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2022-07-01 Author: Poly News

"Just play the piece over to me," she said to her master. "I'll do it if you play it over. Yes, that's it—tum, tum, tummy, tum, tum. Oughtn't you to crash the air out a bit there? I think you ought. Yes, that's it—isn't it lovely? Now let me try."

She scrutinized Olive's face now, a slightly satirical expression hovering round her somewhat thin lips.10Cards

"Yes; you have got to earn it first, however," replied Miss Collingwood, slipping back the pale green panel with a dexterous movement.

The children disappeared in as frantic haste to be off as they were a few minutes ago to arrive.


"Oh, lor, miss, you're too good, but there's that bell again; I must run this minute."It would have been impossible for a much colder heart than Dorothy Collingwood's to resist her.

Other new girls had arrived, and only the faintest rumors had got out about them beforehand."Yes, in one minute, Janet! I don't know what I'm to do, Marshall," continued Dorothy. "I should not venture to speak to Mrs. Freeman on the subject; she would be very, very angry."

10Cards"Here you are," exclaimed the two pairs of lips eagerly.

"Well, dear, you are not to blame. I shall take you to Eastcliff this afternoon, and order some plain dresses to be made up for you."

"You deny that she's weak," repeated Janet. "I wonder what your idea of strength is, Olive."


"There, thank Heaven, I haven't killed her!" exclaimed Bridget.

"Oh, oh, oh! if you're going to take her part, that is the last straw."