picotee was by this time beginning to yawn, and Ethelberta did not feel nearly so wakeful as she had felt half-an-hour earlier.
picotee was heard on the stairs: Ethelberta covered her face.
Wishing much to get rid of Menlove, yet fearing to offend her, picotee followed upstairs.
picotee came into the room, but Ethelberta took no notice whatever of her.
picotee had quickly looked down again, and she murmured, ‘Yes.’
But a slight gasp came from behind the door where picotee had been sitting.
She came then and stood by picotee, and looked musingly out of the window.
And picotee returns to the same occupation, which she ought never to have forsaken.
Ethelberta and picotee were at this time standing on the beach a hundred and fifty yards off.
Seeds saved from one plant, may produce both Carnations and picotee, or even from the same seed-pod.