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" I expected to find a contest between a government and a people — I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single state : I found a struggle, not of principles, but of races... "
The United States Democratic Review - Seite 540
1839
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THOMAS CHANDLER HALIBURTON

V.L.O. CHITTICK - 1924
...French Canada involved gave startling proof of the seriousness of the situation there. " I expected to find a contest between a Government and a people;...two nations warring in the bosom of a Single State," were Lord Durham's often quoted preliminary words, " and I perceived that it would be idle to attempt...
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The Education Outlook

1897
...this history is that dealing with events during this century. " I found," said Lord Durham in 1839, " two nations warring in the bosom of a single State...found a struggle, not of principles, but of races." ELIZABETHAN MYTHOLOGY. Ph.D. (Silver, Burdett, & Co., Boston, USA) £ Miss Sawtelle's exhaustive and,...
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Status of Puerto Rico: Selected Background Studies

United States-Puerto Rico Commission on the Status of Puerto Rico - 1966 - 973 Seiten
...Commission was wise, when it reminded its readers of Lord Durham's remark (in his famous report of 1838) : "I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single state." They rightly add that the present crisis concerns the totality of two societies, and they remind us...
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O Canada: An American's Notes on Canadian Culture

Edmund Wilson - 1963
...hackneyed, but it is worth noting here as an early recognition of the split in Canadian society: "I expected to find a contest between a government and a people:...found a struggle not of principles but of races." Growing fear of the expansion of the United States, after the victory over the South in the Civil War,...
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The Quarterly Review, Band 209

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1908
...the rule of a French majority. How keen the opposition was is shown in Lord Durham's statement : ' I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single...found a struggle not of principles but of races.' The history of the struggle whereby loyal acquiescence in the principles of representative government,...
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Political Thought of Lord Durham

Janet Ajzenstat - 1988 - 137 Seiten
...fact, a contest of races. "4 As he puts it in the most often quoted passage in the Report : "I expected to find a contest between a government and a people...state : I found a struggle, not of principles, but of races."5 There is something puzzling about the notion conveyed by these famous lines. As I argued in...
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RenŽ LŽvesque & the Parti QuŽbŽcois in Power

Graham Fraser - 2001 - 434 Seiten
...ideology in Quebec would reflect the clergy's world view . . .": Moniere, p. 120. 3 31 Durham: "I expected to find a contest between a government and a people:...two nations warring in the bosom of a single state": Lord Durham's Report, pp. 22-3. 41 "... the Ministry of Public Instruction . . . was abolished . ....
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Canadá: introducción al sistema político y jurídico

Esther Mitjans, Josep Ma Castellà Andreu - 2001 - 426 Seiten
...en el que respecto a las relaciones entre francófonos y anglófonos en Canadá sostiene "/ expected to find a contest between a government and a people. I found two nations warring in the bosom ofa single state. 1 found a struggle, not of principles, but of races", a la vez que cree que los primeros...
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Equal Subjects, Unequal Rights: Indigenous Peoples in British Settler ...

California, Julie Evans, Patricia Grimshaw, David Phillips, Shurlee Swain - 2003 - 198 Seiten
...conditions of the Indigenous peoples. When, in the opening passages, he wrote about Canada, 'I expected to find a contest between a government and a people;...found a struggle not of principles but of races', Durham was referring, not to a struggle between European and Indigenous Canadians, but to the conflict...
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Against the Stream: Reflections of an Unconventional Demographer

William Petersen - 139 Seiten
...British North America to unite. Lord Durham wrote in his famous 1839 report on the British colonies, "I found two nations warring in the bosom of a single state." Nevertheless, following his proposal, what were later named Quebec and Ontario were united into a new...
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