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Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Volume I.

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Author: John M'lean
Language: English
Wordcount: 52,453 / 158 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 52.6
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 403
Added to site: 2005.03.13
mnybks.net#: 10004
Genre: Biography
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-minded man, a warm friend of England and Englishmen, and a staunch adherent to their government, which he considered as the most perfect under the sun. The fact is, that the old gentleman, along with many others of his countrymen who had escaped from the horrors of the French Revolution, had found an asylum in our land of freedom, which they could find nowhere else; and the personal advantages that had accrued to him from that circumstance, naturally induced a favourable disposition towards his benefactors, their laws, and their institutions. Though the Padre was extremely liberal in his political opinions, his management of his worldly affairs bore the stamp of the most sordid parsimony. He worshipped the golden calf, and his adoration of the image was manifest in everything around him. He wore a cassock of cloth which had in former times been of a black colour, but was now of a dusky grey, the woollen material being so completely incorporated with dust as to give it that colour. His table was furnished wit

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