Roughing It in the Bush
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Roughing It in the Bush

By Susanna Moodie
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  • ROUGHING IT IN THE BUSH
  • To Agnes Strickland Author of the "Lives of the Queens of England" This simple tribute of affection is dedicated by her sister Susanna Moodie
  • Transcriber's Notes on this Etext Edition.
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE THIRD EDITION
    • Published by Richard Bentley in 1854
    • BELLEVILLE, UPPER CANADA
  • CANADA
  • CHAPTER I — A VISIT TO GROSSE ISLE
    • OH! CAN YOU LEAVE YOUR NATIVE LAND?
  • CHAPTER II — QUEBEC
  • CHAPTER III — OUR JOURNEY UP THE COUNTRY
    • THERE'S REST
  • CHAPTER IV — TOM WILSON'S EMIGRATION
    • THE LAMENT OF A CANADIAN EMIGRANT
  • CHAPTER V — OUR FIRST SETTLEMENT, AND THE BORROWING SYSTEM
    • OH CANADA! THY GLOOMY WOODS
  • CHAPTER VI — OLD SATAN AND TOM WILSON'S NOSE
    • THE BACKWOODSMAN
  • CHAPTER VII — UNCLE JOE AND HIS FAMILY
    • THE SLEIGH-BELLS
  • CHAPTER VIII — JOHN MONAGHAN
    • THE EMIGRANT'S BRIDE
  • CHAPTER IX — PHOEBE R——, AND OUR SECOND MOVING
    • THE FAITHFUL HEART THAT LOVES THEE STILL
  • CHAPTER X — BRIAN, THE STILL-HUNTER
    • THE DYING HUNTER TO HIS DOG
  • CHAPTER XI — THE CHARIVARI —
    • TO THE WOODS!—TO THE WOODS!
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XII — THE VILLAGE HOTEL
    • STANZAS
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XIII — THE LAND-JOBBER
    • J.W.D.M.
    • OH, LET ME SLEEP!
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XIV — A JOURNEY TO THE WOODS
    • THE OTONABEE
  • CHAPTER XV — THE WILDERNESS, AND OUR INDIAN FRIENDS
    • THE INDIAN FISHERMAN'S LIGHT
  • CHAPTER XVI — BURNING THE FALLOW
    • THE FORGOTTEN DREAM
  • CHAPTER XVII — OUR LOGGING-BEE
    • J.W.D.M.
    • THE EMIGRANT'S FAREWELL
  • CHAPTER XVIII — A TRIP TO STONY LAKE
    • A CANADIAN SONG
  • CHAPTER XIX — THE "OULD DHRAGOON"
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XX — DISAPPOINTED HOPES
    • THE CANADIAN HUNTER'S SONG
  • CHAPTER XXI — THE LITTLE STUMPY MAN
    • OH, THE DAYS WHEN I WAS YOUNG!
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XXII — THE FIRE
    • THE BEARS OF CANADA
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XXIII — THE OUTBREAK
    • AN ADDRESS TO THE FREEMEN OF CANADA
    • THE OATH OF THE CANADIAN VOLUNTEERS
    • THE BURNING OF THE CAROLINE
  • CHAPTER XXIV — THE WHIRLWIND
    • S.S.
    • A SONG OF PRAISE TO THE CREATOR
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XXV — THE WALK TO DUMMER
    • THE CONVICT'S WIFE
  • CHAPTER XXVI — A CHANGE IN OUR PROSPECTS
    • THE MAGIC SPELL
    • J.W.D.M.
  • CHAPTER XXVII — ADIEU TO THE WOODS
    • THE MAPLE-TREE
    • A CANADIAN SONG
  • CHAPTER XXVIII — CANADIAN SKETCHES
    • GOD SAVE THE QUEEN
  • APPENDIX A
    • ADVERTISEMENT TO THE THIRD EDITION
  • APPENDIX B
    • CANADA: A CONTRAST
  • APPENDIX C
    • JEANIE BURNS
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