“Well, now, Anne, don’t you think you’d better do it and have it over with,”
Matthew he whispered. “It’ll have to be done sooner or later, you know, for Marilla’s a dreadful determined woman—dreadful determined, Anne. Do it right off, I say, and have it over.”
“Do you mean apologize to Mrs. Lynde?”
“Yes—apologize—that’s the very word,” said Matthew eagerly. “Just smooth it over so to speak. That’s what I was trying to get at.”
“I suppose I could do it to oblige you,” said Anne thoughtfully. “It would be true enough to say I am sorry, because I am sorry now. I wasn’t a bit sorry last
"Well, now, Anne,": In the Anne of Green Gables–The Musical(begin superscript)TM(end superscript), Matthew coaxes Anne to come down from her second-floor bedroom, and then persuades her to apologize to Mrs. Lynde.
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