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Chapter 12


acquainted with Diana.”
“Oh, Marilla, I’m frightened—now that it has come I am actually frightened. What if she shouldn’t like me!” L6

(begin strikethrough)”(end strikethrough)I guess Diana’ll like you well enough. It’s her mother you’ve got to reckon with. If she doesn’t like you it won’t matter how much Diana does. If she has heard about your outburst to Mrs. Lynde I don’t kno and going to church with buttercups round your hat I don’t know what she’ll think of you. You must be polite and well-behaved and don’t make any of your startling speeches. For pity’s sake, if the


LMM Notes

LMM Note K6
Anne rose to her feet, with clasped hands, the tears still glistening on her cheeks: the dish towel she had been hemming slipped unheeded to the floor.

LMM Note L6
It would be the most tragical disappointment of my life."

"Now, don't get into a fluster. And I do wish you wouldn't use such long words. It sounds so funning in a little girl.(begin strikethrough)"(end strikethrough)