Grand-Pré: A Sketch of the Acadien Occupation of the Shores of the Basin of Minas, the Home of Longfellow's "Evangeline" : a Guide for Tourists

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William Briggs, 1898 - 127 من الصفحات
 

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الصفحة 116 - Dikes, that the hands of the farmers had raised with labor incessant, Shut out the turbulent tides : but at stated seasons the flood-gates Opened, and welcomed the sea to wander at will o'er the meadows.
الصفحة 89 - Thus it is peremptorily his Majesty's orders, that the whole French inhabitants of these Districts be removed ; and I am, through his Majesty's goodness, directed to allow you liberty to carry off your money and household goods, as many as you can without discommoding the vessels you go in.
الصفحة 33 - I AB do sincerely promise and swear, That I will be faithful and bear true Allegiance to His Majesty King George...
الصفحة 89 - Majesty's final resolution to the French inhabitants of this his province of Nova Scotia ; who, for almost half a century, have had more indulgence granted them than any of his subjects in any part of his dominions ; what use you have made of it you yourselves best know.
الصفحة 89 - I am sensible must give you a great deal of trouble, as easy as his Majesty's service will admit; and hope that, in...
الصفحة 88 - Grand Pre", on Friday, the fifth instant, at three of the clock in the afternoon, that we may impart to them what we are ordered to communicate to them...
الصفحة 89 - The part of duty I am now upon, though necessary, is very disagreeable to my natural make and temper, as I know it must be grievous to you, who are of the same species ; but it is not my business to animadvert, but to obey such orders as I receive, and therefore, without hesitation, shall deliver you his Majesty's orders and instructions...
الصفحة 91 - I must also inform you, that it is his Majesty's pleasure that you remain in security, under the inspection and direction of the troops that I have the honor to command.
الصفحة 110 - Acadie, and still current there ; the legend of a girl who, in the dispersion of the Acadians, was separated from her lover, and passed her life in waiting and seeking for him, and only found him dying in a hospital, when both were old.
الصفحة 67 - That the Memorial of the 10th of June is highly arrogant and insidious, an Insult upon His Majesty's Authority and Government, and deserved the highest Resentment, and that if the Memorialists had not submitted themselves by their subsequent Memorial, they ought to have been severely punished for their Presumption.

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