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Canada The Empire Of The North

  [english | 1909]  

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Excerpts: [... she was doing. Railroad man, farmer, miner, manufacturer, all had the same struggle, the big outlay of labor and money at first, the big risk and ...... and {18} tramp and stamp, though twenty-five lie dead and only four are able to keep on their feet. The corpses are hidden in snowdrifts or crammed ...... of ferns, grows fatigued and drinks at a fresh-water rill. Going in the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 163

Heralds Of Empire

  [english | 1902]  

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Excerpts: [... no slave, Ben Gillam, he flings back at hazard but his voice is thin from fright. My father saith some planter hath lost ten pound on thee, little ...... M. Radisson talked of captivity among Iroquois and imprisonment in Spain and wars in Turkey of his voyage over land and lake to a far north sea, and ...... wonders. demanded another with jaw of steel. And one description of the ...]
Genres: [fiction and literatureDownloads: 197

Lords Of The North

  [english | 1900]  

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Excerpts: [... I heard that night-who can tell-that drew me to the wild life of after years. But I was too young, then, to recognize fully the greatness of those ...... place where he's hiding.. Paul's eyes looked up with the question of how much. Five pounds a day. This was four more than we paid for the cariboo ...... have been so hotly discussed both inside and outside law courts, without any ...]
Genres: [romance | adventure | canadian literatureDownloads: 312

Pathfinders Of The West

  [english | 1904]  

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Excerpts: [... He must grow strong or die. Thou givest all An equal chance-to work, to do their best- Free land, free hand-thy son must work or fall Grow strong ...... continued to urge him. By this time, Radisson must have heard from returning Iroquois warriors that they had slain the governor of Three Rivers, Duplessis-Kerbodot, ...... of Radisson's accuracy in detail. All tribes have a trick ...]
Genres: [history | adventureDownloads: 435

Pioneers Of The Pacific Coast

  [english | 1915]  

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Excerpts: [... The English captains had but asked a night's lodging from a power supposed to be friendly. {3} They had been met by a pirate raid. Good. Young Francis ...... as Drake's Bay, a short distance north of San Francisco and, naming the region New Albion, he claimed it for Queen Elizabeth. In July 1579 he weighed ...... weeks were carried along. Bering had a crew of seventy-seven on the ...]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 490

The Adventurers Of England On Hudson Bay

  [english | ]  

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Excerpts: [... Garry, and looked up across the river flats, would have seen a procession as picturesque as ever graced the streets of old Quebec-the dog brigades of ...... supplied him with money for his brig and crew, cared for nothing but the short route to those spices and silks of the orient. They thought, since Hudson's ...... up-possibly for the very good reason that they had emptied their ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 146

The Canadian Commonwealth

  [english | 1915]  

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Excerpts: [... backwoods of the Great Lakes country. The French came pursuing an ideal of religion. The English came pursuing an ideal of government. We may smile at ...... marriage, is usually blessed at his death at the ripe age of niy or a hundred. It is a simple and on the whole a very happy, if not progressive, life. ...... this area put under wheat would feed Great Britain. But note-only ...]
Genres: [non fictionDownloads: 339

The Cariboo Trail

  [english | 1916]  

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Excerpts: [... LYTTON, B.C. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102 From a photograph. [Illustration: Map of the Cariboo Country]. {1} . Chapter I. The 'argonauts'.CHAPTER ...... Otter to San Francisco in February with gold dust and nuggets from New Caledonia to exchange for money at the mint. The Hudson's Bay men had thought ...... not yet been able to find a place where we can work anything but rockers....]
Genres: [history | canadian literatureDownloads: 312

The Freebooters Of The Wilderness

  [english | 1910]  

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Excerpts: [... man-one of the men on the firing line-who has stood the brunt of the fight against the freebooters for twenty years and wrested many a victory. ...... I could stop it. Isn't that always the way. I wanted you to feel I would be with you in the fight if I could. They are late. Father and the missionary, ...... of the newcomer. Face and form were frontiersman vesture, clerical but Old ...]
Genres: [history | fiction and literature | adventureDownloads: 61

Through Our Unknown Southwest

  [english | ]  

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Excerpts: [... blue mist and stars by Whistler. If you go looking for big things you'll come away disappointed but if like Tennyson and Bobby Burns and Wordsworth, ...... executed: and the Viceroy was deposed. Most of us know of almost similar cases. I think of a man who has repeatedly tried for a federal judgeship ...... night and Sunday morning, he rounded inside the walls of Isleta seven ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 7

Vikings Of The Pacific

  [english | ]  

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Excerpts: [... to be on the ground first-that {212} was the unanimous decision of the shrewd-headed men gathered in Bulfinch's study. [Illustration: Charles ...... any ammunition had been brought in from the Columbia. All the swivels of the dismantled ship were lying on the bank. Gray instantly took advantage ...... earthly possessions at this time consisted of a few guineas, a suit of {259} ...]
Genres: [classicDownloads: 319