"I won't eat any dinner in this horrid room," she said; "I think I have been treated shamefully. If my dinner is sent to me I won't eat it.""We won't discuss the whys nor the wherefores; the fact remains that I do dislike her."
"No, it was that wild Irish girl's doing. I really don't know what to do with her."
"May I go with the others?" asked Miss O'Hara.
"She was interceding for Bridget," said Dorothy.
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"Yes, what is it?""Well, dear, well! half a mile is a figure of speech. That's a way we have in Ireland—we figure of speech everything; it's much more graphic. Now, to go on. I was running up the stairs with my candle, and the wind rushing after me like mad, and the Castle rocking as if it were in an agony, when—— What do you think happened?""Nonsense, Evelyn. They disobeyed my most stringent orders. Are they not to be blamed for that?""Well," said Janet, "what did that impertinent servant want? I hope you showed her her place, Dorothy? The idea of her presuming to stop us when we were so busy!"
"Bridget, you are incorrigible. If kindness won't make you see that you are bound in honor to obey me, I must try punishment. Wretched child, I don't wish to be hard to you, but do what I say, you must!"
"Pardon me for disturbing you," she said; "I did not know anyone was in the schoolroom at present."
Oh, yes, she ought to tell; and yet—and yet——
There was a sound, a commotion. Several steps were heard; eager voices were raised in expostulation and distress.
"And isn't she nice to-day?"