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Thomas Chandler Haliburton

Thomas Chandler Haliburton (17 Disember 179627 Ogos 1865) merupakan salah seorang pengarang utama Kanada yang pertama. Dia juga merupakan hakim di samping merupakan seorang ahli Parlimen Kanada untuk beberapa tahun yang singkat.

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  • I want you to see Peel, Stanley, Graham, Sheil, Russell, Macaulay, Old Joe, and soon. They are all upper-crust here.
    • Sam Slick in England. 2 Chap. xxiv. “Sam Slick” first appeared in a weekly paper of Nova Scotia, 1835. Compare: "Those families, you know, are our upper-crust,—not upper ten thousand", Cooper: The Ways of the Hour, chap. vi. (1850); "At present there is no distinction among the upper ten thousand of the city" N. P. Willis, Necessity for a Promenade Drive.
  • Circumstances alter cases.
    • The old Judge. Chap. xv.
  • We reckon hours and minutes to be dollars and cents.
    • The Clockmaker. Compare: "Remember that time is money", Benjamin Franklin, Advice to a Young Tradesman, 1748.
  • We can do without any article of luxury we have never had; but when once obtained, it is not in human natur’ to surrender it voluntarily.
    • The Clockmaker.