Views of Canada and the Colonists Embracing the Experience of an Eight Years' Residence: Views of the Present State, Progress, and Prospects of the Colony; with Detailed and Practical Information for Intending Emigrants
A. and C. Black, 1851 - 468 sivua
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Views of Canada and the Colonists Embracing the Experience of an Eight Years ...
James Bryce Brown
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Sivu 269 - One day, nigh weary of the irksome way, From her unhasty beast she did alight; And on the grass her dainty limbs did lay, In secret shadow, far from all men's sight ; From her fair head her fillet she undight, And...
Sivu 194 - The mass only wanted the vigorous interference of a wellintentioned Government, strong enough to control both the extreme parties, and to proclaim wholesome truths, and act for the benefit of the country at large in defiance of ultras on either side. " But, apart from all this political effect, I am delighted to have seen this part of the country ; I mean the great district, nearly as large as Ireland, placed between the three lakes — Erie, Ontario, and Huron. You can conceive nothing finer!
Sivu 290 - Of buskin'd limb, and swarthy lineament ;* The red wild feathers on his brow were blent, And bracelets bound the arm that help'd to light A boy, who seem'd, as he beside him went, Of Christian vesture, and complexion bright, Led by his dusky guide, like morning brought by night.
Sivu 236 - GOD hath set His rainbow on thy forehead : and the cloud Mantled around thy feet. And He doth give Thy voice of thunder power to speak of Him Eternally — bidding the lip of man Keep silence — and upon thy rocky altar pour Incense of awe-struck praise.
Sivu 194 - The variety of soils, and the diversity of their combinations, observable in these four districts, are by no means so great as might be expected in so extended a region. The whole tract is alluvial in its formation, and chiefly consists of a stratum of black, and sometimes yellow loam, above which is deposited, when in a state of nature, a rich and deep vegetable mould, the substratum beneath the bed of loam being generally a tenacious gray or blue clay, which in some parts appears at the surface,...
Sivu 269 - Nor pierceable with power of any star: And all within were paths and alleys wide, With footing worn, and leading inward far: Fair harbour, that them seems, so in they entered are. And forth they pass, with pleasure forward led, Joying to hear the birds
Sivu 236 - Unfathom'd and resistless. God hath set His rainbow on thy forehead, and the cloud Mantled around thy feet. And he doth give Thy voice of thunder power to speak of Him Eternally — bidding the lip of man Keep silence — and upon thine altar pour Incense of awe-struck praise.