"Well," said Janet, "if you insist on spoiling everything, girls, you must. You know what Evelyn is.""Thanks!" said Janet calmly.
"Hurrah! Hurrah! Long may she stay there! Now, do let us drop this tiresome subject. We have only ten minutes to ourselves before the rest of the committee arrive, and that point with regard to Evelyn Percival must be arranged. Come, Dorothy, let us race each other to the Lookout!"
"Oh, let me look; do let me look!" cried Ruth, while Olive and Janet both pressed eagerly forward.
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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."I can't help it, my dear; I'm honest, whatever I am."
"I don't mind your kissing me, Bridget, only does not it seem a little soon—I have not known you many minutes yet?""Are you going to be cross when you find I don't know your sort of things?"
"Change my dress! Now I really don't understand you. Am I to come down in my dressing-gown?"
"Janet May. This is the schoolroom where the[Pg 16] sixth form girls do their lessons. We have a desk each, of course. That room inside there is for the fifth form. I wonder which you will belong to? How old are you?"
"This is the very plainest dress I possess, Mrs. Freeman; I pulled a lot out of my trunk this morning to look at them. There was a sky-blue delaine with coffee lace, and a pink surah, and——"