He washed her as gently as a woman, while Nita submitted listlessly.
"Now you're all right. Got her bacon ready, Mummy?"
"All ready. What about your coffee, Dan?"
"Ain't got time," said Big Dan, and vanished. Mother and daughter looked at each other.
"I did have to yell, didn't I?" remarked her daughter, cheerfully. "Let's go an' find Hugh, Mummy darling!"
"H'm," said Mrs. Dan. "You stay where you are, Miss, or I'll let you feel the back of my 'airbrush." She banged a plate on the table. "There's your breakfast; you eat it, quick an' lively." The door closed behind her.