"But your castle isn't half a mile big," said Katie, another small girl. "And you did say your father lived there with you, and, of course, there must have been some servants."There was a movement of chairs, and a general rising."Shall I really—how unfortunate; but she doesn't look a bad-tempered woman, and what is there in wishing for fresh eggs? Stale eggs aren't wholesome."
CHAPTER V. BREAKING IN A WILD COLT.She stood for a minute or two, then walked slowly back to the window, out of which her schoolmistress leaned."Well," said Janet, "what did that impertinent servant want? I hope you showed her her place, Dorothy? The idea of her presuming to stop us when we were so busy!"
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She looked at her friend with a cool, critical eye.
"Are you there, Janet?" said Mrs. Freeman. "Go into the house, and ask Miss Patience to follow me down the road. And see that someone goes for Dr. Hart. Alice, you can come back with me. The rest of the little girls are to go into the playroom, and to stay there until I come to them."
She went downstairs and entered her own private sitting room. It was now half-past eleven o'clock, and morning school was over. The weather was too hot for regular walks, and the girls were disporting themselves according to their own will and pleasure on the lawns and in the beautiful grounds which surrounded the school."I have some more things to say. I must get you, Bridget, before you leave this room, to make a promise."
Miss Collingwood was turning away, when her mistress stretched out her hand and drew her back.
"Yes, you will. You'll soon learn to control your tongue and to speak in a ladylike way."