[Pg 12]"She's not at all impertinent," said Dorothy. "After all, Janet, servants are flesh and blood, like the rest of us, and this poor Marshall, although she's not the wisest of the wise, is a good-natured creature. What do you think she wanted?"
Bridget O'Hara's clear blue eyes were opened a little, wider apart.
"Cross-patch!" murmured Violet, turning her back on Janet. "Come, Marion; come, Pauline, we won't tell her any more. We'll tell you, Dolly, of course, but we won't tell Janet. Come, Marion, let's go."
[Pg 28]She burst into sudden frantic weeping.Bridget's arms were flung impulsively round her governess's neck, and then one hand was tucked within the good lady's arm.
rummy satta live
Bridget stood by the window, but she heard none of these soothing sounds. Her spoilt, childish heart was in the most open state of rebellion and revolt.
[Pg 28]Marshall departed, and Bridget lifted the cover from her plate and looked at the nice hot lamb and green peas.
"Oh, never mind about bed—I'm not the least sleepy."