At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada.
More Quotes from John Strachan:The Saviour reigned in all their hearts, and they successfully copied the pattern of meekness and gentleness, which he had left them.
As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard, to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence and commanding eloquence.
The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope.
The tortures of present death disturb him not, but the recollection of his fall, fills him with a holy sorrow.
Convinced that the attachment of colonies to the metropolis, depends infinitely more upon moral and religious feeling, than political arrangement, or even commercial advantage, I cannot but lament that more is not done to instill it into the minds of the people.
Whenever the names of the disciples are enumerated in the New Testament, St. Peter's stands at their head.
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