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Chapter 1 - (VERSO)

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“Oh, I feel sure Mrs that Mrs. Moore was the fairy godmother,” said Sylvia. “There is nobody else who would. It was dear of her – she knew my heart. I wished so much to go to the party with Janet. I wish Aunty could see me now.” There wa Sylvia gave a little sigh in spite of her joy.

There’s nobody “There’s nobody else to care very much.”

Ah, Sylvia, you were wrong! There was somebody else – somebody who cared very much – an Old Lady, with eager, devouring eyes, who was standing under the lilac bush and who presently stole away through the moonlit



The crossed-out material on this page is taken, once again, from the short story "Old Lady Lloyd." However, this passage actually occurs in "The July Chapter," meaning it comes before the material used on the verso of page 2 of the Anne manuscript. This disordering of paper suggests that Montgomery was pulling pages from a haphazard stack of "scrap paper" rather than reusing paper, in order, from one particular source.