Report: Printed by Order of Parliament

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I.B. Taylor, 1870 - 91 pages
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Page 16 - This royal throne of kings, this scepter'd isle, This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, This other Eden, demi-paradise ; This fortress built by Nature for herself Against infection and the hand of war ; This happy breed of men, this little world, This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall, Or as a moat defensive to a house, S Against the envy of less happier lands ; This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England...
Page 111 - How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds Makes deeds ill done '. Hadst not thou been by, A fellow by the hand of nature mark'd, Quoted and sign'd to do a deed of shame, This murder had not come into my mind ; But taking note of thy...
Page 16 - This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands; This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Fear'd by their breed and famous by their birth, Renowned for their deeds as far from home For Christian service and true chivalry, As is the sepulchre in stubborn Jewry Of the world's ransom, blessed Mary's Son : This land of such dear souls,...
Page 75 - Therefore, in order to give effect to that agreement, it shall be the duty of the government and Parliament of Canada to provide for the commencement, within six months after the Union, of a railway connecting the River St. Lawrence with the City of Halifax in Nova Scotia, and for the construction thereof without intermission, and the completion thereof with all practicable speed.
Page 16 - This happy breed of men, this little world; This precious stone set in the silver sea, Which serves it in the office of a wall, Or as a moat defensive to a house, Against the envy of less happier lands; This blessed plot, this earth, this realm, this England, This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, Fear'd by their breed, and famous by their birth, Renowned for their deeds as far from home, (For Christian service, and true chivalry...
Page 74 - Mining affairs, and in reply a certified copy of a report of a committee of the Honorable the Privy Council, approved by His Excellency the Governor-General in Council on the...
Page 78 - Certified copy of a Report of a Committee of the Honorable the Privy Council, approved by His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the 6th January, 1890.
Page 16 - This land of such dear souls, this dear, dear land, Dear for her reputation through the world, Is now leased out, I die pronouncing it, Like to a tenement or pelting farm : England, bound in with the triumphant sea, Whose rocky shore beats back the envious siege Of watery Neptune, is now bound in with shame, With inky blots and rotten parchment bonds : ENGLAND [ l88 ] That England, that was wont to conquer others, Hath made a shameful conquest of itself.
Page 76 - Inasmuch as the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick have joined in a Declaration that the Construction of the Intercolonial Railway is essential to the Consolidation of the Union of British North America, and to the Assent thereto of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick...
Page 39 - ... fortifications are finished and armed before this route is opened. The precaution once deferred may not be taken in time. One other observation I must be allowed to make, namely, that while in all that regards the army and operations upon land I gladly defer to the high authority whom I quote ; upon the naval question of the possibility of landing such a force as could strike a blow fatal to English liberty I can only agree with him when we possess such a fleet as he assigns to us. That confidence...

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