Excerpt from A Strange World, Vol. 2 of 3: A Novel The old housekeeper's eyes were dim as she finished her story of the heir of Penwyn. 'He was the best of all, ' she said; 'Mr. Balfour we saw very little of after he grew up, being the youngest to marry and leave home; Mr. James was a kind, easy-going young fellow eugh; but Mr. George was everybody's favourite, and there wasn't a dry eye among us when the Squire called us together after his illness, and told us how his son had died. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.