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They lay silent in the grass for a sun was high in the sky and so the this time. —only one by one, a new pu- an eyebrow and smiling smile. "It's a secret," to tea but more kindly at her, boy leaped When she to his feet jumped from cups were drying in a glass it little longer. But the seemed near lunchtime, and pulled Charlotte window the jar, down sill, where to hers. butter- into the hot, chalky schoolroom, the boy had gone without her realizing No one seemed to notice her it. come back; no one seemed even to have noticed she had gone.
CHAPTER FIVE The next morning blue-checked Emma, who was gingham dress, in vain, wore her best which someone had once told her she looked sweet, and brushed her dark curly hair till it crackled. Charlotte guessed Emma jealous of her because of the secret she suspected hoping that the boy would be there again. " and giggled breakfast while their grandfather Elijah read his newspaper. Once he even looked up, peer- ing round the pages, over the pot of Oxford marmalade and the bulbous toward Emma, silvery toast rack, over their silver to say, frowning, "That's quite that," in a warning way, like a bent gray worm.
So held by how it to hover, was she and had lane to save herself that she forgot she did not to come know heavily to ground in the from landing amid the thorns of the hedge. She was shut-in again, the view was gone, thus common sense "Emma," skimming came back she called urgently to her carelessly along the down. Someone might "You to her. are an old and then, "but I see who was still "Emma, come sister, hedge top. " fusspot, Char," Emma said sulkily, did promise. " So though they flew home, they stayed in the lane itself and were cautious round But it took so much corners.