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of Lower Canada is about a quarter of a million of square miles, or a hundred and sixty millions of acres, not including the surface covered by the lakes and rivers of the province. In the fertility of large portions of its soil; in the pastoral loveliness of other portions, which are said to emulate the finest scenes of England; in the grand and beautiful features of its mountain, river and lake scenery, it is worthy to be itself an empire. That grand life-giver of the country, the St. Lawrence river, is surpassed in length by few, and equalled in magnificence by no other river of the world. It runs a course of nearly three thousand miles, varying from one to ninety miles broad, two thousand miles of which are navigable by large ships, and the rest by vessels up to sixty tons burden. The groves, orchards, corn-fields, lakes, of this wonderful land, have always been looked upon with an eye of affection by the people of the United States. Quebec has been pronounced the Gibraltar of