Small girls are easily influenced, and Bridget and her tribe rushed down the avenue, shouting and whooping as they went.
"Are you coming, Dorothy?" called Janet May from the end of the passage.
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But this new girl was not following out any of the old precedents.
"Yes, you will. You'll soon learn to control your tongue and to speak in a ladylike way.""O Dolly," they exclaimed, running up to their favorite, "she has come—we have seen her! She is very tall, and—and——"
"Change my dress! Now I really don't understand you. Am I to come down in my dressing-gown?"
"My dear Bridget!" exclaimed Mrs. Freeman, so surprised by the unexpected apparition that she was actually obliged to rise from her seat and come forward.
Tears rolled down her cheeks as she thought of this plan; but, in the first place, she had no idea how to manage it, and, what was a far more serious obstacle, her little sealskin purse, her father's last present, was empty.