"And so do I"—"And I"—cried both Ruth and Olive.
For some reason her companions, both old and young in the school, had taken upon themselves to cut her.
"Yes, in one minute, Janet! I don't know what I'm to do, Marshall," continued Dorothy. "I should not venture to speak to Mrs. Freeman on the subject; she would be very, very angry.""Yes, what is it?"
fun rummy hack
"There is nothing whatever for it," murmured Mrs. Freeman; "I must punish the poor child in a way she will really feel. If this fails, and I cannot break her in[Pg 57] before the end of the term, I must ask her father to remove her."Mrs. Freeman sighed as she said these words.
"Well, my dear, you must play it for me some evening, but we don't allow strumming at the Court.""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.""But Mrs. Freeman wants you to go to bed early to-night."
Mrs. Freeman took her unwilling hand, led her into Miss Patience's dull little sitting room, which only[Pg 63] looked out upon the back yard, and, shutting the door behind her, left her to her own meditations.
"Am I ever hard to my pupils, my love?"
"You have too good taste to like her, Olive, but do let us talk about something more interesting. How are you getting on with that table cover for the fair?"