Bibliotheca Canadensis: Or, A Manual of Canadian Literature

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G. E. Desbarats, 1867 - 411 páginas

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Página 289 - Murray (Hugh). Historical Account of Discoveries and Travels in North America; including the United States, Canada, the Shores of the Polar Sea, and the Voyages in Search of a North-west Passage; with Observations on Emigration.
Página 341 - Hudson's Bay Company, and his attempt to establish a colony on the Red River; with a detailed account of His Lordship's military expedition to, and subsequent proceedings at Fort William, in Upper Canada.
Página 407 - The northern invasion of October. 1780. A series of papers relating to the expeditions from Canada under Sir John Johnson and others against the frontiers of New York, which were supposed to have connection with Arnold's treason.
Página 58 - Burgoyne, and verified by Evidence; with a Collection of Authentic Documents, and an Addition of many Circumstances which were prevented from appearing before the House by the Prorogation of Parliament.
Página 203 - An Inquiry into the Merits of the principal Naval Actions between Great Britain and the United States...
Página 170 - The humour of Sam Slick is inexhaustible. He is ever and everywhere a welcome visitor ; smiles greet his approach, and wit and wisdom hang upon his tongue.
Página 13 - American encroachments on British Rights ; or, Observations on the importance of the British North American Colonies, and on the late treaties with the United States; with remarks on Mr.
Página 256 - Of this latter, the highest authorities in Britain speak in terms of praise. Dr. McLeod, the editor of " Good Words," says : " Evan McColl's poetry is the product of a mind impressed with the beauty and the grandeur of the lovely scenes in which his infancy has been nursed. We have no hesitation in saying, that this work is that of a man possessed of much poetic genius. Wild, indeed, and sometimes rough, are his rhymes and epithets ; yet there are thoughts so new and so striking — images and comparisons...
Página 47 - The Book of Common Prayer and Administration of the Sacraments ' and other rites and ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England, together with the Psalter or Psalms of David, pointed as they are to be sung or said in churches ; and the form or manner of making, ordaining, and consecrating of bishops, priests, and deacons.
Página 324 - Journals of Major Robert Rogers : Containing An Account of the Several Excursions he made under the Generals who commanded upon the Continent of North America during the late War.

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