The large, impressive room, one of the best in the house, the great state bed, as I almost felt it, the full, figured draperies, the long glasses in which, for the first time, I could see myself from head to foot, all struck me--like the extraordinary charm of my small charge--as so many things thrown in. --There are two nice young ladies upstairs, captain, tired of waiting, Dixon said. Welcome to our trusty friend! This welcome ended in a soft peal of mirthless laughter as Heron salaamed and then began to poke the ground with his cane. There were plenty of people to help, but of course the young lady who should go down as governess would be in supreme authority.