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#1. The name Peace River itself is the monument of a successful effort on the part of the Company to bring about a better understanding between the Crees and the Beavers. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#2. The Hudson's Bay Company has always been the guardian angel of the north. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#3. Not Carnegie, Vanderbilt, and Astor together could have raised money enough to buy a quarter share in my little dogs. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#4. At this camp I had the unique experience of showing all these seasoned Westerners that it was possible to make a fire by the friction of two sticks. This has long been a specialty of mine; I use a thong and a bow as the simplest way. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#5. Thar is two things that every national crisis is bound to show up: first, a lot o' dum fools in command; second, lot o great commanders in the ranks. An' fortunately before the crisis is over the hull thing is sure set right, and the men is where they oughter be. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#6. On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids. The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall, the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther, is about a six foot sheer drop. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#7. We were now back at Smith Landing, and fired with a desire to make another Buffalo expedition on which we should have ampler time and cover more than a mere corner of the range. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#8. I believe that natural history has lost much by the vague general treatment that is so common. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#9. Next day on returning I found him dead in the snow with his head on the sill of the door - the door of his puppyhood's days; my dog to the last in his heart of hearts - it was my help he sought, and vainly sought, in the hour of his bitter extremity. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#10. Though so trifling, the success of our first Buffalo hunt gave us quite a social lift. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#11. I have only one prejudice in horseflesh - I do not like a white one. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#12. The white spruce forest along the banks is most inspiring, magnificent here. Down the terraced slopes and right to the water's edge on the alluvial soil it stands in ranks. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#13. The life of a wild animal always has a tragic end. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#14. There are no Rabbits in the north-west. This statement, far from final, is practically true today, but I saw plenty of Lynxes, and one cannot write of ducks without mentioning water. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#15. Fort Smith, being the place of my longest stay, was the scene of my largest medical practice. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#16. All travellers who had preceded me into the Barren Grounds had relied on the abundant game, and in consequence suffered dreadful hardships; in some cases even starved to death. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#17. At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#18. The culture and civilization of the White man are essentially material; his measure of success is, "How much property have I acquired for myself?" The culture of the Red man is fundamentally spiritual; his measure of success is, "How much service have I rendered to my people? - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#19. We and the beasts are kin. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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#20. The ancient feud between cat and dog is not forgotten in the north, for the Lynx is the deadly foe of the Fox and habitually kills it when there is soft snow and scarcity of easier prey. - Author: Ernest Thompson Seton
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