Letters and journals, ed. by T. Walrond

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Seite 473 - THE HOLY BIBLE, according to the AUTHORIZED VERSION, AD 1611. With an EXPLANATORY and CRITICAL COMMENTARY and a REVISION of the TRANSLATION. By BISHOPS and other CLERGY of the ANGLICAN CHURCH.
Seite 54 - Americanize," but, depend upon it, by methods of this description you will never "Anglicize" the French Inhabitants of the province. Let them feel, on the other hand, that their religion, their habits, their prepossessions, their prejudices if you will, are more considered and respected here than In other portions of this vast continent, who will venture to say that the last hand which waves the British flag on American ground may not be that of a French Canadian?
Seite 169 - IS 55, he was offered by Lord Palmerston the Chancellorship of the Duchy of Lancaster, with a seat in the Cabinet, he declined the offer, not on any ground of difference from i Sir Edmund Head, who sue- ship in 1833.
Seite 116 - One thing is, however, indispensable to the success of this or any other system of Colonial Government. You must renounce the habit of telling the Colonies that the Colonial is a provisional existence. You must allow them to believe that, without severing the bonds which unite them to Great Britain, they may attain the degree of perfection, and of social and political development, to which organised communities of free men have a right to aspire.
Seite 126 - I have been possessed ( I use the word advisedly, for I fear that most persons in England still consider it a case of possession) with the idea that it is possible to maintain on this soil of North America, and in the face of Republican America, British connection and British institutions, if you give the latter freely and trustingly. Faith, when it is sincere, is always catching...
Seite 60 - Peel's Bill of 1846 drives the whole of the produce down the New York channels of communication, destroying the revenue which Canada expected to derive from canal dues, and ruining at once mill-owners, forwarders, and merchants. The consequence is, that private property is unsaleable in Canada, and not a shilling can be raised on the credit of the province.
Seite 41 - I still adhere to my opinion that the real and effectual vindication of Lord Durham's memory and proceedings will be the success of a Governor-General of Canada who works out his views of government fairly. Depend upon it, if this country is governed for a few years satisfactorily, Lord Durham's reputation as a statesman will be raised beyond the reach of cavil. I do not indeed know whether I am to be the instrument...
Seite 240 - Christian civilisation will have to win its way among a sceptical and ingenious people, by making it manifest that a faith which reaches to heaven furnishes better guarantees for public and private morality than one which does not rise above the earth.
Seite 240 - West will be in presence of a population the most universally and laboriously manufacturing of any on the earth. It can achieve victories in the contest in which it will have to engage only by proving that physical knowledge and mechanical skill applied to the arts of production are more than a match for the most persevering efforts of unscientific industry. "This is the task which is before you, and towards the accomplishment of which, within the sphere of my duty, I shall rejoice to co-operate.
Seite 8 - It was observed that, whatsoever his hand found to do, he did it with all his might, as well as with a judgment and discretion beyond his years, and a tact akin to genius.

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