But this new girl was not following out any of the old precedents."I hope not, Bridget.""Yes, certainly. Let me introduce you to someone in particular. Janet May, come here, my dear."
She stepped out of the open window, and walked rapidly across the wide gravel sweep.
"No. You are to take off that unsuitable afternoon costume you are now wearing, and put on a neat print dress for your morning work."
"Do try not to make such a fool of yourself," repeated Janet, angrily, in her ear.
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"I was going up the staircase," continued Bridget. "I held a lighted candle in my hand. It was an awful night—you should have heard the wind howling. We keep some special windbags of our own at the Castle, and when we open the strings of one, why—well, there is a hurricane, that's all."She stood wavering with her own conscience. Caspar was nervous, but he was not vicious.
An audible titter was heard down the table, and Mrs. Freeman turned somewhat red.The common room to which she conducted Miss O'Hara was entirely for the use of the elder girls; the girls of the middle and the lower school had other[Pg 20] rooms to amuse themselves in. But this large, luxuriously furnished apartment was entirely given up to the sixth and fifth-form schoolgirls."I must say one thing," replied Olive, "and then I will turn to a more congenial theme. I hope Evelyn Percival won't take Miss O'Hara's part. You know, Janet, what strong prejudices Evelyn has."
She was not present, however, and did not, indeed, put in an appearance in the breakfast room until the meal was half over.