Cosgrave, The Very Rev. F.H., Samuel Pepys and His Time, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 3 Nov 1927, 178-191 Some words on the pronunciation of Mr. Pepys' name. Mr. Pepys and his time. Why he and his time are worthy of the audience's attention. Events that took place during Pepys' lifetime (1633-1703), and events in Pepys' own life. Ways in which Pepys was at the centre of the political life of England....
Trevelyan, George Macaulay, History and Literature, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Mar 1924, 136-152 The system of education through humane letters; an education that never dissociated history from literature. The replacement of the classics by physical science as the chief study of the educated. The mind of the "plain people" that used to be soaked in the Bible and very little else, now soaked...
Windle, Sir Bertram, Thomas Hardy, The Novelist, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 27 Mar 1924, 153-165 The place of the dramatist as the "abstract and brief chronicle of the time" now taken by the novelist. Some remarks about history and the purpose of studying history. Studying history through novels written at a particular place and time. Novels which lead one to a further study of history. The...
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