She was not present, however, and did not, indeed, put in an appearance in the breakfast room until the meal was half over.[Pg 41]
"Please remember——" she began."How can I possibly tell you, Miss O'Hara?" she replied. "You are a tall girl. Perhaps you are seventeen, although you look more.""It is a covered wagon," said Janet. "I see it quite plainly. There is no carriage at all in view, Mrs. Freeman."
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The children disappeared in as frantic haste to be off as they were a few minutes ago to arrive.
Mrs. Freeman went over and drew back the curtains.Janet sprang from her seat with apparent alacrity.
"Nonsense, Evelyn. They disobeyed my most stringent orders. Are they not to be blamed for that?"
Miss Collingwood was turning away, when her mistress stretched out her hand and drew her back.
"I loathe ladylike ways."