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Chapter 11


expression to. It almost seemed to her that those secret, unuttered critical thoughts had suddenly taken visible and accusing shape and form in the person of this outspoken morsel of neglected humanity[.]



Montgomery ended some chapters with a horizontal line. Sometimes this line would mark a break before she began another chapter on the same page, and other times it was a flourish, perhaps suggesting the end of a successful writing session or a pleasing paragraph.