"She was interceding for Bridget," said Dorothy."I can't help it, my dear; I'm honest, whatever I am."Bridget felt a wild desire to rush after Miss Patience, and defying all punishment and all commands, appear as usual in the dining room.
"As to disliking Miss O'Hara, it's more a case of despising; she's beneath my dislike."
Mrs. Freeman could see them as she sat in her sitting room."New girl!" exclaimed Katie, "why, she's about the very oldest girl in the school—the oldest and the nicest. She's the head of the school. We call her our queen. She's not like you, Biddy, of course; but she's very nice—awfully nice!"
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"You are not to pick flowers, Miss O'Hara; it is against the rules of the school."The girls entered the wide, long dining hall and immediately took their places at the table.
"But Mrs. Freeman said——"What would the new girl be like? Was she rich or poor, handsome or ugly, tall or short, dark or fair? Why did she come in the middle of the term, and why did Mrs. Freeman, and Miss Delicia, and Miss Patience make such a fuss about her?
"My! what a minute!" said Miss Bridget, tossing back her abundant hair, and slipping one firm, dimpled hand inside Janet's arm. "Well, come on, darling," she continued, giving that young lady an affectionate squeeze. "Let's make the most of our precious time. I'm dying to know you all—I think you look so sweet. Who's that love of a girl in gray, who sat next you at supper? She had golden hair, and blue eyes—not like mine, of course, but well enough for English eyes. What's her name, dear?"
"I certainly want you, Bridget. I am not in the habit of sending for my pupils if I don't wish to speak to them."