She was keeping up her music on account of the children, she said; because she and her husband both considered it a means of brightening
the home and making it attractive.
" O no, thank you, Mrs. Nettley," said Winnie brightening
up, - " I don't want anything; and Governor'll be home by and by and then we'll have our dinner.
" Yes," said Olivia, her face brightening,
and rising to go away, " but I'll ask Miss Pewsey to tell Aunt Sophia herself."