Excerpt from Juvenile Instructor, Vol. 40 We all lived at first in the same house. It was a large two-story building in the rth-western part of the city, in what was then thought to be an uninhabitable section. Half of our land was covered with standing water, though it has since been drained off, making the neighbor ing country as good as any. It was built of adobe, the larger kind; the walls were unusually thick, which made it warm in the winter and cool in the sum mer. 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.