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One lawyer might be French, the other English. It was easier for each to think and to argue in his own tongue, although he might soon find himself speaking in his adversary's language as he warmed to his argument. If he became too heated, the court crier might intervene with a call for "silence," alternately using the French and English pronunciations. TWO PEOPLES, ONE COUNTRY leaving the countryside to the French. Before long, English became the accepted language of commerce and, by 1841, all commercial signs were in English - even those on shops and inns with French Canadian proprietors in areas far removed from the English population.
In Upper Canada, newspapers are buzzing with tales of the excesses said to be taking place - especially among the youth - at revival meetings that are often held in remote locations back in the forest. Such talk was less likely to arise during the week-long retreat held in the Quebec cathedral in the fall of 1840. There, religious fervour was rekindled in separate meetings - one for men only, another for women - conducted each day by a conservative preacher of extraordinary power, Monseigneur de ForbinJanson, the former bishop of Nancy in France.
When they arrived at Quebec they did not even have enough money to pay the carters for the removal of their luggage. Since then, they have been sustained largely through the generosity of the people of Lower Canada. When they finally reached their fellow countrymen in the bush there was a generous outpouring of Highland hospitality. Without hesitation, the old settlers were sharing the provisions they had laid in for the winter and were taking into their cramped huts as many as twenty newcomers.