CHAPTER IV. THE QUEEN OF THE SCHOOL."The first thing to do is to appoint a committee," she began.
Bridget moved restlessly. She looked out of the window. The sun was shining brilliantly, and the grass under the big shady trees looked particularly inviting.CHAPTER II. THE NEW GIRL.
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She never came into a room without exercising in a silent, unobtrusive, very gentle way, a marked effect for good.
"Yes, what a loud, metallic sound! We have such a dear old eight-day clock at the Castle; it's said to be quite a hundred years old, and I'm certain it's haunted. My dear Dolly, to hear that clock boom forth the hour at midnight would make the stoutest heart quail.""It is more than a pity, Bridget," said her governess in a severe tone. "I am sorry to have to open your eyes, my dear child; but in picking any of my roses you have taken an unwarrantable liberty."
Dorothy Collingwood ran after Mrs. Freeman.
She burst into sudden frantic weeping.
"Yes, Olive; I'm very busy. Do you want anything?"
Notwithstanding these various criticisms, the carriage with its occupants calmly pursued its way, and was presently lost to view in the courtyard at the side of the house.