"Oh, I declare, the little dear is huffed about something! Well, then, I'll tell. I'll be fifteen in exactly a month from now! What do you say to that? I'm well grown, am I not, Janet?"Bridget raised her brows the tenth of an inch. The faintest shadow of surprise crossed her sweet, happy face. Then she walked down the long room, nodding and smiling to the girls."No, not very. The younger girls were fond of me, and Dorothy Collingwood was nice."
There was little use, therefore, in rushing out of her prison to join her companions in their playground or on the shore.
"No, it was that wild Irish girl's doing. I really don't know what to do with her."
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Mrs. Freeman and Miss Patience had driven away in a very smart carriage with a pair of horses to meet her.
As she was approaching the house she was met by Miss Delicia, who stopped to speak kindly to her.The children disappeared in as frantic haste to be off as they were a few minutes ago to arrive.
CHAPTER VI. CAPTIVITY.
Miss Delicia was fussing in and out of the house, and picking fresh strawberries, and nodding to the girls she happened to meet with a kind of suppressed delight.
"I can't eat anything, Marshall," said Bridget, shaking her head. "You are kind; I see by your face that you are very kind. When I'm let out of this horrid prison I'll give you some blue ribbon that I have upstairs, and a string of Venetian beads. I dare say you're fond of finery."
"Poor darling!" said Olive, in a sympathetic tone. "I thought I'd tell you, Janet, that whatever happened I'd take your part."