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« Vous savez le Latin?"

“ Qui; inais faites comme si je ne le savois pas : expliquez moi ce que cela veut dire. Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme."

Had the House not heard not from a Canadian, nor from a foreigner, but from a Member of that House -- a sort of satisfaction expressed ai the defeat of British troops? Had they not seen a sort of gloating over the confiscation of public and private property in Canada ?”- Lord J. Russell's Speech, 220 December, 1837.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR

LONGMAN, ORME, BROWN, GREEN, & LONGMANS,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1838.

LONDON : Printed by A. SPOTTISWOODE,

New-Street-Square.

NOTICE TO THE READER.

I only do not subscribe my name to this publication, because I believe the better usage is rather the other way ; but I may be permitted to say, that I have no more desire to conceal than to obtrude myself. That I have had some occasion to make myself acquainted with the Canadian controversy, and some opportunity to obtain a local and rather intimate personal knowledge of men and things in the province, the following pages will, I hope, be not without evidence. But, far from desiring to arrogate any undue weight to their appearance, my principal object in this notice is to warn the reader against supposing, that whatever opinions he will find here are any other than the private opinions of

THE AUTHOR.

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