The excitement became so intense it was necessary to open the door to give it suitable vent, and out into the open air went these newly-dubbed knights. "There go Bertha Barry's boys, I know," growled Timothy Scriggins, who chanced to meet this band of knights issuing from the yard of their queen. "I never saw sich a teacher." Well, the boys loved her. There was now a rush for the barn.
All the boys were in her class, save Tony. "O, she won't do for a teacher," said old Mrs. Jones, when the pastor invited Bertha to enter the Sunday-school as a worker. "Too flighty!" "She wont stick," growled Timothy Scriggins, a venerable male gossip, who scolded every body and every thing, satisfied only with Timothy Scriggins. However, she did do and she did stick.