She was a tall, slight girl, fairly good-looking, and not too strong-minded.She ran lightly down the grassy slope, and touched Dorothy on her arm.[Pg 61]
"Oh, I declare, the little dear is huffed about something! Well, then, I'll tell. I'll be fifteen in exactly a month from now! What do you say to that? I'm well grown, am I not, Janet?""The dogs?" asked Dorothy, interested in spite of herself."I'm afraid I have no more time to show you any of the house this evening," answered Janet. "The common room is very much the shape of this one, only without the desks. I have some of my studies to look over, so I must wish you good-evening."[Pg 53]
"I could not help myself," replied Dorothy. "You know, of course, Janet, what Bridget did last night?"
As she was approaching the house she was met by Miss Delicia, who stopped to speak kindly to her.