May I see your things?" Now what she said last wasn't any bluff. It was just the girl in her talking to another girl. I seen Bonnie Bell give her another look, kind of asting like she herself was free and friendly every way; but she hadn't been used to this right along lately. So she looks at this Katherine Kimberly right close for about half a second, till she seen she was on the square.
"I was afride at first that I shouldn't get a chaunce to go down into the fore-peak without bein' noticed; but `the doctor' made that right by asting for somebody to fetch him up a bit more coal. Which I offered to do for him.