"I was frightened," whispered Agnes. "I suppose I am a coward."
"Now listen to me, Irene. Your governess is not to go."
"I want you not to make a favorite of Rosamund Cunliffe. Already she has begun to upset everything¡ªlast night all the drawing-room arrangements, her own bedroom afterwards; then, to-day, the other girls have done nothing but obey her. If this goes on, how is order to be maintained?"