1 She did not mind much, because she had already counted up to thirty.
2 Mary Lennox knew they were roses because she had seen a great many roses in India.
3 Mary had been taught very little because her governesses had disliked her too much to stay with her.
4 But because he kept breaking into a slow grin now and then, Mary was not afraid to talk to him.
5 "'"I got up slow," he explained, "because if tha' makes a quick move it startles 'em.'"
6 Mary knew nothing about boys and she spoke to him a little stiffly because she felt rather shy.
7 Well," explained Martha, "Mrs. Medlock says it's because o mother.
8 She did not finish the sentence, because the door opened, and Mrs. Medlock walked in.
9 I sent for you to-day because Mrs. Sowerby said I ought to see you.
10 The mournful sound kept her awake because she felt mournful herself.
11 They were agate gray and they looked too big for his face because they had black lashes all round them.
12 I stay in this room because I don't want to be moved out of it.
13 "He hates the garden, because she died," said Mary half speaking to herself.
14 Sometimes I have been taken to places at the seaside, but I won't stay because people stare at me.
15 She found out that because he had been an invalid he had not learned things as other children had.