But it splashed on to the children too, and who can re-point the Berthas and the Marthas?
Berthas cheeks grew red with the humiliation of his refusal.
But the momentary recurrence of Berthas anger was quickly stilled.
Edward made no answer, which naturally added to Berthas irritation.
Berthas tears now had ceased, but her mouth was set into a hopeless woe.
Berthas thoughts ...