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Country Life in Canada Fifty Years Ago: Personal recollections and ...
Korlátozott előnézet - 2019
Adolphustown barn batteaux Bay of Quinte began boats boys British Brockville brought built Canadian canal Church cider Clergy Reserves Cobourg College comfort district door Durham boats early factories farm farmer father fifty years ago fire girls Government half a century hand heard horse House of Assembly increased institutions Kingston labour Lake Ontario land living look matter ment merchant Methodist Midland District miles mills Montreal mother neighbour never Niagara night occasion paper passed population possessed Province in 1830 pushed Quaker reached recollection remember Rideau Canal roads round seats settlement settlers shore side sleigh snow spring steamboat strong teacher thing thought tion toil took Toronto town township trade travelled trees turn Upper Canada Upper Canada College vessels village W. H. Griffin waggon winter wooden woods York young
163. oldal - I call therefore a complete and generous education, that which fits a man to perform justly, skilfully, and magnanimously all the offices, both private and public, of peace and war.
224. oldal - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 Solitude ! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms Than reign in this horrible place.
84. oldal - Ah, brother ! only I and thou Are left of all that circle now, — The dear home faces whereupon That fitful firelight paled and shone. Henceforward, listen as we will, The voices of that hearth are still ; Look where we may, the wide earth o'er, Those lighted faces smile no more.
249. oldal - The kingdom of heaven is like to a grain of mustard seed, which a man took, and sowed in his field, which indeed is the least of all seeds, but when it is grown, it is the greatest among herbs, and becometh a tree, so that the birds of the air come and lodge in the branches thereof.
239. oldal - ... and the stars of heaven fell unto the earth, even as a fig-tree casteth her untimely figs when she is shaken of a mighty wind...
83. oldal - Shut in from all the world without, We sat the clean-winged hearth about, Content to let the north-wind roar In baffled rage at pane and door, While the red logs before us beat The frost-line back with tropic heat...
179. oldal - Again the pealing organ heaves its thrilling thunders, compressing air into music, and rolling it forth upon the soul. What long-drawn cadences! What solemn, sweeping concords! It grows more and more dense and powerful; it fills the vast pile, and seems to jar the very walls; the ear is stunned, the senses are overwhelmed.
154. oldal - Promote, then, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge. In proportion as the structure of a government gives force to public opinion, it is essential that public opinion should be enlightened.
83. oldal - ANNOUNCED by all the trumpets of the sky, Arrives the snow, and, driving o'er the fields, Seems nowhere to alight: the whited air Hides hills and woods, the river, and the heaven, And veils the farm-house 'at the garden's end. The sled and traveller stopped, the courier's feet Delayed, all friends shut out, the housemates sit Around the radiant fireplace, enclosed In a tumultuous privacy of storm.
59. oldal - But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female. For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife ; and they twain shall be one flesh : so then they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.