She scrutinized Olive's face now, a slightly satirical expression hovering round her somewhat thin lips.
Mrs. Freeman breathed a sigh of relief.
"I don't agree with you," answered Olive. "Strength shows itself in many forms. Miss O'Hara is pretty."By and by doubtless the poor bird would be taught to develop his notes into something richer and rarer than nature had made them, but the process would be painful. Bridget was like the bird, and she was beating her poor little wings now against her cage.The Fair was the great event to which the girls looked forward, and in the first excitement of such an unusual proceeding each of them worked with a will.
In all her life Bridget had never been cut before.