"I can't eat anything, Marshall," said Bridget, shaking her head. "You are kind; I see by your face that you are very kind. When I'm let out of this horrid prison I'll give you some blue ribbon that I have upstairs, and a string of Venetian beads. I dare say you're fond of finery."
"My attainments! Good gracious, I haven't any!"
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"What?" said Katie, her eyes growing big with fascination and alarm.
"No, Bridget, you are to stay here; your dinner will be brought to you." Bridget flushed crimson.Olive left the room with slow, unwilling footsteps, and Janet bent her head over the copy of Molière she was studying."That's as bad as the other expression, Bridget."Marshall departed, and Bridget lifted the cover from her plate and looked at the nice hot lamb and green peas.
Oh, yes, she ought to tell; and yet—and yet——"Why did you speak so sharply to her, Olive?" exclaimed Dorothy. "After all, her curiosity is but natural—I must even own that I share it myself."
"I wish you'd say what you think about Bridget. Isn't she past enduring, getting all the little ones to disobey like this? Why, she might be expelled! Yes, Janet; yes, I'm going. You needn't look at me as if you'd like to eat me!"
CHAPTER VI. CAPTIVITY.
They were both undressing when she entered the room this evening, but the moment she appeared they rushed to her and began an eager torrent of words.