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Chapter 12


all, no matter what colour they were that was ridiculous.(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough) You are the most aggravating child!”

“I don’t see why it’s any more ridiculous to wear flowers on your hat than on your dress”, protested Anne. “Lots of little girls there had bouquets pinned on their dresses. What was the difference?”
“Don’t answer me back like that, Anne. It was very silly of you to do such a thing. Mrs Rache Never let me catch you at such a trick again. Mrs. Rachel says she thought she would sink through the floor when she saw you come in all rigged out like that. She couldn’t get near


LMM Notes

LMM Note I6
Marilla was not to be drawn from the safe concrete into dubious paths of the abstract.

[The Notes in this chapter range from I6 to W6; on Notes pages 34-37.]