Rambles Among the Blue-Noses: Or, Reminiscences of a Tour Through New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, During the Summer of 1862

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J. Lovell, 1863 - New Brunswick - 229 pages
 

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Page 107 - Or who shut up the sea with doors, When it brake forth, as if it had issued out of the womb? When I made the cloud the garment thereof, And thick darkness a swaddlingband for it, And brake up for it my decreed place, And set bars and doors, And said, Hitherto shalt thou come, but no further: And here shall thy proud waves be stayed?
Page 107 - Hitherto shalt thou come and no further : and here shall thy proud waves be stayed...
Page 111 - Truly the light is sweet, and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun...
Page 62 - The man how blest, who, sick of gaudy scenes, (Scenes apt to thrust between us and ourselves !) Is led by choice to take his favourite walk, Beneath death's gloomy, silent, cypress shades. Unpierc'd by vanity's fantastic ray ; To read his monuments, to weigh his dust, Visit his vaults, and dwell among the tombs...
Page 179 - God swept over the face of the waters. Then God said, "Let there be light"; and there was light.
Page 85 - Of the climate, soil, and capabilities of New Brunswick it is impossible to speak too highly. There is not a country in the world so beautifully wooded and watered. " An inspection of the map will show that there is scarcely a section of it without its streams, from the running brook up to the navigable river. Two-thirds of its boundary are washed by the sea ; the remainder is embraced by the large rivers, the St. John and the Bestigouche.
Page 124 - This river is several hundred miles in length, and from half a mile to a mile and a half in breadth, and winds through a hilly, and in many places a fertile and highly cultivated country.
Page 108 - He who holds the winds in his fists, and the waters in the hollow of his hands, to whose merciful designs the elements are subservient, guided them to the Society Islands.
Page 227 - The progress of Canada alone has been marvellous. If her history under France, commencing with her early settlement and ending with the capture of Quebec, has given to her a peculiar historic interest, it is entirely secondary to the interest she has awakened by her advancement as a British colony.
Page 123 - New Brunswick, on the south and southeast by the Atlantic ocean, and on the west by New Hampshire.

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