"LET THEM LAUGH" 327
anything different to eat from what's sent up to them they need only ask for it."
" Well," said Dr. Craven, " so long as going without food agrees with them we need not disturb ourselves. The boy is a new creature."
" So is the girl," said Mrs. Medlock. " She's begun to be downright pretty since she's filled out and lost her ugly little sour look. Her hair's grown thick and healthy looking and she's got a bright color. The glummest, ill-natured little thing she used to be and now her and Master Colin laugh together like a pair of crazy young ones. Perhaps they're growing fat on that."
" Perhaps they are," said Dr. Craven. " Let them laugh."