"Oh, oh, oh! if you're going to take her part, that is the last straw."
"Love me," she pleaded; "do love me, for I love you."
"This is the very plainest dress I possess, Mrs. Freeman; I pulled a lot out of my trunk this morning to look at them. There was a sky-blue delaine with coffee lace, and a pink surah, and——"
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"Well, Dolly, have you got rid of that horrible incubus of a girl at last? What a trial she will be in the school! She's the most ill-bred creature I ever met in my life. What can Mrs. Freeman mean by taking her in? Of course, she cannot even pretend to be a lady."
It would have been impossible for a much colder heart than Dorothy Collingwood's to resist her.Mrs. Freeman could scarcely restrain her impatience.There was a sound, a commotion. Several steps were heard; eager voices were raised in expostulation and distress.
"Yes, what is it?"
"The dogs?" asked Dorothy, interested in spite of herself.