Observations on Professions, Literature, Manners, and Emigration in the United States and Canada: Made During a Residence There in 1832

J. & J. Harper, 1833 - 247 pagina's
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Pagina 28 - And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold : them also must I bring, and they shall hear my voice ; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.
Pagina 83 - Frenchman, accommodating himself cheerfully to all the vicissitudes of life, incorporates himself, without difficulty, in our society. But, of all foreigners, none amalgamate themselves so quickly with our people as the natives of the Emerald Isle. In some of the visions which have passed through my imagination, I have supposed that Ireland was, originally, part and parcel of this continent, and that, by some extraordinary convulsion of nature, it was torn frorii America, and, drifting across the...
Pagina 205 - ... happy, as well as the asylum of the distressed ; fill up the measure of your population as speedily as you can, by the means which Heaven hath placed in your power : and I venture to prophesy there are those now living who will see this...
Pagina 83 - The same open-heartedness ; the same generous hospitality ; the same careless and uncalculating indifference about human life ; characterize the inhabitants of both countries. Kentucky has been sometimes called the Ireland of America. And I have no doubt, that if the current of emigration were reversed, and set from America upon the shores of Europe instead of bearing from Europe to America, every American emigrant to Ireland would there find, as every Irish emigrant here finds, a hearty welcome...
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