Chronicles of Canada: Or A Concise History of the Leading Events in the Old Provinces of the New Dominion

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G.E. Desbarats, 1868 - 220 halaman
 

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Halaman 52 - Thereupon the general rejoined: "Go, one of you, my lads, to Colonel Burton — ; tell him to march Webb's regiment with all speed down to Charles River, to cut off the retreat of the fugitives from the bridge.
Halaman 46 - I, the aforesaid William Phips, Knight, do hereby, in the name and in the behalf of their most excellent Majesties, William and Mary, King and Queen of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, and by order of their said Majesties...
Halaman 51 - Sennezergues, an associate in glory at Ticonderoga, was killed. The brave but untried Canadians, flinching from a hot fire in the open field, began to waver; and, so soon as Wolfe, placing himself...
Halaman 198 - That an humble Address be presented to Her Majesty, praying that She may be graciously pleased to cause a measure to be submitted to the Imperial Parliament, for the purpose of uniting the Colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, and Prince Edward Island, in one Government, with provisions based on certain Resolutions', which were adopted at a Conference of Delegates from the said Colonies, held at the city of Quebec, on the 10th October, 1864.
Halaman 46 - Majesties' service and the subjects' security. Which, if you refuse forthwith to do, I am come provided, and am resolved, by the help of God, in whom I trust, by force of arms to revenge all wrongs and injuries offered, and bring you under subjection to the Crown of England, and, when too late, make you wish you had accepted of the favour tendered. "Your answer positive in an hour returned by your own trumpet, with the return of mine, is required upon the peril that will ensue.
Halaman 46 - Majesties' subjects of New England, without provocation on their part, hath put them under the necessity of this expedition for their own security and satisfaction. And although the cruelties and barbarities used against them by the French and Indians might, upon the present opportunity, prompt unto a severe revenge...
Halaman 186 - L'Isle Persee and Gaspe, which are situated at the mouth of the St. Lawrence, to beyond Montreal, as also in New England, Acadia, and other places more remote. As far as it has come to our knowledge, this earthquake extended more than 600 miles in length, and about 300 in breadth. Hence 180,000 square miles of land were convulsed in the same day, and at the same moment. " The third circumstance, which appears the most remarkable of all, regards the extraordinary protection of Divine Providence...
Halaman 50 - In three quarters of an hour the ships followed, and, though the night had become dark, aided by the rapid current, they reached the cove just in time to cover the landing. Wolfe and the troops with him leaped on shore, the light infantry, who found themselves borne by the current a little below the intrenched path, clambered up the steep hill, staying themselves by the roots and boughs of the maple and spruce and ash trees that covered the precipitous declivity, and, after a little firing, dispersed...
Halaman 52 - Since it was my misfortune to be ' discomfited, and mortally wounded, it is a great consolation to ' me to be vanquished by so brave and generous an enemy...
Halaman 185 - ... a great rushing noise was heard throughout the whole extent of Canada. This noise caused the people to run out of their houses into the streets, as if their habitations had been on fire ; but instead of flames...

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