As Dorothy and her companions walked through the wide, cool entrance hall, and turned down the stone passage which led to the supper room, they were quite conscious of the fact that some of the naughtiest and most adventurous imps of the lower[Pg 11] school were hovering round, hanging over banisters or hiding behind doors. A suppressed giggle of laughter proceeded so plainly from the back of one of the doors, that Dorothy could not resist stretching back her hand as she passed, and giving a playful tap on the panels with her knuckles. The suppressed laughter became dangerously audible when she did this, so in mercy she was forced to take no further notice."I'm here, Dolly," she said, in her rather wistful manner.She stood wavering with her own conscience. Caspar was nervous, but he was not vicious.
Janet bent her fair face again over the open page; a faint flush had risen in each of her cheeks.
CHAPTER VI. CAPTIVITY.She went downstairs and entered her own private sitting room. It was now half-past eleven o'clock, and morning school was over. The weather was too hot for regular walks, and the girls were disporting themselves according to their own will and pleasure on the lawns and in the beautiful grounds which surrounded the school."She's not at all impertinent," said Dorothy. "After all, Janet, servants are flesh and blood, like the rest of us, and this poor Marshall, although she's not the wisest of the wise, is a good-natured creature. What do you think she wanted?"
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"Go on; tell us quickly what you did with the candle, Biddy!" cried little Violet, pulling her new friend by the arm."I can't help it, my dear; I'm honest, whatever I am."Other new girls had arrived, and only the faintest rumors had got out about them beforehand.
"She's not so bad at all," began Dorothy.
"Hark! Stop talking!" said Mrs. Freeman.