The Secret Garden, complete online version

First edition illustrated Children's Book By Frances Hodgson Burnett

Home Main Menu Order Support About Search



Share page  


Previous Contents Next

ACROSS THE MOOR                29
swered. " So long as I know what's expected of me, I can manage."
" What's expected of you, Mrs. Medlock," Mr. Pitcher said, " is that you make sure that he's not disturbed and that he doesn't see what he doesn't want to see."
And then Mary Lennox was led up a broad staircase and down a long corridor and up a short flight of steps and through another corridor and another, until a door opened in a wall and she found herself in a room with a fire in it and a supper on a table.
Mrs. Medlock said unceremoniously:
" Well, here you are! This room and the next are where you'll live and you must keep to them. Don't you forget that! "
It was in this way Mistress Mary arrived at Misselthwaite Manor and she had perhaps never felt quite so contrary in all her life.