"Well," said Dizzy, shovelling sugar into her lemon, "that wasn't the cosy little visit that we expected, was it?"
"Heavens, no," I said. "What can my mamma have been thinking of, to foist that old warrior on us? Distance must have lent enchantment to the view or something if she cherished tender recollections of that old dragon."
From ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN. Dizzy and Alison are disappointed by Madame Bertholet, the former governess of Alison's mother. But is she really who she claims to be?