"I'm almost certain, Dolly, that she's to sleep in a room by herself, for I saw the Blue Room being got ready. I peeped in as we were going down to dinner, and I noticed such jolly new furniture—pale blue, and all to match. Oh, what is it, Olive? Now you've pinched my arm.""What is it, my dear?" The head mistress drew herself slightly up, and looked in some surprise at her pupil.The school stood on the side of a hill, which faced downward to the sea. Its aspect was south, and it was sheltered from the east and west winds by a thick plantation of young trees, which looked green and fresh in the spring, and were beginning already to afford a delightful shade in hot weather.
"What is it, my dear?" The head mistress drew herself slightly up, and looked in some surprise at her pupil.
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"The dogs?" asked Dorothy, interested in spite of herself.
"May I go with the others?" asked Miss O'Hara.Marshall departed, and Bridget lifted the cover from her plate and looked at the nice hot lamb and green peas.
"Well, my dear, you must play it for me some evening, but we don't allow strumming at the Court.""Dear Janey, you always were the soul of sense," remarked Dorothy, in a somewhat languid voice. "For my part I pity those poor little mites, Violet and the rest of them. I know they are just as curious with regard to the issue of events as we are, and yet I can see them at this moment, with my mental vision, being driven like sheep into the fold. They'll be in bed, poor mites, when we are satisfying our curiosity."In all her life Bridget had never been cut before.
In all her life Bridget had never been cut before.
In about ten minutes' time Bridget came into the room without knocking. Her hat was still swinging on her arm; there was a wild-rose color on her cheeks; her eyes had a certain excited, untamed gleam in them.
"No!" said Bridget. "She says they aren't good for you, so you shan't have them. Let's think of some more fun. Who's that new girl, who, you say, is going to arrive to-night?"
Mrs. Freeman went over and drew back the curtains.
"I did not specially mention the flowers, my dear. There are many rules in full force at Mulberry Court, and the pupils are expected to obey them all."