"Fanny!" said her mother, as they drove away, "we will be civil to these Hales: but don't form one of your hasty friendships with the daughter. She will do you no good, I see. The mother looks very ill, and seems a nice, quiet kind of person. "
"I don't want to form any friendship with Miss Hale, mamma," said Fanny, pouting. "I thought I was doing my duty by talking to her, and trying to amuse her. "
"Well! At any rate John must be satisfied now."
And so the fun begins! An excerpt from North & South (mentioned in my last post).
I can't wait to get to this part!!! x)