Somehow the sight of the old shoes had a good effect upon the girls
, for Mother was coming, and everyone brightened to welcome her.
But, to the little ones at least, this was denied: each hearth in the schoolroom was immediately surrounded by a double row of great girls
, and behind them the younger children crouched in groups, wrapping their starved arms in their pinafores.
Although his task was no easier than that of the day before, the youth set out much more cheerfully, because he knew he could count an the help of the black girl
For a moment they remained thus, when the girl
Ecco la," said the young girl
with the black eyes, languidly.
But the lazy girl
answered, 'Do you think I am going to dirty my hands for you?
Oh, mother," answered the girl
, in trembling accents, "my name is Foulata, of the house of Suko.
THE FLOWER GIRL
[springing up terrified] I ain't done nothing wrong by speaking to the gentleman.
These things all seem real to Dorothy, I know; but I'm afraid our little girl
won't find her fairyland just what she had dreamed it to be.
This war will be pleasant," replied the girl
After a little while he asked: "Where is the Patchwork Girl
Suddenly her horse raised his head and snorted, and with a little cry of terror the girl
sprang to her feet.