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Talking about a sentiment. The nature of patriotism. Patriotism as a natural instinct. The culture of Canadian Patriotism. The lack of instruction about patriotism when the speaker was in school. Canada's history as a pioneer history. Today, reaping the benefits of those terrible struggles and privations of our fathers. Some personal reminiscences. The inspiration that those early pioneering days ought to be for us. Some writing from that period quoted: "The Backwoodsman" from Mrs. Moodie, and a description of pioneer life from Peter McArthur.