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Chapter 11


second and third verses. It was a very long text. The sermo If I was a minister I’d pick the short, snappy ones. The sermon was awfully long, too. I suppose the minister had to match it to the text. (begin superscript)G6(end superscript) I didn’t listen to him very much. I just let my thoughts run and I thought of the most surprising things.”

Marilla felt (begin subscript)^(end subscript)(begin superscript)helplessly(end superscript) that all this should be sternly reproved, but she was hampered by the undeniable fact that some of the things Anne had said, (begin superscript)H6(end superscript) were what she herself had really thought deep down in her heart for years but had never given


LMM Notes

LMM Note G6
I didn't think he was (begin strikethrough)very(end strikethrough) a bit interesting. The trouble with him seems to be that he hasn't (begin strikethrough)any(end strikethrough) enough imagination.

LMM Note H6
especially about the minister's sermons and Mr. Bell's prayers,


"second and third verses": Revelations 3:2-3, which is a dire sounding passage warning readers to repent and to be watchful.