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Seite 318 - Letters from High Latitudes. A Yacht Voyage to Iceland, Jan Mayen, and Spitzbergen. By his Excellency the Earl of Dufferin, Governor-General of the Dominion of Canada. Authorized edition. With -portrait and several illustrations. 8vo, cloth extra, $1.50. The titled author has given us in this work a narrative of a voyage replete with incident in the yacht
Seite 324 - ... those under whose auspices you will thus have shown to what the Indian race can attain, at the same time that you will leave to your children an ever-widening prospect of increasing happiness and progressive improvement. Before I conclude I cannot help expressing to Mr. Duncan, and those associated with him in his good work, not only in my own name, not only in the name of the Government of Canada, but also in the name of Her Majesty the Queen, and in the name of the people of England, who take...
Seite 120 - There were difficulties from end to end; difficulties from high and steep mountains; from snows; from deserts where there was scarcity of water, and from gorges and flats where there was an excess ; difficulties from cold and from heat, from a scarcity of timber and from obstructions of rock ; difficulties in supplying a large force on a long line ; from Indians and want of laborers.
Seite 190 - the Canadian government fail to take practical steps to carry into effect the terms solemnly accepted by them, we most respectfully inform your Excellency that, in the opinion of a large number of people of this province, the withdrawal of the province from the confederation will be the inevitable result.
Seite 86 - ... brought into such a position. Still, let me find a dog in my bedroom I would not say that he would be very safe ; I hope he will never get there. If I should find a dog in my buttery, or in my bedroom as some have, I fear they would give their last howl. I hope and pray they never will come there. If they jump my claims here, I shall be very apt to give them a pre-emption right that will last them to the last resurrection.