"Oh, lor, miss, you're too good, but there's that bell again; I must run this minute."Bridget O'Hara's clear blue eyes were opened a little, wider apart.
"Oh, but I hate self-denial, and that dreadful motto—'No cross, no crown.' I'm like a butterfly—I can't live without sunshine. Papa agrees with me that sunshine is necessary for life."
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"I think I understand you, Dorothy," said Mrs. Freeman. "Kiss me!"
"No, my dear," replied the head mistress, in a rather icy voice, "I have never had the pleasure of visiting Ireland."For the first time there was a faint hesitation in her manner.
Small girls are easily influenced, and Bridget and her tribe rushed down the avenue, shouting and whooping as they went."Then go and ask, darling. Find Mrs. Freeman, and ask her; it's so easily done.""Yes, darling, I did. Shall we go into the common room now? I'm dying to see it."
Ruth Bury was short and dark, but Janet May, her companion, was extremely slim and fair. She would have been a pretty girl but for the somewhat disagreeable expression of her face.