Canadian Eloquence. First Edition.


BURPEE, Lawrence J. Canadian Eloquence. Edited and arranged by Lawrence J. Burpee. Toronto : The Musson Book Company Limited, (1910). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-viii,1-112, frontispiece. 12mo, red cloth with gilt decoration tofront board, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge gilt. "In s electing material for a small volume on Canadian eloquence, it seemed preferable to give fairly complete examples of a few representative oragors, rather than to attempt to cover the wider field in a fragmentary way." - from Burpee's preface. Contents: Part I. : Canadian Eloquence: 1. George Brown (1818-1880): "On Confederation". 2. Joseph Howe (1804-1873) [pp.9-51]: "On the Liberty of the Press", "Lecture on Eloquence", "Oration on Shakspeare [sic]", "On the Reciprocity Treaty". 3. Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1841-): "On the Death of Macdonald". 4. Sir John A. Macdonald (1815-1891): "Defence of the Washington Treaty", "On Unrestricted Reciprocity". 5. Thomas D'Arcy McGee (1825-1868): "On British American Union", "The Policy of Conciliation", "American Relations and Canadian Duties", "The Character of Champlain", "The Death of Lincoln", "From His Last Speech". Part II. : Indian Eloquence: 1. Tecumseh: "Speech at Moraviantown". 2. La Grande Gueule: "Speech at La Famine". 3. Logan [aka "Logan the Indian"] : "Speech to Lord Dunmore". 4. Mandan Chief: "On the White Man and His Ways". Very good. Uncommon. 25.00

Title: Canadian Eloquence. First Edition.

Author Name: BURPEE, Lawrence J., (ed.) HOWE, Joseph). MACDONALD, John A). McGEE, Thomas D'Arcy).

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Musson Book Company Limited, Toronto, 1910,:

Seller ID: 114156

Keywords: CANADIAN POLITICAL SPEECHES HISTORY POLITICS NOVA SCOTIA CANADA GOVERNMENT POLITICIANS NATIVE STUDIES NATSTU,