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The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier

A Chronicle of Our Own Time

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Published: 1916
Language: English
Wordcount: 68,323 / 218 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 53.8
LoC Categories: CT, F
Downloads: 985
Added to site: 2010.01.22 26412

cts, were discussed with prophetic eloquence.


But even the most eloquent of valedictories is not a very marketable commodity. It was necessary to get rapidly to work to earn a living. Full of high hopes, he joined with two of his classmates in October 1864 to organize the firm of Laurier, Archambault and Desaulniers. The partners hung out their shingle in Montreal. But clients were slow in coming, for the city was honeycombed with established offices. The young partners found difficulty in tiding over the waiting time, and so in the following April the firm was dissolved and Wilfrid Laurier became a partner of Médéric Lanctot, one of the most brilliant and impetuous writers and speakers of a time when brilliancy and passion seem to have been scattered with lavish hand, a man of amazing energy and resource, but fated by his unbalanced judgment utterly to wreck his own career. Lanctot was too busy at this time with the political campaign he was carrying on in the press and on th



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