"Did you speak?" asked Miss May in her coldest tones.
She called Bridget's name, but the wind, which was rather high this morning, carried her voice away from the young girl, who was gayly flitting from one rosebush [Pg 30]to another, ruthlessly pulling the large, full-blown flowers with buds attached.
"Don't shake me so, Vi, my honey; I'm coming to the exciting place—now then. Well, as I was going up the stairs all quite lonely, and by myself, never a soul within half a mile of me——""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."
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"Yes," continued Janet, "she met me half an hour ago, and told me to let you know, Dorothy, and you, Olive, and any other girls who happen to be specially interested, that we are to form our programme, and then ask her to give us an audience. She will look herself into all our plans, and tell us which can and cannot be carried into effect. The only other thing she stipulates is that we do not neglect our studies, and that we leave room in the happy day's proceedings for the distribution of the prizes."Mrs. Freeman could not help uttering a faint, inward sigh.
"But why will you dislike our dear Evelyn?"
"I don't mind your kissing me, Bridget, only does not it seem a little soon—I have not known you many minutes yet?"