appear into the privacy of Cherry Street and not be seen 
or heard of for weeks. The Calligans would be delighted 
to have her until she could make up her mind what to 
do. It is an interesting fact to contemplate that the 
Calligans, like the various members of the Butler family, 
never suspected Aileen of the least tendency toward a 
wayward existence. Hence her flight from her own 
family, if it ever came, would be laid more to the door of 
a lovely temperamental pettishness than anything else.