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Memories of Canada and Scotland — Speeches and Verses   By: (1845-1914)

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MEMORIES OF CANADA AND SCOTLAND

SPEECHES AND VERSES

BY THE RIGHT HON. THE MARQUIS OF LORNE K.T., G.C.M.G., &C.

DEDICATED WITH RESPECT AND AFFECTION TO THE MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

CONTENTS

VERSES ON CANADIAN SUBJECTS.

CANADA, 1882

QUEBEC

PROLOGUE GOVERNMENT HOUSE, MARCH 1879

CANADIAN NATIONAL HYMN

CANADIAN RIVER RHYMES

THE CANADIAN ROBIN

MILICETE LEGEND OF THE RIVER ST. JOHN

THE GUIDE OF THE MOHAWKS

THE STRONG HUNTER

THE ORIGIN OF THE INDIAN CORN

THE ISLES OF HURON

THE MYSTIC ISLE OF THE "LAND OF THE NORTH WIND"

WESTWARD HO!

THE SONG OF THE SIX SISTERS

THE PRAIRIE ROSES

CREE FAIRIES

THE "QU'APPELLE" VALLEY

THE BLACKFEET

SAN GABRIEL, ON THE PACIFIC COAST

NIAGARA

ON CHIEF MOUNTAIN

CUBA

ON THE NEW PROVINCE "ALBERTA"

VERSES CHIEFLY FROM HIGHLAND STORIES.

GAELIC LEGENDS

COLHORN

LOCH BÚY

THE HARD STRAIT OF THE FEINNE

TOBERMORY BAY, 1588

LOCH UISK, ISLE OF MULL

THE LADY'S ROCK

THE POOL OF THE IRON SHIRT

INVERAWE

AN ISLESMAN'S FAREWELL

PREFACE TO DIARMID'S STORY

GRINIE'S FLIGHT WITH DIARMID

THE DEATH OF THE BOAR

KING ARTHUR AND THE CAPTIVE MAIDEN

SEANN ORAN GAILIC

DUNOLLY'S DAUGHTER

THE ARMADA GUN

CAVALRY CHARGE KÖNIGGRÄTZ

THE IRISH EMIGRANT, 1880

THE IRISH EMIGRANT, 1883

SONG

SONNET ON THE DEATH OF LORD F. DOUGLAS

SADOWA

ON A FOREIGN WAR SHIP'S SALUTE TO THE QUEEN'S STANDARD

SPEECHES AND ADDRESSES.

FAREWELL ADDRESS AT INVERARAY

EMBARKING AT LIVERPOOL

REPLY TO THE LIVERPOOL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

TO THE MUNICIPALITY OF LONDONDERRY

AT MONTREAL TO THE ST. ANDREWS SOCIETY

AT MONTREAL REPLY TO THE CITIZENS' ADDRESS

AT OTTAWA REPLY TO THE CITIZENS' ADDRESS

AT OTTAWA DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL PRIZES

AT KINGSTON ON RECEIVING THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF LAWS OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE

AT KINGSTON TO THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEEN'S COLLEGE

AT KINGSTON TO THE CADETS OF THE ROYAL MILITARY COLLEGE

AT MONTREAL REVIEW ON THE QUEEN'S BIRTHDAY, 1879

AT MONTREAL OPENING OF AN ART INSTITUTE

AT QUEBEC REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

AT QUEBEC LAVAL UNIVERSITY

AT TORONTO TORONTO CLUB DINNER

AT ST. JOHN, N.B.

AT ST. JOHN, N.B. REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

AT FREDERICTON REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

IN KINGS' COUNTY, N.B. REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE MUNICIPALITY

AT TORONTO REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

AT BERLIN, ONTARIO REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE GERMAN RESIDENTS

AT OTTAWA EXHIBITION OF 1880

AT OTTAWA EXHIBITION OF THE ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ART

AT QUEBEC FESTIVAL OF ST. JEAN BAPTISTE

AT HAMILTON OPENING OF PROVINCIAL FAIR

AT MONTREAL OPENING OF PROVINCIAL FAIR

AT MONTREAL LAYING THE FOUNDATION STONE OF THE REDPATH MUSEUM OF THE MCGILL COLLEGE

AT CHAMBLY UNVEILING THE STATUE OF COLONEL DE SALABERRY

AT ST. THOMAS GATHERING OF HIGHLANDERS

AT WINNIPEG IMPRESSIONS OF A TOUR IN THE NORTHWEST

AT WINNIPEG SOCIETY OF ST. JEAN BAPTISTE OF MANITOBA

AT WINNIPEG REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE ARCHBISHOP OF ST. BONIFACE MANITOBA

AT WINNIPEG REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE BOARD OF MANAGEMENT OF MANITOBA COLLEGE

AT FORT SHAW, MONTANA FAREWELL TO THE NORTHWEST MOUNTED POLICE

AT OTTAWA INCEPTION OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

AT SAN FRANCISCO, CAL REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE BRITISH RESIDENTS

AT VICTORIA, B.C. SPEECH AT A PUBLIC DINNER

AT OTTAWA MEETING OF THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION

AT OTTAWA SECOND MEETING OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF CANADA

AT TORONTO REPLY TO ADDRESSES OF THE ROYAL ACADEMY AND OF THE ONTARIO SOCIETY OF ARTISTS

AT OTTAWA FAREWELL ADDRESS OF THE PARLIAMENT OF CANADA

REPLY

EXTRACT FROM THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE

APPENDIX.

AT TORONTO EXHIBITION OF ARTS AND MANUFACTURES

AT TORONTO REPLY TO ADDRESS AT THE QUEEN'S PARK

AT OTTAWA REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

AT MONTREAL REPLY TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

AT QUEBEC REPLY, OCT. 20TH 1883, TO ADDRESS OF THE CITY CORPORATION

VERSES ON CANADIAN SUBJECTS.

CANADA , 1882.

"Are hearts here strong enough to found A glorious people's sway?" Ask of our rivers as they bound From hill to plain, or ocean sound, If they are strong to day? If weakness in their floods be found, Then may ye answer "Nay!"

"Is union yours? may foeman's might Your love ne'er break or chain?" Go see if o'er our land the flight Of Spring be stayed by blast or blight; If Fall bring never grain; If Summer suns deny their light, Then may our hope be vain!

"Yet far too cramped the narrow space Your country's rule can own?" Ah! travel all its bounds and trace Each Alp unto its fertile base, Our realm of forests lone, Our world of prairie, like the face Of ocean, hardly known!

"Yet for the arts to find a shrine, Too rough, I ween, and rude?" Yea, if you find no flower divine With prairie grass or hardy pine... Continue reading book >>




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