICE MARY CÉLESTE.
D'URFEY (dêr' fi), THOMAS.
DURUY (dü rüē), JEAN VICTOR.
DUTT (dut), Toru..
DUYCKINCK (di' kingk), EVERT AUGUSTUS.
Dwight (dwit), JOHN SULLIVAN.
Dwight, TIMOTHY
DYCE (dis), ALEXANDER.
DYER (di' êr), SIR EDWARD.
DYER, JOHN
DYER, Thomas HENRY.

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EARLE (érl), ALICE Morse.
EARLE, JOHN
EASTMAN (ēst' mạn), CHARLES GAMAGE.
EASTMAN, ELAINE, see GOODALE SISTERS.
EBERS (ā' bers), GEORG Moritz...
ECHEGARAY (à chā gä' ri), José...
E. D. E. N., see SOUTH WORTH, E. D. E. N.
EDDY (ed'i), Mary BAKER GLOVER.
EDERSHEIM (ā' der shim), ALFRED.
EDGAR (ed' gąr), John GEORGE.
EDGEWORTH (ej' wêrth), MARIA..

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