"Learnt something? I should rather think I have. You question me on dogs, their different breeds, and their complaints! Do you know, Mrs. Freeman, what's the best thing to do for a dog if he shows signs of distemper?""Go on; tell us quickly what you did with the candle, Biddy!" cried little Violet, pulling her new friend by the arm.The children disappeared in as frantic haste to be off as they were a few minutes ago to arrive.
"No, I can't do that; we have to obey rules at school, and one of our strictest rules is that no girl is to leave her own bedroom without special permission.""Now, let's go on," said Janet, in her calm tones. "Let us try and settle something before the supper bell rings. We must have a committee, that goes without saying. Suppose we four girls form it.""Oh, foolish do you call it?" A passing cloud swept over Bridget O'Hara's face. It quickly vanished, however; she jumped up with a little sigh.
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"I have some more things to say. I must get you, Bridget, before you leave this room, to make a promise."
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?
"Now, Biddy, go on, Biddy!" exclaimed the children. "We love ghost stories, so do tell us more about the candle."Janet bent her fair face again over the open page; a faint flush had risen in each of her cheeks.
She looked at the merry group on the lawn, and a desire to join them, even though of course she knew she was in no sense one of them, came over her.
Bridget's arms were flung impulsively round her governess's neck, and then one hand was tucked within the good lady's arm.
"Yes, but at what?"
"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."