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Journal of a Voyage to Quebec in the Year 1825; With Recollections of Canada During the Late American War, in the Years 1812-13 (Paperback) Loot Price: R467
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Journal of a Voyage to Quebec in the Year 1825; With Recollections of Canada During the Late American War, in the Years 1812-13...

Journal of a Voyage to Quebec in the Year 1825; With Recollections of Canada During the Late American War, in the Years 1812-13 (Paperback)

P Finan

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Loot Price R467 Discovery Miles 4 670

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: self but ill repaid, resolves on trying to better his condition in America, where he has heard of many of his acquaintances succeeding well, and in some cases beyond their expectations. He feels necessity urging him, yet there are ties, strong, endearing ties, to be broken. He looks for. ward to the hardships he is sensible he must encounter, with manly fortitude; they weigh light on his mind; the prospect of an ample reward causes him almost to overlook them; but when his thoughts recur to the sacrifice that must be made, ?a home that has been the peaceful seat of all his pleasures, a father and mother who have cherished and protected him through infancy and youth, and " led him up to man;" brothers and sisters, who have participated in his satisfactions, and sympathized with him in his troubles; friends and companions of his youth, whose society has contributed to his enjoyments; from all these (and what more can be necessary to happiness?) he must tear himself; he chapter{Section 4must resign them all, and become a stranger in a strange land ! Then he feels the nature of his situation; then do sorrow and regret find access to his breast, and in the bitterness of his soul he cannot refrain from deploring his hard fate. A young woman, perhaps, allured by the prospects which her brothers, who have gone before, hold to her view, resolves to go. Her parents, who have no very flattering hopes for her here, desire to see her do well, yet recoil at the idea of parting with her.? Their hearts yearn within them, but the hope of her situation being materially improved obliges them to stifle their feelings and yield to the voice of wisdom. Dreary must be the moment that parts them, probably for ever, from a child they have long cherished and loved with parental fondness; poignant mu...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: P Finan
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85729-1
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-85729-9
Barcode: 9780217857291

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