"What is that?""But your father cannot pay for your disobedience—for the bad example you have set the little children, for the pain and anxiety you have given me.""Look, dear," said the governess. "What is that distant speck? I am so terribly near-sighted that I cannot make out whether it is a carriage or cart of some sort."
Mrs. Freeman could not help uttering a faint, inward sigh.
"Of course it is, Violet," replied Miss Collingwood in her good-natured way. "But what a naughty imp you were to hide under the laurel arch. The wonder[Pg 8] is you did not get right in the way of the horses' hoofs."
"Well, my dear child," she said, "I suppose you, like all the rest of us, are on tenter hooks for our dear Evelyn's return. From the accounts we received this morning, she seems to be quite well and strong again, and it will be such a comfort to have her back. I don't know how it is, but the school is quite a different place when she is there."[Pg 64]
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"I loathe ladylike ways."
[Pg 43]"Oh, well; it's all the same," said Olive. "You won't admit the feeling that animates your breast, but I know that it is there, chérie. Now I have got something to confess on my own account—I don't like her either."
She was coming at mid-term, which in itself was rather exceptional."I ought not to speak," said Dorothy, turning very red, "but if you are going to be hard on Bridget——"
"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?"
"Then go and ask, darling. Find Mrs. Freeman, and ask her; it's so easily done."