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2022-08-08 Author: Poly News
Rummy playing trick

[Pg 23]"You can watch the sea from your bed, my dear," she said, "and I will send Dorothy to sit with you after[Pg 55] morning school. Now I want to ask you if you can give any idea of how the accident occurred?""I expect I shan't be allowed to talk at all."

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Marshall had to be comforted with this rather dubious speech, and Dorothy ran on to join Janet.

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Dorothy Collingwood ran after Mrs. Freeman.

"You are not to pick flowers, Miss O'Hara; it is against the rules of the school.""Oh, I'll come to that by and by; now about Miss O'Hara. Janet, I deny that she's weak.""Yes, what is it?""But Mrs. Freeman wants you to go to bed early to-night."

"No one is nice to-day. There's the most ridiculous, unfair fuss being made about nothing. There isn't a single girl in the school who hasn't turned against me,[Pg 60] because of the accident last night to that stupid, plain Miss Percival. If I'd hurt her, or if she were ill, and in the least pain, I'd be as sorry as the rest of them; but she's not in the slightest pain; she's quite well. I can't understand all this fuss."

Rummy playing trick"Good gracious, why, that's weeks off! I can't live without flowers for weeks! Look here, Mrs. Freeman; is there not to be an exception made for me? Papa said, when I was coming here, that my happiness was to be the first thing considered. Don't you agree with him? Don't you wish me to be very, very happy?"

She looked at her friend with a cool, critical eye.Rummy playing trick

"There is nothing whatever for it," murmured Mrs. Freeman; "I must punish the poor child in a way she will really feel. If this fails, and I cannot break her in[Pg 57] before the end of the term, I must ask her father to remove her."