She stepped out of the open window, and walked rapidly across the wide gravel sweep.The next morning, after breakfast, Mrs. Freeman went upstairs to sit with her favorite Evelyn.[Pg 28]
"Why, Dorothy Collingwood; she has gone over to the ranks of the enemy."
"Nonsense, Evelyn. They disobeyed my most stringent orders. Are they not to be blamed for that?"
Rummy se paise kaise kamaye
"I don't think I ought to listen to you, Bridget."
The room was something like a drawing room, with many easy-chairs and tables. Plenty of light streamed in from the lofty windows, and fell upon knickknacks and brackets, on flowers in pots—in short, on the many little possessions which each individual girl had brought to decorate her favorite room.Janet ran out of the room. Her heart was beating hard and fast. Should she tell Mrs. Freeman what Olive had just confided to her, that Bridget and a number of the smaller children of the school had rushed down the road to meet Evelyn, carrying boughs in their hands, and doubtless shouting loudly in their glee?
"I think I understand you, Dorothy," said Mrs. Freeman. "Kiss me!"
"I suppose I may go," she said, "if that's all you have got to say?"
Dorothy, Bridget, and a number of the girls of the lower school were walking up and down a broad road which led to the shore. They were talking and laughing. The smaller girls were dancing and running about in their eagerness. Some very funny proposal had undoubtedly been made, and much explosive mirth was the result.