m u c h drunken- OLD LOG SCHOOLHOUSE.
n e s s amongst (This schoolhouse, only recently torn down, was
situated near Burford, in Brant County, and
both French and was reputed to be the oldest in.Ontario,)
English, and too often the feast closed with a fight.
Education At this time books were scarce; almost the
and only libraries in the country were two or Literature. three connected with the colleges, and one founded by General Haldimand at Quebec in 178o, when five cases of books were sent out from London.
Perhaps the lack of books was felt the less because so few of the people could read. There were private schools at Quebec, Kingston, and other places, to which the chil-