Emigration and Colonization: Embodying the Results of a Mission to Great Britain and Ireland, During the Years 1839, 1840, and 1842; Including a Correspondence with Many Distinguished Noblemen and Gentlemen, Several of the Governors of Canada, Etc.; Descriptive Accounts of Various Parts of the British American Provinces; with Observations, Statistical, Political, Etc

J. Mortimer, 1844 - 376 頁


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第 361 頁 - Canada, acceding to this confederation and joining in the measures of the United States, shall be admitted into, and entitled to all the advantages of this union ; but no other Colony shall be admitted into the same unless such admission be agreed to by nine States.
第 126 頁 - Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.
第 371 頁 - ... motion. She continued to move on. All were still incredulous. None seemed willing to trust the evidence of their own senses. We left the fair city of New York; we passed through the romantic and ever-varying scenery of the highlands ; we descried the clustering houses of Albany; we reached its shores; and then, even then, when all seemed achieved, I was the victim of disappointment. Imagination superseded the influence of fact. It was then doubted, if it could be done again ; or if done, it was...
第 73 頁 - There is that scattereth, and yet increaseth; and there is that withholdeth more than is meet, but it tendeth to poverty.
第 124 頁 - Our doubts are traitors, And make us lose the good we oft might win, By fearing to attempt.
第 31 頁 - To THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. MOST GRACIOUS SOVEREIGN: We, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects, the Senate...
第 74 頁 - ... remained unornamented and unimproved, if men had nicely compared the effect of a single stroke of the chisel with the pyramid to be raised, or of a single impression of the spade with the mountain to be levelled.
第 357 頁 - ... without it, we could not have manufactures, and we should not have commerce. These all stand together, but they stand together, like pillars in a cluster, the largest in the centre, and that largest is agriculture. Let us remember, too, that we live in a country of small farms, and free-hold tenements; a country, in which men cultivate with their own hands, their own fee-simple acres ; drawing not only their subsistence, but also their spirit of independence, and manly freedom from the ground...
第 357 頁 - When tillage begins, other arts follow. The farmers, therefore, are the founders of human civilization.
第 327 頁 - Francisco is situated, as will contain an area of four square leagues; said tract being bounded on the north and east by the Bay of San Francisco, on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the south by a due east and west line drawn so as to include the area aforesaid...