To have restored his picture to a delighted Lord Claire was some consolation. There weren't many others; for in the end-of-term results New House came bottom in every House competition with unfailing regularity.
"Gosh, it's bad," said Nicky. "Bottom in everything."
"Never mind," said Kay, joyfully throwing clothes, shoes, books into her trunk, "next term we'll fix it."
From NEW HOUSE AT NORTHMEAD, Chapter 15, Rough Girls.