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  • The Literary Outlook in the Empire
    Spurgoen, Arthur, 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 ...
    Spurgoen, Arthur, 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 ...
  • Samuel Pepys and His Time
    Cosgrave, The Very Rev. F.H., 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 ...
    Cosgrave, The Very Rev. F.H., 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 ...
  • Sir Walter Scott as an Empire-Builder
    MacMillan, Rev. Alexander, 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 ...
    MacMillan, Rev. Alexander, 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 ...
  • History and Literature
    Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 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 ...
    Trevelyan, George Macaulay, 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 ...
  • Thomas Hardy, The Novelist
    Windle, Sir Bertram, 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. ...
    Windle, Sir Bertram, 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 ...
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