Heath came to the house, was invited to come to the box, and had just refused when Charmian entered the room.
"No, I shouldn't," said Cornelia, as much surprised as Charmian could have wished.
Charmian glanced at them and instinctively went on, descending toward a quieter part of the prettily and cleverly arranged garden.
But she could not help liking Charmian for seeming to like her so much.
And there was one thirteen-year-old applicant that Charmian and I fell in love with, and it nearly broke our hearts to refuse him.
The part that Charmian had chosen to represent must have been that of an Egyptian slave.
It was against her alone that Charmian was protecting Barine.
"Miss Saunders is going to paint me," said Charmian, mystically.
Charmian, addressing Alexas in a flattering manner, asked where was the soothsayer he praised so much.
She knew that they all came from Charmian, and that she could not hope to overtake them with denial.