Excerpt from The Youngest Sister: A Tale of Manitoba
Oh, the rocks! Cried Bertha, with a gasp of dismay, realizing that unless the towing were very steady, they must be upset when nearing the shore.
Then she thought of Anne, who would be coming home from school to find no supper ready, most likely the lire out, and a general air of discomfort everywhere.
Oh dear, oh dear, she will think that i. Did it on pur pose! Said Bertha to herself, repressing a sob wit. Dilh culty. She had meant so honestly to be all ready for Anne this evening, so it was fearfully disappointing to have failed.
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