burton, General Inglis and other distinguished Canadians were educated.
It was a time of anxiety and excitement; few people had leisure for literary work, and not many notable books were written in Canada or in any of the other provinces.:
First To this period, however, belongs, it is
Canadian believed, the first novel written in Canada.
Novel. The book, which was descriptive of life in Quebec, was called " The History of Emily Montague," and was written by Mrs. Frances Brooke, the wife of a chaplain of the garrison at Quebec.
At this time there were few ministers be-Religion. longing to any Protestant church in British