Canada and Its Provinces: The Dominion. Missions; arts and letters

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Adam Shortt, Sir Arthur George Doughty
Brook, 1914
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Page 10 - His Britannic majesty, on his side, agrees to grant the liberty of the Catholic religion to the inhabitants of Canada, he will, consequently, give the most precise and most effectual orders, that his new Roman Catholic subjects may profess the worship of their religion, according to the rites of the Romish Church, as far as the laws of Great Britain permit.
Page 10 - And to the End that the Church of England may be established both in Principles and Practice, and that the said Inhabitants may by Degrees be induced to embrace the Protestant Religion, and their Children be brought up in the Principles of it...
Page 240 - No member of the University shall frequent the Romish mass, or the meeting houses of Presbyterians, Baptists or Methodists, or the conventicles or places of worship of any other .Dissenters from the Church of England...
Page 156 - In and for each Province the legislature may exclusively make laws in relation to education, subject and according to the following provisions: 1) Nothing in any such law shall prejudicially affect any right or privilege with respect to denominational schools which any class of persons have by law in the Province at the union...
Page 126 - The voyageur smiles as he listens To the sound that grows apace ; Well he knows the vesper ringing Of the bells of St. Boniface. The bells of the Roman Mission, That call from their turrets twain, To the boatman on the river, To the hunter on the plain...
Page 23 - I think it deserving of notice : it is, that when I observed to Mr. Peel that you had with you all the English inhabitants, and consequently all the commercial interest of the country, he remarked that the Canadians were much more numerous, and he repeated the same remark more than once in a way that indicated a fear of doing anything that might clash with the prejudices of the more numerous part of the community, and this, if my apprehensions are well founded, will be the great difficulty in the...
Page 10 - Subjects from professing the Worship of their Religion according to the Rites of the Romish Church: Yet the Condition, expressed in the same Article, must always be remembered, viz. As far as the Laws of Great Britain permit, which Laws prohibit absolutely all Popish Hierarchy in any of the Dominions belonging to the Crown of Great Britain, and can only admit of a Toleration of the Exercise of that Religion...
Page 37 - Nor were the hardships and privations which j endured among the new settlers and emigrants less than what I had to encounter among the savages themselves, in their miserable shanties ; exposed on all sides to the weather, and destitute of every comfort.
Page 249 - Church by one archbishop, and eight bishops ; and the Presbyterian Church of Canada, in connection with the Church of Scotland, by annual synods, presided over by moderators.
Page 36 - Canada, to the discharge of my pastoral functions, carrying the sacred vestments •ometimes on horseback, sometimes on my back, and sometimes in Indian birch canoes, living with savages — without any other shelter or comfort, but what their fires and their fares, and the branches of the trees afforded ; crossing the great lakes and rivers, and even descending the rapids of the...