The Canadian Journal of Science, Literature and History, 15. köide

Front Cover
Canadian Institute., 1878
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 624 - There dwelt a Citizen of sober fame, A plain good man, and Balaam was his name ; Religious, punctual, frugal, and so forth; His word would pass for more than he was worth.
Page 442 - What advantage is it to be a man, over it is to be a boy at school, if we have only escaped the ferula to come under the fescue of an imprimatur...
Page 206 - For several years butcher's meat was a stranger in the house, while all the members of the family exerted themselves to the utmost of their strength, and rather beyond it, in the labours of the . farm. My brother, at the age of thirteen , assisted in thrashing the crop of corn, and at fifteen was the principal labourer on the farm, for we had no hired servant, male or female.
Page 124 - Tu nihil invita dices faciesve Minerva ; 385 Id tibi judicium est, ea mens ; si quid tamen olim Scripseris, in Maeci descendat judicis aures Et patris et nostras, nonumque prematur in annum : Membranis intus positis delere licebit, Quod non edideris ; nescit vox missa reverti.
Page 616 - Our beloved Queen Victoria's father, and grandfather to the Prince of Wales, who paid us a visit in 1860, arrived from England at Quebec in the year 1791, a short time before the division of the Province of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada. The Prince was received in due form by the civil and military authorities.
Page 433 - twas wild. But thou, O Hope, with eyes so fair, What was thy delighted measure ! Still it whispered promised pleasure, And bade the lovely scenes at distance hail...
Page 529 - I say then, Hath God cast away his people? God forbid. For I also am an Israelite, of the seed of Abraham, of the tribe of Benjamin.
Page 143 - Senor nacional, you must know that I am an English gentleman, travelling in this country for my pleasure ; I bear a passport, which, on inspecting, you will find to be perfectly regular; it was given me by the great Lord Palmerston, minister of England, whom you of course have heard of here ; at the bottom you will see his own handwriting; look at it and rejoice ; perhaps you will never have another opportunity. As I put unbounded confidence in the honour of every gentleman, I leave the passport...
Page 145 - Elibank — and there dined with them in the open air on a basket of cold provisions, mixing his wine with the water of the brook beside which they all were grouped around him on the turf...

Bibliographic information