"I have some more things to say. I must get you, Bridget, before you leave this room, to make a promise.""Very well, if it must be so, but I shall be very miserable, and misery soon makes me ill."
"It is more than a pity, Bridget," said her governess in a severe tone. "I am sorry to have to open your eyes, my dear child; but in picking any of my roses you have taken an unwarrantable liberty.""I can't eat anything, Marshall," said Bridget, shaking her head. "You are kind; I see by your face that you are very kind. When I'm let out of this horrid prison I'll give you some blue ribbon that I have upstairs, and a string of Venetian beads. I dare say you're fond of finery.""You have a perfect mania for those children, Dorothy," exclaimed Olive. "I call it an impertinence on their parts to worry themselves about sixth-form girls. What's the matter, Janet? Why that contraction of your angel brow?"
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"As to disliking Miss O'Hara, it's more a case of despising; she's beneath my dislike."
"Yes, darling, I did. Shall we go into the common room now? I'm dying to see it."[Pg 66]
CHAPTER VI. CAPTIVITY.
Other new girls had arrived, and only the faintest rumors had got out about them beforehand.
Mrs. Freeman could see them as she sat in her sitting room.
"What does Janet mean?" Bridget would whisper to her nearest companion. "Is she saying something awfully clever? I'm sorry that I'm stupid—I don't quite catch her meaning."