The ladies did not despair of making a young girl of sixteen talk. Notwithstanding the little clouds piled up by suspicion and created by curiosity, a light of joy shone in Emilies soul, for she found life delicious when thus intimately connected with another than herself. She began to understand the relations of life. Whether it is that happiness makes us better, or that she borang kemasukan maktab perguruan too fully occupied to torment other people, she became less caustic, more gentle, and indulgent. This change in her temper enchanted and amazed her family.