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

Dudley & Burns, 1869 - 671 páginas

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Página 70 - A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city; and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.
Página 569 - 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 522 - Separated by an immense ocean and an extensive wilderness from Great Britain, you have no participation in her councils, no interest in her conduct — you have felt her tyranny, you have seen her injustice ; but I do not ask you to avenge the one, or redress the other.
Página 572 - Second, intituled an act for the more easy recovery of debts in his majesty's plantations and colonies in America...
Página 522 - Had I any doubt of eventual success, I might ask your assistance — but I do not. I come prepared for every contingency. I have a force which will look down all opposition, and that force is but the vanguard of a much greater.
Página 113 - 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 525 - An act to provide for the erection of a Monument to the Memory of the late President Major General Sir Isaac Brock.
Página 633 - 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 192 - 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 157 - 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.

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