"No. You are to take off that unsuitable afternoon costume you are now wearing, and put on a neat print dress for your morning work."
She scrutinized Olive's face now, a slightly satirical expression hovering round her somewhat thin lips.
"He'll be sorry he sent me; he'll be sorry he listened to Aunt Kathleen," she said to herself.
"Oh, good gra——! I mean, mercy Moses!"The carriage lay smashed a couple of hundred yards from the gates of the avenue.
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Ruth Bury was short and dark, but Janet May, her companion, was extremely slim and fair. She would have been a pretty girl but for the somewhat disagreeable expression of her face."I could not help myself," replied Dorothy. "You know, of course, Janet, what Bridget did last night?""Please remember——" she began.
"What about Evelyn?" inquired Dorothy.
"Then go and ask, darling. Find Mrs. Freeman, and ask her; it's so easily done."
Tears rolled down her cheeks as she thought of this plan; but, in the first place, she had no idea how to manage it, and, what was a far more serious obstacle, her little sealskin purse, her father's last present, was empty.