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THE FALL OF QUEBEC   Ioi

their father." A few hours later, attended by the consolations of his Church, the Marquis de Montcalm breathed his last; and, far from his longed-for Manoir of Candiac, and his dearly loved wife and children, lies buried amidst the scenes of his great conflict, a man held in honour and affection by all who follow his career. Beneath the chapel floor of the Ursuline convent at Quebec, the space torn by a bursting shell formed a fitting soldier's grave. On a marble slab, fastened to the right-hand wall, the following inscription is there engraved :

HONNEUR

A
MONTCALM.

LE DESTIN, EN LUI DtROBANT
LA VICTOIRE,
L'A RI~COMPENSt PAR
UNE MORT GLORIEUSE.

A column marks the spot where the British commander fell on the Plains of Abraham, with the simple inscription :

HERE DIED WOLFE
VICTORIOUS.


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