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Chapter 10


“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


the facade of a white and green house on a stage, young girl in the upper window, and an older man about to ascend a ladder up to her.

"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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