The Fair was the great event to which the girls looked forward, and in the first excitement of such an unusual proceeding each of them worked with a will."Why, Dorothy Collingwood; she has gone over to the ranks of the enemy."
"When will that be?"
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"Now, Biddy, go on, Biddy!" exclaimed the children. "We love ghost stories, so do tell us more about the candle."
[Pg 31]Miss Patience asked for a blessing on the meal just partaken of in a clear, emphatic voice, and the group of girls began to file out of the room.
Marshall departed, and Bridget lifted the cover from her plate and looked at the nice hot lamb and green peas."He'll be sorry he sent me; he'll be sorry he listened to Aunt Kathleen," she said to herself.
Bridget's changeful face was now all glowing with excitement, eagerness, and hope. Her defiant attitude had vanished. As she looked full at Mrs. Freeman, her governess noticed for the first time that her eyelids were red, as if she had been crying. That, and a certain pathos in her voice, made the head mistress regard her in a new light.