[Pg 61]Ruth clapped her hands.
She was not present, however, and did not, indeed, put in an appearance in the breakfast room until the meal was half over.
Bridget slipped her hand into her pocket, and pulled out an exquisitely embossed vinaigrette.Mrs. Freeman could not help uttering a faint, inward sigh.
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"Did you want me, Mrs. Freeman?" she said, in her lazy, rich, somewhat impertinent voice.Should she run away altogether? Should she walk to Eastcliff and take the next train to London, and then, trusting to chance, and to the kindness of strangers, endeavor to find her way back to the dear and loving shores of the old country, and so back again to the beloved home?
She ran lightly down the grassy slope, and touched Dorothy on her arm.
"I must say one thing," replied Olive, "and then I will turn to a more congenial theme. I hope Evelyn Percival won't take Miss O'Hara's part. You know, Janet, what strong prejudices Evelyn has."
"Yes, what is it?"
"My conduct? What have I done?"