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Newton, The Rev. Gregory

Younger brother of Ralph, the heir, and Rector of Newton Peele. In love with Clarissa Underwood, whom he finally married.

"He was a tall, slender man, somewhat narrow-chested, brighteyed, with a kind-looking sweet mouth, a small well-cut nose, dark but not black hair, and a dimple on his chin. ... A more generous fellow, who delighted more in giving, hesitated more in asking, more averse to begging though a friend of beggars, less selfarrogant, or self-seeking, or more devoted to his profession, never lived ... - was loved and respected, and lived ... in by all men and women, rich and poor, who lived within knowledge of his name" - Ralph the Heir