"She is to be baptized this spring," said the Mother Superior.
He was very pale, and I turned instinctively to look at the Mother Superior.
The Mother Superior passed by, and as we all curtseyed to her she patted my cheek.
The mother superior was standing with them before he was aware.
Save those conducting her to the rooms of the Mother Superior, all were mute.
But upon the stately person of the Mother Superior the garb was regal.
The Mother Superior was deaf at first; at last she said, 'It is your life or his.
The Mother Superior sighed, and looked down at her folded hands.
The Mother Superior of the Ursulines informed him of what had been done in the sacristy.
Some minutes later, the Mother Superior joined him in the large parlour.