"How can I possibly guess?""Now, Marshall, what is it? How fussy and important you look!"
"Come into the schoolroom with me," said Mrs. Freeman. She was wondering how it would be possible for her to keep Bridget O'Hara in her school.
Miss Collingwood was turning away, when her mistress stretched out her hand and drew her back.
"Yes, you will. You'll soon learn to control your tongue and to speak in a ladylike way."
A loud booming sound filled the air.
In consequence she was popular, with that mild sort of popularity which is bestowed upon the people who are all patience and have no faculty for inspiring fear.