"O Bridget!" exclaimed the little girls, starting back in affright."Oh, I'll come to that by and by; now about Miss O'Hara. Janet, I deny that she's weak.""Nonsense, Janet, you know you're one of the best French scholars in the school. You won't get out of answering my question by that flimsy excuse. Don't you hate Miss O'Hara?"
"You shall see the girls one at a time in your room, darling, for whether you feel well or not, the doctor wishes you to remain quiet to-day.""You deny that she's weak," repeated Janet. "I wonder what your idea of strength is, Olive."
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She ran lightly down the grassy slope, and touched Dorothy on her arm.
"I hate school," she said. "I want to go back to the Castle. Can I go to-day?""Oh, you darling, what do minutes signify when one loves? There, Dolly, I have fallen in love with you, and that's the fact. You shall come and stay with me at the Castle in the summer, and I'll teach you to fire a gun and to land a salmon. Oh, my dear, what larks we'll have together! I'm so glad you're taking me round this house, instead of that stiff Janet."
[Pg 38]"Bridget, do look," said Mrs. Freeman; "you have trodden on that lovely bud!"
As she was approaching the house she was met by Miss Delicia, who stopped to speak kindly to her.