Well, there's only one thing to do," said Louis, "and that is, you must get a girl
THE FLOWER GIRL
[picking up her scattered flowers and replacing them in the basket] There's menners f' yer
While the boy stared the girl
looked upon him calmly.
hobbled to the wall of the building, leaned against it, and thanked him demurely.
I wonder what it is," speculated Cecily, as the Story Girl
left the room.
I hear you,' replied the girl
, turning her face aside, and forcing a laugh.
He did not know how long he had slept when a sudden sound awoke him, and opening his eyes he saw a black girl
standing beside him.
He was about to call aloud in the hope that after all the girl
still lived when he saw her in a tree close beside that was occupied by the baboons, and now he saw that they were snarling and jabbering at her.
Here they exchanged a few words and while they were talking the girl
noticed that he who had halted them, as well as those whom she could see of his companions, appeared to be, if possible, of a lower mentality than her original captors.
But the people amongst whom the girl
had fallen had positively not a grain of moral delicacy.
A fair young girl
, very simply dressed, sat at some distance from her companions, working bravely and seeming to be in dread of some mishap.
The head of the Patchwork Girl
was the most curious part of her.