Bless my heart is that Miss Louise? said Recta, turning to the person who had so unceremoniously interrupted her condolements". Well now, I declare, she continued, if I ain't beat. Young girls have great arts of covering up their feelings. There's Miss Louise taking on, and walking her chamber all night and now she's telling me what to say as unconcerned as if this wasn't the last meal she was going to enjoy with her only brother. O fie, Recta, haven't I told you that Edward is coming home again soon, said Louise and she added with a blush , You must have heard kitty in your dreams and magnified her step into mine. You know you have often said my tread was as light as Tabby's.