The History of the County of Brant, Ontario: Containing a History of the County: Its Township, Cities, Towns, Schools ... (Google eBook)

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Warner, Beers & Company, 1883 - Brant (Ont. : County) - 689 pages
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Page 404 - The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands ; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands.
Page 152 - Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, constituted and assembled by virtue of and under the authority of an Act passed in the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled ' An Act to reunite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada,' and it is hereby enacted, by the
Page 104 - that of his sister, to retract the unfair aspersions which, unconscious of their unfairness, I had cast on his father's memory. He then referred me to documents which completely satisfied me that the common accounts of Brant's cruelties at Wyoming, which I found in books of travels, and in
Page 152 - Great Britain and Ireland, and intituled ' An Act to reunite the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, and for the Government of Canada,' and it is hereby enacted, by the
Page 89 - He behaved so much like the Christian and the soldier that he gained great esteem. He now lives in a decent manner, and endeavours to teach his poor brethren the things of God, in which his own heart seems much engaged His house is an asylum for the missionaries in that wilderness.
Page 107 - are being murdered all around you ?' ' We are king's people/ she replied. ' That plea will not avail you to-day. They have murdered Mr. Well's family, who are as dear to me as my own.' ' There is one Joseph Brant,' she said, ' if he is with the Indians he will save us.' ' I am Joseph Brant,
Page 108 - as I mean now to fight the cruel rebels as well as I can ; whatever you will able to sent'd me, you must sent'd by the bearer. " I am your sincere friend and humble ser't, "JOSEPH BRANT." " PSI heard that Cherry Valley people is very bold, and
Page 89 - began, that he was obliged to take hold of a small sapling to steady himself ; but that after the discharge of a few volleys he recovered the use of his limbs and the composure of his mind, so as to support the character of a brave man, of which he was exceedingly ambitious.
Page 173 - nation under the sun, to which the oppressed of all nations flee for succour and protection, ' the flag that for a thousand years has braved the battle and the breeze ;' and may it, as you well express it, long continue proudly to
Page 132 - of health and strength, seemed to be foremost in his thoughts to the end. His last words were, " Have pity upon the poor Indians : if you can get any influence with the great, endeavour to do them all the good you can.

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