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Historically a Canadian is an American who rejects the Revolution.

Historically a Canadian is an American who rejects the Revolution.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The trouble with this whole country is that it's divided up into little pud

The trouble with this whole country is that it's divided up into little puddles with big fish in each one of them.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Canada was settled in the main by people with a lower middle-class outloo

Canada was settled in the main by people with a lower middle-class outlook and a respect rather than an affectionate familiarity for the things of the mind.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Ottawa is a city where nobody lives though some of us may die there.

Ottawa is a city where nobody lives though some of us may die there.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Give us men to match our mountains Give us men to match our plains: Men wi

Give us men to match our mountains Give us men to match our plains: Men with empires in their purpose And new eras in their brains.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The immigrant who comes to Canada really sees the country much more as a wh

The immigrant who comes to Canada really sees the country much more as a whole. He doesn't know the nuances which are so important and so dearly beloved by the Torontonian or the Montrealer.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The habitant is the true Canadian for he has no other country.

The habitant is the true Canadian for he has no other country.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The Canadian dialect of English . . . seems roughly to be the result of app

The Canadian dialect of English . . . seems roughly to be the result of applying British syntax to an American vocabulary.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

We often say that we fear no invasion from the south but the armies of the

We often say that we fear no invasion from the south but the armies of the south have already crossed the border - American enterprise American capital is taking rapid possession of our mines and our water power our oil areas and our timber limits.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The twentieth century belongs to Canada.

The twentieth century belongs to Canada.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The Ottawa river flows out of Protestant Ontario into Catholic Quebec.

The Ottawa river flows out of Protestant Ontario into Catholic Quebec.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago

The situation is one something like living with your wife. Sometimes it is

The situation is one something like living with your wife. Sometimes it is difficult and even irritating to live with her but it is always impossible to live without her.
Posted 3 months, 2 weeks ago