the dull, the noisy, the fat-witted majority, just six times more numerous than the naturally-able boys.
This proportion of one in six is very common in the world.
In ships that I have sailed in, among the military companions with whom I have campaigned, among the blacks and the whites of my African expeditions, in the House of Commons, and in Congress, the leaven of one in six seemed to be required to keep things rightly going.
When Bishop Vowler Short--who had once been tutor to Cardinal Newman — appeared on his annual visit to the school, he was heard to express high approval of the attainments of some of the boys in the first class, and, after honouring them with valuable souvenirs, graciously blessed them.
When Captain Leigh Thomas, the Chairman of the Board of Guardians, who was a local magnate, and of Indian distinction — being descended from that Captain George Thomas, who, in the last century, rose from obscurity to the rank of an Indian prince in North-West India--v
ll, W. W., 512, 515
New Englander, 301, 303
New England farmer, the, 430
New England Primer, the, 391, 521
New England psalm singer, 574
New England's first fruits, 392
New England's Memorial, 533
New English Canaan of Thomas Morton, the, 198
New era in the Philippines, the, 165
New France and New England, 193
New freedom, 365
New harmony Gazette, the, 436
New ideas on population, 431
New international Dictionary, 477
New Literature, The, 553 n.
Newman, Cardinal, 500
Newman, S. P., 434
New nationalism, 365
New pastoral, the, 48
New Purchase, the, 75
New realism, the, 264
New Republic, 333
New Sheaf from the Old Fields of Continental Europe, a, I 12
Newton, Heber, 219
Newton, Isaac, 234, 524
New Tracks in North America, 157
New variorum Shakespeare, 483
New views of Society, 399
New World, the, 547
New York colonial documents, 175
New York idea, the, 276, 294
New York quarterly, the, 304
New York Review, the,