Janet did not say any more. She bent forward, ostensibly to renew her studies, in reality to hide a jealous feeling which surged up in her heart.
"Yes, certainly. Let me introduce you to someone in particular. Janet May, come here, my dear.""I'm very busy, Olive; I wish you'd go away!""Thank God for that, my darling," said Mrs. Freeman. She put her arm round the young girl, kissed her tenderly, and drew her away from Bridget.
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"After all, what does the Fancy Fair signify—I[Pg 5] mean—oh, don't be shocked, girls—I mean, what does it signify compared to a real living present interest? While we are discussing what is to take place in six weeks' time, Mrs. Freeman and Miss Patience are driving up the avenue with somebody else. Girls, the new inmate of Mulberry Court has begun to put in an appearance on the scene."
"There, thank Heaven, I haven't killed her!" exclaimed Bridget."Nothing," replied Janet. "I—I—shall I run out to the front, Mrs. Freeman, and listen if I can hear the carriage? You can hear it a very long way off from the brow of the hill.""Yes, but at what?"
"I could not help myself," replied Dorothy. "You know, of course, Janet, what Bridget did last night?"Bridget's excitable eager words were broken by sobs; tears poured out of her lovely eyes, her hands clasped Dorothy's with fervor.
Evelyn gave a very faint sigh, and turning her head looked out of the window.
CHAPTER VI. CAPTIVITY.
"But we are not allowed to cut the boughs, Bridget," said Katie.