Avas complete. The following year America's
exports of cotton to England were increased
from not one pound in previous years to
1,600,000 pounds. He gave dollars.
Just before the battle of Quebec Wolf re¬
peated and enjoyed Gray's Elegy saying he
valued that gem more highly than the capture
of the city before Avhieh he Avas encamped.
The next day the city Avas taken and Wolf
Avas laid to rest. But the world is in debt to
both the poet and the soldier—a boundless
debt, to the one for an eternal thought-gem,
to the other for immortal heroism and devoted
Once there lived among men One whom
sorrowing millions for centuries since have
joyed to call friend—One whose " come unto
me ye that are heavy laden '" has given solace
and comfort to myriads of the human race.
He gave a life.
We must as individuals compare our cost
with what Ave are able to give. The worth of
a race or a nation can be but the aggregate
worth of its men and women. While we
need not indulge in offensive boasting, it may
not be out of place in a land where there is
some adverse criticism and not a little unrea¬
sonable prejudice, quietly to take account of