"Now, my dear, you are not going to plead for her. I must manage her my own way. I will leave you now, Evelyn. Rest all you can, dear, and if you are very good you may perhaps be allowed to join us at supper."
"Yes, my dear, what is it?"
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Oh, yes, she ought to tell; and yet—and yet——
Bridget wore a white muslin dress with a long train. Her silver girdle was clasped round her waist. She went deliberately up to a rose tree in full flower, and, picking two or three half-opened buds, put them in her girdle."My attainments! Good gracious, I haven't any!""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."Small girls are easily influenced, and Bridget and her tribe rushed down the avenue, shouting and whooping as they went.
Dorothy suppressed a faint sigh, took her companion's plump hand, and continued the tour of investigation."I never knew before that I had an enemy," said Janet, in her guarded voice.
The doctor had come to see Evelyn, had pronounced her whole in limb, and not as much shaken by her fall out of her carriage as might have been expected. After prescribing a day in bed, and all absence of excitement, he went away, promising to look in again in a few days.