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2022-08-31 Author: Poly News
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"I am sorry for you also, my dear. I earnestly desire that you should be a good girl, for the girl is the mother of the woman, and a good girl makes that admirable and priceless treasure—a good woman by and by."

"Hadn't they got leave to come to meet me?"tigervsdragon

"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?"A story book, belonging to the school library, happened to be lying on a chair close to her own. She took it up, opened it, and began to read. The tale was sufficiently interesting to cause her to forget her troubles.

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[Pg 12]After a little pause, during which neither mistress nor pupil spoke, the pupil raised her head.An audible titter was heard down the table, and Mrs. Freeman turned somewhat red.

"I've had enough," she said, nodding to Mrs. Freeman in her bright way. "I'm going out into the garden now, to pick some roses."

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"No, Bridget, you are to stay here; your dinner will be brought to you." Bridget flushed crimson.

"He'll be sorry he sent me; he'll be sorry he listened to Aunt Kathleen," she said to herself.

She was a dependable girl—clever up to a certain point, nice to those with whom she agreed, [Pg 37]affectionate to the people who did not specially prize her affection.tigervsdragon

"No, miss, that it can't," said Marshall, who felt as she expressed it afterward, "that royled by Miss May's 'aughty ways." "I won't keep Miss Collingwood any time, miss, ef you'll be pleased to walk on."

"What do you mean, Olive?" Olive turned and looked at Janet.