We left Kingston for Montreal on the tenth of May, at half-past nine in the morning, and proceeded in a steamboat down the St.
Our course lay over a wide, uninclosed tract of country at a little distance from the river-side, whence the bright warning lights on the dangerous parts of the St.
All the timber, or 'lumber,' as it is called in America, which is brought down the St.
In a few weeks tidings were received that eight or nine of the vessels had been wrecked in the St.
The French adventurers, however, who had settled on the banks of the St.
The goods destined for this wide and wandering traffic were put up at the warehouses of the company in Montreal, and conveyed in batteaux, or boats and canoes, up the river Attawa, or Ottowa, which falls into the St.
Through the other window was glimpsed a distant, white-capped, blue sea--the beautiful St.
a vast sheet of water whose superficial area covers twenty-five millions of square miles, the length of which is nine thousand miles, with a mean breadth of two thousand seven hundred-- an ocean whose parallel winding shores embrace an immense circumference, watered by the largest rivers of the world, the St.
The romantic pass of the Notch is a great artery, through which the life-blood of internal commerce is continually throbbing between Maine, on one side, and the Green Mountains and the shores of the St.
Since Avonlea occupied a little triangular peninsula jutting out into the Gulf of St.
I should like to find the thing, too, if it were only to carry it to the right owner, and that would be bringing the two ends of what I call a long trail together, for by this time the broad St.
They left the cold grey of the Bank sea, saw the lumber-ships making for Quebec by the Straits of St.