History of the Settlement of Upper Canada (Ontario): With Special Reference to the Bay Quinté

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Dudley & Burns, 1869 - 671 páginas
 

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Página 68 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Página 567 - Who is it," said the jealous ruler over the desert encroached upon by the restless foot of English adventure — " who is it that causes this river to rise in the high mountains, and to empty itself into the ocean ? Who is it that causes to blow the loud winds of winter, and that calms them again in...
Página 523 - An act to provide for the erection of a Monument to the Memory of the late President Major General Sir Isaac Brock.
Página 155 - At the time of his decease he was a member of the House of Representatives. He was struck with paralysis in the very seat from which he had so many times electrified the nation with his fervent and cogent oratory.
Página 42 - I assured him, that having more than once travelled almost from one end of the continent to the other, and kept a great variety of company, eating, drinking, and conversing with them freely, I never had heard in any conversation from any person, drunk or sober, the least expression of a wish for a separation, or a hint that such a thing would be advantageous to America...
Página 111 - Directions from time to time, as you shall receive from us or any other your superior Officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War ; in pursuance of the Trust hereby reposed in You.
Página 190 - I, AB, do promise and declare that I will maintain and defend to " the utmost of my power the authority of the King in His Parliament, as " the supreme Legislature of this Province...
Página 631 - I believe, towards the close of the last century, and the beginning of the present, sent out more living writers, in its proportion, than any other school.
Página 572 - ... every person so offending in any of the cases aforesaid, and being convicted of any such offence, either by his own confession, the view of a justice...
Página 521 - If the barbarous and savage policy of Great Britain be pursued, and the savages are let loose to murder our citizens, and butcher our women and children, this war will be a war of extermination. The first stroke of the tomahawk — the first attempt with the scalping knife, will be the signal of one indiscriminate scene of desolation.

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