Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.

— Susanna Moodie

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The Canadian people are more practical than imaginative.

Romantic tales and poetry would meet with less favour in their eyes than a good political article from their newspapers.

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Curses, like chickens, come home to roost.

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When things come to the worse, they generally mend.

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I have no wish for a second husband. I had enough of the first. I like to have my own way to lie down mistress, and get up master.

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Large parties given to very young children.

.. foster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child.

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What a wonderful faculty is memory! -- the most mysterious and inexplicable in the great riddle of life; that plastic tablet on which the Almighty registers with unerring fidelity the records of being, making it the depository of all our words, thoughts and deeds -- this faithful witness against us for good or evil.

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Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other.

Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.

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The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men. Nature, reason, and Christianity recognize no other. Pride may say Nay; but Pride was always a liar, and a great hater of the truth.

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The Indian is one of Nature's gentlemen--he never says or does a rude or vulgar thing. The vicious, uneducated barbarians, who form the surplus of overpopulous European countries, are far behind the wild man in delicacy of feeling or natural courtesy.

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The want of education and moral training is the only real barrier that exists between the different classes of men.

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Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of to-day, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.

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