The Banking Act of Canada is given entire in the second part of the book. ... Dr. Cocke is by no means a profound scholar, and is not to be compared with the professors of Paris or Nancy, for it is clear that he is not ... It might be expected that these Cossack tales would show some Oriental coloring, but this is barely perceptible. ... There is the fair water spirit Nastasia, who shows such a marked fancy lor brandy that she steals it by the bottle, and, true to her element, gets half seas over.