She proved equal to the occasion, partly because she was in all probability innocent of anything worse than a qualified acquiescence in Seymour's improprieties and a girlish admiration for his handsome face.
"But if you remain visible the bears will see you and devour you," said a girlish young voice, that belonged to one of the children.
Just then the girlish Ruler of Oz opened the door and greeted Dorothy with a good-morning kiss.
He heard merry girlish cries behind some trees on the right and saw a group of girls running to cross the path of his caleche.
"Just once more," said a girlish voice above him which Prince Andrew recognized at once.
Two girlish voices sang a musical passage--the end of some song.
Natasha, the young Melyukovs' favorite, disappeared with them into the back rooms where a cork and various dressing gowns and male garments were called for and received from the footman by bare girlish arms from behind the door.