LUCY


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LUCYLives of Urban Children and Youth (University of Michigan)
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I have a notion," said Lucy, "you think the little Middletons rather too much indulged; perhaps they may be the outside of enough; but it is so natural in Lady Middleton; and for my part, I love to see children full of life and spirits; I cannot bear them if they are tame and quiet.
We have heard Sir John admire it excessively," said Lucy, who seemed to think some apology necessary for the freedom of her sister.
But why should you think," said Lucy, looking ashamed of her sister, "that there are not as many genteel young men in Devonshire as Sussex?
Lucy, too, was perplexed; but she saw that they were in for what is known as "quite a scene," and she had an odd feeling that whenever these ill-bred tourists spoke the contest widened and deepened till it dealt, not with rooms and views, but with--well, with something quite different, whose existence she had not realized before.
Eat your dinner, dear," she said to Lucy, and began to toy again with the meat that she had once censured.
Lucy, who had not yet acquired decency, at once rose to her feet, exclaiming: "Oh, oh
Through all this motley assemblage, threading her way with the skill of an accomplished rider, there galloped Lucy Ferrier, her fair face flushed with the exercise and her long chestnut hair floating out behind her.
The young hunter's dark face grew so gloomy over this remark that Lucy Ferrier laughed aloud.
All this Jefferson Hope was able to tell him, and in a style which interested Lucy as well as her father.
Lucy put up the neatest little rosebud mouth to be kissed; everything about her was neat,--her little round neck, with the row of coral beads; her little straight nose, not at all snubby; her little clear eyebrows, rather darker than her curls, to match hazel eyes, which looked up with shy pleasure at Maggie, taller by the head, though scarcely a year older.
She was fond of fancying a world where the people never got any larger than children of their own age, and she made the queen of it just like Lucy, with a little crown on her head, and a little sceptre in her hand--only the queen was Maggie herself in Lucy's form.
Oh, Lucy," she burst out, after kissing her, "you'll stay with Tom and me, won't you?