By L. A. Meyer
Everything she does is incorrect. Her embroidery is deplorable, her French is atrocious, and her desk manners--disgusting! Then there is the small subject of her blue anchor tattoo. . . .
Despite her top efforts, Jacky can not seem to remain out of hassle lengthy adequate to commit herself to being ladylike. yet what enjoyable could that be, anyway?
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I notice some older people have come into the mess hall and have seated themselves at the table by the door. Must be the teachers, I thinks. Then there's a rustle as Mistress strides in and everyone stands up and stops talking. She goes to her chair, which is in the center of the teacher table, and looks out across the room. When all is silent, she speaks. "We welcome into our company our new student, Miss Jacky Faber," says Mistress, and I redden at the notice. " I feel like I've been hit in the belly with a cannonball.
I'm lookin' real hungrily at the bread roll sittin' there next to the butter but I notices that nobody else is diggin' in yet, so I waits. "My name is Amy and there is to be a soup course," she says. She brings up a book and puts it on the table. So that's why she had her head down. She was reading. "Ah," says I, deciding to watch her and just do what she does and that way avoid trouble. I notice some older people have come into the mess hall and have seated themselves at the table by the door.
I doubt it, though. I'm behind the others, but I'll get it. The teacher is Monsieur Bissell and he gives me a book to study, and I will learn from it and catch up. "I really appreciate it, Miss, you showin' me around like this. " We are heading down the hall to our next class. "I'm sorry you were treated so badly this morning," she says. "They were abominable. " "It warn't so bad," I says, flashin' her my best grin and showin' that I have a naturally cheerful nature. " This raises her eyebrows and breaks her stride a bit.
Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady by L. A. Meyer