"And now," she said, turning to her two sisters, "the question of questions is this: what is to be done with Bridget O'Hara? Is she to continue at Mulberry Court after such a daring act of disobedience? Must the safety of the other scholars be sacrificed to her?"
In all her life Bridget had never been cut before.
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When she said this a quick change flitted over Janet's face. She bit her lips, and, after a very brief pause, said in a voice of would-be indifference:"Oh, oh, oh! if you're going to take her part, that is the last straw.""Don't do that, Bridget," said Miss Patience; "you are disturbing me."
[Pg 61]She did not attempt to rise to her feet, however, and Mrs. Freeman was far too much absorbed to take any further notice of her.
It was in some such fashion that the world spoke to Bridget O'Hara on this special summer's morning.
"Hark! Stop talking!" said Mrs. Freeman.
"You have too good taste to like her, Olive, but do let us talk about something more interesting. How are you getting on with that table cover for the fair?"
"Poor young lady!" said Marshall. "Anyone can see, Miss O'Hara, as you aint accustomed to mean ways; you has your spirit, and I doubt me if anyone can break it. You aint the sort for school—ef I may make bold to say as much, you aint never been brought under. That's the first thing they does at school; under you must go, whether you likes it or not. Oh, dear, there's that bell, and it's for me—I must fly, miss—but I do, humble as I am, sympathize with you most sincere. You try and eat a bit of dinner, miss, do now—and I'll see if I can't get some asparagus for you by and by, and, at any rate, you shall have the tart and the whipped cream."