A Scamper Through Some Cities of America: Being a Record of a Three Months' Tour in the United States and Canada

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D. Bryce & Son, 1890 - Canada - 116 pages
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Page 88 - FAINTLY as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time. Soon as the woods on shore look dim, We'll sing at St. Ann's our parting hymn. Row, brothers, row, the stream runs fast, The Rapids are near and the daylight's past.
Page 4 - It was evident that up to lately there had been a large notice board in front of the balcony. It had, however, been roughly torn away, the uprights which had supported it still remaining. Behind the rails of the balcony I saw there were some loose boards, whose raw edges looked white. I would have given a good deal to have been able to see the notice board intact, as it would, perhaps, have given some clue to the ownership of the house.
Page 26 - Through the kindness of a gentleman, to whom we had a letter of introduction, we were admitted as honorary members of the Produce Exchange for one week.
Page 26 - It includes relatively a far larger proportion of the nation than is to be found in any other city in the world. The...
Page 85 - Montreal the river varies in width from a quarter of a mile at Chaudiere Falls, gradually widening until its waters mingle with the mighty St.

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