"No, miss, that it can't," said Marshall, who felt as she expressed it afterward, "that royled by Miss May's 'aughty ways." "I won't keep Miss Collingwood any time, miss, ef you'll be pleased to walk on."Olive looked at her steadily.
"I'd punish her very severely," said Miss Patience. "I am sure punishment is what she wants. She ought to be broken in."
"No, Bridget, you are to stay here; your dinner will be brought to you." Bridget flushed crimson.
"I do, my love. But your truest happiness is not secured by giving you your own way in everything."
She looked at her friend with a cool, critical eye.
"I don't suppose that Evelyn Percival is to rule the school. She is away at present, and we can't wait on her will and pleasure. Let's form our committee, and do without her."