Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province of Ontario, Band 6


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Seite 41 - What man of you, having an hundred sheep, if he lose one of them, doth not leave the ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find it?
Seite 44 - He looks and laughs at a' that. A prince can mak' a belted knight, A marquis, duke, and a' that ; But an honest man's aboon his might — Guid faith, he mauna fa' that ! For a
Seite 44 - Our toils obscure, and a' that; The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The Man's the gowd for a' that. What though on hamely fare we dine, Wear hoddin gray, and a' that; Gie fools their silks, and knaves their wine. A Man's a Man for a
Seite 39 - The vigor and freshness, which should have been stored up for the purposes of the hard struggle for existence in practical life, have been washed out of them by precocious mental debauchery — by book gluttony and lesson bibbing.
Seite 54 - ... and when that diligent bird has at length taken a fish, and is bearing it to his nest for the support of his mate and young ones, the bald eagle pursues him and takes it from him. With all this injustice he is never in good case; but, like those among men who live by sharping and robbing, he is generally poor, and often very lousy.
Seite 54 - I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country ; he is a bird of bad moral character ; he does not get his living honestly...
Seite 39 - The book-full blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head.
Seite 54 - I am on this account, not displeased that the figure is not known as a bald eagle, but looks more like a turkey.
Seite 43 - Take care of the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves is as true of personal habits as of money.
Seite 34 - It has been said, that, he who makes two blades of grass grow where but one grew before, is a benefactor to his race, and this the chemist-farmer can do until the limit of productiveness is reached.

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