The History of Canada: From Its First Discovery to the Present Time

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C. W., J. M'Mullen, 1855 - 506 strani

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Stran 502 - Pounds over and above all Rents and Charges payable out of or in respect of the same...
Stran 503 - Every Legislative Assembly of Ontario and every Legislative Assembly of Quebec shall continue for Four Years from the Day of the Return of the Writs for...
Stran 164 - The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the inevitable hour — The paths of glory lead but to the grave.
Stran 500 - The grand vicars, named by the chapter to administer to the diocese during the vacancy of the episcopal see, shall have liberty to dwell in the towns or country parishes, as they shall think proper. They shall at all times be free to visit the different parishes of the diocese, with the ordinary ceremonies, and exercise all the jurisdiction they exercised under the French dominion. They shall enjoy the same rights in case of death of the future bishop, of which mention will be made in the following...
Stran 108 - It would be a very strange thing, if Six Nations of ignorant savages should be capable of forming a scheme for such an union, and be able to execute it in such a manner, as that it has subsisted ages, and appears indissoluble; and yet that a like union should be impracticable for ten or a dozen English colonies...
Stran 455 - Every political constitution in which different bodies share the supreme power, is only enabled to exist by the forbearance of those among whom this power is distributed.
Stran 503 - Government therein, to make, from and out of the Lands of the Crown within such Provinces, such Allotment and Appropriation of Lands, for the Support and Maintenance of a Protestant Clergy within the same...
Stran 464 - Union — the maintenance of the three estates of the provincial legislature — the settlement of a permanent civil list for securing the independence of the judges, and to the executive government that freedom of action which is necessary for the public good — and the establishment of a system of local government by representative bodies, freely elected in the various cities and rural districts.
Stran 390 - Nor did I find the spirit which animated each party at all more coincident with the representations current in this country, than their objects appeared, when tried by English, or rather European ideas of reforming legislation. An utterly uneducated and singularly inert population, implicitly obeying leaders who ruled them by the influence of a blind confidence and narrow national prejudices, accorded very little with the resemblance which had been discovered to that highspirited democracy which...
Stran 227 - Britain, by which she has long established and secured to her subjects, as much freedom and happiness as is possible to be enjoyed, under the subordination necessary to civilized society.

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