ed by the captain, when, a few minutes afterwards, the family were gathered together in the drawing-room. "The tutor, Mr. Blair, appears to be in every way qualified to do full justice to his pupils; I had a very satisfactory interview with him at S----."
"But Myst Court itself, what do you think of the place?" inquired Vibert.
"The house was originally handsome, but it is now utterly out of repair," replied Mr. Trevor.
"I don't suppose that painter or glazier has entered the door for these last fifty years," observed Bruce.
"The grounds are extensive," continued Mr. Trevor; "but the trees are choking each other for lack of thinning; and the brushwood, through neglect, has thickened into a jungle."
"A good cover for rabbits and hares," observed Vibert, who had an eye to sport.
"I never before saw such wretched cottages," said Bruce; "and there are sixty-one of them on the estate, besides two farms. The hovels are dotted in groups of threes and fours in every corner wh
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