"Lost whom?" answered Janet in her tart voice."Come, my dears," said Miss Patience to the girls[Pg 29] near her, "let us lose no more valuable time. Please don't scrape your chair in that atrocious way, Alice. Rose, what a poke! Susie, hold back your shoulders. Now, young ladies, come to the schoolroom quietly; quietly, if you please."
"But we are not allowed to cut the boughs, Bridget," said Katie.She had read for nearly an hour when the door of the room opened, and Miss Patience came in. Miss Patience was an excellent woman, but she took severe views of life; she emphatically believed in the young being trained; she thought well of punishments, and pined for the good old days when children were taught to make way for their elders, and not—as in the present degenerate times—to expect their elders to make way for them. Miss Patience just nodded toward Bridget, and, sitting beside a high desk, took out an account book and opened it. Miss O'Hara felt more uncomfortable than ever when Miss Patience came into the room; her book ceased to entertain her, and the walls of her prison seemed to get narrower. She fidgeted on her chair, and jumped up several times to look out of the window. There was nothing of the least interest, however, going on in the yard at that moment. Presently she beat an impatient tattoo on the glass with her fingers."But your father cannot pay for your disobedience—for the bad example you have set the little children, for the pain and anxiety you have given me."
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She was in every sense of the word an untamed creature; she was like a wild bird who had just been caught and put into a cage."I think I understand you, Dorothy," said Mrs. Freeman. "Kiss me!"
[Pg 54]"May I go with the others?" asked Miss O'Hara.
"What?" said Katie, her eyes growing big with fascination and alarm.
"Command me?" said Bridget, her nostrils dilating.
"Hate her?" said Janet; "there must be a certain strength about a girl to make you hate her. I've a contempt for Bridget, but I don't rouse myself to the exertion of hating."