As the fellows in number one were undistinguished dullards, Stephen and Heron had been during the year the virtual heads of the school. It was the same in the bath when you undressed yourself. Eternity! O, dread and dire word. The wretched child had spoken exactly as if she had got from some outside source each of her stabbing little words, and I could therefore, in the full despair of all I had to accept, but sadly shake my head at her.