"Oh, lor, miss, you're too good, but there's that bell again; I must run this minute."Marshall reappeared with the asparagus and cherry tart.She was a tall, slight girl, fairly good-looking, and not too strong-minded.
"Oh, good gra——! I mean, mercy Moses!"
Dorothy suppressed a faint sigh, took her companion's plump hand, and continued the tour of investigation.
She had read for nearly an hour when the door of the room opened, and Miss Patience came in. Miss Patience was an excellent woman, but she took severe views of life; she emphatically believed in the young being trained; she thought well of punishments, and pined for the good old days when children were taught to make way for their elders, and not—as in the present degenerate times—to expect their elders to make way for them. Miss Patience just nodded toward Bridget, and, sitting beside a high desk, took out an account book and opened it. Miss O'Hara felt more uncomfortable than ever when Miss Patience came into the room; her book ceased to entertain her, and the walls of her prison seemed to get narrower. She fidgeted on her chair, and jumped up several times to look out of the window. There was nothing of the least interest, however, going on in the yard at that moment. Presently she beat an impatient tattoo on the glass with her fingers.A loud booming sound filled the air.
New Teen Patti Earning App
"I'm very busy, Olive; I wish you'd go away!""Now, let's go on," said Janet, in her calm tones. "Let us try and settle something before the supper bell rings. We must have a committee, that goes without saying. Suppose we four girls form it."A loud booming sound filled the air.
Other new girls had arrived, and only the faintest rumors had got out about them beforehand."Oh, let me look; do let me look!" cried Ruth, while Olive and Janet both pressed eagerly forward.
Janet was forced to comply, and Dorothy exclaimed eagerly: