Eighty years' progress of British North America, by H.Y. Hind [and others].

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Halaman 417 - No person shall require any pupil in any such school to read or study in or from any religious book, or to join in any exercise of devotion or religion objected to by his or her parents...
Halaman 296 - ... and creeks of the said sea-coasts and shores of the United States and of the said islands...
Halaman 539 - In addition, we can only give the following summary of libraries, from the report of the Superintendent of Education for Lower Canada for the year 1861, viz.
Halaman 296 - States and of the said islands, without being restricted to any distance from the shore, with permission to land upon the said coasts of the United States and of the islands aforesaid, for the purpose of drying their nets and curing their fish...
Halaman 502 - ... other central points. The education given in these establishments greatly resembles the k?ind given in the English public schools, though it is rather more varied. It is entirely in the hands of the Catholic clergy. The number of pupils in these establishments is estimated altogether at about a thousand ; and they turn out every year, as far as I could ascertain, between two and three hundred young men thus educated.
Halaman 567 - Two or three frosty nights in the decline of autumn, transform the boundless verdure of a whole empire into every possible tint of brilliant scarlet, rich violet ; every shade of blue and brown, vivid crimson, and glittering yellow. The stern, inexorable fir tribes alone maintain their eternal sombre green ; all others, on mountains or in valleys, burst into the most glorious vegetable beauty, and exhibit the most splendid and most enchanting panorama on earth.
Halaman 417 - ... hope, namely, that that Father's kingdom may come ; that he has a duty which — like the sun in our celestial system — stands in the centre of his moral obligations, shedding upon them a hallowing light which they in their turn reflect and absorb — the duty of striving to prove by his life and conversation the sincerity of his prayer that that Father's will may be done upon earth as it is done in heaven.
Halaman 77 - ... been partially cleared of its forest growth, but abounds with the most luxuriant herbage, and generally possesses a deep, rich soil of vegetable mould. The winter of this region is not more severe than that of Lower Canada. The snow is never very deep, and in the wildest tracts the natural pasture is so abundant that horses and cattle may be left to obtain their own food during the greater part of the winter. This perennial supply of food for cattle might have been predicted from the fact that...
Halaman 550 - ... poisoned by the alkali formed by the ashes precipitated into the river, now lay dead, or floundering and gasping on the scorched shores and beaches ; "and the countless variety of wild fowl and reptiles shared a similar fate.
Halaman 382 - Public School" in each of the eight districts into which Upper Canada was then divided ; and granting 800 per annum, or 100 per school as the annual salary of the teacher in each district — the teacher to be nominated by the trustees, but appointed by the governor.* * In order to give effect to this Act, Lieut-Governor...

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