We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
GO TO SAT PREP GO TO ACT PREP
A Little Princess

A Little Princess

  

by Frances Hodgson Burnett

A Little Princess Chapter 14 Summary

What Melchisedec Heard and Saw

  • While Sara is out and about for the day, an odd thing happens—and only Melchisedec is there to witness it.
  • Melchisedec is chilling, just minding his own business when the skylight opens and two people crawl through. Oh no! Could it be thieves?!
  • No, it's just Ram Dass and a young man, the Indian gentleman's secretary.
  • They take a look around at her bed (hard as stone), all her sheets (dingy and worn), and the fireplace (never had a fire in it).
  • Meanwhile, the secretary is furiously scribbling things down.
  • It appears that Ram Dass and the Indian gentleman have decided to bring lots of nice things into Sara's room and redecorate it while she is asleep one night.
  • Well, that seems a little bit ambitious. And creepy.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement