Bridget uttered a faint sigh.
She entered the room, then, in a long white embroidered dress, looped up here, there, and everywhere with sky-blue ribbons. It was a charming toilet, and most becoming to its wearer, but absolutely unsuitable for schoolroom work."Only the head girl of the school," remarked Dolly in a soft tone. "But of course a person of not the smallest consequence. Well, Janet, what next?"
By this time the preparations for the Fancy Fair were in active progress. Janet May had obtained her own wish with regard to the Committee, each member of which was allowed to choose a band of workers under herself, to make articles for the coming sale.Janet turned away, and Olive was obliged to look out for a fresh companion to attach herself to.
The girls took their places at the table—grace was said, and the meal began.
The governess took it without a word, and opening it applied it to Evelyn's nostrils.