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  Cosgrave, The Very Rev. F.H., Samuel Pepys and His Time, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1928), 3 Nov 1927, 178-191  Some words on the pronunciation of Mr. Pepys' name. Mr. Pepys and his time. Why he and his time are worthy of the audience's attention. Events that took place during Pepys' lifetime (1633-1703), and events in Pepys' own life. Ways in which Pepys was at the centre of the political life of England....
  MacMillan, Rev. Alexander, Sir Walter Scott as an Empire-Builder, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 21 Apr 1910, 242-246  Determining the part played by certain men in the development of our Empire. The effect of the life and work of Walter Scott, as a great man of letters, upon the minds of men throughout the Empire. The influence of Sir Walter Scott largely indirect and unconscious. The modest nature of Scott. The...
  Spurgoen, Arthur, The Literary Outlook in the Empire, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1910), 5 May 1910, 250-256  The critical illness of His Majesty. The speech by His Excellency the Governor-General of Canada as he was about to lay down the insignia of his office. The Toronto newspapers. A word on behalf of good literature in its most strenuous form in the present day. Asking what Canada is trying to do in...
  Trevelyan, George Macaulay, History and Literature, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 20 Mar 1924, 136-152  The system of education through humane letters; an education that never dissociated history from literature. The replacement of the classics by physical science as the chief study of the educated. The mind of the "plain people" that used to be soaked in the Bible and very little else, now soaked...
  Windle, Sir Bertram, Thomas Hardy, The Novelist, The Empire Club of Canada Addresses (Toronto, Canada : The Empire Club of Canada, 1924), 27 Mar 1924, 153-165  The place of the dramatist as the "abstract and brief chronicle of the time" now taken by the novelist. Some remarks about history and the purpose of studying history. Studying history through novels written at a particular place and time. Novels which lead one to a further study of history. The...
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