Some instinct told her just what "the matter" was; and she would have given one of her pointed ears to hear the discussion with the other. She was as stunned as if Ellen had struck her a physical blow.
And there was "the flash," too. After dinner Aunt Elizabeth announced to Aunt Laura that they would do some shopping.
Very carefully she slipped from her bed, tiptoed across the room and opened the door. For the fairies dwell only in the kingdom of Happiness; having no souls they cannot enter the kingdom of Sorrow.
Her aunts and uncles filed out stiffly without looking at her--all except Aunt Laura, who turned at the door and blew her a tiny, furtive kiss.
And he called her "small pussy," too--she liked Emily of new moon book report. You have yet to learn how kind time is. Emily clutched it and fled, overcome with shame at being seen by Cousin Jimmy in her nightgown. She had seen many nice smiles on his face in life but never one just like this.
Father had had so many of them for her--"sweetheart" and "darling" and "Emily-child" and "dear wee kidlet" and "honey" and "elfkin. She remembered that walk very vividly all her life--perhaps because of a certain eerie beauty that was in it--perhaps because "the flash" came for the first time in weeks--more likely because of what happened after she came back from it.
Try and be sensible. Emily looked steadily at him, and liked him at once without any reservations. Aunt Laura had sneaked down, found Mike and brought him up to her.
And they behaved very well--oh, very well indeed. Oh, I must take them. Check out all they do for our community here.
Emily loved them both, but Mike was her favourite. It would be bad enough if they had to come--afterwards. Yet there was a sort of weird beauty about her that appealed to Emily. Aunt Laura did not look like anyone else in the room. You could sift oatmeal through it.
Then her eyes fell on the old yellow account-book on her little table. Aunt Elizabeth seemed for a moment to be on the point of insisting; then she grimly swept onward, alone, looking every inch a Murray. You will live because there is something for you to do, I think.
She felt as if she had lost something incalculably precious. She did not want any one to come between her and Father for the few precious days left. Why do you do it now? She looked very pale and plain in her black dress; the purple shadows left by weeping made her large eyes look too large and hollow.
Francis tamed the wolves," which I wrote for Jeremy Radin. But she would not mind anything much--then. It never came twice with the same thing. Emily was left all alone in the room that was filling with twilight shadows. She almost ran across the room to the other door.
A Family Conclave Emily wakened at daylight the next morning. Through her low, uncurtained window the splendour of the sunrise was coming in, and one faint, white star was still lingering in the crystal-green sky over the Rooster Pine.
There are barn cats at New Moon, but they are never allowed in the house. The Murray pride would have carried her through there; but she did feel disturbed in the presence of this alien, level-gazing child who had already shown that she was anything but meek and humble.
She had grunted last night after the doctor had whispered to her in the kitchen, and she had grunted when she gave Emily a bedtime snack of bread and molasses.
The Wind Woman is going to be out in the fields to-night. I do not shirk my duty. And she unpinned from the wall and stowed away in her pocket the picture of the ball dress she had cut from a fashion sheet.Emily O'Neill is an artist, writer, and proud Jersey girl.
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