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CHAPTER X.

The Place of Council - Its progress and its people - English hearts - 
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CHAPTER X.

The Place of Council - Its progress and its people - English hearts - "Sebastopol is taken" - Squibs and crackers - A ship

On her beam-ends - Selfishness - A mongrel city - A Scot - Constancy rewarded - Monetary difficulties - Detention on a bridge - A Canadian homestead - Life in the clearings - The bush on fire - A word on farming - The "bee" and its produce - Eccentricities of Mr. Haldimands - A ride on a troop-horse - Scotch patriotism - An English church - The servant nuisance - Richard Cobden.

CHAPTER XI.

"I've seen nothing" - A disappointment - Incongruities - Hotel gaieties and "doing Niagara" - Irish drosky-drivers - "The Hell of Waters" - Beauties of Niagara - The picnic party - The white canoe - A cold shower-bath - "The Thunder of Waters" - A magic word - "The Whirlpool" - Story of "Bloody Run" - Yankee opinions of English ladies - A metamorphosis - The nigger guide - A terrible situation - Termination Rock - Impressions of Niagara - Juvenile precocity - A midnight journey - Street adventures in Hamilton.

CHAPTER XII.

A scene at starting - That dear little Harry - The old lady and the race - Running the Rapids - An aside - Snow and discomfort - A new country - An extemporised ball - Adventure with a madman - Shooting the cataract - First appearance of Montreal - Its characteristics - Quebec in a fog - "Muffins" - Quebec gaieties - The pestilence - Restlessness - St. Louis and St. Roch - The shady side - Dark dens - External characteristics - Lord Elgin - Mistaking a senator.

CHAPTER XIII.

The House of Commons - Canadian gallantry - The constitution - Mr. Hincks - The ex-rebel - Parties and leaders - A street row - Repeated disappointments - The "habitans" - Their houses and their virtues - A stationary people - Progress and its effects - Montmorenci - The natural staircase - The Indian summer - Lorette - The old people - Beauties of Quebec - The _John Munn_ - Fear and its consequences - A gloomy journey.

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