The nurse's view of Montbarry's character seemed to have provoked her beyond endurance.
The nurse received the smart reproof administered to her with every appearance of feeling rather amused by it than not.
The shadowy figure of the nurse suddenly changed its position on the chest.
His death has left me not only friendless but poor." She paused, and took a leather letter-case from the pocket of the large gray cloak which the nurse had lent to her.
," said the Man who had laughed, "is an inmate of the Institution for the Illiterate-Deaf-and-Dumb."
In Pollyanna's room, the nurse
had found a purring gray cat on the bed vainly trying to attract the attention of a white-faced, wild-eyed little girl.
Fortunately for the success of the measures taken subsequently, no one was present at that moment but the nurse
. She was a young woman, and she was so startled that she was at first quite incapable of interfering.
"She's very restless," answered the nurse
in a whisper.
looked at him with her calm, kind eyes, which had seen all the horror and pain of the world, and yet, filled with the vision of a world without sin, remained serene.
The stamp rather pleased the nurse
. The truth was that she had been afraid she might find Mary crying and hiding her head under the bed-clothes.
was still more frightened when she heard the woman say this, and thought that perhaps some danger was hanging over the child, though she had no ill-opinion of the unknown woman, who, indeed, had behaved towards the child as if it were her own.
lit the gilt candles before the icons and sat down by the door with her knitting.