Like a cathedral bell, though the Advertiser has not much religion, it is still “a religious daily.” [...]the trade in passions which the Grit journals think the true form of their business with the Irish Canadians, the Advertiser drives in common with the others in a fashion decidedly objectionable in the case of a journal which boasts that its matins are a very exception of godliness. Our views of sanctity are probably old fashioned; but they hold, stupidly enough perhaps for one not believing in our contemporary’s evangel, that a religious daily ought not to arouse sleeping animosities.

[...]Our personal resentment against Sir John Macdonald and the Orangemen we shall be happy to discuss with the London Advertiser at some other time. A commodity that, like Guiness' porter, keeps in good order during even hot weather, it can be laid safely on the shelf until another time in order that we may deal in the dispassionate spirit proper to a grave matter of interest, in order that we may deal in the [ocol?] temper of calculation with a high duty – the recovery of the liberty out of which the friends of the Advertiser have defrauded the Irish CCanadian Catholics by a treachery as cunning and fierce as that of the hyena.

Source: Unknown, "The London "Advertiser"," Irish Canadian, June 6, 1877.

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