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  • The Liard River flows through the Yukon Territory, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, Canada. Among the early fur traders, the Liard above the Fort Nelson River was referred to as the ". — “Liard River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada.[1] It is home to the second largest hot spring in Canada.[2] The park is part of the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.[3] The community of Liard River, British Columbia is located nearby. Contents. — “Liard River Hot Springs Provincial Park - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Fort Liard (Slavey language: Echaot'l Koe "people from the land of the giants") is a hamlet in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It became accessible by road in 1984 with the completion of the Liard Highway (Northwest Territories Highway 7 and (British Columbia Highway 77). — “Fort Liard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • There is a sort of men whose gold runs in streams underground imperceptibly; others expose it all in plates and branches; so that to the one a liard is worth a crown, and to the others the inverse: the world esteeming its use and value, according to the show. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • "What would become of the right of terrage on the land, of parciere on the fruit-trees, of carpot on the vines? What of the corvees by which they command forced labour, of the ban de vendage, which gives them the first vintage, the banvin which enables them to control to their own advantage the sale of wine? What of their right of grinding the last liard of taxation out of the people to maintain their own opulent estate; the cens, the lods-et-ventes, which absorb a fifth of the value of the land, the blairee, which must be paid before herds can feed on communal lands, the pulverage to indemnify them for the dust raised on their roads by the herds that go to market, the sextelage on everything offered for sale in the public markets, the etalonnage, and all the rest? What of their rights over men and animals for field labour, of ferries over rivers, and of bridges over streams, of sinking wells, of warren, of dovecot, and of fire, which last yields them a tax on every peasant hearth? What of their exclusive rights of fishing and of hunting, the violation of which is ranked as almost a capital offence? — “Sacaramouche” by Rafael Sabatini

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