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Ontario Temperance Act (X)

       
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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...e State; or (in the event of their not needing its helping hand) that they act in concert with it, and are emphatically the people’s. I cannot but thi... ...destitute and afflicted. But the government of the country, having neither act nor part in them, is not in the receipt of any portion of the gratitude... ...is hands;’ which gave it greater interest for them, and accustomed them to act together, in an orderly manner. They appeared exceedingly well taught, ... ...ch my legs, shake the water off my great coat, and swallow the usual anti temperance recipe for keeping out the cold. When I mounted to my seat again... ...kable beauty, and is seen to great advantage. There happened to be a great Temperance Convention held here on the day after our arrival; and as the or... ... prised several thousand men; the members of various ‘Washington Auxiliary Temperance Societies;’ and was marshalled by officers on horseback, who can... ...n hear the watchword of the other country given. Thence we emerged on Lake Ontario, an inland sea; and by half past six o’clock were at Toronto. The c... ...er is at the end of his journey, which is performed by steamboat upon Lake Ontario, calling at Port Hope and Coburg, the lat ter a cheerful, thriving... ...ion for firing their guns on Sunday morn ing, in answer to those from the Ontario and Woodbury, and thereby much alarm was caused to the families of ...

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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...rs of New York flow either southerly into the Atlan- tic or northerly into Ontario and its outlet, Otsego Lake, being the source of the Susquehanna, i... ...ne it is enough; for the shot in the heart was unnecessary—what we call an act of supererogation, Leather-Stocking.” “You may call it by what larned n... ...l- gence of his wishes. Whatever views the world might enter- tain of this act of the Major, to himself and to his child it seemed no more than a natu... ...er character of some of our personages leaving them in future to speak and act for themselves. CHAPTER III “All that thou see’st is Natures handiwork;... ...returned the Judge, nodding good-naturedly at the hunter; “for thou hast a temperance unusual in thy class, and a hardihood exceeding thy years. But t... ... extended, would reach from the Caters of the Connecticut to the shores of Ontario. The tune was, of course, a familiar air which, although it is said... ...’ hunting in the hills; but be- fore he returned he had seen the waters of Ontario. One, two, or even three hundred miles had once been nothing to his...

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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...here is all the difference in the world between paying and being paid. The act of paying is perhaps the most uncomfortable infliction that the two orch... ...ke a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs,and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans. Chapter 2 T... ...erated whale, purposing to spring clean over the craft, is in the enormous act of impaling himself upon the three mast heads. The opposite wall of thi... ...rmore, it must symbol ize something unseen. Can it be, then, that by that act of physical isolation, he signifies his spiritual withdrawal for the tim... ...r interflowing aggregate, those grand fresh water seas of ours, — Erie, and Ontario, and Huron, and Su perior, and Michigan, — possess an ocean like e... ... oar should be used, and no man must speak but in whispers. So seated like Ontario Indians on the gunwales of the boats, we swiftly but silently paddl... ...hat you offer this cup to our poor Queequeg here?” “There is some sneaking Temperance Society movement about this business,” he suddenly added, now ap...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...here is all the difference in the world between paying and being paid. The act of paying is perhaps the most uncomfortable infliction that the two orc... ...e a Czar in an ice palace made of frozen sighs, and being a president of a temperance society, he only drinks the tepid tears of orphans. But no more ... ...erated whale, purposing to spring clean over the craft, is in the enormous act of impaling himself upon the three mast-heads. The opposite wall of thi... ...hermore, it must symbolize something unseen. Can it be, then, that by that act of physical isolation, he signifies his spiritual withdrawal for the ti... ...r interflowing aggregate, those grand fresh- water seas of ours,—Erie, and Ontario, and Huron, and Su- perior, and Michigan,—possess an ocean-like exp... ... oar should be used, and no man must speak but in whispers. So seated like Ontario Indians on the gunwales of the boats, we swiftly but silently paddl... ...hat you offer this cup to our poor Queequeg here.” “There is some sneaking Temperance Society movement about this business,” he suddenly added, now ap...

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